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Covid-19 precautionary measures by Mercedes-Benz Malaysia and Mercedes-Benz Services Malaysia

Given the official implementation of the Movement Control Order under the Prevention and Control of Diseases Act 1998 and the Police Act 1967 issued by the Malaysian Government to minimize the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country, Mercedes-Benz Malaysia and Mercedes-Benz Services Malaysia will take the following measures from 18th March 2020 to 31st March 2020. All Mercedes-Benz authorized dealers nationwide will be closed during this period.Service24h Roadside Assistance remain operational for emergency breakdown and technical issues.Mercedes-Benz local production facility in Pekan, Pahang will remain closed.All routine service and maintenance and/or repairs will not be carried out... Read More

Launch of FIVE – All-New Energy Company in Malaysia to Provide Fuel for Everyone

FIVE Petroleum Malaysia Sdn Bhd, a newly licensed and homegrown petrol company in Malaysia has officially announced the launch of its brand. The new petroleum company is set to revolutionize the local petrol industry with its first station opening for business in March, 2020 at Kalumpang, Selangor.  In ensuring FIVE’s fuel offering meets the highest quality standard, the Company has secured a supply contract from PETRONAS to be its fuel supplier.  FIVE will be managed by the same team that built Seng Group. Established in 1971, the Seng Group is a leader in the petrol retail business for nearly... Read More

The Beetle Lifestyle – Volkswagen Beetle 1.2 TSI

The Volkswagen Beetle was initially design to fulfill the people’s need for a cheap runaround vehicle when Germany was rebuilding itself. As time goes by, the Beetle slowly turn into an icon for the rich and famous that turn Beetle somewhat into a lifestyle car that any fashionable individuals wanted to get their hands on. In 2019, Volkswagen had announce that the 3rd generation Beetle is coming to an end. With the end of production arriving, we send off the Beetle by checking out what makes the Beetle so appealing to their owners. View Gallery When you think about... Read More

TCEC Taking COVID-19 Actions for Renault Customers’ Peace-of-Mind

In response to the COVID-19 outbreak in Malaysia, TC Euro Cars (TCEC), the sole franchise holder of Renault vehicles in Malaysia, has stepped up measures to ensure the health and safety of employees as well as customers. With the availability of Renault E-Store launched last month, customers can continue to buy or subscribe for a Renault vehicle in spite of the recently announced nationwide movement control order. From application to payments, customers can complete the entire process online at any time, without ever having to leave their homes. Through the E-Store, customers can select the Renault of their choice,... Read More

Official Statement on Movement Control Order in Malaysia for COVID-19

In support and compliance with the direction by the Government’s announcement on “Movement Control Order” on 16 March, UMW Toyota has announced that all Authorised Toyota and Lexus Dealers will temporarily cease its usual day-to-day operations but remain contactable to all customers effective 18 March through the end of the month. Mr. Ravindran K, President, said “The safety of our employees, our stakeholders and all of our Customers is paramount to us. Based on direction from the government, despite the shutdown of our operations, we will continue to be available to our customers for any assistance they may require... Read More

COVID 19: Closure of All Volkswagen Dealership and Service Centers

Following the announcement made by the Prime Minister on the 16th March 2020, Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia (VPCM) will be temporarily closing all authorised Volkswagen dealerships and service centres from the 18th March to 31st March 2020. Please be assured that they are doing our best to provide you with a peace of mind and their Customer Care team is available during this period on the toll-free number 1-800-18-8947. Their Roadside Assistance service will remain operational for their owners, and owners can dial 1-800-88-2389 in the event of an emergency. Please also be advised that if your service appointment... Read More

Statement by the President and CEO of Perodua

Following the Movement Control Order imposed recently by the Malaysian government in response to the COVID-19 pandemic that has gripped the nation, Perodua will suspend all operations at our head office, manufacturing facilities, sales and service centres as well as Body & Paint outlets nationwide, from 18-31 March 2020, or subject to any new announcement by the government from time to time. Due to this, new vehicle deliveries, servicing and Body & Paint services are expected to resume only after the Movement Control Order is lifted. Our related outlet personnel may contact customers during this period to provide explanation... Read More

Statement from Honda Malaysia Sdn. Bhd.

Following the movement control order by the Government of Malaysia in light of the rise in COVID-19 cases, Honda Malaysia will close our business operations temporarily on 18th – 31st March 2020. The business operations involved comprise Honda Malaysia’s plant in Pegoh (Melaka), sales office and dealerships nationwide. We will resume business operations tentatively on 1st April 2020. Honda Malaysia will continue to monitor the situation closely and update accordingly. We would like to apologise for any inconvenience caused during this... Read More

Proton’s Temporary Closure Complying to Government’s Directive.

Following the announcement of a controlled movement order from 18 – 31 March 2020 by the Prime Minister of Malaysia, PROTON would like to announce that it will be complying with the Government’s directive. The company’ business activities will be guided by the guidelines as laid out yesterday. Therefore starting 18 March, all customer facing activities such as sales and after sales will cease as all PROTON outlets will be temporarily shut. Concurrently production activities at PROTON’s Tanjung Malim and Shah Alam plants will cease in unison as we systematically shut down all our operations in an effort to... Read More

BMW Malaysia Introduces Joy.Electrified By I Campaign

BMW Malaysia has kicked off the Joy.Electrified by i campaign for the year. What’s the campaign about? It’s an exclusive promo for selected BMWs that comes with a total peace-of-mind ownership experience. Unplug & Play: Lower financing rates & more With the Unplug & Play exclusive offer, the BMW 530e is now offered with a financing rate of 0.33% through the BMW Straight Line Financing Solution and rebates from RM20,000 onwards. Additionally, the BMW530e and other selected BMW iPerformance vehicles will receive complimentary 1-year BMW Comprehensive Motor Insurance, as well as complimentary 1-year BMW Ultimate Protection Program. All new... Read More


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