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China’s top EV wastes no time getting traction in Indonesia
11 November 2022
BALI: In South-East Asia, Chinese automakers are trying to gain a foothold in markets dominated by Japanese brands. In Indonesia, the push is visible on the ground. The vast maj...
Flash floods hit several areas in Klang Valley
11 November 2022
PETALING JAYA: Flash floods have struck a number of areas in the Klang Valley following the late afternoon downpour today, with social media users posting images and videos to show...
Synthetic fuel seen as lifeline to support classic and colle...
11 November 2022
LONDON: Combustion engine cars will live on decades after electric cars go mainstream — provided their owners can source synthetic fuels easily. In a recent poll by UK insurer F...
BMW iX Flow named to TIME’s List of Best Inventions 2022
11 November 2022
NEW YORK: The BMW iX Flow was named as one of TIME’s List of Best Inventions 2022. The annual list features 200 extraordinary innovations. The BMW iX Flow featuring E Ink is ...
Transport Ministry calls on ehailing companies to help affec...
11 November 2022
PETALING JAYA: The Transport Ministry is calling on ehailing companies to play their part in helping rail commuters who have been affected by the week-long partial shutdown of the ...
Ian Callum's firm tasked with new design for World Car Award...
11 November 2022
TORONTO: When the 19th annual 2023 World Car Awards (WCA) are presented at the New York International Auto Show next April, the winners will receive new versions of the traditional...
Volvo unveils EX90 electric SUV in push to ditch engines
10 November 2022
STOCKHOLM: Volvo Car AB showed off the EX90, a battery-powered sport utility vehicle to succeed its gasoline-era flagship as the automaker pushes to go all-electric by the end of t...
New name, more range: Audi rebrands its e-tron as Q8 with fa...
10 November 2022
BERLIN: Audi is giving its large electric SUV not only fresh design and tech in both the hatchback and Sportback versions, but also a new name, the Q8 e-tron, the German manufactur...
EU to propose rules for last generation of combustion engine...
10 November 2022
BRUSSELS: The European Union is set today to propose emissions rules for the continent’s last generation of combustion engines, according to a document obtained by Bloomberg News. ...
Five initiatives to be improved to ease Johor Causeway conge...
10 November 2022
JOHOR BARU: The Special Committee on Congestion at the Johor Causeway has agreed to improve five existing initiatives to ease causeway congestion, said Home Ministry secretary-gene...
Perodua sold over 200,000 cars so far, edging closer to 2022...
10 November 2022
KUALA LUMPUR: Perodua has registered total sales of 222,203 vehicles between January and October this year. In January this year, Perodua announced a 247,800-unit registration t...
German church sets speed limit for motoring clergy members
10 November 2022
MAGDEBURG (Germany): Germany's Evangelical Church has agreed on a voluntary speed limit of 100kph on the highway for members of the clergy in response to concerns about climate cha...
Continental defies downturn, sees strong parts orders contin...
10 November 2022
NEW YORK: Continental AG sees solid demand for auto parts continuing even as inflation and rising interest rates hit the industry. The manufacturer’s third-quarter operating ear...
Your choice of car tyres determines how much microplastics y...
10 November 2022
BERLIN: Speeding doesn't only drive up petrol consumption, it also increases tyre wear, and therefore the amount of rubber residue and microplastics you leave behind. For this r...
Bumpy road for EV adoption in Malaysia
10 November 2022
KUALA LUMPUR: It is still a bumpy road ahead for a significantly higher and more meaningful uptake in the electric vehicle (EV) adoption in Malaysia. This is due to the various ...
New Bosch horn promises superior performance
10 November 2022
PETALING JAYA: Bosch has announced the sale of the new Bosch H3F Digital Fanfare Horn at Bosch Autoparts Official Store on the Shopee and Lazada e-commerce sites. For a limited ...
Beijing autoshow 2022 axed as Covid cases rise
10 November 2022
The 2020 Beijing autoshow or Auto Beijing. — Reuters SHANGHAI/BEIJING: The Beijing International Automobile Exhibition will not be held this year due to the Covid-19 situation in ...
Porsche rolls out 100,000th Taycan
10 November 2022
STUTTGART: The 100,000th Porsche Taycan rolled off the production line on Nov 7. The milestone car left the assembly line about three years after production first started at the...
Proton plans to produce EV by 2027
09 November 2022
KUALA LUMPUR: Proton is in the midst of strengthening its electric vehicle (EV) capabilities and plans to launch and produce its own EV by 2027, said its deputy chief executive off...
Bosch taps IBM quantum computers in hunt for new EV material...
09 November 2022
BERLIN: Europe’s biggest car-parts maker is partnering with IBM to replace the rare and expensive metals needed to build electric vehicles. Robert Bosch GmbH plans to use more t...