Mitsubishi Ralliart Special Edition

First models of revived Ralliart brand debut at Thailand International Motor Expo

As mentioned in May, Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) is reviving Ralliart, the motorsport brand of the company. No details were given as to what the scope of the revival would be but an image of a Triton with Ralliart treatment was shown in a presentation on the carmaker’s FY2020 financial results that were made public. […]

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2022 Mazda BT-50

All-new Mazda BT-50 to be launched soon, priced from RM124,179

Since the 1990s, the Mazda BT-50 has been a ‘twin’ of the Ford Ranger, as the two carmakers worked together to develop a common truck model (they also jointly developed passenger cars, vans and SUVs). However, for the new BT-50, Mazda no longer worked with Ford (which unveiled its new Ranger recently) and instead formed […]

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Toyota Hilux International Pick-Up of the Year 2022-2023

Toyota Hilux wins 2022/2023 International Pick-Up award

The Toyota Hilux has been picked for the 2022/2023 International Pick-Up Award, joining the previous winners which were the Volkswagen Amarok and Ford Ranger (both winning on two occasions), and the Nissan Navara. The award was given by the same organisation that picks the International Van of the Year (since 1992). Every other year since 2009, it […]

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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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‘Live The Ranger Life’ celebrates Ford’s pick-up truck evolution into the modern lifestyle machine that it is today

the early 1990s, various manufacturers considered what the ‘Asian Car’ should be. With the ASEAN Free Trade Area (AFTA) created, there was a need to choose a product which would be suitable for the different markets in the region. While Toyota and Honda decided on a low-cost sedan, Ford chose a pick-up truck which it […]

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Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia donates Mitsubishi Triton to the Dignity Farm School in Bentong, Pahang

Although many companies have focussed their CSR (corporate social responsibility) efforts on providing help to those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, there are still many sections of society which need help, especially the under-privileged urban poor. Recently, Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia (MMM) offered such help in the form of a Mitsubishi Triton 4×4 truck to the […]

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Isuzu D-MAX Auto Plus with 4×2 drivetrain added to D-MAX range, priced from RM100,999

Before they became the ‘lifestyle’ machines of today, pick-up trucks have traditionally been workhorses. They have been used in worksites, in the jungle and anywhere ordinary vehicles could not go. Because of such a role, they were usually basic with minimum convenience features as the things that mattered to customers were performance, capability and of […]

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New Michelin LTX Trail for growing SUV and pick-up market

Michelin, as a leader with a long history in the tyre industry, offers tyres for all types of vehicles… even spacecraft. With over 130 years of experience in making tyres, the company has built up its technological knowledge to develop the best tyres for each sector. For the growing SUV sector, Michelin Malaysia has recently […]

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2021 JMC Vigus Pro 4x4

Locally-assembled JMC Vigus Pro 4×4 pick-up truck to be launched in near future

Angka-Tan Motor Sdn Bhd (ATM), a subsidiary of Warisan TC Holdings Berhad, has been appointed as the distributor of the Vigus Pro 4×4 pick-up truck made by Jiangling Motors Co., Ltd (JMC). This follows the signing of a Vehicle Technology Licensing agreement between the two companies in July last year. Under the agreement, ATM has […]

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