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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 ...
ONE boosts range of Aries EV battery, aims for 965km with Ge...
16 August 2023
DETROIT: Our Next Energy, the Michigan-based electric vehicle battery startup, said its new Aries II battery pack is capable of providing 565km of range between charges while avoid...
Aug 17-23: Fuel prices unchanged
16 August 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: The retail prices of RON97 and RON95 petrol and diesel will remain unchanged for the period from Aug 17-23. The Finance Ministry, in a statement, said that RON97 p...
BMW iX5 Hydrogen pilot fleet visits the UK
16 August 2023
LONDON: After four years of development work, the BMW iX5 Hydrogen vehicle and its development project are entering its critical next phase as the first vehicles enter a pilot flee...
10 cars crushed after building beam collapses, say cops
16 August 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: At least 10 cars were crushed when a building beam collapsed at Kuchai Entrepreneurs Park here. Brickfields OCPD Asst Comm Amihizam Abdul Shukor said they were ale...
NY fines Avis Budget for denying car rentals to people who l...
16 August 2023
NEW YORK: New York state on Tuesday fined Avis Budget Group US$275,000 (around RM1.3mil) for refusing to rent vehicles to customers who did not have credit cards. Letitia James,...
Allianz’s Social Impact Fund 2023 gives RM177K grant to Incr...
16 August 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: Allianz Malaysia Berhad‘s social partner, Incredible Hearts PLT (IH), recently won a total of 34,990 euros (RM177,179) grant from the Allianz Group’s Social Impact Fu...
Aston Martin DB12 Volante unveiled
16 August 2023
LONDON: Aston Martin is introducing the DB12 Volante convertible, which is built alongside its Coupe stablemate, boasting the same design, engineering and technology advances. A...
Pricier tyre production could mean even more expenses for ca...
16 August 2023
BERLIN: Inflation-addled car owners could face further price pressures this year if tyre production cost increases are passed on. After automotive company Continental's early 20...
Meet Amanda Zhang — Mercedes-Benz Malaysia's new CEO
15 August 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: Mercedes-Benz Malaysia has named Amanda Zhang as the CEO and president of Mercedes-Benz Cars Malaysia, effective Aug 1. She will also assume the role of regional head...
Indonesian startup Soul Parking expanding into electric moto...
15 August 2023
JAKARTA: Indonesian startup Soul Parking is expanding into electric motorcycle charging from its base as a motorcycle parking solutions provider. Through mobile app integration,...
BMW dealer in Sabah unveils the state's first public EV char...
15 August 2023
KOTA KINABALU: Regas Premium Sabah has unveiled the state’s first public electric vehicle (EV) charging facility at the basement parking of T1 @ Bundusan shopping centre here. R...
Pininfarina B95 heading for Aug 17 reveal
15 August 2023
MUNICH: Automobili Pininfarina is set to stage the world debut of a new model called B95 on Aug 17 at Monterey Car Week in California. The car will feature details inspired by t...