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Vingroup refocuses on cars, tech and real estate
11 September 2020
Labourers producing ventilators amid the spread of Covid-19 at Vsmart factory of Vingroup outside Hanoi last month. — Reuters HANOI: Vietnam's Vingroup is considering selling cont...
Sept 12-18: Fuel prices take a dive
11 September 2020
Nearly 170,000 Awas summonses issued since Sept 2018
11 September 2020
KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 169,315 summonses have been issued through the automatic Awareness Safety System (Awas) since the Road Transport Department took over the system’s operatio...
Honda Civic now serves the army
11 September 2020
PETALING JAYA: Honda Malaysia has delivered 40 units of the Civic to the Royal Military Police Corps for law enforcement and policing duties. This delivery marks the inaugural p...
EV market heating up as Tesla plans exports from Shanghai pl...
11 September 2020
SHANGHAI: Tesla Inc. plans to ship cars made at its Shanghai Gigafactory to other markets in Asia and Europe, according to people familiar with the matter. China-built Tesla Mod...
Hamilton's supercars running short of drive time
11 September 2020
Hamilton says he's making a lot of changes in his personal life. And that includes not driving the supercars he owns because of their high carbon footprint. — AP LONDON: Six-times...
McLaren may sell off HQ to raise cash
11 September 2020
LONDON: McLaren Automotive is considering a sale of its global headquarters as part of a refinancing strategy the company announced earlier this year. The British company has al...
Nikola accused of being a fraud in critical report by forens...
11 September 2020
NEW YORK: Shares of Nikola Corp fell 8% on Thursday after forensic financial research company Hindenburg Research shorted the stock and labelled the electric truck maker a “fraud” ...
Citroen pitches Ami at TikTok generation
11 September 2020
PARIS: France’s Citroen has a new vehicle it hopes will reach a market most major carmakers have not tapped - drivers as young as 14. The French automaker’s tiny two-seater Citr...
Tesla launches fast electric car charging in Berlin, says mo...
11 September 2020
The V3 charger allows Tesla Model 3 cars to charge within five minutes, enough to travel 120km.. — Reuters BERLIN: Managers at electric carmaker Tesla Inc on Thursday demonstrated...
New Kia Seltos open for bookings ahead of October launch
11 September 2020
KUALA LUMPUR: Naza Kia Malaysia is now taking orders for the all-new Seltos at selected Kia showrooms. The B-segment SUV comes in two variants, the EX and GT Line. Both variants...
Luxury Lucid Air sedan unveiled with up to 800km range
10 September 2020
SAN FRANCISCO: Lucid Motors, which seeks to set new standards for sustainable transportation with its advanced luxury EVs has unveiled production details for the Lucid Air in a glo...
Genesis unveils new G70
10 September 2020
SEOUL: Genesis has revealed the new G70 prior to start of sales which will happen domestically first next month. Launched in 2017, the luxury sports sedan features an athletic d...
Get the light right: Taking the best photos of your motorcyc...
10 September 2020
COLOGNE: You might want to show it off or you might want to sell it — either way amateur photographers equipped with little more than a smartphone can take great motorbike pictures...
Bermaz warns of tough year ahead after weak Q1
10 September 2020
KUALA LUMPUR: Bermaz Motors Bhd, the distributor of Mazda cars in Malaysia, sees a challenging year ahead for the company after a steep drop in quarterly profits in the three month...
MC20: This is the Maserati supercar
10 September 2020
MODENA: Maserati has a new supercar — its first in 15 years. The Maserati MC20 is a gullwing-style coupe that follows the insectoid MC12 supercar, which was produced from 2004 to 2...
Proton X70 launched in Brunei
10 September 2020
PETALING JAYA: The 2020 Proton X70 has reached its first overseas market with the official launch in Brunei last Sunday (Sept 6). As with its predecessor, the 2020 Proton X70 wi...
Automakers seek delays, exemptions to India's planned new ru...
10 September 2020
People walking past parked vehicles in a parking lot during a nationwide Covid-19 lockdown in New Delhi in May. — Reuters NEW DELHI: Foreign automakers are seeking delays and exem...
Electric-car startup Lucid to follow Tesla into energy stora...
10 September 2020
LOS ANGELES: Electric-vehicle startup Lucid Motors Inc is following Tesla Inc.’s footsteps into the energy-storage business. The Newark, California-based company is developing h...
UMW Toyota Motor creates short film for Malaysia Day
10 September 2020
SHAH ALAM: In celebration of the upcoming Malaysia Day, UMW Toyota Motor created a short film about what it means to be a true Malaysian. The film speaks of the values of respec...