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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...
Harley-Davidson to spread its wings to Johor in Q2 2021
04 January 2021
JOHOR BARU: Harley-Davidson plans to expand its motorcycle business operations to Johor Baru in the second quarter of this year. According to a post on the Sultan of Johor Sulta...
12 federal, district roads closed in Kota Tinggi due to floo...
04 January 2021
Flooding in Kota Tinggi.— Bernama KOTA TINGGI: A total of 12 federal and district roads here have been closed to all vehicles after they were immersed in floodwaters. Johor Pub...
Peugeot and Fiat edge closer to becoming Stellantis
04 January 2021
PARIS: The shareholders of France's PSA and US-Italian rival Fiat Chrysler are expected to approve their merger today, creating the world's fourth-biggest automaker by volume, Stel...
Toughest vinyl wrap was a Mercedes, says specialist
04 January 2021
PETALING JAYA: Vinyl wrapping is a cheaper option than having a whole car repainted. Different cars will require different levels of effort and difficulty to be wrapped. Othe...
Scania Southeast Asia names Heba Eltarifi as new MD
04 January 2021
SHAH ALAM: Scania Southeast Asia has appointed Heba Eltarifi as its new managing director based in Malaysia. She took on the role from Jan 1 this year as Scania marks 50 years i...
Britain should be 'proud' of knighted Hamilton, says Mercede...
04 January 2021
Hamilton and Wolff rejoicing after winning the Turkish Grand Prix in Istanbul last November. — Reuters LONDON: Mercedes boss Toto Wolff says Britain should feel proud to have a "a...
Toyota wants its self-driving cars to decide when to get a w...
03 January 2021
DALLAS: Toyota is looking far into the future when an autonomous car can one day sense that it needs cleaning up and heads to the car wash by itself. That's the vision embedded ...
Tesla 2020 deliveries beat estimates, but fall just short of...
03 January 2021
SAN FRANCISCO: Tesla Inc on Saturday reported better-than-expected 2020 vehicle deliveries, driven by a steady rise in electric vehicle adoption, but narrowly missed its ambitious ...
Even in pandemic, Perodua exceeded sales target with over 22...
02 January 2021
PETALING JAYA: Perodua registered 220,154 vehicles in the whole of 2020, 10,154 more than its 210,000-unit sales target for the year, on the back of strong demand for its vehicles ...
Appealing motorsports events lined up to jumpstart 2021 seas...
02 January 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: The Motorsports Association of Malaysia has lined up several motorsports activities this year after suffering a major setback due to the Covid-19 pandemic last season...
JPJ studying proposal to limit youths to riding 70cc motorcy...
01 January 2021
KUALA LUMPUR: The Road Transport Department (JPJ) is studying a police proposal to introduce a new licensing category for youths aged 16 to 20, to only ride motorcycles with a capa...
Mahindra to focus on SUVs, electric after ending Ford JV tal...
01 January 2021
NEW DELHI: Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd will focus on developing its core portfolio of sport-utility vehicles (SUVs) and their electric version, a senior executive said today after ...
Recovery MCO extended to March 31
01 January 2021
PETALING JAYA: The recovery MCO throughout the country has been extended from today until March 31, says Senior Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob. He said the Health Minis...
Nissan to reduce presence in Europe, says Yomiuri
01 January 2021
TOKYO: Nissan Motor is planning to further reduce its presence in Europe and outsource the sales and manufacturing of its cars to alliance partner Renault, the daily Yomiuri newspa...
Tesla to deliver China-made Model Y SUVs this month
01 January 2021
BEIJING: Tesla Inc said today it has started selling China-made Model Y sport-utility vehicles (SUV) and will deliver them to customers this month, as the US electric vehicle maker...