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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 ...
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...