RAWANG: Perodua is now taking orders for the 2019 updated Perodua Axia which comes in six variants – E, G, GXtra, SE, AV and a new STYLE variant – priced from an estimated RM24,090 to RM43,190 (on...
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 22): Proton is continuing its positive momentum in the automotive sector after emerging as the only automotive company that recorded positive growth year-on-year (y-o-y), compared wi...
KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 22 — Proton is continuing its positive momentum in the automotive sector after emerging as the only automotive company that recorded positive growth year-on-year (y-o-y), compared ...
Proton CEO Dr.Li Chunrong with the popular X70.
KUALA LUMPUR: The sales volume of Proton will continue to be the key driver of the local car industry, with the locally assembled X70 stepping up the pa...
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 20): The sales volume of national marque, Proton will continue to be the key driver of the local automotive space, said AmInvestment Bank today.
In conjunction with Malaysia’s 62 years of independence, Naza Automotive Group is offering special Merdeka deals for various brands under the group.
Last year, Volvo unveiled the second-generation V60, which is the second model in its 60 Series line-up after the XC60 SUV.
Alongside the introduction of the Hilux 2.8 Black Edition earlier today, UMW Toyota also announced some minor upgrades for the Toyota Fortuner SUV and Innova MPV, with both vehicles getting a new info...
SUBANG JAYA: Proton today launched its first limited production SUV when it unveiled the Proton X70 Merdeka Edition (ME) at its dealer, Ming Heng Motor’s 4S showroom, in Setapak, Kuala Lumpur.
In conjunction with the 62nd Merdeka celebration, Proton has launched its X70 Merdeka Edition.
PETALING JAYA: The new Subaru Forester for 2019 is due to be launched soon in Malaysia but CarSifu has already had a taste of the new SUV's suite of driving assistance system, EyeSight.The EyeSight sy...
TC Subaru has previewed the fifth-generation Subaru Forester in Malaysia ahead of the SUV’s official launch, which is set to take place very soon.
IN conjunction with its 25th year anniversary, property developer Mah Sing Group rolled out its latest sales campaign named Lock and Win, to reward buyers from RM2mil worth of prizes when they purchase from a selection of the group’s homes and commercial spaces nationwide.
Undoubtedly the biggest news story last week was the launch of the facelifted Proton Saga, which made the headlines by ditching its CVT in favour of a conventional automatic gearbox.
KUALA LUMPUR: Naza Automotive Group is offering Merdeka special deals for its Kia, Peugeot, Citroen and Ducati customers.
The all-new Subaru Forester SUV will take centre stage at the upcoming Carlist.my Drive Auto Fair 2019 event happening this weekend.
LANGKAWI: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad took time to check on the destruction along Pantai Tengah here, which was severely affected in the Typhoon Lekima storm disaster on Friday.
LANGKAWI: Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad today checked on the destruction caused by the storm and strong winds at Pantai Tengah here on Friday.
LANGKAWI, Aug 12 — Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad took time check on the destruction along Pantai Tengah here, which was severely affected in the Typhoon Lekima storm disaster on Friday.
SAN FRANCISCO: Italian car brand Maserati is using Monterey Car Week in California to debut two limited edition 2020 model year cars with lavish interiors made by the Italian fashion house Zegna.
Turns out that all the hoopla surrounding an electric SUV designed by Giugiaro was a smokescreen after all.
No, the Volvo isn’t a scale model and if the stars align, you could be driving home a Volvo XC40 SUV – winner of the European and Japanese Car of the Year awards – as long as you make a minimum ...
HANOI: Peugeot created a one-off adventure concept of its 3008 sport utility vehicle (SUV) which managed to successfully tackle the northern section of the iconic Ho Chi Minh trail in Vietnam.
A red Porsche Speedster seen on BAT, just not the one Kogen snapped up for US$500,000. —
NEW YORK: Eli Kogen lives the type of life about which many auto fanatics dream.
