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Proton expands business in Kota Kinabalu

Proton has officially cut the ribbon to their new 3S centre in Kota Kinabalu.The new centre is run by Shirba Auto World Sdn Bhd and is the third Proton outlet to open in the city.Shirba Auto 3S centres spans a total of 2,259 square metres and has a capacity to fit 12 service bays, 6 service hoists, a comfortable customer lounge and even offers free WiFi.Proton’s efforts to encourage upgrading of all their facilities and to attract more dealerships has been a success so far.The brand now ha

Jerrica

Jerrica

Oct 21, 2019

Volvo Car Malaysia opens new 3S centre in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah

There’s a new Volvo 3S centre in Malaysia and this time it is located in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah. The latest 3S centre will add to their list of 14 dealerships nationwide and will be run by their new dealer partner Sebangga Mitsinbo Sdn Bhd.The new 2-storey 3S centre spans 5,432 square-foot and is built to adhere to Volvo Car’s retail standard known as the Volvo Retail Experience (VRE). The facility is prepared to put the Volvo Car Lifestyle Collection and Accessories on show and ready

Jerrica

Jerrica

Jul 30, 2020

Kinabalu Park car park collapses in massive landslide

The public car park adjacent to the Kinabalu National Park has collapsed due to incessant rain over the past week. A viral video has been circulating around social media showing the extend of the damage though the 2-lane road next to it is not affected.Located at km 20 Jalan Ranau-Tamparuli in the Kundasang highlands in Ranau, the district police chief, Sammy Newton, believed that the landslide happened earlier this morning as the police department was alerted at 7.15 am.He told reporters that t

Jerrica

Jerrica

Jan 20, 2021

PDRM arrests Alza driver who assaulted Honda S660 driver until he lost 7 teeth

The Perodua Alza driver who beat up a Honda S660 driver with a metal pipe has been arrested in Kota Kinabalu at around 2 pm yesterday (March 31).Previously, it was reported that a fight between the Alza driver and the 21-year-old S660 driver ensued at a traffic light in Jalan Kolam, Kota Kinabalu where the victim reprimanded the suspect for not using his turn signals.Also read: KK JDM fans, a Honda S660 owner lost 7 teeth after assault by Alza driverAs a result, the victim found himself missing

Jerrica

Jerrica

Apr 1, 2021

Kilang kerajang tembaga untuk bateri EV, SK Nexilis, dibina di KK, Sabah

Berikutan peningkatan permintaan bagi produk dengan jejak karbon rendah, SK Nexilis akan membina kilang luar negaranya yang pertama di Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia. Langkah ini diambil untuk meningkatkan kapasiti produksi mereka dalam penghasilan kerajang tembaga bagi sel bateri untuk kenderaan elektrik (EV).Kilang ini yang dijangka akan mula beroperasi pada tahun 2023 di Kota Kinabalu Industrial Park akan mampu menghasilkan 44,000 tan kerajang tembaga bagi bateri EV dalam masa setahun – melonj

Mersita

Mersita

Jan 29, 2021

KK JDM fans, a Honda S660 owner lost 7 teeth after assault by Alza driver

A Honda S660 owner found himself missing 7 teeth and sporting serious injuries to his head and arms after a fight with a Perodua Alza driver.Astro Awani reports that the 21-year-old had reprimanded the Alza driver for not using his turn signals before changing lanes when they were stopped at a traffic light in Jalan Kolam, Kota Kinabalu.During their altercation, the Alza driver started beating up the Honda S660 with a metal stick, breaking the Kei-car’s windscreen in the process, before tu

Jerrica

Jerrica

Mar 31, 2021

Volvo Car Malaysia sold 1,950 cars in 2020, up 3% despite COVID-19

In a media event by Volvo Car Malaysia today, Mr. Nalin Jain, Managing Director of Volvo Car Malaysia announced that VCM sold 1,950 cars in 2020, up 3% from 2019, which saw 1,833 cars sold. July was the best month for VCM last year with 286 units sold,2020 also saw the launch of the Volvo S60 T8 PHEV in Malaysia, and the opening of a new Volvo 3S centre in Kota Kinabalu.For future plans, Mr. Nalin Jain said “We are going to introduce further sustainable product line up. It’s a huge l

