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Toyota opens new service centre in Pandamaran, Klang

Toyota owners in Klang can look forward to one more conveniently located service centre to go to for their vehicle maintenance. Operated by PS Otomobil (Bukit Tinggi) Sdn. Bhd., the new 19-bay service centre is located at PT 7420 Jalan Kim Chuan, Pandamaran, 42000 Klang.The facility is an extension of PS Otomobil’s showroom in Bukit Tinggi, which has been an authorized dealer for Toyota since 2015.Commending PS Otomobil on their commitment to provide Toyota customers with high quality afte

Robert

Robert

Jul 30, 2019

Roslan Abdullah is Proton’s new VP for Sales and Marketing

Proton announces the appointment of Roslan Abdullah as Vice President, Sales and Marketing. Concurrently, he is also appointed the Chief Executive Officer of Proton Edar Sdn Bhd (PESB), a wholly owned subsidiary of Proton involved in the distribution of Proton cars and providing sales and after sales services to customers, effective June 1st, 2020.Having spent close to three decades in the automotive sector, Roslan brings with him a wealth of experience and knowledge about Malaysia’s autom

Jerrica

Jerrica

Jun 1, 2020

Selected Toyota service centres to re-open for business – for urgent jobs only

UMW Toyota Motor Sdn Bhd (UMWT) has received approval from MITI to re-open selected authorised Toyota service centres and will operate selected outlets for emergency and urgent service requirements, at minimum capacity.Under Phase 3 of the Movement Control Order, car service centres can apply for exemption from the mandatory business closure.At the moment, the company is unable to provide the list of service centres that will be re-opening (some outlets are still pending the necessary approvals)

Hans

Hans

Apr 21, 2020

Penang ferry service to continue on! Ministry of Finance to the rescue

A few days ago, the Penang Port Commission announced that they will be ending the iconic Penang ferry service entirely by 2022 much to the dismay of many. But the Ministry of Finance announced today that they will lend a helping hand to rescue the service.Finance Minister, Tengku Datuk Seri Zafrul Tengku Abdul Aziz, declared earlier today at the Dewan Rakyat that: “The government will impose a condition on Penang Port to carry on the iconic and heritage ferry service.”This condition

Jerrica

Jerrica

Dec 17, 2020

Majority of authorised Toyota/Lexus service centres to resume operations from today onwards

UMW Toyota Motor Sdn Bhd (UMWT) today announced that authorised Toyota and Lexus Sales and Service Outlets in its network that are located in areas observing the conditional Movement Control Order (MC), will be open for business from today Monday, 4 May 2020.Customers and public are advised that the opening of the Sales and Service Outlets will be based on approval and regulations by the respective local State Governments and they should call in advance to check on the operating days and hours o

Hans

Hans

May 4, 2020

Modenas perluas pusat “Service Plus” di Pantai Timur!

Motosikal dan Enjin Nasional Sdn Bhd  atau MODENAS telah memperluas rangkaian pusat perkhidmatan lepas jualannya di Negara ini dengan pembukaan pusat “Service Plus” yang kedua khusus di wilayah Pantai Timur.Terletak di Kuala Terengganu, ianya merupakan cawangan pusat “Service Plus” yang ke-37 di Negara ini yang dikendalikan oleh wakil MODENAS, DRZ Motorsport. untuk memenuhi keperluan pelanggan di negeri Terengganu dan juga di wilayah Pantai Timur.Majlis perasmian pem

Haris

Haris

Sep 21, 2020

Special Service Campaign Announced For Selected Toyota Models

UMW Toyota Motor Sdn Bhd (UMWT), distributor of Toyota and Lexus vehicles in Malaysia, today announced a Special Service Campaign (SSC) that involved replacement of the airbag inflator of certain Toyota models sold by the company. UMWT assures that the safety of its customers is always a top priority.The vehicles involved in this campaign were subjected to a previous Takata airbag inflator recall and repaired between 2014 and 2019, where certain number of vehicles were replaced with a non-desicc

Jack

Jack

Aug 30, 2019

SunAgata Supercars is the new Lamborghini distributor for Malaysia

Effective 1-Jan 2021, SunAgata Supercars Sdn Bhd has become the new sole distributor for Lamborghini cars in Malaysia, taking over from previous distributor JH Italia.The new team at SunAgata, a play on words of Lamborghini’s hometown SantAgata Bolognese, will be led by CEO Roland Chan.The press release from SunAgata said, “Alongside an experienced team of automotive professionals ensuring the highest quality of service at Lamborghini Kuala Lumpur, owners of Lamborghini vehicles proc

