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Nio launches Onvo brand to challenge Tesla's best-selling mo...
16 May 2024
SHANGHAI: Chinese electric vehicle maker Nio on Wednesday launched the first vehicle in its new lower-priced brand Onvo which aims to compete there with Tesla's Model Y, the world'...
Michelin-star chef to open restaurant at Hyundai innovations...
15 May 2024
SEOUL/SINGAPORE: A Hyundai Motor subsidiary is working with Michelin-star chef Corey Lee to launch a restaurant in Singapore. The restaurant named Na Oh will be based at the new...
Watches belonging to F1 great Schumacher fetch millions at a...
15 May 2024
Schumacher's Vagabondage watch. — Reuters GENEVA: Eight watches belonging to Formula One legend Michael Schumacher were sold at auction here on Tuesday for a total of four million...
Renault to pursue autonomous minibuses but not cars
15 May 2024
PARIS: Renault said today it will pursue developing autonomous minibuses for public transit but would stick to driving assistance features for personal cars for the time being. ...
Negri to acquire new Toyota Camrys for state exco members
15 May 2024
SEREMBAN: The Negri Sembilan government has agreed to buy a fleet of Toyota Camry's for all state executive council members, says Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Aminuddin Harun. He sai...
Xiaomi becomes 8th largest EV upstart in China after success...
15 May 2024
BEIJING/SINGAPORE: Smartphone maker Xiaomi has become the country's eighth-largest electric vehicle upstart after selling more than 7,000 units of its first model, the SU7 sedan, i...
Chery recalls 420 Omoda 5 units for rear axle issues in Indo...
15 May 2024
KUALA LUMPUR: Following Chery Auto Malaysia's (CAM) recall of its B-segment Omoda 5 sports utility vehicle (SUV), Indonesia has now followed suit. The issue surrounding a batch ...
BYD launches hybrid pickup in Mexico as US hikes EV tariffs
15 May 2024
MEXICO CITY: Chinese automaker BYD unveiled the Shark, a mid-size hybrid-electric pickup truck, in Mexico on Tuesday, as its regional chief brushed off new US tariff hikes on Chine...
Hundred trees to be planted for every one cut in KL, says PM
15 May 2024
PETALING JAYA: A hundred trees must be planted for every one cut in Kuala Lumpur, says Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim. In a post on X (formerly Twitter) today, he said ...
Fuel subsidy cut at the ‘right time’, says PM
15 May 2024
KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim reiterated the need to cut wasteful spending, including reducing excess subsidies to trim government debt levels, while stoppi...
Tesla is sued over emissions from California plant
15 May 2024
SAN FRANCISCO: Tesla has been sued by an environmental nonprofit that accused Elon Musk's electric car company of violating the federal Clean Air Act hundreds of times by letting i...
Isuzu D-Max lineup updated for 2024 from RM99,000
14 May 2024
PETALING JAYA: Isuzu Malaysia has updated its third-generation D-Max pick-up truck lineup for 2024, providing more tech and refinement. The pick-up truck is available in single-...
Leapmotor partners Stellantis to kick off global expansion i...
14 May 2024
AMSTERDAM/HONG KONG: Stellantis N.V. and Chinese EV startup Leapmotor have finalised the formation of Leapmotor International B.V., a 51/49 joint venture. Based in Amsterdam...
Proton: Future trends at 2024 Beijing Automobile Show
14 May 2024
SUBANG JAYA: Proton’s technology partner and stakeholder, Zhejiang Geely Holding Group (Geely), showcased a vast array of innovative technologies at the recent 2024 Beijing Automob...
BYD to unveil Shark plug-in hybrid pickup in Mexico
14 May 2024
NEW YORK: BYD Co., the leader in electric vehicles in China, plans to debut its first truck in Mexico, next door to the world’s largest pickup market. BYD is set to unveil its S...
GWM Malaysia to debut Tank 300 at Malaysia Autoshow 2024, Ma...
14 May 2024
KUALA LUMPUR: Great Wall Motor (GWM) Malaysia will debut its much-anticipated Tank 300 off-roader at the Malaysia Autoshow 2024 in MAEPS Serdang from May 22-26. The Tank 300 is ...
First ART vehicle to arrive in Kuching before year's end
14 May 2024
KUCHING: The first unit of the autonomous rapid transit (ART) vehicle for the city's public transport system is expected to be shipped to Sarawak by October, says state Transport M...
Fake windscreens worth over RM140,000 seized
14 May 2024
A newly installed windscreen on a Perodua Myvi is taped up to ensure the adhesive sets in. PETALING JAYA: The Domestic Trade and Cost of Living Ministry has seized fake windscreen...
First flagship Castrol Auto Service store opens in Johor Bar...
14 May 2024
KUALA LUMPUR: Leading global lubricants specialist Castrol has unveiled its first flagship Castrol Auto Service (CAS) store in Malaysia. Located in Johor Baru, Era Maju Automobi...
Porsche’s hybrid 911 packs battery pep for extra performance
14 May 2024
FRANKFURT: Porsche AG is adding a battery to its 911 sports car for the first time with the model’s electric motor working in tandem with its conventional gasoline engine to boost ...