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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

Tak jadi bawa Grab, KBS serius bantu 'Flying Sikh' kembali berlumba di APRC tahun depan

Harapan untuk melihat legenda rali negara, Karamjit Singh kembali berlumba makin cerah apabila pertemuannya bersama Menteri Belia dan Sukan, Datuk Seri Reezal Merican Naina Merican, semalam menghasilkan keputusan positif.Kisah bekas juara Kejuaraan Rali Dunia (WRC) itu yang dilaporkan terpaksa menjual kereta miliknya dan ingin bekerja sebagai pemandu Grab bagi meneruskan kelangsungan hidup mendapat perhatian hangat media, baru-baru ini.Dalam pertemuan berkenaan di Parlimen, Reezal dikatakan seri

Khairil

Khairil

Dec 11, 2020

Ribut di Cheras, 'rider' Grab Food maut dihempap pokok tumbang

Malang tidak berbau. Berikutan hujan lebat berserta ribut yang melanda Kuala Lumpur petang semalam, seorang penunggang Grab Food maut selepas dihempap pokok tumbang di Cheras.Lokasi kejadian malang itu berlaku adalah berhampiran sebuah stesen minyak di Taman Len Seng. Terdahulu, tular gambar dan video mengenai kejadian berkenaan di laman sosial.Memetik laporan media tempatan, mangsa adalah lelaki berusia 20 tahun.Sejurus insiden berkenaan, mangsa kemudian diangkat oleh orang ramai yang berada di

Khairil

Khairil

Apr 16, 2021

Grab Food rider dies after hitting pothole near Ikea Damansara

Yet another pothole-related death has been reported just a day after the fatal accident of a 75-year-old man. The most recent case involved a Grab Food delivery rider who fell off his motorcycle after hitting a pothole in Mutiara Damansara.The accident happened at 1.15 pm on 4 January 2021. The aftermath was even recorded in a video where fellow riders were seen trying to help the unmoving motorcyclist by the side of the road.Petaling Jaya OCPD Asst Comm Nik Ezanee Mohd Faisal told The Star that

Jerrica

Jerrica

Jan 5, 2021

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

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

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

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

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

Honda Malaysia Collaborating With Astro Radio, Tealive, And Unifi For 9-Car Giveaway

Multiple ways to take part and win Download the Syok app, or take a selfie with a Tealive drink First winner announced, will drive home a Civic 1.5LHonda Malaysia has announced that they will be collaborating with Astro Radio, Tealive, and Unifi on Honda Malaysia’s ‘Road To 900,000th Unit Milestone’ campaign.The ‘Road To 900,000th Unit Milestone’ campaign will see lucky Malaysians driving home 9 Honda models. 3 models will be given away to participants in contests

Jack

Jack

Aug 16, 2019

GrabCar Premium vehicles in Malaysia to get Nanoe air purifier

Soon GrabCar Premium rides will offer premium riders with cleaner air thanks to Grab Holdings Inc’s new collaboration with Panasonic Corporation. The new partnership will see the installation of Panasonic’s Nanoe X Generator in 5,500 vehicles registered under GrabCar Premium across 5 cities, including Kuala Lumpur.The partnership is part of Panasonic’s continuous campaign to promote the importance of quality air in the South East Asian region. Installing the air purifier in Gra

Jerrica

Jerrica

Jan 18, 2021

The Malaysian link behind Hyundai’s decision to build this sexy EV in Singapore

Earlier this month, Hyundai started construction of a RM 1.22 billion, 30,000 electric vehicles a year plant in Jurong, Singapore. When completed in 2022, the Hyundai Mobility Global Innovation Center (HMGICs) will be the Hyundai Motor Group’s (which also include Kia) regional hub for electric vehicle (EVs) production and development.Out of the 30,000 EVs to be build there, about 5,000 to 6,000 units will be sold in Singapore, while the rest will be exported.Centre two: Lee Hsien Loong, PM

Hans

Hans

Oct 18, 2020

Man breaks car window in attempt to remove evidence of sexual harassment

A 24-year-old woman’s quick response to a man sexually harassing her was to record a video as evidence. The man then proceeded to violently break her car window in an attempt to remove said evidence. (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_US/sdk.js#xfbml=1&version=v2.5; fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js, fjs); }(document, script, facebook-jssdk)); Acco

Jerrica

Jerrica

Apr 7, 2021

Wapcar Morning Insiders (Sep.3, 2019)

Today is Friday, Sep. 3. Here are Quick Grab-n-Go new car promotions, offers and upcoming events in Malaysia after Hari Merdeka you need to know!Ongoing Car Promotions, Offers and Events Proton  1 Tank Adventure 2019  PROTON'S 1 Tank Adventure is back in town and this year will be filled with many thrilling activities. Proton is looking for participants to explore Malaysia while using the least amount of fuel possible in the latest range of PROTON cars

Tasia

Tasia

Sep 3, 2019

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

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

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

Video: 2019 Proton Saga 1.3 Premium facelift Review, best car to buy under RM 40k!

