Category: Auto Events / News Briefs

The Ultimate Toll Savings Campaign

From now until 31 October 2019, Touch ‘n Go eWallet users will be eligible to participate in a recently announced Ultimate Toll Savings Campaign. This campaign will reward drivers with outstanding deals and 100% Toll Rebates* when they add their Touch ‘n Go card for the first time, use PayDirect or RFID, and share your referral code. Throughout the campaign period, users who add their Touch ‘n Go cards to the eWallet for the first time before 31 October 2019 are eligible to receive 3 times 100% Toll Rebates. The Toll Rebates are redeemable until 31 December 2019 for... Read More

Understanding your Credit Health is as important as your own Health

Are you looking to buy a car? Do you wonder what are your chances in getting the loan approve? Checking your credit score can be as scary as checking your health if you long time have not checked any of it. This Malaysia day, Hong Leong Bank is working with AKPK and UM to create awareness on credit score and demystifying financial jargons to Malaysians. Hong Leong Bank and Hong Leong Islamic Bank have collaborated with iMoney recently to do a survey to gauge the level of financial literacy amongst Malaysians nationwide. The results is as per below: 75%... Read More

New-look Mercedes-Benz Autohaus Comes Alive

Newly refurbished Mercedes-Benz Autohaus Cycle & Carriage Mutiara Damansara, the first to have Mercedes-Benz’s new brand presence in the country, recently created a buzz when they organized a host of activities at their contemporary Mercedes-Benz Autohaus. The activities were inspired by the five senses to reflect the multisensorial appeal of the newly refurbished Autohaus. Read more about the Autohaus, link here Coincidentally, the occasion was a perfect avenue to observe Cycle & Carriage group’s 120th anniversary. As the first Mercedes-Benz Autohaus with a brand new identity, Cycle & Carriage shows who’s the top dealer when it comes to distributing... Read More

Universo Ferrari: A Dream Exhibition for all

Ferrari has opened its doors for enthusiasts all over the world with the announcement of the Universo Ferrari exhibition center at the Fiorano Circuit. Universo Ferrari gives people the chance to view the entire universe of the Prancing Horse all within the month of September. The doors of Universo Ferrari will be open to fans and enthusiasts on the weekends of 21 – 22, 28 – 29 September. Exclusive tours are available as well. An unprecedented exhibition itinerary offers visitors a fully immersive experience on everything Ferrari. The itinerary begins with the overriding passion of Ferrari’s founder Enzo and... Read More

Driving Safe with Ford Malaysia

Driving skills and ethics have been lacking among Malaysians and companies are reaching out to Malaysians to build a safer roads in Malaysia. The latest company to join the bandwagon is Ford Malaysia, by providing a global Driving Skills for Life (DSFL) programme for their corporate partners. 30 licensed drivers from the corporate partners from telecommunications and utilities companies have been chosen to a half-day workshop at the Malaysia Agro Exposition Park Serdang (MAEPS). This is to build awareness about basic road safety among Malaysians as Malaysia is one of the highest vehicle ownership rate in this region, which... Read More

Volkswagen Das WeltAuto pre-owned car program kicks off at VW Fest 2019

At the third annual VW Fest today, Volkswagen Malaysia today Malaysia (VPCM) has introduced its pre-owned car program, known as Das WeltAuto. The Das WeltAuto offers customers certified used cars they can trust. The program is backed by the global know-how, standards and processes, systematic solution and warranty of the Volkswagen Group. Under the program, all models and brands are accepted. All Das WeltAuto certified vehicles undergo a strict and thorough 133-point check, conducted and verified by Volkswagen Master Technicians. In addition, cars under the program get a year’s extended warranty and roadside assistance, along with Volkswagen Care Plus... Read More

Proton’s Northern 3S Center upgraded

National carmakers Proton has updated the press with another courteous announcement; this time it is the Northern State’s upgraded 3S center.  The Proton 3S Center operated by Autobinee Oriental has gotten an upgrade and became the first Proton dealership in the State to acquire Proton’s new Corporate Identity. As a 3S Center, the dealership offers sales, service and spare parts. The Proton-Autobinee is centrally located and easily accessible within the Island State. The refurbished dealership, which saw an investment of RM 1 million, has a built up area of 703 square meters, 4 bays and 4 hoists. Autobinee is... Read More

Michelin becomes Official Tyre Technology of Gran Turismo – The Real Driving Simulator

Michelin is the Official Tyre Technology partner of Gran Turismo, declared by PlayStation. Gran Turismo is the world’s most recognizable and authentic driving game on the planet. Under the multi-year agreement, Michelin also becomes official tyre supplier of Gran Turismo Championships, with Michelin-branded tyres featured in the game during its third World Tour live event also in progress at PlayStation Theater throughout the weekend. The relationship begins by increasing Michelin’s visibility through free downloadable content on Gran Turismo Sport available to users by October 2019. The Michelin-themed download will feature for the first time: A new Michelin section on... Read More

Honda announces New Front Passenger Airbag

Honda has announced a new front passenger Airbag for deployment in time to come. Developed by Honda R&D Center in Ohio, U.S.A., the new front passenger airbag focuses on enhancing protection of front passengers in angled front crashes. It Is part of Honda’s “Safety for Everyone” initiative. In 2017, upwards of 37,000 people lost their lives in the U.S. alone as a result of motor vehicle traffic crashes. After the worldwide outrage about the previous Takata airbags, Honda has been hard at work to improve one of the most important aspects of car safety. The initial roll-out of the... Read More

It’s time for Volkswagen Fest!

It’s time for Volkswagen Fest! Volkwagen Malaysia has announced the upcoming Volkswagen Fest 2019 from 30 August to 1 September at the Setia Convention Center. This annual event once again will be a fun-filled and power-packed for everybody, children as well! Save the date, mark your calendars and get ready for the VW Fest to grab the best deals from VW. The main highlight of the Fest this year is the introduction of VW’s Certified Pre-Owned, “Das Welt Auto”. The other highlight is none other than the soon-to-be-introduced VW Arteon. As you’ve read on our recent feature, the New... Read More


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