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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

Arif

Arif

Oct 3, 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

Jerrica

Jerrica

Dec 8, 2020

Stuck at home during MCO? Here’s a list of awesome car movies to binge on!

In case you missed it, the whole of Malaysia except Sarawak will be observing the Movement Control Order (MCO) until 4 February 2021. While we can’t show our love for our cars by driving them, we can always sooth our souls with some car related action movies. Here’s a list of car movies that you can binge on during the lockdown! The rather mainstream films (No Fast and Furious movies included)Need for SpeedIf you’re looking for something to kick start your weekend, then Need f

Jerrica

Jerrica

Jan 23, 2021

Don't get caught: prevent car thefts with these simple tips!

Yeah that's right - keep prying hands away!Last week, we shed light on what are the top 10 most stolen cars in Malaysia for Q1 2020. We know many of you own cars in that list, so this week we’ll share with you some quick tips on how to secure your car from thieves. Let's set the scene. Imagine you're driving down a mall parking and boom, you've found a parking spot. First things first...1. Start with parking in a well-lit placeGood parking - bright place and facing a d

Sanjay

Sanjay

Oct 10, 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

4 “uncool” car features that make life more convenient

As the automotive industry heads to an autonomous and electric future, a fair share of inventions of the past are losing presence in modern cars. The carburetor, the handbrake, and the ignition key switch are some to name. The friction of technology shift is something that can only be felt by those who have been accustomed to older technology. To younger generations, new technology is just how things have always been.While I claim to be a proponent of new technology, I find myself having more af

Arif

Arif

Sep 10, 2020

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

Jerrica

Jerrica

Oct 31, 2019

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

Adrian Chia

Adrian Chia

May 22, 2020

In Brief: Mazda 2 Hatchback, the entry level 'sports car'

There are plenty of choices in the B-segment hatchback market, for Mazda, the model that represents the brand in this segment is the Mazda 2 hatchback.How much is Mazda 2 Hatchback? Bermaz Motors currently has 2 variants in their line-up. Both variants share the same 1.5-litre engine and are equipped with G-Vectoring Control.The only difference between the 2 variants are on the appearance - LED projector headlamps, keyless operation and the infotainment system in the top spec variant versus halo

Jerrica

Jerrica

Oct 2, 2019

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

Jerrica

Jerrica

Sep 14, 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

Car cannibals dismantle Mercedes-AMG GT while owner is on holiday

As a car person, the worst situation we can find our cars in when we return from a holiday is to find the car vandalised or stolen. This Mercedes-AMG GT owner did not have his car stolen but he did return from his 5-day holiday to find his beloved supercar almost completely dismantled.Jay Tranter left his Mercedes-AMG GT in a guarded car park located not far from the Birmingham airport before he left for his 5-day holiday with his girlfriend. The 36-year-old came back from his short holiday to f

Jerrica

Jerrica

Jul 24, 2020

MCO 2.0: Car workshops and automotive factories allowed to operate

The Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) has released a list of companies that are allowed to operate during the second round of the Movement Control Order (MCO). Updated: MITI has done a U-Turn on the list of essential services, read more about it here. Update No.2: MITI has once again revised the essential services list, car factories will be allowed to continue operations effective immediately. On Monday (11/1/2021), Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin announced that MCO wi

Jerrica

Jerrica

Jan 12, 2021

The 2020 Proton X50 is the cheapest car that parks itself

At the media test drive event today, Proton has confirmed that the 2020 Proton X50 will feature Auto Park Assist. This is part of the Advanced Driver-Assistance Systems (ADAS), which is classified as level 2 semi-autonomous driving.The Auto Park Assist feature is able to assist drivers in manoeuvring the car into perpendicular parking (shown as vertical parking in the photo) spots and parallel parking spots. It also helps in exiting parallel parking spots.The system actively controls the steerin

Shaun

Shaun

Sep 30, 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

Jerrica

Jerrica

Mar 10, 2021

Concept kei car from Mitsubishi teased

Along with the MI-Tech concept, Mitsubishi has also teased the Super Height K-Wagon, a concept kei car. Kei cars are popular in Japan for its price and convenience. Its boxy design maximizes interior space while the compact dimensions makes it easy to park.It features the MI-Pilot assistance for highway driving in the same-lane, forward collision mitigation braking, mis-acceleration mitigation and other advanced active safety systems.The Super Height K-Wagon and the MI-Tech will be exh

Shaun

Shaun

Oct 9, 2019

Sales tax exemption: Car companies scrambling for answers

It’s a frantic start of the week for many staff at car companies. Following Friday’s announcement by the Prime Minister that locally-assembled cars will be exempted from paying 10 percent sales tax while imported vehicles will see the rate reduced by half, many car companies are swamped by calls from their dealers and stakeholders asking for details on what’s the next step.Without the necessary paperwork, the Accounts/Finance division at car companies are unable to proceed or g

Hans

Hans

Jun 9, 2020

This is what happens when you parked your car improperly!

