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Honda Malaysia focused on hybrid vehicles – no plans on introducing EVs yet, working with gov’t on policy
Honda Malaysia has gone all in on hybrid technology, having sold locally-assembled petrol-electric models on our shores since 2012. The company continues to offer these vehicles in the form of the City e:HEV RS, which will gain a hatchback variant early next year.What it hasn’t done is introduce a
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Marshal ‘polis trafik olok-olok’ yang tular di Port Dickson sudah serah diri; seorang berpangkat Dato’
Baru sahaja selesai satu kes Marshal kumpulan motosikal berkuasa tinggi yang menahan trafik di Port Dickson bulan lalu, minggu ini satu lagi kes yang sama berlaku di daerah sama. Namun menurut Ketua Polis Daerah Port Dickson, Supt. Aidi Sham Bin Mohamed menerusi satu kenyataan media yang dikeluarkan
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Police crackdown on illegal and fancy number plates – 24,909 fined for related offences throughout November
Bukit Aman traffic investigation and enforcement department (JSPT) has announced that police issued a total of 74,437 summonses during its month-long Op Khas (Nombor Pendaftaran) exercise that ran in November. Of these, 24,909 were for number plate offences.According to JSPT director Datuk Mat Kasim
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2022 Jeep Wrangler 4xe in Europe – PHEV only, petrol variants dropped; updated ADAS and equipment
The Jeep Wrangler enters the 2022 model year for left-hand-drive European markets with a simplified line-up, which now is comprised solely of the 4xe dual-motor plug-in hybrid powertrain, along an updated equipment list. Picking up from the Wrangler 4xe line that made its debut in September 2020, th
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Kerajaan akan pastikan Fasa Dua Lebuhraya Pan Borneo untuk Sarawak diteruskan – Ismail Sabri
Perdana Menteri, Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob telah memberikan jaminan bahawa kerajaan akan memastikan pembinaan Fasa Dua Lebuhraya Pan Borneo Sarawak dari Pujut ke Lawas diteruskan. Perkara tersebut dibincangkan dengan Menteri Kanan Kerja Raya, Datuk Seri Fadillah Yusof dan juga Ketua Menteri Sar
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Honda City RS e:HEV hanya terjual 5% dari jumlah lebih 22,000 unit keseluruhan City GN di Malaysia
Honda City generasi terkini (kod casis GN) dalam versi hibrid iaitu RS e:HEV merupakan City paling mahal pernah dijual pada pasaran Malaysia, dengan harga atas jalan RM105,950.45 termasuk pengecualian cukai SST sehingga 30 Jun 2022. Ini pertama kali sebuah Honda City dijual pada harga melebihi RM100
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Honda City e:HEV RS hybrid makes up just 5% of Malaysian City sedan sales, more than 22k sold overall
During the launch of the City Hatchback today, Honda Malaysia announced that it has sold over 22,000 units of the latest fifth-generation sedan model since its launch in October last year. Of those, less than five per cent were of the range-topping e:HEV RS hybrid, the company revealed at a press co
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Limited edition Yamaha R1 celebrates Toprak Razgatlioglu’s WSBK Championship, 21 to be made
After his empathic victory over incumbent Jonathan Rea in the 2021 World Superbike Championship (WSBK), Yamaha Motor Europe and Crescent Yamaha have released the Limited Edition Toprak Razgatl?oglu Yamaha R1 World Championship Replica. Celebrating the Turk’s first ever (WSBK) champion’s crown, t
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Setel Share launched in Malaysia – share your e-wallet with your loved ones, earn Mesra points together
Petronas has announced a new feature for its Setel e-payment solution called Setel Share, which allows users to pay for their loved ones’ fuel securely at stations nationwide. To gain access, you’ll need to have version 1.84 of the Setel app on your iOS (via the Apple Store) or Android device (v
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Polis keluarkan 74,437 saman menerusi Op Khas Nombor Pendaftaran sepanjang November 2021
Jabatan Siasatan dan Penguatkuasaan Trafik (JSPT) Bukit Aman telah mengeluarkan sebanyak 74,437 saman atas pelbagai kesalahan menerusi Op Khas (Nombor Pendaftaran) di seluruh negara selama sebulan yang berakhir 30 November lalu.Menurut pengarah JSPT Datuk Mat Kasim Karim, daripada jumlah itu, ia mel
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Ford aims to be second largest EV maker in two years
Ford has announced a highly ambitious plan to be the world’s second largest electric vehicle manufacturer within the next two years. To do that, it will have to one-up Volkswagen’s massive EV investment, and beat age-old rival GM (Stellantis) in the race for third place.But it’s not impossible
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Mazda 2 Hybrid 2022 diperkenalkan – berasaskan Toyota Yaris Hybrid 1.5L hibrid penuh, 3.8 l/100km
Mazda telah memperkenalkan Mazda 2 Hybrid, sekaligus memberikan lebih pilihan bagi barisan model hibrid penuh di Jepun. Model ini berasaskan Toyota Yaris Hybrid yang dibangunkan dengan versi GA-B bagi platform Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA) dan telah dilancarkan di Eropah pada 2020.Model Toyo
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Ford developing all-new full-size EV pick-up platform?