Hans

Hans

Jan 1, 2021

Full steam ahead for all Kia, Peugeot, and Citroen service centres

The Naza Group has resumed all operations for auto brands under their umbrella. That includes Naza Kia, Nasim (Peugeot), Naza Euro Motors (Citroen and DS), NZ Wheels (Mercedes-Benz service centres) and Naza Motor Trading at the Naza Automall PJ.Though Naza Kia initiated the “Kia Promise” warranty extension programme last month, they did not reopen their service centres until now. Service centres are still limited to appointment-base only so they encourage Kia owners to

Jerrica

Jerrica

May 5, 2020

Kia opens new 3S centre in Tampoi

Naza Kia Malaysia has launched a new 3S outlet in Tampoi. Operated by Supreme Priority Sdn Bhd., the dealer is Kia’s sixth outlet in Johor, and its 45th nationwide.Located along Jalan Tampoi in Tampoi New Village, the 3S Centre has a built-up area of 18,000 square feet with the capacity to display a total of 7 vehicles in the showroom while the two-service bay workshop is able to accommodate over 100 cars per month.“With the new Kia Tampoi 3S Centre, we have altogether six Kia outlet

Hans

Hans

Sep 9, 2019

It’s official – Berjaya Auto Alliance takes over Peugeot from Naza, Citroen dropped

Berjaya has confirmed that it will be taking over the Peugeot distributorship for Malaysia. The French brand will now be represented by a new company, Berjaya Auto Alliance Sdn Bhd (BAASB), which is 51 percent owned by Berjaya Corp Bhd and 20 percent by Bermaz Auto Bhd. The remaining stakeholders are not disclosed.Second generation Peugeot 2008 to be launched in Malaysia next yearA joint statement with Groupe PSA, Berjaya Corporation, and Bermaz Auto released earlier today said that BAASB will b

Hans

Hans

Dec 1, 2020

MCO 2.0: Car workshops and automotive factories allowed to operate

The Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) has released a list of companies that are allowed to operate during the second round of the Movement Control Order (MCO). Updated: MITI has done a U-Turn on the list of essential services, read more about it here. Update No.2: MITI has once again revised the essential services list, car factories will be allowed to continue operations effective immediately. On Monday (11/1/2021), Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin announced that MCO wi

Jerrica

Jerrica

Jan 12, 2021

Toyo Tires Proxes CR1 launched in Malaysia  – Improved safety and priced from RM 160

Toyo Tires has launched their latest Proxes CR1 passenger car and SUV tyres in Malaysia. The Proxes CR1 models are claimed to have four distinct benefits namely Silent, Safety, High-Grade and Comfort. SilentThe Proxes CR1 produces 11% less road noise compared to its predecessor, the Nano Energy 3. The Poxes CR1 uses noise reducing materials inside the tyre.Pitch noise is dispersed by the silent wall and out-in different pitch arrangement. A noise protection sheet is incorporated within the cons

Arif

Arif

Nov 21, 2020

Peugeot launches their new Peugeot e-Showroom so you can shop for a brand-new SUV online!

Nasim Sdn Bhd, the official distributor for the Peugeot brand in Malaysia, has announced their new e-showroom called Peugeot e-Showroom, on their official website to extend a boundless new level of convenience for customers to browse and purchase award-winning models such as the Peugeot 3008 SUV Plus and Peugeot 5008 SUV Plus.“The COVID-19 pandemic has transformed the way businesses and customers interact. Thus, having the right digital tools in place will provide our customers q

Brian

Brian

Jun 19, 2020

You can now order custom-made leather seats from DK Leather

DK Leather Seats Sdn Bhd (DKLS) sees that the demand for automotive leather seats has increased substantially since the 1960s. With this rise in trend, the brand has decided to open up its customisation service to the public via its retail arm brand, DK Schweizer.Having been a prominent leather upholstery manufacturer since 1997, DKLS manufactures, distributes, and installs automotive leather seat covers for Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM), Pre-Delivery Inspection (PDI) and Replacement Equ

