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Feb 2-8: Fuel prices unchanged
01 February 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: The retail prices of RON97 and RON95 petrol and diesel will remain unchanged for the period from Feb 2 to 8. The Finance Ministry, in a statement today, said that ...
Carsome keen on collaborations with HR Ministry
01 February 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: Southeast Asia’s largest integrated car e-commerce platform, Carsome, has expressed its readiness to support the Government in strengthening the nation’s tech and hum...
Volvo Cars appoints Jeremy Offer as design chief
01 February 2023
GOTHENBURG: Volvo Cars has appointed Jeremy Offer as Global Head of Design, bringing with him 35 years of design experience across multiple industries. Offer will report to chie...
Bulletproof Volkswagen Golf becomes latest tuned version of ...
01 February 2023
JOHANNESBURG/HAMBURG: Tuned VW Golf 8 hatchbacks usually come with extra chin spoilers and other aerodynamic goodies, but South African specialist Armormax says its new bulletproof...
Citroen's Oli a Gallic glimpse into the electric future
01 February 2023
BERLIN: For years now cars have been getting bigger, heavier, more powerful - and naturally more expensive too. As electromobility gathers pace, this trend is consolidating. Ins...
Tesla finally entering Malaysia?
01 February 2023
PETALING JAYA: Tesla entered Singapore in 2021 and Thailand last year. Malaysians may not have long to wait as signs are showing that it could officially set up shop in Malaysia in...
Rice, eggshells and lentils are recipe for sustainable car c...
01 February 2023
LONDON: It might sound like the recipe for a tasty meal, but the mix of eggs, walnuts, rice, lentils and coffee could be just as likely found in your future car's interior. Acco...
Porsche blunder puts US$148,000 sportscar on sale for just U...
01 February 2023
SHANGHAI: When a Porsche AG dealership in China posted an online advertisement for the latest Panamera sportscar, it wasn’t the sleek curves of the motor that grabbed the most atte...
BYD dreams big in auto powerhouse Japan
01 February 2023
YOKOHAMA: China's BYD Co Ltd unveiled its first dealership in Japan on Tuesday, taking on one of the biggest challenges in its explosive global rise as it seeks to win over custome...
Proton Commerce posts new record in 2022
31 January 2023
SUBANG JAYA: National carmaker Proton's success in 2022 has provided a spillover effect on its subsidiaries. A fourth consecutive year of growth pushed total sales to 141,432 un...
Perodua to ramp up production and registration in 2023
31 January 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: After a record performance in 2022, Perodua is looking to upshift its production to 330,000 units and sales to 314,000 units this year underpinned by outstanding orde...
All-new Perodua Axia open for booking, prices from RM38,600
31 January 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: Perodua has started taking bookings for its all-new Axia hatchback expected to be launched in the middle of next month with prices ranging from RM38,600 and RM49,500....
Peugeot boss rules out introducing more affordable electric ...
31 January 2023
LONDON: Peugeot’s boss has ruled out introducing more affordable electric models, but will instead focus on making the cars it already has more accessible. Peugeot offers a wide...
New Bridgestone Dueler All-Terrain AT002 tyre exclusively fo...
30 January 2023
BRUSSELS: Bridgestone has been chosen as the sole and exclusive tyre partner for the new Lamborghini Huracán Sterrato, providing All-Terrain and Winter fitments for the world’s fir...
Audi's new electric concept car is half luxury SUV, half pic...
30 January 2023
BERLIN: Audi, throwing another thing at the wall to see if it sticks, wants to find out if the world needs yet another kind of SUV, this time a luxury electric that doubles as a pi...
Boosting charging infrastructure key to increased EV use
30 January 2023
PETALING JAYA: The rapid growth of the electric vehicle (EV) sector should see equal progress in technology and infrastructure supporting the environmentally-friendly vehicles, say...
Renault cedes power at Nissan for uncertain benefits
30 January 2023
PARIS: Renault and Nissan hailed a new deal announced on Monday as a major step in reviving their two decade alliance. But for the French car group the benefits of the revamp ar...
Renault veteran Fabrice Cambolive picked as new CEO in EV of...
30 January 2023
PARIS: Renault has appointed Fabrice Cambolive as its CEO of the Renault brand. He starts work from Feb 1 and reports to Renault Group CEO Luca de Meo, who was also the CEO unti...
Top tips to help keep your car more secure
29 January 2023
LONDON: Car theft remains a significant problem all over the world, and thieves have been changing tactics in recent years, with many now increasingly targeting ‘keyless’ cars by e...
Bugatti supercar now cheaper to run, but upkeep still mind-b...
28 January 2023
HAMBURG/CHICAGO: Only a few people can afford the Bugatti Chiron, and even if they can buy one they will find that the costs of running and maintaining this super sports car are as...