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Hyundai and Kia raided over suspected defeat devices in Germ...
29 June 2022
BERLIN/SEOUL: German authorities have raided Hyunda and Kia over allegations that they put over 210,000 diesel vehicles with suspected illegal defeat devices onto the road, the Fra...
Mercedes-AMG GT Black Series previewed from RM3mil
28 June 2022
SEPANG: Mercedes-Benz Malaysia today previewed the two-seater Mercedes-AMG GT Black Series, the pinnacle of its GT family. Although the ultimate performance machine comes with a...
Locally-assembled Mercedes-AMG A 35 4Matic sedan and GLA 35 ...
28 June 2022
SEPANG: Mercedes-Benz Malaysia is expanding its high-performance compact model line-up with the rollout of the locally-assembled Mercedes-AMG A 35 4Matic sedan and GLA 35 4Matic. ...
Car dealers scramble as sales tax D-day approaches
28 June 2022
PETALING JAYA: With just 48 hours to go before the end of the vehicle sales tax exemption, car dealers are working overtime to cope with up to a 50% increase in bookings. Some s...
Japan pushes to remove zero-emission vehicle target from G7 ...
28 June 2022
TOKYO/BRUSSELS: Japan is pushing to remove a target for zero-emission vehicles from a G7 communique expected this week, according to a proposed draft seen by Reuters, a move that w...
How electric vehicles are inspiring a new generation of tyre...
28 June 2022
PARIS: More and more carmakers — who will no longer be able to sell new combustion-engine vehicles in Europe from 2035 — are working with tyre manufacturers to develop more long-la...
Nissan shareholders reject proposal to deem Renault as paren...
28 June 2022
TOKYO: Nissan Motor Co Ltd today rejected a shareholder proposal at its annual general meeting (AGM) that would have led to the disclosure of a decades-old agreement with 43% stake...
Ford recalls 2,900 EV F-150 Lightning pickup trucks
28 June 2022
DETROIT: Ford Motor Co said Monday it will recall about 2,900 F-150 Lightning trucks because a software issue may result in a failure to provide adequate warning of low tyre pressu...
Chinese battery maker Gotion to locate a third of its produc...
28 June 2022
SHANGHAI: Chinese battery maker Gotion High Tech Co said it plans to locate one-third of its production capacity outside China by 2025 to meet the growing demand from overseas elec...
Renault taps software company Atos to help cut costs
28 June 2022
PARIS: Renault is teaming up with software company Atos, the companies said today, to collect and analyse data in a "strategic collaboration" which Renault said would result in cos...
New 2022 Jaguar F-Pace arrives from RM598,000
27 June 2022
PETALING JAYA: Jaguar Land Rover Malaysia has unveiled the 2022 Jaguar F-Pace that sports several new technological updates. Available only in the R-Dynamic variant, the luxury ...
Thrills and fun at Toyota Gazoo Festival and Vios Challenge ...
27 June 2022
SEPANG: Thousands of returning fans and spectators for the first time in two years since the Covid-19 pandemic, brought with them a tremendous amount of energy that helped to galva...
Netizens chuckling over ‘BRA’ car plate
27 June 2022
PETALING JAYA: An advertisement for car plate number bidding by the Road Transport Department (JPJ) has tickled some netizens’ funny bones. On Sunday, the government agency uplo...
Sorry Elon Musk. Hyundai is quietly dominating the EV race
27 June 2022
NEW YORK: Pipe down for a second Elon, the hottest things in the auto industry — the most electric electrics — now come from Hyundai Motor Co. Earlier this year, the South Korea...
BMW will keep on selling cars with manual gearbox
27 June 2022
MUNICH: Fret not. The manual transmission will live on for years to come in BMW cars. With demand for manual transmission cars still going strong, BMW is responding to it by say...
Beijing offers cash subsidies to spur demand for new energy ...
27 June 2022
BEIJING: China’s capital city is offering subsidies for purchases of new-energy vehicles to replace old cars, the latest attempt by local authorities to boost consumption in a slow...
Wait times for luxury EVs stretch to 18 months in Singapore
27 June 2022
SINGAPORE: Buying a car in the city-state could get even more expensive as external factors limit supply After waiting for almost a year, Lim Swee Hoe was ecstatic when his S$34...
YouTuber Tim Burton aka Shmee takes delivery of Zenvo TSR-S ...
26 June 2022
LONDON: Zenvo Automotive says popular automotive YouTuber Tim Burton (of Shmee150 fame) has officially taken delivery of his TSR-S at the June 23-26 Goodwood Festival of Speed. ...
New VW Amarok all set for July 7 world premiere
26 June 2022
WOLFSBURG: Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles’ premium pick-up will celebrate its digital premiere on July 7. And in the live stream it will be appearing to the world for the first ...
Porsche and Michelin showcase tyres that contain 53% sustain...
26 June 2022
LONDON: The new, fully-electric Porsche 718 Cayman GT4 ePerformance is showcasing its potential at the June 23-26 Goodwood Festival of Speed on Michelin tyres that contain 53% sust...