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Proton to issue special editions of Iriz, Saga, Persona and ...
15 February 2021
PETALING JAYA: Proton would be introducing special edition variants of the Iriz, Saga, Persona, and Exora on Feb 18 in an attempt to spark a sales spike in the four models. Each...
Aston Martin DB11 V8 Coupe — Magnetic Silver arrives at RM84...
15 February 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: Aston Martin Kuala Lumpur has unveiled the customised DB11 V8 Coupe — Magnetic Silver. Available from RM849,200 (excluding duties and taxes), the special variant f...
Great Wall Motor — China's biggest SUV maker — to start its ...
15 February 2021
BANGKOK: China's largest SUV and pickup truck maker Great Wall Motor unveiled two vehicle models in Thailand last Tuesday, firing the opening salvo of its effort to explore the mar...
Hyundai highlights Ioniq 5's big interior as 'home away from...
15 February 2021
SEOUL: Hyundai today released a new image, revealing the spacious and versatile interior of the much-anticipated Ioniq 5, which will make its virtual world premiere on Feb 23. T...
The new Mercedes C-Class: Longer, roomier and optionally hyb...
15 February 2021
UPDATE:The new Mercedes C-Class will make its virtual world premiere on Feb 23. FRANKFURT: Mercedes has been selling its current C-Class since 2014. After a mild facelift almost...
UMW group records healthy automotive sales in January
15 February 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: UMW Holdings Bhd’s automotive business kicked off 2021 on an encouraging note with healthy sales recorded in January by both its subsidiary UMW Toyota Motor (UMWT) an...
Nissan denies it's in talks over Apple car
15 February 2021
TOKYO: Nissan Motor Co Ltd said today it is not in talks with Apple Inc, following a report that the iPhone maker approached the Japanese company in recent months about a tie-up fo...
Pos Malaysia now allows car insurance renewal via its app
15 February 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: Pos Malaysia Bhd has introduced a new online insurance platform which allows customers to renew their motor vehicle insurance anytime and anywhere through the Pos Mal...
Jaguar Land Rover owner Tata Motors names ex-Daimler executi...
15 February 2021
Llistosella will take charge of Tata Motors in July. — Bloomberg LONDON: Tata Motors Ltd. has appointed former Daimler AG manager Marc Llistosella to become its next chief execu...
Woman drives against traffic, causes four-vehicle pile-up
15 February 2021
The scene of the accident on Sunday. — Photo from facebook/PenangKiniPortal BUTTERWORTH: A car driving against traffic on Jalan Perusahaan here caused a four-vehicle pile-up inv...
Why you should check your tyre pressure system after a wheel...
15 February 2021
BERLIN: All new cars have tyre-pressure monitoring systems - and cars are fitted with one of two different systems. Whatever your car has, after a wheel change, you're well advised...
Toyota introduces online map showing real-time traffic info ...
15 February 2021
TOKYO: Toyota is offering a free public service through an online map that informs motorists of any events on a planned route that could delay the trip. Road closures, road sign...
Volkswagen CEO Diess 'not afraid' of Apple EV
15 February 2021
FRANKFURT: Germany’s Volkswagen is not concerned by any Apple plans for a passenger vehicle that could include the iPhone maker’s battery technology, its chief executive Herbert Di...
Brough: Lawrence of Arabia's motorcycle makes French comebac...
15 February 2021
PARIS: Brough motorcycles, favourites of the writer, spy and gentleman adventurer T.E. Lawrence, are making a comeback - not in their former home in England, but deep in the southw...
German carmakers fear output snags from virus border checks
15 February 2021
A German policeman directing a truck driver coming from Austria into the border checkpoint on the A93 motorway near Kiefersfelden, Germany, recently. — dpa BERLIN: Travel restrict...
Cronies, corruption: How Algeria's auto sector hit the wall
15 February 2021
A photo taken in 2014 of the Renault plant in Oran. — AFP ALGIERS: Shuttered assembly plants, jailed bosses, laid-off workers. Algeria's once ambitious plans to create a flagship ...
Tesla to set up electric car manufacturing unit in southern ...
14 February 2021
BENGALURU: Billionaire Elon Musk’s Tesla Inc will set up an electric-car manufacturing unit in the southern Indian state of Karnataka, according to a government document seen by Re...
Audiobooks take to the roads
14 February 2021
SAN FRANCISCO: Not so many years ago, cassette tapes and CDs were the only way for bookworms to enjoy their favorite reads in audio format while at the wheel. But, for some time...
Porsche Taycan Turbo S hits 165kph indoors
14 February 2021
NEW ORLEANS: Even when circumstances mean that being indoors is the safe and, at times, unexciting option, racer Leh Keen recently found a way to make being indoors considerably le...
What 'connected' tyres mean to drivers
14 February 2021
HANOVER: German automotive parts manufacturer Continental has been producing its first tyres featuring RFID tags, facilitating product traceability, since last fall. Now, for th...