CY Foong

CY Foong

Mar 10, 2021

Suzuki officially returns to Malaysia, Jimny and Swift Sport coming soon

Naza has confirmed that it will be taking over the Suzuki distributorship in Malaysia. The Suzuki marque will be represented by a new company called Naza Eastern Motors Sdn Bhd.According to a press release by Naza, the newly-formed company will be the sole distributor for Suzuki in Malaysia. Naza Eastern Motors will provide after-sales service for new-generation Suzuki models only.SM Nasarudin SM Nasimuddin, Group Executive Chairman/CEO, Naza Corporation Holdings said, “It brings us great

Eric

Eric

Apr 2, 2021

BMW Group Financial Services Malaysia hosts appreciation Night of Joy and Unity to celebrate corporate customers

BMW Group Financial Services Malaysia hosted their Customer Appreciation Night 2019 in recognition of their long-time customers and partners.Over 185 attendees comprising of top-level corporate customers and esteemed business partners of the premium automotive brand were treated a gourmet dinner accompanied by lively entertainment. Some also took home lucky draw prizes which included exclusive merchandise from BMW.CEO of BMW Group Financial Services Malaysia (BMW Credit (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. and

Eric

Eric

Sep 23, 2019

Can Peugeot’s new logo and distributor revive the brand in Malaysia?

Last week, Peugeot unveiled its latest logo and brand identity. The new logo is Peugeot’s 11th logo since the company’s inception in 1850.Peugeot says that they will begin rolling out their new brand identity across their communication materials and dealerships by the end of this month. They aim to complete the rebranding exercise by 2023.The first model to wear the new Peugeot logo will be the all-new, third-generation Peugeot 308. The model is to be introduced in Europe later this

Eric

Eric

Mar 1, 2021

Volvo opens new showroom in Ipoh and already 250 customers have paid a visit!

Volvo Car Malaysia (VCM) brings the Volvo Retail Experience to Perak with the opening of a brand new 3S centre in Ipoh.With a growing demand for the brand in that region, this is VCM and dealer-partner, iRoll Ipoh Sdn Bhd’s answer to catering to the potential owners in the northern region.The 3S centre will bring Scandinavian flair to Ipoh with the Scandinavian inspired showroom. It also has a fully equipped service centre with a total of 4 repair bays to service cars located aro

Jerrica

Jerrica

Nov 11, 2019

Mercedes-Benz Malaysia extends service and warranty grace period for customers

Mercedes-Benz Malaysia has announced that they will be providing an extended service and warranty grace period beyond 14 April 2020, in view of the extension of the Movement Control Order (MCO).If you’re a customer and your vehicle’s service period falls between 18 March and 28 April, a period of 60 days will be given from the expiration date of the MCO and it will not be counted as a missed service during the period.All warranties expiring between 18 March and 30 June 2020 will be h

Shaun

Shaun

Apr 14, 2020

Sarawak to open first multi-fuel station! Refuel petrol, diesel, hydrogen and recharge in one place

Sarawak is set to introduce a whole new refuelling concept to Malaysia with a three-in-one petrol station. The state-of-the-art multi-fuel station will cater to cars powered by conventional fuels (petrol and diesel), electricity and hydrogen.The new fuelling station concept will be run by state-owned Petroleum Sarawak (Petros) and the first station is expected to be completed by 2021.The first of the stations will be located at Darul Hana in Kuching while the second is reportedly located in Batu

Jerrica

Jerrica

Oct 23, 2020

Subaru warranty nearly expired? Here's an auto protection for you!

In order to provide customers with complete peace of mind and to ensure a higher resale value of their vehicles, TC Subaru Sdn Bhd has announced the Subaru Auto Protection Programme (SAPP).This programme is designed to provide Subaru customers whose warranty periods are near expiry with top-quality after-sales service, reduced maintenance costs, and complete ownership peace-of-mind with the use of genuine Subaru parts.There are 2 value-for-money packages available which are the Silver Package (R

CY Foong

CY Foong

Oct 12, 2020

UMWT recalls 10,350 units of Toyota and Lexus models for potentially faulty fuel pump

UMW Toyota Motor Sdn Bhd (UMWT), distributor of Toyota and Lexus vehicles in Malaysia, announced a Special Service Campaign (SSC) to replace the fuel pump on certain units of Toyota and Lexus models. This SSC is an expansion of earlier campaign.Based on the information received from Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC), there are 9,500 new units of Toyota (Alphard, Vellfire, Camry, Corolla, Fortuner, Innova, C-HR and Harrier) and 850 new units of Lexus (ES250, GS200t, GS350, IS200t, LC500, LS500, LX57

