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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

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

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

Hyundai-Kia’s 80% market share worries Korea, Malaysia indifferent with Proton/Perodua

In the first two months of 2021, the Hyundai Motor Group (HMG)’s domestic cars market share in Korea, including that of Kia, reached 78.5 percent. After including imported cars, the combined market share of Hyundai and Kia in Korea stands at 65.4 percent.In 2015, when there was more competition from other domestic manufacturers like Renault-Samsung, GM Korea, and Ssangyong, HMG’s domestic car market share stood 12 percent lower, at 66.5 percent.The Korean government, along with sever

Hans

Hans

Mar 16, 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

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

Owner Review: My dream car is a Hyundai - My story of my Hyundai Elantra

** This article is the personal experience of a 2019 Hyundai Elantra owner and does not necessarily reflect the views of WapCar.Facebook: Vijay SaravanenI always loved the sleekly, sexy, and sporty design of Hyundai Elantras I see on the road. I told myself my next car change would be a Hyundai Elantra. I was already driving the Hyundai Accent 1.5 (Aeroback) 2007 Model. Over the years, I have owned Proton Saga 1.3 (Aeroback), Proton Wira 1.5 (Sedan), Proton Satria1.3, Exora 1.6(MPV), a

Owner Review

Owner Review

Sep 7, 2020

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

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

Hyundai Ioniq digugurkan dari laman web Hyundai Malaysia?

Semakan di laman web Hyundai Malaysia mendapati bahawa Hyundai Ioniq telah digugurkan daripada barisan produk Hyundai di Malaysia. Model sedan hibrid tersebut adalah antara model yang menjadi pilihan bagi peminat kenderaan hijau di Malaysia.Pautan terus masih ada tetapi tidak disenaraikan dalam barisan produkWalaubagaimanapun, tiada sebarang maklumat mengenai pengganti model ini atau sekurang-kurangnya ia masih dalam fasa perancangan.Tidak disenaraikan pada laman utamaUntuk pasaran panduan sebel

Haris

Haris

Feb 3, 2021

Watch out Civic, Hyundai Malaysia teases 2021 Hyundai Elantra

Hyundai Malaysia has teased us with an image of the new Hyundai Elantra. Following the launch of the Hyundai Kona and Hyundai Sonata, it seems that Hyundai Malaysia is bringing in another addition to its current line-up.Known as the Hyundai Avante in South Korea and Singapore, the new Hyundai Elantra might be coming to our shores soon.Worldwide, the Elantra/Avante is available with several drivetrain options (gasoline, hybrid, LPG) but the Malaysian version will most likely be a 1.6-litre SmartS

Arif

Arif

Nov 23, 2020

Jaga-jaga Civic, Hyundai Malaysia dah acah Hyundai Elantra 2021 baru!

Hyundai Malaysia telah memuat naik imej acah gambar Hyundai Elantra yang baru! Dengan pelancaran Hyundai Kona dan Hyundai Sonata, nampaknya Hyundai Malaysia betul-betul nak ‘fight’ kali ini.Dikenali sebagai Hyundai Avante di Korea Selatan dan Singapura, Hyundai Elantra baru ini mungkin akan hadir di Malaysia.Hyundai Elantra/Avante mempunyai opsyen trenkuasa seperti petrol, hibrid, dan LPG di pasaran antarabangsa, tetapi pasaran Malaysia mungkin akan mendapat enjin 1.6 liter SmartStre

Zamil Syaheer

Zamil Syaheer

Nov 23, 2020

Hyundai Malaysia drops first Hyundai Kona teaser, coming in October

Hyundai Sime Darby Motors (HSDM), the official distributor of Hyundai vehicles in Malaysia has just dropped a teaser of the upcoming Hyundai Kona on its Facebook page, hinting that the launch is just around the corner.The caption simply said, “A glance of the "upcoming" interior. You Drive it. You Define it.”, posted together with the interior of the Kona.Now, the Hyundai Kona has been a long time coming – the car was earmarked for Malaysia since 2017 and HSDM preview

Eric

Eric

Aug 26, 2020

Hyundai Creta coming to Malaysia in 2022?

Second generation Hyundai CretaWhen Hyundai Motor Group first announced plans to build their first factory in Indonesia, many saw it as just the company expanding their business in the ASEAN region. But when Hyundai followed up with an announcement that the plant focuses on sedans, compact SUVs and compact MPVs, this has sparked speculation that the South Korean brand has plans to introduce of new models in the region as well.First generation Hyundai Creta in IndiaThat h

Jerrica

Jerrica

Apr 10, 2020

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

Pelancaran Hyundai Kona dan Hyundai Sonata di Malaysia, 30 Okt 2020. Nak 'bakar' X50?

