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Ex-Volkswagen boss Diess to join chipmaker Infineon
19 December 2022
BERLIN: Former Volkswagen boss Herbert Diess is set to become chairman of the supervisory board at German semiconductor manufacturer Infineon, the company said. Diess "is expect...
Nissan LEAF powers Christmas lights as UK plant marks produc...
19 December 2022
LONDON: A Nissan LEAF is providing the sparkle for Nissan Sunderland Plant’s Christmas display to celebrate production of 250,000 of the pioneering electric vehicle in the UK. D...
LG Innotek develops two new hybrid lenses to improve autonom...
19 December 2022
SEOUL: South Korea's LG Innotek says it has successfully developed new types of high-performance hybrid lenses for autonomous driving that have reduced size and thickness while inc...
Jeremy Clarkson 'horrified' Meghan column caused hurt
19 December 2022
File photo of Clarkson. — Reuters LONDON: British television presenter Jeremy Clarkson said today he was "horrified to have caused so much hurt" after a column he wrote in the Sun...
Toppan develops 'Black' light control film for automobiles
19 December 2022
TOKYO: A Japanese company has developed a "Normal Black" grade of LC Magic, a liquid crystal light control film that changes from transparent to opaque with the flick of a switch. ...
Audi starts production of Q8 e-tron in Brussels
19 December 2022
BRUSSELS: The first Audi Q8 e-tron drove off the production line at the Brussels plant on Dec 14, marking the start of an era for the new top model in Audi’s electric SUV range. ...
Polestar releases second limited edition of CAKE Makka elect...
19 December 2022
GOTHENBURG: Electric car maker Polestar and CAKE have revealed a second limited Polestar edition of the fully electric moped Makka in the sky colour first shown on the Polestar ele...
New Mazda CX-90 will arrive as performance-oriented plug-in ...
19 December 2022
LOS ANGELES: Ahead of its world premiere in January 2023, Mazda North American Operations has announced the first-ever CX-90 will be available in the United States as a plug-in hyb...
First drive of Toyota bZ4X electric SUV
18 December 2022
BURI RAM (Thailand): The media had a brief test drive of the all-electric Toyota bZ4X at this weekend's (Dec 16 to 18) Idemitsu 1500 Super Endurance race at the Chang International...
Taxi ride in hydrogen-powered Toyota Corolla Cross H2 Concep...
18 December 2022
BURI RAM (Thailand): The media had a brief taxi ride in the Toyota Corolla Cross H2 Concept, which burns hydrogen instead of petrol, at this weekend's (December 16 to 18, 2022) Ide...
First drive of second-gen Toyota Mirai FCEV
18 December 2022
BURI RAM (Thailand): The media had a brief test drive of the all-electric Toyota Mirai, which is a fuel-cell electric vehicle (FCEV) at this weekend's (Dec 16 to 18) Idemitsu 1500 ...
3D printed gold process showcased in Bentley Mulliner Batur
18 December 2022
LONDON: Bentley Motors has introduced 3D printed solid gold in the exclusive Mulliner Batur – the first time such a ground-breaking process is believed to have been used in the aut...
Meridian to introduce ‘EbM’ services at CES 2023
18 December 2022
LONDON: British audio specialist Meridian has launched a new commercial offering focused on its go-to-market activities in audio engineering consultancy and technology licensing se...
Citroën meets Asterix: Citroën creates 2CV concept chariot f...
18 December 2022
PARIS: Citroën has reinterpreted its iconic 2CV as a chariot that features in the new Asterix & Obelix: The Middle Kingdom movie, as part of a partnership between the French ca...
Rolls-Royce car factory workers get record pay rise in UK
18 December 2022
LONDON: Workers at Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Ltd. will receive as much as an 18% increase in compensation for next year, which the Unite union claimed was a record increase. Around...
Audi activesphere concept reveal on Jan 26
18 December 2022
INGOLSTADT: Audi is about to introduce the next member of a family of four concept cars: the Audi activesphere concept. The electric crossover coupe will celebrate its world pre...
Indonesia to implement mandatory 35% biodiesel blending star...
17 December 2022
JAKARTA: Indonesia is set to raise mandatory biodiesel blending to 35% starting Jan 1, 2023, to reduce fuel imports amid high global energy prices and to shift to cleaner energy, t...
BMW’s discontinued i3 is already an EV cult classic
17 December 2022
NEW YORK: When BMW launched its electric-hatchback i3 in 2013, it was the carmaker’s first ever mass-produced fully electric vehicle. A quirky little car, with four seats, rear-...
Petron Malaysia and Türkiye Tourism Board kicks off Jom Jala...
17 December 2022
KUALA LUMPUR – Petron Malaysia, in collaboration with the Türkiye Tourism Board has launched the ‘Jom Jalan-Jalan Türkiye’ nationwide promotional campaign, running from Dec 15 to M...
Vehicle sales up 7.3%
17 December 2022
PETALING JAYA: Vehicle sales in the country rose by 7.3% in November 2022 to 64,404 units from 60,047 units in the same month last year. The automotive industry continued to fil...