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Mercedes-Benz launches Tesla-rivalling heavy electric truck
13 October 2023
EGESDORF (Germany): Mercedes-Benz has launched the production version of a global sustainable heavy duty truck which it says could make smoke-belching diesels redundant within a fe...
Kia Corp unveils three small to mid-sized EVs to widen its a...
12 October 2023
SEOUL: Kia Corp today unveiled three new small-to-medium sized electric vehicles (EV) to try to attract a wider range of customers and accelerate its electrification drive. The ...
Potential RM25bil revenue from fuel taxes
12 October 2023
PETALING JAYA: The government needs to be bold and brave in terms of implementing strategies and reforms to tighten the fiscal screws in the upcoming Budget 2024, says Pankajkumar ...
Xiaomi holds talks with carmakers about possible partnership...
12 October 2023
A Xiaomi store in Shanghai. SHANGHAI: Xiaomi Corp. has held talks with established automakers on potential production partnerships, people familiar with the matter said, as it w...
Thailand seeks auto R&D investment to keep EV momentum going
12 October 2023
BANGKOK: Thailand will provide incentives and tax breaks for carmakers setting up electric vehicle research and development centres, as it seeks to build on early success as a regi...
Targeted subsidies to assist Malaysia's fiscal reformation, ...
12 October 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: The government’s plan to introduce targeted subsidies in 2024 is the right move to ease its fiscal burden and strengthen the country’s economic situation, said Bank M...
Toyota, Idemitsu tie up to mass-produce solid-state batterie...
12 October 2023
TOKYO: Toyota and oil refiner Idemitsu Kosan announced a tie up today to develop and mass produce solid-state batteries, in another example of new partnerships being forged amid th...
New UD Trucks Euro 5 Quester and Croner line-up launched
12 October 2023
(From left) UD Trucks vice-president for Uptime & Retail Laurent Lyonnet; Hedouin; Tan Chong Group chief executive officer Daniel Ho; TCIE executive director Tan Keng Meng; Mic...
Honda, Mitsubishi Corp sign pact to optimise use of EV batte...
12 October 2023
TOKYO: Honda Motor and trading house Mitsubishi Corp have signed a pact to explore new businesses using electric vehicle (EV) batteries, the companies said today. The move comes...
BMW shows off bigger, sportier X2, first electric iX2 steps ...
11 October 2023
MUNICH: BMW has unveiled the second generation X2, featuring larger dimensions and a pronounced coupé silhouette. The model's progressive character is evident in the fully elect...
Ford and Hyundai turn to Italian casting machine maker Idra
11 October 2023
MILAN: Idra, an Italian aluminium casting machine maker and Tesla supplier, has added Ford, Hyundai and a European company to its customer base as more carmakers explore this manuf...
HJC launches three new premium helmets from RM1,700
11 October 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: HJC Helmets has unveiled its new line-up of the Revolutionary Performance Helmet Advanced (RPHA) for bikers. They are the new RPHA 31, RPHA 71 and RPHA 91 priced a...
Oct 12-18: Fuel prices unchanged
11 October 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: The retail prices of RON97 and RON95 petrol and diesel will remain unchanged for the period from Oct 12-18. The Finance Ministry, in a statement today, said that R...
DRB-Hicom and Geely in deal on auto hub development
11 October 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: DRB-Hicom has entered into a Master Collaboration Agreement with Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co Ltd (Geely) pertaining to the development of the Automotive High-Tech...
Updated Mazda MX-5 to take centrestage at Japan auto show
11 October 2023
HIROSHIMA: Mazda has announced its model lineup for the Oct 26-Nov 5 Japan Mobility Show. The stand's theme, "The Future Created by the Love of vehicles", will focus on the MX-5...
Causeway CIQ began testing contra flow lanes to ease traffic
11 October 2023
JOHOR BARU: The Causeway customs, immigration and quarantine (CIQ) complex has started its dry-run to test contra-flow lanes to ease traffic congestion, says Datuk Onn Hafiz Ghazi....
Mazda3 and Mazda6 updated for 2023
11 October 2023
PETALING JAYA: Bermaz Motor today announced it new product line-up of Mazda models featuring new upgrades, features and styling for its Mazda3 and Mazda6 models. The 2023 Mazda3...
Stockholm bans diesel, petrol cars in city centre from 2025
11 October 2023
STOCKHOLM: Stockholm plans to ban petrol and diesel cars in part of the city starting in 2025 in a bid to crack down on pollution. An area of about 20 blocks that straddles the ...
Nissan Hyper Adventure concept created for eco-minded outdoo...
10 October 2023
YOKOHAMA: Nissan today unveiled the Nissan Hyper Adventure, the second vehicle in its series of advanced EV concepts for the Japan Mobility Show starting on Oct 25. The sports S...
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...