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Aston Martin puts off launch of its first battery EV by a ye...
28 February 2024
LONDON: Aston Martin on Wednesday pushed back plans to launch the British luxury carmaker's first battery electric vehicle by a year. The London-listed company said it now expec...
Tesla aims to ship Roadster cars in 2025, says Musk
28 February 2024
AUSTIN: Tesla will aim to ship its Roadster electric sports car next year, the electric vehicle maker's CEO Elon Musk said today. "Tonight, we radically increased the design goa...
Proton Global Services helps automaker diversify revenue
28 February 2024
Lee (inset). SUBANG JAYA: Proton Global Services (PGS), a subsidiary of Proton Edar, has significantly contributed to Proton's diversification and expansion efforts since it was s...
Apple Car is dead, says source
28 February 2024
SAN FRANCISCO: Apple has cancelLed work on its electric car, a source familiar with the matter said on Tuesday, a decade after the iPhone maker kicked off the project. Several e...
Auto accessories traders protest against RM400 monthly parki...
28 February 2024
PETALING JAYA: The Automotive Accessories Traders Association of Malaysia is unhappy with a recent policy implemented by the Petaling Jaya City Council (MBPJ), which requires them ...
Feb 29-March 6: Fuel prices unchanged
28 February 2024
KUALA LUMPUR: The retail prices of RON97 and RON95 petrol and diesel will remain unchanged for the period from Feb 29-March 6. The Finance Ministry, in a statement today, said t...
Electrified vehicles are becoming more popular in US, survey...
28 February 2024
NEW YORK: Electrified vehicles including hybrids and fully electric are becoming more desirable than their gasoline counterparts, influential US magazine Consumer Reports said on T...
McLaren rolls out 690hp Artura Spider
28 February 2024
LONDON: McLaren unveiled on Tuesday the Artura Spider, marking the company's first foray into convertible supercars with a high-performance hybrid powertrain, alongside an updated ...
Europe automakers will not challenge 2035 fossil-fuel car ba...
28 February 2024
GENEVA: Europe's automakers will not challenge the European Union's decision to effectively ban fossil-fuel vehicles as of 2035 no matter who wins this year's European parliamentar...
Five new cars save 2024 Geneva show from being a non-event
27 February 2024
GENEVA: The stage was set for a grand birthday gala yet the car show to mark the 100th anniversary of Geneva's annual horsepower parade failed to generate much advance interest. ...
Exclusive GAC distributor WTCA expands reach with new dealer...
27 February 2024
PETALING JAYA: WTC Automotif (M) Sdn Bhd (WTCA), the sole and exclusive distributor of GAC vehicles in Malaysia, held a signing ceremony with nine new dealerships at the GAC Motor ...
Research firms expect auto sales to trend down in 2024
27 February 2024
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia's automotive sector total industry volume (TIV) is expected to trend downward in 2024 as the impending fuel subsidy rationalisation is likely to hurt the dem...
BYD brings floating SUV to Geneva to win over European buyer...
27 February 2024
GENEVA: BYD is underscoring its European ambitions at the Geneva car show this week by showing off models including a 1,200-horsepower luxury sport utility vehicle that can float o...
Govt fleet to begin EV transition this year, says Nik Nazmi
27 February 2024
KUALA LUMPUR: The use of electric vehicles (EVs) for the government’s fleet will start this year, says Nik Nazmi Nik Ahmad. The National Resources and Environmental Sustainabili...
BYD SEAL U DM-i makes European entrance at Geneva show
27 February 2024
GENEVA: BYD has introduced the SEAL U DM-i with Super DM (Dual Mode) Technology at the Geneva Motor Show, marking its European premiere. The SEAL U DM-i, a plug-in hybrid SUV, p...
Four Fiat concept cars to set the tone for the new Panda fam...
27 February 2024
ROME: Fiat is preparing to launch the next Panda generation and this time wants to turn it into an entire family of cars with at least four very different models making up a new mo...
TNB to replace 30% vehicles with EVs by 2030
27 February 2024
KUALA LUMPUR: Utility giant Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) says it will electrify 30 per cent of its operational fleet by 2030, totalling more than 1,000 vehicles. President and chie...
Renault leads Europe's EV defence in Geneva as Chinese rival...
26 February 2024
GENEVA: Renault and China-owned MG launched new electrified cars in Europe at the Geneva car show today as Chinese automakers seek to take more market share from legacy European ri...
Renault 5 returns as an affordable electric runabout
26 February 2024
GENEVA: A zero-emission Renault 5 is the latest electric re-imagining of an original petrol car to emerge and the update of the classic formally broke cover today at the Geneva Mot...
Tesla opens two AC charging stations in Penang
26 February 2024
The Destination Charging Station at The Ship Campus. KUALA LUMPUR: Tesla in Malaysia has expanded its charging network to Penang with two charging stations at The Ship Campus, Bat...