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Counterfeit vs original spare parts: How to tell?

On the surface, the air filter and spark plug you bought from your neighbourhood spare parts shop look just like the original item, except that you’ve paid just a fraction of the price you would have otherwise paid at an authorised service centre.But little do you know, the spare parts you just bought are in fact counterfeit items, not original as what the shop owner told you.Counterfeit spare parts have been floating around in the market for the longest time, but how do you identify which

Eric

Eric

May 4, 2020

Volvo Car Malaysia appoints Pekin Auto as its dealer in Skudai

Volvo Car Malaysia, the premium car maker, has appointed Pekin Auto Sdn Bhd (“Pekin Auto”) as its latest dealer representative in Johor Bahru, in line with its expansive transformation plan which aims to improve overall customer experience.The new 3S Centre (Sales, Service, and Spare Parts) located near Skudai, will adhere to Volvo Cars’ latest VRE (Volvo Retail Experience) requirement – a standard that delivers a holistic brand experience for customers at any of Volvo Ca

Robert

Robert

Aug 1, 2019

Proton acknowledges spare parts shortage problem, reaches out to customers in need

Like any organization experiencing rapid growth and change, there will be growing pains. Proton is experiencing this first hand, not just with supply issues of the very high in demand Proton X50, but also shortage in spare parts supply for its service centres.To Proton’s credit, the company has taken a very brave move to publically acknowledge the shortcomings in its after-sales services.At today’s announcement of Proton’s February 2021 sales performance, Proton said it recorde

Hans

Hans

Mar 2, 2021

Toyota keeps classic Supras on the road with GR Heritage Parts project

Toyota will be remaking spare parts for their classic Toyota Supra (A70 and A80) and reselling them in Japan and overseas markets through their Gazoo Racing (GR) Heritage Parts Project. A70 SupraThe GR Heritage Parts project reproduces and remanufactures long-discontinued spare parts for the classic Supra models. Toyota aims to make this as easy as possible - buyers can get their heritage parts from their local Toyota dealer or a GR Garage.A80 SupraSo what’s available for purchas

Sanjay

Sanjay

Jul 2, 2020

Rejoice because your Small Little Kancil will still have parts!

Good news to old Perodua model owners because Perodua has just made body parts much easier to access!Perodua 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 bonnets, side outer panels, rear outer panels, fenders, doors and roofs for past Perodua models like the first-gener

Jerrica

Jerrica

Oct 29, 2019

This Honda dealer is now on Lazada

You can now purchase your favourite Honda TEI merchandise online as Honda Ban Lee Heng Seremban has opened their official online store on Lazada.The dealer’s Lazada store not only made accessing the Honda merchandise easier, but it also gives us a clearer look at what is on offer. Like the picture of the collapsible water bottle, did you know that it collapses like that?Not only that the store also has several Honda die-cast cars like the Honda Civic Type R on sale.Perhaps the next Honda y

Jerrica

Jerrica

Jun 24, 2020

Ingress is now also a dealer for Volvo Cars

Ingress Corporation Berhad, the automotive parts maker best known among consumers for its BMW dealerships around the country, is now expanding its reach into the premium sector with Volvo Cars.Under its new subsidiary Ingress Swede Automobile, the company will now also sell Volvo cars. The company will soon launch a new 3S Centre in Damansara, details to be announced in the next two months.“As a people-centric brand, we would like to ensure that we consistently deliver a premium and holist

Robert

Robert

Jul 24, 2019

Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia gets ready to serve customers in Temerloh, Pahang

Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia (MMM), the official distributor of Mitsubishi Motors vehicles in Malaysia, together with authorised dealer Auto Raya Timur cut the ribbons to a new Mitsubishi Motors 3S Centre (Sales, Service & Spare parts) in Temerloh, Pahang today.The new Auto Raya Timur showroom in Temerloh incorporates Mitsubishi Motors’ new corporate branding that represents the company’s global tagline ‘Drive Your Ambition’. The corporate mark is a powerful statement o

Jerrica

Jerrica

Sep 18, 2020

Ford Malaysia offers 20% off on parts, 10% off on labour - until Feb 2021

Sime Darby Auto ConneXion (SDAC), the sole distributor for Ford in Malaysia, today announced its Service Promotion for the year end starting 23 November 2020 to 15 February 2021.SDAC customers can take advantage of savings up to 20 % on vehicle maintenance on selected parts and engine oils. A savings of 10 % on labour fees for lubricant, brake and timing belt packages can also be enjoyed. Furthermore, customers can benefit from a 27-point vehicle inspection conducted by Ford-certified technician

