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EU fines BMW and Volkswagen Group US$1bil over emissions cle...
08 July 2021
Vestager. BRUSSELS: The European Commission said today three German carmakers breached EU antitrust rules by restricting competition in emission cleaning for new passenger diese...
BMW sticks with rear drive in 2 Series Coupe
08 July 2021
MUNICH: When BMW rolls out the new generation of the 2 Series Coupe to dealers in the coming months, starting at US$37,345 (RM156,000), the German carmaker will continue to rely on...
PLUS extends aid for R&R traders by three months
08 July 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: PLUS Malaysia Bhd has extended its assistance to rest area business operators by a further three months, from August to October. The aid extension, which includes ...
Car wash services can reopen in Phase 2
08 July 2021
PUTRAJAYA: Manual, semi-automated and automated car wash services licensed by the local authorities, as well as morning markets and farmers' markets, are allowed to operate in stat...
China's Huawei scores 4G patent deal for VW cars
07 July 2021
SHENZHEN: Huawei has struck a licensing deal that will allow use of its 4G technologies in connected vehicles made by the Volkswagen Group, the Chinese tech giant said today. Th...
Volkswagen Malaysia ramps up aftersales benefits
07 July 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia (VPCM)'s aftersales offers under its Volkswagen Cares initiative aims to ease the upkeep costs for car owners during these trying t...
Ineos reveals Grenadier interior
07 July 2021
LONDON: The interior of the Ineos Grenadier has been revealed, showing off the space, practicality and versatility owners need from a hard-working 4X4. Starting from a clean she...
July 8-14: RON97 petrol price up 1 sen to RM2.70 per litre
07 July 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: The pump price of RON97 petrol will see an uptick of 1 sen to RM2.70 per litre from July 8-14. Prices of RON95 petrol and diesel will remain unchanged at RM2.05 an...
Russia's Yandex launches fleet of electric scooters in Mosco...
07 July 2021
A man riding his e-scooter through a fountain at Gorky Park in Moscow. — Reuters MOSCOW: Russian tech giant Yandex will launch an electric scooters rental service here today, the ...
Jenson Button gives his verdict after world-first test drive...
07 July 2021
HETHEL (Britain): "It's exceptional and I'm a big fan." the words of former F1 world champion Jenson Button after more than 30 laps of the Hethel test track during the launch celeb...
VW to sell stake in charging unit Electrify America, say sou...
07 July 2021
FRANKFURT: Volkswagen is to sell a stake in its electric vehicle charging unit Electrify America, two people familiar with the matter said, as the carmaker looks for outside funds ...
Genesis North America chief Del Rosso takes personal leave
07 July 2021
LOS ANGELES: Hyundai Motor North America Jose Munoz has stepped in as the interim chief for Genesis Motor North America, Automotive News reported. This followed the sudden annou...
Foxconn's China EV push hits snag with Byton board upheaval
07 July 2021
NANJING: Foxconn Technology Group's push into electric vehicles through its partnership with Byton Ltd. has hit a snag, with one of the Chinese carmaker's biggest creditors taking ...
Here's Emira: Lotus unveils last combustion-only car
07 July 2021
LONDON: After honing its brand around low-slung racers, Lotus Cars is introducing an entry-level sports car comfortable enough for everyday use. Priced at less than £60,000 (bel...
Stellantis keeps UK plant to produce electric vehicles
07 July 2021
LONDON: European carmaker Stellantis on Tuesday said it was keeping its Vauxhall plant in northern England, which will become the group's first factory to produce a solely battery-...
Lotus Emira in detail
07 July 2021
HETHEL: The Lotus Emira is an all-new mid-engined premium sports car that built on the legacy of the Elise, Exige and Evora, the Emira represents a quantum leap forward for Lotus. ...
Jaguar I-PACE provides ground support for all-electric fligh...
07 July 2021
LONDON: The all-electric Jaguar I-PACE is the towing and support vehicle for a UK-led programme aiming to claim the electric flight speed record later this year, with a target of 4...
Cycle & Carriage offers Covid-19 vaccination to entire workf...
06 July 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: Mercedes-Benz dealer will be helping in the Covid-19 vaccination effort by offering it to employees across all its branches nationwide. Cycle & Carriage has ov...
Renault's HYVIA hydrogen venture to sell products throughout...
06 July 2021
PARIS: The HYVIA hydrogen venture between carmaker Renault and US company Plug Power will sell products throughout Europe, and will assemble fuel cells and hydrogen refuelling stat...
Aiways to debut smart charging with EV battery diagnostics
06 July 2021
SHANGHAI: Chinese manufacturer Aiways is preparing to roll out its first smart superchargers in China, capable not only of recharging any electric vehicle, regardless of brand, but...