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Construction of Genting toll plaza on private road, says Mal...
28 October 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: The construction of a toll plaza in Gohtong Jaya, Genting Highlands is not under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Works (KKR) or Malaysian Highway Authority (MHA)....
Car ends up in sea after driver falls asleep, fails to engag...
28 October 2023
MELAKA: A sleeping driver caused his car to sink into the Straits of Malacca after high tide swept up the vehicle. Melaka Tengah OCPD Christopher Patit said the 38-year-old fore...
Skoda gives first look at new Superb ahead of upcoming revea...
28 October 2023
LONDON: Skoda has released a series of teaser images depicting its upcoming Superb ahead of its full reveal at the start of November. The Superb, which will enter its fourth gen...
Risk vs reward: What to consider when buying a used sports c...
28 October 2023
BERLIN: Many people dream of owning a sport car, but the high price puts it outside the reach of all but the well-heeled. After all, even in Germany a new Porsche 718 Cayman wil...
VW plans job cuts, further launch delays at software unit, s...
27 October 2023
BERLIN: Volkswagen wants to cut 2,000 jobs at its troubled software unit Cariad as part of a restructuring plan which will see its long-awaited new software architectures delayed e...
StarCarSifu Editors’ Choice Awards 2023: Find out who wins o...
27 October 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: The annual StarCarSifu Editors’ Choice Awards is back again. The gala dinner and awards extravaganza will be held here on Oct 30. A total of 54 cars across 25 b...
Japan Mobility Show: Mazda unveils compact sports car concep...
27 October 2023
TOKYO: Mazda has unveiled a compact sports car concept, the Mazda Iconic SP, at the Japan Mobility Show. The concept car combines a dual rotary powertrain with an EV platform, s...
Pirelli to make tyres in Saudi Arabia with Saudi wealth fund
27 October 2023
ROME: Italy's Pirelli has signed a joint venture with Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund (PIF) to build a tyre manufacturing facility in the country, the two groups said on Thur...
Hyundai sticks to EV rollout plans, sees solid growth this y...
27 October 2023
SEOUL: Hyundai Motor said on Thursday it would not delay plans to roll out new electric vehicles and was upbeat about prospects for continued growth this year - a contrast to recen...
DRB-Hicom invests in auto fintech startup Genie Malaysia
27 October 2023
SHAH ALAM: DRB-Hicom subsidiary Edaran Otomobil Nasional Berhad (EON) has made a strategic investment in auto fintech startup Genie Malaysia. Financial details of the deal were ...
Japan Mobility Show: 5 futuristic gems
27 October 2023
TOKYO: Japanese carmakers have always pursued more than one strategy, and at a time when much of Europe's car industry is scrambling to catch up with the Asian market and turn elec...
Thailand bets on EVs to draw US$28bil foreign investments
27 October 2023
BANGKOK: Thailand, renowned as the "Detroit of Asia" for its production of internal combustion engine cars, wants to break into the top tier of electric vehicle makers as part of a...
Perodua sales surge 28%, YTD registration breach 230,000 mar...
26 October 2023
RAWANG: Perodua reported a 28.3% increase in sales for the third quarter this year to 88,537 units compared with 69,011 units in the same quarter of 2022 as production factors go o...
JLR to build electric Defender model at Slovak plant
26 October 2023
LONDON: Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) will produce an electric version of its signature Defender vehicle as part of plans to launch nine fully electric models by 2030, it said today, wit...
2024 Maserati MC20 Cielo arrives, priced from RM1.3mil duty-...
26 October 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: The open-topped 2024 Maserati MC20 Cielo has arrived, and is priced from RM1.228 million before local duties and taxes, customisation options, and insurance. The p...
BMW starts production of cylindrical battery cell samples fo...
26 October 2023
MUNICH: BMW Group has announced the production of round battery cell samples at its new Cell Manufacturing Competence Centre (CMCC) in Parsdorf near here. These samples, to come...
Armor All introduces Extreme Shield + Ceramic series auto ca...
26 October 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: Armor All, a brand under Energizer Holdings Inc, has launched its latest line of auto care products in Malaysia. The Extreme Shield + Ceramic series promises car o...
Tesla gets US$100mil US ultra-fast charger order from BP EV ...
26 October 2023
LONDON: BP's electric vehicle charger unit is ordering US$100 million worth of Tesla ultra-fast chargers for rollout in the United States, the first deployment of Tesla's chargers ...
Work together to stop deaths of kids left in cars, says grou...
26 October 2023
PETALING JAYA: The recent deaths of young children left in cars and then dying due to thermal injury is of concern, says a group of concerned individuals. In a statement today, ...
Stellantis takes US$1.6bil Leapmotor stake to revive China f...
26 October 2023
HANGZHOU/MILAN: Stellantis said today it is buying a 21% stake in EV maker Leapmotor in a US$1.6 billion (RM7.7bil) deal that will give it a fresh shot in China, the world's bigges...