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Toyota to start selling small electric sedan in China by yea...
28 September 2022
BEIJING: Toyota Motor Corp plans to start production and sales of a small electric sedan powered by BYD Co Ltd batteries by year-end as part of an ongoing collaboration with the Ch...
You can now disable PayDirect on your Touch ‘n Go ewallet
28 September 2022
PETALING JAYA: Touch ‘n Go (TNG) has announced that users can now disable the PayDirect feature for its ewallet. Users can do so by launching the Touch ‘n Go eWallet app, select...
Ford and GM upgrade their heavy-duty pickup profit machines
28 September 2022
DETROIT: Ford Motor Co on Tuesday took the wraps off the latest version of its Super Duty pickup, providing a look at how the US automaker will manage one of the biggest challenges...
French company makes Biophalt or asphalt it says is environm...
28 September 2022
PARIS: French construction company Eiffage has developed a new type of pavement for more sustainable roads, called Biophalt. The production of this material allows for significa...
Driverless bus set to debut
28 September 2022
PETALING JAYA: Malaysia’s first ever autonomous bus trial will be rolled out here next month. Rapid Bus Sdn Bhd will be introducing this joint effort on its Sunway Bus Rapid Tra...
Ministry probes profiteering on TnG NFC cards
28 September 2022
PUTRAJAYA: The Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Ministry has come to realise that Touch 'n Go (TnG) Near-Field Communication (NFC) cards are being sold online at exorbitant pric...
GM delays return-to-work plans to 2023
28 September 2022
DETROIT: General Motors Co on Tuesday said it will not mandate workers return to offices before 2023 after it had told them on Friday that they would be expected to work three days...
Sept 29 to Oct 5: RON97 petrol down 5 sen to RM4 per litre
28 September 2022
KUALA LUMPUR: The retail prices of RON97 petrol will drop five sen per litre while diesel and RON95 remain unchanged from Sept 29 to Oct 5. The Finance Ministry, in a statement ...
DHL Express switching to EV fleet in Malaysia
28 September 2022
KUALA LUMPUR: Courier service provider DHL Express is phasing in a commercial electric vehicle (EV) fleet in Malaysia with the addition of 61 EVs by 2023. It said initially, six...
Vios Challenge Season 5 ends with four new champions
27 September 2022
SEPANG: The crowning of four new overall champions in Season 5 of the Vios Challenge race series could not have been a more regal affair when a record-high 3.1 million online viewe...
Auto suppliers feel the green squeeze as carmakers get clean
27 September 2022
LONDON: The auto industry's drive to a greener and cleaner future is a treacherous road for companies in its beleaguered supply chain. Only the strong and the shrewd may survive. ...
Citroën unveils new brand identity and logo
27 September 2022
PARIS: Citroën today revealed a fresh corporate brand identity and logo. The new look reinterprets the original logo first adopted by founder André Citroën, inspired by the succ...
Pasir Gudang homeowners who build garages must pay a fee fro...
27 September 2022
PASIR GUDANG: The Pasir Gudang City Council (MBPG) will impose a fee on homeowners who build garages in front of their houses from next year. MBPG mayor Datuk Asman Shah Abd Rah...
Lamborghini Aventador – end of an era
27 September 2022
BOLOGNA: Automobili Lamborghini has ceased production of the Aventador. The last one took the form of the Aventador LP 780-4 Ultimae Roadster in a special light blue Ad Personam...
Malaysia's largest sports car facility to be built by 2025
26 September 2022
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's largest industrial-integrated sports car facility and automotive academy, costing RM10mil, will be built by the collective effort of Optimal Premium Motors...
Perodua Ativa Hybrid subscription plan launched, select cust...
26 September 2022
KUALA LUMPUR: Perodua today launched its Perodua Ativa Hybrid subscription plan but it's open only to customers who have registered their interest in it earlier. The plan was fi...
When Chinese car-makers find inspiration in the Tesla Model ...
26 September 2022
PARIS: At first glance, the Changan electric sedan looks a lot like a Tesla Model 3. But on closer inspection, it's actually quite different, if only for its price, which starts at...
EVs at Detroit Auto Show: Consumers have questions
26 September 2022
DETROIT: The emerging fleet of electric vehicles (EV) provoked fascination at the Detroit Auto Show, but many consumers were not yet ready to take the plunge to own one themselves....
SUKE may turn single wide lane ramp into two lanes
26 September 2022
KUALA LUMPUR: Sungai Besi-Ulu Kelang Elevated Expressway (SUKE) operators and consultants are reviewing the design to convert the ramp down to the Cheras-Kajang Expressway (Grand S...
Volkswagen teams up with Umicore on battery materials
26 September 2022
BERLIN: Volkswagen announced today a US$2.9 billion (RM13.3bil) battery parts joint venture with Belgian materials firm Umicore, becoming the latest European automaker to bring bat...