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This is the man who will determine future Kia designs
28 October 2020
SEOUL: Kia Motors Corporation has appointed Won Kyu Kang as Vice President and Head of the Kia Design Innovation Group. Starting in his new role in November, Kang will be based ...
Mercedes-Benz to increase Aston Martin stake to up to 20% by...
28 October 2020
STUTTGART: Daimler unit Mercedes-Benz is to lift its stake in Britain’s Aston Martin to up to 20% by 2023, making it one of the struggling British carmaker’s largest shareholders, ...
FCC to vote to split key spectrum block between autos, Wi-Fi
28 October 2020
WASHINGTON: The US Federal Communications Commision (FCC) will vote on Nov 18 to split a key spectrum block set aside for auto safety to accommodate the growing number of wireless ...
New Bugatti hypercar teased
28 October 2020
UPDATE: The track-only Bugatti Bolide is revealed.   PETALING JAYA: Just when you thought Bugatti couldn't take it even further, there's a Bugatti prototype which is tea...
Waymo and Daimler to partner in developing self-driving semi...
28 October 2020
DETROIT : Daimler AG's commercial truck unit and Alphabet Inc's Waymo on Tuesday said they will collaborate on development of self-driving Class 8 semi trucks, applying Waymo's aut...
Clueless car thieves stealing a Tesla Model 3, foiled by own...
27 October 2020
CANBERRA: Two thieves in Australia had their comeuppance when they tried to steal a Tesla but failed miserably. Early one morning, owner Annabelle Brett in Canberra  was alerted...
Hyundai to debut new Kona and Sonata in Malaysia on Oct 30
27 October 2020
PETALING JAYA: Hyundai-Sime Darby Motors (HSDM) has set a virtual launch on Oct 30 for the latest Kona crossover and Sonata sedan. The fully-imported Kona will come in three var...
DJI joins forces with Mercedes-Benz EQ Formula E Team
27 October 2020
STUTTGART: DJI is the official supplier to the Mercedes-Benz EQ Formula E Team and the number one choice for aerial imaging and creative camera technology across the globe. The ...
All new Kia logo to arrive in 2021
27 October 2020
PETALING JAYA: One can expect the stylish new logo from Korean marque Kia from as early as 2021 according to a report from Automotive News. Kia officially confirmed the arrival ...
The 140 series Mercedes-Benz S-Class is now a classic
27 October 2020
STUTTGART: A particularly appealing and now rare classic 140 model series Mercedes-Benz S-Class will be celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2021. Consequently, the first 140 mod...
Taj Izrin podium finish at GR Supra GT Cup Asia
27 October 2020
PETALING JAYA: Malaysia’s Taj Izrin Aiman Taj Madira finished second overall with USD3,000 (RM12, 499) winnings in the inaugural GR Supra GT Cup Asia regional e-Motorsports competi...
Proton X50 launches from RM79K
27 October 2020
SHAH ALAM: Proton has finally launched its highly anticipated X50 compact sports utility vehicle (SUV) that's been the talk of the town since early last year. The launch of the ...
Waze with Yasmin
27 October 2020
PETALING JAYA: Waze now has an additional voice navigation option in Bahasa Malaysia featuring the voice of Malaysian DJ, singer, actress and former beauty queen, Datuk Yasmin Yusu...
China's NEV sales to account for 20% of new car sales by 202...
27 October 2020
A Tesla Model S being charged in Beijing. — Reuters SHANGHAI: Sales of new energy vehicles (NEV) in China, the world’s biggest auto market, will jump to 20% of overall new car sal...
Fiat, PSA to win EU approval for US$38b merger, say sources
27 October 2020
FCA and PSA have said they hope to complete the merger in the first quarter of 2021. — Reuters BRUSSELS/MILAN: Fiat Chrysler and PSA are set to win EU approval for their US$38 bil...
Stuttgart prosecutors drop investigation into ex-VW boss Win...
27 October 2020
FRANKFURT: Prosecutors in the German city of Stuttgart have dropped a market manipulation investigation into former Volkswagen chief executive Martin Winterkorn, deferring to a cri...
Smartphone-compatible pedestrian crossing lights to make Jap...
26 October 2020
Japan is planning to upgrade thousands of pedestrian crossing lights so that they can communicate with smartphones. — dpa TOKYO: In efforts to make its rapidly ageing population s...
Geely's new EV plant will build premium Polestar cars, say s...
26 October 2020
BEIJING/SHANGHAI : An electric vehicle (EV) factory planned by Chinese automaking group Geely will produce cars under the premium Polestar marque, two people with direct knowledge ...
Isuzu opens 3S centre in Taiping
26 October 2020
PETALING JAYA: With Isuzu vehicles growing in popularity, a new Isuzu 3S dealership has been appointed in Taiping, offering more accessibility for residents and businesses in the M...
Bugatti Chiron Pur Sport tests at Hockenheimring
26 October 2020
HOCKENHEIM (Germany): The Bugatti Chiron Pur Sport hypercar takes a trip to one of Germany's oldest race tracks - Hockenheimring. Featuring six left-hand corners, 11 right-hande...