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Air taxi startup Volocopter gains key production certificati...
06 July 2021
BERLIN: German flying taxi startup Volocopter said today it was acquiring long-time partner DG Flugzeugbau, in a step that secures its compliance with the European Union air safety...
Israeli startup sees electricity paving road to the future
06 July 2021
TEL AVIV: Oren Ezer insists that the road to the electric-vehicle future will be paved with ... well ... asphalt, just like today’s highways. But beneath the surface, Ezer says,...
Limited edition Triumph Street Twin Gold Line introduced
06 July 2021
PETALING JAYA: The latest generation of Triumph’s most successful custom classic, Triumph Street Twin is enhanced with unique premium detailing and an exquisite, hand-finished blac...
RM20 rebate for Grab rides to PPV now open to all Selangor r...
06 July 2021
SHAH ALAM: The RM20 rebate for using e-hailing rides to vaccination centres (PPV) in Selangor is now open to everyone in the state who are eligible for vaccination, said Mentri Bes...
New vehicle models driving industry
06 July 2021
PETALING JAYA: Passenger cars sales this year will continue to be spurred by new volume-driven launches such as the Perodua Ativa, Proton X50, Honda City, and Toyota Yaris and Vios...
UMW Toyota Motor plans high volume production of hybrid offe...
06 July 2021
SHAH ALAM: In-line with Toyota Motor Corp (TMC)'s global commitment towards carbon neutrality by 2050 in a practical and sustainable manner, UMW Toyota Motor is also gearing toward...
Subaru powers ahead as fastest growing SUV brand in Britain
06 July 2021
LONDON: It might surprise you to know that Subaru is the fastest growing SUV car brand in Britain, according to official figures released on Monday. In a remarkable double trium...
Carsome makes strategic investment into Indonesia’s PT Unive...
06 July 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: Southeast Asia’s largest integrated car e-commerce platform, Carsome, has acquired an equity stake in PT Universal Collection (PT UC). PT UC is an offline car and ...
Bank Negara: Six-month moratorium begins tomorrow
06 July 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: The six-month moratorium for all individuals, microenterprises and affected small and medium-enterprises (SMEs) begins on July 7, according to Bank Negara Malaysia. ...
Motorists drive up prices for battery metal lead
06 July 2021
Workers dismantling batteries to obtain lead from them at ACE Green recycling Inc in Ghaziabad, on the outskirts of New Delhi. — Reuters LONDON: A jump in demand for traditional l...
VW hands control of Bugatti to Croatian EV maker and Porsche
06 July 2021
FRANKFURT: Volkswagen AG will fold its ultra-luxury Bugatti brand into a joint venture with Croatian electric supercar maker Rimac Automobili, extending a lifeline to the boutique ...
Last of the ICE age: Lotus Emira set for debut on July 6
05 July 2021
LONDON: It's almost time. Come July 6, Lotus will unveil the Emira, its last internal combustion engined (ICE) sports car before it goes all-electric in 2028. It's also the firs...
VW kicks off over-the-air updates with ID.3
05 July 2021
WOLFSBURG: Volkswagen is taking the next big step towards becoming a software-oriented mobility provider. Starting this summer, the brand will regularly send software updates “O...
GM expands China design studio to focus on EVs, smart cars
05 July 2021
SHANGHAI: General Motors Co said today it expanded its design studio in China, which will focus only on developing electric and connected cars and no longer design petrol vehicles....
Daimler, Volvo and Traton plan €500m truck-charging JV
05 July 2021
FRANKFURT: Three major European truck manufacturers - Daimler Trucks, AB Volvo and Traton - said today they plan to form a joint venture to develop an electric battery-charging net...
DDPAI rolls out Z40 dashcam
05 July 2021
SHENZHEN: A leading dashcam manufacturer from China has unveiled its latest recording device that it says can deliver clearer and sharper videos even in low-light conditions. Th...
Audi seeks to double return on sales by 2025, says mag
05 July 2021
BERLIN: Volkswagen AG’s Audi is setting itself ambitious profitability targets even as the luxury-car division expands its electric-vehicle sales efforts, Der Spiegel reported, cit...
Hyundai to pump US$100mil into battery startup
05 July 2021
Image grab of a lightweight compact battery (left) that SES is working on. — Image source from BBC via SES SEOUL: Hyundai Motor Co has invested about US$100 million (RM417mil) to ...
One-off Levante creation serves to promote Maserati's bespok...
05 July 2021
MODENA: What do you get when you pair a Maserati with a chef? You get a vehicle that's more than a mouthful to read out. The Levante Trofeo Fuoriserie Edition for Massimo Bot...
China's auto sales likely to fall 16% in June, trade body sa...
05 July 2021
BEIJING: China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM) said today that it expects vehicle sales in China to hit 1.93 million units in June, down 16.3% from a year earlier. ...