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CMCO in Selangor, Kuala Lumpur, and Putrajaya to extend another 2 more weeks

The National Security Council (MKN) announced today that they have decided to extend the Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) in Selangor, Kuala Lumpur, and Putrajaya by another 2 more weeks. With the new extension, the reinstated CMCO will end on 9 November 2020.CMCO was reinstated in Selangor, Kuala Lumpur, and Putrajaya on 14 October 2020 following the rise in Covid-19 numbers in this region.Even though CMCO was reinstated, MKN still observed new clusters forming in these states, one of

Jerrica

Jerrica

Oct 26, 2020

120 units of Volkswagen Tiguan to be supplied to Le Tour de Langkawi

Held annually since 1996, Le Tour de Langkawi (LTDL) is a multiple stage bicycle race that has gained multiple accolades and is now recognised as a highlight in the global competitive cycling calendar, attracting the world’s top road cyclists.Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia (VPCM) returns to LTDL as the official automotive partner, marking the third time since 2016. VPCM will be providing 120 units of Volkswagen Tiguan Highline, which will be used throughout the race by riders

Shaun

Shaun

Feb 5, 2020

Sembang atau benar: Langkawi bakal mendapat litar lumba baru bertaraf antarabangsa!

Sebuah litar kereta berprestasi tinggi dan bertaraf antarabangsa akan dibina di Bukit Malut, Langkawi tidak lama nanti. Menteri Besar Kedah, Muhammad Sanusi Md Nor berkata, litar berkenaan akan dibina menerusi kerjasama Permodalan Kedah Berhad (PKB) dengan sebuah syarikat swasta.Beliau berkata, ketika ini terdapat kira-kira 1,600 pemilik kereta berkuasa tinggi di Langkawi yang menikmati pengecualian cukai ketika memberi kenderaan berkenaan. Menurutnya lagi, walaupun memiliki kereta yang hebat, n

Zamil Syaheer

Zamil Syaheer

Mar 25, 2021

PDRM busts clone car syndicates involving used car dealer and insurance companies

A syndicate specialising in cloning cars by tampering the chassis number and forging documents was recently busted by the Royal Malaysian Police (PDRM). In the process, 19 vehicles, including luxury cars amounting to a total of RM 3.5 million, were confiscated.Kuala Lumpur police chief Comm Datuk Saiful Azly Kamaruddin said in a press conference at the KL police headquarters that PDRM first received a tip of the syndicate back on February 2 when KL CID raided a used car dealership in Cheras.Duri

Jerrica

Jerrica

Mar 8, 2021

What's the history behind Malaysian number plates?

The ubiquitous number plate. These little black and white boxes on every road-going vehicle may seem like a boring topic to explore but look beyond the regulative reasons behind them and they actually have a pretty fascinating history. What purpose does it serve?Simple, really. It's a result of transportation being more accessible, and the government needs a way to regulate and control the vehicles pootling around. They're useful because in the event of an accident or a cr

Sanjay

Sanjay

Sep 13, 2020

Hyundai Kona Electric to be assembled in Indonesia by 2023?

Our friends at Otodriver Indonesia have reported that the Hyundai Kona Electric might be assembled in Indonesia come 2023. The electric car might be produced at the new Hyundai Plant in Cikarang.Their source prefers remain unidentified. The Hyundai Kona Electric had made a public appearance at the Kuala Lumpur International Motor Show 2018 (KLIMS 2018).Pre-facelift Hyundai Kona electric at KLIMS 2018Pre-facelift Hyundai Kona electric at KLIMS 2018After that, the car has been spotted several time

Arif

Arif

Nov 17, 2020

Car exhaust systems are getting stolen to turn into white gold rings

The Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM) have busted a syndicate specialised in stealing car exhaust parts operating around a housing area in Klang Valley. According to PDRM, the parts are stripped down to later turn into white gold and sold as jewellery.Head of Serdang Police, Assistant Commissioner Razali Abu Samah told the press that 3 men aged between 36 to 54 years old were arrested in separate raids at a hotel in Jalan Imbi, Kuala Lumpur and SS2, Petaling Jaya.They were found in possession of 15 s

Jerrica

Jerrica

Nov 18, 2020

Snake in a car!

