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Why your next car should come with Android Auto or Apple CarPlay

I remember the first time I tried Android Auto – it was back in 2016 with the debut of the all-new tenth-generation Honda Civic. I plugged my phone via USB into the Civic, went through a few confirmation screens on my phone and started Android Auto itself.Android Auto, as how Google envisioned it, is their answer to bridging smartphones and in-car infotainment, allowing drivers to enjoy a tailored Google experience while driving. In case you’re wondering, Android Auto is strictly lim

Eric

Eric

Sep 27, 2019

2020 Toyota Corolla Altis finally gets Apple Car Play & Android Auto in Malaysia, priced from RM 128,888

UMW Toyota Motor has just updated the Toyota Corolla Altis with a brand-new head unit, giving the C-segment sedan Android Auto and Apple CarPlay support.Yes, the Corolla Altis is the latest Toyota model to adopt this feature, putting it closer in line to its rivals - the Honda Civic and Mazda 3.In the Corolla Altis, the new head unit boasts a larger 9.0-inch capacitive touchscreen, an improvement over the older unit's 6.8-inch display.Toyota has mentioned that the brand new head unit is

Eric

Eric

Jun 1, 2020

Now Apple devices can unlock your BMW via Digital Key!

BMW has just announced Digital Key for iPhone, allowing Apple iPhone users to unlock a compatible BMW model.This comes after slightly after two years BMW introduced Digital Key for NFC-equipped Samsung devices.Typical of Apple, getting started is easy – you just need to pair your iPhone or Apple Watch to a BMW that supports Digital Key for iPhone, then hold your Apple device to the door handle. Once that’s completed, the authentication process with start and you can use either FaceID

Eric

Eric

Jun 23, 2020

iPhone may finally be able to unlock BMW via Apple CarKey

A problem we have with the G20 BMW 3 Series is that the Digital Key feature is only available for Android devices. However, the infotainment doesn't support Android Auto, only Apple CarPlay.So, one would need an iPhone and an Android smartphone to fully utilize its features. But that may not be for long because 9to5Mac discovered a new ‘CarKey’ feature on the first beta version of iOS 13.4.It is expected to be the same as the Digital Key feature, only rebranded to Apple

Shaun

Shaun

Mar 30, 2020

Porsche-approved Apple CarPlay for classic Porsche 911 & Boxster is priced from RM6,750

Porsche has introduced their new Porsche Classic Communication Management (PCCM) infotainment system with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto that can be retrofitted onto classic Porsche 911 and Boxster models.In-car connectivity sounds like a fancy buzzword but in fact, it is a crucial component in car ownership experience. This is why every car manufacturer from Porsche to Geely are tirelessly creating a more seamless and intuitive infotainment system.Left: PCCM 1-DIN; Right: PCCM Plus 2-DINTo date

Adrian Chia

Adrian Chia

May 1, 2020

2020 Lexus ES updated in Malaysia - now with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay

Based on Lexus Malaysia’s official website, the Lexus ES’s infotainment system has just been upgraded with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.The 2019 Lexus ES is still quite a new car in Malaysia as the car was launched just last September. But for a RM 300k car, the ES was noticeably missing Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.Now the ES joins the Lexus RX and Lexus NX that comes with both connections. The ES's infotainment system will also allow owners to seamlessly connect Apple

Jerrica

Jerrica

Jun 29, 2020

Toyota Corolla Altis baharu 2020 di Malaysia. Kini dengan Android Auto dan Apple Car Play.

Toyota Corolla AltisUMW Toyota Motor baru sahaja mengemas kini Toyota Corolla Altis dengan head unit yang baru dengan fungsi Android Auto dan Apple CarPlay pada sedan segmen C tersebut.Toyota Corolla Altis merupakan model Toyota terbaru yang diberikan fungsi itu. Dengan langkah tersebut, Corolla Altis dilihat semakin kompetitif dengan Honda Civic and Mazda 3.Head unit baharu itu menawarkan skrin sesentuh kapasitif 9.0 inci yang lebih besar, sebuah peningkatan yang ketara berbanding paparan 6.8 i

Haris

Haris

Jun 2, 2020

2021 Mazda 6 updated in Malaysia, wireless Apple CarPlay now standard

Bermaz Motor, Mazda’s distributor in Malaysia has just announced that the evergreen Mazda 6 has been given some updates for 2021 alongside the Mazda MX-5. Prices for the updated, imported from Japan (CBU) Mazda 6 starts from RM 170,917 (excludes 50% SST, valid until 30-June 2021).The updates are mostly additional features but possibly the most important is wireless Apple CarPlay which is now available standard on all variants of the Mazda 6.The Malaysian-spec Mazda 6 comes with two engine

