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Honda Civic now on patrol duty in Shah Alam

Soon wrong-doers in Shah Alam will find an angry Honda Civic police car breathing down their necks, as the Shah Alam Contingent Police Headquarters (IPK) have received their first batch of Honda Civic 1.8 S patrol cars. As estimated, the Royal Malaysian Police (PDRM) has received the second batch of their new vehicle order in mid-June. On a Tweet posted by a Honda salesman Twitter profile, he announced that the first batch of Honda Civics has been delivered to the Shah Alam IPK. The Tweet also i


Jun 26, 2020

Pusat 3S Honda baharu dibuka di Shah Alam!

Berita baik untuk orang Shah Alam dan sekitarnya! Honda Malaysia telah membuka Pusat 3S Honda terbaru di Seksyen U6 Shah Alam, Selangor. Dimiliki oleh Elmina Motors, Pusat 3S Honda ini dibuka untuk memudahkan pemilik Honda untuk mendapatkan perkhidmatan selepas-jualan serta pembeli yang berminat untuk memiliki Honda baru. Pelanggan yang berminat boleh berkunjung ke Pusat 3S Honda ini untuk memandu uji model-model terkini dari Honda seperti Honda Civic, Honda BR-V facelift dan Honda Accord. Pusat


Jul 15, 2020

UMW Toyota Motor to relocate head office out of Shah Alam?

UMW Toyota Motor (UMWT), the sole authorized distributor of Toyota and Lexus vehicles in Malaysia, will be moving out of its current head office building in Persiaran Raja Muda in Shah Alam, according to sources familiar with the matter. The relocation has been planned several years earlier so the decision is not directly related to the current poor market outlook, although the Toyota’s falling market share over the last 5 years was probably a motivating factor in right-sizing the organization.


May 14, 2020

More than half of all Volvo cars assembled in Shah Alam are exported

Close to sixty percent of all Volvo vehicles assembled at the Volvo Car Manufacturing Malaysia (VCMM) plant in Shah Alam are exported, said Volvo Car Malaysia’s Managing Director Nalin Jain. Speaking at the opening of Volvo Car Malaysia’s newest 3S centre in Mutiara Damansara, Jain also added that Volvo Car is one of Malaysia’s biggest car exporters and thanked the government’s support for local manufacturers. Last year, a total of 3,273 Volvo cars were assembled by VCMM, out of which 1,889 unit


Sep 12, 2019

Proton reports 49 new Covid-19 cases; More staff still awaiting results

Last week, the Proton’s Shah Alam HQ reported that an employee in their research and development division has tested positive for Covid-19. Over the weekend, 8 more new cases were reported forcing the Health Ministry to declare the situation the Auto Cluster. Now the company has issued another update. The following is a statement from Proton over the ongoing Covid-19 update: Subsequent to one of its employees testing positive for Covid-19 on 14th October 2020, Proton confirms 49 others have now


Oct 19, 2020

Goodyear's Shah Alam plant is now powered by 2.5 MW solar panels

Goodyear Malaysia's corporate office and production plant in Shah Alam will soon be able to run independent of the power grid by utilizing renewable solar energy. The plant's roof top now features 6,680 solar panels that is capable of generating 2.5 megawatts of power daily. These panels will supply green energy to six low voltage substations located within the property, powering ot just the manufacturing plant, but also the office and warehouse buildings. Gracing launching ceremony of the new s


Jul 25, 2019

50% discount off your parking compound! Thanks MBSA!

Can you believe it? It's been 20 years since Shah Alam was declared a city! To celebrate its 20th Anniversary, the Shah Alam Municipal Council (MBSA) is holding a special promotion for compound payments throughout the month of October. Shah Alam Mayor, Datuk Haris Kasim, said that the month-long promotion is MBSA’s efforts to encourage those with compounds to clear their plate before MBSA takes action against them. From 1st to 31st October 2020, residents who pay their compound fines will receiv


Oct 2, 2020

Audi Centre Setia Alam officially opens

Audi Centre Setia Alam is officially open. Located in the central region, the Centre is designed as a “4S” facility to house multiple functions under one roof – Sales, Service, Spare Parts, Body and Paint shop. With nearly 60,000 sq ft of space, Audi Centre Setia Alam features the Audi Terminal architecture concept. Inside, the four-storey building carries the current corporate identity, furnishing and equipment that comply with the standards set by Audi AG. The investment follows the appointmen


