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Volvo Car Malaysia launches its official used car programme called Volvo SELEKT

Volvo Car Malaysia today paved a new path for customers with the launch of its 360 total-care used car programme known as Volvo SELEKT. The programme is created for the discerning customers in mind, who want the same uncompromising excellence and quality of a new Volvo car but at a price point they desire. Each pre-owned Volvo car under the Volvo SELEKT programme is guaranteed to be under five years old and has less than 100,000 km in mileage. Once it qualifies under the programme, the car will


Jun 24, 2020

21 tahun kemudian, Proton Waja satu rahmat atau musibah?

Sedar tak sedar, sudah 21 tahun semenjak Proton Waja dilancarkan. Pada tahun 2000, Proton baru saja memasuki tahun ke-15 dalam produksi otomotif. Pada masa itu, mereka mendominasi pasaran kereta Malaysia sebahagiannya kerana ada undang-undang yang melindungi pembuat kereta nasional daripada pesaing-pesaing luar negara. Pada awalnya, semua barisan kereta Proton terdiri daripada kereta-kereta Mitsubishi dan sebuah Citroen yang ditanda-namakan semula. Saga dan Iswara dibawa bersama sejak 1985 denga


Jul 4, 2020

Volvo Malaysia drops teaser for all-new S60

Volvo Malaysia released a special teaser for the third generation S60 on their social media platforms and website. The impending return of the S60 was announced earlier this year at the MBM Resources (MBMR), the parent company of Volvo Car dealer Federal Auto. No other details about the car have been released yet but given Volvo Malaysia’s past track records, there is a possibility that the S60 will be launched in Malaysia as fully imported units assembled in the USA with a T6 AWD option and a T


Oct 4, 2019

20 years later, is the Proton Waja a dream or a nightmare?

It has been 20 years since the Proton Waja was launched. In 2000, Proton was just entering its 15th year of automotive production and during those years, they were dominating the Malaysian car market thanks to the laws that protect the national carmaker from imported rivals. At this point, all of Proton’s line-up consisted of rebadged Mitsubishis and a single rebadged Citroen. The Saga/Iswara had been chugging along since 1985 with old but reliable technology and the Wira consistently topped sal

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Jul 1, 2020

Volvo Car Malaysia extends its factory warranty for free

Volvo Car Malaysia has revised its warranty programme to a factory five-years/unlimited mileage for all privately owned Volvo cars registered from 1 January 2021 onwards. This comes after the announcement of the hybrid battery warranty extension. In previous years, Volvo car owners were entitled to the standard three-year/100,000km factory warranty with a combined two-years/20,000km Extended Warranty Programme (EWP) provided by an external insurance partner. Now with the introduction of the exte


Feb 4, 2021

Volvo Car Malaysia adds one more 3S centre in Johor

Following its earlier announcement in August, Pekin Auto Sdn. Bhd.’s Volvo Car 3S Centre in Skudai is now open for business. Located in the outskirts of Johor Bahru, dealership is the latest to be built in accordance to the Volvo Retail Experience (VRE) – a dealer guide that best communicates the brand’s Scandinavian-inspired values – and has five service bays. This will be Volvo Car Malaysia's second dealer in Johor. The other dealer is located in Batu Pahat, operated by AJ Premium. In total, V


Sep 9, 2019

2020 Volvo S60 T8 launched in Thailand, exported from Malaysia

Volvo Car Thailand has just launched the all-new third-generation S60 in the Kingdom, with the model imported from Malaysia. Yes, this marks the start of the S60’s local assembly in Malaysia, and sales here in Malaysia is expected to commence soon. For the Thai market, the all-new S60 is available in a lone T8 Twin Engine option, which gets a 2.0-litre petrol-electric plug-in hybrid powertrain, capable of delivering a combined system output of 407 PS and whopping 640 Nm. All these Swedish ponies


Feb 4, 2020

Volvo Car Malaysia opens new 3S centre in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah

There’s a new Volvo 3S centre in Malaysia and this time it is located in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah. The latest 3S centre will add to their list of 14 dealerships nationwide and will be run by their new dealer partner Sebangga Mitsinbo Sdn Bhd. The new 2-storey 3S centre spans 5,432 square-foot and is built to adhere to Volvo Car’s retail standard known as the Volvo Retail Experience (VRE). The facility is prepared to put the Volvo Car Lifestyle Collection and Accessories on show and ready to facilita


