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E Ink tries to build on rally with colour-changing BMWs
02 February 2022
TAIPEI: BMW AG unveiled a colour-changing car last month to demonstrate the potential to revolutionise a vehicle’s looks. For the developer of the smart skin, cars are just the ...
Man held for driving against traffic
02 February 2022
SEREMBAN: Police detained a man for dangerous driving and obstructing police from inspecting his vehicle at KM15 of the Seremban-Port Dickson Highway near here today. Port Dicks...
Feb 3-9: Fuel prices unchanged
02 February 2022
PETALING JAYA: The retail price of RON95 and RON97 petrol will remain unchanged at RM2.05 and RM3.12 per litre, respectively, from Feb 3 until Feb 9, says the Finance Ministry. ...
Tesla wants you to do karaoke in your car
02 February 2022
SHANGHAI: On the occasion of the Lunar New Year, Tesla is offering a brand new software update in China that includes an exclusive karaoke program. Interested customers can also...
The car interior can be dirtier than a toilet, UK study find...
02 February 2022
LONDON: It all sounds familiar and we have heard that said of handle bars, computer keyboards, phone screens and other high-use surfaces. That they are dirtier than a toilet. So...
Tesla to recall nearly 54,000 vehicles that may disobey stop...
02 February 2022
WASHINGTON: Tesla Inc will recall 53,822 US vehicles with the company's Full Self-Driving (Beta) software that may allow some models to conduct "rolling stops" and not come to a co...
DBX707: Meet Aston Martin DBX's more ferocious sibling
01 February 2022
LONDON: Aston Martin today announced the new DBX707 SUV that it said offers blistering performance and luxury. The SUV is due to start production in Q1 of 2022, with first deliv...
Most potent Mercedes-AMG with 843hp to launch soon with near...
01 February 2022
AFFALTERBACH (Germany): The Mercedes-AMG GT 63 S E PERFORMANCE, the most powerful series-production model from AMG, will go on sale in Europe from April. It is priced at nearly ...
Some cars' systems designed to keep drivers' eyes on the roa...
01 February 2022
MIAMI: Some vehicles equipped with automated assistance technology aimed at keeping drivers alert and watching the road fail at that job, an American Automobile Association study f...
How to maintain tyres for as long as possible
01 February 2022
PARIS: Limiting tyre wear requires taking simple actions on a daily basis. This can help keep driving safer - because worn-out tyres can cause accidents - not to mention greener, b...
US EV charging network more robust but provider differences ...
01 February 2022
DETROIT: The US public charging network for electric vehicles is becoming more robust, but significant differences in reliability and performance remain between providers, an indus...
JPJ issues 24,708 summonses since Jan 25
01 February 2022
KOTA BARU: The Road Transport Department (JPJ) has issued 24,708 summonses to errant motorists within six-days of the operation, code-named Ops TBC 2022, held in conjunction with t...
Car buyers still going monochrome, despite move to 'greener'...
01 February 2022
BERLIN: Greys, blacks and whites are still the most popular new car colours in Britain and Germany, where "greener" forms of propulsion have not dislodged monochromatic hues. Am...
Mao’s favoured ‘Red Flag’ car seeks a new audience in Japan
31 January 2022
OSAKA: China FAW Group Co, the carmaker whose luxury Hongqi model was used to transport Chairman Mao Zedong, is betting on a new audience in Japan, opening its first showroom in th...
Traffic in Penang under control at lunchtime on CNY Eve
31 January 2022
GEORGE TOWN: Traffic flow at several major roads here is reported to be under control on Chinese New Year Eve. State Traffic and Public Order Department chief Supt Zafri Zolkapl...
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...