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UK drivers face higher petrol prices as troops deployed
04 October 2021
A tanker driver watching as fuel is pumped from his tanker into storage tanks at a BP petrol station in Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire on Sept 25. — AFP LONDON: UK drivers head into a s...
Tesla amps up fight with Rivian, cites battery secrets theft
04 October 2021
SAN FRANCISCO: Tesla Inc. escalated its trade secrets fight with Rivian Automotive Inc., accusing the maker of electric pickups of continuing to poach its employees and stealing "h...
Suzuki revives the Phantom with special edition GSX-R1000R
04 October 2021
LONDON: Suzuki has revived the Phantom name with a new special edition GSX-R1000R, available at £17,499 (RM99,000). Like the iconic GSX-R1000 K6 Phantom from 2006, the new GSX-R...
Mara spent RM70mil to help automotive entrepreneurs
04 October 2021
Mahdzir (centre) taking a closer look at a car engine after launching the Alor Star event on Sunday. — Bernama ALOR STAR: Majlis Amanah Rakyat (Mara) has spent about RM70 million ...
Michelin's puncture-proof airless tyre expected in 2024
03 October 2021
PARIS: Michelin's Uptis airless tyre, unveiled as a prototype two years ago, is now in the road-testing phase ahead of a scheduled market launch in 2024. While preventing punctu...
Williams Advanced Engineering refining special wheelchair fo...
03 October 2021
LONDON: Williams Advanced Engineering (WAE) is working with Whizz-Kids and Frazer-Nash Consultancy to refine the DREAM wheelchair concept. The wheelchair has been designed by ch...
Toyota outsells GM in US for first nine months of 2021
02 October 2021
WASHINGTON: Toyota Motor Corp outsold General Motors Co in the United States for the first nine months of 2021 as the Detroit automaker grappled with production problems stemming f...
VW labour boss wants faster electric car rollout at Wolfsbur...
02 October 2021
BERLIN: The head of Volkswagen's works council wants the carmaker to bring forward production of electric vehicles at its main plant in Wolfsburg to 2024 make it more competitive, ...
Volvo enhances aftersales with 'Customer Lifetime Parts Warr...
01 October 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: Volvo Car Malaysia today unveiled a new warranty programme known as the "Customer Lifetime Parts Warranty" to give Volvo customers peace of mind throughout their vehi...
VW gives early glimpse at ID Life, first of many cheap elect...
01 October 2021
BERLIN: Volkswagen might be forging ahead with its switch to electric mobility, but the auto giant's electric vehicles have so far largely remained exclusive to those with extra ca...
Modenas takes over as Kawasaki distributor
01 October 2021
PETALING JAYA: Modenas is the new distributor for Kawasaki motorcycles with effect from Oct 1. The bikes will be sold through Edaran Modenas, the local motorcycle manufacturer's...
Space is Honda's new frontier as it aims to build rockets to...
01 October 2021
TOKYO: Honda Motor Co says it will build small reusable rockets for satellites, aiming to launch a test vehicle by 2030, Japan’s Jiji Press reported. The Japanese automaker plan...
Many British petrol stations still dry, pig cull fears grow
01 October 2021
A sign informing customers that fuel has run out at a petrol station in Northwich, Britain, on Wednesday. — Reuters LONDON: Many British petrol stations were still dry today after...
Honda Malaysia launches two new pandemic-related assistance ...
01 October 2021
PETALING JAYA: Honda Malaysia has introduced two new programmes to provide more benefits to new customers. The Customer Car Loan Protection Programme which offers up to RM39,000...
Harley-Davidson Pan America test rides available at Harley-D...
01 October 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: The Harley-Davidson's first-of-its-kind adventure motorcycle the Pan America which is expected to be launched locally soon, has received overwhelming inquiries. Ro...
2021 Triumph Bonneville Speedmaster arrives
01 October 2021
PETALING JAYA: The new Bonneville Speedmaster is here, delivering a a cruiser riding position. The Speedmaster is a classic British custom-style motorcycle with swept back handl...
Penang car park operators losing customers
01 October 2021
GEORGE TOWN: Many season pass holders at car parks here have terminated their membership due to the prolonged pandemic. With many office workers now working from home, most of t...
Toyota-Mazda US joint venture ups workforce for Corolla Cros...
01 October 2021
TOKYO: Toyota Motor Corp and Mazda Motor Corp's joint venture factory in the United States will hire 1,700 additional employees as it ramps up production, the companies said on Thu...
GM expects renewable energy-powered US sites by 2025, ahead ...
01 October 2021
DETROIT: General Motors Co said on Thursday it plans to have its sites in the United States run on renewable energy by 2025, five years ahead of its original goal. The company a...
Foxconn strikes deal to acquire former Lordstown Ohio plant
01 October 2021
WASHINGTON/DETROIT: Global technology firm Foxconn will buy an assembly plant owned by US electric vehicle startup Lordstown Motors Corp for US$230 million and take over production...