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95% of countries use digital car plates, time for Malaysia t...
22 March 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: It is time for Malaysia to implement digital car plates or e-plates, using radio frequency identification (RFID) technology, says Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong (BN-Ayer ...
LEVC celebrates 10,000 TX electric taxis
22 March 2023
LONDON: LEVC (London Electric Vehicle Company) is celebrating the significant milestone of producing its 10,000th vehicle at its factory in Ansty, Coventry. LEVC has manufacture...
Lidar, radar, cameras: The sensors making self-driving cars ...
22 March 2023
STUTTGART/KARLSRUHE: The steering wheel moves as if by magic. Seemingly on its own, the car follows the vehicle in front, maintaining the correct distance. But at work is neithe...
UK customer collects landmark 10,000th VW Tiguan R at race-i...
22 March 2023
LONDON: The 10,000th Volkswagen Tiguan R to be sold worldwide has been collected by a UK customer – who immediately took to the race track to explore the full capabilities of the r...
The race is on for car-makers to develop electric models pri...
22 March 2023
PARIS: With the automotive industry's energy transition, carmakers are now faced with two major challenges. First is the 2035 cutoff for selling combustion-engine vehicles in Eu...
Ford’s first Europe-made electric SUV boasts big sliding scr...
22 March 2023
LONDON: Ford Motor Co. unveiled its first Europe-made electric sport utility vehicle, leveraging one of its most prized nameplates and Volkswagen AG underpinnings for a model it’s ...
Ducati posts more than 1 billion euro revenue in historic fi...
22 March 2023
BOLOGNA: Ducati closes 2022 full of successes posting record figures for sales, revenue and operating profit that add to the exceptional triumphs achieved by Ducati in the racing w...
Flyover in Bangsar, KL, to open in May
22 March 2023
Francisco (left) with Litrak communications head Shah Rizal Mohamed Fawzi showing the traffic plan at Litrak headquarters in Petaling Jaya. PETALING JAYA: Motorists from Petaling ...
One-third of Americans would consider EV purchase, poll show...
22 March 2023
WASHINGTON: Just over one-third of Americans would consider buying an electric vehicle for their next model, a new Reuters/Ipsos poll found. The seven-day poll completed on Mond...
March 23-29: Fuel prices unchanged
22 March 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: The retail prices of RON97 and RON95 petrol and diesel will remain unchanged for the period from March 23-29. The Finance Ministry, in a statement today, said that...
All-electric Lexus RZ 450e launched in Thailand
21 March 2023
BANGKOK: The all-electric Lexus RZ 450e arrives in Thailand in two grades, namely Luxury at a starting price of 3.87 million baht (RM505,544) and Premium which starts at 4.19 milli...
Get ready for Tokyo Auto Salon Kuala Lumpur from June 9-11
21 March 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: A fleet of specially imported show-stopping cars from Japan and tier-1 exhibitors and tuners in the likes of Top Secret, Spoon, HKS and Greddy among others will grace...
Toyota Thailand on hybrid offensive: 4 new HEVs to roll out ...
21 March 2023
BANGKOK: Toyota Motor Thailand will launch four new hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs) in 2023. At Bangkok International Motor Show 2023, the  company's president Noriaki Yamashita...
Blueshark R Series electric scooters launched from RM7,200
21 March 2023
SHAH ALAM: Blueshark, a subsidiary of Sharkgulf Technologies Group and provider of advanced electric scooters, has officially launched the Blueshark R series comprising the R1 and ...
Five highway tolls to start accepting debit and credit cards...
21 March 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: Soon drivers can use credit cards and debit cards to pay for highway tolls on five roads, says Works Minister Datuk Seri Alexander Nanta Linggi. Four of them - the...
EU drafts plan to allow e-fuel combustion engine cars
21 March 2023
BERLIN/BRUSSELS: The European Commission has drafted a plan allowing sales of new cars with internal combustion engines that run only on climate neutral e-fuels, in an attempt to r...
Bangkok International Motor Show 2023: Mitsubishi Triton suc...
21 March 2023
BANGKOK: Mitsubishi Motors Corp is displaying the Mitsubishi XRT Concept – a concept car of the all-new Triton pick-up truck planned for launch in the fiscal year 2023 – at the 44t...
Kia Concept EV5 unveiled
21 March 2023
SHANGHAI: Following on the EV9 reveal, Kia has taken the wraps of a smaller electric car called the Concept EV5 at Kia Chinese EV Day. The Kia Concept EV5 is a prelude to Kia’s ...
BYD reduces shifts at two electric vehicle plants in China, ...
21 March 2023
SHANGHAI: BYD has reduced shifts at two auto assembly plants in China, people with knowledge of the matter said, in a sign of how weaker demand in the world's largest auto market i...
JB petrol station owner fined RM40,000 for allowing foreign-...
21 March 2023
Phan leaving the Sessions Court after paying his fine. - THOMAS YONG / The Star JOHOR BARU: A petrol station owner was fined RM40,000 at the Sessions Court here, for allowing ...