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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...
Glove craze out, electric vehicle craze in
17 December 2022
PETALING JAYA: Two years ago, Malaysia saw a flurry of companies rushing into glove manufacturing as they tried to get a slice of the pandemic-driven demand. But the craze quick...
Proton sends first batch of workers to Geely, China for trai...
16 December 2022
SUBANG JAYA: Proton has seen the writing on the wall. Electric mobility is gathering pace and it wants to ride the wave. The car company today announced it has sent 16 employees...
First Honda Civic e:HEV RS owner feted
16 December 2022
Chin posing with his new car alongside Yoshimura (right) and Honda Malaysia president and chief operating officer Sarly Adle Sarkum. KUALA LUMPUR: Honda Malaysia today held a cere...
Perodua helps out Sri Lanka partner
16 December 2022
Yatawara (second from right) and Gunatilaka (right) at the gift voucher handover ceremony to staff representatives. KUALA LUMPUR:: Perodua has sent aid to the staff of its distrib...
Europe's car repairers call for competition rules rewrite
16 December 2022
LONDON: Europe's car repair and spare parts industry is calling for a rewrite of EU competition rules, arguing they allow carmakers and franchise dealers to disadvantage independen...
Mick Schumacher switches from Ferrari to Mercedes
16 December 2022
PARIS: Mick Schumacher was dropped by Ferrari as a reserve driver on Thursday and immediately signed with their rivals Mercedes in the same role. After Ferrari announced the 23-...
Renault to renew chairman's term of office
16 December 2022
Senard (left) and de Meo. PARIS: French car maker Renault will propose at its general shareholders' meeting next year to renew the term of its chairman Jean-Dominique Senard, it s...
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 ...