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Two young Asian winners in Rolls-Royce global designer conte...
12 October 2020
LONDON: A young Chinese and Japanese were among the four global winners in Rolls-Royce Motor Cars' Young Designer Competition, which invited children around the world to design the...
Underground 'Parthenon' protecting Tokyo from floods
12 October 2020
The cavernous complex charged with protecting Tokyo and surrounding areas from catastrophic flooding. — All pix by AFP KASUKABE (Japan): It has been called Japan's underground "Pa...
Hyundai among big brands stung by BTS uproar in China
12 October 2020
HONG KONG: South Korean boyband BTS is facing a barrage of criticism in China after its leader made remarks about the Korean War and several big-name brands, including Samsung, hav...
Get a dash of street culture with RM25K Vespa Primavera Sean...
12 October 2020
PETALING JAYA: A colourful scooter has landed in Malaysia and it's called the Vespa Primavera Sean Wotherspoon, priced at RM24,960. If you don't know who Wotherspoon is, he's co...
Warranty about to expire? Think Subaru Auto Protection Progr...
12 October 2020
KUALA LUMPUR: TC Subaru Sdn Bhd today introduced the Subaru Auto Protection Programme (SAPP), a move by the distributor to offer customers peace of mind and ensure higher resale va...
PSA and BMW among carmakers seen avoiding European emissions...
12 October 2020
BERLIN: PSA Group and Volvo Cars, along with BMW AG and Renault SA are among carmakers on track to meet European Union emissions rules after sales of battery-powered vehicles tripl...
Daimler, Swiss Re launch mobility insurance venture
12 October 2020
FRANKFURT: Swiss Re and carmaker Daimler announced a joint automotive and mobility insurance venture today, seeking to tap into a wealth of new data generated by highly automated v...
Pandemic fuels NY used-car sale surge, risking 'Carmageddon'
12 October 2020
A used car dealership. Many New Yorkers are buying used cars despite misgivings. — AFP NEW YORK: Increasing numbers of New Yorkers are buying cars as they avoid public transport b...
Audi chief sees 2020 sales down despite strong Q3, says trad...
12 October 2020
FRANKFURT: Volkswagen’s Audi unit expects lower sales in 2020 despite strong numbers in the months of July, August and September, Automobilwoche on Sunday cited the head of the div...
Transport Ministry told to crack down on 'lori hantu' issue ...
12 October 2020
File pic of unregistered lorries. PETALING JAYA: Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong has told the agencies under the Transport Ministry to solve the issues of “lori hantu” (unregistered lo...
Good vibrations: Wearable sends bikers alerts without causin...
11 October 2020
VIENNA: The Austrian startup Motobit has unveiled a wearable device aimed at motorcycle riders. The device uses vibrations to communicate with riders at all times, so they can stay...
'Lollipop' sign by Renault measures air pollution
11 October 2020
PARIS: Renault has re-invented the iconic symbol of road safety, the “lollipop”, to encourage drivers to not idle in their vehicles. Renault commissioned the custom lollipop...
Mercedes Vision EQXX concept targets world's longest electri...
11 October 2020
FRANKFURT: One day, no one will bat an eyelid if an electric car can go 2,000km on a single charge. But for now any auto maker that can validate its electric car can travel 1,000km...
Brunei bucks Asean car sales trend
11 October 2020
BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN: Despite being far behind the rest in Asean member countries in terms of volume of car units sold, Brunei, along with Myanmar, recorded a significant increase i...
The memory of the marque: A look inside the archives of auto...
11 October 2020
The Porsche archive. BERLIN: At a typical archive of a car manufacturer, you'll find a mass of photos, sketches, memorabilia, film material and other documents that tell the story...
Brussels plans congestion charge for cars, says Belgian dail...
11 October 2020
Traffic crawl in Brussels — AFP BRUSSELS: The capital of Belgium may introduce a congestion charge for cars accessing the center of the city, La Libre Belgique reports, citing pla...
Honda makes a U-turn to catch US truck, SUV trend
10 October 2020
The 2021 Passport. DETROIT: Honda Motor Co is redesigning the looks and the marketing for its sport utility vehicles and trucks to appeal to US consumers who are paying premiums f...
Sutton Bespoke spices up the London black taxis
10 October 2020
LONDON: Sutton Bespoke, the bespoke tuning arm of luxury car dealer Clive Sutton, has started a limited production run of super-luxurious vehicles based on the new-generation low-e...
NAWA promises a leap in battery tech
10 October 2020
PARIS: NAWA Technologies presents the Ultra Fast Carbon Electrode, a breakthrough nano-based innovation that unlocks next-level performance for all types of batteries, particul...
Lamborghini clocks up record luxury car sales despite pandem...
10 October 2020
BERLIN: Buying a new Lamborghini is not high on most people's priority list during the coronavirus pandemic, but that has not stopped luxury sports car maker Lamborghini from selli...