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Next step: Hyundai and Grab to hasten EV adoption in S-E Asi...
23 June 2021
SINGAPORE/SEOUL: Hyundai Motor Group and Grab Holdings Inc are deepening their partnership in mobility services. The next phase of the partnership will focus on accelerating EV ...
Tesla opens first charging station in China with energy stor...
23 June 2021
BEIJING: Electric-vehicle maker Tesla Inc said today it has opened its first charging station in China with its own solar and energy storage facilities. The charging station in ...
June 24-30: Fuel prices unchanged
23 June 2021
PETALING JAYA: The retail prices of RON95 and RON97 petrol as well as diesel remain unchanged from June 24-30, says the Finance Ministry. In a statement today, the Finance Minis...
Audi sheds light on RS torque splitter for new RS3
23 June 2021
INGOLSTADT: Audi will soon launch the first-ever series roll-out of the torque splitter with its fully variable torque distribution on the rear axle in a sporty compact-class RS mo...
VW gets rude awakening in China after sluggish start for ele...
22 June 2021
Potential customers checking an ID.4 X electric vehicle displayed inside an ID. Store X showroom of SAIC Volkswagen in Chengdu. — Reuters SHANGHAI: Volkswagen AG's ID series - the...
Tesla unveils supercharging route along China’s famed Silk R...
22 June 2021
SHANGHAI: Tesla Inc. has unveiled what it claims is the longest supercharging route in China, a 5,000km stretch spanning the vast nation from east to west that’s studded with 27 el...
Ex-SEAT exec to lead Alfa Romeo design
22 June 2021
LONDON: Alfa Romeo rarely make headlines nowadays. When it does, well, it's news. Stellantis, of which Alfa Romeo is part of, has announced today that the Italian brand is getti...
Honda working on GPS navigation system for shoes
22 June 2021
TOKYO: It will soon no longer be necessary to have your eyes glued to your phone to find your way around the world's major capitals. Honda, through the start-up Ashirase, Inc., ...
Bermaz Auto sales projected to rebound by August
22 June 2021
PETALING JAYA: Bermaz Auto Bhd (BAuto) is expected to benefit from an anticipated vehicle sales rebound in the second half of 2021, backed by the government’s National Recovery Pla...
Daimler wants to produce own battery cells, says business ne...
22 June 2021
BERLIN: Daimler AG wants to make its own battery cells, Business Insider news website reported today, citing company sources. Daimler struck a deal to buy lithium-ion battery ce...
Digital cockpit and infotainment system standard on VW Polo
22 June 2021
WOLFSBURG: The new VW Polo is launching with a digital cockpit as standard. Overall, the new Polo has become more digital, connected, informative and communicative. Volkswage...
Oshkosh wins bid to build new US Postal delivery vehicles
22 June 2021
WASHINGTON: Oshkosh Defense said today it will build next-generation US Postal Service (USPS) delivery vehicles in Spartanburg, South Carolina, and expects to hire over 1,000 emplo...
BMW to cut production cost per vehicle by 25%, says board me...
22 June 2021
FRANKFURT: BMW plans significant production cost cuts by the middle of the decade, one of the German carmaker's board members said, in a bid to become more competitive with Volkswa...
Ghosn looms over Nissan annual meeting years after arrest
22 June 2021
TOKYO: Two-and-a-half years after Carlos Ghosn’s arrest, Nissan Motor Co. is still struggling to emerge from the scandalised affair involving the former chairman and chief executiv...
Aston Martin sues Swiss dealer over Valkyrie sports car
22 June 2021
LONDON: Aston Martin (AML.L)is suing a Swiss car dealer that it says withheld customer payments for its US$3 million (RM12.4mil) Valkyrie sports car, the luxury carmaker said today...
Cambodia's first expressway expected to be ready earlier
22 June 2021
PHNOM PENH: Cambodia's first expressway is expected to be completed ahead of schedule, says the country's Minister of Public Works and Transport Sun Chanthol. Jointly funded by ...
Tesla to use 'AI Day' as recruitment drive
22 June 2021
A Tesla Model S is shown in Autopilot mode in San Francisco. — Reuters SAN FRANCISCO: Tesla Inc chief Elon Musk is considering holding an AI Day in about a month, where the Sili...
Unique Bentley Fanatec steering wheel made for real and virt...
21 June 2021
LONDON: Bentley and Fanatec have co-developed a unique steering wheel that can be used for both real and virtual motor racing. The wheel was designed specifically for the Bentle...
Porsche to decide soon on Bugatti future, says CEO
21 June 2021
WEISSACH (Germany): Volkswagen will soon decide on the future of its luxury brand Bugatti, Oliver Blume, Volkswagen management board member and CEO of Porsche AG, said today. Vo...
Tesla fastest growing brand, China’s rising fast, says Kanta...
21 June 2021
LONDON: Tesla, founded in 2003, is the fastest growing brand and became the most valuable car brand, growing its value by 275% year-on-year to US$42.6 billion, according to a globa...