Arif

Arif

Jan 13, 2021

Pemandu sportscar Honda S660 hilang 7 batang gigi dibelasah pemandu Perodua Alza

Seorang lelaki patah tujuh gigi serta cedera di kepala dan tangan apabila tegurannya menimbulkan rasa tidak puas hati terhadap pemandu Perodua Alza.Kejadian yang berlaku di Kota Kinabalu itu bukan setakat melibatkan mangsa, tetapi kereta Honda S660 miliknya juga turut dipecahkan cermin. Mangsa yang berumur 21 tahun itu dikejarkan ke hospital setelah mengalami kecederaan yang serius.Menurut Ketua Polis Daerah Kota Kinabalu, suspek menggunakan sebatang besi untuk menghentak anggota badan mangsa. B

Faisal

Faisal

Mar 31, 2021

Nissan heads to Kota Bharu, Kelantan with new 3S centre

Edaran Tan Chong Motor (ETCM) is expanding Nissan’s presence up in Kota Bharu, Kelantan with the opening of a brand new 3S centre. The new centre will be operated by ETCM’s newly appointed dealer Edaran Nuri Sdn Bhd.Like all new Nissan 3S centres, the latest Kota Bharu centre is built according to the new Nissan Retail Concept (NRC) guidelines so car owners and customers alike will feel the brand’s warmth and comfort.The new centre spans 12,260 square feet featuring a showroom

Jerrica

Jerrica

Aug 5, 2020

8 cars vandalised in Kota Damansara; Police looking for witnesses

“Who is to pay for the repairs?” This was the biggest question in the minds of 8 car owners who returned to their cars and discovered someone had broken their windscreens. The incident happened in the parking lot of the Kota Damansara Driving Range on Tuesday night.Petaling Jaya deputy police chief Supt Ku Mashariman Ku Mahmood told the media that the owners of all 8 cars have made a police report regarding the incident.Unfortunately, initial investigations have revealed there are no

Jerrica

Jerrica

Apr 1, 2021

Pusat 3S Nissan baru dibuka di Kota Bharu, Kelantan

Edaran Tan Chong Motor (ETCM) kini mengembangkan sayapnya dengan membuka Pusat 3S Nissan serba baru di Kota Bharu, Kelantan. Pusat baru ini akan dijalankan oleh pengedar ETCM baru, Edaran Nuri Sdn. Bhd.Sama seperti Pusat 3S Nissan lain yang baru, pusat di Kota Bharu ini dibina berdasarkan garis panduan Nissan Retail Concept (NRC) yang baru supaya pemilik kereta dan pelanggan boleh menikmati keselesaan dan kemesraan yang ditawarkan jenama popular ini.Pusat 3S serba baru ini berkeluasan 12,260 kak

Mersita

Mersita

Aug 8, 2020

Sabah to build world's biggest copper foil plant for EV batteries

SK Nexilis, a South Korean copper foil producer for electric vehicles (EV) under SK Group, will be building its first overseas plant in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia. The company will invest a total of RM 2.3 billion on the plant with an aimed annual production capacity of 44,000 tons, Business Korea reports that it is the worlds biggest copper foil plant.Construction of the plant is expected to start in the first half of 2021 with commercial operation expected to start in 2023.The copper foil

Jerrica

Jerrica

Jan 29, 2021

3 cawangan UMW Toyota Motor dipindah kepada pengedar untuk kecemerlangan operasi

Syarikat UMW Toyota Motor mengumumkan bahawa mereka akan menukar operasi cawangan di Lembah Klang, Sabah, dan Sarawak kepada pengedar berkuatkuasa 1 September ini.Pengedar Borneo Mobility (Sabah) akan mengambil alih cawangan di Kota Kinabalu dan Borneo Mobility (Sarawak) akan mengambil alih cawangan di Kuching. Cawangan Subang Jaya di Lembah Klang pula akan diambil alih oleh PCM Subang Motor Sdn Bhd.Pengumuman ini adalah selaras dengan matlamat mereka untuk memberikan mutu perkhidmatan yang lebi

Faisal

Faisal

Sep 1, 2020

WapCar Morning Insiders (Oct. 22, 2019)

Today is Tuesday, October. 22 Local News Proton expands business in Kota KinabaluProton has officially cut the ribbon to their new 3S centre in Kota Kinabalu. The new centre is run by Shirba Auto World Sdn Bhd and is the third Proton outlet to open in the city.Shirba Auto 3S centres spans a total of 2,259 square metres and has a capacity to fit 12 service bays, 6 service hoists, a comfortable customer lounge and even offers free WiFi. Mira Filzah wins a Nissan X-Trail HybridA

Tasia

Tasia

Oct 22, 2019

This Isuzu D-Max "Blue Monster" will take on Borneo Safari!

