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Advanced car carriers debut in Malaysia
15 March 2022
PETALING JAYA: Local car carrier company Starrtrek Carriers Sdn Bhd today introduced the Confidential Auriga Deluxe 122 and Blizzard semi-trailers, which it said represent the firs...
Could Gogoro's solid state batteries replace traditional Li-...
15 March 2022
TAIPEI: Taiwanese manufacturer Gogoro has unveiled the world's first interchangeable solid-state battery prototype for electric vehicles, which is already compatible with existing ...
Volvo owners can soon get a fast charge at US Starbucks
15 March 2022
NEW YORK: Volvo Car USA and Starbucks have teamed up to set up the first public electric-vehicle charging network at the coffee company’s US stores starting this summer, powered by...
Bentley to roll out one electric car annually for five years...
15 March 2022
LONDON: Bentley unveiled plans on Tuesday to build a new electric model annually for five years from 2025 after its annual profit skyrocketed, as the British firm builds on parent ...
VW already sold out of some electric models for the year
15 March 2022
WOLFSBURG: Volkswagen AG said strong demand for its electric cars means the maker of the Porsche Taycan is already sold out of some models for the entire year. While some models...
Tesla raises prices for second time in days on rising costs
15 March 2022
BEIJING: Tesla Inc raised its prices in China and the United States for the second time in less than a week, after CEO Elon Musk said the US electric carmaker was facing significan...
With Toyota as partner, Mazda hopes to jump-start US market
15 March 2022
TOKYO: A decade after Mazda Motor's cars disappeared from Ford Motor's factory floors in Michigan, the Japanese automaker is once again building in the United States - this time wi...
EU antitrust regulators raid auto companies, associations in...
15 March 2022
BRUSSELS: EU antitrust regulators on Tuesday raided several companies and associations in the automotive industry in several EU countries, saying that they may have breached the bl...
Seven Ford EVs by 2024
14 March 2022
COLOGNE: Ford today announced significant strides towards an all-electric future in Europe, which will see the company transformed and offering a new generation of seven, all-elect...
China allows Evergrande NEV to start vehicle sales
14 March 2022
SHANGHAI: China's industry regulator has given China Evergrande New Energy Vehicle Group approval to start sales of its inaugural electric car, the Hengchi 5 sport utility vehicle,...
Your connected car knows you. The tussle for that data's hit...
14 March 2022
LONDON: Where you go. What you pass. Where you stop. What you listen to. What you watch. Your good habits. Your bad habits. Companies in Europe and beyond are vying for control ...
PLUS and TNB team up to cut highway carbon emissions
14 March 2022
KUALA LUMPUR: PLUS Malaysia Bhd (PLUS) and Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) are working together to reduce carbon emissions on PLUS highways through sustainability initiatives. In a jo...
BMW Malaysia expands DC fast charging network in northern re...
14 March 2022
KUALA LUMPUR: BMW Group Malaysia has unveiled two new DC Fast Chargers at Tian Siang Premium Auto Butterworth and Tian Siang Premium Auto Ipoh, as part of the charging infrastructu...
UKM duo develop hydrogen-powered SUV and buggy
14 March 2022
KUALA LUMPUR: Two researchers from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) have developed hydrogen hybrid vehicles that run on hydrogen fuel cells and emit zero carbon emissions. P...
Gasoline at US$4 to alter most Americans’ driving habits, sa...
14 March 2022
ORLANDO: Most Americans will change their driving habits or lifestyle with gasoline prices rising above US$4 (RM16.80) per gallon, a survey from auto club AAA showed. If pump pr...
Europe's carmakers scramble to replace Ukrainian auto parts
14 March 2022
A wiring harness from Nexans. BERLIN: Carmakers including Volkswagen and BMW are scrambling to find alternative sources of vital parts made in Ukraine from as far afield as China ...
myTukar presents Proton X70 to contest winner
14 March 2022
KUALA LUMPUR: myTukar has just concluded its first car giveaway contest as part of its fourth-year anniversary celebration. The lucky winner, Mohamad Ariff bin Mohamad Borhanud,...
Former Japanese PM Abe visits Toyota Bukit Raja factory
14 March 2022
SHAH ALAM: UMW Toyota Motor hosted former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his delegation at the company's manufacturing plant in Bukit Raja, Klang. Abe visited Malaysia a...
East Germany's trusty socialist van still has a loyal follow...
14 March 2022
BERLIN: The bug-eyed Barkas van was a socialist mule and there are still 3,800 of them on the road in former East Germany where enthusiasm for the old-school commercial vehicle run...
Uber imposes fuel surcharge in US amid high petrol prices
14 March 2022
SAN FRNACISCO: Uber Technologies Inc said on Friday US customers, excluding New York City, will have to pay a fuel surcharge from March 16 as the ride-hailing firm tries to address...