CY Foong

CY Foong

Apr 1, 2021

Kenapa kereta anda wajib ada Apple CarPlay dan Android Auto? Ini sebabnya

Dengan zaman yang berteknologi tinggi pada hari ini, kita sering bergantung pada telefon pintar. Kini, ia diibarat seperti nyawa kedua buat pengguna. Bukan setakat alat berhubung semata-mata, telefon pintar turut digunakan sebagai sumber hiburan dan maklumat. Malah ia juga digunakan sebagai pemandu arah buat urusan harian anda.Imej: CumulationsBercakap mengenai urusan harian, sudah tentu ramai menggunakan kereta untuk ke destinasi yang dituju. Seperti yang anda tahu, menggunakan telefon ketika m

Faisal

Faisal

Jan 15, 2021

Apple Carkey bakal hadir ke BMW 5 Series. Guna iPhone sebagai kunci kereta digital!

BMW 5 SeriesBMW bakal menjadi pengeluar pertama yang menggunakan ciri Apple Carkey oleh syarikat gergasi teknologi, Apple. Fungsi ini membenarkan pengguna untuk membuka kunci kereta dan menghidupkan kereta hanya dengan menggunakan iPhone. Fungsi ini akan hadir pada BMW 5 Series 2021.Carkey akan menambat kereta BMW sebagai peranti kepada iPhone ataupun Apple Watch. Kemudian, pengguna boleh berkongsi kunci kereta digital kepada ahli keluarga yang lain ataupun rakan. Jangan khuatir kerana fung

Haris

Haris

Jun 23, 2020

RM 1,055 to upgrade your Mazda with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay

Good news for owners of older Mazda models with the MZD Connect infotainment system, as you can opt to upgrade the system to support both Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.The upgrade costs RM 1,055, though for Mazda Privilege Card holders, the price is just RM 908.40 - 15% cheaper. Both prices are inclusive of labour.Which models are applicable?This upgrade is applicable to these Mazda models: 2015 to 2019 Mazda 2 (DJ generation, Pre-facelift) 2014 to 2018 Mazda 3 (BM generation) 2015 to 2018 Mazd

Eric

Eric

Jul 1, 2020

Lexus NX updated for Malaysia - now with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay

The 2020 Lexus NX in Malaysia is now fitted with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay as standard. The revision has also been extended to the Lexus ES. That said, the 8.0-inch infotainment display remains the same, similar to the Lexus ES (ES 250 Premium) and Lexus RX (RX 300 Premium).Upper variants of the Lexus ES (ES 250 Luxury) and RX (RX 300 Luxury, RX 300 F Sport) are fitted with a larger 12.3-inch unit.To recap, back in 2019, the Lexus NX was given a rather comprehensive update, w

Eric

Eric

Jun 29, 2020

Bermaz updates 2021 Mazda MX-5 with Wireless Apple CarPlay, from RM 259k

The glitzy 2021 Mazda MX-5 has received a minor update in Malaysia, now coming with Wireless Apple CarPlay.The MX-5 is available in sole folding hardtop (RF) guise here, and this update is extended to both the six-speed automatic and manual variants. Beyond that, everything else remains the same - the 2.0-litre, naturally-aspirated four-cylinder mill still makes 181 PS at 7,000 rpm and 205 Nm at 4,000 rpm. Other features such as Adaptive LED headlights (ALH), Blind Spot Monitor with Rear Cross-T

Sanjay

Sanjay

Apr 1, 2021

Hyundai Kona Facelift revealed: New mild-hybrid option, wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay

Unlike usual facelift cycles, Hyundai has made quite a huge change to the looks of the new 2020 Hyundai Kona facelift. Not only does the B-segment SUV look radically different, but it also comes with mild-hybrid options, an upgraded interior, a special Kona N-Line variant and even wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay.As mentioned, the new Kona looks radically different from the pre-facelift. The most noticeable difference is the location of the Hyundai logo, it is now located on the 

Jerrica

Jerrica

Sep 2, 2020

Mazda 6 2021 diperbaharui di Malaysia – standard dengan 'wireless' Apple CarPlay!

Bermaz Motor Sdn Bhd baru sahaja melancarkan kemaskini terbaru buat Mazda 6 yang didatangkan secara CBU di Malaysia. Kini, kedua-dua varian 2.0L dan 2.5L hadir dengan sokongan Apple CarPlay jenis wireless.Juga baca: Kenapa kereta anda wajib ada Apple CarPlay dan Android Auto? Ini sebabnyaDi samping itu, varian 2.0L dikemaskini dengan ciri Advanced Keyless Entry & Walkaway serta paddle shifter. Mengenai varian 2.5L, pembeli kini ditawarkan dengan rim yang berwarna Black Metallic. Pada masa ya

