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BlackBerry and Amazon team up on smart car software platform
03 December 2020
TORONTO: BlackBerry and Amazon on Tuesday announced an alliance to create a cloud computing platform that cars could link to for services and insights based on data from vehicles a...
Bosch debuts integrated split screen for motorcycles
02 December 2020
YOKOHAMA: A freely programmable split screen that displays vehicle information and app content from a smartphone is available for motorcycles thanks to Bosch’s new integrated conne...
Some Toyota Hilux and Fortuner units recalled over flawed br...
02 December 2020
SHAH ALAM: UMW Toyota Motor Sdn Bhd is recalling a number of Toyota Hilux and Fortuner units over the issue of faulty brake boosters. Based on the information received from Toyo...
Japan to boost eco-friendly car sales 20-fold by 2030
02 December 2020
TOKYO: Japan aims to expand the domestic market for zero- and low-emission cars to one million vehicles by 2030, a more than twenty-fold increase from current demand, according to ...
Perodua on track to meet year-end target
02 December 2020
RAWANG: Perodua registered 5,027 cars on the last day of November, the highest the national carmaker had achieved in a single day. The single day record on Nov 30 rides on the t...
New Audi 2021 models expected in Singapore
02 December 2020
SINGAPORE: Audi in Singapore has revealed an exciting line-up of introductions for next year set to hit the shores of the island republic. The first half of the year will be lin...
Why catalytic converters in cars are 'hot' items among thiev...
02 December 2020
MALACCA: The catalytic converters of even the old-faithful Proton Wira have been a major target of thieves here, as the automobile part is in high demand globally, say Malacca poli...
New airbag design in Acura TLX wins Popular Science award
02 December 2020
LOS ANGELES: The innovative multi-chamber front passenger airbag technology, co-developed by Honda R&D Americas and safety systems supplier Autoliv, in the all-new 2021 Acu...
Johor toll plaza shutters after worker infected by Covid-19
02 December 2020
JOHOR BARU: PLUS Malaysia Bhd has confirmed that an employee at its Sedenak toll plaza in Johor tested positive for Covid-19 on Tuesday. It said the toll plaza was closed six ho...
MINI develops concept for electric John Cooper Works
02 December 2020
MUNICH: The evolution of the MINI model range is focused on the ongoing expansion of electric mobility and opens up new possibilities for the John Cooper Works brand. Future MIN...
Cars on Hyundai’s electric platform can charge 80% in 18 min...
02 December 2020
SEOUL: Hyundai Motor Group plans to build 23 electric vehicles on its new EV-dedicated platform, and is aiming to sell 1 million of the cars worldwide by 2025, the South Korean aut...
Proton car sales up 18% in November
02 December 2020
KUALA LUMPUR: Proton is ending the year strongly, with 11,411 cars sold last month - a growth rate of 18% year-on-year. In a statement, Proton said that with the November sales ...
Automakers pledge to work with Biden to reduce emissions
02 December 2020
WASHINGTON: A group representing major automakers on Tuesday vowed to work with President-elect Joe Biden on efforts to reduce vehicle emissions even as the industry remains split ...
VW entices with RM1,000 savings
02 December 2020
PETALING JAYA: Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia (VPCM) announced today a 5-day limited offer of RM1,000 additional savings on top of ongoing promotions for all models booked from...
VW seeks to avert crisis after CEO demands confidence vote
02 December 2020
FRANKFURT: Volkswagen’s top committee on Tuesday avoided discussing a potential contract extension for chief executive Herbert Diess in a bid to defuse a looming leadership crisis ...
Wrong drive-in: Woman rams car into convenience store at pet...
02 December 2020
KUALA LUMPUR: A woman rammed her car by mistake into the convenience store at a petrol station in Bandar Baru Baru Bangi yesterday. Kajang District Police chief ACP Mohd Zaid Ha...
New Honda N-One goes on sale in Japan
02 December 2020
TOKYO: Honda Motor Co, Ltd have begun sales of the all-new N-One mini-vehicle in Japan and is available in four variants: Original, Premium, Premium Tourer and RS with prices start...
Tesla boss game for merger
02 December 2020
FRANKFURT: Tesla chief executive Elon Musk on Tuesday said he was open to discussing a merger of his start-up electric carmaker with a rival. Speaking at an Axel Springer event ...
What will Elon Musk make of this e-bike concept inspired by ...
02 December 2020
SEATTLE: The American designer Kendall Toerner has imagined what a Tesla electric bike could be like with a concept he has even dubbed the "Model B." But could this concept be enou...
Berjaya Auto Alliance takes over Peugeot in Malaysia
01 December 2020
KUALA LUMPUR: Berjaya Auto Alliance Sdn Bhd (BAASB) has been officially awarded the sole distributor rights to the Peugeot brand in Malaysia. The new company is a joint venture ...