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More car drivers embracing grey colour, says Axalta
31 December 2021
PHILADELPHIA: The colour grey is trending around the world, according to a new report published by American paint manufacturer Axalta. The report shows that while white remains ...
Cars set to enter Malaysia in 2022
31 December 2021
PETALING JAYA: A new year brings new hope for recovery following nearly two years of a punishing pandemic and massive floods in recent weeks. These are challenging times without...
Ford Ranger pick-up truck stolen from service centre
30 December 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: A black Ford Ranger four-wheel drive was reported stolen from a service centre in Sungai Penchala, off Jalan Damansara. The vehicle belonged to a 60-year-old man, ...
Proton enhances flood relief assistance package
30 December 2021
SUBANG JAYA: As the scale of the damage caused by the recent floods becomes more apparent, Proton has announced an enhanced assistance package for its customers whose cars were dam...
Evergrande NEV starts first mass production, say sources
30 December 2021
SHANGHAI/HONG KONG: China Evergrande New Energy Vehicle Group started its first mass production today, two sources with direct knowledge of the matter said. Mass production for ...
Foreign carmakers interested in Ford plant in India, says st...
30 December 2021
CHENNAI: Foreign automakers have indicated an interest to the government of India's Tamil Nadu state in acquiring Ford Motor Co's plant there, the state industries minister said to...
Tiny shifters, lane nannies top list of most annoying car te...
30 December 2021
NEW YORK:  The 2021 Mercedes-Benz S-Class comes with enough infotainment to entertain the most tech-obsessed passengers. Its OLED touchscreens span the dashboard like a pixelate...
US regulators step up probe into Hyundai, Kia engine fires
30 December 2021
WASHINGTON: The US auto safety agency has stepped up its probe into engine fires that have plagued some Hyundai Motor Co and Kia Motors Corp vehicles for over six years. The Nat...
Mustang Mach-E delivered to first customers in China
30 December 2021
SHANGHAI: The award winning Mustang Mach-E was officially delivered to first customers in China on Dec 26. Among the customers to receive the vehicle was ad executive and Mustan...
SmartTag system can speed up rollout of multi-lane free flow...
29 December 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: EFKON Asia Sdn Bhd, the Austrian technology provider of the Infra-Red (IR) toll collection system on Malaysian highways, has touted the system as being well-positione...
Toyota's Dream Car Art Contest opens for latest edition
29 December 2021
SHAH ALAM: UMW Toyota Motor is holding the Malaysian National contest of the Toyota Dream Car Art Contest from Jan 1 to Feb 11, 2022. The contest with "Your Dream Car" theme is ...
Mercedes swept up in China Internet furore over model’s eyes
29 December 2021
BEIJING: Mercedes-Benz removed a video advertisement from a Chinese social media website, state media said, after the clip got swept up in a charged national debate over depictions...
BMW to create up to 6,000 new jobs as electrification takes ...
29 December 2021
BERLIN: Germany's BMW plans to create up to 6,000 new jobs next year to prepare for growing demand for its electric vehicles, the carmaker's chief executive told daily Muenchner Me...
Dec 30-Jan 5: RON97 petrol up one sen
29 December 2021
PETALING JAYA: The pump price of RON97 petrol will increase by one sen per litre to RM3 from Dec 30 until Jan 5, says the Finance Ministry. The ministry said today the retail pr...
A bio-based material could boost battery autonomy for electr...
29 December 2021
TOKYO: Japanese researchers have developed a method to increase the charging capacity of batteries used in electric cars. The results show increased battery life, giving hope to...
Authorities on high alert across Malaysia
29 December 2021
A motorcyclist riding past a landslide area near Puncak Templer in Selangor. PETALING JAYA: On high alert for potential disasters such as landslides and floods with the ongoing no...
More SUVs than ever are being sold worldwide, half of them e...
29 December 2021
PARIS: SUV sales have reached a new record in 2021, with a market share of 45% worldwide. While this boom in sales looks to be somewhat of a setback in efforts to reduce CO2 emi...
Finnish man blows up his Tesla rather than buy exorbitant ba...
29 December 2021
Rather than pay for an expensive battery replacement, a Finnish man handed his car over to YouTubers Pommijätkät who blew it up with 30kg of dynamite. — Pommijätkät/YouTube screeng...
Porsche 99X Electric carries on racing in Miniatur Wunderlan...
29 December 2021
HAMBURG: Hamburg’s historical Speicherstadt district is a World Heritage Site and home to Miniatur Wunderland, the world’s largest model building universe and a tiny world of wonde...
GAC GS3 compact SUV arrives from RM88,800
28 December 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: China-based car maker Guangzhou Automobile Group has launched its first model in Malaysia - the GAC GS3 compact sports utility vehicle. Distributed by WTC Automoti...