It was as usual another stifling hot day at the Sepang circuit last Saturday, but Porsche owners pulled together to set a new Malaysian record for the largest Porsche gathering ever with a tidy total ...
During a presentation on Proton’s future strategy yesterday, CEO Dr Li Chunrong shared a little of the company’s production plans for the near future.
And the Saga continues. Say hello to yet another chapter of a story that started back in 1985, when the then Malaysian prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad unveiled the first ever Proton Saga.
SHANGHAI: Electric car maker Nio has revealed the first product created in partnership with gaming hardware brand Razer: the Nio ES6 Night Explorer Limited Edition Vehicle, a high-tech Razer-styled el...
SEPANG: Sime Darby Auto Performance has launched the Porsche Macan S priced from RM625,000 (excludes registration fee, road tax and insurance), inclusive of Premium Package as standard and a four-year...
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Here’s one of the proposals for Malaysia’s New National Car Project (NNCP) – the Mimco Alif by Alam Perkasa Consortium (APC). Alif’s the model name and Mimco stands for the ...
SUBANG JAYA: Four motorcyclists, including three siblings, were injured in a seven vehicle crash at Km25 of Damansara-Puchong Expressway (LDP) heading towards Kelana Jaya.
INGOLSTADT: A second version of the Audi e-tron charged with opening up the benefits of the first fully electric Audi to a wider audience has been confirmed for series production and will launch in 20...
Geely recently unveiled its refreshed and updated best-selling SUV, the Geely Bo Yue Pro.
JOHOR BARU, Aug 5 — A 32-year-old driver was killed after his Toyota Hilux sport utility vehicle (SUV) was involved in a collision with two other vehicles along Jalan Skudai, at the Taman Johor junc...
Proton recently announced their sales performance for the first seven months of 2019 and despite shifting over 17,000 units of the Proton X70, it is still not the most popular SUV in Malaysia.
KUALA LUMPUR: Due to higher production, Perodua has reduced the waiting time of the Aruz to between 1 month and 1.5 months, depending on model - from a waiting period of 2 to 2.5 months previously.
The waiting period for the Perodua Aruz seven-seater is now from one to 1.5 months, depending on variant.
The Aruz, now the most popular sports utility vehicle (SUV) in Malaysia, sold 17,989 units between January and July this year.
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 1): Perusahaan Otomobil Kedua Sdn Bhd (Perodua) announced today that its January to July sales is estimated to reach 140,900 units for all models, which is the same number of units i...
You may remember on Monday we ran the news that the Alam Perkasa Consortium (APC) was apparently one of the bidders for the New National Car Project (NNCP), with its planned carmaker, the Malaysian In...
Honda Malaysia (HMSB) has announced a part replacement exercise for the 2018 model year CR-V to replace the gear push knob button on the vehicle.
On Monday, we brought you news of what was reportedly one of the bidders for the new national car project (NNCP), and now here’s another one.
IS there enough room in Malaysia for a third national car project?
Italdesign Parcour, designed by Giorgetto Giugiaro
The government is due to reveal its partner for its New National Car Project (NNCP), and we’ve just learnt the identity of one of the bidders.
During the prize presentation for Proton’s marketing challenge for its X70 SUV, its CEO Dr Li Chunrong outlined his bold plans for 2020 and beyond.
TC Euro Cars, the official
distributor of Renault vehicles in Malaysia has just introduced the first-ever car
subscription plan directly from a manufacturer in the country.
LOS ANGELES: U.S. customers have rated Porsche highest among all automotive brands in the latest annual J.D. Power 'APEAL' (Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout) Study.
With the launch of the Pilot Sport 4 SUV, Michelin Malaysia has now answered the call of high-performance SUV owners with a tyre specially developed to match their vehicles.
YOURSAY | 'It is the national car policy that should be debated, as it makes all cars more expensive.' The farce that is the Proton X70 Professori: Good article by columnist P Gunasegaram on the Prot...
