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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

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

There’s a Doraemon Car Driving Challenge game that you can play on your PC

If you are sitting at home, bored with your unproductive life (because your wife is doing all the housework while dressed up pretty and cute?), know that there exists a Doraemon car driving game.The game is pretty old, but chances are, you didn’t know about until today. You can play it here on your browser. It’s a Flash media game so you will need to enable Adobe Flash Player on your browser.The premise of the game is pretty simple. Doraemon drives an open-top truck (because she is d

Hans

Hans

Apr 1, 2020

Toyota Yaris Play 2021 – cubaan nak tapau Honda City Hatchback?

Hari Sabtu yang lepas, kami telah memuat naik artikel tentang bagaimana Toyota Yaris 2021 mungkin dikalahkan oleh Honda City Hatchback 2021 dari segi faktor stailo di Thailand. Kali ini, Toyota Motor Thailand melancarkan varian Yaris Play untuk melawan semula City Hatchback.Kiri ke kanan: Yaris Ativ and YarisSama seperti Toyota Yaris Ativ (Vios di Malaysia) yang juga mendapat varian Play, Yaris Play mendapat sentuhan Gloss Black di bahagian atas gril depan serta sayap belakang.Sama seperti Ativ

Zamil Syaheer

Zamil Syaheer

Feb 16, 2021

Volkswagen’s new Volks Play headunit is not only sleek, it's also indestructible!

With the launch of the Volkswagen Nivus also saw the unveiling of the new Volkswagen infotainment unit known as “Volks” Play. VW Brazil shared during the launch of the Nivus that the unit will be built into other VW cars in Europe by 2021.The infotainment is a 10-inch crisp HD touchscreen. The interface incorporates all the functions of current VW cars in Europe with the addition of built-in WiFi and even access to an exclusive App Store that was designed and customised for Volks Pla

Jerrica

Jerrica

May 29, 2020

Can the 2021 Toyota Yaris Play finally beat the City Hatchback's coolness?

Earlier this month, we ran a story about how the 2021 Honda City Hatchback may have already beaten the 2021 Toyota Yaris in terms of sheer coolness. Now, Toyota Motor Thailand fires back with this spunky Yaris Play variant.A burst of colourL to R: Yaris Ativ and YarisMuch like its Toyota Yaris Ativ (Vios for us Malaysians) stablemate that also gets its own Play variant, the Yaris Play gets the same gloss black upper front grille and rear spoiler.Like the Ativ, subtler gray, black, white, and sil

Sanjay

Sanjay

Feb 15, 2021

Thais get 2021 Toyota Yaris Ativ/Vios Play variant, Honda City tickled pink or afraid?

There are many ways to coax younguns into buying cars, one of which - or so Toyotas Thailand operations think - is by dousing a Toyota Yaris Ativ (Vios for Malaysians) in pink and calling it the Play variant, which is exactly what we have here today. Colour me fancyCall it what you want, but its hard to ignore, this. This Play variant is said to have been developed to meet the daily use of the new generation, and as such features a ton of funky visual updates.On the outside, the Ice Pink Metalli

Sanjay

Sanjay

Feb 15, 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

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

PDRM debunks Subang Jaya exit viral accident: No foul play here

Last week a video of a white car losing control and crashing into a barrier at a highway exit went viral. News then quickly spread that the cause of the crash was due to sabotage but the Royal Malaysian Police (PDRM) has since clarified that the accident was not caused by malice.According to the Subang Jaya district police chief, Asst Comm Risikin Satiman, the accident captured in the video is not a recent event but one that happened on July 17.Risikin clarified that the driver was attempting to

Jerrica

Jerrica

Aug 17, 2020

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

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

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

How to get Android Auto on any car for just RM 20!

