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Florida man wins US$1mil the day he opened his auto shop
10 September 2021
CALLAHAN (Florida, USA): A Florida man won US$1 million (RM4.1mil) in a lottery game the same day he and his wife opened an auto repair shop. Brian Woodle, 46, bought the US$5 G...
Next-gen Ford Ranger teased
09 September 2021
LONDON: Ford today announced that the fourth-generation Ranger would be revealed later this year and launched in 2022. Ranger fans will be excited to know this is the model's fi...
CaltexGO app launched to provide seamless payment at fuel-up
09 September 2021
PETALING JAYA: Chevron Malaysia Ltd, which markets the Caltex brand, has launched CaltexGO, Caltex’s mobile payment app, to customers in the Klang Valley. The integrated mobile ...
Honda Malaysia starts 'I’m Vaccinated' campaign
09 September 2021
PETALING JAYA: Honda Malaysia has launched a proactive “I’m Vaccinated” campaign to provide customers and dealer associates with added confidence and safety assurance at Honda deal...
Ford to stop making cars in India
09 September 2021
NEW DELHI: Ford Motor Co will stop making cars in India and take a hit of about US$2 billion (RM8.3bil) because it does not see a path to profitability in the country, becoming the...
Bosch cable simplifies EV charging
09 September 2021
MUNICH: Bosch has introduced the world’s first electric-car charging cable with integrated technology for flexible recharging without a control box. At under 3kg, the Bosch cabl...
NY sets 2035 zero-emission passenger car goal
09 September 2021
NEW YORK: New York governor Kathy Hochul on Wednesday signed into law a bill that sets a goal for all new passenger cars and light-duty trucks to be zero-emission models by 2035, j...
Nissan-backed Chinese startup WeRide develops self-driving v...
09 September 2021
People walking past a WeRide autonomous driving robobus near its office in Guangzhou in May. — Reuters BEIJING: WeRide, a China-based autonomous driving startup, said on Thursday ...
Schumacher's wife says F1 great 'different, but here'
09 September 2021
Schumacher at the 2012 Brazil's F1 Grand Prix at the Interlagos racetrack in Sao Paulo. — AFP LONDON: Michael Schumacher's wife, Corinna, said the Formula One great is "differen...
Covid-19 impact could hit Japanese automakers' output in Oct...
09 September 2021
TOKYO: Disruptions to parts and components suppliers caused by the Covid-19 pandemic could force fresh production cuts at Japanese automakers in October, says Akio Toyoda, the head...
Apple car chief’s departure puts its next big thing in doubt
09 September 2021
LOS ANGELES: The abrupt departure of Apple Inc.’s top automotive executive imperils its efforts to develop a self-driving car, a project that’s been seen as one of the tech giant’s...
Developers offer mobility services to lure car-free renters
09 September 2021
PHOENIX: Rising from a 17-acre lot outside Phoenix, Arizona, Culdesac Tempe is billed as the first and only zero-driving community built from scratch in the US.: Its future residen...
RM500 aid for e-hailing drivers to be disbursed
09 September 2021
PETALING JAYA: The RM500 one-off assistance for e-hailing drivers under the Pemerkasa Plus programme will be disbursed to eligible drivers starting tomorrow, says Transport Ministe...
Insurer Carrot is coming in hot
09 September 2021
SEOUL: Seoul-based tech-driven insurer Carrot General Insurance Corp has signed up 300,000 subscribers to its pay-per-mile auto insurance in just two years. Carrot has been seen...
Proton upbeat on ending 2021 on high note
08 September 2021
SUBANG JAYA: Proton is aiming to end 2021 on a strong footing following the resumption in production, sales, and export activities, which are expected to contribute towards increas...
Ford poaches exec developing 'Apple Car'
08 September 2021
DETROIT: Call it a Field day for Ford Motor. The head of Apple Inc's car project, Doug Field, is going to work for Ford Motor Co to lead the automaker's advanced technology and ...
KL, Selangor and Putrajaya to move to Phase 2 of NRP on Frid...
08 September 2021
PETALING JAYA: Kuala Lumpur, Selangor and Putrajaya will transition to Phase 2 of the National Recovery Plan on Sept 10, says Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob. Isma...
Volkswagen to set up venture capital fund in decarbonisation...
08 September 2021
WOLFSBURG: Volkswagen AG said on Tuesday it planned to set up a venture capital fund, which would initially invest €300 million (RM1.4bil) in decarbonisation projects and start-ups...
JPMorgan to buy majority stake in VW's payments business
08 September 2021
LONDON: JPMorgan has struck a deal to buy a majority stake in German car giant Volkswagen's payments business ahead of a planned rollout of in-car technology that allows drivers to...
Out-of-control Lamborghini Gallardo causes KL pile-up
08 September 2021
The accident caused a 3km traffic jam. — All pix by KL traffic police KUALA LUMPUR: A Lamborghini Gallardo Superleggera driver lost control of his supercar and caused a multi-vehi...