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EU car data access rules in progress but no timeline
04 April 2023
BRUSSELS: The European Commission is working on rules to ensure fair access to valuable car data for companies and industry but does not know when they will be ready, a spokesman s...
Decline of entry-level cars in Europe
04 April 2023
FRANKFURT: The number of the smallest, entry-level cars has been on the decline in Europe, with a sharp decline in the number of models on sale in this segment, as manufacturers ch...
New multi-storey car park at Penang airport opens
04 April 2023
GEORGE TOWN: The newly constructed seven-storey car park at Penang International Airport is open to the public starting this month after obtaining the certificate of completion and...
Mercedes classic G-Class set to launch as an electric in 202...
04 April 2023
VIENNA: The Mercedes-Benz G-Class is to come onto the market with all-electric power in 2024, the manufacturer announced during test drives with pre-production models at this elect...
China’s unloved EV chargers point to challenges for public p...
04 April 2023
BEIJING: To support its transition from gas guzzlers to electric vehicles, China has rolled out more public charging facilities than the rest of the world combined. The problem is ...
What you lose when you don't adjust your car seat correctly
04 April 2023
MUNICH: The potential for improvement is high: Surveys show that most drivers don’t sit optimally in their car seats. This not only affects comfort, but more importantly, safety. ...
Xpeng aims to roll out driver assistance software to all Chi...
04 April 2023
SHANGHAI: Electric vehicle maker Xpeng says it is upgrading its advanced driver assistance software and plans to make all of its functions available to drivers across China by 2024...
Why second-hand electric cars are so hard to find in Germany
04 April 2023
MUNICH: New electric cars are still pricey and buying a pre-owned example seems like a good idea. The trouble is that these models are so scarce on the ground that they sometimes c...
Just how big are the biggest batteries in the world?
04 April 2023
STUTTGART: Some questions just have to be asked. Porsche says it has the answers— delivered with an amusing twist. This time: Just how big are the biggest batteries in the world? ...
Continental provides extra warranty and rewards; up to RM200
03 April 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: Continental Tyre Malaysia has launched a new Total Confidence Plan (TCP, extra warranty programme) and e-wallet rewards for new tyre buyers, in conjunction with the f...
New Maserati models on the horizon for Malaysia
03 April 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: Maserati fans in Malaysia will be offered the full range of new-generation models from the Italian luxury performance brand. Its head of Asia Pacific, Takayuki Kim...
Age limit for taxis and ehailing vehicles extended to 15 yea...
03 April 2023
PETALING JAYA: The age limit for taxis and ehailing vehicles has been extended to 15 years from today. The Land Public Transport Agency (Apad) said the extension was in line wit...
Audi issues airbag recall for 2,700 cars in Malaysia
03 April 2023
A5 Sportback. KUALA LUMPUR: PHS Automotive Malaysia (PHSAM) has issued a voluntary recall for 2,767 Audi cars for a possible airbag safety risk. The local Audi distributor said...
Sunsuria inks MoU with China's IAT for EV development
03 April 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: Sunsuria Bhd is exploring a collaboration with China's IAT Automobile Co Ltd to undertake research and development in electric vehicle (EV) and EV-related products. ...
Roll out B15 biodiesel programme pronto, senator urges Govt
03 April 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: The government has been urged to upgrade quickly the B10 biodiesel programme being implemented to B15 to ensure that Malaysia remains a key player and the benchmark f...
Chery's investment direction attracts Malaysia
03 April 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: Chinese automotive maker Chery was invited to discuss its investment plan and development direction during Prime Minister Anwar's visit to China last week. Chery e...
Over 3,000 inspections made to check on subsided fuel leakag...
03 April 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 3,423 inspections have been conducted nationwide to check on subsided fuel leakages, says Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi. This involved 92 cases and s...
BMW Group Financial Services Malaysia honours stakeholders
03 April 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: BMW Group Financial Services Malaysia recently hosted an appreciation night for 200 esteemed guests comprising its top corporate customers, business partners and deal...
Hot zone parking system in local councils gets thumbs-up
03 April 2023
PETALING JAYA: Finding street or municipal parking bays in any commercial area in the Klang Valley is like looking for a needle in a haystack. In many areas, bays are taken up b...
VW Touran marks 20 years, upgraded to stay competitive
03 April 2023
WOLFSBURG: Volkswagen has upgraded the popular compact Touran and further improved its technology . The Touran celebrates its 20th birthday this year and continues to impress, t...