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Weekly Round-Up: Bezza goes out of Malaysia, HR-V and CR-V price drop ( 2017-05-05 )

MyCarsearch is introducing new press segment - The Weekly Round-Up. Our content writer, Kelvin Mah will be summarizing the weekly car news in and out of Malaysia, covering variety of news topic from car price update to latest roadshows events. Sit back and relax as we will serve the ‘delicious’ automotive industry news right on your fingertips.

1. Seven more AES 

The Road Transport Department (JPJ) will be installing seven more Automatic Enforcement System (AES) cameras before the end of the year, said its director-general Datuk Seri Nadzri Siron. With no exact location of the seven new AES being revealed, we must always be cautious on the road. Source: The Sun Daily

2. Bezza go out of Malaysia

Perusahaan Otomobil Kedua Sdn Bhd (Perodua) has launched the Bezza in Mauritius as the Malaysian car manufacturer capitalises on Mauritius' status as a popular international tourist destination to market Perodua cars. Source: The Star Online

3. Road Charge to drive into Thailand

Vehicles from Thailand will be subjected to the road charge (RC) soon after the cabinet approve the payment collection such as being implemented at the Malaysia-Singapore border. Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai said: “The fee to be imposed will be RM20. For every state that collects from their borders, we will return RM5 to the state government concerned such as practised in Johor.” The system will likely to implement at the gateway of Perlis, Kedah, Perak and Kelantan. Source: The Malay Mail Online

4. Bye bye Kia Cerato Koup

Kia will discontinue the Cerato Koup (known as the Forte Koup in other markets) in the United States due to poor consumer demand for the model. Source: Paul Tan

5. Proton Suprima R, WOW

Proton has seriously made some good efforts in creating prototype for their upcoming vehicles. Prior to the revelation of Suprima X, a crossover design based on Suprima S, they reveal the Suprima R which look like the successor Suprima S, a hatchback sedan with more aggressive and sporty outlook. Are you excited as I am for both of the cars to be released? Pretty sure I am.

6. Proton ISOFIX child seat is now RM299

Proton is offering ISOFIX child seat worth RM1,000 for just RM299 with any purchase of any Proton model.

7. Fuel Price dropped

Weekly fuel price update reveals that the fuel price for first week of May has dropped. RON 95 will be priced at RM2.11 per litre (-RM0.10), with RON 97 at RM2.39 per litre (-RM0.10). As for diesel, the Euro 5 diesel is priced at RM2.18 per litre (-RM0.06).

8. Honda HR-V and BR-V price dropped

Good news for Honda supporters! Another good reason to purchase a HR-V and CR-V. Honda announced that the price has dropped around RM1,000 across the HR-V and CR-V model.

9. Toyota GO 2017 Carnival, a place to be in

Toyota GO 2017 Carnival is here again in this May. The roadshow is set to visit 7 locations across the Malaysia. Visitors get to test drive, get car valuation, airbag replacement and more. For the detail time, date and venue, you can visit Toyota official website for more info Source: Toyota Malaysia

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