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Works Ministry aims to hasten opening up of digital toll pay...
16 February 2023
ALOR GAJAH: Negotiations for an open or multi-mode toll payment system between the Works Ministry and the Finance Ministry as well as related concessionaires are being expedited, s...
The world’s largest roundabout located in Malaysia
16 February 2023
PETALING JAYA: What measures 3.4km in circumference and is joined by 15 entry/exit points? The Putrajaya Roundabout. It also happens to be the largest roundabout in the world. ...
A-G report finds improper payment of over RM17mil to company...
16 February 2023
PUTRAJAYA: Weaknesses were found in the payment for printing and mailing services of police summonses, including an improper payment amounting to RM17.76mil. The Auditor-General...
MINI’s first electric Convertible arrives as special edition
16 February 2023
LONDON: MINI’s first electric Convertible model has been revealed – though just 999 units are being built for Europe. Priced at £52,500 (RM277,000) in the UK or €60,000 (RM281,000)...
EQS 500 4MATIC: First EQS to be assembled in Malaysia
15 February 2023
PEKAN:  The EQS 500 4MATIC is the first all-electric luxury saloon to be fully assembled locally. Based on the modular architecture for the luxury electric vehicle segment, it h...
Govt to support EV and hybrid car investments
15 February 2023
PEKAN: Malaysia is committed to attracting investments in the electric vehicle (EV) industry and achieving the national target of making electrified vehicles, including hybrid (xEV...
Data of millions at risk due to poor MyJPJ security, says Dr...
15 February 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: The data of millions of Malaysians is at risk due to poor security features in the recently launched MyJPJ application, says Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong. "The Trans...
Feb 16-22: No change to fuel prices
15 February 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: The retail prices of RON97 and RON95 petrol and diesel will remain unchanged for the period from Feb 16 to 22. The Finance Ministry, in a statement today, said tha...
Ferrari CEO moves fast like Musk while forging own path on E...
15 February 2023
MARANELLO: One turns 20 this year, the other shipped its first car shortly after World War II. The former wants to bring sustainable transportation to the masses, while the latter ...
Ford halts production of F-150 plug-in pickup over battery w...
15 February 2023
DETROIT: Ford Motor Co. has temporarily halted production and stopped shipments of its hot-selling F-150 Lightning electric pickup truck over an unidentified problem with its batte...
More electric vehicle related incentives soon
15 February 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: More electric vehicle (EV)-related incentives are expected to be in the revised Budget 2023, which will be tabled on Feb 24, according to International Trade and Indu...
Malaysia to install 10,000 EV charging points by 2025, says ...
15 February 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia aims to install 10,000 electric vehicle (EV) charging points by 2025 through the Low Carbon Mobility Blueprint, said Natural Resources, Environment and Clima...
Amazon's Zoox robotaxis take to California roads
15 February 2023
SAN FRANCISCO: The Amazon subsidiary Zoox said its self-driving vehicles with no manual controls took to California public roads over the weekend, calling it a major breakthrough f...
Germany's Wiesmann sells out of first run of Thunderball ele...
15 February 2023
BERLIN: German boutique sports car manufacturer Wiesmann reports that the first run of its ground-breaking Thunderball electric sports car has sold out. Prices start from €300,0...
Climate concerns kill off legendary VW GTI tuning meet
15 February 2023
VIENNA: Local authorities at Wörthersee in Austria have killed off the popular annual Volkswagen GTI tuning event, saying it no longer fits in with efforts to green the climate, ac...
BYD to build US$1.2bil EV battery plant in central China, sa...
15 February 2023
SHANGHAI: BYD , the world's largest maker of electrified vehicles, plans to invest US$1.2 billion (RM5.3bil) to build a new factory for its batteries in China, according to environ...
EU lawmakers approve effective 2035 ban on new fossil fuel c...
14 February 2023
BRUSSELS: The European Parliament today formally approved a law to effectively ban the sale of new petrol and diesel cars in the European Union from 2035, aiming to speed up the sw...
System update soon for JPJ app, website to enhance security
14 February 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: The Road Transport Department’s (JPJ) app and website will soon feature new security updates, says the Transport Minister. Anthony Loke said that road users lookin...
All-new Perodua Axia launched, 4 variants from RM38,600
14 February 2023
PETALING JAYA: Perodua launched its all-new Axia today, setting a new benchmark in safety, fuel efficiency and features. It comes in four variants of G, X , SE and AV priced at ...
Hyundai, Kia to offer software upgrade to 8.3 million US veh...
14 February 2023
WASHINGTON: Hyundai Motor and Kia Corp will offer a software upgrade to 8.3 million US vehicles in response to increasing thefts targeting vehicles without push-button ignitions an...