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China's BYD to set up EV plant in Thailand
08 September 2022
Photos show the Dolphin which will be the first BYD model to be launched in Thailand and the region. BANGKOK: Chinese electric vehicle (EV) maker BYD today announced it would set ...
GM targets China's urban rich with luxury imports
08 September 2022
BEIJING: General Motors has lost its mojo in China. Sales of its flagship Buick, Cadillac and Chevrolet brands have slumped by a third over the past five years to 1.3 million ca...
GM maps a slow rollout for its 'affordable' EV
08 September 2022
DETROIT: General Motors Co said today the Chevrolet Equinox, one of the least expensive of its new generation of electric vehicles for North America, will go on sale in the fall of...
Mercedes-Benz announces 10% price hike on its most popular c...
08 September 2022
BERLIN: The GLC is to Mercedes what the Golf is to VW and the F-150 is to Ford: There's no car that sells better for the brand. But the German SUV has fallen behind the times so...
In Brazil, Tucson Prime's journey from street dog to car sal...
08 September 2022
SERRA (Brazil): In the spotlight in the run-up to the country's presidential election, Brazil's influence keeps expanding in many fields, even the most unexpected. Now, the inte...
Mercedes-Benz and Rivian plan JV to make electric vans in Eu...
08 September 2022
BERLIN: Mercedes-Benz Vans and Rivian have signed a memorandum of understanding for a joint venture to produce electric vans in a factory in central or eastern Europe within the ne...
Tesla triples deliveries of China-made cars after upgrade in...
08 September 2022
A Tesla Model S being charged up in Beijing. — Reuters SHANGHAI: Tesla sold 76,965 Chinese-made vehicles in August, nearly triple its sales from a month ago, as it quickened deliv...
BMW’s Chinese partner woes are a warning to rivals
08 September 2022
HONG KONG: The looting of Brilliance China Automotive, BMW’s joint venture partner in the People’s Republic, by its indebted state-owned parent should send a signal to other foreig...
China’s electric car startups put a dent in legacy automaker...
07 September 2022
LONDON: For many years, China’s electric vehicle market was primarily driven by policy. The combination of fuel economy regulations, a new-energy vehicle quota system, governmen...
Porsche family seeks redemption with IPO after tearful defea...
07 September 2022
Wolfgang Porsche (seen here) is the cousin of the late Ferdinand Piech. FRANKFURT: More than a decade after the billionaire Porsche clan waved goodbye to their crown jewel, the fa...
Tycoon’s death prompts India to tighten lax driving rules
07 September 2022
Traffic in Mumbai. — Reuters NEW DELHI: India, known for notorious driving violations and bad roads, wants to enforce road safety rules more stringently amid mounting criticism af...
Extreme fast charging company Storedot hits milestone with s...
07 September 2022
TEL AVIV: Israeli startup StoreDot has started shipping EV cell samples of its "100in5" battery technology to strategic electric vehicle OEM partners and potential customers around...
The Land of Rovers: Falkland islanders cherish 4x4s like few...
07 September 2022
HORSESHOE BAY (Falkland Islands): For Michael Goss, the "girls" are part of the family. When the 37-year-old talks about his Land Rovers, you could easily think he was talking abou...
Mitsubishi Motors on a hot streak, thanks to focus on Asean
07 September 2022
TOKYO: Mitsubishi Motors Corp. shares have rallied 84% this year, outperforming all Asian peers, spurred by a demand revival for small cars and pickups in South-East Asia. While...
19th round of World Car Awards kicks off
07 September 2022
TORONTO: The Road to World Car 2023 officially launched Tuesday on World Car TV marking the awards’ 19th awards season. The Road to the World Car Awards is an annual journey tha...
COE premium for large cars hits new high again in Singapore
07 September 2022
SINGAPORE: Certificate of entitlement (COE) prices rose in all categories except for smaller cars today, with the premium for larger and more powerful cars notching a new record hi...
Sept 8-14: RON97 petrol down 10 sen to RM4.20 per litre
07 September 2022
PETALING JAYA: The retail price of RON97 petrol is down 10 sen to RM4.20 per litre from Sept 8-14, says the Malaysia's Finance Ministry today. It also said the retail price of R...
Threat to road safety from cost-of-living crisis, warns UK f...
07 September 2022
LONDON: Halfords Plc, a British bicycle and car parts group, said the cost-of-living crisis is threatening Britain’s road safety as cash-strapped motorists keep cars running for lo...
Electric car laggard Australia prepares to release the brake
07 September 2022
SYDNEY: An impediment to electric-vehicle sales in one of the world’s biggest laggard markets may finally be on its way out. The absence of fuel-efficiency standards in Australi...
Tesla cuts waiting time for Model 3, Model Y deliveries in C...
07 September 2022
SHANGHAI: Tesla Inc has shortened delivery waiting times for Model 3 and Model Y cars in China to a maximum of 14 weeks, according to its Chinese website. The US automaker slash...