Michelin Malaysia today expanded its product lineup with the introduction of the Pilot Sport 4 SUV tyre for Sports Utility Vehicles.
KUALA LUMPUR: Michelin has just unveiled its Pilot Sport 4 SUV (PS4 SUV) that takes aim at high performance, premium Sports Utility Vehicles (SUV).
With prices starting from RM700, there are 39 tyre ...
There’s a new ultra high performance tyre for SUVs in town, and it’s the Michelin Pilot Sport 4 SUV.
After being previewed back in May this year, we finally have official pricing for the G05 BMW X5, with the sole, fully-imported (CBU) xDrive40i M Sport variant retailing at RM618,800 on-the-road witho...
SAN FRANCISCO: Tesla Inc on Wednesday pushed back its profit timeline once again after missing financial targets in the second quarter, while announcing that the pioneer of the company's electric batteries, J.B. Straubel, was stepping down from his role as chief technology officer.
SAN FRANCISCO: Tesla Inc on Wednesday pushed back its profit timeline once again after missing financial targets in the second quarter, while announcing that the pioneer of the company’s electric ba...
NEW YORK, July 25 ― Tesla Inc yesterday missed financial targets in its second quarter despite record deliveries of its electric vehicles, adding that the carmaker will break even this quarter, rath...
We previously reported that the all-new, fifth-generation Subaru Forester would be launched sometime in July this year, and TC Subaru appears to be on track to deliver on that promise.
BMW's first electric SUV is slowly taking shape, and the German manufacturer has released a first look at its steering wheel.
Like the X70, the X50 will be based on a Geely SUV.
Proton deputy CEO Dato Radzaif Mohamed (second left) and Assistant Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture Datuk Lee Kim Shin (second right) flag of the Proton X70 Malaysia-China Amazing Trip 2019.
LONDON: Following its Chinese buyout, iconic brand MG is returning to Europe after an absence of 15 odd years.
BARCELONA: Cupra, SEAT's former sportscar division which is now a separate brand, will unveil a concept car representing its vision of the future at the International Motor Show in Frankfurt, Germany,...
Bermaz Auto, the official distributor for Mazda cars in Malaysia, is set to introduce the CX-8, updated CX-5 turbo, and the CX-30. According to a report by The Edge, all three SUVs will be locally ass...
PETALING JAYA: Volvo believes its crossover line-up has room to expand beyond the XC40, XC60 and XC90.
Volvo Cars CEO Hakan Samuelsson said the company is interested in having a model bigger than the...
SEOUL, July 22 — South Korea’s largest automaker Hyundai Motor saw net profit pick up by almost a quarter in April-June thanks to its sport utility vehicles (SUV) and weak won.
On July 16, Proton delivered a unit of the X70 SUV to His Majesty the Yang di-Pertuan Agong XVI Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah at the National Palace in Kuala Lumpur.
PETALING JAYA: Honda Malaysia has launched a limited edition CR-V with Mugen body kit, available only in the 1.5-litre turbocharged 2WD variant.
COLOGNE: Mazda's range of SUVs is growing even wider: the Japanese company is set to roll out the new compact CX-30 in late September that's based off the Mazda3 and will start at about US$27,000.
It's Malaysia's best selling non-national SUV, and for a limited time you can get it with a special package and in a special colour.
Remember NAM or Naza Automotive Manufacturing which Groupe PSA took a majority stake last year with the aim of turning it into a regional manufacturing hub?
The Honda CR-V Mugen Limited Edition is now on sale in Malaysia, and as the name suggests, it will be a limited-run variant.
Proton may currently be focused on rebuilding its domestic presence, but the government is already pushing for the national carmaker to resume exports, with Bahrain apparently expressing interest in t...
Bermaz Motor, the official distributor of Mazda vehicles in Malaysia has just announced at a press conference that the Mazda CX-30 will be coming to Malaysia.
KUALA LUMPUR: National carmaker Perusahaan Otomobil Kedua Sdn Bhd (Perodua) is targeting record-high sales of 235,000 units for this year, driven by stellar demand for all its models.
