Category: Auto

UMW Toyota Motor Operations To Remain Closed Until End Of Movement Control Order (MCO)

In light of the recent announcement on the extension of the Movement Control Order (MCO) by the Government, UMW Toyota Motor has announced that all Authorised Toyota and Lexus Dealers will remain closed. However, the company reiterated that it continues to be contactable to all customers for any emergencies or enquiries during this period on its existing helplines as well as five additional helplines created for this period of time. Customers may contact the following numbers throughout the duration of the MCO. General Enquiries andAssistance *Monday – Friday, 8am – 7pm 1800-8-TOYOTA (869682) Additional Hotlines*Monday – Friday, 8am –... Read More

Would an ‘Uncle’ Car Appeal to the Younger Generation? – Toyota Camry

The Toyota Camry have always been branded as the ‘uncle’ car because majority of the buyers that bought a Camry are usually the more matured crowd. The Camry nameplate have always been link to words like reliable, and hassle free kind of motoring. It hardly spark any interest among the car enthusiast community. Moving towards the current generation of the Camry, Toyota finally puts in effort to try to attract the younger generation. We give it a go and see will the younger generation be interested with the latest Camry. View Gallery Looks The 8th generation of the Toyota... Read More

SDAC-Ford Introduces its ‘Digital Salesperson’, an Alternative Option for Customers Wanting to Purchase a Vehicle

Sime Darby Auto ConneXion (SDAC), the sole distributor for Ford in Malaysia today introduced its ‘Digital Salesperson’, a dedicated WhatsApp live chat line to address customer queries relating to vehicle purchases. The campaign starts today until 30 June*. The ‘Digital Salesperson’ seeks to address product related queries as well as on any ongoing sales promotions. This service also aims to bridge the gap by linking customers to an actual Ford authorised salesperson located nearest to them. Once connected to a Ford authorised salesperson, customers would be able to be informed on the colour and stock availability, in-showroom promotions, loan... Read More

Aston Martin Breathes Life Into A New V6 Era

Aston Martin has revealed further details of its in-house designed V6 engine, which has been created initially for deployment in a new range of mid-engined sportscars, starting with the Aston Martin Valhalla from 2022. Codenamed TM01 – celebrating Aston Martin’s illustrious engineer of the 50s and 60s, Tadek Marek – the engine has already undergone a series of extensive testing on the dyno, as the team make progress towards creating the luxury British brand’s first in-house designed engine since 1968. Confirmed today as a 3.0-litre turbocharged V6, the full powertrain will be electrified – an aspect that has been... Read More

Mazda Adjusts Production In Response To The Spread Of Novel Coronavirus

The Mazda Motor Corporation would like to express its deepest sympathy and concern for all of those who have been suffering from the novel coronavirus outbreak and extend our sincere condolences to the families it has impacted. In response to the global spread of the novel coronavirus, many countries have been quickly and extensively reinforcing their infection prevention measures including the implementing of curfews, retail business suspensions and restrictions on corporate activities. As a result, Mazda has decided to adjust production at its facilities globally due to the difficulties in procuring parts, the plummeting sales in overseas markets, and... Read More

McLaren Automotive announces new Head of Asia Pacific

McLaren Automotive is delighted to announce the appointment of Charlotte Dickson as its new Head of McLaren Automotive Asia Pacific. Dickson is based in Singapore where she will oversee the company’s sales, marketing and aftersales activities across the APAC region, including both Australia and New Zealand. Charlotte will report directly to George Biggs, Managing Director of McLaren Automotive Asia Pacific and China. Charlotte previously worked in McLaren Technology Centre’s Commercial Operations department in the UK, where she successfully delivered consistent wholesale and revenue for the business. Arriving in region in 2018, her tenure as Market Manager for North Asia... Read More

Shell Malaysia Doing It’s Part to Keep Malaysian Safe During Movement Control Order

Shell Malaysia is committed to keep the safety and well-being of its customers and site staff in this challenging period. Safety and comfort. Shell has implemented several prevention guidelines to keep all Shell stations in a safe condition for customers and site staff. Sanitization: Shell has taken stringent steps to ensure the disinfection of high-touch areas at its 950 stations nationwide. High-touch areas are touch points located at fueling areas, Shell Select and facilities areas that are often exposed or used by customers. Every hour, these areas are being disinfected. Food and Store Safety: Shell has implemented a take-away... Read More

World Premiere of the All-New 2021 Hyundai Elantra and Elantra Hybrid

The Hyundai Elantra nameplate have been around for 25 years already. While the 6th generation Hyundai Elantra have only been around for the last 5 years, and the latest facelift have only been around for a year, Hyundai decided to release a new generation of the Hyundai Elantra. The latest Hyundai Elantra was recently launch in West Hollywood with a new look and many new and exciting updates. Let’s see what’s new with the latest Hyundai Elantra. Exterior Starting from dimensions, the latest Hyundai Elantra is now 56mm longer, 25mm wider, 20mm shorter, and 20mm longer wheelbase compare to... Read More

Goodyear Selects VI-grade Driving Simulators to Increase Product Development Capabilities

The Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company announced today it will enhance its product development capabilities with the purchase of new VI-grade driving simulators, including a dynamic model, a first for tyre manufacturers. Goodyear has selected a COMPACT Simulator recently delivered to the company’s innovation centre in Luxembourg and a Dynamic Driving Simulator DiM250 (Driver-in-Motion) that will be installed in Akron, Ohio, in the coming months. The automotive industry trend toward a virtual development cycle provides an opportunity for tyre development and this new simulation avenue will allow Goodyear to work more collaboratively with automobile manufacturers on original equipment fitments.... Read More

MMXX: The Way Forward September 2020 – Modena

Maserati announces that its Brand relaunch event “MMXX: The Way Forward”, originally planned for May 2020, has been postponed to September in light of the current situation. As previously stated, the event will be held in Modena and will inaugurate the Brand’s new Era. Maserati is not standing still. The Trident Brand will launch its new Era from the very place that has been its home for more than 80 years. Maserati and Modena are inseparably linked, and now look to the future with the same passion, trust and audacity. Maserati has 100% Italian DNA, and is in continuous... Read More

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