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UMW Toyota's Section 19 PJ and Cheras outlets to be transferred to dealers

UMW Toyota Motor (UMWT) has announced that they will be transferring two outlets in Klang Valley previously owned and operated by them to its dealers effective today. Laser Motor PJ Sdn Bhd will take over the Section 19 Petaling Jaya outlet while Fokus Sentral Sdn Bhd will take over the Cheras outlet accordingly. This follows the company's announcement back in November 2018 that UMWT will be transferring ownership of majority of its outlets to its

Brian

Brian

Jul 1, 2020

Why do automakers prefer Continental tyres?

Tyres, the round, black donuts that are often overlooked by its users. Objectively speaking, tyres are one of the most important components in your car. It’s been often said that tyres are your vehicle’s only contact patches with the road surface. Therefore, carmakers spend a considerable amount of time and effort to match the right tyres to their cars.If its good enough for AMG, its good enough for you.It isn’t just about slapping on any random tyre on the cars that roll of th

Jason

Jason

Dec 24, 2020

Naza bakal melepaskan Kia dan Peugeot! Bermaz, Sime Darby, Berjaya bersaing untuk ambil alih?

Ketika beberapa pengeluar lain menikmati tempoh pengecualian cukai dengan peningkatan penjualan, tidak semua pengeluar turut menerima nasib yang sama. Oleh yang demikian, penstrukturan semula dalam perniagaan dijangka bakal berlangsung. Naza Group dilaporkan bakal melepaskan 2 jenama di bawah edaran mereka iaitu Kia dan Peugeot. Laporan oleh NST turut mendakwa bahawa terdapat persaingan 3 penjuru antara Bermaz Auto Berhad (pengedar Mazda), Sime Darby Berhad (pengedar BMW) dan Kumpulan Berja

Haris

Haris

Oct 12, 2020

Only selected dealers are selling the Toyota Vios GR Sport

The 2020 Toyota Vios GR Sport (GR-S) could be the entry-level Gazoo Racing (GR) model in Toyotas line-up. Starting from RM 95,284 (excluding SST, valid until 31-Dec 2020), it is much cheaper than the GR Yaris but it is every bit as special. 2020 Toyota Vios pricelist (Without SST) Model Price 1.5 J A/T RM 76,623 1.5 E A/T RM 82,593 1.5 G A/T RM 87,584 1.5 GR-S A/T RM 95,284 The performance-inspired Vios isnt available at all Toyota showrooms. This i

CY Foong

CY Foong

Dec 18, 2020

A "cheap tyre” is going to kill you, here is why good tyres costs more

I don’t know about you, but tyres are a fascinating subject to me. I spend hours researching on what sort of tyre should I go for next. Full-on performance rubber? Or maybe I should give my back and ears a break and opt for a more comfortable option.One thing is for sure, I will be splashing my cash for one from a manufacturer of repute. And thankfully I’m not alone on that opinion. The responses from our dear fans and readers on WapCar Forum topic of cheap vs premium tyres were very

Daniel

Daniel

Sep 24, 2020

Sime Darby has a new service centre for cars that are out of warranty!

Sime Darby Auto Selection has opened its first-ever service centre for multi-brand vehicles in Glenmarie, Selangor. This is part of the company’s strategy to offer a new after-sales service alternative, at a price point competitive with independent workshops, for post-warranty vehicles.Meant to complement existing after-sales service of all car brands, owners with vehicles past their warranty period will be able to enjoy the same quality of service provided by brand-specific authorised ser

Jerrica

Jerrica

Dec 20, 2020

Goodbye turbos, hello electric motors – Continental selling off turbo division

Last month, we reported on the bankruptcy of legendary turbocharger manufacturer, Garrett. This time though, the brand that’s making the news isn’t well known for making turbos but it still spells a turning point for the automotive world.The Proton X50 uses Continental tyres as seen in its latest videoContinental, a brand which most of you associate with tyres, is the second-largest car parts supplier in Europe. But sadly, it is currently undergoing a major restructuring to stem loss

CY Foong

CY Foong

Oct 27, 2020

Why is my tyre shop trying to sell me nitrogen gas inflation?

