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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...
Startup UVeye raises US$100mil to use AI to detect tyre pres...
10 May 2023
SAN FRANCISCO: UVeye, a company that uses artificial intelligence for vehicle inspections, has raised US$100 million (RM445mil) from investors including General Motors Co. and CarM...
Italian tuner Abarth adds fake engine growl to 500e
10 May 2023
ROME: It is not easy being a hot hatch in the silent electric car era, but Italian tuner Abarth has found a way to make the 500e sound loud and rorty even though it doesn't have a ...
Fisker's debut SUV delayed by lingering software woes
10 May 2023
LOS ANGELES: Fisker Inc. is facing delays on delivering its debut electric SUV to customers because of problems integrating software into the vehicles, according to people familiar...
Volvo to unveil EX30 electric SUV on June 7
10 May 2023
GOTHENBURG: Volvo announced on Tuesday that its smallest electric SUV - the EX30 - will have its world premiere on June 7. On the same date, it will also become available to ord...