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Proton X50 teased by dealer in Kuching? No, not really

After months of spy shots and speculations, we finally have an official teaser of the upcoming 2020 Proton X50. But wait! The "teaser" was uploaded on a Facebook page operated by a Proton dealer in Kuching and has since been deleted.Based on the headlights along with Proton's Infinite Weave grille on the SUVs in the darkened image, we are looking at both the Proton X70 and Proton X50. Our friends over at Funtastiko confirms that the car in front is ind

Jerrica

Jerrica

Aug 12, 2020

Kaji semula stesen minyak dengan hidrogen dan pengecas elektrik. Risiko tinggi! - MP Kuching

Kerajaan Negeri Sarawak baru sahaja melancarkan stesen minyak dengan pengecasan elektrik dan hidrogen. 3 sumber kuasa untuk menggerakkan sebuah kenderaan iaitu petroleum, elektrik dan hidrogen dihimpunkan di bawah satu bumbung adalah inisiatif Sarawak Economic Development Corp dalam usaha memajukan negeri Sarawak.Walaubagaimanapun, MP Bandar Kuching, Dr Kelvin Yii menggesa agar cadangan tersebut untuk dikaji semula dan telus dengan rancangan ekonomi dan keberkesanan kos bagi stesen minyak bersep

Haris

Haris

Oct 23, 2020

Proton X50 diacah oleh pengedar di Kuching? Mungkin benar, mungkin tidak

Setelah pelbagai intipan dan spekulasi, kami akhirnya mempunyai iklan acah Proton X50 2020 yang akan datang. Tapi tunggu! "Iklan" itu dimuat naik di laman Facebook yang dikendalikan oleh pengedar Proton di Kuching dan sejak itu, ia telah dipadamkan.Berdasarkan gambar SUV yang digelapkan dengan gril 'Infinite Weave' milik Proton yang bertuliskan "Ingin tahu sesuatu yang baru?" dimuat naik, memang tidak disangkal lagi bahawa ianya adalah Proton X50.Inilah

Faisal

Faisal

Aug 12, 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

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

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

Owner Review: The King of S-Class by Mercedes-Benz - My W140 Mercedes-Benz S600

** This article is the personal experience of a 1995 Mercedes-Benz S600 owner and does not necessarily reflect the views of WapCar.Facebook: Jeff OoiThe W140 S-Class is often known as the last Mercedes to be "over-engineered", a Mercedes trait that was costing the company in product delays and over budgeting. According to Motor Trend, this action reportedly caused project cost overruns and resulted in the departure of Wolfgang Peter, Daimler-Benz's chief engineer. The vehicle is be

Owner Review

Owner Review

Sep 3, 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

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

Anti-haze air-conditioning: Only two car manufacturers offer it in Malaysia

Malaysia’s almost annual battle with haze is becoming especially severe this year. Several locations in Penang and Sarawak have already recorded API (Air Pollution Index) readings of over 200 (very unhealthy). The reading in Kuching is inching closer to the hazardous level of 300.Haze is contributed by microscopic size particulate matter (PM) pollutants measuring no more than 2.5 micrometers. Ordinary air filters are ineffective against PM 2.5 pollutants, which is why the public are advise

Hans

Hans

Sep 19, 2019

Honda Malaysia and SoCar provides 50 Honda Citys for frontliners

Honda Malaysia has collaborated with SoCar to provide 50 units of Honda City for Honda customers working at the frontlines in the fight against the COVID-19 outbreak.Frontliners (who are also Honda owners) who are unable to access their vehicles during this period will be able to use these Honda Citys for 1 month as a temporary mobility solution for them to carry out their duties.The fleet of Honda City will be provided by SoCar, the car-sharing platform, and all rental charges will be borne by

Adrian Chia

Adrian Chia

Apr 23, 2020

Sarawak to open first multi-fuel station! Refuel petrol, diesel, hydrogen and recharge in one place

Sarawak is set to introduce a whole new refuelling concept to Malaysia with a three-in-one petrol station. The state-of-the-art multi-fuel station will cater to cars powered by conventional fuels (petrol and diesel), electricity and hydrogen.The new fuelling station concept will be run by state-owned Petroleum Sarawak (Petros) and the first station is expected to be completed by 2021.The first of the stations will be located at Darul Hana in Kuching while the second is reportedly located in Batu

Jerrica

Jerrica

Oct 23, 2020

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

Authorities fished this classic KE70 Toyota Corolla out of the river near Sogo

This wrecked KE70 Toyota Corolla was fished out of the waters near the Sogo shopping mall on Sunday morning. Initial investigations by authorities note that the driver was not at the scene when the car was discovered.The Fire and Rescue Department, along with officers from the Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) managed to recover the Corolla at 10.47 am.Authorities had to lift the car out with a winch after a thorough inspection of the situation as the river’s current was very strong

Jerrica

Jerrica

Jul 13, 2020

Do you know how much are you losing on your car every month? GoCar Subs has a message for you

The actual cost of owning a car is a lot higher than just your monthly instalments, and we’re not talking about insurance or maintenance, itself already a big chunk of a car’s total ownership cost.Beyond maintenance, depreciation is the biggest ‘cost’ for a car owner. However, very few see it that way because it’s not something that you feel until you have to sell your car. It’s like losing money on stocks; it’s paper loss until you actually sell it, whi

Hans

Hans

Sep 12, 2020

BMW and MINI owners can now renew their insurance with BMW Malaysia online

BMW Group Financial Services Malaysia introduces the i-Renewal digital service for the BMW MINI Comprehensive Motor Insurance Programme. The new service is a simplified programme that allows customers to renew their motor insurance with just a few clicks at any time of the day.The new i-Renewal service is provided in collaboration with Allianz General Insurance Company (Malaysia) Berhad. It is part of BMW Malaysia Group’s efforts to further improve the convenience of the ownership experien

