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Bosch to kick off production of motorcycle ABS in Thai plant
03 August 2021
BANGKOK: Bosch plans to start production of motorcycle anti-lock braking system (ABS) at its Amata plant in Rayong, Thailand, in the second quarter of 2022. The announcement cam...
Bridgestone Ecopia H/L tyre for SUVs debuts
03 August 2021
PETALING JAYA: Bridgestone has a new tyre designed for SUVs. The Ecopia H/L 001 is a low rolling resistance tyre that caters to SUV drivers who seek a balance between safety, lo...
Indian carmakers seek extra year to meet fuel efficency rule...
03 August 2021
Commuters caught in a traffic jam in Allahabad on June 21. — AFP NEW DELH: Indian automakers are seeking an extra year to meet tighter rules on fuel efficiency, aimed at reducin...
BMW says chip shortage, raw material prices to hit second ha...
03 August 2021
LONDON: BMW raised its 2021 profit forecast today after strong quarterly results, but said the global semiconductor chip shortage and rising raw materials prices would hurt its per...
Drunk-driver detectors for cars mandated in US infrastructur...
03 August 2021
WASHINGTON: New cars will be required to have technology to detect drunk drivers and a system to keep children from being accidentally left in vehicles on hot days under a series o...
1989 Proton Saga wins 2021 Hagerty Festival of the Unexcepti...
03 August 2021
Coupland with his Saga and runner-up Danny Wilson with his 1991 Peugeot 106 XN Graduate special edition. — All photos from Hagerty PETALING JAYA: An old Proton created waves at th...
Honda aid helps over 300 residents at charity homes
03 August 2021
MALACCA: Honda Malaysia and the Honda Malaysia Suppliers Club have recently donated nearly RM40,000 worth of essential goods to six charity homes in Malacca to help alleviate the b...
WATCH: Refreshed Proton Persona and Iriz teaser
02 August 2021
PETALING JAYA: Proton today posted up the first teaser video of the upcoming Persona and Iriz. It comes following the recent launch of the X70 Special Edition, of which only 2,0...
India's top carmaker mulls hydrogen alternative
02 August 2021
NEW DELHI: The use of hydrogen power for mobility is an "interesting alternative" for India, especially as it would reduce dependence on lithium imports, the chairman of Maruti Suz...
Ferrari boss confident of keeping lead even with switch to e...
02 August 2021
MILAN: Ferrari, the sports car maker synonymous with roaring petrol engines, welcomes the shift to electric powertrains and is confident of retaining its lead in the market for hig...
The UK's updated Highway Code puts walking and cycling first
02 August 2021
LONDON: With cycle journeys on the up, the British government is planning to change the rules of the road to bolster the safety and priority of pedestrians and cyclists. This ne...
Renault locks in lithium supply from Vulcan Energy in five-y...
02 August 2021
PERTH: German-Australian start-up Vulcan Energy Resources Ltd said today it has signed a deal to supply lithium to Renault SA, the latest move by an electric vehicle maker to lock ...
Toyota to reproduce spare parts for 40 Series Land Cruiser
02 August 2021
TOYOTA CITY: Toyota Gazoo Racing has announced that it will reproduce spare parts for the Land Cruiser in celebration of its 70th anniversary on Aug 1. The parts will be reprodu...
Driving nostalgia, cars of legend go electric: the MINI E
02 August 2021
OXFORD: The launch of an all-electric version of the MINI in 2020 ushered in a new era for this legendary little city car. Just over 60 years since the first Mini appeared, the ...
Electric bus maker Gemilang bullish on EV growth in Malaysia
02 August 2021
PETALING JAYA: The transition to electric vehicles (EVs) in Malaysia is inevitable as this is an emerging trend around the globe. This is according to experienced bus manufactur...
New Mercedes C-Class owes a lot to its big brother
01 August 2021
FRANKFURT: Honey, they shrunk the S-Class — that's what you might think when seeing the new Mercedes C-Class for the first time. It's the smallest saloon in the German car maker...
VW boss: Data to be key issue for future of self-driving car...
01 August 2021
WOLFSBURG: Data that are crucial for the safety of self-driving cars, and the way they are handled, will be important issues that the technology will have to deal with at some poin...
Volkswagen in j-v for automated software integration
01 August 2021
WOLFSBURG: Volkswagen is strengthening its expertise in the integration of automotive software through a joint venture with TraceTronic, a world-leading provider of solutions to te...
Nissan seeks to lead Japan automakers with female manager go...
01 August 2021
TOKYO: Nissan Motor Co. aims to boost the percentage of women in management by 2023 to a level that stands out within Japan's male-dominated auto industry, though its chief sustain...
Climate goals at risk if only rich countries adopt electric ...
31 July 2021
LONDON: Europe's plan to phase out combustion-engine vehicles has put the region at the forefront of climate protection. Yet without progress cleaning up poorer nations' roads, ...