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Car from 'Knight Rider' sells for US$300,000 at auction
26 January 2021
NEW YORK: David Hasselhoff, best known as the crime-fighting and beach-strutting star of 1980s TV shows "Knight Rider" and "Baywatch", has sold one of the few replicas of the most ...
Nissan ramping up electric cars in China
26 January 2021
BEIJING: Nissan Motor is accelerating the rollout of electric vehicles in China under its main brand and its local, no-frills Venucia marque as it overhauls its strategy in the wor...
Fincrew aims to make buying auto insurance easy-peasy
26 January 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: There's a budding online auto insurance platform in town and it's called Fincrew. Fincrew pitches itself as a one-stop shop where potential insurance buyers get to...
Lotus teases successors to Elise, Exige and Evora
26 January 2021
LONDON: To acknowledge the forthcoming family of performance cars, Lotus has released an image that hints at the new generation that will replace the Elise, Exige and Evora. The...
Hyundai's DAL-e robotic assistant at your service
26 January 2021
SEOUL: Hyundai Motor Group has launched the “DAL-e,” a highly advanced customer service robot that independently communicates with people using precise recognition capabilities and...
Long-distance married couples can travel across states from ...
26 January 2021
PUTRAJAYA: Good news for long-distance married couples. They can now do inter state travel starting Jan 27, as the government relaxes the rules to allow them to meet. Senior Min...
Here's what lawyers say in case you are involved in a road a...
26 January 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: Being in a road accident can be a traumatic time as we have to juggle our thoughts between the damage and our next course of action. Do not panic when caught in th...
S. Korea probes adequacy of Hyundai's Kona EV recall after n...
26 January 2021
SEOUL: A Hyundai Motor Kona electric vehicle caught fire last week in the first-ever known case of a recalled Kona catching fire, prompting authorities to investigate the adequacy ...
Biden vows to replace US govt fleet with electric vehicles
26 January 2021
Biden’s 'Buy America' executive order signed on Monday does not direct the purchase of electric vehicles. — Reuters WASHINGTON: US President Joe Biden on Monday vowed to replace t...
Hyundai Motor fourth-quarter profit jumps 57% on demand for ...
26 January 2021
SEOUL: Hyundai Motor Co today posted a 57% jump in quarterly profit on strong demand for high-margin SUVs and its premium Genesis cars, but results came in slightly below expectati...
MCO 2.0 may be lifted after Feb 4
26 January 2021
PUTRAJAYA: The second movement control order, or MCO 2.0, may not be extended from the tentative Feb 4 end date, says the Health Ministry. Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noo...
Contra flow between Sg Besi toll plaza and UPM interchange f...
26 January 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: Temporary bound closure and contra flow have been activated at Km 307- Km309 on the North-South Expressway between Sungai Besi Toll Plaza and the UPM Interchange from...
The world is dangerously dependent on Taiwan for semiconduct...
26 January 2021
Taiwan’s grip on the semiconductor business represents a choke point in the global supply chain. — Image from Ambiq Micro via TSMC TOKYO: As China pushes the world to avoid offici...
Death of diesel looms as carmakers accelerate to electric fu...
26 January 2021
PARIS: The world’s biggest diesel engine factory in Tremery, eastern France, is undergoing a radical overhaul - it’s switching to make electric motors. From less than 10% of out...
Saudi wealth fund in talks with Lucid for car plant in kingd...
25 January 2021
DUBAI: Lucid Motors Inc is in talks with Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund to build an electric vehicle factory in the kingdom, the Financial Times reported, citing an interview...
JD Power: Most American EV users are likely to repurchase an...
25 January 2021
TROY (Michigan): According to the inaugural J.D. Power U.S. Electric Vehicle Experience (EVX) Ownership Study, some 82% of electric vehicle (EV) owners are likely to consider buyin...
Taiwan ministry says TSMC will prioritise auto chips if poss...
25 January 2021
TAIPEI: Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd (TSMC) will prioritise production of auto chips if it is able to further increase capacity, Taiwan’s Economics Ministry told Reute...
Mentally unsound woman taken to hospital after being caught ...
25 January 2021
KOTA KINABALU: A woman, believed to be mentally unsound, has been taken to Hospital Mesra Bukit Padang for treatment and evaluation after she went around attacking vehicles at a co...
Founder of J.D. Power dies at 89
25 January 2021
LOS ANGELES: James David Power III, the founder of the influential car quality survey company, J.D. Power, died on Saturday. He was 89. Power set up the company with his wife, J...
VinFast global showroom design competition comes with total ...
25 January 2021
HO CHI MINH CITY: Vietnamese car maker VinFast is looking at international talents to design its smart vehicle showrooms to be built globally. The "VinFast Global Showroom Desig...