Jerrica

Jerrica

Dec 1, 2020

Lexus Malaysia’s service centres resume operations

Starting 22nd April onwards, selected Lexus Malaysia centres will resume after-sales operations. Lexus Malaysia is one of many car brands that will be resuming operations, including UMW Toyota centres, Cycle Carriage & Bintang, Hap Seng Star and Sime Darby Auto Hyundai.Like all other service centres that have received approval to resume after-sales operations from MITI, Lexus Malaysia will continue to observe MCO protocol so services are strictly appointment base only.Operations are still at

Jerrica

Jerrica

Apr 23, 2020

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

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

Lorry drivers help 17 police Honda Civics nab drug pusher's Corolla Altis

Yesterday night, the citizens of Johor were treated to a real show of Fast and Furious as 17 Honda Civic police cars were deployed to chase after a Toyota Corolla Altis driven by a drug dealer. After chasing the suspect from Johor Bahru, the police finally managed to stop the car with the help of lorry drivers in Kluang. (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

Jerrica

Jerrica

Jan 27, 2021

Permai: Drivers of taxis, buses, and e-hailing vehicles to receive special RM 500 aid

Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yasin has announced a new assistance package known as Perlindungan Ekonomi Dan Rakyat Malaysia or Permai for short. The new assistant package includes several special aids for drivers of taxis, buses, e-hailing, and even tourist vehicle drivers.“To alleviate the burden faced by taxi and bus drivers, the Government has agreed to provide a one-off financial assistance of RM500 to 14,000 tourist guides as well as 118,000 drivers of taxis, school buses, tour bu

Jerrica

Jerrica

Jan 19, 2021

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

Proton to gradually reopen sales and service outlets from 5 May 2020

In light of the announcement made by the Prime Minister on Labour Day, Proton expects to reopen its sales and service outlets on 5 May 2020. However, it should be noted that this applies to outlets situated in green and yellow zones only, which will be based on requirements of all relevant authorities.All premises and personnel will be subjected to strict safety protocols guided by the National Security Council (NSC) of Malaysia to curb the spread of Covid-19.At the time of writing, there are 10

Shaun

Shaun

May 4, 2020

Geely's premium EV, the Zeekr 001 debuts in China, around RM177k

Zeekr has launched its first car, the Zeekr 001 at an event held at the Zeekr Intelligent Factory in Hangzhou Bay, China. After government subsidies, the Zeekr 001 fetches a price around 281,000 Yuan (RM 177,000).The Tesla Model 3 starts at a price of 249,900 Yuan (RM 158,119), slightly cheaper than the Zeekr 001.Zeekr is the new pure electric brand from Geely Holding Group, and plans to take on the premium EV domain.Also Read: Geelys new EV-only premium sub-brand Zeekr aims at TeslaThe Zeekr 00

Arif

Arif

Apr 17, 2021

Pemandu Proton Satria Neo hilang kawalan dan terbang melanggar Mazda BT-50, 3 maut

Imej dari PDRM.Dua beradik dan seorang lelaki maut selepas kereta dinaiki mereka terbabit dalam kemalangan di Jalan Kuching dari arah Bulatan Segambut menghala ke Kepong malam tadi.Ketua Jabatan Siasatan dan Penguatkuasaan Trafik (JSPT) Kuala Lumpur Asisten Komisioner Zulkefly Yahya berkata, pihaknya menerima maklumat berhubung kejadian itu pada 12.30 tengah malam membabitkan kereta Proton Satria Neo dan Mazda BT-50.Imej dari PDRM.Menurutnya, siasatan mendapati kemalangan berlaku apabila kereta

Zamil Syaheer

Zamil Syaheer

Mar 1, 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

What’s the resale value of a Proton X70? Flux has an alternative

The Proton X70 was first launched in December 2018, as a fully imported (CBU) model from China. Slightly more than one year later, the locally-assembled (CKD) model was launched in February 2020, with a new transmission but hardly any change in price. The range topping Premium X model is priced at RM 122,800.Barely two years on the market, it’s still too early to gauge the resale value of a Proton X70. Yes there are quite a number of units listed on used car classifieds, but it’s sti

Hans

Hans

Aug 7, 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

Rakyat Sarawak bakal nikmati bekalan minyak, hidrogen  dan pengecas elektrik dalam satu stesen!

Kerajaan Negeri Sarawak baru sahaja mengumumkan bahawa Sarawak bakal menjadi negeri pertama yang mempunyai rangkaian stesen bahan api bersepadu. 3 sumber kuasa untuk menggerakkan sebuah kenderaan iaitu petroleum, elektrik dan hidrogen bakal dihimpunkan di bawah satu bumbung.Ketua Menteri Sarawak, Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg telah merasmikan majlis pecah tanah stesen yang diadakan di Darul Hana semalam, 20 Oktober 2020.Menurut beliau, pencapaian ini menunjukkan bahawa Sarawak kini selan

Haris

Haris

Oct 21, 2020

Volvo Car Malaysia launches its official used car programme called Volvo SELEKT

Volvo Car Malaysia today paved a new path for customers with the launch of its 360 total-care used car programme known as Volvo SELEKT.The programme is created for the discerning customers in mind, who want the same uncompromising excellence and quality of a new Volvo car but at a price point they desire.Each pre-owned Volvo car under the Volvo SELEKT programme is guaranteed to be under five years old and has less than 100,000 km in mileage. Once it qualifies under the programme, the car wi

Brian

Brian

Jun 24, 2020