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A review of 2015 Malaysia automotive sector – Part 1: Numbers and Trends

A recent article by the Malaysian Insider about automotive sales of 2016 suggests that things are going to get worse for car manufacturers next year. Up to 10 months this year, the industry recorded 541,142 units which was 1% lower than a year ago. You may be thinking 1% isn’t too bad – just a …

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Did Proton cheat in ASEAN NCAP safety test?

Two days ago, we were rocked by a revelation from ASEAN NCAP stating they have received complaints from consumer on violation of safety specification in one of their tested vehicles. It is said that a top tether fitment has been removed from a locally made car, which is vital to …

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Ownership Experience – It’s not just the price tag you’re paying

If you’ve not read the article written by veteran motoring journalist Chris Wee about the lost art of selling a car, I implore you to do so HERE. Not only did Chris delivered his opinion in a manner that’s entertaining and easy to understand, he touched on a subject we’d all experienced …

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Welcome to the world of GST – Car prices pre and post-GST

Everyone says Goods and Service Tax is good. While it is increasing the coffers of the country for the country is good, the implications of it will be keenly felt in the coming few months. One of the hottest topics that gets asked is will car prices be lower or higher …

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Volkswagen – should you buy one now? Part II

As some of you may already know, I have a Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI. My experience with the Golf since 2011 when I first took it home has been marked with ups and downs but overall, I am satisfied with the vehicle. During the course of ownership, I had to change …

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Volkswagen – should you buy one now? Part I

Reputation is everything these days. It’s not something you can see or touch but it’s all powerful. Through it, you get stuffs like brand loyalty and trust, the very substance that makes the world go round. Reputation is pretty much like karma where you can swing either positively or negatively …

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kensomuse – a complete revamp featuring new writers: YOU

There were a couple of reasons why kensomuse was started back in March 2012. A distraction from the usual hustle and bustle of life. A place to catalog kenso’s own thoughts. But chiefly was because there were some reviews on some magazines which kenso disagreed strongly – particularly when the …

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