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Honda Civic now on patrol duty in Shah Alam

Soon wrong-doers in Shah Alam will find an angry Honda Civic police car breathing down their necks, as the Shah Alam Contingent Police Headquarters (IPK) have received their first batch of Honda Civic 1.8 S patrol cars. As estimated, the Royal Malaysian Police (PDRM) has received the second batch of their new vehicle order in mid-June. On a Tweet posted by a Honda salesman Twitter profile, he announced that the first batch of Honda Civics has been delivered to the Shah Alam IPK. The Tweet also i


Jun 26, 2020

Pusat 3S Honda baharu dibuka di Shah Alam!

Berita baik untuk orang Shah Alam dan sekitarnya! Honda Malaysia telah membuka Pusat 3S Honda terbaru di Seksyen U6 Shah Alam, Selangor. Dimiliki oleh Elmina Motors, Pusat 3S Honda ini dibuka untuk memudahkan pemilik Honda untuk mendapatkan perkhidmatan selepas-jualan serta pembeli yang berminat untuk memiliki Honda baru. Pelanggan yang berminat boleh berkunjung ke Pusat 3S Honda ini untuk memandu uji model-model terkini dari Honda seperti Honda Civic, Honda BR-V facelift dan Honda Accord. Pusat


Jul 15, 2020

UMW Toyota Motor to relocate head office out of Shah Alam?

UMW Toyota Motor (UMWT), the sole authorized distributor of Toyota and Lexus vehicles in Malaysia, will be moving out of its current head office building in Persiaran Raja Muda in Shah Alam, according to sources familiar with the matter. The relocation has been planned several years earlier so the decision is not directly related to the current poor market outlook, although the Toyota’s falling market share over the last 5 years was probably a motivating factor in right-sizing the organization.


May 14, 2020

More than half of all Volvo cars assembled in Shah Alam are exported

Close to sixty percent of all Volvo vehicles assembled at the Volvo Car Manufacturing Malaysia (VCMM) plant in Shah Alam are exported, said Volvo Car Malaysia’s Managing Director Nalin Jain. Speaking at the opening of Volvo Car Malaysia’s newest 3S centre in Mutiara Damansara, Jain also added that Volvo Car is one of Malaysia’s biggest car exporters and thanked the government’s support for local manufacturers. Last year, a total of 3,273 Volvo cars were assembled by VCMM, out of which 1,889 unit


Sep 12, 2019

Goodyear's Shah Alam plant is now powered by 2.5 MW solar panels

Goodyear Malaysia's corporate office and production plant in Shah Alam will soon be able to run independent of the power grid by utilizing renewable solar energy. The plant's roof top now features 6,680 solar panels that is capable of generating 2.5 megawatts of power daily. These panels will supply green energy to six low voltage substations located within the property, powering ot just the manufacturing plant, but also the office and warehouse buildings. Gracing launching ceremony of the new s


Jul 25, 2019

Audi Centre Setia Alam officially opens

Audi Centre Setia Alam is officially open. Located in the central region, the Centre is designed as a “4S” facility to house multiple functions under one roof – Sales, Service, Spare Parts, Body and Paint shop. With nearly 60,000 sq ft of space, Audi Centre Setia Alam features the Audi Terminal architecture concept. Inside, the four-storey building carries the current corporate identity, furnishing and equipment that comply with the standards set by Audi AG. The investment follows the appointmen


Oct 3, 2019

MIROS: Ban the sales of dangerous car accessories

The Malaysian Institute of Road Safety Research (MIROS) has urged the government to ban the sale of car accessories that could pose a fatal risk, especially in the event of a crash. According to Berita Harian, one such item is the dummy buckle, which was originally meant for plus-sized individuals, but has since been misused by people who refuses to buckle up while driving. By inserting the dummy buckle into the seat belt buckle, these drives can avoid the annoying chimes a modern car emits when


Jul 9, 2020

MCO 2.0: Car accessories shops allowed to reopen

The National Security Council (MKN) has announced that effective 10 February 2021, the rest of the Malaysian small businesses will be allowed to reopen. This will include car accessories shops across the country. Here is the complete list of businesses allowed to reopen during the Movement Control Order (MCO): Other than that, MKN has also announced that dine-in at restaurants will be allowed starting 10 February 2021. All diners will have to adhere to social distancing rules and one table is on


Feb 9, 2021

Which car brands' CKD plants are affected by the MCO stop work order?

