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Porsche Design celebrates 50 years of iconic builds
03 April 2022
NEW YORK: This year marks the 50th anniversary of Porsche Design, the design studio and brand Ferdinand Alexander Porsche founded in 1972 in Stuttgart, Germany. Most notable for...
Kia EV9 moves from concept to reality in 2023
03 April 2022
SEOUL: The Concept EV9 Kia announced last November will move into the production phase. It will first start selling in Europe in 2023, and is expected to be released in stage in ot...
JB workshops see brisk business as border opens up
03 April 2022
JOHOR BARU: As thousands of cars and motorcycles continue to pour across the Causeway into Johor with the reopening of the border, workshops near the two checkpoints are seeing an ...
Beijing autoshow postponed until further notice
02 April 2022
SHANGHAI: Organisers of the Beijing autoshow, which was scheduled to be held in late April, said today that they will postpone the event until further notice due to the Covid-19 re...
smart electric SUV all set for April 7 debut
02 April 2022
BERLIN: smart will be unveiling the #1, its first all-new production car as a purely electric brand on April 7. The reveal event takes place in the brand's trademark urban style...
US boosts fuel efficiency rules as Biden reverses Trump roll...
02 April 2022
WASHINGTON: President Joe Biden's administration on Friday sharply boosted fuel economy standards for vehicles, reversing former President Donald Trump's rollback of US regulations...
Zellmer to become new head of VW's Skoda, say sources
02 April 2022
Zellmer and Schaefer (inset). FRANKFURT: Skoda, part of Germany's Volkswagen, has appointed Klaus Zellmer as its new boss, two sources with knowledge of the matter said on Friday....
Transport Ministry to set up 100 new kiosks nationwide
02 April 2022
More JPJ kiosks will be installed nationwide. — Bernama AYER HITAM: The Transport Ministry will be adding 100 new kiosks at all branches of the Road Transport Department (RTD) n...
Honda Pet Co-Pilot Front Seat and other ludicrous tales
01 April 2022
PETALING JAYA: You know what day it is today, right? It's the day to not take everything seriously and see the lighter side of life as we know it. A number of car and auto-re...
Tesla's big addition of chargers in China helps boost sales
01 April 2022
LONDON: When it comes to the growth in the public charging network in 2021, Tesla is a standout. The company installed about 10,000 superchargers globally last year, over 2.5 ti...
Bank Muamalat offers new step-up financing scheme with EON a...
01 April 2022
KUALA LUMPUR: Bank Muamalat Malaysia Bhd has launched Muamalat Step Up Auto Financing-i, a tiered vehicle financing scheme, offering affordable-to-own car financing with lower inst...
Chery lands in Indonesia
01 April 2022
JAKARTA: Chery launched its brand in Indonesia on March 31 at the ongoing 2022 Indonesia International Motor Show here. Chery is eyeing Indonesia as a manufacturing base for exp...
More than 4,000 cars from Singapore in first 16 hours after ...
01 April 2022
Vehicles forming a long queue to enter the Woodlands Checkpoint in Singapore today, before crossing the Causeway into Johor. — AFP JOHOR BARU: More than 4,000 Singapore-registered...
Why you might prefer driving in Denmark than in UAE
01 April 2022
LONDON: According to new research, driving a car in Denmark or Finland is much less stressful than taking the wheel in the United Arab Emirates. The latter country is reportedly...
Malaysians entering Thailand through land border must follow...
01 April 2022
A view of the Malaysian-Thai border at Wang Kelian on Thursday. — Bernama SONGKHLA: Malaysians entering Thailand through the Thailand-Malaysia land border must always adhere to ...
Toyota GR Corolla makes world premiere
01 April 2022
LOS ANGELES: Toyota's motorsports arm Toyota Gazoo Racing (TGR) launched the GR Corolla today in Long Beach near here on the eve of the opening round of the Formula Drift season. ...
Border reopening: Users must tap Touch 'n Go card on scanner...
01 April 2022
KUALA LUMPUR: Highway users going through the Sultan Iskandar Building (Johor Causeway) and Tanjung Kupang (Linkedua Highway) toll plazas must still tap their Touch 'n Go card on t...
Toyota names new man to helm Asian ops
01 April 2022
SINGAPORE: Toyota Motor Corporation has appointed Hao Quoc Tien (inset) as new CEO for Asia Region and president of Toyota Motor Asia Pacific Pte Ltd. He replaces Yoichi Miyazak...
Volkswagen to recall more than 100,000 cars on fire risk
01 April 2022
BERLIN: Volkswagen Group will have to recall more than 100,000 plug-in hybrid vehicles globally due to the risk of fire, said a spokesman for the German carmaker. Some 42,300 ow...
UPS tries out 'eQuad' electric bikes for urban deliveries
01 April 2022
Wake demonstrating the use of the eQuad. — Reuters LONDON: UPS said today it was trying out a four-wheeled "eQuad" electric cargo bike for deliveries in densely packed urban ar...