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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

Work in KL but live in Selangor? Do you need to fill in the travel permit to get to work?

Yesterday, when the National Security Council (MKN) released a complete list of the standard operating procedure (SOP) regarding the Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) between 14 – 27 October 2020 in Selangor, Kuala Lumpur and Putrajaya, many were left confused whether they will need to fill up the police form for their travels. So, who needs to fill up the form? Here’s your answer.The form attached here is what MKN knows as the CMCO Travel Permit form or ‘Borang Permit

Jerrica

Jerrica

Oct 14, 2020

This Korean professor created a self-driving car way back in the '90s! Tesla who?

Autonomous driving, or aka self-driving cars and driverless cars, is now all the range. Everybody from Tesla and Google to Mercedes-Benz and more are looking into developing autonomous cars! But before driverless cars became an ‘it’ thing, here is an autonomous car that was created back in the 1990s by a South Korean professor and his students.Also read: Watch this self-driving Perodua Axia handle the busy roads of KL!Han Min Hong, now 79, led the team that created South Korea’

Jerrica

Jerrica

Apr 8, 2021

Conditional MCO reinstated for Selangor, KL, Putrajaya, Sabah; Petrol stations in Sabah to close at 6pm

Image credit: Info Roadblock JPJ/ PolisThe dreaded partial lockdown is upon the residents of Sabah, Selangor, Kuala Lumpur (KL), and Putrajaya. Senior Minister, Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob announced today that the government has decided to reinstate Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) for the selected states to quickly curb the spread of the Covid-19 virus.CMCO will take effect in Sabah from 12.01 midnight on 13 October 2020 to 26 October 2020. Selangor, KL and Putrajaya will start obse

Jerrica

Jerrica

Oct 12, 2020

Fan of Lewis Hamilton? Check out Mercedes-Benz’s RM3.5m luxury boutique in KL!

If there is a car brand that knows how to treat customers in luxury, it is Mercedes-Benz. Though Mercedes-Benz Malaysia (MBM) has secured the leading premium luxury brand status in Malaysia for years now, the brand is continuing their efforts to give customers the ultimate luxury experience as they introduced a brand-new shopping concept in the heart of KL.MBM knows the new concept as the Mercedes-Benz Accessories and Collection Boutique, the boutique will feature exclusive Mercedes-Benz design

Jerrica

Jerrica

Oct 6, 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

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

Bas Rapid KL tak dapat lalu, terpaksa angkat dan alih Bezza ke tepi jalan

Kawasan yang penduduknya berkepadatan tinggi sering dibelenggu masalah besar, antaranya ketiadaan tempat letak kereta yang sesuai. Akibatnya, banyak kereta diparkir di bahu-bahu jalan sehingga mengganggu aliran lalu lintas.Masalah ini jadi semakin jelas apabila Rapid KL memuatnaik satu video TikTok dari pengguna bernama @haery_dean yang menunjukkan sebuah kereta Perodua Bezza menghalang laluan bas Rapid KL di sebatang jalan yang sempit. Banyak kereta dilihat diparkir di kedua-dua belah bahu jala

Mersita

Mersita

Mar 1, 2021

Watch this self-driving Perodua Axia handle the busy roads of KL!

Mention self-driving cars and one of the first things you’re thinking of is Tesla and its Autopilot feature. But Teslas are expensive in Malaysia, costing nearly a million ringgit.That is pretty out of reach for many Malaysians wanting to experience what its like for the car to take control of the wheel.However, a brand-new local tech start-up has decided to show Malaysians that self-driving technology is indeed for everyone, not just the extremely wealthy. The company is called Kommu.ai a

CY Foong

CY Foong

Nov 3, 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

Hannah Yeoh gesa ‘roadblock’ dihentikan di KL & Selangor, trafik sesak

Ahli Parlimen Segambut, Hannah Yeoh dalam satu kenyataan memohon pihak berwajib untuk memberhentikan pelaksanaan sekatan jalan raya (SJR) di kawasan Kuala Lumpur dan Selangor atas faktor-faktor tertentu.Beliau memberitahu semalam yang beliau bersimpati terhadap anggota Polis Diraja Malaysia (PDRM) dan Angkatan Tentera Malaysia (ATM) yang terpaksa bertugas di bawah terik mentari. Tambahan pula, suhu mencecah 44 darjah Celsius pada hari Selasa.Selain itu, desakan ini juga berikutan tiada lagi pela

Mersita

Mersita

Mar 11, 2021

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

Owner Review: My "Abah-Abah's car" – A pilot feeling being in a Honda Civic FB

** This article is the personal experience of a 2015 Honda Civic 2.0S owner and does not necessarily reflect the views of WapCar.Facebook: Mat Nasir↓↓↓ Press Here To Share Your Story ↓↓↓About my Honda CivicIf we story about Honda’s car, I’m pretty sure what crossed in our minds was the Civic. The Honda Civic is not the first model of Honda but Civic makes Honda become famous. Almost 20 million units sold worldwide and this C segment Sedan become num

Owner Review

Owner Review

Jul 27, 2020

Giant lizard in a car!

