Location of all AES cameras in Malaysia

According to the Transport Ministry, the AES (Automated Enforcement System) has been a huge success and more than 200 additional spots will be added. The Transport Ministry said that the AES, which was not favoured by many quarters has been very successful in reducing...

No Petrol Subsidies mean higher or lower petrol prices?

Starting 1st December 2014, Malaysians no longer get any subsidies for petrol. What does this mean? The government of Malaysia’s decision to remove the subsidies for RON95 and diesel starting December 1, 2014 had many implications. Would that mean that petrol prices...

VW Polo set to be rebadged by Proton

The recent acquisition of national carmaker Proton Group by DRB-Hicom which is the Malaysia assembler of Volkswagen cars have many anticipating just where the future directions are for Proton. For those of you who are wondering, this would mean that Proton could just...

Volkswagen launches flagship R models for Golf and Passat

Volkswagen Malaysia recently launched their R series of vehicles for the Malaysian market and it comes in the Golf R and Passat CC R models respectively.   These 2 models are the flagship performance vehicles in their own accord where the Passat CC R-Line is priced at...

Renault launches the affordable ZOE electric car

Launched at the Geneva Motor Show, Renault is moving the bar higher with its ZOE electric car.   This is in alignment with the ‘Electric Mobility for All’ concept and the full-electric car is supposedly more affordable where it is about the same bracket as diesel...

Tan Chong signs agreement to build Subaru vehicles in Malaysia

It seems that more and more automotive brands are looking to set up manufacturing plants in Malaysia and the latest brand to make it to our shores would be Subaru.   This came in the light of the confirmation by Tan Chong Motor Holdings who assemble and distribute...

Toyota unveils 2012 Yaris Hybrid

If there is one automotive company who knows about hybrid cars, it would be Toyota and that is what they have done at the Geneva Motor Show where they unveiled their 2012 Toyota Yaris Hybrid.   Meant to compete in the B-Segment hybrid sector for the European market,...

RM170k Volkswagen Passat 1.8 TSI now available

DRB-Hicom and Volkswagen Malaysia has just launched the new CKD Volkswagen Passat 1.8 TSI.   The event was officiated by the prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak and it would be sold for RM170,888. This model will be rolled out through its Pekan plant and the...

Mercedes-Benz launches the third generation of A-Class vehicles

  German automotive giant Mercedes-Benz has unveiled their new, third generation of the bubbly A-Class model. Coming in with fiber-optic cables and LED modules on its rear taillights, you get one of the coolest compact models around.   Designed for the younger...

Nissan to experiment new technologies in Nissan DeltaWing

  Japanese automotive giant Nissan is set to unveil one of the most futuristic cars ever in their new Nissan DeltaWing at the upcoming 2012 Le Mans 24 Hours race.   This surely is a radical move by the company through its project and it will be the perfect platform to...