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Shell acquires US EV charging firm Volta
20 January 2023
LONDON: Shell Plc agreed to buy US electric-vehicle charging firm Volta Inc. as the fossil-fuel giant works to keep pace with the transition to low-carbon mobility. The US$169 m...
All-new Range Rover L460 to make its debut locally next mont...
19 January 2023
PETALING JAYA: Jaguar Land Rover Malaysia is set to debut the vastly improved all-new fifth-generation Range Rover L460 luxury sports utility vehicle (SUV) in mid-February. The ...
Proton to boost solar power adoption with appointment of sec...
19 January 2023
Lee (second from left) showing the appointment document with Shamsul. With them are Roslan (left) and Industrial Labs co-founder and director Fairus Sakiman (right). SUBANG JAYA...
Nissan-Renault deal on alliance could come as early as Feb 1...
19 January 2023
PARIS: A deal between French carmaker Renault and Japanese partner Nissan could be announced as early as Feb 1 as months of negotiations on how to reshape their alliance progress, ...
MAA expects TIV to drop to 650,000 units in 2023, down from ...
19 January 2023
PETALING JAYA: Malaysia is projected to record a total industry volume (TIV) of 650,000 units in 2023, down 9.8 per cent from the 720,658 units registered last year, said the Malay...
Tesla uses its profits as a weapon in an EV price war
19 January 2023
DETROIT: Tesla Inc earns more money for every vehicle it sells than any of its global rivals. Now, chief executive Elon Musk is using that superior profitability as a weapon in ...
Frustration of losing your car and perils of getting it back
19 January 2023
PETALING JAYA: Nasrul was looking for his stolen van when he heard the news about a Toyota Vellfire being rented and not returned. What’s more, the name of the client was a fami...
How an increase in self-driving cars could harm the environm...
19 January 2023
PARIS: Self-driving vehicles are expected to go mainstream in the near future, but mass numbers of such vehicles could result in a significant increase in CO2 emissions, mainly due...
Ministry to query TnG on its new Visa card’s inability to ha...
19 January 2023
PETALING JAYA: Domestic Trade and Cost of Living Minister Datuk Seri Salahuddin Ayub tweeted that Touch 'n Go would be asked to provide an explanation about its new prepaid Visa ca...
Sime Darby Auto ConneXion-Ford brings CNY cheer to charity h...
19 January 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: Ahead of this year’s Chinese New Year celebration, Sime Darby Auto ConneXion (SDAC) recently shared some early festive joy at three charitable homes, in addition to r...
Risky trip to Thailand to get back cars
19 January 2023
PETALING JAYA: You go to bed knowing where your car is or thinking it is in good hands. You wake up to learn it has been smuggled out of the country and deep into Thailand – all in...
Toyota plans to produce 750,000 vehicles globally in Februar...
19 January 2023
TOKYO: Toyota Motor Corp on Wednesday said it plans to produce about 750,000 vehicles globally in February. The Japanese automaker said it aims to make about 300,000 vehicles do...
Toyota: Going full steam on clean mobility
19 January 2023
TOYOTA Motor Corp (TMC) wants to launch compact hybrid cars in the A and B-segments in Asean in the near future, according to the automaker’s top executives. “We want to introdu...
Isuzu Malaysia posts record sales of 9,211 units in 2022
18 January 2023
PETALING JAYA: Isuzu Malaysia ended 2022 with record-breaking performance, chalking up 9,211 units in sales of the amazing Isuzu D-Max pick-up truck, a few tens shy of doubling the...
No highway tolls on Jan 20-21 during CNY, says PM
18 January 2023
PUTRAJAYA: There will be toll-free travel for highway users on Jan 20 and 21, in conjunction with the Chinese New Year, announces Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim. He sai...
Touch ‘n Go unveils Visa card tied to ewallet, but it can’t ...
18 January 2023
PETALING JAYA: Touch ‘n Go has confirmed that its newly unveiled Visa prepaid card can’t be used to pay for highway tolls or public transport. According to an online report by A...
Jan 19-25: Fuel prices unchanged
18 January 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: The retail prices of RON97 and RON95 petrol, and diesel will remain unchanged for the Jan 19-25 period. The Finance Ministry said today that RON97 petrol remains a...
Scania Ecolution Solution helps reduce carbon footprint
18 January 2023
PENANG: Scania and Mun Loon Paper Converting Sdn Bhd (Mun Loon) have signed an Ecolution Agreement for three Scania G360 A4X2NA prime movers with 7 years of Repair & Maintenanc...
New MAN Truck Generation wins new orders from Port Klang hau...
18 January 2023
PORT KLANG: A year after its introduction in Malaysia, more hauliers are now opting for the New MAN Truck Generation with low emission Euro V engines as standard as their preferred...
Car thieves now rent and run
18 January 2023
PETALING JAYA: Car thieves are doing it the easy way now – they pay a small fee to rent luxurious cars, disable the GPS in them and go off the radar. Apart from the bare minimum...