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VW masters dry-coating battery process with potential to sla...
16 June 2023
BERLIN: Volkswagen and a technology partner have mastered a battery manufacturing process called dry coating which if scaled up could cut the cost of cell production by hundreds of...
Stellantis to unveil €25,000 EV in fight for mass-market buy...
16 June 2023
AMSTERDAM: Stellantis NV will start sales of an affordable electric car priced at less than €25,000 (RM127,000) early next year, targeting mass-market customers who may otherwise t...
More orange boxes to be drawn to enhance safety on Penang Is...
16 June 2023
GEORGE TOWN: The Penang Island City Council (MBPP) will increase the number of orange boxes drawn at traffic light junctions to ensure the safety of motorcyclists and cyclists. ...
Right move to introduce three contra-flow lanes in KL, says ...
16 June 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: The plan to introduce three contra-flow lanes in the city is the right move to ease traffic congestion during peak hours, says Tan Sri Lee Lam Thye. The Alliance f...
Xpeng expands self-driving capability to Beijing, eyes wider...
16 June 2023
HONG KONG: Chinese electric vehicle maker Xpeng Inc on Thursday expanded its self-driving capability to Beijing as part of the automaker's expanded launch of City NGP (Navigation G...
Carro and Jardine Cycle & Carriage team up to target Singapo...
16 June 2023
Tan (left) and Foo. SINGAPORE: Jardine Cycle & Carriage (JC&C) and Carro announced today a strategic partnership that aims to improve the used car and aftersales segments ...
Ford Performance preps to race Ranger Raptor T1+ in Dakar Ra...
16 June 2023
DETROIT: An extreme racing version of the Ford Ranger will lead the expansion of Ford Performance global off-road racing to include the famed Dakar Rally in 2024 and beyond. For...
Mercedes-Benz Vision One-Eleven unveiled
16 June 2023
STUTTGART: Mercedes-Benz introduced the Vision One-Eleven concept car, which features gull wing doors and uses axial electric motors. Much like its historic predecessor, the C 1...
Nissan executive Gupta to quit over internal 'rivalry', says...
16 June 2023
TOKYO: Nissan's chief operating officer Ashwani Gupta will leave his position at the Japanese automaker, a source said Thursday, confirming a report that described a leadership cla...
Audi chief sets sights on China in electric car catch-up
16 June 2023
INGOLSTADT: Audi has to speed up development of new models to meet a surge in demand for electric vehicles, especially in China, the German luxury carmaker's CEO said in an intervi...
Budget Perodua Axia E launched from RM22,000
15 June 2023
PETALING JAYA: Perodua has unveiled its entry variant Axia E which is targeted primarily at the lower-income group with a price of RM22,000 without insurance. This variant is ba...
Ducati DesertX gets new 2023 RR22 Matt Saturn Grey livery
15 June 2023
PETALING JAYA: Ducati in Malaysia has unveiled a new livery of RR22 Matt Saturn Grey for the DesertX adventure motorcycle. The new design which elevates the DesertX to new heigh...
EVs with manual gearbox? Yep, Toyota is working on that
15 June 2023
The Lexus UX300e has been modified to fit in a 'manual' gearbox. TOKYO: Toyota is developing electric vehicles (EVs) with manual transmissions and vehicles that behave like diff...
Open payment system at 12 highways from September
15 June 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: The open payment system, which allows road users to pay tolls using debit and credit cards, would be implemented starting September at 12 highways. Works Minister ...
Two weeks' free toll along newly launched second phase of SU...
15 June 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: Road users will be able to enjoy two weeks of free toll when passing through the new Alam Damai toll plaza on the newly launched second phase of the Sungai Besi-Ulu K...
Boustead denies it is seeking to sell BHPetrol
15 June 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: Boustead Holdings Bhd (BHB) has clarified that it has not had any material discussions with any parties pertaining to the alleged sale of Boustead Petroleum Marketing...
SpareXHub to hold sale on BMW, MINI and Motorrad parts on Ju...
15 June 2023
PETALING JAYA: e-commerce platform SpareXHub is organising a warehouse sale on genuine BMW, MINI and Motorrad spare parts and merchandise from June 16-18. The sale will be held ...
Mercedes drivers can soon turn to ChatGPT for voice control
15 June 2023
STUTTGART: ChatGPT will soon hit the road. Mercedes-Benz said today US drivers could power some of their luxury vehicles with ChatGPT in a test program starting June 16. Comp...
US startup Carbon Rivers says graphene is the answer to toxi...
15 June 2023
LONDON: Graphene added to tyres could replace the toxic chemical 6PPD, US startup Carbon Rivers says, as pressure mounts on the auto industry to eliminate the widely-used compound ...
MyEG and OGT in electric bike deal
15 June 2023
PETALING JAYA: MyEG Services Bhd has inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Oyika Green Technologies Sdn Bhd (OGT) to collaborate on the use of electric motorcycles and pla...