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Tesla sends Shanghai boss and aides to jumpstart US output
22 December 2022
Zhu speaking at a delivery ceremony for China-made Model 3 vehicles in the Shanghai Gigafactory in December 2019. — Reuters SHANGHAI/SAN FRANCISCO: Tesla Inc's China chief Tom Zhu...
Six MPVs, SUVs stopped for ferrying passengers without permi...
22 December 2022
JOHOR BARU: Six private multipurpose (MPV) and sport utility vehicles (SUV) were stopped for ferrying passengers without valid permits. The Johor Road Transport Department (JPJ)...
Magna buying Veoneer Active Safety to bolster self-driving t...
22 December 2022
  TORONTO: Canadian auto parts maker Magna International Inc said it had agreed to buy Veoneer Active Safety business from investment firm SSW Partners for US$1.53 billion ...
India probes possible misappropriation of incentives by EV m...
22 December 2022
NEW DELHI: India is investigating the possible misappropriation of incentives given to electric vehicle (EV) makers under a 100 billion rupee (RM5.4bil) programme to promote their ...
EV demand expected to soar in 2023
22 December 2022
KUALA LUMPUR: Demand for electric vehicles (EVs) is expected to grow sharply in 2023, due to tax incentives as well as potential launches of more accessibly priced EVs. Malaysia...
US agency probing if Hertz rented unrepaired recalled vehicl...
22 December 2022
Cars are parked near Hertz car rental signage at John F. Kennedy International Airport in Queens, New York City on March 30. — Reuters WASHINGTON: US auto safety regulators sai...
Tesla doubles discounts on mainstay vehicles to US$7,500 in ...
22 December 2022
AUSTIN: Tesla Inc is offering US$7,500 discounts on Model 3 and Model Y electric vehicles (EV) delivered in the United States this month, its website showed on Wednesday, amid conc...
Genesis names new global head
22 December 2022
SEOUL: Genesis has announced the appointment of Mike (Min Kyu) Song as its global head and his promotion to executive vice president, effective Jan 1, 2023. In addition to his n...
Nio blackmailed for millions in bitcoin by data-stealing hac...
22 December 2022
SHANGHAI: Hackers have stolen Nio Inc. user and car-sales data and are now blackmailing the Chinese electric-vehicle maker. Nio received an email this month in which the sender ...
Indonesia considers US$320mil in incentives to boost EV sale...
21 December 2022
JAKARTA: Indonesia may allocate 5 trillion rupiah (RM1.4bil or US$320mil) from next year's budget to incentivise electric vehicle (EV) purchases, though details of the scheme were ...
Volvo’s drive towards electric cars shines in the C40 Rechar...
21 December 2022
Volvo C40 Recharge Pure Electric is designed for customers looking for an edgy design, electrification and cutting-edge technology. LUXURY car maker Volvo Car Malaysia marks the n...
Motorist Super App debuts in Malaysia
21 December 2022
(From left) Azhar, Dr Wong, Belson and Todt. KUALA LUMPUR: An online car-selling company today launched its Motorist Super App in Malaysia to help car users in the country conven...
Goodyear Malaysia rolls out new year campaign
21 December 2022
KUALA LUMPUR: Goodyear Malaysia has launched its "A Gifting New Year" campaign, where Goodyear customers who buy four Goodyear consumer tyres sized 16-inches and above will get an ...
Ducati DesertX unveiled at RM112,900
21 December 2022
KUALA LUMPUR: Ducati in Malaysia has officially launched the DesertX versatile enduro motorcycle with a base selling price of RM112,900. The DesertX features a new steel trellis...
BMW to make Solid Power's battery cells under expanded deal
21 December 2022
DENVER: Solid Power Inc said today it will offer some intellectual property rights related to its solid-state batteries to BMW and allow production of the battery cells at the auto...
Cycle & Carriage ends 'exceptional year' with blockbuster mo...
21 December 2022
KUALA LUMPUR: In line with its commitment to create ‘Exceptional Journeys,’ Cycle & Carriage celebrated its top customers by treating them to a movie night screening the newly ...
Israeli startup makes inroads with personal flying vehicle
21 December 2022
AIR ONE undergoing flight test. — All images by Reuters BEERSHEVA (Israel): An Israeli-made electric vehicle designed to fly commuters on short trips far above streets overcrowded...
Ferrari heir sets up succession with trust for supercar firm...
21 December 2022
Piero Ferrari set up a family trust this month to manage his stake of around 10% in the Italian luxury sports carmaker. — Reuters MILAN: Piero Ferrari, son of founder Enzo and the...
GM recalls 140,000 Chevrolet Bolt EVs over fire risks
21 December 2022
WASHINGTON: General Motors Co said Tuesday it is recalling 140,000 Chevrolet Bolt EVs in North America because the carpet could catch fire after a crash where a front seat belt pre...
Dec 22-28: RON97 petrol down 20 sen
21 December 2022
KUALA LUMPUR: The retail price of RON97 petrol will drop by 20 sen from RM3.55 to RM3.35 per litre, while prices of RON95 and diesel will remain unchanged from Dec 22 to 28. The...