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AB Volvo starts series production of heavy electric trucks
15 September 2022
STOCKHOLM: Swedish truck maker AB Volvo said on Wednesday it was starting series production of heavy electric trucks, catering to a growing demand for zero-emission transport. I...
Biden goes to Detroit to celebrate EVs, but few would qualif...
15 September 2022
DETROIT: There’s a flashy electric car at seemingly every turn of the Detroit auto show. Much harder to find is a model that will actually qualify for new consumer incentives. ...
10-seater Hyundai Staria to launch in 4Q22 with estimated pr...
14 September 2022
PETALING JAYA: Hyundai-Sime Darby Motors (HSDM) will be introducing a new 10-seater variant of the Hyundai's spaceship-inspired MPV, Staria, in the fourth quarter of the year. A...
BMW M850i updated
14 September 2022
KUALA LUMPUR: BMW Malaysia today announced several enhancements to the M850i Coupé, first introduced to Malaysia in 2018. Now featuring a different front profile, the updated 8 ...
Ford's new Mustang keeps old-fashioned horsepower alive
14 September 2022
DETROIT: Detroit's automakers say they are ready to go all-electric, but at the Motor City's auto show this week they are adding a caveat: not just yet. Ford Motor Co will unvei...
BYD Atto 3 warranty period cut is early setback to overseas ...
14 September 2022
HONG KONG: Expectant owners of BYD Co. electric cars in Australia recently discovered they won’t get the warranty they were promised, triggering an outcry and a 1,660-word response...
BMW to use trim parts made from recycled fishing nets in fut...
14 September 2022
LONDON: BMW models launched from 2025 onwards will incorporate trim parts crafted from recycled fishing nets and ropes. This new raw material will contain around 30% recycled ma...
SUKE set to reduce congestion in east KL by 30%
14 September 2022
The 24.4km highway is expected to reduce congestion in the eastern part of the city by 30%. — Bernama PETALING JAYA: The upcoming Sungai Besi-Ulu Kelang Elevated Expressway (SUKE)...
New Land Rover Defender honours its lineage with 75th Limite...
14 September 2022
LONDON: The Defender is marking 75 years of Land Rover with the new Defender 75th Limited Edition. Available in 90 or 110 body styles, the Defender 75th Limited Edition has an e...
Chery pledges to offer happy ownership experience to Malaysi...
14 September 2022
PETALING JAYA: Chery wants to assure Malaysians that service quality and customer satisfaction are its priority as it gears up to make a comeback to Malaysia soon. It said it is...
UMW’s auto sales up 41% to 35,130 units in August
14 September 2022
KUALA LUMPUR: The UMW Group’s automotive sales surged by 41% month-on-month in August 2022 boosted by improved sales from UMW Toyota Motor (UMWT) and UMW’s associate company, Perod...
California could give US$1,000 to residents who don't own a ...
14 September 2022
SACRAMENTO: California is poised to adopt an original solution to encourage motorists to give up their cars for good while promoting public transport and so-called soft mobility. ...
Parking woe returns to George Town
14 September 2022
GEORGE TOWN: With interstate travel and celebrations in full swing now, the parking problem in busy George Town, Penang’s capital, has resurfaced with a vengeance. Adding to the...
MyCC weighing options on PIAM appeal over workshop arrangeme...
14 September 2022
PETALING JAYA: The Malaysia Competition Commission (MyCC) is weighing its options, which includes filing a judicial review, regarding the recent decision by the Competitions Appeal...
Sept 15-21: RON97 petrol down 5 sen, rest unchanged
14 September 2022
PETALING JAYA: The retail price of RON97 petrol is down 5 sen to RM4.15 per litre from Sept 15-21, says the Malaysia's Finance Ministry today. It also said the retail price of R...
Bermaz Auto on path to robust growth
14 September 2022
PETALING JAYA: Bermaz Auto Bhd (BAuto) is expected to maintain a healthy sales volume in the second quarter of the financial year 2023 (2Q23) on the back of a robust order backlog,...
Ferrari unveils first €390,000 SUV with a plea: ‘Don't call ...
14 September 2022
MARANELLO: Ferrari NV unveiled its long-awaited €390,000 (RM1.8mil) Purosangue crossover that will haul the supercar maker into a new era of broader appeal. The company’s most u...
Ferrari Purosangue: Interesting facts and figures
14 September 2022
MAIN STORY   1. Purosangue is Italian for "thoroughbred". 2. The unconventional location of the headlights made it possible to create two air intakes above and below ...
Battery startup ONE aims to slash cell cost, delivers nearly...
13 September 2022
DETROIT: Michigan-based startup Our Next Energy (ONE) has unveiled a new anode-free battery pack designed to slash cell cost as much as 50% while delivering up to 965km of driving ...
US transport agency updates cybersecurity best practices for...
13 September 2022
WASHINGTON: The US Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has released a set of best practices guidelines that advises automakers to ...