Oct 3, 2019

Spied! 2020 Toyota Corolla Cross spotted in Putrajaya. No it's not a Proton X50

The 2020 Toyota Corolla Cross has been spotted in Malaysia yet again! This time, it is seen in action enjoying a spirited drive on the roads of Putrajaya. When the Corolla Cross was spotted previously, the background of the image was cropped out which left many sceptical over whether the car was really spotted in Malaysia. Other than the trade plate, there was no other way to prove that the car is in Malaysia, highly likely at the Toyota HQ in Shah Alam. Now the same heavily camouflaged SUV has


Aug 3, 2020

Can't resist Lambang H! This guy stole a Honda Civic police car to impress his girlfriend

If you think you’ve seen it all, think again. On 25 October 2020, news that a man had successfully stolen a brand-new Honda Civic 1.8S police patrol vehicle (MPV) from Seberang Perai Utara district HQ went viral on social media. The suspects were enjoying a joyride in Shah Alam before the Royal Malaysian Police (PDRM) caught up with them. A source told News Straits Times that the men who stole the MPV were brothers, aged 28 and 32. The brothers had posed as policemen from the information technol


Oct 26, 2020

MIDA on why Hyundai moved Asia Pacific HQ out of Malaysia, refutes reports of falling FDI

Malaysia remains an attractive destination for foreign investors and reports alleging that Malaysia is losing out in foreign direct investment (FDI) is wrong, says MIDA (Malaysian Investment Development Authority). The MITI agency also adds that references to data from the United Nations Commission on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) must be read in the correct context. On Thursday, Singapore’s Straits Times published a scathing report alleging that Malaysia is losing its attractiveness to foreign


Feb 9, 2021

Case of a stolen Honda Civic police car might turn into a kidnapping investigation

Previously, we reported that 3 suspects were able to successfully steal a Honda Civic 1.8S police patrol vehicle (MPV) from the Seberang Perai Utara district HQ. Now Sinar Harian has reported more details that not only are all 3 suspects tested positive for drugs but it might also turn into a kidnapping case. As you know, on Saturday 2 brothers, aged 28 and 32, posed as policemen from the information technology resources unit to gain access to the Civic MPV under the pretext of inspecting the da


Oct 27, 2020

Covid-19: Proton sahkan staf dijangkiti, kini dalam kuarantin

Perusahaan Otomobil Nasional (Proton) hari ini mengumumkan bahawa salah seorang pekerja mereka telah positif ujian Covid-19 dan kini menerima rawatan. Pengumuman rasmi dari Proton: Proton mengumumkan bahawa salah seorang pekerja Proton positif ujian Covid-19 pada 14 Oktober 2020. Pekerja yang berasal dari Jabatan Penyelidikan & Pembangunan (R&D) di Shah Alam, segera dimasukkan ke bawah jagaan hospital kerajaan. Syarikat secara tegas telah mematuhi protokol yang dikeluarkan oleh pihak berkuasa da


Oct 15, 2020

Proton employee found Covid-19 positive, affected teams in self-quarantine

Proton announced today that one of its employees was tested positive for Covid-19 and is currently receiving treatment. Below is statement from Proton: Proton announced that one of its employees was tested positive for Covid-19 on 14th October 2020. The employee who is from the Research & Development Department in Shah Alam, was immediately put under the care of a government facility. The company which has been strictly adhering to the protocols issued by the authorities, immediately put into pl


Oct 15, 2020

Proton X70 dalam seragam polis yang berbeza! Untuk pangkat yang berbeza?

Proton X70 Umum sedia maklum mengenai penggunaan Proton X70 oleh pegawai polis di seluruh Malaysia. Namun begitu, terdapat perbezaan stiker dekal kali ini. Nampak lebih 'biru'. Adakah anda dapat lihat perbezaannya? Selain daripada Proton X70, Honda Civic turut digunakan oleh pihak polis. Baru-baru ini, Polis Perak telah menerima sebanyak 44 unit Honda Civic. Penggunaan kedua-dua kereta ini adalah untuk meningkatkan mutu servis oleh pihak PDRM. Proton X70 ini mungkin sebahagian dalam 197 unit Pro


Aug 24, 2020

Proton to gradually reopen sales and service outlets from 5 May 2020

In light of the announcement made by the Prime Minister on Labour Day, Proton expects to reopen its sales and service outlets on 5 May 2020. However, it should be noted that this applies to outlets situated in green and yellow zones only, which will be based on requirements of all relevant authorities. All premises and personnel will be subjected to strict safety protocols guided by the National Security Council (NSC) of Malaysia to curb the spread of Covid-19. At the time of writing, there are


May 4, 2020

Covid-19: Proton kemaskini situasi semasa kluster Auto. 49 kes lagi dikesan!

