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Actor Patrick Dempsey picked to plug Porsche sunglasses
01 February 2021
STUTTGART: To kick off the new year, Porsche Design is teaming up with Hollywood star and motor sport enthusiast Patrick Dempsey. As of January, the passionate race car driver will...
Citroen bankroll home Tour de France hopes with sponsorship ...
01 February 2021
PARIS: Car giant Citroen has stepped into French cycling's Covid-19 economic breach, providing sponsorship for a delighted AG2R World Tour team, now known as Citroen-AG2R. The d...
Toyota foundation reveals six finalists in the running to im...
01 February 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: The Toyota Mobility Foundation has announced six solution ideas as finalists for the City Architecture for Tomorrow Challenge (CATCH) programme. The foundation lau...
The long goodbye: Expect an oil price spike as oil companies...
01 February 2021
An oil refinery in the MIddle East. An oil-price spike would be a big economic headwind for a world recovering from the pandemic, especially in developing countries where the burde...
In Australia, Spotify warns drivers to slow down near school...
01 February 2021
BRISBANE: Spotify is loud and clear in its zero tolerance approach to speeding on roads near schools. The Swedish music streaming giant has teamed up with the Australian Road Safet...
New Volvo Cars Innovation Portal allows external developers ...
01 February 2021
GOTHENBURG: Volvo is pitching its Innovation Portal as a place that offers a vast array of high-quality apps, easier and more convenient ownership, and even safer cars. The port...
New Toyota tech unit promises world's safest drive
31 January 2021
TOKYO: Toyota Motor Corp unveiled its Woven Planet research unit at a virtual media event on Friday, promising to deliver the world’s “safest mobility” as competition heats up to d...
Toyota Mirai banks on Teonex sealant for its fuel cells
31 January 2021
OSAKA: Toyobo Film Solutions Ltd has developed a sealant that will be used in the fuel cells of the Toyota Mirai. The latest Mirai, which began selling last month, will use Toyo...
VW's Dresden plant to be EV hub as ID.3 starts series produc...
31 January 2021
DRESDEN: Dresden will become the hub for Volkswagen electric cars in future. It has just recently begun series production of the all-electric ID. 3 at its so-called Transparent ...
Hypercar aero testing: The final lap for Rimac C_Two
31 January 2021
ZAGREB: Over the last two years, Croatian hypercar maker Rimac has been exposing three different generations of C_Two prototypes to a series of wind tunnel tests. The objective?...
American automaker SSC claims world’s fastest car title — ag...
30 January 2021
NEW YORK: It seems that the third time’s the charm for SSC. After two bungled attempts at a speed record, the beleaguered US hypercar company SSC reported on Wednesday that its ...
Toyotas in camouflage: Suzuki launches Across and Swace hybr...
30 January 2021
FRANKFURT: In cooperation with Toyota, Suzuki is launching two new hybrids - the Across and Swace - desiged to help the automaker take the next steps towards electrifying its l...
Learn all about Michelin motorcycle tyres at online exhibiti...
30 January 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: Michelin is starting 2021 with a Michelin Motorcycle Tyre Virtual Exhibition, a complete 360-degree platform to experience the exciting world of MICHELIN motorcycle t...
Proton sees 2021 as year of exports; Saga, X70 and X50 to le...
29 January 2021
SUBANG JAYA: Following a year that saw it successfully overcoming challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic and launching a compact SUV, Proton has set its sights on growing export...
Hyundai's SangYup Lee wins FAI design award
29 January 2021
SEOUL: Hyundai Motor's global design chief, who created the latest EV concept, ‘Prophecy’, has won the coveted grand prize of design at the 36th edition of Festival Automobile Inte...
Mazda's facelifted CX-5 is a more frugal drive
29 January 2021
COLOGNE: Mazda has been selling the current second generation of the CX-5 since 2017. With the latest model update, the Japanese manufacturer wants to keep the SUV fresh and frugal...
Touch ‘n Go to remove parking surcharge, plans eWallet reloa...
29 January 2021
PETALING JAYA: It is perhaps the much-awaited news for most Malaysians. Touch ‘n Go Sdn Bhd will be making two massive changes this year. All Touch ‘n Go parking surcharges, whi...
Ford all out to woo China buyers with local assembly of Must...
29 January 2021
SHANGHAI: Ford has announced that Mustang Mach-E, its first global pioneering SUV built on an all-new, all-electric platform, will be manufactured in China by Changan Ford for loca...
To do or not to do: Hyundai agonises over the risks of embra...
29 January 2021
The Kia plant in Georgia, USA. With Hyundai and Apple having headstrong managments, Kia could be the compromise solution as contract assembler for the Apple car. SEOUL/SAN FRANC...
Mercedes-Benz takes over-the-air upgrade to the next level
29 January 2021
STUTTGART: Mercedes-Benz is expanding the possibility of upgrading vehicle programmes and systems over-the-air (OTA) instead of just updating them. Mercedes-Benz's Digital Vehic...