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German auto giants place their bets on hydrogen cars
22 September 2021
MUNICH: Battery power may be the frontrunner to become the car technology of the future, but don't rule out the underdog hydrogen. That's the view of some major automakers, incl...
Sept 23-29: RON97 petrol up 2 sen to RM2.75
22 September 2021
PETALING JAYA: Retail prices for RON95 petrol and diesel will remain unchanged from Sept 23 to Sept 29 while RON97 petrol will go up by two sen to RM2.75 per litre, says the Financ...
Lotus reveals ‘blueprint’ for electric sports cars
21 September 2021
HETHEL (UK): Just weeks after Lotus confirmed it will be launching a new family of EV performance cars, it has given a world premiere to the innovative new lightweight chassis tech...
Pioneering EV trial heralds ability to predict battery lifes...
21 September 2021
LONDON: A world-first, real-life trial of electric vehicles, involving battery analytics specialist Silver Power Systems (SPS), EV manufacturers and academics, has brought closer t...
EVs may cut global refining capacity demand by half in 2050,...
21 September 2021
SINGAPORE: A global drive towards electrification of road transport to reduce carbon emissions may cut demand for the world's oil refining capacity by half in 2050, consultancy Rys...
Bentley among three cars allegedly set ablaze to claim insur...
21 September 2021
A 2006 Continental GT shown for illustration. MALACCA: Two men decided to set fire to their own three cars, including a luxury car, in a bid to collect insurance payments to se...
Ride-share pioneer Sunil Paul has a new company to spur elec...
21 September 2021
SAN FRANCISCO: Sunil Paul, one of the pioneers of the ride-sharing concept, is launching a new company that he hopes will help encourage the adoption of electric vehicles. The b...
MACC remands car maker's GM in graft probe
21 September 2021
PUTRAJAYA: A general manager of a car manufacturing company has been remanded for six days as graft investigators probe allegations that he accepted bribes amounting to several hun...
Petrol stations, eateries, convenience stores can open until...
21 September 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: Petrol stations, eateries and convenience stores will soon be allowed to operate from 6am to midnight, said Senior Minister (Security) Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein...
Why are BMW and Daimler being sued over climate change?
21 September 2021
BERLIN: German activists have filed a lawsuit against automakers BMW and Daimler for refusing to tighten carbon emissions goals, the first time German citizens have sued private co...
Buy an electrified BMW or MINI, and help the needy at same t...
21 September 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: BMW Group Financial Services Malaysia is chipping in to help the needy who have been especially hard hit by the Covid-19 pandemic. It has started raising funds for...
QuantumScape partners with unidentified large automaker to t...
21 September 2021
SAN JOSE: US battery maker QuantumScape Corp said today it had partnered with an undisclosed large automaker to evaluate prototypes of its solid-state battery cells, sending the Vo...
Chevrolet Bolt EV battery production resumes
21 September 2021
WASHINGTON: General Motors Co said on Monday that battery production for its recalled Chevrolet Bolt electric vehicle had resumed and that battery replacements will begin next mont...
A gift of excess: Aston Martin DB5 Junior No Time To Die Edi...
21 September 2021
LONDON: The Little Car Company, Aston Martin and EON Productions today announced the launch of a No Time To Die special edition Aston Martin DB5 Junior. Inspired by the 25th Jam...
Stellantis' Manley goes from wheeling to dealing as AutoNati...
21 September 2021
FORT LAUDERDALE: No. 1 US auto retailer AutoNation Inc today named former Fiat Chrysler (FCA) top boss Michael Manley as its new chief executive, replacing long-serving CEO Mike Ja...
Hundreds of Ford India workers protest over planned plant cl...
21 September 2021
Ford workers attending a protest outside Ford's car assembly and engine-making facility in Sanand, Gujarat today. — Reuters SANAND (India): Hundreds of workers at a Ford Motor Co ...
Brunei revises vehicle registration, licence renewal procedu...
21 September 2021
BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN: Brunei's Land Transport Department (JPD) has announced changes to the way vehicles are registered and licences are to be renewed amid a Covid-19 outbreak. L...
Honda says domestic output at 40% of capacity, sees improvem...
21 September 2021
TOKYO: Honda Motor Co said its car factories in Japan have been operating at 40% of capacity in August and September because of shortages of semiconductors and other components cau...
Toyota Corolla Cross Hybrid lined up for Sept 27 debut?
20 September 2021
PETALING JAYA: UMW Toyota Motor today teased the arrival of what is possibly the Corolla Cross Hybrid on Sept 27. A statement from the company hinted in general terms of what is...
Honda targets annual sales of 70,000 Prologue electric vehic...
20 September 2021
WASHINGTON: Honda Motor Co's US unit said today it is targeting initial annual sales of 70,000 for its planned electric Prologue sport utility vehicle when it goes to market in 202...