Category: Auto

Three New Maserati up for debut at Shanghai Auto Show 2019

For the big China market, Maserati is going all out with three new premieres at the Shanghai Auto Show 2019 with the Levante SUV, the Quattroporte and the Ghibli. Appearing for the first time in Asia is the Maserati Zegna Pellessuta interiors, interior customization especially for the Quattroporte GranLusso. And of course, for the China market, Maserati is putting out a new car model created by the Centro Stile Maserati in collaboration with a special customer. View Gallery Maserati Levante, Ghibli and Quattroporte The Levante, Ghibli and Quattroporte displayed at the show are all 2019 versions. Let’s start with... Read More

Honda Malaysia introduces 2nd quarter “Enjoy the Gifts of Booking Early” campaign

As the leading Non-national car brand in the country, Honda Malaysia has kick-started its second quarter offensive with its April “Enjoy the Gifts of Booking Early” campaign.   Honda Malaysia is banking on offering joy to customers who purchase cars with Honda Bonus, Free Service Voucher or Cash options worth up to RM3,500, plus a special gift. Choose any Hondas like the Jazz, Jazz Hybrid, City, City Hybrid, BR-V, Accord, CR-V or Odyssey, register it in the month of April to be eligible for special rewards. The company expects this campaign to be a rewarding experience for buyers of... Read More

New Mazda3 gets Red Dot accolade

The New Mazda3 has been honored with the “Red Dot: Best of the Best” prize at the 2019 Red Dot product design awards. As an impressionable production model, the new Mazda3 in its fourth-generation again carries the KODO: Soul of Motion theme. Red Dot considers the Mazda3’s design genuinely groundbreaking and visionary. The new Mazda3, available in hatchback and sedan versions, joins the growing list of Red Dot award-winning Mazda models. Mazda and the other winners will receive their awards on 8 July at the 2019 Red Dot award ceremony in Essen’s Aalto Theater. The new Mazda3 will then... Read More

Porsche Taycan nears pre-production test completion

The anticipated Porsche Taycan, the brand’s first purely electrically driven sports car, is currently completing its final test drives before it enters series production. Porsche Taycan test venues Porsche chose one of the coldest climate countries in the world to try out the Taycan’s true potential. The snow and ice test is conducted in Scandinavia, a few kilometers from the Artic circle. At the same time, Porsche engineers are taking advantage of the summer in the Southern Hemisphere. In South Africa, they are conducting performance tests, as well as final adjustments in terms of continuous performance and reproducibility. Meanwhile,... Read More

Citroen enters Indian market

Citroen has made entry into India, as confirmed by Linda Jackson, Citroen’s Global CEO. As its first endeavor, the brand will introduce New Citroen models, starting with the C5 Aircross SUV, next year. Citroen has announced the ‘Inspired by You’ branding push for its market offensive in India. Following the announcement by Carlos Tavares (Chairman of the PSA Group Managing Board), and within the framework of the 2nd phase of the Push to Pass plan, n a local press conference, which took place in Chennai. Tavares, Emmanuel Delay (PSA Group India-Pacific Regional Director), Roland Bouchara (Citroën India Sales and... Read More

New Toyota Yaris up for bookings

As always, prior to the official unveiling, UMW Toyota Motor has announced booking availability for the 2019 Toyota Yaris, the newest compact on the block. The Toyota Yaris with its brand new ‘sturdier’ look is set to rival that of its rival, the Honda HR-V. The front of the new Yaris carries a more aggressive look thanks to a protruding and sharper nose tip with the single-piece grille. The bumper has fresh structure with a ‘little’ spoiler beneath. The sculpted shoulder lines and sedan-like silhouette give the car its masculine character. From the rear, a sporty SUV persona comes... Read More

New Nissan Sedan & two Electric Concepts at 2019 Shanghai Motor Show.

As the Shanghai Motor Show approaches, Nissan will be premiering an all-new Sedan and two other electric concept vehicles at one of the largest auto show events, this part of the world. The 18th Shanghai International Automobile Exhibition will take place at the National Exhibition and Convention Center. The show runs from April 18-25. New Nissan Sedan The New sedan features Nissan’s latest distinctive design cues and offers an array of technologies that embody Nissan Intelligent Mobility, the company’s vision for changing how cars are powered, driven and integrated into society. First unveiled in January at the 2019 NAIAS... Read More

Shell Malaysia gets Green Building Index Cert., first in Asia Pacific

Shell Malaysia has been awarded tthe Green Building Index (GBI) Certification, the first in Asia Pacific. Two of its stations, Shell Damansara Jaya and Shell Taman Connaught are now recognized as ‘green buildings’. The certification is the country’s industry recognized green rating tool for buildings. It promotes sustainability in the built environment and raise awareness among Developers, Architects, Engineers, Planners, Designers, Contractors and the Public about environmental issues and responsibility to the future generations. With the introduction of the new Retail Fuel category within the Green Building Index, Malaysia’s green rating tool to promote sustainable construction and buildings, it... Read More

Proton continues an upbeat trend after first quarter 2019

National Carmakers Proton reported a new record for its first quarter earnings. Over the first three months, Proton’s sales have been encouraging thanks largely to the X70 SUV. Registrations until March totalled 6,145 units representing a market share of 11%, an improvement of 2.6% compared to the same month in 2018. According to Proton, the spike in car registrations outpaced the Total Industry Volume (TIV) by four times. In fact, the TIV for March saw an increase by 11.8 % compared to last year. From the total registrations, Proton took up 46.1 %, equivalent to a growth rate nearly... Read More

Shell announces new Rimula range of lubricants

Shell Malaysia has released its new Shell Rimula range of lubricants for pickups and light duty trucks. The new Shell Rimula Light Duty ranges are the Shell Rimula Light Duty LD4 15W-40 (API CI-4) and LD5 10W-40 (API CK-4) Synthetic Technology. They are specially formulated to ensure optimum performance for trucks that operate in frequent stop-start and idling conditions while carrying variable heavy loads. The mineral oil-based Shell Rimula Light Duty LD4 is aimed at meeting the needs of light duty trucks that are the workhorses of almost every commercial enterprise. The fully synthetic Shell Rimula Light Duty LD5... Read More


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