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2024 Mercedes-Benz GLB gets updated looks and kit
17 March 2023
STUTTGART: The new 2024 Mercedes-Benz GLB compact SUV (sport utility vehicle) gets a significantly upgraded interior, more extensive standard equipment, and an updated front and re...
PM: Traffic jams affect productivity
17 March 2023
PUTRAJAYA: Traffic jams have become a major inconvenience and affects productivity which results in losses to the country and this issue must be resolved, says Prime Minister Datuk...
Millennials more likely to undertake minor car repairs than ...
17 March 2023
LONDON: More than a quarter of millennials would undertake their own vehicle repairs to save on costs rather than paying a professional garage, an eBay study has revealed. In contr...
VW to invest in mines in bid to become global battery suppli...
17 March 2023
BERLIN: Volkswagen plans to invest in mines to bring down the cost of battery cells, meet half of its own demand and sell to third-party customers, the carmaker's board member in c...
UK to unveil battery plant strategy in bid to retain carmake...
17 March 2023
LONDON: The UK is poised to unveil plans to boost green manufacturing, just as it seeks to lure investment in a new battery plant from Jaguar Land Rover parent Tata Group. The g...
GM leaders say Tesla’s driver-assist branding confuses consu...
17 March 2023
DETROIT: The head of General Motors Co.’s self-driving business criticised automakers such as Tesla Inc. for giving names to driver-assist features that could mislead users about t...
Baidu and Pony.ai win permit to offer driverless robotaxi se...
17 March 2023
SHANGHAI: Chinese search engine giant Baidu and Pony.ai said today they have won permits to provide fully driverless ride-hailing services in the Chinese capital of Beijing. Wit...
Refreshed Mercedes-AMG GLA and GLB boast more features and i...
17 March 2023
AFFALTERBACH (Germany): With many innovations and an expanded range of standard features, Mercedes-AMG compact SUVs are undergoing the next model cycle. The newly styled front a...
New Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupé gets extensive upgrades
16 March 2023
STUTTGART: The new 2024 Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupé will be offered in mild hybrid and plug-in hybrid (PHEV) models, and come with extensive upgrades of standard features, as well as t...
VW shows €25,000 EV to compete where Tesla has left an openi...
16 March 2023
HAMBURG: Volkswagen AG unveiled an affordable electric vehicle that’s a couple years away from production, putting Europe’s largest carmaker on a collision course with Tesla Inc. ...
Lamborghini LB744 gets new monofuselage
16 March 2023
BOLOGNA: Italian super sports carmaker Lamborghini has introduced the new monofuselage, a new aeronautics-inspired monocoque concept made entirely of carbon fibre, for its first hy...
Singapore to match Malaysia's revised Second Link toll rate ...
16 March 2023
SINGAPORE: Singapore will be revising toll charges at the Tuas Checkpoint from March 31, 2023, to match Malaysia's recent revision of toll charges at the Tanjung Kupang Toll Plaza ...
Car-free living takes off in car-centric cities across US
16 March 2023
A rendering of The Plant, a converted industrial space envisioned as the anchor for a car-free development in Houston. LOS ANGELES: A car-free development that’s long been hailed...
Audi to bring back lower-priced models as chip shortages eas...
16 March 2023
INGOLSTADT: Audi will normalise its product mix and offer lower-priced models to customers now that chip shortages are easing, the company said. The premium brand had a bumper y...
New Putrajaya MRT Line free until March 31, says PM
16 March 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: The newly launched Putrajaya MRT Line will be free for all commuters until March 31. Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim said commuters looking to use the new ...
Beam Mobility launches central warehouse in Subang Jaya
16 March 2023
SUBANG JAYA: Asia Pacific’s largest micromobility operator, Beam Mobility, has launched its Malaysian central warehouse in Subang Jaya, Selangor. The 8,000 sq ft central warehou...
Cabinet committee on public transport to be set up in April,...
16 March 2023
PUTRAJAYA: A Cabinet committee to tackle public transport issues will be set up in early April, says the Transport Minister. Anthony Loke said that committee members would be fr...
Carsome announces Women Take the Wheel initiative
16 March 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: Carsome, Southeast Asia’s largest integrated car e-commerce platform, has announced its Women Take the Wheel initiative to be rolled out in Malaysia, Indonesia and Th...
New Zenvo Aurora V12 hypercar to debut in August
16 March 2023
COPENHAGEN: Zenvo Automotive has announced a new hypercar called Aurora. Just 100 Aurora units will be built with over 30% already reserved. The V12 hypercar features a modul...
Škoda testing train warning tech
16 March 2023
LONDON: Škoda is piloting innovative train warning software with Czech railway company Leo Express. Real-time train locations are regularly transmitted to the cloud, which Škoda...