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Hyundai, Kia agree to US$200mil settlement over US car theft...
19 May 2023
WASHINGTON: Hyundai Motor and Kia Corp agreed to a consumer class-action lawsuit settlement worth US$200 million (RM909mil) over rampant car thefts of the Korean automakers' vehicl...
KEMB swipes the top 3 wins in Scania’s A Good Driver competi...
19 May 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: The best Konsortium E-Mutiara Bhd (KEMB) drivers won the first, second and third place in Scania’s ‘A Good Driver’ Competition. The winners drove coaches that are...
Prizes worth RM900,000 in FUSO Canter 60th anniversary conte...
19 May 2023
PUCHONG: Hap Seng Trucks Distribution (HSTD) has presented a Mercedes-Benz C-Class C200 to the first draw grand prize winner of its FUSO Canter 60th anniversary contest 2023. Th...
Bidding period for 'FF' series number plates extended until ...
19 May 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: The Road Transport Department (JPJ) has extended the bidding period for the "FF" series of number plates through the JPJeBid system by one day to 10pm today. Trans...
Porsche adds support for Apple Maps EV routing in Taycan
19 May 2023
ATLANTA: Porsche Taycan owners can now use Apple Maps EV Routing to plan their journey. In conjunction with Apple, Porsche Digital Inc. has enabled the ability for US-based cust...
BMW aims to also build new class of EVs in China from 2026
19 May 2023
BERLIN: BMW aims to produce its new class of electric vehicles in China as well as Europe from 2026, requiring an investment of around 1.3 billion euros, BMW production chief Milan...
Gentari activates first charging points in Thailand in partn...
18 May 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian clean energy solutions provider Gentari Sdn Bhd and Bangkok-based electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure provider Evolt Technology Co Ltd, have activ...
VinFast to launch its first four right-hand drive EVs
18 May 2023
BANGKOK: Vietnam's VinFast is planning to introduce its first four right-hand drive EVs (electric vehicles) and expand into the Southeast Asia, in addition to its focus on key mark...
Targeted subsidies for diesel to be implemented next year, s...
18 May 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: The implementation of targeted subsidies for diesel is expected to begin next year, says Domestic Trade and Cost of Living Minister Datuk Seri Salahuddin Ayub. He ...
Tyre-makers under pressure as too much rubber hits the road
18 May 2023
LONDON: Tyre-makers are under pressure to almost literally reinvent the wheel as regulators turn their scrutiny to tyre pollution that is set to surge with the rise of electric veh...
JPJ takes action against 40 vehicles retrofitted with LED, H...
18 May 2023
SIBU: The Road Transport Department (JPJ) Sibu branch has taken action against owners of 40 vehicles found to be retrofitted with light emitting diode (LED) and high intensity disc...
Ducatistis paint the town red with riding event
18 May 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: Ducati Malaysia recently hosted the highly anticipated #WeRideAsOne event, which saw the participation of more than 350 bikes from passionate Ducati riders across the...
Top Toyota scientist says world lacks the resources to go al...
18 May 2023
Pratt. HIROSHIMA: Toyota Motor Corp.’s top scientist warned that transitioning to electric vehicles too quickly could lead drivers to hold on to old gas guzzlers and called for hy...
Tesla held talks with India on auto incentives, battery maki...
18 May 2023
NEW DELHI: Tesla Inc has held discussions with Indian officials about domestic incentives being offered to car and battery manufacturers, said a person with direct knowledge of the...
Aston Martin soars after Geely to double stake
18 May 2023
LONDON: Aston Martin Lagonda Global Holdings Plc’s shares surged after it said China’s Geely Automobile Holdings Ltd will double its stake and become the UK sportscar maker’s third...
German carmakers call for post-Brexit rules to be postponed
18 May 2023
BERLIN: Germany's powerful auto industry association is urging the European Union and Britain to postpone post-Brexit rules it says would hamper the transition to electric vehicles...
Tesla delays Roadster once again
18 May 2023
LONDON: Tesla has pushed back the release of its Roadster model once again, with the firm’s CEO Elon Musk stating that it would "hopefully" arrive next year. Announced during Te...
VW launches limited-edition Polo GTI Edition 25
18 May 2023
WOLFSBURG: Volkswagen on Wednesday celebrated 25 years of the Polo GTI by introducing the Polo GTI Edition 25. The limited edition is based on the current 152 kW (207 PS) Polo G...
BFGoodrich launches g-Force Phenom T/A ultra-high-performanc...
17 May 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: The new BFGoodrich g-Force Phenom T/A on-road, ultra-high-performance tyre is billed as taking vehicle performance to the next level, in both wet and dry conditions. ...
McLaren F1 star Lando Norris collects his MSO McLaren 765LT ...
17 May 2023
LONDON: Formula 1 star Lando Norris has collected his own McLaren 765LT Spider, personalised by McLaren Special Operations (MSO) and originally presented to him at the McLaren Prod...