Now that the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) has made a U-turn on their decision to allow car factories to continue operating during the reinstated Movement Control Order (MCO), what are the car factories that are affected by the new standard operating procedures? As you know there are numerous car factories in Malaysia, car factory hotspots mainly focus in Kedah, Selangor, and Pahang. The Honda plant is the only car producing factory located in Pegoh, Melaka. Fun fact: Did y


Jan 14, 2021

Can't resist Lambang H! This guy stole a Honda Civic police car to impress his girlfriend

If you think you’ve seen it all, think again. On 25 October 2020, news that a man had successfully stolen a brand-new Honda Civic 1.8S police patrol vehicle (MPV) from Seberang Perai Utara district HQ went viral on social media. The suspects were enjoying a joyride in Shah Alam before the Royal Malaysian Police (PDRM) caught up with them. A source told News Straits Times that the men who stole the MPV were brothers, aged 28 and 32. The brothers had posed as policemen from the information technol


Oct 26, 2020

Dispose your e-waste properly at your nearest Volvo Car showroom!

Volvo Car Malaysia has partnered with E-waste Recycling Through Heroes (ERTH) to provide E-waste Green Boxes in all Volvo Car dealerships nationwide as well as at the Volvo Car Manufacturing Malaysia (VCMM) plant site in Shah Alam. This is part of an ongoing sustainability campaign called the Volvo Green Planet which aims to bring greater awareness towards today’s pressing climate concerns and propel the brand closer to its long-term goal of becoming climate neutral by 2040. Along with other Vol

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Mar 22, 2021

Nissan X-Trail goes to X-tremes with accessories

The Nissan X-Trail received a facelift earlier this year with four variants. Now you can have the X-Tremer or the Aero Edition accessories package for all variants. To recap the 4 variants: 2.0L 2WD 2.0L 2WD Mid 2.5L 4WD 2.0L Hybrid The X-Tremer package comprises a two-tone paint job with many items blacked out including the roof, roof rails, grille, spoiler, side mirrors, Tomei front and rear bumper, and 17-inch wheels. Aero Edition is basically the opposite without two-tone scheme and everythi


Nov 1, 2019

Since when MBSA officers offer car wash services?

If ever anything can go wrong during a car wash, it is when the carwash workers abandoned the car halfway through the wash. This Perodua Axia owner almost had to remove the suds on her own when MBSA officers decided to help her out. According to the owner’s Tweet, the carwash workers abandoned their posts when officers of the Shah Alam Municipal Council (MBSA) arrived to raid the carwash. All the workers were foreigners and would have been arrested if they were caught. Unfortunately for the MBSA


Jun 28, 2020

MYPerodua Nation 2019 will open its doors to the public from 20-22 September

MYPerodua Nation 2019 will open its doors to the public from 20-22 September at Setia City Oval Lawn in Setia Alam, with a crowd of some 25,000 expected over three days – the biggest ever for the event. MYPerodua Nation is the nation’s premier Perodua event – the annual carnival featuring allthings Perodua is into its third year. “Following successful events in Shah Alam in 2017 and Sungai Petani in 2018, MYPerodua Nation 2019 promises an exciting and fun-filled weekend for all like never before


Sep 10, 2019

Volvo Car Malaysia to launch V60 and S60 later this year

After nearly a decade of absence, the S60 sedan and its wagon twin the V60 will be making a return to Malaysia. This was confirmed earlier this week in an investors’ briefing by MBM Resources (MBMR), the parent company of Volvo Car dealer Federal Auto. No further details were provided but MBMR confirmed that both the S60 and V60 are in the pipeline for a launch later this year. Set to go up against the segment’s traditional stalwarts like the Mercedes-Benz C-Class and BMW 3 Series, the S60 offer


Aug 28, 2019

These Gear Up accessories on the 2021 Perodua Ativa activate its fierce side

The new 2021 Perodua Ativa is set to blaze the Malaysian roads on fire with its appealing price and equally appealing features. But for those who think the SUV needs a gruffer and sportier look to match its active-inspired name, Perodua also offers Gear Up accessories for the Ativa. The Ativa starts from RM 61,500 and the Gear Up accessories are offered on all three variants. These accessories include a bodykit that gives the Ativa a sporty look to challenge other cars on the road, including the

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Mar 3, 2021

Spice up the 2020 Nissan Almera Turbo with these accessories!

