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Waze keeps you hook on it
08 October 2020
PETALING JAYA: Waze has new features that will anticipate and respond to users’ specific needs, enabling them to go on safer, less-stressful trips. The new features include Trip...
Ex-Tesla exec Straubel aims to build world's top battery rec...
08 October 2020
File pic of a lithium-ion car battery pack being stripped down for recycling. — Reuters SAN FRANCISCO: Tesla co-founder J.B. Straubel wants to build his startup Redwood Materials ...
Redesigned Honda Ridgeline starts looking like a real pick-u...
08 October 2020
LOS ANGELES: The Honda Ridegeline will be a truck that will never see the light of day in Malaysia. Honda Malaysia said as much on that score last month. But Stateside, it's ...
How to prepare your dog for a road trip
08 October 2020
BERLIN: Some dogs love car trips but for others, it’s terribly stressful, leading to barking, whining and sickness, even. Owners can influence this. “You can slowly and caref...
Ducati introduces front and rear radars on Multistrada V4
08 October 2020
BOLOGNA: Production of the Multistrada V4 has begun at the Ducati factory in Borgo Panigale: the first motorcycle to use front and rear radar technology. The Multistrada V4 marks a...
Scania to develop trucks with solar panels
08 October 2020
PETALING JAYA: Scania will develop a solar cell clad trailer to power a plug-in hybrid truck and initial tests indicate possible fuel savings of 5–10% in Sweden and twice that amou...
Book X50 only through authorised dealers, says Proton
08 October 2020
PETALING JAYA: Proton is urging those who want to get the soon-to-launch X50 SUV to book through only authorised Proton dealers and outlets. It said in a brief statement yesterd...
Six new models from Mercedes EQ, EQS to arrive in 2021
07 October 2020
STUTTGART: Mercedes-Benz says its plan to roll out electric cars is running on schedule, with the EQS set to be the first to arrive on the market next year. The EQS is the first...
BMW 128ti to debut in November
07 October 2020
MUNICH: The new BMW 128ti is the middle sibling in the 1 Series that will be launched in November 2020. It is positioned between the 120i and the range-topping M135i xDrive. It ...
VW all out to boost Passat sales this weekend
07 October 2020
The Passat Elegance. KUALA LUMPUR: Volkswagen dealerships nationwide will be hosting a Passat Elegance weekend sales event this weekend. It will be held from 11am to 5pm on Sat...
The Aston Martin DBX can be yours from RM818K
07 October 2020
KUALA LUMPUR: Aston Martin Kuala Lumpur has unveiled the DBX - the brand's first sports utility vehicle here in Malaysia. Available with a base price of RM818,000 (before duties...
New Hyundai i20 N teased
07 October 2020
LONDON: Hyundai Motor has revealed a first teaser of the new i20 N, a racetrack-capable hot hatch based on the all-new i20 and inspired by the i20 WRC rally car. The i20 N’s des...
HPH McLaren supercar hits the road in final lap of tests
07 October 2020
SHEFFIELD: The first series-production High-Performance Hybrid (HPH) supercar from McLaren Automotive has entered the final stages of its development and test programs, which inclu...
Lexus J201 Concept in Rebelle Rally
07 October 2020
PLANO: The Lexus J201 Concept is the iteration of the four-wheel drive Lexus flagship, a supercharged 550-hp  fully-equipped LX-based concept vehicle. It is set to debut at the ...
Tesla disbands US media relations team, says Electrek
07 October 2020
SAN FRANCISCO: Tesla Inc has dissolved its media relations team in the United States, news website Electrek reported on Tuesday, in yet another unconventional move by the world’s m...
Lexus tops Mercedes, BMW as production squeeze hits luxury s...
07 October 2020
DETROIT: Toyota’s Lexus brand outsold luxury rivals Mercedes and BMW in the latest quarter as inventory shortages triggered by the pandemic hampered the German brands. Lexus, wh...
Audi TT 45 TFSI S line competition plus takes on dark and me...
07 October 2020
INGOLSTADT: Audi is introducing the TT 45 TFSI, the new S line competition plus to the range. It is characterised by gloss black attachments, large wheels and a fixed rear wing....
Mercedes-Benz luxury boutique opens at Hap Seng Autohaus KL
07 October 2020
KUALA LUMPUR: If you like all things Mercedes-Benz, then you have to pay a visit to the Hap Seng Star Kuala Lumpur Autohaus as it features the Luxury Lifestyle Boutique, the first ...
Four held over transfer of vehicle ownership using false doc...
07 October 2020
SEREMBAN: Police arrested three men and a women, aged between 34 and 39, to facilitate investigation over the transfer of vehicle ownership of vehicles allegedly using false docume...
Daimler to cut fixed costs and take Mercedes more upmarket
07 October 2020
FRANKFURT: German automaker Daimler will cut fixed costs, capex and R&D spending at Mercedes-Benz by more than 20% by 2025 as part of a strategy overhaul to take the brand furt...