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All-new Škoda compact SUV for the Indian market coming
29 February 2024
PRAGUE: Škoda Auto India is set to introduce a new sub 4-metre SUV, marking its entry into India's compact segment and aiming to attract new customer groups. Capitalising on Ind...
Nissan plans self-driving taxi service in Japan
29 February 2024
YOKOHAMA: Nissan is planning to launch a self-driving taxi service in Japan in the financial year starting April 2027, the auto giant said Wednesday. The company said it will be...
Auto Bavaria dealership in Sungai Besi, KL, relocates
29 February 2024
KUALA LUMPUR: Sime Darby Auto Bavaria Sungai Besi will be relocating from here to its new 4S dealership in Balakong, Selangor, in March. It is one of the oldest Auto Bavaria dea...
650 converted all-electric ID. Buzz Cargos to join Mitie fle...
29 February 2024
LONDON: British facilities management and professional services company Mitie has ordered 650 converted all-electric ID. Buzz Cargo vans, which will join its growing fleet of 4,000...
One death every two hours due to motorbike accidents in Mala...
29 February 2024
JOHOR BARU: A death occurs every two hours due to motorcycle accidents in Malaysia, says the Road Transport Department (JPJ). Its senior enforcement director Datuk Lokman Jamaan...
Italy talks to Tesla, Chinese carmakers in search for second...
29 February 2024
ROME: Italy has been in talks with Tesla and three Chinese carmakers as it tries to attract another manufacturer and reach an annual output target of 1.3 million vehicles, the indu...
2024 Volvo C40 Recharge updated with longer range and faster...
28 February 2024
KUALA LUMPUR: Volvo Car Malaysia's C40 Recharge electric vehicle (EV) has been updated for model year 2024 with up to 550km in driving range, faster DC charging and pixel headlight...
BYD Seal secures 1,300 bookings in four days
28 February 2024
KUALA LUMPUR: Sime Darby Motors (SDM) and BYD Malaysia has secured more than 1,300 bookings for the BYD Seal electric vehicle within four days of its launch at The Exchange TRX las...
MG4 and MG ZS electric vehicles previewed, prices start from...
28 February 2024
Note the charging port in front for the ZS EV. The MG4 has its charging port at the rear on the left side. PETALING JAYA: Some car brands come and go in Malaysia. Chevrolet, Al...
Toyota Hilux most stolen car in 2022
28 February 2024
KUALA LUMPUR: The Toyota Hilux pick-up truck topped the list of the most stolen private cars with 204 units, surpassing the usual target that is the Proton Wira with only 170 units...
BYD amps up brutal China EV price war with bigger discounts ...
28 February 2024
BEIJING: Chinese electric vehicle giant BYD today unveiled lower-priced new versions of its Han sedans and Tang SUVs, deepening a protracted and brutal price war in the world's lar...
Siblings help China's BYD grab early lead in Thai EV market
28 February 2024
Pratarnwong (left) and Pratarnporn are siblings who head Rever. The BYD distributor has a one-price policy - introduced by Chinese car makers in Thailand - across all its outlets. ...
Aston Martin puts off launch of its first battery EV by a ye...
28 February 2024
LONDON: Aston Martin on Wednesday pushed back plans to launch the British luxury carmaker's first battery electric vehicle by a year. The London-listed company said it now expec...
Tesla aims to ship Roadster cars in 2025, says Musk
28 February 2024
AUSTIN: Tesla will aim to ship its Roadster electric sports car next year, the electric vehicle maker's CEO Elon Musk said today. "Tonight, we radically increased the design goa...
Proton Global Services helps automaker diversify revenue
28 February 2024
Lee (inset). SUBANG JAYA: Proton Global Services (PGS), a subsidiary of Proton Edar, has significantly contributed to Proton's diversification and expansion efforts since it was s...
Apple Car is dead, says source
28 February 2024
SAN FRANCISCO: Apple has cancelLed work on its electric car, a source familiar with the matter said on Tuesday, a decade after the iPhone maker kicked off the project. Several e...
Auto accessories traders protest against RM400 monthly parki...
28 February 2024
PETALING JAYA: The Automotive Accessories Traders Association of Malaysia is unhappy with a recent policy implemented by the Petaling Jaya City Council (MBPJ), which requires them ...
Feb 29-March 6: Fuel prices unchanged
28 February 2024
KUALA LUMPUR: The retail prices of RON97 and RON95 petrol and diesel will remain unchanged for the period from Feb 29-March 6. The Finance Ministry, in a statement today, said t...
Electrified vehicles are becoming more popular in US, survey...
28 February 2024
NEW YORK: Electrified vehicles including hybrids and fully electric are becoming more desirable than their gasoline counterparts, influential US magazine Consumer Reports said on T...
McLaren rolls out 690hp Artura Spider
28 February 2024
LONDON: McLaren unveiled on Tuesday the Artura Spider, marking the company's first foray into convertible supercars with a high-performance hybrid powertrain, alongside an updated ...