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Foxconn mulls Mexico or Wisconsin for maiden electric-car pl...
16 March 2021
Young Liu. Foxconn is turning towards vehicles as smartphone growth is stalling. — Bloomberg TAIPEI: Foxconn Technology Group will decide between Mexico and Wisconsin for the si...
China's Geely to add US$5bil battery plant in EV push
16 March 2021
BEIJING: Geely said it would build an electric vehicle battery factory with a planned annual manufacturing capacity of 42 gigawatt hours (GWh) in China’s eastern city of Ganzhou, a...
VW to set up battery plants, expand charging points in e-car...
16 March 2021
FRANKFURT: Volkswagen has announced it would set up six battery factories and significantly expand charging points in Europe, in a major ramp up of its drive into electric vehicles...
Gordon Murray's T.50 supercar hits test track for first time
16 March 2021
LONDON: Gordon Murray Automotive’s T.50 supercar has had its first development test drive, marking a major milestone for the world’s "most driver-centric supercar." The XP2 prot...
Renault unveils new logo for the electric age
16 March 2021
PARIS: Renault has adopted a new version of its iconic diamond logo, saying the move heralds a major electrification drive. The retro-influenced badge cropped up first on the 5 ...
Tesla's Musk has new title, 'Technoking', unveils NFT-themed...
16 March 2021
Musk shared a new electronic music track about a non-fungible token. — Reuters SAN FRANCISCO: Tesla Inc added “Technoking of Tesla” to billionaire chief executive officer Elon M...
Aston Martin picks racer's company as Asian distributor for ...
16 March 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: Aston Martin has appointed Motorsports Services AMR Asia Limited as its exclusive distributor of all variants of Vantage GT race cars, parts and technical support for...
Soon you’ll be able to fill in roads missing in Google Maps
16 March 2021
PARIS: A brand new tool integrated into Google Maps will soon allow anyone to modify the route of a road, or even to create one not yet referenced. This is yet another tool offered...
US safety agency probes 'violent' Tesla crash in Detroit
16 March 2021
WASHINGTON: The US auto safety agency said on Monday it is investigating a crash in Detroit on Thursday involving a Tesla that became wedged underneath a tractor-trailer and left a...
GM builds pickups without certain modules due to global chip...
16 March 2021
DETROIT: General Motors Co said on Monday that due to the global semiconductor chip shortage the US automaker is building certain 2021 light-duty full-size pickup trucks without a ...
Sneezing at the wheel? Your car's air filter probably needs ...
16 March 2021
BERLIN: Fumes, soot, brake dust, tyre particles and pollen - these are all things you don't want to inhale when you're behind the wheel. And yet there's only so much your car's air...
New workshop Munich Precision promises quality service for B...
15 March 2021
PETALING JAYA: Munich Precision has opened its independent automobile service facility that caters specially to continental cars in Section 51A here. The company focuses on BMW ...
BMW plans for all new cars to be reusable before 2026
15 March 2021
MUNICH: BMW AG will unveil plans this week for all new vehicles to be made of reusable parts as of 2025, German newspaper Bild am Sonntag reported. Chief executive officer Olive...
Outgoing CEO says Panasonic must cut Tesla reliance
15 March 2021
Panasonic has been heavily dependent on Tesla. — Reuters TOKYO: Panasonic Corp’s outgoing chief executive Kazuhiro Tsuga said the company will need to reduce its heavy reliance on...
New cars unveiled online as Geneva show scrapped again over ...
14 March 2021
FRANKFURT: The action takes place at a nondescript warehouse somewhere on the outskirts of Stuttgart. The security checks at the doors are strict and people cannot just stroll i...
Mitsubishi's Eclipse Cross small SUV goes hybrid with a 60km...
14 March 2021
FRANKFURT: Mitsubishi's Eclipse Cross, a compact off-roader positioned between the ASX and the Outlander, has been charged up as a facelifted plug-in hybrid with an electric range ...
Welcome to Florida, the US state where walking can be the de...
14 March 2021
Designed for driving, Florida is the most dangerous place in the US to take a walk by foot. — dpa MIAMI: You take your life in your hands when you're on foot in Florida, the deadl...
How come electric cars can accelerate so fast?
14 March 2021
BERLIN: If you're sitting at a red traffic light that then turns green, you might not necessarily expect to be overtaken by an electric car. That can happen though - as an elect...
BMW iDrive 8 to make world debut on March 15
13 March 2021
MUNICH: BMW's iDrive has been around in one form or another for the past 20 years. It's time for the next evolution. The new-generation BMW iDrive 8 will be revealed on March 15...
The e-bike that's as speedy as a motorcycle or a car in the ...
13 March 2021
PARIS: French e-bike maker Moustache is refreshing its Friday 27 FS Speed, now available in two versions, featuring one or two batteries for boosted range. With a top speed of 4...