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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...
Karma creates GS Series for entry-level luxury customers
22 September 2020
LOS ANGELES: Karma Automotive has announced it will be introducing a new name for a family of vehicles in 2021 called the GS Series. The lineup will include updated electrificat...
Musk may use 'Battery Day' to call for end of combustion eng...
22 September 2020
Musk. The first-ever Battery Day, where Tesla will stake out its technology road map, is of keen interest to investors.— AP SAN FRANCISCO: Tesla Inc. will provide a highly anticip...
Tesla posts new job ads signalling entry to Singapore
22 September 2020
Despite having criticised Singapore for not being supportive of electric vehicles, Tesla appears to be planning to set up shop in the island republic soon. — Bloomberg SAN FRANCIS...
VW ID.4 electric SUV to come with three years of unlimited c...
22 September 2020
WASHINGTON: Volkswagen AG will provide owners of its ID.4 compact electric sport utility vehicle with three years of unlimited charging in the United States at no additional cost t...
GM and Bosch stick with Nikola alliances despite Milton's ex...
22 September 2020
DETROIT: General Motors Co and Germany's Bosch said on Monday they were sticking to their alliances with Nikola Corp after the executive chairman of the electric and fuel cell truc...
Mercedes-Benz GLB arrives in 3 versions, prices start from R...
22 September 2020
Dr Weidner (left) and Jopp with the GLB 35. PETALING JAYA: Mercedes-Benz Malaysia today launched the new GLB luxury compact seven-seater sports utility vehicle (SUV). Our first...
VW to roll out Taos SUV for US and Canada
22 September 2020
WASHINGTON: Volkswagen of America announced that its new compact SUV would be named Taos. The Taos model was designed specifically for the North American Region. The Taos wil...
2021 Detroit auto show fixed at end-September
22 September 2020
DETROIT: The North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), originally planned for summer 2021, has been put off to Sept 28 – Oct. 9, 2021. NAIAS officials said the show was te...
MINI Electric First Edition debuts, pay more at RM239K
22 September 2020
KUALA LUMPUR: MINI Malaysia introduced on Monday the MINI Electric First Edition, a month after the launch of the standard electric MINI. Only 15 units will be built. Each costs...
Hyundai in joint effort to develop air taxis by 2028
22 September 2020
LONDON: Hyundai Motor is partnering with three other parties to accelerate the development of Urban Air Mobility (UAM) and work together to conduct test flights. Hyundai signed ...
Kia offers 'KiaMobility' for those who want to rent cars
22 September 2020
SEOUL: Kia is continuing its efforts to diversify mobility services with the launch of a new mobility service, "KiaMobility". The dealer-led service allows users to rent vehicle...
Many Malaysians express fear over driving past construction ...
22 September 2020
PETALING JAYA: After the recent construction worksite-related accident that almost killed a woman, Malaysians have expressed safety concerns when driving past such sites. On The...
Vietnam importing most of its vehicles from Thailand
22 September 2020
Morning rush hour in Ho Chi Minh City. — AFP HANOI: Vietnam imported 8,800 cars of various types worth US$202 million in August, a surge of 85.6% compared with the previous month,...
Inspiring designs: Komuniti Tukang Jahit, Changgih Designs, ...
22 September 2020
PETALING JAYA: Four Malaysian businesses, volunteer groups and NGOs are working with BMW Group Malaysia to create unique designs to be used to camouflage new BMW cars that would ta...
Cobalt demand for 5G technology to challenge electric vehicl...
22 September 2020
LONDON: The need for larger rechargeable batteries and more energy storage for 5G technology is expected to significantly boost demand for cobalt over coming years and potentially ...
Hyundai Motor, S. Korean union agree to freeze wages for fir...
22 September 2020
SEOUL: Hyundai Motor and its South Korean union reached a tentative deal to freeze wages for the first time in 11 years this year, an internal message distributed to union members ...