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Ford Focus no more after 2025
01 July 2022
COLOGNE: Ford has confirmed that the Focus would end production in 2025. Ford of Europe's chief Stuart Rowley said the fate of the Saarlouis plant in Germany where the Focus is ...
PHS Automotive Malaysia is new local Audi distributor
01 July 2022
KUALA LUMPUR: PHS Automotive Malaysia (PHSAM) today announced its entry into Malaysia as the official distributor of the Audi brand. Wholly owned by European automotive speciali...
California approves lithium tax despite industry's warnings
01 July 2022
SACRAMENTO: California on Thursday approved a plan to tax the electric vehicle battery metal lithium to generate revenue for environmental remediation projects despite industry con...
VW's MQB platform is 10 years old
01 July 2022
WOLFSBURG: A global bestseller from Volkswagen is celebrating its 10th anniversary: the modular transverse matrix (MQB). Since 2012, it has been the common basis for a variety o...
Lamborghini to invest at least €1.8bil in path towards elect...
01 July 2022
MILAN: Lamborghini plans to invest at least €1.8 billion (RM8.3bil) to produce a hybrid lineup by 2024 and more to bring out its fully electric model by the end of the decade, chie...
myTukar rebrands to reflect rapid growth as used car e-platf...
01 July 2022
KUALA LUMPUR: myTukar has launched a new brand identity to reflect its strengthened branding and capabilities as part of the regional CARRO network. The exercise aims to mirror ...
New record gathering of 180 Mercedes-AMG cars set at Sepang ...
01 July 2022
SEPANG: Mercedes-Benz Malaysia (MBM) and AMG Owners Club of Malaysia has set a gathering record of 180 Mercedes-AMG cars at a single location recently. The feat, achieved at the...
GM abandons plan to sell India car plant to China's Great Wa...
01 July 2022
NEW DELHI/SHANGHAI: General Motors (GM) said today it had called off the sale of a shuttered Indian plant to China's Great Wall Motor after they failed to obtain regulatory approva...
SOCAR plugs car-sharing to e-hailing riders
01 July 2022
KUALA LUMPUR: SOCAR - Malaysia’s first car-sharing app, is inviting drivers to revisit the convenience of car-sharing. The company said the recent drop in e-hailing ride availab...
After Ioniq 5, here's a preview of the new Hyundai Ioniq 6
01 July 2022
SEOUL: Hyundai Motor Company has revealed the Ioniq 6, the second model in its Ioniq dedicated all-electric-vehicle lineup brand. If you thought it reminds you of a Porsche, you...
Don't leave your smartphone or deodorant in the car if it's ...
01 July 2022
BERLIN: Cars can become deadly in hot weather, for children and pets but also for your smartphone, electronic devices as well as any pressurised containers left behind. Once tem...
Tesla's run of record deliveries may be reaching the end of ...
01 July 2022
SAN FRANCISCO: Tesla Inc is expected to end its nearly two-year-long run of record quarterly deliveries as a prolonged Covid-related shutdown in Shanghai hit its production and sup...
UK employers now able to offer staff a touch of 'luxe' with ...
01 July 2022
LONDON: Mercedes-EQ Formula E Team have teamed up with N+ to create a collection of streamlined, lightweight, sleek, high performance electric bikes and they have launched in the U...
Fans take BYD to task as recall confusion clouds Chinese EV ...
01 July 2022
SHANGHAI: Customers of China's BYD Co Ltd, the world's biggest electric vehicle (EVs) maker by sales, have taken the unusual step of urging regulators to expand a battery replaceme...
Apple eyes fuel purchases from dashboard as it revs up car s...
30 June 2022
SAN FRANCISCO: Apple Inc wants you to start buying gas directly from your car dashboard as early as this fall, when the newest version of its CarPlay software rolls out, accelerati...
Stellantis warns of car market collapse if EVs don’t get che...
30 June 2022
PARIS: One of Europe’s biggest automakers warned after a landmark deal to phase out combustion engines that the industry is doomed unless electric vehicles get less expensive. S...
Ferrari to churn out gas guzzlers on its slow road to electr...
30 June 2022
MARANELLO: Ferrari makes some of the fastest cars on the road, but the luxury Italian automaker is taking the slow lane to an electric future as it tries to overcome the technology...
Indonesian grandpa buys Mitsubishi Pajero Sport with a sackf...
30 June 2022
PETALING JAYA: An elderly man caused a stir when he walked into a Mitsubishi dealership in Indonesia and proceeded to buy a Pajero Sport SUV in cash. His unusual action was reco...
Stellar Landcraft motorcycle concept comes with solar panel
30 June 2022
JAKARTA: A brighter future could be in store for electric charging thanks to various projects - at different stages of development - relating to solar energy. The idea is to tak...
Mercedes-Benz readies plants to produce electric vehicles
30 June 2022
BERLIN: Mercedes-Benz is adjusting its network of plants to manufacture a new range of luxury electric vehicles as it prepares to switch to electric by the end of the decade. Me...