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Honda extends 12.12 City promotion
10 December 2020
PETALING JAYA: Honda Malaysia's "All-New City 12.12 Special Sales" with rebate worth RM2,000 for the S and E variants has been extended up to Dec 31. The extension of the last d...
All-new Elantra Smartstream G1.6 launched at RM158,888
10 December 2020
PETALING JAYA: Hyundai-Sime Darby Motors (HDSM) has launched the all-new Elantra sedan with an introductory price of RM158,888 excluding insurance for Peninsular Malaysia. Fully...
Ford’s battery bet says automotive testing will start in 202...
10 December 2020
DETROIT: Solid Power, a battery startup backed by Ford Motor Co., said it’s on track to begin testing solid-state batteries for automotive production in early 2022, a signal it eve...
Subaru Levorg wins Japan Car of the Year 2020
10 December 2020
TOKYO: The Subaru Levorg has been announced as the winner of the Japan Car of the Year 2020. According to the awards steering committee, reasons for the Levorg’s win stemmed fro...
Jim Ratcliffe: pro-Brexit British tycoon expanding motor bus...
10 December 2020
Despite his business success, Ratcliffe has long been an enigma and privacy is also a hallmark of his Ineos group. — AFP LONDON: Chemicals tycoon Jim Ratcliffe, who has bought Dai...
Hennessey Venom F5 set for global production
10 December 2020
HOUSTON: The Hennessey Venom F5 will make its global production car debut on Dec 15. The F5 is powered by an all-new Hennessey-built 6.6-litre twin-turbo V8 engine that produces...
VW testing 22kW DC wallbox to shorten charging time
10 December 2020
WOLFSBURG: With electrification well under way in Volkswagen, the charging infrastructure must be up to scratch. This is where Volkswagen Group Components comes in. It unveiled ...
Something borrowed, something new: When carmakers test the f...
10 December 2020
FRANKFURT: A Le Mans-style racing car with street legal equipment, radical roadsters and a high-riding 911 in safari trim - when Porsche designers recently opened their vault and b...
British owner gets first UK Steeda Steve McQueen Limited Edi...
10 December 2020
LONDON: Over 50 years since the original film was aired, Bullitt has now become a legendary movie starring Steve McQueen and an iconic Ford – the Mustang Fastback. Playing homag...
Alfa Romeo introduces Stelvio Veloce Ti
10 December 2020
MILAN: Alfa Romeo will introduce in 2021 the new Veloce Ti to the Stelvio line-up for the first time. With a wide range of equipment and cutting-edge technology as standard, its...
Bentley's ‘Car Zero’ makes debut as first new Blower since 1...
10 December 2020
LONDON: After 40,000 hours of work, Bentley Mulliner has just completed the first new Bentley Blower in 90 years, with the delivery of Car Zero – the prototype car for the Blower C...
Volvo Cars to produce electric motors in Skövde, Sweden
10 December 2020
GOTHENBURG: Volvo Cars will assemble electric motors at its powertrain plant in Skövde, Sweden, and plans to establish complete in-house e-motor production by the middle of the dec...
New Honda CR-V off to good start
09 December 2020
PETALING JAYA: Honda Malaysia's facelifted CR-V sports utility vehicle has seen a 180% increase in bookings within a month of its official launch in November. The bookings have ...
QuantumScape's solid-state battery could power electric plan...
09 December 2020
SAN JOSE: A new solid-state lithium-metal battery being developed initially by QuantumScape Corp here for electric cars could be powerful enough for use in electric aircraft, a dir...
Volkswagen explores new sales model for electric cars in Chi...
09 December 2020
BEIJING: Volkswagen AG is launching another sales model in China that will see the automaker open showrooms in city centres for electric vehicles (EV) and offer fixed prices, depar...
Toyota's Corona — still a coveted classic despite the name
09 December 2020
FRANKFURT: The name is on the tip of everyone's tongue and yet hardly anyone remembers the car they once called Corona. The moniker stands for one of the worst viruses the world...
Toyota unveils new fuel cell car in fresh push on hydrogen t...
09 December 2020
TOKYO: Japan’s Toyota Motor Corp put its revamped Mirai hydrogen fuel cell car, with 30% greater range, on sale today in a fresh push to promote zero-emission technology amid growi...
Travel restrictions lifted
09 December 2020
PUTRAJAYA: The lifting of travel restrictions allows for movement to almost anywhere with the exception of areas that are under the enhanced movement control order (MCO).This means...
Malacca varsity targets RM5mil from bidding of number plates
09 December 2020
Dr Raha showing one of the special number plates for bidding. — Bernama MALACCA: Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka (UTeM) hopes to rake in RM5 million within three years from th...
Tesla's Musk relocates to Texas from California; compares hi...
09 December 2020
Musk says tech companies in Silicon Valley had too much influence on the world and predicted a decrease in their power. — Reuters SAN FRANCISCO: Silicon Valley billionaire Elon Mu...