Though Kuala Lumpur is now a sprawling metropolis, it still bears signs of the jungle that it was before urbanisation took hold. We’ve often heard about Bomba being called to homes to remove dangerous animals that have broken and entered in, especially snakes. But we’ve definitely have not seen or hear a snake breaking into a car!A few pictures of a yellow snake slithering out of an air-conditioning vent of a Toyota Vios have since gone viral across social media. It is believed

Jerrica

Jerrica

Jun 4, 2020

Aston Martin DBS Superleggera launched in Malaysia – 007’s new race car from RM 1.2 million

Aston Martin Kuala Lumpur appears to be on a roll of car launches these past few weeks. First, there was the Vantage with a homage to a caped crusader and this was followed by a brightly coloured DBX.Now, Aston Martin Kuala Lumpur has launched its fastest production car, the beautiful DBS Superleggera, and it comes with a cool coat of green called Pentland Green.It’s a different name but it has a similar vibe as the classic British Racing Green as seen on many legendary British racing cars

CY Foong

CY Foong

Dec 1, 2020

Notis bukti bergambar rentas negeri diturunkan, Neelofa dan PU Riz disiasat

Satu gambar notis yang ditampal di sebuah balai polis di Kuala Lumpur tular di media sosial disebabkan garis panduan rentas negeri yang diperketatkan. Dalam laporan kami semalam, notis tersebut menyatakan yang pemohon rentas negeri wajib menunjukkan bukti aktiviti bagi setiap hari yang dipohon.Contohnya, jika rentas negeri 3 hari, aktiviti 3 hari tersebut wajib dikongsi. Notis itu juga menegaskan yang pemohon wajib menyertakan surat sokongan untuk merentas negeri dan IC sahaja sudah tidak memada

Mersita

Mersita

Apr 7, 2021

Owner Review: The King of S-Class by Mercedes-Benz - My W140 Mercedes-Benz S600

** This article is the personal experience of a 1995 Mercedes-Benz S600 owner and does not necessarily reflect the views of WapCar.Facebook: Jeff OoiThe W140 S-Class is often known as the last Mercedes to be "over-engineered", a Mercedes trait that was costing the company in product delays and over budgeting. According to Motor Trend, this action reportedly caused project cost overruns and resulted in the departure of Wolfgang Peter, Daimler-Benz's chief engineer. The vehicle is be

Owner Review

Owner Review

Sep 3, 2020

Buying a used car? Here's how to check for unpaid summons

So, youve found the used car of your dreams, sent it to your trusted mechanic and even got the green light from Puspakom to transfer to name over to you. But wait, have you checked if the car has any unpaid traffic summons attached to it?Surprisingly, this is a step that most used car buyers would miss on. Excited car buyers will find themselves facing a roadblock when they realise that JPJ will not transfer the car to them as the previous owner has outstanding traffic summons that has yet to be

Jerrica

Jerrica

Nov 4, 2020

CMCO Round 2: PDRM to set up roadblocks around Selangor, KL and Putrajaya

Image credit: New Straits TimesThe reinstatement of the Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) will start tonight, 14 October 2020, at 12.01 am for Selangor, Kuala Lumpur, and Putrajaya. Like before, the Royal Malaysian Police (PDRM) will be setting up roadblocks at several locations in the 3 states as part of enforcing the lockdown.Deputy Inspector-General of Police Datuk Seri Acryl Sani Abdullah Sani told Bernama: “The roadblocks will be mounted in the same way as before (during the M

Jerrica

Jerrica

Oct 13, 2020

Authorities fished this classic KE70 Toyota Corolla out of the river near Sogo

This wrecked KE70 Toyota Corolla was fished out of the waters near the Sogo shopping mall on Sunday morning. Initial investigations by authorities note that the driver was not at the scene when the car was discovered.The Fire and Rescue Department, along with officers from the Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) managed to recover the Corolla at 10.47 am.Authorities had to lift the car out with a winch after a thorough inspection of the situation as the river’s current was very strong

