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Stellantis debuts Hurricane twin-turbo straight-six engine t...
27 March 2022
DETROIT: Stellantis has revealed its new, 3.0-litre, twin-turbo, inline, six-cylinder engine, named Hurricane, that delivers better fuel economy and fewer emissions than larger eng...
Mazda3, CX-3 and CX-30 updated for 2022
26 March 2022
The CX-30 'Ignite Edition' in Polymetal Gray Metallic. PETALING JAYA: Bermaz Motor has announced a new line-up of Mazda vehicles featuring new upgrades, features and styling for i...
2022 Bangkok Motor Show: Volvo C40 Recharge, Toyota bz4x and...
26 March 2022
BANGKOK: The Volvo C40 Recharge and Toyota bz4x were among electric cars vying for attention at the 2022 Bangkok International Motor Show, which runs from March 23 to April 3. A...
How podcasts have become the perfect companion for drivers
26 March 2022
CINCINNATI (USA): One of the great things about podcasts is that you can listen to them anywhere — at home, in the office, on public transport and in the car. But a new US study re...
VW Iltis, the off-roader that won rallies and inspired Audi'...
26 March 2022
LONDON: If you’re driving the full length of Britain from Land’s End to John O’Groats in a classic car rally, a VW Iltis would probably not be your first choice. The 40-year-old...
Price of CKD cars may increase 8-20% next year, says MAA
25 March 2022
KUALA LUMPUR: The price of locally assembled completely knocked-down (CKD) cars is expected to increase by eight to 20 per cent next year, based on the new open market value (OMV) ...
Singapore says applications for mandatory foreign vehicle en...
25 March 2022
JOHOR BARU: Malaysian-registered cars and motorcycles will be able to enter Singapore from next month, but only with a valid vehicle entry permit (VEP). "Application for the VEP...
Inside China's electric drive for swappable car batteries
25 March 2022
DETROIT/BEIJING: A year ago, Tesla dismissed the alternative path of electric car battery swapping as "riddled with problems and not suitable for widescale use". It seems Beijin...
Beijing autoshow postponed due to Covid surge, say sources
25 March 2022
The 2020 Auto China in September of that year. — Reuters BEIJING: Organisers of the Beijing autoshow, which was scheduled to be held in late April, have postponed the event due to...
Nissan's Juke and Qashqai crossovers get hybrid efficiency u...
25 March 2022
TOKYO: Nissan is building a bridge from diesel and petrol to the electric cars of the future and switching two of its most important cars — its Juke and Qashqai cash cow crossovers...
Inside VW's scramble to 'duplicate' Ukrainian factories
25 March 2022
WOLFSBURG: With the war in Ukraine halting deliveries of crucial car parts, Volkswagen and its suppliers are scrambling to find solutions abroad, while trying to reassure Ukrainian...
War in Ukraine rattles auto parts industry
25 March 2022
Some 45 percent of Ukrainian wire harnesses go to Germany and Poland. — Image from Siemens PARIS: Taimaz SZIRNIKS Ukraine's car parts industry, which supplies many vehicle manufac...
Lotus restarts Hethel factory tours after massive upgrade
25 March 2022
LONDON: One of the world’s best-known performance car production facilities – Hethel, the home of Lotus since 1966 – is reopening to the public. Factory tours of the iconic Norf...
Maserati debuts one-off Grecale Mission from Mars
25 March 2022
MODENA: Maserati has introduced the Grecale Mission from Mars, a one-off Grecale that showcases the Maserati Fuoriserie bespoke programme. For a start, the paintwork on the outs...
DRB-Hicom to leverage on strong auto sales
25 March 2022
KUALA LUMPUR: DRB-Hicom Bhd has a positive outlook, premised on robust automotive sales. Hong Leong Investment Bank (HLIB) Research said the group posted a strong turnaround of ...
How head-up displays are making driving safer and less taxin...
25 March 2022
MUNICH/STUTTGART: Arrows point in the direction of the upcoming bend and the car’s speed flashes up. This information seems to be appearing far in front of the car, but in reality ...
Mercedes-Benz joins skateboard label to promote tricked-out ...
25 March 2022
BERLIN: Mercedes-Benz and a stylish skateboard label might seem like strange bedfellows, but the two firms have teamed up to promote streetwear and a set of four fancy AMG sports c...
MACC arrests nine in connection with RM85mil automotive-rela...
24 March 2022
PUTRAJAYA: A Datuk and a woman were among nine individuals remanded in connection with an investigation into a RM85mil project involving an automotive-related agency. It is lear...
Proton unveils solar power facility at Tanjung Malim
24 March 2022
KUALA LUMPUR: Proton has unveiled its solar power initiative at its Tanjung Malim plant to help the domestic carmaker reduce its carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions by 11,536 tonnes a y...
Toyota Veloz MPV scores a 5-Star Asean NCAP rating
24 March 2022
KAJANG: The New Car Assessment Programme for Southeast Asian Countries (Asean NCAP) kicked off this year with the assessment of Toyota’s latest Veloz multi-purpose vehicle (MPV). ...