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Drivers less stressed when driving an electric van, says Fia...
12 October 2021
HAMBURG: New research has found that electrically driven vans do not just cut fuel costs and help improve air quality – they can also reduce stress behind the wheel. Van drivers...
Embattled Evergrande's EV unit vows to make cars early next ...
12 October 2021
BEIJING: China's embattled Evergrande New Energy Vehicle Group said on Monday it aimed to start producing electric vehicles (EV) next year despite facing a struggle to secure exter...
New Kia Forte shows up with new design identity and advanced...
12 October 2021
LOS ANGELES: This is the new Kia Forte for North America. The compact sedan arrives with a host of enhancements including new front and rear design elements, a newly available 1...
Estonian scientists use peat to make batteries
12 October 2021
A peat field in Elva, Estonia. — Reuters TARTU (Estonia): Peat, plentiful in bogs in northern Europe, could be used to make sodium-ion batteries cheaply for use in electric vehicl...
All-new Land Rover Defender to launch locally on Oct 21
11 October 2021
PETALING JAYA: The latest model of the iconic Land Rover Defender 110 is set for launch locally at 11am on Oct 21. Jaguar Land Rover Malaysia (JLRM) will live stream of the digi...
Franciscus van Meel returns as BMW M boss
11 October 2021
MUNICH: A familiar face will make a return to BMW M GmbH. With effect from Nov 1, Franciscus van Meel will assume the position as chairman of the board of BMW M GmbH. He succeed...
Mitsubishi Motors launches Home Delivery Service for Klang V...
11 October 2021
KUALA LUMPUR:  Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia (MMM) has elevated the online customer experience to another level with the launch of its Home Delivery Service. From now on, customers...
Home from home: Mercedes-Benz doubles down on China
11 October 2021
BEIJING/SHANGHAI: Mercedes-Benz, the German company founded by the inventors of the motor car, is pouring more resources into its cutting-edge research and design capabilities in C...
UMW Toyota Motor bumps up sales volume in September
11 October 2021
SHAH ALAM: UMW Toyota Motor (UMWT) posted a strong total sales volume of 8,033 vehicles in September, an increase of 5,509 units over the August volume. This was made up of 7,93...
A cameo in a James Bond Film can increase a car’s value by 1...
11 October 2021
NEW YORK: Daniel Craig made his final appearance on Oct 8 as James Bond in the 25th installment of the franchise, No Time to Die. Craig, as Bond, drove more than just his signat...
BMW missing out on China’s karaoke fans exposes digital car ...
11 October 2021
Sorry, no karaoke feature in BMWs. Shop other brands or check back in a year. MUNICH: BMW AG rarely has to answer this question in Western showrooms, but it’s becoming increasingl...
Mforce Bike Holdings wins franchise to sell QJ Motor bikes
11 October 2021
GEORGE TOWN: Mforce Bike Holdings Sdn Bhd has been appointed the sole distributor of China-based QJ Motor in Malaysia. Qianjiang Motorcycle, formed in 1985, produces various typ...
China to set assessment measures to regulate data sent abroa...
11 October 2021
BEIJING: China, the world's biggest auto market, said today it will roll out assessment measures to regulate data sent abroad by vehicles, as the country steps up efforts to protec...
Sime Darby Motors virtual carnival lucky winner gets a BMW G...
11 October 2021
PETALING JAYA: Sime Darby Motors (SDM) recently presented the winner of the lucky draw from its virtual sales carnival that was held last year with a BMW G310R motorbike. The lu...
Big budget local film 'The Catcher' set for 2022 production
11 October 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: The Catcher, a Malaysian-made film set to feature some 500 supercars, is poised to be the highest-invested movie ever in Malaysian history. The script for the film...
Qatar Petroleum changes name to Qatar Energy signalling new ...
11 October 2021
Qatar Petroleum's name change is to better reflect the company's focus on supplying natural gas to the world. — Reuters DOHA: Qatar Petroleum changed its name to Qatar Energy to b...
Interstate travel allowed from Oct 11, says PM
10 October 2021
PETALING JAYA: Interstate travel nationwide will resume starting tomorrow, says Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob. The Prime Minister said this during a special address at 3pm toda...
First Berlin Teslas could come next month, Musk tells fans
10 October 2021
Musk standing in front of the Tesla plant near Berlin. — Reuters BERLIN: The first cars to emerge from Tesla's new Berlin factory should roll off the production line as early as...
WATCH: Tesla Glass explained
10 October 2021
LOS ANGELES: Tesla posted a video clip last month outlining the technology behind its proprietary Tesla Glass. Tesla Glass debuted in 2016, and since then, the electric car make...
Don't sell China-made cars in India, minister urges Tesla
10 October 2021
NEW DELHI: India’s Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari said he has asked Tesla Inc. to avoid selling China-made cars in India ahead of the electric-vehicle maker’s expected entry...