Peminat Kona dan Sonata boleh siap-siap tunggu hari Jumaat ini kerana Sime Darby Motors (HSDM) baru saja mengesahkan yang Hyundai Kona 2020 dan Hyundai Sonata 2020 serba baharu akan dilancarkan pada 30 Oktober 2020!Pelancaran tersebut akan dijalankan di laman Facebook rasmi Hyundai Malaysia pada pukul 3 petang. HDSM membuat pengumuman ini menerusi satu video acah yang menarik untuk menarik perhatian peminat bagi pelancaran rasmi Kona dan Sonata sekaligus.Anda boleh lihat video acahnya di siniHyu

Mersita

Mersita

Oct 27, 2020

Hyundai Kona and Hyundai Sonata to launch online in Malaysia on 30 October 2020

Mark your calendars as Hyundai Sime Darby Motors (HSDM) has just confirmed that the all-new 2020 Hyundai Kona and all-new 2020 Hyundai Sonata will both be launched on 30 October 2020!The launch will be held on Hyundai Malaysia’s official Facebook page at 3 pm. HDSM made the announcement via a sleek video teaser, inviting fans to witness the official launch of the Kona and Sonata at the same time.Watch the video teaser hereThe Hyundai Kona is not the only B-segment SUV that will be launchin

Jerrica

Jerrica

Oct 24, 2020

Hyundai service centres now fully operational; warranty extension announced

Hyundai-Sime Darby Motors (HSDM) announced today that they have obtained approval from MITI to resume operations in their service centres in stages starting 20th April. As of today, all Sime Darby Auto Hyundai (SDAH) service centres have resumed operations.Like all other service centres officially resuming operations, SDAH will continue observing MCO protocols and will only be accepting customers with service appointments only.As part of their crowd control practice, only a minimal num

Jerrica

Jerrica

Apr 23, 2020

Discontinued parts? Nissan says no problem

It is no surprise that when it comes to preserving heritage models, Nissan comes up on top, as the Yokohama-based company has already introduced its Heritage Parts Program parked under the Nismo umbrella. Now, Nissan is raising the bar even higher, as they recently developed a new method to utilize robots to produce car parts out of sheet metal without the need for a die.The process is called dual-sided dieless forming, which involves two synchronized robots working from opposite sides of a

Eric

Eric

Oct 3, 2019

Own an old Hyundai? HSDM has an after-sales program tailored for you

Hyundai Sime Darby Motors (HSDM) has 2 new after-sales loyalty programmes on offer. The i-Care Plus programme is exclusively for Hyundai vehicles that are 4 years or older while the Loyalty Card is offered to all Hyundai vehicle owners.As mentioned, the Hyundai i-Care Plus programme is a special after-sales initiative for Hyundai vehicles whose manufacturer warranty have already expired. Owners can easily sign up for the programme at any authorised Hyundai service centre for a fee of RM 20.The p

Jerrica

Jerrica

Apr 10, 2021

Bermaz: CKD Kia Seltos and Carnival not until 2022, priority is to rebuild after-sales

Looking forward to the new, lower priced locally-assembled (CKD) Kia Seltos and Kia Carnival? Sorry but you will need to temper your expectations slightly.Bermaz Auto, the parent company of Dinamikjaya, the new distributor of Kia vehicles in Malaysia, revealed today that it takes between 12 to 18 months to setup a CKD project, implying that no new CKD Kia models will be launched in Malaysia in the near-term.Dinamikjaya’s immediate priority is to rebuild trust in the Kia brand, solve outsta

Hans

Hans

Apr 2, 2021

FAQ: Your biggest questions about the 2020 Hyundai Kona answered

The launch of the all-new 2020 Hyundai Kona has been a long time coming. Hyundai Sime Darby Motors (HSDM) first previewed the pending arrival of the car at 2018, but since then news about the car has gone quiet until back in August 2020 when 2 units were spotted on the roads with trade plates on. We’ve already let slip a few details, but what else do you need to know?Q: Is it imported or locally assembled?A: The 2020 Hyundai Kona will be fully imported (CBU) from Hyundai’s Ulsan plan

Jerrica

Jerrica

Nov 1, 2020

The Hyundai Kona will gatecrash the Proton X50’s October’s launch

Although Proton has yet to confirm when the Proton X50 will be launched, we are pretty certain it will be within the month of October. Some sources have even provided us with a very specific date – October 15.The October timeline is easy to understand because Proton desperately needs the X50 to close the gap in its annual sales target (MCO not helping). As of June 2020, Proton’s cumulative sales stood at 37,078 units versus Perodua’s 74,170 units.Geely Binyue, donor car for Pro

Hans

Hans

Aug 19, 2020

Hyundai ingin membangunkan saingan Toyota Avanza, bakal ke Malaysia?

