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Who are Hollywood's most dangerous onscreen drivers?
25 February 2021
LOS ANGELES: Vin Diesel's Dominic Toretto character from the "Fast and Furious" franchise has wrecked almost twice as many vehicles onscreen as Jason Bourne, played by Matt Damon. ...
Sweden is turning parking bays into places to play, meet, re...
25 February 2021
STOCKHOLM: Fewer cars and more bikes in cities means more parking bays to recycle. Many global cities are rethinking the layouts of their centres as they adapt to new urban mobi...
Fire risk prompts ban on electric cars in underground car pa...
25 February 2021
Firefighters in the German city of Dortmund needed to use a giant water bath to bring this EV blaze under control. — dpa BERLIN: Electric cars may be less of a burden on the envir...
Apple supplier Foxconn teams up with Fisker to make electric...
24 February 2021
LOS ANGELES: Electric-car maker Fisker Inc said it will work with Apple supplier Foxconn to produce more than 250,000 vehicles a year from late 2023. The deal, codenamed “Projec...
Geely and Volvo to launch powertrain venture after merger sc...
24 February 2021
BEIJING: Geely Automobile and sister company Volvo Cars will abandon merger plans but launch a new entity to combine their powertrain operations and expand cooperation on electric ...
Hyundai Motor to replace battery systems in costly EV recall
24 February 2021
The Kona Electric. SEOUL: Hyundai Motor Co will replace battery systems in some 82,000 electric vehicles globally due to fire risks, a problem which combined with an earlier recal...
Toyota breaks ground for Woven City
24 February 2021
TOYOTA CITY: Toyota and its subsidiary Woven Planet Holdings held a groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of Woven City on Tuesday. The event, held near a former Toyota p...
Suzuki chairman to retire, become senior adviser
24 February 2021
Suzuki would take on advisory role after June. — Reuters TOKYO: Suzuki Motor Corp’s 91-year old chairman, Osamu Suzuki, announced he will retire in June, stepping aside for a new ...
Lucid Motors CEO aims to launch Tesla Model 3 rival in 2024 ...
24 February 2021
SAN FRANCISCO: Lucid Motors chief executive officer Peter Rawlinson said on Tuesday that the luxury electric car maker plans to launch a rival to Tesla Inc’s Model 3 in 2024 or 202...
Singer teams up with Yun San Motors in Taiwan expansion
24 February 2021
TAIPEI: California-based luxury automotive brand, Singer Group, Inc., recognised worldwide for its restorations of the air-cooled Porsche 911, announces its expansion in Asia and w...
Chipmakers in drought-hit Taiwan order water trucks to prepa...
24 February 2021
TAIPEI: Taiwan chipmakers are buying water by the truckload for some of their foundries as the island widens restrictions on water supply amid a drought that could exacerbate a chi...
New Mercedes C-Class brings on the 'wow!'
23 February 2021
STUTTGART: The new Mercedes C-Class, due for release this summer, is turning out to be a smaller version of the S-Class boasting luxury and technological features taken from the fl...
Hyundai IONIQ 5 crossover debuts
23 February 2021
SEOUL: Hyundai launched the IONIQ 5 on Monday during a virtual world premiere event. It's the first model in Hyundai’s new IONIQ brand dedicated to battery electric vehicles (BEV)...
Hyundai Mobis' HLED to perform tail and stop light with a si...
23 February 2021
SEOUL: Hyundai Mobis announced on Monday that the company became the first in the world to develop an HLED that can be bent flexibly like a thin film. Now, a single LED can serve a...
Road tax renewals at post offices suspended until March 31
23 February 2021
PETALING JAYA: Road tax renewals for private vehicles have been suspended at post offices nationwide until March 31. In a statement, Pos Malaysia said this was under instruction...
Nissan's new Qashqai is only available as a hybrid
23 February 2021
LONDON: Nissan is now taking the third generation of its popular Qashqai crossover onto the road in several markets in the coming months - this time exclusively as a hybrid. The...
Subaru BRZ and WRX on GoCar Malaysia programme now
23 February 2021
PETALING JAYA: On-demand car-sharing platform GoCar Malaysia has introduced a Sports category to its subscription programme. This new category will enable subscribers to enjoy p...
Toyota shines at 4th Asean NCAP Grand Prix awards
22 February 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: Toyota received multiple awards for its best-in-class safety technologies as well as the ‘Excellent Award’ as the brand with the most 5-Star awards (2019 – 2020). ...
Find your pre-owned Volvo through online car locator
22 February 2021
KUALA LUMPUR:  Volvo Car Malaysia has introduced the Volvo Used Car Locator to elevate customers’ experience in acquiring and owning a Volvo car all from the convenience of their s...
Mercedes-EQ range extended
22 February 2021
STUTTGART: Mercedes-EQ is expanding the model range of its electric SUV with the new base model the EQC 400 4MATIC. It is identically configured throughout Europe and priced fro...