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Geely Binyue PRO launching in China, will we get a Proton X50 PRO?

Geely will be releasing a new variant of their B-segment SUV to be called the Geely Binyue PRO. It’s expected to make its market debut in China on 15 April 2020.According to Chinese media outlets who received leaked photos of the Binyue PRO, it will be a mere cosmetic enhancement. This is unlike the Geely Boyue Pro which received an extensive upgrade in all aspects.Aesthetically, the Binyue Pro wears a sportier appearance with extended front spoiler lip, side skirts, blacked-out 18-inch al

Adrian Chia

Adrian Chia

Apr 9, 2020

2020 Proton X70 CKD, here’s why the Geely Boyue Pro is not for Malaysia

The newly launched 2020 Proton X70 CKD garnered a lot of attention due to its enhanced features and most importantly lower price tag. However, some netizens were harping on the fact that the improved 2020 X70 CKD is not the Geely Boyue Pro.Well for starters, to introduce a new design on a model that’s only been on the market for a little over a year does not make business sense in the automotive industry. The X70 is still fresh to the market and is not due for a model revamp just yet.Howev

Adrian Chia

Adrian Chia

Feb 18, 2020

New Chinese EV spotted in Malaysia, DFSK Glory EV3 charging at Sunway

A new Chinese EV has been spotted in Malaysia – the DFSK Glory E3, known as the Seres 3 in Europe. With almost all badges covered, but barely camouflaged, the car was spotted charging at the DC Fast charger at ABB Sunway.These images have been shared by a member of the Malaysian Electric Vehicle Owners Cub (MyEVOC). The DFSK EV is left-hand-drive and was sporting trade plates, suggesting that this is most likely a training unit.Charging with a CCS2 socketAlthough the car has several names,

Arif

Arif

Apr 1, 2021

Mercedes-AMG GT R Pro: Ginormous HOOD?

(Image Credit: Motor1 Website)Mercedes-AMG GT R Pro, the successor of the high-performance sports vehicle - Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT, is branded as an agile gymnast with a lighter and smaller body. Parading its phenomenal velocity, the black version of AMG GT R was caught testing on the road.Times up for little talks. Now let's talk about the hood!What do you think of this car from your first glance? THE HOOD, I bet you say? Actually, we rather call it an EXHAUST HOOD. Just like the ven

Gemma

Gemma

Aug 12, 2019

Geely joins IATF to influence international automotive quality standards

Geely has become the first Asian automaker to join IATF, a global automotive quality standards organization.The International Automotive Task Force (IATF) is a group of automotive manufacturers which aims at providing improved quality products to automotive customers worldwide.With its admission, Geely will now participate in the formation and improvement of international quality standards with other global automotive groups to promote the sustainable development of the world’s automotive

Arif

Arif

Apr 9, 2021

Minister: This is why Malaysia's automotive sector is unsuccessful

In a parliament sitting last week, Minister of Entrepreneur Development and Cooperatives (MEDAC) Datuk Seri Dr Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar explained why Malaysia lags in the automotive sector. "Focusing on the automotive sector, we can see that Proton and the government policies back then were stumbling blocks to the development of the national automotive industry,” said Wan Junaidi, in response to a question posed by Datuk Seri Ahmad Maslan (BN, Pontian) at the Dewan Rak

Sanjay

Sanjay

Aug 10, 2020

Proton Arena generasi seterusnya? Trak pikap Geely Boyue Pro-based diintip!

Geely mungkin akan memperkenalkan trak pikap Boyue Pro-based tak lama lagi, kerana kami baru-baru ini ternampak gambar-gambar yang nampak seperti trak pikap mereka yang akan datang.Menurut platform media di luar negara, trak pikap terbaru itu mungkin akan dipanggil “Yuancheng FX”, bermaksud lebih kurang seperti “Long Distance FX”.Jika ia nampak pelik bagi anda, jangan terkejut, kerana ia nampak seperti Geely melekatkan truck bed pada bahagian belakang Boyue - mentransform

Mersita

Mersita

Jun 23, 2020

What’s new in the mother truckin’ 2021 Nissan Navara (D23) Pro-4X?

