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EV players eagerly await new road tax structure
17 May 2023
PETALING JAYA: Electric vehicle (EV) users and dealers want definitive guidelines on the formula that will be in place to calculate the new EV road tax structure as announced by th...
Touch 'n Go ewallet down, users unable to reload or make pay...
17 May 2023
PETALING JAYA: Touch 'n Go (TNG) ewallet is facing a service outage, with some users receiving a message saying, "Sorry, but heavy traffic is causing delays in processing your requ...
Polestar and Smart open the door to partnerships
17 May 2023
MUNICH: Senior executives of small electric vehicle brands Polestar and Smart said Tuesday they are open to new technology and investor partners as they fight for sales against lar...
Smart car wheels gain traction as new designs hit the road
17 May 2023
MUNICH: You can't re-invent the car wheel, but that hasn't stopped it from evolving considerably over the past few decades. Car wheels have become increasingly sophisticated design...
Lamborghini unveils Urus Performante 'Essenza SCV12' Limited...
17 May 2023
BOLOGNA: Lamborghini has introduced the Urus Performante Special Edition, dedicated to the Essenza SCV12 and reserved exclusively for owners of the track-only hypercar produced in ...
Mercedes to launch high-end electric camper vans targeting g...
17 May 2023
STUTTGART: Mercedes-Benz AG will launch a new line of high-end electric camper vans, the latest move in the German automaker’s bid to boost profit by shifting further upmarket. ...
New Volvo car design studio opens in Shanghai
17 May 2023
SHANGHAI: A new Volvo car design studio opened last week here, becoming one of the automakers' three global design centres. Mirroring Volvo Cars' design headquarters in Gothenbu...
2023 Lexus RX 350 Luxury SUV arrives at RM468,888
16 May 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: Lexus Malaysia has launched the imported 2023 RX 350 Luxury SUV (sport utility vehicle) at RM468,888 on-the-road without insurance, with a five-year, unlimited mileag...
Rafale is Renault's new top-of-the-range coupe SUV
16 May 2023
PARIS: Renault has unveiled the name of its future top-of-the-range coupe SUV: Rafale. Rafale completes the brand’s line-up powered by E-Tech hybrid engines and built on the CMF...
New road tax structure for electric vehicles in the works, s...
16 May 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: The Transport Ministry is working on a new road tax structure for electric vehicles (EVs), said minister Anthony Loke. He said the new structure was expected to be...
Emissions scandal: Ex-Audi boss admits role in fraud by negl...
16 May 2023
Stadler is expected to get a suspended prison sentence of 1.5-2 years and a fine of 1.1 million euros. — Reuters MUNICH: Former Audi boss Rupert Stadler accepted his role in commi...
JPJ targets over RM5bil in revenue collection this year, say...
16 May 2023
KUALA TERENGGANU: The Road Transport Department (JPJ) aims to collect more than RM5 billion in revenue by the end of this year. Its director-general, Datuk Zailani Hashim, said ...
Musk tells Tesla staff he must approve all hiring, memo show...
16 May 2023
Musk wants to keep a tight lid on new hires.— Reuters AUSTIN: Tesla Inc CEO Elon Musk has said that the company can make no new hires unless he personally approves them, including...
Tesla revamped Model 3 nears final trial production in Shang...
16 May 2023
AUSTIN: Tesla Inc. is nearing the final stages before starting trial production of its revamped Model 3 sedan in Shanghai, according to people familiar with the matter, a variant o...
Chevron Malaysia launches Caltex Rewards programme
16 May 2023
PETALING JAYA: Chevron Malaysia, the company which markets Caltex fuels and lubricants in the country, launched its Caltex Rewards loyalty programme. The programme, available ac...
Korea’s battery makers embrace LFP cells as China strides ah...
16 May 2023
SEOUL: South Korea’s battery giants have to date mainly focused on nickel cells and largely neglected research into iron-based cells, which China favours, citing their poorer perfo...
Bugatti Residences coming up
16 May 2023
DUBAI: Bentley and Aston Martin have their share of self-branded luxury residences. It's now Bugatti's turn. It has teamed up with UAE real estate developer Binghatti to crea...
Ford unveils all-electric E-Tourneo Courier for Europe
16 May 2023
COPENHAGEN: Ford has revealed the all-new E-Tourneo Courier here as part of "Bring On Tomorrow Live" – a showcase event for Ford’s electric journey. The E-Tourneo Courier is a f...
Suzuki Jimny Corner launched at Naza Skylounge
15 May 2023
SUBANG: Naza Eastern Motors Sdn Bhd has launched the Jimny Corner at the Naza Skylounge, located at the Subang SkyPark Terminal at the Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport. Mohamad Ir...
Tesla’s new car-making process stokes debate among industry ...
15 May 2023
According to Tesla's unboxed assembly process, a car is divided into subassemblies, each with their own team. After all the subassemblies are completed and ready, they come togethe...