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Petronas targets net zero carbon emissions by 2050
06 November 2020
PETALING JAYA: Petronas is aiming for “net zero carbon emissions” by 2050 as it seeks to be a “progressive energy and solutions partner enriching lives for a sustainable future”. ...
VW's Diess says existential electric race awaits after pande...
06 November 2020
FRANKFURT: Volkswagen AG chief executive officer Herbert Diess vowed to pursue a sweeping transition to electric cars, declaring it a matter of survival even as the coronavirus ris...
Subaru sets the date for BRZ reveal and teases more details
05 November 2020
LOS ANGELES: Rumour has now turned to fact as Subaru reveals the launch date of its highly anticipated BRZ sports car and it's happening on Nov 8. Thanks to a new teaser video f...
WATCH: How difficult is it to get cars into a video game?
05 November 2020
LOS ANGELES: It's always exhilarating to find out just how your favourite vehicle might perform in a video game. But before the real deal goes virtual, there's a great deal of w...
BMW's German plants to start making EVs by 2022
05 November 2020
MUNICH: BMW has announced that all of its manufacturing plants in Germany will be directed at building electric vehicles (EVs) from 2022 onwards. At present, the German carmaker...
Hyundai Motor Group joins IONITY
05 November 2020
LONDON: Hyundai Motor Group has joined IONITY, Europe's leading high-power charging network, as a strategic partner and shareholder. Through its participation in this joint vent...
New safety features for Ford Kuga in UK
05 November 2020
LONDON: Ford has introduced a new technology designed to help drivers avoid blind spot collisions while travelling on multi-lane carriageways. New Lane-Keeping System with Blind...
Swindon Powertrain electrifies classic Mini
05 November 2020
LONDON: Swindon Powertrain is now offering a stand-alone electric 80kW continuous (120kW peak), Classic Mini Kit, which can be used in isolation or in addition to a range of afterm...
Honda Malaysia launches facelifted CR-V, prices from RM139K
05 November 2020
PETALING JAYA: Honda Malaysia today announced the launch of the facelifted CR-V, which is available in three variants. The variants and their prices are: 1.5L TC-P 4WD (RM162,91...
Mitsubishi Xpander priced at RM91,369, over 2,000 bookings s...
05 November 2020
PETALING JAYA: Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia (MMM) announced the price for the new seven-seater crossover Xpander at RM91, 369 for Peninsular Malaysia and has garnered over 2,000 book...
Thailand unveils fresh tax breaks for EV makers to become hu...
05 November 2020
BANGKOK: Thailand approved a slew of new incentives covering electric cars, buses, trucks, motorcycles and ships to promote local production of electric vehicles and its supply cha...
Nissan unveils latest Navara pickup truck
05 November 2020
CANBERRA: Nissan in Australia conducted a virtual unveiling of the latest Navara pickup truck that promises enhanced safety, comfort, handling prowess, durability, reliability and ...
VW boss sees Joe Biden being more in sync with electric car ...
05 November 2020
Biden smiling during an appearance in Wilmington, Delaware, on Wednesday. — Reuters WOLFSBURG: Volkswagen AG’s boss waded carefully into the fraught matter of US presidential poli...
Skoda patents world’s first illuminated smart seat belt buck...
05 November 2020
LONDON: Skoda is aiming to eliminate the hassle of trying to belt up at night with the innovation of illuminated smart seat belt buckles. The Czech firm has been granted a world...
BMW announces new car platform for electrics, promising bett...
05 November 2020
MUNICH: In light of tougher CO2 emission regulations and rising demand for environmentally friendly cars, BMW has announced plans to gear its technical platforms more strongly towa...
Naza dropping Kia and Peugeot brands
05 November 2020
PETALING JAYA: The Naza Group is shedding the Kia and Peugeot franchises as part of its move to overhaul the highly diversified organisation that has been hammered by the Covid-19 ...
Why you should pre-heat your electric car in cold weather
05 November 2020
BERLIN: The heart of an electric car is its battery, and because range and limited charging infrastructure are still a key factor to many drivers, it's essential you watch out for ...
BMW warns of pandemic risks as third-quarter profit rebounds
05 November 2020
FRANKFURT: BMW's third-quarter profit rose almost 10% thanks to Chinese demand for luxury cars, but the German automaker warned a new wave of coronavirus infections sweeping Europe...
Greek island to shift to electric mobility with VW
05 November 2020
ATHENS: Greece and German auto giant Volkswagen teamed up Wednesday to help the Aegean island of Astypalea junk polluting cars in favour of electric vehicles to boost sustainable t...
Uber, gig economy companies see California win as national m...
05 November 2020
A sign marking a pick-up point for Lyft and Uber users at San Diego State University in San Diego. — Reuters SAN FRANCISCO: Gig economy companies want to turn California voters’ d...