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Apple’s Car is beloved before it even exists
04 September 2022
SAN FRANCISCO: If semiconductor shortages, recession risks and the once-a-century shift in propulsion weren’t enough to keep auto executives up at night, here’s one more sleep disr...
Former Tata Sons chair Cyrus Mistry dies in road accident
04 September 2022
Mistry was the sixth chairman of the Tata group. — Reuters MUMBAI: Cyrus Mistry, the 54-year-old former chairman of Indian conglomerate Tata Sons, died in a road accident near f...
Honda accessory pack aims to make car rides safer and more c...
04 September 2022
LONDON: Honda is offering, in the UK and only on select models, a new accessory pack designed to ensure the comfort and safety of dogs during various car journeys. The aim is al...
TomTom to power Hyundai group with maps and traffic
04 September 2022
FRANKFURT: TomTom has announced that its maps and real-time traffic data have been chosen by Hyundai Motor Group to support its entire vehicle line-up in Europe. Over the coming...
Perodua's vehicle registration for August rises to 26,039 un...
03 September 2022
KUALA LUMPUR: Perodua's vehicle registration for August 2022 rose by about 42 per cent to 26,039 units compared with 18,346 vehicles registered in July 2022 on improvement in the s...
Thai Red Bull heir still at large a decade on from fatal Fer...
03 September 2022
This file frame grab from video footage taken on Sept 3, 2012 and received from Thai PBS via AFPTV on Sept 3, 2022 shows police inspecting the Ferrari belonging to Red Bull heir Vo...
Self-driving tech firm Aurora mulls sale to Apple or Microso...
03 September 2022
NEW YORK: Aurora Innovation Inc chief executive Chris Urmson recently outlined several options for the self-driving tech firm to combat challenging market conditions, including a p...
President of Japan's Nidec resigns over weak earnings
03 September 2022
Nagamori (main pic). Inset at top is Kobe and Seki. UPDATE: Seki has since been hired by Taiwan's Foxconn as its chief strategy officer for electric vehicles. He reported for duty...
'Car guy' Biden plans to attend Detroit auto show
03 September 2022
WASHINGTON: US President Joe Biden said on Friday he plans to attend the Detroit auto show later this month as his administration touts a rising number of investments in electric v...
Confusion on first day of two-hour parking limit ruling in S...
02 September 2022
PETALING JAYA: Many motorists were caught unaware on the first day of the two-hour parking limit implementation in areas under Subang Jaya City Council (MBSJ) yesterday. Some we...
Proton X50 remains king of compact SUVs as sales soar higher
02 September 2022
SUBANG JAYA: Proton continued to hold an unassailable position at the top of the SUV segment despite the recent launch of new direct rivals from other brands. The X50 continued ...
Stranded cyclists being saved by Germany's new bike rescue s...
02 September 2022
BERLIN: Breakdown rescue services are traditionally meant for car owners, but this may change in many parts where commuters are switching from four to two wheels following a bicycl...
Chery is first Chinese carmaker to export over 50,000 units ...
02 September 2022
WUHU (China): Chery has become the first Chinese auto brand to export more than 50,000 vehicles in a single month. The feat was achieved in July when the carmaker sold 50,614 un...
A farewell to the BMW i3: An electric pioneer ahead of its t...
02 September 2022
MUNICH/COLOGNE: Over the years there have been many pioneering cars, with varying degrees of success. One of them has recently said goodbye. The all-electric BMW i3, launched in...
How painting car roofs white could cut CO2 emissions
02 September 2022
PARIS: It is widely known that painting the roof of a house white can considerably reduce the effects of heat in the home and therefore help save energy. And the same practice c...
Continental UltraContact UC7 for passenger cars and MPVs
02 September 2022
KUALA LUMPUR: Continental Tyres is rolling out the new UltraContact UC7 in Malaysia. It's the first of the German tyre maker's Generation 7 products and is marketed as an all-ro...
Californians told not to charge EVs as grid struggles in hea...
02 September 2022
LOS ANGELES: Californians were told Wednesday not to charge their electric vehicles during peak hours, just days after the state said it would stop selling petrol-powered cars, as ...
Autonomous shuttles for working, gaming, exercising or even ...
02 September 2022
PARIS: A Chinese startup called Pix Moving has developed an innovative vehicle concept that is modular. Based on a single chassis, it can be fitted with different modules depend...
Skoda shows off its electric mobility plans with SUV concept
02 September 2022
PRAGUE: Czech manufacturer Skoda says it plans to launch three new electric cars by 2026 and has unveiled an SUV concept that gives us a glimpse at its plans for electric mobility....
VW to speed up electric vehicle transition, says new CEO
01 September 2022
BERLIN: Volkswagen will accelerate its transition towards electric vehicles, but needs to find the right "rhythm" as it makes the shift, new chief executive Oliver Blume said at an...