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Jan 16-22: Fuel prices up three to five sen per litre
15 January 2021
PETALING JAYA: Fuel prices will increase across the board from Jan 16 to Jan 22, says the Finance Ministry. It said that RON97 petrol would be priced at RM2.19 per litre, up by ...
Kia Seltos B-Segment SUV hits showrooms
15 January 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: Naza Kia Malaysia has introduced the Kia Seltos, a new bold-looking contender in the highly competitive local compact sports utility vehicle (SUV) segment. Priced ...
Gothenburg to transform large swathe of land into 'Green Cit...
15 January 2021
GOTHENBURG: Gothenburg's "Green City Zone" plans to have 100% emission-free transport modes by 2030. A substantial geographical area of the Swedish city of Gothenburg is set to ...
Exemptions from some safety rules eyed for self-driving cars...
15 January 2021
WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump’s administration is starting to update federal motor vehicle safety standards to exempt self-driving cars from crashworthiness standards that are...
PLUS' critical services available throughout MCO
15 January 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: PLUS Malaysia Berhad (PLUS) said critical highway services would continue to be provided during the MCO (movement control order) period. They include patrol unit P...
German court halts criminal proceedings against ex-VW CEO Wi...
15 January 2021
File pic of Winterkorn. — AFP BERLIN: A German court in Braunschweig, Germany, said today it had halted criminal proceedings against former Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn for al...
New-look Toyota Yaris WRC ready to fight for more titles in ...
15 January 2021
HELSINKI: The Toyota Gazoo Racing World Rally Team has unveiled a new look for the Toyota Yaris WRC as it prepares to add to the car’s haul of FIA World Rally Championship success ...
VW Golf regains top spot as Europe's best selling-car
15 January 2021
WOLFSBURG: Volkswagen's Golf hatchback regained the top slot as Europe's most popular car through 2020 despite a tough year for the German maker caused by the pandemic and other pr...
New Renault boss plans leaner, electric future
14 January 2021
PARIS: French carmaker Renault pledged to slim down and focus more on technology as its new CEO laid out plans to revive a business hammered by management turmoil and the Covid-19 ...
US tells Tesla to recall 158,000 vehicles for touchscreen fa...
14 January 2021
WASHINGTON: The US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) on Wednesday asked Tesla Inc to recall 158,000 Model S and Model X vehicles over media control unit (MCU) ...
Jay Chou poses with daughter in front of US$1.7mil Koenigseg...
14 January 2021
Jay is known to be a sports car enthusiast. — Jay Chou/Instagram PETALING JAYA: Taiwanese star Jay Chou posted a photo of himself and his daughter, Hathaway, sitting in a Koenigse...
BMW Digital Key Plus: Open car with iPhone still in bag or p...
14 January 2021
MUNICH: BMW is pressing ahead with the development and popularisation of its BMW Digital Key feature, which is available to iPhone users today. It has refined the technology fur...
China’s Huawei develops smart roads that talk to driverless ...
14 January 2021
The bus in the Wuxi trial driving itself and communicating with sensors, cameras and radars on the road. — Bloomberg WUXI (China): The abstract concept of connected vehicles becom...
Mahindra cuts over half of North America workforce, say sour...
14 January 2021
CHENNAI/NEW DELHI/DETROIT: Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd has cut more than half of the workforce at its North American unit, two sources familiar with the matter said, due to the Cov...
Man apologises for installing 11 speed bumps on street next ...
14 January 2021
BESUT: A Terengganu man who illegally installed 11 asphalt speed bumps on the street next to his house in Kampung Padang Luas, Jertih, on Monday have apologised for his action. ...
IPhone assembler Foxconn sets up auto arm as Apple Car looms
14 January 2021
Foxconn’s key unit Foxconn Technology Co. is reportedly expanding a plant to develop automotive metal parts. — Reuters TAIPEI: Apple Inc.’s Taiwanese manufacturing partner Foxconn...
This is how often you need to buy a new motorbike helmet
14 January 2021
BERLIN: Most helmets might feel like they're built for a lifetime, but soon enough comes the time when a new one is necessary, even if the old one still looks good. Motorcyclist...
VinFast is fifth best-selling brand in Vietnam
14 January 2021
HANOI: Vietnam's homegrown auto brand Vinfast sold 29,485 cars in 2020 to become the country's fifth best-selling marque. Ahead of Vinfast in the auto market share were Hyundai,...
Hyundai teases Ioniq 5 with 3 images
13 January 2021
LONDON: Hyundai unveiled on Tuesday the first teaser images of the Ioniq 5 midsize crossover utility vehicle, the first model in its Ioniq dedicated battery electric vehicle lineup...
Honda HR-V upgraded to stay competitive
13 January 2021
PETALING JAYA: The Honda HR-V has been given some upgrades in a move to keep up with the keen competition in the B-segment SUV arena. Prices remain unchanged. All four variants ...