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Blockchain rare earth scheme to certify sustainable output f...
08 February 2022
LONDON: An EU-funded certification scheme using blockchain is being developed for rare earths as automakers demand proof that materials used to make magnets for electric vehicles (...
Borders may fully reopen on March 1
08 February 2022
Muhyiddin chairing the NRC meeting today. — Bernama PETALING JAYA: Malaysia’s borders are set to fully reopen on March 1, says National Recovery Council (NRC) chairman Tan Sri Muh...
Tesla cut steering part from some cars to deal with chip sho...
08 February 2022
AUSTIN: Tesla Inc decided to remove one of the two electronic control units included in the steering racks of some made-in-China Model 3 and Model Y cars to meet fourth-quarter sal...
Nissan to stop most development of new petrol engines, says ...
08 February 2022
TOKYO: The writing's on the wall and it has finally sink in for Nissan, it seems. The Nikkei business daily reported on Monday that the Japanese automaker plans to stop developi...
New go-kart track opens next to PJ mall
08 February 2022
PETALING JAYA:  The city now has a new go-kart track built with state-of-the-art technology. Morac Go Kart Track 1 Utama in Petaling Jaya is the second track to be built by Ampr...
Ford introduces Ranger Life with unique getaway packages
07 February 2022
KUALA LUMPUR: Sime Darby Auto ConneXion (SDAC), the sole distributor of Ford in Malaysia, has unveiled a new brand experiential programme called “Ford Ranger Getaways” to allow ent...
Pekema proposes way to spur EV growth
07 February 2022
PETALING JAYA: The Malay Vehicle Importers and Traders Association of Malaysia (Pekema) is urging the Government to form an electric vehicle (EV) supply chain committee to be heade...
Rolls-Royce's Spirit of Ecstasy figurine redesigned for elec...
07 February 2022
LONDON: Rolls-Royce is coming out with a reshaped Spirit of Ecstasy figurine for the Spectre - its first electric car. The BMW-owned luxury automaker said the mascot is now lowe...
Proton's January sales eroded by flash floods
07 February 2022
SUBANG JAYA: Proton sold only 4,453 cars in January as a result of the knock-on effect of the severe flooding in Selangor at the end of 2021. After ending the previous calendar ...
Tesla escapes tiny niche position as Japan starts to embrace...
07 February 2022
TOKYO: Tatsuya Arai, a 36-year-old entrepreneur here, never saw the appeal of owning a car until he watched a YouTube video featuring a Tesla car. The Model 3, with its sleek ex...
Hyundai suffers backlash in India after Pakistani partner tw...
07 February 2022
NEW DELHI: South Korea's Hyundai Motor faced calls today for a boycott of its cars from Indians incensed over a tweet from the account of its Pakistan partner that expressed solida...
Shift towards EVs is golden opportunity for other Taiwanese ...
07 February 2022
TAIPEI: While Taiwan has occupied a pivotal position in the world’s electronics supply chain, for the longest time no one thought it had a chance of achieving similar success in th...
Residents near highway project flag design of elevated U-tur...
07 February 2022
PETALING JAYA: Taman Sering Ukay and Bukit Antarabangsa residents in Ampang Jaya, Selangor are questioning the design of an elevated U-turn that is being built as part of the East ...
Gordon Murray Automotive T.33 Coupe sold out from launch
06 February 2022
LONDON: Gordon Murray Automotive (GMA) has announced that it has sold all of its T.33 coupe supercars, each costing £1.37m before local taxes. Customers from around the glob...
Slow traffic on major highways
06 February 2022
KUALA LUMPUR: Traffic on several major highways heading towards the Klang Valley was reported to be slow-moving since this afternoon, with more people returning home after the Chin...
Bee in his bonnet: Man finds a hive in his motorcycle helmet
06 February 2022
MELAKA: A factory safety officer in Alor Gajah made a buzzworthy discovery when he found a beehive inside his motorcycle helmet. Alor Gajah Civil Defence Force operations office...
Porsche expects another record year for sales despite chip s...
06 February 2022
BERLIN: Porsche AG expects another record year for sales despite the global semiconductor chip shortage, its sales chief was quoted as saying by industry magazine Automobilwoche. ...
Sensors for polluting vehicles have helped improve air quali...
05 February 2022
HONG KONG: To improve air quality, cities could install roadside sensors to detect the presence of high-polluting vehicles, suggest Australian researchers. The idea would be to ...
Wong Shaw Voon picked as new Miros chairman
05 February 2022
Dr Wong (left) And Dr Wee. — Photo from facebook.com/wksbmenglish PETALING JAYA: Dr Wong Shaw Voon has been appointed as the new chairman of the Malaysian Institute of Road Safety...
Elderly drivers still qualify to renew licence, says ministe...
05 February 2022
JOHOR BARU: Transport Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong is in awe of nonagenarian Yu Choo Nam who still actively travels despite his age. The Ayer Hitam MP said that he met Yu...