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Konvoi kenderaan dilarang naik ke Genting

Sebuah video pegawai polis tular apabila mengumumkan bahawa mereka menerima arahan untuk menghalang konvoi kereta sport, motorsikal berkuasa tinggi dan motosikal biasa dari memasuki jalan persendirian Genting. Video tersebut tular dalam kumpulan WhatsApp sebelum dimuat naik ke Facebook. Menurut polis bantuan pihak pengurusan Genting itu, perintah tersebut dikeluarkan oleh pihak pengurusan untuk membuat sekatan jalan raya dengan menghalang konvoi memasuki jalan raya ke Genting. Sehingga kini, pol


Jul 6, 2020

FYI: No convoys allowed on Genting roads for the time being

Over the weekend, a video of a police officer announcing that they have been instructed to prevent any convoys of sports cars, superbikes, or even standard motorcycles from entering Genting's private roads went viral. The video was first circulated in WhatsApp groups before getting uploaded onto Facebook. According to Genting Management's auxiliary police, the order was issued by the Management to set up a roadblock preventing convoys from entering the roads up to Genting. As of yet, the police


Jul 6, 2020

Buying used cars: 5 signs a car has been in an accident

A knight in shining armor is a man who has never had his metal truly tested. Likewise, a pristine looking car is a car that hasn’t been driven much. While the former may be an inspirational phrase, the latter is a sign of a good used car. When shopping for a used car, it is normal to see dings, scratches, or the occasional putty. Small damages are good for bargaining, but a used car with major damage is much better avoided. Whether or not to go on with the purchase is entirely up to you. This en


Aug 21, 2020

Cash strapped car owners are burning their cars to claim insurance

A 35-year-old insurance agent has been arrested on suspicion of conspiring with vehicle owners in multiple insurance scams. The suspect is linked to 3 cases involving 8 vehicles burnt to the ground worth RM 190,000. According to the Head of the Crime Investigations unit, Senior Assistant Commissioner Nik Ros Azhan Nik Ab Hamid, the Royal Malaysian Police (PDRM) believe that the cars were intentionally set on fire after they were doused in kerosene. The first case was reported on 9 June 2020 invo


Nov 23, 2020

Caution: Seiyong S1, a Chinese industrial garbage could end up in Malaysia

Ho Wah Genting Berhad (HWGB) and its subsidiary HWGB EV has over the last five days, signed three separate but related Memorandum of Understanding (MoUs) with 3 Chinese parties, all related to the manufacturing and sale of Chinese electric vehicles (EVs) in Malaysia. But before that, it is important to point out that Ho Wah Genting is not related to the Lim family’s Genting Highlands Resort. The first MoU is with Seiyong Motor, a little-known Chinese electric car maker founded in 2017. The annou


Mar 25, 2021

Hati-hati dengan Seiyong S1, kereta ‘sampah’ dari China ini mungkin masuk Malaysia

Lima hari lepas, Ho Wah Genting Berhad (HWGB) dan anak syarikatnya, HWGB EV telah menandatangani tiga Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) dengan tiga pihak di China. Menariknya, kesemua MoU berkait dengan pemasangan dan jualan kereta elektrik China di Malaysia. Tetapi sebelum itu, perlu dimaklumkan bahawa Ho Wah Genting tiada sebarang kaitan dengan Genting Highlands Resort. Berbalik kepada topik, MoU yang pertama melibatkan Seiyong Motor, iaitu pengeluar kereta elektrik China yang ditubuhkan pada


Mar 25, 2021

Lebuh raya sesak 8 km, kawasan tarikan pelancong dihujani pengunjung

Semenjak kelonggaran perjalanan rentas negeri diumumkan oleh Menteri Kanan (Keselamatan) Dato’ Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob beberapa minggu lepas, ramai yang merancang untuk keluar bercuti dan balik ke kampung halaman untuk urusan masing-masing. Dengan cuti hujung minggu panjang pada Jumaat hingga Ahad lepas, seperti yang dijangkakan lebuhraya utama di Semenanjung Malaysia dipenuhi oleh kenderaan awam yang menuju ke pelbagai destinasi. Ini menyebabkan kesesakan yang teruk, dan selalunya pasti ada ke


