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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...
Audi Q8 e-tron highlights
09 November 2022
> More battery capacity and higher charging performance > Fresh exterior, new brand design, and dynamic driving characteristics > Net-carbon-neutral production and t...
Bicycle maker launches handlebar tech inspired by car steeri...
09 November 2022
BERLIN: In the latest technological breakthrough for bicycles, German manufacturer Canyon has begun implementing a steering stabiliser technology said to transform handling on the ...
Volvo XC40 line-up updated, BEV range extended to 438km
08 November 2022
KUALA LUMPUR: Volvo Car Malaysia has announced an all-new version of the XC40 Recharge Pure Electric and its XC40 series with model year 2023 (MY23). In addition to new updates,...
Renault splits into 5 businesses in drive to boost profit
08 November 2022
PARIS: French car maker Renault announced a major overhaul that will see it separate its activities in five businesses, deepen ties with China's Geely and spin off its electric veh...
Renault and Geely clinch deal for internal-combustion joint ...
08 November 2022
BEIJING: Renault SA and China's Geely said today they have agreed to launch a new, equally held joint venture that will supply gasoline engines and hybrid technology to the brands ...
BYD to launch new premium electric car brand in 2023
08 November 2022
SHANGHAI: Chinese electric vehicle giant BYD said today that it would launch a new premium brand in the first quarter of 2023. BYD said vehicles produced under the new brand wil...
Nikola, ChargePoint to boost charging infra for commercial E...
08 November 2022
PHOENIX: Electric-truck maker Nikola Corp said today it will partner with charging company ChargePoint Holdings to speed up the deployment of the required infrastructure for commer...