Car ManufacturerCarskensoMusingsUncategorizedWriters

Vehicle ownership transfer – what you need to know when selling your own car in Malaysia

As some of you know, I’ve recently sold my trusty 2006/2008 Skoda Octavia Mk II in favor of a bigger vehicle. The Czech-made sedan has been a joy to own and drive  but it was time to move on to something bigger. Call it fate but within the span of a …

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Car ManufacturerCarskensoProtonTest DrivesWriters

The new Proton Perdana – Love the looks, like the drive

There are some meals that are sophisticated with layers and layers of exquisite taste that if you were interested to dissect what goes into the dish, you need more than a couple of mouthful to tell. And then there are those where one bite is all you’ll ever need to …

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BMWCar ManufacturerCarskensoMercedes-BenzMusingsWriters

Affordable Electric Vehicle/Plug-in Hybrids? Not anytime soon

Every business have a specific target market to cater to. Whether it’s a Rolex exclusive time piece merchant or a RM17 Quik-cut barber shop, they each target a particular niche. If done right, you’d not only be able to survive, you might thrive and open many branches. Among many of …

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Car ManufacturerCarskensoSales and Marketing RantsWriters

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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Car ManufacturerCarskensoSales and Marketing RantsWriters

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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Car ManufacturerCarskensoTest DrivesVWWriters

The Volkswagen Passat 1.8 TSI – Dare you?

Let’s start by addressing the elephant in the room – the Volkswagen branding has seen better days. Since 2013, there has been VW owners complaining about various issues with their VW ownership experience. Among them are poor after sales service, vehicle reliability issues, problematic insurance-based warranty claims and those who follow …

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Car ManufacturerCarsHyundaikensoTest DrivesWriters

The Hyundai IONIQ Hybrid – Designed for the next Millenium

Baby Boomers, Gen X, Gen Y, Millennials – they’re all cohorts of people born within a certain demographic period. We call them generations and they are defined as a difference of opinions between one generation and another regarding beliefs, politics, or values. Among the various generations, the Millennials seem to be in the …

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