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David Beckham buys stake in UK electric car firm Lunaz
03 June 2021
Beckham has taken a 10% stake in Lunaz. — Reuters LONDON: David Beckham has taken a 10% stake in Lunaz, a UK-based car restoration and electrification firm, as the former England ...
Get huge discounts for aged Ford and Hyundai parts at Sime D...
03 June 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: Sime Darby Motors and e-Commerce partner SpareXHub's 10-day long clearance sale offers discounts up to 90% on selected aged genuine Ford and Hyundai car spare parts. ...
Hyundai Glovis woos EV manufacturers with its EV-focused ser...
03 June 2021
SEOUL: Electric vehicles (EVs) need to be handled differently from internal combustion engined (ICE) cars when it comes to shipping them. Hyundai Glovis, one of the largest logi...
BMW says China car factories to reach carbon neutrality this...
03 June 2021
MUNICH: BMW said today its factories in China plan to reach carbon emissions neutrality by the end of this year, while its total carbon emissions in its Chinese production chain wi...
Toyota USA launches exclusive GR Supra A91-CF Edition
03 June 2021
PLANO (Texas, USA): To sports car enthusiasts the world over, the Supra nameplate is synonymous with Toyota performance. This latest generation keeps finding ways to blend speed...
Towards hydrogen cars that can cover up to 1,000km on a sing...
03 June 2021
PARIS: The new Toyota Mirai has set a new world record for a production model by driving over 1,000km on one single fill of hydrogen. In the coming years, this record performanc...
Why is Tesla activating the in-car camera of its vehicles?
03 June 2021
SAN FRANCISCO: In its latest software update, Tesla is enabling activation of the camera placed in the interior of some of its cars, in order to detect the presence of the driver a...
Global EV battery sales surge as demand for clean cars picks...
03 June 2021
SINGAPORE: Global electric-vehicle battery sales more than doubled in the first four months of the year as the switch to environmentally-friendly cars gathers pace. Sales of EV ...
Next Lexus NX teased ahead of June 12 world debut
03 June 2021
TOKYO: Lexus has released a teaser image of the all-new NX ahead of its digital world premiere on June 12. The image, set to a backdrop of Mt Fuji, shows the rear view of the cr...
Refreshed MINI hatches come to town: 3-door, 5-door and conv...
02 June 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: MINI today introduced the New MINI 3 Door, MINI 5 Door, and MINI Convertible alongside the latest generation of the MINI Electric. The Cooper S 3-Door is priced (o...
Apple loses multiple top managers from self-driving car divi...
02 June 2021
SAN FRANCISCO: Apple Inc. has lost multiple top managers of its self-driving car team in recent months, a sign of attrition at the division involved in what could become an importa...
Proton sales fall in May, export volume on strong footing
02 June 2021
SUBANG JAYA: Following two consecutive months of strong sales, where Total Industry Volume (TIV) averaged over 60,000 units, Malaysia’s automotive industry receded by 20% in May as...
New MINI Electric enters, priced at RM218K
02 June 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: The updated MINI Electric has arrived in Malaysia. Priced at RM217,470.73 (on the road, without insurance and without SST), it is now available with a range of new...
Renault to set up electric-car hub in France as standalone u...
02 June 2021
PARIS: Renault SA is taking major steps towards creating an electric-vehicle manufacturing hub in northern France in a bid to better compete in Europe’s fast-growing EV market. ...
Letters by relevant ministries enough to travel, say police
02 June 2021
PETALING JAYA: The individual authorisation letter issued by the relevant ministries or departments are valid on their own for work-related travel, says Bukit Aman Internal Securit...
Helmet factory shut down for operating during lockdown
02 June 2021
BUTTERWORTH: A helmet factory was ordered to shut down after it was found to be operating illegally during lockdown. North Seberang Prai OCPD Asst Comm Noorzainy Mohd Noor said ...
Hauliers stuck in confused loop at roadblocks
02 June 2021
Trucks ferrying goods in Port Klang. — Bloomberg PETALING JAYA: It is day two of the lockdown, but there is still confusion, especially at roadblocks. SME Association of Malays...
Elon Musk’s impact on language
02 June 2021
Musk strikes a pose at the China-made Model 3 delivery ceremony at the company's Gigafactory in Shanghai on Jan 7. — Bloomberg SAN FRANCISCO: Elon Musk, who turns 50 later this mo...
Volvo Car Malaysia staff hail generous 'Family Bond' paid pa...
02 June 2021
PETALING JAYA: The workforce at Volvo Car Malaysia is delighted by a new all-gender, paid parental leave policy that is implemented globally by the Swedish automaker. The “Famil...
June 3-9: RON97 petrol up 2 sen, rest unchanged
02 June 2021
PETALING JAYA: The price of RON97 petrol will increase by two sen from June 3 to 9, says the Finance Ministry. The price for RON97 petrol will increase from RM2.61 to RM2.63 per...