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EV disruptors hit industry speed bumps that have plagued leg...
14 July 2022
DETROIT: Electric vehicle startups that promised to disrupt the automotive industry by using a software- and technology-heavy approach are now scrambling to cut costs amid the type...
Scam alert: Don't waste your money on 'car fuel savers'
14 July 2022
HANOVER: Car fuel savers, electronic devices which claim to be able to save you money by reducing your car’s fuel consumption, are widely available online. But do they actually wor...
New Honda CR-V unveiled in US
13 July 2022
LOS ANGELES: American Honda Motor Company has revealed the all-new CR-V, which gets a sophisticated and rugged design and more advanced, sporty hybrid system. The 2023 CR-V is l...
Tesla supplier Panasonic eyes 20% jump in battery density by...
13 July 2022
TOKYO: Panasonic Energy Co, a major Tesla supplier, is working on new technology to increase battery energy density by a fifth by 2030, says the Japanese company's chief technology...
US auto agency will not allow EV owners to pick alert sounds
13 July 2022
WASHINGTON: US auto safety regulators on Tuesday scrapped a 2019 proposal that would have allowed automakers to offer a variety of sound choices for electric vehicles and other "qu...
Iveco to partner with Hyundai on fuel cells for hydrogen bus...
13 July 2022
TURIN: Truck and bus maker Iveco Group said today it would partner with Hyundai Motor's HTWO to equip its future hydrogen-powered buses in Europe with fuel-cell systems designed by...
Isuzu Malaysia's 2022 first half sales jump by 143%
13 July 2022
PETALING JAYA: Isuzu Malaysia's 4,237 units sold in the first half of 2022 (1H22) jumped 143% over the corresponding period of 2021. Significantly, the volume in 1H22 almost mat...
Chelsea FC owners find potential tax hitch over luxury car g...
13 July 2022
LONDON: Chelsea FC’s new owners are grappling with a potential tax liability over luxury cars the London football team gave its players in recent years, people familiar with the ma...
July 14-20: RON97 petrol down 5 sen to RM4.75
13 July 2022
KUALA LUMPUR: The retail price of RON97 petrol will be lower by five sen at RM4.75 per litre, while the prices of RON95 petrol and diesel remain unchanged for the week from July 14...
Renault and Vitesco to partner on powertrain box
13 July 2022
BERLIN: Renault and Vitesco Technologies have signed a partnership to produce an electronic unit combining a converter, inverter and on-board charger in electric and hybrid powertr...
Apple's self-driving car effort stuck in low gear, says repo...
13 July 2022
SAN FRANCISCO: Apple's quest to produce a viable self-driving car remains stalled despite years of work, with its team plagued by setbacks as rivals race ahead, The Information tec...
Could sand be an alternative to lithium when it comes to gre...
13 July 2022
PARIS: Is sand the material that could one day replace lithium in batteries for renewable energy technologies? Such is the idea of a team of Finnish engineers who have developed a ...
Honda Civic Type R to be revealed to the world on July 21
12 July 2022
TOKYO: Honda has today released its first teaser image of the all-new Civic Type R, ahead of its world premiere at 10am (Malaysian time) on July 21. The global unveil will also ...
Geely launches electric pickup as urbanites embrace camping
12 July 2022
SHANGHAI: Chinese automaker Zhejiang Geely Holding today unveiled a new electric pickup truck, targeting growing demand from city residents as coronavirus curbs fuel an interest in...
Drivers face black or white choice to speed up new-car deliv...
12 July 2022
PARIS: For Emilie Malherbe, choosing the colour of her brand new Renault Arkana SUV was easy because only three were available: black, pearl-white and gray. She and her husband ...
Hackers are helping to speed up China’s electric scooter boo...
12 July 2022
An electric scooter at a Wal-Mart in Shenzhen. — Bloomberg HONG KONG: Chinese riders are souping up their electric scooters, helping to grow one of the most successful corners o...
Zeekr upgrades 001 with major OTA updates
12 July 2022
HANGZHOU: Chinese EV maker Zeekr, has announced a major over-the-air (OTA) upgrades to its 001 vehicle. At its first Zeekr Experience Day on Monday, and less than a year after t...
Grab users in Singapore to pay extra if they keep driver wai...
12 July 2022
Grab users in Singapore will have to pay an extra fee if they keep their driver waiting for more than three minutes. — The Straits Times/ANN SINGAPORE: Commuters who are used to m...
Mercedes-Benz starts trial in class action suit over diesel ...
12 July 2022
BERLIN: Mercedes-Benz went on trial today in a class action-style lawsuit which alleges that the German carmaker knowingly manipulated diesel-emissions tests by installing defeat d...
Hyundai says it will build its first S.Korean EV factory
12 July 2022
SEOUL: Hyundai Motor Co said today it would build a dedicated electric vehicle (EV) factory in South Korea that will become its first automobile plant to open in the country in alm...