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Geely's 600kW charging tech ready for prime time
20 September 2022
PETALING JAYA: If you thought 360kW charging is fast, yes it is. But 600kW is even better and the technology to do that has arrived. The world of batteries and charging are movi...
Dive into Ferrari Purosangue's unique suspension system
20 September 2022
TORONTO: A Canadian company has set an industry first with its TrueActive Spool Valve Dampers, which debuted in the recently launched Ferrari Purosangue. The Purosangue is Ferra...
Model cars are for big kids too — and some sell for serious ...
20 September 2022
HAMBURG: The Mercedes 600 Pullman Landaulet is a magnificent car loved by emperors and dictators and one which few mortals will ever own – at least not in full-sized form. Thank...
Kia to produce electric vehicles in the US from 2024, say re...
20 September 2022
SEOUL: Kia Corp is expected to produce electric vehicles in the United States from 2024, South Korean media Maeil Business Newspaper and TV channel SBS reported today, citing an un...
Mercedes-Benz to build wind farm in Germany, examining solar...
20 September 2022
BERLIN: Mercedes-Benz is planning to build a wind farm in the northwestern German state of Lower Saxony, by 2025 that is able to produce a hundred megawatts of electricity, equival...
Extend tax breaks for EVs, says MAA
19 September 2022
KUALA LUMPUR: Automotive players are hoping for an extension of tax breaks for electric vehicles (EVs) in the upcoming Budget 2023. Malaysia Automotive Association (MAA) preside...
Proton re-enters the South African market
19 September 2022
SUBANG JAYA: Proton is back in the South African car market after exiting it 10 years ago. Proton official distributor Combined Motor Holdings (CMH) relaunched the brand last we...
Iveco showcases prototype of large hydrogen van developed wi...
19 September 2022
MILAN: Italy's Iveco showcased today a prototype of the hydrogen powered eDaily large van it has developed with Hyundai Motor, the first tangible outcome of a wider partnership bet...
VW does not see chip shortage ending in 2023, says weekly
19 September 2022
BERLIN: Volkswagen no longer sees chip shortages ending in 2023, and the German carmaker is preparing for the "new normal" of supply chain disruptions, Murat Aksel, head of procure...
Largest BMW M gathering for 50th anniversary and Malaysia Da...
19 September 2022
KUALA LUMPUR: Over 120 BMW M cars gathered here on Sept 16 to celebrate the 59th Malaysia Day and 50 years of the automaker's motorsports division. The M vehicles on display spa...
Tesla's German battery plant and land extension on track, sa...
19 September 2022
The site of the Tesla battery plant for electric cars in Gruenheide near Berlin. — AP BERLIN: Tesla has confirmed to the mayor of Gruenheide that its plans to operate the battery ...
Grins and engine growls: Thai motorbike drag racing kicks ba...
19 September 2022
BANGKOK: A Thai racer locked his eyes ahead, the heat shimmering from the concrete as he gripped his stripped-back motorbike before it leapt up, back wheel spinning furiously, and ...
Motorcyclist rams into car after driver stops on SUKE to tak...
19 September 2022
KUALA LUMPUR: An accident occurred on the newly opened Sungai Besi-Ulu Kelang Elevated Expressway (SUKE) involving a motorcyclist and a car whose driver had stopped on the emergenc...
Tesla aims to double vehicle sales in Germany in 2022, says ...
19 September 2022
FRANKFURT: Tesla is planning to double vehicle sales in Germany in 2022, German weekly Automobilwoche reported, citing a local executive. "Our goal is to double sales each year,...
Seoul targets half of new vehicles as autonomous in 2035
19 September 2022
SEOUL: South Korea is targeting to commercialise a Level 4 autonomous vehicle in 2027 and to have half of newly launched vehicles as Level 4 models by 2035, the country's transport...
EV charging service available at OCBC Bank headquarters in ...
19 September 2022
KUALA LUMPUR: Menara OCBC, the headquarters of OCBC Bank (Malaysia) Bhd in Jalan Tun Perak, Kuala Lumpur is now equipped with two electric vehicle (EV) chargers as part of its comm...
EP Manufacturing inks investment agreements on EV business
19 September 2022
Seated (from left) are Liu, Ahmed Khalaf and Hamidon after the agreements were sighned recently. KUALA LUMPUR: Auto parts maker, EP Manufacturing Bhd has entered into two investme...
FIA appoints auto executive as first-ever CEO
19 September 2022
MOSCOW: The International automobile Federation (Federation Internationale de l'automobile, FIA) has appointed Natalie Robyn as the federation's first-ever CEO, FIA president Moham...
Road bully caught on camera hitting man in JB identified
18 September 2022
A screen grab of the attack. JOHOR BARU: Police have identified the individual behind a viral video of a man hitting another man in the middle of the road at KM18, Jalan Johor Bar...
To avoid damaging your engine, check the oil level every 1,0...
18 September 2022
BERLIN: Many drivers put off checking their vehicle's oil level, but that can cause serious damage to the engine, experts warn. A lack of oil wears out the engine and can cause ...