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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...
Hino Malaysia ups warranty programme for 500 Series truck
02 June 2021
PETALING JAYA: Hino Motors Sales (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd (HMSM) has enhanced its warranty programme with 5-year/500,000km coverage for chassis and powertrain of the Hino 500 Series for ...
Tesla recalls nearly 6,000 US vehicles over potentially loos...
02 June 2021
WASHINGTON: Tesla Inc is recalling nearly 6,000 US vehicles because brake calliper bolts could be loose, with the potential to cause a loss of tyre pressure, documents made public ...
Audi hires driver 'dream team' for Dakar Rally hybrids
02 June 2021
INGOLSTADT: Audi announced that it has hired two of the Dakar Rally's most successful drivers Stephane Peterhansel and Carlos Sainz for when it makes its debut on the race with a h...
Foxconn strikes multibillion-dollar EV pact with PTT in Thai...
01 June 2021
Foxconn and Thailand's PTT Pcl will collaborate on hardware and software for producing EVs, — Reuters BANGKOK: Foxconn Technology Group struck a multibillion-dollar electric-veh...
Honda Malaysia suspends ops as latest lockdown takes effect
01 June 2021
PETALING JAYA: Honda Malaysia has closed its business temporarily from June 1 to 14 to support the latest lockdown imposed by the Government to curb the spread of Covid-19. Hond...
Petron Malaysia and MyKasih team up to help the needy
01 June 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: Petron Malaysia teamed up with MyKasih Foundation for the “PetronMyKasih Jom Derma” donation programme to give Petron Miles (PMiles) cardholders a chance to donate th...
Longer sales tax exemption set to help auto sector ride thro...
01 June 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: The sales and service tax (SST) exemption, which has been extended for the automotive sector until end-December 2021, is a strong catalyst to combat disruptions to pr...
Daimler to pay Nokia patent fees, ending German legal spat
01 June 2021
The agreement with Daimler announced jointly today marks the latest win for Nokia. — AFP STUTTGART: Daimler has agreed to pay Nokia for using its patents, ending a row that highli...
Toyota and Daihatsu join Honda in ceasing work temporarily
01 June 2021
PETALING JAYA: Toyota and Daihatsu have joined Honda in temporarily suspending production at their factories in Malaysia due to a nationwide coronavirus lockdown. Toyota, which ...
Old Miti letter for travel still valid until June 3, say pol...
01 June 2021
PETALING JAYA: Police will allow the use of existing letters issued by the International Trade and Industry Ministry (Miti) for work-related travels until June 3. In a press con...
134,000 people to benefit from one-off RM500 cash aid under ...
01 June 2021
PETALING JAYA: The one-off RM500 cash aid for public transport players is set to benefit some 134,000 people, says Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong. The Transport Minister said that t...
World's rich floor it in post-pandemic luxury car rush
31 May 2021
LONDON: The global rebound from the coronavirus pandemic is revving luxury carmakers' sales to never-before-seen heights, as order books at the likes of Lamborghini, Ferrari and Ro...
IGP: 800 roadblocks in place nationwide from June 1-14
31 May 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: Mobile roadblocks will be used in addition to permanent roadblocks to discourage travel during the full lockdown which starts nationwide on Tuesday. Inspector-Gene...
Kia teases first images of all-new Sportage
31 May 2021
SEOUL: Kia has revealed the first official teaser images of the all-new Sportage – the fifth incarnation of the brand’s most popular SUV model. Due to be revealed in July in Sou...
Russia begins production of high-end sedan promoted by Putin
31 May 2021
An employee works on an assembly line of the Aurus plant in the town of Yelabuga in the Republic of Tatarstan, Russia today.— Reuters MOSCOW: Russia today has begun production of ...
Musk says Tesla Model S Plaid delivery delayed a week
31 May 2021
SAN FRANCISCO: Delivery for Tesla Inc.’s Model S Plaid will be pushed back a week to June 10, CEO Elon Musk said in a tweet. The car "needs one more week of tweak,” Musk said in...
Audi takes over Artemis development for autonomous electric ...
31 May 2021
INGOLSTADT: Audi is taking the previously independent Artemis project team for the development of an autonomous electric car under its wing. The team "set up the development of ...
Transport Ministry to issue new approval letters through SMI...
31 May 2021
Trucks ferrying goods in Port Klang. — Bloomberg PUTRAJAYA: The Transport Ministry will issue new approval letters to allow logistics companies registered under SMILE (Logistics...