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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Car ManufacturerCarskensoSales and Marketing RantsWriters

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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Car ManufacturerCarskensoKIATest DrivesWriters

The all-new KIA Sorento – Confidence Inspiring

The thing about 7-seaters is this; regardless whether you’re single or married with a volleyball-team number of kids, you will always find a need for a large vehicle during festive ‘balik kampung’ season. Aunties and uncles may be impressed with that cousin that drove home a luxury 2-door coupe but …

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Car ManufacturerCarsEventskensoMercedes-BenzMusingsWriters

Mercedes Benz is the No. 1 Premium Brand in Malaysia for 2016 – here’s how they did it

Despite what they say about the current lukewarm economic climate in Malaysia, it has not stopped Mercedes Benz Malaysia (MBM) from setting another record performance in 2016. Not only have they managed to stay ahead of every other premium brands in our market, they’ve managed to;- top it’s previous record …

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