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Mercedes-Benz completes 1,000km electric drive on EQXX proto...
14 April 2022
BERLIN: Mercedes-Benz aims to produce electric cars consuming as little as 10 kilowatt hours of energy per 100 km, its chief technology officer (CTO) said today, a third more effic...
Who says factory work must be fixed hours? Audi sets out to ...
14 April 2022
INGOLSTADT (Germany): Audi is seeking to break the notion that factory shift work has to be rigid. Traditionally, it sticks closely to a schedule that usually does not allow any...
Brie Larson to join ‘Fast & Furious 10', says Vin Diesel
14 April 2022
Brie Larson will star in the 10th movie in the  Fast & Furious' series. — Photo from Vin Diesel/Instagram LOS ANGELES: Another box office marvel is joining the Fast & Furi...
High raw material prices having a 'big' impact, says Panason...
14 April 2022
TOKYO: Rising prices for raw materials, including nickel and copper, accelerated by Russia's invasion of Ukraine were having a "big" impact on Panasonic Corp, with the Japanese ind...
Jeep bets drivers will shrug off gas prices with longer Wago...
14 April 2022
DETROIT: Jeep announced plans for bigger versions of its upscale Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer SUVs, betting there’s still demand for super-sized vehicles at a time of soaring gasoli...
Hyundai Ioniq 5 is World Car of the Year, wins two other tit...
14 April 2022
NEW YORK/SEOUL: The highly acclaimed Hyundai Ioniq 5 won big at the prestigious 2022 World Car Awards on Wednesday, with the all-electric crossover named overall World Car of the Y...
Ferrari to unveil Purosangue SUV in coming months, says CEO
14 April 2022
MILAN: Ferrari will launch in the coming months its first sport utility vehicle (SUV), the Purosangue (Thoroughbred), the company's chief executive Benedetto Vigna said on Wednesda...
DRB-Hicom to explore collaborations on Tanjong Malim automot...
14 April 2022
KUALA LUMPUR: DRB-Hicom Bhd has inked memorandums of understanding with Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Ltd and the state government of Perak for developing and promoting an automotiv...
Toyota bZ4X electric SUV to launch in Japan on May 12 as a s...
13 April 2022
TOKYO: Toyota will launch the all-new bZ4X battery electric vehicle (BEV) in Japan on May 12 and will only offer it to domestic customers under a subscription model. It will be ...
New BMW 7 Series and i7 to make digital world premiere on Ap...
13 April 2022
MUNICH: BMW is set to introduce the new 7 Series and its electric counterpart, the i7, in an online debut on April 20. An image of the new i7 was teased ahead of the double debu...
Isuzu Malaysia sets all-high monthly sales record in March
13 April 2022
PETALING JAYA: Isuzu Malaysia posted a new sales record in March with 1,233 units of the third-generation D-Max pick-up truck model finding owners. The figure also represented t...
EVs, not luxury cars, dominate New York Auto Show
13 April 2022
NEW YORK: The New York Auto Show, expected after two years of lockdowns to drive off into an irrelevant sunset, isn’t dead yet. Following the vibrant Munich auto show in the fal...
Giti Tire unveils two new passenger car tyre models
13 April 2022
KUALA LUMPUR: Giti Tire unveiled its new GitiSport S2 and GitiSynergy H2 tyres for its major passenger car tyre dealers. GitiSport S2 is an ultra-high performance tyre that come...
Korean EV battery prices may jump 40% in coming years, says ...
13 April 2022
SEOUL: South Korean battery makers could raise prices by 30% to 40% to offset high commodity costs and they are in talks with electric-vehicle makers over new long-term contracts, ...
Nissan’s Alfonso Albaisa named Newsweek’s Designer of the Ye...
13 April 2022
NEW YORK: From the Ariya to the Nissan Z and several new models in between, Nissan lead designer Alfonso Albaisa has imprinted his vision on the brand in many ways since joining th...
Renault considering separate bourse listing for EV assets, s...
13 April 2022
PARIS: Renault chief executive Luca de Meo said on Tuesday that the automaker's plans to create a separate division for its electric (EV) assets could eventually lead to a separate...
Businessman, six others claim trial to owning vehicles obtai...
13 April 2022
SHAH ALAM: A businessman was slapped with seven charges for allegedly owning luxury vehicles obtained from money laundering and illegal gambling activities at the Sessions Court he...
US tuner Singer re-imagines the Porsche Turbo — and it's now...
13 April 2022
LOS ANGELES: The Porsche 911 Turbo from the 964 series is the Holy Grail for many fans of the Stuttgart marque, but it can still be bettered, according to US tuning house Singer. ...
April 14-20: Fuel prices unchanged
13 April 2022
KUALA LUMPUR: The retail prices of RON97 and RON95 petrol as well as diesel will remain unchanged from April 14 to April 20. The Finance Ministry said today the retail prices of...
Workers locked in idle Shanghai VW factory get movies, walks
13 April 2022
SHANGHAI: Workers locked in Volkswagen AG’s Shanghai factory are getting movie nights and scheduled exercise to keep them entertained after production was idled by the city’s prolo...