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Porsche and partner introduce electric sports boat with moto...
10 October 2023
STUTTGART: Porsche and Frauscher Shipyard have unveiled the first production model of the 850 Fantom Air, an electric sports boat with the drive technology of the future all-electr...
Purem Aapico car exhaust plant opens in Rawang
10 October 2023
(From left) Stecken, Roslan, Aapico executive director Teo Lee Ngo, Yeap, Peters and New Era Sales and Able Motors (Malaysia) general manager Koh Tang Kim signing a complete car ex...
Mercedes S-Class sales decline in blow to luxury strategy
10 October 2023
FRANKFURT: Mercedes-Benz Group AG’s sales of ultra-luxury vehicles such as the S-Class slumped in the third quarter, a blow to the automaker’s strategy of focusing on cars with the...
Chinese EV startup WM Motor files for bankruptcy
10 October 2023
BEIJING: Chinese electric vehicle startup WM Motor has filed for bankruptcy, marking the demise of a promising standout among China's EV makers as price competition in the world's ...
Carmakers apply for French EV subsidies under more stringent...
10 October 2023
PARIS: Automakers will from today submit the specifications of their electric vehicles to French authorities in the hope they can continue to benefit from subsidies under new condi...
Geely to increase investment, strengthen Malaysia as a vehic...
10 October 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co., Ltd. (Geely) plans to increase its investment in the country, including strengthening Malaysia as a vehicle manufacturing hub for ex...
Ferrari boss takes debut electric model prototype for a spin
10 October 2023
MILAN: Ferrari NV’s first fully electric model will be one of the most highly anticipated products in automotive history, and Benedetto Vigna is relishing it. Just don’t expect ...
Huawei-backed Aito says gets 50,000 orders for M7 car since ...
10 October 2023
SHENZHEN: Huawei-backed electric vehicle (EV) brand Aito has received more than 50,000 orders for its revamped M7 model within the first 25 days since it went on sale, the company ...
BMW X1 sDrive20i xLine launched at RM260K
09 October 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: BMW Group Malaysia has launched the X1 sDrive20i xLine. The locally assembled SUV (or SAV as BMW likes to call it) is priced at RM259,800. The price (on the road, ...
Proton gifts seven 1.5 TGDi engines to educational instituti...
09 October 2023
TANJUNG MALIM: Proton has handed over seven units of its locally assembled 1.5 TGDi engine to educational institutions in Perak to empower technical programmes in the state. The...
Shell Rimula R4X 15W 40 now in new 18-litre pail
09 October 2023
(From left) Shell Lubricants marketing manager May Tan, Nyon, Shell Lubricants dealer Koh Bee Yoong and Shell Lubricants sales manager Nix Tan at the introduction of the 18-litre p...
Tan Chong & Sons Motor wins prestigious Nissan global awards...
09 October 2023
Kanazawa (left) presenting the Nissan Global Award 2023 to Tan. KUALA LUMPUR: Tan Chong & Sons Motor Company Sdn Bhd, the franchise holder of Nissan in Malaysia since 1957, ha...
Toyota launches hybrid Crown Sport SUV
09 October 2023
TOYOTA CITY: Toyota Motor Corporation unveiled last Friday its Crown Sport Hybrid (HEV) SUV model in Japan, set to launch in November for 5.9 million yen (RM187,000). A plug-in ...
Polestar rejects 'overly round shapes' in EV design
09 October 2023
SYDNEY: Polestar design is driven by functionality rather than mere aesthetics, says Polestar 3 lead designer Nahum Escobedo. Polestar doesn't succumb to trends, fads, or gimmic...
Hennessey hires top-notch engineer from Multimatic to lead f...
09 October 2023
HOUSTON: Texas-based Hennessey has appointed Brian Jones to oversee all engineering and development for Hennessey Special Vehicles and Hennessey Performance Engineering. He will...
Volkswagen's unremarkable Passat has lasted 50 years
09 October 2023
WOLFSBURG: In the list of words used to describe Volkswagen’s Passat, the word "exciting" almost never crops up. Indeed the Passat, which is named after the German for easterly ...
Tesla signs lease to open vast sales and service centre in S...
09 October 2023
SHANGHAI: Tesla has signed a leasing contract with Shanghai Waigaoqiao Free Trade Zone Group to open a massive sales and service centre in an industrial park in the city, its bigge...
Transforming Porsche 964 and 993 engine performance
08 October 2023
LONDON: A 24-valve cylinder head kit engineered to rev to 12,000rpm, is now available for Porsche 964 and 993 engines from its manufacturer, Swindon Powertrain. The M64 Cylinde...
Ford adds new F-150 Lightning Flash variant to lineup
08 October 2023
DEARBORN, Michigan: Ford is introducing a new F-150 Lightning model – F-150 Lightning Flash – a tech-forward offering. The F-150 Lightning Flash expands on the XLT model line by...
New Subaru WRX TR to be unveiled in US today
07 October 2023
DAYTONA (Florida, USA): The enthusiast-focused 2024 Subaru WRX TR will make its global debut at Subiefest Florida today to thousands of Subaru fans. The event is the largest ann...