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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

10 cars sold in Malaysia that simply refuse to die

Generally, most cars don’t last a lifetime and most people would generally own a car for a few years before replacing it. Still, there are some cars which are still running years or even decades after they were bought new.The writers nearly 20-year old Waja, not exactly a contender for our listIn fact, for this week’s Top Rank, we wanted to focus on the cars that are generally seen as immortal. Some of them might be considered indestructible and can last a lifetime no matter what is

CY Foong

CY Foong

Feb 21, 2021

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

How the Proton Saga went from RM 17,575 in year 1985 to RM 32,800 today

When the Proton Saga was first launched in 1985, a fresh graduate who earns a monthly salary of RM 1,000 can expect a reasonably comfortable life, even in the city.A bowl of noodle was just a little over a Ringgit, and a McDonalds burger would have cost just RM 3. A Nissan Sunny 130Y, the default car for middle-class families, retails for RM 19,500. Depending on how far along was one in his/her career, that’s about 1.5 years’ worth a young person’s salary.When the first Proton

Hans

Hans

Sep 2, 2019

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

Dahulunya No.1 di Jepun, Nissan kini yang paling lemah? Bukan silap Ghosn seorang.

Sejarah pembuatan kereta Nissan boleh dikesan balik seawal 1914, membuatkannya salah satu yang tertua di Jepun. Antara era 60-an hingga 90-an, Nissan adalah pembuat kereta Jepun yang paling berteknologi tinggi. Apabila Toyota dan Honda menceburi industri pembuatan kereta pada tahun 1936 dan 1962 masing-masing, Nissan berada di tempat teratas. Hari ini, Nissan adalah yang paling lemah di Jepun.Nissan R380 1966 yang mengalahkan Porsche. Lihat lencana Prince, kami akan ceritakan lebih lanjut n

Mersita

Mersita

Aug 17, 2020

Once Japan’s strongest, Nissan is now weakest. How did it end up like this?

Nissans car manufacturing history dates back to 1914, making it one of Japan’s oldest. Between the ‘60s until the ‘90s, Nissan was Japan’s most technologically advanced. When Toyota and Honda entered the car business in 1936 and 1962 respectively, Nissan was No.1. Today, it’s the weakest in Japan.The 1966 Nissan R380 that beat a Porsche. Note the Prince badge, more on that later.Its a sad turn of events for the company that made the first Japanese car fast enough to

Hans

Hans

Aug 9, 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

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

Here’s why Nissan won’t take away Tan Chong Motor’s distributorship rights in Malaysia

The Tan Chong Motor Group is the oldest surviving motor vehicle trading company in Malaysia. Established in 1957 as a distributor of Nissan (then known as Datsun) vehicles, the company is as old as Malaysia itself.Yes, Cycle and Carriage is technically older, having established in 1899 but the Cycle and Carriage today is not the same company founded by the Chua brothers as the Federal Stores in Kuala Lumpur more than 120 years ago.Today, Cycle and Carriage is headquartered in Singapore and since

Hans

Hans

Mar 19, 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

All-new 2020 Nissan Almera detailed in Malaysia: 1.0L turbo and ADAS on all variants!

The wait is over - Edaran Tan Chong Motor (ETCM) has released the specifications for the all-new 2020 Nissan Almera, and all you need to know about it is right here!Powertrain and handlingThree variants will be available off the bat - VL, VLP, VLT - and all will be powered by a three-cylinder, 1.0-litre turbocharged engine paired to a CVT, good for 100 PS and 152 Nm.Nissan claims that their new B-segment sedan fighter can return a fuel efficiency figure of 5.4-litres/100 km and in turn, travel u

Sanjay

Sanjay

Sep 4, 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

Perodua Kancil vs Proton Saga: Yang manakah kereta rakyat yang sejati?

Sebagai rakyat Malaysia, kita telah menyaksikan peningkatan yang ketara dari segi kualiti dan pembuatan produk tempatan.Dalam aspek pengangkutan, kita memiliki dua jenama kenderaan yang lahir dari tanah air sendiri iaitu Perodua dan Proton. Kedua-dua jenama ini telah gagah bertakhta dalam membantu kehidupan rakyat jelata.Model seperti Perodua Kancil dan Proton Saga telah memberikan peluang kepada masyarakat untuk memiliki kenderaan dengan harga mampu milik. Dengan itu, ia digelar

Faisal

Faisal

Sep 29, 2020

Hilang hak pengedar Nissan ke Vietnam, apakah nasib Tan Chong selepas ini?

Kurang dari dua tahun setelah kehilangan hak untuk mengedar kenderaan Nissan yang diimport ke Vietnam, Tan Chong Motor Holdings (TCMH) nampaknya bakal kehilangan hak pengedaran kenderaan Nissan yang dipasang tempatan juga.Nissan di bawah edaran Tan Chong Vietnam diedarkan melalui dua syarikat berkaitan. Yang pertama adalah ETCM (V) Pte Ltd yang menjalankan perniagaan import kenderaan Nissan dari Thailand iaitu Nissan Navara dan Nissan Terra.  Perjanjian ini akan berakhir pada bulan Septembe

Haris

Haris

Aug 10, 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

Tan Chong to lose another distribution right for Nissan vehicles in Vietnam

Less than two years after losing the right to distribute imported Nissan vehicles in Vietnam, Tan Chong Motor Holdings (TCMH) appears to be on the brink of losing the distributorship of locally-assembled Nissan vehicles in Vietnam too.Tan Chong’s Nissan business in Vietnam is structured under two related companies. ETCM (V) Pte Ltd runs the imported Nissan vehicles business - Nissan Navara and Nissan Terra, both imported from Thailand – an agreement that will expire by September this

