Sanitization Software in Ford Police Interceptor Utility Vehicles

Ford’s smart technology can sanitize police vehicles within 15 minutes

In pre-pandemic times, policemen in vehicles transporting people to hospitals or police stations have had the risk of picking up diseases from their passengers. But that was a reasonable risk in their line of duty. Today though, the COVID-19 coronavirus is a threat so serious that personnel who have to interact with people known to […]

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ASEAN NCAP

ASEAN NCAP revises crash test assessment procedures in view of COVID-19 pandemic

ASEAN NCAP – the New Car Assessment Program for Southeast Asian Countries – is taking precautionary measures in support of efforts to break the spread of the virus and minimising effects on the community. Understanding that due to current restrictions and the possibility that ASEAN NCAP Inspectors may not be allowed to travel to conduct […]

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Roadblock

‘No’ means NO on interstate travel but there are people who insist on breaking the law

Hari Raya Aidilfitri (expected to fall on May 24) is approaching but this year, with the seriousness of the COVID-19 pandemic and the need to stop its spread, the government has declared that the traditional ‘balik kampung’ journeys cannot take place. There are great risks in allowing thousands to travel around the country as some […]

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Honda Odyssey COVID-19 transporter

War on COVID-19: Honda modifies Odyssey to protect crew when transporting COVID-19 patients

The war against the COVID-19 coronavirus is a global one as 196 out of 197 countries have cases. Besides government efforts, individuals, various types of organisations and companies are also contributing in various ways. Where the auto industry is concerned, R&D capabilities and mass production facilities have been used to make much-needed Personal Protection Equipment. […]

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Geely donation to Malaysia

War on COVID-19: Geely donates RM5.5 million of medical supplies to Malaysia

From the early days of the COVID-19 outbreak in China, the Geely Holding Group was already actively working on ways to join in the fight against the virus. Apart from making donations and providing support vehicles for frontliners, the company also used its R&D capabilities to quickly develop an in-car ventilation system that can keep […]

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Mercedes-Benz Citaro

War on COVID-19: Mercedes-Benz converts bus specially for transporting patients

The COVID-19 virus is highly contagious, which is why people need to protect themselves with face masks and stand 1 metre (or more) apart so as not to be infected by others. Washing hands has always been important, even more so now as the virus can be present on surfaces that are touched and picked […]

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Toyota Boshoku UMW

War on COVID-19: Toyota Boshoku UMW makes PPE for frontliners

While the general public have been staying home to do their part in helping to stop the spread of the COVID-19, companies in the corporate sector have been offering their design, engineering and manufacturing facilities to help produce much needed equipment for the frontliners in hospitals. UMW Toyota Motor is one of the companies supporting […]

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Honda Malaysia and SOCAR offer cars for use by frontliners

Collaborating with SOCAR Mobility Malaysia Sdn. Bhd., Honda Malaysia is providing 50 units of its City model to frontliners in the War on COVID-19 who are also Honda customers. This programme, on a first come, first served basis, is initiated for frontliners who are unable to use their vehicles during this difficult time, in order […]

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Highway

You might be able to return home for Hari Raya if you are stuck in another place

On March 18, 2020, the government activated the Movement Control Order (MCO) nationwide as a measure to stop the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus by limiting human contact. As had been seen when some other countries had implemented similar actions, many people quickly left the cities to return to go to other places and as […]

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Shell Rimula

Shell Rimula campaign offers free face masks to truck drivers

While most Malaysians are staying at home during this period of the Movement Control Order (MCO), there are also many who are in essential services who are working daily. Apart from the brave and dedicated frontliners in the healthcare services, there are also those who ensure that supplies of food, equipment, materials and other essential […]

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