While Malaysians are still getting acquainted with Isuzu’s new D-Max 1.9, Isuzu has already completed its set-up to send their newest pup on Borneo Safari.For over a decade, the Isuzu D-Max 2.5-litre and 3.0-litre have proven to be one of the most capable vehicles in the Safari.The D-Max representative has always successfully ferried its passengers safely and affectively across the most gruelling track known to metal-kind with minimal modifications done to the car.Now Isuzu is hoping to pu

Jerrica

Jerrica

Oct 17, 2019

Ford Malaysia launches real-time e-Service appointment booking system

Sime Darby Auto ConneXion (SDAC), the sole distributor for Ford vehicles in Malaysia, announced their new online booking tool that allows Ford owners to make service appointments in real-time.The new real-time e-Service booking tool will allow Ford owners who are looking to service their vehicles to immediately check the service slot availability at their chosen dealership.  (function(d, s, id) { let js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.creat

Jerrica

Jerrica

Jul 23, 2020

Honda Malaysia distributes laptops, face masks, and flood kits to Malaysians in need

As the country regroups itself from the various disasters experienced in 2020, Honda Malaysia has taken upon itself to extend a helping hand to communities that were affected by the Covid-19 pandemic and flood disaster.To address the ongoing need of the necessary tools for online learning, Honda has arranged laptops to be delivered to 4 secondary schools in Melaka to help out students from low-income families.Honda has also delivered 500 boxes of facemasks to 10 primary schools and 10 secondary

Jerrica

Jerrica

Feb 23, 2021

The Blue Monster Isuzu D-Max survived the Borneo Safari

Isuzu’s new pup proved its worth in the gruelling Borneo Safari challenge and even gets given the organiser’s Special Award as a recognition of its remarkable off-road capabilities.Right before Borneo Safari kicked off, Isuzu was proud to announce that they will be throwing the newly introduced Isuzu D-Max Blue Power 1.9-litre engine into the Borneo wild.Like all its brethren that went on the Safari before it, the Blue Monster also had minimal changes to the standard truck.Among the

Jerrica

Jerrica

Nov 14, 2019

Honda Malaysia edar komputer riba, pelitup muka, kit keselamatan banjir untuk bantu komuniti

Dikala ramai terhimpit dengan tekanan pandemik COVID-19 dan banjir teruk bulan lalu, Honda Malaysia tampil menghulurkan bantuan bagi mereka yang memerlukan. Syarikat automotif tersohor itu telah mengagihkan barang-barang keperluan kepada rakyat Malaysia yang memerlukan termasuklah Kit Keselamatan Banjir bagi 500 keluarga mangsa banjir di Pahang, pelitup muka bagi sekolah dan ‘frontliners’, serta komputer riba untuk pelajar kurang berkemampuan baru-baru ini.Memandangkan ramai pelajar-

Mersita

Mersita

Feb 23, 2021

Court says car park operators liable for car thefts!

The Court of Appeal has upheld a lower court ruling that the management of a car park is liable of negligence rendering disclaimers of exemption clauses posted by the car park non-viable.Sunway Parking Services Sdn Bhd was ordered to pay about RM 117,000 of damages to Euro Rent A Car Sdn Bhd in the case where the rental car company’s vehicle was stolen from the premises.This means that car park disclaimer notices posted at various locations of a parking lot informing visitors that the mana

Jerrica

Jerrica

Dec 8, 2020

EON appoints MyTukar as new trade-in partner to improve customer experience

Used car online selling platform, MyTukar has signed a strategic partnership agreement with Edaran Otomobil Nasional Berhad (EON) as an automobile trade-in partner. Through the partnership, MyTukar will facilitate the end-to-end trade-in process for EON’s customers via certified MyTukar inspectors performing vehicle inspections on-demand for its customers.EON, a subsidiary of DRB-HICOM Berhad, operates dealerships for several brands namely Proton, Mitsubishi, Audi, and Volkswagen, via EON,

Jerrica

Jerrica

Mar 5, 2021

Ford Malaysia lancar sistem tempahan temujanji servis kereta atas talian!

