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Bentley's 2021 profits already exceed those in any full year
30 July 2021
LONDON: Bentley Motors Ltd evaded semiconductor chip shortages, overcame factory closures, and streamlined production inefficiencies during the coronavirus pandemic so well that in...
New Netflix documentary on 'multi-layered' Michael Schumache...
30 July 2021
Schumacher at the 2012 Brazil's F1 Grand Prix at the Interlagos racetrack in Sao Paulo. — AFP PARIS: Seven-time Formula One world champion Michael Schumacher is the subject of a n...
Watch out for Mercedes EQE and all-electric AMG model at Mun...
30 July 2021
STUTTGART: Mercedes-Benz will be exploiting the first Munich auto show to showcase its electric car line-up. A total of eight premieres are planned with five of those being full...
Car theft syndicate targeting vehicles left by foreigners at...
30 July 2021
SERDANG: Police have arrested six men believed to be part of a car theft syndicate here. Serdang OCPD Asst Comm AA Anbalagan said CID personnel from the district and Kuala Lumpu...
New Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV to have more range and seats 7
30 July 2021
TOKYO: Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) will launch an improved plug-in hybrid (PHEV) model of the all-new Outlander crossover in Japan by early 2022. With improved motor out...
Indonesia inks US$1.1b deal with Korean firms to build EV ba...
30 July 2021
JAKARTA: Indonesia has signed a US$1.1 billion (Rp15.9 trillion) deal with a consortium of South Korean companies to build an electric vehicle (EV) battery cell factory that will e...
Ready Proton and Perodua to make electric cars, Govt urged
30 July 2021
PETALING JAYA: Electric vehicles (EVs) will eventually get cheaper worldwide and the government should start preparing the two national car makers, namely, Proton Holdings Bhd and ...
Covid 'pingdemic' hits UK carmakers
30 July 2021
LONDON: Production across Britain's automotive sector has fallen dramatically due to staff shortages, as workers self-isolate under government Covid-19 tracing rules, an industry b...
Tesla agrees to pay US$1.5mil to settle claims over battery ...
30 July 2021
SAN FRANCISCO: Tesla Inc has agreed to pay US$1.5 million (RM6.4mil) to settle claims a software update temporarily reduced maximum battery voltage in 1,743 Model S sedans, court d...
Chart an auto career with help from Cycle & Carriage grant
30 July 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: Mercedes-Benz dealership Cycle & Carriage Bintang Berhad is inviting youths to apply for its study grant. In its third year, the grant aims to benefit local yo...
Germany's leading car show no longer wants to be a horsepowe...
30 July 2021
MUNICH: No Opel, no Toyota - many prominent car manufacturers won't even be there: The once world-famous Frankfurt motor show IAA (Internationale Automobil-Ausstellung or Internati...
Biden wants US automakers to pledge 40% electric vehicles by...
30 July 2021
WASHINGTON: The White House has told US automakers it wants them to back a voluntary pledge of at least 40% of new vehicles sales being electric by 2030 as it works to reduce green...
China's CATL unveils sodium-ion battery — a first for a majo...
29 July 2021
Huang says the sodium-ion batteries perform well in cold-weather and fast-charging scenarios. BEIJING: China's CATL today became the first major automotive battery maker to unve...
US charges Nikola founder Trevor Milton with lying to invest...
29 July 2021
Milton was charged with two counts of securities fraud and one count of wire fraud. —Reuters NEW YORK: Trevor Milton, the founder and former executive chairman of Nikola Corp, was...
Facelifted Mercedes E-Class arrives, priced from RM327K
29 July 2021
PETALING JAYA: Mercedes-Benz Malaysia today announced the launch of the facelifted E-Class. It has undergone a major facelift with a more dynamic appearance including its redesi...
Mercedes' armoured S-Class — an assassination-proof car for ...
29 July 2021
UPDATE:A four-wheel drive version will be unveiled at the 2021 IAA in Munich, with a lower top speed of 190kph. FRANKFURT: For some drivers, safety means more than airbags a...
Ford overcomes computer chip shortage, posts surprise profit
29 July 2021
DETROIT: Sky-high sales prices for its pickup trucks and SUVs helped Ford Motor Co. turn a surprise second-quarter profit despite a global shortage of computer chips that cut facto...
Volkswagen CEO admits need to change e-car approach in China
29 July 2021
FRANKFURT: Volkswagen must change its approach to how it sells electric vehicles (EV) in China, the world's largest car market, chief executive Herbert Diess said, in a response to...
S. Korea accounts for one-third of global EV battery market ...
29 July 2021
SEOUL: Three South Korean electric vehicle (EV) battery makers accounted for a third of the global market in the first half of the year, but they are facing toughening competition ...
Compact VW Taigo heads for European debut
29 July 2021
WOLFSBURG: The compact VW Taigo SUV coupe, targeted at a younger customer base, is set to make its European debut today. The front-wheel drive Taigo is a crowd-pleaser with its ...