Good Vibes Festival Partners with My Teksi Malaysia

My Teksi Good Vibes

Good Vibes Festival Partners with My Teksi Malaysia 

Future Sound Asia with its first ever Good Vibes Festival 2013 is making an impression on the Kuala Lumpur music scene. In partnership with the Future Sound Asia is the innovative, new, Malaysian start up My Teksi. The official transportation for Good Vibes My Teksi will be providing a discounted taxi service to venue, Sepang F1 Circuit. The company is making a splash in Malaysia’s youth culture. With acts like the Smashing Pumpkins, Modest Mouse, and Japandroids the festival looks to amaze with formidable indie bands and by partnering with the innovative new start-up.

For taxis booked more than two days in advance using the app the users will get a flat rebate of RM25 no matter where they’re coming from. After the 15th of August the rebate will be for RM20. My Teksi is offering the young and hip seamless transportation to and from the festival.

“Events like Good Vibes is exactly what My Teksi was made for.” says My Teksi head of marketing, Cheryl Goh. Good Vibes is  essentially a good time with good friends and good music. But before and after is the hassle. First there’s parking, distance, and who will be the designated driver. Driving home at 2 AM even while drowsy and dropping off friends is enough to kill your Good Vibes buzz. However, My Teksi offers a solution to safely get to the event and arrive home all at discount with the rebate.

My Teksi Malaysia

My Teksi is making its presence and its relevance known. Music festivals are a place to let loose and enjoy the day. “My Teksi is putting taxis where and when you need them. Though simple it is innovation at work,” says Suthen Thomas, an head of ITS  for My Teksi.  As a young start up its doing two important things: answering a problem most Malaysians have had with getting a cab and tapping into Malaysian youth to start a change.

But better than that they’re giving out free ice cream. Yes, free. Anyone with the My Teksi app is free to collect on some sweet relief. So any way you put it My Teksi is serving Malaysians either with easier travel or fuller stomachs. To learn and understand more about how My Teksi got started and the principles behind the social enterprise visit the MyTeksi Website. Otherwise, have a great event at Good Vibes 2013.


AirAsia X Celebrates 1st for Anniversary with X-citing Deals

AirAsia X Sale

AirAsia X Celebrates 1st for Anniversary Kathmandu Flights

AirAsia X, Malaysia’s leading low-cost, long-haul carrier, announced that the airline will be offering X-citing deals to celebrate its 1 year anniversary with 100,000 passengers flown to Kathmandu, Nepal. The X-citing deals to Kathmandu from Kuala Lumpur will start from as low as MYR 329* (NPR 20,000*). Passengers who prefer to travel with extra comfort, can also experience our award winning premium flatbeds from as low as MYR 999* (NPR 49,999) from Kuala Lumpur to Kathmandu, Nepal.

Fly-Thru promotional deals are available from as low as MYR 449* (NPR 23,408*) from Penang to Kathmandu. Other exciting fly-thru deals include services from AirAsia X destinations such as Australia and Japan via the Kuala Lumpur hub to our vast ASEAN destinations leveraging on AirAsia’s low cost carrier network. The AirAsia Xciting promotional fares are available for online bookings from 3 July, 2013 to 7 July, 2013 for the travel period between 17 July and 31 December, 2013.

AirAsia X CEO, Azran Osman-Rani said, “We are thrilled to celebrate our 1st year anniversary with 100,000 passengers carried from Kuala Lumpur to/from Kathmandu, Nepal. To commemorate the event, we are delighted to extend our promotional fares to our passengers.” AirAsia X commenced flights to Kathmandu, Nepal with 3 flights weekly in  November 2012. Due to encouraging demand, the airline increased its flight frequencies to four times weekly in May 2013.

“Demand for the route has been encouraging and our fly thru services have allowed guests from Indonesia, Thailand and Singapore to connect to Kathmandu and vice versa. We have seen strong demand from Australia and Japan and hope with better fly thru connectivity, more of our guests would be able to experience the rich culture and heritage of the city and its surrounding attractions,” concluded Azran.

