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If you’re caught using your phone while driving, PDRM will see you in court!

Using your phone while driving has always been illegal. Previously, drivers can get away with only a fine as it is a compoundable offence. But the Royal Malaysian Police (PDRM) recently released a statement that usage of devices in cars is now a non-compoundable offence and, if caught, you are required to go to court to defend your case.The statement was released on 8th August 2020 on PDRM’s Facebook page under the topic #SembangTraffik.In their statement, PDRM acknowledged the fact that t

Jerrica

Jerrica

Aug 11, 2020

This man loved phones so much that he built a car to look like a desktop phone

Most of the time, when we are passionate about something, the most we would do is paste stickers onto their cars to show off to everyone their interest. But this man from Massachusetts took his passion 100 steps further by building a car that looks like a retro desktop phone.Behold the desktop Phone Car, a car built on a 1975 Volkswagen Beetle. The owner, Howard Davis, stripped the car down to its wheels and started building it up like a telephone.The inspiration for the Phone Car came from Davi

Jerrica

Jerrica

Jun 24, 2020

Why I Buy: Best bang for money for car features! My x70 Premium X even come with Sunroof.

** This article is the personal experience of a 2020 Proton x70 new owner and does not necessarily reflect the views of WapCar.Detail about car Car info: 2020 Proton x70 Premium X CKD Order date: June 2020 Delivery date: August 2020 (on Merdeka Days) Price: RM122,800. However, due to the current Government direction of SST rebates of RM7k of this model, plus additional rebates thrown out by SA, the ODR price of this is even cheaper than 2020 HRV 1.8L V Spec.Reason to buyBasically, I owned a Hond

Why I Buy

Why I Buy

Oct 9, 2020

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

Is there a city car with a better interior than this all-new Honda Jazz?

By now you would’ve seen the all-new Honda Jazz, which made its world premiere yesterday at the opening of the 2019 Tokyo Motor Show in Japan, where the Jazz is sold as the Fit.The fourth generation Honda Jazz will only go on sale in Japan in February 2020 so details like body dimensions and engine specifications are still unclear, but we do know that in Japan (and Europe), the all-new Honda Jazz will be sold exclusively as a hybrid.It will most likely be a 1.5-litre full hybrid but unlike

Hans

Hans

Oct 24, 2019

With 3 choices, what is the best variant of the Perodua Ativa for you?

The Malaysian car market welcomed a new competitor today in the form of the much talked-about 2021 Perodua Ativa. Its finally here, and boy is it feature-packed with eyebrow-raising price tags. Also read: Launched in Malaysia, the 2021 Perodua Ativa: Priced from RM 62k, 1.0L Turbo, 98 PS/140 NmWell say this - its the good kind of eyebrow-raising, especially when prices start from RM 61,500. Oh, and did we mention Pre-Collision Braking (PCB) and Lane Departure Warning (LDW) is standard across the

Sanjay

Sanjay

Mar 3, 2021

Renault Subscription plan turns one - named Malaysia's Car Subscription Company of the Year 2020!

Renault has been named Malaysia Car Subscription Company of the Year at the 2020 Frost & Sullivan Asia Pacific Best Practices Awards for its Renault Subscription programme, a year after the programme celebrates its first anniversary.Launched in August last year, the programme was designed to offer an alternative to vehicle ownership beyond the traditional hire-purchase model as well as car sharing and rental options available.“We are delighted to have received this prestigious accolade

Sanjay

Sanjay

Aug 24, 2020

Pros and Cons: Perodua Axia – The best car for young Malaysians?

