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Ford counterattacks in 'Cruise' dispute with GM
14 August 2021
DETROIT: Ford Motor Co said late on Friday it will ask the US Patent Office to rescind trademarks obtained by rival General Motors Co for the terms "Cruise" and "Super Cruise," esc...
Sarawak side of Pan Borneo Highway project 70% complete
14 August 2021
SIBU: The Pan Borneo Highway project in Sarawak is now 69.60 per cent complete, says Senior Works Minister Datuk Seri Fadillah Yusof. He said based on the contract, the completi...
Attempt to vacuum out petrol from diesel car leads to blast
14 August 2021
HAMBURG: A motorist in Germany set off an explosion at a petrol station after he attempted to extract super grade fuel from his diesel vehicle using a vacuum cleaner. A passenge...
Aston Martin Valkyrie Spider unveiled
13 August 2021
MONTEREY (California, USA): Aston Martin has unveiled the Valkyrie Spider at Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance here. Capable of achieving 330kph+ with the roof removed (350kph+ w...
Kymco offers world's first personalised battery swapping ser...
13 August 2021
TAIPEI: Taiwanese motorcycle manufacturer Kymco has introduced Ionex Recharge, the world's first personalised energy replenishing service, providing on-demand battery delivery and ...
Meet the woman who gets that US$30m Ferrari to Pebble Beach
13 August 2021
Grove has built a reputation of being able to move blue-chip cars safely and reliably around the world as well as deal with the cross-border paperwork.  — Bloomberg SAN JOSE: The ...
Flying Spur Mulliner: Bentley's bespoke team crafts most lux...
13 August 2021
LONDON: Bentley Mulliner has announced the new Flying Spur Mulliner – its first electrified Bentley. Mulliner said customers would still enjoy the fine detailing offered by its ...
Ford Bronco SUV roof problem sparks more production delays
13 August 2021
DETROIT: Ford Motor Co.'s popular new Bronco sport-utility vehicle has suffered a snag in its launch, with the automaker replacing all of the hardtop roofs it has built so far on t...
India wants Tesla sourcing plans, roadmap before any tax bre...
13 August 2021
India's Parliament building in New Delhi. — AP NEW DELHI: India has asked Tesla Inc. to ramp up local procurement and share detailed manufacturing plans before the carmaker's de...
Protected toads can't stop Dutch GP, court rules
13 August 2021
THE HAGUE: A Dutch court on Thursday ruled that the Zandvoort track can host the Formula One Grand Prix in September, rejecting a challenge by environmentalists who said it would h...
Tesla's Musk hopes to make first cars at Berlin plant in Oct...
13 August 2021
Musk and Laschet sharing a light moment at the site of the Berlin battery plant today. — dpa BERLIN: Tesla hopes to make the first cars at its "Gigafactory" in Gruenheide, near...
Dutch lead charge for electric car stations
13 August 2021
ROTTERDAM: They are best known for bike-riding, but the climate-vulnerable Dutch are leading the way for electric cars with the largest number of charging stations in Europe. Te...
Temasek-backed tech startup Innovusion raises US$66m
13 August 2021
SAN JOSE: Innovusion Holdings Ltd — a startup that develops laser-based detection systems used in self-driving vehicles known as LiDAR - has raised a US$66 million Series B plus ro...
How to safely ride a motorcycle with a child
13 August 2021
BERLIN: Whizzing around with your son or daughter along while running errands on your motorbike doesn't have to be an ordeal - all that's needed is a bit of practice and a child wh...
Car 'graveyard' a monument to the power of China's record fl...
13 August 2021
This aerial photo taken on Aug 10 shows vehicles damaged by floods in July at a parking lot, some of which will be discarded, in Zhengzhou. — AFP BEIJING: Endless rows of mud-cake...
New Mercedes E-Class Coupe struts in, priced at RM495K
12 August 2021
PETALING JAYA: Mercedes-Benz Malaysia today announced the availability of the refreshed E-Class Coupé, two weeks after the E-Class sedan was introduced. The E-Class Coupé is onl...
MARii and Pekema to speed up EV infra setup
12 August 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysia Automotive Robotics and IoT Institute (MARii) and the Malay Vehicle Importers and Traders Association of Malaysia (Pekema) have inked an agreement to acc...
Mercedes C-Class, S-Class and EQS can spot potholes and spee...
12 August 2021
STUTTGART: Mercedes-Benz says its new C-Class, S-Class and the electric EQS are armed with the ability to detect potholes and speed bumps. If the chassis control unit registers ...
Berjaya Sompo introduces 'drive less, pay less' comprehensiv...
12 August 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: Berjaya Sompo Insurance Bhd is joining in the mileage-based motor insurance coverage with its Sompo MotorSafe product that appeals to low mileage drivers. Pacific ...
China tells automakers to strengthen data protection
12 August 2021
BEIJING: The Chinese government has urged automakers to strengthen data protection and store locally generated key data in the country. Automakers need to get regulatory approva...