OFFICIAL LAUNCH OF DS AUTOMOBILES IN MALAYSIA

Naza Euro Motors Sdn Bhd, the sole distributor for DS cars in Malaysia today officially launched the new DS Store Petaling Jaya, marking the first of its kind in Malaysia and Southeast Asia. The flagship outlet was inaugurated in the presence of Yves Bonnefont, CEO of DS Automobiles and Dato’ Samson Anand George, Group CEO, Automotive Group, Naza Corporation Holdings. Weaving the excellence of French savoir-faire in a luxurious and modern space, the DS Store Petaling Jaya emphasises on the refined world of DS Automobiles, replete with its distinguished Corporate Identity in mind and French know-how in the premium... Read More

Porsche Macan S launches with new V6 turbo engine

Porsche has expanded its range of compact SUVs with the addition of the powerful Macan S. The new model from the sports car manufacturer features a new three-litre V6 turbocharged petrol engine with a gasoline particulate filter. It delivers 260 kW (354 PS; Fuel consumption combined 8.9 l/100 km; CO2emissions combined 204 g/km) and has a maximum torque of 480 Nm, representing an increase of 10 kW (14 PS) and 20 Nm compared with the previous model. When equipped with the optional Sport Chrono Package, the new Macan S accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in just 5.1 seconds,... Read More

PROTON officially launched the Proton X70, First SUV for Proton.

PROTON officially launched the Proton X70 at a glittering ceremony officiated by Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, the Prime Minister of Malaysia, held at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC). Full details of the flagship SUV were also revealed at the event including the selling price, service, financing and warranty packages. The Proton X70 is the first vehicle to be jointly developed by PROTON and its partner Geely, and is the first premium SUV by a Malaysian automotive brand. It also introduces PROTON to a new market segment and is the key catalyst for the total rejuvenation of the brand.... Read More

Perodua Myvi wins Entry-Level Segment at Malaysia Car of the Year Awards

The Perodua Myvi was proclaimed the winner in the Entry-Level Segment at the 2018 Malaysia Car of the Year Awards ceremony, held at the Saujana Hotel Kuala Lumpur on Tuesday night.   Organised by the Malaysia Automotive Institute (MAI), the event was attended by Prime Minister YAB Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, YABhg Tun Dr Siti Hasmah Mohd Ali, Minister of International Trade and Industry YB Datuk Ignatius Darell Leiking and MAI CEO Dato’ Madani Sahari.   The popularity of the Myvi was evident at the just-concluded 2018 Kuala Lumpur International Motor Show (KLIMS18), where the sporty Myvi GT styling... Read More

Tun Mahathir nabs Lifetime Honor at Car of the Year Awards

The Malaysia Car of the Year (COTY) 2018 recognizes the cointry’s most influential models and brands in the automotive industry. Interestingly, major political figureheads are also recognized for their Big contributions in the industry. The Prime Minister of Malaysia YAB Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad got a Lifetime Automotive Award for his deep-rooted influence with National carmakers Proton. Maharthir spearheads Automotive industrializatiom Mahathir’s industrial vision for Malaysia was the creation of nation’s automotive industry, seen through the establishment of the Heavy Industries Corporation of Malaysia (HICOM) in the early 1980s, creating the numerous automotive ventures seen throughout the industry supply chain,... Read More

Peugeot 3008 SUV Wins Car of the Year 2018 Award

European Car of the Year 2017 victor, the Peugeot 3008 SUV, won the prestigious Malaysia Automotive Institute (MAI) Car of the Year 2018 award in a glitzy awards ceremony that gathered the automotive industry’s crème de la crème, held earlier this evening at The Saujana Hotel Kuala Lumpur. Highly acclaimed by judges for its style, interior design and performance, this esteemed title joins over 60 other international awards the Peugeot 3008 SUV has already won. The Peugeot 3008 SUV was awarded ‘European Car of the Year 2017’ at the Geneva Motor Show and two ‘Red Dot Product Design’ awards... Read More

The Audi e-tron GT concept Debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show 2018

The next electric Audi is being launched, following in the footsteps of the Audi e-tron SUV and the Audi e-tron Sportback slated for 2019. This time with a flat-floor architecture that provides for exciting proportions and a low center of gravity. 434 kW (590 hp) ensure performance fit for a sports car. The torque is transferred to the wheels via the quattro permanent all-wheel drive with torque vectoring, as you would expect for such a dynamic Audi. The performance subsidiary Audi Sport GmbH is responsible for subsequently transforming the car into a volume-production model. Flat, wide and with a long wheelbase – those are... Read More

WECHAT PAY AND PETRON COLLABORATION LAUNCH

WeChat Pay Malaysia and Petron Malaysia announced their collaboration that will allow motorists to pay using the WeChat Pay Malaysia e-wallet at close to 200 Petron service stations and gradually nationwide. The initiative is part of WeChat Pay Malaysia and Petron Malaysia’s commitment to enhance customer experience by providing ease of transactions at stations.   This collaboration marks the first of ‘e-wallet payment option at the service stations in Malaysia’ made possible by WeChat Pay Malaysia.   WeChat Pay is one of the most widely used payment methods in China, and is fast gaining popularity in Malaysia. The e-wallet... Read More

The new Porsche 911 with more powerful, faster and digital

Porsche 911 is now entering the eighth generation. The new 911 celebrated its world premiere on the eve of the L.A. Auto Show. It continues to set the standard when it comes to exclusive sportiness. Unmistakably committed to the Porsche design DNA, a much more muscular look, and an interior featuring a 10.9-inch touchscreen monitor, the new 911 is timeless – and modern. Intelligent control and chassis elements as well as innovative assistance systems combine the masterfully uncompromising dynamism that the classic rear-engine sportscar is famed for, with the demands of the digital world. The next generation of flat-six... Read More

3M Malaysia Presents Innovative Solutions at The Kuala Lumpur International Motor Show 2018

3M Malaysia, the global science company exhibited its line of cutting-edge automotive solutions at the Kuala Lumpur International Motor Show 2018 (KLIMS 18). Products on display included its 3M Scotchshield™ Crystalline Security AutoFilm and three newly launched colors for the 3M™ Auto Wrap Film Series 1080.  Additionally, 3M Malaysia revealed its concept Auto Wrap reflective film, 3M™ Scotchlite™ Print Wrap Film to car enthusiasts.   In Malaysia we enjoy sunny days all year round, but this comes with the risk of skin cancer with prolonged exposure to the sun. When the sun is strong, it is sensible to protect... Read More

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