Regional Drive Every Drop Campaign Kicks Off in Malaysia. Kuala Lumpur, 14 August 2008 – Honda Malaysia today kicked off the Drive Every Drop Campaign which is aimed at building awareness in how Honda is making every drop of fuel count with the highly advanced i-VTEC engine. Read the rest of this entry »
fuel price Archive
It’s confirmed. Effective Sept 1, the retail price of petrol will be based on the average monthly market price of world crude oil with the subsidy rate mantained at 30 sen per litre. Attached is an estimation on how the price is calculated based on the crude oil price as of 1st of August (taken from The Star). Read the rest of this entry »
All of us were overwhelmed by the news that some part of our state Government just recently bought a fleet of expensive official cars. Most think that it’s a waste of taxpayers’ money, no matter how they tried to justify the lower maintenance costs for these ‘better’ cars.
According to news taken from AOL.com, Americans apparently has got 642,233 of them. Operating those vehicles, maintenance, leases and fuel cost taxpayers a whopping USD3.4bil (RM11bil) last year, according to General Services Administration data obtained and analyzed by The Associated Press. Read the rest of this entry »
How do you find living with the RM2.70 fuel price for almost 2 months now? I know I’m complaining! Well, here’s some good news for all of us; Cabinet yesterday discussed the possibility of reducing pump prices of petrol and diesel following the recent drop in world crude oil price. Read the rest of this entry »
How good are you at reverse parking? If you are not, maybe it’ll be a good idea to start practicing now.
According to a new research, drivers can save up fuel simply by reversing into carpark spaces, instead of going into them front first. Read the rest of this entry »
SINGAPORE: Singapore’s increase in costs of living problem cannot be solved by giving subsidies, said Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew. Urging AGAINST subsidies, he said that even countries like China and Malaysia have started to re-think their policies on this. Read the rest of this entry »
Who would have figured that the police force will also be hit by the rise in global fuel prices? Only last week did our very own pride and joy, the Malaysian Royal Police report that the rise in fuel prices will cost them an additional RM30million or more to operate, well at least they’re just telling us that, not making us pay for the misery, unlike cops in America. Read the rest of this entry »
World petrol prices have forced some people to close shop while others found opportunities in it but the unlikely winner in these difficult times has turned out to be the campaign against drunk driving simply because petrol is so expensive these days that its saved for more important times like work and stuff.
For other times, its just cheaper to be drunk than it is to drive, the campaign finally found its biggest ally.
Phew.. What a relief!! There will be NO further price hike, at least till the end of this year despite the possibility of crude oil price reaching USD200 per barrel (equivalent to RM4.30) as forecast by some analysts. Petrol will be retained at RM2.70 and diesel at RM2.58 at the pump. Read the rest of this entry »