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  • Perodua now controls over 40% of Malaysia's 2023 new car sales - 97,438 units as of April

    As of April 2023, Perodua has increased its market share in Malaysia’s total new car sales from 39.1 percent in 2022 to 40.7 percent. Perodua registered 18,874 units in April 2023, that’s 41.3 percent lower than the previous month but March’s sales record were an outlier as it was the final registration month to qualify for sales tax (SST) exemption for locally assembled (CKD) cars booked between June 2020 and June 2022. March’s 32,179 units was the highest monthly sales ever recorded in Perodua


    May 26, 2023

  • This is why your simple Perodua Axia can't have a simple 'Off' mode for its headlamps

    The D74 generation 2023 Perodua Axia is one of the simplest, cheapest new car on sale today in Malaysia. Barring the soon-to-be-announced basic manual transmission E variant, prices for the 2023 Perodua Axia range starts from RM 38,600. Drivers of cheap and simple cars like the Axia ought to be able to do simple like turning off the lights without flipping through the owner’s manual (which by the way, is now only available in electronic PDF format). Except that we are now in 2023 and sometimes t


    May 11, 2023

  • Promising full transparency, Chairman Toyoda explains why no recall / stop sales of Toyota Vios in Malaysia

    Procedural irregularity in applying for UN R95 certification - only 539 units of Toyota Vios in Malaysia are affected, versus 75,750 units (including Yaris hatchback) in Thailand Re-test done by external agency appointed by Belgian government with production car parts - UN R95 standard is still met, no recall necessary Pause of deliveries in Thailand only because Thai authorities want to witness the re-test, while Malaysian authorities are satisfied with results of the first re-test When Daihats


    May 8, 2023

  • MIROS: No complaints received from buyers of the D74A 2023 Perodua Axia, but we will look into it

    The Malaysian Institute of Road Safety Research, better known as MIROS, will be assessing the safety of the D74A 2023 Perodua Axia. The head of MIROS, Professor Dr Wong Shaw Voon told FreeMalaysiaToday, “We haven’t received any complaints, but we’ll look into Perodua’s claims.” In the wake of the fiasco that came to light last week, Perodua and UMW Toyota Motor issued separate statements, mentioning that the D74A Axia and AC100 Toyota Vios won’t be recalled and sales of both models will continue


    May 2, 2023

  • Perodua CEO: D74A 2023 Perodua Axia is safe for driving and no recall will be issued

    Perodua has just released a statement regarding a safety compliance issue that was discovered earlier this week. According to Perodua President and Chief Executive Officer Dato’ Sri Zainal Abidin Ahmad, "Daihatsu Co. Ltd issued a media statement on 28 April 2023 highlighting its “procedural irregularity” on the testing of four models, which include the new Perodua Axia." He added, "We wish to offer some background, insight and perspective on the nature of this announcement, especially in referen


    Apr 30, 2023

  • Chairman Akio Toyoda is furious, suspends shipment of Perodua Axia and Toyota Vios part after safety compliance issue found

    Late yesterday night at around 9 pm Japan time, Toyota Chairman Akio Toyoda and CEO Koji Sato hastily organized an emergency live press conference. It was revealed that Toyota’s compact car subsidiary Daihatsu, responsible for developing the AC100 generation 2023 Toyota Vios (also known as Yaris Ativ in Thailand) and D74A 2023 Perodua Axia, had submitted side-impact crash safety test results done using a different part from those fitted on production cars delivered to customers. A total of 76,28


    Apr 29, 2023

  • Video: One of our writers bought the all-new 2023 Perodua Axia and we came to collect it!

    Parting is such bittersweet sorrow and that is the feeling I got when I decided to say goodbye to my 20-year-old Proton Waja. The Arctic Blue sedan has seen its fair share of scrapes, bumps, wears, tears, as well as numerous headlights and door handles replaced but after serving me and my family for around 360,000 km, we had to move on. Based on my budget, the prime replacement candidate was a Perodua and it was either an Ativa or the all-new Axia. In the end, this Coral Blue Axia was my choice

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    Apr 28, 2023

  • Video: KL-Melaka-KL in a single tank? Challenge accepted in the all-new 2023 Perodua Axia!

    When it comes to Perodua’s entry-level cars, it’s a given that these little tikes offer great fuel economy and in the case of the all-new 2023 Perodua Axia, that remains pretty much true or is it? The all-new Axia is the most advanced it has ever been for Perodua’s long line of entry-level cars which goes back to the Perodua Kancil with a modern D-CVT automatic offered across the range and the top-of-the-line 1.0 AV available with the Perodua Smart Drive Assist (PSDA) ADAS suite. While the Axia

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    Apr 27, 2023

  • D74A Perodua Axia's Indo twin makes it into Indonesia's top 10 best-selling cars in March 2023

    According to the latest wholesale data by Gaikindo, one of the D74A Perodua Axia’s Indonesian twins managed to achieve something its predecessor failed to do, reaching the top ten of Indonesia’s best-selling cars in March 2023. Then again, the all-new generation of the Toyota Agya/Daihatsu Ayla is an accomplished city car much like its Malaysian sibling. As such, 3,475 units of the Daihatsu Ayla and 2,349 units of the Toyota Agya were sold in the first month following its launch. That puts the A

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    Apr 19, 2023

  • Perodua introduces 'Menu Rahmah' service package for Axia and Bezza owners this Raya, 30 percent discount

    Perodua has launched the Perodua Auto Rahmah 2023 service package, offering a 30% discount on parts and labor costs for Perodua Axia and Perodua Bezza owners. This special service package is in response to the recently launched Auto Rahmah Package by the Ministry of Investment, Trade and Industry (MITI) under the Government's Payung Rahmah Programme, aimed at alleviating the impact of rising prices on Malaysians. To be eligible for this campaign, Perodua Axia and Perodua Bezza owners need to sch


    Apr 12, 2023

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