Faisal

Faisal

Apr 1, 2021

Have a Proton X50? No Apple CarPlay or Android Auto? Fret not

The Proton X50 - as we have now firmly established - has been quite the hit with Malaysian buyers. And why not? For the asking price, its got a pretty comprehensive list of goodies inside and out. There are many things to love about the Proton X50, (you can learn more about the X50s Pros and Cons right here) but if theres one glaring flaw to highlight, it would be the lack of Apple CarPlay/Android Auto smartphone integration in the infotainment system. All is not lost, however. The Proton X50 do

Jason

Jason

Jan 14, 2021

New Toyota Yaris Ativ facelift (Malaysia’s Vios) launched! ADAS and Apple CarPlay

Yet another strong competitor has jumped into the mix of Thailand’s B-segment sedan market! Toyota Motor Thailand has launched the new 2020 Toyota Yaris Ativ 1.2L facelift. The Toyota Yaris Ativ in Thailand is sold in Malaysia as the Toyota Vios but with a different, larger 1.5-litre engine.Cosmetically, the Yaris Ativ bares the same changes as the 2020 Toyota Vios facelift introduced in the Philippines last month. The Ativ will feature new automatic LED headlamps with follow-me-home syste

Jerrica

Jerrica

Aug 19, 2020

Mazda MX-5 RF facelift launched; now with BSM, RCTA, Apple Carplay and Android Auto

In line with Mazda’s centenary celebrations, Bermaz Motors has also opened the books for the new 2020 Mazda MX-5 RF facelift, alongside the Mazda CX-9 and Mazda2. CBU from Japan, the new MX-5 RF now comes with new gadgets and safety systems with an asking price of RM 266,154.On the outside, the MX-5 RF received minimal changes with only an updated Mazda badging and fonts design to show.Tech lovers would be happy to know that the MX-5 RF’s Mazda Connect Infotainment display has b

Jerrica

Jerrica

Mar 2, 2020

Meet the South African Perodua Axia - Comes with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto!

Toyota South Africa has launched its newest and cheapest model there and it looks awfully familiar. That’s because the Toyota Agya is the Perodua Axia’s twin (triplet if you include the Daihatsu Ayla).Starting at ZAR 178,600 for the base 5-speed manual transmission, the Indonesian-built Agya is the cheapest Toyota model in the nation famous for the sweet sounds of the vuvuzela.Buttons instead of knobs to control the A/CIt comes standard with 14-inch alloy wheels, manual air-condition

CY Foong

CY Foong

Nov 27, 2020

Spesifikasi Isuzu D-Max 2021 diacah - enjin 3.0L dipertingkat, ADAS, Apple CarPlay & Android Auto?

Isuzu Malaysia telah membuka tempahan untuk Isuzu D-Max 2021 pada 1 April 2021 dengan pelancaran dijangka pada hujung bulan ini. Hari ini, Isuzu Malaysia juga telah mengumumkan spesifikasi awal Isuzu D-Max 2021 yang bakal dilancarkan tersebut.Seperti yang dijangkakan, Isuzu D-Max akan ditawarkan dengan enjin 3.0 liter turbodiesel 4JJ3-TCX yang dikemaskini. Enjin ini memberikan output kuasa sebanyak 190 PS kuasa kuda dengan 450 Nm tork. Isuzu D-Max generasi ebelum ini menggunakan enjin 3.0 liter

Haris

Haris

Apr 6, 2021

Perodua Axia (Toyota Agya) di Afrika Selatan ada Android Auto, Apple Carplay! Menarik?

Perodua AxiaToyota Agya kini sudahpun menjengah ke pasaran Afrika Selatan. Hatchback kompak ini juga dikenali sebagai Perodua Axia di Malaysia.Adakah pasaran Afrika Selatan menerima varian yang lebih baik berbanding Malaysia? Bergantung kepada pandangan anda. Toyota Agya hadir dengan satu varian sahaja dengan 2 pilihan transmisi.Setiap pilihan transmisi pula hadir dengan 2 pilihan sistem audio. Ini merupakan salah satu strategi pemasaran yang berlainan dengan Malaysia. Model standard hadir tanpa

Haris

Haris

Nov 27, 2020

New 2020 Kia Grand Carnival with 11 seats launched; RM 179,888, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay

Naza Kia has officially launched the new 11-seater 2020 Kia Grand Carnival in Malaysia. The 11-seater MPV will replace the 8-seater Grand Carnival (previously sold in 2 variants; KX - RM 158,788, SX - RM 188,788) and will only be available in one variant with an asking price of RM 179,888.The new Grand Carnival features innovative Multiflex seats that allows owners to adjust the layout of the seating arrangement according to the needs of the family, whether it is to fit as many pa

Jerrica

Jerrica

May 18, 2020

COTY 2020: Which car deserves to be WapCar's Car of the Year 2020?

