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Vehicle electrification to take decades, says Bosch CEO
06 March 2024
BERLIN: The chief executive of Germany's Bosch engineering group believes that vehicles running on internal combustion engines will be needed for at least 35 years before electrifi...
BYD spearheads Chinese electric car push in Australia, a fri...
06 March 2024
SYDNEY: BYD and other Chinese automakers are bringing new electric vehicle (EV) models in droves to Australia, a market where they haven't faced trade barriers and sales have surge...
China's EV bosses take spotlight at political meeting as pri...
06 March 2024
BEIJING: Chinese electric vehicle makers made a strong showing at the start of the country's annual parliamentary meeting on Tuesday, bolstered by official recognition of their gro...
Police to release statistics on fatal road accidents daily, ...
06 March 2024
PETALING JAYA: Statistics on fatal road accidents will be made available daily by the police to create awareness on road safety, says Transport Minister Anthony Loke. He said hi...
UD Trucks and TCIE roll out first locally-assembled Euro 5 t...
06 March 2024
KUALA LUMPUR: UD Trucks and sole distributor partner, Tan Chong Industrial Equipment Sdn Bhd (TCIE), have recently rolled-out from the production line the first units of complete k...
EU set to allow possible retroactive tariffs for Chinese EVs
06 March 2024
BRUSSELS: The European Commission plans to start customs registration of Chinese electric vehicle (EV) imports, meaning they could be hit by tariffs from that point if the EU's tra...
BYD deepens China price war by cutting cost of its cheapest ...
06 March 2024
BEIJING: Chinese automaker BYD on Wednesday added fuel to the flames of a brutal price war in China by cutting the price of its cheapest electric car, the Seagull, by 5%. Prices...
Toyota to make battery venture with Panasonic wholly owned s...
06 March 2024
TOKYO: Toyota Motor said on Tuesday it had reached an agreement with Panasonic Holdings to make one of their joint ventures the automaker's wholly owned subsidiary. The firm, Pr...
Mercedes EQS electric car set to get fake bonnet grille
06 March 2024
BERLIN: The slow-selling Mercedes-Benz EQS is not winning any prizes for good looks, which is probably why the maker has opted to make the electric limousine look more purposeful -...
March 7-13: Fuel prices unchanged
06 March 2024
KUALA LUMPUR: The retail prices of RON97 and RON95 petrol and diesel will remain unchanged for the period from March 7-13. The Finance Ministry, in a statement today, said that ...
Scientists pave way for lithium-ion batteries capable of ope...
06 March 2024
HONG KONG: Researchers at Zhejiang University in China have developed a lithium battery capable of withstanding temperatures as low as -80 degrees Celsius. According to the rese...
Tesla Germany halts work as Musk calls suspected arson 'extr...
06 March 2024
BERLIN/FRANKFURT: Tesla's European Gigafactory near Berlin has halted work until further notice after what CEO Elon Musk called an "extremely dumb" suspected arson attack nearby le...
Sime Darby Auto ConneXion rolls out assurance programme for ...
05 March 2024
KUALA LUMPUR: As part of its commitment to continuously enhance the customer experience, Sime Darby Auto ConneXion (SDAC) has launched "Ford Assured," a programme that offers certi...
JPJ to roll out electronic driving test in April
05 March 2024
HULU LANGAT: The electronic driving test system (eTesting) will be introduced at three driving institutes next month, says Transport Minister Anthony Loke. He said candidates ma...
Suzuki Jimny Rainforest and Black editions introduced from R...
05 March 2024
PETALING JAYA: Naza Eastern Motors introduced the Suzuki Jimny in special variants of Rainforest and Black Edition. The Rainforest Edition is priced at RM168,900 before insuranc...
GWM Tank 300: Malaysia launch in 3Q2024, premium off-road SU...
05 March 2024
KUALA LUMPUR: Great Wall Motor or GWM also previewed its Tank 300, alongside the Ora 07 all-electric coupe and Haval H6 mid-sized C-segment hybrid SUV at a recent media event at Th...
GWM Haval H6 hybrid: Malaysia launch in 2Q2024, Proton X70 r...
05 March 2024
KUALA LUMPUR: Great Wall Motor or GWM also previewed its Haval H6 mid-sized C-segment hybrid sports utility vehicle (SUV), alongside the Ora 07 all-electric coupe and GWM Tank 300 ...
GWM Ora 07 previewed: Two variants, Long Range - 640km range...
05 March 2024
KUALA LUMPUR: Great Wall Motor's Ora 07 all-electric coupe is the Chinese automaker's vanguard for its ambitious 2024 lineup in Malaysia, heralding the upcoming releases of the GWM...
Proton X50 to launch in Trinidad and Tobago
05 March 2024
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad and Tobago: The Proton X50 is set to be launched in Trinidad and Tobago soon, according to a video on Ansa Motors' Facebook page. Ansa Motors, a subsidia...
Startup Gravity opens 500kW chargers — fastest in US — to pu...
05 March 2024
NEW YORK: Google-backed EV infrastructure startup Gravity Mobility has opened the fastest charging solution in the United States to the public, as it looks to attract fleet custome...