Jul 30, 2020

Volvo Car Malaysia appoints Pekin Auto as its dealer in Skudai

Volvo Car Malaysia, the premium car maker, has appointed Pekin Auto Sdn Bhd (“Pekin Auto”) as its latest dealer representative in Johor Bahru, in line with its expansive transformation plan which aims to improve overall customer experience. The new 3S Centre (Sales, Service, and Spare Parts) located near Skudai, will adhere to Volvo Cars’ latest VRE (Volvo Retail Experience) requirement – a standard that delivers a holistic brand experience for customers at any of Volvo Cars’ authorised location


Aug 1, 2019

CKD 2021 Volvo XC40 PHEV teased in Malaysia, launching after CNY

We previously reported that Volvo Car Malaysia (VCM) has plans to launch the locally-assembled (CKD) Volvo XC40 T5 Recharge plug-in hybrid (PHEV) in the country, now VCM has released a photo on their official Facebook page teasing the arrival of the new PHEV variant. The Volvo XC40 is the last model in Malaysia that has yet to offer buyers with a plug-in hybrid variant. Currently, the XC40 is offered only in one T5 R-Design AWD variant, priced from RM 241,450 (SST-exempted, valid until 30 June 2


Feb 11, 2021

Sah, Volvo XC40 PHEV di Malaysia akan menggunakan enjin Proton X50!

Volvo XC40 Recharge T5 Hibrid plug-in telah mula dijual di Thailand. Menariknya, ia diimport dari kilang Volvo Car Manufacturing di Shah Alam, Selangor. Volvo XC40 adalah satu-satunya model dalam barisan Volvo Car Malaysia yang tidak ditawarkan sebagai hibrid plug-in, jadi tunggu masa sahaja sebelum varian hibrid plug-in dilancarkan di Malaysia. Pada masa ini, hanya varian T5 R-Design AWD yang ditawarkan dengan harga dari RM 241,450 (tanpa SST, sah sehingga 31-Dis 2020). Ia dikuasakan oleh enjin

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Dec 16, 2020

Volvo S90 sold out in Malaysia, new facelift model to launch soon

A recent check on Volvo Car Malaysia’s website has shown that the pre-facelift Volvo S90 has been dropped from the local line-up, suggesting that the facelift model is coming sooner than later. The facelifted Volvo S90 made its regional debut in Thailand late last year, imported (CBU) from Malaysia. Also Read: Malaysia-assembled 2021 Volvo S90 facelift debuts in Thailand, ahead of us Will the facelift Volvo S90 get a new name? Seeing that the rest of Volvo Malaysia’s line-up now features the Rec


Mar 18, 2021

2021 Volvo XC40 T5 Recharge PHEV launched in Malaysia, from RM 242k

Volvo Car Malaysia (VCM) has just launched the 2021 Volvo XC40 T5 Recharge in Malaysia. The new model is a plug-in hybrid version of the regular XC40. It is priced from RM 241,997. Prior to the introduction of the XC40 T5 Recharge, the XC40 line-up in Malaysia was represented by the sole XC40 T5 variant, priced from RM 231,651 (SST-exempted, valid until 30 June 2021). Also Read: CKD 2021 Volvo XC40 PHEV teased in Malaysia, launching after CNY Like every other Volvo model that is on sale in Malay


Feb 25, 2021

Volvo Cars Malaysia recalls 1,802 units due to faulty autonomous emergency braking systems

Volvo Cars has issued a recall for a total of 700,000 cars globally after the discovery of a possibly faulty autonomous emergency braking system (AEB). Volvo Cars Malaysia has added that the recall affects 1,802 units of Volvo cars in our country. The issue stems from a software fault. During tests conducted by the Federation of Danish Motors (FDM) on an XC60, Volvo’s internal safety evaluations discovered that the car’s AEB system consistently failed to kick in and brake automatically as it was


Apr 1, 2020

Volvo Car Malaysia sold 1,950 cars in 2020, up 3% despite COVID-19

In a media event by Volvo Car Malaysia today, Mr. Nalin Jain, Managing Director of Volvo Car Malaysia announced that VCM sold 1,950 cars in 2020, up 3% from 2019, which saw 1,833 cars sold. July was the best month for VCM last year with 286 units sold, 2020 also saw the launch of the Volvo S60 T8 PHEV in Malaysia, and the opening of a new Volvo 3S centre in Kota Kinabalu. For future plans, Mr. Nalin Jain said “We are going to introduce further sustainable product line up. It’s a huge line-up of


