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Reverse parking vs forward parking: Which is better?

When obtaining a Malaysian driver’s license, the only type of parking you are tested for is parallel parking. Other parking methods like perpendicular parking, double parking, and angle parking are not tested. Mainly because parallel parking requires a little bit more skill and concentration."chup" parking. Photo: Uber AdThe most common type of parking today is perpendicular parking, since it offers the most efficient use of space. Perpendicuar parking just means that the car is


Oct 3, 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


Sep 27, 2019

Sunway’s parking lot makes a great leap towards sustainability!

Sunway is further paving the path in innovative parking lots with the preview of their new Smart Parking system within Sunway City.Sunway has always been in the lead when it comes to making their parking lots more accessible. The company was one of the first to adopt the lighting indication system a few years ago.Now the new integrated license plate recognition system will see Sunway City’s parking lot go entirely cashless and ticket-less.This is a massive step towards reducing the parking


Oct 31, 2019

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


Jan 17, 2021

Electric parking brake vs manual hand brake vs foot brake, which is better?

Parking brake is a safety mechanism that prevents a stationary car from rolling away. Parking brake is also commonly referred to handbrake because of its hand-operated lever.However, there are also different types of parking brake such as foot-operated pedal (footbrake) as well as the increasingly common electric parking brake (EPB). Each of these parking brakes has its benefits, but which is the best?First, we will explain how each parking brake works. The manual handbrake and footbrake work ex

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May 22, 2020

Parallel parking sensation claims he doesn’t even own the Toyota Innova!

We’re sure by now you have already watched the video of a Toyota Innova exiting a very tight parking spot behind two metal railings with sheer drops on either side of the concrete slab multiple times. It turns out the driver is now an international sensation and has even been interviewed by the media about his epic parking skills going viral.According to UK Tabloid paper, the DailyMail, the Innova does not even belong to the driver. In fact, the driver, PJ Biju, had only just collecte


Sep 14, 2020

TNG rolls out PayDirect Parking feature! Swipe your TNG card and pay with eWallet

Touch ‘n Go has introduced the PayDirect feature for car parks at various locations across the country. The PayDirect Parking feature will work similarly to the PayDirect for toll payments by deducting money straight from your TNG eWallet instead of your card.Users who have enabled PayDirect in their TNG eWallet app will be able to pay their parking fees with the credit in their eWallet. This will save them from needing to reload their TNG cards as the existing card balance will not be aff


Mar 10, 2021

Handbrake vs Footbrake vs EPB – brek ‘parking’ mana paling bagus?

Bagi anda yang tidak pernah tahu, brek ‘parking’ dicipta untuk menghalang kereta daripada bergerak. Pada mulanya, ia dikawal oleh tangan. Disebabkan itulah ia terkenal dengan panggilan "handbrake" (brek tangan).Idaman peminat kereta kerana lebih mudah untuk mereka buat slide atau drift.Seiring dengan arus pemodenan, brek parking diinovasikan untuk dikawal oleh kaki (footbrake). Perubahan ini bertujuan untuk memberi ruang yang lebih praktikal di konsol tengah.Kini, rata-rata


Mar 6, 2021

5 features that makes the 2020 Mitsubishi Xpander awesome! 1 the ladies will love

Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia (MMM) has opened bookings for the highly anticipated 2020 Mitsubishi Xpander. The 7-seater B-segment SUV will come to town to face stiff competition like the Honda BR-V and the Perodua Aruz. But we think that these 5 features make it a winner above all its 7-seater rivals. All Round Monitor (ARM) – bird’s eye view around youOther than the Toyota Rush, the Xpander is the only other 7-seater B-segment car that comes with a 360-degree parking camera. The


Oct 23, 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


Dec 5, 2019

2021 Nissan Magnite quietly launched in Indonesia; 360-degree camera, Android Auto

As we have mentioned a few days ago, Nissan is set to launch its smallest SUV in Indonesia. Sure enough, the 2021 Nissan Magnite arrived in the country without much fanfare and bearing specs similar to the Magnite in India. The Magnite slots below the Nissan Kicks which was also launched in Indonesia earlier this year.Image credit: Aghesbarker InstagramThe new Nissan Magnite in Indonesia is powered by a HRA0 1.0-litre 3-cylinder turbocharged engine that produces 100 PS and 160 Nm. The car also c


Dec 22, 2020

DBKL parking payment goes cashless, but no JomParking and TnG e-Wallet... yet

Image credit: KL Sentral InfoStarting 1st October 2020, you can no longer use the parking machines to pay for your street parking ticket in the city under DBKL’s purview. But you can’t pay via JomParking, Boost, and TnG e-Wallet either, instead you will have to familiarise yourself with DBKL’s new payment apps.  (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://connec


Oct 1, 2020

Can you do a handbrake turn with an electric parking brake?

The infamous Jeremy Clarkson once said “Nothing turns a 17-year-old girl on more than a well-executed handbrake turn.", whether that is true or not, we will leave it up to your imagination (or testing?), but one of our Wapcar readers recently asked an interesting question of whether a cool handbrake turn is possible with the electric parking brake (EPB), and the short answer is - yes and no.Before we get into detail, the EPB is more compact than their mechanical counterparts, can auto

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May 12, 2020

New G32 BMW 6 Series GT facelift; 48V mild hybrid, Android Auto

Along with the global debut of the G30 BMW 5 Series facelift, BMW has also unveiled the 2020 BMW 6 Series GT facelift with a new face and a few upgrades.Exterior – Subtlety is keyChanges on the exterior are rather subtle, starting with the slimmer profile headlights. Adaptive LED headlights with matrix technology is fitted as standard while the BMW Laserlight is available as an option.The grille is more angular and the slats protrude further compared to before, but size wise it remain


