Category: Auto Events / News Briefs

Audi AI:ME Concept debuts at Auto Shanghai 2019

Another Concept and Q3 share premiere at the Bund At the Auto Shanghai 2019, Audi is premiering two Concepts specially for the Chinese market. The Audi AI:ME Concept joins the e-tron and Q2L e-tron.  Also in the limelight is the Audi Q3, which has its sales unveiling in Shanghai. The Auto Shanghai is taking place at  National Exhibition and Convention Center, from 16 – 25 April. Audi continues to appease the Chinese The body of the Audi Q2L e-tron is 33 millimeters (1.3 in) longer than that of the basic model. The car is powered by an electric motor on the front axle that mobilizes 100... Read More

New Toyota Yaris takes center stage at Malaysia Autoshow

Toyota Malaysia (UMW Toyota Motor) is displaying the soon-to-be-launched Yaris at the 2019 Malaysia Autoshow in MAEPS, Serdang, from 11 – 14 April. Come and explore the New Yaris and a host latest models at Toyota’s booth in Hall A of the exhibition hall. Toyota Malaysia not only showcases the best of models but the best deals in town just for visitors of the Malaysia Autoshow. And, there are ample test drive sessions for those interested to purchase a brand new Toyota. Besides the New Toyota Yaris, the prevalent Toyotas on display are the New Vios, new Camry 2.5,... Read More

Shell announces affordable pricing for the New Helix HX8 Fully Synthetic Engine Oil 

Shell Malaysia has introduced new pricing for the new Helix HX8. The fully synthetic engine oil from Shell now comes with an affordable price tag, from just RM165.  Shell HX8: The Technology behind the world’s most advanced motor oil With its adaptive Flexi Molecule Technology, Shell Helix HX8 protects the engine by adapting to every driving style and condition. It offers 58% better high-temperature deposit control and viscosity stability, 78% better corrosion protection in start-stop urban driving conditions and 40% better wear protection.  As a result, car owners enjoy longer engine life with enhanced fuel economy, longer oil drain... Read More

Honda Malaysia introduces 2nd quarter “Enjoy the Gifts of Booking Early” campaign

As the leading Non-national car brand in the country, Honda Malaysia has kick-started its second quarter offensive with its April “Enjoy the Gifts of Booking Early” campaign.   Honda Malaysia is banking on offering joy to customers who purchase cars with Honda Bonus, Free Service Voucher or Cash options worth up to RM3,500, plus a special gift. Choose any Hondas like the Jazz, Jazz Hybrid, City, City Hybrid, BR-V, Accord, CR-V or Odyssey, register it in the month of April to be eligible for special rewards. The company expects this campaign to be a rewarding experience for buyers of... Read More

New Mazda3 gets Red Dot accolade

The New Mazda3 has been honored with the “Red Dot: Best of the Best” prize at the 2019 Red Dot product design awards. As an impressionable production model, the new Mazda3 in its fourth-generation again carries the KODO: Soul of Motion theme. Red Dot considers the Mazda3’s design genuinely groundbreaking and visionary. The new Mazda3, available in hatchback and sedan versions, joins the growing list of Red Dot award-winning Mazda models. Mazda and the other winners will receive their awards on 8 July at the 2019 Red Dot award ceremony in Essen’s Aalto Theater. The new Mazda3 will then... Read More

Citroen enters Indian market

Citroen has made entry into India, as confirmed by Linda Jackson, Citroen’s Global CEO. As its first endeavor, the brand will introduce New Citroen models, starting with the C5 Aircross SUV, next year. Citroen has announced the ‘Inspired by You’ branding push for its market offensive in India. Following the announcement by Carlos Tavares (Chairman of the PSA Group Managing Board), and within the framework of the 2nd phase of the Push to Pass plan, n a local press conference, which took place in Chennai. Tavares, Emmanuel Delay (PSA Group India-Pacific Regional Director), Roland Bouchara (Citroën India Sales and... Read More

Shell Malaysia gets Green Building Index Cert., first in Asia Pacific

Shell Malaysia has been awarded tthe Green Building Index (GBI) Certification, the first in Asia Pacific. Two of its stations, Shell Damansara Jaya and Shell Taman Connaught are now recognized as ‘green buildings’. The certification is the country’s industry recognized green rating tool for buildings. It promotes sustainability in the built environment and raise awareness among Developers, Architects, Engineers, Planners, Designers, Contractors and the Public about environmental issues and responsibility to the future generations. With the introduction of the new Retail Fuel category within the Green Building Index, Malaysia’s green rating tool to promote sustainable construction and buildings, it... Read More

Shell announces new Rimula range of lubricants

Shell Malaysia has released its new Shell Rimula range of lubricants for pickups and light duty trucks. The new Shell Rimula Light Duty ranges are the Shell Rimula Light Duty LD4 15W-40 (API CI-4) and LD5 10W-40 (API CK-4) Synthetic Technology. They are specially formulated to ensure optimum performance for trucks that operate in frequent stop-start and idling conditions while carrying variable heavy loads. The mineral oil-based Shell Rimula Light Duty LD4 is aimed at meeting the needs of light duty trucks that are the workhorses of almost every commercial enterprise. The fully synthetic Shell Rimula Light Duty LD5... Read More

Audi Q range expects to revive the brand in Malaysia

In a recent market launch, Audi Malaysia introduced a range of its finest SUVs for the Malaysian market.  The latest Audi range of Q-models took the limelight, from the Q2 to the large SUV Q8.  With different models built to cover a wide range of consumer needs, the debuts mark a chapter in the development of the Audi brand in this country. Cockpit Sporting a youthful styling and packed with state-of-the-art technology, the Audi Q2 is the all-rounder. The Audi Q2 is an urban-type vehicle for everyday driving and recreation, bundling a progressive design with a high level of... Read More

Hyundai Palisade SUV scores Red Dot Award 

Red Dot has recently awarded the Hyundai Palisade SUV a design accolade. Many of you would know that Red Dot is an annual accolade that honors excellence in product and communication design from global submissions. Although not available in Malaysia, the Hyundai Palisade is categorized as a Premium SUV by the Korean marque. It won a Red Dot for ‘Product Design, Cars and Motorcycles, receiving recognition for its refined visual design. As a premium SUV, the SUV has the trending technology and safety features. The 8-seater SUV offers occupants exceptional comfort and space. Hyundai deems this SUV as a... Read More


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