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Polestar 3 electric SUV to be made in US alongside Volvo car...
16 June 2021
GOTHENBURG: Swedish EV maker Polestar announced today its first all-electric SUV will be manufactured in the United States. The forthcoming Polestar 3, an aerodynamic electric p...
It’s too early to focus on electric cars only, says Toyota
16 June 2021
TOKYO: Toyota's lineup over the next 30 years will contain a myriad of options beyond just electric vehicles, executives at an annual shareholder meeting said today. "It's too e...
Hyundai chases local chipmakers to cut exposure to shortage
16 June 2021
SEOUL: Hyundai Motor Group is in talks with South Korean chip companies to help it reduce reliance on foreign supplies amid a global shortage that has halted assembly lines at auto...
Bling meets muscle: Mercedes S-Class takes on Bentley as a M...
16 June 2021
STUTTGART: More length, more luxury, more bling: When Mercedes rolls out the S-Class as a Maybach later this year, the company's flagship will become a competitor to Rolls-Royce an...
Only Volkswagen, Volvo doing enough to electrify in Europe, ...
16 June 2021
LONDON: Among the major carmakers, Volkswagen and Volvo are doing enough to electrify their vehicle lineups in Europe and the EU needs to set tougher CO2 emission limits if it want...
June 17-23: RON97 petrol up 2 sen to RM2.67
16 June 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: The retail price of RON97 petrol will increase by 2 sen per litre from RM2.65 per litre to RM2.67 per litre from June 17 until June 23. Pump prices of RON95 petrol...
Proton's export sales hit 98-month high
16 June 2021
SUBANG JAYA: Proton delivered 669 units to overseas distributors in May, making it the national car maker's best foreign sales month March 2013 or 98 months ago. Up to the end o...
GM to boost spending on electric vehicles 30%, add two new b...
16 June 2021
WASHINGTON: General Motors Co will boost global spending on electric and autonomous vehicles to US$35 billion through 2025, a 30% jump over its most recent forecast as it pursues E...
Lordstown Motors jumps on outlook for production through May
16 June 2021
The electric Endurance. — AP DETROIT: Lordstown Motors Corp. jumped after saying it has enough money to make its battery-powered trucks through May of next year, paring a record d...
Volvo Cars to explore use of fossil-fuel free steel
16 June 2021
STOCKHOLM: Swedish steelmaker SSAB AB is teaming up with Volvo Cars to develop fossil-free steel for use in the automotive industry. Volvo Cars will be the first carmaker to sec...
New Michelin racing tyre contains 46% recycled materials
16 June 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: Michelin has unveiled a racing tyre containing 46% sustainable materials that it claimed would still deliver superior on-track performance. It is being tested with...
Get delightful gifts with Triumph Tiger 900
16 June 2021
PETALING JAYA: Fast Bikes Sdn Bhd, the official distributor of Triumph Motorcycles in Malaysia, is holding a special promotion for the range of Tiger 900 adventure bikes. Buyers...
Ford scion leaving job at automaker as he prepares to join b...
16 June 2021
Members of the Ford family. They are (from left) Edsel Ford II, Ford English and Ford III. DETROIT: Henry Ford III, great-great grandson of Ford Motor Co's founder, is leaving his...
Get ready for a flood of sugar as Brazilians buy electric ca...
16 June 2021
SAO PAOLO: Brazil is set to flood the world market with sugar as the transition to electric vehicles slashes demand for crop-based biofuels, according to a study led by an influent...
GM's Cruise unit starts preproduction on autonomous shuttle
16 June 2021
SAN FRANCISCO: Cruise LLC, the self-driving-car unit majority-owned by General Motors Co., has started preproduction on its purpose-built battery-electric autonomous shuttle and bo...
UK in talks with 6 firms about building battery plants, says...
16 June 2021
LONDON: Britain is in talks with six companies for building gigafactories to produce electric vehicle batteries, the Financial Times reported today, citing people briefed on the di...
Jaguar Land Rover to develop hydrogen-powered Defender fuel ...
15 June 2021
LONDON: Jaguar Land Rover is developing a prototype hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicle (FCEV) based on the new Land Rover Defender, with testing scheduled to begin this year. T...
B20 biodiesel plan to be carried out by end-2022
15 June 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia, the world's second-biggest palm oil producer, expects its B20 biofuel plan to be implemented nationwide by the end of 2022, according to Plantation Industri...
Geely's EV brand Zeekr sells out of deliverable cars for thi...
15 June 2021
BEIJING: Zeekr, a new premium electric vehicle (EV) brand launched this year by geely, has sold out of deliveries for this year, Chief Executive An Conghui said today. Geely, th...
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 ...