The 2019 Proton Saga facelift is our national carmakers most important model launch after the much-hyped Proton X70.It is the most affordable Proton model sold at a price point that most hardworking Malaysians can afford. With the facelift, Proton has elevated its entry-level car to be a desirable product.Proton engineers did not only set out to make the Proton Saga look good but also focused on making it feel good. The latter although quite abstract, can be clearly felt at every important touch

Adrian Chia

Adrian Chia

Jan 30, 2020

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

Perodua Kancil vs Proton Saga – Which is the original Malaysian people’s car?

Okay, readers, this has been rattling around my head for the past week. As Malaysians, it is our sworn duty to protect and support all things Malaysian. Our national flower is the hibiscus, the national animal – the Malayan Tiger, and our breakfast of champions – nasi lemak with a side of fried eggs and sambal ikan bilis.But when it comes to cars, it is a bit of a difficult choice with which to award as the Malaysian people’s car? Is it the Perodua Kancil, the city roundabout t

CY Foong

CY Foong

Sep 27, 2020

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

How to survive a car crash? Don't be stupid with your seatbelts

Have you ever come across kids jumping at the backseat of a car, while you’re stopped at a red light? This is one of my biggest driving pet peeves, people not wearing seatbelts whilst travelling in their cars.We have seen countless times, crashes on the road that have resulted in people getting flung out of their cars. Why? Plain and simple, they weren’t wearing their seatbelts. How can something so intrinsically simple to do become such a widely-ignored habit? Sadly, it’s down

Jason

Jason

Jul 11, 2020

Malaysians pay over RM 10 billion in car taxes every year. How did we end up like this?

Malaysia is known for having one of the world’s highest taxes on cars. Sales of new cars and spare parts for motor vehicles are the single largest contributor in import and excise duties collection, eclipsing tobacco and alcohol products.How much taxes do car sales contribute to the Malaysian government?The government doesn’t provide a breakdown of its tax collection by industry, but it is safe to estimate that the automotive sector contributes well over RM 10 billion in taxes every

Hans

Hans

Jan 30, 2020

Hyundai bakal tutup ibu pejabat wilayah Asia Pasifik di Malaysia, pindah ke Indonesia

Tidak ramai tahu tentang perkara ini, tetapi Hyundai Motor Corporation (tiada kaitan dengan Hyundai Sime Darby Motors) mempunyai ibu pejabat rasmi di Malaysia. Terletak di Mutiara Damansara, (di sebelah pengedar Volvo Ingress Swede Automobile) adalah bangunan yang menempatkan Hyundai Training Academy (HTA). Ia juga berfungsi sebagai ibu pejabat wilayah Asia Pasifik Hyundai.Dibuka pada tahun 2015, pasukan Malaysia di pusat latihan seluas 17,965 kaki persegi dan pejabat serantau memberikan sokonga

Zamil Syaheer

Zamil Syaheer

Jan 6, 2021

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

Can't afford a GR Yaris? Then grab this GR bodykit for your Perodua Myvi!

As much as we like to have many, many cars in our lifetime, sometimes dreams remain just that - dreams. Case in point is the Toyota GR Yaris - from RM 286k, its a bit out of reach for most of us. But a Perodua Myvi though? Its something most Malaysians can afford, with the most expensive variant topping out at RM 52k.Unless several thousand Ringgit is poured into one, the Myvi isnt the closest thing to what one terms as a road-going rally car. But JW Bodykit Accessories will at least make Malays

Sanjay

Sanjay

Jan 11, 2021

Model Geely dan Volvo bakal jadi sama, tetapi Proton akan dianaktirikan?

Minggu lalu, Geely Auto (bukannya syarikat induk Geely Holding yang memiliki Volvo Car Group) mengumumkan yang mereka sudah berpisah dengan Volvo Car. Geely Auto dan Volvo Car akan kekal berasingan, cuma masih beroperasi di bawah naungan Geely Holding. Namun, mereka masih akan berganding bahu untuk pembangunan kenderaan elektrik tertentu serta projek-projek berkaitan kereta tanpa pemandu.Dalam erti kata lain, pasukan di Volvo Cars dan di Geely Auto akan meneruskan kerja mereka secara berasingan,

Mersita

Mersita

Mar 24, 2021

MAM steps up to help Karamjit Singh after Proton Waja sale went viral

Following the viral news that Malaysia’s rally champion, Karamjit Singh, aka The Flying Sikh, has had to sell his famous Proton Waja in favour of a new Proton Saga so he could start driving for Grab, the Motorsports Association Malaysia (MAM) has declared that they will be reaching out to him with help.In case you didn’t know, Grab regulations dictate that no cars above 10 years old can be used for Grab services. Karamjit Singh’s Waja, unfortunately, has passed the 10-year mark

Jerrica

Jerrica

Dec 8, 2020

Hyundai to close Asia Pacific HQ in Malaysia, moving to Indonesia

Few people know this, but Hyundai Motor Corporation (not related to Hyundai Sime Darby Motors) has an office here in Malaysia. Located in Mutiara Damansara, next to Volvo dealer Ingress Swede Automobile is a non-descript office building that houses the Hyundai Training Academy (HTA), which also doubles as Hyundai Motor’s Asia Pacific regional headquarters.Opened in 2015, the Malaysian team at the 17,965 square feet training centre cum regional office provides support, including sales and a

Hans

Hans

Jan 6, 2021

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