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All new Volvo car models can now receive over-the-air softwa...
08 April 2022
GOTHENBURG: All new Volvo car models are now available with over-the-air (OTA) software update capability. The OTA capability now comes to the latest XC90, S60 and V60 models an...
Car tries to force its way into Singapore at Tuas checkpoint...
08 April 2022
The driver, who had a tampered Singapore passport in his possession, and his two passengers were arrested. - Immigration & Checkpoints Authority/Facebook SINGAPORE: A high-spe...
Mercedes-Benz accelerates in-house software push with new te...
08 April 2022
BERLIN: Mercedes-Benz opened a new €200 million (RM916mil) software centre in Sindelfingen today, its latest investment in boosting in-house software capabilities as it works to br...
Porsche steps up eFuel ambitions with US$75m investment
08 April 2022
STUTTGART: Porsche is pumping US$75 million (RM317mil)  into synthetic fuel producer HIF Global LLC for a 12.5% stake as it seeks to create a carbon neutral fuel to extend the life...
Bidder pays over RM2mil for ‘luckiest’ licence plate in Thai...
08 April 2022
BANGKOK: Thailand’s first-ever auction of “special licence plates” saw stiff competition among bidders on Thursday, with a top price of 18.5 million baht (RM2.3mil) paid for the mo...
Seven-week wait for vehicle permits to enter Singapore
08 April 2022
LTA on April 8 said it has received about 76,000 VEP applications as at April 7. - ST SINGAPORE:  Motorists looking to drive into Singapore in foreign-registered vehicles will hav...
Musk promises 'dedicated robotaxi' with futuristic look from...
08 April 2022
SAN FRANCISCO: Tesla will make a "dedicated" self-driving taxi that will "look futuristic," chief executive Elon Musk said on Thursday, without giving a timeframe. The 50-year-o...
Biden administration, auto leaders want 'seamless' EV chargi...
08 April 2022
WASHINGTON: Senior officials in the Biden administration and major automotive leaders agree that charging station infrastructure for electric vehicles should offer an interoperable...
Renault CEO pushes on with electric split as Russia bill loo...
08 April 2022
PARIS: Renault chief Luca de Meo wants to press ahead with plans to create separate divisions for electric (EV) and combustion engine vehicles despite potentially costly uncertaint...
Kia America teases new Telluride SUV
08 April 2022
LOS ANGELES: Kia America is offering the first glimpse of the new 2023 Telluride three-row SUV. Set to debut next week at the New York International Auto Show, the Telluride fea...
New internal power generation tech from Sumitomo can detect ...
08 April 2022
HANAU (Germany): Falken’s parent company Sumitomo Rubber Industries has announced a new sensor to measure tyre wear that will help engineers to create longer lasting tyres. The ...
New Honda Civic Type R sets new lap record at Suzuka
07 April 2022
TOKYO: Honda today announced the all-new Civic Type R has set a new lap time record for a front-wheel drive car at the Suzuka circuit. The final development car prior to the pro...
Cycle & Carriage Bintang gets new CEO
07 April 2022
KUALA LUMPUR: Cycle & Carriage Bintang Bhd (C&C) has appointed Thomas Tok Chek Kuan as the company’s new chief executive officer (CEO). Tok succeeds Wilfrid Foo Tsu-Jin ...
Go further in your EV with a bit of Ludwig Van B
07 April 2022
LONDON: The type of music playing through the audio system of an electric vehicle (EV) can impact real-world driving range, according to a test study carried out by Kia UK and a le...
Thailand approves enhanced incentives to boost EV use
07 April 2022
BANGKOK: Thailand has expanded incentives to boost the use of electric vehicles (EVs), the investment promotion agency said today, as the country looks to preserve its status as a ...
TC Trucks Sales opens new showroom in Johor
07 April 2022
JOHOR BAHRU: TC Trucks Sales Sdn Bhd (TCTS) has officially launched its latest and modern new showroom in Bukit Indah here in a commitment to expand its network in the southern reg...
Weighing the benefits of used cars
07 April 2022
KUALA LUMPUR: Many Malaysians have been avoiding public transport in fear of contracting infection since the outbreak of Covid-19 pandemic in 2020. myTukar chief executive offic...
Keeping the value of pre-owned cars high
07 April 2022
PETALING JAYA: As the sales of new cars are going up with the economic recovery, so is the growth of pre-owned car market in tandem. A vast majority of car upgraders and first-t...
Japan start-up to offer fleet service using China's Geely EV...
07 April 2022
TOKYO: A Japanese battery start-up said today it would launch a commercial fleet service using electric vehicles from China's Geely Holding Group, joining a growing field of servic...
BMW i4 priced at RM390K and open for pre-booking
07 April 2022
KUALA LUMPUR: BMW Malaysia today announced pre-booking has opened for the BMW i4. The i4 eDrive40 M Sport is priced from RM 389,800 (on the road, without insurance) . The ele...