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Will Tesla share its self-driving system with other car make...
25 August 2021
SAN FRANCISCO: Elon Musk has indicated that Autopilot, Tesla's autonomous driving technology, could at some point be distributed to other automakers, although he did not give any n...
Earn extra income by subscribing out your car to Flux
25 August 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: Flux has unveiled a new plan which lets owners of underused cars make some income by subscribing out their vehicles to the car-sharing company. Typically, Flux sou...
Harley-Davidson of Penang is top dealer in Asia Emerging Mar...
25 August 2021
KUALA LUMPUR:  Harley-Davidson Penang (H-D Penang) was recently declared "Best Dealer For Q2 2021" in Asia Emerging Market by Harley-Davidson Motor Company. The award is in reco...
New Ford Focus ST Edition promises more intense fun
24 August 2021
LONDON: Ford today announced a new, special edition version of the Focus ST five-door hot hatchback that enhances driving dynamics with upgraded suspension and light-weight wheels ...
AirAsia introduces ride-hailing service
24 August 2021
PETALING JAYA: AirAsia Group Bhd has launched its very own ride-hailing services dubbed as AirAsia ride as the airline industry continues to struggle with the Covid-19 pandemic and...
As real as it gets: Grown-up kids playing real life cops and...
24 August 2021
LONDON: Grown-up kids are playing real life cops and robbers by driving in simulated "police pursuits" that are as real as possible to those seen on popular police chase TV shows a...
Ford doubling Lightning production target, say sources
24 August 2021
DETROIT: Ford Motor Co has doubled its production target for the F-150 Lightning because of strong early demand for the full-sized electric pickup truck ahead of its 2022 launch, a...
VinFast pulling out all the stops to secure top battery tech
24 August 2021
HANOI: What's up with VinFast these days? Well, it wants to make electric cars and to do that, it's seeking to strike deals with leading battery makers from around the world. Vi...
Mazda overhauls China car joint venture with Changan, FAW
24 August 2021
TOKYO/BEIJING: Mazda Motor Corp said today it and two Chinese partners have agreed to form a new venture in which it will have a 47.5% stake. State-owned Chongqing Changan Autom...
Battery pioneer Akira Yoshino on Tesla, Apple and the electr...
24 August 2021
Yoshino. — Reuters TOKYO: Akira Yoshino, a co-winner of the 2019 Nobel Prize in chemistry for his work on lithium-ion batteries, can take credit for the upheaval in both the autom...
Vehicle sales to pick up momentum this month
24 August 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian vehicle sales are expected to start picking up from this month, driven by easing economic activity restrictions in key states like Selangor and Kuala Lumpur...
Russia aims to have at least 25,000 EVs by 2024
24 August 2021
MOSCOW: Russia, one of the world’s biggest oil and gas producers, has a plan to bring more electric vehicles to its roads over the next three years and to build a market for batter...
Perodua showrooms, after sales centres are open
24 August 2021
RAWANG: Perodua has resumed operations of its sales, after sales centres, including body and paint businesses nationwide. The re-opening of Perodua’s sales and after sales centr...
Volkswagen showrooms resume operations
24 August 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: Volkswagen showrooms have resumed operations, except for those located in Malacca, Johor, Kedah, Pahang, and Kelantan, that are still awaiting approval to operate. ...
Musk says Tesla's self-driving software update 'not great'
24 August 2021
A Tesla Model S is shown in Autopilot mode in San Francisco. — Reuters SAN FRANCISCO: Tesla Inc's chief executive Elon Musk said the electric-car maker was working on improving ...
A secret weapon for self-driving car startups: Humans
23 August 2021
SAN FRANCISCO: Self-driving startups like Cruise and Pony.ai have begun testing their driverless cars in some parts of California in the past year, with an additional feature: Huma...
Vespa 75th anniversary series introduced
23 August 2021
PETALING JAYA: Didi Resources Sdn Bhd, official local distributor of the Vespa brand, has introduced the new Vespa 75th Anniversary Series recently. The specially-created scoote...
GM and LG’s too-big-to-fail ties tested by US$1b recall
23 August 2021
DETROIT: In June 2017, months after General Motors Co. beat Tesla Inc. to market with an affordable, long-range electric vehicle, it took out full-page newspaper ads touting how lo...
Over 190 Petron service stations open food banks
23 August 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: Over 190 Petron service stations dealers stepped up to organise the "Jom Bantu Food Bank and Community Table" for communities affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. Th...
Volta Trucks starts real-world trials of Volta Zero prototyp...
23 August 2021
LONDON: Volta Trucks has started real-world testing of the first Volta Zero prototype using production specification components. The electric vehicle was developed in industry-l...