In this day and age, owning a car is almost a must for every KL-ite! While we wait for the day where we can move around without a car (ahem!), here are some tech companies that will ease your ownership of a car.
If you’re wondering who is the upcoming super star in the auto industry in Malaysia, then it must be WapCar. A one-stop automotive website trusted by nearly one million users. At WapCar, you can find anything you want about cars, such as car news, informative and practical reviews, comparisons, buying guides, dealers, service centres, and must-have tools like the loan calculator.
When you’re in the market to buy a car, everyone knows to head to Paul Tan’s Automotive News, and with good reason. The #1 automotive news website in Malaysia offers honest and invaluable advice on the latest cars. Need a research on what car to buy? Get on PaulTan! On a tight budget? Research on PaulTan! Does the Perodua Bezza come with Bose Sound System and 25 airbags? Ask PaulTan!
After all that research, hop onto carlist.my to find that dream car! Find new or used cars from private sellers and car dealers, filter out what you like (or don’t like) and look out for the next best deal on your budget here.
Need to research on the best insurance for your car? Get on RinggitPlus to get a quote for your car! Online aggregators like RinggitPlus make price comparison super easy!
Now that you’ve researched, found, bought and insured your car, it’s time to keep track of your samans and road tax renewals. Use MyEG to check for unaccounted samans and also to renew your road tax. They even deliver the road tax to your doorstep.
Music is life – especially when we’re stuck in the infamous KL traffic. Tune in to your favourite Spotify playlist and be at peace. Which brings us to..
THIS WILL BE YOUR LIFE SAVIOUR. Get traffic updates, the best route, updates on where roadblocks are with this beauty of an app. Our tip? Never, ever, try to outsmart Waze.
At some point, things will go sour for your beloved car. That’s why you should always have CARPUT installed on your mobile phone! Be it a flat car battery, punctured tyre or if you ever need a tow, trust CARPUT to get you back on the road.
It’s been 8 years. That Proton Satria that you bought then isn’t as shiny now and you need to get rid of it – fast – because Paul Tan is talking about that new Honda Civic, and you’re already stalking a few Civics on Carlist.my. Need to get rid of it fast? CARSOME is your answer.
Sell your car in 24 hours with CARSOME!
There you go. The 9 tech-friendly tools that will enhance your experience of owning a car. Know another automotive startup that we missed? Let us know and share this with your friends!