Sime Darby Auto ConneXion (SDAC), pengedar tunggal kenderaan Ford di Malaysia, mengumumkan aplikasi tempahan temu janji servis dalam talian yang baru. Pelanggan kini boleh menempah temu janji servis secara langsung.Aplikasi e-Service yang baru ini akan membolehkan pemilik Ford yang ingin melakukan servis penyelenggaraan kenderaan mereka untuk segera memeriksa kesediaan slot servis di wakil penjual pilihan mereka.  (function(d, s, id) { let js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getEl

Haris

Haris

Jul 26, 2020

3 UMW Toyota outlets in Kuching, KK and Klang Valley transferred to dealers

After announcing in October 2017 that it would be transferring all its retail operation branches to its dealers and other relevant parties, UMW Toyota Motor (UMWT) has announced that 3 of its own outlets in Klang Valley, Sabah, and Sarawak will be transferred starting 1-September 2020.The Kota Kinabalu and Kuching outlets will be taken over by Borneo Mobility (Sabah) Sdn Bhd and Borneo Mobility (Sarawak) respectively.In the Klang Valley, PCM Subang Motor Sdn Bhd will take over the Subang Jaya br

CY Foong

CY Foong

Sep 1, 2020

More Proton X70s deployed to assist the Ministry of Health in Sabah

Proton handed over 8 units of the Proton X70 to the Ministry of Health (MOH) for use in Sabah. The vehicles will be used to assist in the Ministry’s logistics and surveillance efforts in the ongoing efforts to curb the Covid-19 pandemic. The handover was done at Fook Loi Corporation’s Proton 4S outlet in Kota Kinabalu.Throughout the year, Proton has been actively supporting MOH in various ways to help in the fight against Covid-19. The loan of the 8 cars to MOH Sabah is in addition t

Jerrica

Jerrica

Dec 4, 2020

Pemilik Ford boleh jimat untuk servis kenderaan sepanjang April & Mei ini!

Sime Darby Auto ConneXion (SDAC), pengedar tunggal jenama Ford di Malaysia, hari ini mengumumkan promosi servis bermula 1 April sehingga 31 Mei 2021 bersempena musim perayaan yang bakal menjelang.Pelanggan yang membuat temujanji servis kenderaan sepanjang tempoh ini boleh menikmati penjimatan sehingga 20% bagi alat-ganti dan minyak enjin terpilih.Untuk lebih penjimatan, para pelanggan boleh menikmati potongan 20% untuk pakej brek dan tali sawat pemasaan, potongan sehingga 20% untuk pakej minyak

Mersita

Mersita

Apr 2, 2021

Perodua holds its first-ever Body & Paint skill contest

Perodua has successfully held its first-ever Body & Paint (B&P) Skill Contest in a move to step up its human capital development efforts and provide higher standards of B&P service to its customers.Established in 2009, Perodua’s B&P business deals with the repair and restoration of vehicles that have been involved in collisions. “Our B&P business aims to take much of the hassle away from the repair of collision-involved vehicles, with work carried out to the highe

Robert

Robert

Jul 23, 2019

Covid-19: Used and recon car dealers may layoff workforce as crisis extends

Malaysian used and recon car dealers and their 50,000 plus workforce are at risk of being laid off should the Covid-19 crisis prolong for more than 2 months, according to a report by New Straits Times (NST).While dealers have braced for the impact of the Movement Control Order (MCO), the practically zero sales which leads to higher inventories, poor consumer sentiments on the economy, and high fixed operational cost are taking their toll.President of the Malaysian A

Shaun

Shaun

Apr 14, 2020

Car owners can't afford to sell their cars due to outstanding car loan balance

It turns out that it wasn’t just used car sales that saw an increase throughout the past few months, used car dealers in Johor Bahru are reporting an increase in car owners trying to sell their vehicles after the Movement Control Order (MCO) ended in June.One second-hand car shop manager Chang Keng Keong told The Star that there has been a 30 percent increase in the number of people who came to his shop enquiring for information about the disposal of their cars.This was especially apparent

Jerrica

Jerrica

Nov 25, 2020

WapCar Weekly News Round-up

26 October - 1 November fuel price update: RON 97 down 9 sen  Monday  Proton expands business in Kota KinabaluProton has officially cut the ribbon to their new 3S centre in Kota Kinabalu. The new centre is run by Shirba Auto World Sdn Bhd and is the third Proton outlet to open in the city.Shirba Auto 3S centres spans a total of 2,259 square metres and has a capacity to fit 12 service bays, 6 service hoists, a comfortable customer lounge and even offers free WiFi. The Toy

Tasia

Tasia

Oct 27, 2019

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