We’ve heard of the occasional cockroach or even a cat getting stuck in the engine of a car. We’ve previously been shocked when a snake was seen slithering out of an A/C vent, but never have we heard a lizard the size of an alligator trapped within the car engine bay!This Toyota Vios owner had the shock of his life when he opened his car bonnet and discovered a flipped over lizard that looks like a Komodo dragon inside.From what we can see in the photos, it looks like the To

Jerrica

Jerrica

Jun 17, 2020

Tampil bergaya dengan Mercedes-Benz di butik mewah Hap Seng Star KL baru!

Jenama yang sinonim dengan kemewahan dan prestij, Mercedes-Benz, baru saja memperbaharui Autohaus mereka di Hap Seng Star Kuala Lumpur dengan pelbagai tarikan baru untuk pemilik dan peminat Mercedes-Benz yang berkunjung ke Kuala Lumpur!Autohaus Mercedes-Benz Hap Seng Star KL yang dibuka sejak 2004 itu merupakan Autohaus pertama di Malaysia, dan kini penambahbaikannya yang berkos RM3.5 juta di atas tapak berkeluasan 29,300 kaki persegi itu jelas menunjukkan komitmen Mercedes-Benz dalam menyediaka

Mersita

Mersita

Oct 7, 2020

Stuck at home during MCO? Here’s a list of awesome car movies to binge on!

In case you missed it, the whole of Malaysia except Sarawak will be observing the Movement Control Order (MCO) until 4 February 2021. While we can’t show our love for our cars by driving them, we can always sooth our souls with some car related action movies. Here’s a list of car movies that you can binge on during the lockdown! The rather mainstream films (No Fast and Furious movies included)Need for SpeedIf you’re looking for something to kick start your weekend, then Need f

Jerrica

Jerrica

Jan 23, 2021

2021 Toyota Camry facelift unveiled in Europe – arriving in Malaysia next year

Unlike in America and Asia, the Toyota Camry isn’t as huge in Europe but a facelift has just been unveiled for the 2021 Toyota Camry there.The Malaysian-spec Camry facelift could echo the looks of the European Camry facelift apart from the blue Toyota emblem.That’s right, the European-spec Camry facelift is only available as a hybrid. Powering the D-segment sedan is a 2.5-litre Dynamic Force hybrid engine that produces a combined output of 210 PS.In Europe, the Camry is mainly focuse

CY Foong

CY Foong

Nov 25, 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

On a tight budget but need a holiday? Time to convert your Myvi into a campervan!

Campervans have always been a popular way to travel in the USA, but who knew that the trend would make it to Malaysia as well? This Perodua Myvi owner converted her car into the perfect camper car for just RM 500 and has already travelled the entire east coast of Peninsular Malaysia!Farah Nabilah wanted to make a solo trip around the Peninsular but she couldn’t afford a van, so she converted her Perodua Myvi into a camper van instead.With her CamperMyvi by her side, she spent 10 days trave

Jerrica

Jerrica

Aug 4, 2020

A drive-in cinema is coming to KL soon! But is it too late?

Our pleas have been heard as TwoSpices Entertainment Live is about to open a new drive-in cinema in town that allows you to comfortably practice social distancing while enjoying the latest movies. Known as the first-ever drive-in cinema, M-Junction is looking to open its doors by 15 July 2020.Although cinemas are now allowed to reopen in July, there is still a need to practice social distancing.And let’s face it, going into a confined space with other strangers for close to 3 hou

Jerrica

Jerrica

Jul 8, 2020

Italian style, Korean chassis, built in Malaysia, meet the Fauxrrari F430

The Ferrari F430 is not the greatest Ferrari of all time, nor is it even the greatest Ferrari of the 2000s but spotting one on the road is pretty awesome. This, however, is not an actual Ferrari F430. In fact, let’s just call it a Fauxrrari instead because underneath this fake Italian stallion is a Korean sports car, and its built in Malaysia.Actually, scratch that, the first-gen Hyundai Coupe isn’t what you might even call a sports car in the first place. But according to the KL Pow

CY Foong

CY Foong

Jan 7, 2021

Owner Review: Is it a good decision? - My story of owning and fixing a 1997 BMW 728i

