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For the world's poshest 3-year-old: Bentley now makes balanc...
16 May 2021
LONDON: The most exclusive way of teaching your children to ride a two-wheeler is to buy them a Bentley pedal-less balance bike. Being the fanciest kid on the block does not com...
Mercedes start production of electric EQS at Factory 56
16 May 2021
STUTTGART: Mercedes-Benz has begun production of the EQS electric sedan. It is being assembled at Factory 56 in the company's Sindelfingen plant, 20km south-west of here. The...
Hyundai to invest US$7.4bil in US by 2025, with EVs in focus
15 May 2021
SEOUL: Hyundai Motor Group said it planned to invest US$7.4 billion in the United States by 2025 to produce electric vehicles, upgrade production facilities and further its investm...
Chip shortage to hit about 100,000 Mazda vehicles in 2021
15 May 2021
HIROSHIMA: Mazda Motor Corp said it expects a semiconductor crunch to affect around 100,000 of the Japanese automaker's vehicles globally during the fiscal year. However, Mazda ...
How mobile phone tech can benefit police and first responder...
15 May 2021
LONDON: Police and first responder vehicles are set to undergo a technology revolution, that will include augmented reality, mobile surveillance and remote device control, accordin...
Shell, Singapore university to work on RM14mil decarbonisati...
15 May 2021
SINGAPORE:  Royal Dutch Shell  said on Friday it will be working with a university in Singapore in a research project worth S$4.6 million (RM14.3mil)  over three years to convert c...
Paris plans to ban through traffic in city centre from 2022
14 May 2021
PARIS: Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo’s latest effort to rein in car use and fight pollution would prevent non-residents from driving across the French capital's historic heart in 2022. ...
Tesla in talks with China's EVE for low-cost battery supply ...
14 May 2021
SAN FRANCISCO: Tesla Inc is in talks with Chinese battery maker EVE Energy Co to add the firm to its Shanghai factory supply chain, four people familiar with the matter said, as it...
Fisker finalises deal with Foxconn to make EVs in US from 20...
14 May 2021
LOS ANGELES: Electric car maker Fisker Inc has finalised its vehicle-assembly deal with Foxconn Technology Co Ltd, including plans to open a US plant in 2023, the companies said on...
Old electric car, bad battery? What to know about used EVs a...
14 May 2021
HAMBURG: If you're looking to switch to an electric car, it doesn't have to be a new one. Used electric vehicles (EVs) are also widely available now, which not only saves you money...
Subang Airport car park upgrading to complete by 3Q, 200 ext...
14 May 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: Subang Airport (SZB) car park bay is set to get an upgrade by the third quarter of 2021, which will see it having an extra 200 parking bays bringing the total to 1,00...
Plenty to like in refreshed VW Tiguan Allspace
13 May 2021
WOLFSBURG: The Tiguan was given an update back in autumn 2020 and now it is the turn of the long-wheelbase version: revised design, new control and assist systems, new premium feat...
Hans Zimmer expands BMW collaboration to cover sounds for M ...
13 May 2021
MUNICH: Famous composer of film soundtracks Hans Zimmer has helped BMW create a unique sound signature for its upcoming electric models. The aim is to make people feel the performa...
Police focus on Covid-19 SOP compliance on first day of Raya
13 May 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: Police personnel were hard at work on the first day of Hari Raya Aidilfitri as they focused on Covid-19 standard operating procedure (SOP) compliance. Federal Inte...
No dine-in but you can still tuck in
13 May 2021
KLANG: Soon after the movement control order was implemented in Selangor recently and dine-ins were restricted, restaurant owner Jacqueline Ong spotted some people eating takeaways...
Australian Hyundai NEXO travels over 880km to break world di...
13 May 2021
SYDNEY: An Australian team driving a Hyundai NEXO fuel cell electric vehicle (FCEV) has broken the world record for the longest distance travelled in a hydrogen-powered vehicle on ...
Volkswagen, Argo AI to launch international trials of self-d...
13 May 2021
WOLFSBURG: Volkswagen AG and self-driving startup Argo AI will launch international autonomous driving trials of the all-electric VW ID.BUZZ microbus this summer, the German automa...
Biggest lithium miner Albemarle gears up to tap major lode f...
13 May 2021
File pic of a lithium-ion car battery pack being stripped down for recycling. — Reuters CHARLOTTE (North Carolina, USA):  The world’s biggest lithium miner wants to extract more o...
Tesla stops taking bitcoin payments for vehicles over climat...
13 May 2021
NEW YORK: Tesla Inc has suspended the use of bitcoin to buy its vehicles, chief executive officer Elon Musk said in a tweet on Wednesday, citing concerns about the use of fossil fu...
Refreshed 2022 Volkswagen Tiguan arrives in US
12 May 2021
WASHINGTON:  The refreshed Volkswagen Tiguan for North America now boasts sportier exterior styling, comfort features and smart driving technologies. The 2022 Tiguan will be off...