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Struggling for funds, Sono Motors abandons plans for partly ...
26 February 2023
BERLIN: Munich-based startup Sono Motors has abandoned plans to produce a partly solar-powered car dubbed the "Sion" and will instead focus on building solar panels for third-party...
Italy seeks alliance with France and Germany to tame EU car ...
26 February 2023
ROME: Italy wants to team up with France and Germany to "influence" and slow the pace of European Union laws on cutting car and truck emissions, Industry Minister Adolfo Urso said ...
VW makes interior of ID. models even more sustainable
25 February 2023
WOLFSBURG: Volkswagen is making the all-electric ID. family even more sustainable – including the choice of materials for the interior. During the course of this year, the ID.3,...
BYD has 3 Southeast Asian countries vying for plant
25 February 2023
MANILA: The Philippines, Vietnam and Indonesia are competing to host an electric-vehicle assembly plant for BYD Co., the world’s second-largest maker of EVs, according to a top Phi...
Polestar opens design studio, embraces new design era with P...
25 February 2023
GOTHENBURG: Polestar has opened its new design studio in Gothenburg, nestled in a dense forest next to the brand’s global headquarters. The dedicated facility provides a special...
New Mercedes E-Class touts immersive, interactive, intellige...
25 February 2023
STUTTGART: Mercedes-Benz says customers can look forward to a particularly immersive entertainment experience in the new E-Class. It claims a new electronics architecture using ...
All-new Toyota Vios estimated from RM90,000 and open for boo...
24 February 2023
SHAH ALAM: UMW Toyota Motor will launch the all-new fourth-generation Vios that gets a striking new exterior and interior along with features to make driving more enjoyable and saf...
Budget 2023: My50 monthly LRT pass continues, unlimited trav...
24 February 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: The My50 monthly LRT pass initiative continues for the benefit of nearly 180,000 users in the urban communities who commute to work, says Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim ...
Budget 2023: Infra projects to ease traffic jams, perks to b...
24 February 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: The Government will carry out several infrastructure projects to alleviate traffic congestion, which has affected tourist hotspots. "A new road will be constructed...
BMW X5 M Competition and X6 M Competition unveiled
24 February 2023
MUNICH: BMW has introduced the high performance versions of the refreshed X5 and X6. Both models come with extensive modifications in terms of performance, presence and digitali...
Singapore ties with Japan as best place for motorists, says ...
24 February 2023
SINGAPORE: Despite perennial grouses about the stratospheric costs of motoring, car drivers in Singapore can toot their horns now that British vehicle financing group Moneybarn has...
Indonesia Battery Corp eyes surge in electric scooters sales...
24 February 2023
JAKARTA: State battery company Indonesia Battery Corporation (IBC) is targeting a local market share of up to 30% for electric motorbikes, its chief executive said today, as the go...
The countdown starts now: All-electric Nissan Ariya to go fr...
24 February 2023
PARIS: With only one month until the Nissan Ariya undertakes the world's first all-electric driving adventure from the magnetic North Pole to the South Pole, the team in charge rev...
Nio plans new 40 GWh battery plant in China, say sources
24 February 2023
SHANGHAI: Nio plans to build its first battery plant to produce big cylindrical cells similar to those used by Tesla, two people familiar with the matter said, as the Chinese EV ma...
Geely's Radar starts delivery of electric pick-up truck
24 February 2023
SHENZHEN: Radar, the premium outdoor lifestyle brand from Geely Holding Group began deliveries of its flagship pure electric pick-up truck last week at an event in Shenzhen. The...
Is the Genesis G90 limo a genuine Mercedes S-Class beater?
24 February 2023
BERLIN: The big names in the automotive luxury class will soon be getting a new competitor and although previous challengers have failed to make significant inroads, Hyundai offsho...
Volkswagen to build own US plant for Scout brand, says paper
24 February 2023
A 1969 International Harvester Scout 800. — Photo from Barrett-Jackson BERLIN: Volkswagen Group will build its own production plant in the United States for its new Scout brand ...
China EV industry under stress
24 February 2023
Workers checking the motor of an electric car at a plant in China. More than half of the 500 registered EV makers in 2019 have collapsed due to intensifying competition. — Bloomber...
Valeo sees more growth from car electrification and automati...
24 February 2023
PARIS: French car parts maker Valeo on Thursday forecast strong sales growth this year, as record 2022 orders helped by demand for car electrification and driving assistance techno...
Sime Darby Swedish Auto opens new Volvo 3S centre in Setia A...
23 February 2023
SHAH ALAM: Sime Darby Swedish Auto reached a new milestone with the launch of its new Volvo dealership in Setia Alam here. The new 3S centre follows Sime Darby Swedish Auto's fi...