Day 2 at KLIMS ’10, highlighting Hyundai and Mitsubishi Motors

 The 2010 Kuala Lumpur International Motor Show (KLIMS) day 2 continued to reap more and more visitors in the excess of thirty thousand, with thousands already queuing up when the doors opened at 10 a.m. on the dot at the Putra World Trade Centre (PWTC) today. Hyundai Sime Darby Motors and Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia are the main exhibits at Hall 4 and we decided to get a close-up with their concept cars and production models both current and new. Hyundai, of course, is showcasing the facelifted Santa Fe (above) and new Avante (above right), as well as the ix-Metro... Read More

Successful kick-off to KLIMS ’10

The 2010 Kuala Lumpur International Motor Show (KLIMS) officially kicked off today at the Putra World Trade Centre (PWTC) with an exclusive VIP and media preview. Officiated by the Minister of Transport Dato’ Seri Kong Cho Ha (above), KLIMS ’10 opens its doors to the public from tomorrow onwards until 12 December. KLIMS ’10, held once in a three-year period, is not to be missed by ardent auto enthusiasts, car buyers and just about anyone who’s keen about cars and bikes. This year’s theme features “We Care” to signify the dawning of Electric vehicles and Hybrid cars in Malaysia.... Read More

Change in the chain of command at Mercedes-Benz Malaysia

 Mercedes-Benz Malaysia President and CEO Peter Honegg, has been named Managing Director and CEO of Mercedes-BenzIndia, a position that he will assume in the first quarter of 2011. Roland S. Folger who is currently responsible for Market Management of Mercedes-Benz Vans in Stuttgart, Germany will succeed Honegg as Mercedes-BenzMalaysia’s President and CEO effective 1 February 2011. Mr. Folger brings with him 30 years of experience having held numerous positions within Daimler AG, Daimler Singapore and Mercedes-BenzUSA in sales, marketing and product management functions. Mr Honegg, who was appointed to his current post in 2006, is largely credited for the... Read More

Win Broquet and BorPower products at KLIMS ’10

 Motorsport Media Sdn Bhd., the official Online Motorsport Media for the 2010 Kuala Lumpur International Motor Show (KLIMS ’10), will be giving away Goodyear merchandise, Broquet and BORPower products to registered and lucky KLIMS ’10 visitors at our booth situated at M4 (Hall 1). The KLIMS ’10 will take place at the Putra World Trade Centre (PWTC) from 3 – 12 December, less than 4 days to go. Broquet and BORPower are relatively popular fuel saving and engine efficiency enhancement products that suit gasoline and diesel engines. Both products have been testified by industry experts for their acclaimed quality... Read More

Honda Malaysia conceptualizes Concept M for enthusiasts

Honda Malaysia today launched a series of special edition vehicles collectively known as the Concept M models. Named after the first letters of Honda’s official accessories partners ‘M’odulo and ‘M’ugen, this special fleet of cars are factory fitted with their respective accessories and are available exclusively in shades of white. According to Encik Rohime Shafie, President and Chief Operating Officer of Honda Malaysia, the Company is committed to continue to excite and fulfil customers’ demands in line with its goal to achieve Customer Satisfaction No. 1. As such, Concept M models are created to meet customers’ preference and expectations... Read More

Goodyear Malaysia introduces Goodyear Highway Helper iPhone App

 To stay one step ahead in the digital and social media sphere, Goodyear Malaysia has recently launched the Goodyear Highway Helper iPhone application and has even revamped its website to bring the brand even closer to consumers. The Goodyear Highway Helper, a free downloadable application from Apple iTunes, provides users with quick access to important contact information – such as emergency help, police, tow trucks and taxis. It also contains helpful car maintenance advice, safe driving tips and troubleshooting guides, along with dealer search functions. The Goodyear Highway Helper is equipped with fun, interactive games which can even be... Read More

New Porsche Cayman R takes the stage at LA Auto show

 The LA Auto Show from 19 – 28 November will see a plethora of World Premieres all happening at the Figueroa Street in Los Angeles, CA. American and Japanese marques will take center stage at the100th edition of the LA Auto show. The exciting premieres include Acura TSX Sedan, Cadillac Concept, Chevrolet Camaro Convertible, Chrysler 200 Seda, Honda electric Concept, KIA Optima Hybrid, Mazda Shinari Concept, Mercedes-Benz CLS63 AMG, Mitsubishi i-MiEV, Nissan Ellure Concept, Nissan Murano Cross Cabriolet Concept, Nissan Quest, Range Rover Evoque, SAAB 9-4X crossover, Subaru Concept, Toyota RAV4 EV Concept, Porsche Cayman R, Volkswagen Eos and... Read More

AmBank Supercharger challenge coincides with KLIMS ’10

 AmBank, the official bank of the 2010 Kuala Lumpur International Motor Show (KLIMS), has launched the AmBank SUPERCHARGERS Challenge especially for existing Ambank and potential customers. The AmBank Superchargers challenge kicked off on 13 November and would proceed right up to the 31 December 2010. With two super prizes and KLIMS tickets up for grabs, the AmBank Superchargers challenge will surely be one of the main highlights during the pre-KLIMS period and at the main event scheduled from 3 – 12 December at the Putra World Trade Centre (PWTC). In addition, AmBank will be offering visitors of KLIMS the... Read More

Michelin ventures into Auto Accessories

 For most of us, Michelin is synonymous with premium tyres for every type of vehicle. Now, consumers can experience the same quality and innovation associated with Michelin tyres, with the Michelin automotive accessories range. The Michelin range currently comprises 23 products in six different categories namely; wiper blades, foot pumps, car mats, tyre inflators, digital tyre gauges and air fresheners. Michelin Malaysia Sdn Bhd Managing Director, Yves Pouliquen said each product was designed to bring something unique to consumers either through its concept, design or specification and to convey the French tyre makers’ renowned brand values, namely quality, safety... Read More

Honda City in a Taffeta White shade

Honda Malaysia has added a new color to their existing Honda City variant, the Taffeta White. The City’s new paint now brings a choice of four (4) colors for customers to choose from, which also include Alabaster Silver, Polished Metal and Crystal Black Pearl. Since its launch in December 2008, the 3rd Generation City has sold more than 36,000 units. With the Taffeta White, Honda Malaysia is targeting a monthly sales of 1,700 units with 40% of sales deriving from the Taffeta White. In conjunction with the new color introduction, Honda Malaysia takes the opportunity to promote the notions... Read More

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