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Vehicle tax exemption proposal in the spotlight
16 June 2022
KUALA LUMPUR: All eyes are on whether the vehicle sales tax exemption, which ends this month, will be extended to assist the automotive sector that has been affected by the pandemi...
Ferrari promises 'even more unique' cars in shift to electri...
16 June 2022
MARANELLO: Electric and hybrid models should make up 80% of Ferrari's sales by 2030, the luxury carmaker told investors today, vowing to produce "even more unique" cars as it makes...
VinFast parts ways with four top executives as it readies ex...
16 June 2022
HANOI: Four senior executives at Vietnam's VinFast have left the electric vehicle startup as it prepares to launch its first overseas model and roll out a network of showrooms in t...
New Honda HR-V open for viewing from this weekend
16 June 2022
KUALA LUMPUR: Pending its local official launch in the third quarter of the year, prospective buyers of the all-new Honda HR-V will be able to view the compact sports utility vehic...
First Putrajaya MRT segment opens today
16 June 2022
PETALING JAYA: Klang Valley folk travelling to parts of Kepong and Sungai Buloh in Selangor have a new option of transportation mode from today. The Putrajaya MRT line began operat...
UMW Toyota Motor pitches excellent car ownership experience ...
16 June 2022
SHAH ALAM: UMW Toyota Motor is angling to boost mid-year sales with a promise of an excellent car ownership experience. It said in a statement that "owning a car is all about cu...
Tesla to charge more for cars in US as inflation bites
16 June 2022
AUSTIN: Tesla Inc again raised prices for all its car models in the United States in response to persistent global supply-chain problems and soaring raw material costs. The elec...
MAN delivers first batch of new MAN Truck Generation with Eu...
16 June 2022
SERENDAH: MAN Truck & Bus (M) Sdn Bhd (MAN Malaysia) recently handed over the first batch of its New MAN Truck Generation vehicles to the pioneer group of customers at a celebr...
Used car market facing shortage as well
16 June 2022
PETALING JAYA: It is now a “double whammy” for those looking for any car. The shortage of new cars caused by a shortage of chips and spares has now spilt over to the used car in...
Ongoing delays will lead to higher car prices, says MAA
16 June 2022
PETALING JAYA: The production of new cars will continue to be delayed if the shortage of microchips and components persists, says the Malaysian Automotive Associa­tion (MAA). It...
Hydrogen-powered Hopium Machina Vision interior revealed
16 June 2022
PARIS: A year after the presentation of the first Hopium Machina rolling prototype, the French manufacturer of high-end hydrogen-powered sedans, has revealed its concept car, Hopiu...
Crunch time for car makers as Apple takes a bigger bite
16 June 2022
LONDON: Apple’s sweeping update to its CarPlay system, revealed at the company’s annual World Wide Developer Conference (WWDC) last week, has presented car manufacturers with a cru...
Toyota says consumer choice dictates pace of electrification
15 June 2022
TOKYO: Toyota Motor Corp pushed back against critics who say it has been slow to embrace battery electric vehicles (BEV), arguing it needed to offer a variety of car choices to sui...
Toyota CEO says his successor must have ‘unshakeable convict...
15 June 2022
TOKYO: Toyota Motor Corp is working to foster candidates capable of eventually helming the top job, president and chief executive officer Akio Toyoda told shareholders at an annual...
Paving the way for more level 3 self-driving cars from 2024
15 June 2022
DETROIT: The Stellantis group has announced that it has chosen to equip several models across its various auto brands with Valeo's third-generation LiDAR from 2024. This will en...
EV battery startup Alsym aims to slash cost, eliminate lithi...
15 June 2022
DETROIT: Alsym Energy, a seven-year-old Massachusetts startup, aims to halve the cost of electric vehicle batteries with a new design that eliminates lithium and cobalt, two increa...
Geely acquires Alibaba-backed smartphone maker Meizu
15 June 2022
HONG KONG: Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co., the satellite-to-automobile group controlled by billionaire Li Shufu, has bought a majority stake in Chinese smartphone maker Meizu Tec...
Daihatsu Gran Max get minor change from RM73,000
15 June 2022
SHAH ALAM: Daihatsu Malaysia has introduced the Gran Max with minor change (MC) 2022 that gets several new features. Among the updates are power windows, a multimedia player sys...
Polestar to debut Polestar 5 prototype and Polestar 2 BST ed...
15 June 2022
GOTHENBURG: Polestar is returning to the Goodwood Festival of Speed on June 23 and will debut a Polestar 5 prototype and the new high-performance, limited-edition Polestar 2 BST ed...
Tesla reports most automated system-involved crashes, says U...
15 June 2022
WASHINGTON: Tesla Inc. reported the vast majority of crashes involving automated driver-assist systems that have been disclosed to the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administra...