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Toyota and Honda upbeat on profits as customers pay more for...
09 February 2022
A man checking out a car at a Toyota showroom in Tokyo. — AP TOKYO: Toyota Motor and Honda Motor were upbeat about their full-year profit prospects today as tight vehicle suppli...
Aston Martin puts ex-Ferrari CEO in charge of global brandin...
09 February 2022
LONDON: Aston Lagonda has strengthened its global brand and commercial functions with the appointment of luxury brand and automotive product strategy expert Marco Mattiacci as the ...
The road to World Car 2022: Finalists announced
09 February 2022
TORONTO: The World Car Finals Powered By Brembo began on Feb 8 with the announcement of the top ten and top five finalists in six World Car Awards categories and ends on April 13 w...
BMW’s Super Bowl pick for selling EVs: Schwarzenegger
09 February 2022
NEW YORK: If electric vehicle commercials were 1980s action films, Arnold Schwarzenegger would be, well, Arnold Schwarzenegger. The former governor/Terminator will be at it agai...
GM plans six-fold increase in 2022 electric truck, SUV produ...
09 February 2022
DETROIT: General Motors Co plans to increase production of electric trucks and Cadillac sport utility vehicles this year by more than six times the previously planned output, accor...
Hyundai, Kia urge US owners of recalled vehicles to park out...
09 February 2022
A 2017 Kia K900. WASHINGTON: Hyundai and Kia on Tuesday advised the owners of 484,000 US vehicles to park outside and away from other vehicles because of fire risks until they get...
After months of complaint by Elon Musk, Biden acknowledges T...
09 February 2022
WASHINGTON: US president Joe Biden publicly acknowledged the role of Tesla in US electric vehicle manufacturing on Tuesday, after chief executive Elon Musk repeatedly complained ab...
Feb 10-16: RON97 petrol up 9 sen
09 February 2022
KUALA LUMPUR: The retail price of RON97 petrol has increased by nine sen a litre from Feb 10-16, while the price for RON95 and diesel remains unchanged. The Finance Ministry, in...
Harley results exceed expectations as demand for motorcycles...
09 February 2022
CHICAGO: Harley-Davidson Inc reported on Tuesday a sharp jump in revenue and an unexpected profit for the fourth quarter, boosted by price hikes and a shift toward sales of higher-...
Casio to release limited edition Edifice in Nissan & Nismo t...
09 February 2022
TOKYO: Casio Computer Co Ltd announced today the newest addition to the Edifice line of metal watches based on the concept of speed and intelligence. The Edifice Nismo Limited E...
A kit can turn Tesla's future Cybertruck into a catamaran
09 February 2022
SEATTLE: An American entrepreneur has come up with an innovative kit for transforming Tesla's next electric pickup into a high-performance catamaran. With this system the Cybert...
Tonale: Alfa Romeo's first new car in years is a high-tech S...
09 February 2022
BERLIN: Things have been quiet at Alfa Romeo for quite some time now, but now the Italian subsidiary of the automotive giant Stellantis is now showing signs of life once again. ...
Edaran Tan Chong Motor comes to aid of non-governmental orga...
09 February 2022
KUALA LUMPUR: Edaran Tan Chong Motor (ETCM), the official distributor of Nissan vehicles in Malaysia, has shored up its support and relief efforts towards helping vulnerable commun...
Ferrari works with Qualcomm to introduce digital dashboards
08 February 2022
MARANELLO: Ferrari NV will partner with Qualcomm Inc. to overhaul its car dashboards as new chief executive officer Benedetto Vigna tries to pick up the pace of the automaker’s shi...
Hyundai Motor to take a fresh crack at Japan sales
08 February 2022
TOKYO: South Korea's Hyundai Motor Co said today it is returning to Japan 12 years after leaving because of poor sales, as growing demand for electric vehicles offers a fresh openi...
New penalty on the cards for toll evaders
08 February 2022
PETALING JAYA: It could be a crime to evade highway tolls in the future if a new law is introduced under the Penal Code as planned. It will reportedly be used against dodgers us...
Upgraded Lexus lineup to make Chicago Auto Show
08 February 2022
CHICAGO: Lexus is bringing style, technology and efficiency to the Feb 12-21 Chicago Auto Show, including the all-new 2022 LX 600, NX and IS 500 SEMA Build. With an all-new ...
Europe needs ambitious charging plans for 130 million EVs by...
08 February 2022
LONDON: Governments and utilities need ambitious plans to cut red tape to install vehicle chargers if Europe is to be ready for 130 million electric vehicles (EVs) by 2035, a new r...
Nissan Micra successor is an all-new electric compact
08 February 2022
PARIS: Nissan has announced an all-new compact electric vehicle coming to European markets. Planned to be made in the Renault ElectriCity centre in France, the new car will succ...
India's Maharashtra hopes to persuade Amazon, Uber, others t...
08 February 2022
NEW DELHI: India's Maharashtra state will offer companies like Amazon.com Inc and Uber new incentives to electrify their delivery fleets ahead of a 2025 target for cleaner air, say...