Thomas Huong

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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.

20 May 2018 | 7:00 AM

Car sales to jump with big savings from zero GST

PETALING JAYA: Car sales are expected to jump in the next two or three months, as the country enjoys a “tax holiday” following the zero rating of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) from June 1 onwards.

19 May 2018 | 7:00 AM

Price protection schemes from three auto firms

PETALING JAYA: At least three car companies have introduced price protection schemes as customers await the new tax structure to replace the Goods and Services Tax on June 1.

Customer friendly: All Proton cars sold from May 16-31 will also include special service vouchers.
7 Apr 2018 | 7:00 AM

Proton SUV to have premium features

PETALING JAYA: The long-awaited Proton SUV will get premium features like lane keeping assist, voice command, adaptive cruise control and 360-degree 3D view.

Coming soon: The Geely Boyue SUV (left) at a showroom in Shanghai and the contest to name the new model in an ad by Proton.
28 Feb 2018 | 7:00 AM

Mercedes-Benz NZ Wheels Klang Autohaus gets RM6mil facelift

KLANG: The upgraded Mercedes-Benz NZ Wheels Klang Autohaus delivers a better premium experience for customers of the German marque with the three-pointed star.

Premium experience: (from left) Mercedes-Benz Malaysia vice-president (sales and marketing - passenger cars) Mark Raine, vice-president (after-sales) Heinrich Schromm, president and CEO Dr Claus Weidner, SM Nasarudin, Samson and NZ Wheels vice-president Thoo Ai Wuen at the event.