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New Hyundai Kona at New York Auto Show
06 April 2023
NEW YORK: Hyundai has revealed the all-new 2024 Kona Electric, Limited, and N Line models in its North American debut at the New York International Auto Show. The 2024 all-elect...
Ford plans 'dramatic reductions' in product complexity, says...
06 April 2023
DETROIT: Ford Motor Coplans "dramatic reductions" in the complexity of its product lineup starting in the 2024 model year, Jim Baumbick, the automaker's product development chief, ...
Too early to assess Putrajaya MRT route on peak-hour congest...
06 April 2023
SEPANG: It is still too early to assess the effectiveness of the Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) service in the Putrajaya route in reducing traffic congestion, said Transport Minister Ant...
Walmart plans own EV charger network at US stores by 2030
06 April 2023
NEW YORK: Walmart plans to have its own network of electric vehicle charging stations for public use by 2030, to tap into growing adoption of EVs in the United States. The new f...
Stellantis unveils Ram EV pickup, to debut late in 2024, at ...
06 April 2023
NEW YORK: Chrysler parent Stellantis NV on Wednesday unveiled its new electric Ram pickup truck, which is poised to debut on the market late in 2024 as a key part of the French-Ita...
Paris to put an end to rentals of accident-prone e-scooters
06 April 2023
PARIS: Paris is set to become the first capital in Europe to ban e-scooter rentals after realising it was largely found to have caused a public nuisance in the city. In a refere...
Ford aims a new electric van at European cities - and startu...
06 April 2023
DETROIT: Ford Motor Co unveiled a new electric Courier van aimed at winning business customers in Europe, and boxing out electric van startups such as Arrival. The electric ...
Setting up highway lanes for self-driving trucks
06 April 2023
TOKYO: The expressway linking Tokyo to Nagoya is soon to be equipped with a lane reserved for autonomous trucks. The idea is to allow the first driverless trucks to operate on a...
F1 designer Gordon Murray unveils T.33 Spider
05 April 2023
LONDON: Gordon Murray, who designed Formula One cars for McLaren, announced plans on April 4 to build a new supercar. The Gordon Murray Automotive T.33 Spider shares a naturally...
Mercedes‑AMG GLS 63 4MATIC+ updated
05 April 2023
STUTTGART, Germany: The 2024 updated GLS 63 4MATIC+ gets improved on-road driving dynamics, a newly designed LED rear light signature, and the front section now bears the AMG emble...
Mercedes‑Maybach GLS 600 4MATIC refreshed
05 April 2023
STUTTGART, Germany: The new Mercedes GLS models get updated for 2024, with fresh looks, upgraded standard equipment, new options and software, and interior colours and trim. The...
What's new in Mercedes‑Benz GLS
05 April 2023
STUTTGART: The new Mercedes GLS models get updated for 2024, with fresh looks, upgraded standard equipment, new options and software, and interior colours and trim. The latest M...
Proton's strong sales momentum continues in first quarter
05 April 2023
Roslan. SUBANG JAYA: National carmaker Proton continued its strong start to 2023 with sales continuing an upwards trajectory. For the month of March, the company sold 14,573 (d...
Toyota sold over 9,000 cars in Q1 2023, up 12%
05 April 2023
SHAH ALAM: UMW Toyota Motor ended Q1 of 2023 on a high note, registering 9,026 units for Toyota and 110 units for Lexus for March 2023, the highest ever sales registered for a firs...
VW halts sale of some ID.4 EVs over risk doors might fling o...
05 April 2023
FRANKFURT: Volkswagen AG has ordered dealers in the US and Canada to stop selling its ID.4 electric SUV because its doors might open while in motion, and the German carmaker doesn’...
New silicon anodes could help EV batteries go farther, charg...
05 April 2023
LONDON: A new generation of electric vehicle (EV) batteries that hold more energy, achieve longer driving range and charge more quickly should begin reaching customers by mid-decad...
World's first self-driving bus service to launch in Scotland...
05 April 2023
LONDON: In what is believed to be a world first, self-driving buses are set to begin public services next month in Scotland, taking passengers between a car park outside Edinburgh ...
April 6-12: Fuel prices unchanged
05 April 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: The retail prices of RON97 and RON95 petrol and diesel will remain unchanged for the period from April 6-12. The Finance Ministry, in a statement today, said that ...
Trapo products now available through Touch 'n Go eWallet
05 April 2023
(Left) Lee and Chua at the signing event. KUALA LUMPUR: Trapo Malaysia and Touch ‘n Go eWallet have consolidated their strategic partnership with a Memorandum of Understanding (MO...
Tesla to warn of data privacy risk from car security cameras...
05 April 2023
BERLIN: Tesla will warn that its "sentry mode", which records a car's surroundings, risks infringing data privacy laws in Germany after consumer group vzbv sued the manufacturer fo...