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English model Jodie Kidd electrocuted with 1 million volts f...
22 July 2023
LONDON: Model and car enthusiast Jodie Kidd has been electrocuted with more than a million volts as part of a death-defying stunt. Sitting on a raised platform and protected fro...
Hyundai Ioniq 6 arrives: RM290K (RWD, 614km), RM320K (AWD, 5...
21 July 2023
SHAH ALAM: The all-electric Hyundai Ioniq 6 arrives in Malaysia in two variants, namely a single-motor Max RWD (rear-wheel-drive) and a dual-motor Max AWD (all-wheel drive) with im...
Tesla will not pose any meaningful threat to local auto play...
21 July 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: Tesla’s Model Y is likely to be well-received domestically but its entry is not expected to to pose a meaningful threat to the local automotive industry over the imme...
Audi and SAIC EV tie-up a ‘coming of age’ for Chinese automa...
21 July 2023
HONG KONG: A move by Volkswagen AG’s Audi division to partner with SAIC Motor Corp. to develop electric vehicles marks a turning point in China’s automotive industry from learning ...
Toyota eyes lunar rover powered by regenerative fuel cell te...
21 July 2023
TOKYO: Toyota Motor plans to use regenerative fuel cell technology to power a manned lunar rover, executives said on Friday, raising the prospect of eventually using the moon's wat...
Nissan to adopt Tesla EV-charging design from 2025 in US, Ca...
21 July 2023
NASHVILLE: Nissan has become the first Japanese automaker to agree to adopt Tesla's electric-vehicle charging technology in the US and Canada, joining global peers in expanding the...
China's steps to boost sales of cars, electronics disappoint...
21 July 2023
BEIJING: Chinese authorities announced measures today intended to help boost sales of automobiles and electronics with the goal of shoring up a sluggish economy, but the steps fail...
Japanese used car dealer reports insurance fraud
21 July 2023
TOKYO: Japan's major used car dealer Bigmotor might face further investigation following a report that its employees were instructed to commit insurance fraud, reported Xinhua. ...
Ducati Malaysia revs up RIDE4FREE campaign
21 July 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: Ducati Malaysia has rolled out the RIDE4FREE campaign, specially tailored for three iconic models - the Hypermotard, Hypermotard RVE and Monster – running now till th...
Sime Darby Motors, Astrazeneca team up to accelerate EV adop...
21 July 2023
KUALA LUMPU: Automotive player Sime Darby Motors Malaysia (SDM) and global biopharmaceutical company AstraZeneca have teamed up to accelerate the adoption of electric vehicles (EVs...
Police believe object found under Siti Kasim's car is a bomb
21 July 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: Two bottles filled with wires that were discovered behind the rear tyre of lawyer Siti Kasim's car are believed to be improvised explosive device (IED), says Asst Com...
Dead EV batteries turn to gold with US incentives
21 July 2023
Marc Trent, CEO of vehicle dismantler company Charles Trent Ltd, opens up a specially-built, fire-safe container for batteries salvaged from written-off electric vehicles and hybri...
Maybank to provide integrated auto financing solution to Tes...
21 July 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: Malayan Banking Bhd's (Maybank) involvement as a key electric vehicle (EV) financing partner for Tesla is in line with the bank's aspiration to become the leading ESG...
Selangor to have 1,000 EV charging stations by end 2023
21 July 2023
PETALING JAYA: Selangor will build 1,000 electric vehicle (EV) charging stations by the end of 2023, with the aim of promoting the use of electric vehicles among the public. Sta...
Johor Baru to switch to app-based parking from 2024
21 July 2023
JOHOR BARU: Starting next year, Johor Baru City Council (MBJB) will no longer be issuing physical coupons for its 68,000 public parking spaces. The city council is encouraging v...
CEO of Renault's Alpine brand replaced
21 July 2023
Krief. PARIS: Renault replaced Laurent Rossi on Thursday as chief executive of its Alpine sportscar brand, which competes in Formula One, with Philippe Krief taking over at the to...
AmBank vies for share of Tesla car loan business
21 July 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: AmBank has entered into a tie-up with Tesla Inc. to offer an attractive auto financing package for Malaysians who want to buy the Tesla Model Y. AmBank and Maybank...
Jaguar Land Rover appoints interim boss Mardell as CEO for t...
21 July 2023
BENGALURU: Jaguar Land Rover (JLR), a unit of Indian automaker Tata Motors, said on Thursday it appointed interim boss Adrian Mardell as chief executive officer for a three-year te...
Porsche Taycan 4S Cross Turismo achieves record run from Tha...
21 July 2023
PETALING JAYA: Porsche has made history in Southeast Asia by becoming the first brand to conduct the fastest single journey in an EV from Thailand to Singapore. Three drivers re...
City council acts against car workshop for causing obstructi...
21 July 2023
Pravin (left) and an enforcement officer showing a sticker placed on an abandoned vehicle to remind the owner to remove it. PETALING JAYA: A car workshop in Taman Kinrara Section ...