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MCO: More than two persons allowed in car from today
19 February 2021
PUTRAJAYA: Those residing in states under movement control order (MCO) will be allowed to travel with more than two persons in the car, depending on its passenger capacity, said Se...
Driver told to enter defence over 2017 death of teen cyclist...
19 February 2021
Sam arriving at the Johor Baru High Court with Muhammad Faizal. JOHOR BARU: A woman, who was acquitted of ramming into a group of 30-odd teen cyclists and killing eight of them in...
Proton launches special edition Persona, Exora, Iriz and Sag...
18 February 2021
SUBANG JAYA: Proton has launched four special edition models which were done simultaneously during the company’s third virtual launch. The limited production models have been gi...
These Conti tyres have been specially adapted for heavy, ele...
18 February 2021
HANOVER: Continental has introduced a completely new range of tyres for heavy-duty vehicles. They are mainly intended for the new, increasingly heavy, electric and hybrid SUVs. ...
Ford's Europe car lineup to be all-electric by 2030
18 February 2021
LONDON: Ford Motor Co on Wednesday said its car lineup in Europe will be all-electric by 2030 as the USautomaker races to get ahead of CO2 emissions targets and looming bans in som...
Baidu has decided on a CEO and brand for its EV company with...
18 February 2021
A logo of Baidu seen in Wuzhen, Zhejiang province last November. — Reuters BEIJING: Baidu has appointed a chief executive officer and decided on a brand for its electric vehicle (...
Chinese buyers help push Bentley orders up by 50%, says CEO
18 February 2021
LONDON: Bentley began the year with 50% more orders than the start of last year and built more luxury cars in January than the same time in 2020 as China boosted demand despite cha...
Vehicle sales down marginally in January 2021, says MAA
17 February 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: Vehicle sales in Malaysia slipped 0.76 per cent to 32,829 units in January this year from 42,942 units in the same month last year, said the Malaysian automotive Asso...
Mercedes-Benz Malaysia looking to a better 2021 performance
17 February 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: Mercedes-Benz Malaysia is optimistic of achieving a stronger performance this year as it plans to roll out a slew of new models and measures to drive sales and become...
Honda to appoint R&D chief Toshihiro Mibe as new CEO, say so...
17 February 2021
Mibe. TOKYO: Honda Motor Co Ltd will name Toshihiro Mibe, head of the its research and development arm, as new chief executive officer, say two people with direct knowledge of the...
Porsche brings the 911 back as a GT3 with motorsport pedigre...
17 February 2021
STUTTGART: Porsche offers many variants of its treasured 911. Even though they are all suitable for everyday use, some probably feel more at home on the racetrack — such as the new...
Scan and pay bills from parking lot? Seberang Prai lets cust...
17 February 2021
SEBERANG PRAI: The Seberang Prai City Council (MBSP) has launched a "Scan, Park and Pay" programme for the convenience of the public to pay bills instead of crowding its centralise...
Pandemic threatens New York's iconic yellow taxis
17 February 2021
NEW YORK: On a February morning in a parking lot near La Guardia Airport, a few dozen of the yellow cabs patiently queue in the freezing cold to catch a fare from one of the termin...
Daimler's Torc Robotics picks Amazon as cloud provider for s...
17 February 2021
SEATTLE/STUTTGART: Daimler AG unit Torc Robotics said today it has selected Amazon’s cloud computing division to handle huge amounts of data in real time as it prepares to test sel...
Myanmar protesters hope 'broken down' cars can hinder crackd...
17 February 2021
Demonstrators using their cars to block the road during a protest against the military coup in Yangon today. — Reuters YANGON: Opponents of Myanmar's military coup parked their ca...
McLaren’s RM1mil Artura hybrid boasts blazing speed without ...
17 February 2021
LONDON: McLaren Automotive will bill its first plug-in hybrid model as offering true supercar performance with hatchback-level emissions. The Artura debuting today will start at...
Europe car sales plunge 26% in worst January total on record
17 February 2021
FRANKFURT: Car sales in Europe slumped to a record low for January as coronavirus lockdowns again shook the continent’s biggest markets. New-vehicle registrations plunged 26% to...
SUKE construction nears completion
17 February 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: The Sungai Besi-Ulu Kelang Elevated Expressway (SUKE) construction work has recorded an overall progress of 87 per cent as at end-2020, supported by full completion o...
Unique Rolls-Royce Koa Phantom delivered
17 February 2021
GOODWOOD (UK): Rolls-Royce Motor Cars presented a one-of-the-kind customised Phantom Extended featuring rare Hawaiian Koa wood inlays and exterior colour matched to a 1934 heritage...
Toyota to suspend output from nine factories in Japan due to...
17 February 2021
TOKYO: Toyota Motor Corp said on Tuesday it will temporarily suspend vehicle production on 14 lines at nine group factories in Japan due to an earthquake that hit Japan’s northeast...