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Mercedes-AMG EQE SUV debuts
17 October 2022
AFFALTERBACH: Mercedes-AMG has unveiled the EQE SUV, a further milestone in its electrification strategy – the first all-electric SUV from the performance and sports car brand. ...
Hyundai Ioniq 5 N testing takes it to Nurburgring
17 October 2022
A performance version of the Ioniq 5 will be introduced in 2023, and it will have around 600hp on tap. PETALING JAYA: If you thought the Hyundai Ioniq 5 performance was impressive...
As electric car production falls short, flippers step up
17 October 2022
NEW YORK: In the wee hours of the morning in October 2020, Brent Estes turned his insomnia into US$35,500. The 39-year-old Californian was in bed, scrolling through Hummers on h...
Mideast petrolheads hope eSports takes them to the track
17 October 2022
AMMAN: Professional racing requires not only talent, but also support from well-established teams and sponsors who can help cover the hefty costs that go into acquiring and maintai...
Tesla fires after hurricane raise alarm for Florida official...
17 October 2022
WASHINGTION: A Florida senator is calling for action from the US Transportation Department and automakers after a series of electric vehicle fires tied to Hurricane Ian. The sto...
Audi teams up with supplier to create urban purifier for EVs
16 October 2022
LONDON: Audi is working with supplier MANN+HUMMEL to develop a particulate filter for electric cars that collects particulate matter from the surrounding area. Both while drivin...
Maeving opens new pop-up shop at Battersea Power Station
16 October 2022
LONDON: New British electric motorcycle manufacturer Maeving is opening a new pop-up shop at the iconic Battersea Power Station here. The new shop opened on Oct 14, when the Mal...
BMW to shift UK production of electric MINI to China
15 October 2022
LONDON: BMW AG will stop making electric versions of MINI hatchbacks in the UK, dealing a setback to a country trying to transition its already diminished auto industry to battery-...
ID.4 electric SUV previewed at Volkswagen Fest
15 October 2022
Update: As of end 2023, Volkswagen has yet to launch the ID.4 in Malaysia.   PETALING JAYA: Early this month, CarSifu announced that the VW ID.4 electric SUV would be pr...
Honda's US dealers want to be part of Sony Honda venture's E...
15 October 2022
Sony Vision-S 01 and Vision-S 02 electric vehicles are displayed during CES 2022 in Las Vegas, on Jan 5. — Reuters TOKYO/DETROIT: A new joint venture formed by Japan's Sony Group ...
US jury convicts Nikola founder of fraud
15 October 2022
File pic of Milton and the Nikola One. Milton's lawyer said his client would appeal the verdict. — Reuters NEW YORK: Nikola Corp founder Trevor Milton on Friday was convicted ...
VinFast recalls a third of its sold EVs to replace sensors
15 October 2022
HANOI: Vietnam's VinFast said today it would recall 730 of its model VF e34 electric cars (EVs), which are available only on the domestic market, to make checks and replace their s...
Toll charges on SUKE highway starts from Oct 15
14 October 2022
KUALA LUMPUR: Motorists using the Sungai Besi-Ulu Kelang Elevated Expressway (SUKE) will have to start paying toll charges from 12.01am on Oct 15. Projek Lintasan Kota Holdings ...
Renault sets up recycling unit with US$2.2bil revenue target
14 October 2022
PARIS: Renault SA is joining a growing field of carmakers with a push to boost recycling of used car parts and materials in a bid to meet tightening regulation and reduce reliance ...
New materials create safer, quieter EVs
14 October 2022
HOUSTON: Ascend Performance Materials has developed two materials for electric vehicles that improve safety and passenger comfort. The company's Starflam X-Protect and Vydyne AV...
Siemens signs deal to supply equipment for gigafactories JV
14 October 2022
  ZURICH: Siemens has signed a deal a with a joint venture of Stellantis, Mercedes Benz and TotalEnergies to supply equipment and technology for electric vehicle battery pl...
Cycle & Carriage partners Under Armour to inspire active lif...
14 October 2022
KUALA LUMPUR: In line with the commitment to create exceptional journeys, one of Malaysia’s leading Mercedes-Benz dealerships, Cycle & Carriage collaborated with Under Armour i...
California allows digital licence plates, with US$1,100 pric...
14 October 2022
SAN FRANCISCO: California’s roads just got a little smarter with the passage of a bill that paves the way for the sale of digital licence plates across the state. The technology...
Polestar 3 SUV unveiled with over 600km range
14 October 2022
GOTHENBURG: Polestar has officially revealed the Polestar 3 electric performance SUV. At launch, the Polestar 3 Long range Dual motor (360 kW, 840 Nm) is available with an indic...
No longer too posh for pink, Bentley selling pastel-painted ...
14 October 2022
LONDON/BEVERLEY HILLS: Time was when luxury car manufacturer Bentley would have turned down a customer request for a pale pink-painted model. Since then, US model Paris Hilton h...