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  • MCO extended to whole of Peninsular Malaysia starting 22-Jan
    News

    The National Security Council (MKN) has announced that the Movement Control Order (MCO) has now been extended to cover the entire Peninsular Malaysia, including Perlis which was previously under Recovery MCO. These states will be observing MCO from Friday 22 January to Thursday 4 February 2021.This announcement comes 1 week after Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin declared that MCO will be reinstated in 5 states and 3 federal territories while the rest of the states except for Perlis and Sa

    Jerrica

    Jerrica

    Jan 19, 2021

  • No dine-ins at restaurants, but nobody said you can’t dine in your car
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    Now that MCO is in effect in the entire country except for Sarawak, restaurants have been forced to operate via a takeaway and food delivery basis as no dine-ins are allowed, much to the dismay of foodies. But this uncle and auntie have come up with a brilliant idea to overcome the no dine-in rule by setting up a dining area in his car!In a video originally uploaded on TikTok, a user was happily explaining that since no dine-ins are allowed, this uncle has come up with a brilliant plan by settin

    Jerrica

    Jerrica

    Jan 19, 2021

  • As Geely and Tencent reached an agreement, will future Proton models support WeChat?
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    Geely, the parent company of Proton, has recently announced an agreement with WeChat’s Tencent. The automotive and tech giants will work together in the digitalization field, intelligent cockpits, autonomous drive, and low carbon development.Both parties will work together in developing the next-generation intelligent vehicle cockpits by integrating both Geely and Tencent ecosystems. As Tencent is more than just WeChat, we can imagine that a unified Geely and WeChat user interface could do

    CY Foong

    CY Foong

    Jan 19, 2021

  • UMW Toyota Motor makes final call for last few units of Toyota GR Yaris
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    Just like everywhere else in the world, the Toyota GR Yaris has received heaps of praises even here in Malaysia. Only 25,000 units of this homologated special are being produced by Toyota with less than 200 units earmarked for Malaysia.To be specific, that number is 127 units, and honestly, that sounds generous enough, considering that Thailand had only 71 units allocated for them. It appears that as fast as the GR Yaris is in terms of performance, it’s also driving out of showrooms as qui

    CY Foong

    CY Foong

    Jan 19, 2021

  • Truck wars: Mitsubishi Triton vs Toyota Hilux vs Isuzu D-Max
    Good Reads

    Shopping for a truck? Well, youre in luck! Its no understatement to say that when it comes to trucks, youre spoiled for choice, because the competitors in this segment are of such high quality. That doesnt mean we wont try to help you make an informed buying decision.2020 Mitsubishi Triton 2.4 Adventure XComing in with an eye-catching Sun Flare Orange Pearl, is the 2020 Mitsubishi Triton 2.4 Adventure X. Packing 181 PS & 430 Nm and Mitsubishis rallying know-how, the Triton promises on-road r

    Jason

    Jason

    Jan 19, 2021

  • Permai: Drivers of taxis, buses, and e-hailing vehicles to receive special RM 500 aid
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    Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yasin has announced a new assistance package known as Perlindungan Ekonomi Dan Rakyat Malaysia or Permai for short. The new assistant package includes several special aids for drivers of taxis, buses, e-hailing, and even tourist vehicle drivers.“To alleviate the burden faced by taxi and bus drivers, the Government has agreed to provide a one-off financial assistance of RM500 to 14,000 tourist guides as well as 118,000 drivers of taxis, school buses, tour bu

    Jerrica

    Jerrica

    Jan 19, 2021

  • Trademarked in Vietnam, could the Toyota Corolla Hatchback make an ASEAN debut?
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    Toyota recently registered both the Corolla Hatchback’s name and design in Vietnam, fuelling speculations that the model could be introduced in the country.The trademark filing was reported by Vietnamese media, which mentioned that the Corolla Hatchback was just one of many names registered by Toyota in Vietnam.After all, rivals like Mazda offers both the sedan and hatchback variants of the Mazda 3 in Vietnam, though the sedan variant outsells the hatchback variant by a fair margin. To rec

    Eric

    Eric

    Jan 19, 2021

  • Spied: GAC's Trumpchi GS3 Power spotted in Malaysia - new X50 rival coming soon?
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    Talk about a surprise - this camouflage-clad SUV you see here is very likely the GAC Trumpchi GS3 Power, doing its testing rounds in Malaysia.Shared to Funtasticko by user Jad BG, these spyshots seem to point towards the facelifted version of the Trumpchi GS3 Power. China-spec Trumpchi GS3.In China, the GS3 Power is powered by a choice of two 1.5-litre, mills: one three-cylinder engine making 163 PS/235 Nm and the other, a four-cylinder one churning 168 PS/265 Nm.The lower output engine is paire

    Sanjay

    Sanjay

    Jan 19, 2021

  • Mazda CX-5 sold out, currently with 2 months waiting list
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    2020 has been a challenging year for many, including car manufacturers like Mazda. Though at least with the SST exemption in place, sales were respectable. Sources close to the matter at hand revealed that the Mazda CX-5 is sold out.It is said that all Mazda CX-5 variants were completely sold out before 31 December 2020, which was original deadline for SST exemption.Currently, there is a temporary supply disruption due to the MCO 2.0 stop-work order. However, the Mazda Malaysia plant in Kulim ha

    Shaun

    Shaun

    Jan 19, 2021

  • All-new 2023 Mazda CX-50 rendered, BMW X4 fighter coming soon?
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    The current KF-generation Mazda CX-5 may be approaching four years old, but it appears that Mazda has some bigger plans up their sleeves for their SUV line-up in the near future.Seen here is a render of what could be the Mazda CX-50 – a brand-new model that could be introduced in 2023. As with other current-generation Mazda models, the rendered CX-50 gets an evolved form of Mazda’s Kodo design language.Like the Mazda CX-30, the imagined CX-50 also gets a generous dose of plastic clad

    Eric

    Eric

    Jan 19, 2021