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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...
Eco-friendly goods defy downward trade trend, says UN
24 March 2023
GENEVA: Environmentally friendly products like electric cars and wind turbines have bucked the current downward trend in overall global trade, continuing to show strong growth, the...
Car firms to stay resilient
24 March 2023
PETALING JAYA: Backed by healthy orders, the automotive industry in Malaysia is expected to maintain a resilient performance this year. This is further supported by the easing of s...
Fast S-Pedelecs on cycle paths - a better way of getting to ...
24 March 2023
BERLIN: They look like bicycles but move as fast as mopeds: According to some experts, "speed-pedelecs" or S-pedelecs are a genuine alternative for car drivers looking to reduce th...
GM to stop making Camaro but a successor may be in works
24 March 2023
DETROIT: The Chevrolet Camaro, for decades the dream car of many teenage American males, is going out of production. General Motors, which sells the brawny muscle car, said Wedn...
EU and Germany edge towards solution on combustion engine ro...
24 March 2023
BRUSSELS: Germany and the European Union are on course to resolve a dispute over the bloc's planned 2035 phaseout of CO2-emitting cars, EU leaders said at a summit here on Thursday...
Renault in talks with Nissan on EV charging in Europe, says ...
24 March 2023
PARIS: French car maker Renault is in talks with Nissan about synergies in electric vehicle charging in 11 European countries, Renault's charging unit CEO told Reuters on Thursday....
VinFast rolls out long-awaited electric SUVs, eyes overseas ...
24 March 2023
HANOI: Vietnamese carmaker VinFast said on Thursday it will begin delivering its new electric sport utility vehicles (SUVs) to local customers this week and targets overseas delive...
BMW XM plug-in hybrid debuts, priced at RM1.4mil
23 March 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: The first-ever BMW XM is finally launched today but the first batch of cars will only arrive in Malaysia from the company's US plant in June this year. Pricing for...
PLUS to conduct open toll payment system trial run at Penang...
23 March 2023
GEORGE TOWN: PLUS Malaysia Berhad (PLUS) will conduct a trial run for the implementation of its open toll payment system using credit and debit cards at the Penang Bridge and Butte...
UMW Toyota defy expectations with the all-new Toyota Vios
23 March 2023
Toyota has combined a number of advanced automotive technologies with upgraded specifications for the all-new Vios. UMW Toyota Motor recently unveiled the newest edition of its hi...