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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...
Driving the in-car audio experience into the future
20 September 2021
PARIS: Just like other on-board technologies, in-car sound systems are about to undergo a revolution. Numerous solutions - most of which are still at the experimental stage - ar...
Half the range is gone when you hitch a trailer to an EV
20 September 2021
BERLIN: As the e-mobility movement gathers pace, the first electrics and plug-in hybrids with a trailer coupling are beginning to arrive. Some large SUVs in particular claim to be ...
US opens probe into 30 million vehicles over air bag inflato...
20 September 2021
WASHINGTON: US auto safety investigators have opened a new probe into 30 million vehicles built by nearly two dozen automakers with potentially defective Takata air bag inflators, ...
No sweat for Mazda to fulfil order backlog of 1,200 units, s...
20 September 2021
PETALING JAYA: Bermaz Auto Bhd (BAuto) has enough inventory to cater to a current backlog of 1,200 vehicles, says RHB Research. “As per our last conversation with its management...
New Mitsubishi dealership opens in Bukit Raja, Klang
20 September 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: A Mitsubishi 3S centre has opened in Bukit Raja, Klang. The new 3S Centre is located at No. 36, Jalan Astaka 4, Bandar Bukit Raja, 41050 Klang Selangor. With a ...
Ex-MINI exec appointed Rolls-Royce Motor Asia-Pacific region...
20 September 2021
LONDON: Rolls-Royce Motor Cars has announced that Irene Nikkein has been appointed regional director for the Asia-Pacific region, based in Singapore. Nikkein joins Rolls-Royce M...
Bangkok 'taxi graveyard' comes to life with mini-gardens
20 September 2021
Taxis repurposed for growing vegetables. — AFP BANGKOK: In an open-air parking lot in the west of the Thai capital, green shoots fed by monsoon rains sprout from the roofs and b...
Crowds flock to Champs-Elysees during Paris car-free day
19 September 2021
People walking near the Arc de Triomphe monument, fully wrapped as part of an art installation. — Reuters PARIS: Crowds of Parisians and tourists strolled along the Champs-Elysees...
Ford gives its beloved Fiesta a facelift and adds mild hybri...
19 September 2021
LONDON: Ford is injecting some life into the Fiesta with a fresh face, a more economical engine, a bigger equipment range and updated assistance systems. The latest version of t...
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...