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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 ...
VW Passat Elegance upgraded for 2022
11 February 2022
PETALING JAYA: VW in Malaysia announced this morning that the Passat Elegance has received some upgrades. New to the facelifted model variant are 18-inch Bonneville alloy wheels...
Bosch and BMW in move to flatten hydrogen tank
11 February 2022
PARIS: A consortium, including BMW and Bosch, has announced that it is working on a hydrogen tank that is flat rather than cylindrical. The aim of the consortium, called FlatHyS...
Korean cars top in dependability, says J.D. Power
11 February 2022
DETROIT: Korean auto brands Kia, Genesis and Hyundai earn three of the top four rankings in the newly redesigned J.D. Power 2022 US Vehicle Dependability Study, released on Thursda...
Tesla plans to locate China design centre in Beijing, says c...
11 February 2022
SHANGHAI: Tesla plans to place its China design centre in Beijing, a government document issued by the Chinese capital said. Tesla said in 2020 it planned to open such a centre ...
BMW gets approval to take 75% stake in China joint venture
11 February 2022
BERLIN: BMW has received the licence from Chinese authorities to increase its stake in its Chinese joint venture BMW Brilliance Automotive to 75% from 50%, the carmaker said today,...
Chery Omoda 5 SUV rolls out, Malaysia among markets
11 February 2022
WUHU (CHINA): Chery has rolled out the first unit of its new generation sports utility vehicle (SUV) called Omoda 5 at its manufacturing headquarters here on Tuesday. Omoda 5, p...
Automakers in Thailand target 1 million cars for export in 2...
11 February 2022
BANGKOK: The Thai automotive industry expects to make 1.8 million vehicles this year, including one million for export, as market demand continues to improve. According to the F...
Ford’s Lincoln brand to launch full slate of electric SUVs b...
11 February 2022
DETROIT: Ford Motor Co is stepping up plans to extensively electrify its Lincoln brand in North America, as it prepares to introduce at least five new battery-powered Lincoln sport...
China's Xpeng expands into Sweden and Netherlands
11 February 2022
SHANGHAI: Chinese electric car maker Xpeng said on Thursday it was expanding further to Europe, taking aim at the Swedish and Dutch markets. Until now the only overseas foray fo...
Hertz accuses thousands of car renters of theft, court paper...
11 February 2022
WASHINGTON: Hertz Corp, facing lawsuits from hundreds of car renters who say they were falsely arrested for auto theft, files thousands of related criminal complaints each year aga...
Triumph's electric superbike moves closer to production
11 February 2022
BERLIN: Pure electric motorcycles do not go down too well with many died-in-the-wool riders, but that has not stopped Triumph from pressing ahead with its TE-1 superbike, which the...
What to look out for when you're buying a motorcycle helmet
11 February 2022
BERLIN: Motorcyclists live dangerously, with only a helmet and a handful of other gear protecting them from the elements and the traffic. Helmets have been compulsory for motorc...
Aston Martin unveils 2022 F1 challenger
11 February 2022
LONDON: Aston Martin became the first team to show off their 2022 Formula One car in real life, when they took the wraps off their latest challenger on Thursday. Christened the ...
Hybrid scooters could help drive down CO2 emissions
11 February 2022
JAKARTA: After Honda launched a hybrid PCX scooter in Japan, it's Yamaha's turn to offer a similar model. For the moment reserved for the Indonesian market, the Fazzio is billed...
Lotus forms division to focus on high performance and bespok...
10 February 2022
LONDON: Lotus has set up a new Advanced Performance division which will look after halo products and limited-edition vehicles. As well as creating "ultra-exclusive and unique ve...
Europe’s Car of the Year 2022 Award nominees all have plugs
10 February 2022
LONDON: All seven shortlisted models vying for the title of Europe’s Car of the Year are battery electrics or plug-in hybrids, a milestone for the continent’s push away from intern...
How much lithium will the world need? It depends who you ask
10 February 2022
LONDON: Lithium’s vital role in electric-vehicle batteries means automakers, miners and investors are racing to figure out how much supply the world will need in the coming years -...