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BYD to build Vietnam component plant, say sources
13 January 2023
HANOI: Chinese electric vehicle (EV) maker BYD Auto Co plans to build a plant in Vietnam to produce car parts, three people with knowledge of the plan told Reuters, in a move that ...
Model Y, Model 3 more accessible to customers now, says Tesl...
13 January 2023
BERLIN: Tesla said today that the electric vehicle maker, which cut prices of its Model Y and Model 3 vehicles in the US and Europe overnight, was able to provide its cars at a mor...
Nissan to consider Renault proposal on IP safeguards, say so...
13 January 2023
TOKYO/PARIS: A committee of Nissan's board is set to meet next week to consider proposals from Renault to address a sticking point in talks to restructure the alliance between the ...
Mitsubishi Motors targets to sell 25,000 vehicles this year
13 January 2023
SHAH ALAM: Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia (MMM), the distributor of Mitsubishi Motors vehicles in this country, targets to sell at least 25,000 vehicles this year, an increase of about...
Gentari signs MoU with Thai-based Evolt to develop green EV ...
13 January 2023
(From left) Evolt Technology Co Ltd chief business officer Wisaroot Amornchaijaroen, Poonpat, Shah Yang and Green Mobility chief operations officer at M Haikal Zubir at the MoU sig...
US NTSB chief raises safety concerns about heavy electric ve...
13 January 2023
WASHINGTON: US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) chair Jennifer Homendy on Wednesday raised concerns about the increased risk of severe injury and death from heavier elec...
Touch ‘n Go RFID tag can now be terminated online
13 January 2023
PETALING JAYA: Touch ‘n Go Malaysia has announced that users can now terminate their RFID tag via its dedicated portal. In an announcement on Facebook, the company said users on...
Ministry aims to attract RM20bil in EV investments
13 January 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: The International Trade and Industry Ministry aims to attract RM20bil in investments in electric vehicles (EV) by 2025. Minister Tengku Datuk Seri Zafrul Tengku Ab...
Join the Mitsubishi Xpander Venture event at Dataran Karniva...
13 January 2023
SHAH ALAM: Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia is holding the Mitsubishi Xpander Venture event at Dataran Karnival, Perkarangan Shah Alam, here from Jan 14-15. The event, which is open w...
Porsche and Google in talks over Google Apps access
13 January 2023
BERLIN: Porsche is considering fully integrating Google software into its car cockpit, a source close to the company said on Thursday, marking a shift in strategy for the newly lis...
Nissan offers savings of up to RM9,950 in CNY promo
13 January 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: Edaran Tan Chong Motor (ETCM) kicked off its Chinese New Year promotion by offering customers savings of up to RM9,950 on selected Nissan models. The promotion is ...
Which automakers released the safest cars in 2022?
13 January 2023
BRUSSELS: The Tesla Model S and Model Y both feature among the cars judged to be the safest among all those tested by the European New Car Assessment Program (Euro NCAP) in 2022. ...
Mercedes to drop EQ product brand, says German daily
12 January 2023
BERLIN: Mercedes-Benz is set to drop the EQ product brand for battery-electric cars as soon as the next generation of compact cars, set to be on the market from the end of 2024, Ge...
Indonesia says investment talks with Tesla still ongoing
12 January 2023
JAKARTA: Negotiations between Indonesia and Tesla are still ongoing, a senior minister said today, following a report that the US automaker is nearing a preliminary deal to build p...
BMW boss not afraid of tech rivals: 'Cars aren't iPhones on ...
12 January 2023
LAS VEGAS: Big tech may seem to be muscling into the car business, but that is not bothering BMW boss Oliver Zipse, who says his business is not threatened by such rivals. "We a...
Tata considers India, Europe for EV battery plants
12 January 2023
NEW DELHI: Tata group is considering setting up plants in India and Europe to produce battery cells for electric vehicles (EV), the chief financial officer of its auto unit said in...
Hyundai Mobis' brilliant new tech makes parallel parking a b...
12 January 2023
LAS VEGAS: Equipment manufacturer Hyundai Mobis (for Mobility Beyond Integrated Solution) is a subsidiary of the South Korean group working mainly on electric, connected and autono...
Free trips and fuel for a year with Caltex Fuelling Giler ca...
12 January 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: Chevron Malaysia Ltd (Chevron), which markets the Caltex retail brand in Malaysia, launched its latest pump and win promotion, Caltex Fuelling Giler, where Malaysians...
Maruti Suzuki goes bigger with first electric SUV to debut 2...
12 January 2023
NEW DELHI: Maruti Suzuki India Ltd. plans to launch its first electric car in 2025 and in doing so is expanding away from its traditional compact offerings in an attempt to recover...
Goodyear unveils demo tyre produced with 90% sustainable mat...
11 January 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company has unveiled a demonstration tyre that is made from 90% sustainable materials. This demonstration tyre has passed all applic...