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McLaren unveils art car by Karwai Chan
19 January 2022
PETALING JAYA: It's truly one of a kind and an artwork on wheels. McLaren Kuala Lumpur today unveiled an art car at its headquarters in Glenmarie, Shah Alam. Contemporary Mal...
VW and Bosch team up to boost Europe's battery ambitions
19 January 2022
BERLIN: Volkswagen and Bosch have agreed to set up a joint venture by the end of this year to equip battery cell factories and help make Europe self-sufficient in battery productio...
Jan 20-26: Fuel prices unchanged
19 January 2022
PETALING JAYA: Fuel prices will remain unchanged from Jan 20-26, says the Finance Ministry. In a statement today, it said the retail price for RON97 and RON95 petrol would remai...
Penang's oldest Shell station sports new look
19 January 2022
KUALA LUMPUR: Shell has unveiled the new look of Shell Penang Road to commemorate one of its oldest stations that has been serving Penangites and the wider community, for generatio...
This seatbelt for shopping bags prevents them from tipping o...
19 January 2022
ATLANTA: Sometimes the most useful inventions are also the simplest. That's what can be said about Bago, created by Dan Stevenson. Bago is a new kind of seatbelt, to be carefull...
Jumping on the electric bandwagon
19 January 2022
PETALING JAYA: Electric car enthusiast Farhan Abdul Rahim is thrilled about the tax exemptions for the sector recently announced in Budget 2022. Farhan, who has had a Tesla Mode...
iPhone or Apple Watch as car key: Genesis signs on
19 January 2022
PARIS: Unlocking your car door with your iPhone or Apple Watch is so far only possible for the owners of a few BMW models. Unveiled nearly two years ago, the CarKey system is st...
Stellantis to announce strategic plan in March
19 January 2022
PARIS: Stellantis, whose brands include Citroen and Fiat, said it would announce a new long-term strategic plan in March. "A bright future ahead: Long-term strategic plan to be ...
Error 4.40: Correct balance not found in Penang parking app
19 January 2022
GEORGE TOWN: Penang Smart Parking (PSP) users got a rude shock this morning when their ewallet balance showed RM4.40 for everyone, regardless of their actual balance in the app. ...
Porsche Taycan GTS with 500km range unveiled, priced from RM...
18 January 2022
PETALING JAYA: Porsche Malaysia introduced on Monday the new Taycan GTS - the first Taycan with a range of over 500km (WLTP figures). Priced from RM708,000 (with SST exemption),...
PLUS tackles RFID detection issues with more ground teams an...
18 January 2022
PETALING JAYA: Highway customers who experience detection issues at the RFID lane need not worry as PLUS Malaysia Bhd personnel will be on hand to scan their vehicle RFID tags with...
Now you can cycle sitting comfortably in Podbike
18 January 2022
OSLO: The Norwegian startup Podbike is launching its first hybrid vehicle - half bike, half car. Classed as an electric bike, it lets riders enjoy the benefits of cycling with a...
Porsche introduces Cayenne Platinum Edition
18 January 2022
STUTTGART: Porsche is launching a new Platinum Edition of selected Cayenne models. This special-edition of the SUV is characterised by exclusive coordinated design elements in a...
China's technical EV specs are an interesting regulatory ins...
18 January 2022
SHANGHAI: As 2022 dawns, it’s become clear how industry policy and regulations in China have nurtured and driven the growth of the alternative energy vehicle industry. With elec...
Top carmaker shutdowns hint more to come in Covid-Zero China
18 January 2022
In this photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, a worker wearing a protective suit swabs a man for a coronavirus test in northern China's Tianjin Municipality on Saturday. — ...
BMW Group Malaysia partners three local industry players for...
17 January 2022
KULA LUMPUR: BMW Group Malaysia's partnerships with three industry players under the RE:GENERATE initiative are expected to develop impactful sustainable solutions on an organisati...
Accelerating towards the electric dream
17 January 2022
KUALA LUMPUR: As one of the leading automotive groups in Malaysia and Asia-Pacific, Sime Darby Motors has been laying its groundwork and ecosystem to support and sustain the local ...
JPJ to launch e-testing for learner drivers in April
17 January 2022
JPJ's e-testing is expected to be launched in April. — Bernama PUTRAJAYA: Those intending to take their driving licences from April may do so through the automated driving test or...
India proposes mandatory side, curtain airbags in all cars f...
16 January 2022
NEW DELHI: India, which has among the world's deadliest roads, on Saturday proposed mandating at least six air bags in all passenger cars manufactured from Oct 1. The government...
For BP, car chargers to overtake pumps in profitability race
16 January 2022
LONDON: BP says its fast electric vehicle chargers are on the cusp of becoming more profitable than filling up a petrol car. The milestone will mark a significant moment for BP ...