Arif

Arif

Nov 24, 2020

These Toyota Corolla KE70 and AE90 are still cared for by a Toyota dealer

Toyota authorized dealer Laser Motor’s outlet in Seksyen 19 Petaling Jaya has a quite a good reputation as a friendly neighbourhood dealer that PJ folks trust.For various reasons, this particular Toyota dealer sees an unusually high number of old Toyota cars being sent there for maintenance work, even if the cars are well past (sometimes decades past) their warranty period.Note the nearly 15 years old Corolla Altis, next to it are Laser Motors Toyota Gazoo Racing Vios Challenge cars being

Hans

Hans

Apr 16, 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

Does the Perodua Ativa (D55L) come with a spare wheel?

Although spare wheels are no longer offered in many premium cars (replaced with either run-flat tyres or tyre repair kits), spare wheels are still important for consumers shopping at the lower-end of the price spectrum.This widely circulated photo is not of the Perodua AtivaPrior to the Perodua Ativa’s (D55L) local launch, many Facebook users were saying that the Perodua Ativa doesn’t come with a spare wheel. This is not true. All variants of the Perodua Ativa come with a spare wheel

Hans

Hans

Mar 3, 2021

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

NZ Wheels adds an outlet in Setapak

NZ Wheels Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary of Naza Group and an authorised dealer for Mercedes-Benz in Malaysia, expands their coverage in Klang Valley after acquiring the Setapak dealership.The NZ Wheels Setapak Autohaus sits on 13,866 sq ft of land and boasts a built-up area of 9,200 sq ft, housing five mechanical work bays and one wheel alignment bay. The service centre is capable of handling up to 250 vehicles a month for both general and specialized repair. It is manned by 10

Shaun

Shaun

Oct 8, 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

Fix for Proton’s after-sales parts supply shortage underway, IT problem the cause

Proton has been at the receiving end of many angry complaints from customers with regards to its after-sales. Proton dealers are experiencing shortage of not just regular wear and tear replacement parts, but also bigger body and paint parts for collision repairs.You may have read of complaints of customers who have been waiting for months to get parts for their accident-damaged Proton cars. Those complaints are legit but like many things you read on Facebook, the alleged reasons behind the parts

Hans

Hans

Feb 9, 2021

Mitsubishi Motors opens new showroom in Sitiawan, Perak

Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia (MMM), the official distributor of Mitsubishi Motors vehicles in Malaysia, together with authorized dealer Lofty Ambition Sdn Bhd celebrated the opening of a new Mitsubishi Motors 3S Centre (Sales, Service & Spare parts) in Sitiawan, Perak recently. This is Lofty Ambition’s third Mitsubishi Motors showroom in Perak, with the first two showrooms in Ipoh and Taiping respectively.Lofty Ambition’s outlet in Sitiawan is the first showroom in the Northern reg

Robert

Robert

Aug 29, 2019

Out of new Hondas to sell, this Seremban dealer is turned into a Type R museum!

Honda has produced many legendary cars in the past few decades, especially its Type R models. However, imagine if you get to see all of them in one place, in stock form no less. Well, one Honda dealer in Seremban decided to set up a Type R museum of sorts.The dealer is Ban Lee Heng Motor and currently, they’re displaying some truly showroom-fresh Honda classics including the DC5 Integra Type R, AP1 S2000, and three generations of the Civic Type R including the one that started it all, the

CY Foong

CY Foong

Jan 14, 2021

VW Group opens regional parts distribution hub in Malaysia

Volkswagen Group has opened a new regional parts distribution centre in the Port of Tanjung Pelepas, Johor which will serve as the genuine parts supply chain to 21 markets across the Asia Pacific region.At 50,000 square metres, the new regional parts distribution centre is larger than its predecessor. The centre contains around 65,000 genuine parts of the German group’s brands including Volkswagen Passenger Cars, Audi, Skoda, and Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles.International Trade and Indus

CY Foong

CY Foong

Jan 15, 2021

Parts shortage, export losses, impact of MCO 2.0’s stop-work order to be felt until 2022

On Monday 11-January 2021, the government announced that MCO will be re-instated (let’s call it MCO 2.0) in KL, Selangor, Putrajaya, Melaka, Penang, Johor, Sabah, and Labuan starting 13-Jan. The following day on Tuesday, MITI (Ministry of International Trade and Industry) confirmed that automotive manufacturing and car workshops (including collision repair body and paint centres) are allowed to continue operating.By 9 pm however, the government quietly issued a revision, retracting an ear