Finally, after six years in the market, the mother trucker has gotten a major revision. Though only the Pro-4X variant is previewed, the new 2021 Nissan Navara NP300 (D23) has received some truly A+ grade action-packed looks – keeping it as up-to-date as its rivals.The all-new D-Max could be arriving sooner than you thinkAlmost all its rivals were given an update or a refresh in the past three years: the Isuzu D-Max and Mitsubishi Triton were updated in 2019, while Malaysia’s pick-up

CY Foong

CY Foong

Mar 29, 2021

Geely Binyue Pro gets new 1.4L turbo & 6-spd DCT 141PS/235 Nm, Proton X50 to get 1.4L engine?

The Geely Binyue Pro has just gone on sale in China and besides the minor cosmetic changes, the Chinese carmaker also threw in a major surprise – a new 1.4-litre turbocharged 4-cylinder petrol engine with 6-speed dual-clutch transmission.There are now 2 petrol engine options of the Binyue Pro – the 1.5-litre turbocharged 3-cylinder and a new 1.4-litre turbocharged 4-cylinder.Top-spec Geely Binyue Pro 1.5LThe 3-cylinder unit is something we’re quite familiar with, it’s a u

Adrian Chia

Adrian Chia

Apr 16, 2020

Nissan Navara (D23) facelift 2021 dilancarkan – varian baru PRO-4X, ADAS, bermula RM 91,900!

Edaran Tan Chong Motor (ETCM) baru sahaja melancarkan Nissan Navara NP300 (D23) facelift 2021 sebentar tadi. Nissan Navara generasi ketiga ini menerima facelift pertama sejak pelancarannya pada tahun 2015.Keluaran terbaru buat trak pikap ‘legend’ yang diimport (CBU) dari Thailand ini ditawarkan dengan 6 pilihan varian dengan julat harga RM 91,900 ke RM 142,200 (harga atas jalan tanpa insurans, dengan SST). Harga Nissan Navara facelift mengikut varian 2.5L Single Cab Manual

Faisal

Faisal

Apr 16, 2021

Next-gen Proton Arena? Geely Boyue Pro-based pick-up truck spied!

Geely could be introducing a Boyue Pro-based pick-up truck soon, as we recently came across photos of what appears to be their upcoming truck.According to overseas media outlets, the new pick-up truck could be called “Yuancheng FX”, which loosely translates to “Long Distance FX”.If it looks funny to you, don’t be surprised, as it appears that Geely has tacked on a truck bed to the rear of the Boyue, transforming the SUV into a legitimate pick-up truck.Unlike tr

Eric

Eric

Jun 19, 2020

China’s Hisense to buy over Japan’s automotive A/C supplier Sanden

China’s white goods manufacturer Hisense Home Appliances Group will acquire Japan’s automotive air-conditioning manufacturer Sanden for JPY 21.4 billion (about RM 809.7 million).The move will allow Hisense to diversify into the automotive air-conditioning system market. Hisense has ambitions to manufacture air-conditioning units for electric vehicles.In an announcement by Sanden made earlier this week, the company says Hisense will acquire 75 percent of voting rights in the company f

Hans

Hans

Mar 9, 2021

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

2020 SYM VF3i Pro generasi ke 3 dilancarkan. Moped 185 cc, harga cuma RM 9,338!

Mforce Bike Holdings Sdn Bhd telah melancarkan 2020 SYM VF3i Pro generasi ke 3 pada 10 Oktober lalu secara atas talian. Pelancaran yang berlangsung melalui saluran Facebook dan Youtube rasmi SYM Malaysia - Engine of Life tersebut adalah seiring dengan norma baharu.Mforce telah melancarkan SYM VF3i versi pertama pada 15 April 2018 sebagai motosikal moped dengan sesaran enjin terbesar di dunia. Dengan harganya yang kompetitif, SYM VF3i pantas menjadi model moped yang terhangat di pasaran hinggalah

Haris

Haris

Oct 12, 2020

WapCar Morning Insiders: World's No.4 carmaker?