Not finding a parking spot is frustrating, but it’s not the reason why you can park whatever you want!(Picture credit: Foxnews)Fox News reported driver in Argentina parked his Peugeot 208 at a COTO supermarket in Temperley, Argentina. Supermarket employees then found the car parked in the wrong spot that night.To celebrate the reunion, employees ‘generously treated’ the car by shrouding the vehicle with dozens of shopping carts.“You can't be so outrageous (‘HDP&

Tasia

Tasia

Sep 16, 2019

MITI makes corrective U-turn, car plants and suppliers allowed to resume operations

The Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) has once again updated the standard operating procedures (SOP) for the reinstated Movement Control Order (MCO), this time automotive plants, including vehicle assembly and component suppliers, will be allowed to continue operating for the duration of the country’s second MCO.Ignore the 15-Jan date, the document was released on MKNs official Telegram channel at 12.25 am 16-Jan 2021This is yet another U-turn from the MITI on the essenti

Jerrica

Jerrica

Jan 16, 2021

COTY 2020: Our shortlist for Car of the Year 2020

Vote hereHello and welcome to WapCar’s 2020 Car of the Year. We’ve cherry picked some of the most popular cars that were either launched or updated in 2020. Without any delay, let’s get on with the list of nominees and why we’ve it picked it.2020 Toyota Hilux RogueThis is the new 2020 Toyota Hilux Rogue, sitting at the top of the Toyota Hilux range, priced at RM 146,880. It comes with a meatier 2.8-litre turbodiesel and more importantly, it now has the Toyota Safety Suite

Shaun

Shaun

Dec 18, 2020

Mercedes-Benz and Nvidia hook up to build AI in-car infotainment

Mercedes-Benz has announced a special collaboration with Nvidia, the global leader in the tech world, to create a new generation of in-car computing system.The special collaboration will see the next-gen Mercedes-Benz vehicles come equipped with a full system software stack designed for automated driving AI applications.Nvidia will be building the architecture on the Nvidia Drive. The primary plan of this collaboration is to enable state-of-the-art automated driving functions along wit

Jerrica

Jerrica

Jun 26, 2020

MITI announces epic U-Turn: Car factories not allowed to operate during MCO

Previously, when the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) released a list of businesses that are allowed to operate during the Movement Control Order (MCO), car workshops and factories were included in the list. Today, however, MITI has released yet another list that drops car factories from the essential economic services line-up.Old list of essential services released by MITINew list of essential services released by MITI on 12 January 2021With the sudden U-turn, this means that

Jerrica

Jerrica

Jan 13, 2021

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

Zamil Syaheer

Zamil Syaheer

May 12, 2020

Warning lights on your car, what do they mean?

How many of you are aware of the warning lights on your car's meter cluster? You're not alone if you don't have a slightest clue at all. Unsurprisingly, some of us choose to ignore the warning lights entirely until the car eventually breaks down, and by the time that happens, it is a little too late to cry.While some warning lights may seem unimportant, it’s good to know what they mean and how to react next. Usually, warning lights illuminate whenever t

Zamil Syaheer

Zamil Syaheer

May 22, 2020

Driving your car less this MCO? Here's how to keep it running smoothly.

Photo credit: avalonking.comJust like that, we are 2 weeks into MCO 2.0. This most likely means that most of us are working from home, which then means our cars arent driven much. Nevertheless, there are some things you can do to keep your car in tip top condition despite it being underdriven. Here are some pointers that might be useful to keep in mind in this second MCO season. Dont park under treesPhoto credit: avalonking.comYou might think that parking your car under trees is a good idea, sin

Jason

Jason

Feb 14, 2021

MCO 2.0: Car accessories shops allowed to reopen

The National Security Council (MKN) has announced that effective 10 February 2021, the rest of the Malaysian small businesses will be allowed to reopen. This will include car accessories shops across the country.Here is the complete list of businesses allowed to reopen during the Movement Control Order (MCO):Other than that, MKN has also announced that dine-in at restaurants will be allowed starting 10 February 2021. All diners will have to adhere to social distancing rules and one table is only

Jerrica

Jerrica

Feb 9, 2021

Video: All-new Honda Jazz, Cutest City Car Ever?

The all-new fourth-generation Honda Jazz (known as the Fit in Japan), made its global premiere at the 2019 Tokyo Motor Show (TMS) with a fresh exterior design, revamped cabin and a new hybrid powertrain.Visually, the Jazz gets a roundel appearance that draws more parallels to the second-generation Jazz (GE) rather than the sharper third-generation model (GK).The interior has decluttered even further with minimal buttons, LCD instrument cluster, floating centre display and electronic parking

Adrian Chia

Adrian Chia

Oct 25, 2019

MITI expected to allow car manufacturers to resume operations next week

The Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) is expected to backtrack on its earlier decision to remove automotive manufacturing from its list of essential services sectors, and will allow automotive manufacturing to resume operations next week.The government has yet to make an official announcement on the matter and those involved have been told to not speak to the media. However WapCar.my understands that discussions is almost complete and automotive manufacturing might be re-instat

Hans

Hans

Jan 15, 2021

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

Volvo Car Malaysia adds one more 3S centre in Johor

Following its earlier announcement in August, Pekin Auto Sdn. Bhd.’s Volvo Car 3S Centre in Skudai is now open for business.Located in the outskirts of Johor Bahru, dealership is the latest to be built in accordance to the Volvo Retail Experience (VRE) – a dealer guide that best communicates the brand’s Scandinavian-inspired values – and has five service bays.This will be Volvo Car Malaysia's second dealer in Johor. The other dealer is located in Batu Pahat, operated

Hans

Hans

Sep 9, 2019