If you wanted something small and affordable, it is very hard to look away from the Perodua Axia. Launched in 2014, the Axia has received two facelifts in 2017 and 2019. The first facelift gave the Axia a new VVT-equipped engine, and the second facelift removed the manual transmission from all variants except the “E”.Virtually unrivalled in its segment (A-segment hatchback), those shopping for the Axia might even consider the Proton Saga or the Perodua Bezza as alternatives.Should yo

Arif

Arif

Oct 14, 2020

Review: 2019 Toyota Yaris – the best of both worlds in 1 interesting package

(2019 Toyota Yaris 1.5G Prices & Specs | Gallery)After a long absence from the Malaysian market, the 2019 Toyota Yaris is back to shake up the Honda-Jazz-dominated-segment with a loud bang.With local artists leading the marketing campaign, it is clear that Toyota is aiming at a fun lifestyle concept rather than a practical daily people mover.But car enthusiasts flocked to showrooms all the same to rediscover the hatchback, eager to see if the Toyota Yaris could live up to the Honda Jazzs sol

Jerrica

Jerrica

Jan 6, 2020

TCEC is working on a new Renault App for your car

At a virtual press briefing hosted by TC Euro Cars (TCEC) yesterday, CEO Wong Hoe Mun revealed that the distributor is in the process of building a new mobile application for all Renault cars.The revelation came after the announcement of the expansion and updated Renault Subscription plans. The phone application is just another way for TCEC to add to the benefits of subscribing to a Renault.At the press conference, Wong stated that the application is part of their digitalising efforts like the R

Jerrica

Jerrica

Apr 28, 2020

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

New 2021 Mitsubishi Triton Athlete vs Toyota Hilux Rogue: battle for the best pick-up truck

Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia (MMM) has just introduced the new 2021 Mitsubishi Triton Athlete. It replaces the Triton Adventure X at the range-topping variant and aims squarely at the Toyota Hilux Rogue.Let’s take a look and see how Mitsubishi’s latest pick-up truck stacks up against the well-established Toyota Hilux.Also Read: Priced from RM 141k, the 2021 Mitsubishi Triton Athlete could run rings around the Hilux RoguePowertrain - The Hilux Rogue is one powerful truckThe new Triton A

Eric

Eric

Apr 7, 2021

Ford Ranger is Vietnam’s best-selling car in March 2021, outsells Hilux nearly 4.5 times!

You’re not reading the headline wrongly. The Ford Ranger is indeed the best-selling car in Vietnam for the month of March with 2,171 units sold. That is slightly more than the second best-seller, the Hyundai Accent (2,094 units).In fact, the Ford Ranger has been dominating pick-up sales in the country so far with a combined total of 3,873 units sold during the first 3 months of 2021.Credit: AutoProMarch was definitely a month of madness for the Blue Oval as the Ranger took nearly 75% marke

CY Foong

CY Foong

Apr 15, 2021

Renault Clio overtakes Volkswagen Golf as Europe’s best-selling car

According to Jato Dynamic’s monthly report, the Renault Clio, with 24,915 units registered, has dethroned the Volkswagen Golf, which recorded 24,735 registrations, as the best-selling car in Europe in February 2020.Based on the collected statistics, the effect of Covid-19 has yet affected car sales in Europe the previous month. February registered a 7 percent drop in car sales compared to 7.6 percent in January though analysers are anticipating a larger drop in coming months.But the more s

Jerrica

Jerrica

Apr 2, 2020

Proton Saga has overtaken Perodua Myvi as Malaysia's best-selling car!

Proton SagaDespite the movement control order’s partial lift, Proton managed to sell 5,676 cars in the month of May 2020. This represents 23.3 percent market share of the month and an improvement of 73.2 percent compared to March and April.The number of cars Proton sold in May might be a huge difference (46.5 percent to be exact) compared to the number of cars sold in 2019 of the same month, Proton is remaining positive.Proton X70The company believes this is marks the upward sales trend of

Jerrica

Jerrica

Jun 4, 2020

Who makes 2020's most reliable cars? What’s the 10 best car brands to buy from?

