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VinFast's new sales approach has US car dealers cautious but...
18 August 2023
DETROIT: Vietnamese electric-vehicle maker VinFast, which made a splash this week when its shares debuted on the Nasdaq, has stirred a mix of caution and interest among dealers wit...
Continental Tyre Malaysia unveils 66th Merdeka promotion
18 August 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: Continental Tyre Malaysia is rolling out exclusive deals and promotions for those looking to buy new tyres during the 66th Merdeka celebrations and holidays season. ...
All-new Lexus RX 500h F Sport launched from RM498,888
18 August 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: Lexus Malaysia has expanded its full-sized RX sports utility vehicle (SUV) offering with a new range-topping RX 500h F Sport hybrid. Now positioned above the RX 350 ...
myTukar’s parent company Carro posts record EBITDA
18 August 2023
Tan (left) and Chew. KUALA LUMPUR: Carro, myTukar’s parent company and an online used car platform, has clocked its highest earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, and amor...
Over 1.6 million fake Mercedes products were seized in over ...
17 August 2023
STUTTGART: In 2022, global trade in counterfeit Mercedes-Benz products increased significantly, particularly on social media and online marketplaces. The number of removed onlin...
July vehicle sales in Malaysia up 28% to 63,676 units
17 August 2023
PETALING JAYA: Total vehicle sales rose 28% to 63,676 units in July from 49,934 units last year, due to normalisation of the automotive supply chains and fulfilment of bookings rec...
Two road users among 10 dead in Elmina plane crash, say cops
17 August 2023
UPDATE:The 8 onboard the plane have been identified. Transport Minister Anthony Loke said they were passengers: Pelangai assemblyman Datuk Seri Johari Harun, Kharil Azwan Jamaludin...
Toyota Rangga concept pick-up for business needs
17 August 2023
JAKARTA: Toyota is showcasing the Rangga concept pick-up truck at the Aug 10-20 Gaikindo Indonesia International Auto Show (GIIAS). It is essentially the Indonesian version of Tha...
Mercedes-AMG SL 63 Manufaktur Big Sur debuts at Pebble Beach
17 August 2023
LOS ANGELES: To celebrate the start of Pebble Beach Automotive Week, Mercedes-Benz USA presents the 2024 Mercedes-AMG SL 63 Manufaktur Big Sur. The Manufaktur programme provide...
Ineos Automotive buys Botswana vehicle conversion specialist...
17 August 2023
LONDON: Ineos Automotive has acquired Botswana-based Kavango Engineering, one of southern Africa’s most respected and established vehicle conversion specialists. The business ha...
Tesla's revamped Model 3 mass output in China may start next...
17 August 2023
SHANGHAI: Mass production of Tesla Inc.’s revamped Model 3 may start in China as soon as next month, people familiar with the matter said, just as the US automaker kicks off anothe...
Zenvo unveils Aurora hypercar in two flavours
17 August 2023
SAN FRANCISCO: Zenvo Automotive unveiled the Aurora on the eve of Monterey Car Week, marking the lightest and most powerful road car it has ever produced, while also marking the st...
Cycle & Carriage: Debunking 3 misconceptions about EVs in Ma...
17 August 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: The transition to an EV is worth considering, especially with the benefits it offers, including the ability to create a more sustainable future both financially and e...
Is Germany souring on Europe's last no-limit highways?
17 August 2023
BERLIN: A majority of Germans have again come out in favour of a speed limit of 130kph on the country's largely limitless highways, according to the latest survey. The chances t...
Hyundai Motor's unit to buy General Motors' India plant
17 August 2023
BENGALURU: Hyundai Motor Co's Indian unit will buy automaker General Motors' Talegaon plant in the western state of Maharashtra, a move that will allow the US automaker to exit the...
VinFast tycoon’s fortune soars US$39bil on eyebrow-raising S...
17 August 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: Its electric cars have been dogged by poor reviews and it’s on pace to make fewer sales this year than General Motors Co. does in a week. Yet that hasn’t stopped V...
CATL launches fast charging LFP battery, mass production exp...
16 August 2023
BEIJING/SHANGHAI: Chinese battery giant CATL today launched a fast charging lithium iron phosphate or LFP battery capable of running 400km on a 10-minute charge. Mass production...
Driverless parking for Mercedes‑Benz EQE saloon
16 August 2023
STUTTGART: With Intelligent Park Pilot (SAE Level 4), driverless parking is now possible with the Mercedes‑Benz EQE saloon at the parking garage P6 at Stuttgart Airport. It cons...
BYD produces its 5 millionth new energy vehicle
16 August 2023
SHENZHEN, China: BYD, the world’s leading manufacturer of new energy vehicles and power batteries, rolled off its 5 millionth new energy vehicle (NEV), a Denza N7, on August 9th, m...
Goodyear to launch new tyres in Malaysia in September
16 August 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: Goodyear will commemorate its 125th anniversary with a regional launch of new products, reaching the Malaysian market in September 2023. In a statement, the tyre ...