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Drivers see red when others wait more than 3 seconds at a gr...
02 May 2022
LONDON: Taking longer than three seconds to move off when traffic lights turn green is likely to frustrate drivers waiting behind, a new survey suggests. A new poll of 2,498 dri...
Borgward, Germany's born-again car brand, vanishes again
02 May 2022
BERLIN: Borgward, the revived German-Chinese car brand, has gone into administration for the second time in the marque's history. According to the Chinese news portal Gasgoo, Bo...
150km-long traffic jam from Rawang to Gopeng, says PLUS
01 May 2022
KUALA LUMPUR: Traffic congestion that stretched to 150km was reported as at 1pm on North-South Expressway (PLUS) from Rawang northwards to Gopeng due to an increase in the volume o...
Delivery from July for bookings made in May, says Proton
01 May 2022
SUBANG JAYA: If you have booked a Proton car  from May 1, get ready to wait until July for the vehicle to be delivered. Proton said today that it had to reach this decision foll...
VW and BP could expand e-car charging alliance to other regi...
01 May 2022
DUESSELDORF: Europe's top carmaker Volkswagen and oil major BP plan to deepen their electric charging partnership and could expand it to other regions and technologies, their CEOs ...
Cops hunt MPV driver for driving dangerously on Karak Highwa...
01 May 2022
A screen grab from a car camera capturing the Alphard driver driving in a reckless manner   UPDATE:  The 43-year-old driver has been arrested on May 1 and detained for thr...
Bentley to unveil new model on May 10
01 May 2022
LONDON: Bentley will announce a fifth model to join its portfolio of luxury cars in what many in the motoring press believe is a long wheelbase Bentayga. The debut will take pla...
Tata Motors maps out long-range EVs for India and beyond
01 May 2022
MUMBAI: Tata Motors plans to launch electric cars with a minimum range of 500km and advanced technology features, targeting buyers in India and beyond. The first electric vehicl...
Audi plans to recycle old car windscreens and windows
01 May 2022
BERLIN: Empty bottles are recycled to make new ones but cracked or defective car windscreens are not. Audi says it wants to change that and, together with its industry partners,...
Fleet of four cars to map parking spaces and usage in Berlin
30 April 2022
BERLIN: The city of Berlin has decided to deploy a fleet of four cars to map the quality of the city centre's parking supply. The idea is to be able to anticipate user needs and...
Practical solutions for cutting car traffic in city centres
30 April 2022
PARIS: A study by researchers at Lund University in Sweden — published in the journal Case Studies on Transport Policy and available via Science Direct — highlights some of the way...
GM announces it will make electric Corvette
30 April 2022
DETROIT: General Motors announced earlier this week that it is developing an electric version of its Chevrolet Corvette. "We will offer an electrified Corvette as early as next ...
Toyota's Thai unit agrees to boost EV incentives
30 April 2022
BANGKOK: The Thai unit of Toyota Motor Corp on Friday signed an agreement with the Southeast Asian country on incentives to promote the use of electric vehicles (EVs) in the major ...
MotoPlex Petaling Jaya officially opened
29 April 2022
PETALING JAYA: MotoPlex Petaling Jaya, the first showroom in Malaysia offering the four premium brands under Piaggio Group – Piaggio, Vespa, Aprilia and Moto Guzzi – was launched r...
McLaren gets new CEO
29 April 2022
LONDON: British carmaker McLaren Automotive has appointed Michael Leiters as its new chief executive officer from July 1. German-born Leiters, 50, has held senior positions at P...
Proton signs agreement to return to South African market
28 April 2022
SUBANG JAYA: National car maker Proton has entered into an agreement to appoint CMH Group as the distributor for Proton vehicles in South Africa. The signing, which was held vir...
More powerful battery pack for Volvo 90 and 60 series PHEVs
28 April 2022
KUALA LUMPUR: Volvo Car Malaysia is introducing a newly improved Recharge plug-in hybrid (PHEV) powertrain in all its Recharge T8 models for a longer electric range with better per...
Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia closes FY21 with 66% jump in sale...
28 April 2022
KUALA LUMPUR: Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia (MMM), the official distributor of Mitsubishi vehicles in Malaysia, ended Financial Year 2021 (April 2021 – March 2022) on a high note desp...
Tips for the perfect balik kampung trip from Cycle & Carriag...
28 April 2022
KUALA LUMPUR: Local Mercedes-Benz dealer Cycle & Carriage has given a checklist on balik kampung trips and celebrate Raya with loved ones in comfort and style. It's been a l...
April 28-May 4: RON97 up 13 sen, rest unchanged
27 April 2022
KUALA LUMPUR: The retail price of RON97 petrol will increase by 13 sen from RM3.81 to RM3.94 per litre for the week beginning April 28 to May 4. The Finance Ministry, in a state...