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Lexus LM 500h Ultra Luxury debuts in Australia
18 January 2024
SYDNEY: The flagship 2024 Lexus LM 500h Ultra Luxury joins the brand's luxury mover lineup in Australia for 2024, priced from A$220,888 (RM682,995). Lexus said it revolutionises...
Six of the most exciting new cars making global debut in 202...
18 January 2024
BERLIN: The car industry is going through deep change, trying to move into a new world of electric mobility and yet at the same time unable to completely abandon the old. While ...
Flat tyres, not flat batteries, let EVs down, says breakdown...
18 January 2024
LONDON: The most common cause for electric car breakdown call-outs is a flat tyre, says British breakdown service provider Start Rescue. “Our data shows 29% of electric car call...
BYD to stop making pouch batteries for its hybrid EVs on lea...
18 January 2024
SHANGHAI: BYD plans to end production of the pouch-type batteries used in its best-selling hybrids as the automaker seeks to address durability concerns and the risk that they coul...
How Tesla shines onscreen
18 January 2024
LONDON: Not content with being the world's biggest seller of electric cars, the American automaker Tesla also happens to be the most frequently featured onscreen. Such is the co...
Lamborghini Urus Performante joins Dubai Police supercar fle...
17 January 2024
DUBAI: A Lamborghini Urus Performante has joined the Dubai police fleet at the end of 2023. This would be the second Urus for the Dubai police as it already has an Urus ordered ...
Audi SQ8 e-tron and Sportback variant enter from RM520K
17 January 2024
PETALING JAYA: PHS Automotive Malaysia (PHSAM), the official distributor of Audi in Malaysia, has launched the all-electric SQ8 e-tron and SQ8 Sportback e-tron sports utility vehic...
Volkswagen drops T-Roc cabriolet, leaving no open car in ent...
17 January 2024
MUNICH: Volkswagen reportedly plans to drop the wind-in-your-hair version of the T-Roc, leaving the manufacturer's line-up without a convertible for the first time in years. VW ...
MAA takes cautious approach
17 January 2024
PETALING JAYA: Sales and production of new vehicles are expected to undergo a minor squeeze in 2024 as compared to last year, on the back of an uncertain global economy and a slowd...
Hertz's EV sale to fan cost concerns, dampen used-car market
17 January 2024
BENGALURU: Electric vehicles were already considered expensive and hard to repair. Now their image could take another hit as rental giant Hertz  dumps 20,000 of them, including Tes...
Uzbek ambassador visits Proton to explore future co-operatio...
17 January 2024
TANJUNG MALIM: Proton Tanjung Malim hosted a visit from the Ambassador of Uzbekistan to Malaysia, Karomidin Gadoev recently. Proton said in a statement that the visit was to exp...
Jan 18-24: Fuel prices unchanged
17 January 2024
KUALA LUMPUR: The retail prices of RON97 and RON95 petrol and diesel will remain unchanged for the period from Jan 18-24. The Finance Ministry, in a statement today, said that R...
Win Melaka trip in smart Malaysia's socmed contest
17 January 2024
SUBANG JAYA: smart Malaysia closed last year with 200 registrations for its smart #1, since its launch on 21st November, 2023. Meanwhile, the updated Hello smart App now facilit...
Lamborghini topped 10,000 sales in 2023 for first time, says...
17 January 2024
MILAN: Italian luxury sports carmaker Lamborghini sold over 10,000 vehicles last year for the first time, its chairman and chief executive Stephan Winkelmann said on Tuesday. "I...
Mercedes chief Wolff signs new contract
17 January 2024
LONDON: Toto Wolff signed a three-year contract to remain as team principal and chief executive of Formula One outfit Mercedes on Monday. The Austrian, who owns a one-third shar...
Pothole breakdowns in UK reach five-year high
17 January 2024
LONDON: Pothole-related breakdowns reached a five-year high in 2023, new figures show. Britain's Automobile Association (AA) said it received 632,000 call outs to vehicles damag...
VW steers clear of Red Sea disruption by rerouting parts sup...
17 January 2024
BERLIN: Volkswagen AG is avoiding production woes faced by Tesla Inc. and Volvo Car AB by redirecting ships quickly after the Red Sea crisis erupted last month, ensuring a steady s...
Maserati sets up 'Overseas Region' unit in business rejig
17 January 2024
MODENA: Maserati kicks off 2024 by announcing the creation of a new "Overseas Region" unit, expected to give the Italian luxury manufacturer’s markets a new business configuration....
MAN Truck & Bus records a strong 2023
17 January 2024
MUNICH: Commercial vehicle manufacturer MAN Truck & Bus achieved significant sales growth in all product areas in the financial year 2023. In total, the company delivered aroun...
Malaysia's auto sales at all-time high of 799,731 units in 2...
16 January 2024
PETALING JAYA: Malaysia’s total industry volume (TIV) recorded an all-time high of 799,731 units in 2023 versus 721,177 units sold in 2022, the Malaysia Automotive Association said...