Dec 14, 2020

Spyshot: Iriz crossover baru ada skrin terapung besar! Persona pun rim baru, lampu LED

Dah banyak kali kita lihat gambar intipan Proton Persona dan Proton Iriz generasi baharu serta versi crossovernya dipandu-uji di jalan raya sambil dilitupi celoreng. Pastinya ‘hype’ bagi model-model baharu Proton ini semakin hangat dan sedikit demi sedikit kita boleh jangkakan perincian baharunya apabila ia dilancarkan nanti. Rakan kami di Funtasticko baru-baru ini menunjukkan gambar intipan ditangkap oleh Amir Zaheen Minhaj dan apa yang kami boleh katakan ialah perincian pada model Iriz versi c


Feb 26, 2021

Watch: Perodua Myvi brakes to 'kepochi' Bomba, causes an accident

A video of Bomba putting out fire on a badly burning car caught our attention recently, but it was not because there is a car on fire, instead it was what happened after that. A Perodua Myvi caused another accident on the highway as he slowed down to watch the Bomba put out the fire of the burning car. In the video, the person holding the camera was focussed on the burning car that the fire brigade was already working put out. But “auntie” unwittingly caught the accident between 2 Perodua Myvis


May 27, 2020

Wapcar Morning Insiders (Sep. 10, 2019)

Today is Tuesday, Sep. 10 Local News 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. This will be Volvo Car Malaysia's second dealer in Johor. The other dealer is located in Batu Pahat, operated by AJ Premium. In total, Volvo Car Malaysia now has 12 outlets in the country. More on: Volvo Car Malaysia adds one more 3S centre in Johor Kia opens new 3S centre in Tampoi Na


Sep 10, 2019

Woman’s Toyota Vios summoned in accident 1 year after it was declared a total loss

A woman whose Toyota Vios was declared a ‘total loss’ in 2019 received a shock when she was issued a summon for an accident that happened a year after her car was scrapped. The woman, known only as Lee, told Free Malaysia Today (FMT) that her Vios was declared beyond repairable and a total loss by both the insurance company and panel repair shop following a serious accident in June 2019. She received RM 45,000 from her insurance provider and moved on from the accident. But the incident came back


Apr 14, 2021

PDRM debunks Subang Jaya exit viral accident: No foul play here

Last week a video of a white car losing control and crashing into a barrier at a highway exit went viral. News then quickly spread that the cause of the crash was due to sabotage but the Royal Malaysian Police (PDRM) has since clarified that the accident was not caused by malice. According to the Subang Jaya district police chief, Asst Comm Risikin Satiman, the accident captured in the video is not a recent event but one that happened on July 17. Risikin clarified that the driver was attempting


Aug 17, 2020

Melaka kembali sesak, 60,000 kereta masuk minggu lepas!

Seperti yang sudah sedia maklum, kelonggaran pergerakan rentas negeri yang diumumkan pada 7 Disember lalu membuatkan ramai penduduk di Semenanjung Malaysia mula merancang perjalanan balik ke kampung dan untuk bersiar-siar. Maka tidak hairanlah jika ramai yang mengerumuni Bandaraya Bersejarah Melaka yang sudah sekian lama menjadi tarikan pelancong dan destinasi kegemaran warga Lembah Klang di hujung minggu. Utusan Malaysia melaporkan yang jumlah kemasukan kenderaan ke Melaka naik mendadak iaitu a


Dec 15, 2020

Spied: New 2021 Proton Iriz MC2 facelift - upgraded infotainment, new round logo

We’ve reported plenty of spyshots of the upcoming Proton Iriz crossover, most likely to be launched as the Iriz Active, testing alongside its standard Proton Iriz and Proton Persona siblings but never this up close and clear! Judging by how the Iriz crossover's taillights are covered while the standard Iriz's are not, we suspect that the taillights on the crossover might be slightly different from the standard Iriz. Another new detail on the front fascia is also the presence of the new Infinite


Feb 26, 2021

All-new Toyota Corolla Altis vs. the competition, is it good enough?

