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Hyundai IONIQ 5 introduces ultra-fast charging and vehicle-t...
25 May 2021
LOS ANGELES: Hyundai Motor North America has introduced the all-new IONIQ 5, an electric crossover utility vehicle (CUV) with a targeted driving range of 300 miles, design inspired...
Volkswagen offered €7.5bil for Lamborghini, says auto mag
25 May 2021
FRANKFURT:  Volkswagen has received a €7.5 billion offer (RM38bil) for Lamborghini, Autocar reported today, though VW's Audi said the supercar brand was not for sale. The non-bi...
Tesla tests Luminar sensor Musk scorned as ‘fool’s errand’
25 May 2021
SAN FRANCISCO: Tesla Inc, whose boss Elon Musk says he can develop a fully self-driving car without using laser-sensor technology, has a contract to use such sensors from Luminar T...
Mercedes-Benz to use green steel in vehicles in 2025, reduci...
25 May 2021
STUTTGART: Mercedes-Benz AG is the first car manufacturer to take an equity stake in Swedish start-up H2 Green Steel (H2GS) as a way to introduce CO2 free steel into series product...
Audi and partners show how C-V2X can improve safety for scho...
25 May 2021
ATLANTA: Audi of America has completed a cellular vehicle-to-everything (C-V2X) initial deployment to refine the technology for communities to adopt and begin to lay the groundwork...
Sime Darby reports solid sales performance from auto segment...
25 May 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: Sime Darby Bhd’s net profit jumped 161% to RM300mil in the third quarter ended March 31,2021 from RM115mil a year ago underpinned by the strong performance of the aut...
Should SUVs get a pedestrian warning label?
25 May 2021
NEW YORK: A bill in the New York State senate would establish a statewide pedestrian and cyclist vehicle safety rating system — the first of its kind in the US. Senate Bill S430...
Thai cabinet approves registration of personal cars for ride...
25 May 2021
BANGKOK: The Cabinet today approved a draft regulation proposed by the Transport Ministry to allow people to register their personal cars for commercial use. Transport Minister ...
Ex-Renault man François Leboine joins Fiat and Abarth as des...
25 May 2021
TURIN:  François Leboine will join the Stellantis Design organisation as Fiat and Abarth Head of Design on June 1. He will report to Jean-Pierre Ploué, Stellantis Chief Design O...
Fuel price caps to manage inflation
25 May 2021
PETALING JAYA: The cap on RON95 petrol and diesel prices in Malaysia is expected to control inflationary pressure from a bigger surge, considering that global crude oil prices are ...
BMW and VW to face lowered EU fines over emissions collusion...
25 May 2021
BRUSSELS: BMW  and Volkswagen are set to face reduced EU antitrust fines over clean air technology after regulators narrowed the scope of an investigation, a person familiar with t...
Carsome teams up with Aspirasi to offer data-driven dealer f...
25 May 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: Carsome has entered a partnership with Aspirasi, the micro-financing and micro-insurance provider under Axiata Digital, to offer data-backed digital financing solutio...
With electrification, Nissan's Gupta sees new spark for Rena...
24 May 2021
YOKOHAMA: Nissan Motor Co will standardise and share electric-vehicle components with alliance partner Renault SA, the Japanese automaker's chief operating officer (COO) said, desc...
Vehicle exhaust theft syndicate busted with 8 arrested
24 May 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: Have you lost your car exhaust recently? It could be among the haul recovered from a syndicate that police have crippled with the arrest of eight men in the Klang Val...
Strong auto, equipment sales drive UMW earnings in Q1
24 May 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: UMW Holdings Bhd’s net profit surged to RM97.27 million in the first quarter ended March 31, 2021, from RM44.32 million in the same period a year earlier. This was...
Indonesia building US$1.2b battery plant with LG
24 May 2021
An automotive-grade Li-ion battery pack made by LG Energy Solution. JAKARTA: State-owned Indonesia Battery Corporation (IBC) and South Korea's LG will build a new battery plant wo...
Hyundai raises hydrogen game as new trucks roll into Europe
24 May 2021
SEOUL: Hyundai Motor plans to ship a new series of fuel-cell trucks to Europe later this year, turning up the heat on rivals in a battle to test the viability of hydrogen-powered h...
Nissan Ariya takes to Monaco street circuit for public drivi...
24 May 2021
MONTE CARLO: The all-electric Nissan Ariya made its first public appearance over the weekend, undertaking its debut drive around the iconic Circuit de Monaco in the glamourous Fren...
Former F1 boss Max Mosley dies, aged 81
24 May 2021
Mosley died after a long battle with cancer. — Reuters LONDON: Max Mosley, the former head of Formula One's governing body, has died at the age of 81 after suffering from cancer, ...
Shell Malaysia extends 'Ekstra' promotion
24 May 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: Shell Malaysia is delighting customers during the Hari Raya Aidilfitri season with the “Ekstra Ganjaran Setiap Hari” BonusLink loyalty programme promotion. The ext...