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Porsche unveils new 911 with hybrid powertrain
29 May 2024
STUTTGART: Porsche has significantly upgraded the iconic 911 sports car with the introduction of the new 911 Carrera GTS, the first street-legal 911 equipped with a super-lightweig...
Audi celebrates 25 years of RS 4 with special edition model
29 May 2024
INGOLSTADT: Audi has unveiled a special edition model, the Audi RS 4 Avant edition 25 years, in tribute to the 25th anniversary of the RS 4. This limited-run vehicle, with only ...
Porsche man assigned to head Bentley from July 1
29 May 2024
LONDON: Frank-Steffen Walliser is moving from Porsche to Bentley to take on the post of chairman and CEO on July 1. After studying mechanical engineering with a focus on combust...
Improved Shell Fuelsave Diesel launched in East Malaysia, up...
28 May 2024
KOTA KINABALU: Motorists in East Malaysia can extend their diesel vehicle journeys by up to 19km longer per tank, with the new and improved Shell FuelSave Diesel. Seow Lee Ming,...
Peugeot Malaysia delivers new 408 to first 9 owners in Malay...
28 May 2024
KUALA LUMPUR: Peugeot Malaysia has handed over the first batch of the all-new 408 to the first 9 owners in Malaysia, who placed their orders mid-April. The new 408 has received ...
Porsche tries to assure Chinese dealers as EV sales falter
28 May 2024
SHANGHAI: Porsche AG is in talks with Chinese dealers to smooth out relations as weaker sales of electric vehicles force the auto industry to rethink the transition away from combu...
Toyota bets on alternate-fuel engines in an electric future
28 May 2024
TOKYO: Toyota Motor Corp. revealed prototypes of internal combustion engines capable of running on hydrogen, along with gasoline and other fuels, seeking to popularise alternate te...
Malaysia-Thai border likely to get VEP system
28 May 2024
PUTRAJAYA: The government intends to expand the Vehicle Entry Permit (VEP) and Road Charge (RC) system at the Malaysia-Thailand border, says Anthony Loke. The Transport Minister...
Wait for diesel price float announcement, says Anwar
28 May 2024
KUALA LUMPUR: Wait for the announcement from Finance Minister II Datuk Seri Amir Hamzah Azizan regarding the decision on whether diesel prices will be floated, says Datuk Seri Anwa...
BYD unveils new hybrid tech with claimed range of 2,000km
28 May 2024
SHANGHAI: BYD launched today the latest version of a plug-in hybrid technology that improves fuel and cost savings, intensifying competition with the likes of Toyota and Volkswagen...
Foreign vehicles from S'pore will need VEP RFID tag to enter...
28 May 2024
PUTRAJAYA: Foreign vehicles entering Malaysia from Singapore will be required to have a Vehicle Entry Permit (VEP) RFID tag starting Oct 1 this year, says Anthony Loke. The Tran...
New Nissan Retail Concept (NRC) opens in Sandakan
28 May 2024
SANDAKAN: Edaran Tan Chong Motor Sdn Bhd (ETCM) has introduced the NRC-NEXT concept at the new Nissan showroom in Sandakan, Sabah. The Sabah debut followed the opening of the Ni...
UK gears up for autonomous cars to come sooner rather than l...
28 May 2024
LONDON: Few of us know what the future of the car will look like, but it’s certain that the way we get from A to B will involve more technology as in-car systems become more comple...
All Perodua, Toyota models in Malaysia are safe, says Loke
28 May 2024
PUTRAJAYA: All Perodua and Toyota vehicle models in Malaysia have been certified safe after undergoing retesting, says Anthony Loke. The Transport Minister said the Road Transpo...
Govt mulls expanding budget for local councils' tree mainten...
28 May 2024
PUTRAJAYA: The Housing and Local Government Ministry is considering expanding allocations for public amenities to support local councils' tree maintenance efforts, says Nga Kor Min...
A square steering wheel could be in your future
28 May 2024
PARIS: Peugeot's Inception concept was recently on show at the Viva Technology trade show here. Eye-catching details include the car's steering wheel, which takes the form of a sma...
Biodiesel push leaves trucks prone to engine issues
28 May 2024
JAKARTA: The use of biodiesel in commercial vehicles has led to significant engine performance issues, shedding light on the practical consequences of the policy on the automotive ...
Stellantis to introduce Italy-made hybrid versions of Fiat 5...
28 May 2024
MILAN: Fiat owner Stellantis said on Monday it would build a hybrid version of its 500e small electric car at its Mirafiori plant in Turin, Italy, amid a slowdown in electric car s...
Lancia unveils new Ypsilon as mild hybrid and electric varia...
28 May 2024
TURIN: Lancia has unveiled the new Ypsilon line-up, featuring three trim levels: the Ypsilon, aimed at younger customers; the high-spec Ypsilon LX; and the comfort-focused Ypsilon ...
Company starts RM50mil battery recycling plant in Perak
28 May 2024
IPOH: EcoNiLi Battery New Energy Sdn Bhd has launched a battery recycling plant in Perak with an RM50 million investment for its first phase. Chief executive officer Datuk Jayde...