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Audi CEO sees better odds of building in US as VW electrifie...
29 August 2021
NEW YORK: The odds Audi decides to start building vehicles in the US are rising as parent Volkswagen AG electrifies its lineup, the luxury-car maker’s chief executive officer said....
Tom Cruise's BMW X7 stolen while he was out filming 'MI:7' i...
29 August 2021
Tom was in Birmingham to shoot a segment of MI:7. — Photo courtesy of Birmingham police LONDON: BMWs are among the top 10 most stolen cars in the UK. So it comes as little surpris...
Adjust the driver's seat — or face back pain and serious roa...
28 August 2021
BERLIN: The driver's seat is pushed back as far as it will go, until it's almost in a reclining position. The eyeline is at the same level as the window. Just one hand rests lightl...
Drop the chalk: US motorist wins appeal over tickets
28 August 2021
DETROIT: Parking scofflaws unite! A woman with 14 tickets has won a major decision in a dispute over whether a Michigan city violated the US Constitution by chalking her car tyr...
SpareXHub to hold BMW, MINI and Volkswagen surplus parts sal...
27 August 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: SpareXHub will be organising a two-week sale from Sept 1 to 14 with discounts up to 85% on genuine BMW, MINI and Volkswagen car spare parts. The sale will take pla...
Honda HR-V Sport Hybrid price set at around RM114K
27 August 2021
PETALING JAYA: Honda Malaysia today officially announced the price of the enhanced HR-V Sport Hybrid intelligent Dual-Clutch Drive (i-DCD) at RM113,954.82 (OTR without insurance, i...
Geneva motor show organisers to help Qatar set up own show f...
27 August 2021
DOHA/GENEVA: There's a new international motor show coming up and it's set to open in Doha in 2023. It's getting a big helping hand from the organisers of the Geneva Motor Show....
Bentley first auto brand to join Leather Working Group
27 August 2021
LONDON: Bentley Motors is taking another step on its Beyond100 journey towards enhancing the environmental sustainability of its products and materials, as it becomes the first aut...
Xiaomi revs up to enter EV space
27 August 2021
Lei Jun (centre) and his management team. BEIJING: Xiaomi Corp will buy autonomous driving technology startup Deepmotion for about US$77.4mil (RM324.34mil), sealing a deal to help...
Subaru Connex available for XV and Forester
27 August 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: TC Subaru Sdn Bhd today announced the rollout of the Subaru Connex telematics system. From Sept 10, Subaru Connex - priced at RM1,900 (excluding taxes) – will be a...
Toyota halts all self-driving e-Palettes after Olympic villa...
27 August 2021
TOKYO: Toyota said today it had suspended all self-driving e-Palette transportation pods at the Tokyo Paralympic Games village, a day after one of the vehicles collided with and in...
New BMW M 1000 RR and S 1000 R superbikes introduced
27 August 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: BMW Motorrad Malaysia has introduced the new and highly-anticipated BMW M 1000 RR, alongside the latest variants of the S 1000 R superbikes. Featuring the powerful...
Porsche Taycan updated: more range, more connectivity, more ...
27 August 2021
STUTTGART: The Taycan and Taycan Cross Turismo will start the new model year in September with extensive changes. Thanks to technological developments, the day-to-day range of t...
New BMW R nineT line-up unveiled
27 August 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: BMW Motorrad Malaysia has unveiled the new R nineT, r nineT Pure and R nineT Scrambler retro style roadsters now fitted with an extended range of standard features, w...
Chip crunch will last through 2022, warns Toyota supplier
27 August 2021
TOKYO: Japan’s Rohm Co. says that vital semiconductors for automobiles and industrial machinery will likely remain in short supply at least throughout next year, adding to ominous ...
Alphabet's Waymo to stop selling lidar self-driving car sens...
27 August 2021
SAN FRANCISCO: Alphabet Inc's self-driving unit Waymo said on Thursday that it has ended a two-year effort to sell light detection and ranging (lidar) sensors to other companies. ...
Lordstown Motors new CEO focused on electric truck launch
27 August 2021
DETROIT: Lordstown Motors Corp's new chief executive said on Thursday his focus will be on making sure the electric vehicle maker successfully rolls out its pickup truck in the fac...
All-electric BMW iX xDrive40 variants launched, booking open...
26 August 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: BMW Group Malaysia has affirmed its move into full electric mobility with a slew of new electric vehicles (EVs) from the BMW i range. The company today launched th...
VW and Daimler going electric overwhelms German auto supplie...
26 August 2021
BERLIN: Volkswagen, BMW and Daimler are pushing hard to electrify their offerings, but Germany's US$94 billion car-parts industry is struggling with the once-in-a-generation shift....
Hyundai's 'Hydrogen Wave' to make a splash on Sept 7
26 August 2021
SEOUL: Hyundai Motor Group is putting everyone on notice that it's staying invested in hydrogen technologies. It will host the online "Hydrogen Wave" global forum at 3pm KST on ...