Here at the WapCar office, some of us are pretty divided on whether the 2020 Nissan Almera Turbo looks better than the 2020 Honda City but one thing is for certain, one has more affordable road tax than the other. Besides, while Honda has released some Modulo accessories for the all-new City, Nissan has also a few accessories of their own. No, they aren’t by Impul or Nismo, for now. Let’s start with the first accessory package which is the Interior Styling Package which costs RM 400. This packag

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Oct 15, 2020

Diskaun RM 30 untuk kompaun parkir MBSA, 1 - 31 Oktober 2020

Sempena Ulang Tahun Bandaraya Shah Alam Ke-20, Majlis Bandaraya Shah Alam (MBSA) mengadakan tawaran istimewa sepanjang bulan Oktober 2020 untuk OKK (Orang Kena Kompaun) di kawasan pentadbiran MBSA. "Pelaksanaan kempen pengurangan kompaun ini bermula 1 Oktober hingga 31 Oktober 2020 dengan menawarkan sehingga 50 peratus pengurangan daripada bayaran sebenar kompaun yang dikenakan. "Ini adalah inisiatif MBSA untuk membantu dan menggalakkan OKK menyelesaikan tunggakan kompaun sebelum tindakan tegas


Oct 2, 2020

50% discount off your parking compound! Thanks MBSA!

Can you believe it? It's been 20 years since Shah Alam was declared a city! To celebrate its 20th Anniversary, the Shah Alam Municipal Council (MBSA) is holding a special promotion for compound payments throughout the month of October. Shah Alam Mayor, Datuk Haris Kasim, said that the month-long promotion is MBSA’s efforts to encourage those with compounds to clear their plate before MBSA takes action against them. From 1st to 31st October 2020, residents who pay their compound fines will receiv


Oct 2, 2020

Worth RM 3,500? A closer look at the 2020 Proton X50's accessories package

There's been much ado recently and it's not about nothing - the 2020 Proton X50 has very clearly won Malaysia's popularity contest since its October launch. But popularity isn't the only thing Proton's latest B-segment SUV's got in common with A-list celebrities. As waiting lists extend up to 6 months, the X50 was caught in controversy following allegations that dealers were forcing customers to buy optional accessories. A lot of the hubbub is due to pricing: at RM 3,300 for the Utility Package


Dec 7, 2020

Case of a stolen Honda Civic police car might turn into a kidnapping investigation

Previously, we reported that 3 suspects were able to successfully steal a Honda Civic 1.8S police patrol vehicle (MPV) from the Seberang Perai Utara district HQ. Now Sinar Harian has reported more details that not only are all 3 suspects tested positive for drugs but it might also turn into a kidnapping case. As you know, on Saturday 2 brothers, aged 28 and 32, posed as policemen from the information technology resources unit to gain access to the Civic MPV under the pretext of inspecting the da


Oct 27, 2020

Honda owners staying near Kampung Baru Subang, there's a new 3S centre for you

To cater to the growing demand in the Shah Alam area, Honda Malaysia is happy to announce the opening of their 28th Honda 3S Centre in the Central region. The centre is operated by Elmina Motors and has the capacity to accommodate up to 30 cars per day. Elmina Motors invested a total of RM 21.8 million into building the new 3S centre. The centre sits on 85,777 square-food worth of land and comes equipped with the latest facilities that comply with Honda’s standards. The facility is fitted with a


Jul 14, 2020

Senarai kilang dan jenama kereta CKD yang ditutup sepanjang PKP 2.0

Memandangkan Kementerian Perdagangan Antarabangsa dan Industri (MITI) telah membuat keputusan ‘U-turn’ dengan tidak membenarkan kilang-kilang automotif yang terletak di kawasan pelaksanaan Perintah Kawalan Pergerakan (PKP) untuk beroperasi, kilang-kilang dan jenama kereta yang manakah terkesan dengan SOP PKP terbaru ini? Seperti yang anda sedia maklum, kita ada banyak kilang-kilang kereta yang didirikan di sekitar Semenanjung Malaysia dimana kebanyakannya terletak di Kedah, Selangor, dan Pahang.


