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Auto startups chasing Tesla race past red flags to go public
23 October 2020
DETROIT: Missed out on the Tesla rally but still want to surf the electric vehicle wave? A stream of EV-related startups backed by blank-check firms are lining up to go public s...
UK plans for self-driving cars threaten safety, says insuran...
23 October 2020
LONDON: British government plans that could allow self-driving cars on motorways as soon as 2021 would put lives at risk because the available automated technology falls well short...
Heaps of rubbish dumped on cars double-parked by mechanic
23 October 2020
KLANG: The next time you obstruct a rubbish compactor by double-parking in your neighbourhood, you may get rubbish dumped on your car. That is what happened when domestic waste ...
Hyundai reveals i20 N Rally2 for privateer teams and drivers
22 October 2020
BERLIN: Hyundai's motorsport arm unveiled its i20 N Rally2 - an all-new rally car intended for privateer teams and drivers. Meant for both professional rally drivers as well as ...
VW's all-electric ID.3 attains five-star rating in Euro NCAP...
22 October 2020
WOLFSBURG: Volkswagen has announced that its ID.3 compact electric vehicle managed to attain the full five-star safety rating from the European New Car Assessment Programme (Euro N...
New BMW 330e M Sport arrives at RM265K
22 October 2020
KUALA LUMPUR: BMW Group Malaysia has launched its latest 330e M Sport plug-in hybrid that promises a sportier and more efficient driving experience. Priced at RM264,613 (on the ...
BMW M340i xDrive arrives at RM402K
22 October 2020
KUALA LUMPUR: BMW Malaysia introduced its latest M340i xDrive and it's Malaysia’s first locally-assembled (CKD) M Performance vehicle. Priced at RM402,354 (on-the-road with sale...
Electric motosports series SuperCharge announced
22 October 2020
LONDON: SuperCharge, an all-new global motorsport series based on electric crossover road cars, announced its plans to help shape the new future for motorsport. With a planned 2...
Is Toyota GR Hilux coming?
22 October 2020
PETALING JAYA: Scouring the web for exciting automotive rumours has led us to Australia where a Toyota Australia spokesperson said that "There’s no reason Land Cruiser or Hilux cou...
Supercar maker De Tomaso is ditching Italy for Detroit
22 October 2020
MODENA: An obscure Italian supercar brand from the 1960s is trying to rebuild itself … in America. De Tomaso, the company that built the oddly chiselled Pantera supercar famousl...
Mitsubishi Malaysia reveals specs for new Xpander
22 October 2020
PETALING JAYA: Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia (MMM), the official distributor of Mitsubishi Motors vehicles in Malaysia, has revealed the full product specifications of the new seven-s...
Cruise and GM to seek US approval for vehicle with no pedal ...
22 October 2020
DETROIT: Self-driving car firm Cruise said on Oct 21 it and majority shareholder General Motors Co will be seeking US regulatory approval in coming months to deploy the Cruise Orig...
BMW Group will produce drive components for electrified vehi...
22 October 2020
REGENSBURG: The BMW Group is further expanding its Germany-based production capacities for electric drives and from 2021, battery cells for high-voltage batteries will be coated at...
New official parts for original Mazda MX-5 in UK
22 October 2020
LONDON: Mazda Corporation is introducing an expanded range of official reproduction parts that will allow owners to enjoy and enhance their Mazda MX-5 Mk1s for many years to come w...
Ex-Tesla executive's auto retail startup Tekion turns unicor...
22 October 2020
Vijayan's company offers end-to-end services in selling vehicles, powered by artificial intelligence and machine learning algorithms. SAN FRANCISCO: Tekion Corp, a cloud-based aut...
Uber offers over €1bil to buy Daimler/BMW's Free Now, says b...
22 October 2020
FRANKFURT: Ride-hailing firm Uber has offered more than €1 billion (RM4.9bil) to buy Daimler and BMW's joint mobility services company Free Now, Manager Magazin said on Wednesday. ...
GM sells out first year of electric Hummer production
22 October 2020
DETROIT: General Motors Co said it has sold out the first year’s worth of its hulking GMC Hummer EV electric pickup truck after a splashy video reveal on Tuesday. The GMC websit...
SEAT and CUPRA get new chief designer
22 October 2020
MARTORELL (Spain): Former Audi designer Jorge Díez has been appointed as design director for both SEAT and CUPRA as of Dec 1. Díez has extensive automotive experience spanning a...
BMW Motorrad goes 'Bam!' with 5 heritage models
22 October 2020
MUNICH: BMW Motorrad aims to make a big splash today when it reveals five new models from its Heritage world. These world premieres will take place during an online-presentation...
BMW's home plant ready for the electric i4
22 October 2020
MUNICH: BMW says its Munich plant is ready to produce fully electric BMW i4. After six weeks of intensive conversion work, series production of vehicles has resumed, with around...