What’s the most reliable car brand? What brand should your next car be? Depending on who you ask, you will get different answers, depending on how they choose to make their assessment.If you were to ask the Americans at Consumer Reports, the best brands to buy are Porsche, Genesis, Subaru, Mazda, and Lexus, in that order.Something is clearly not right when a brand like Porsche tops the list of a consumer-friendly buying guide so take this with a pinch of salt. But Consumer Reports is

Hans

Hans

Feb 28, 2020

Video: 2019 Perodua Myvi Advance 1.5L review, see why it's the best car ever

The Perodua Myvi Advance is one of the few cars that have the ability to appeal to buyers from all walks of life. From fresh grads to highly accomplished chief executives, the love for the Perodua Myvi knows no bounds.Over 1 million Myvis has left the production floors since the car was unveiled to the public in May 2005. Its not hard to see why the Perodua Myvi Advance can capture the hearts of most, if not all, Malaysians.The Myvi Advance has always offered superb value for its price as well a

Adrian Chia

Adrian Chia

Nov 26, 2019

Top 5 best-sounding in-car audio system we’ve tested

According to Waze data, Malaysians spend an average of 1 hour and 12 minutes per day on the road. More likely than not, most of us will be listening to our favourite tunes on the go.Some of us are a little more particular about audio quality than others, which is why we’ve rounded up the top 5 best-sounding in-car audio system we’ve tested at each price range.1. Under RM 50k - Proton SagaThere’s no contest in this category, the 2019 Proton Saga has the best sounding audio syste

Shaun

Shaun

Dec 19, 2020

Baby Boss, 5 best family cars for parents with babies

Starting a family is a life-changing experience. No more late-night mamak sessions with the gang, no more sleeping for another 15 minutes and definitely no more adrenaline-pumping driving.Every decision you make now is for your family especially for the younglings – even if it means selling your 2-door coupe for a more practical family car.A compromise maybe?While there is fun to drive cars out there for your family duties, you can never go wrong with safe choices.When picking a family car

Adrian Chia

Adrian Chia

Dec 18, 2019

Owner Review: A Childhood Dream Fulfilled - How I Got My Honda Accord

** This article is the personal experience of a 2016 Honda Accord owner and does not necessarily reflect the views of WapCarFacebook: Shawal AliMy Previous Encounter with the Honda AccordThe allure of large sedans is unquestionable. Unlike booted hatch or compact sedans with their weird looks to aide with practicality, large sedans do not need to sacrifice its looks for usability. Their strong muscular lines flows coherently from the front all the way to the back without needing to sac

Owner Review

Owner Review

Jun 30, 2020

The few areas the Toyota Avanza is better than the Perodua Aruz/Toyota Rush, what are they?

With a trendier looking SUV body and better safety features, it’s understandable that the Toyota Rush/Perodua Aruz twins are taking much of the limelight away from their fraternal twin the Toyota Avanza.New Toyota Avanza has a Vellfire-like frontTo recap, the seven-seater Toyota Rush/Perodua Aruz are two of the same car developed by Toyota’s compact car subsidiary Daihatsu.Both models ride on identical mechanicals as the Toyota Avanza, which also has seven seats, sharing the same 1.5

Hans

Hans

Dec 23, 2019

Owner Review: My dream car is a Hyundai - My story of my Hyundai Elantra

** This article is the personal experience of a 2019 Hyundai Elantra owner and does not necessarily reflect the views of WapCar.Facebook: Vijay SaravanenI always loved the sleekly, sexy, and sporty design of Hyundai Elantras I see on the road. I told myself my next car change would be a Hyundai Elantra. I was already driving the Hyundai Accent 1.5 (Aeroback) 2007 Model. Over the years, I have owned Proton Saga 1.3 (Aeroback), Proton Wira 1.5 (Sedan), Proton Satria1.3, Exora 1.6(MPV), a

Owner Review

Owner Review

Sep 7, 2020

Man breaks car window in attempt to remove evidence of sexual harassment

A 24-year-old woman’s quick response to a man sexually harassing her was to record a video as evidence. The man then proceeded to violently break her car window in an attempt to remove said evidence. (function(d, s, id) { let js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id; js.src =https://connect.facebook.net/en_US/sdk.js#xfbml=1&version=v2.5; fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js, fjs); }(document, script, facebook-jssdk)); Acco

