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SmartTAG and TnG can still be used until further notice
05 January 2022
PETALING JAYA: SmartTAG and TouchNGo users do not need to worry as the lanes will still be around despite the launch of RFID lanes along the North-South Expressway (NSE), says PLUS...
GM loses US sales crown to Toyota, ends run dating to 1931
05 January 2022
DETROIT: Toyota Motor Corp grabbed the US sales crown from General Motors Co., swiping an honour that the Detroit automaker has held since Herbert Hoover was president. If GM’s ...
Police need a warrant to search your cellphone. Your car’s d...
05 January 2022
WASHINGTON: Police can pull sensitive personal data from many modern vehicles without a warrant due to gaps in US federal law, according to new research. Cars are becoming more ...
Ex-BMW employee charged with 18 counts of corruption, says m...
05 January 2022
BERLIN: Prosecutors in Munich have charged a former senior employee of BMW with corruption and of having defrauded the German carmaker of millions of euros, German magazine Wirtsch...
Volvo Cars to get new CEO in March
04 January 2022
GOTHENBURG: Volvo Cars will have a new CEO and president from March 21. Jim Rowan will succeed Håkan Samuelsson, who first joined Volvo Cars as a member of the board in 2010 and...
BMW plugs sustainability and electrified mobility at NEXTGen...
04 January 2022
KUALA LUMPUR: BMW Group Malaysia today announced NEXTGen Malaysia – a public event on sustainability and electrified mobility. It said the forum here on Jan 14-15 would bring to...
France installs its first 'noise cameras' to crack down on e...
04 January 2022
PARIS: A noise camera targeting the loudest motorcycles will be officially inaugurated today in Saint-Lambert-des-Bois in France's Yvelines region, west of here. The idea is to ...
Proton sales grow for third straight year to 114,708 units i...
04 January 2022
KUALA LUMPUR: Proton registered a 2021 sales tally of 114,708 units, representing a 4.5% increase over sales in 2020 and a third consecutive year of volume growth. Comparatively...
Perodua sales up 13% to 22,940 units in December after year ...
04 January 2022
KUALA LUMPUR: Perodua sales rose 13% to 22,940 units in December 2021 from the previous month, ending the year on a high note after having faced supply disruptions due to Covid-19....
Toyota poised to dethrone GM in 2021 as US sales leader
04 January 2022
WASHINGTON: Japanese automaker Toyota Motor Corp is poised to outsell General Motors Co in the United States in 2021, which would mark the first time the Detroit automaker has not ...
Toyota to launch its own automotive software platform by 202...
04 January 2022
TOKYO: Toyota Motor Corp is planning to launch its own operating system, which would be capable of handling advanced operations such as autonomous driving, for its vehicles by 2025...
Mercedes-Benz unveils 1,000km-per-charge VISION EQXX prototy...
04 January 2022
FRANKFURT: Mercedes-Benz on Monday took the wraps off its battery-powered VISION EQXX prototype which it says will have a range of more than 1,000km per charge, taking a big stride...
EVs accounted for two-thirds of new cars in Norway in 2021
04 January 2022
OSLO: Nearly two-thirds of all new car registrations in Norway in 2021 were electric vehicles (EVs), an industry body said Monday, a figure unmatched in the world. Of new cars s...
Allianz General: Make insurance work for you
04 January 2022
KUALA LUMPUR: When it comes to protection, never leave anything to chance. Allianz General Insurance Company (Malaysia) Bhd Head of Claims, Damian Williams, said insurance polic...
Sepang council to waive parking compounds issued to owners o...
04 January 2022
SEPANG: Sepang Municipal Council (MPSepang) will waive the parking compounds issued to owners of flood-damaged vehicles that were parked at Medan 120 in Bandar Baru Salak Tinggi (B...
Audi's Sainz takes first Dakar stage win for an electric car
04 January 2022
LONDON: Spaniard Carlos Sainz won the third stage of the Dakar Rally in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday with his Audi team celebrating a first for an electric hybrid car. The Spaniard, ...
VW Arteon on sale as digital NFT collectibles
03 January 2022
KUALA LUMPUR: Even Volkswagen is getting into the NFT act, showing it's not afraid to try something new. Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia and new media art collective Filamen ...
Koenigsegg teases new hypercar for 2022
03 January 2022
ÄNGELHOLM (Sweden): Koenigsegg has kicked off the New Year with a teaser of a new hypercar, slated for reveal later this year. Koenigsegg posted on its Instgram page the followi...
Tesla delivers record 308,600 vehicles in Q4, beating estima...
03 January 2022
AUSTIN: Tesla Inc said on Sunday it had delivered a record 308,600 electric cars to customers in the fourth quarter of 2021, well above Wall Street estimates, thanks to a productio...
Fomca roots for RFID use amid mixed reception
02 January 2022
KUALA LUMPUR: Plans to implement Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology for toll payments on the main stretch of the North-South Expressway from Juru in Penang and Skudai...