Category: Auto Events / News Briefs

Bosch embarks on Power Tools Adventure Tour as part of 125 years anniversary

 Bosch recently kicked off its Power Tools Adventure Tour which features its ample power tools products, Automotive product range and security systems. The nationwide roadtour is part of the company’s 125 years anniversary activity to celebrate a century and a quarter of Bosch as an established brand in the world for global technological advancement, innovative products and lifestyle solutions. The Bosch’s Adventure Tour trailer, specially conceived for the 125-year celebrations, recently made its first few stop-overs at the Jusco mall in south Cheras in Kuala Lumpur, Berjaya and East Coast Malls in Kuantan, and the Mydin hypermarket in Kuala... Read More

Transform the Future – Get Intimate with Chevrolet is happening now

 The “Get Intimate with Chevrolet” Road-tour is back again and this time the tour rides on the popularity of the Transformers movie franchise. Dubbed “Transform the Future – Get Intimate with Chevrolet”, enthusiasts of Chevrolet vehicles and visitors will get a chance to get up close and personal with the soon-to-be-unveiled Chevrolet Colorado pickup and the Transformers-edition Camaro, from now until Sunday. Naza Quest Sdn Bhd., official distributors of Chevrolet vehicles in Malaysia, first introduced the left-hand drive Camaro at last year’s Kuala Lumpur International Motor show (KLIMS). In conjunction with the 29th June release of the third installment... Read More

Video: Peugeot RCZ

 The Peugeot RCZ cuts a distinctive styling to depict an athletic, widetrack stance yet aerodynamically savvy exterior. Accentuated by the car’s double-bubble roof, rear windscreen and aluminium arches, the RCZ provides a road presence like no other Peugeot variants. At the front end, a wide aluminum bonnet, open-mouth grille and front extensions further emphasize the car’s width. At the sides, the “step down” at the door level creates an original link between the car’s plunging front aspect and muscular rear. The car’s low ride height and centre of gravity and wide tracks profoundly give impressions of drivability, stable handling... Read More

Refined Volvo S80 is offered at an unbelievable deal

 There’s never been a better time to treat yourself to Volvo’s top-of-the-range S80 2.5T than now, because Volvo Car Malaysia has got an unbelievable bargain in store for you! For a limited time only, Volvo’s authorized dealers are offering limited units of the S80 2.5T – the fastest sedan in its class – at a fantastic, one-of-a-kind price. You won’t believe your ears when you hear it, but the only way to do so is to contact your Volvo dealer today. Better yet, drive down to your closest Volvo dealer, give the S80 2.5T a spin and come away... Read More

Goodyear still the most trusted tyre brand for Reader’s Digest

 (Ms Saw PuayLing poses with Christopher Axberg, MD of Reader’s Digest) For the third consecutive year, Goodyear is again on top of the Reader’s Digest Trusted Brands list. Goodyear shut out competitor brands to obtain the Reader’s Digest Trusted Brand Gold Award in the tyre category. The Reader’s Digest Trusted Brands is touted as being one of the most objective branding surveys in the region. Now in its 13th year in Asia, the survey determines the brands most trusted by consumers across 43 different product and service categories. After the third consecutive win in this particular category, it is... Read More

Chevrolet Cruze is the third most popular choice of compact cars in the U.S.A.

For the first time in five years, an American car is the best selling compact car in the United States. The Chevrolet Cruze recorded 22,711 segment-topping sales in May, and achieved its second consecutive appearance on the Top 10 across all U.S. auto segments. The Cruze also has helped Chevrolet gain share in the compact segment – which represented 16 percent of total U.S. sales in May – and accelerated the brand’s shift to fuel-efficient four-cylinder engines. In May, fuel-efficient models four-cylinder vehicles – including Cruze, Equinox and Malibu – accounted for 51 percent of Chevrolet retail sales. That... Read More

Goodyear-AAM “Women with Drive” kicks off workshop

 The first Goodyear-AAM “Women with Drive” workshop kicked off over the weekend with a “Survival Training” program at the Nusajaza Goodyear Autocare Centre in Shah Alam. The ‘Women only’ workshop is a free-community service workshop which aims to educate and empower female motorists with the confidence, knowledge and skills of auto care and road safety. At the workshop, both media friends and participants, such as local TV Host and celebrity, Xandria Ooi (above) who took part in an exciting 5 hour workshop where they learned basic auto care knowledge such as the functions of the different components under the... Read More

GM SEA to offer “Certified Chevrolet Pre owned cars” program in Malaysia

(The newest Naza Quest flagship showroom in Jalan Ampang KL) Chevrolet enthusiasts would be happy to note that in time to come Naza Quest Sdn Bhd., distributors of Chevrolet vehicles in Malaysia, will start offering Certified Chevrolet Pre-owned cars. With this initiative, the company believes that resale value of Chevrolet cars would draw higher demands and better second-hand value in the country. General Motors SEA (GM) will work hand-in-hand with Naza Quest to identify the appropriate outlets to act as the pilots for the “Certified Used Car” program. According to GM SEA President Martin Apfel, ““There will be around... Read More

Mazda3 reaches 3-millionth production units

The Mazda3 has recently reached a production milestone of 3 million units in just seven years and ten months since production of the first-generation model commenced. Mazda’s fastest-selling variant in its passenger car range has over 560,000 customers in the European continent alone, with approximately 80,000 of European owners driving the current generation introduced in 2009. The three-millionth Mazda3 is a Japanese-specification five-door hatchback with MZR-2.0L engine, i-stop and a Crystal White Pearl Mica exterior (above). Mazda3 is produced at three Mazda facilities globallly: the Hofu Plant in Yamaguchi, Japan; the Changan Ford Mazda Automobile (CFMA) plant in Nanjing,... Read More

Goodyear receives Most Improved Delivery award from Honda Malaysia

Goodyear, the leading tire manufacturer received the Most Improved Delivery Award for 2010 from Honda Malaysia recently. The award relates to Honda suppliers in the Original Equipment Tire Delivery category for Honda car models such as the Accord, City, Civic and the CRV. There were a total of 14 categories of awards given out by the car manufacturer. The inaugural award acknowledges the valuable support provided by Goodyear as a key supplier to Honda. It recognizes the immense improvement demonstrated by the leading tire manufacturer in the area of delivery. Goodyear’s performance was evaluated against various criteria that included... Read More

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