Today is Friday, November. 1  Local News The facelifted Renault Koleos is now open for booking and subscriptionWith the 4WD dropped, the lineup has been revised to two variants - Koleos and Koleos Signature priced at RM 179,888 and RM 189,888 respectively.The new Koleos will be previewed at the Premium Auto Car Expo (PACE) this weekend (2 - 3 November 2019) at the Setia City Convention Centre. Sunway’s parking lot makes a great leap towards sust

Tasia

Tasia

Nov 1, 2019

Previewed: New 2021 Nissan Navara (D23) Pro-4X facelift is one bad-A mother trucker!

Following its debut in Thailand and Australia last year, it is only a matter of time for Edaran Tan Chong Motor (ETCM) to launch the major facelift of the 2021 Nissan Navara NP300 (D23) in Malaysia. We have published a few spyshots this year of the Navara before, but this time it is the official deal.Well, sort of. The imported-from-Thailand (CBU) refreshed Mother Trucker is only previewed to the media with its official launch to be announced on 16-April 2021. The outgoing Navara meanwhile, is r

CY Foong

CY Foong

Mar 26, 2021

Nissan Navara D23 facelift 2021 dipertontonkan, varian Pro-4X jadi tumpuan!

Edaran Tan Chong Motor baru sahaja mempertontonkan Nissan Navara facelift 2021. Model Nissan Navara generasi ketiga ini menerima facelift pertama sejak pelancarannya pada tahun 2015. Model kali ini mungkin bakal menjadi model Nissan Navara terakhir yang dibangunkan sepenuhnya oleh Nissan. Hal ini disebabkan oleh perjanjian Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi yang memberi kemungkinan bahawa Nissan Navara generasi akan datang bakal dibangunkan berasaskan model Mitsubishi.Rekaan luar Nissan Navara D23 faceli

Haris

Haris

Mar 26, 2021

Old vs New: New 2021 Nissan Navara (D23) Pro-4X now has the looks to match a Ranger

The 2021 Nissan Navara (D23) finally gets a facelift after 6 years on the market! You’ve seen the preview of the 2021 Nissan Navara Pro-4X so you know the specs, now here’s a side-by-side photo comparison of the outgoing range-topping VL model versus the updated pick-up.Also read: Previewed: New 2021 Nissan Navara (D23) Pro-4X facelift is one bad-A mother trucker!ExteriorAlthough this is just a facelift, Nissan designers seem to have redesigned the pick-up from the ground up. The upd

Jerrica

Jerrica

Mar 26, 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

This weird Proton Wira limo can be yours for RM 28,000

Proton is no stranger when it comes to weird models and this Wira Grand Limousine is one such example.Never mind the elongated body (typical of any limousine conversions), the Wira Grand Limousine boasts 6 doors - 2 more than the regular Wira.As seen on Mudah, this particular unit has an asking price of RM 28,000, a tad bit more than a regular Wira. The extra nets you an LCD TV, ambient lighting, and even a fridge.Powering the Wira Grand Limousine is Proton’s tried-and-tested 1.6-litr

Eric

Eric

Jun 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

Struktur LRT3 runtuh di Klang, jalan tutup 5 hari

Selepas struktur sementara untuk projek LRT Klang runtuh pagi tadi, pihak berkuasa telah mengumumkan penutupan jalan disekitar kawasan itu untuk kerja-kerja pembersihan sisa runtuhan.Insiden itu terjadi di kawasan kerja LRT3, berhadapan cawangan TM Point berdekatan pasar basah Meru.Antara jalan yang akan ditutup adalah Jalan Meru dari pusat Bandar Klang menghala ke Meru serta simpang Jalan Kedah menghala ke Jalan Meru.Sunway Construction mengeluarkan kenyataan yang insiden jam 5 pagi itu disebab

Mersita

Mersita

Jun 17, 2020

LRT 3 structure collapsed in Klang forces 5-day road closure

After the collapse of a temporary structure at the Klang LRT project site earlier today, authorities have announced that they will close the roads around the area for debris clean-up.The incident happened within the LRT3 work area opposite the TM Point outlet near the Meru wet market.Among the roads that will be closed is Jalan Meru from Klang Town centre heading towards Meru and Jalan Kedah junction heading towards Jalan Meru.Sunway Construction issued a statement that the 5am incident was caus

