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Daimler CEO: 'We need an honest conversation" about EVs and ...
12 May 2021
LONDON: If the European Union wants to push a faster shift to zero-emissions cars then Daimler AG is ready, but there needs to be an open debate on the impact electrification will ...
New mobile speed-monitoring device effective to slow vehicle...
12 May 2021
TOKYO: A test by Japan's National Police Agency has confirmed that a newly developed portable speed-monitoring device is effective in slowing vehicles travelling on school zones, e...
Why cars and watches have so much crossover for collectors
12 May 2021
NEW YORK: Popular automotive blog Jalopnik ran a piece titled, "Can someone help me understand why car enthusiasts are often also watch enthusiasts?" In it, writer Elizabeth Bla...
Toyota annual net profit jumps 10.3%, further growth forecas...
12 May 2021
TOKYO: Toyota's full-year net profit jumped 10.3 percent even as the pandemic hit the auto industry, the Japanese firm said today, projecting growth despite the ongoing semiconduct...
Mercedes shows off concept EQT electric family van due in 20...
11 May 2021
FRANKFURT: Mercedes is touting the prospect of an electric van based on the new Citan and a near-production concept is giving a clear look at the planned EQT, set to go on sale at ...
Harley-Davidson launches all-electric motorcycle brand 'Live...
11 May 2021
MILWAUKEE: Harley-Davidson Inc  on Monday launched an all-electric motorcycle brand "LiveWire," the latest effort by the company to ramp up bets on the rapidly growing electric-veh...
Highway roadblocks will keep changing location, says Bukit A...
11 May 2021
SEREMBAN: Police have launched the week-long Ops Rentas to deter people bent on crossing borders to return to their hometowns to celebrate Hari Raya Aidilfitri. Bukit Aman Traff...
Ramadan cheer from Ducati in Malaysia
11 May 2021
PETALING JAYA: In conjunction with the up-coming Hari Raya Aidil Fitri, Ducati Malaysia and Ducati Official Club Malaysia (DOCM) organised a "Ramadan Basket" programme last week. ...
Actor Jim Carrey gives RM165,000 car to film crew member
11 May 2021
Carrey's gift of a car was won by a grip crew member. — AFP LOS ANGELES:  Some people express their gratitude with a thank you note. Others, like Jim Carrey, do so by gifting a ...
F1 great Gordon Murray to develop electric vans, SUVs for ca...
11 May 2021
LONDON: Supercar maker the Gordon Murray Group said today it plans a £300 million (RM1.7bil) expansion over the next five years, which includes developing electric SUVs and deliver...
Tesla puts brake on Shanghai land buy as US-China tensions w...
11 May 2021
File pic of a Model 3 on display last April at Auto China 2018 in Beijing. — Reuters SAN FRANCISCO: Tesla Inc  has halted plans to buy land to expand its Shanghai plant and make i...
US opens safety probe into 1.1 million Honda Accord vehicles
11 May 2021
The 2013 Accord sold in the United States. WASHINGTON: The US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said on Monday it was opening a formal safety probe into more ...
Electric cars will be cheaper than combustion models within ...
11 May 2021
PARIS: The main obstacle for drivers interested in getting on board with this new generation of cars is the fact that the price of electric vehicles is expected to drop considerabl...
Goods vehicles free to move during Raya season
11 May 2021
PUTRAJAYA: Goods vehicles are allowed to travel on public roads during this Aidilfitri festive season, says the Transport Ministry. “Due to a blanket ban on all interstate and i...
Multimedia University team shines at Shell Eco-Marathon 2021
11 May 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: Team Grüne Welt from Multimedia University (MMU)’s Faculty of Engineering and Technology (FET) emerged as the only Malaysian team recognised at this year’s Shell Eco-...
Automated steering 'not available' on Texas road where Tesla...
11 May 2021
WASHINGTON: US  safety officials investigating the cause of a Tesla Model S crash that killed two men in Texas last month said on Monday that testing suggested the vehicle's automa...
New VW Polo GTI teased ahead of June world premiere
11 May 2021
WOLFSBURG: Volkswagen is offering a first peek at the new Polo GTI ahead of what would have been the traditional GTI weekend meet near Lake Wörthersee in Austria. The annual eve...
Nationwide MCO from May 12-June 7
10 May 2021
PETALING JAYA: The whole country will be placed under the movement control order from May 12 to June 7 due to rising Covid-19 cases, says Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin. ...
Digital version aids real all-electric Porsche Macan prototy...
10 May 2021
STUTTGART: By the time the all-electric Porsche Macan is launched in 2023, it will have covered some three million test kilometres worldwide in varying conditions. The prototype...
Investors chide Toyota’s Toyoda for questioning combustion c...
10 May 2021
TOKYO: Some Toyota Motor shareholders have criticised its president Akio Toyoda for questioning Japan’s plans to ban conventional cars only days after the firm said it was reviewin...