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Multiple F1 teams contact Honda for 2026 partnership
21 February 2023
TOKYO: Several teams have approached Honda about a partnership when Formula One's new engine era starts in 2026 but no decision has been taken about future involvement, the Japanes...
Mercedes to offer first look at new compact car line-up in 2...
20 February 2023
STUTTGART: Mercedes-Benz is expected to focus on compact models that are successful globally and will cut the number of models in this segment to reduce complexity. At the end o...
Govt looking at ride-sharing proposal to improve last-mile c...
20 February 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: Ehailing companies have suggested ride-sharing or carpooling as a means to improve first and last-mile connectivity with the Klang Valley’s public rail system, says A...
Carsome's after-sales service business launched
20 February 2023
PETALING JAYA: Carsome is aiming to improve the automotive after-sales service industry through its one-stop Carsome Service Centres that run on a transparent online booking and bi...
Display physical road tax stickers when crossing borders, sa...
20 February 2023
KUCHING: Malaysian vehicles crossing the border from Sarawak to Brunei or Kalimantan, Indonesia, must continue to display physical road tax stickers, says state Transport Minister ...
RM1.6mil spent on maintenance of ministers’ official cars be...
20 February 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: A total of RM1.601mil was spent on repairs and maintenance for official cars of federal ministers between 2020 and 2022, says Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim....
Ola plans to build world’s largest electric vehicle hub in I...
20 February 2023
NEW DELHI: India’s Ola Electric Mobility Pvt. plans to build what it says will be the world’s largest electric vehicle hub with an investment of 76.1 billion rupees (RM4bil) to loc...
Stellantis upbeat about future of Opel, says mag
20 February 2023
BERLIN: Franco-Italian carmaker Stellantis is upbeat about the outlook of its German subsidiary Opel which it believes will be able to keep operating as a separate brand, the compa...
Cuba's Harley-Davidsons a labour of love for island's super-...
20 February 2023
HAVANA: Cuban Carlos Pupo Sablon spared no effort to join up with his fellow Harley-Davidson enthusiasts. He got up at 4am to ride his electric blue Harley 660 km over 13 hours ...
Honda to dish up CR-V hybrid with 800hp
20 February 2023
LOS ANGELES: A Honda CR-V with 800hp? It's unimaginable — until now. The creative minds of the engineers at Honda Performance Development (HPD) and Auto Development Center (ADC)...
VW and Mercedes-Benz want Berlin to speed up EV charging net...
20 February 2023
BERLIN: Mercedes-Benz and VW have urged the government to do more to scale up the number of electric vehicle charging stations across the country, German paper Bild am Sonntag wrot...
Magic Earth Navigation & Maps app can spot driving errors us...
20 February 2023
BERLIN: If your car doesn't have a built-in navigation system, then you'll likely be using a smartphone app like Google Maps on your phone to help you navigate. This usually does t...
Why Porsche and Lamborghini are taking their sports cars off...
19 February 2023
STUTTGART: When Porsche published the first photos of the latest 911 variant a few weeks ago, there wasn't much of the usual shine to be seen. Instead, the car was dirty and du...
Audi UK announces TT Final Edition
19 February 2023
LONDON: For 25 years the iconic Audi TT has been a trailblazer in the sports car segment and to celebrate its success story Audi UK is launching a highly-specified Final Edition as...
Citroen's C4 and C5 X models gain new tech and assistance sy...
19 February 2023
The e-C4. LONDON: Citroen has introduced a raft of improvements for its C4, electric e-C4 and C5 X models. The C4 and e-C4 now benefit from Citroen’s latest Drive Plus infotain...
Formula 1 will never go electric, says Ecclestone successor
19 February 2023
LONDON: Formula 1 "will never switch to electric,” Stefano Domenicali, president and chief executive officer of the motor sport group, said in an interview published by Italian new...
Renault’s Alpine seeking women drivers for its Formula 1 tea...
19 February 2023
LONDON: Renault SA’s Alpine is once again in the run for a Formula 1 championship this season but with a much bigger prize in mind than just gaining a few podiums. It’s seeking wom...
EVs priced from RM120K coming by mid-2023
18 February 2023
PETALING JAYA: The Ministry of International Trade and Industry (Miti) is encouraging the introduction of more affordable electric vehicles (EVs) in Malaysia in order to advance th...
How self-driving cars could make traffic lights obsolete in ...
18 February 2023
LONDON: Traffic lights could become obsolete in 20 years, an engineer supporting a groundbreaking self-driving cars trial said. Thomas Tompkin of the UK's Smart Mobility Living ...
Facelifted VW Touareg undergoes final tests in Arctic Circle
18 February 2023
WOLFSBURG: Volkswagen is providing a first preview of the update for the Touareg ahead of its world premiere in summer. The German automaker said its large premium SUV would hav...