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EU and Germany reach deal on fossil fuel car phaseout plan
25 March 2023
BRUSSELS: The European Union and Germany today said they had struck a deal after a dispute over the planned phaseout by 2035 of the sale of cars using fossil fuels. A landmark d...
Additional 12 RFID lanes on PLUS expressway now operational,...
25 March 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: The additional 12 radio frequency identification (RFID) lanes on the North-South (PLUS) Expressway have been fully completed and began operations on March 11, said Wo...
Fleet operators hail move to open up vehicle inspection serv...
25 March 2023
PETALING JAYA: The decision to liberalise vehicle inspection services will help commercial vehicle operators such as bus, taxi and freight companies save time and travel costs, say...
CATL to start mass output of M3P batteries that offer 700km ...
25 March 2023
SHANGHAI: Chinese battery giant CATL plans to start this year the mass production and delivery of batteries based on a new materials technology, M3P, which will perform better and ...
In-car parking info ranked most valuable connected car featu...
25 March 2023
LONDON: Determining parking space availability near destinations is now the top requested in-car connected service for drivers around the world, according to the latest Connected F...
Ford’s CEO says upcoming electric pickup truck will drive it...
25 March 2023
DETROIT: Ford Motor Co. plans to make driver-assistance features central to the next electric F-Series pickup - so much so that you might be able to take a snooze at 100kph. "On...
Park outside: Hyundai, Kia recall over 570,000 vehicles in U...
25 March 2023
DETROIT: Hyundai and Kia are telling the owners of more than 571,000 SUVs and minivans (multi-purpose vehicles) in the US to park them outdoors because the tow hitch harnesses can ...
Russians reluctantly embrace Chinese cars after Western bran...
25 March 2023
An employee attaching a brand plate to a car produced by Geely at a dealership in Moscow. — Reuters MOSCOW: As the exodus of Western carmakers narrows options for Russian consumer...
Bangkok International Motor Show 2023: Lexus RX 450h+
24 March 2023
BANGKOK: Lexus’ first plug-in hybrid electric (PHEV) RX is another highlight at the Bangkok International Motor Show 2023, held on 22 March – 2 April, 2023 at the Challenger Hall, ...
Govt reviewing all monopolies to provide better service for ...
24 March 2023
JEDDAH: The government is reviewing all monopolies currently in the system to ensure that the public enjoys fair and better service, says Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim. ...
Open payment system at five highways for a start, says Nanta
24 March 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: The government decided to kick off the open toll payment system at only five highways to ensure that the system can function properly before it is expanded to other h...
Puspakom monopoly on vehicle inspections ends from September...
24 March 2023
PUTRAJAYA: Puspakom will no longer be the sole provider of vehicle inspection services once their concession ends on Aug 31, 2024, says Anthony Loke. The Transport Minister said...
Bangkok International Motor Show 2023: updated 2023 Toyota Y...
24 March 2023
BANGKOK: The updated 2023 Toyota Yaris also drew attention at the Bangkok International Motor Show 2023, with its distinctive exterior design that exudes a sleek and sporty vibe. ...
Bangkok International Motor Show 2023: Toyota Hilux Revo BEV...
24 March 2023
BANGKOK: The all-electric Hilux Revo BEV concept was among the highlight's at the Toyota display area at the Bangkok International Motor Show 2023. First revealed at Toyota Moto...
VW to turn Europe’s SEAT brand into mobility platform
24 March 2023
BARCELONA: Volkswagen AG is set to finalise plans this year to turn its mass-market SEAT nameplate into a micromobility platform as it continues to ready its sporty offshoot Cupra ...
Singapore push for all-EV future faces a love of crazy, rich...
24 March 2023
Goh posing with his McLaren 765LT in Singapore. — Reuters SINGAPORE: Singaporean chip designer Eu Gene Goh is an electric-vehicle evangelist with two Teslas in the garage. But...
Sime Darby Auto ConneXion wins top Ford awards
24 March 2023
Turse holding the award in the presence of SDAC and Ford VIPs. KUALA LUMPUR: Sime Darby Auto ConneXion (SDAC), the sole distributor of Ford in Malaysia, recently clinched the high...
Toyota’s outgoing CEO to stay on as Japan auto group chief
24 March 2023
TOKYO: Akio Toyoda will remain chairman of the Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association for one more year, after stepping down as Toyota Motor Corp.’s chief executive officer nex...
E-plates will prevent car theft, say experts
24 March 2023
PETALING JAYA: The e-plate system with electronic number plates will not only ease congestion at toll plazas, but also curb vehicle theft, say experts. However, such a system sh...
Two new Mitsubishi Motors outlets open
24 March 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia (MMM) authorised dealer JM Auto Gallery (Alor Star) has opened two new 3S centres, one each in Alor Star and Langkawi. Spanning 10,000 s...