With buying new tires they are covered by a plethora of warranties including tread life and quality of construction. In terms of handling, braking, steering feel, comfort, and road noise, the new tires will be the cream of the crop.

If there is one thing certain about buying new tires is that they do cost more, especially if your vehicle has 19 or 20-inch wheels. If your vehicle requires a set of high-performance or ultra-high-performance rubber, you will pay more.

This is where purchasing used tires from Premier Auto comes into play. Granted they don’t come with that type of warranty, but you can potential savings of hundreds of dollars while still getting the correct tires you need. The saved money can be then used for repairs, maintenance, or installation costs including balancing or alignments.

Buying used tires is also a great solution for leased vehicles. If you think you’re

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Proton’s new energy vehicle subsidiary, Proton New Energy Technology (Pro-Net) today exchanged memorandum of understanding (MOU) documents with Gentari, the clean energy subsidiary of Petronas.

The exchange of documents with Gentari is yet another effort by Proton to establish itself in the EV and NEV ecosystem. NEV or ‘new energy vehicle’ is a term used in China to reference electrified vehicles including hybrids, mild hybrids, plug-in hybrids, or fully electric vehicles. Last month, Proton signed a general distributorship agreement with smart which will see the company sell and service smart vehicles in Malaysia and Thailand.

The smart #1 electric vehicle is expected to be launched in Malaysia by Q4 of 2023. It was unveiled in April 2022 and boasts 272 PS and 343 Nm from a rear-mounted electric motor, with 440 km of range (WLTP cycle) from a 66 kWh battery.

As part of the MOU, Pro-Net and Gentari will

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2022 Jaguar F-Type P450 Convertible

2022 Jaguar F-Type P450 Convertible in Caldera Red

Quick Spin

2022 Jaguar F-Type P450 RWD Convertible

Class: Premium Sporty/Performance Car

Miles Driven: 167

Fuel Used: 9.2 gallons

Real-world fuel economy: 18.2

CG Report Card
Room and Comfort B-
Power and Performance B+
Fit and Finish A-
Fuel Economy B
Value B-
Report-card grades are derived from a consensus of test-driver evaluations. All grades are versus other vehicles in the same class. Value grade is for specific trim level evaluated, and may not reflect Consumer Guide’s impressions of the entire model lineup.
Big & Tall Comfort
Big Guy C
Tall Guy C
Big & Tall comfort ratings are for front seats only. “Big” rating based on male tester weighing approximately 350 pounds, “Tall” rating based on 6’6″-tall male tester.
Drivetrain
Engine Specs 444-horsepower 5.0L
Engine Type Supercharged V8
Transmission 8-speed automatic
Drive Wheels Rear-wheel drive

Driving mix: 60% city, 40% highway

EPA-estimated fuel

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The diverse powertrain line-up of the Lexus UX series welcomes an updated Battery EV model with enhanced electric range and further refinement

Lexus UX 300e (Prototype)
Lexus UX 300e (Prototype)

Lexus announces the global debut of the new UX 300e, a significant evolution of the brand’s first production BEV model. The updated UX 300e joins the new UX 200/250h announced earlier this year, with deliveries scheduled to begin in spring 2023.

Since the 2005 launch of the RX 400h, the world’s first hybrid SUV, Lexus has been a pioneer of electrification in the luxury market. Based on the electrification vision “Lexus Electrified” announced in 2019, Lexus aims to meet the diverse needs of global customers through a broad range of electrified vehicles, from HEVs to PHEVs and BEVs. Using electrification technology to significantly enhance fundamental vehicle performance, Lexus continues to refine the timeless joy of the automobile, through hallmark precision and sophistication. In 2020,

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The Malaysian government has agreed with proposal for the restructuring of four highway concession companies under Projek Lintasan Kota Holdings (Prolintas) for the reduction in toll fares for the highways involved, said prime minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob.

The resulting reduction in highway toll fares will apply from October 20, 2022 for the Ampang-Kuala Lumpur Elevated Highway (AKLEH), Guthrie Corridor Expressway (GCE), Kemuning-Shah Alam Expressway (LKSA) and the SILK highway, while another round of toll fare reductions will apply from January 1, 2023 to the LEKAS and Besraya highways.

All improvement works have taken into account the toll rate restructuring, and additional concession agreements are being finalised, said the works ministry in its statement at the launch of the new Damansara-Shah Alam Elevated Expressway (DASH) today.

This latest restructuring will save the Malaysian government an estimated RM8.8 billion in compensation due to the highway concession companies involved, and highway

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