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Afghan firm eyes emerging middle class with new cars, trucks
03 September 2020
A man checking out the hybrid solar-powered vehicles made by Amin Noor. — Reuters KABUL: An Afghan company has unveiled a range of small trucks and passenger vans which it hopes w...
W223 Mercedes-Benz S-Class: By the numbers
02 September 2020
Sometimes numbers say more than a thousand words. > The turning circle is reduced by up to 2 metres with rear-axle steering compared to a model without it. > The maximu...
Honda Malaysia enhances HiP insurance coverage
02 September 2020
PETALING JAYA: Honda Malaysia has introduced an enhanced version of its Honda Insurance Plus (HiP) programme. Introduced since 2002, the insurance package is exclusively availab...
Audi vehicles won't rock n' roll
02 September 2020
INGOLSTADT: How do you provide a large SUV with sporty road-holding properties and minimal body roll without impairing ride comfort? Audi has resolved this conflict of objective...
Japan has mobile power, thanks to Toyota and Honda
02 September 2020
TOKYO: Toyota and Honda R&D Co., Ltd. (Honda) will create a mobile power generation/output system for emergency use. The system called Moving e consists of a fuel cell bus t...
Nico Rosberg welcomes a Rimac
02 September 2020
ZAGREB: Ex-Formula 1 driver Nico Rosberg is one of just 150 people worldwide who will own a C_Two, having ordered his car in early 2019, following a viewing with the founder and CE...
New Kia Sorento PHEV revealed
02 September 2020
FRANKFURT: Kia Motors has revealed the new Sorento Plug-in Hybrid, the brand’s flagship global SUV which touts practicality with low running costs and a lot of power. The new So...
Batman and The Riddler now available in Waze
02 September 2020
KUALA LUMPUR: Waze, the GPS navigation software app has partnered with Warner Bros Consumer Products (WBCP) and Detective Comics (DC) to introduce Batman and The Riddler. From n...
Mercedes straddles old and new with electric S-Class reboot
02 September 2020
FRANKFURT: For decades, the Mercedes S-Class has defined the gold standard in luxury sedans, chauffeuring around captains of industry and heads of state. But as more consumers grav...
Rolls-Royce says demand for luxury cars is recovering
02 September 2020
Technicians inspecting a Rolls-Royce on the production line of the Goodwood factory, near Chichester, Britain, on Sept 1. — Reuters LONDON: The chief executive of Rolls-Royce said...
Garage find: Tun M's Proton Perdana gathering dust in UK
02 September 2020
PETALING JAYA: It's official. The Proton Perdana found among other luxury cars in a lot in Surrey, UK belongs to former Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad as confirmed by his F...
No parking charges in Penang as PSP system still down
02 September 2020
GEORGE TOWN: Parking fees will not be imposed until the Penang Smart Parking (PSP) system is up and running again without any glitches, says state local government committee chairm...
Can I just use a normal socket to charge a plug-in hybrid?
02 September 2020
BERLIN: In addition to a regular combustion engine, plug-in hybrids have an electric motor on board, which can travel certain distances using purely electric power. But how do you ...
Peugeot unveils refreshed 3008
02 September 2020
PARIS: Peugeot has announced the refreshed 3008, touting it as more elegant with a redesigned front end, new full LED rear lights, new body colours and a new "Black Pack" option. ...
Hyundai teases 'soapbox'
02 September 2020
FRANKFURT: Hyundai Motor has revealed a first glimpse of a new project coming from its European design centre. In a new teaser image, the shape of the soapbox ride can be seen a...
New Rolls Royce Ghost ready to be bespoked from RM1.45mil
01 September 2020
LONDON: The epitome of luxury on four wheels that is Rolls-Royce has launched its latest iteration of the Ghost. The new Ghost sits between the British coachbuilder's driver-ori...
Geely and GM venture wade into China's pickup truck competit...
01 September 2020
BEIJING/SHANGHAI: Zhejiang Geely Holding Group as well as General Motors Co’s Chinese venture are planning to launch their first pickup truck models, intensifying competition in a ...
BMW may be building a 700hp M8 CSL
01 September 2020
MUNICH: You want more power well, your wish just may come true. According to Motor.es, a BMW M8 CSL could arrive in 2022. However, rumour has it that the car is in the early sta...
The return of the soft top for the new Mercedes SL Roadster
01 September 2020
FRANKFURT: The SL has been a Mercedes sports car legend for over 60 years. Now the development of the new Mercedes SL is heading for the home stretch, a fact confirmed by sports ca...
New VW ID.4 shaped for high aerodynamics
01 September 2020
WOLFSBURG: Volkwagen is touting how aerodynamic the ID.4 SUV is in the run-up to its launch. This is the second all-electric vehicle from Volkswagen after ID.3. As part of its “...