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Pininfarina Battista touted as world’s first globally-connec...
16 November 2020
TURIN: The 1,900hp Battista is the world’s first globally-connected hypercar, says Automobili Pininfarina. Thanks to a partnership with German telco Deutsche Telekom owners of t...
Nissan may sell 34% stake in Mitsubishi Motors, says report
16 November 2020
TOKYO: Nissan Motor is looking to sell some or all its 34% stake in Mitsubishi Motors, Bloomberg News reported today, citing unidentified sources, a move that would reshape a three...
Hyundai whips up buzz on Elantra N
16 November 2020
SEOUL: Hyundai today revealed its sensational new Elantra N model through a collection of photos and video ahead of its 2021 launch. As a high-performance model of the seventh-g...
Two cars set ablaze near KL condo, evidence point to arson
16 November 2020
KUALA LUMPUR: Two cars were set ablaze near a condominium along Jalan Putramas 1 here. Sentul OCPD Asst Comm S. Shanmugamoorthy said the incident at a parking lot outside the co...
New Nissan Qashqai teased as it nears series production
16 November 2020
PARIS: Nissan is putting in the final touches to its third-generation Qashqai mid-sized crossover as it nears series production status. The Japanese carmaker is looking to bring...
Parent of BMW's Chinese JV partner may undergo bankruptcy re...
16 November 2020
SHANGHAI/BEIJING: Brilliance Automotive Holdings, the Chinese joint venture partner of BMW, said its parent Huachen Automotive Group may undergo restructuring after a creditor file...
Honda announces motorcycle additions to line-up in Europe
16 November 2020
LONDON: Honda Motor Europe has announced the latest updates to its 2021 year model European scooter and motorcycle range which includes updates to six key models and one new model ...
Ford says its Max Recline Seats in F-150 is ideal for power ...
16 November 2020
DETROIT: Ford has patented an all-new way for its customers to rest away from home with class-exclusive available Max Recline Seats in the new F-150. The new seat makes for a co...
Toyota Crown sedan may morph into an SUV
16 November 2020
TOKYO: If a car model doesn't meet sales target, its days are numbered - or it could switch bodystyle. That's what Toyota is planning to do to the luxury Crown sedan, according ...
Musk thinks he has moderate case of Covid-19
15 November 2020
Elon Musk did not say whether the Covid-19 results were from polymerase chain reaction tests, which are more accurate than rapid tests. — Reuters SAN FRANCISCO: Tesla Inc chief ex...
GM latest automaker to recall EV for battery-fire risk
15 November 2020
The 2018 Bolt. DETROIT: General Motors Co. is recalling about 70,000 of its Chevrolet Bolt battery-powered cars due to a fire risk, the latest in a series of safety-related automa...
Britain's Johnson to unveil green plan that may halt sales o...
15 November 2020
LONDON: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to unveil a green 10-point plan on Wednesday, as he weighs controversial proposals to ban the sale of new petrol and diesel...
Ford makes U-turn, now says wants to make own EV batteries
15 November 2020
DETROIT: Ford Motor Co has reversed course and is now considering making its own battery cells as sales volumes of electric vehicles rise around the world, the automaker's top exec...
Car parts made from rice husks may be coming soon
15 November 2020
BARCELONA: Spanish car-maker SEAT is testing car parts made from rice husks as an alternative to plastic for its upcoming models, particularly for interior trims. As well as the ec...
James Bond's Aston Martin DB5 lives on as a gadget-packed re...
15 November 2020
LONDON: Secret agent James Bond has driven many cars in his career but none can capture the elegance and timeless sophistication of the silver Aston Martin DB5 that featured in the...
New Ducati Diavel and Scrambler versions for 2021
14 November 2020
BOLOGNA: The new Ducati 2021 range continues with the latest news about the two XDiavel and Ducati Scrambler families. XDiavel is a cruiser with Ducati genes; the result of the con...
Continental picks a lifer as CEO to reverse profit erosion
14 November 2020
FRANKFURT: Continental AG picked a company lifer who runs its automotive business to become chief executive officer and lead the parts supplier through one of the industry’s most w...
No congestion reported on expressways ahead of Deepavali
13 November 2020
KUALA LUMPUR:  There is no congestion at all exits from the federal capital to the north, east and south of the peninsula via the North-South Expressway (PLUS), Karak Highway and E...
Conditional MCO: Up to three people per car now allowed
13 November 2020
PUTRAJAYA: Up to three people per car are now allowed for those in areas under conditional MCO, says Senior Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob. The Defence Minister said th...
Here's why Volvo smashes up new cars by dropping them from a...
13 November 2020
LONDON: Beyond what can be simulated with ordinary crash testing, Volvo Cars recently took equally extreme measures by dropping several new Volvos multiple times from a crane, from...