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  • 5-11 December 2020 Fuel Price update: Both petrol and diesel increase
    News

    This weeks fuel prices continue its upward trend, rising 3 sen for petrol and 5 sen for diesel. The fuel prices for the upcoming week will be as follows: RON 95 – RM 1.70/liter (+RM 0.03) RON 97 – RM 2.00/liter (+RM 0.03) Diesel Euro 2M – RM 1.90 (+RM 0.05) Diesel Euro 5 – RM 2.03 (+RM 0.05)

    Sanjay

    Sanjay

    Dec 04, 2020

  • Thailand's blue or Malaysia's red? Which do you prefer on the 2020 Honda City?
    News

    We previously reported that the Honda City e:HEV powered by the 1.5-litre i-MMD full hybrid petrol engine made its official debut in Thailand alongside the Honda City Hatchback. Now the car in its hero Obsidian Blue Pearl colour is on display at the 2020 Thailand International Motor Expo (TIME).The Honda City e:HEV in Thailand is identical to the Honda City RS that will soon make its arrival in Malaysia come January 2021.If you’re wondering about the name difference, Honda Malaysia has dec

    Jerrica

    Jerrica

    Dec 04, 2020

  • Honda City outsells Yaris ATIV/Vios in Thailand in October 2020
    News

    It appears that the appeal of ‘lambang’ H is not confined to Malaysia as the Honda City is the best-selling B-segment sedan in Thailand for the month of October.With 3,024 units sold in the Land of Smiles, that easily puts ahead of rivals like the Toyota Yaris ATIV (Vios to us Malaysians but with a smaller 1.2-litre engine) and the Nissan Almera.Both the Yaris ATIV and Almera recorded 2,096 and 1,621 units sold in the same month respectively.According to Headlight Magazine, this is t

    CY Foong

    CY Foong

    Dec 04, 2020

  • Malaysia-assembled 2021 Volvo S90 facelift debuts in Thailand, ahead of us
    News

    The 2021 Volvo S90 facelift has arrived in Thailand, a regional debut made at the 2020 Thailand International Motor Expo. The Volvo S90 facelift is imported (CBU) from Malaysia, prices have yet to be announced.Changes on the exterior are subtle. There are new fog lights, a new spoiler design, new design elements in the taillamps and new bumpers with more pronounced chrome pieces.Inside, the upgraded Bowers and Wilkins audio system gets a new amplifier, automatic vehicle noise cancellation and a

    Shaun

    Shaun

    Dec 04, 2020

  • Perodua still sells 2x as many cars as Proton, why hasn’t MCO affected Perodua?
    Good Reads

    With the on-going Covid-19 putting a damper on businesses, you would expect that a budget car brand like Perodua, whose range of lower priced A- and B-segment cars are bought mostly by lower income B40 group consumers, will be affected more than higher range brands.Actually the opposite is true. While the government’s temporary suspension of sales tax have artistically boosted market demand, Perodua dealers are reporting a higher number of customers downgrading from Japanese brands to a Pe

    Hans

    Hans

    Dec 04, 2020

  • Fancy switching from a Proton to a Volvo or a Lotus?
    News

    Imagine one day, you pay for a monthly car subscription service and you get to switch from a Proton X50 in one month to a Volvo S90 or a Lotus Elise the next.Well, considering how many brands Geely currently owns, it comes as no surprise that the Chinese giant is looking to launch a cross-brand subscription service in the future according to Autocar.While emphasizing that the idea is still at a discussion stage, Uday Senapati, the executive director of corporate strategy and product management a

    CY Foong

    CY Foong

    Dec 04, 2020

  • MySejahtera scan compulsory in e-hailing rides
    News

    In the latest update in the standard operating procedures (SOP) for the reinstated Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) in the country, all passengers of public transports, including buses, trains, taxis and even e-hailing rides, are required to scan their MySejahtera tracing apps.All e-hailing vehicles will now have an individual MySejahtera QR code for e-hailers to scan. In the event a passenger does not have a smart device, they are required to fill in their details on a record book prep

    Jerrica

    Jerrica

    Dec 04, 2020

  • 2021 Toyota GR Yaris is heading to Malaysia, makes pit stop at TIME 2020
    News

    The award-winning 2021 Toyota GR Yaris hot hatch has been launched at the 37th Thailand International Motor Expo (TIME) 2020 ahead of its Malaysian debut on 17-December. Lucky Thai car enthusiasts!The rally car for the streets is definitely one of the biggest highlights at the Toyota booth. Placed front and centre, the GR Yaris differs from the regular Yaris not just in looks but also in terms of power.The entire body is bespoke and the GR Yaris is the only 3-door Yaris that’s currently av

    CY Foong

    CY Foong

    Dec 04, 2020

  • Indonesia's 7-seat Hyundai Creta is coming to Malaysia in 2022, upsets Proton X50's export plans
    News

    Chinese market 5-seater Hyundai ix25 shownThe Hyundai Creta is a B-segment SUV aimed at emerging markets. Also known as the Hyundai ix25 in some markets, the Creta is positioned lower (and cheaper) than the same segment but more sophisticated Hyundai Kona.5-seater South African model shownThe Creta is also a twin of the Kia Seltos, as both cars share the same platform. Of course, being a B-segment SUV, it also competes against the Proton X50, and in Indonesia, the Mitsubishi Xpander Cross and Ho

    Hans

    Hans

    Dec 04, 2020

  • More Proton X70s deployed to assist the Ministry of Health in Sabah
    News

    Proton handed over 8 units of the Proton X70 to the Ministry of Health (MOH) for use in Sabah. The vehicles will be used to assist in the Ministry’s logistics and surveillance efforts in the ongoing efforts to curb the Covid-19 pandemic. The handover was done at Fook Loi Corporation’s Proton 4S outlet in Kota Kinabalu.Throughout the year, Proton has been actively supporting MOH in various ways to help in the fight against Covid-19. The loan of the 8 cars to MOH Sabah is in addition t

    Jerrica

    Jerrica

    Dec 04, 2020