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Accident rate still high despite having m-cycle lanes, says ...
30 September 2023
SERDANG: Despite having motorcycle lanes, the country is unable to leverage its intended purpose effectively to reduce the rate of accidents, says a road safety expert. Prof Dr ...
Honda takes another crack at US EV market with help from GM
30 September 2023
(Bloomberg) -- Honda motor Co. is trying to crack into the US market for electric vehicles with a new model and an old strategy: If you can’t beat ’em, join ’em. The Japanese ca...
2024 updated Audi Q4 e-tron: Quicker charging, newly tuned s...
30 September 2023
INGOLSTADT: The Audi Q4 e-tron family will get 2024 model year updates including a newly tuned suspension, increased efficiency, characteristic sound, and enhanced standard equipme...
Upgraded BMW iDrive with QuickSelect in X1 and iX1
29 September 2023
MUNICH: From November 2023, the upgraded BMW iDrive with QuickSelect will be fitted as standard in all model variants of the new X1, the all-electric  iX1 and the new 2 Series Acti...
Ipoh council blazes a trail with new road resurfacing method
29 September 2023
IPOH: The Ipoh City Council is the first local authority in Perak chosen to implement a new method of road resurfacing. The other local authority in the country involved in the ...
Ducati Malaysia unveils new Diavel V4, Panigale V4 SP2 and S...
29 September 2023
PETALING JAYA: Ducati Malaysia has revealed its new mouth-watering line-up featuring the Diavel V4 muscle cruiser, the Panigale V4 SP2 sportbike with a refreshed design and the Str...
Open payment system on 11 highways officially begins today
29 September 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: The implementation of the Open Payment Toll Collection System (SPT) which allows highway users to pay tolls using debit and credit cards, officially began today on 11...
Japanese automakers stand to gain from Detroit’s labour stri...
29 September 2023
TOKYO: Japanese auto companies look set to be a major beneficiary from the Detroit strike with their US competitors likely to get bogged down in labour negotiations that hurt sales...
Germany bets on hydrogen to help cut trucking emissions
29 September 2023
BERLIN: Applause rings out as Daimler Truck's hydrogen-powered, zero-emission lorry crosses the finish line here after completing a record-breaking 1,047-kilometre journey on a sin...
2024 Mercedes-AMG GLC Coupé: hybrid model with 680hp + 1,020...
29 September 2023
AFFALTERBACH, Germany: The 2024 Mercedes-AMG GLC Coupé is offered in two powerful variants, including the GLC 63 S E Perfomance Coupé which is the brand's first performance hybrid ...
Tesla sued by US agency over alleged harassment of Black fac...
29 September 2023
Motorists driving past Tesla's factory in Fremont, California. — Reuters SAN FRANCISCO: A US civil rights agency sued Tesla Inc on Thursday, claiming the electric carmaker has tol...
China's Nio explores investment, tech alliances with Mercede...
29 September 2023
SHANGHAI: Nio has held exploratory talks with Mercedes-Benz for a tie-up that would see the German automaker invest in the Chinese electric vehicle startup in exchange for technolo...
Toyota's August global output rises on stronger domestic pro...
29 September 2023
TOKYO: Toyota Motor said global production climbed 4% from the same period a year earlier to 798,771 vehicles to mark a record for the month of August. Domestic production for t...
BMW expands 5 Series line-up with new plug-in hybrids
29 September 2023
MUNICH: BMW has announced the introduction of new plug-in hybrid versions of its popular 5 Series. The new 5 Series was revealed earlier this year, with BMW only offering it as ...
Volvo Cars in deal with StoreDot to bring extreme fast charg...
29 September 2023
StoreDot CEO Dr Doron Myersdorf (right) with Varela. HERZLIYA (Israel): Extreme fast charging (XFC) battery technology specialist StoreDot has signed a multi-year agreement with V...
BMW to offer highly automated driving from the end of the ye...
29 September 2023
MUNICH: BMW is set to follow Mercedes-Benz in offering self-driving systems to luxury cars at home in Germany, allowing drivers to take their eyes off the road and watch a video un...
UK confirms zero-emission production timetable for carmakers
29 September 2023
LONDON: Britain on Thursday confirmed that carmakers must ensure all new vehicles they produce are zero-emission by 2035, sticking to the existing timetable for manufacturers despi...
New Lotus flagship brand centre opens in Paris
28 September 2023
PARIS: Lotus has opened the doors of a new flagship store here, which is nestled amongst other luxury and haute couture brand boutiques. Following on from high-profile openings ...
BMW's Oliver Zipse doing a fine job, so contract extended un...
28 September 2023
MUNICH: The Supervisory Board of BMW AG today extended the contract of Oliver Zipse as chairman of the Board of Management until 2026. Zipse has been a member of the Board of Ma...
Lucid opens first international EV factory in Saudi Arabia
28 September 2023
SAN FRANCISCO: Electric-vehicle maker Lucid Group said on Wednesday it had opened its first international plant in Saudi Arabia's Jeddah city, under a deal designed to further the ...