Must-have mobile apps for Malaysian car owners in 2024

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Owning a car in Malaysia is a convenient way to get around, but it comes with its own set of responsibilities. Luckily, there's a whole arsenal of mobile apps available to make your life as a car owner easier, from navigating traffic jams to managing breakdowns. Here's a look at some essential apps that every Malaysian car owner should have on their phone:

 Navigation and Traffic Apps:

Editors%2 Fimages%2 F1717999754533 WazeWaze: This community-based app is a Malaysian favorite for a reason. Waze provides real-time traffic updates, helps you avoid roadblocks and speed traps, and even suggests the fastest routes to your destination.

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Google Maps: A reliable alternative to Waze, Google Maps offers comprehensive navigation with turn-by-turn instructions, live traffic conditions, and multi-stop routing.

Ride-Hailing and Carpooling App:

Editors%2 Fimages%2 F1717999775727 GrabGrab: This super app goes beyond just car ownership. Grab is a convenient way to book rides, taxis, or even carpool services with friends or colleagues. It offers flat rate fees and upfront pricing, so you know exactly what you'll pay before you book.

Parking Apps:

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Other Regional Apps: Depending on your location, there might be region-specific parking apps like Flexi Parking, Wilayah Parking, or MCash.

EV Charging Apps:

Editors%2 Fimages%2 F1717999802261 Charg EvChargEV: With the rise of electric vehicles (EVs) in Malaysia, ChargEV is a valuable app to have. It helps you locate EV charging stations throughout the country, check availability, and even initiate charging sessions remotely (depending on the station's capabilities).

Car Service and Repair Apps:

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Pomen: This app allows you to find and connect with mechanics (or "pomens" as they are called locally) who can provide on-demand car repair services. It's a convenient option for minor repairs or roadside assistance.

Motorist App: Your All-in-One Companion for Malaysian Car Ownership

Editors%2 Fimages%2 F1717999832668 MotoristThe Motorist app is a must-have for any car owner in Malaysia. It goes beyond just a simple navigation tool and offers a comprehensive suite of features to simplify your driving life. Here's how Motorist can be your one-stop shop:

  • Real-Time Traffic Updates: Avoid jams and delays with live traffic information. Motorist uses crowdsourced data and official sources to keep you updated on accidents, road closures, and other disruptions.
  • Petrol Price Check: Find the cheapest gas station on your route and save money on fuel with real-time petrol price information.
  • Checkpoint Traffic: Planning a trip to Singapore? See live traffic conditions at the checkpoints to avoid long waits at immigration.
  • Traffic Offences: Stay informed about any outstanding traffic fines you may have and settle them conveniently through the app.
  • Traffic Accident Reporting: In case of an accident, Motorist can help you file a report quickly and efficiently.
  • Insurance Quotes: Get competitive quotes from multiple insurance providers to find the best coverage for your car.
  • Road Tax Renewal: Never miss a deadline again! Receive reminders and easily renew your car's road tax directly through the app.
  • Sell Your Car: Get hassle-free quotes from trusted car dealers when it's time to sell your vehicle.
  • Buy Used Vehicles: Browse a wide selection of used car listings and find your next ride conveniently.

I want to find the highest selling price for my car within 24 hours!

Download the Motorist App now. Designed by drivers for drivers, this all-in-one app lets you receive the latest traffic updates, gives you access to live traffic cameras, and helps you manage vehicle related matters.

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