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EV charging void has drivers trying new routes to power up
21 February 2024
LONDON: Electric vehicle drivers unable to install a charger at home are turning instead to stop-gaps offered by US and European firms as alternatives to often expensive or inconve...
Cybertruck rust 'can be cleaned off,' says Tesla engineer
21 February 2024
SAN JOSE: The rust spots which have blighted a few of Tesla's shiny new Cybertrucks are normal and easy to get rid off, a Tesla engineer has gone on record as saying. Wes Morril...
Feb 22-28: Fuel prices unchanged
21 February 2024
KUALA LUMPUR: The retail prices of RON97 and RON95 petrol and diesel will remain unchanged for the period from Feb 22-28. The Finance Ministry, in a statement today, said that R...
Batu Pahat 'drifting' enthusiast arrested after crashing int...
21 February 2024
A generic photo of a car burning rubber. BATU PAHAT: A factory worker has landed himself in hot water with the law after his attempt to show off his drifting driving skills caused...
Volkswagen makes ID.7 even more practical with new Tourer va...
21 February 2024
LONDON: Volkswagen has added to its flourishing line-up of ID electric vehicles with a more practical version of its ID.7 – the Tourer. Its first electric wagon will join a smal...
Volvo Cars decides to streamline model names, announces upgr...
21 February 2024
GOTHENBURG: Volvo Cars is changing the way it names its electric cars. Its popular XC40 Recharge and C40 Recharge models will now be known as the EX40 and EC40 respectively, ali...
Ford cuts prices of all variants of Mustang Mach E electric ...
21 February 2024
DETROIT: Ford Motor Co cut prices of all variants of its Mustang Mach E electric SUV on Tuesday, as the Detroit automaker deals with lower demand for EVs. Demand for EVs has det...
January 2024 vehicle sales up 31% to 65,499 units, says MAA
21 February 2024
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s new vehicle sales soared 31 per cent to 65,499 units in January this year against 50,168 units during the same month last year due to higher passenger vehi...
New Proton NEV models on the horizons
20 February 2024
KUALA LUMPUR: Proton today hinted that it will launch several new models of new energy vehicles (NEV) soon. "We will launch (the models) very soon. We will launch one model, may...
BMW Premium Selection showcase is back bigger at Bukit Jalil...
20 February 2024
KUALA LUMPUR: The BMW Premium Selection (BPS) Showcase by BMW Group Malaysia returns to the Bukit Jalil National Stadium here with up to 500 pre-owned premium cars as well as new v...
Get to know about Tesla cars and tech at Feb 20-26 exhibit
20 February 2024
PETALING JAYA: If you have always wanted to know about the inner workings of a Tesla car, here's your chance. From Feb 20-26, Tesla is having a pop-up show at IOI City Mall, Mal...
Make Malaysia the Asean EV hub, automakers urged
20 February 2024
An EV charging station in Miri, Sarawak. KUALA LUMPUR: Investment, Trade and Industry Minister Tengku Datuk Seri Zafrul Abdul Aziz has encouraged electric vehicle (EV) auto makers...
BAIC's EV brand to launch first Huawei-backed sedan in 2024
20 February 2024
BEIJING: BAIC BluePark New Energy Technology, the electric vehicle arm of Beijing Automotive Group (BAIC), plans to launch its first sedan in partnership with Huawei Technologies t...
PLUS and authority agree to increase highway EV charging sta...
20 February 2024
KUALA LUMPUR: PLUS Malaysia Bhd (PLUS) and the Malaysian Highway Authority (LLM) have agreed to simplify the process of developing and growing the number of electric vehicle (EV) c...
Putin gifts new car to N. Korea’s luxury limo-loving leader ...
20 February 2024
SEOUL: Vladimir Putin’s bonhomie with Kim Jong Un took a fresh turn, with the Russian president gifting the limousine-loving North Korean leader a new car. Putin gave Kim a Russ...
UMW Toyota Motor plugs eco-friendly cars at 'Beyond Zero' ev...
20 February 2024
KUALA LUMPUR: UMW Toyota Motor Sdn Bhd (UMW Toyota) today unveiled its "Beyond Zero" initiative. The event, which is taking place from today until Feb 28 at Technology Park Mala...
Toyota Industries faces crackdown for engine emissions cheat...
20 February 2024
A forklift from Toyota Industries. The Toyota affiliate is facing a probe by Japan's transport ministry. TOKYO: Japan's transport ministry is preparing action against a Toyota M...
Carmen Sagrera: Hispano Suiza unveils first images of its ne...
20 February 2024
BARCELONA: Hispano Suiza has unveiled the first images of its new hypercar, the Carmen Sagrera, in a 12-second teaser video. It will be the third model in the company's range of...
Stellantis may build Leapmotor EVs in Italy, says report
20 February 2024
MILAN: Stellantis is considering building up to 150,000 low-cost electric vehicles (EVs) in Italy, in its Mirafiori complex in Turin, as part of its agreements with Chinese automak...
BYD plans more luxury models
20 February 2024
HONG KONG: BYD aims to ramp up production of more luxury models this year, boosting its credentials beyond just stylish but budget-friendly cars. It is also planning to repurcha...