Mitsubishi sales continue to grow in spite of market challenges

In spite of the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia (MMM) was able to achieve a higher sales volume during it its last financial year (FY21: April 2021 – March 2022). The total volume of 19,217 units was a 66% increase compared to the volume sold in the same period when the Total […]

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2022 Volkswagen ID.Buzz and ID. Buzz Cargo

ID.Buzz & ID.Buzz Cargo – another Volkswagen icon returns

Thhe Beetle was Volkswagen’s first car and the company brought it back in a modern form in 1997. Now it is doing the same thing with the brand’s second model which was the Type 1 Transporter produced from 1949 onwards. It was actually on an extended Beetle platform and like the iconic car, remained in […]

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2022 Honda Odyssey

2022 Honda Odyssey now available in Malaysia, priced from RM275,311.

Like the other top non-national brands, Honda focusses largely on locally-assembled models as they can be priced competitively and sell in large volumes. Nevertheless, it also offers some models that are imported in CBU (completely built-up) form for customers who want something that the local range may not have. One of these is the Odyssey […]

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2022 Kia Carens 4th Generation

4th generation Kia Carens – made in India for India

The Kia Carens, first introduced in 1999, was one of the early MPV models from the Korean carmaker, along with the Carnival launched into the market a year earlier. It was a compact size suitable for developing and emerging markets. In Malaysia, Naza even adapted it to sell under its own brand as the Citra […]

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2021 Toyota IMV Hilux Fortuner Innova (1)

Toyota IMV models (Hilux, Fortuner, Innova) receive updates

The Toyota IMV (Innovative International Multi-Purpose Vehicle) range which has been in the market since 2005 has continuously received updates over the two generations produced. The range consists of the Hilux pick-up, Fortuner SUV and Innova MPV, all conceived within the same development programme although the platforms differ due to the different operating requirements. Another […]

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First looks at the updated Peugeot 3008 and 5008, now marketed by Bermaz Auto Alliance

In the 1970s, a company called Asia Motor was the first distributor of Mazda and Peugeot cars in Malaysia. It handled the two brands (and even assembled some models at its own plant) until the late 1980s when other companies took over each brand. Then in the early 2000s, both brands somehow ended up being […]

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2021 Hyundai Staria

Hyundai Staria MPV officially launched, priced from RM358,888 (w/VIDEO)

MPVs evolved from window vans and were initially simple people-movers. Over the years, some manufacturers have found growing demand for more luxurious versions of such vehicles, with models like the Toyota Alphard and Vellfire being very popular. To capture a slice of this growing market, Hyundai has also come out with a luxury MPV called […]

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Mitsubishi Triton sales surge to historic high in Malaysia

After the long period of inactivity due to the Movement Control Order (MCO) lockdowns for over 2 months, the auto industry is quickly revving up again. Customers are visiting showrooms and the backlog of orders is quickly being fulfilled. For Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia (MMM), there has been a steady surge which led to a historic […]

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Hyundai Sime Darby Motors launches leasing programme for Grand Starex, Appreciation Programme for frontliners

Hyundai-Sime Darby Motors (HSDM) has launched its Hyundai Grand Starex Smart Lease Programme to offer corporations and businesses an attractive leasing programme with significant savings. The programme, which is in partnership with Sime Darby Rent A Car, is also available for individuals. Customers who sign up for the Hyundai Grand Starex Smart Lease programme – […]

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Hyundai Grand Starex now equipped with eCall as part of standard Telematics System

Almost everyone has a handphone nowadays so if you are unfortunate to have an accident, you can call for help from anywhere. But what if you are injured and cannot make the call? If you have a Hyundai Grand Starex from Hyundai Sime Darby Motors (HSDM), the vehicle will make that emergency call for you, […]

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