Shaun

Shaun

Oct 31, 2020

Bermaz will start by rescuing Peugeot’s After-sales services, 5-year warranty coming soon

If you haven’t heard yet, Bermaz Auto Bhd, the distributor of Mazda cars, have taken over the distributorship of Peugeot along with the management of Citroen and DS’s aftersales services. The first item of their agenda to revive the Peugeot brand is to target the aftersales service.In a report by Maybank Investment Bank Research, Berjaya Auto Alliance Sdn Bhd (BAASB) - the new joint venture company formed by Bermaz Auto and Berjaya Corp to take over the distributorship of brands unde

Jerrica

Jerrica

Dec 4, 2020

Peugeot 2008 launched in Vietnam, Malaysia next?

There’s a new B-segment SUV contender in Vietnam in the form of the second-generation Peugeot 2008. The new SUV will be available in 2 variants – Active and GT Line – and will be locally assembled by Vietnamese contract manufacturer Thaco. The 2008 will arrive in Vietnam with full LED headlights to complement the SUV’s massive new grille and LED tail lights encased in a smoked panel that spans the entire rear end of the car. The SUV rides on 17-inch double-spoke rims.On t

Jerrica

Jerrica

Dec 17, 2020

Go Auto to head green vehicle project in Kedah, RM 1.5b investment

Kedah has big plans to become a green technology vehicle assembly hub and major defence industry in Southeast Asia as the state is poised to receive an investment of RM 1.5 billion in green vehicle technology and defence equipment industries headed by Go Auto Group and Flumen Holdings Sdn Bhd. Kedah Menteri Besar Muhammad Sanusi Md Nor told Bernama: “Both companies are major players in the energy-efficient vehicle (EEV) and green technology industry as well as being involved in the supply

Jerrica

Jerrica

Jan 7, 2021

Spied: Citroen DS3 Crossback and Peugeot 508 spied together - to launch this year?

Its been a spyshot-filled day for us today, so heres another: the 2021 Citroen DS3 Crossback and 2021 Peugeot 508 have been spied testing yet again. Notably, this is the first time both models have been spotted testing together. These set of images of the pair were sent in by reader Shahrul Fitri.Recall that Berjaya Auto Alliance Sdn Bhd (BAASB) now controls Groupe PSA brands in Malaysia, and among their first launches is touted to be the 508 and Peugeot 2008 SUV. If that happens anytime soon, M

Sanjay

Sanjay

Feb 8, 2021

Proton Edar calls for gov to extend SST exemption

Beginning from 15-June to 31-December 2020, the government has waived the 10% sales tax (SST) on locally-assembled models (CKD) while imported cars (CBU) were only reduced to 5%, half of what the CKD models were given.Seeing the overall positive growth in the automotive industry, Proton Edar Sdn Bhd Chief Executive Officer, Roslan Abdullah hopes that the government will extend the SST exemption period.“Those of us in the automotive industry hope the government will consider in extendi

CY Foong

CY Foong

Oct 6, 2020

ETCM extends your Nissan warranty by 30 days

Worry no more current Nissan owners, as Edaran Tan Chong Motor Sdn. Bhd has announced a 30 days extension to your respective vehicle warranty from the last day of Movement Control Order (MCO).Your current warranty will not be affected, even if the scheduled service gets skipped during this period. Moving forward, owners are advised to reschedule their service appointment within 30 days after MCO ends to keep their warranty intact.To reschedule your service appointments, please do it so via Drive

Zamil Syaheer

Zamil Syaheer

Apr 8, 2020

Subaru XV and Forester cheaper by up to RM 5,000 with Peace of Mind campaign

TC Subaru Sdn Bhd is pleased to introduce its Peace of Mind campaign this month. Customers who purchase a new Subaru will receive products, services, and rebates worth up to RM 20,000.In addition, customers will enjoy a sales tax exemption of up to RM 5,000 when they purchase a new XV or Forester between 15-June to 31-December.In line with Subaru's focus on safety, the company has implemented stringent protocols at its showrooms and service centers for the well-being and peace of mind of cus

Brian

Brian

Jun 19, 2020