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After the Ineos Grenadier, here comes the Fusilier
26 February 2024
LONDON: Ineos Automotive has introduced its latest 4X4, the Ineos Fusilier here. Announced by Sir Jim Ratcliffe, the vehicle boasts off-road capabilities and on-road performance...
HyperloopTT relocates to Italy to continue high-speed travel...
26 February 2024
VENICE: Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HyperloopTT) on Friday announced it is relocating from Toulouse, France, to Veneto, Italy. The Italian location offers a larger te...
Lucid Air becomes the most powerful saloon in the world
26 February 2024
SAN JOSE: Lucid, the US automotive company pushing electric performance to newer highs, has announced what it describes as the most powerful saloon in the world, a Sapphire-badged ...
Touch ‘n Go’s first-ever Chinese New Year Edition Charm
25 February 2024
KUALA LUMPUR: Touch ‘n Go is ushering in the year of the Dragon with the launch of its limited-edition Touch ‘n Go Chinese New Year Edition Charm. The charm’s design of a mystic...
Cycle & Carriage: Three benefits of owning an EV in Malaysia
25 February 2024
PETALING JAYA: More electric cars are entering the Malaysian market at various price points from those in the luxury segment to the relatively more affordable ones. Chinese auto...
2024 Mercedes-Benz C 350 e plug-in hybrid: 117km all-electri...
24 February 2024
Photos by IZZRAFIQ ALIAS/The Star KUALA LUMPUR: The new Mercedes-Benz C 350 e plug-in hybrid (PHEV) that was launched on Friday has an all-electric range of up to 117km (WLTP dr...
Used car dealers can now transfer ownership of vehicles onli...
24 February 2024
SEREMBAN: Used car dealers will no longer have to go to the Road Transport Department to temporarily transfer the ownership of vehicles they buy from sellers from April, says Antho...
Ford halts shipments of new F-150 Lightning EVs
24 February 2024
DETROIT: Ford Motor said on Friday it had halted shipments of all 2024 model year F-150 Lightning electric pickup trucks, so it could perform quality checks for an issue it did not...
Polyplastics and Selex Motors to advance electric two-wheele...
24 February 2024
TOKYO: Polyplastics Co Ltd's Duranex (R) PBT material has been selected for battery packs produced by Selex Motors, an electric motorcycle start-up from Vietnam. Battery covers...
Ora Good Cat now on GoCar Share (round trip) bookings
24 February 2024
KUALA LUMPUR: The Ora Good Cat is now offered on GoCar Share (round trip) bookings for RM23.90 per hour, or from RM157 per day. GoCar Malaysia, a leading on-demand mobility-as-a...
Tan Chong Group-backed GoInsuran makes digital car insurance...
24 February 2024
KUALA LUMPUR: Reap instant savings through the exclusive promo code REFERME for up to RM100 off and more when renewing your car insurance with GoInsuran, subject to the premiums an...
Malaysia to be first to launch Jaecoo J7 in South-East Asia
23 February 2024
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia will be the first country in South-East Asia to launch the JAECOO J7 premium SUV (sport utility vehicle) in the first half of 2024. The J7, billed as a du...
EV sector grapples with layoffs, production cuts and altered...
23 February 2024
BENGALURU: A global slowdown in electric-vehicle demand is rippling through the industry, costing jobs and leading to changes in strategic plans, layoffs and production cuts, sugge...
More effective alert on 'Smartlanes' needed at highways, say...
23 February 2024
MUAR: All highway operators need to establish a more effective "Smartlane" notification system to reduce traffic congestion, especially during festive seasons. Deputy Works Mini...
Toyota extends shutdown of two production lines after emissi...
23 February 2024
TOKYO: Toyota Motor has extended until March 1 the shutdown of two production lines at two plants run by Toyota group companies in Japan, it said today. The production lines hav...
GM's Cruise to resume robotaxi tests on city roads in coming...
23 February 2024
SAN FRANCISCO: General Motors' self-driving car unit Cruise is preparing to resume testing its robotaxis on public roads with safety drivers in the coming weeks, with Houston and D...
Tesla to fix software in 8,700 vehicles in China product rec...
23 February 2024
BEIJING: China's market regulator said today that Tesla Inc would fix software in 8,700 vehicles to reduce the chance of accidents. The action involving 1,071 imported Model S a...
Volvo Cars to dilute stake in EV maker Polestar
23 February 2024
GOTHENBURG: Volvo Cars said today it plans to distribute 62.7% of its stake worth 9.5 billion crowns (RM4.4bil) in Swedish electric vehicle manufacturer Polestar Automotive Holding...
BYD unveils new Dolphin EV with lower starting price
23 February 2024
BEIJING: Chinese electric vehicle giant BYD today unveiled a version of its Dolphin hatchback with a lower starting price. The new Dolphin EV goes for a starting price of 99,800...
Stellantis CEO total compensation jumps 56% to 36 million eu...
23 February 2024
WASHINGTON: Stellantis CEO Carlos Tavares' total compensation in 2023 rose 56% to 36.49 million euros (RM188.6mil), the Italian-American automaker with brands including Chrysler an...