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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...
Ex-McLaren exec Tony Joseph to head Aston Martin Americas
09 November 2022
NEW YORK: Aston Martin Lagonda has appointed a new executive to head its North American operations. Tony Joseph, formerly from McLaren, will take over from Adam Chamberlain, who...
Tembo to sell EV conversion kits for used Toyota Land Cruise...
09 November 2022
LONDON: VivoPower International PLC and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Tembo e-LV B.V, have entered into a deal with Energy Trading Company (ETC) Mauritius to sell, distribute and ma...
Ferrari, Lamborghini and other supercar sales boom in Japan
09 November 2022
TOKYO: Ferraris, Lamborghinis and other supercars are seeing an unprecedented sales boom in Japan, fuelled by pent-up, post-Covid-lockdown demand from wealthy buyers, who also see ...
Hyundai Ioniq 6 takes ‘drag’ to a new low and range to a new...
09 November 2022
FRANKFURT: The Hyundai Ioniq 6 delivers an impressively low 0.21 drag coefficient and 614km (WLTP-rated) on a single charge. It achieved this through 1930s-style aerodynamic des...
LRT operator explains why the need for seven days' downtime
09 November 2022
KUALA LUMPUR: Prasarana Malaysia Bhd will find an immediate solution to problems related to the Automatic Train Control (ATC) system on the Kelana Jaya Light Rail Transit (LRT) Lin...
BMW not leaving lower segment for electric cars, says Zipse
09 November 2022
BERLIN: BMW chief executive Oliver Zipse said the premium carmaker would not abandon its lower-priced segment in the transition to electrification. "We are not leaving the lower...
Hot Rocket Racing Club revs up for sim racing
09 November 2022
PETALING JAYA: Motorsports outfit Hot Rocket Racing Club has teamed up with RaceRoom Asia to enter the sim racing world and cultivate Malaysia’s talents in the gaming segment. I...
Seremban cops looking for five motorcyclists who obstructed ...
09 November 2022
SEREMBAN: Police are looking for five motorcyclists who were captured in a viral video obstructing traffic along a junction in Senawang to allow a convoy of eight cars believed to ...
Foxconn partners with Saudi wealth fund to build electric ca...
09 November 2022
First models from Foxconn under the Ceer venture are scheduled to be available in 2025. — Reuters TAIPEI: Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund and Taiwan’s Foxconn Technology Gro...
Red Crescent gifted three Mitsubishi Tritons
09 November 2022
KUALA LUMPUR: Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia recently contributed three Triton 4x4 pick-up trucks to the Malaysian Red Crescent Society. The Triton 4x4 pick-up truck will be used to...
Nov 10-16: Fuel prices unchanged
09 November 2022
PETALING JAYA: Fuel prices will remain unchanged from Nov 10-16. According to a Finance Ministry statement today, RON97 petrol will be retailed at RM3.95 per litre, RON95 remain...