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Drink-drivers will pay stiffer penalties
26 August 2020
KUALA LUMPUR: Stiffer penalties await those who cause death due to recklessness or driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs in the newly-passed Road Transport (Amendment) B...
All-electric MINI Cooper SE arrives at RM219K
26 August 2020
PETALING JAYA: MINI Malaysia has introduced the three-door fully electric MINI Cooper SE and it's now available at all authorised dealerships nationwide. Launched alongside the ...
Volkswagen to test autonomous vehicles in Chinese city Hefei
26 August 2020
BEIJING: Volkswagen AG said today it will start testing autonomous vehicles in China’s eastern city of Hefei, its first in the world’s biggest car market. China has become a hot...
Rolls-Royce revamps brand identity to appeal to younger cust...
26 August 2020
LONDON: How does a brand present itself through visual language, remain true to its heritage while speaking to its bright and optimistic future? “As the marque's digital presenc...
VW's new Golf GTI launching in September
26 August 2020
FRANKFURT: Just as the VW Golf has shaped the compact format across the industry, its sporty GTI offshoot has set a dynamic tone in this class since 1976. In September, just a f...
Coronavirus-proof Land Rovers? Evoque, Discovery get new air...
26 August 2020
BERLIN: Every car brand has its own marketing focus. Volvo, the pioneers of seat belts, have safety. Bentley, of unbound opulence, has luxury. Land Rover, long a symbol of off-r...
Electric cars to account for 79% of lithium demand by 2030, ...
26 August 2020
SANTIAGO: The electric car industry will dominate demand for lithium over the next ten years, Chilean state mining agency Cochilco said today, accounting for more than three quarte...
Why you should walk away from your car when it breaks down
26 August 2020
BERLIN: When your car gives up the ghost on the highway, you might be tempted to wait by its side until the repair crew shows up. But you're much safer waiting for help away the...
Porsche all set to unveil refreshed Panamera
26 August 2020
STUTTGART: Porsche is set to unveil its new Panamera today. While it won't be a new generation, we can expect to see a restyled, boosted version. The event will be broadcast live o...
Honda goes small with first all-electric car
26 August 2020
UTSUNOMIYA (Japan): As many automakers bet on sedans and SUVs in the switch to electric vehicles (EV), Japan’s Honda Motor Co Ltd has decided smaller is better for its first-ever a...
Renault asks FIA to drop Racing Point appeal
26 August 2020
The Racing Point race car driven by Sergio Perez. — AP PARIS: Renault have requested Formula One’s governing body FIA to withdraw its appeal against the punishment imposed on Raci...
Tesla Model S is currently the electric car with the longest...
25 August 2020
ATLANTA: Until now the uncontested leader in terms of range, Tesla will soon be in competition with market newcomer Lucid Motors. The manufacturer, which like Tesla is also an A...
Bentley Pikes Peak Continental GT by Mulliner is ready
25 August 2020
LONDON: Bentley has announced that the first of a limited run on 15 examples of its Pikes Peak Continental GT by Mulliner has been built at its carbon-neutral factory in Crewe, Eng...
McLaren unveils new lightweight chassis
25 August 2020
LONDON: McLaren Automotive has introduced its new vehicle architecture that will become the base of the company's next-generation of electrified supercars. Much like the MonoCel...
Volvo Cars ranked most innovative in major technology study
25 August 2020
NEW YORK: In a recent JD Power 2020 US Tech Experience Index (TXI) Study, Volvo managed to score the highest in the Innovation Index compared to its competitors. The study provi...
Rolls-Royce sheds light on its newly developed Illuminated F...
25 August 2020
LONDON: Ultra-luxury coach-builders that is Rolls-Royce has revealed its Illuminated Fascia that's taken them some two years and more than 10,000 collective hours to create. Mea...
Honda to move some UK production back to Japan in 2021, says...
25 August 2020
TOKYO: Honda Motor Co is planning to bring back to Japan some auto production from a plant in the United Kingdom that was already set to close, the Nikkei newspaper reported. Ho...
Researchers have studied how a smartphone could be used to d...
25 August 2020
NEW YORK: Drinking or driving? The choice is yours. However, in the near future, your smartphone may be able to decide for you, according to a study conducted by a group of rese...
Porsche's ROADS app can now tell air quality and organise gr...
25 August 2020
STUTTGART: Porsche announced that its free ROADS app is now even more useful. ROADS can now tell its users about the air quality on their routes as well as organise group trips. ...
How Proton 'tropicalised' the X70 for Malaysia
25 August 2020
PETALING JAYA: Since its launch in December 2018, the Proton X70 has quickly become Malaysia’s highest-selling SUV. Using the Bo Yue as a basis, Proton’s engineers went much furthe...