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Nissan Bluebird turns into one-off electric 'Newbird'
20 December 2021
LONDON: Celebrating 35 years of production at the Sunderland plant, Nissan has commissioned a special conversion of the Nissan Bluebird – the first car off the factory’s production...
This is Ken Block’s Audi S1 Hoonitron
20 December 2021
LONDON: It instantly brings back memories of the legendary Audi Sport quattro S1 with which the four rings used to charge to the summit in the famous Pikes Peak Hill Climb event, a...
Ducati Multistrada V4 stars in China documentary
20 December 2021
BOLOGNA: The Ducati Multistrada V4 explores China in the documentary "Ducati Multistrada V4 Silk Road Grand Tour": a memorable adventure divided into five episodes that will be pub...
Lotus Emira V6 First Edition gets a shakedown
20 December 2021
LONDON: Lotus has released a new film of the Lotus Emira in action, showing the V6 First Edition being put through its paces by Gavan Kershaw on the iconic Hethel test track. Th...
Polaris partners with Battlefield 2042 to give gamers a virt...
20 December 2021
MEDINA (Minnesota, USA): Polaris recently announced a first-of-its-kind partnership with the latest Battlefield 2042 video game from EA, making it the official off-road vehicle par...
VW calls Golf 8 into workshops for software update
19 December 2021
WOLFSBURG: Volkswagen is calling the latest model of its workhorse Golf series into the workshops for a software update. A VW spokesman said last week that, because Golf 8 cars ...
Selangor police issue list of flooded roads across state
19 December 2021
PETALING JAYA: Around 50 roads across Selangor are inaccessible due to the flash floods caused by the continuous downpour that began on Friday. In a statement today, the Selango...
Perodua offers aid to flood-affected customers
19 December 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: Perodua is offering assistance, including towing service rebates, discounts on selected spare parts and free inspections to all Perodua vehicle owners who were affect...
Major roads in KL under water, four rivers exceed danger lev...
19 December 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: The continuous downpour since Friday has affected several areas in the capital including the city centre and major roads. Based on several photos shared by the Kua...
Thailand panel outlines perks in EV push
19 December 2021
BANGKOK: Thailand's National EV Policy Committee will propose a draft to the Cabinet this week as it gears up to push for more electric vehicles on the road. It aims to have the...
Ben Sulayem makes history in succeeding Todt as FIA chief
19 December 2021
PARIS: Mohammed ben Sulayem, who became the first non-European to be elected president of the International automobile Federation (FIA) on Friday, has committed "to develop motorsp...
Brands from Ferrari to Nike rush towards 'metaverse' future
19 December 2021
PARIS: The metaverse vision for the Internet is far from reality, but brands from Ferrari to Nike are already rushing in to experiment and build an audience, in part for fear of mi...
Hyundai's Albert Biermann retires, returns to Europe as advi...
19 December 2021
SEOUL: Hyundai Motor announced on Friday that Albert Biermann, president and head of the Research and Development (R&D) division for the group, is retiring, but will continue t...
Egypt seeks to build US$20,000 EVs in green push
19 December 2021
CAIRO: Egypt is joining the Middle East’s push to adopt electric cars, tasking a state-owned company to build affordable vehicles with a Chinese firm while taking advantage of its ...
PLUS closes Shah Alam Toll Plaza due to flash floods
18 December 2021
PETALING JAYA: PLUS Malaysia Bhd has totally closed its Shah Alam Toll Plaza and interchange due to a flash flood at 2pm today. In a statement at 6.25pm today, it said mandatory...
Can't tell the difference between an SUV and a 4WD? Here's h...
18 December 2021
ZWICKAU (Germany): It's easy to get bogged down in terminology when arguing over which four-wheel drive system makes a good mud-plugger. These days nearly all the car-makers hav...
How Luxembourg is the world's luxury car capital
18 December 2021
LUXEMBOURG: Luxembourg is the world's luxury car capital, with one luxury car for every 13 people, according to a new study. And when it comes to countries with the highest dens...
Outgoing FIA president Todt on Schumacher: 'I miss Michael'
18 December 2021
A handout released by FIA on Oct 23, 2009 showing Schumacher embracing Todt after his election as the new FIA's president in Paris. PARIS: Outgoing FIA president Jean Todt has pai...
December sales to mirror November's at 58,742 units, says MA...
17 December 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia recorded 58,742 units of new vehicle sales in November 2021, up 1.94% from 57,622 units in the same month last year, the Malaysian Automotive Association (MA...
Why the Japanese are struggling to embrace electric cars
17 December 2021
TOKYO: Over the past two years, electric car sales have soared around the world - but not in every country. One nation of die-hard motorists is still resisting all-electric cars...