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VW shares first details of its Amarok pick-up collaboration ...
04 May 2022
BERLIN: Little is known about VW's long-awaited plans to update its Amarok pick-up, but the company has now begun to share the first details about a new cross-atlantic collaboratio...
Worn-out shocks in your car mean life-saving systems may not...
04 May 2022
MUNICH: A rougher ride and higher risk of a crash is the outcome if you let your car's shocks wear down too much, experts say, as this can interfere with some of the most important...
Land Rover announces US-only Defender 30th Anniversary Editi...
03 May 2022
NEW YORK: Land Rover North America will produce 500 adventure-ready Defender 30th Anniversary Edition vehicles, which pay tribute to the iconic 1993 Defender 110 First Edition. ...
Ex-Tesla engineer aims to build next-gen battery materials i...
03 May 2022
SAN FRANCISCO: A battery startup founded by a former Tesla engineer announced today plans for US-based mass production of next-generation materials aimed at cutting costs, boosting...
England adds radar tech to spot broken-down cars on 'smart h...
03 May 2022
LONDON: England's so-called smart highways have been given new radar technology to detect broken down vehicles as part of an effort to fill all lanes of the country's technology-en...
New Porsche 911 Sport Classic re-interprets the best from th...
03 May 2022
STUTTGART: Porsche's new 911 Sport Classic is the second of four collector's items introduced as part of its Heritage Design plan. Porsche Exclusive Manufaktur will produce 1,25...
Audi and Porsche to join F1, says VW CEO
03 May 2022
BERLIN: Volkswagen's premium brands Audi and Porsche will join Formula One after convincing the German automaking group that the move will bring in more money than it will cost, VW...
Change to car-ownership rights could spur EVs in Singapore
03 May 2022
SINGAPORE: The island republic has big ambitions to have 100% of the vehicles on its roads powered by cleaner energy by 2040 and electric vehicles (EVs) will obviously have to be a...
Tata, India's electric vehicle king, takes a frugal road les...
03 May 2022
Workers working on a Nexon EV at a Tata Motors plant in Pune. — All photos by Reuters PUNE: To make its first electric vehicle for the consumer market, India's Tata Motors Ltd rep...
Uber expands new travel service for pets
03 May 2022
LONDON: Uber is bringing a new service allowing passengers to book journeys with their pets to more countries. The minicab app firm said the service has been available in the UK...
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...