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'Carchitecture' takes car ownership to the next level
17 November 2022
PARIS: Architecture and automobiles have much more in common than one might first think. They are connected by a love of lines, fluidity, optimisation of spaces and, sometimes, ...
Traffic builds as Malaysians 'balik kampung' to cast their b...
17 November 2022
PETALING JAYA: Significant traffic congestion has been reported along the roads leading out of the city as folk begin journeying back to their hometowns to vote in conjunction with...
Tesla board member says Elon Musk identified potential succe...
17 November 2022
SAN FRANCISCO: James Murdoch, a Tesla Inc director, testified in court on Wednesday that CEO Elon Musk has in the last few months identified someone as a potential successor to hea...
Japan auto lobby opposes plan to tax mileage of electric veh...
17 November 2022
TOKYO: A Japanese automobile lobbying group "firmly opposes" a plan for mileage tax on electric vehicles (EVs), an official of the group said today, adding that it would slow elect...
Stellantis to buy software developer aiMotive in autonomous ...
17 November 2022
MILAN: Stellantis said today it had agreed to buy aiMotive, a Hungary-based developer of advanced artificial intelligence and autonomous driving software, to advance its technology...
Toyota unveils new Prius, betting hybrids will stick around
16 November 2022
TOKYO: Toyota Motor Corp. took the wraps off the latest iteration of the Prius, the hybrid vehicle that that paved the way for electric cars more than two decades ago. The fifth...
Mazda CX-90 to make world premiere in January 2023
16 November 2022
LOS ANGELES: The Mazda CX-90 will make its world debut in January 2023 and replaces the CX-9 as the company's flagship SUV. Mazda North American Operations has just released a t...
Tesla EVs ranked worst in annual reliability survey by Consu...
16 November 2022
NEW YORK: Electric vehicles (EVs) from Tesla Inc and other brands were among the least reliable vehicles in the United States, Consumer Reports magazine's annual reliability survey...
Jaguar Land Rover CEO Bollore to quit, says Tata Motors
16 November 2022
Bollore's resignation is effective Dec 31. Inset is Mardell. BENGALURU: Tata Motors-owned luxury carmaker Jaguar Land Rover said today chief executive officer Thierry Bollore woul...
Mercedes slashes China EV prices by up to US$33,000 as sales...
16 November 2022
SHANGHAI: Mercedes-Benz Group AG cut prices on two electric car models in China by as much as US$33,000 (RM150,000), as heated competition in the world’s biggest EV market impacts ...
Autonomous robot charges your electric car while you shop or...
16 November 2022
PARIS: French company Mob-Energy, which specialises in recharging solutions for electric vehicles, presents Charles, a perfectly autonomous robot capable of recharging any car in a...
BYD hits major milestone with 3 millionth NEV produced
16 November 2022
SHENZHEN: BYD, China's leading new energy vehicle (NEV) manufacturer, said today that its three millionth NEV has rolled off the production line, reported Xinhua. BYD chairman W...
New vehicle sales drop 5.8% in October 2022
16 November 2022
PETALING JAYA: Malaysia’s new vehicle sales fell 5.8% to 61,002 units in October compared with 64,762 units in October 2021, according to the Malaysian Automotive Association (MAA)...
Team Toyota gunning for win at Sepang 1000KM race this weeke...
16 November 2022
SHAH ALAM: After a successful debut in the 2021 edition of the Sepang 1000KM, Toyota is now gunning for its Vios model to win Malaysia’s most prestigious endurance race. This ye...
Christmas decorations on cars — a safety hazard? Yes, say Ge...
16 November 2022
WIESBADEN (Germany): Christmas is the time of road safety hazards, it would seem. If drivers aren't battling with ice and snow, then they are trying to cram large evergreens into t...
Nov 17-23: Fuel prices stay unchanged
16 November 2022
PETALING JAYA: Fuel prices will remain unchanged from Nov 17-23. According to a Finance Ministry statement today, RON97 petrol will be retailed at RM3.95 per litre, RON95 remain...
Praga teases road-legal, high performance car ahead of Nov 2...
16 November 2022
PRAGUE/MANCHESTER: Praga Cars, the specialist race and road car division of the 115-year-old Czech manufacturing and engineering brand, has announced that the name, price and full ...
US senators press auto agency on safety rules as traffic cra...
16 November 2022
WASHINGTON: A group of 10 Democratic senators Tuesday urged US auto safety regulators to move quickly to issue new regulations after traffic crash deaths hit a 16-year-high in 2021...
How San Francisco's robot taxis are becoming mobile weather ...
16 November 2022
SAN FRANCISCO: Waymo has long sought to understand how weather can affect the performance of its autonomous vehicles. Just as a human can quickly reduce speed or adjust braking ...
BMW Z4 sDrive30i M Sport updated from RM508,800
16 November 2022
KUALA LUMPUR:  BMW Malaysia has introduced new additions to the classic BMW roadster – the updated Z4 sDrive30i M Sport that is priced from RM508,800 with BMW Service and Repair In...