Puspakom in hire purchase inspection deal
15 April 2011 - Following the recent amended Hire Purchase Act 1967, Puspakom Sdn Bhd has signed an MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) with the Ministry of Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism where they will undertake the hire purchase inspection services for vehicles.
2012 Hyundai Accent is off the wall
13 April 2011 - The 2012 Hyundai Accent will make its North American debut at the upcoming New York Auto Show, but the marketing blitz has already started in other markets. In Malaysia, a recent stunt with the 2012 Accent and 3D projection answered the question, "How does a company stand out when computer-generated imagery can put any car in any landscape?"
Honda Malaysia officially opened its 59th dealership
11 April 2011 - The 59th authorised Honda dealership in Malaysia was recently given an official opening. Operated by AutoWorld Asia Sdn. Bhd, it is also the 10th 3S dealership in Selangor, which means it offers sales and after-sales services in one location.
All New Volvo S60 Car Review
09 April 2011 - The Volvo S60's athletic stance is accentuated by a sculpted bonnet and short overhangs front and rear, plus what Volvo's design team calls the "racetrack" design. The car's lines do not end abruptly but instead continue to flow organically, echoing the smooth shapes of the racetrack.
No rise in RON 95 petrol price for now
06 April 2011 - Malsysia Government annouces that RON95 petrol may increase in price though it will not do so in the short term. Deputy Finance Minister Datuk Donald Lim Siang Chai told the Dewan Rakyat that the Government had already taken the appropriate action by raising the price of RON97 petrol last week as world crude oil prices rose.
Honda Resume Production on 11 April 2011
04 April 2011 - Honda said yesterday that it will resume production of finished automobiles at Sayama Plant at Saitama Factory (Sayama, Saitama) and Suzuka Factory (Suzuka, Mie) on Monday, April 11, 2011. The news comes after Honda plants were shutdown following the massive earthquake in Japan on March, 11.
2011 Hyundai Blue2 Concept Car Review
02 April 2011 - At the 2011 Seoul Motor Show Hyundai Motor staged a world premiere of the Hyundai Blue2 concept car (codenamed HND-6), a mid-size FCEV which shows a blueprint for future sedans. The name 'Blue2' is a combination of Hyundai's sub eco-brand 'Blue Drive' and the number `2' from H2, the symbol for hydrogen gas.
Ford's Smart Intersection
31 March 2011 - Ford Motor Company researchers unveiled one of the first privately funded “smart intersections” in North America, a key step toward leveraging GPS technology and wireless infrastructure-to-vehicle communications to reduce traffic accidents and ease congestion.
KIA reached 10 Millionth Vehicle Export Mark
29 March 2011 - Kia has reached a significant milestone in vehicle exports – its 10th millionth export vehicle, a Snow White Pearl Optima sedan, was shipped yesterday to the US market from Kia’s main shipping hub, Pyeongtaek Port, located 80 km southwest of Seoul.