The Hummer returns… as an EV supertruck with 1,000 horsepower (w/VIDEO)

Hummer – that’s a name which immediately brings to mind a huge vehicle that served the military (mainly the American one) as well as the civilian version which had a niche of its own. ‘Hummer’ was actually the civilian name used by General Motors but the model was discontinued after 2009 when its sales diminished […]

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New Toyota Hilux Rogue: A Hilux designed for life in the city, or is it?

There used to be a time when the Toyota Hilux used to be the first and last word in the world of pick up trucks. Nothing else came close. Conceived from a time when the world needed hardcore work horses to help with everything from construction sites to moving timber and such, the Hilux made […]

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Confirmed prices for new Toyota Hilux range announced

Prices for the updated Toyota Hilux to be launched soon have been announced by UMW Toyota Motor (UMWT) today. In the new line-up, there are five variants to choose from, with the new Double Cab 2.8 Rogue as the flagship. There are two turbodiesel engine choices – 2.8 litres and 2.4 litres – and also […]

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2020 Ford Ranger XLT Plus Facelift

Ford Ranger XLT Plus gets facelift with enhanced features

The latest Ford Ranger XLT Plus Facelift is now available in Malaysia. Enhanced features include new high-performance Bi-LED headlamps that deliver 17% stronger lighting while the new body-coloured bumper design finished with a silver bumper lip replicates the front exterior of the Ranger WildTrak. The new Ranger XLT Plus also comes with an exclusive new […]

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2020 Isuzu D-MAX Stealth Edition

Isuzu Malaysia launches the D-MAX Stealth Edition, only 180 units available

With pick-up trucks and light commercial vehicles, the product cycle is usually up to 10 years, unlike passenger cars which are typically 5 years. This means that the distributors have to keep finding ways to sustain interest in their product for many years, and that can be a big challenge. While there are occasions when […]

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Mitsubishi Triton

Sales uplift for Mitsubishi Triton in spite of difficult market conditions

Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia (MMM) reports that the company’s volume seller, the Mitsubishi Triton, recorded a 22.2% market share from January to July 2020, accounting for the bulk of the 4,008 units of Mitsubishi vehicles sold during the period. For the same period in 2019, the Triton’s market share was 16.9%. The Triton is now in […]

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2020 Toyota Hilux

Improved Toyota Hilux to be launched soon, and you can book now

An improved 2020 Toyota Hilux will soon be launched in Malaysia and bookings are now being accepted by authorised Toyota outlets for the new model which is assembled in Malaysia. Customers have a choice of 5 variants with the Double Cab 2.4 E A/T being a new addition. The new Double Cab 2.8 Rogue A/T […]

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Ford Ranger Wildtrak

No sales tax exemption for pick-up trucks but you can still get savings on the Ford Ranger

When the government announced PENJANA (Pelan Jana Semula Ekonomi Negara), the RM35 billion short-term economic recovery plan, exemption of sales tax for new motor vehicles was among the incentives. However, to the disappointment of those who thought of buying a pick-up truck, the exemption did not cover such vehicles as they are classified as commercial […]

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