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Continental reliability – they don’t exist and it’s our fault

Let’s be truthful here; The driving feel of a continental vehicle is rarely matched by any Asian made vehicle. It’s downright poisonous to be blasting down the highway doing 150km/h and feeling as though you’re just strolling at 80 while experiencing the sturdiness of the vehicle as wind resistance tries …

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Heavy Discounting – Short term gain vs Long term pain

Every time a new vehicle is sold, three parties would be involved; the principal/distributor who sells stock to the dealer, the dealer/SC who sells and maintains the vehicle to the customer and of course, the customers themselves who’s able and willing to part money to own said vehicle. It’s an …

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Moovby – Car Rental that matches your idle car with renters

I just came across this company called Moovby that provides car rental by hour services. The concept is simple; you have an idle car (like going to an office-bound 9-to-5 job) that someone may want to rent for a couple of hours and you make a couple of bucks of it. Sounds …

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Volkswagen Group restructures local subsidiary, VGM – UPDATED 1 SEPT 2016

It has been reported recently that Volkswagen Audi Group (VAG) has brought in Porsche Holdings Salzburg to improve the current situation in Malaysia, that is to say the brand’s reputation is in tatters, sales numbers are not going anywhere without huge discounts that cut into profits while owners remaining disillusioned …

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The truth about automotive media – why some sites will never get media cars and oversea invites

You want to be an auto journalist because you want to drive fancy cars, stay in luxurious hotels, given complimentary First or Business class tickets to exotic places and be the first to test models yet to be launched? Sorry to burst your bubble but that ain’t happening – not …

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RM52k just to replace Volkswagen wiring harness? – Why it costs so much

Recently we came across a VW owner who shared his problem with his 1-year plus VW Passat B7. Mr Simran Singh discovered his parking brake has malfunctioned and could not disengage. So he had it towed to an authorised service centre (in this case, Wing Hin Autohaus in Balakong) for …

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Mercedes-Benz Malaysia announces record-breaking 1st Quarter 2016 Achievements and Results

“We didn’t do anything wrong, but somehow, we lost” Those were the words uttered by the CEO of Nokia last year when the company was acquired by Microsoft. He lamented how the world moved too fast for Nokia to adapt and catch up. Today’s environment has become so fast paced, so …

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