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New European car safety rules will favour buttons over touch...
20 March 2024
Some modern cars like the Honda CR-V shown here provides a good mix of screen and physical buttons. BRUSSELS: The era of carmakers trying to replace all physical controls on vehic...
Bentley looks to launches after 'emotional sensitivity' slow...
20 March 2024
LONDON: British luxury carmaker Bentley on Tuesday reported a lower operating profit for 2023 after a weak economy and high interest rates hit sales, but the company said its perfo...
Ferrari sued by US drivers over brake defect
20 March 2024
SAN DIEGO: Ferrari has been sued in the United States by drivers who said the Italian luxury sports car maker has failed to fix vehicles at risk of a partial or total loss of braki...
Musk defends his ketamine use as beneficial for investors in...
20 March 2024
File pic of Musk. — AFP AUSTIN: CEO Elon Musk said his ketamine prescription was beneficial for Tesla's investors in a video interview with former CNN anchor Don Lemon posted onli...
Govt exploring feasibility of 'lemon law' for used vehicle s...
19 March 2024
Generic photo of a used car dealership. KUALA LUMPUR: A feasibility study is being conducted on the need for a "lemon law" to strengthen consumer protection laws, especially in ca...
Over RM310mil collected from sale of special number plates i...
19 March 2024
File pic of Loke announcing the 'M-M' series in August 2023. KUALA LUMPUR: A total of RM311.8mil was collected from the sale of special vehicle registration numbers in 2023, wit...
Fake 'Arai' helmets worth over RM70,000 seized in Penang rai...
19 March 2024
BUTTERWORTH: The Domestic Trade and Cost of Living Ministry has seized fake branded helmets amounting to RM70,240 here. A total of 268 fake “Arai” helmets were seized in the rai...
Pininfarina Battista races into 'Forza Horizon 5'
19 March 2024
TURIN: Gamers and racing fans can now get behind the wheel of the Pininfarina Battista electric hyper GT, following its addition to the open world driving action of Xbox Game Studi...
Nvidia expands ties with Chinese EV makers as auto AI race h...
19 March 2024
DETROIT: Nvidia said on Monday it is expanding its collaborations with BYD and other Chinese automakers that are racing to build self-driving vehicles and AI-augmented infotainment...
Audi Q6 e-tron: First PPE model co-built with Porsche
19 March 2024
INGOLSTADT: Audi has launched the Q6 e-tron, the first vehicle to be built on the Premium Platform Electric (PPE), co-developed with Porsche. The Q6 e-tron, alongside its perfor...
Penang Bridge users happy with open payment system
19 March 2024
GEORGE TOWN: Penang motorists are happy with the open toll payment system that has now been extended to the Penang Bridge. Civil servant Salim Shukri, 35, said the additional op...
Dakar Rally champ Shinozuka dies at 75, says media
19 March 2024
After finishing third in 1987 and second in 1988, Shinozuka became the first Japanese driver to win the Paris-Dakar Rally in 1997. — AFP TOKYO: Kenjiro Shinozuka, the first Japane...
US to finalise revised EV mileage rating rule in win for aut...
19 March 2024
WASHINGTON: The US Energy Department (DOE) will unveil today final rules that will significantly soften its proposal that would have slashed electric vehicles' (EV) mileage ratings...
Bridgestone Premium tyre outlet opens in Subang Jaya
19 March 2024
SUBANG JAYA: Bridgestone Tyre Sales (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd has opened its latest innovative retail store, Bridgestone Premium, in partnership with Vogue Motorsports Sdn Bhd. Locate...
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...