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GKN eDrive tech powering 13 more car models
04 December 2020
LONDON: GKN Automotive is strengthening its eDrive technology leadership as 13 more electrified models from 10 leading global brands enter the market, powered by its systems. Th...
LG Chem and SK Innovation spar over EV recalls in trade disp...
04 December 2020
WASHINGON/SEOUL: South Korean battery makers LG Chem and SK Innovation are sparring over whether the US International Trade Commission (ITC) should consider recent electric vehicle...
New Ducati Monster debuts
04 December 2020
BOLOGNA: The new Ducati Monster, which made its world debut on Wednesday, is lighter, more powerful and more agile. The recipe is the original 1993 one: a sporty engine, but per...
Volkswagen Motorsport disbanded
03 December 2020
WOLFSBURG: As Volkswagen shifts towards an era of electrified mobility, the German carmaker has decided to disband its Volkswagen Motorsport GmbH workforce. Rather than to let i...
Electric hypercar maker Rimac says SPAC funding hype could d...
03 December 2020
FRANKFURT: A surge in the use of special purpose acquisition companies (SPAC) for raising money for electric vehicle start-ups could harm the long-term prospects of the industry, M...
Audi ups spending in electrification
03 December 2020
INGOLSTADT: Audi AG has announced its plans over the next five years that will see it spend 35bil euros (RM173bil) to transform itself into a premium provider of networked and elec...
Hyundai previews new Elantra 1.6 ahead of launch
03 December 2020
PETALING JAYA: Hyundai-Sime Darby Motors, the official distributor of Hyundai vehicles in Malaysia, recently allowed members of the media to preview its latest Elantra sedan ahead ...
Germany’s EV market poised to overtake California’s
03 December 2020
FRANKFURT: Electric-vehicle sales in Germany will surpass California’s for the first time this year, with a range of government incentives propelling Europe’s biggest auto market a...
DS 4 hybrid teased ahead of going on sale
03 December 2020
PARIS: DS Automobiles, the once premium arm of Citroen, has revealed more details of its new upcoming DS 4 that's been earmarked to go on sale in 2021. Touted to be a vehicle th...
Get used Mazda cars from Mazda Anshin website
03 December 2020
PETALING JAYA: Bermaz Motor has launched its Mazda Anshin website today, allowing customers to buy or sell used Mazda cars in a simple, secured and convenient way. The Mazda Ans...
My BMW App and MINI App released
03 December 2020
MUNICH: BMW has pushed out its latest apps that promises of improved connectivity between an owner's smart device and one of its vehicles with a newly simplified user interface and...
UK watchdog studies 'range anxiety' in electric vehicle char...
03 December 2020
LONDON: Britain’s competition regulator said on Wednesday it would study whether the fast-growing electric vehicle charging sector worked well in helping drivers deal with “range a...
Aston Martin boss distances himself from questionable EV rep...
03 December 2020
LONDON: Aston Martin Lagonda Global Holdings Plc is reviewing how a report was commissioned that researchers criticised for making inaccurate comparisons of the climate harm caused...
Daimler proposes ex-BMW and VW executive Pischetsrieder as c...
03 December 2020
Pischetsrieder. — AFP FRANKFURT: Daimler said today it would propose that Bernd Pischetsrieder be elected chairman of the car and trucks maker, after former chief executive Dieter...
All-electric Carmen hypercar harks back to Hispano Suiza's g...
03 December 2020
BARCELONA: Hispano-Suiza is paying homage to its motorsport history with a hardcore version of the all-electric Carmen Boulogne hypercar which first grabbed attention at last year'...
Bentley hires jets to fly car parts to Britain during Brexit
03 December 2020
FRANKFURT: Bentley, the luxury carmaker owned by Volkswagen has booked five Antonov cargo jets to help overcome potential supply bottlenecks in the event of a disorderly exit of Br...
Complexity of new cars to drive consolidation, says VW
03 December 2020
FRANKFURT: The auto industry faces a new wave of consolidation as cars become electric, connected and add highly automated driving functions, Alexander Hitzinger, head of Volkswage...
Carmakers worldwide are embracing electrification
03 December 2020
PARIS: Maserati's CEO has just announced that its brand's entire production will be electrified (hybrid or full-electric) by 2025. The Italian carmaker joins a slew of other car...
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...