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GoCar launches GOLADIES campaign for ladies to adopt digital...
18 October 2021
PETALING JAYA: GoCar Malaysia has launched GOLADIES campaign that offers free GoCar Garage trials with upgrade options to encourage more women drivers to experience the benefits of...
UK-Malaysia in talks to recognise each other's driving licen...
18 October 2021
PETALING JAYA: The United Kingdom has affirmed its government's assurance to Malaysia to pursue mutual recognition of driving licences, says Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong. The Tran...
All-electric BMW 3 Series with 700km range coming in 2025, s...
18 October 2021
LONDON: An all-electric BMW 3 Series is coming in 2025 and could offer over 700km range, according to UK-based publication Autocar. The so-called Neue Klasse electric architectu...
Apple veteran wins Gates’ backing for Michigan battery start...
18 October 2021
DETROIT: Amid a boom in electric-vehicle production and a race for innovations that improve these new cars’ range and cost, battery startup Our Next Energy said today it has raised...
Could high-speed ebikes one day replace cars in city centres...
18 October 2021
AMSTERDAM: The Dutch electric bicycle manufacturer VanMoof has unveiled its first high-speed model, capable of reaching 50kph and thus, in theory, of replacing cars in urban areas....
ACO partners EV Connection to install electric vehicle fast-...
18 October 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: ACO Group is teaming up with EV Connection Sdn Bhd to install a direct-current fast-charging station at ACO Group's new headquarters in Johor Baru as part of its init...
Toyota to build US battery plant under US$3.4bil plan
18 October 2021
DALLAS: Toyota plans to invest US$3.4 billion (RM14bil) in the US through 2030 to establish a new company and build its first US battery plant, becoming the latest global automaker...
Twins who built US$1.3b Marshmallow app take on insurers
18 October 2021
Alexander (left) and Oliver are disrupting the staid insurance business. — Bloomberg LONDON: For three centuries, a handful of insurers have dominated the market from the City of ...
Maserati Grecale SUV launch put off due to chip shortage
18 October 2021
MILAN: Stellantis' luxury brand Maserati said today the launch of its new SUV Grecale would be delayed to the spring of next year due to a global chip shortage. A global premier...
Renault Megane convertible doubles up as pipe lugger
18 October 2021
ZAGREB: The carriage of long objects in the way this Renault Megane convertible is doing as shown in this dashcam video is illegal and dangerous by any country's standards. Neve...
Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia names Shinya Ikeda as new CEO
18 October 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia today named Shinya Ikeda as its new chief executive officer. He succeeds Tomoyuki Shinnishi, who had served in the role since October 20...
Car sales revved up in September as curbs lifted
18 October 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: Vehicle sales jumped 153% in September from August due to the full month of restored business operations nationwide following the relaxation of movement restrictions,...
Ford to drive electric transformation at UK car plant
18 October 2021
LONDON: US auto giant Ford today unveiled plans to convert a UK factory into its first electric vehicle component assembly site in Europe. Ford will invest £230 million ($316 mi...
Amsterdam and Helsinki to trial taking more responsible urba...
17 October 2021
PARIS: The cities of Helsinki in Finland, and Amsterdam in the Netherlands, are inviting motorists to participate this fall in a program aimed at relieving congestion in city centr...
Tesla's Musk dials into Volkswagen executive conference
17 October 2021
Musk visiting the Tesla battery plant site in Gruenheide near Berlin in May. — Reuters FRANKFURT: Tesla boss Elon Musk has addressed 200 Volkswagen executives via a video call aft...
Touch ‘n Go eWallet launches DuitNow Transfer
17 October 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: Touch ‘n Go eWallet has launched the DuitNow Transfer function, allowing its users to move their money from any internet banking account directly to the eWallet in re...
120 years of Royal Enfield motorcycles
17 October 2021
LONDON: Puristic motorcycles are popular with riders these days and few companies are as good at making them as Royal Enfield, the Indian-based manufacturer whose new products look...
Porsche and Michelin support Indonesian rubber plantation fa...
17 October 2021
STUTTGART: Porsche and Michelin are championing the sustainable extraction of natural rubber in Indonesia through the CASCADE (Committed Actions for Smallholders Capacity Developme...
How to choose best home charger for electric car
17 October 2021
BERLIN: Pure electric cars allow emission-free driving and get their power from a mains electricity plug. Charging at home can take a long time however and most owners will want...
Norway set to become world's first country to achieve 100% e...
16 October 2021
OSLO: From the spring of 2022, all new car sales in Norway could well be electric, whether 100% electric or plug-in hybrid models. This would make the Scandinavian country the w...