Setelah mengumumkan seorang warga kerja disahkan positif jangkitan COVID-19 pada 14 Oktober 2020, Proton kini mengumumkan 49 lagi kes telah dikesan. Semua pekerja yang terlibat adalah daripada bahagian Kejuruteraan dan telah dilaporkan kepada pihak berkuasa. Buat masa ini, semua pekerja yang tidak perlu hadir secara fizikal di kilang PROTON Shah Alam telah diarahkan untuk bekerja dari rumah. Proton akan terus mengikuti langkah-langkah pembasmian yang disyorkan sambil mengambil tindakan yang lebi


Oct 19, 2020

Proton to produce 60,000 face shields for Malaysian frontliners battling Covid-19

Proton has yet again lent a hand in the battle of Covid-19 by producing 60,000 face shields for Malaysian frontliners. The national carmaker will set up a production line at their headquarters in Shah Alam to produce these face shields used by a health worker’s Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) attire. Production is set to begin on 13 April and the target is to produce 60,000 face shields in 20 days. Proton has acquired permission from the relevant authorities to allow a small number of staff

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Apr 10, 2020

Spied: 2021 Proton Iriz and Proton Persona might launch as early as February

Even though the Movement Control Order (MCO) is in effect, Proton is wasting no time at all with development works for the upcoming 2021 Proton Iriz crossover version and 2021 Proton Persona. Both cars were spotted testing on the roads not far from the Proton Shah Alam Centre of Excellence. The photos were sent to The Ajerul by Muhamad Nur Affieq and Nadhirah Ahmad Najib. According to The Ajerul, 2 new colours, Passion Red and Citric Orange will likely be made available for the 2021 Iriz but the


Jan 25, 2021

Which car brands' CKD plants are affected by the MCO stop work order?

Now that the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) has made a U-turn on their decision to allow car factories to continue operating during the reinstated Movement Control Order (MCO), what are the car factories that are affected by the new standard operating procedures? As you know there are numerous car factories in Malaysia, car factory hotspots mainly focus in Kedah, Selangor, and Pahang. The Honda plant is the only car producing factory located in Pegoh, Melaka. Fun fact: Did y


Jan 14, 2021

Senarai kilang dan jenama kereta CKD yang ditutup sepanjang PKP 2.0

Memandangkan Kementerian Perdagangan Antarabangsa dan Industri (MITI) telah membuat keputusan ‘U-turn’ dengan tidak membenarkan kilang-kilang automotif yang terletak di kawasan pelaksanaan Perintah Kawalan Pergerakan (PKP) untuk beroperasi, kilang-kilang dan jenama kereta yang manakah terkesan dengan SOP PKP terbaru ini? Seperti yang anda sedia maklum, kita ada banyak kilang-kilang kereta yang didirikan di sekitar Semenanjung Malaysia dimana kebanyakannya terletak di Kedah, Selangor, dan Pahang.


Jan 15, 2021

Tun Mahathir wishes the Proton Saga a happy 35th birthday

In a recent Facebook post by Tun Mahathir, he wished the Proton Saga a happy 35th birthday, on top of sharing photos from back in the day. Keep in mind that Proton can be considered as Tun Mahathir’s brainchild, as he conceptualized the idea of a national car way back in 1979 when he was the Minister of Trade and Industry. The National Car Project was greenlit by Tun Mahathir in 1982, a year after he became the fourth Prime Minister of Malaysia. Mitsubishi was selected to participate in the proj


Jul 10, 2020

Diskaun RM 30 untuk kompaun parkir MBSA, 1 - 31 Oktober 2020

Sempena Ulang Tahun Bandaraya Shah Alam Ke-20, Majlis Bandaraya Shah Alam (MBSA) mengadakan tawaran istimewa sepanjang bulan Oktober 2020 untuk OKK (Orang Kena Kompaun) di kawasan pentadbiran MBSA. "Pelaksanaan kempen pengurangan kompaun ini bermula 1 Oktober hingga 31 Oktober 2020 dengan menawarkan sehingga 50 peratus pengurangan daripada bayaran sebenar kompaun yang dikenakan. "Ini adalah inisiatif MBSA untuk membantu dan menggalakkan OKK menyelesaikan tunggakan kompaun sebelum tindakan tegas


Oct 2, 2020

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

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 to the 50 un


Dec 4, 2020

谍照爆料:2021 Proton Iriz和Proton Persona最早或在二月上市!

