Category: Auto Events / News Briefs

BUY ONE AND WIN A NISSAN MURANO AS GRAND PRIZE

  In the finale of the Edaran Tan Chong Motors'(ETCM)’ “Buy One Win One”contest – part of the “I’m Nissan Crazy” campaign, Mohammad Zaini was picked as the grand prize winner of a Nissan Murano 3.5L XTRONIC CVT worth RM318,200.00. The 2nd generation Murano is a premium crossover which offers an enhanced sense of sporty and reassuring driving performance, a quieter and more comfortable interior with even more luxury features. The Murano 3.5L was considered the Grand Prize and most sought after by Nissan car purchasers since start of the “Buy One Win One” contest last June. ETCM selected Mohd.... Read More

NAZA FORGES ROBUST PARTNERSHIP WITH PIAGGIO

 In an effort to boost their motorcycle business in Malaysia, the Naza Group of Companies (Naza GC) today signed a distributorship agreement with the Piaggio Group from Italy for Piaggio’s core motorcycle brands, such as Piaggio, Aprillia, Vespa and Gilera, forging an unprecedented partnership. The Naza GC currently hold the sole distributorship for two of the World’s top motorcycle marques; Ducati and Harley-Davidson. And, by adding Piaggio’s brands of lifestyle bikes and scooters, the group is expecting to reach a broader range of markets and consumers’ perspectives. The tie-up also elevated Naza’s position in the country as being the... Read More

THE KIA FUTSAL WITH SOUL OFFERS ONCE-IN-A-LIFETIME OPPORTUNITY

In conjunction with the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa, Naza Kia Sdn Bhd and Kia Motors Corporation have initiated two major activities; a Futsal tournament and World Cup special edition guide, as part of Kia’s role as the official partner of the World Cup. In his opening address, Naza Kia’s Chief Executive Officer, SM Nasarudin SM Nasimuddin (above) commented, “Kia is commited to forming lasting partnerships with major global sporting events, primarily being the official FIFA partner until 2014. In March 2010, Kia renewed its Eurotop sponsorship status with UEFA and will sponsor the next two Championships... Read More

GOODYEAR POSTS STRONG FIRST QUARTER RESULTS

 The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company has reported improved tire unit volumes, sales and segment operating income, as well as a significantly smaller net loss in the first quarter of 2010, despite a one-time charge related to the currency devaluation in Venezuela. “We are very pleased with our strong first quarter performance,” said Richard J. Kramer, president and chief executive officer. “As markets around the world continue to improve, we are starting to see the benefits of the strategic actions we took last year, including our commitment to launch innovative new products during an economic downturn. The strategic actions... Read More

NAZA DOES ITS BID FOR CSR WITH “SENSATIONAL SATURDAY”

 NAZA Prestige Bikes, distributors of the Harley-Davidson motorcycles in Malaysia, today held a special ceremony to announce their latest Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activitiy entitled “Sensational Saturday” at their headquarters in Petaling Jaya. Heading into its second year, the “Sensational Saturday” event this weekend, one of the core NAZA CSR projects, is aimed at providing various orphanages and under privileged children a once in a lifetime experience – rides on scintillating Harley-Davidson bikes and fly onboard a 747-400 jumbo jet over from Subang Airport to Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) via the Kuala Lumpur skyline. In his emotional opening... Read More

CASTROL REVS UP THE CLASH OF THE CONTINENTS CAMPAIGN

 Fancy playing an interactive game online to win loads of prizes in conjunction with the 2010 FIFA World Cup? Here’s your chance with Castrol’s Clash of the Continents – Footie Gladiators… Castrol, one of the World’s leading premium lubricants specialist, has kickstarted their Clash of the Continents campaign for the 2010 FIFA World Cup at the aptly named Public Grounds for Play, Plaza TTDI, Kuala Lumpur. As befitting the official sponsor of the World Cup in South Africa, the campaign signals the up-shifting of Castrol’s one-year World Cup marketing campaign into top gear, ensuring that consumers will be able... Read More

CHEVROLET TO HIT KOREA BY 2011

 Chevrolet, General Motors Company’s leading global vehicle brand, will be introduced in Korea in2011. GM Daewoo Auto & Technology President and CEO Mike Arcamone made the announcement yesterday at a press conference held in conjunction with the opening of the Busan International Motor Show. “The introduction of Chevrolet will enable us to provide our customers an array of exciting new vehicles from the brand’s global lineup, giving them more driving options,” said Arcamone. “This will help GM Daewoo increase our sales and market share in the domestic market while generating additional revenue, strengthening our employees’ job security, creating new... Read More

BMW Malaysia bids farewell to the Fifth Generation BMW 5-Series

 BMW Group Malaysia today wished a fond farewell to the fifth generation BMW 5 Series at a small ceremony at its Semi Knocked Down (SKD) assembly plant shared with Inokom Corporation Sdn Bhd in Kulim, Kedah. “Today we say goodbye to a car that has been at the core of BMWs success here in Malaysia. The fifth generation BMW 5 Series has been an old friend to many of us, especially to those of us at BMW Group Malaysia as the car has been present here for as long as the company itself!” said Mr Sashi Ambi, Corporate Communications... Read More

HONDA CIVIC TYRE R FACES AN END TO ITS REIGN

 Honda Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. (Honda Malaysia or the Company) today announced that the Company will end sales of the popular 4-Door Civic Type R following the announcement from Honda Motor Co., Ltd, Japan. Honda Motor Co., Ltd. will discontinue production of the 4-door Civic Type R at the end of August, 2010. Malaysia is the only country outside of Japan to make available the 4-Door Civic Type R. Mr. Toru Takahashi, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Honda Malaysia said, “We are proud that the Civic Type R has fulfilled its mission of providing the joy of driving... Read More

PETRONAS REWARDS THE GRAND WINNERS

Five PETRONAS customers went home with the Grand Prize of RM100,000 cash and one million Mesra points each, while five others received RM10,000 cash and one million Mesra points each as the final winners of the “Experience the Power, Enjoy the Savings” promotion organized by PETRONAS Dagangan Bhd. Fred Anak Sap, a 30-year-old technician from Miri, Sarawak was overjoyed when selected as one of the Grand Prize winners after his entry was chosen among the millions received during the promotion period from 29 January to 28 March 2010. Meanwhile, winning the RM100,000 cash prize is definitely a double celebration... Read More

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