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Agreement with Spanco still in force, says Finance Ministry
19 March 2024
KUALA LUMPUR: The agreement with Spanco - the company handling the procurement and management of the government’s fleet of vehicles - is still in force, says the Finance Ministry. ...
Chery Malaysia opens 3S centre in Kota Kinabalu
19 March 2024
KOTA KINABALU: Chery Malaysia has set up a new 3S centre in Sabah, owned and operated by dealer-partner Universal Chery Sdn Bhd. Chery Kota Kinabalu is one of 40 Chery dealershi...
Audi unveils long-delayed Q6 e-tron just as electric-vehicle...
19 March 2024
FRANKFURT: Audi has unveiled its delayed Q6 e-tron, seeking to restore momentum to the struggling brand with a luxury mid-size SUV as sales of electric vehicles are cooling. The...
Mercedes' Vision EQXX sets new record in Riyadh-Dubai run
19 March 2024
DUBAI: Mercedes-Benz's Vision EQXX has set a new record by completing a third 1,000+ kilometre long-distance journey without recharging, this time traversing the harsh environment ...
Fisker to raise funds, pause production after missing intere...
19 March 2024
LOS ANGELES: Fisker said on Monday it would pause production of its electric vehicles for six weeks and raise up to US$150 million (RM708mil) in funding by selling convertible note...
Rich Americans keep high-end RV company rolling along
19 March 2024
OXNARD (California, USA): Most US recreational vehicles - those behemoths of the roadway often resembling box cars that accidentally wandered off the rails - roll out of gritty fac...
Targeted subsidy framework won't lead to cost increases, Dew...
18 March 2024
KUALA LUMPUR: The exact mechanism for targeted subsidies is still under consideration and is not expected to cause any increase of costs to the industries concerned, says Deputy Fi...
Feb 2024 vehicle sales lower at 62,833 units
18 March 2024
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s new vehicle sales slid 4 per cent to 62,833 units in February 2024 from 65,499 units in January 2024 in a shorter working month due to the Chinese New Year...
XPeng to launch cheaper EV brand amid fierce China price com...
18 March 2024
BEIJING: Chinese electric-vehicle (EV) maker Xpeng announced plans to launch a cheaper brand, entering a highly competitive segment amid an intense price competition in the EV indu...
PLUS is now trialing credit and debit card toll payments at ...
18 March 2024
PETALING JAYA: PLUS Malaysia announced on March 15 that it has started pilot testing the open payment toll collection system at the Penang Bridge, allowing commuters to use credit ...
Warehouse developers bet on India as companies look beyond C...
18 March 2024
Workers building a facility inside the Greenbase Industrial & Logistics Parks near Chennai on Jan 29. — Reuters ORAGADAM (India): Land is getting hard to find in a sprawling ind...
Two Lamborghinis among cars seized in smuggling probe
18 March 2024
PUTRAJAYA: Two Lamborghinis are among eight luxury cars seized as graft busters probe a syndicate believed to have been smuggling tobacco, cigarettes and liquor into the country. ...
Urgent voluntary recall for Audi cars with Takata Airbag
18 March 2024
KUALA LUMPUR: PHS Automotive Malaysia (PHSAM) has issued a reminder to Audi owners on its ongoing airbag recall, to immediately check to see if their vehicles are affected. The ...
Founder of EV maker VinFast launches global charging station...
18 March 2024
HANOI: The founder of Vietnamese electric vehicle maker VinFast today launched an EV charging stations company, V-Green, which he said would prioritise supporting VinFast vehicles ...
Xpeng to be launched in Singapore by second half of 2024
18 March 2024
SINGAPORE: Xpeng, a Chinese electric vehicle (EV) brand backed by German carmaker Volkswagen, will be launched here by the second half of 2024. Sources with close knowledge of t...
SDAC-Ford continues support for Orang Asli empowerment
18 March 2024
KUALA LUMPUR: Sime Darby Auto ConneXion (SDAC), the sole distributor for Ford in Malaysia, recently reaffirmed its commitment to the empowerment of Orang Asli communities through a...
New Mercedes AMG E53 saloon and estate revealed replacing ol...
17 March 2024
LONDON: Mercedes-Benz has revealed its new performance saloon and estate, the AMG E5. The new plug-in hybrid models replace the old AMG E53 cars and will get a 3.0-litre six-cyl...
Mexican artist crushes Tesla under giant stone head
17 March 2024
MEXICO CITY: Chavis Marmol, a 42-year-old sculptor who has never owned a car and travels by bicycle, came up with the idea of dropping the nine-ton carving onto a blue Tesla 3 here...
Lamborghini Countach designer Marcello Gandini dies at 85
17 March 2024
TURIN: Car designer Marcello Gandini, who dreamed up some of the world's most exotic supercars, including the Lamborghini Countach, has died aged 85, according to Italian news agen...
Tesla Cybertruck clocked as fastest-ever electric pick-up in...
16 March 2024
WASHINGTON: The hottest version of Tesla's angular Cybertruck has become the world's fastest-ever electric pick-up, according to a new test run in the US. The range-topping 834-...