尽管行动管制令(MCO)仍在生效,但对于即将上市的2021 Proton Iriz跨界版和2021 Proton Persona的开发工作,Proton却不肯浪费一点时间。日前,这两款车都出现在了Proton Shah Alam Centre of Excellence周边,正在进行路试。 照片是由Muhamad Nur Affieqh和Nadhirah Ahmad Najib提供给The Ajerul的。 根据The Ajerul的报道,2021 Iriz可能会追加两个新颜色,分别为红色和橙色,但可能仅限于Iriz跨界车型。这两种颜色并不新鲜了,因为Proton的B级SUV——Proton X50早就用上了。 我们在Funtastiko的朋友也收到了新的消息,消息称新款Persona和Iriz很可能在二月尾或三月初发布,但MCO的延期可能也会让上市时间延迟到四月份。 Iriz和Persona都在基于2017-2020测试标准的ASEAN NCAP碰撞测试中取得了5星的成绩,这意味着这两款车也许都搭载了ADAS套件,例如AEB和盲区侦测辅助等。 同时,也有传言称,新款车型将会将Punc


Jan 27, 2021

More Proton staff tested positive for Covid-19; Declared the Auto Cluster

We previously reported that an employee in Proton’s Centre of Excellence (COE) in Shah Alam has tested positive for Covid-19. Since then 8 more cases have been discovered forcing the Health Ministry (KKM) to declare it as the Auto Cluster. Cases from the Auto Cluster has been found in the Petaling district, Kuala Langat and Klang. According to KKM’s updates, as of 18 October 2020, a total of 9 cases has been tested positive, fortunately, none are getting treatment in ICU. According to our friend


Oct 19, 2020

Penangan lambang H, samseng curi Honda Civic polis demi awek!

Sebuah kereta peronda jenis Honda Civic MPV (mobile patrol vehicle) di Ibu Pejabat Polis Daerah (IPD) Seberang Perai Utara (SPU) telah dicuri oleh seorang lelaki yang bertindak berani. Honda Civic 1.8S milik PDRM tersebut baru sahaja diterima beberapa bulan lepas dan mudah dikenali orang awam. Suspek dikatakan menyamar menjadi anggota polis dengan berpura-pura mahu memeriksa kenderaan MPV berkenaan. Kejadian disedari pada jam 9.40 malam dan gerakan memburu telah dilakukan oleh pihak PDRM. Pada j


Oct 26, 2020

The Saga continues: Proton Saga, 1.8 million units later

As July 9 looms upon us, we take this opportunity to celebrate an iconic nameplate in Malaysian automotive history. For it was on July 9 1985 that the Proton Saga started rolling off the production lines. An impressive feat, seeing that Perusahaan Otomobil Nasional (Proton) had just been established 2 years prior. And now, here we are, the Saga nameplate still with us, still going strong, still staying true to its humble origins and purpose and ever popular with Malaysian consumers. In fact, the


Jul 7, 2020

Jalan tutup di Persiaran Alam Damai untuk kes kren tumbang, lencongan dibuka

Tragedi yang berlaku pagi semalam membabitkan struktur kren projek Lebuhraya Bertingkat Sungai Besi-Ulu Kelang (SUKE) yang tumbang berhampiran Puncak Banyan, Persiaran Alam Damai, Kuala Lumpur telah mengakibatkan banyak kerosakan serta tiga buruh asing maut di lokasi kejadian. Sebuah Perodua Bezza juga ditimpa sebahagian daripada kren gantri tersebut sehingga menyebabkan pemandunya iaitu lelaki warga tempatan cedera parah yang kini dirawat di Hospital Canselor Tuanku Mukhriz. Susulan kejadian it


Mar 23, 2021

3 killed in SUKE construction crane collapse along Alam Damai

Yet another accident has been reported involving the Sungai Besi-Ulu Kelang Elevated Expressway (SUKE). According to reports a crane fell on top of a car at the construction site at Puncak Banyan, Persiaran Alam Damai. Three construction workers were killed during the incident, while another two are believed to be seriously injured. The Star reports, at the time of writing, firemen are still in the process of extracting a worker trapped at the site. It is believed that the construction workers f


Mar 22, 2021