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Thailand mulls tax cuts, subsidies to spur electric car adop...
15 February 2022
UPDATE: Thailand approves incentives for EV shift BANGKOK: Thailand is weighing an array of incentives including lower taxes and cash subsidies to develop the market for electri...
Porsche is letting drivers digitise favourite roads and rout...
15 February 2022
STUTTGART: Porsche has announced that it has developed a road digitisation solution that allows any familiar or favorite route to be experienced through compatible video games. ...
China okays Audi-FAW's US$3.3bil EV venture
15 February 2022
SHANGHAI: Volkswagen's Audi and its Chinese state-owned partner FAW Group have received approval from Chinese authorities to start construction on their US$3.3 billion electric veh...
Somorova is new Continental Tyre Malaysia MD
15 February 2022
PETALING JAYA: Andrea Somorova has returned to Continental Tyre Malaysia as managing director last month. Somorova joins from Continental of Taiwan where she was general manager...
Malaysia, Brunei agree in principle to implement VTL, says P...
15 February 2022
BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN: Malaysia and Brunei have agreed in principle to implement the air and land Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL) initiative for cross-border movement between the two co...
Price increases to help Michelin exceed pre-pandemic profits...
15 February 2022
PARIS: Michelin expects this year's profits to exceed pre-pandemic levels, the French tyre maker said on Monday, as it posted better-than-expected 2021 results helped by volume and...
No spare wheel? Try a puncture repair kit
15 February 2022
BERLIN: Not every new car has a spare wheel on board anymore. Many manufacturers dispense with it to save boot space and instead include a puncture kit for a temporary repair. T...
UMW Toyota Motor rolls to a promising 2022
15 February 2022
SHAH ALAM: UMW Toyota Motor is off to a good start in 2022, locking in a combined sales results of 7,528 for Toyota and Lexus in January 2022. This is a significant increase of ...
EV startups hunt for an edge as big automakers roll out vans...
15 February 2022
Whitehead with Boyner in front of a Bedeo van operated by Ocado and a black fossil-fuel van Protean which has been converted to electric using its motors, in Farnham, Britain. — Re...
S. Korea probes possible exaggerated advertising in Tesla's ...
15 February 2022
SEOUL: South Korea's antitrust regulator is investigating Tesla Inc over allegations the company exaggerated the specifications of its batteries, an official at the Korea Fair Trad...
GM extends EV Bolt production halt but plans to soon resume ...
15 February 2022
WASHINGTON: General Motors Co said today it is extending a production halt to its Chevrolet Bolt electric vehicle until early April but plans to soon resume retail sales. The la...
Exemption on motor vehicle licence fee given to PwD, electri...
14 February 2022
PUTRAJAYA: An exemption on full motor vehicle licence fee will be given to vehicles for persons with disabilities (PwD) and electric vehicles, announces Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong....
Smart charging may be key to saving power grid in world of E...
14 February 2022
LONDON: As electric vehicle (EV) sales rise, the big question for power grid operators, charging companies and governments is how to run tens of millions of vehicles without crashi...
Hyundai gives China another go
14 February 2022
BEIJING: Hyundai Motor Co is far from the top automobile brand of choice in China but its luxury-car division is seeking to change all that with a direct-to-market strategy targeti...
VW brings back the electric version of its popular up! compa...
13 February 2022
HANOVER: For a long time, it was virtually impossible to get your hands on the Volkswagen e-up!. Demand for this popular compact car was so high recently that the company even froz...
Apad's new online commercial vehicle licensing system touted...
13 February 2022
PETALING JAYA: The online commercial vehicle licensing system (ISPKP) that will be rolled out by the Land Public Transport Agency (Apad) this year will lead to a better customer ex...
Canada's Snow Lake Lithium to develop world’s first all-elec...
13 February 2022
TORONTO: Minng company Snow Lake Lithium Ltd has outlined plans to develop the world’s first all-electric lithium mine in Manitoba, Canada developing a domestic supply of this crit...
Lamborghini hopes for combustion engine future beyond 2030
12 February 2022
FRANKFURT: Volkswagen's supercar brand Lamborghini is looking to keep combustion engine vehicles alive beyond the end of the decade, the unit's chief executive Stephan Winkelmann t...
Ford, Suzuki to get incentives under India's US$3.5b clean f...
12 February 2022
NEW DELHI: Ford Motor Co, Suzuki Motor Corp and Hyundai Motor are among 20 companies that will be eligible for incentives under India's US$3.5 billion (RM14.7bil) scheme to boost c...
Auto parts maker Magna sees initial hit from Canadian bridge...
12 February 2022
TORONTO: Auto parts maker Magna International Inc (MG.TO) said on Friday disruptions at the Ambassador bridge caused by Canadian trucker protests against coronavirus mandates have ...