You might have come across this scenario while sending your car to your neighbourhood tyre shop – after the job is done, whatever it may be, the tyre shop will try to upsell you nitrogen gas inflation for your tyres. You will mostly be shown some materials or be told that it is better to fill your tyres with pure nitrogen rather than regular air. You will also be told that nitrogen-filled tyres will save you fuel, prolong the lifespan of your tyre, require lesser maintenance, and are

Hans

Hans

Sep 6, 2019

New Volvo Car 3S centre in Ara Damansara is the first air-conditioned workshop in Malaysia

Sime Darby Swedish Auto Sdn Bhd, which was appointed Volvo Car Malaysia’s dealer-partner in October last year, today unveiled its new Volvo 3S (Sales, Service & Spare Parts) Centre in Ara Damansara.The four-story facility is part of the Sime Darby Motors City in Ara Damansara.The 3S Centre was built in adherence to Volvo Car’s retail standard – the Volvo Retail Experience (VRE). It is the first 3S Centre to be equipped with a VR Studio (Virtual Reality Studio) and a RATC Ba

Hans

Hans

Jan 13, 2020

Wapcar Morning Insiders (Oct. 4, 2019)

Today is Friday, October. 4 Local News Proton's Saga returns to the top of A-segment sedan sales chartProton is proud to announce that the brand has reached a new milestone in terms of sales breaking the record held in 2018. Proton achieved the highest market at percentage 20.2% (estimated) with 8,934 units (both domestic and export sales) registered in September 2019, that is a growth rate of 97% compared to 2018 of the same month. MyCC to fine Grab RM86 million over abu

Tasia

Tasia

Oct 4, 2019

Kia & Peugeot to say bye bye Naza, hello Bermaz?

The Naza Group has been pretty synonymous with Kia and Peugeot cars in Malaysia for years but it seems that partnership might be ending.According to a report from New Straits Times (NST), Naza Group is planning to give up its Kia and Peugeot distributorships amid the soft automotive market which is made worse by the COVID-19 pandemic.Sources told the publication that Bermaz Auto Bhd (BAuto) had emerged as the frontrunner to take over the South Korean and French marques with a larger interest in

CY Foong

CY Foong

Oct 12, 2020

UMW Toyota Motor to relocate head office out of Shah Alam?

UMW Toyota Motor (UMWT), the sole authorized distributor of Toyota and Lexus vehicles in Malaysia, will be moving out of its current head office building in Persiaran Raja Muda in Shah Alam, according to sources familiar with the matter.The relocation has been planned several years earlier so the decision is not directly related to the current poor market outlook, although the Toyota’s falling market share over the last 5 years was probably a motivating factor in right-sizing the organizat

Hans

Hans

May 14, 2020

Here's the top tyre choices for 13- to 17-inches in 2020!

Tyres. It's a longtime topic. Yes, other parts exist, yes they are equally important but tyres are the only parts connecting you to the road.Which is why it's very important to make the right choices, especially in a market that's absolutely flooded with subpar-quality tyres for not much cheaper, really.RecommendationsNot all tyres are equal, so in this guide we'll list five main tyre categories and recommend one tyre for each size. The prices are taken from severa

Sanjay

Sanjay

Sep 19, 2020

No matter what you drive, you can #AskForContinental

In our previous article, we shared why many carmakers choose Continental as their Original Manufacturing Equipment (OEM) partner. However, what if your current ride is in need of a new set of tyres? Fret not, there’s a Continental tyre model to suit every need. So, which Continental tyre model should you go for?ComfortContact CC6The Continental ComfortContact CC6 is a comfort-oriented, everyday tyre that is suited to cars like the Perodua Myvi, Toyota Vios, or Honda City. If you’re l

Jason

Jason

Jan 7, 2021

Sime Darby Auto Selection bekerjasama dengan MyTukar

Sime Darby Auto Selection (SDAS), anak syarikat milik Sime Darby Motors di Malaysia, telah menandatangani kerjasama eksklusif dengan platform dagangan kereta dalam talian myTukar untuk merevolusikan pengalaman jual beli kereta terpakai untuk pelanggan.Kerjasama dengan myTukar akan memperluas rangkaian SDAS di seluruh negara melalui cara transaksi yang bakal memudahkan pelanggan SDAS. Selain itu, pangkalan data transaksi kereta terpakai dalam talian akan memberi kelebihan kepada SDAS melalui fakt

Haris

Haris

Oct 8, 2020

Bridgestone Turanza T005A rolls the way with the Perodua Ativa

Bridgestone Tyre Sales (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd is proud to announce that their Bridgestone Turanza T005A will be fitted as original equipment tyre for the newly launched Perodua Ativa. The tyres will be specifically used on the Ativa AV and H variants.Note that there are 2 tyre sizes available on the Ativa. The 17-inch 205/60 R17-94H Bridgestone tyres will only be used for the higher spec variants while the Ativa X variant will get smaller 16-inch 205/65 R16-95H tyres from a different brand.Bridgesto

Jerrica

Jerrica

Mar 12, 2021

Jenama Kia bakal bernaung di bawah Bermaz menjelang April 2021?

