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Auto executives predict EVs will own half of US, China marke...
01 December 2021
DETROIT: Auto industry executives expect electric vehicles will make up just over half of new vehicle sales in the United States and China by 2030, and could do so without receivin...
Renault expects US$1bil revenue from new recycling business
01 December 2021
FLINS (France): Renault said on Tuesday that its yet-to-launch recycling business could generate an extra €1 billion (RM4.8bil/US$1.1bil) in revenue by the end of the decade. "T...
Michelin to cut French headcount by net amount of around 300...
01 December 2021
PARIS: Tyre maker Michelin is planning to scrap 614 jobs next year, a company spokesman said today, adding that the bulk of the cuts will be made at the company's French headquarte...
Genesis shows off G90 exterior
30 November 2021
SEOUL: Genesis has officially revealed exterior images of the G90, a full model change version of the brand’s flagship luxury sedan. This is the first full model change followin...
Seven finalists vie for Europe's Car of the Year award
30 November 2021
PARIS: Among the seven fialists for the prestigious European "Car of the Year" award, which will be presented on Feb 28, 2022 are two French models, two South Korean entries, an up...
Toyota human support robot for mobility issues trialled for ...
30 November 2021
LONDON: One of the first home trials of a robot assistant to aid someone with mobility issues has been carried out by Toyota. The firm's Human Support Robot (HSR) - which can fe...
Most powerful BMW M car ever will be an SUV
30 November 2021
MUNICH: BMW showed off the BMW Concept XM at the Art Basel’s 2021 Miami Beach show, signalling its intent to build the most powerful M car ever at the end of 2022. The series-pr...
All-new Kia Carnival and Mazda BT-50 on roadshow at Setia Al...
30 November 2021
SHAH ALAM: Bermaz Auto will be holding a showcase of the latest all-new Kia Carnival and the Mazda BT-50 at the Setia Alam Convention Centre here from Dec 3 to 5. Kia Carnival ...
Which are the safest assisted-driving systems around in 2021...
30 November 2021
BRUSSELS: The BMW iX3 is the car with the best-performing assisted driving system on the European market this year, according to Euro NCAP. Its driving aids in semi-autonomous m...
Tesla to start production in Germany in December, says mag
30 November 2021
Tesla's German plant at Gruenheide near Berlin. — AFP BERLIN: Tesla Inc. will launch its overdue German production operations in December, automobilwoche reported, estimating as m...
Ken Block hands keys of 1,400hp Hoonicorn to 15-year-old dau...
30 November 2021
Ken and Lia Block (at left) standing with the Hoonicorn. The car has been updated with a roll cage, paddle shifters, and a full-halo seat to protect the driver in case of impact. ...
New Valeo LiDAR system promises boosted performance for auto...
30 November 2021
PARIS: French equipment manufacturer Valeo has presented its new generation of LiDAR, its laser-based remote sensing system. Much more powerful, this updated version can spot an...
Court finds Mazda Australia misled customers on refunds for ...
30 November 2021
CANBERRA: An Australian federal court has found that the local unit of Japanese automaker Mazda Motor Corp misled customers over their rights, the country's competition regulator s...
3.78 million vehicles yet to renew road tax
30 November 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 3.78 million vehicles throughout the country have yet to renew their road tax as at Nov 16, according to the Road Transport Department (JPJ). JPJ deputy...
Malaysian ministry starts self-driving vehicle project
30 November 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: The NanoMalaysia Autonomous Vehicle (NAVi) project is launched today to support innovation and adoption of advanced technology as well as tackle the rising rate of ac...
Mercedes-Benz allies with US solid state battery maker
30 November 2021
STUTTGART: Mercedes-Benz plans to jointly develop solid-state battery technology for future e-cars with US company Factorial Energy and French-Italian carmaker Stellantis. Merce...
Latest Porsche 911 GT3 arrives at RM1.76mil
30 November 2021
SEPANG: Porsche in Malaysia has introduced the all-new Porsche 911 GT3 that comes with vastly improved performance and racing pedigree. The seventh generation 911 GT3 and 911 GT...
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...