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Fiat fades out its grey cars in favour of more 'cheerful' hu...
30 June 2023
ROME: At a time when the vast majority of cars are white, black and grey, Italian maker Fiat says it's dropping its monochrome paint schemes because they are not "cheerful" enough....
Zeekr opens orders for two luxury electric cars in Sweden, N...
29 June 2023
LONDON: Zeekr, Geely Automobile's electric brand, said on Wednesday that two of its all-electric luxury cars are available for pre-order in the Netherlands and Sweden, joining a gr...
Prius owners in Japan offered upgrade service
29 June 2023
TOYOTA CITY: Toyota announced last week that it has started offering an upgrade service in Japan that allows customers to upgrade their cars as part of its efforts to enhance car v...
Nissan installed camera to monitor No. 2's home, say sources
29 June 2023
Gupta was widely seen as a possible successor to Uchida. YOKOHAMA: Nissan installed a camera surveillance system at the home of former executive Ashwani Gupta so the automaker's i...
EU-funded hybrid car prototype explodes in Italy, killing tw...
29 June 2023
The scene of the tragedy in Naples last week. Shown in inset is the car after the fire was put out. — Photos from Italy's Today Cronaca ROME: Two people have died after a hybrid...
Toll collection starts June 30 for SUKE's Phase 2 stretch
29 June 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: Motorists using the Sungai Besi-Ulu Kelang Elevated Expressway (SUKE) will have to start paying at the Alam Damai Toll Plaza at 12.01am tomorrow. Projek Lintasan S...
Toyota's May global sales jump as parts supply shortage ease...
29 June 2023
TOKYO: Toyota Motor reported today a 10% jump in global sales for May from a year earlier, benefiting from growth at home and other key markets on a recovery in the supply of chips...
BMW to produce X3 plug-in hybrid at South Africa plant
29 June 2023
PRETORIA: Germany's BMW will build its X3 model in South Africa from 2024, investing 4.2 billion rand (RM1bil), to electrify its plant in Rosslyn, the company said in a statement t...
Public lauds govt move to drop mask mandate in public transp...
29 June 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: The decision to not to make the use of face masks in health facilities and on public transportation compulsory any more from July 5 shows that the government is ready...
Police to keep close watch on 76 traffic hotspots
29 June 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: Police have identified 76 traffic hotspots along major expressways nationwide to be monitored during the Hari Raya Aidiladha holidays. Bukit Aman Traffic Investi­g...
Porsche flags €20bil electric, software push
29 June 2023
STUTTGART: Porsche AG will spend more than €20 billion (RM102bil) in the coming years to equip models including its planned new Cayenne sport utility vehicle with top-line electric...
Over five million vehicles expected on major highways
28 June 2023
North-bound traffic on the North-South Expressway reduced to a crawl near the Sungai Buloh Hospital at 5.30pm today. In contrast, traffic in the opposite direction was free-flowing...
Motorists urged to follow traffic rules as Aidiladha exodus ...
28 June 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: Traffic along the North-South Expressway (NSE), Elite and Kuala Lumpur-Karak Expressway is slow along certain sections as people begin to balik kampung for the Hari R...
Cycle & Carriage Ipoh hosts Luxury Living and Mercedes-Benz ...
28 June 2023
IPOH: In line with its commitment to delivering exceptional journeys, Cycle & Carriage recently treated its customers in Ipoh to a taste of the luxurious Mercedes-Benz ownershi...
Nissan will not fill COO position left open by Gupta's depar...
28 June 2023
TOKYO: Nissan Motor Co has decided to not fill in the chief operating officer position vacated by Ashwani Gupta under a new management structure, the Japanese automaker said today....
Small pickups fall short in rear seat safety, US study shows
28 June 2023
WASHINGTON: Small pickups fell short of the standards expected in protecting the passengers on the rear seat of the vehicle, tests conducted by the US Insurance Institute for Highw...
US advances New York City vehicle congestion pricing plan
28 June 2023
WASHINGTON: A New York City plan to charge a daily toll on vehicles entering or remaining in the central business district got a boost on Monday from the US Department of Transport...
UMW Toyota Motor and Toyota Gazoo Racing Malaysia to continu...
28 June 2023
SHAH ALAM: UMW Toyota Motor and Toyota Gazoo Racing Malaysia have announced their continued support for Malaysian motorsports for on-track and virtual racing activities with the co...
June 29-July 5: Fuel prices unchanged
28 June 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: The retail prices of RON97 and RON95 petrol and diesel will remain unchanged for the period from June 22-28. The Finance Ministry, in a statement, said that RON97 ...
Socar celebrates mid-year milestones
28 June 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: Socar's subsidiary Trevo, a peer to peer car sharing platform, will be expanding its services in East Malaysia. In a statement, Socar, Malaysia’s top car-rental a...