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Perodua to adopt new strategy to boost market share
03 February 2021
RAWANG: Perodua says it will adopt a new approach soon to strengthen its product offerings while further improving the compact car company’s operational capabilities. Perodua pr...
Proton's 2021 product launch plan on track despite pandemic ...
03 February 2021
SUBANG JAYA: Proton says its 2021 product launch plan is on schedule despite supply chain hitches caused by the pandemic. It expects production to stabilise by mid-2021 with the...
Harley unveils turnaround plan
03 February 2021
CHICAGO: Harley-Davidson Inc’s shares plunged more than 20% on Tuesday after the motorcycle maker unexpectedly swung to a quarterly loss, overshadowing a new turnaround plan that t...
VW considers direct buying to secure scarce chips
03 February 2021
HAMBURG: Volkswagen is looking into buying chip supplies directly from manufacturers, according to a company executive, as automakers battle a global semiconductor shortage. “We...
Tesla to recall 135,000 US cars under pressure from auto saf...
03 February 2021
WASHINGTON: Tesla Inc has agreed to recall 134,951 Model S and Model X vehicles with touchscreen displays that could fail and raise the risk of a crash after US auto safety regulat...
Special edition Maserati Levante S GranSport SUV now availab...
02 February 2021
PETALING JAYA: Naza Italia-Maserati announced on Monday that it has brought in a special edition Levante S GranSport SUV. Only five units of Levante S GranSport Zegna Pellet...
Special edition Nissan LEAF10 marks 10 years of EV sales
02 February 2021
LONDON: Nissan UK has introduced the LEAF10, a special edition of the popular all-electric car, to celebrate 10 successful years of sales as the first mass-market EV in the world. ...
Teaser photo of 2021 model heralds Lexus brand overhaul
02 February 2021
TOKYO: Lexus will undergo a brand overhaul in spring this year and it will be marked by the release of a new concept car that would signal the automaker's intentions for the future...
Volvo Trucks Malaysia get new MD
02 February 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: Volvo Trucks has appointed Tony O’Connell as its new managing director for Volvo Trucks Malaysia effective Feb 1. O’Connell who was previously vice president (sale...
Tesla says sorry to China’s state grid for charging blame vi...
02 February 2021
SINGAPORE: Tesla Inc. has publicly apologised to State Grid Corp of China after a video showed one of the carmaker’s staff purportedly telling a customer that an overload in the na...
MCO extended from Feb 5 to Feb 18, says Ismail Sabri
02 February 2021
PUTRAJAYA: The movement control order (MCO) has been extended and will be enforced from Feb 5 to Feb 18. Senior Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob said all states except fo...
Rio de Janeiro gives up F1 chase
02 February 2021
The Interlagos racetrack in Sao Paulo. — AFP RIO DE JANEIRO: Rio de Janeiro has given up its controversial bid to build a new Formula One race track and steal Brazil's Grand Pri...
Karma teams up with Danish outfit on fuel cell propulsion sy...
02 February 2021
LOS ANGELES: Karma Automotive today announced that it will work with Denmark's Blue World Technologies to explore the viability of a fuel cell system to provide primary propulsion ...
Billionaire Li Shufu gears up for his next big move
02 February 2021
HANGZHOU: Chinese billionaire Li Shufu shook up the car industry with an eye-catching run of deals among traditional, European automakers that made his Zhejiang Geely Holding Group...
Ford taps Google to offer cloud-based data services
02 February 2021
DETROIT: Ford Motor Co will tap into software, artificial intelligence and cloud computing offered by Alphabet Inc’s Google to develop new consumer services and modernise internal ...
2021 Lexus LS 500 ready for order-taking
01 February 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: Lexus Malaysia has opened its order books for the 2021 Lexus LS 500 ahead of its launch soon. The flagship Lexus model will be available in two variants of LS 500 ...
Ford Ranger warranty extended to 5 years/160,000km
01 February 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: Sime Darby Auto ConneXion (SDAC), the sole distributor for Ford in Malaysia, has extended the three-year/100,000km manufacturer’s warranty for its Ranger pick-up truc...
Push to go electric could kill off Japan’s cheap microcars
01 February 2021
TOKYO: Japan’s kei cars, known for their affordability and small engines, face a potentially existential threat as the country leans on automakers to go electric as part of its net...
NSC meets on Tuesday to discuss possible MCO extension
01 February 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: The National Security Council (NSC) will meet Tuesday to discuss a possible extension of the movement control order, says Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob. "The meet...
Ferrari CEO search list said to include luxury-brand leaders
01 February 2021
BOLOGNA: Ferrari NV Chairman and Agnelli family scion John Elkann may shed some light Tuesday on the type of person he thinks should lead the maker of limited-production Italian su...