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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 ...
In Scotland, video surveillance and a multitude of sensors w...
03 January 2023
EDINBURGH: Scotland's capital city, Edinburgh, is to deploy a brand new intelligent surveillance system, initially designed to combat crime and improve traffic flow. The idea is th...
Rally driver and YouTube star Ken Block dies in snowmobile a...
03 January 2023
LOS ANGELES: Pro rally driver Ken Block, who later became an Internet sensation with his daring stunts behind the wheel, died aged 55 after a snowmobile accident, his team Hoonigan...
RM500 fine for JB business operators ‘reserving’ parking spa...
03 January 2023
JOHOR BARU: All business operators caught placing obstacles on parking spaces around the Johor Baru City Council (MBJB) area will be issued a RM500 fine immediately, says mayor Dat...
Price hike of up to 4.7% for BMW and MINIs, feature enhancem...
03 January 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: BMW Group Malaysia has announced a price hike for both BMW and MINI cars from 2023, but it hopes to soften the impact by offering feature enhancements to the models. ...
BMW ups the ante with iX xDrive50 Sport for 2023
03 January 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: BMW Group Malaysia has announced the arrival of the new BMW iX xDrive50 Sport along with a price increase for all models including the MINIs. The electric SUV/SAV ...
Hitting record, electric cars sales in Norway near 80% in 20...
03 January 2023
OSLO: Almost four out of five new cars sold in Norway last year were battery-powered, with Tesla the top-selling brand for the second year in a row, registration data showed on Mon...
Don't fall for driving licence scam, JPJ warns public
02 January 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: The public should be mindful of an adver-tisement on social media that offers driving licences without having to attend classes or tests, said Road Transport Departme...
Singapore's COE premiums at all-time highs in 2022
02 January 2023
SINGAPORE: Certificate of entitlement (COE) premiums went on a relentless upward march for much of 2022, with all-time highs set in four out of five categories – larger and more po...
Reverse exodus to the Klang Valley begins
02 January 2023
GOMBAK: The rush home to the city after a long weekend and holidays has started. Traffic was reported to be heavy at a stretch between Karak and the Gombak toll plaza. According...
Audi uses AI to design new rims
02 January 2023
INGOLSTADT: Audi is using artificial intelligence (AI) for the first time in the design of wheels. Its AI application, called FelGAN, was developed and implemented in an entirel...
China's BYD raises car prices after subsidy cuts
02 January 2023
SHANGHAI: Leading Chinese electric car manufacturer BYD Co has adjusted its product prices starting from Jan 1, citing the impact of reduced subsidies for new energy vehicles since...
Hyundai's new Universe Mobile Office takes remote work to th...
01 January 2023
SEOUL: Hyundai Motor Company recently announced the launch of its Universe Mobile Office, a variant of its Universe luxury passenger bus for the Korean market that enables teams to...
Davinci Motor's futuristic electric motorcycle DC100 set for...
01 January 2023
LAS VEGAS: Davinci Motor, a fast-growing Chinese manufacturer of high-performance robotic electric motorcycles, will showcase its futuristic DC100 electric motorcycle at the 2023 C...
2023 will be the year of the electric SUV in US
31 December 2022
NEW YORK: In the evolution of the electric vehicle, 2022 will be remembered for its megafauna: Massive electric trucks finally roamed the land, with equally outsized prices. Nex...
Zenseact becomes fully owned subsidiary of Volvo Cars
31 December 2022
GOTHENBURG: Sweden-based Volvo Car AB said today it had taken 100% ownership of its autonomous driving (AD) software development subsidiary Zenseact. Volvo Cars acquired 13.5% o...