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  • Hyundai Ioniq discontinued in Malaysia – Goodbye fuel and safety king

    For many Malaysians wanting a brand-new pure hybrid car, the Hyundai Ioniq is one of the few choices for those wanting to drive green. However, it appears that the model has been dropped for the Malaysian market.Aussie-spec Ioniq facelift shownA quick search on Hyundai’s website shows that the Ioniq is absent from its model line-up. Though some markets including Australia and Singapore have received the facelift, there has been no news for its arrival in Malaysia.The locally-assembled (CKD

    CY Foong

    CY Foong

    Feb 3, 2021

  • The Singapore-assembled Hyundai Ioniq 5 will be rear-wheel drive, and this is a sneak peak

    The Hyundai Motor Group (HMG) revealed today its first dedicated E-GMP architecture for battery electric vehicles (BEVs). Short for Electric-Global Modular Platform (E-GMP), the BEV-only platform will provide the basis for the next generation Hyundai and Kia BEV models.The 2019 Hyundai Concept 45 previews the Ioniq 5The first E-GMP-based model to be launched will be the Ioniq 5, due in Korea in 2021. The Ioniq has since been pulled out of the company’s namesake Hyundai brand, and will exi

    Hans

    Hans

    Dec 2, 2020

  • The Malaysian link behind Hyundai’s decision to build this sexy EV in Singapore

    Earlier this month, Hyundai started construction of a RM 1.22 billion, 30,000 electric vehicles a year plant in Jurong, Singapore. When completed in 2022, the Hyundai Mobility Global Innovation Center (HMGICs) will be the Hyundai Motor Group’s (which also include Kia) regional hub for electric vehicle (EVs) production and development.Out of the 30,000 EVs to be build there, about 5,000 to 6,000 units will be sold in Singapore, while the rest will be exported.Centre two: Lee Hsien Loong, PM

    Hans

    Hans

    Oct 18, 2020

  • Hyundai Ioniq stars in BTS' latest song!

    K-Pop lovers would know that Hyundai Motor and boy group BTS have a long-standing partnership for years now. Now they have finally taken the next step in the partnership and that is the release of an official Hyundai Ioniq theme song titled Ioniq: I’m On It.To the uninitiated, let me explain, it is not a strange thing for brands to sign an ambassador deal with K-Pop artists to create theme songs for their products in South Korea. LG, for example, has released many songs with K-Pop art

    Jerrica

    Jerrica

    Sep 2, 2020

  • Owner Review:  Bang for the buck car - My 2019 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid

    ** This article is the personal experience of a 2019 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid HEV Plus 1.6 owner and does not necessarily reflect the views of WapCar.Subramaniam VenkatachalamKimchi cars do not attract much attention among car buyers in Malaysia, what more if it is a Hybrid? A big NO-NO. But this 2019 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid HEV Plus 1.6 is what I ended up with, and have no regrets to date. Before I begin, here is a little backstory, the first car that I drove was a 2008 Myvi 1.3 SXi. A family car that

    Owner Review

    Owner Review

    Aug 20, 2020

  • Top 5 brand new fuel-efficient cars in Malaysia that aren’t Perodua

    To most average Malaysians, one of the key factors in buying a car is good fuel economy and for a lot of them, the choice is obvious: Perodua. It’s a no-brainer really, they’re cheap but reliable and fuel-efficient.There’s no denying that Peroduas like the Bezza and Axia are the go-to choice for fuel-efficient automobiles but at WapCar, we want to stand out. Besides, what’s wrong with spreading out your options? With that out of the way, here are 5 brand new fuel-efficien

    CY Foong

    CY Foong

    Aug 5, 2020