XPANDER MPV keeps Mitsubishi Motors among top 3 in non-national segment

While official industry sales data for April 2021 has not been released by the Malaysia Automotive Association, Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia (MMM) believes that its strong sales performance during the month would put it among the top 3 positions in the non-national brand rankings for the fourth consecutive month. The brand’s sales have been on an […]

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Ford to unveil all-electric F-150 Lightning pick-up truck next week

The Ford F-Series pick-up truck has been America’s best-selling vehicle since the 1970s, and though it is hardly seen outside North America, it has also been among the bestselling vehicles in the world due to the sheer numbers with over 1 million sold in 2018. The success of the F-Series can be attributed to many […]

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All-new Isuzu D-MAX launched today with a choice of 7 variants

Ever since the 1990s, Malaysians have come to appreciate the usefulness of the pick-up truck, a vehicle that is fine for town use, for weekend adventures off-road as well as workhorse duties. There have been many choices and among the popular ones today is the Isuzu D-MAX which officially goes into its third generation in […]

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New Isuzu D-Max X-Terrain: Why other pick-up truck brands should be worried

Would you believe us if we told you that Isuzu now builds one of the coolest pick-up trucks in its segment? There’s a pretty good chance you may think we have lost it and would say anything just to get some advertising revenue from companies. But the fact of the matter is, the new Isuzu […]

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2021 Hyundai Santa Cruz

Hyundai’s first Sport Adventure Vehicle (aka pick-up truck) – the Santa Cruz (w/VIDEO)

This seems to be the month of the pick-up truck (at least for readers in Malaysia) as we have yet another new model to tell you about, following the new Nissan Navara and Isuzu D-MAX. This one is from Hyundai Motor, which has never before offered a modern pick-up truck, although it has had light […]

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New Nissan Navara launched with 6 variants, priced from RM91,900 (w/VIDEO)

Towards the end of March, we previewed the new Nissan Navara and at that time, Edaran Tan Chong Motor (ETCM) only showed one variant – the flagship Navara PRO-4X. But that is obviously not all there is to the range for the latest ‘Mothertrucker’, as ETCM nicknamed it. In fact, the range consists of 6 […]

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2021 Isuzu D-MAX 4th Generation

Improved in all aspects, the all-new Isuzu D-MAX aims to win more customers (w/VIDEO)

Although there are a number of choices, the Toyota Hilux has been dominant in the regional pick-up truck market for many years. However, in some markets like Thailand (the second largest truck market in the world), it faces a strong challenge from the Isuzu D-MAX. The numbers can be close in some months, which has […]

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Save money when you switch to the pick-up truck life this month

The modern pick-up truck is a different vehicle from what it used to be. Before the Ford Ranger appeared in the late 1990s, pick-ups were pretty much workhorses and comfort was not a strong point. They were intended for use in rough conditions and mainly for business purposes. Ford changed that image and usage norm […]

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Mitsubishi Triton Athlete takes over as flagship of range from Adventure X

The Mitsubishi Triton has always been among the more stylish pick-ups around, combining a good-looking design with the rugged qualities that such vehicles must have. The current generation has been in the market since early 2019 and has built up its own following. Malaysian sales from April 2020- March 2021 totalled 7,598 units, a 32% […]

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All-new Isuzu D-MAX to be launched this month, bookings now accepted at dealerships

An all-new Isuzu D-MAX for 2021 is due to make its appearance later this month, which is surprise news as this third generation model – which had its global debut just 18 months ago in Thailand – was expected to arrive only next year. Explaining the speedy introduction, the Chief Operating Officer of Isuzu Malaysia’s […]

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