Mungkin ramai yang ternanti-nanti mengenai nasib Kia di Malaysia yang sedang mengalami proses pengambilalihan. Operasi Kia Malaysia pula nampak berjalan seperti biasa malah baru sahaja melancarkan Kia Seltos.Lebih menarik lagi, laporan daripada AmInvestment Bank memberi petanda bahawa proses pengambilalihan hampir dimuktamadkan. Memetik laporan surat berita (newsletter) daripada AmInvestment Bank, "hak pembuatan, pemasangan dan pengedaran kenderaan jenama Kia berpotensi dimuktamadkan menjel

Haris

Haris

Mar 12, 2021

Sime Darby Motors offers a deal corporate clients can't refuse

Sime Darby Motors ramps up their “Unbelievable Deals” campaign with the introduction of their special corporate programme.All brands under Sime Darby Motors’ retail and distribution arm in Malaysia along with pre-owned cars under the Sime Darby Auto Selection are included as part of their latest corporate campaign.The campaign offers special privileges to corporate clients and a chance to own their dream car at a very attractive cost of ownership.Jeffrey Gan, the Managing Direc

Jerrica

Jerrica

Jun 11, 2020

Tahukah anda, Sime Darby Motors City adalah kompleks automotif terbesar ASEAN!

Sime Darby Motors dengan bangganya telah melancarkan Sime Darby Motors City - pusat sehenti automotif terhebat dan terbesar di Asia Tenggara. Sime Darby Motors City mempunyai bangunan setinggi 8 tingkat dengan keluasan 1.3 juta kaki persegi yang dibangunkan di atas tapak seluas 8.6 ekar.Bertujuan untuk menempatkan kesemua jenama automotif di bawah edaran Sime Darby, ia bakal menempatkan pusat jualan, pusat servis, ruang pameran dan juga ruang sukan permotoran. 6 daripada 10 jenama di bawah edara

Haris

Haris

Apr 13, 2021

Business as usual for Hyundai's CKD plant in Kulim despite new Indo plant

Earlier this month, we reported that Hyundai will be moving its Asia Pacific training centre and regional headquarters from Mutiara Damansara to Indonesia.While this may seem like bad news for upcoming Hyundai models in Malaysia, it’s actually quite the opposite.According a report by The Edge, Sime Darby Motors Sdn Bhd has confirmed that there will be more complete knock-down (CKD) projects in the pipeline as its product line-up grows in the future.“HSDM has plans to introduce severa

Eric

Eric

Jan 26, 2021

Toyo Tires Proxes CR1 launched in Malaysia  – Improved safety and priced from RM 160

Toyo Tires has launched their latest Proxes CR1 passenger car and SUV tyres in Malaysia. The Proxes CR1 models are claimed to have four distinct benefits namely Silent, Safety, High-Grade and Comfort. SilentThe Proxes CR1 produces 11% less road noise compared to its predecessor, the Nano Energy 3. The Poxes CR1 uses noise reducing materials inside the tyre.Pitch noise is dispersed by the silent wall and out-in different pitch arrangement. A noise protection sheet is incorporated within the cons

Arif

Arif

Nov 21, 2020

Kia diselamatkan Bermaz, Kia Seltos dan Kia Carnival versi CKD bakal menyusul!

Akhirnya, setelah hampir setahun tidak yakin dengan pengedar tempatannya, Kia Motor Malaysia telah mengesahkan hari ini bahawa Dinamikjaya Motors Sdn Bhd sebagai pengedar baharunya untuk Malaysia, berkuat kuasa hari ini. Syarikat berkenaan dibentuk hasil daripada perancangan strategik bersama Bermaz Auto Berhad.Selain itu, syarikat baharu yang akan dikenali sebagai Kia Malaysia Sdn Bhd (“KMSB”) juga akan dibentuk untuk tugas-tugas pemasangan model Kia yang secara tempatan (CKD).Denga

Haris

Haris

Apr 1, 2021

Hyundai Sime Darby Malaysia announces special aids for employees

As an answer to Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin’s call to safeguard the welfare of employees during the Movement Control Order (MCO) period, Hyundai-Sime Darby Motors (HSDM) announces their proactive measures by offering subsidies for dealers and sales consultants to alleviate their financial constraints. HSDM will provide a special monthly Hardship Allowance for sales consultants from April to June 2020. This subsidy is only applicable to sales consultants who have been

Jerrica

Jerrica

May 5, 2020

Bridgestone Turanza T005A dipilih sebagai kelengkapan 'ori' untuk Perodua Ativa varian H & AV