Jan 13, 2021

Volvo SELEKT, cara jimat untuk miliki Volvo dengan bajet rendah

Nak beli kereta Volvo dengan harga yang lebih rendah lagi berbaloi? Volvo Car Malaysia telah melancarkan program kereta terpakai 360 total-care yang dipanggil Volvo SELEKT. Program ini diasaskan untuk menawarkan kecemerlangan dan kualiti yang sama seperti kereta Volvo baharu tetapi pada harga yang lebih menarik. Volvo SELEKT menjanjikan pengalaman premium bagi pelanggan melalui servis dan jaminan kualiti yang istimewa. Setiap kereta Volvo terpakai dibawah program Volvo SELEKT dijamin berumur baw


Jun 24, 2020

Volvo ramps up electrification with 2021 Volvo C40 Recharge

Volvo is intent on walking the talk when it comes to phasing out internal combustion engines (ICE). Following its plans to go fully electric by 2030, Volvo has unveiled another pure electric model, the Volvo C40 Recharge. The C40 is based on the Volvo's CMA platform and is the first Volvo model in history designed as a pure electric car (whereas the recently-launched XC40 Recharge T5 is just an PHEV variant of regular combustion engine XC40). Volvo says this will be the first of an assault of pu


Mar 3, 2021

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

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 and automatic vehicle noise cancellation.


Dec 4, 2020

Volvo S60 CKD launching in 2020, same price & spec as CBU for Malaysia

At Volvo Car Malaysia (VCM) annual business review, the company has confirmed that the locally-assembled (CKD) 2020 Volvo S60 will be launched in Malaysia in 2020, replacing the fully imported (CBU) units that were launched in 2019. VCM did not disclose the timeline of the launch but assured that the pricing and specification of the S60 CKD model will be identical to the CBU units that were offered in a sole S60 T8 Twin Engine plug-in hybrid R-design priced at RM 295,888 (OTR without insurance).

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Jan 28, 2020

Malaysia-bound Volvo XC40 PHEV confirmed to use same powertrain as Proton X50

The Volvo XC40 Recharge T5 plug-in hybrid has already gone on sale in Thailand, imported from Malaysia. Specifically, it’s imported from the Volvo Car Manufacturing’s plant in Shah Alam. The Volvo XC40 is the only model in Volvo Car Malaysia’s line-up to not be offered as a plug-in hybrid, so it’s only a matter of time before the plug-in hybrid variant is launched in Malaysia. Currently, the XC40 is only offered in Malaysia in one T5 R-Design AWD variant, priced from RM 241,450 (SST-exempted, va


Dec 15, 2020

Volvo XC40 Pure Electric to launch in Thailand in March 2021, skipping Malaysia

The Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric is due to launch in Thailand in March 2021. Headlight Magazine reports that the pure electric Volvo XC40 will be imported (CBU) from China. Under the ASEAN-China FTA, the Thai government does not impose any tax on EVs from China. This will give an incredible advantage to the Volvo XC40 Recharge pure electric in Thailand. According to our colleagues in Thailand, the import tax for EVs in Thailand are 20% for EVs from Japan, 40% for EVs from Korea, and 80% for


Feb 23, 2021

Owner Review: Is diesel engine suitable for D-segment sedan? - My 2011 BMW 320d E90 MSport

Basic information 2011 BMW 320d E90 MSport Reasons why I bought this car I was doing long-distance weekly travelling (Shah Alam - Johor Bahru - Shah Alam) and thought of getting a good car to serve that purpose. The criteria for the car are as follows: Good fuel consumption Minimal on the maintenance cost Sporty look & feel Decent power Car selection process ● I had a budget of RM250,000 ● Models that I have considered include: Volvo S40, Mercedes-Benz C200 ● Reasons why I chose this car: Good f

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Oct 12, 2020

Volvo Car Malaysia launches new 3S centre in Mutiara Damansara with Ingress Swede Automobile

Volvo Car Malaysia today launched its newest 3S centre in Mutiara Damansara with its dealer-partner Ingress Swede Automobile Sdn Bhd (Ingress Swede). Mr Nalin Jain, Managing Director of Volvo Car Malaysia said, “In the premium segment, the product is not the sole factor in the consumer’s purchase decision. What’s equally important is the value, quality, and accessibility of services that they can enjoy throughout their journey with the brand. We are looking at incorporating technologies and proc


Sep 12, 2019

Semua kereta Volvo Malaysia (kecuali S90) dihadkan kelajuan sehingga 180 km/j sahaja!

