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Ferrari, parent Exor clinch alliance with former Apple desig...
27 September 2021
Ive (left) with Apple CEO Tim Cook at the September 2018 launch of iPhone XR. MILAN: Italian luxury car maker Ferrari and its parent company Exor, the holding vehicle of the Agnel...
Toyota ready to introduce new hybrids to Malaysia
27 September 2021
SHAH ALAM: Nope, no car launch today. Just more build-up from UMW Toyota Motor about the brand's shift to car electrification. Recall our last post on the matter last Monday tha...
Leonardo DiCaprio-backed Polestar valued at US$20b in SPAC d...
27 September 2021
LONDON: Polestar, the electric-vehicle maker backed by Volvo Car Group and actor Leonardo DiCaprio, agreed to go public through a merger with a blank-check company at a roughly US$...
Energy-efficient vehicle manufacturing gets priority in 12MP
27 September 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob says the government will give priority to the development of an energy-efficient vehicle manufacturing industry to suppo...
Electric supercars need to lose weight, power up and cool do...
27 September 2021
OXFORD: Speed has always been paramount for supercar makers, and now they're in the race of their lives to go electric before climate policy cuts their combustion engines. That'...
Interstate travel likely to be allowed by first half of Octo...
27 September 2021
PUTRAJAYA: Interstate travel will likely be allowed during the first half of October, says National Recovery Council chairman Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin. Muhyiddin said the issue ...
New semiconductor plants will end global auto chip shortage ...
27 September 2021
TURIN: Tesla Inc CEO Elon Musk said that thanks to new semiconductor plants that are planned or under construction, the global chip shortage that has pummelled the car industry thi...
Geely to set up 5,000 battery swapping stations by 2025
26 September 2021
BEIJING: China's Geely aims to set up 5,000 battery swapping stations for electric vehicles (EV) globally by 2025, as sales grow in the world's biggest vehicle market, the automake...
Mercedes customers waiting over a year for cars, says Kallen...
26 September 2021
BERLIN: Mercedes-Benz customers are facing waiting times of more than a year for their orders because of interruptions to production caused by chip shortages, Daimler chief executi...
Driving tests backlog will be cleared by end of the year, sa...
26 September 2021
KUALA TERENGGANU: The Road Transport Department (JPJ) is targeting all tests involving 462,124 outstanding candidates at 232 driving institutes nationwide to be completed before th...
China company XCMG shows future of highway maintenance, and ...
26 September 2021
SUZHOU: When it comes to building and maintaining roads, it's traditionally a labour intensive undertaking. But even such arduous work can be automated now with the advent of sa...
Indonesia gets first crack at second-gen Honda BR-V
26 September 2021
JAKARTA: The second-generation Honda BR-V made its world premiere at a virtual launch here last week. The all-new BR-V comes with a completely redesigned look and series of adva...
Denying driving licences to senior citizens would be last re...
25 September 2021
The ministry said all stakeholders should come together and create an effective and inclusive plan for all. — Reuters PETALING JAYA: Senior citizens will be issued driving licen...
Bag your car against flash floods the ClimaGuard way
25 September 2021
PETALING JAYA: With unpredictable weather and a man-made climate catastrophe under way, the only constant to expect these days is change in unexpected ways. Like no one would ev...
Thai car sales slump to 15-month low on Covid-19 outbreak cu...
25 September 2021
BANGKOK: Thailand's domestic car sales tumbled 38.8% in August from a year earlier as stricter coronavirus containment measures hit economic activity, the Federation of Thai Indust...
Honda models to launch with Google built-in from 2022
25 September 2021
TOKYO: Honda and Google announced on Friday that the two companies have agreed to integrate Google’s in-vehicle connected service into an all-new model that will come to market in ...
Hybrid working could kill the rush hour
25 September 2021
LONDON: Rush hour could be a thing of the past as commuters turn their backs on traditional working patterns in favour of more flexible and hybrid alternatives, according to the fi...
Aston spins a custom-spec DBX, wants RM1.1m for it
24 September 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: Aston Martin Kuala Lumpur today introduced a DBX with a new paintjob and a few tweaks. The customised DBX painted in so-called "Arden Green" is priced from RM1.1mi...
WATCH: Ford offers glimpse of Bronco Raptor
24 September 2021
DETROIT: Ford is offering a sneak peek of the Bronco Raptor that will launch in 2022. Expect it to have a beefier V6 engine and upgraded suspension to handle everything that an ...
Daimler expands European battery network with 33% stake in A...
24 September 2021
BERLIN: Daimler's Mercedes-Benz said today it will take a 33% stake in battery cell manufacturer Automotive Cells Company (ACC), expanding its European sourcing of battery cells ke...