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Princess Diana's old Ford Escort to be auctioned off in June
09 June 2021
LONDON: With 133,500 km on the clock from trips to polo matches and other royal duties, an unassuming Ford Escort once owned and driven by Princess Diana is set to go under the ham...
Harley-Davidson Pan America 1250 arrives
09 June 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: The Harley-Davidson's first adventure motorcycle - the Pan America 1250 - has landed on our shores. The Pan America comes in Standard and Special versions. Stan...
Special offer on Ducati accessories and performance parts
09 June 2021
PETALING JAYA: From now until June 14, Ducati in Malaysia is offering up to 30% savings with pre-orders of selected original Ducati accessories and Performance parts. In additio...
Hyundai overstated just how clean one of its fuel cell cars ...
09 June 2021
LONDON: Even the cleanest cars on the road aren’t immune from accusations of greenwashing. Hyundai Motor Co.’s UK unit has been ordered to refrain from saying on its website tha...
Perodua sticks to projected sales target of 240,000 vehicles...
09 June 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: Perodua is retaining its sales target of 240, 000 units for the year despite the ongoing pandemic and the semiconductor shortage. It sold 96,281 vehicles from Janu...
VW to get €288m in dieselgate settlement with former execs
09 June 2021
FRANKFURT: Volkswagen said today it had agreed to settle claims against former executives, including long-time CEO Martin Winterkorn, that will see the carmaker receive €288 millio...
Michelin Virtual Racing Series 2021 takes off
08 June 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: Michelin Malaysia has kicked off its first-ever Michelin Virtual Racing Series 2021, an e-Racing competition that runs across June and July, with time trial submissio...
Triumph Speed Twin available from RM77,900
08 June 2021
PETALING JAYA: Fast Bikes Sdn Bhd, the official distributor of Triumph motorcycles in Malaysia, has brought in the latest Triumph Speed Twin. Price starts from RM77,900 for stan...
Ford takes aim at import crowd with Maverick under US$20,000
08 June 2021
DETROIT: Ford Motor Co. is betting that by going small it can score big with the import crowd, pricing its new Maverick compact pickup truck at less than US$20,000 (under RM83,000)...
Aprilia Tuono 660 introduced at RM77,900
08 June 2021
PETALING JAYA: Didi Resources Sdn Bhd, the sole distributor for Aprilia bikes in Malaysia, has launched the highly anticipated new Tuono 660. The Tuono 660 is sporty and versati...
BCorp disposes entire stake in Peugeot dealership to Bermaz,...
08 June 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: Berjaya Corp Bhd (BCorp) has disposed its entire 51% stake in Peugeot distributor Berjaya Auto Alliance Sdn Bhd (BAASB) for RM6.67mil cash to other minority sharehold...
Toyota Malaysia suspends operations during lockdown
08 June 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: UMW Toyota Motor has temporarily suspended its sales and manufacturing operations since the nationwide enforcement of the Full Movement Control Order on June 1. UM...
Nissan ups the goodies with sales campaign
08 June 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: Local Nissan vehicle distributor Edaran Tan Chong Motor is holding the Nissan Great Rewards campaign that offers great savings for buyers to maximise the benefits of ...
Gurmit Singh of 'Phua Chu Kang' fame gets 3-month driving ba...
08 June 2021
SINGAPORE:  Actor Gurmit Singh was caught speeding at around 130kph with his son in the car, on a road with a speed limit of 70kmh. The 56-year-old celebrity, known for his role...
Apple in talks with CATL, BYD over battery supplies for its ...
08 June 2021
SAN FRANCISCO: Apple Inc is in early-stage talks with China’s CATL and BYD, about the supply of batteries for its planned electric vehicle, four people with knowledge of the matter...
Extended sales tax holiday set to boost vehicle sales
08 June 2021
PETALING JAYA: The recently extended vehicle sales tax holiday is a timely move, as it will help boost sales and absorb the impact of the multiple lockdowns imposed this year. A...
Cruise gets a Californian permit to carry passengers in self...
08 June 2021
SAN FRANCISCO: Cruise, a subsidiary of General Motors, has won approval to participate in California's first pilot program to provide driverless transportation services. An importa...
Munich car museum restores Elvis's old roadster for karaoke ...
08 June 2021
MUNICH: For decades, the iconic roadster driven by Elvis Presley was doing nothing but gathering rust in storage. But now the rock 'n' roll legend's former BMW has finally been res...
Bosch opens German chip plant, its biggest-ever investment
08 June 2021
DRESDEN: Robert Bosch opened a €1 billion  (RM5bil) chip plant in Germany on Monday, a record investment by the leading automotive supplier as it stakes a claim to equipping the la...
Indian court orders state to set uniform Covid-19 rules for ...
08 June 2021
The Ford plant outside Chennai. — Reuters CHENNAI: An Indian court tasked industrial safety officials today with visiting carmakers in the southern state of Tamil Nadu to draw up ...