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More BMW EV chargers popping up in Penang
07 January 2022
GEORGE TOWN: BMW Group Malaysia and dealer Tian Siang Premium Auto have added three new BMW i charging facilities in Penang. They are located at The Prestige Hotel in George Tow...
Aston Martin sales surge, Valkyrie delays hit profit
07 January 2022
LONDON: Aston Martin said sales to dealers in 2021 surged 82%, even as the British luxury automaker forecast lower-than-expected annual adjusted core earnings due to delays in ship...
Three grand prize winners of Goodyear contest drive home a P...
07 January 2022
The winners are (from left) Jernatherao, Know, and Muhammad. KUALA LUMPUR: Three grand prize winners in a Goodyear contest each drove home a new Perodua Ativa recently. Goodye...
Fresh attempt to revive Spyker sports car company
07 January 2022
AMSTERDAM: Fresh plans are under way to revive the former Dutch sports car company Spyker, which once revealed a brace of Ferrari-rivalling supercars and dabbled briefly in Formula...
At CES, tech alliances firm up in the self-driving car wars
07 January 2022
LAS VEGAS: Major automakers like General Motors Co , Ford Motor Co and Volvo Cars deepened ties with key technology partners this week to gird for the fight against electric car ch...
UMW Toyota Motor ends 2021 with 22% higher sales volume
07 January 2022
SHAH ALAM: UMW Toyota Motor wrapped up 2021 as the top non-national automotive brand in Malaysia. The company achieved achieved a total sales volume of 72,394, to shatter 2020's...
MForce gets Moto Morini bike distributorship
07 January 2022
PENANG: MForce Bike Holdings Sdn Bhd, a local motorcycle manufacturer, has been appointed as the exclusive distributor of Moto Morini-branded motorcycles in Malaysia. Moto Morin...
myTukar hosts Malaysia's largest used car fair from Jan 7-9
07 January 2022
KUALA LUMPUR: myTukar, Malaysia’s fastest-growing digital used car platform is hosting Malaysia’s largest ever used car automotive fair, myTukar AutoFair 2022. Held from Jan 7-9...
Stellantis to add Amazon's Alexa to its cars
07 January 2022
LAS VEGAS: The smart assistant Alexa is set to be loaded onto millions of future cars according to a deal Amazon has secured with car giant Stellantis. The automototive group, b...
VW reels out festive deals on cars and services
07 January 2022
KUALA LUMPUR: Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia (VPCM) is ushering in Chinese New Year (CNY) 2022 by offering attractive festive deals. Fans of Volkswagen can look forward to a...
Vietnam car maker VinFast to build US battery plant as it go...
07 January 2022
SAN FRANCISCO: Vietnam's VinFast plans to build electric vehicle battery cells and packs in a new US manufacturing complex, its global chief executive told Reuters, as the company ...
New Porsche Macan debuts, priced from RM434K
07 January 2022
KUALA LUMPUR: The refreshed Porsche Macan has arrived in Malaysia, priced from from RM433,154. It is now available for booking and is offered in three variants: Macan from RM433...
Nissan unveils Chinese New Year offers
06 January 2022
KUALA LUMPUR: Edaran Tan Chong Motor (ETCM) is welcoming the year of the Water Tiger with the introduction of special new year colour to the ever popular Nissan X-Trail 2.0L Mid an...
Proton's Roslan Abdullah gets deputy CEO job
06 January 2022
PETALING JAYA: Proton has promoted Roslan Abdullah to the post of deputy chief executive officer. He officially assumed his duties on Jan 1. Roslan succeeds Datuk Radzaif Moh...
Strong sales in H1, weak sales in H2 expected, says HLIB
06 January 2022
PETALING JAYA: The automotive industry is expected to see a rebound in total industry volume (TIV) this year, say analysts. The main reason is the sales and service tax (SST) ex...
Mitsubishi Triton and Xpander drive 91% increase in sales
06 January 2022
KUALA LUMPUR: Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia registered a stellar 2021, with 17,489 vehicles sold, a whopping 91% increase in sales as compared to the same period in 2020. Mitsubish...
Raja Motor needs more mechanics to fix flood-ravaged bikes
06 January 2022
DENGKIL: Raja Motor's workshop is filled to the brim with flood-ravaged motorcycles for repair - after his 40 seconds to fame - and he is looking for more hands on deck. "I need...
Titans of carmaking are plotting the overthrow of Elon Musk
06 January 2022
TOKYO/LONDON: The epic fight over who controls the future of the car industry is about to get a whole lot more interesting. Tesla Inc, the pioneer and pacesetter, has dominated ...
Startup ONE says battery prototype delivered 1,200km range
06 January 2022
DETROIT: Our Next Energy (ONE), a two-year-old Michigan startup, said on Wednesday it had tested a prototype of its new battery in a Tesla Model S, driving 1,210km before rechargin...
Chrysler brand to become all-electric in 2028
06 January 2022
DETROIT: Chrysler, an iconic American auto brand, plans to transition to an all-electric fleet by 2028, the company now owned by Stellantis announced Wednesday. Chrysler, founde...