2021 Ford F-150 LightningThe demand for electric vehicles is around two to three times the amount expected by Ford, CEO Jim Farley told Automotive News. In response, Ford is doubling its electric vehicle annual volume projection to 600,000 units globally by the end of this year, according to the rep
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Pan Borneo Highway – government says that Phase 2 development of the Sarawak portion will continue
The government says that construction of Phase Two of the Sarawak portion of Pan Borneo Highway – from Pujut to Lawas – is being continued. This was announced by prime minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob during the opening of the Serian Section alignment of the road network yesterday, Bernam
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Fifth-gen Toyota Prius set to arrive in 2022 – report
According to a report by Autocar, the Toyota Prius will remain a key model in the carmaker’s line-up, with a fifth generation being hinted to arrive in 2022. The current, fourth-generation Prius has been around since 2015, so a full model change is to expected seeing how previous iterations had a
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Honda City Hatchback launched in Malaysia – 1.5L i-VTEC priced from RM76k, e:HEV RS hybrid early 2022
After a drawn-out marketing campaign that began in October, Honda Malaysia has finally launched the City Hatchback today. The five-door, which replaces the Jazz in the Southeast Asian region, brings some of its predecessor’s practicality to the more conventional City shape.Four variants are offere
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Honda City Hatchback dilancarkan di M’sia – bermula RM75,670, 1.5L DOHC i-VTEC dan hibrid RS e:HEV
Selepas diprebiu bulan lalu, hari ini Honda City Hatchback secara rasmi dilancarkan di Malaysia. Seperti yang sudah diketahui sebelum ini, City Hatchback merupakan pengganti kepada Honda Jazz GK di mana Malaysia bersama pasaran Asia Tenggara lain seperti Thailand dan Indonesia tidak akan menerima Ho
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2024 Mercedes-Benz AMG E63 to use electrified 2.0L four-pot – over 650 PS touted, can surpass current V8
While it’s already a certainty that the W206 Mercedes-AMG C 63 will lose the roaring V8 to an electrified four-pot, it appears that the next-generation E 63 will also be similarly downsized.According to Autocar, development of the W214 E 63 is focused around platform optimisation, where it will us
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Puspakom Pekan, Pahang ditutup hingga 13 Dis
Puspakom telah mengumumkan penutupan sementara Pusat Pemeriksaan Kenderaan cawangan Pekan, Pahang bermula semalam bagi melakukan proses disinfeksi dan sanitasi. Bagi pelanggan yang telah membuat temujanji pemeriksaan di cawangan tersebut, bayaran temujanji akan dipulangkan secara automatik dalam tem
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Renault Austral teased – Kadjar successor due in 2022
Renault has revealed the name of its new C-segment SUV which will replace the popular Kadjar next year, and it’s called the Austral. According to the French carmaker, the name was registered since 2005 and is derived from the Latin word “australis.”Sylvia Dos Santos, Renault’s model-naming s
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