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  • Suzuki Swift Sport 1.6 coming soon

    DRB-HICOM Bhd unit Suzuki Malaysia Automobile Sdn Bhd will be introducing the Suzuki Swift Sport 1.6 litre soon. A definite time was not given but it is likely to be sometime later this year. More […]


  • Chevrolet Optra Estate – RM92,888

    DRB-HICOM’s unit Hicomobil Sdn Bhd which distributes Chevrolet cars here in Malaysia has launched a new variant of the Chevrolet Optra. The new variant is the Chevrolet Optra Estate, a station wagon version of the […]


  • Petronas launches new PRIMAX 3 fuel

    Petronas domestic masketing arm Petronas Dagangan Berhad launched yesterday it’s new fuel called Petronas Primax 3. Primax 3 will replace Primax at existing Petronas petrol stations and will be priced at the normal RON97 price […]


  • Proton Mitsubishi feasibility study

    Proton Mitsubishi feasibility study

    Proton has completed it’s technical feasibility studies with Mitsubishi, and is now waiting for commercial feasibility studies to finish. These feasibility studies are part of an MoU signed in February 2006 to explore the feasibility […]


  • 2006 Toyota RAV4 in Malaysia

    The Toyota RAV4 was a concept born in 1989. The moniker RAV4 means Recreational Active Vehicle with 4-wheel drive. 5 years later, the first Toyota RAV4 was launched at the 1994 Geneva Motor Show. UMW […]


  • UMW Toyota exports Toyota Hiace to Thailand

    Toyota has begun exporting it’s export version of the Toyota Hiace 2.5 litre turbodiesel van to Thailand, targetting a total sales of 1,300 units (RM143 million) by the year end, with a production of 200 […]


  • UMW Toyota not manufacturing cars locally

    UMW Toyota not manufacturing cars locally

    Apparently The Edge Daily’s reporter had misinterpreted UMW Toyota Motor’s Managing Director David Chen’s statements at the Kuala Lumpur International Automotive Conference last week. There is no plan to manufacture any Toyota models in Malaysia. […]


  • UMW Toyota to manufacture cars locally

    UMW Toyota to manufacture cars locally

    UMW Toyota Motor Sdn Bhd is taking it’s operations here to the next step. It will start manufacturing cars here in Malaysia, with the first roll-out expected in 18 months time. Toyota’s sales success of […]


  • Proton might enter SUV and MPV market

    [ UPDATE: The first test mules of the Proton MPV spotted! ] [ UPDATE #2: EXCLUSIVE: Initial Proton MPV exterior, interior and spec details! ] Proton is studying the feasibility of developing an MPV and […]