** This article is the personal experience of a 1997 BMW E38 728i owner and does not necessarily reflect the views of WapCar.Facebook: Joseph LauHere is my much loved BMW E38 728i from 1997The BMW E38 728i is the 5th car that I have purchased with my wife; with the 1st being a: Perodua Myvi 2009 1.3A (Sold), 2nd: Proton Inspira 2.0E (Sold), 3rd: Toyota Vellfire ANH20 2009 (In current ownership), 4th: Honda HR-V (in current ownership). Ever since the bond movie, ‘Tomorrow Never Di

Owner Review

Owner Review

Jul 18, 2020

New Nissan Retail Concept for a better Nissan customer experience

Nissan Malaysia follows in the footsteps of their global brand experience with the introduction of the new Nissan Retail Concept (NRC).Nikaijaya Resource (KL) Sdn Bhd is the first of Nissan Malaysia’s dealers to adopt the new concept.Nissan’s signature red tablet greets customers as they approach on the outside while the sales and consultation areas are decorated with the “Nissan Drive” theme.The showroom spans a total of 6,556 square feet, it can easily display up to 5 c

Jerrica

Jerrica

Oct 14, 2019

1994 Renault Espace F1 - 820 PS and 317 km/h in a 7-seater

What do you do when it’s your model’s 10th-year anniversary? And it’s a special one at that - the successful Espace, in Renault’s case.Remember the Enviro 2000 MPVs back in KLIA and KL Sentral? Yeah, that’s essentially a Renault Espace, albeit a newer version.Anyway, back to the topic at hand. Renault thought they needed to do something special to commemorate a decade of the Espace.Just a couple of colour changes? Nah...too simple.The 1974 Matra-Simca Bagh

Sanjay

Sanjay

Jul 25, 2020

MCO 2.0: How many people are allowed in a car?

For states and federal territories where the Movement Control Order (MCO) will be reinstated, only 2 people from one household will be allowed in a car. Only for cases of parents sending their children day-care centres, more passengers are allowed in the car.MCO has been reinstated in 5 states and 3 federal territories starting from 13 January to 26 January 2021. Earlier today, MITI has announced that car workshops and automotive factories will be allowed to continue operating during the MCO per

Jerrica

Jerrica

Jan 12, 2021

General buying guide: 5 must-have features in a new car

It’s 2020 and while we still haven’t seen any flying cars whizzing around, it’s fair to say that the tech we’re getting in today’s cars has improved tremendously. Want proof? Heres a clip from an episode of Top Gear from 2005 featuring an orangutan and an S-Class.Fast forward fifteen years later and a lot of the tech seen in a large German luxury car that cost nearly a million ringgit at the time are seen in regular cars today like the Toyota Vios and even the humbl

CY Foong

CY Foong

Jul 13, 2020

Spyshot: Lower-spec Hyundai Staria spied, hours after teaser photos

Well, this is rather interesting. Earlier today, Hyundai dropped several teasers of the upcoming Hyundai Staria – essentially their upcoming sliding door MPV.Check out the wheelsThe particular unit teased by Hyundai is a “Premium” variant, evident from its large alloy wheels, luxurious captain seats, ambient lighting, and large infotainment display.Now, Korean publications have begun publishing photos of what appears to be a lower-spec Staria, evident from its steel wheels and

Eric

Eric

Mar 12, 2021

MITI announces epic U-Turn: Car factories not allowed to operate during MCO

Previously, when the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) released a list of businesses that are allowed to operate during the Movement Control Order (MCO), car workshops and factories were included in the list. Today, however, MITI has released yet another list that drops car factories from the essential economic services line-up.Old list of essential services released by MITINew list of essential services released by MITI on 12 January 2021With the sudden U-turn, this means that

Jerrica

Jerrica

Jan 13, 2021

MITI expected to allow car manufacturers to resume operations next week

The Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) is expected to backtrack on its earlier decision to remove automotive manufacturing from its list of essential services sectors, and will allow automotive manufacturing to resume operations next week.The government has yet to make an official announcement on the matter and those involved have been told to not speak to the media. However WapCar.my understands that discussions is almost complete and automotive manufacturing might be re-instat

Hans

Hans

Jan 15, 2021

Buying used cars: 5 signs a car has been in an accident

A knight in shining armor is a man who has never had his metal truly tested. Likewise, a pristine looking car is a car that hasn’t been driven much. While the former may be an inspirational phrase, the latter is a sign of a good used car.When shopping for a used car, it is normal to see dings, scratches, or the occasional putty. Small damages are good for bargaining, but a used car with major damage is much better avoided. Whether or not to go on with the purchase is entirely up to you. Th

Arif

Arif

Aug 21, 2020