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SsangYong accelerates new model development to secure future
15 June 2021
SEOUL SsangYong Motors has announced it is to accelerate its new car development programme in preparation for its future, and as part of a robust set of self–help measures. The ...
Analysts cautiously optimistic on outlook for car company pe...
15 June 2021
PETALING JAYA: Analysts are cautiously optimistic that automotive companies will see a rebound in earnings this year, underpinned by the vehicle tax holiday extension. The tax h...
VW's new T7 Multivan is a people-carrying hybrid Golf
15 June 2021
FRANKFURT: No, it's not a new model of human-hunting Terminator: The T7 is the latest from long line of people carriers from Volkswagen that has its origins in the flower-power hip...
VW and Pinterest team up on ID.4 EV virtual test drive exper...
15 June 2021
WASHINGTON: Volkswagen of America and Pinterest on Monday launched a unique experience where Pinterest users can virtually test drive for free Volkswagen's all-new, ID.4 through th...
Duta toll plaza roadblock in KL named best managed checkpoin...
15 June 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: Two movement control order (MCO) roadblocks here have been recognised as being the best in the city. City police chief Comm Datuk Azmi Abu Kassim said the Duta tol...
Carlos Ghosn pledges lengthy fight to clear his name
15 June 2021
Ghosn speaking to a Reuters reporter in Beirut on Monday. With him is his wife, Carole. BEIRUT: Fugitive former car executive Carlos Ghosn said on Monday he was prepared for a len...
Electric-truck maker Lordstown's CEO, CFO resign
15 June 2021
PITTSBURGH: Lordstown Motors Corp on Monday announced the sudden departure of its chief executive and finance head, just days after the electric truck maker warned that it may not ...
Singapore's Carro is a unicorn with US$360mil led by SoftBan...
15 June 2021
Carro, formally known as Trusty Cars Pte, is seeking to bolster its market position in the region as well as broaden its financial services. — Reuters SINGAPORE: Carro, one of Sou...
Ducati Diavel 1260 S unveiled
14 June 2021
MILAN: Ducati has recently unveiled the Diavel 1260 S "Black and Steel" which is characterized by asymmetrical and refined graphics that combine glossy grey and matt black as the m...
Tesla to accept Bitcoin again when greener
14 June 2021
NEW YORK: Elon Musk, CEO of electric vehicle maker Tesla, said on Sunday that the US company will accept Bitcoin payments again when the virtual currency is greener. The America...
Koenigsegg experiments with volcano fuel
14 June 2021
SAN FRANCISCO: Hypercars with US$3 million (RM12mil) price tags aren’t usually synonymous with environmental sustainability. Christian von Koenigsegg, founder and chief executiv...
Hyundai, GM serious about 'flying car' efforts
14 June 2021
DETROIT: Hyundai Motor Co and General Motors Co said today they are pushing ahead with developing flying cars, with the South Korean company expressing optimism it could have an ai...
G-7 drops aim to shift new car sales away from oil by 2030
14 June 2021
LONDON: Group of Seven nations backed away from plans to set a target for making sure most new cars sold are greener vehicles, instead pledging only speed up efforts to move away f...
Moscow announces car raffle to boost vaccination drive
14 June 2021
A healthcare worker administering a dose of Russia's Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine to a patient, at a vaccination centre in Moscow. — AFP MOSCOW: Moscow mayor Sergei Sobyanin said Su...
Ferrari's fashions reveal high-performance fabrics with 'cou...
14 June 2021
Models presenting outfits from Ferrari's first internally-designed fashion collection for women and men at its Maranello plant. — All photos by Reuters MARANELLO: Ferrari on Sunda...
Geely to press on with methanol vehicles
14 June 2021
BEIJING: Chinese automaker Geely will keep working on vehicles powered by methanol even though the effort may fail, chairman Li Shufu said on Sunday. Zhejiang-based Geely, among...
Indonesia extends luxury tax break on cars with smaller engi...
13 June 2021
A 2017 photo of a traffic jam in Jakarta. Gaikindo reported that Indonesia’s domestic car sales sank by almost half in 2020 compared with the previous year. — AFP JAKARTA: Indones...
Digital sales helping auto industry ride through pandemic, s...
13 June 2021
PETALING JAYA: Sales of cars have not been affected by the Covid-19 pandemic, says Transport Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong. He said this was because industry players had a...
ABB PixelPaint wins award for ability to do two-tone sprayin...
13 June 2021
ZURICH: ABB’s PixelPaint robotic non-overspray technology for the automotive industry has won this year’s Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Robotics & Automation (IERA) Award ...
Jeremy Clarkson bought a farm 11 years ago. Now he has to ru...
13 June 2021
Clarkson as a farmer is like a fish out of water. But he's slowly getting there. — All photos from Amazon Prime Video LONDON: Under normal circumstances, a 1,000-acre farm in rura...