UMW Toyota Motor (UMWT) has just launched the all-new 12th-generation Toyota Corolla Altis. Interestingly, the company pulled off the wraps of their new C-Segment sedan competitor in Sky Avenue, Genting Highlands. According to UMWT’s marketing materials, the company choose the winding roads of Genting Highlands as the backdrop for the Corolla Altis to highlight the dynamic prowess of the Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA) platform. However, the sad reality is that to most buyers, driving exci

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Oct 9, 2019

Makcik Bawang amuses social media with their reaction to accident

We’ve seen plenty of accident videos, some can be horrifying while others would tickle our funny bone. One such video features a bunch of makciks (aunties) reacting to an accident between a Perodua Kelisa and Proton Wira has caught the amusement of the internet. Warning: Turn down the volume before playing the video. While gossiping away about their social lives, the aunties encountered a Perodua Kelisa who tried to cut through 3 lanes to make the turn rather than go straight. Ultimately, the Ke


Mar 24, 2021

Speedy repair on pothole that caused fatal accident near Mid Valley

A pothole on Jalan Tengah heading towards Mid Valley has caused the unfortunate death of a motorcyclist on Sunday around 7.30 am. Preliminary investigations by the Kuala Lumpur Traffic Investigation and Enforcement Department (JSPT) showed that the motorcyclist was riding over a pothole when he was thrown off his motorcycle. JSPT chief Asst Comm Zulkefly Yahya added that the rider, identified as 75-year-old Ho Yan Yee, died at the scene of the accident. Since the accident yesterday morning, the


Jan 4, 2021

Spied: 2021 VW Arteon spotted in Pahang - to launch alongside Golf GTI Mk8?

Barely a few months since the 2020 Volkswagen Arteon R-Line was launched in Malaysia, we now have spy photos of the upcoming 2021 Volkswagen Arteon facelift spotted in Pahang - courtesy of our friends at Careta. 2021 Volkswagen Arteon facelift Take a good look at it - that's the Arteon's unmistakeable silhouette. As with most facelifts, you can expect visual updates on the front and rear of the car. Since we only got one variant - the R-Line - there's a high chance that will remain unchanged wit


Nov 12, 2020

Ejen insurans pakat bakar Mercedes Benz, Bentley untuk tuntut insurans!

Seorang lelaki tempatan berumur 35 tahun yang bekerja sebagai ejen insurans telah ditangkap kerana dipercayai berpakat dengan pemilik kenderaan untuk membakar kenderaan bagi tujuan tuntutan insurans. Ketua Jabatan Siasatan Jenayah Kuala Lumpur Senior Asisten Komisioner Nik Ros Azhan Nik Ab Hamid berkata, terdapat tiga kes diterima pihaknya membabitkan kejadian kenderaan dipercayai dibakar dengan sengaja. "Kejadian pertama dilaporkan pada 9 Jun lalu membabitkan tiga kereta, manakala kejadian kedu


Nov 18, 2020

Myvi catches fire in the same location as fatal Bezza accident from a day ago

Another horrifying accident has been reported at the same location just one day after reports of a fatal accident between a Toyota Hiace and Perodua Bezza. A Perodua Myvi caught fire after it collided with a Proton X70 along Jalan Saujana Impian yesterday at around 8 am. Selangor Fire and Rescue director (JBPM) director Norazam Khamis told Harian Metro that their department received a call about a burning vehicle at around 8.30 am yesterday. Five officers and one fire truck from the Kajang Fire


Mar 9, 2021

Kinabalu Park car park collapses in massive landslide

The public car park adjacent to the Kinabalu National Park has collapsed due to incessant rain over the past week. A viral video has been circulating around social media showing the extend of the damage though the 2-lane road next to it is not affected. Located at km 20 Jalan Ranau-Tamparuli in the Kundasang highlands in Ranau, the district police chief, Sammy Newton, believed that the landslide happened earlier this morning as the police department was alerted at 7.15 am. He told reporters that


Jan 20, 2021

Why does it take so long for Proton to “merely” convert to right-hand drive?