Jerrica

Jerrica

Jun 17, 2020

Watch: Police chasing down a white car that was driving on wrong side of road

Yet another car was caught driving in the wrong direction! And this time it happened at the very busy LDP Puchong toll right before the exit to Sunway Pyramid.The viral video showed an unidentified white car speeding towards the LDP toll on the wrong side of the road, while an auxiliary police tow truck is seen chasing after the car on the other side of the road.According to Harian Metro, the car might have already travelled at least 10 km on the wrong side of the highway. The auxiliar

Jerrica

Jerrica

Jul 13, 2020

More than a million Geely Boyue SUVs sold worldwide - Including Proton X70!

Ever since it was launched in 2016, the Geely Boyue completely changed the Chinese automotive industry on its head with some in the Chinese media calling it “the most beautiful SUV”.4 years later, the Boyue reached another milestone with more than a million units sold worldwide across 17 countries in 4 continents.Emgrand X7 Sport as sold in the Middle EastOutside of China, the Boyue is also known as the Atlas, Azkarra, or Emgrand X7 Sport. Most Malaysians would not need an introducti

CY Foong

CY Foong

Dec 10, 2020

2019 Mazda CX-5 2.5L turbo AWD launching in Malaysia soon, CKD est. RM 180k

Bermaz Motor has just previewed the Mazda CX-5 2.5L Turbo AWD at their roadshow in Sunway Pyramid. The new CX-5 variant will be officially available at showrooms in the coming weeks and interested parties can catch the car in the metal at the Concourse of Sunway Pyramid this weekend.Details of the CX-5 2.5L Turbo AWD, including pricing and specifications, are scarce at the moment but the sales personnel have hinted at an estimated price tag of RM 180k. The new SUV variant will be assembled local

Adrian Chia

Adrian Chia

Sep 4, 2019

Proton X70 CKD: New Premium X 2WD variant to come?

With the launch of the locally-assembled (CKD) Proton X70 nearing, more information regarding the new model are surfacing.Thanks to the latest Malaysian Automotive Association (MAA) production data, it appears that Proton will be introducing a new X70 Premium X 2WD variant as the range-topping variant.As it is, the current imported X70 Premium 2WD is loaded to the brim, so it will be interesting to see what Proton can cramp into the new X70 Premium X 2WD variant.For comparison, these are th

Eric

Eric

Jan 29, 2020

WapCar Weekly News Round-up

2 November - 8 November 2019 Fuel Price Update: RON 97 down 3 sen   Monday  Happy Deepavali   Tuesday  Perodua invested RM 7 million into centralising parts production of past modelsPerodua has recently invested a cool RM 7 million into centralising parts production of past models. The investment goes into a new 1,600 metric tonne press stamping machine placed in their supplier IQM Sdn Bhd’s facility.The new hydraulic press will produce parts such as bonn

Tasia

Tasia

Nov 3, 2019

Same engine, same chassis: The Lynk & Co. 06 is the Proton X50's cooler cousin

While the Proton X50 is coming soon (by October), let's take a look at its recently-launched, quirky cousin - the Lynk & Co. 06.What has the Proton X50 got to do with anything?We hear you ask. Well, Lynk & Co. is part of Geely Auto and as such, the 06 shares the BMA (B-segment Modular Architecture) with the Geely Binyue, which in turn underpins our upcoming X50. It doesn't stop there. The 06 gets a 1.5-litre, turbocharged three-cylinder mill pushing out 177 PS

Sanjay

Sanjay

Sep 9, 2020

9,300 bookings for Mitsubishi Xpander, pushes Mitsubishi ahead of Nissan

Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia (MMM) has collected over 9,300 bookings for the Mitsubishi Xpander since its launch in November 2020, of which 2,742 units have been delivered.“Due to the overwhelming positive response for the new Xpander, we are progressing to increase our production volume to cater for higher production capacity to fulfil all booking demands,” said Tomoyuki Shinnishi, Chief Executive Officer of MMM.The 7-seater Mitsubishi Xpander is locally-assembled (CKD) in Pekan by a

Hans

Hans

Apr 6, 2021