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Magna nears deal to make more models in China
07 September 2021
MUNICH: Magna International Inc. is in advanced talks with automakers to produce more vehicles in China that could compete on the international market. The Austrian-Canadian par...
Artist Jeff Koons creating a special edition of BMW 8 Series...
07 September 2021
MUNICH: American artist Jeff Koons will create a special edition of the BMW 8 Series Gran Coupe, which will be unveiled in Los Angeles in February 2022. This isn't the first tim...
Concept Mercedes-Maybach EQS arrives
07 September 2021
MUNICH: Mercedes-Benz has unveiled the Concept Mercedes-Maybach EQS, giving a peek at the future production model of the ultra-luxury model. The concept now gets a sports utilit...
Europe wants to ban combustion engines. Italy says ‘not so f...
07 September 2021
ROME: As Europe prepares to ban combustion engines, Italy, home of high-powered, high-testosterone sports cars made by Ferrari NV and Lamborghini SpA, is already looking for ways a...
BMW i Vision Circular is a car made entirely out of recycled...
06 September 2021
MUNICH: BMW today unveiled the BMW i Vision Circular that outlines a compact electric car for the year 2040 that is luxurious and sustainable. It's made entirely out of recycled...
Megane E-Tech: Renault debuts electric compact crossover
06 September 2021
MUNICH: Renault was at the forefront of the electric revolution with the little Zoe, but the competition has since caught up. The Megane E-Tech crossover is now intended to help th...
Geely hires ex-Bentley design chief Stefan Sielaff
06 September 2021
BEIJING: Chinese automaker Geely has hired Stefan Sielaff, the former design chief of British luxury brand Bentley, as China's manufacturers increasingly turn to new styles to boos...
EQE: Mercedes shows off electric version of E-Class
06 September 2021
MUNICH: Mercedes-Benz is picking up speed in its transformation to electric drive. Only a few months after launching the EQS, the manufacturer is unveiling its second car designed ...
Volkswagen unveils ID LIFE concept EV for the masses
06 September 2021
MUNICH: Volkswagen today took the wraps off the ID LIFE, a fully electric small car to be launched in 2025 at a cost of around €20,000 (RM99,000) in a bid to make battery-powered c...
Daimler CEO says carmakers could face chip shortage into 202...
06 September 2021
MUNICH: Soaring demand for semiconductor chips means the auto industry could struggle to source enough of them throughout next year and into 2023, though the shortage should be les...
Man lucky to be alive as car crushed in KL pile-up
06 September 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: A motorist escaped with only light injuries to his face after the car he was driving was crushed in a six-vehicle pile-up caused by a runaway lorry. City Traffic I...
JPJ counter services resume nationwide
06 September 2021
PETALING JAYA: Counter services for all Road Transport Department (JPJ) branches nationwide resumed operations today. Transport Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong was at the Wa...
Petron donates RM60,000 worth of fuel to three charities
06 September 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: Petron Malaysia is helping three charities by sponsoring fuel worth RM60,000. The free fuel for Community Policing Malaysia, Mercy Malaysia and My Food Directory &...
Piaggio, KTM, Honda and Yamaha set up swappable batteries co...
06 September 2021
Taiwan's Kymco is already using swappable batteries for electric scooters and motorcycles. MILAN: Italian scooter maker Piaggio said today it had set up a consortium with Honda Mo...
Great Wall to launch electric car and hybrid SUV in Europe i...
06 September 2021
A WEY iNest car by by Chinese car maker Great Wall Motors (GWM) is pictured during a press preview at the International Motor Show (IAA), on Monday (Sept 6, 2021) in Munich. - AFP ...
Smart reveals its first grown-up electric in concept trim
06 September 2021
MUNICH: The first product of a 50:50 joint venture between Daimler-owned Smart and Geely from China is a compact SUV with four doors unlike anything seen before from the brand. ...
VW CEO: smart cars, not e-cars, are 'gamechanger'
06 September 2021
MUNICH: Volkswagen head Herbert Diess on Sunday said autonomous cars, not electric vehicles, were the "real gamechanger" for the auto industry, which is facing the end of combustio...
Proton's Vlog contest is halfway through with three months t...
06 September 2021
SUBANG JAYA: With just more than three months left before Proton's Vlog contest ends, now is the best time to try your skill as a content creator and win cash prizes totalling more...
China wary of intelligent vehicles
06 September 2021
TIANJIN: China needs to adapt regulatory measures to guard against Internet and data security risks associated with the development of intelligent vehicles, such as the unauthorise...
German decision on Tesla subsidies expected by end of year
06 September 2021
BERLIN: Germany will probably decide by the end of the year how much state aid US electric vehicle maker Tesla will receive for its planned battery cell factory near Berlin, an eco...