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Elon Musk to unveil Tesla's 'Master Plan 3' at first investo...
08 February 2023
AUSTIN: Tesla Inc chief executive Elon Musk will reveal the third part of the electric vehicle (EV) maker's "Master Plan" when the company holds its first investor day on March 1. ...
UMW Toyota Motor off to great start in 2023
08 February 2023
SHAH ALAM: UMW Toyota Motor launched the 2023 calendar for the Toyota Tour, the nation’s first premier professional golf tournament, which is a result of a historic naming rights p...
Feb 9-15: Fuel prices unchanged
08 February 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: The retail prices of RON97 and RON95 petrol and diesel will remain unchanged for the period from Feb 9 to 15. The Finance Ministry, in a statement today, said that...
That smells like a BMW: German carmaker patents scented exte...
08 February 2023
MUNICH: Like a dog looking for ways to mark its territory, German car manufacturer BMW appears to be looking into spreading its own distinct brand of scent with its cars. An app...
BYD building own Europe plant more likely than taking one ov...
08 February 2023
LOS ANGELES: BYD Co. is exploring setting up its own factory in Europe, a top executive told Bloomberg News, suggesting the Chinese carmaking giant is more likely to establish its ...
Bugatti goes into luxury eyewear
08 February 2023
MILAN: Bugatti has launched its first eyewear collection in partnership with optical designer Larry Sands. The collection spans nine distinct styles across 37 statement pieces. ...
Lamborghini bids V12 engine farewell with pair of new superc...
08 February 2023
LONDON: Lamborghini has called time on its famous naturally-aspirated V12 engine with a pair of one-off supercars. The Invencible coupe and Autentica roadster both use the Itali...
Rolls-Royce celebrates 112 years of the Spirit of Ecstasy
08 February 2023
LONDON: Rolls-Royce Motor Cars celebrated the 112th anniversary of its Spirit of Ecstasy mascot on Monday. It was first registered as intellectual property of Rolls-Royce on Feb...
Audi in Malaysia rolls out fresh warranty pricing
07 February 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: PHS Automotive Malaysia (PHSAM) today announced an adjustment of on-the-road prices for the entire range of Audi models, and with this, launched the Audi Assurance Pa...
Chevron Malaysia gets new country chairman
07 February 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: Chevron Malaysia Ltd, which markets the Caltex retail brand in Malaysia, has appointed Dean Gilbert as its new country chairman. Gilbert, who hails from New Zealan...
Refreshed BMW X5 to get lit-up grille
07 February 2023
MUNICH: The facelifted BMW X5 will get an illuminated grille, copying an idea already seen in the X6 and its sub-brand Rolls-Royce. This was evident in a teaser video it posted ...
Ferrari creates chief racing revenue officer post, names fir...
07 February 2023
MILAN: Ferrari said today it had appointed Lorenzo Giorgetti (inset)  to the newly-created position of chief racing revenue officer, tasked with boosting long-term relations with s...
Mobility study cites roadblocks for US electric vehicles, su...
07 February 2023
LOS ANGELES: Automakers may not be able to build as many electric vehicles as they would like — and consumer demand for those EVs may not materialise as quickly as anticipated — if...
Taxi, ehailing connections could help boost take-up of rail ...
07 February 2023
SUNGAI BULOH: Talks are being held with ehailing and taxi companies to improve first- and last-mile connectivity with the public rail system within the Klang Valley, says Anthony L...
JPJ detects fraud driving licence scam
07 February 2023
KOTA BARU: There is a widespread scam involving forged driving licences which is thriving on social media, says the Road Transport Department (JPJ). JPJ deputy director-general ...
Bermaz Auto on track to meet sales target
07 February 2023
PETALING JAYA: With strong sales expected across its three brands – Mazda, Kia and Peugeot, Bermaz Auto Bhd (BAuto) is on track to meet its sales target of 18,000-19,000 units for ...
Phase two of Pan Borneo highway to start soon
07 February 2023
KUCHING: With the RM16bil phase one of Pan Borneo Highway Sarawak project reaching the tail end of completion, construction work is to start soon for the phase two project linking ...
Electric car prices may plummet soon — here's why
07 February 2023
PARIS/WOLFSBURG: The latest figures make it abundantly clear: The average new car in Germany and many other car-loving western European countries now costs a third more than it did...
Renault to reinvent the Espace as a big new SUV
07 February 2023
PARIS: Renault is reinventing the Espace, one of the best-known names in its model history, by turning the van into a new, seven-seater SUV. The pioneering people carrier has be...
Like Musk, nickel-rich Indonesia has high electric vehicle a...
07 February 2023
JAKARTA: Armed with the world's largest reserves of nickel and a ban on the export of nickel ore, Indonesia is making itself indispensable for the electric vehicle industry, which ...