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More than a fifth of cars sold in EU in August were full EVs...
20 September 2023
LONDON: Just over one in five new cars sold in the European Union in August was fully electric, as sales of zero-emission models more than doubled, data from the European Automobil...
How liquid neural networks could boost AI capabilities
20 September 2023
BOSTON: US researchers are working on new machine learning methods that could outperform anything available today. Known as liquid neural networks, these systems are easily adap...
Two killed after trailer causes 14-vehicle accident in Putra...
20 September 2023
Police said the truck driver should have had enough time to stop based on closed-circuit television (CCTV) footage of the trailer switching from the middle to the left lane prior t...
Ferry Porsche Foundation helps to clean up Chao Phraya
20 September 2023
BANGKOK: A high-tech garbage collection boat from Germany has spent the last few months removing tons of waste from Bangkok’s Chao Phraya River as part of a campaign by the Ferry P...
Australia's CBA, Tesla team up to support EV purchases
20 September 2023
SYDNEY: Commonwealth Bank of Australia said today it has partnered with Tesla to allow the automaker's customers to avail financing for electric vehicle (EV) purchases. Under th...
UK car industry says 'confusion' on climate policy will hind...
20 September 2023
LONDON: The transition to electric cars in Britain will be hindered by any confusion over climate policy, the auto industry's trade body said today, following reports that the gove...
Texas bills electric car drivers US$200 a year over lost pet...
20 September 2023
WASHINGTON: Drivers of electric cars in the US state of Texas are reeling from a new law which bills them an extra US$200 (RM939) a year to make up for lost petrol taxes. The Te...
StoreDot predicts extreme fast charging battery tech will le...
20 September 2023
HERZLIYA (Israel): Israeli fast charging provider StoreDot says that high-speed charging times are now just as crucial to the widespread adoption of electric vehicles (EVs), as the...
Sept 21-27: RON97 petrol price up 10 sen to RM3.47
20 September 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: The retail price of RON97 petrol has increased by 10 sen to RM3.47 for the period from Sept 21-27. Prices of RON95 petrol and diesel will remain unchanged at  RM2....
New VW Tiguan makes global debut
20 September 2023
WOLFSBURG: Volkswagen unveiled the third generation Tiguan on Tuesday. The compact SUV has been chosen by over 7.6 million buyers since its debut in 2007. The new model will rea...
Hyundai Motor Group in joint venture to help the visually im...
20 September 2023
SEOUL/SINGAPORE: Hyundai Motor Group has launched a pilot program in Singapore to demonstrate an indoor/outdoor navigation solution that assists persons with visual impairment. ...
Auto part maker Marelli to shut Italy plant over waning petr...
20 September 2023
MILAN: Auto parts maker Marelli said on Tuesday it would shut one of its Italian plants producing components for internal combustion engines (ICE), as the business had become "unsu...
smart #1 electric vehicle open for booking
19 September 2023
SUBANG JAYA: smart Malaysia has officially started accepting bookings for the smart #1 electric vehicle (EV) in conjunction with the signing of an enhanced Memorandum of Agreement ...
Proton signs new MoA with smart to explore local assembly at...
19 September 2023
Present at the signing ceremony today are (from left) Tong, Zhang, Roslan and Li. PETALING JAYA: Proton Holdings Bhd has signed a new memorandum of agreement (MoA) with smart Auto...
Volvo to end diesel car production by early 2024
19 September 2023
LONDON: Volvo Cars said today that it will end production of any remaining diesel models by early 2024 as it heads towards becoming an all-electric carmaker. "In a few months fr...
In EV battle, Toyota bets on new technology and old-school t...
19 September 2023
TOYOTA CITY: At factories in Japan's industrial heartland, Toyota has turned to self-propelled assembly lines, massive die casting and even old-fashioned hand polishing as it aims ...
Tesla and Saudi Arabia in early talks for EV factory, says W...
19 September 2023
NEW YORK: Saudi Arabia is in early talks with US electric automaker Tesla to set up a manufacturing facility in the kingdom, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday, citing sour...
Cycle & Carriage Mutiara Damansara achieves GreenRE Silver c...
19 September 2023
DAMANSARA: Cycle & Carriage Mutiara Damansara has secured the GreenRE certification Silver rating, marking a milestone as the first automotive dealership in Malaysia to attain this...
Subsidies to cost govt RM100bil unless reforms made, says Ra...
19 September 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: The government will have to bear up to RM100bil in subsidies every year unless the subsidy system is reformed, says Economy Minister Rafizi Ramli. The Pandan MP sa...
BYD Atto 3 hits 500,000-unit production milestone
19 September 2023
SHENZHEN: BYD has rolled off the 500,000th Atto 3 battery electric vehicle (BEV) at its Hefei industrial plant, just 19 months after its launch. As the group's first model for t...