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Nepal's first locally made electric motorcycle woos petrol p...
18 August 2021
KATHMANDU: An early entrant in the petrol-to-electric race, Nepal has tens of thousands of electrified cars, buses and rickshaws on its roads but few motorcycles - the most popular...
No more road tax and licence extension after Sept 30
18 August 2021
PUTRAJAYA: The renewal period of road tax and driving licences will not be extended after Sept 30, said the Road Transport Department director-general, Datuk Zailani Hashim. He ...
Eco-friendly vehicles offer quieter, cleaner safaris in Keny...
18 August 2021
MAASAI MARA (Kenya): In Kenya's Maasai Mara National Reserve, the Toyota 4x4 Landcruiser of tour guide and driver Sylvester Mukenye glides silently past a herd of grazing elephants...
Aug 19-25: Fuel prices unchanged
18 August 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: Retail prices of RON97 and RON95 petrol as well as diesel remain unchanged from Aug 19-25. The price of RON97 petrol remains at RM2.74 per litre, RON95 (RM2.05) an...
Renault-Nissan ordered to pay additional wages, warns India ...
18 August 2021
Nissan and its union have been locked in an industrial arbitration dispute since July. — Reuters CHENNAI: An Indian arbitrator has issued an order asking Nissan Motor Co to pay ...
Kelantan JPJ drive-through targets RM300,000 in collection
18 August 2021
Hanif with a JPJ customer who came to the Panji outlet in Kota Baru to renew his driving licence on Monday. — Bernama KOTA BARU: The Kelantan Road Transport Department (JPJ) is ...
BMW explores further hydrogen mobility with iX5 Hydrogen
17 August 2021
MUNICH: BMW has announced that a small series of the BMW iX5 Hydrogen, based on the X5,would be used for demonstration and testing purposes from the end of next year. This comes...
Choose the right replacement tyres for EV. Psst! They are no...
17 August 2021
LONDON: EV owners or future EV owners will have to be very selective when it comes to replacing their tyres. Increasingly, the tyres  designed for use on EVs can be significantl...
JPJ offering 70% discount for summonses from Aug 18
17 August 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: The Road Transport Department (JPJ) is offering a discount of up to 70% on all compoundable summonses from Aug 18 to Sept 16. JPJ said in a statement today that su...
China EV maker Li warns terms like self driving may mislead ...
17 August 2021
BEIJING: The chief executive officer of Chinese electric-car maker Li Auto Inc. has said the industry should limit using the terms autonomous and self driving, considering no autom...
German highway company says 3,000 bridges in bad shape
17 August 2021
Generic image of a bridge for illustration purpose only. BERLIN: German federal highway company Autobahn GmbH has called for more money for the renovation of ailing highway bridge...
EV makers eye bigger battery-metals role by inking mining de...
17 August 2021
SACRAMENTO: Electric-vehicle makers are pushing for an intermediary role in mining to secure supplies of key battery metals, according to the head of Wheaton Precious Metals Corp. ...
Thai energy giant PTT increases renewable target, eyes EV ve...
17 August 2021
An example of an electric car platform from Hyundai. PTT is planning to invest in its own smart EV architecture. BANGKOK: Thailand's state-owned PTT Pcl is setting its sights on...
Automotive sector in for sustainable recovery
17 August 2021
PETALING JAYA: The automotive sector should see a sustainable recovery, albeit delayed, after the government’s economic relaxation measures included the re-opening of plants and th...
GM to replace battery modules for some Bolt cars after fire ...
17 August 2021
DETROIT: General Motors Co said it will replace all battery modules in some Chevrolet Bolt electric vehicles (EVs) under a recall announced last month. The module replacements, ...
Six hurt in Tesla crash in British school car park, says dai...
17 August 2021
LONDON: Five children and an adult were taken to hospital with injuries after a Tesla Inc Model 3 crashed in a school car park in southern England on Monday, the Telegraph newspape...
Elderly drivers and road safety: Parting with the car keys i...
17 August 2021
HAMBURG: They'll motor down to the supermarket or over to a friend's home for a chat over coffee. For many older people, driving has been an integral part of their lives for decade...
Sextet of rare Lotus Esprit head for auction
17 August 2021
LONDON: Original online classic car auctioneer, The Market, has secured a collection of six rare, limited-edition Lotus Esprits – instantly recognisable through their cult status –...
EV startups hunt for low-cost roads to mass production
17 August 2021
BICESTER (UK): Electric car and van startups racing to become the next Tesla Inc all want to avoid Elon Musk's journey through "manufacturing hell." But electric vehicle firms s...
Nissan's goal: To make the best Z yet
17 August 2021
YOKOHAMA: The original Z, which debuted in 1969, was built to bring the joy and excitement of sports car ownership to as many people as possible. It was a car built for enthusia...