During a press conference following the launch of the all-new Mazda 3, Bermaz executive chairman Datuk Seri Ben Yeoh revealed that the CX-30 would be coming to Malaysia, and added that the CX-5 will a...
KUALA LUMPUR, July 17 — Police arrested five local men for distributing 2,710 cartons of various smuggled cigarettes worth around RM400,000 in a special operation in the area around Klang Valley.
PETALING JAYA: The Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam) will make several decisions soon on a public inquiry into the disappearance of Pastor Joshua Hilmy and his wife Ruth Sitepu.
Proton and Fook Loi Corporation have opened the doors to the newly renovated 3S outlet in Lahad Datu, Sabah.
Thanks to the global buying trend that is favouring SUVs, demand for MPVs is reducing, and it appears Malaysia and the region is in line with the general consensus.
Perodua has announced that a number of units of the Aruz are being called for inspection over possible airbag sensor issue.
PARIS, July 16 — French auto giant Renault said today its first half sales were hit by a slowdown in several emerging countries but overall it managed to hold its own in a weakening global market .
Last week, we were on hand to test drive the new, facelifted B9 Audi A4 in the Italian Alps, which you will read about sometime in the near future.
BMW’s first three-row seat SUV is now available in Malaysia.
Here it is, the BMW X7, officially launched just three days after BMW Malaysia announced that its new flagship SUV was open for booking.
PETALING JAYA: Two more people have been appointed to the task force investigating the enforced disappearances of Pastor Raymond Koh and activist Amri Che Mat, says the Home Ministry.
Built as a one-off by a team of 12 BMW Group vocational trainees, the BMW X7 pick-up is a reflection of unhindered imagination – whether it would actually be a reality, like Mercedes-Benz’s X-Clas...
Honda Malaysia announced last month that the City can be ordered with a Passion Red Pearl paintjob, so here’s a full gallery of the B-segment model in that shade for your viewing pleasure.
With all that’s happening at Proton right now, in the midst of what is looking to be a successful partnership with Geely, it’s easy to forget the national carmaker’s early struggles in building ...
It appears the Borgward BX5 has gone on sale in Malaysia, as the compact SUV was recently spotted at Juro Auto City in Penang along with an official price list.
The boss of The Boss, the all-new and first ever BMW X7, is now open for booking.
LONDON: Two new Continental tyre types, specially developed for the off-road racing series Extreme E, made their global debut at Goodwood Festival of Speed.
PARIS: From the outside, the new Renault Captur displays a sportier physique, with its wider grille and two large wind deflectors over the wheel arches.
The first-generation BMW X6 (E71) set the standards in the luxury coupe SUV when it first made its debut in 2008.
Since Proton formed its new partnership with Geely, the national carmaker is on overdrive to revitalise and reinstate confidence among consumer.
Proton recently announced that it managed to deliver 7,615 cars for the month of June 2019, allowing the national carmaker to command a market share (based on internal data) of 18.1% during the month,...
Proton has announced that it sold 7,615 units for the month of June, the company’s second highest sales figure for the year following that achieved last month, in which 10,611 units were shifted.
SUBANG JAYA: Proton announced today it has achieved an 18.1% market share in June, its best since July 2015
This was despite estimated total industry volume shrinking by 30.8% to 42,090 units.
KUALA LUMPUR (July 2): Perusahaan Otomobil Nasional Bhd (Proton) says its June market share figure has hit 18.1% — its highest since about four years ago in July 2015 — even as total industry volu...
PETALING JAYA: Naza Euro Motors, the sole distributor for DS in Malaysia, has officially launched the new DS 7 Crossback sport utility vehicle (SUV) which now takes aim at premium makes.
PETALING JAYA: Luxury French marque DS, which is distributed by Naza Euro Motors Sdn Bhd, is confident of achieving its sales target for the newly launched DS 7 Crossback SUV (sports utility vehicle).