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GPS tracker from China's MiCODUS highly vulnerable, say rese...
20 July 2022
BOSTON: A popular Chinese-made automotive GPS tracker used in 169 countries has severe software vulnerabilities, posing a potential danger to users’ safety, national security and s...
Carsome expands regional office in Mutiara Damansara
20 July 2022
KUALA LUMPUR: Southeast Asia’s largest integrated car e-commerce platform Carsome has expanded its regional headquarters in Malaysia in a move to grow a high-skilled workforce to s...
Hyundai-Sime Darby Motors organise drive for EV owners
19 July 2022
SEPANG: Hyundai-Sime Darby Motors (HSDM) recently played host to new Hyundai electric vehicle (EV) owners on an appreciation weekend getaway at Avani Sepang Goldcoast Resort, Selan...
Modenas unveils new e-membership programme
19 July 2022
SHAH ALAM: Motosikal dan Enjin Nasional Sdn Bhd (Modenas) has introduced a new e-membership programme with greater benefits and rewards to meet the needs and lifestyle of its custo...
Tesla EV sales gaining momentum in Australia, chair says
19 July 2022
MELBOURNE: Tesla Inc's electric vehicle (EV) sales are rapidly picking up off a low base in Australia and are set to catch up with sales of its Powerwall home batteries in the coun...
VW says top US executive to run new Scout company
19 July 2022
WOLFSBURG: Volkswagen Group AG said its top North American executive would run its new US company Scout that will build electric pickup trucks and sport utility vehicles. Scott ...
Porsche maps out profit push with new luxury SUV above Cayen...
18 July 2022
STUTTGART: Volkswagen AG’s Porsche plans to introduce a new electric luxury sport utility vehicle and bolster profits in the coming years as the brand tries to win over investors a...
BMW Malaysia introduces Limited Editions 320i and 330i from ...
18 July 2022
KUALA LUMPUR: BMW Malaysia has unveiled new limited editions of the 320i M Sport Edition as well as the 330i M Sport Edition, both locally-assembled and complete with additional eq...
VW's famed 1.5 TSI petrol engine refined for greater efficie...
18 July 2022
WOLFSBURG: Volkswagen has enhanced its bestselling 1.5 TSI petrol engine and is now introducing the latest generation, the TSI evo2, in the first models in Europe. This engine m...
Lotus Cars' new China plant ready to make 3 EV models
18 July 2022
WUHAN: British sports and racing car producer Lotus Cars has completed building its new factory in the Chinese city of Wuhan in central Hubei Province reported Xinhua. Covering ...
Opel drops flagship Insignia combustion models
18 July 2022
BERLIN: Opel is halting production of its range-topping Insignia models with petrol and diesel engines well ahead of schedule, parent company Stellantis has announced. The Insig...
Stellantis ends China GAC joint venture after rebuke
18 July 2022
PARIS: Stellantis announced the "orderly termination" of its loss-making joint venture with Chinese carmaker GAC, which has been producing Jeep vehicles, only four months after say...
One-off electric MINI drophead raises hopes for production v...
18 July 2022
WASHINGTON: First the good news and then the bad: BMW has unveiled the first electrified MINI Cabriolet, but unfortunately it's a one-off car and no one knows when it will go into ...
Beam Mobility unveils micromobility campaign
18 July 2022
KUALA LUMPUR: Beam Mobility has launched its "Drive Something New Today" campaign to educate consumers on alternative, convenient, and more sustainable modes of intra city tran...
The technology being copied from cars to make cycling much m...
18 July 2022
FRANKFURT: Many cyclists are downright afraid of slamming on the brakes - and rightly so. If you squeeze the brake on the front wheel too hard, the bike can freeze up, jackknife...
Kia to trial enhanced warning systems to improve European ro...
17 July 2022
FRANKFURT: Kia is exploring the development and evaluation of advanced new in-vehicle warning systems that will alert drivers to driving hazards using live data, building on its ex...
Claim of 50% discount for traffic compounds fake, says Bukit...
17 July 2022
KUALA LUMPUR: Bukit Aman has rubbished claims that the police and Road Transport Department are offering a 50% discount on traffic compounds. Police secretary Deputy Comm Datuk ...
Bentley celebrates 20 years in China with Mulliner creations
17 July 2022
LONDON: Bentley Mulliner has created a unique collection of new Bentleys to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the British marque’s presence in China. Each of the four special mo...
New Kia Niro to roll out as hybrid, plug-in and electric
17 July 2022
FRANKFURT: A few hundred metres, 65km or 460km: With the new Niro, Kia is giving buyers the choice of how far they want to drive without local emissions. Right from its launch (...
Vietnamese Tesla challenger to stop making petrol-powered ca...
16 July 2022
SINGAPORE: Vietnamese electric vehicle maker Vinfast said it will stop making petrol-powered autos by the end of August, four months earlier than previously planned as it ramps up ...