Category: Auto Events / News Briefs

Best Combination of Hatchback and SUV – Mazda CX-30

Mazda have been busy building SUVs to fulfill the market, this is due to the market craving for SUVs have been on the rise within these few years. Different manufacturers are producing different SUV size to fit into different categories, and one of the newest category is called the crossovers. Crossovers basically blurred the lines between a SUV and hatchback, and the best example is the recently launched Mazda CX-30. View Gallery During the recent festive season, we were given the chance to test out the latest Mazda CX-30. On the outside, the Mazda CX-30 looks like a more... Read More


New Golf GTD engine unites high performance with maximum efficiency Volkswagen will celebrate the world première of the Golf GTD at the Geneva International Motor Show from 5 to 15 March. Among the technical highlights is the most powerful and – thanks to twin dosing – cleanest turbo diesel injection (TDI) engine ever to be installed in a Golf. It harmonises the confident dynamism of the Golf GTD together with higher efficiency and lowest emissions. The charismatic design of the Golf GTD reflects a unique combination of dynamism and self-confidence. The diesel top-of-the-range version, based on the new eighth... Read More


Lesydear Automobile Sdn Bhd, (Lesydear Auto) officially opened its new PROTON 3S outlet in Puchong. The event was officiated by Yang Berhormat Gobind Singh Deo, Minister of Communications and Multimedia. Also present for the ceremony was Yang Berhormat Ng Sze Han, the Selangor State Exco for Local Government, Public Transportation and New Village Development, as well as PROTON management and staff. This facility situated in Bandar Bukit Puchong is easily accessible via the LDP Highway, and is primed to serve residents in the area. The new outlet which cost approximately RM2.5 million to build consists of 6 bays and... Read More

All-new Kia Sorento: Refined Boldness

Set for debut at the 2020 Geneva International Motor Show, the next-generation Kia Sorento is all about refined boldness inside and out. The previous  Sorento is deemed a little too excessive in every way so the designers at Kia took heart and reworked the aesthetics and more. The 2020 Kia Sorento has sharper lines and uninterrupted surfaces, making it noticeable more sculpted than its more round-edged predecessor. All the design essentials are there: the tiger nose grille, wrapped-around headlights with tiger eye LED DRLs, wraps around the front wings, shorter overhangs and longer wheelbase. This edition of the Sorento... Read More

10th Generation Honda Accord Order Books Now Opens

From 14th February 2020 onwards, the order books for the All-New 10th generation Honda Accord is now open across all 100 Honda dealership nationwide. The 10th generation Honda Accord is expected to be launch in Malaysia in the 1st quarter of 2020. Honda Accord was first debuted back in 1976 as Honda’s second global model. It is known for its premium appeal and styling that has earned its fame globally. Closer to home, the Accord was first launched in Malaysia back in 2001 and became a highly sought-after model with more than 84,100 units sold to-date. The model continued... Read More

Toyota initiates The City Architecture for Tomorrow Challenge

Toyota Malaysia has announced a new initiative for 2020 – The City Architecture for Tomorrow Challenge (CATCH) project. Jointly organized by Toyota Mobility Foundation and the Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC), this project gives locals an opportunity to get up to USD 500,000 funding in creating the next-generation urban city. Toyota is a global automotive leader and they see this initiative as a way to react to rapid changes in social and economic development, globally. Many cities globally are utilizing innovation to solve severe urbanization and congestion challenges. The CATCH project is about urban planning and driving forward the... Read More


New concept EV extends Hyundai’s design philosophy “Sensuous Sportiness” to the next level Hyundai Motor Company will unveil its new concept EV, “Prophecy”, expressing the company’s latest design language, at the upcoming Geneva International Motor Show, on March 3, 2020. The concept will remain on display until March 15. In line with Hyundai’s “Sensuous Sportiness” design philosophy, the new concept embodies a beautiful silhouette accentuated by graceful curves flowing over broad rear flanks that provide excellent aerodynamics. The boat-tail line created by the rear quarter panels are complemented by the integrated spoiler and pixel lamp taillights. The name “Prophecy”... Read More

Honda Jazz with e:Hev advanced hybrid powertrain is set for roll out in Europe

The New Honda Jazz with e:Hev is set for sales roll out in Europe very soon. The e:Hev designation given, denotes the sub-compact’s impressive efficiency, comfort and usability. The e:HEV system comprises two compact electric motors connected to a 1.5-liter DOHC i-VTEC petrol engine, a lithium-ion battery and an innovative fixed-gear transmission via an intelligent power control unit. This gives it an output of 109 PS / 80kW and fuel economy of 62.8 mpg (WLTP) on the standard model and 110 g/km (WLTP) and 58.9mpg (WLTP) on the Crosstar (highest grade). The three drive modes available are EV Drive,... Read More


Stronger, sharper aesthetic revealed in images depicting N Line model Hyundai Motor has revealed the first glimpse of the new i30 ahead of its public world premiere at the 2020 Geneva Motor Show. It features a host of design upgrades including redesigned bumpers and new LED headlamps, bringing a stronger, sharper look and more visual appeal. In the teaser images showcasing the N Line model, some of the most significant new design features can be seen. The redesigned front bumper and the new grille featuring an updated mesh pattern are shown, exposing the wider look and stronger stance of... Read More


PROTON’s segment leading SUV comes with improved specifications PROTON launched the 2020 Proton X70, the latest iteration of the automakers’ segment leading sports-utility-vehicle (SUV) today. Built on a completely new production line at its refurbished plant in Tanjung Malim, the 2020 Proton X70 brings a host of features and new technology that further increase the value proposition of the award winning vehicle. As the first SUV to roll off the Tanjung Malim shop floor, PROTON set itself an extremely high target in terms of quality. The aim was to better the quality standards of the first generation vehicle, which... Read More


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