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Zeekr may enter Malaysia
26 April 2024
NINGBO (China): Zeekr, a luxury electric vehicle (EV) brand under the Geely group, is considering whether to enter Malaysia with its newly developed right-hand drive (RHD) vehicles...
Reports: Designer Newey keen to leave Red Bull
26 April 2024
LONDON: Lewis Hamilton could be followed to Ferrari by one of the most decorated designers in Formula One history, with Adrian Newey reported to have told Red Bull he wants to leav...
Tesla Model Y crowned the best-selling car in Europe for Mar...
26 April 2024
LONDON: The Tesla Model Y has been named the best-selling car in Europe for March. According to market researcher Jato Dynamics, electric vehicle (EV) sales are declining while ...
Donald Petersen, CEO who turned around Ford, dies at 97
26 April 2024
Petersen touring a Philco-Ford of Canada plant in Toronto, Canada, in 1981. — Photo via Bloomberg DETROIT: Donald Petersen, the Ford Motor Co. chief executive officer who helped...
Honda to set up EV, battery plants in Canada
26 April 2024
TOKYO: Honda Motor plans to invest C$15 billion (RM52.5bil) in new EV and battery production plants alongside its existing facilities in Ontario, it said on Thursday, the Japanese ...
Petrol station owner fined RM30,000 for selling RON95 to for...
26 April 2024
KUALA LUMPUR: A petrol station owner was fined RM30,000 by the Selayang Sessions Court here for selling RON95 petrol, which is a controlled item, to a vehicle bearing a Thailand re...
Battle for 'tech luxury' in China as EVs get smarter - and c...
26 April 2024
BEIJING: The battle for consumer attention in China's electric car market is being fought over touches of "tech luxury" that car buyers in other markets have never seen. China’s...
Toyota pilots EV pickup trucks in key Thai market
26 April 2024
The electric Hilux Revo in Pattaya. — Reuters PATTAYA: Toyota launched a public transport pilot on Thursday with nine fully electric Hilux Revo pickup trucks in Thailand, a key ba...
Battery recycling shatters the myth of EV waste
26 April 2024
NEW YORK: Making a battery for an electric vehicle (EV) typically requires mining hundreds of pounds of hard-to-extract minerals. That’s put a spotlight on batteries’ heavy envi...
Toyota Yaris G Limited enhanced variant offered from RM99,60...
25 April 2024
SHAH ALAM: UMW Toyota Motor (UMWT) has unveiled the Toyota Yaris G Limited that is enhanced with sportier looks and performance. Limited to 600 units and drawing inspiration fro...
BMW iX3 gets a Final Edition send-off
25 April 2024
KUALA LUMPUR: BMW Malaysia today unveiled the new BMW iX3 Final Edition, now with additional M Performance equipment complementing the M Sport package, further enhancing the athlet...
Xiaomi locks in over 75,000 orders for SU7 car, targets over...
25 April 2024
BEIJING: Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has locked in 75,723 orders for its sporty SU7 electric sedan as of April 24, and aims to deliver over 10,000 units in June, founder Lei Ju...
Beijing auto show showcases all-electric future, local brand...
25 April 2024
BEIJING: China's largest auto show opened here today with the biggest names showing off their latest electric vehicles (EVs), underlining how the world's largest auto market is alr...
CATL unveils LFP battery with 1,000km range
25 April 2024
BEIJING: Chinese electric vehicle (EV) battery maker CATL today unveiled a lithium iron phosphate (LFP) battery with a driving range of more than 1,000km on a single charge. The...
XPeng CEO says its software, AI upgrades to enter 'super fas...
25 April 2024
BEIJING: Chinese electric vehicle (EV) maker XPeng today said its software and artificial intelligence training upgrades will enter a "super fast cycle" from May, and that it hopes...
Nissan, Mazda roll out new models for China as they aim for ...
25 April 2024
BEIJING: Nissan Motor and Mazda Motor unveiled new cars tailored for Chinese drivers today, signalling a fresh push by Japanese automakers to regain ground in the world's largest a...
Mercedes reveals electric version of the G-Class with the EQ...
25 April 2024
LONDON: Mercedes has revealed its latest addition to the EV market with the EQG – an electric version of the firm’s iconic G-Class. The electric version will come with a 116kWh ...
Mercedes says it will continue to invest in China tie-ups
25 April 2024
BEIJING: Mercedes Benz's China chief said today the company would continue to invest in tie-ups with Chinese partners like Internet firm Baidu, noting China was crucial to its glob...
BYD seeks to redefine luxury for the EV generation
25 April 2024
An image of the Denza Z9GT model, released by China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT). BEIJING: Chinese EV maker BYD will showcase its premium brand's fir...
VW to woo picky Chinese buyers with new electric sub-brand
25 April 2024
BEIJING: Volkswagen AG will start sales of a new electric-vehicle brand in China kitted out with gadgets like an in-car avatar to help win back young buyers it has lost to the like...