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Ford Ranger Raptor and WildTrak buyers stand to get big savi...
14 April 2021
PETALING JAYA: Sime Darby Auto ConneXion (SDAC), the sole distributor for Ford in Malaysia, is offering attractive savings on selected Ford Ranger Raptor and WildTrak Year Make 202...
Audi takes on Tesla’s Model Y with entry-priced electric SUV
14 April 2021
INGOLSTADT: Audi’s new Q4 e-tron will go head-to-head with Tesla Inc. in the fast-growing market of compact crossover SUVs to help parent Volkswagen AG narrow its electric-car sale...
April 15 to 21: Fuel prices unchanged
14 April 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: The retail prices of RON95, RON97 and diesel will remain unchanged for the period of April 15 to 21, with each still priced at RM2.05, RM2.54 and RM2.15 per litre res...
Even Tesla can’t overcome Australian hostility to electric c...
14 April 2021
SYDNEY: Tesla Inc. and the electric-car industry generally thrive in the world’s richest nations. Not so in Australia, where even tractors outsell EVs two to one. More than four...
Bosch appoints new MD for Malaysia
14 April 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: German multinational engineering and technology company Bosch has appointed Klaus Landhaeusser as the new managing director of its businesses in Malaysia, Robert Bosc...
Polestar 2 model range expands to three variants
14 April 2021
GOTHENBURG: The Polestar 2 model range is expanding to three variants. With two powertrains, two battery packs and optional equipment packs, the electric performance fastback no...
Geely’s iconic Lotus Cars said to mull raising US$1bil
14 April 2021
HANGZHOU: Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co. is considering raising about US$1 billion (RM4.1bil) to help expand its iconic British sports and racing automotive business Lotus Cars i...
Guard My Ride offering extended warranty to Sime Darby Auto ...
14 April 2021
(From left): Tham, Kong, Vi and Moo. KUALA LUMPUR: Extended warranty service provider Guard My Ride Sdn Bhd (GMR) has teamed up with used car dealer Sime Darby Auto Selection to ...
Huawei turns to driverless cars, as no end of US sanctions i...
14 April 2021
A Huawei store in Beijing. — AFP SHENZHEN: Resigning itself to the fact that the US is unlikely to ease the sanctions that have targeted Huawei's smartphones and 5G hardware, the ...
Skoda unveils new Kodiaq with refreshed design and new engin...
14 April 2021
PRAGUE: The Kodiaq is the driving force of Skoda's broad range of crossovers, and for the first time in four years, the manufacturer's first SUV is now getting an update. The Cz...
Taiwan's Pegatron to build Tesla parts plant in Texas, says ...
14 April 2021
Apple supplier Pegatron sees electric vehicles as a major source of growth in coming years. — Reuters TAIPEI: Taiwan’s Pegatron has chosen a site in El Paso, Texas, to build a pla...
Nvidia, Volvo Cars accelerate auto industry's data-processin...
13 April 2021
DETROIT: Volvo Cars said Monday it will use a new generation of high-powered chips from Nvidia Corp to enable more autonomous driving functions in future vehicles, starting next ye...
Perodua Aruz launched in Singapore
13 April 2021
SINGAPORE: The Perodua Aruz has officially entered its first overseas market – Singapore. At launch, it is priced at S$92,999 (RM286,409), inclusive of Goods and Services Tax an...
Nissan-backed startup WeRide gets California permit to test ...
13 April 2021
SHANGHAI/BEIJING: Autonomous driving startup WeRide received a permit to test two passenger vehicles on California’s public roads without a safety driver in the front, California’s...
Saloon? Coupe? SUV? Citroen unveils C5 X flagship — but what...
13 April 2021
PARIS: Citroen has announced a new upper mid-range model set to arrive in the second half of the year, the C5 X, a strange mixture of several kinds of car styles. Here's what we...
David Beckham is the new Maserati global brand ambassador
13 April 2021
MODENA: Maserati has partnered with global sporting icon, philanthropist and style trailblazer David Beckham to drive the Italian luxury performance brand forward. The new globa...
Ducati Malaysia offers rebates of up to RM15K in new promo
13 April 2021
PETALING JAYA: Ducati Malaysia’s latest sales campaign, Passion Returns, offers tempting incentives to new Ducati owners and fans. From now until April 30, every new Ducati bike...
BMW banks on Nvidia for advanced virtual factory planning
13 April 2021
MUNICH: The BMW Group and Nvidia are working on a new approach to planning highly complex manufacturing systems – with the Omniverse platform. The virtual factory planning tool ...
Prince Philip designed custom-built Land Rover for his own f...
13 April 2021
BERLIN: A custom-built Land Rover Defender hearse, which Prince Philip himself helped to design, will carry his coffin on its final journey on Saturday, Buckingham Palace has annou...
GM-backed Cruise will run driverless taxis in Dubai in 2023
13 April 2021
DETROIT: Cruise LLC, the self-driving car unit backed and majority owned by General Motors Co., signed a deal with Dubai’s Roads and Transit Authority to begin operating self-drivi...