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Renault, Geely look to bring Aramco into engine venture, say...
17 January 2023
BEIJING/PARIS: Renault SA and Geely Automobile Holdings are working to finalise a deal to bring Saudi Arabian state oil producer Aramco in as an investor and partner to develop and...
Volvo rear-wheel drive makes comeback in its electric SUVs
17 January 2023
GOTHENBURG: Volvo has brought back rear-wheel drive after an absence of 25 years. It is now available in the fully electric XC40 Recharge and C40 Recharge. The single motor with...
Speed limit on federal and state roads reduced for CNY
17 January 2023
SEPANG: The speed limit on federal and state roads nationwide will be temporarily reduced by 10kph in conjunction with the Chinese New Year celebrations, says the Works Ministry. ...
Indonesia close to EV deals with BYD Group and Tesla, says m...
17 January 2023
JAKARTA: Indonesia is finalising agreements with China's automaker BYD Group and US carmaker Tesla to invest in electric vehicle (EV) production facilities in the Southeast Asian c...
EPMB, Tenaga Switchgear to explore EV battery infrastructure...
17 January 2023
(From left) Megat Jalaluddin, Ahmad Sazree, Hamidon and Chong. KUALA LUMPUR: EP Manufacturing Bhd (EPMB) has entered into a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Tenaga Switchgea...
Hop to Cycle & Carriage's Lunar New Year 'good luck' treats
17 January 2023
PETALING JAYA: In conjunction with the Lunar New Year of the Rabbit, Cycle & Carriage is offering an ‘ong’ promotion to keep more ‘good luck’ hopping your way. With any wipe...
Swedish firm claims discovery of Europe's largest rare earth...
17 January 2023
KIRUNA (Sweden): Large deposits of valuable rare earth metals - which are needed, among other things, for the construction of electric cars and wind turbines - have been discovered...
Chinese EV maker Xpeng joins Tesla, Seres in price cuts
17 January 2023
SHANGHAI/BEIJING: Chinese automaker Xpeng today announced price cuts for some models in a notice on its official WeChat account, following similar moves by Tesla and Seres and fuel...
Toyota OutRun 2023 raises RM170,000 for cancer society
17 January 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: UMW Toyota Motor's second Toyota OutRun event last Sunday has raised RM170,000 for National Cancer Society Malaysia. Toyota OutRun 2023, which was held at Dataran ...
Citroen boss sees an end to the SUV
17 January 2023
LONDON: The boss of Citroen has said he believes SUVs will lose their mass appeal as buyers look for more efficient, environmentally-friendly cars in the coming years. The rise ...
Self-driving cars could nearly double road congestion, says ...
17 January 2023
LONDON: Motorists could be stuck in congestion nearly twice as bad as current levels if self-driving cars become commonplace, a UK government report warns. The UK's Department f...
New Kia Sorento and Peugeot Landtrek previewed
16 January 2023
THE distributors of Kia and Peugeot vehicles in Malaysia have unveiled two all-new models that are expected to arrive in Malaysia. The vehicles are the all-new Kia Sorento sport...
Grab updates fare structure, rides during peak hours to cost...
16 January 2023
PETALING JAYA: Grab Malaysia announced changes to its fare and incentive structure in a bid to compensate its drivers for time spent stuck in traffic during peak hours. The fare...
UMW sells record-high 383,054 vehicles in 2022
16 January 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: The UMW Group delivered a record-high of 383,054 units of vehicles in 2022, 46% higher than the 262,685 units registered in 2021. “Both UMW Toyota Motor (UMWT) and...
3.8 million vehicles expected on expressways nationwide duri...
16 January 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 3.8 million vehicles are expected to use expressways to get to their respective destinations nationwide during the Chinese New Year (CNY) holiday starting ...
Locations of Chinese New Year traffic hotspots in Selangor i...
16 January 2023
GOMBAK: Several locations in six Selangor districts have been identified as traffic congestion hotspots during the coming Chinese New Year celebrations. Acting Selangor police c...
As Tesla cuts prices, VW to rival Chinese cars with cheaper ...
16 January 2023
BERLIN/BEIJING: Volkswagen says it wants to respond to strong competition from China with cheaper electric models in the coming years. There are, however, currently no plans for...
Toyota says it could produce 10.6 million vehicles in 2023
16 January 2023
TOKYO: Toyota Motor Corp said today it could produce as many as 10.6 million vehicles this year, while warning of downward risk to its projection from the possible impact of issues...
Motorcycle lane on Shah Alam Expressway to be closed in stag...
16 January 2023
SHAH ALAM: The motorcycle lane on the Shah Alam Expressway (LSA) will be closed in stages from today until Jan 30 for road maintenance work. Kesas Sdn Bhd, in a statement, said ...
Bentley Motors appoints new Mulliner and Motorsport director...
15 January 2023
LONDON: Bentley Motors announced on Friday the appointment of Ansar Ali as the new Mulliner and Motorsport director, reporting directly to chairman and CEO Adrian Hallmark. Ansa...