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Malaysian Man's Evo-Swapped Kia Forte Looking for BMW M2s to Race
Malaysian Man's Evo-Swapped Kia Forte Looking for BMW M2s to Race

28 May 2022, 06:52 UTC / In North America especially, Fortes equipped with the Theta II GDI engine were known for having coil plugs seemingly made out of cheese.

 
Racing Airplanes Coming to Malaysia for the Next Three Years
Racing Airplanes Coming to Malaysia for the Next Three Years

13 Apr 2022, 07:25 UTC / World Championship Air Race to hold events in Borneo, Malaysia, for the next three years, as it tries to revive airplane racing

 
Tesla's Autopilot Got a Partial Ban From the Police in Malaysia, Here's Why
Tesla's Autopilot Got a Partial Ban From the Police in Malaysia, Here's Why

7 Apr 2022, 00:42 UTC / Not all countries are as permissive as the U.S. A Model 3 owner is now the center of attention in national scandal, even though he didn’t cause a crash

 
Aerospace Engineer Richard Godfrey Believes He Located Missing Flight MH370
Aerospace Engineer Richard Godfrey Believes He Located Missing Flight MH370

10 Dec 2021, 16:40 UTC / It’s been seven years since Flight MH370 disappeared, and the search for it surpassed $110 million. But a retired aerospace engineer thinks he’s solved it

 
The Curious Case of History Supreme, the $4.8 Billion Yacht Made of Solid Gold
The Curious Case of History Supreme, the $4.8 Billion Yacht Made of Solid Gold

12 Feb 2020, 23:01 UTC / London designer Stuart Hughes claimed he’d been commissioned to build a superyacht engulfed in solid gold, which would become the world’s most expensive

 
AirAsia Becomes First Airline to Sell Plane Food in an Actual Restaurant
AirAsia Becomes First Airline to Sell Plane Food in an Actual Restaurant

4 Dec 2019, 22:36 UTC / Airplane food is not exactly one’s idea of fine dining, but AirAsia is going against the mold by opening a restaurant selling only food it serves on its planes

 
Malaysian Man Arrested at Airport For Smuggling Live Human Embryo Into India
Malaysian Man Arrested at Airport For Smuggling Live Human Embryo Into India

20 Mar 2019, 12:04 UTC / Partiban Durai was intercepted at the airport and admitted to have made the same journey 10 times in the past 18 months, revealing the intended recipient

 
Close Call: Biker Crashes, Is Thrown in Front of Speeding Car, Walks it Off
Close Call: Biker Crashes, Is Thrown in Front of Speeding Car, Walks it Off

7 Dec 2018, 13:33 UTC / Dashcam footage shot in Melaka, Malaysia, shows biker rear-ending car that had braked suddenly, being thrown off his bike into oncoming traffic

 
Ship Searching for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 Goes Missing for Three Days
Ship Searching for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 Goes Missing for Three Days

6 Feb 2018, 13:10 UTC / Seabed Constructor turned off its Automatic Identification System (AIS) during the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370

 
Old Mercedes E-Class Gets Covered in Wallpaper, Owner Says It's Cheaper this Way
Old Mercedes E-Class Gets Covered in Wallpaper, Owner Says It's Cheaper this Way

1 Jul 2016, 11:12 UTC / When asked about his peculiar car second skin choice, the owner simply explained wallpaper wrap job is cheaper than a respray

 
Takata Airbag Death Toll Rises to 13
Takata Airbag Death Toll Rises to 13

6 May 2016, 10:00 UTC / Honda Motor Co. has confirmed two additional deaths connected to the faulty airbag inflators produced by Takata, bringing the global total to 13

 
Car Purchases Linked to One in Four Bankruptcy Cases in Malaysia
Car Purchases Linked to One in Four Bankruptcy Cases in Malaysia

23 Apr 2016, 12:13 UTC / Buying a car is a significant expense, and it turns out to be too much for some people. 25% of personal bankruptcy cases in Malaysia are linked to cars

 
Three Boeing 747 Lying Around a Malaysian Airport Are Searching for Their Owners
Three Boeing 747 Lying Around a Malaysian Airport Are Searching for Their Owners

9 Dec 2015, 14:50 UTC / Three cargo planes were left behind on the Kuala Lumpur International Airport, with no one coming to get them back. They might get sold in less than two weeks

 
Girl Drifter Leona Chin Pranks Driving School Instructors, Laughs Guaranteed
Girl Drifter Leona Chin Pranks Driving School Instructors, Laughs Guaranteed

27 Mar 2015, 10:19 UTC / What happens when a drift queen pranks newly employed driving instructors on their first day at the job? The adjacent clip will answer that question for you

 
2015 Nissan Almera NISMO Performance Packs 101 HP in Malaysia
2015 Nissan Almera NISMO Performance Packs 101 HP in Malaysia

16 Jan 2015, 11:21 UTC / Introduced in October 2011, the Japanese car manufacturer’s N17-gen Altima is the typical B-segment econosaloon for the Asian market. It’s what anyone would call a woeful, dreary means o...

 
BMW X4 Launched in Malaysia, Starts at $138,431
BMW X4 Launched in Malaysia, Starts at $138,431

21 Aug 2014, 13:46 UTC / So you complained about the prices of new BMWs, right? You thought $64,000 for an M4 is an outrage, huh? Well, the new BMW X4 was just launched in Malaysia. Guess how much it costs? In local money, ...

 
Mercedes-Benz Has First One-Two Finish in F1 in 58 years
Mercedes-Benz Has First One-Two Finish in F1 in 58 years

31 Mar 2014, 07:53 UTC / Taking the checkered flag with an advantage of no less than 17 seconds over his team mate, Lewis Hamilton performed a rather impressive hat-trick at this weekend's Malaysian Grand Prix, snatchi...

 
Nico Rosberg Tops Friday Practice Session in Malaysia
Nico Rosberg Tops Friday Practice Session in Malaysia

28 Mar 2014, 10:53 UTC / Even though this time it was a much closer run with Ferrari and Red Bull, it seems that the Mercedes-AMG Petronas team is still on top when it comes to performance in Formula 1 this year, with Nico ...

 
Chevrolet Malibu Headed to Malaysia
Chevrolet Malibu Headed to Malaysia

7 Jan 2014, 13:55 UTC / General Motors is getting ready to introduce the Chevrolet Malibu sedan to Malaysia. The info was revealed by an official Chevrolet dealer flyer that lists the Malibu as “coming soon”, P...

 
Mercedes-Benz A 45 AMG Gets Priced in Malaysia
Mercedes-Benz A 45 AMG Gets Priced in Malaysia

18 Oct 2013, 16:47 UTC / The smallest AMG ever was launched in Malaysia last week, but its official price has been officially announced only today, for some reason. At the launch, the Mercedes-Benz A 45 AMG was said to s...