The recent floods in Penang have caused millions in damage to homes and public infrastructure and displaced hundreds of victims, with the final toll still being added up.
Adding to the losses, are countless vehicles that may have been damaged by floodwater, or worst, fully-submerged in lower lying areas such as basement car parks. It also serves as a reminder that obtaining flood insurance need not be very expensive, and yet a prudent measure if we don't want to be slapped with a hefty repair bill.
Fortunately, some carmakers have stepped up to assist owners who have been affected by the flood, and get them on the road again.
Here’s a shortlist of who is helping out and how.
Also, if you happen to be caught in a flood prone areas, here are some handy tips to ensure you and your vehicle stay safe.