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    Report: 12-year-old golfer wins Volvo for hole-in-one [w/video]
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    Some people just have all of the luck. Natasha Oon, a 12-year-old girl in Malaysia, was recently attending the 40th RSGC Ladies Amateur Open Championship at the Royal Selangor Golf Club with her parents. On a whim, she teed up a shot with her eight iron and scored a hole-in-one. That would have ...

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    Video: 2015 Mini Cooper S does best gymkhana impersonation in Malaysia
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    Mini Malaysia wants you - at least those of you in Southeast Asia - to know that the new Mini has a riptide of adrenaline and sharp teeth underneath its larger, more ergonomically efficient exterior. To make the point it enlisted the aid of Putrajaya roads, local agency Saatchi & Saatchi ...

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    Official: BMW designs new subway for Kuala Lumpur
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    Between the unfortunate saga of flight MH370 and the grand prix this weekend, Malaysia has been on our radar more than usual lately. And now the Southeast Asian country has popped up again, once more related to transportation issues, as Kuala Lumpur is working on a new subway system. Which isn't ...

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    Report: Scuderia Ferrari displaces relatives of missing passengers at Malaysian hotel [UPDATE]
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    The action and glamor of a Formula One race coming to town is usually more than enough to shine an international spotlight on a host country, but Malaysia has made headlines recently for another reason entirely. That, of course, would be the disappearance of Malaysian Airlines flight 370. But ...

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    Report: Caterham AeroSeven launch delayed until 2015 for complete redesign
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    Caterham may have found a new distributor in the US, but it will still be some time before buyers get the chance to pick up a production version of its AeroSeven Concept. The lightweight sports car that we thought looked pretty unique and special is going back to the drawing board after criticism ...

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    Video: Charity supercar run results in 3 Lamborghinis going up in flames
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    A charity drive from Singapore to Malaysia went quite awry when a convoy of Lamborghinis smashed into each other on one of the city-state's highways, with one of the cars catching fire. And while it's easy to assume that the supercars were at fault, initial reports contradict that assumption. It ...

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    Motorsports: Race Recap: 2013 Malaysian Grand Prix is a fool in the rain
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    Humidity, hunger and heartbreak were the takeaways from the Malaysian Formula One Grand Prix. A proper track with a wider variety of straights and corners than the street circuit in Australia, the second race of the season was expected to be a better test of the performance of the 11 teams on the ...

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    Report: Honda to share platforms, facilities with Proton
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    Honda and Malaysia's Proton have signed an agreement to work together, but before we go and start dreaming about a Lotus-derived Honda S2000 successor, Automotive News Europe breaks down what the deal could mean for both automakers. Proton (parent company of Lotus) has been trying to build a ...

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    Report: VW labor boss says 12 brands are enough, doesn't want to acquire Proton
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    The friction between Volkswagen and Proton continues, but this time it's coming from Germany, not Malaysia. The two firms have talked about some sort of partnership, or VW buying Proton outright, intermittently going back to 2005. In 2007 a partnership was nixed after a year of talks, then in 2010 ...

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    Motorsports: 2012 Malaysian Grand Prix rains supreme [spoilers]
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    Formula 1 racing tends to work in cycles. One team is at the top for a year or two, then another emerges to dominate the next few. It's a trend that has seen the likes of Ferrari, McLaren, Renault (now known as Lotus) and even Brawn (today's Mercedes) win world championships, with Red Bull as the ...

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    Report: CEO Dany Bahar looking for a buyer for Lotus
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    Reports this week out of London indicate that Lotus CEO Dany Bahar seeks a partner, or even a purchaser, for the Hethel firm. Malaysian automaker Proton currently owns Lotus, but Proton was taken over in January when Malaysian auto parts supplier DRB-Hicom bought the government's controlling ...

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    Report: DRB-Hicom to buy Proton
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    A deal has been reached to sell the Malaysian government's controlling, 43-percent stake in Proton Holdings Bhd to Malaysian conglomerate DRB-Hicom for $410 million. Rumors surrounding the deal have been in the news for a few months, with Proton's deteriorating profits leading to speculation ...

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    Report: Investors' advice to Proton: Sell Lotus
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    There's a lot of smoke going on over at Lotus, but we still have a while to wait before we get the first evidence of fire: the new Lotus Espirit and it's in-house V8 won't be here until 2013. On the other side of the world, there's a fair bit of smoke and fire happening at Malaysian automaker ...

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    Video: 2012 Hyundai Accent is off the wall
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    2012 Hyundai Accent 3D projection – Click above to watch the video after the jump
    The 2012 Hyundai Accent will make its North American debut at the upcoming New York Auto Show, but the marketing blitz has already started in other markets. In Malaysia, a recent stunt with the 2012 ...

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    2011 Malaysian Grand Prix points the way forward [Spoilers w/poll] Updated*
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    Variety, they say, is the spice of life. So what does that mean in motor racing? Well, sometimes it's the epic battles between the established front-runners that provides the most gripping race action. And this year's Malaysian Grand certainly had plenty of that. But it's the variety – ...

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    Video: Hoax or No? Drifter with a deathwish makes fool out of police
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    Fast and Furious 6: Mayhem in Malaysia – Click above to watch video after the jump
    Unless this is footage from Zoolander 2: Blue Steel Drift Assassin, this drifter has a serious issue with the local authorities. We have to believe this is some kind of stunt rather than footage of someone ...

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    Is the Lotus Europa set to be reborn as a Proton?
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    Lotus Europa – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The Lotus Europa died so that the Evora could live. Now it seems that Lotus-owner Proton is looking to revive the Europa and stick the Proton badge on the bodywork. The resulting Proton-badged Europa would provide a relatively affordable ...

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    MotoGP 2010 Sepang: A tale of two champions [Spoilers]
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    Starting from pole position certainly has its advantages in GP racing, especially if you take to the track with the goal of potentially clinching your first World Championship and playing it safe is the name of the game. Just the opposite would be true when staring from the second row, entering ...

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    Lotus Cars and Lotus F1 embroiled in naming rights dispute
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    Stick with us here, because this is going to get a little complicated. We have on the one hand Lotus Cars and Group Lotus. On the other we have the current Lotus F1 team. The former – producers of such sportscars as the Elise and the new Elite – is owned by Malaysian state automaker ...

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    Peugeot expands deal for assembly of compact cars in Malaysia
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    Peugeot has signed an agreement to expand its production relationship with the NAZA Group in Malaysia. NAZA started assembling the previous generation B-segment 206 hatchback in 2006 and will be adding a sedan version of the current 207 late this year. In the second quarter of 2011, Peugeot and ...

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