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Increased new-car demand during pandemic has US industry opt...
06 January 2021
DETROIT: Increased demand for new vehicles during the Covid-19 pandemic helped General Motors Co and other automakers report strong fourth-quarter US sales on Tuesday, and executiv...
Hit the road and look for potholes to patch up, authorities ...
06 January 2021
PETALING JAYA: Authorities need to be proactive in filling potholes rather than reacting only when a tragedy strikes, says Tan Sri Lee Lam Thye. The Alliance for Safe Community ...
Police deny summonses will be issued against rear passengers...
06 January 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: Bukit Aman has denied issuing a statement that went viral on WhatsApp that police would conduct checks to enforce the wearing of seatbelts for rear passengers every e...
Plan your trips around MyPublicInfoBanjir app this flood sea...
05 January 2021
PETALING JAYA: Members of the public are urged to download the MyPublicInfoBanjir mobile app to get up-to-date info on the latest flood situation to help plan their journey during ...
Auto supplier Magna to develop driver assistance technology ...
05 January 2021
TORONTO: Canadian auto supplier Magna International Inc said on Monday it would develop an Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS) with Fisker Inc for the electric-car maker's Oce...
Honda stays on top, with new City dominating sales
05 January 2021
PETALING JAYA: The City was the main driver that enabled Honda Malaysia to retain its grip on the top spot in the non-national segment for the sixth consecutive year in 2020. Ov...
EVs dominate raft of new car models for 2021
05 January 2021
FRANKFURT: The car industry was initially slow to embrace the electric revolution, and for many years makers were accused of dragging their heels. But that was yesterday. No...
Updated Toyota Innova coming soon
05 January 2021
SHAH ALAM: UMW Toyota Motor (UMWT) will be launching the 2021 Toyota Innova range soon with updated styling and features as well as additional safety systems being made standard. ...
Hyundai to build hydrogen fuel cell plant in China, say sour...
05 January 2021
SEOUL: Hyundai Motor Co, South Korea's biggest carmaker, will build its first overseas hydrogen fuel cell systems plant in China as it seeks to enter the local hydrogen market, rep...
EVs rise to record 54% market share in Norway in 2020
05 January 2021
OSLO: The sale of electric cars in Norway overtook those powered by petrol, diesel and hybrid engines last year, with German auto-maker Volkswagen replacing Tesla as the top batter...
Volkswagen hires utility executive to lead electric charging...
05 January 2021
FRANKFURT: Volkswagen has hired Elke Temme, a long-time executive at Germany’s top utility RWE, to head the carmaker’s newly created division for energy and electric vehicle chargi...
Foxconn to make electric SUVs with Byton
05 January 2021
BEIJING: Cash-strapped Chinese startup Byton, Apple assembler Foxconn and the Nanjing Economic and Technological Development Zone have agreed to start building electric sport-utili...
Opinion: A US$21bil wager on who’ll build the Apple Car
05 January 2021
BERLIN: A red-hot trend in the car industry is for new entrants such as Fisker Inc. to hand over the complicated and capital-intensive work of engineering and building vehicles to ...
Decision on Covid-threatened Australia F1 'in coming weeks'
05 January 2021
Construction around the temporary Albert Park circuit in Melbourne is yet to start and tickets are not currently on sale. — AFP MELBOURNE: A final call on staging the Australian G...
100km stretch of Jalan Chikus in Langkap, Perak closed
05 January 2021
IPOH: A 100-km stretch at Jalan Chikus in Langkap, Teluk Intan near the Attaduri Cemetery, has been closed to all vehicles since yesterday due to a cave-in. Perak Infrastructure...
Fiat Chrysler, Peugeot get green light for Stellantis mega-m...
05 January 2021
The merged entity Stellantis is expected to play a key role in the auto industry’s jump into the new era of electrification. — Reuters PARIS/MILAN: Shareholders in Fiat Chrysler (...
New Toyota Fortuner open for booking
04 January 2021
SHAH ALAM: UMW Toyota Motor has updated the Toyota Fortuner sports utility vehicle (SUV) which will be available early this year. Bookings are now accepted at all authorised UMW...
Updated Jeep Compass arrives in Malaysia
04 January 2021
PETALING JAYA: Jeep Glenmarie has brought in the updated Jeep Compass. It's available in two 1.4-litre variants. The Compass Limited AWD 1.4l Multiair Turbo and Compass Longitud...
Naza Group zeroes in on niche and premium automotive busines...
04 January 2021
A 2018 file pic of Nasarudin opening a Mercedes-Benz dealership in Klang under a Naza-owned company. PETALING JAYA: The Naza Group, now in the midst of a corporate overhaul, will ...
Proton records higher sales in 2020
04 January 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: Proton sold 109,716 units last year, an increase of 8.8 per cent over its landmark performance in 2019 with 100,821 units sold. The car maker said market share for...