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Johor Causeway finally reopens after 20 months
29 November 2021
SINGAPORE: One of the busiest border crossings in the world, the Johor-Singapore Causeway, was officially reopened with the launch of the Vaccinated Travel Lane via land crossing (...
Nissan to spend US$18b over 5 years in electrification push
29 November 2021
TOKYO: Nissan Motor Co announced it will spend 2 trillion yen (RM75bil) over the next five years to accelerate vehicle electrification, aiming to catch up with rivals in one of the...
Renault's 4L takes to the air on 60th anniversary
28 November 2021
PARIS: Renault is set to showcase the AIR4, an original show car largely inspired by the French automaker's famous 4L. This latest iteration takes the form of a futuristic flyin...
Wee acts to cut long queues at Johor JPJ after spot check
28 November 2021
Dr Wee speaking today to JPJ customers in Johor Baru who had to put up with long queues. — All pix from Facebook/WeeKaSiong JOHOR BARU: A surprise visit by Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Si...
First 'robotaxis' enter service in Beijing
28 November 2021
An Apollo Go autonomous taxi is seen on a street in Yizhuang, a town of Daxing District, in the southeast suburbs of Beijing. — AFP BEIJING: Beijing has approved its first autonom...
Williams F1 founder Frank Williams dies aged 79
28 November 2021
LONDON: Frank Williams, the founder and former team principal of the once-dominant Williams Racing Formula One team, died aged 79 today, the team announced. "After being admitte...
BMW eDrive Zones now available in 138 European cities
27 November 2021
MUNICH: The BMW Group is introducing its eDrive Zones in another 20 European cities, including Copenhagen, Verona and Toulouse. This means that a total of 138 cities in Europe a...
Porsche and Ericsson launch 5G research network
27 November 2021
LEIPZIG: Porsche has teamed up with Swedish mobile network supplier Ericsson to launch a 5G research network at its Leipzig factory. This is the first 5G research network in a P...
Xiaomi to open auto plant with 300,000-car capacity in Beiji...
27 November 2021
Lei Jun (centre) and his management team. SHANGHAI: Chinese smartphone giant Xiaomi Corp will build a plant that can produce 300,000 vehicles annually in Beijing for its electric ...
New VW Golf and Golf GTI crop up in Sekinchan media preview
26 November 2021
PETALING JAYA: The backdrop was agricultural, the dining was refreshingly different and the cars were all new. VW in Malaysia organised on Nov 25 a get-together between the mana...
New Kia Niro makes world debut at 2021 Seoul Mobility Show
26 November 2021
SEOUL: Kia Corporation has revealed the all-new Niro at the 2021 Seoul Mobility Show. It will be available as before in three variants - a hybrid, a plug-in hybrid (PHEV) and a ...
No speed limit: New German govt won't slow drivers on Autoba...
26 November 2021
BERLIN: Germany's famous Autobahn, one of the world's few remaining highways where you can legally reach speeds of over 300kph, is to remain without a speed limit under the country...
Johor Causeway to open 18 hours daily from Nov 29 to ease cr...
26 November 2021
PETALING JAYA: Representatives from the country's logistics and transport operators have met with the Transport Ministry to sort out congestion issues during cargo movement to Sing...
Carmakers get inventive as global chip crisis bites
26 November 2021
MUNICH: Whether buying computer chips directly from manufacturers, reconfiguring cars, or producing them with parts missing, automakers are having to get creative to cope with the ...
China to remain 'super market' into next year, says Daimler ...
26 November 2021
BERLIN: Daimler's China sales will stay strong next year, the carmaker's China chief said on Thursday, adding he was confident that Mercedes-Benz could grow its share of the countr...
At the Milan Motorcycle Show, it's full-speed ahead on going...
26 November 2021
China's Super Soco is touting its Vmoto Stash. MILAN: At the Milan Motorcycle Show, almost everyone is going electric. Visitors heading to the event can discover new products from...
Paris slows rented e-scooters to 10kph in urban areas
26 November 2021
PARIS: The speed of e-scooters in Paris has been reduced to 10kph in parts of the city centre following new rules implemented by the three major rental companies in November. Th...
Roundabouts: They're more eco-friendly than traffic lights a...
26 November 2021
PARIS: Although often criticised, traffic circles, or roundabouts, are highly effective in reducing the risk of accidents at intersections. For proof of this, look no further th...
Proton opens brand gallery
26 November 2021
SUBANG JAYA: Proton officially unveiled its brand gallery today, which is housed at its Proton Centre of Excellence complex here. Dubbed the Gallery of Inspiration, the showcase...
Porsche among automakers branching out into e-bikes
26 November 2021
STUTTGART: Porsche has announced that it has taken a majority stake in the Croatian ebike manufacturer, Greyp Bikes. The company was created by Mate Rimac - founder of the car m...