MG HS News in Malaysia

  • Chinese SUVs continue outselling the Honda CR-V in Thailand in Jan and Feb 2022

    The days when the Honda CR-V was the favourite SUV of choice by Thai buyers seem to be a thing of the past as it has been outsold by two of its more affordable and feature-packed Chinese rivals. For the first two months of 2022, the Haval H6 and MG HS have been dominating the Kingdom’s C-SUV segment. According to sales data compiled by Autolife Thailand, 2,388 units of C-segment SUVs were sold in January and February 2022. Leading the way is the Haval H6 with 701 units which also holds nearly 30

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    Mar 29, 2022

  • 7 photos of the 2022 MG HS PHEV facelift; 67 km electric range, first launch outside China

    While the 2022 MG ZS EV facelift stood in the limelight at the 2022 Bangkok International Motor Show (BIMS), sitting alongside it and enjoying a quieter launch is the 2022 MG HS Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV) facelift. Priced from THB 1,299,000 (~RM 164,000), the new MG HS PHEV features a new look to match its family. Although MG Thailand calls this a ‘minor change’ there is nothing minor with the changes in looks for the MG HS. Gone is the chrome sunken grille and in its place is a more stylish black gr


    Mar 28, 2022

  • MG: We’re coming to Malaysia this year, MG HS and MG ZS to launch in 2022

    2022 could very well be the year MG returns to Malaysia after a 17-year hiatus, as the British-Chinese marque has revealed plans to expand into Malaysia sometime this year. During an online press conference earlier this week, Zhang Haibo, Managing Director of SAIC Motor CP Co. Ltd. and MG Sales (Thailand) confirmed MG’s re-entry into Malaysia later this year, as reported by our sister site Autofun. Also Read: Spied: 2021 MG ZS EV spotted testing in Malaysia - launching next year? According to hi


    Jan 19, 2022

  • MG HS spotted in Malaysia again, so is it finally launching in 2022?

    The MG HS is perhaps the longest automotive tease in Malaysia. The C-segment SUV first surfaced in Malaysia back in 2020 and it has been almost two years of on-and-off teasing. This time around, thanks to social media posts, someone got up close and personal with the MG HS in Penang, documenting some details in the process. Also Read: 2021 MG HS – What is it and can it challenge the Proton X70? From the photos, this red MG HS gets a monocular camera and milli-meter wave radar, 18-inch alloy whee


    Jan 13, 2022

  • Honda CR-V outsold by not 1, but 2 Chinese SUVs in Thailand in Oct 2021!

    While Chinese cars are still mostly viewed unfavourably in Malaysia (unless they’re Proton-badged Geelys), the Thais seem to be more accepting of models coming from the Middle Kingdom. According to October 2021 sales data, the two most popular C-segment SUVs in the Kingdom were the Haval H6 Hybrid and MG HS with 536 units and 443 units respectively. The two Chinese SUVs easily outsold the Honda CR-V which saw 423 units sold in Thailand in the same period. This was the third month in the row that

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    Jan 5, 2022

  • China now ranks behind Korea as Australia 4th biggest source of cars, MG biting Nissan

    Ever since Holden’s Elizabeth plant was shut down in 2017, Australia has been a 100 percent import-only car market. Ford, Toyota, Mitsubishi too had shut down their respective manufacturing plants there earlier. Australia now imports most of its cars from Japan (33.9 percent), followed by Thailand (21.8 percent), and South Korea (13.6 percent). As of October 2021, Australia has sold a total of 890,790 units of passenger cars and commercial vehicles this year, up 22.7 percent from last year, acco


    Dec 6, 2021

  • Thais will soon be able to buy a brand-new MG via Shopee Live

    Online shopping platforms have become the go-to place for people to get all sorts of things from groceries to the latest threads. Seeing growth in online shopping in Thailand, MG Thailand is collaborating with Shopee to sell its models via Shopee Live. Though carmakers have collaborated with e-commerce platforms to sell exclusive cars online, few have set up an online store on these platforms to sell their models. In commemoration of Shopee Thailand's 9.9 Super Shopping Day, MG will be the first

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    Sep 4, 2021

  • Upcoming cars in Malaysia for 2021, from Iriz crossover to GR 86

    As we venture further into Q2 of 2021 with several launches already taken place earlier this year, let’s continue looking forwards to upcoming cars that are slated to be launched in Malaysia sometime in 2021. Do note that some of the cars mentioned are based on prediction, with varying levels of possibility. With that out of the way, let us crack on. Upcoming cars in 2021 - Toyota Camry facelift / GR 86 UMW Holdings Berhad outlined the models that are set to be introduced here in the fourth quar


    Apr 24, 2021

  • MG Thailand doubles xEV battery production, boost in demand for PHEVs

    MG Thailand will double its battery production for PHEVs to serve growing demand in the market. Bangkok Post reports that MG’s manufacturing plant in Chon Buri will ramp the battery production to 700-800 units per month from the current 300-400 units per month. One of the PHEVs sold by MG Thailand is the MG HS PHEV. Also read: New 2021 MG HS PHEV launched in Thailand – Proton X70 rival goes electric! The MG HS PHEV is built in Thailand and launched last year, shares the same platform with the fu


    Mar 23, 2021

  • MG HS outsold Honda CR-V in Thailand, capturing 30% market share in 2020!

    In 2020, a total of 20,267 units (a drop from 21,852 units in 2019) of C-segment SUVs were sold in Thailand but in a remarkable twist, taking the top spot for the year was the MG HS. The British-Chinese C-SUV successfully took the top spot from 2019’s leader, the Honda CR-V. According to data obtained from Headlight Magazine, MG Thailand has sold a total of 6,008 units of the HS in 2020, capturing 29.6% of market share. Even though Honda launched a facelifted version of the CR-V in the Land of S

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    Feb 17, 2021

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