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Booking opens for the all-new Isuzu D-Max, estimated prices ...
01 April 2021
PETALING JAYA: Isuzu's highly-anticipated third-generation D-Max pick-up truck is arriving in Malaysia later this month, much earlier than its speculated launch next year. This ...
Get a 3D/2N escape to Pangkor Laut Resort with Volkswagen Pa...
01 April 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia (VPCM) is pleased to offer its customers an indulgent Pangkor Laut Resort experience with every purchase of the Passat. From now...
Auto industry rethinks cost-cutting playbook
01 April 2021
DETROIT: After a year of getting hammered by the pandemic, a semiconductor shortage and storms that snarled Dana Inc’s global supply chain, the auto parts maker is reaching for a n...
Volkswagen to buy credits from Tesla in China to meet eco ru...
01 April 2021
BEIJING: A Volkswagen joint venture in China has agreed to buy green car credits from Tesla to help meet local environmental rules, three people briefed on the matter told Reuters....
Upgraded Hino 3S centre opens in Johor Baru
01 April 2021
JOHOR BARU: Hino Motors Sales (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd (HMSM) has officially launched its new 3S (Sales, Service, and Spare Parts) centre by completing its fully upgraded renovation this...
Volvo developing self-driving trucks with startup Aurora
01 April 2021
SAN FRANCISCO: Robotruck developer Aurora has secured another big-name partner from the automotive industry: Volvo plans to rely on self-driving technology from the Silicon Valley ...
Honda Thailand bike ops now under merged company
01 April 2021
BANGKOK: Honda has announced the merger of A.P. Honda Co., Ltd., Thai Honda Manufacturing Co., Ltd., and HPD Co., Ltd., a shareholding company, forming a new company named "Thai Ho...
Mercedes to unveil Porsche-fighting AMG version of electric ...
01 April 2021
FRANKFURT: Mercedes-Benz will flank its upcoming flagship electric sedan with an AMG-branded model that will compete with Porsche and Tesla Inc.’s high-performance battery cars. ...
It takes two to Taigo - VW's new compact SUV has Brazilian r...
01 April 2021
WOLFSBURG: Volkswagen has confirmed a stylish new coupe-crossover called the Taigo which is based on the company's Brazilian-made Nivus SUV for the South American market. The Ta...
SEAT's road sign-reading tech could cut speeding fines
01 April 2021
LONDON: Exceeding the speed limit on roads is costly and dangerous, so drivers should be pleased to learn that SEAT has come up with new technology promising to end the problem of ...
Euro5 diesel to replace Euro2M from April 1
31 March 2021
PUTRAJAYA: The government will implement the Euro 5 fuel specification to replace Euro 2M diesel starting tomorrow, says Datuk Seri Tuan Ibrahim Tuan Man. The Environment and Wa...
Google, BMW, Volvo, and Samsung SDI sign up to WWF call for ...
31 March 2021
VAUD (Switzerland): Google, BMW, Volvo and Samsung SDI are the first global companies to have signed up to a World Wildlife Fund (WWF) call for a moratorium on deep-sea mining, the...
April 1-7: RON97 petrol up two sen
31 March 2021
PETALING JAYA: The price of RON97 petrol will increase by two sen from RM2.50 to 2.52 per litre from April 1 to 7, says the Finance Ministry. The price of RON95 petrol and diese...
Eight car windscreens smashed, cops investigating
31 March 2021
PETALING JAYA: A police investigation has been opened after eight cars had their windscreens and windows smashed near a driving range. The police began conducting their investig...
Porsche Asia Pacific and Shell to set-up high performance EV...
31 March 2021
SINGAPORE/KUALA LUMPUR: Porsche Asia Pacific and Shell are teaming up to implement Southeast Asia’s first cross-border high performance charging (HPC) network with 12 charge points...
Global auto recovery to be delayed, says IHS
31 March 2021
LONDON: A recent fire at a Japanese semiconductor factory and severe weather in parts of the United States in February have exacerbated an ongoing chip shortage plaguing the global...
OPen Road Asia and Permodalan Kedah to develop RM1.3bil moto...
31 March 2021
ALOR SETAR: OPen Road Asia Sdn Bhd and Permodalan Kedah Bhd has entered an agreement to develop a premier tourist and motorsports destination in Langkawi island. The OPen Road I...
Daimler to speed up electric shift as 2021 starts strongly
31 March 2021
LONDON: Daimler has got off to a good start in 2021 despite a global shortage of semiconductor chips, and plans to accelerate the shift in its model line-up to electric cars, the M...
VW admits 'Voltswagen' an April Fool's marketing stunt
31 March 2021
WASHINGTON: Volkswagen AG’s US unit issued a false news release on Tuesday claiming it would rename its US operations as “Voltswagen of America” in a marketing stunt designed to ca...
Kia's all-new all-electric EV6 to get 500-km range, roomy in...
31 March 2021
FRANKFURT: Kia is getting ready to launch its first dedicated electric car, a crossover with a high-range, fast-charging setup designed for more than urban commutes. The EV6 is ...