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Panasonic delays production of new Tesla battery to improve ...
11 May 2023
SAN FRANCISCO/TOKYOP: Panasonic said on Wednesday that it will delay the commercial production of its 4680 battery cells championed by Tesla CEO Elon Musk and begin operations duri...
Price war squeezes Chinese carmakers
11 May 2023
HONG KONG: China’s increasingly heated car price war is exacting a heavy toll on automakers. Steep discounts have failed to reverse a slide in sales for most manufacturers, and ear...
Shooting at German Mercedes plant kills two; production halt...
11 May 2023
Ambulances are parked outside the plant near Stuttgart earlier today following the shooting. — Reuters BERLIN: A shooting at a Mercedes-Benz plant in the city of Sindelfingen in s...
GM overhauls North American commercial vehicle sales operati...
11 May 2023
DETROIT: General Motors Co will consolidate North American sales operations for commercial vehicles, parts and telematics services under a new brand umbrella, GM Envolve, that will...
Ford tests viability of hydrogen technology with Transit van
11 May 2023
LONDON: Ford has announced it will test hydrogen fuel-cell Transits as the firm explores alternatives to EVs for high-mileage drivers with limited charging options. While Ford a...
Foreign carmakers may lose China market share on EVs, says G...
11 May 2023
BEIJING: The world’s largest car market is rapidly going electric, and automakers risk losing sales if they don’t follow suit, climate campaigner Greenpeace said in a report. Vo...
Goodyear Assurance ComfortTred: More comfort in your ride
11 May 2023
GOODYEAR Malaysia recently offered CarSifu the opportunity to review its all-new premium Assurance ComfortTred, the latest member of the Assurance family of passenger car and sport...
Porsche marks the end of petrol-powered Boxster with 718 Spy...
11 May 2023
BERLIN: Porsche has topped its 718 line-up with a new 718 Spyder RS – the final petrol Boxster before the model is electrified. Weighing in at 1,410kg, the 718 Spyder RS uses th...
Porsche works with Mobileye to integrate driver aids into it...
11 May 2023
STUTTGART: Porsche and technology company Mobileye are working on series production of advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS) solutions. In future models, Porsche plans to of...
Hap Seng company appointed first Smart dealer in Malaysia
10 May 2023
SUBANG JAYA: Smart distributor Proton New Energy Technology Sdn. Bhd. (PRO-NET) has appointed its first dealer ahead of the launch of the smart #1 by the end of 2023. Hap Seng S...
Toyota targets 10% profit jump, robust EV sales as chip woes...
10 May 2023
TOKYO: Toyota Motor Corp today said it expects operating profit to climb 10% this business year, with a five-fold jump in pure electric vehicle (EV) sales amid an easing in global ...
Ford's new muscle truck, Ranger Raptor, made possible by EVs
10 May 2023
DETROIT: Ford Motor Co today unveiled the latest addition to its muscle truck franchise - a Ranger Raptor midsize pickup with a 405-horsepower engine and a suspension designed for ...
Indonesia tax cut drives electric car sales for Hyundai, Wul...
10 May 2023
JAKARTA: Sales of electric cars in Indonesia jumped last month after the government launched tax incentives, auto executives said, in an early sign that electric vehicle (EV) adopt...
China's SAIC to dilute stake in MG Motor India, drive EV sal...
10 May 2023
BENGALURU: China's SAIC Motor plans to drop its ownership in MG Motor India to allow domestic entities to take a majority stake, the Indian electric vehicle maker said today, as Ch...
12 highway concessionaires yes to open toll payment system, ...
10 May 2023
PETALING JAYA: A total of 12 highway concessionaires have agreed to implement an open toll payment system that will start this September, says Works Minister Datuk Seri Alexander N...
New BMW R 1250 R and R 1250 RS arrive from RM114,500
10 May 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: BMW Motorrad Malaysia today unveiled the new R 1250 R and R 1250 RS, bringing a suite of innovative features that complement the dynamic nature of both exceptional sp...
May 11-17: Fuel prices unchanged
10 May 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: The retail prices of RON97 and RON95 petrol and diesel will remain unchanged for the period from May 11-17. The Finance Ministry, in a statement today, said that R...
GM hires ex-Apple executive Abbott to lead software unit
10 May 2023
DETROIT: General Motors Co has named former Apple Inc executive Mike Abbott to lead a division that will bring together three software functions within the company. Abbott, whos...
China's BYD cuts starting price for Seal EV; aims to extend ...
10 May 2023
SHANGHAI: BYD Co Ltd today cut the starting price of its best-selling Seal sedan by 10%, as the Chinese electric vehicle (EV) giant seeks to extend its lead in the world's largest ...
Volkswagen announces fastest-ever Golf
10 May 2023
BERLIN: VW is launching the most powerful Golf ever to mark an anniversary year of its sports variant. The limited edition model is called Golf R 333 and offers 333hp from a turboc...