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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...
Aussie firm plans RM1bil plant in Sarawak to make EV-grade b...
12 July 2022
KUCHING: Australia-based Element 25 Pte Ltd is planning a major investment in a manufacturing plant in Sarawak to produce high purity manganese sulphate (HPMSM) for lithium-ion bat...
For EV battery makers, it's go small or go home
12 July 2022
De La Verpilliere says Echion's goal is to have batteries ready for passenger EVs by 2025. — Reuters CAMBRIDGE: In the race to go electric, carmakers have focused on range to ea...
To stay alert at the wheel, pick your own selection of music...
12 July 2022
PARIS: The more a driver is interested in what they listen to while driving, the better their alertness and ability to stay awake may be, suggest the findings of a study that recom...
'We are killing people': How tech is adding distractions to ...
12 July 2022
LOS ANGELES: In the late 1980s, the US Army turned to outside experts to study how pilots of Apache attack helicopters were responding to the torrent of information streaming into ...
Lexus LX buyers in Japan have to wait 4 years to get SUV
11 July 2022
TOKYO: If you thought waiting six months to nine months is too long for car deliveries, consider the buyers of the new Lexus LX and NX in Japan. Demand for the LX is so strong t...
No transfers or changes to car bookings allowed
11 July 2022
PETALING JAYA: Most car companies will not entertain requests to transfer bookings made before the sales tax exempt deadline of June 30. Major car dealerships said this was barr...
JPJeQ makes for smoother operations at the counter
11 July 2022
PETALING JAYA: The Road Transport Department’s (JPJ) smart application for smoother operations at its branches has many advantages, but there is one snag – many are still unaware o...
China auto industry cuts 2022 outlook as commercial demand s...
11 July 2022
Vehicles zooming past a traffic policeman on the Second Ring Road in Beijing in this 2014 file pic. — Reuters SHANGHAI: A slump in commercial-vehicle demand led China's automobile...
Slow-moving traffic on several highways leading to KL
11 July 2022
KUALA LUMPUR: Traffic flow on several highways and main roads leading to Kuala Lumpur was reported to be slow-moving Monday evening (July 11) as people returned to the city from th...
LG Energy Solution to supply batteries for Mahindra SUV
11 July 2022
SEOUL: South Korean battery maker LG Energy Solution is set to supply batteries to Mahindra & Mahindra's first electric sports utility vehicle (SUV), a source familiar with the...
US crosses electric-car tipping point for mass adoption
11 July 2022
NEW YORK: Many people of a certain age can recall the first time they held a smartphone. The devices were weird and expensive and novel enough to draw a crowd at parties. Then, les...
Hyundai hosts global EV maintenance workshop
11 July 2022
SEOUL: Hyundai Motor Company says it has recently held a global workshop specialising in electric vehicle (EV) maintenance, to enhance its professional capabilities in the EV era. ...