Trust us when we say Android Auto and Apple CarPlay connectivity are make-or-break features when it comes to buying a new car in Malaysia. But not everyone of us can go after a new car in this economic climate, so well show you the next best thing - getting Android Auto to work on the car you already own. I installed a relatively cheap (~RM 300) Android-based touchscreen headunit in my 2003 Toyota Vios, and this guide will help you get Android Auto running on something similar installed in your

Sanjay

Sanjay

Jan 17, 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

Mercedes-Benz Malaysia gets connected with Mercedes me services

Along with the launch of the Mercedes-Benz GLC and GLC Coupe, Mercedes-Benz Malaysia also launched the Mercedes me services. The full suite of connected services will be available from 2020 onwards.Mercedes me allows car owners to remain connected to their cars via their mobile devices. Whether it is starting the engine, getting customer support or simply just checking the fuel level in their cars, owners can easily control the car from an app.All owners need to do is install the app on the

Jerrica

Jerrica

Dec 11, 2019

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

New Proton Saga – Could This Be A Better Car Than The Perodua Bezza?

The Proton Saga is Proton’s bread and butter model, a model that has been (and still is) the default first car option for many car buyers. That quickly changed when Perodua introduced its first-ever sedan, the Bezza, back in 2016. Car buyers now have a new alternative to the evergreen Saga.The third generation Saga was introduced just two months after Perodua unveiled the Bezza, giving its core model a much-needed upgrade. Earlier this week, Proton launched the new Saga, which is

Jack

Jack

Aug 8, 2019

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

Owner Review: My Perodua Kelisa - Great car for those who are thinking of getting their first car

** This article is the personal experience of a 2003 Perodua Kelisa 1.0GXi Manual owner and does not necessarily reflect the views of WapCar.Shermann Jit SinghMy small Little Kelisa is a first Generation Perodua Kelisa from the year of 2003 with the 1.0GXi  Manual variant. My SLK short for Small Little Kelisa had an engine swap last year due to the standard engine being old and was high in mileage by the previous owner caused it to give way, as the piston rings were the main culprit. I had

Owner Review

Owner Review

Sep 14, 2020

Nissan turned the Nissan Dayz Kei car into an EV for cats!

Kei cars have always tickled our “cute” bones, I mean we’re all huge fans of cars like the Suzuki Cappuccino, Daihatsu Taft, and even the Nissan Dayz. But what makes them even cuter, is when car companies decided to downsize them for our pets!Yes, Nissan Motor Co. introduced a downsized adorable mini version of the Kei car, the Nissan Dayz, for our beloved cats to take out for a spin. Translated to Nyasan Days, probably to distinguish it from its full-size counterpart, the litt

Jerrica

Jerrica

Sep 25, 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

RM 2,000 rebate for 2020 Honda City E and S variants during Honda’s 12.12 sale

Honda City E variant with Modulo Body Kit picturedYes, you read right, Honda Malaysia is having a special 12.12 sale for the fifth-generation all-new 2020 Honda City E and S variants. From 1 to 12 December 2020, customers who put in a booking for a Honda City E or S variant will receive a rebate worth RM 2,000.Known as the All-New City 12.12 Special sales, customers who placed their booking within the first 12 days of the month will have until 31 December to fulfil the booking and registration r

Jerrica

Jerrica

Dec 1, 2020

Spied! Toyota Corolla Cross’s heavily camouflaged front-end

We’ve previously reported a spy shot of the upcoming Toyota Corolla Cross and determined that the SUV will be coming with a big spoiler on its back. Now we have our first look of the front-end.It looks like Toyota is pulling all the stops to prevent us from even predicting the general shape of the car. As the front-end was heavily camouflaged and came complete with cut-out shapes created to deliberately confuse us.But from what little we can see it looks like the Corolla Cross will ha

Jerrica

Jerrica

Jun 19, 2020

Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia launches its official app called MITSUBISHI CONNECT

Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia (MMM) introduces its first-ever MITSUBISHI CONNECT mobile application for Mitsubishi car owners in Malaysia. The mobile app is available for download via Google Play Store and Apple App Store for free.The MITSUBISHI CONNECT mobile application offers a range of vehicle-related digital services, allowing Mitsubishi owners the convenience of scheduling a service appointment with their preferred MMM service centres, keep track of vehicle maintenance history and get re

Brian

Brian

Jun 25, 2020