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Toyota says more than 2 million face risk of vehicle data le...
12 May 2023
TOKYO: Toyota Motor Corp said today the vehicle data of about 2.15 million users was left publicly available in Japan for about a decade from November 2013 to mid-April. The lea...
Taiwanese battery maker ProLogium eyes overseas base in Fran...
12 May 2023
PARIS: Battery maker ProLogium aims to put down roots outside of its home of Taiwan with a major new investment in France and wants to float on the stock market to help fund its ex...
UK's first driverless bus service launched
12 May 2023
EDINBURGH: Marking the launch of the UK’s first autonomous bus service and one of the first of its kind in the world, a driverless bus has taken passengers across Scotland's Forth ...
Touch ‘n Go bags two tech awards
12 May 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: Touch 'n Go Sdn Bhd received double recognition at the recent Malaysia Technology Excellence Awards 2023. The company was awarded for its RFID fueling solution in...
Look out for potholes when you drive
12 May 2023
PETALING JAYA: Potholes are the bane of motorists and have been known to cause fatalities in the country, particularly among motorcyclists. Damage sustained by vehicles driven o...
Ferrari overtakes Fiat owner as value climbs past US$50bil
12 May 2023
MILAN: Ferrari NV’s market value has surpassed that of Stellantis NV - the auto conglomerate that contains Fiat, which was once the parent of the iconic Italian luxury sports-car m...
Alpine A290_ß shows off a vision of the electric hot hatch f...
12 May 2023
PARIS: The A290, the future compact B-segment electric sports car in Alpine’s new era, is previewed through the sporty A290_ß (A290 beta) show car. The first of the three models...
Škoda engine know-how will power 50 models across seven VW G...
12 May 2023
LONDON: Škoda’s technical expertise and experience has been honoured with an important assignment, as the brand has been given responsibility for the development of EA 211 series c...
Renault wants to bring other strategic investors to Ampere a...
12 May 2023
BRUSSELS: Renault wants to attract further investors to its electric vehicle unit Ampere and premium sports brand Alpine, CEO Luca de Meo said on Thursday. With the auto industr...
Local production of GAC GS3 SUV to begin in April 2024
11 May 2023
GAC Group VP and GAC International chairman Yu Jun (left) and Tan at the event. PETALING JAYA: WTC Automotif (WTCA) Malaysia Sdn Bhd today announced plans to set up a RM60mil loca...
Ital Auto Malaysia is the new local official Ferrari importe...
11 May 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: Ferrari S.p.A has appointed Ital Auto Malaysia Sdn Bhd as the authorised Ferrari importer for Malaysia from May 5. Ital Auto Malaysia Sdn Bhd is a subsidiary of It...
Volvo says software issues delay EX90 production
11 May 2023
GOTHENBURG: Volvo Car AB will delay the production start of its electric flagship SUV because the company needs more time for software development and testing. Output of the EX9...
Volkswagen CFO: Next-generation software platform to come by...
11 May 2023
BERLIN: Volkswagen software unit Cariad will likely bring its next generation 2.0 platform to market towards 2027 or 2028, its chief financial officer said at a Financial Times con...
Subaru sets out targets for EV push over five years
11 May 2023
TOKYO: Japanese automaker Subaru Corp laid out targets for selling and making battery electric vehicles (EVs) today, aiming for global sales of 200,000 units a year by around 2026 ...
New MINI charging station springs up near Jonker Street, Mal...
11 May 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: BMW dealer Seong Hoe Premium Motors unveiled a new MINI charging station comprising four chargers in Kota Syahbandar, just two kilometres from the iconic Jonker Stree...
Proton City takes shape with infra boost for Tanjung Malim
11 May 2023
TAIPING: Preparations are already in place to build more infrastructure for workers and their families who would be moving to Proton’s Tanjung Malim plant in stages. Perak Mentr...
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...