Jerrica

Jerrica

Jul 13, 2020

The 1951 Nash Rambler: A car you should know during the Malaysia Day

The 1951 Nash Rambler is on display at Publika  (Ends Sept 16), in KL.If you are in KL, then you should seize the last chance to the Hari Malaysia and Publika Art Show to see rare national artefacts!The Hari Malaysia exhibition is a collaboration between Publika and the National Archives of Malaysia. Among all, the 1951 Nash Rambler is particularly eye-catching.The car exhibited was used by Tunku Abdul Rahman to announce the country’s independence in Melaka on Feb 20, 1956.The story b

Tasia

Tasia

Sep 16, 2019

MAA: We don’t need third national car and every car company should pay equal duties

The Malaysia Automotive Association (MAA) feels that the country does not need a third national car as the existing two are enough.MAA president Datuk Aishah Ahmad told The Edge, “From the industry’s standpoint, we already have two national cars — that’s already too many. To have a third national car? I don’t think we need it.”She also did not comment on Perodua’s intention to be involved in the third national car project as MAA does not have details of

Eric

Eric

Jul 27, 2020

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

Malaysians waste RM 10–20 billion annually on traffic congestion

According to a report from The World Bank, Malaysia Economic Monitor, June 2015 - Transforming Urban Transport, working class Malaysians are estimated to waste  about 1 million wasted hours annually stuck in traffic congestions per day. The time spent stuck in traffic could have been used more productively, like putting another hour in at work or catching up on social activities. The hours wasted also comes at a cost, this is what economists know as “opportunity co

Jerrica

Jerrica

Feb 10, 2020

CMCO in Selangor, KL and Putrajaya extended to 6 December 2020

The Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) will take effect in all states in Peninsular Malaysia except for Perlis, Pahang, and Kelantan from 9 November 2020 to 6 December 2020.Senior Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob announced today that the government has decided to reinstate CMCO is more states in Peninsular following the increasing number of Covid-19 cases.This also means that states where CMCO is already in effect like Selangor, Kuala Lumpur, and Putrajaya will be extended by anoth

Jerrica

Jerrica

Nov 7, 2020

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

Interested in a McLaren? The showroom awaits you at Glenmarie

The McLaren GT was launched in conjunction with the opening of the McLaren Kuala Lumpur showroom in Glenmarie. It is a 3S facility operated by McFarren Supercars and is at the moment, the brand’s sole retail presence in Malaysia.On the ground floor of the 420 square meter sales facility, prospective customers are able to customise their McLaren with the interactive car configurator.There’s a unique feature called the McLaren Window, which feeds live view into the

Shaun

Shaun

Nov 9, 2019

Daihatsu to launch full-hybrid kei car in Japan in 2021, how will this affect Perodua?

Toyota’s compact car specialist subsidiary Daihatsu will launch a new full-hybrid ‘kei’ (mini) car within financial year 2021, reports Japan’s Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun.The business daily also added Daihatsu’s first battery electric vehicle (BEV) will go on sale on year later, in financial year 2022.Daihatsu Move Canbus shownUnlike mild-hybrids, full-hybrids can accelerate from standstill using electric power alone, thus offering a smoother driving experience in stop-go

Hans

Hans

Dec 29, 2020

Confused about district travels during CMCO? Here’s your answer

It seems many are still confused about the new standard operating procedures (SOP) in the reinstatement of the Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) in Selangor, Kuala Lumpur, and Putrajaya. We’re here to clear up that confusion.Senior Minister (Security Cluster) Datuk Sri Ismail Sabri Yaakob explained that CMCO is imposed based on administrative district borders in the Klang Valley.The whole of Kuala Lumpur is considered as one district while Putrajaya is considered another district.&

