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Bracing for a maze of projects in Penang
07 May 2024
GEORGE TOWN: Traffic on Penang island is often monstrous, especially at peak hours, with narrow roads and many industrial areas. With five major transportation projects taking o...
Car makers seek to accelerate integration of healthcare tech...
07 May 2024
HoneyNaps’ Somnum automotive healthcare solution. SEOUL: Global automotive manufacturers are swiftly incorporating advanced healthcare technologies into vehicles, marking a sign...
Cycle & Carriage and ESnet Academy sign MOU to enhance youth...
07 May 2024
KUALA LUMPUR: Cycle & Carriage, a leading dealer group for Mercedes-Benz in Malaysia, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with ESnet Academy, a renowned automotive e...
Great Wall Motor (GWM) focuses on localisation in overseas m...
07 May 2024
BEIJING: Great Wall Motor (GWM) is focusing on localising vehicle production in its overseas markets, said GWM president Mu Feng at a recent media conference at Auto China 2024. ...
Gasoline demand growth to slow this year on EV growth in Chi...
07 May 2024
NEW DELHI: Global petrol demand growth could halve in 2024, squeezing second-half refinery margins, analysts said, driven by a shift to electric cars in China and the United States...
Nio on track to unveil its first mass-market car in May, say...
07 May 2024
A spy shot of the Onvo L60. — Image via carnewschina.com PARIS: China's premium electric vehicle maker Nio is on track to unveil a new model under a mass-market brand by the end o...
Perodua eyes 79% export surge to 1,960 units this year
06 May 2024
KUALA LUMPUR: Perodua aims to boost exports by 79 per cent to 1,960 units this year from 1,094 units in 2023 as the national carmaker seeks overseas market expansion. President ...
BMW to splash out at Malaysia Autoshow 2024
06 May 2024
PETALING JAYA: BMW Group Malaysia is set to hold its largest display of brand-new vehicles at the Malaysia Autoshow 2024 (MAS 2024). It will feature models from its BMW, MINI an...
Europe's auto suppliers reach the end of the road
06 May 2024
GIFHORN (Germany): Emrullah Karaca has made brakes for the past 20 years, but he is now learning to assemble heat pumps instead, as the Continental factory where he works in northe...
JPJ says Bjak not authorised to offer road tax renewal servi...
06 May 2024
PETALING JAYA: The Road Transport Department (JPJ) says digital motor insurance platform Bjak Sdn Bhd is not authorised to offer road tax renewal services. In an official statem...
EU election could force sharp turn in electric car policy
06 May 2024
PARIS: A change at the top of European institutions could herald a change in the 2035 target to phase out sales of internal combustion engine cars even though the automotive indust...
Proton's April sales up 17.1% as S70 gains market share
06 May 2024
SUBANG JAYA:Proton posted a 17.1% growth rate over the same month in 2023 with 11,025 units (domestic and export) sold compared to 9,415 units in April last year. As a result, s...
Indonesia’s first EV battery plant to start operation in Jun...
06 May 2024
JAKARTA: Indonesian president Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has announced that the first electric vehicle (EV) battery factory in the country will begin operating in June. Speaking at th...
France ramps up electric vehicle ambition as Xi arrives in P...
06 May 2024
PARIS: The French government will sign a wide-ranging pact with the automotive industry today that sets new targets for electric vehicle sales, just as Chinese President Xi Jinping...
Shell in talks to sell Malaysia fuel stations to Saudi Aramc...
06 May 2024
SINGAPORE: Energy giant Shell is in talks with Saudi Arabia's state-owned Saudi Aramco to sell its gas station business in Malaysia, the second-largest such network in the country,...
Great times at Ducati Malaysia's 'We Ride As One'
06 May 2024
SUNGAI BULOH: On Saturday, the annual "We Ride As One" event by Ducati filled the streets of Sungai Buloh with the resounding roar of Ducati engines. We Ride As One marks its tr...
Renault unveils entry-level Symbioz hybrid SUV
06 May 2024
PARIS: Renault has introduced the Symbioz, a new entry in its line of family cars, which follows past models like the Renault 16 launched in 1965 and the Espace in the 1980s. Th...
VW ID.3 gets extensive upgrades
06 May 2024
WOLFSBURG: Volkswagen has introduced an extensive upgrade to the ID.3, enhancing its electric compact class with new features and technologies. The ID.3 Pro S model now includes...
When is it time to buy a new motorcycle helmet?
06 May 2024
MUNICH: Time for a new motorcycle helmet? That question is not so easy to answer. Certainly after an accident or a hard knock, you should get a new one even if there’s no visible e...
No final decision yet on diesel subsidy cut, says Anwar
05 May 2024
BUTTERWORTH: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim described foreign media reports regarding fuel subsidy cuts as unethical and that no final decision was made at the cabinet lev...