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Ford hikes price of cheapest F-150 electric truck variant to...
16 December 2022
DETROIT: Ford Motor Co has raised the price of the cheapest variant of its F-150 Lightning electric truck by 9% to US$55,974 (RM248,000), the company's website showed on Thursday. ...
Japan tax reform to target low-emission cars, shift to inves...
16 December 2022
TOKYO: Japan will extend tax breaks on low-emission cars and seek to shift its massive household savings into investment in the government's annual tax code revision to be approved...
Honda Malaysia introduces City Hatchback variant with V-SENS...
16 December 2022
The City Hatchback line-up is equipped with Honda SENSING, which is the most complete advanced safety features in its class. Honda Malaysia has recently introduced a new variant o...
Indonesia plans US$5,000 subsidy for each electric-car purch...
16 December 2022
JAKARTA: Indonesia is finalising subsidies for electric vehicle purchases to boost local adoption and bring in more investments. The government plans to give subsidies of up to ...
Tycoon Syed Mokhtar weighs options for DRB-Hicom, say source...
16 December 2022
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian tycoon Syed Mokhtar Albukhary is conducting a strategic review of conglomerate DRB-Hicom Bhd, according to people with knowledge of the matter. The busin...
Toyota C-HR Prologue concept previews next C-HR, N. America ...
16 December 2022
BRUSSELS: Toyota has decided to stop selling the C-HR in North America after the current model year and will instead flog the next generation of the model in Europe. For US and ...
Singapore Motorshow returns on Jan 12-15, 2023
15 December 2022
SINGAPORE: Singapore’s largest and most iconic annual motoring event, the Singapore Motorshow will return after a three-year hiatus at Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition ...
Electric vehicles confront the leap to the mass market
15 December 2022
DETROIT: The past year was sobering for investors who poured money into Tesla Inc and rival electric vehicle startups that hoped to emulate Tesla CEO Elon Musk's success. As int...
Will we be using face recognition to unlock our cars?
15 December 2022
FRANKFURT: Genesis, Hyundai's premium brand, is creating a stir by introducing the first-ever solution for unlocking a car with face recognition, through tech implemented directly ...
No ferry service for Penang motorcycles for seven months, te...
15 December 2022
BUTTERWORTH: Ferry services for motorcycles will be stopped for seven months to upgrade berthing facilities at the Raja Tun Uda and Sultan Abdul Halim ferry terminals. Penang Po...
Mahindra CEO sees US entry for new EVs at least five years a...
15 December 2022
MUMBAI: Mahindra and Mahindra, one of India’s oldest automakers, aims to sell its new family of electric SUVs around the globe, but an entry into the US market won't happen until l...
BYD to launch new 'professional and personal' EV in 2023, sa...
15 December 2022
BEIJING: China's BYD Co will launch a new "professional and personal" electric car brand in 2023, Brian Luo, the company's branding assistant general manager, said today. The ne...
Nikola to sell up to 75 hydrogen-powered trucks to Plug Powe...
15 December 2022
PHOENIX: Electric truck maker Nikola Corp said today that it would sell up to 75 Tre hydrogen-powered trucks over three years to fuel-cell technology developer Plug Power Inc. E...
JPJ exceeds target, collects RM4.6bil in revenue as of Dec 1...
15 December 2022
MELAKA: The Road Transport Department (JPJ) has collected RM4.6bil in revenue as of Dec 11, exceeding the target of RM4.12bil for the year. Director-general Datuk Zailani Hashim...
Thousands of video games are now available in Tesla cars
15 December 2022
SAN FRANCISCO: Tesla's latest update integrates the Steam game service into the onboard system, giving Model S and X owners access to thousands of games. This new update brings ...
Ni Hsin to partner Sirim in setting up lithium-ion battery r...
15 December 2022
From left: Sirim industrial research senior vice-president Mohd Azanuddin Salleh, Sirim president and group CEO Datuk Indera Ahamad Sabirin Arshad, Ni Hsin chairman Sofiyan Yahya, ...
Selangor JPJ issues 632 compound notices to traffic offender...
15 December 2022
KUALA LUMPUR: The Selangor Road Transport Department (JPJ) has issued 632 compound notices for various traffic offences to motorists during a two-hour integrated operation at the A...
Toyota IMV 0 pick-up aims to be most affordable and customis...
15 December 2022
BANGKOK: While the majority of concept vehicles never make it to production, the Toyota IMV 0 concept pick-up truck for Thailand is very likely to be among the exceptions. Toyot...
Toyota plant in Thailand to increase solar energy usage
15 December 2022
BANGKOK: Toyota Motor Thailand's (TMT) Ban Pho plant has an ambitious target of increasing renewable energy (RE) usage from its current 10%, to 30% by 2025. The Ban Pho plant p...
Toyota and CP Group to explore making hydrogen from poultry ...
15 December 2022
BANGKOK: In a move towards achieving carbon neutrality in Thailand, Charoen Pokphand Group (CP) and Toyota Motor Corp (TMC) will explore collaborating in hydrogen production using ...