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Sales tax exemption for cars to continue until June 30
29 December 2020
PUTRAJAYA: The full sales tax exemption for locally-assembled passenger vehicles and the 50% reduction for fully-imported passenger vehicles have been extended for six months to Ju...
BMW 530i M Sport goes dark and stealthy for RM10K extra, onl...
29 December 2020
KUALA LUMPUR: BMW Malaysia today introduced the new 530i M Sport Dark Shadow Edition. Limited to only 36 units available only in Carbon Black, it's priced at RM392,800 (on the r...
New car sales expected to rev up in 2021
29 December 2020
PETALING JAYA: New vehicle sales are expected to pick up significantly next year due to economic recovery post-pandemic, improved consumer spending and new car model launches, acco...
VW shows how mobile charging robot can make EV charging hass...
29 December 2020
WOLFSBURG: Volkswagen Group Components is giving the world a first glimpse of the prototypes of its mobile charging robot. This is one of the charging concepts that the Volkswag...
Stick to Travel Time Advisory, motorists urged
29 December 2020
KUALA LUMPUR: PLUS Malaysia Bhd (PLUS) has issued a Travel Time Advisory (TTA) for this upcoming long weekend to reduce congestion with the expected increase in traffic volume on i...
Sime Darby Motors and SpareXhub in joint-digital auto part s...
29 December 2020
PETALING JAYA: Sime Darby Motors Malaysia (SDM Malaysia) has teamed up with SpareXhub in an effort to further improve online experience with added avenue for customers to buy genui...
Tesla’s dominant position in China could be threatened in 20...
29 December 2020
The Nio ES6. SHANGHAI: Tesla Inc is coming to the end of its first year selling China-made cars with a commanding position in the world’s biggest electric-vehicle market, but Elon...
Tesla expanding to India in 2021, says daily
29 December 2020
NEW DELHI: Tesla Inc will come to India early next year, country’s transport minister Nitin Gadkari told national daily the Indian Express on Monday. The electric-car maker will...
KL-Karak, East Coast Expressway traffic to see firm recovery...
29 December 2020
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian Rating Corporation Bhd (MARC) expects traffic flow along Kuala Lumpur-Karak Highway (KL-Karak) and Phase 1 of East Coast Expressway (ECE1) to decline next y...
Khairy moots online complaints portal to tackle potholes in ...
28 December 2020
KUALA LUMPUR: A special online complaints portal should be introduced to tackle the issue of potholes throughout the country, says Khairy Jamaluddin. The Science, Technology and...
Police in patrol cars now wear bullet-proof, stab-proof vest...
28 December 2020
JOHOR BARU: Police multi-purpose vehicle patrolmen nationwide are now provided with a new safety vest to minimise any threat and risk of injury while on duty. Bukit Aman Crime P...
Moto Guzzi makes 'stunning' offer on Malaysia's only Audace ...
28 December 2020
PETALING JAYA: In conjunction with New Year 2021, Moto Guzzi Malaysia is offering the Moto Guzzi Audace at RM89,000. The Audace, originally priced at RM123,000, is the only unit...
New BMW grille reimagined without changing size
28 December 2020
The rendered new grille compared to the original (below). Do you like the tweaked version? — All rendered images by CarScoops PETALING JAYA: Ever since the M3 and M4 went offici...
Conditional MCO in Selangor, KL, Sabah extended until Jan 14
28 December 2020
KUALA LUMPUR: The conditional MCO in Selangor, Kuala Lumpur and Sabah have been extended until Jan 14, says Senior Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob. The Defence Minister ...
After XC40 Recharge, Volvo's second EV to come out in March ...
28 December 2020
GOTHENBURG: Volvo will be rolling out its second electric vehicle on March 2 next year. The as-yet unnamed model will be built based on the Compact Modular Architecture (CMA), t...
Five automakers in S. Korea to recall over 210,000 vehicles
28 December 2020
Passing traffic illuminating a highway in Busan at dusk. — Bloomberg SEOUL: GM Korea, BMW, Audi and two other companies will voluntarily recall over a combined 210,000 vehicles to...
Used car sales hold steady despite pandemic
28 December 2020
PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian used car industry, which was severely impacted by the pandemic but saw a resurgence in sales following government incentives, is expected to record fla...
VW CEO sees Apple mounting major challenge with auto push
28 December 2020
Volkswagen's Herbert Diess praised Apple's latest move, saying 'the unbelievable valuation and the practically unlimited access to resources instill a lot of respect in us.' — dpa...
Malaysia's first autonomous vehicle testing route okayed
28 December 2020
A general view of Cyberjaya. CYBERJAYA: Futurise Sdn Bhd (Futurise) — a wholly-owned subsidiary of Cyberview Sdn Bhd — has announced that Malaysia’s first self-driving vehicle te...
French investigators to meet Carlos Ghosn in Beirut on Jan 1...
28 December 2020
Ghosn speaking to reporters in Jounieh, Lebanon, in September. — Bloomberg PARIS: French investigators will arrive in Beirut on Jan 18 to speak with Carlos Ghosn, the former chair...