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RON Compatible List for your Gasoline Engine

Since 1st September 2009, Malaysia have replaced the RON92 Unleaded with RON95 Unleaded. In the other hand, the RON97 Unleaded has been logically upgraded to be Premium Unleaded in Malaysia domestic market. In fact, a lot of cars in Malaysia are compatible with RON95 Unleaded Fuel. High Octane Premium Unleaded is normally required for high compression ratio engine which is ...

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Is RON95 suitable for high compression ratio engine or your regular car?

The BN Government in Malaysia has just announced the new prices of petrol in Malaysia effective 1st September 2009 and we are looking at RM1.80 per liter for RON95 now, which was what RON97 was previously priced at. This is up from RM1.75 per liter pre-September 2009. As for RON97, it has been hiked to RM2.05 per liter.  From Honda ...

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Price of RON 95 at RM1.80 from 1st Sept 2009

  Effective from 1st September 2009 (right after the Malaysia National Day), the newly introduced RON 95 fuel is now priced at RM1.80 from the previous price – RM1.75. Meanwhile, RON 97 is upgraded as a premium product and has gone up to RM2.05 from RM1.80.  

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DRB-Hicom VW assembly plan is scrapped

DRB-Hicom Bhd’s negotiation with Volkswagen AG to assemble its cars in Malaysia is scrapped. From The Edge Weekly, the sources say talks between the two companies hit a brick wall following interference from certain government-linked bodies that forced the diversified group to cease discussions with VW. According to DRB-Hicom officials, it is confirmed that there was difficulty in the negotiations, ...

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Tengzhong expects the deal for Hummer to close in Q3

Recently reported from the Reuters news, the China’s Tengzhong will maintain Hummer’s auto dealership network if it succeeds in purchasing the U.S. brand, amid growing sentiment that it may complete the controversial deal. According to Tengzhong spokesperson statement, there will be no change in Hummer’s existing global sales network and the quality of its after sales services after the completion of ...

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2010 Honda CR-V Facelift will be debut on 17th September 2009

According to Honda Japan website, Honda is debuting what it calls the “new CR-V” on 17th September, possibly at the upcoming Frankfurt Motor Show. I guess Honda is very careful this time when performing mid-cycle refresh on their production models, since the CR-V is still a good looking sales workhorse in Honda’s track records. We’ll all have to hold our breath until mid-September ...

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Nissan 370z Advertisement by Edaran Tan Chong Motor

  Nissan Malaysia (Edaran Tan Chong Motor) has put up an advertisement to promote the new Nissan 370z. With taglines of “333 Horsepower” and ” World’s First Synchrorev Match Manual Transmission” along with the roaring sounds of the 3.7L V6 Engine. Certainly it’s a nice ad. Enjoy!

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Volkswagen Close Merger Deal with Porsche

Volkswagen and Porsche announced today that they reached an agreement to merge their operations to create an integrated automotive group led by VW. Under the agreement, Volkswagen will buy a 42 percent stake in Porsche’s automotive unit by the end of 2009. The merger which will see the creation of a group with 10 brands, sales of around 6.4 million ...

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