2020 Suzuki ACROSS

Toyota RAV4 becomes Suzuki ACROSS PHEV for European market

Two years ago, Suzuki and Toyota agreed to work together on joint projects for technological development, vehicle Production, and market development. Apart from the mutual supply of vehicles for the Indian market, where Suzuki has a strong presence, the two companies have also worked on sharing models. For Toyota, it would mean a higher volume […]

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Perodua reports strong sales in June with 21,250 vehicles delivered

The government’s move to exempt the 10% sales tax on new locally-assembled vehicles is aimed at helping the auto industry to recover after the many weeks of being forced to suspend operations. Hopefully, it will encourage people to buy at a time when many are concerned about the future. The move seems to be working […]

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2020 Volkswagen Tiguan R

Updated Volkswagen Tiguan range includes Tiguan R variant!

Launched in 2016, Volkswagen’s most popular model – the Tiguan SUV – has been updated and refreshed for 2020. The new model, launched today, is electrifed, digitalised and networked. It gets a new plug-in hybrid drive but the big news is that the SUV line will now also include a Tiguan R variant for the […]

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Two more UMW Toyota Motor branch outlets transferred to dealers

Over the past few years, UMW Toyota Motor (UMWT) has been transferring its own branch outlets to dealers and other interested parties to take over retail operations. The move, as explained in October 2017, has been to enhance operation excellence. UMWT would increase intensity on high value-added upstream activities such as product development, marketing and […]

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Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS F1 Racing Team W11

F1: Mercedes-AMG PETRONAS F1 Team to make statement with black cars and racing suits

When Formula One returns to racing this weekend in Austria, it will do so in a world that has changed profoundly since the teams last gathered in Melbourne in early March for what was to have been the opening round of the 2020 championship (it was cancelled). The COVID-19 pandemic and various tough actions taken […]

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The Waze app has become better – update yours today!

It seems that during the ‘downtime’ when movements were restricted in Malaysia and many other countries, the people at Waze spent the time updating and improving the popular app. Now that people are back on the roads motoring and commuting, they have a new version with a refreshed brand identity and new features. According to […]

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Toyota Flagship Store

Toyota widens reach with Flagship Stores on Lazada and Shopee

Online shopping has been growing in popularity over the past few years and with the COVID-19 pandemic, its growth has accelerated. These days, you can get almost anything online and now, the list includes Toyota vehicles. UMW Toyota Motor (UMWT) has opened online stores at two of Malaysia’s e-commerce platforms – Lazada and Shopee – […]

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2020 Rolls-Royce Black Badge Cullinan

The Rolls-Royce Black Badge Cullinan has arrived in Malaysia

‘Black’ is mentioned a lot in the news these days and it’s become controversial in the social and political context. But not all black subjects are controversial and the Black Badge family of cars from Rolls-Royce are desirable products for those  an emerging generation of super-luxury consumer. Launched in 2016, the Black Badge cars for […]

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Mercedes-Benz Autohaus Alor Setar

Latest Autohaus with Mercedes-Benz Retail Brand Presence has opened in the northern region of Malaysia.

A new Mercedes-Benz Autohaus incorporating the latest Mercedes-Benz Retail Brand Presence has opened in the northern region of Malaysia. It is the first facility to showcase the German brand’s concept which is said to centre on the customer. Operated by Cycle & Carriage Bintang Berhad (C&C), which originally brought Mercedes-Benz to Malaysia, the Autohaus is […]

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Mercedes-AMG finalising electric turbocharger for production model

Electrification is the big thing in the auto industry today. Manufacturers are racing to develop and offer electrically-powered vehicles as well as hybrids with electric power. Even high-performance brands like Mercedes-AMG are ‘electrifying’ in various ways to combines high efficiency with additional driving dynamics. To implement this combination to optimum effect, the developers in Mercedes-AMG […]

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