AirAsia X was the first long-haul, low fare carrier to introduce Premium Flatbed seats, which have standard business class specifications of 20” width, 60” pitch and stretch out to 77” in full recline position. The Premium flatbeds feature universal power sockets, adjustable headrests and built-in personal utilities such as tray table, drink holder, reading light and privacy screen. Premium seat guests also enjoy premium complimentary products and services including Pick A Seat, Priority Check-in, Priority Boarding, Priority Baggage, 25kg Baggage Allowance, Complimentary Meal and Pillow & Duvet.

On top of that, AirAsia X recently introduced the “Quiet Zone” cabin on all its long-haul flights across China, Taiwan, Japan, Korea, Australia and Nepal. The new service enhancement is exclusively for guests who are above age 12. The “Quiet Zone” cabin features a new ambiance with soft lighting, offering a more relaxing cabin atmosphere, which will ensure a more pleasant journey for our guests. For more information, please visit the AirAsiaX Website.

Nissan Almera Nismo Performance Concept unveiled in Malaysia

Nissan Almera Nismo Performance Concept Car

Nissan Almera Nismo Performance Concept unveiled in Malaysia

Nissan has quietly unveiled the Almera Nismo Performance Package concept at the Japan Super GT International Series in Sepang, Malaysia on the 16th June 2013. Apart from this, the new Nissan Juke Nismo was also on display next to the Almera here. However, there was no price of info about the smart looking vehicle.

Designed to preview a production model that will be introduced later this year, the Almera concept features an aerodynamic body kit with a front lip spoiler, revised side skirts, a rear diffuser and a trunk-mounted spoiler. The car is also equipped with a sports suspension, a Nismo exhaust and 17-inch alloy wheels. Despite being aimed at enthusiasts, the model is reportedly powered by a 1.5-liter four-cylinder engine that develops 102 HP (75 kW) and 139 Nm (102 lb-ft) of torque.

The price in Ringgit Malaysia was seen set at about RM79,000 without insurance. So speculation is that it will cost about RM85k-90k on-the-road when launched here in Malaysia.

While the model might not get your heart racing Nismo President Shoichi Miyatani said “We are glad to have our Nismo brand in Nissan’s mainstream models as it offers something special in terms of advanced motorsports technology, dynamic performance capabilities, and distinctively sporty design that is embodied in Nismo, Nissan’s motorsports, performance and personalization brand.”

Nissan fans are now patiently awaiting more news of the Nissan Almera Nismo Performance Concept car here in Malaysia.

Audi R8 V10 facelift launched in Malaysia

Audi R8 V10 facelift Malaysia

Audi R8 V10 facelift launched in Malaysia

Audi has recently launched the R8 V10 facelift in Malaysia, where the model is now available to its future customers from RM1,250,000. According to the German based automaker, the facelifted version of the Audi R8 V10 has been recently launched in Malaysia, where the model is priced from RM1,250,000. The supercar has a single frame grille, new front and rear bumpers, matte black finish for the vent louvers on the sides, carbon sigma trim for the engine compartment cover, LED headlights, new daytime running lights and more. Other features offered in standard include the DVD Player, Bluetooth, MMI navi, Nappa leather sports seats, Bang & Olufsen sound system and much more.

Audi says that the biggest change for the mid-engine sports car is the new S tronic dual clutch transmission, which is replacing the old R tronic single clutch. This means that shifting is made a lot more faster through the gear lever or the steering wheel mounted paddles. The R8 V10 facelift is also getting launch control and a sports mode. The naturally aspirated V10 engine is producing a total output of 525 HP and it has a peak torque of 530 Nm. The model can sprint from 0 to 100 km/h in 3.6 seconds (3.9 before the facelift), before reaching a top speed of 314 km/h. Average fuel consumption stands at 13.1 L / 100 km. For more information, please visit the Audi Malaysia Website on the Audi R8 V10 Facelift.