May 27, 2020

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


Dec 8, 2020

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


Jun 1, 2020

Touch ‘n Go to waive parking surcharges by Q1, eWallet reloadable cards planned

Touch ‘n Go has reiterated yet again that it will soon remove all parking surcharges. This time, the company says the removal will be completed within this quarter, reports The Star.Commitments to remove parking surcharges, which has been common complain among users, is not new, as Touch ‘n Go have been talking about it since 2019.Speaking to the English daily, group CEO Effendy Shahul Hamid said:“I’m very happy to say that by the end of the first quarter, we’ll tak


Jan 29, 2021

With Android Auto, these SUVs will obey to your commands

The headlining must-have tech as we enter the new decade is Android Auto. Since its introduction in 2014, the system has received mixed receptions with one country’s antitrust unit actually filing a complaint case against it.Fast-forward to 2019, many car manufacturers are fitting Android Auto in cars as standard. Did you know that the cheapest car you can get with Android Auto is the Kia Picanto?Here are 5 SUVs that you didn’t know come complete with Android Auto:Hyundai TucsonAvail


Dec 7, 2019

Google updates Android Auto, but biggest bug still remains

Google recently released a new update for Android Auto that includes a number of fixes.Despite that, the most crucial feature of Android Auto remains broken – Google Assistant.Even in the latest update (version 5.1.500644), Google Assistant does not respond to voice input, rendering Android Auto practically useless.At least Google has acknowledged the issue and stated that it is caused by a bug in Google Assistant, not Android Auto, which explains why the latest version of Android auto doe


Apr 1, 2020

50% discount off your parking compound! Thanks MBSA!

Can you believe it? It's been 20 years since Shah Alam was declared a city! To celebrate its 20th Anniversary, the Shah Alam Municipal Council (MBSA) is holding a special promotion for compound payments throughout the month of October.Shah Alam Mayor, Datuk Haris Kasim, said that the month-long promotion is MBSA’s efforts to encourage those with compounds to clear their plate before MBSA takes action against them.From 1st to 31st October 2020, residents who pay their compound fines wil


Oct 2, 2020

Wireless Android Auto is now available on selected BMW models

BMW recently released a new video showcasing the recently-updated BMW 5 Series running wireless Android Auto, roughly 6 months after announcing their plans to include support for Android users.With that in place, BMW models running on Operating System 7.0 now support both Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, both wirelessly.As shown in the video, once the phone is paired to the car, no cables are required for Android Auto to run. Just place the phone in the Qi wireless charging pad and you’re g


Jun 30, 2020

New G30 BMW 5 Series Facelift debuts, now with Android Auto, Malaysia launch in 2021?

BMW has just unveiled the new 2020 5 Series facelift, giving its executive sedan a refreshed exterior design as well as under-the-hood upgrades.Exterior – Refreshed looks, no oversized front grilleAs shown in previous leaked photos, the new 5 Series gains a restyled front-end that features slimmer LED headlights (BMW Laserlights are optional) and a redesigned front grille. The rear gets new LED tail lights with L-shape graphics, revised rear bumper, and trapezoid muffler finishing.Compleme


May 27, 2020

Delhi gov instructs 5% parking allocation for EVs, buildings to comply by end of year

To encourage the adoption of electric vehicles, Delhi Power Minister Satyendar Jain has directed buildings in the Indian Capital to reserve 5% of parking space for electric cars.The reserved EV parking spots are also required to have suitable slow EV chargers, and the instruction is only for buildings with parking capacities of more than 100 vehicles.To speed up the process, a Rs. 6,000 (RM340) subsidy is given for every charging point installed. The deadline for buildings to comply with the new


Mar 17, 2021

Tak ada brek tangan macam mana? Ini cara drift menggunakan Electric Parking Brake

Jeremy Clarkson pernah menyebut, “Tiada yang lebih mengujakan makwe berbanding pusingan drift yang dilaksanakan dengan baik.” Oleh itu, seorang pembaca ada bertanyakan mengenai soalan menarik ini.Macam mana nak drift kalau guna EPB (Electric Parking Brake)?Jawapan adalah ya dan tidak.Sebelum itu, EPB adalah sistem yang menarik brek tangan anda ketika parkir secara automatik. Sistem ini membolehkan brek tangan konvensional (jenis tombol) dikeluarkan dari kereta, menjadikan konsol teng


Jun 27, 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


Jun 29, 2020

Japan to launch updated Daihatsu Rocky, adds Android Auto and aero fins

Since its introduction in November 2019, the Toyota Raize and Daihatsu Rocky have proven to be a sales success, with almost 158k units sold in 2020 alone.For the SUVs’ 2021 model year, Japanese media have reported that Daihatsu will be rolling out some minor improvements for the models.Also Read: Toyota Raize/Daihatsu Rocky, see its transformation from concept to productionAndroid Auto running on the Toyota C-HRThe first update is the addition of Android Auto on the 9-inch touchscreen info


Feb 28, 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


Mar 10, 2021

Review: Thai media tests Toyota Corolla Cross; bigger car outside, smaller than HR-V inside?

Its a good time to be fans of cheeky taglines, as UMW Toyota Motors campaign to promote the imminent-in-Malaysia Toyota Corolla Cross has been taking potshots at Honda Malaysias Your Time is Up effort.Why settle for less?, UMW Toyota asksBut, as they always say, talk is cheap. Does the Corolla Cross have enough in its arsenal to back up its shoutiness? For that, well jump into this review by our AutoFun Thailand colleagues to give you a better idea of what to expect.Exterior - Much bigger in per


Mar 20, 2021

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


Jun 2, 2020

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


Jan 15, 2021