Many are waiting for the Proton X50’s launch with bated breath. So, what’s taking so long to simply convert the car from left to right-hand drive? Well, the Proton X70 underwent the process and to better understand it, Zhejiang Geely Holdings gave an insight into its development. They pointed out that the process is rather more involved than just changing where the driver sits. In total, 761 parts from the Geely Boyue had to be changed to create the Proton X70 and that’s before you count parts t


Aug 26, 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 limited to And


Sep 27, 2019

Owner Review: Proton needs to upgrade their after-sales service - My 2020 Proton X70 1.8TGDI Premium

** This article is published on WapCar Community. Click the link below to enter the community for car enthusiasts in Malaysia https://www.wapcar.my/forum Basic information about my car 2020 Proton X70 1.8TGDI Premium CKD Space Grey, RM119,800.00 Reasons why I bought this car I am looking for a new car to replace my old Proton Preve that I have been using for eight years. My family often commute from the city to my hometown such as BALIK KAMPUNG almost every month and love to going on holidays an

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Dec 21, 2020

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 we'll 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

Isuzu D-Max’s 1.9L Blue Power engine shows its prowess in a 1,000 km/1-tonne/1 tank fuel economy challenge

Isuzu D-Max Single Cab The brief is simple: take one Single Cab 1.9-litre Isuzu D-Max, set up a route that covers 1,000 kilometers and complete the journey with just one full tank. Sounds easy? Here is the twist; load up the rear bed with solid crates weighing over 1,000 kilograms (1 tonne), which coincidentally, is the maximum permissible load allowed on a pickup truck. To ensure everything complies with the target, Isuzu Malaysia even send the D-Max for a thorough PUSPAKOM inspection to ensure

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Mar 9, 2020

Launching in Malaysia in 2021, the W223 Mercedes-Benz S-Class is peak luxury

The all-new 2021 (W223) Mercedes-Benz S-Class was unveiled back in September and being the flagship meant that the Germans have stuffed it with all the latest technology. It has been said that the S-Class is like a crystal ball into the future of the automobile and it will be arriving in Malaysia in 2021. So, let’s check out all the newest tech that’s been fitted to the German luxobarge. What are the new comfort features? We’ll start with what makes the S-Class what it’s famous for, class-leadin

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Jan 1, 2021

Flying car in 2021 achieved! This is proof that Perodua Myvi can fly!

Social media users were amused by a viral video of a Perodua Myvi stuck in a very unusual circumstance. According to the video, the Myvi had flown over a huge storm drain and landed in the middle of a park! The unusual accident happened in Iskandar Puteri, Johor and the video has since drawn plenty of jokes about the ‘King of the Road’ and about who needs a flying car when we already have the Myvi. According to a Facebook post by the Johor Fire and Rescue Department, they were alerted of the acc


Mar 23, 2021

Buying guide: 5 things to lookout for when buying a used car

Want that dream car of yours but can’t afford to buy new? The used car market is one solution. If you are shopping for a used car, here are the list of things that you should look out for. 1. Check paintwork, body panels, engine bay, and underneath of the car First impression matters. The outlook of the car is what makes you attracted to it in the first place, so naturally, this will be the first thing you should look at. Always inspect the car in daylight, because the sun's reflection can tell

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May 15, 2020

Can't resist Lambang H! This guy stole a Honda Civic police car to impress his girlfriend

If you think you’ve seen it all, think again. On 25 October 2020, news that a man had successfully stolen a brand-new Honda Civic 1.8S police patrol vehicle (MPV) from Seberang Perai Utara district HQ went viral on social media. The suspects were enjoying a joyride in Shah Alam before the Royal Malaysian Police (PDRM) caught up with them. A source told News Straits Times that the men who stole the MPV were brothers, aged 28 and 32. The brothers had posed as policemen from the information technol


Oct 26, 2020