Category: Auto Events / News Briefs

Own your dream Peugeot, now with Zero GST and Huge Savings

The recent GST (Goods Service Tax) removal has prompted many automotive distributors to reduce actual car prices. Without GST, potential buyers are able to get their dream cars or rides at more feasible prices. Several companies have even initiated huge savings, on top zero GST. This translates to greater affordability and big slash in the actual price of a particular model or variant.

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Kia to churn out diesel mild-hybrid for Sportage and other models

Kia is set to introduce its first 48V diesel mild-hybrid powertrain for the Sportage model in the second half of the year. The new ‘EcoDynamics+’ powertrain reduces CO2 emissions by supplementing acceleration with electric power from an additional 48-volt battery and extending combustion engine ‘off time’ using a new Mild-Hybrid Starter-Generator unit.

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Purchasing a new ride: Here’s some tips

Thinking about getting a new ride? Well, you deserve it especially after driving an old junk for more than five years or if you started out with either a Proton or a Perodua. Most would want to upgrade to a better ride for status, job enrichment and generally, to feel especially good. Sure you have your dream car in mind but some have to settle for the next best thing or brand, before they could actually reach for the ultimate choice or close to the dream car. There are plenty of varying factors to consider when purchasing a new ride i.e. budget (first and foremost), Japanese vs Continental, maintenance or after-sales, reviews by so-called auto experts and last but not least, the salesman’s gentle push.   

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Festive Big deals from Mitsubishi Malaysia

It’s that time of the year for another festive season in this country, car companies are piling up their ‘Raya’ promos for the festive month. Mitsubishi Malaysia is offering special Raya bonus for the upcoming festival, valid for its newly introduced Mitsubishi Outlander 2.0l and 2.4l, entire Triton pick-up range and the always available ASX.

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Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR set to debut at Worthersee Festival

The Volkswagen Golf GTI TCR is a 286-horsepower version of the TCR race series vehicle, with a potential unrestricted top speed of 164 mph. On 9 May, around 7,300 cars and 125,000 people are expected to turn the town of Reifnitz am Wörthersee in Austria into the Mecca of the Golf GTI world. A special highlight of the world’s largest GTI gathering this year will be the debut of the near-production-ready Golf GTI TCR .

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Mazda Malaysia introduces Privilege Card

A long while ago, Mazda Malaysia (Bermaz Motor) has provided a privilege card along with the ownership of a Mazda. Back in 2009, the Mazda privilege card was tagged with plenty of Berjaya Corporation’s companies’ benefits; either major discounts or very attractive offers. However, a year into the program, Berjaya and Mazda Malaysia decided to cease the privilege card and all the benefits that came with it. 

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