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New BMW M2 breaks cover with plenty of power and poise
12 October 2022
MUNICH: Mean, powerful and politically incorrect - the final combustion-powered coupe from BMW's M performance division is a classic powerhouse with rear-wheel drive and great hand...
Mercedes car sales jump defying growing global economic gloo...
12 October 2022
STUTTGART: Mercedes-Benz AG sales rose by more than a fifth during the third quarter, piercing through ongoing supply-chain bottlenecks and an increasingly negative economic outloo...
German students set sizzling acceleration record in electric...
12 October 2022
STUTTGART: From 0 to 100 in just 1.461 seconds: That is the best time for the fastest accelerating electric vehicle and a new world record. The previous benchmark was topped by ...
Blueshark electric scooter maker gears up for Malaysian entr...
12 October 2022
KUALA LUMPUR: China's electric scooter maker Blueshark and EP Manufacturing Bhd have announced a partnership with several local industry players as part of its market introduction ...
BMW partners with AirConsole to introduce in-car gaming from...
12 October 2022
MUNICH: BMW and AirConsole have announced a partnership which will bring casual gaming into new BMW vehicles, starting next year. AirConsole is a gaming platform that works with...
Porsche personalises Taycan 4S Cross Turismo for Blackpink s...
12 October 2022
SEOUL: Jennie of K-pop group Blackpink has a new ride. As part of the Sonderwunsch programme in collaboration with Porsche Korea, her own personal dream car has been built based...
Stellantis opens software hub in India to support digital st...
12 October 2022
MILAN: Carmaker Stellantis said today it had opened a new software hub in Bengaluru, India, its second innovation centre in the country, focusing on cockpit and driver assistance t...
Lekas Highway to shut temporarily on Oct 15 for night cyclin...
12 October 2022
KUALA LUMPUR: The Kajang-Seremban Highway (Lekas) will be closed temporarily to all vehicles from 5pm on Oct 15 until 4am the next day, in conjunction with the annual night cycling...
Oct 13-19: Fuel prices unchanged
12 October 2022
KUALA LUMPUR: The prices of RON97 petrol, RON95 petrol and diesel will remain unchanged from Oct 13 to 19, 2022, says the Finance Ministry. According to the statement today, RON...
How art is improving safety for pedestrians and cyclists
12 October 2022
PARIS: Several major European cities are joining the Asphalt Art Initiative, which involves painting streets and certain infrastructure to improve street safety while revitalising ...
Toyota opens new Myanmar plant put on hold following coup
12 October 2022
TOKYO: Toyota Motor Corp said today it had begun assembling cars at a new plant in Myanmar that was put on hold for more than 19 months after a military coup and during the coronav...
Mercedes-Benz and Microsoft collaborate on supply chain data...
12 October 2022
BERLIN: Mercedes-Benz and Microsoft announced a partnership today using Microsoft Cloud for a data platform intended to improve production efficiency at over 30 passenger car plant...
Stellantis aims to boost recycled material content in vehicl...
12 October 2022
MILAN: Stellantis will look to upgrade its medium-term target for the minimum percentage of recycled material in its vehicles from 35%, the carmaker's senior vice president global ...
Hyundai announces pop-up hotel powered by electric cars
12 October 2022
LONDON: South Korean carmaker Hyundai has announced the first hotel in the world to be powered by cars – naturally a fleet of all-electric models from its own range. Power comes...
Improved Toyota Harrier introduced from RM274,000
11 October 2022
SHAH ALAM: UMW Toyota Motor has started taking orders for the improved version of the Harrier luxury sports utility vehicle (SUV) model that was launched locally last year. The ...
BMW XM pre-booking opens from Oct 20, estimated price from R...
11 October 2022
KUALA LUMPUR: The first-ever BMW XM is expected to arrive in Malaysia next year. Online pre-booking starts from Oct 20. The estimated retail pricing (on the road, without insura...
Energy crisis could cut Europe's car output nearly 40%, says...
11 October 2022
LONDON: Auto forecaster S&P Global Mobility warned today that, under a worst case scenario, Europe's energy crisis could cut its car production by close to 40%, or more than 1 ...
Renault CEO seeks partner on hybrids to bring scale, cut cos...
11 October 2022
De Meo speaking during the presentation of the Scenic Vision, a prototype hydrogen fuel cell-powered sports utility vehicle (SUV) in Paris. — Reuters SEOUL: Renault chief executiv...
Buffet-backed BYD taps India as latest market amid global pu...
11 October 2022
The Thai debut of the Atto 3 on Monday. NEW DELHI: Warren Buffet-backed Chinese electric carmaker BYD launched its first passenger car in India today, an electric sport-utility ve...
Top 10 EV terms that are likely to confuse the lay person
11 October 2022
LONDON: The top 10 items of confusing electric vehicle (EV) information have been revealed following research by DriveElectric, one of the UK’s leading electric vehicle leasing com...