Thomas Huong

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2 Dec 2018 | 7:00 AM

Last chance to win a car at international motorshow

KUALA LUMPUR: Today is the final day of the Kuala Lumpur International Motorshow 2018 (KLIMS’18), which offers visitors a chance to win either a Toyota C-HR, a Honda City or a Perodua Myvi.

Revving up: (From left) UPM mechanical engineering students Umaitul Afiqah, Siti Khairiah and Nur Fitriana demonstrating the use of a single-seat race car they built at KLIMS’18 at Mitec.
26 Nov 2018 | 7:00 AM

Crowd packs motor show

KUALA LUMPUR: The Kuala Lumpur International Motor Show 2018 (KLIMS 18) saw a packed weekend crowd, with visitors eagerly checking out the latest cars, innovative automotive products, exotic vehicles, souped-up cars, the longest limousine in Malaysia and fancy customised bikes.

Top draw: The Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport Formula One racing car is a big hit with visitors to KLIMS 18.
24 Nov 2018 | 7:00 AM

Proton X70 takes centrestage

KUALA LUMPUR: The Proton X70 was a crowd puller at the opening of the Kuala Lumpur International Motorshow 2018 (KLIMS’18) at the Malaysia International Trade and Exhibition Centre (Mitec).

Looking good: Five units of the Proton X70 drawing in the crowd on the first day of KLIMS’18.
8 Oct 2018 | 7:00 AM

Volvo XC60 T8 takes top honours

IT WAS a glamorous affair as the 2018 CarSifu Editors’ Choice Awards honoured the best passenger vehicles in the market.

29 Aug 2018 | 7:00 AM

CarSifu Auto Show revs up excitement

THE five-day 2018 CarSifu Auto Show concluded recently on a high note with close to 41,000 visitors and more than 100 car bookings.

There was a good turnout at the 2018 CarSifu Auto Show at Mid Valley Megamall, Kuala Lumpur. — Photos: ART CHEN, NORAFIFI EHSAN, IZZRAFIQ ALIAS and SAM THAM/The Star
19 Jul 2018 | 7:00 AM

‘We’ll absorb SST if cars booked before Sept 1 but delivered after that’

KUALA LUMPUR: At least one car distributor is absorbing the Sales and Service Tax if their customers had booked before Sept 1, but their vehicles are only delivered after that date.

19 Jul 2018 | 7:00 AM

Make sure SST doesn’t burden people, MCA tells Govt

PETALING JAYA: MCA wants the Government to ensure that the Sales and Service Tax (SST) will not burden the people or lead to price increases.

19 Jul 2018 | 7:00 AM

‘Nip graft in Customs and govt gets RM3bil’

PUTRAJAYA: Fixing the leakages caused by corruption will help the government bridge the gap in the revenue shortfall between collection for the GST and the SST, says Datuk Seri Subromaniam Tholasy.

Good time to buy: A man walking out of a shop with a 0 GST and SST sign in Petaling Jaya.
19 Jul 2018 | 7:00 AM

Old SST exemptions mean more cash for people

PETALING JAYA: Your flight tickets, children’s tuition fees, ATM transactions and Astro bill used to be subjected to the 6% Goods and Services Tax (GST).

15 Jun 2018 | 7:00 AM

Airbag shortage may affect motorists

PETALING JAYA: The Transport Minister’s directive to the Road Transport Department (JPJ) not to renew the road tax of vehicles with faulty airbags could cause problems to a group of motorists.