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Nissan says it is too early to predict EV unit spin-off
13 May 2022
TOKYO: It is too early to say whether Nissan Motor Co would spin off its electric vehicle (EV) business division like its alliance member Renault is seeking to do, a senior executi...
What to expect in the next Toyota Supra
13 May 2022
TOKYO: Toyota Gazoo Racing (TGR) is gearing up to roll out an enhanced Toyota Supra with upgraded driving performance and a manual transmission option for the RZ trim level, among ...
Rolls-Royce updates Phantom
13 May 2022
LONDON: Rolls-Royce has introduced a new expression for the Phantom Series II that projects more commanding presence as well and interior refinement. The ‘"best car in the world...
Motorhome dream come true
13 May 2022
Motorhome owners gathering on Dendong Beach for the “Camper Rally Terengganu 2022” programme. — Bernama PETALING JAYA: To make his lifelong dream of owning a motorhome come true, ...
Storm chasers face host of dangers beyond severe weather
13 May 2022
MADISON (Wisconsin, USA): The deaths of four storm chasers in car crashes over the last two weeks have underscored the dangers of pursuing severe weather events as more people clog...
Hyundai Mobis inks deal to co-develop software platform
13 May 2022
SEOUL: Hyundai Mobis and German software platform expert Vector have agreed to the joint development of a vehicle software platform. Vector, a partner of AUTOSAR, which endorses...
EU Parliament group votes down stricter 2030 car emissions g...
13 May 2022
BRUSSELS: European Union lawmakers in the Parliament’s environment committee voted against an amendment that would have seen a sharper reduction of emissions in the automotive sect...
Mercedes-Benz issues 'do not drive' recall for 292,000 US ve...
13 May 2022
WASHINGTON: Mercedes-Benz's US unit said on Thursday it is recalling 292,000 ML, GL and R-Class vehicles from the 2006 through 2012 model years over braking issues and urged owners...
Hopium banks on Bridgestone to develop bespoke tyres for hyd...
13 May 2022
PARIS: French upstart Hopium is working with Bridgestone to develop premium tyres for its high-end sedan,  the Machina. The goal of the partnership is to design bespoke tyres wi...
Suzuki seek to break contract and quit MotoGP for financial ...
13 May 2022
PARIS: Suzuki announced they want to quit MotoGP and are holding talks with the championship promoters Dorna over breaking their contract. "Suzuki Motor Corporation is in discus...
Proton's latest Saga launched, 4 variants priced from RM34,4...
12 May 2022
PETALING JAYA: The new Proton Saga is launched today sporting  improved features, safety and quality in a refreshed design. The Saga lineup is now expanded to four variants inst...
Toyota rolls out electric bZ4X in cautious debut as rivals g...
12 May 2022
TOKYO: Toyota Motor Corp rolls out its first mass-produced battery electric car in Japan today for lease only, a strategy the automaker says will help ease driver concerns about ba...
Assisted driving systems struggle with collision tests, says...
12 May 2022
DETROIT: Assisted driving systems installed in Tesla Inc, Hyundai Motor Co and Subaru Corp vehicles failed to avoid head-on collisions in testing done by American Automobile Associ...
Ford makes U-turn, shelves plans for EV exports from India
12 May 2022
DETROIT: Ford Motor Co said today it had dropped plans to make electric vehicles (EVs) in India for exports, while it explores options for its two factories in the country that sto...
Buckle up for a greener road trip! Three legendary routes to...
12 May 2022
PARIS: With petrol prices soaring — and likely to get even worse in the coming months — road trippers who had planned to get back on the highway may be put off planning their next ...
Volkswagen's EV profit margins to match combustion engines s...
12 May 2022
BERLIN: Volkswagen expects its electric vehicle business to be as profitable as its fossil fuel-burning cars sooner than planned, its chief executive Herbert Diess said today. V...
Google creates wallet app for car keys, credit cards and tic...
12 May 2022
SAN FRANCISCO: Alphabet Inc.’s Google will let consumers store and use car keys, credit cards and event tickets in a new Wallet app that it’s separating from its longtime Pay app. ...
Range Rover gets new sports SUV
12 May 2022
LONDON: The new Range Rover is getting a more athletic brother. Only a few weeks after the premiere of the luxurious off-roader, Land Rover is now taking the wraps off the new Rang...
How skeletons and fish are inspiring future car designs
12 May 2022
BERLIN: When Mercedes engineer Klaus Millerferli holds the suspension component for the new EQXX concept car in his hands you might think something has gone wrong with the design. ...
UMW Toyota Motor continues strong surge in first four months...
11 May 2022
SHAH ALAM: UMW Toyota Motor sold 29,393 units of Toyota and Lexus cars in the first four months of the year, representing an increase of 11% increase over the same period last year...