Jan 15, 2021

Proton reports 49 new Covid-19 cases; More staff still awaiting results

Last week, the Proton’s Shah Alam HQ reported that an employee in their research and development division has tested positive for Covid-19. Over the weekend, 8 more new cases were reported forcing the Health Ministry to declare the situation the Auto Cluster. Now the company has issued another update. The following is a statement from Proton over the ongoing Covid-19 update: Subsequent to one of its employees testing positive for Covid-19 on 14th October 2020, Proton confirms 49 others have now


Oct 19, 2020

Jalan tutup di Persiaran Alam Damai untuk kes kren tumbang, lencongan dibuka

Tragedi yang berlaku pagi semalam membabitkan struktur kren projek Lebuhraya Bertingkat Sungai Besi-Ulu Kelang (SUKE) yang tumbang berhampiran Puncak Banyan, Persiaran Alam Damai, Kuala Lumpur telah mengakibatkan banyak kerosakan serta tiga buruh asing maut di lokasi kejadian. Sebuah Perodua Bezza juga ditimpa sebahagian daripada kren gantri tersebut sehingga menyebabkan pemandunya iaitu lelaki warga tempatan cedera parah yang kini dirawat di Hospital Canselor Tuanku Mukhriz. Susulan kejadian it


Mar 23, 2021

3 killed in SUKE construction crane collapse along Alam Damai

Yet another accident has been reported involving the Sungai Besi-Ulu Kelang Elevated Expressway (SUKE). According to reports a crane fell on top of a car at the construction site at Puncak Banyan, Persiaran Alam Damai. Three construction workers were killed during the incident, while another two are believed to be seriously injured. The Star reports, at the time of writing, firemen are still in the process of extracting a worker trapped at the site. It is believed that the construction workers f


Mar 22, 2021

This was what caused the heavy black smoke in Subang

Residents in Subang were treated to a spectacle of very thick black smoke rising into the sky over the weekend. The cause of the black smoke was an overturned tanker that burst into flames along the Kesas Expressway. The oil tanker was transporting about 20,000-litres of diesel and on its way to Shah Alam. According to The Star, the driver had lost control of his vehicle and crashed down the hill-slope. Fortunately, the driver managed to escape from the vehicle before it burst into flames, so no


May 27, 2020

EV tak cukup bagus, Mitsubishi mahu fokus hybrid sebagai kenderaan mesra alam

Mitsubishi Motors Corporation bukanlah suatu nama asing dalam pembangunan kenderaan mesra alam. Malah, syarikat Jepun ini juga mempunyai perancangan besar dalam memacu pembangunan kenderaan hijau. Wawancara oleh CEO Mitsubishi Motors Corp, Takao Kato bersama Reuters telah mendedahkan posisi Mitsubishi terhadap perancangan tersebut. Takao Kato berpendapat bahawa kenderaan hybrid adalah pemangkin kepada kenderaan mesra alam di ASEAN. Walaupun terdapat beberapa kerajaan di rantau ini yang bertungku


Dec 22, 2020

Keep it real: how to know if your accessories are original?

From aftermarket wheels, seats to steering wheels - chances are you can pick out a couple of modified cars just by looking around you. Check when you’re out and about, and you’ll see I’m right. Us Malaysians are a creative bunch, and it’s only natural that trickles down to our cars. As much as it’s cool to make the cars we drive truly our own, there are plenty of enthusiasts who go for low-quality, fake accessories. Sure, there are some people who ignorantly choose to get them, but a good majori


Jul 11, 2020

Covid-19: What do you do if your car breaks down during MCO?

As we all hang on the edges of our seats awaiting the announcement if Movement Control Order would be extended yet again, we can only hope that none of our important appliances like our cars would require immediate repairs. But in the event that your car breaks down, all is not despair as the government has allowed workshops to remain open though at limited hours. Since the beginning of MCO, many car companies have ordered their service centres to partially close and announced a confirmation tha


Apr 10, 2020