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First flagship Castrol Auto Service store opens in Johor Bar...
14 May 2024
KUALA LUMPUR: Leading global lubricants specialist Castrol has unveiled its first flagship Castrol Auto Service (CAS) store in Malaysia. Located in Johor Baru, Era Maju Automobi...
Porsche’s hybrid 911 packs battery pep for extra performance
14 May 2024
FRANKFURT: Porsche AG is adding a battery to its 911 sports car for the first time with the model’s electric motor working in tandem with its conventional gasoline engine to boost ...
Xiaomi moves ahead with Tesla-like SUV as first EV hits goal...
14 May 2024
SHANGHAI: Xiaomi Corp. aims to begin making and selling a sport utility vehicle similar to Tesla Inc.’s Model Y as early as 2025, embarking on a major new expansion with production...
Mara sets aside RM15mil to foster growth of automotive entre...
14 May 2024
KUALA NERUS: Majlis Amanah Rakyat (Mara) allocated RM15 million for the Mara-Petronas Automotive Entrepreneur Development programme from 2022 until this year. Mara chairman Datu...
VW explores stock sale in truckmaker Traton, Bloomberg repor...
14 May 2024
WOLFSBURG: Volkswagen is exploring the sale of as much as 1 billion euros (RM5.1bil) worth of stock in its heavy truckmaking arm Traton SE, Bloomberg News reported on Monday, citin...
Small, well-built Chinese EV called the Seagull poses a big ...
13 May 2024
LIVONIA (Michigan, USA): A tiny, low-priced electric car called the Seagull has American automakers and politicians trembling. The car, launched last year by Chinese automaker B...
MINI to get new chief from Aug 1
13 May 2024
MUNICH: MINI is set to get a new CEO from Aug 1. BMW veteran Stefan Richmann will succeed Stefanie Wurst, who has held this position since Feb 1, 2022. Wurst will remain in t...
Jaecoo J7 test drives off to a good start
13 May 2024
KUALA LUMPUR: The test drive sessions of Jaecoo Malaysia’s J7 maiden premium off-road SUV has gotten off on a good footing with some 470 test drives from May 9-12. Jaecoo Malays...
Storm uproots trees in KL, several vehicles and house damage...
13 May 2024
KUALA LUMPUR: A storm has swept through the city, uprooting five trees and causing damage to a house and at least eight vehicles. According to the Fire and Rescue Department, th...
Red, yellow, green ... and white? Smarter vehicles could mea...
13 May 2024
DETROIT: As cars and trucks get smarter and more connected, the humble lights that have controlled the flow of traffic for more than a century could also be on the cusp of a major ...
Ford gears up for 2025 Dakar Rally with Raptor and famed duo
13 May 2024
DETROIT: Ford Performance has announced its lineup for the 2025 Dakar Rally, introducing the Ford Raptor as its vehicle of choice with celebrated drivers Carlos Sainz Sr. and Nani ...
Transport ministry to set up JPJ academies in Sabah, Sarawak...
13 May 2024
MELAKA: The Ministry of Transport is planning to establish Road Transport Department (JPJ) academies in Sabah and Sarawak as a long-term plan to ensure that members and officials i...
Another tree falls — and pins driver inside car
13 May 2024
IPOH: A woman escaped unharmed after a tree fell on her car at Jalan Kuala Dipang in Pearl Park, Kampar. Perak Fire and Rescue Department operations centre officer-in-charge Fai...
Thai buses allowed to enter Malaysia, but must obtain permit...
13 May 2024
KOTA BARU: Buses from Thailand are allowed to enter Malaysia to bring in tourists, provided they apply for temporary permits from the Land Public Transport Agency (Apad) in advance...
Road Safety Marshal Club and Bosch Mobility Aftermarket step...
13 May 2024
KUALA LUMPUR: The Road Safety Marshal Club (RSMC) partnered Bosch Mobility Aftermarket Malaysia to hold the seventh Women's Street Crime Awareness Campaign on Sunday. Held at th...
Genesis X Dog Concept aims to make four-legged travel more l...
13 May 2024
LONDON: Genesis has unveiled a new dog-carrying concept which integrates some of the firm’s luxurious features into a place for your four-legged friend to travel. The Genesis X ...
Toyota’s Yaris Cross tops list of most efficient cars in UK ...
13 May 2024
LONDON: The Toyota Yaris Cross has come out on top in a recent test to see how a car performs efficiency-wise against claimed manufacturer consumption figures. UK magazine What ...
Subsidised diesel control system project expanded to 14 type...
12 May 2024
ALOR SETAR: The Domestic Trade and Cost of Living Ministry is expanding Phase Two of the Subsidised Diesel Control System (SKDS) 2.0 project to another 14 types of commercial vehic...
Woman’s car crushed by tree just weeks after purchase
12 May 2024
Loh checking the damaged parts of her new car which she bought just a few weeks ago, at the scene where two trees fell down in Macalister Road, Penang. — CHAN BOON KAI/The Star GE...
Aston Martin Residences Miami opens
12 May 2024
MIAMI: Aston Martin has recently completed its first real estate venture, the Aston Martin Residences Miami, in collaboration with G&G Business Developments. The residential...