Jerrica

Jerrica

Oct 16, 2020

CMCO extended in 6 states, Perak and Negeri Sembilan move on to RMCO

The National Security Council (MKN) has announced that the Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) will be extended in Selangor, Johor, Kelantan, Kuala Lumpur, Penang, and Sarawak. Perak and Negeri Sembilan, previously also under CMCO will move on to Recovery MCO (RMCO). CMCO in Selangor, Johor, Kelantan, Kuala Lumpur, and Penang will be implemented from 19 March to 31 March 2021. Sarawak will observe CMCO from 16 March to 29 March 2021. All other states will observe the RMCO from 19 March to

Jerrica

Jerrica

Mar 16, 2021

MyTukar launches a new used car shopping experience at shopping malls

MyTukar Sdn. Bhd. launched the first of their chain of myTukar Retail Centres at major shopping malls in Klang Valley. The Retail Centres is part of the platform’s new used car purchasing experienceThe newly launched myTukar Retail Experience Centres is one of the many initiatives in the business pipeline to bring a complete car ownership experience to all car buyers.Also read: EON appoints MyTukar as new trade-in partner to improve customer experienceThe myTukar Retail Centres are located

Jerrica

Jerrica

Apr 17, 2021

MCO 2.0: What time are petrol stations allowed to open?

During the daily security briefing, Senior Defence Minister Ismail Sabri confirmed the operation hours of petrol stations in states observing the reinstated Movement Control Order. Petrol stations located in non-highway areas will be allowed to operate from 6 am – 10 pm. Stations located along highways, meanwhile, will be allowed to operate for 24 hours.MCO will be reinstated from 13 January to 26 January 2021 in 5 states and 3 federal territories; namely Penang, Johor, Melaka, Selangor, S

Jerrica

Jerrica

Jan 12, 2021

MCO 2.0: 7 routes in Petaling Jaya, Damansara to be closed

In light of the reinstated Movement Control Order (MCO) which takes effect from 12.01 am on 13-January 2021, there will be 7 road closures throughout Petaling Jaya and Damansara. This was announced by Petaling Jaya District Police Chief, Assistant Commissioner Nik Ezanee Mohd. Faisal.The following routes will be closed during the MCO: Jalan 4/56, Gasing Indah, Petaling Jaya Jalan Persiaran Mahogani, Kota Damansara Jalan Persiaran Jati, Kota Damansara Jalan Persiaran Sungai Buloh, Kota Damansara

CY Foong

CY Foong

Jan 12, 2021

SunAgata Supercars is the new Lamborghini distributor for Malaysia

Effective 1-Jan 2021, SunAgata Supercars Sdn Bhd has become the new sole distributor for Lamborghini cars in Malaysia, taking over from previous distributor JH Italia.The new team at SunAgata, a play on words of Lamborghini’s hometown SantAgata Bolognese, will be led by CEO Roland Chan.The press release from SunAgata said, “Alongside an experienced team of automotive professionals ensuring the highest quality of service at Lamborghini Kuala Lumpur, owners of Lamborghini vehicles proc

Hans

Hans

Jan 1, 2021

Police urge public to make police reports first before uploading proof on social media

The Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM) is urging the public to first make a police report if they ever recorded proof of any criminal activities before uploading proof on social media.This call to action from PDRM came after a daring armed robbery where RM 3 million worth of jewellery, cash and a Toyota Hilux were stolen happened on the Sungai Besi Expressway.  (function(d, s, id) { let js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s); js.id = id;

Jerrica

Jerrica

Sep 25, 2020

Massive sinkhole along Jalan U-Thant! Avoid Ampang Hilir at all cost!

If you’re driving around Ampang Hilir, we suggest avoiding Jalan U-Thant entirely as we’re predicting a massive traffic jam forming around the area, no thanks to a deep watery sinkhole.The huge sinkhole is located right next to a condominium at 16, Jalan Taman U Thant, Taman U Thant, Kuala Lumpur. Thankfully, the sinkhole did not affect the residents of the condominium though the sinkhole damaged the compound wall and road.A Telekom cable pole and a few trees almost fell into the sin

Jerrica

Jerrica

Jul 20, 2020