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VW ID.7 wrapped in special camouflage to debut at CES 2023
04 January 2023
WOLFSBURG: Volkswagen has announced more details of its new electric sedan ID.7 ahead of its world premiere at CES 2023 in Las Vegas. The ID.7 is the company's first fully elect...
Hyundai Motor to accelerate EV push for growth
04 January 2023
SEOUL: South Korea's Hyundai Motor Group said Tuesday it will accelerate a wider transition to electric vehicles (EV) this year as it aims to morph into a future mobility solutions...
MG4: MG's first bespoke electric poised to grab big market s...
04 January 2023
BERLIN: MG means business these days and the company is pressing forward with an affordable electric car that could take the sector by storm. The dormant English company, which ...
Proton continues fourth consecutive year of sales growth in ...
04 January 2023
SUBANG JAYA: National automotive brand Proton ended 2022 with a fourth consecutive year of sales growth to push overall sales to their highest total of 141,432 units since 2013. ...
Foxconn to use Nvidia chips to build self-driving vehicle pl...
04 January 2023
SAN JOSE: Chipmaker Nvidia Corp and electronics manufacturer Foxconn announced a partnership on Tuesday to develop autonomous vehicle platforms. Taiwanese contract manufacturer ...
China’s CATL extends lead as world’s top EV battery maker
04 January 2023
SEOUL: Contemporary Amperex Technology Co. Ltd.’s share of the electric-vehicle battery market continues to grow, according to the latest data from Seoul-based SNE Research, which ...
More US consumers want EVs but prices are a concern, Deloitt...
04 January 2023
NEW YORK: More US consumers want to buy an electric vehicle (EV) but are concerned about rising prices, while fewer aimed to purchase gasoline-powered vehicles, a survey by consult...
JPJ to introduce quality road tax stickers in 2023, says Lok...
04 January 2023
The proof. The windscreen of a motorist's car showing a clear photocopy affixed above the original road tax sticker, which has lost all details except for the serial number (hidden...
BMW sales dip in 2022, targets 15% battery-electric sales in...
04 January 2023
BERLIN: The BMW Group sold around 100,000 fewer cars in 2022 at 2.4 million vehicles, but more than doubled the proportion of fully-electric cars sold to reach almost 10% of total ...
Five things to watch at CES tech megashow
04 January 2023
LAS VEGAS: The world's biggest tech megashow, the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), gets underway here this week, with organisers hoping to recapture the excitement of years past af...
Jan 5-11: Fuel prices unchanged
04 January 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: The retail prices of RON97 and RON95 petrol, and diesel will remain unchanged for the Jan 5-11 period. The Finance Ministry said today that RON97 petrol remains at...
Florida city uses solar sidewalk to power traffic lights
04 January 2023
TAMPA: What if a sidewalk could store energy and power traffic lights to cover potential power outages? That's the innovative idea that an American city has put into practice. P...
Local Hot Rocket Racing Club unlocks new achievement
04 January 2023
SHAH ALAM: Hot Rocket Racing Club has achieved a historial milestone by securing podium finishing in all its go-kart endurance races throughout 2022. Hot Rocket’s elite team dub...
CES electronics show returns to realism after self-driving b...
04 January 2023
LAS VEGAS: The age of adventure is being replaced by the realm of reality in the automotive displays at the annual Consumer Electronics Show here, once a fantastical flight of fanc...
Foxconn reinvents itself, and EV supply chains
04 January 2023
Liu is repurposing Foxconn into an electric vehicle powerhouse. — Reuters HONG KONG: Foxconn’s most important project in 2023 will be to remake itself. The Taiwanese company ...
Pros and cons of using apps that help plan a long electric c...
04 January 2023
BERLIN: Enter your destination, plan stops for charging, and drive off. In theory, it should be easy to go for a long trip in an electric car, especially if you use an app to help ...
CNY savings from Volkswagen in Malaysia
03 January 2023
KUALA LUMPUR – Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia (VPCM) is celebrating the Year of the Rabbit with festive specials for everyone. From Jan 1 to Feb 28, fans of Volkswagen will ...
New BMW K 1600 B 'Bagger' introduced from RM173,500
03 January 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: BMW Motorrad Malaysia has unveiled the new BMW K 1600 B luxury touring motorcycle, offering unmatched running smoothness and power. The retail price (on the road, ...
S. Korea fines Tesla over US$2mil for exaggerating driving r...
03 January 2023
SEOUL: South Korea's antitrust regulator said it would impose a 2.85 billion won (RM9.7mil or US$2.2mil) fine on Tesla Inc for failing to tell its customers about the shorter drivi...
Tesla China boss Zhu promoted to global role
03 January 2023
The promotion makes Zhu the highest-profile executive at Tesla after Elon Musk. — Reuters AUSTIN: Tesla Inc's China chief Tom Zhu has been promoted to take charge of the electric ...