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Police on the hunt for man seen clinging to moving lorry in ...
17 February 2024
KULAI: Police here are looking for a man following his dangerous stunt of clinging onto the back of a moving trailer lorry at a highway near the Senai Industrial Area. Kulai OCP...
Small Croatian town builds stone Mercedes monument for migra...
17 February 2024
An artist working on a life-size Mercedes monument in Imotski, Croatia.— All photos by Reuters IMOTSKI (Croatia): Local Croatian sculptor Roko Drzislav Rebic is carving a life-siz...
Mazda Japan says sayonara to Mazda6 amidst SUV dominance
17 February 2024
HIROSHIMA: Mazda bids farewell to its iconic midsize sedan — the Mazda6 — as production is set to cease in Japan, marking the end of an era for the beloved model. With productio...
Updated BMW iX xDrive50 Sport and iX M60 arrive with 22kW AC...
16 February 2024
KUALA LUMPUR: BMW Malaysia today introduced the refreshed iX xDrive50 Sport and iX M60. The two model variants joined the X5 xDrive50e M Sport plug-in hybrid that was launch...
Battery maker QuantumScape names chip veteran as CEO
16 February 2024
DETROIT: QuantumScape Corp., the solid-state battery maker that counts Volkswagen AG as its biggest shareholder, said chief executive officer Jagdeep Singh is stepping down after 1...
Tesla Cybertruck may be blighted by rust, say reports
16 February 2024
SAN JOSE: The Tesla Cybertruck was a long time coming but seems to take only a few days before it starts to rust, according to reports that the pick-up's shiny stainless-steel body...
Stellantis can be an industry 'consolidator', says CFO
16 February 2024
PARIS: Stellantis, with 61 billion euros (RM314bil) in liquidity and strong cash flows, will keep "eyes open" for potential acquisitions and merger opportunities, the automaker's c...
GM's Cruise hardware chief resigns in latest exit after oper...
16 February 2024
SAN FRANCISCO: The head of hardware at General Motors' Cruise self-driving unit, Carl Jenkins, said on Thursday he had resigned from the company, the latest in a series of departur...
Tata Group may spin off battery business Agratas
16 February 2024
MUMBAI: Tata Group is considering a potential spinoff of its battery business, according to people familiar with the matter, as the Indian conglomerate expands its foray in the cou...
Ford CEO open to working with rivals to compete with China
16 February 2024
DETROIT: Ford chief executive Jim Farley said on Thursday the automaker is reworking its electric vehicle strategy to compete with Chinese rivals, and opened the door to collaborat...
CNY deals on smart #1
16 February 2024
PETALING JAYA: Smart Malaysia is ushering in the Chinese New Year with "Lóngevity Deals" at all its dealerships nationwide. Over the course of three weekends, new buyers can enj...
Audi, Porsche cars stuck at US ports on concern over a Chine...
16 February 2024
HANOVER: Several thousand vehicles from German luxury car brands Audi and Porsche are stuck on board ships at ports in the United States because of customs issues involving a Chine...
Bumper sales streak continues
15 February 2024
PETALING JAYA: Riding on bumper sales last year and fuelled by ongoing festive sales, car companies are competing to move things into higher gear. Things are certainly looking g...
Stellantis and Renault race to cut costs to make EVs more af...
15 February 2024
LONDON: Under pressure from Chinese competitors, Stellantis and Renault are pushing hard to cut electric vehicle costs so they can have similar price tags and profit margins as fos...
Russians use Chinese partner to produce Citroen cars at idle...
15 February 2024
MOSCOW: Carmaker Stellantis halted production in Russia in April 2022. But the decision did not stop Russian operators from joining forces with a Chinese partner the following y...
Audi hires away chief designer from Jaguar Land Rover
15 February 2024
MUNICH: German luxury carmaker Audi has hired away the current chief designer at British competitor Jaguar Land Rover, Massimo Frascella, the company announced today. In June, F...
Continental to cut over 7,000 jobs worldwide in auto supply ...
15 February 2024
HANOVER: German auto parts and tyre manufacturer Continental is to cut some 7,150 jobs worldwide due to its cost-cutting efforts in the weakening automotive supply business. Thi...
Ora 07 and Tank 300 land in Malaysia
15 February 2024
PETALING JAYA: GWM Malaysia says that the Ora 07 and Tank 300 have arrived in Malaysia. But hold your horses. They are not for sale yet. The Ora 07 is an electric coupe t...
BYD takes on Western rivals with a 'Seal' team
15 February 2024
BERLIN: BYD is the largest electric car manufacturer in the world and is taking an aggressive approach when it comes to trying to conquer the European market. That's why hardly ...
Stellantis' Lancia unveils fully electric Ypsilon for new pu...
15 February 2024
MILAN: Lancia on Wednesday revealed its new Ypsilon compact car, the first of three new models promised by the premium brand as part of a multi-year relaunch plan under which it wi...