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Solar mod turns Ford F-150 Lightning EV into a backup home g...
25 July 2022
CHICAGO: Ford began deliveries of its F-150 Lightning last month, and the electric version of the truck features a new option with a lot more utility than all-weather floor mats. ...
VW set to get major ID3 rival from Chinese MG4 electric cros...
24 July 2022
MUNICH: Volkswagen's ID3, the Renault Mégane E-Tech and other cars in the growing range of family-friendly fully electrics are set to get significant competition in the form of a C...
The project to build a 'green' race track for electric vehic...
24 July 2022
PARIS: For years, a project to build a motor racing circuit has been envisioned near Laon, in the Aisne region of France, on the site of a former military base. Faced with stron...
How powdered hydrogen could be the energy source of the futu...
24 July 2022
PARIS: Researchers at Deakin University in Australia have succeeded in storing hydrogen in powder form, making it both easier and safer to transport. The hydrogen can be returne...
‘I’m calling about your auto warranty’: US orders spam block
24 July 2022
WASHINGTON: The US Federal Communications Commission has ordered phone companies to stop carrying traffic related to robocalls about scam auto warranties. US voice service provi...
Singaporean loses Honda Civic Type R in Genting, finds it in...
23 July 2022
PETALING JAYA: A Singaporean who lost his car in Genting Highlands only to recover it a few days later in an unrecognisable state has vowed not to drive up to Malaysia again. Qu...
VW's CEO Diess ousted after tumultuous tenure, Porsche's Blu...
23 July 2022
Blume will take over from Sept 1, keeping his position as CEO of Porsche. BERLIN: Porsche chief executive Oliver Blume will take over from Herbert Diess as CEO of Volkswagen, the ...
Next-generation Ford Ranger introduced from RM108,888
22 July 2022
KUALA LUMPUR: Ford Motor Company, together with its local distribution partner, Sime Darby Auto Connexion (SDAC) today debuted the next-generation Ford Ranger that gets improved ro...
Mercedes-EQS arrives in Malaysia from RM699K
22 July 2022
KUALA LUMPUR: The all electric Mercedes-EQS is launched today, priced from RM698,888. Six EQS customers were present to take delivery of their cars. The EQC and EQB were also...
Mercedes-EQC and EQB previewed at EQS launch
22 July 2022
KUALA LUMPUR: The EQC 400 4MATIC and EQB 350 4MATIC were previewed at the launch of the EQS today. The EQC will launch in September, while the EQB will roll out in October, tent...
MAA ups TIV forecast by 5% to 630,000
22 July 2022
KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Automotive Association (MAA) remains confident of car sales moving forward despite the recent overnight policy rate (OPR) hikes. The association had ...
Daimler Truck starts production of second electric truck, th...
22 July 2022
BERLIN: Daimler Truck has started production of its second electric model, an inner-city waste disposal truck named the eEconic, the company said today, as it seeks to capture mark...
Hackers aiming to unlock BMW's seat heating subscription
22 July 2022
MUNICH: BMW has only just started offering an online subscription for seat heating and already hackers have announced plans to help owners unlock the feature, which only works when...
700hp Ford F-150 Raptor R is the most powerful Raptor ever
22 July 2022
DETROIT: After more than a decade spent braving harsh conditions and conquering massive desert dunes over three generations of off-road trucks, Ford unleashes the new F-150 Raptor ...
Ford to buy cheaper CATL EV batteries to catch Tesla
22 July 2022
DETROIT: Ford Motor Co today said it will import lower-cost lithium iron batteries for its North American electric pickup trucks and SUVs from Chinese battery champion CATL, as it ...
Global manufacturers see chip shortage easing
22 July 2022
ZURICH/STOCKHOLM: Hyundai Motor Co, factory robot builder ABB and Swedish fridge maker Electrolux see the semi-conductor chip shortage easing, executives said Thursday, in a boost ...
New Honda Civic Type R finally makes world debut
21 July 2022
TOKYO: Honda Motor Co., Ltd. today held the world premiere of the all-new Civic Type R, which is scheduled to go on sale in Japan in September. The world premiere was held onlin...
As EVs go mainstream, a rush for share of home charger marke...
21 July 2022
LONDON: With electric vehicles (EVs) catching on, the scramble for market share among startups selling home chargers is heating up and that will feed further dealmaking in the sect...
Ford trials robot charging station designed to give disabled...
21 July 2022
COLOGNE: For most of us, filling a car with fuel, or charging an electric vehicle is a simple task. But for disabled drivers, people with reduced mobility and older people it can b...
It's still status quo as Govt tests out targeted petrol subs...
21 July 2022
KUALA LUMPUR: The government is still testing the targeted subsidy mechanism for petrol to ensure the system being implemented is suitable and easy to use for both the urban and ru...