Category: Auto Events / News Briefs

Michelin announces annual Tyre Safety Campaign with MSoR Truck Roadshow

Michelin Malaysia today kick-started their annual road safety campaign, Michelin Safe on The Road (MSoR), in tme for the upcoming festive period. The road safety campaign aims at highlighting the importance of tyre maintenance and periodic checks as part of good road safety practices. For the entire month of May, Michelin experts and staff will be conducting thorough assessments on tyre conditions for the public at various locations throughout Malaysia (see below participating list); This program is initiated by Michelin with the knowledge that accidents on the road occur due to reckless driving but more often than not, it... Read More

Civic Type R in Lego full-sized scale

If you still can’t get enough of the Civic Type R, head over to Melbourne, Australia to view the life-size Lego Civic Type R, specially built for the ‘LEGO® MASTERS’ show. The life-sized Lego Civic Type R is created by Lego Certified Professional global expert, Ryan McNaught. This creation used more than 320,000 bricks and took over 1,300 hours with a team of nine.  From scratch, a steel frame supports the structure of bricks, all glued together and is built completely by stock standard pieces, layer by layer.  The car ‘comes to life’ with the help of an iPad which turns... Read More

Toyo Tires announce New Proxes TR1 availability

On a rare occasion at the Sepang Circuit, Toyo Tires introduced their newest Proxes TR1 for driving enthusiasts in the country . Toyo Proxes TR1 replaces the previous and performance-oriented Proxes T1R. To mark the occasion, the company shod several BMW 320ds and Honda Civics with the new Proxes to give media members and guests an opportunity to run with their latest pride and joy. Several well-known professional drivers were brought in to ferry lucky guests and media guys around the former Malaysian F1 track. What’s the buzz about the new Toyo Proxes TR1 The Proxes TR1 is the... Read More

Jaguar I-Pace scores triple crown at 2019 World Car of the Year

The Jaguar I-Pace has captured triple crown at the 2019 World Car of the Year: World Car of the Year,  Design of the Year and Green car. Handpicked by the jurors from 40 entries, the I-Pace beat the Volvo S60/V60 and Audi e-tron.  This is the first time Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has won a World Green Car award. Previously JLR has won a World Car of the Year award in 2017 and four World Car Design of the Year awards; two of them consecutively. Why the Jaguar I-Pace? As intuitive and as rewarding to drive as all other... Read More

Honda Insurance Plus: “Built by Honda. Protected by Honda. Repaired by Honda.” 

In efforts to boost After-sales, Honda Malaysia has announced a drive to encourage owners to take up the Honda Insurance Plus (HiP). The HiP is devised with the goal of achieving lifetime ownership loyalty by building lasting relationships with customers. The HiP program underlines three pillars, which are Rescue, Protection and Savings to provide comprehensive coverage for customers’ welfare and advantages. Here’s the HiP’s three pillars in details: 1. Rescue As unforeseen situations might happen on the road, HiP rescue teams are on call twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week, in order to help customers to get... Read More

Festive Occasion comes early with Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia’s latest promos

Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia has announced its latest promos for an upcoming festive occasion, starring the Outlander 7-Seater SUV. Now until 31 May, the Mitsubishi Outlander (either 2.0l or 2.4l) comes with cash rebates of up to RM4,000.  At the present, the Outlander 2.0l retails for RM137, 888, while the Outlander 2.4-liter is RM152, 888.  The  other Mitsubishi attraction is the ‘aging’ ASX, the brand’s smaller SUV. Available in 4WD and 2WD, the ASX has an offer of RM4, 000. The ASX 4WD is RM133, 336.08 and the 2WD ASX is RM118, 866. Both Mitsubishi SUVs are attached with five... Read More

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


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