Hans

Hans

Aug 7, 2020

Why the current-generation Nissan Almera still makes sense for some

To some, the Nissan Almera is an easy target to hate on – it’s far from being good-looking, and rivals such as the Honda City and Toyota Vios have practically made the Nissan irrelevant.With that said, we reckon that the market still has a space for the Almera.Here’s why.For starters, the Almera is a massive upgrade for people that are upgrading from much older cars; think Nissan Sunny, Perodua Kancil or Proton Iswara and you’ll get the picture.Despite having just 2 airba

Eric

Eric

Apr 11, 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

All-new 2020 Nissan Almera – 8 Features we get that Thailand doesn’t

Edaran Tan Chong Motor (ETCM), the official distributor of Nissan vehicles in Malaysia, has given selected members of the media a preview of the upcoming all-new 2020 Nissan Almera.This comes roughly a week after Honda Malaysia previewed the equally-new Honda City RS i-MMD.After spending some time checking the all-new Nissan Almera out, here are the eight features we get that Thailand doesn’t get. Keep in mind that the reason why Thailand misses out on these features is due to we

Eric

Eric

Sep 4, 2020

Discontinued in Thailand, the next-gen Nissan Sylphy won’t come to Malaysia?

A recent report from headlightmag has mentioned that Nissan Thailand has sent out a memo to its dealerships announcing that they have ceased production of the Nissan X-Trail, Nissan Sylphy, and Nissan Teana.The dealers were told to dispose of all of their brochures and marketing materials pertaining the three models.The memo from Nissan also mentioned that the company is putting more emphasis on subcompact cars, small multi-purpose vehicles, commercial vehicles, and vehicles utilizing alternativ

Eric

Eric

Sep 9, 2020

Scissor-doors, 200 PS, and made by an auto parts shop! The ASL Garaiya

If you’re a big fan of JDMs, you probably heard of Autobacs, that legendary one-stop Japanese auto parts shop. They even have a couple of stores here, in Klang and Johor Bahru.The Klang Autobacs outletBut this isn’t a history lesson on the formation of Autobacs, but rather one of the most obscure sports cars ever made. But before we dive into it, let’s bring out Tommy.Tommykaira M19 (Source)Tommykaira to be precise. The Japanese tuner was founded by Yoshikazu Tomita and Ki

CY Foong

CY Foong

Aug 30, 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

Owner Review: A Dad's take on a Soccer Mom's Car - 2013 Nissan Serena S-Hybrid

** This article is the personal experience of a 2013 Nissan Serena S-Hybrid C26 owner and does not necessarily reflect the views of WapCar.Facebook: EZ Wong About My CarIts actually my CFO’s car & I will narrate it as my own :)The Nissan Serena S-Hybrid was originally registered at the end of 2013 & we bought it at a very good price as a Nissan Pre-Reg unit in February 2015.The C26 is powered by a MR20DD 2.0-liter engine with 147 PS and 210 Nm (figures are from the engine alone, ex

Owner Review

Owner Review

Jul 15, 2020

From RM 79k, all-new 2020 Nissan Almera launched in Malaysia - pricier than Honda City!

Edaran Tan Chong Motor Sdn. Bhd. (ETCM) has officially launched the all-new 2020 Nissan Almera in Malaysia today, along with prices that starts from RM 79,906 (sans SST). VLT variant pictured.As we know, three variants are on offer - namely the base VL, mid-range VLP and the range-topping VLT. Without further ado, here are their prices: 2020 Nissan Almera price in Malaysia Variant VL VLP VLT Price w/o SST, until 31-Dec. 2020 RM 79,906 RM 85,715 RM 91,310 Price

Sanjay

Sanjay

Nov 1, 2020

Proton is turning 35 this year, and it’s time to correct some myths

The first Proton Saga rolled off the company’s Shah Alam plant on 9-July 1985, driven out by the then Prime Minister of Malaysia Dr. Mahathir Mohamad.Painted in blue and bearing registration number Proton 1, the car was presented to the late Sultan Iskandar, who was then the Yang di-Pertuan Agong, whose family still keeps the car until today, still in its original paint and steel wheels.On August 28th, prices of the Proton Saga were announced – the Saga 1.3S sold for RM 17,575 w

Hans

Hans

Jul 4, 2020

Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia melancarkan pusat 3S di Temerloh, Pahang

Pengedar sah Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia (MMM), Auto Raya Timur telah melancarkan pusat 3S (Sales, Service & Spare Parts) di daerah Temerloh, Pahang.Bilik pameran Mitsubishi yang pertama di daerah ini menggunakan pendekatan Mitsubishi yang berlandaskan slogan “Drive Your Ambition”. Pendekatan ini bertepatan dengan matlamat mereka yang komited dalam memberikan sumber nilai dan aspirasi kepada pengguna.Ketua pegawai eksekutif Mitsubishi Malaysia berkata bahawa perasmian pusat 3

Faisal

Faisal

Sep 18, 2020

Nissan recalls 4,001 Nissan Serena S-Hybrid (CBU) – Faulty CVT Control Unit

Edaran Tan Chong Motor Sdn Bhd (ETCM), together with Tan Chong Ekspres Auto Servis Centre (TCEAS) announced a voluntary product recall campaign for Nissan Serena S-Hybrid (C26) Completely Built-Up (CBU) variant to reprogram its Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) Control Unit.All labour and replacement parts (if any) for this service campaign will be at no cost to owners, and the reprogramming process will take approximately 45 minutes.The specific models affected are: Model: Nissan Se

Arif

Arif

Aug 7, 2020