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Volkswagen founds AI lab, in talks with potential partners
31 January 2024
BERLIN: Volkswagen is in talks with international technology firms about collaborating to create new digital prototypes for products and features using artificial intelligence, the...
Peugeot aims to be top EV brand in Europe by 2025
31 January 2024
PARIS: In 2024, the Peugeot all-electric range will be joined by two new models: the E-408 and E-5008. Its EV (electric vehicle) range presently consists of the E-208, E-2008, E...
China overtakes Japan as world's biggest vehicle exporter
31 January 2024
BEIJING: Japanese giants such as Toyota and Nissan have been much more cautious than their Chinese counterparts like BYD on electric vehicles (EVs), banking instead on hybrid model...
MACC freezes Tan Sri's personal accounts in RM4.5bil graft p...
31 January 2024
PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) has frozen several bank accounts believed to hold tens of millions of ringgit belonging to a businessman with a Tan S...
Feb 1-7: Fuel prices unchanged
31 January 2024
KUALA LUMPUR: The retail prices of RON97 and RON95 petrol and diesel will remain unchanged for the period from Feb 1-7. The Finance Ministry, in a statement today, said that RON...
Judge voids Elon Musk's 'unfathomable' US$56 billion Tesla p...
31 January 2024
Equilar estimated in 2022 that Musk's package was around six times larger than the combined pay of the 200 highest-paid executives in 2021. — Reuters WILMINGTON (United States): A...
Industry pain abounds as electric car demand hits slowdown
31 January 2024
LONDON: While automakers and suppliers are betting big on future demand for electric vehicles, a near-term global slowdown is causing pain, including bankruptcies, scrapped initial...
Pirelli, Continental, Michelin and others targeted in EU rai...
31 January 2024
BRUSSELS: Italy's Pirelli, Germany's Continental, French rival Michelin and other tyre makers were raided by EU antitrust regulators on Tuesday as part of an investigation into a p...
My Porsche app gets major update
31 January 2024
STUTTGART: Porsche is updating the My Porsche app, the command centre for the digital management and control of a Porsche. It allows users to access vehicle functions, control c...
New limited edition Modena Sport joins Maserati’s UK Grecale...
31 January 2024
LONDON: Maserati has introduced a new limited edition, Modena Sport, to its Grecale line-up, adding a further enticing style and technology option for discerning SUV buyers in the ...
Lamborghini sees full order books as super rich keep shoppin...
30 January 2024
BERLIN: Lamborghini has sold out of super-cars until 2026 as the wealthiest consumers show little sign of being hit by a broader global slowdown. "It’s a bit early to give a pro...
GOLD number plate series launched by ministry in conjunction...
30 January 2024
PUTRAJAYA: The Transport Ministry has launched a “Gold” number plate series in conjunction with the 50th anniversary of Federal Territories (FT) Day. Transport Minister Anthony ...
MYPLUS-TTA to help highway users plan travel during festive ...
30 January 2024
PETALING JAYA: PLUS Malaysia Berhad today launched the new MYPLUS-TTA feature through the PLUS application for highway users to plan their journey during the festive seasons, begin...
Stellantis' Peugeot cars to use ChatGPT to talk to drivers
30 January 2024
PARIS: Stellantis' Peugeot brand plans to use ChatGPT to improve the voice assistant in its cars and vans, the French brand said today, joining rivals such as Volkswagen and Merced...
2024 Mazda CX-5 line-up unveiled from RM144,500
30 January 2024
SHAH ALAM: Bermaz Motor has introduced the updated Mazda CX-5 sports utility vehicle (SUV) offerings for 2024 featuring new styling and technologies for improved driving performanc...
German car sales to lag global recovery, industry warns
30 January 2024
BERLIN: German car sales are lagging the recovery in the global passenger car market, with 2024 sales expected to be 25% below pre-pandemic levels, data from German auto associatio...
Toyota holds lead as world’s No. 1 carmaker for fourth year
30 January 2024
TOKYO: Toyota Motor Corp sold more passenger vehicles than anybody in 2023, cruising past Volkswagen AG to become the world’s top carmaker for a fourth consecutive year. Global ...
Aston Martin teases refreshed Vantage
30 January 2024
LONDON: Aston Martin has released a teaser photo of the refreshed Vantage ahead of its launch on Feb 12. The image showed a crisp body line that runs from the fender across the ...
Ex-MARii boss charged with misappropriation of RM1.63mil
30 January 2024
SHAH ALAM: The Malaysia Automotive, Robotics and IoT Institute's (MARii) former chief executive officer (CEO) was charged again in the Sessions Court here, today, on 17 counts of m...
Toyota warns 50,000 US vehicle owners to stop driving, get i...
30 January 2024
The 2007 Corolla Matrix. Only the 2003-2004 model is affected by the latest US recall. WASHINGTON: Toyota Motor said on Monday it is urging the owners of 50,000 older US vehicle...