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Workshop owner loses RM100,000 in Kota Tinggi floods
01 March 2023
KOTA TINGGI: A workshop owner in Jalan Kota Kecil 1 here suffered losses of around RM100,000 after his premises were flooded due to continuous rain since yesterday morning. Hair...
Volkswagen unveils first update of its ID.3 electric car
01 March 2023
DRESDEN: Volkswagen is updating the first model in its all-electric ID series just two and a half years after its market launch. The compact car ID.3 has been given its first fa...
Euro NCAP releases more stringent commercial van ratings, an...
01 March 2023
BRUSSELS: Euro NCAP is tightening up the criteria for commercial van ratings in 2023. The results for 18 vans, tested under these new conditions, have been released. The Fiat...
Tesla readies revamp of Model Y codenamed 'Juniper'
01 March 2023
SHANGHAI/SAN FRANCISCO: Tesla is readying a production revamp of its top-selling Model Y, according to three people with knowledge of the plan. The changes to the Model Y – code...
JPJ nabs three ‘kereta sapu’ owners at PD jetty
01 March 2023
PORT DICKSON: Three private car owners offering "kereta sapu" (pirate taxi) services were detained by the Road Transport Department (JPJ) in an operation at the Marine Department p...
EV startups from Lucid to Rivian see demand fade, supply cha...
01 March 2023
SAN FRANCISCO: US electric vehicle startups are seeing an unsettling trend, with demand evaporating as potential customers look for deals or hold off on purchases altogether. Qu...
Pirelli shareholder accord boosts M&A speculation with Bremb...
01 March 2023
MILAN: An accord for Brembo to align voting with Camfin at Pirelli shareholder meetings supports speculation of an eventual merger between the Italian tyre maker and Brembo, analys...
Faster way to dispose of abandoned vehicles
01 March 2023
PETALING JAYA: Abandoned vehicles in Ampang Jaya, Selangor, will be legally disposed of in an effort to expedite the process of removing derelict vehicles from public areas. Amp...
GM cutting hundreds of jobs to reduce costs
01 March 2023
DETROIT: General Motors Co is cutting hundreds of executive-level and salaried jobs as it looks to cut costs and streamline operations, a person briefed on the matter said on Tuesd...
March 2-8: Fuel prices remain unchanged
01 March 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: The retail prices of RON97 and RON95 petrol and diesel will remain unchanged for the period from March 2-8. The Finance Ministry, in a statement today, said that R...
VW says ‘serious breach’ led to delay in tracking down stole...
01 March 2023
CHICAGO: Volkswagen acknowledged on Feb 24 that a representative of its roadside assistance program made a “serious breach” after declining to provide police with the GPS location ...
VW to host GTI Meeting in Wolfsburg from 2024
28 February 2023
WOLFSBURG: Volkswagen announced that the legendary GTI Meeting at Lake Wörthersee in Austria would be held here from 2024. Near the Volkswagen plant, the "GTI Coming Home" event...
WATCH: Kia Stinger joins EV6 GT for last hurrah
28 February 2023
SEOUL: We have known for some time that Kia is ending production of the Stinger this year, and a tribute edition is a way to end it all. Limited to just 1,000 examples worldwide...
Savings of up to RM17bil if T20 not given petrol subsidy, sa...
28 February 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: Up to RM17bil can be saved from government coffers if it decides to implement a targeted subsidy mechanism for petrol, says Datuk Seri Ahmad Maslan. This was becau...
Germany asks EU for wiggle room on combustion engine phaseou...
28 February 2023
STOCKHOLM: Germany has asked the European Union to propose rules allowing combustion-engine cars that run on CO2-neutral fuels to be sold in Europe after 2035, the date by which th...
Ducati Asia Pacific unveils 1,000km Thailand adventure ride ...
28 February 2023
CHIANG MAI: Ducati Asia Pacific has rolled out its latest experiential event called the Ducati Adventure Tour, in Thailand. The Ducati Adventure Tour a six-day and 1,000km one-o...
Audi will not cut EV prices to follow Tesla's lead
28 February 2023
BERLIN: Audi has no plans to cut prices for its electric vehicles, German industry magazine Automobilwoche cited Audi Europe chief Jens Puttfarcken as saying, despite a similar mov...
McLaren and Lego introduce first hypercar and supercar McLar...
28 February 2023
LONDON: As McLaren marks its 60th anniversary, the supercar maker has teamed up with the Lego Group to release the first-ever double pack of Lego Speed Champions featuring two of M...
Kia enables over-the-air software updates across full model ...
28 February 2023
LONDON: Owners of the latest Kia models sold in Europe can now benefit from the latest infotainment features more quickly and easily, thanks to new over-the-air (OTA) functionality...
Proton opens bigger parts centre in Kuching to enhance after...
27 February 2023
Roslan (left) leading the visit to the new parts centre, accompanied by Proton vice president of sales & after sales Edmund Lim. SUBANG JAYA: Proton has opened a regional part...