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Thoughts on making fuel subsidy work in Malaysia
19 May 2022
PETALING JAYA: It is common knowledge that some government subsidies are benefiting the rich more than the poor. Just recently, Finance Minister Datuk Seri Tengku Zafrul Tengku ...
Park outdoors: Ford recalls SUVs due to engine fire risk
19 May 2022
DETROIT: Ford is asking the owners of 350,000 vehicles in to take them to dealers for repairs in three recalls, including about 39,000 that should be parked outdoors because the en...
Renault unveils hydrogen-powered prototype SUV in race to cl...
19 May 2022
PARIS: Renault unveiled today a prototype hydrogen fuel cell-powered sports utility vehicle (SUV), as the French carmaker scrambles to catch up with rivals in the race to cleaner d...
Refreshed BMW 3 Series sedan and wagon unveiled
18 May 2022
MUNICH: BMW today unveiled the new 3 Series, which has undergone a mid-cycle refresh. The new edition of the sports sedan, which has enjoyed great success for over 45 years, and...
Toyota taps wells to beat water supply disruption in central...
18 May 2022
TOKYO: Toyota Motor Corp is using well water at its factories to avoid the impact of an industrial water supply disruption in central Japan, a spokesman said today. A leakage at...
China said to be in talks with automakers on EV subsidy exte...
18 May 2022
SHANGHAI: China is in talks with automakers about extending costly subsidies for electric vehicles (EV) that were set to expire in 2022, aiming to keep a key market growing as the ...
Hyundai plans to invest US$16.5bil in S.Korea EV business
18 May 2022
SEOUL: Hyundai Motor Group said today it plans to invest a total of 21 trillion won (RM73bil or US$16.54bil) through 2030 for the expansion of its electric vehicle (EV) business in...
Californians can now wrap their front licence plates
18 May 2022
An LPW customer car with the licence sticker. No drilling required. — Photo from LPW SACRAMENTO: California has given the green light for residents to wrap their front licence p...
May 19-25: RON97 petrol soars to RM4.33 per litre
18 May 2022
KUALA LUMPUR: The retail price of RON97 petrol will go up two sen per litre to RM4.33 per litre from May 19-25, setting a new all-time high. The prices of RON95 petrol and diese...
Europe’s first homegrown battery plant Northvolt begins ship...
18 May 2022
STOCKHOLM: Swedish battery-maker Northvolt AB became the first European firm to start commercial shipments to a carmaker last week, giving shape to the continent’s five-year push t...
Russia lowers car production safety standards after sanction...
18 May 2022
MOSCOW: Russia has eased safety standards for cars produced on its territory — such as dropping the requirement for airbags — after Western sanctions over Ukraine caused a shortage...
E-scooter operator Beam held free safety course for 50 rider...
18 May 2022
KUALA LUMPUR: Singapore-based e-scooter operator Beam held its first local training course on how to use the vehicle last Sunday at the 1 Utama Shopping Centre in Petaling Jaya. ...
UK firm launches new chemical fingerprint tyre database
18 May 2022
HANNOVER: Did you know that tyres are polluting the environment just as internal combustion engines are? Scientists say the microplastics they generate have become a far more se...
Mercedes-Benz to use energy-dense silicon battery for G-Clas...
17 May 2022
Mercedes-Benz CTO Markus Schäfer (left) with Sila Co-founder and CEO Gene Berdichevsky. BERLIN: Mercedes-Benz will incorporate a new, highly energy-dense battery in its upcoming e...
Crazy Brabus Crawler is a hardcore toy for big boys
17 May 2022
BERLIN: Big boys with €900,000 (RM4.2mil) to spare might like to get their hands on the madly-pimped G-Class Mercedes off-road Brabus Crawler, only 15 of which are being built by t...
CTOS Digital launches CTOS Car Insurance
17 May 2022
CTOS Digital group CEO Hamburger. KUALA LUMPUR: CTOS Digital Bhd through its subsidiary, CTOS IDS Sdn Bhd has launched CTOS Car Insurance, an online platform for car insurance and...
BMW Malaysia in quest for the oldest M models in every model...
17 May 2022
PETALING JAYA: BMW Group Malaysia is celebrating the 50th anniversary of M on May 24 in its own way with a search for the oldest M model in every model series in Malaysia. If yo...
Not a single car was sold in Shanghai last month
17 May 2022
SHANGHAI: For evidence of just how tight Shanghai’s lockdown has been, consider this: not a single car was sold in the city last month. The majority of the city’s 25 million res...
Tesla stops taking orders for Cybertruck outside N. America
17 May 2022
SHANGHAI: Tesla Inc has stopped taking orders for its upcoming Cybertruck pickup truck outside of North America, according to its official website. The automaker is only taking ...
Need to terminate your Touch ‘n Go RFID tag? You can now do ...
17 May 2022
PETALING JAYA: Touch ‘n Go Malaysia has announced that users can now terminate their RFID tag via its dedicated portal. In an announcement on Facebook, the company said users on...