Could it be the Xpander, X50, or Hilux Rogue?2020 has been a challenging year for many but it is coming to an end. Still, there have been some exciting cars launched in spite of these trying times.With that being said, bringing this year to a close is WapCar’s first-ever Car of the Year awards, and you can be a part of it!Fancy the new Almera?That’s right, you can help to choose the cars that deserve our coveted prize (which is probably an Oscar trophy with Adrian’s face)! Voti

CY Foong

CY Foong

Dec 16, 2020

A new car with Android Auto from just RM50k? Here's the list of the cheapest cars with it

It is no surprise that I am a strong believer of Android Auto – it encompasses everything you could possibly ask for in an infotainment system, including voice command, navigation, and music streaming.There's no need to fawn over the Proton X70's voice command, which we have to add, doesn't come with Android Auto or Apple CarPlay. With Android Auto, you use voice control to read/reply WhatsApp messages and enter a destination to Google Maps or Waze, as well as selecting your pl

Eric

Eric

Dec 5, 2019

Mazda CX-3 2021 ditambah ADAS, Android Auto & Apple CarPlay, harga dari RM 131,000

Bagi tahun 2021, Bermaz Motor (pengedar kereta Mazda di Malaysia) telah memberi Mazda CX-3 sedikit pembaharuan bagi mengutuhkan posisinya di dalam pasaran SUV yang kian hangat di Malaysia. Jom kita lihat satu persatu penambahan yang ada.Baca juga: Ringkasan: Mazda CX-30 - SUV lincah dan premiumApa yang baru?Sistem infotainment MZD Connect kini didatangkan standard dengan Android Auto dan Apple CarPlay untuk integrasi yang mudah dan komprehensif dengan telefon pintar anda. Selain dari itu, CX-3 k

Mersita

Mersita

Mar 11, 2021

Bermaz's 2021 Mazda CX-3 adds ADAS, Android Auto & Apple CarPlay, priced from RM 131k

For 2021, Bermaz Motor (distributors of Mazda cars in Malaysia) has given the Mazda CX-3 a refresh. Mazdas compact SUV has gained some new toys as it looks to stay relevant in the hotly contested compact SUV segment. So, lets jump in and have a look. Also read: In Brief: Mazda CX-3, fun-sized but is it good enough for you?Whats new?The MZD Connect infotainment system now comes standard with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, making your smartphone integration seamless. On top of that, theres now a

Jason

Jason

Mar 10, 2021

Owner Review: Still an Apple in My Eyes- My Perodua Alza

** This article is the personal experience of a 2014 Perodua Alza owner and does not necessarily reflect the views of WapCarFacebook: Alex KewAbout My CarHere is my Perodua Alza SE automatic transmission purchased at the end of 2014. It was priced at RM59,400 including insurance, and I entitled for RM2,000 discount for year-end stock.I chose the unique colour for my car - Mystical Purple, it is like black colour in low light condition but dark purple under sunlight. The

Owner Review

Owner Review

Jul 4, 2020

Honda HR-V 2021 dipertingkat - lampu LED baru, Apple Carplay, Android Auto tapi harga kekal sama!

Honda HR-VHonda Malaysia hari ini mengumumkan kemaskini baharu untuk Honda HR-V. Kemaskini tersebut meliputi tambahan aksesori dan peningkatan warna pada varian E, V dan RS. Di samping itu, varian Honda HR-V hybrid pula bakal menerima tambahan kosmetik.Semua varian kini dilengkapi dengan paparan Audio Display 7 inci baru dengan fungsi Apple CarPlay™ dan Android Auto™ ditambah dengan 2 port USB baru di konsol tengah untuk kemudahan penumpang.Platinum White Pearl pada Honda City dengan

Haris

Haris

Jan 13, 2021

General buying guide: 5 must-have features in a new car

It’s 2020 and while we still haven’t seen any flying cars whizzing around, it’s fair to say that the tech we’re getting in today’s cars has improved tremendously. Want proof? Heres a clip from an episode of Top Gear from 2005 featuring an orangutan and an S-Class.Fast forward fifteen years later and a lot of the tech seen in a large German luxury car that cost nearly a million ringgit at the time are seen in regular cars today like the Toyota Vios and even the humbl

CY Foong

CY Foong

Jul 13, 2020

Deal breakers: 2020 Peugeot 3008 – Love the car, wished it came with AEB

To give credit where it’s due, the 2020 Peugeot 3008 1.6T CKD is a great car to be in. It rides fantastically well, has a beautiful interior, and comes with premium feel-good features price at RM 163,888 (OTR without insurance).Although Malaysians may not have the best impressions for the Peugeot brand, we can’t deny that this French SUV is not only on par than other popular SUVs in the class, in some areas it even betters them.The Peugeot 3008 is as dynamic as a Mazda CX-5, as pract

Adrian Chia

Adrian Chia

Jun 2, 2020