Semalam, Volvo Cars Malaysia baru sahaja melancarkan Volvo XC40 T5 Recharge PHEV 2021. Ketika itu, kami perasan bahawa kelajuan maksimum buat SUV premium kompak tersebut dihadkan pada 180 km/j. Tanpa melengahkan masa, kami selidik dengan lebih menyeluruh. Rupa-rupanya, tetapan kelajuan maksimum sehingga 180 km/j bukanlah pada model ini sahaja. Malah, XC60 dan S60 juga telah ditetapkan begitu, kecuali Volvo S90. Untuk maklumat anda, perkara ini telah mencetuskan kontroversi di serata dunia. Seset


Feb 26, 2021

Volvo S60 T8 CKD 2020 dilancarkan di Malaysia, harga sama dengan tambahan ciri menarik!

Volvo Cars Malaysia baru sahaja melancarkan Volvo S60 yang dipasang secara tempatan (CKD) di Malaysia. Volvo S60 CKD berharga dari RM 295,888 (harga atas jalan, tanpa insurans) sama seperti versi import. Volvo S60 Seperti model versi CBU, Volvo S60 yang dibuat di Shah Alam ini dilengkapi dengan tren kuasa hibrid plug-in Volvo T8 dan dikuasakan oleh enjin 2.0 liter berkembar (supercharged dan turbocharged) yang dipadankan dengan sistem plug-in hibrid. Kedua-duanya dijangka memberikan kombinasi ku


May 18, 2020

Volvo S60 CKD and S90 facelift delayed for Malaysia due to Covid-19

Volvo Car Malaysia (VCM) had a fantastic run in 2019 with a sales growth of 36.1%. There were also two model launches namely the Volvo XC60 (fully imported, CBU) and the Volvo XC90 facelift. The company previously announced its plans to introduce the locally-assembled (CKD) S60 T8 as well as the S90 facelift to the Malaysian market in 2020. However, these models will be delayed due to the Covid-19 global pandemic. Since the enforcement of Movement Control Order (MCO), all business operations inc

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Mar 31, 2020

2020 Volvo S60 T8 CKD launched in Malaysia, same price, slight change in features

Volvo Cars Malaysia has just introduced the locally-assembled (CKD) Volvo S60 in Malaysia. The Volvo S60 CKD is priced from RM 295,888 (on-the-road, without insurance), same as the imported version. Like the imported sibling, the assembled-in-Shah Alam S60 features Volvo’s T8 plug-in hybrid powertrain, which is powered by a twincharged (supercharged and turbocharged) 2.0-litre engine mated to a plug-in hybrid system, allowing for a combined system output of 407 PS and 640 Nm. An 8-speed automati


May 18, 2020

Volvo Car Malaysia memberi potongan sebanyak RM 17,968 untuk kesemua model CKD

Sama seperti pengeluar kenderaan lain, Volvo Car Malaysia juga telah mengemas kini harga baru kenderaan CKD mereka tanpa cukai jualan bermula bulan ini sehingga 31 Disember 2020. Pengarah Urusan Volvo Car Malaysia Nalin Jain berkata: "Kami sangat mengalu-alukan pengenalan percutian cukai jualan dan berterima kasih atas peluang untuk memberikan faedah sepenuhnya kepada pelanggan kami. Insentif ini datang pada waktu yang tepat ketika negara dan sektor otomotif sedang dalam proses pemulihan akibat

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Jun 16, 2020

Volvo Car Malaysia extends hybrid battery warranty to 8 years or 160,000 km, free of charge

Volvo Car Malaysia has announced an extension of the warranty for its PHEV range to 8 years or 160,000 km (whichever comes first), now covering models registered after 3-December 2015. Earlier this year, the extended warranty was only offered for Volvo cars registered from 1 January 2020 onwards. Volvo Malaysia has now decided to offer the extend warranty for its PHEV range that were purchased since the launch of the Volvo XC90 T8 PHEV on 3 December 2015. Nalin Jain, Managing Director of Volvo C


Dec 21, 2020

Volvo Car Malaysia slashes prices by up to RM 17,968 for all CKD models!

Following Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yasin’s announcement last week with regard to the Short-Term Economic Recovery plan, Volvo Car Malaysia today released its new price list for all Volvo CKD (Completely Knocked Down) models to exclude sales tax, effective 15 June to 31 December 2020. Nalin Jain, Managing Director of Volvo Car Malaysia, said: “We fully welcome the introduction of the sales tax holiday and are grateful for the opportunity to pass on the full benefits to our customers. The


Jun 12, 2020