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All-electric Volvo C40 Recharge opens for booking in Europe
03 June 2021
GOTHENBURG: Volvo Cars has officially opened order books for the C40 Recharge, the company’s latest fully electric model. It is available either by a monthly subscription or can...
BMW launches two new EVs, a 4 Series cousin and an artsy SUV
03 June 2021
The iX. MUNICH: In the race against Tesla and competitors like Audi and Mercedes, BMW is betting on two new electric models. Although they're very similar in terms of their drive ...
Tesla supplier CATL plans major battery plant in Shanghai, s...
03 June 2021
SHANGHAI: China's CATL is planning a major new automotive battery plant in Shanghai, continuing a blistering pace of expansion that will cement its lead as the world's No.1 supplie...
London tops list of European cities with most EV charging st...
03 June 2021
LONDON: Of all European cities, London has the largest number of electric vehicle charging stations. With 5,900 charging points available, the UK's capital is well ahead of Amsterd...
Join Proton Vlog contest and win cash prizes
03 June 2021
SUBANG JAYA: Proton has launched a Vlog competition with cash prizes totaling more than RM80,000 to be won. Running from June 1 to Dec 31, the contest comes with seven monthly r...
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...