The new Wave Dash presents the most dynamic form of Honda cub bikes yet

The new Honda Wave Dash RS 110cc – RSR 115cc cub bikes offered in two variants were introduced by Boon Siew Honda yesterday. Available in electric and kick-start starters, the Wave Dash embodies a cub bike for the modern community. Inheriting main components from the previous Wave 110 model, the new Honda motorcycle provides further performance, unequivocal convenience, riding experience, safety and design. The enhanced Wave Dash is the second product of Honda’s “All Mode Might Series”. The Wave Dash motorcycle design maintains aerodynamic elements from the current CBR 250 R offered by Boon Siew, while sporting a fresh... Read More

Continental continues to excel following 140 years of existence

Since its birth in 1871 in the City of Hanover, the Deutschland-based automotive, tyre and rubber company has continued to grow and reached the status of a leading global automotive supplier. This year, Continental observes its 140th anniversary and its 193 global representatives are working out individual plans for employees, dealers and customers. “Our customers and business partners profit from our years-long experience, our innovative prowess, our increasingly international orientation and our broadly based product portfolio in different sectors of business,” said Dr. Elmar Degenhart, chairman of the Executive Board of Continental AG. On 8 October 1871, nine Hanover-based... Read More

A millionth Toyota rolls out of UMW Toyota Motor’s ASSB facility

UMW Toyota Motor yesterday rolled out its 1 millionth vehicle at its Shah Alam manufacturing plant – the Assembly Services Sdn Bhd (ASSB). The 1,000,000th car, a Toyota Vios TRD Sportivo (above), marked a milestone for UMW Toyota Motor as the first non-national car company to achieve one-million vehicles manufactured in the country. Since its establishment in 1968, ASSB has been responsible for the manufacture of major Toyota variants, including many classic and popular late 60s, 70s, 80s and 90s models, such as; Toyota Corolla KE 10, numerous Corollas and Corona. As of 2011, the plant builts five major... Read More

Proton Persona’s Better, Undoubtedly campaign

 Proton Edar today held a refreshed campaign entitled ‘Persona – Better, Undoubtedly’ for one of its best selling variant, the Persona. As part of its continued commitment to enrich the lives of Malaysians, Proton Edar’s Persona campaign is intended to breath fresh air into the mature variant and continue its appeal. The ‘Better, Undoubtedly’ campaign, an outreach program, is to be led by current Persona ambassador Jack Lim from MY FM and two new ambassadors; DJ Lin from Suria FM, Aanantha from THR Raaga. These ambassadors will engage in a five-month campaign to impart Malaysians on the car’s drivability... Read More

Chevolet Volt attains World Green Car of Year

The Chevrolet Volt was named 2011 World Green Car of the Year at last week’s New York Auto International Auto Show. The Volt was selected from an entry of 12 vehicles of different marques all over the globe. In the final selection, amongst the three World Green COTY finalists: the Chevrolet Volt, the BMW 320d Efficient Dynamics Edition and the Nissan Leaf, the Volt came up tops. Chevrolet’s first mass produced electric car which could churn out a total range of up to 379 miles is an all-electrically driven vehicle designed and engineered to operate in all climates. Powered... Read More

The updated and previous generation of the Honda Accords’ journey of Ambition

 Honda Malaysia’s latest roadshow ” The Journey of Ambition” at the One Utama Shopping mall gave the general public an opportunity to traverse the beginnings of the popular large sedan Honda Accord to the current and updated Accord for 2011. The 2011 Accord, based on the eighth generation variant which first came about in 2008, is highlighted by more value-added features and has been bestowed a little more character on the exterior. The Accord debut in 1976 as one of Honda’s vital variants, and thirty five years later, the variant continues to emphasize Honda’s automotive design elements, innovations and... Read More

Mercedes-Benz Malaysia activates Historic Concours for vintage die-hards

The first “Historic Mercedes-Benz Concours 2011” to be staged here on May 8 will see the largest ever convergence of the vintage three-pointed star marque in South East Asia to celebrate the 125th anniversary of the invention and innovation of Daimler and Benz. The Concours is Mercedes-BenzMalaysia’s initiative to celebrate Mercedes Benz’s jubilee year commemorated worldwide to mark Mercedes-Benz’s 125 Years of Innovation and mark the registration of Carl Benz’s “vehicle with gas-engine drive” bearing patent number 37435 with the Berlin Patent Office on January 29, 1886. At the same time as Benz, Gottlieb Daimler developed the first four-wheeled... Read More

Volkswagen continues 5-year unlimited warranty & introduces roadside assistance

 With Volkswagen, our customers always get more than they will ever need. The Volkswagen 5-year warranty with unlimited mileage was launched last year and today, Volkswagen Group Malaysia (VGM) is pleased to announce the Volkswagen 5-year premium roadside assistance. In a statement, Mr Andreas Prinz, Managing Director of VGM said: “These exclusive programmes by VGM are our way of ensuring that our customers and brand loyalists get to spend more time having fun driving and less on worrying. It also provides ease of mind by ensuring all our customers that their Volkswagen remains a Volkswagen. Of course, they may... Read More

Goodyear collaborates with AAM in inaugural “Women with Drive” program

 The alliance of Goodyear Malaysia and Automobile Association of Malaysia (AAM) today yielded the first of a kind “Women with Drive” program in the country. The program, which has started in Australia, China, Indonesia, India and The Philippines, is dedicated to empower Malaysian female drivers from first-time car buyers to experienced drivers. The “Women with Drive” program is a complimentary community service workshop, especially for women. It will be conducted by Goodyear Autocare experts who hold the responsibility to educate the female recruits on vehicle maintenance, driving styles and road safety aspects. At the program’s climax, the “ Women... Read More

Ducati mega gathering at Times Square

 Next Bike Sdn Bhd, a wholly owned subsidiary of the NAZA Group of Companies and the sole distributor for DUCATI bikes in Malaysia, teamed up with Ducati Owners Club Malaysia to spearhead another Ducati Mega Gathering last weekend at the Times Square Kuala Lumpur. The mega gathering set a record for the most number of Ducati Bikes, 110 to be exact, present at the Times Square KL in conjunction with the Shell Advance 4T Road show. A convoy of Ducatis, powered by Shell V-Power Racing and lubricated by Shell Advance Ultra motorcycle oil, started the journey from NAZA Auto... Read More


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