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UMW Toyota Motor continues sales push in May
09 June 2023
SHAH ALAM: UMW Toyota Motor ended May with a dominating position recording an impressive 7,875 units sold for Toyota and 129 units for Lexus. The combined Toyota and Lexus total...
Top US auto safety investigator resigns after audit finds fl...
09 June 2023
WASHINGTON: The head of the US governmental office charged with administrating auto recalls and launching federal investigations into safety defects has resigned, a week after gove...
Peugeot’s new 3008 to debut panoramic i-Cockpit with 21-inch...
09 June 2023
LONDON: Peugeot has given an early look at a new panoramic version of its i-Cockpit system. Due to debut on the new Peugeot 3008 which will arrive later this year, the system us...
Ex-minister urges Beijing to lead in setting global EV batte...
09 June 2023
BEIJING/SHANGHAI: China should standardise requirements for electric vehicle (EV) batteries in order to keep its edge over other markets such as the US and Europe in the rapidly gr...
Carsome says growth still strong with liquidity of US$150mil
09 June 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: Carsome seeks to clarify a recent news report and affirms that the company has not solicited or petitioned the Finance Ministry for funding. In a statement, Carsom...
BYD outbids Tesla to supply EVs for Indonesian taxi operator
09 June 2023
BYD’s Bluebird taxis in Bali. — Bloomberg JAKARTA: Indonesia’s largest taxi operator will turn to BYD Co. for 80% of its electric-vehicle fleet while reviewing its Tesla Inc order...
Mercedes-Benz beats Tesla for California's approval of autom...
09 June 2023
SACRAMENTO: The California Department of Motor Vehicles on Thursday approved Mercedes-Benz's automated driving system on designated highways under certain conditions without the ac...
Mercedes-AMG EQS and AMG EQE arrive in Malaysia
08 June 2023
Sardien (left) and Plangger posing with the two models following their launch today. KUALA LUMPUR: Mercedes-Benz Malaysia today launched the sporty version of the EQS and EQE. ...
Mercedes-AMG EQE 53 priced at RM649,888
08 June 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: Like the EQS 53, the Mercedes-AMG EQE 53 4MATIC+ offers a performance-oriented drive concept with two electric motors. Total output is 505 kW (687 hp). The include...
Isuzu says no plans to relocate factory from Thailand to Ind...
08 June 2023
TOKYO: Japanese truck maker Isuzu Motors said today it was not planning to move a factory to Indonesia from Thailand, a day after the Indonesian industry minister signalled it woul...
New Ford Ranger Raptor 2.0 Bi-Turbo Diesel rolls in from RM2...
08 June 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: Sime Darby Auto ConneXion (SDAC) the sole distributor of Ford in Malaysia, launched the next-generation Ranger Raptor 2.0-litre Bi-Turbo Diesel pick-up truck. Pric...
Modified Mitsubishi Triton and Xpander for Tokyo Auto Salon
08 June 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia will participate in the inaugural Tokyo Auto Salon from June 9-11 at the Malaysia International Trade & Exhibition Centre (Mitec). T...
US luxury EV maker Lucid set to enter China market
08 June 2023
SHANGHAI: US luxury electric vehicle (EV) maker Lucid Group is preparing to enter the world's largest auto market, its head of China operations Zhu Jiang said today. Lucid will ...
China launches nationwide car purchase campaign as May sales...
08 June 2023
BEIJING/SHANGHAI: China announced a nationwide campaign today to promote automobile purchases in a major push to shore up demand in the world's largest auto market. The announce...
UK self-driving car dreams could break down at the starting ...
08 June 2023
LONDON: Britain could lose out on investments in autonomous vehicles (AVs) and see startups shift testing elsewhere if promised laws to regulate the technology are not passed befor...
Proton sales in May up by 40% over April's
08 June 2023
SUBANG JAYA: Sales for national carmaker Proton rebounded in May following a slow start to the second quarter of 2023, due to the Malaysian automotive market being affected by the ...
Used car dealers appeal for end to red tape
08 June 2023
Khor (left) suggested that the eAuto system be directly linked to the police. — CHAN BOON KAI/The Star PETALING JAYA: The government has been urged to streamline the process for s...
Skoda’s upcoming Kodiaq to get plug-in hybrid tech and safet...
08 June 2023
LONDON: Skoda has stated that its new Kodiaq seven-seater will be available with a plug-in hybrid for the first time while bringing advances in onboard safety and equipment. The...
BMW M 1000 XR prototype unveiled
08 June 2023
MUNICH: BMW Motorrad has unveiled the M 1000 XR prototype, which offers a glimpse of the newest model in the M lineup. BMW Motorrad applied the M strategy to motorcycles in 2019...
Isuzu to relocate factory from Thailand to Indonesia, says I...
08 June 2023
JAKARTA: Japanese truck maker Isuzu Motors plans to relocate a factory from Thailand to Indonesia and could start production as early as next year, Indonesia's industry minister sa...