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EU electric and plug-in hybrid car sales jump to over 1 mill...
05 February 2021
LONDON: Sales of electric and plug-in hybrid cars in the European Union almost trebled to over 1 million vehicles last year, accounting for more than 10% of overall sales, data sho...
Tesla responds to Indonesia offer
05 February 2021
File pic of a worker monitoring the nickel melting process at a nickel smelter near Sorowako, Indonesia. — Reuters SINGAPORE: Indonesia has received an investment proposal from ...
Apple near deal with Hyundai on autonomous cars, say reports
05 February 2021
CNBC said Apple was working with Hyundai and its Kia brand to produce the car in Georgia. — Reuters PARIS: Apple is close to a deal on producing its own autonomous vehicles in coo...
Ford boosts investment plan for EVs and self driving vehicle...
05 February 2021
DETROIT: Ford Motor Co on Thursday more than doubled the amount of money it plans to invest on electric and autonomous vehicles, to US$29 billion, even as it posted a fourth-quarte...
Volvo Car Malaysia upgrades warranty to five years/unlimited...
04 February 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: Volvo Car Malaysia has revised its warranty programme to a factory five-years/unlimited mileage for all privately owned Volvo cars registered from Jan 1 onwards. T...
Rolls-Royce Phantom Iridescent Opulence presented
04 February 2021
ABU DHABI: Rolls-Royce unveiled the bespoke Rolls-Royce Phantom ‘Iridescent Opulence’ that showcased a "Gallery" featuring an artwork of 3,000 tail feathers. "The Gallery," is a...
New Ford F-150 Raptor more offroad-capable than ever before
04 February 2021
DETROIT: Ford created an off-road icon in 2009 when it introduced the desert racing-inspired F-150 Raptor. It was designed to not only speed over rough terrain, but also to jump an...
Kelantan JPJ nets RM2.28mil for DDY number plate series
04 February 2021
KOTA BARU: The Kelantan Road Transport Department (JPJ) recorded the highest collection for bids involving the DDY vehicle registration serial numbers amounting to RM2.28 million. ...
Car wash operators can open for business from Feb 5
04 February 2021
PUTRAJAYA: Car wash services are among three business activities that have been given the green light to operate from Feb 5. The other two are pasar malam (night market traders)...
No ban on heavy vehicles on roads during CNY
04 February 2021
PUTRAJAYA: The Transport Ministry will not ban heavy vehicles from operating on roads during the Chinese New Year celebrations this year, said Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong. ...
China's messy car repair market gets a Goldman-backed makeov...
04 February 2021
SHANGHAI: Car repair can be challenging in China, rife with the potential for disputes over the quality of service and parts and dominated by mom-and-pop stores. But the auto af...
Mazda expects chip shortage to affect about 7,000 vehicles i...
04 February 2021
TOKYO: Japanese automaker Mazda Motor Corp said today it expects a chip shortage to affect its vehicle production from this month. Mazda will revise its production plans based o...
GST may make comeback by 2022-23, says Affin Hwang Research
04 February 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia may look at a possible implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) in the medium term, likely by 2022 or 2023 to help correct the government’s fiscal ...
Ford abandons EV plans with China's Zotye
04 February 2021
Looking back. Ford and Zotye officials getting to know each other in August 2017 prior to the signing of the joint venture in November that year. SHANGHAI: Ford Motor has decide...
Ride on Ducati Malaysia's CNY promotions
04 February 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: Ducati Malaysia is keeping the love of riding strong and bringing joy to Ducati fans around Malaysia while ensuring the safety and well-being of its customers through...
Nobody needs 1,900hp — Pininfarina's electric Battista has i...
04 February 2021
FRANKFURT: Two million US dollars (RM8.1mil). That's the price of getting to 100kph in 2 seconds on electric power. The Pininfarina Battista is set to offer ridiculous amounts of s...
Renault 5 reboot: What this 80s classic's comeback could loo...
04 February 2021
PARIS: Around 25 years ago, the last R5 rolled off the production line at Renault. Decades after its heyday, this hatchback supermini is poised to return as an electric - if Renaul...
Toyota retires first-generation 86 in UK
04 February 2021
LONDON: Toyota has sold its last GT86 in the UK after a nine-year run where it managed to sell 7,500 units. The GT86 (or simply 86 in Japan and Malaysia) was the forerunner for ...
Daimler to become Mercedes-Benz, split trucks unit from cars
04 February 2021
FRANKFURT: Daimler AG will split up into the world’s largest makers of luxury cars and commercial vehicles, renaming itself Mercedes-Benz and listing its truck unit separately by y...
Chip crunch to affect global auto production into Q3, says I...
04 February 2021
LONDON: A shortage of auto chips could impact 672,000 units of global light vehicle production in the first quarter, data firm IHS Markit said on Wednesday, warning that the disrup...