Bridgestone Tyre Sales (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd mengumumkan kerjasama dengan Perodua dengan membekalkan tayar Bridgestone Turanza T005A untuk Perodua Ativa yang baru sahaja dilancarkan minggu lalu. Secara tidak langsung, tayar ini menjadi kelengkapan Original Equipment (OE) untuk Perodua Ativa H dan AV.Juga baca: Perodua Ativa 2021 dilancarkan - 1.0L Turbo, D-CVT, harga bermula dari RM 62k!Secara teknikal, siri Turanza T005A adalah sebuah tayar premium yang berprestasi tinggi. Ia menggabungkan keseles

Faisal

Faisal

Mar 10, 2021

Kilang baru Hyundai di Indonesia – pemasangan CKD di Kulim seperti biasa?

Awal bulan ini, kami melaporkan pusat latihan Asia Pasifik dan markas serantau Hyundai akan berpindah dari Mutiara Damansara ke Indonesia.Walaupun berita ini boleh mempersoalkan masa depan Hyundai di Malaysia, ada hikmah disebaliknya.Menurut laporan The Edge, Sime Darby Motors Sdn Bhd telah mengesahkan beberapa projek CKD yang baru untuk mengembangkan lagi produk Hyundai di Malaysia.Malah HDSM turut berancang untuk perkenalkan beberapa model CBU pada tahun 2021 diikuti dengan beberapa SUV CKD pa

Faisal

Faisal

Jan 27, 2021

Mitsubishi Malaysia opens yet another 3S centre to better serve customers in PJ!

Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia (MMM), the official distributor of Mitsubishi Motors vehicles in Malaysia, together with authorised dealer Ingress Motors Centre (IMC) has a new Mitsubishi Motors 3S Centre (Sales, Service & Spare parts) opening in Petaling Jaya (PJ), Selangor recently.This is IMC’s fourth Mitsubishi Motors showroom in Malaysia with the first three in Puchong, Bangi and Shah Alam respectively. Including the new showroom in Petaling Jaya, all four of IMC’s showrooms

Jerrica

Jerrica

Sep 29, 2020

When was the last time you checked your tyre pressure?

I know I haven’t checked mine in a while, to be fair. I also can’t remember the last time I pumped air into my tyres, let alone checking the tyre pressure.It wasn’t until my colleague Adrian pointed out that the ride of my car felt odd, and recommended that I checked my tyre pressure just to be sure.I swung by a nearby petrol station to get my tyre pressure checked, and yes, all four of my tyres had really low pressure, one of them as low as 23 PSI. Yup, 23

Eric

Eric

Oct 12, 2019

Spyshot: Peugeot 2008 2021 serba baru di Malaysia - pelancaran Berjaya Auto Alliance yang pertama?

Awal bulan ini, Berjaya telah mengesahkan bahawa mereka akan mengambil alih pengedaran Peogeot di Malaysia. Perkara ini diusahakan oleh syarikat yang baru iaitu Berjaya Auto Alliance Sdn Bhd (BAASB).Baru-baru ini, rakan kami di Funtasticko melaporkan intipan Peogeot 2008 2021 serba baru dimana ia akan menjadi model pertama yang dilancarkan oleh BAASB pada tahun 2021.Dikenali sebagai P24, Peogeot 2008 generasi kedua membuat debut global di Eropah pada Jun 2019. Ia merupakan SUV segmen B yang bers

Faisal

Faisal

Dec 28, 2020

Volvo’s latest 3S centre is run by Sime Darby Swedish Auto in Ara Damansara

Volvo Car Malaysia (VCM) and its latest dealer partner, Sime Darby Swedish Auto has just officiated their latest Volvo 3S Centre in Sime Darby Motors City in Ara Damansara.The new 4-storey facility has a built-up area of 50,742 sqft encompassing a showroom on G floor, 8 repair and service bays on 2nd & 3rd floor and a wheel alignment and balancing zone on the 4th floor.Dealer principal of Sime Darby Swedish Auto, Mr Jeremy Cheong said that their new 3S centre is able to service up to 39

Adrian Chia

Adrian Chia

Feb 20, 2020

Run flat tyres, tyre repair kits, or spare tyres. Which is best?

Your car ownership experience isn’t complete without having at least one flat tyre incident. For this, manufacturers have given us full-sized spares, space-savers, run-flat tyres, and even tyre repair kits. What you have in your car has been pre-determined by the manufacturer.The question is, which is the best?The answer depends on the type of driver you are, the type of commute you do, and where you live. Each option offers its own pros and cons.1. Full-sized sparesA full-sized spare

Arif

Arif

Jun 9, 2020