Jerrica

Jerrica

Apr 7, 2021

Korea’s best-selling car is not the Hyundai Sonata, but something rarely exported

The Hyundai Sonata might be the representative icon of Korean cars but you might be surprised to know that Korea’s best-selling car for 2020 is not a Hyundai Sonata, or any SUV. Instead, Korea’s No.1 selling car for 2020 is the Hyundai Grandeur.Hyundai sold 145,463 units of the Grandeur in 2020, making it the No.1 selling car in Korea, ahead of second-placed Hyundai Porter truck (95,194 units) and third-placed Hyundai Elantra (87,731 units). The Kia K5 (84,550 units) and Kia Sorento

Hans

Hans

Jan 25, 2021

This 1,200 PS Lexus RC F is the world's most advanced drift car

Professional drift cars are powerful, that much is obvious. All that grunt is needed to go sideways, vaporise tyres and send vlouds of smoke up in the air. This Lexus RC F you see here is one of the most powerful professional drift machines out there today, but that's not what makes it special. The proof of the pudding is in its chassis. For once, the 1,200 PS in this Lexus isn't the biggest headline-maker. What's truly remarkable about this particular RC F is the fact that

Jason

Jason

Aug 2, 2020

Top-3 best value for money pick-up trucks in Malaysia

As surprising as it may sound, it is actually possible for car buyers in Malaysia to purchase a new car cheaper than countries like Australia.Here are three examples.Mitsubishi Triton – Handsome looks, good prices(2020 Mitsubishi Price and Specs | Gallery)The first is the Mitsubishi Triton – a surprisingly well-packaged pick-up truck that is priced quite close to an open market.The range-topping Triton Adventure X with all of its bells and whistles costs RM 137,900, while the closest

Eric

Eric

Apr 8, 2020

Top-5 best-looking new car interiors that belong in an art museum

Some say we spend so much time in our cars, it is virtually our second home. It’s like a sanctuary for some us, a place to retreat and decompress after a long day of work.Naturally, we’d want the interior of our cars to be aesthetically pleasing and plush. Which brings us onto the topic of cars with the best-looking interiors.Lexus LC 500Lexus LCLexus was meticulous about the LC’s interior. Every little detail such as the angle of the steering wheel, the feel and position of th

Shaun

Shaun

Jun 24, 2020

Perodua Myvi awarded best city car by Indonesia’s Gen-Z

The Perodua Myvi is Malaysia’s most popular car but in Indonesia, the Myvi does not enjoy the same popularity. However, the car might have scored a new generation of fans.The King, which is badged as the Daihatsu Sirion in the archipelago, was awarded the best city car award in the Marketeers Youth Choice Brands of the Year 2020.This was a result of a survey conducted by Marketeers with 1,300 Generation Z respondents all over Indonesia within the age of 18 to 25 years old. The majority of

CY Foong

CY Foong

Dec 14, 2020

New Proton Iriz - Is It Finally A Better Car Than The Perodua Myvi?

The Proton Iriz was conceived back in 2014 as Proton’s effort to counter the ever-popular Perodua Myvi. Back then, the Iriz offered considerably more safety equipment than the Perodua Myvi, but response from the market remained lukewarm at best.Proton updated the Iriz a couple of times, with the latest update being introduced earlier this year.Five variants are available in total, up from the four variants from the 2017 update.Specifications for Proton Iriz 1.3: Engine: 1.3-litre VVT four-

Jack

Jack

Aug 5, 2019

RM 800 million in unpaid summonses, JPJ is coming for you!

If you have committed traffic offenses recently, it’s best to pay up and avoid getting yourself blacklisted as the Road Transport Department (JPJ) is now coming after 2.7 million outstanding summonses.Covering offenses such as speeding, using a mobile phone while driving and not having a valid driving licence, the summonses stretch back to 2010 and are valued at RM 800 million. “JPJ would be taking actions against motorists who have yet to pay their summons arrears by black

Sanjay

Sanjay

Jul 14, 2020