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UK car production could take five years to return to 1 milli...
27 July 2023
LONDON: It could take five more years for Britain to return to producing 1 million or more cars a year, the industry body said today, as figures showed car manufacturing still rema...
All-new Toyota Vios: Better than before
27 July 2023
PETALING JAYA:  The latest generation Toyota Vios continues to defy expectations. A bestseller in Malaysia since the model's introduction in 2003, the fourth-generation Vios boa...
BYD speeds ahead of Volkswagen in Chinese car sales race
27 July 2023
BEIJING: Volkswagen fell further behind Chinese car market leader BYD during the second quarter of 2023, according to data released by the China Automotive Technology and Research ...
In challenge to Tesla, major automakers launch EV charging n...
26 July 2023
DETROIT: A group of major automakers today said they were forming a new company to provide electric vehicle charging in the United States in a challenge to Tesla and a bid to take ...
Porsche's iconic 911 to be sole survivor of automaker's comb...
26 July 2023
LONDON: Porsche has a plan to gradually electrify its car lineup so that electric vehicles make up 80% of sales by 2030, and it aims to make its iconic 911 the only internal-combus...
Nissan seals Renault deal, now faces hard yards in China
26 July 2023
TOKYO/PARIS: Nissan will invest up to US$663 million (RM3bil) in Renault's new electric vehicle unit, the automakers said today, as they finalised terms of their restructured partn...
Ship carrying 3,000 cars burns off Dutch coast, crew member ...
26 July 2023
Smoke rising as a fire broke out on the cargo ship Fremantle Highway, at sea today.  — Coastguard Netherlands/Handout via Reuters AMSTERDAM: A fire blazed on a ship off the Dutch ...
RM38mil cash, 200kg of gold and luxury cars seized in smuggl...
26 July 2023
PETALING JAYA: A smuggling syndicate, which also allegedly had its hands in corruption, criminal breach of trust and tax evasion, has been dismantled following a massive multi-agen...
Ford launches 'hands-free' driving on UK highways
26 July 2023
LONDON: In a scene Ford hopes to see across Europe "soon", the first hands-free car model allowed on the UK's fastest roads zoomed down a highway before slowing down as the back of...
Chevy Bolt EV returns from near-death as GM prepares new mod...
26 July 2023
DETROIT: When General Motors Co. said recently that it would cease production of the Chevrolet Bolt this year, it looked like the end of the line for an electric vehicle known for ...
UK minister: petrol car ban immovable but some green policie...
26 July 2023
LONDON: Britain is sticking to its plan to ban the sale of new petrol and diesel cars from 2030 but some measures to reduce the carbon footprint of residential homes will be relaxe...
KL-Karak Highway sinkhole caused by ECRL tunnel construction...
26 July 2023
KUALA SELANGOR: Preliminary investigations show that the sinkhole near the Bentong toll plaza at KM66.1 of the Kuala Lumpur-Karak Highway was caused by the construction of the East...
Blitz on traffic offenders
26 July 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: City police are on a serious drive to keep the roads clear and traffic moving. In just three weeks, a whopping 117,745 summonses were issued in a special operation...
Food court at Machap rest stop on North-South Expressway clo...
26 July 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: The food court at the Machap rest area of the North-South Expressway has been temporarily closed, says Plus Malaysia. The closure is to facilitate the refurbishmen...
July 27-Aug 2: Fuel prices unchanged
26 July 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: The retail prices of RON97 and RON95 petrol and diesel will remain unchanged for the period from July 27-Aug 2. The Finance Ministry, in a statement, said that RON...
Sensing a Honda SUV
25 July 2023
Poychat is the project leader of the WR-V. KUALA LUMPUR: The 2,500 bookings in hand before its official debut is testament to the new Honda WR-V's allure. It's a good start for...
Big thrills for MINI fans at festival
25 July 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: MINIfest 2023, hosted by MINI Malaysia, celebrated the brand's unique essence with a theme of Big Love, Big Fun on July 22. The event featured activities, entertai...
Sinkhole appears on East Coast Expressway
25 July 2023
PETALING JAYA: A sinkhole has appeared on the East Coast Expressway (LPT) section leading to Karak, prompting road closure. Bentong MP Young Syefura Othman shared this latest de...
July 26 traffic diversion on Second Link to facilitate bilat...
25 July 2023
JOHOR BARU: Singapore's National Environment Agency (NEA) and the Environment Department of Malaysia (DOE), together with several other agencies, will be holding a biennial bilater...
Govt likely to cut RON95, diesel prices to ease cost of livi...
25 July 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: MIDF Research anticipates that the government will cut fuel prices, particularly RON95 petrol and diesel, to ensure price stability and ease cost of living pressure i...