Hyundai sangat komited dengan potensi pasaran Indonesia dimana mereka telah membina tempat pemasangan kereta di Cikarang. Walau apapun, mereka harus bersaing dengan "raja" sekiranya mereka ingin menguasai pasaran di sana.Pasaran MPV di Indonesia sangatlah besar dan Toyota Avanza sering menjadi pilihan sehinggakan ia menjadi kereta yang paling laku di sana. Maka itu, segmen ini dipenuhi dengan barisan pesaing yang sengit untuk mengungguli takhta tersebut.Berdasarkan maklumat daripada Ot

Faisal

Faisal

Nov 19, 2020

Hyundai Palisade akan tiba di Indonesia. Malaysia bila lagi?

Selain daripada Toyota, Hyundai juga sibuk mengeluarkan model crossover baharu. Malaysia cuma ada 3 crossover Hyundai iaitu Santa Fe, Tucson, dan Kona yang akan datang tak lama lagi. Di luar negara pula, beberapa model crossover seperti Creta dan Venue yang bertubuh kecil sedikit, Nexo yang ‘fuel-cell-powered’, dan juga Palisade yang sasa dan besar.Memandangkan Hyundai di Malaysia semakin menempa nama, jiran kita di selatan juga semakin rapat dengan jenama ini sejak pengumuman dibuat

Mersita

Mersita

Sep 4, 2020

NISMO Heritage Parts adds new R32, R33, R34 Skyline GT-R parts to lineup

In case you are not aware, in 2017 Nissan Motorsports International (NISMO) announced that they will be remanufacturing genuine replacement parts for the legendary R32, R33, and R34 Nissan Skyline GT-R.The NISMO Heritage Parts program is designed to allow owners to maintain and enjoy driving their Skyline GT-R for a long time and connect the passion to the next generation of family members.Recently, NISMO added 21 new items for the R32, 24 for R33 and 11 items for the R34 chassis, with a major h

Zamil Syaheer

Zamil Syaheer

Mar 30, 2020

Spyshot: Hyundai Kona Electric facelift di Indonesia, Malaysia bernasib malang?

Kini, sudah hampir 3 bulan sejak Hyundai Indonesia melancarkan Hyundai Kona Electric sekali dengan Ioniq Electric. Walau apapun, penemuan baru-baru ini menjelaskan beberapa intipan Hyundai Kona Electric facelift di negara tersebut.Perbandingan bersebelahan untuk model sebelum facelift (kiri) dan facelift (kanan)Menurut Instagram Indra Fathan, intipan ini diambil di markas Hyundai di Indonesia. Berdasarkan maklumat yang sahih, model facelift akan hadir dengan ciri yang lebih lengkap.Selain peruba

Faisal

Faisal

Jan 26, 2021

Hyundai Elantra discontinued in Malaysia – New one coming soon?

The Hyundai Elantra is a pretty left-field choice if you’re looking for a C-segment sedan. However, if you’re interested to get one brand-new, tough luck as it appears the model has been dropped from the Malaysian market.A quick check on the Hyundai website confirms this notion. An unnamed source further confirmed our suspicion. Could this mean that the all-new seventh-generation Elantra is coming into Malaysia very soon?The outgoing sixth-generation Elantra was launched in Kore

CY Foong

CY Foong

Oct 26, 2020

Hyundai plans Avanza-rival in 2022, coming to Malaysia

Hyundai is committed to the Indonesian market by setting up a new plant in Cikarang. But if it really wants to capture Indonesian buyers, it’s gonna need to fight against the king of Indonesian roads.The MPV market is huge in Indonesia and the Toyota Avanza is the model rivals want to topple for the top spot. It’s also the best-selling car in Indonesia.According to Otodriver, Hyundai has plans to introduce its own Avanza-rival sometime in February 2022. A source that wishes to be unn

CY Foong

CY Foong

Nov 19, 2020