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LG Chem plans to separate battery business as electric cars ...
17 September 2020
SEOUL: South Korea’s LG Chem, an electric car battery supplier for Tesla Inc and GM said today it plans to separate its battery business into a new company as the electric vehicle ...
Invention captures harmful car tyre dust, wins UK award
17 September 2020
LONDON: A group of students in Britain have invented a way of capturing tyre dust — a major contributor to air and water pollution — as a car drives along, winning them this year’s...
Toyota Yaris chalks-up all five stars in latest EuroNCAP tes...
17 September 2020
BRUSSELS: According to the European New Car Assessment Programme (EuroNCAP), Toyota's little fourth-generation family car - the Yaris, has managed to obtain the full five-star rati...
Škoda introduces plasma-coated cylinder blocks for greater e...
17 September 2020
PRAGUE: Škoda Auto has added a new processing line for plasma coating into operation which allows conventional cylinder liners to be replaced with a powder coating to improve effic...
Volvo announces clean air tech for cabin
17 September 2020
GOTHENBURG: Volvo Cars has introduced a world-first premium air-quality technology in its cars, allowing Volvo drivers to breathe clean and healthy air inside their cars and clean ...
Red Bull F1 team gets HondaJet Elite
17 September 2020
GREENSBORO (United States): Honda Aircraft Company has delivered the HondaJet Elite to the Red Bull Formula 1 racing teams, Scuderia AlphaTauri. Red Bull recently began using th...
Elon Musk did it his way. Learn from partners then go it alo...
17 September 2020
Musk visiting his battery plant worksite near Berlin on Sept 3.— AP SAN FRANCISCO: Elon Musk is hailed as an innovator and disruptor who went from knowing next to nothing about bu...
Used cars now sold on e-commerce platform Shopee
17 September 2020
KUALA LUMPUR: Carsome has entered the e-commerce platform to sell used cars through a collaboration with Shopee. The collaboration makes Carsome the pioneering company to sell u...
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...