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Indonesia reinstates temporary tax break for small-car sales
19 September 2021
JAKARTA: Indonesia has reinstated a temporary luxury-tax break on sales of smaller cars as the concession helped boost demand for vehicles, the finance ministry said. The tax br...
Baidu's self-driving taxis are popping up all across China's...
18 September 2021
BEIJING: The battle is on between Alphabet in the United States and Baidu in China in regards to the development, launch and rollout of self-driving taxicabs. Baidu recently ann...
Another extension for learner’s driver licence, says Wee
18 September 2021
YONG PENG: The Road Transport Department (JPJ) has granted seven more months to applicants taking their learner’s driving licence (LDL). Transport Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka ...
Workplace meetings hit the road as Microsoft develops Teams ...
18 September 2021
SEATTLE: In the wake of pandemic-era relaxations to the rules on where we do our office work, Microsoft is trying to make the car an everyday place to remotely join an office meeti...
Ford to boost F-150 Lightning production capacity
18 September 2021
DETROIT: Ford Motor Co said on Thursday it would boost its F-150 Lightning production capacity to 80,000 per year due to strong demand for the electric pickup truck, adding that th...
Legendary Porsches will purr in a special concert event
17 September 2021
STUTTGART: On Sept 18, Porsche is set to hold another "Sound Night" at the brand's museum here. This exceptional event, during which a selection of 20 racing and production vehi...
How to park a supercar like a pro
17 September 2021
NEW YORK: Matt Farah is something of a parking expert. In his 10 years as an automotive authority and podcast host, he has reviewed, owned, raced, and filmed reviews of more than 1...
Tesla to work with global regulators on data security
17 September 2021
SHANGHAI: Electric vehicle maker Tesla Inc will work with global regulators to ensure data security, chief executive Elon Musk told an industry event in China today. Tesla, whic...
Top 20 racers head to finals of Toyota GR Velocity Esports C...
17 September 2021
PETALING JAYA: The Toyota GR Velocity Esports Championship reaches its climax on Sept 18-19 with Malaysia’s top 20 simulator racers vying for the honour of winning a total prize po...
Nazir Razak takes on e-hailing driver role for a day
17 September 2021
PETALING JAYA: A few Airasia Ride customers on Merdeka Day (Aug 31) were surprised by their driver that day, who turned out to be none other than prominent banker Datuk Seri Nazir ...
Boost teams up with Great Eastern to offer CarProtect
17 September 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: eWallet Boost today announced it has expanded its insurance offerings with the launch of CarProtect, a car insurance with comprehensive coverage for private cars. ...
Chip supply, testing woes to curb car production, says IHS M...
17 September 2021
LONDON: Semiconductor shortages and the delayed packaging and testing of the chips will cause production of global light vehicles to drop by five million this year, data firm IHS M...
Does the world need so many cars?
17 September 2021
HONG KONG: Global automakers are slashing production forecasts, which will cost the world hundreds of thousands of cars in the coming months. Yet any worries about this outcome ...
Small-but-sturdy C3 to lead Citroen's SUV wave into emerging...
17 September 2021
FRANKFURT: While its career in Europe is coming to an end, the current Citroen C3 is making it big on the other side of the world, arriving as a small SUV for India and South Ameri...
Renault plans 2,000 job cuts in France as it moves to EVs
17 September 2021
PARIS: Renault said on Thursday it would cut up to 2,000 engineering and support jobs in France as it shifts into electric cars and hires in different positions. The loss-making...
GM tells Bolt EV owners to park away from vehicles in decks
17 September 2021
WASHINGTON: General Motors Co on Wednesday recommended that Chevrolet Bolt electric vehicle owners parking in decks do so on the top floor or on an open level, at least 15 metres a...
Limited certified used Hyundai units on sale from Sept 17-19
16 September 2021
PETALING JAYA: Limited certified used Hyundai units are on special deals this weekend from the Sept 17 to 19 via Hyundai Promise, Hyundai-Sime Darby Motors’ (HSDM) approved used ca...
Porsche Motorsport gets new boss
16 September 2021
Laudenbach. STUTTGART: Porsche Motorsport has a new man at the helm. Thomas Laudenbach, 53, will assume the role of managing Porsche Motorsport on Oct 1. The engineer takes ...
BlaBlaCar launches a coach for safer driving
16 September 2021
PARIS: BlaBlaCar is launching a new car insurance offer, the French carpooling company has announced. Drivers who sign up to the coverage plan will be able to benefit from a ded...
BMW Motorrad replaces accessory footrests for GS models
16 September 2021
MUNICH: BMW Motorrad is recalling some GS footrests over their lack of corrosion resistance. It said stress corrosion cracks may occur on the studs of certain milled footrests f...