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Govt to help Goodyear workers following closure plans
08 March 2024
KUALA LUMPUR: The government has set up a team to help 550 employees who will lose their jobs following Goodyear's plan to shut down its Shah Alam factory. The team will be form...
Huawei’s EV is China’s No. 1 among upstarts for second month
08 March 2024
SINGAPORE: Aito, the car brand from Huawei Technologies Co., is China’s best-selling electric vehicle among EV upstarts for a second straight month, a sign how far Chinese smartpho...
The Netflix effect: How hit shows are influencing consumer p...
08 March 2024
PARIS: TV shows influence consumer tastes, whether in fashion, beauty or interior design - an effect dubbed the Netflix effect. The release of the sixth season of the Netflix Fo...
Frank Stephenson's car sketching classes draw huge response
08 March 2024
GENEVA: UK design studio Frank Stephenson Design (FSD), recently introduced its "Learn to Sketch with Frank" course at the Geneva Motor Show 2024. The studio hosted seven master...
Dodge Charger Daytona EV reproduces the roar of a powerful I...
08 March 2024
DETROIT: Sound is a factor that electric car manufacturers must take into account. Not only for safety reasons, but also to appeal to sports car enthusiasts who like to hear the...
Castrol updates brand logo
08 March 2024
KUALA LUMPUR: Lubricant company Castrol will be using a new logo in 2024 and it will be accompanied by new packaging design. According to Castrol Malaysia & Singapore, t...
Carro expands into Hong Kong, acquires Beyond Cars
08 March 2024
HONG KONG: Carro, myTukar’s parent company and Southeast Asia’s largest and most profitable online used car platform, has acquired Beyond Cars, a leading used car platform in Hong ...
Petronas and Grab honour women delivery riders
08 March 2024
PETALING JAYA: Petronas Lubricants International (PLI) and Grab Malaysia today marked International Women's Day 2024 by teaming up to shine a light on the unsung heroes of the deli...
Stellantis Malaysia begins operations, new models from multi...
07 March 2024
KUALA LUMPUR: Stellantis Malaysia National Sales Company (Stellantis Malaysia) has officially started operations from March 1, directing and managing marketing, sales, distribution...
Deliveries begin for smart #1 Pro variant
07 March 2024
SUBANG JAYA: smart Malaysia today announced the delivery has begun for its entry-level smart #1 Pro variant electric vehicle (EV). Priced at RM189,000 on-the-road without insura...
BMW starts building battery plant in Thailand
07 March 2024
RAYONG (Thailand): BMW Group has started construction of a new plant here for Gen-5 high-voltage batteries, marking a significant step towards enhancing its electric vehicle produc...
Fastest-ever Aston Martin Vantage turns up intensity as F1 s...
07 March 2024
LONDON: The new Aston Martin Vantage is set to take on a role as the official FIA safety car. Making its debut at the Formula 1 STC Saudi Arabian Grand Prix 2024 this weekend, t...
Could Porsche be unveiling 1,000hp Taycan on March 11? Wait ...
07 March 2024
STUTTGART: The Porsche Taycan is set for a significant update in the 2025 model year, introducing a new performance flagship likely named the Taycan Turbo GT, debuting on March 11....
Goodyear Malaysia plant to close by end-2024, 550 jobs to go
07 March 2024
SHAH ALAM: Goodyear Malaysia's plant in Shah Alam will be closed by end-2024, under the global tyremaker's cost-cutting measures in its "Goodyear Forward" transformation programme....
Pirelli to focus on new materials, connectivity for future M...
07 March 2024
MILAN: Italy's Pirelli sees M&A opportunities in new materials and connectivity, its CEO said on Wednesday as the company updated its business plan to 2025, focused on an effor...
Thailand asks Australia to slow down implementation of car e...
07 March 2024
SYDNEY: Thailand has called on Australia to slow down a plan to introduce emissions standards that would penalise imports of emissions intensive cars over fears it could hurt the S...
US retailers can help EV adoption by adding more charging st...
07 March 2024
NEW YORK: US retailers can drive wider adoption of electric vehicles across the country by installing more charging stations in parking lots, a move that could also add to their re...
Too soon to say if 8% SST will impact operations, says Toyo ...
07 March 2024
TAIPING:  Tyre maker Toyo Tyre Malaysia Sdn Bhd is monitoring whether the increase in service tax from 6 per cent to 8 per cent starting March 1 will have an impact on the company’...
Tesla says German plant power outage to continue until end o...
07 March 2024
BERLIN/FRANKFURT: Tesla on Wednesday said its plant in Germany was expected to have no electricity until March 17, after a suspected arson attack left the company's gigafactory out...
Aveta all-terrain motorbikes donated to Cikgu offroad Ben Za...
07 March 2024
KUALA LUMPUR: Aveta Malaysia – a local motorcycle manufacturer, assembler, and distributor of the Aveta-brand motorcycles – have presented three of their Aveta Ranger Max Explorer ...