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Bruised, Battered but Better and Stronger – VW looks on to 2018

“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” – Winston Churchill I find that quote to be apt in describing the ups and downs of Volkswagen Malaysia. From a high of 13,003 units sold in 2012, VW’s sales numbers dropped to 6,048 …

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Charging stations for EVs and PHEVs – Good on Mercedes-Benz Malaysia, Bad for Mercedes-Benz users

Recently we have seen a few images of BMW Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV)s occupying the Mercedes-Benz charging stations in Bangsar Shopping Centre shared by our friends at EvoMalaysia and initially, it was a bit of a harmless tease at Mercedes-Benz Malaysia (MBM). Over time, more images appeared, some showing all …

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The BMW BMW 5 Series Hybrid with eDrive Technology 530e – launched

BMW Group Malaysia today introduced the first-ever BMW 5 Series Hybrid with eDrive Technology. The All-New BMW 530e Sport is the fifth BMW iPerformance model to be introduced in the country, further reinforcing the premium automaker’s expertise in Plug-in Hybrid Technology.   Mr. Raymond Tan, Head of Sales, BMW Malaysia …

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The new Volvo XC60 – launched

407HP, 640Nm of torque. Take a moment for your brain to process those numbers. Not impressed? Let’s consider performance oriented vehicles such as the Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 43’s 3.0litre V6 engine that’s able to produce 367hp and a max torque of 520Nm. Or a Porche Macan GT S which offers 360 …

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The all-new KIA Picanto – launched

To kick-start the first chapter of 2018, Naza Kia Malaysia has unveiled the All-New Kia Picanto.  Here are some quick facts about it;- It’s the third generation of Picanto the only new non-national brand in the local A-segment designed to look modern, presented with futuristic details and sportier image.   “The …

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Kia Grand Carnival CKD Now Available

Naza Kia Malaysia, the official distributor of the Kia brand introduced the Kia Grand Carnival CKD version to the Malaysian market. Here’s a few quick facts about the Carnival;- The Carnival was first launched in March 2017 There were 3 CBU variants; KX, EX and a low spec 2.2D All …

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Good Car Sales People Are Hard to Come By

I’ve been in the sales line for over two decades and trust me, I didn’t grow up with the ambition of being one. I know many feel sales is a frowned-upon profession; people who couldn’t achieve high academic results to get better respected positions or people with so little integrity …

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