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2021 Perodua Ativa (D55L) SUV: All you need to know

Here comes a new challenger in the compact SUV segment—the Perodua Ativa. Only known as the D55L up until late Friday, the Ativa SUV introduces several novel features for a Perodua vehicle. Available for booking now, it is priced between MYR62,500 and MYR73,400, on-the-road without insurance, with sales tax exemption (SST).

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You can book Perodua’s unnamed turbocharged compact SUV now

Perodua’s much-anticipated B-segment SUV is finally in the open. The yet-to-be-named “D55L” SUV, (widely rumoured to be the “Perodua Ativa”) is now open for booking with prices estimated to be between MYR62,500 and MYR73,400 (OTR w/o insurance with SST exemption) as revealed by Paultan.

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Proton Special Edition Models 2021: Book now at MYR9.99

Having been teased and leaked for the past couple of months, PROTON today finally unwrapped not one, not two, but four special edition vehicles. The limited run cars include the Persona Black Edition and Exora Black Edition as well as Iriz R3 and Saga R3 Limited Edition models.

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Ford to put Android in millions of its cars in 2023

Ford has announced that it will be partnering Google to power millions of future Ford and Lincoln vehicles with Android and Google services. The unique six-year partnership, to kick off in 2023, is poised to accelerate Ford’s transformation and reinvent the connected vehicle experience. The car maker will also use Google Cloud as its preferred cloud provider, leveraging on Google’s expertise in data, artificial intelligence (AI), and machine learning (ML).

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PROTON outs more Proton X50 videos ahead of launch

Ahead of the imminent Proton X50 launch on Tuesday, 27 October 2020, PROTON has released a slew of promo videos that showcase the SUV’s features including design, performance, safety, and infotainment system. The Proton X50 will be hosted virtually via a Facebook livestream, amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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2020 Honda CR-V now open for booking

Honda Malaysia today made a surprise announcement to open booking for the New CR-V at all its 101 dealerships nationwide. One of the most popular SUVs in the market since its introduction in 2017, the fifth-generation CR-V contributed 19 per cent of sales in the overall non-national SUV segment. The car is set to launch in Q4 2020 and is expected to up the ante again.

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Honda Civic and BR-V now in Platinum White Pearl

Honda Malaysia has introduced a new colour option—Platinum White Pearl—to two of its popular vehicles, the Civic and New BR-V. The new colourway replaces White Orchid Pearl first introduced on the Odyssey and 10th Generation Accord.

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Proton X50: Pre-orders kick-off on Malaysia Day

PROTON today took the wraps off its second SUV (sport utility vehicle)—the Proton X50 at its plant in Tanjung Malim, Perak. Riding on the success of its premium sibling, the Proton X70, the new SUV punches well above its class and is expected to be competitively priced, although pricing details have not been officially revealed. Pre-order books will be open starting tomorrow, 16 September 2020 with a public city preview slated for 19 September onwards.

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[UPDATED] 2020 Proton X50: Everything you need to know

The launch of the much-awaited Proton X50 is imminent, with PROTON officially teasing its second SUV (sport utility vehicle) on its social channels. The B-segment SUV, based on the Geely Binyue, rides on the success of the premium Proton X70 that continues to sell well in the market.

[UPDATED] With official pricing and packages details

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Trevo offers MYR2 million financial aid for 10,000 car-sharing hosts

TREVO, a subsidiary of SOCAR Mobility Malaysia, is the latest app-based people-to-people car sharing marketplace. The mobility startup kicked off Phase 1 of its Proof of Concept (POC) exercise today with an MYR2 million investment, providing financial aid to new car-sharing hosts. It aims to encourage more people to participate in its year-long POC study by sharing their vehicles, in line with the Government’s effort to mitigate the people’s financial challenges through the PENJANA (Short Term Economic Recovery) plan.