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Two people per car limit can be increased to three in case o...
30 May 2021
PETALING JAYA: The two-person per car limit can be increased to three people in the case of medical emergencies, seeking healthcare services and medical attention, says Datuk Seri ...
In happiest place on Earth, a startup is targeting car addic...
30 May 2021
HELSINKI: The idea is simple: a transport service that’s so good, you’ll never need a car again. It’s what Finnish startup MaaS Global Oy has been working towards since 2015. Th...
Carmakers in ‘India’s Detroit’ allowed to operate as workers...
30 May 2021
The Ford plant outside Chennai. — Reuters CHENNAI: Carmakers in the Indian automobile hub of Chennai will be allowed to keep operating, the state government said on Saturday, amid...
Volkswagen plans to change management structure, says report
30 May 2021
BERLIN: Volkswagen plans to change its management structure and install two new chief operating officers to oversee its premium brands and volume brands, German trade publication A...
How electric car designers are reimagining iconic grilles
30 May 2021
NEW YORK: When BMW unveiled its next generation of electric vehicles — the i4 and the iX SUV — in March, their faces generated at least as much chatter as their electric guts. T...
Hyundai Bayon looks set to take on small SUV market
30 May 2021
FRANKFURT: Hyundai continues to follow the crossover trend, bringing the Bayon onto the market this summer, a small SUV that's closely related to its i20 supermini and priced at ar...
'Black boxes' are coming to cars in Europe, but what are the...
29 May 2021
BRUSSELS: The European Union intends to have all new cars fitted with new data recording systems similar to the famous "black boxes" used on aircraft. The idea is to gain access...
How F1 technology is set to help Alpine cars evolve
29 May 2021
PARIS: To optimise the design of future Alpine road cars, the brand has called directly on the teams of aerodynamics engineers working with the Alpine Formula 1 team, based in Enst...
All grown up: The next-gen Smart is set to be a compact elec...
29 May 2021
STUTTGART: The world's best-known brand of two-seater urban runabouts is getting supersized, and Daimler has announced that it has started work on an SUV version of the Smart elect...
As China plans new rules, global automakers move to store ca...
28 May 2021
SHANGHAI: BMW, Daimler and Ford have set up facilities in China to store data generated by their cars locally, they told Reuters, as automakers come under growing pressure in the w...
Nissan to set up EV battery plants in Japan, Britain, says N...
28 May 2021
TOKYO: Nissan Motor Co will partner with China-based battery maker Envision AESC group to build new battery plants for electric vehicles in Japan and United Kingdom and will invest...
Full lockdown nationwide from June 1-14 as cases soar past 8...
28 May 2021
PETALING JAYA: A nationwide full lockdown will take place from June 1 to 14 and all sectors will not be allowed to operate during this period except the essential economic and serv...
Rolls-Royce creates 'most refined picnic facility on Earth'
28 May 2021
LONDON: A convertible Rolls-Royce with a back deck that opens up to reveal cocktail tables, fridges for champagne and a parasol matching the vehicle's baby blue colour scheme is no...
Carmakers forced by chip crisis to rethink just-in-time orde...
28 May 2021
SAN FRANCISCO: A century after automakers showed the world the value of assembly-line manufacturing, a shortage of semiconductors is teaching the industry a painful new lesson in w...
CKD BMW 630i GT M Sport debuts at RM418K
28 May 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: The locally-assembled BMW 630i GT M Sport has arrived. The grand tourer is priced at RM417,659.05 (without SST) and RM430,800 (with SST). It was launched alongside...
CKD BMW 530e and 530i in M Sport trim roll in from RM335K
28 May 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: BMW Malaysia today introduced the new 530e M Sport and the 530i M Sport. Both are locally assembled. The 530e is priced at RM334,353.95 and 530i at RM384,941.86 wi...
Consumer Reports drops 'top pick' rating for Tesla Model 3
28 May 2021
NEW YORK: Tesla's decision to drop radar sensors from two of its US vehicles has cost it top safety ratings from a widely followed insurance industry group and the influential Cons...
Uber agrees world-first union deal for UK drivers
28 May 2021
Uber conferred official recognition on the union - which counts 620,000 members across various industries - in the wake of a ruling by Britain's Supreme Court in February. — AFP ...
Hyundai may sell one of its Beijing factory sites, says Yonh...
28 May 2021
SEOUL: Hyundai Motor Co is in talks with the Chinese government to sell one of its factory sites in Beijing, news agency Yonhap reported today, citing unnamed sources. Yonhap sa...
MINI is giving its top sellers a fresh look and new tech
28 May 2021
FRANKFURT: The next big innovation is still a long time coming for MINIs, but the retro runabouts are trying to keep their look fresh with a facelift for the three- and five-door m...