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Honda has developed an air filter that works like a face mas...
09 January 2021
TOKYO: Some of the cars made by Japanese brand Honda will soon get an air-filtering device capable of blocking virus from entering the car and also of catching virus droplets insid...
Chip shortage forces Ford, Toyota, Nissan, FCA to cut vehicl...
09 January 2021
TOKYO/DETROIT: Ford Motor Co, Toyota Motor Corp, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and Nissan Motor Co Ltd said on Friday they would cut vehicle production this month due to a shortage of ...
Tesla launches cheaper variant of Model Y SUV
09 January 2021
Visitors checking a China-made Tesla Model Y at the electric vehicle maker's showroom in Beijing. — Reuters SHANGHAI: Tesla Inc launched a cheaper variant of the Model Y, bringing...
Just a week into COO role, Kia exec Bill Peffer quits
09 January 2021
UPDATE: Bill Peffer has left Kia to head Maserati North America.   LOS ANGELES: Kia Motors America’s chief operating officer Bill Peffer resigned on Thursday after only ...
Elon Musk now world's wealthiest person, say US media
09 January 2021
Musk. — AFP SAN FRANCISCO: Elon Musk, the outspoken and envelope-pushing chief executive of Tesla, overtook Amazon boss Jeff Bezos to become the world's wealthiest person, US medi...
GR-eat start for GR Yaris and Vios GR-Sport
08 January 2021
SHAH ALAM: Launched just under a month ago, response to the new Toyota GR Yaris and Toyota Vios GR-Sport have been exceptionally positive and strong, with orders exceeding expectat...
Motoplex PJ support for Vespa Club Malaysia
08 January 2021
Juan (fourth from left) shaking hands with Mohd Haniff at the MoU signing. With them are Pang (third from left) and VCM vice-chairman Danny (fifth from left). PETALING JAYA: Motop...
Mercedes wide screen display aims to outdo Tesla's hallmark ...
07 January 2021
LONDON: Daimler AG today unveiled a new “Hyperscreen” display that will cover almost the entire dashboard of its luxury Mercedes-Benz models, in a bid to outdo Tesla Inc’s large to...
Penang CM gets Mercedes S 560 e PHEV as official car
07 January 2021
GEORGE TOWN: The Penang Chief Minister has a new ride, courtesy of the state government, which has decided to replace his seven-year-old official car. In a statement, state secr...
Carsome sets up training academy
07 January 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: Carsome, Southeast Asia’s largest integrated car e-commerce platform, recently set up its first technical institution in Malaysia, offering Malaysian youths technical...
New Year Goodies from GoCar Subscription
07 January 2021
PETALING JAYA: GoCar, Malaysia’s leading on-demand car-sharing platform, has announced exciting additions coming soon to its subscription programme (GoCar Subs) and other exclusive...
UMW Group exceeds vehicle sales targets in 2020
07 January 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: UMW Holdings Berhad exceeded its vehicle sales targets in 2020 following strong sales achieved by both UMW Toyota Motor (UMWT) and its 38% associated company, Perodua...
VW revs up CNY promo
06 January 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia is kicking off its Chinese New Year (CNY) promotion with attractive rebates. Customers who book via the eShowroom will enjoy add...
Bentley Bentayga Hybrid SUV unveiled
06 January 2021
LONDON: Bentley has introduced the third variant of its best-selling Bentayga line-up, the Bentayga Hybrid, which is also the next step in the company's Beyond100 strategy. Beyo...
Kia unveils new logo and global brand slogan
06 January 2021
SEOUL: Kia has revealed its new corporate logo and global brand slogan that aim to signify the automaker's transformation and all-new brand purpose. More details on the new glob...
Don't be brash on a flooded road, motorists urged
06 January 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: The over-confidence of drivers who take the risk of ploughing through a flood in order to continue their journey can result in them being stranded in the middle of a ...
Bentley posts record 2020 sales, thanks to China boost
06 January 2021
LONDON: Volkswagen’s luxury British automaker Bentley posted record sales of 11,206 cars in 2020 despite the Covid-19 pandemic causing the company’s factory to close during the fir...
Michelin to cut up to 2,300 jobs over three years
06 January 2021
PARIS: French tyre maker Michelin said today it would cut up to 2,300 jobs over three years as part of a new simplification and competitiveness plan in France, adding this would no...
Kelantan JPJ takes action against woman for throwing garbage...
06 January 2021
KOTA BARU: Road users found dumping garbage from vehicles can be fined up to RM2,000 or jailed for a maximum of six months, says the Kelantan Road Transport Department (JPJ). Re...
UK lockdown causes biggest drop in new car sales since World...
06 January 2021
LONDON: British new car sales fell nearly 30% last year in their biggest annual drop since 1943 as lockdown measures to curb the spread of the coronavirus hit the sector, a trade i...