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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...
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...