Category: Auto Events / News Briefs

Newest and First Mitsubishi 3S Center to take up “Drive Your Ambition” corporate identity

Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia today announced a new dealership to serve the large population of Mitsubishi owners in the country. In cooperation with Evtrend, an authorized dealer, a second Mitsubishi 3S (Sales, Service & Spare parts) Center has been established in the busy township of Cheras, Kuala Lumpur. The newest Mitsubishi 3S Center will the first showroom to carry the brand’s latest global theme, “ Drive your Ambition”.  The theme is meant to empower customers and offer aspirations to current owners. With an investment of RM800,000, the new Mitsubishi-Evatrend 3S Center has a built up area of 4,908 square feet... Read More

Isuzu Malaysia upbeat about the CV and LCV segments in 2019

At the media appreciation gathering last week, Isuzu Malaysia gave the media an update on their business portfolio, particularly the Commercial Vehicle (CV) and Light Commercial Vehicle (LCV) segments. Isuzu Malaysia faces stiff competition in the CV market from their rivals, HINO, but the brand is still preferred and has managed to hold the no.1 position in the segment for the fifth consecutive year. In the LCV segment, Isuzu, boosted by high sales in August 2018, manages to sustain third spot to overtake Mitsubishi and Nissan by December.   Expanding Dealer Network Despite a slowing economy , Isuzu Malaysia... Read More

Peugeot gears up for Geneva Motor Show with New Motion & e-Motion brand signature

As major auto companies gear up for the upcoming Geneva Motor Show, Peugeot is banking on its move to electrification with a new Brand signature, entitled “Motion & e-Motion”. This electrification of the brand is also driven by an iconic lion that will be electrified at the big show. Since the rebranding to the Motion & Emotion in 2010, Peugeot has gained momentum worldwide, The Lion marque If famed for its innovative vehicles that lit up the world’s automotive stage during the unveilings i.e. the impeccable 3008 SUV, 5008 SUV, 308 THP and the New 508,  The tag “Motion... Read More

Cycle & Carriage presents ‘Exceptional Journeys’ Brand Promise and turns 120

Cycle & Carriage or 合发, a leading regional automotive group in Southeast Asia with 10 brands operating in Singapore, Malaysia and Myanmar is launching a new brand promise – ‘Exceptional Journeys’. Founded in 1899, Cycle & Carriage is celebrating its 120th anniversary in 2019. Exceptional Journeys The new brand builds on Cycle & Carriage’s passion for creating exceptional people-focused experiences. ‘Exceptional Journeys’ leads the company from focusing on delivering quality products and services, to enhancing the experience for the customers, partners, employees and communities that Cycle & Carriage engages with. Preeston leads the Cycle & Carriage automotive businesses across the region and... Read More

The new Porsche 911 Cabriolet Launches

The open-top 911 continues in a decades-long tradition, established when Porsche unveiled the prototype of the first 911 Cabriolet at the International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt in September 1981. Customers and fans alike were instantly captivated. The first open-top 911 variant rolled off the production line in 1982, and it has been a constant feature in the model range ever since. The open-top version of the iconic sports car will be launched in 2019 to almost unprecedented fanfare. It includes all the innovative features of the Coupe, along with Cabriolet-specific advanced features such as new hydraulics which get... Read More

Perodua Myvi wins Entry-Level Segment at Malaysia Car of the Year Awards

The Perodua Myvi was proclaimed the winner in the Entry-Level Segment at the 2018 Malaysia Car of the Year Awards ceremony, held at the Saujana Hotel Kuala Lumpur on Tuesday night.   Organised by the Malaysia Automotive Institute (MAI), the event was attended by Prime Minister YAB Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, YABhg Tun Dr Siti Hasmah Mohd Ali, Minister of International Trade and Industry YB Datuk Ignatius Darell Leiking and MAI CEO Dato’ Madani Sahari.   The popularity of the Myvi was evident at the just-concluded 2018 Kuala Lumpur International Motor Show (KLIMS18), where the sporty Myvi GT styling... Read More

Tun Mahathir nabs Lifetime Honor at Car of the Year Awards

The Malaysia Car of the Year (COTY) 2018 recognizes the cointry’s most influential models and brands in the automotive industry. Interestingly, major political figureheads are also recognized for their Big contributions in the industry. The Prime Minister of Malaysia YAB Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad got a Lifetime Automotive Award for his deep-rooted influence with National carmakers Proton. Maharthir spearheads Automotive industrializatiom Mahathir’s industrial vision for Malaysia was the creation of nation’s automotive industry, seen through the establishment of the Heavy Industries Corporation of Malaysia (HICOM) in the early 1980s, creating the numerous automotive ventures seen throughout the industry supply chain,... Read More

Peugeot 3008 SUV Wins Car of the Year 2018 Award

European Car of the Year 2017 victor, the Peugeot 3008 SUV, won the prestigious Malaysia Automotive Institute (MAI) Car of the Year 2018 award in a glitzy awards ceremony that gathered the automotive industry’s crème de la crème, held earlier this evening at The Saujana Hotel Kuala Lumpur. Highly acclaimed by judges for its style, interior design and performance, this esteemed title joins over 60 other international awards the Peugeot 3008 SUV has already won. The Peugeot 3008 SUV was awarded ‘European Car of the Year 2017’ at the Geneva Motor Show and two ‘Red Dot Product Design’ awards... Read More

The Audi e-tron GT concept Debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show 2018

The next electric Audi is being launched, following in the footsteps of the Audi e-tron SUV and the Audi e-tron Sportback slated for 2019. This time with a flat-floor architecture that provides for exciting proportions and a low center of gravity. 434 kW (590 hp) ensure performance fit for a sports car. The torque is transferred to the wheels via the quattro permanent all-wheel drive with torque vectoring, as you would expect for such a dynamic Audi. The performance subsidiary Audi Sport GmbH is responsible for subsequently transforming the car into a volume-production model. Flat, wide and with a long wheelbase – those are... Read More

WECHAT PAY AND PETRON COLLABORATION LAUNCH

WeChat Pay Malaysia and Petron Malaysia announced their collaboration that will allow motorists to pay using the WeChat Pay Malaysia e-wallet at close to 200 Petron service stations and gradually nationwide. The initiative is part of WeChat Pay Malaysia and Petron Malaysia’s commitment to enhance customer experience by providing ease of transactions at stations.   This collaboration marks the first of ‘e-wallet payment option at the service stations in Malaysia’ made possible by WeChat Pay Malaysia.   WeChat Pay is one of the most widely used payment methods in China, and is fast gaining popularity in Malaysia. The e-wallet... Read More

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