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Germany's never-ending success story: The toy Bobby Car turn...
31 January 2022
NÜRNBERG (Germany): The sound of an approaching Bobby Car is unmistakable. The plastic toy car’s wheels scrape across the floor unforgivingly as the toddler driver pushes their fee...
SMTrack says it's not involved in RFID project
31 January 2022
KUALA LUMPUR: SMTrack Bhd has denied allegations it was involved in the current radio frequency identification (RFID) project for the country’s toll plazas. Deputy executive cha...
Electric cars delivering mixed results in long-term inspecti...
30 January 2022
BERLIN: Electric cars subject to general inspections just like all other cars, and according to a new evaluation by German technical inspectors, there's no reason to expect they wi...
Only 4,227 online applications for automotive aid received s...
30 January 2022
KUANTAN: Only 4,227 applications for automotive aid with an estimated claim value of RM5.47mil have been received from flood victims nationwide through the official portal https://...
London considers new fee for all car journeys
29 January 2022
LONDON: Motorists in London may one day pay a new fee for all car journeys in the city. When it was introduced in 2003, London’s congestion charge made history: The UK capital w...
Britishvolt to develop batteries for new Lotus electric spor...
29 January 2022
LONDON: Britishvolt said on Friday it will develop batteries for a fully-electric sports car in partnership with British carmaker Lotus, the first publicly-announced customer for t...
Daimler AG to rebrand as Mercedes-Benz on Feb 1
28 January 2022
BERLIN: Daimler AG will be formally renamed Mercedes-Benz Group AG on Tuesday - nearly a year after the spin-off of its truck and bus division was announced - in a move its boss ho...
One-of-a-kind Rolls-Royce Phantom Orchid unveiled for Singap...
28 January 2022
SINGAPORE: Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Singapore has unveiled a "one of one" Phantom Orchid that was created by the marque’s Bespoke Collective at Goodwood in collaboration with artist ...
Bentley to speed transformation to full-electric models in 2...
28 January 2022
CREWE: Like many major manufacturers, Bentley Motors is also taking the next step in motoring evolution towards electrified cars seriously. The company has committed £2.5bil (RM...
Toyota still world's No. 1 car seller, widens lead on VW
28 January 2022
TOKYO: Toyota Motor Co said today its vehicle sales rose by 10.1% last year, making it the world's biggest carmaker for a second straight year and putting it further ahead of its n...
Renault to produce new Alpine model at Dieppe site
28 January 2022
PARIS: French carmaker Renault will produce the new electric model of its Alpine brand at its Dieppe site in northern France, chairman Jean-Dominique Senard said today. "There w...
Trevo unveils offers for Year of the Tiger
28 January 2022
KUALA LUMPUR: Trevo is rolling out promotions to usher in the Year of the Tiger as well as assisting house-to-house visits and family reunion dinners. From now till Feb 10, Mala...
Scania delivers first batch of new truck generation to Infin...
28 January 2022
SHAH ALAM: Scania handed over the first batch of 60 Scania New Truck Generation (NTG) to Infinity Logistics & Transport Sdn Bhd (Infinity) to aid the company's growth. Infin...
How to tell if used electric car's battery is worn out
28 January 2022
BERLIN: If you’re considering buying a used electric car, there are some things to bear in mind, in particular regarding the battery. Given the limited charging infrastructure i...
Cycle & Carriage opens its first pop-up store
28 January 2022
KUALA LUMPUR: Cycle & Carriage has introduced its first Mercedes-Benz Shop & Go pop-up store selling merchandise. The pop-up store organised by the Mercedes-Benz dealer ...
Sime Darby Auto Selection gets Bosch support
27 January 2022
PETALING JAYA: Sime Darby Auto Selection (SDAS), Malaysia’s fastest-growing multi-brand used car dealer under Sime Darby Motors, has partnered with Bosch to provide unrivalled expe...
New EV owners resist petrol cars, J.D. Power survey shows
27 January 2022
DETROIT: First-time owners of electric vehicles were reluctant to switch back to petrol-fuelled cars even as concerns continued to loom about the availability of charging infrastru...
Musk sees potential for Tesla robot to eclipse car business
27 January 2022
DETROIT: The humanoid robot Tesla Inc. first teased five months ago may be the most important product the carmaker is working on and has the potential to be more significant than i...
Senator wants US government, automakers to address 'alarming...
27 January 2022
WASHINGTON: A senior US senator on Wednesday called on major automakers and the Transportation Department to take action to address an "alarming" rise in carjackings in some major ...
Renault-Nissan to do more together in US$26b electric bet
27 January 2022
TOKYO: Renault and Nissan will work more closely together to make electric cars, they said today, detailing their plans to spend 23 billion euros (US$26 billion) on the transition ...