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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 ...
Over 2,000 JPJ personnel to ensure road safety during CNY
27 January 2022
PUTRAJAYA: A total of 2,200 Road Transport Department (JPJ) personnel will be assigned to ensure road safety during the Chinese New Year festive season, says Transport Minister Dat...
BMW's 8 Series gets a new design and a fancier cockpit
27 January 2022
Shown above are the M8 Series. MUNICH: A facelift on the outside and a more high-tech cockpit on the inside - that's the gist of BMW's latest version of the 8 Series, returning in...
Taiwan battery maker ProLogium signs investment deal with Me...
27 January 2022
SHANGHAI: Taiwanese battery maker ProLogium Technology Co said today it has signed a cooperation agreement with Daimler AG's Mercedes-Benz to build test vehicles equipped with co-d...
Ex-hairstylist jailed three years for causing friend's death...
27 January 2022
BUKIT MERTAJAM: A former hairstylist was sentenced to three years' jail for causing the death of a college student because of reckless driving. Sessions Court judge Ahzah Fariz ...
Tesla now runs the most productive auto plant in America
27 January 2022
Tesla's Austin plant is nearing completion. SAN FRANCISCO: Elon Musk has a very specific vision for the ideal factory: densely packed, vertically integrated and unusually massive....
China summons manufacturers after prices of rare earths surg...
27 January 2022
Soaring rare-earth prices are boosting costs at manufacturers including automakers as China grapples with the fastest inflation in over two decades.— Bloomberg BEIJING: China has ...
Stellantis to raise stake in China JV with GAC to 75%
27 January 2022
MILAN: Stellantis plans to increase its stake in its 50-50 joint venture in China with Guangzhou automobile Group (GAC) to 75% as part of its efforts to tackle one of the weak spot...
GM to spend US$7bil in Michigan to build electric auto capac...
27 January 2022
DETROIT: General Motors has announced plans to invest US$7 billion in the US state of Michigan as it converts assembly plants and builds batteries for the transition to electric ve...
Carsome Group appoints CMO
27 January 2022
KUALA LUMPUR: Carsome has appointed Ravi Shankar Mallavarapu as its chief marketing officer (CMO) to head multi-disciplinary functions and continue driving the Southeast Asia’s lar...
Opel's Moonlight Roadster: A car designed for mafia mobsters
27 January 2022
RÜSSELSHEIM: The German city of Rüsselsheim is not Chicago and 1920s gangster Al Capone probably never heard of Opel, the car manufacturer based there. Even so there’s a sort of...
Perodua predicts upbeat rebound in 2022, plans next-gen Alza
26 January 2022
KUALA LUMPUR: After much talk in the market, Perodua has confirmed the arrival of a new Alza in the later part of the year. Perodua president and chief executive officer Datuk Z...
Hyundai Promise opens KL outlet following strong demand for ...
26 January 2022
PETALING JAYA: Hyundai-Sime Darby Motors (HSDM) has expanded its sales operations for Hyundai Promise Approved Used Car Programme (Hyundai Promise) to Sime Darby Auto Hyundai, Old ...
Tycoon's 417kph autobahn stunt fuels speed limit debate in G...
26 January 2022
BERLIN: A Czech millionaire whose Bugatti Chiron hit 417kph, while blasting down the German autobahn has refuelled a debate about clamping speed restrictions on the country's famou...
Jan 27-Feb 2: RON97 petrol up 5 sen
26 January 2022
PETALING JAYA: The retail price of RON97 petrol will increase by five sen per litre to RM3.12 from Thursday until Feb 2, says the Finance Ministry. In a statement today, it said...
Continental touts longer fleet tyre service life with Conti ...
26 January 2022
KUALA LUMPUR: Continental Tyres, the leading German tyre manufacturer, has introduced Conti SupRim Technology, its next-generation robust and durable bead technology for enhanced d...