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Ferrari gives GT bestseller a makeover with new Portofino M
17 September 2020
MILAN: Ferrari rolled out the Portofino M, a modified version of its top-selling gran tourer, on Wednesday as the Italian sportscar maker pursues a rapid turn over of new models de...
GM to build own 'family' of EV drive systems and motors
17 September 2020
DETROIT: General Motors Co is set to announce plans to put into production an interchangeable “family” of electric vehicle (EV) drive systems and motors, boosting manufacturing eff...
BMW M and M4 GT4 livery winner celebrate Malaysia Day
16 September 2020
KUALA LUMPUR: M for Malaysia Day.  The BMW M Owners Club collaborated with BMW Group Malaysia to bring together M owners and M fans here to celebrate Malaysia Day today. A BMW M...
Nissan seeks to reclaim Fairlady Z magic with new successor
16 September 2020
YOKOHAMA: Nissan Motor Co. rolled out a close-to-final-production prototype of its Z series coupe, seeking to recapture some of its reputation as a leading manufacturer and designe...
GM explores market for electric 'flying cars', say sources
16 September 2020
A Volocopter air taxi performing a demonstration in Singapore last October. — Reuters DETROIT: General Motors Co is exploring options in the aerial taxi market, including whethe...
BMW to use software from Israel's Tactile Mobility in vehicl...
16 September 2020
TEL AVIV: Israel's Tactile Mobility said on Tuesday its software will be embedded into the BMW Group’s next-generation vehicles beginning in 2021. The collaboration will equip B...
Is zero-emission truck maker Nikola the new Tesla, or just h...
16 September 2020
NEW YORK: With its electric and hydrogen-fuelled trucks, the firm Nikola aims to revolutionise the future of the transportation sector. But with one investor claiming the group is ...
‘Cloned’ car turns out to be stolen
16 September 2020
One of the Mazda sedan with the same number plate as the other had been reported stolen in Pahang.— Image from Facebook KAJANG: A social media post has gone viral claiming that th...
Proton X50 previewed at plant, launching soon
15 September 2020
TANJUNG MALIM: Proton has unveiled the highly anticipated X50 compact sports utility vehicle (SUV). The B-segment SUV is expected to be launched soon with pricing to be announce...
VW Arteon named Top Safety Pick in US. Headlights the decide...
15 September 2020
WASHINGTON: Volkswagen of America, Inc. announced that the 2020 Arteon was named a 2020 IIHS Top Safety Pick by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) when equipped with...
Jaguar F-Pace gets a facelift
15 September 2020
LONDON: The refreshed Jaguar F-Pace is now more luxurious, connected and efficient with a new exterior, all-new interior, latest generation Pivi Pro infotainment and the choice of ...
New Hyundai Tucson launched in S. Korea
15 September 2020
SEOUL: Hyundai Motor Company has launched the all-new Tucson, now in its fourth-generation, and designated as a global model, compact SUV (C-SUV). Considering the global pandemi...
BMW powers up new battery production in China
15 September 2020
MUNICH: BMW has begun production for BMW eDrive fifth-generation high-voltage battery and was developed from the ground up with pioneering new battery cell technology. As such, ...
Upcoming electric Hummer set for Oct 20 debut, can move diag...
15 September 2020
DETROIT: GMC has confirmed that the electric Hummer will make its world debut on Oct 20. Its planned debut on May 20 was postponed to Oct 20 because of the Covid-19 pandemic. ...
Fiat Chrysler, Peugeot maker PSA revise merger terms due to ...
15 September 2020
PSA and Fiat Chrysler (FCA) aim to complete their tie-up process by the end of first quarter of next year. — Reuters PARIS: Peugeot maker PSA and Fiat Chrysler (FCA) said on Mon...
Nikola, CNH building electric truck prototypes for 2021 end ...
15 September 2020
CNH said it aims to start testing the Nikola Tre semi-truck later this year and hopes to launch the vehicles commercially by the fourth quarter of 2021. — All pix by Reuters PHOEN...
Honda to showcase electric concept car at Auto China 2020
15 September 2020
BEIJING: Honda will stage the world premiere of an electric concept car at Auto China 2020 here. The motor show will run from Sept 30 to Oct 5. According to Honda, the concep...
Daimler to pay US$2.2 billion in diesel emissions cheating s...
15 September 2020
WASHINGTON: Daimler AG will pay US$2.2 billion to resolve a US government diesel emissions cheating investigation and claims from 250,000 US vehicle owners, court documents show. ...
Toyota starts selling used vehicles on online store
15 September 2020
TOYOTA CITY: Toyota has launched its used vehicle online store in Japan. The service provides everything customers need to complete the purchase of a used vehicle online, from q...
Perodua donates 7,700 face shields
15 September 2020
RAWANG: Perodua gave out over 7,700 face shields to 66 primary schools in the Putrajaya and Hulu Selangor which were distributed to the academic and support staff. “Having contr...