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Volvo Cars readies first green bond to support electric car ...
24 September 2020
STOCKHOLM: Volvo Cars, owned by China’s Geely Holding, said today it had established a new framework to help it fund its electrification strategy and climate plan. The Sweden-ba...
New Rolls-Royce Ghost Extended launched
24 September 2020
LONDON: Rolls-Royce has responded to the Ghost customer who have always wanted greater rear seating space. Introducing the new Ghost Extended. The new Ghost variant is said to h...
Tesla's Nevada lithium-from-clay plan faces resistance
24 September 2020
The Tesla battery plant in Sparks, Nevada. — Reuters SAN FRANCISCO: Tesla Inc’s plan to produce lithium for electric vehicle batteries close to its Nevada Gigafactory faces stark ...
Geely debuts its first EV-focused architecture
23 September 2020
BEIJING: China’s Zhejiang Geely Holding Group today launched its first electric vehicle-focused platform to enable automakers to more efficiently roll out models for different purp...
Young racing talent get boost from UMW Toyota Motor
23 September 2020
SHAH ALAM: UMW Toyota Motor has introduced the Gazoo Racing Young Talent Development Programme which is aimed at identifying and nurturing young Malaysian racing talent between the...
Former Ferrari chief to replace Carey as F1 CEO, say reports
23 September 2020
LONDON: Former Ferrari team principal Stefano Domenicali (pic) is set to become the new CEO of Formula One after leaving the Italian team earlier than expected, media reports said ...
New BMW M3 and M4 debut
23 September 2020
MUNICH: Here's the much-awaited BMW M3 and M4. BMW M is presenting today the latest generation of its high performance models at the premium end of the midsize class 35 years af...
Hyundai waxes lyrical about new Sonata N Line looks
23 September 2020
SEOUL: Hyundai Motor Company has revealed the racy design of its highly anticipated 2021 Sonata N Line, promising a pulse-quickening experience in the hottest-looking sedan on the ...
Polestar plans to double showrooms and move into new markets...
23 September 2020
BEIJING: Polestar, the performance electric vehicle maker based in Sweden and owned by China’s Geely, plans to double the number of showrooms in existing markets this year and expa...
Electric Mercedes V-Class set to hit the road in Q4
23 September 2020
STUTTGART: If you're someone who often needs a little more space than an SUV can offer, you might have considered resorting to a people carrier like the Mercedes V-Class MPV. Af...
Tesla's value drops US$50b as Musk's promised cheaper batter...
23 September 2020
Tesla and Panasonic Corp have production capacity of around 35 gWh. To help drive down vehicle cost, Musk described a new generation of batteries that will be more powerful, longer...
F1 can welcome up to 20,000 at Germany's Nurburgring
23 September 2020
FRANKFURT: Germany's Nurburgring can welcome up to 20,000 fans next month when it hosts Formula One, organisers said Monday, after local authorities gave it the go-ahead alongside ...
Spot the new Bimmer: BMW taps into wellspring of Malaysian c...
23 September 2020
PETALING JAYA: BMW Group Malaysia is highlighting the work of local businesses, volunteer groups and NGOs in these trying times while rallying Malaysians to participate in a contes...
Rivian faces ban from Michigan car dealers in direct-sales f...
23 September 2020
DETROIT: Michigan auto dealers are trying to block startup electric carmakers including Rivian automotive Inc. and Lucid Motors Inc. from following in Tesla Inc.’s footsteps by sel...
All-electric Lotus Evija with 2,000PS undergoes track testin...
23 September 2020
LONDON: Lotus has revealed details of its Evija all-electric hypercar in a stunning new film. The film features an engineering development vehicle testing on the 3.6km track at ...
VW's Traton and TuSimple team up on self-driving trucks
23 September 2020
MUNICH: Volkswagen's Traton commercial truck unit and self-driving technology startup TuSimple will team up to develop self-driving trucks, the companies said on Wednesday. Trat...
Toyota appoints Tommi Mäkinen as new motorsport advisor
23 September 2020
TOKYO: Toyota Motor Corporation has appointed Tommi Mäkinen as its new motorsport advisor. From January 2021 onwards, Mäkinen will begin his duties with the aim of further advan...
Volkswagen hooks up with art gallery on Arteon art
23 September 2020
KUALA LUMPUR: Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia (VPCM) has teamed up with an art gallery to highlight the talents of 13 Malaysian artists in conjunction with the launch of the new...
Mercedes-Benz G 350 d enters at RM1.0mil
22 September 2020
PETALING JAYA: Mercedes-Benz Malaysia has launched a less forceful G 350 d in comparison to the tuned-up AMG variant of the G63. Priced on-the-road without insurance at RM999,88...
Tyre fragments, debris the main cause of traffic incidents, ...
22 September 2020
PETALING JAYA: Tyre fragments and debris falling from heavy vehicles are the main cause of traffic incidents on highways, says PLUS Malaysia. From January to August this year, 8...