Hans

Hans

Jan 15, 2021

Here's why having a spare wheel won't do you much good

An increasingly prevalent practice for carmakers nowadays is to sell buyers a car that comes without a spare wheel (wheel, in this context is tyre + rim). In its place could be run flat tyres, a tyre pressure monitor system, or a more agricultural solution like a tyre repair kit.Image creditMany buyers are up in arms because of this, grumbling that carmakers are shortchanging them, or putting more expensive solutions in place. But lets dig deeper and ask ourselves, is this a valid argument? Do y

Jason

Jason

Mar 3, 2021

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

Lexus Mutiara Damansara branch operation handed over to dealer

UMW Toyota Motor (UMWT) has transferred operations of the Lexus Mutiara Damansara outlet to the dealer Hiewa Auto Gallery (Lexus) Sdn Bhd.This latest transfer is part of the company’s move to transfer all retail operation branches to its dealers back in October 2017. Just last month, the company transferred operations of the Section 19 Toyota 3S centre to Laser Motors while Fokus Sentral took over operations of the Toyota outlet in Cheras.With Hiewa Auto taking over operations of the

Jerrica

Jerrica

Aug 4, 2020

New BMW and MINI 4S centre opening this month in Tebrau

Come 15 July, BMW and MINI customers in and around Johor Bahru can look forward to a new Sales, Services, Spare Parts and Systems (4S) dealership in Tebrau. Named Auto Bavaria Tebrau, the dealership will manage the BMW, BMW Motorrad, MINI and BMW Premium Selection brands. The mammoth 63,000 square feet dealership is manned by 80 staff and can showcase more than 20 vehicles - ranging from BMW and MINI cars to BMW Motorrad motorcycles.The dealership also features a Customer Lounge, Isett

Sanjay

Sanjay

Jul 6, 2020

Honda Malaysia launches Honda Official Merchandise on Shopee

Honda Malaysia jumps on board the e-commerce train with the launch of their Honda Official Merchandise store on Shopee. The new merchandise store will focus on selling the Honda TEI merchandise.Honda Malaysia first introduced the special TEI series merchandise back in March 2020. Since then, the merchandise has been flying off the shelves of the various Honda dealers they were put on display, especially the Lifestyle collection in the series as it makes up 46 percent of the total sales.The merch

Jerrica

Jerrica

Jul 23, 2020

Shopping for a Vios? Honda wants to give you RM5k in rebates for Honda City and BRV

Honda Malaysia today announced the Honda 1 Million Dreams Special Rebate worth RM 5,000 for the all-new Honda City and Honda BR-V in conjunction with the “1 Million Dreams Campaign”, which was launched to commemorate the company’s 1 millionth sale unit milestone.This special rebate is an additional reward on top of the current promotion, “Honda 1 Million Dreams March Special”.The “Honda 1 Million Dreams Special” Rebate offers Cash Rebate, Service Voucher

Arif

Arif

Mar 23, 2021

2020 Toyota Hilux gains Gazoo Racing parts, cost as much as a new Myvi!

The Japanese usually jump at the chance to spice up fairly normal cars, and it's especially true for the men and women at Gazoo Racing. Yes, the team behind the Toyota GR Yaris raided their parts bin and dumped some good stuff on a 2020 Toyota Hilux.Lots of tough loveGR’s styling package beefs up the Hilux’s already-tough exterior by a notch.For an additional JPY 305,800 (~RM 11,950), buyers will get a silver bumper guard, striking red skid plate, steel side s

Sanjay

Sanjay

Sep 2, 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

Bilik pameran Mitsubishi Motors terbaru dibuka di PJ, Selangor!

Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia (MMM), pengedar rasmi kenderaan Mitsubishi di Malaysia, bersama Ingress Motors Centre (IMC) baru-baru ini meraikan pembukaan Pusat 3S (Sales, Service & Spare parts) Mitsubishi Motors di Petaling Jaya, Selangor.Pembukaan ini merupakan bilik pameran Mitsubishi yang keempat oleh IMC di Malaysia – tiga buah lagi terletak di Puchong, Bangi, dan Shah Alam.Keempat-empat bilik pameran IMC memaparkan jenama korporat baharu Mitsubishi Motors yang diwakili oleh slogan g

Mersita

Mersita

Sep 29, 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