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South Australia is introducing new licence for supercar driv...
16 July 2024
ADELAIDE: From Dec 1, 2024, the few motorists who own a high-powered car, a supercar or hypercar in South Australia will need to hold a special driving licence if they want to cont...
GM appears to dial back 1 million EV production capacity for...
16 July 2024
DETROIT: General Motors on Monday declined to reiterate its previously announced forecast that it would have 1 million units of electric vehicle production capacity in North Americ...
Musk signals delays to robotaxi unveiling for key design cha...
16 July 2024
BENGALURU/SAN FRANCISCO: Tesla CEO Elon Musk said on Monday the automaker was taking extra time for its robotaxi event for an important design change to the front of the vehicle an...
Toyota Malaysia sold 7,600 cars in June
16 July 2024
SHAH ALAM: UMW Toyota Motor Sdn Bhd (UMWT) said June sales ended on a positive note with 7,600 cars sold, resulting in total year-to-date sales of 47,000 units. To further drive...
Investment in critical minerals in web of doubt, says indust...
16 July 2024
PARIS: Many companies are reluctant to invest in critical minerals and energy transition projects due to uncertainty about consumer demand for EVs and government commitment to zero...
King's installation: 14 roads in KL to close temporarily for...
16 July 2024
KUALA LUMPUR: Fourteen roads in the city will be temporarily closed in stages to ensure smooth traffic flow for the installation ceremony of His Majesty Sultan Ibrahim as the 17th ...
Speed limits in school zones to be lowered to 30kph soon, sa...
15 July 2024
KUALA LUMPUR: Speed limits in school zones will be lowered from 40kph to 30kph soon, says Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi. He said that this comes as poli...
Amateur petrolheads bump and roll in Sweden's wild 'Folkrace...
15 July 2024
STOCKHOLM: They don't always succeed, as driver Emelie Bergbom found out only seconds into her race, organised recently by the Fjaras Motor Club in southern Sweden. Heading into...
Porsche to source 'green' aluminium from Norwegian company
15 July 2024
STUTTGART: Porsche has agreed to buy carbon-reduced primary aluminium and secondary aluminium with a high recycled content from Norwegian aluminium company Hydro. The deal aims ...
Mercedes-AMG GT 63 Pro 4Matic+ gets Goodwood reveal
15 July 2024
LONDON: Mercedes-AMG introduced the newest addition to the AMG GT lineup, the GT 63 Pro 4Matic+, at the just-ended Goodwood Festival of Speed. Targeted at driving enthusiasts, t...
Toyota claims its new chair boosts health as you sit
15 July 2024
TOKYO: Toyota is known as a car maker - and a very successful one at that. It has now ventured into health-enhancing furniture with the development of a chair that promises to e...
Highway to hell? Plan for Germany's biggest highway sparks a...
15 July 2024
FRANKFURT: A proposal to create Germany's biggest highway has sparked a backlash, with critics fearful the "monstrosity" will increase climate-damaging emissions, worsen noise poll...
Over RM250mil in diesel leakage prevented to date
14 July 2024
TUMPAT: The government estimates that over RM250mil in diesel leakage has been prevented from smuggling or misappropriation at petrol stations along the Peninsular Malaysia borders...
Will my car run on e-fuels? German tests say yes
14 July 2024
BERLIN: E-fuels may seem like a viable low-emissions alternative to fossil fuels, yet many motorists ask themselves whether regular cars can cope with the synthetics. A new stud...
Driving a rental? Don't set off without looking at the touch...
14 July 2024
BERLIN: The days of switches and buttons in cars are over. In modern cars everything from the navigation system and the radio to the air conditioning and the windshield wipers is c...
Installation of EV chargers must follow fire dept guidelines
13 July 2024
KUALA LUMPUR: Those installing electric vehicle (EV) chargers must follow guidelines set by the Fire and Rescue Department to ensure optimal fire safety. Acting KL department di...
Govt incentives among reasons driving EV sales
13 July 2024
PETALING JAYA: Sales of electric vehicles (EVs) in the country have more than doubled in the first six months of this year to over 10,000 units, compared with the same period last ...
Italy to offer defunct Stellantis brands to Chinese automake...
13 July 2024
ROME: Italy's government is considering taking over by decree defunct auto brands owned by Stellantis, and offering them to Chinese companies to encourage them to set up factories ...
Norton Motorcycles offers staff a way to buy EVs via 'salary...
13 July 2024
LONDON: Norton Motorcycles in UK is adopting a "a salary sacrifice scheme" for its employees who want to buy an electric car. The scheme, formed in partnership with electric veh...
Put a Glohh on your Land Rover Defender L316
13 July 2024
LONDON: Automotive lighting company Glohh has unveiled the GL-2, a bespoke taillight for the Land Rover Defender L316 (1990-2016). Available in two styles, the GL-2 with a deep ...