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Mexican welder gained fame from 'Wedding Beetle' creations
24 August 2020
MEXICO CITY: Ever wanted to take a spin in Cinderella’s magical coach? Look no further than the Wedding Beetle, an enchanting white, wrought iron-bodied coachbuilt car from the 196...
Germany probes Porsche over suspected petrol engine manipula...
24 August 2020
The investigation is focused on engines developed between 2008 and 2013, including those of the Panamera and 911 models. HAMBURG/MUNICH: Germany’s motor vehicle authority KBA is i...
Porsche launches probe into suspected engine manipulation, s...
23 August 2020
FRANKFURT: Volkswagen’s luxury sports vehicle unit Porsche AG has launched an internal investigation into the suspected manipulation of petrol engines, German weekly Bild am Sonnta...
Man who drove car in bike lane surrenders to police
23 August 2020
KUALA LUMPUR: The driver of a car which had been driven on a motorcycle lane along the Federal Highway has surrendered to the police. Kuala Lumpur Traffic Investigation and Enfo...
How to secure your car on a slope
23 August 2020
BERLIN: When you park your car on a slope what's the best way of preventing it from rolling downhill? We have some advice from a safety expert. Whether it's for a short time, ov...
Team effort and hard work drive Proton dealer to the top
22 August 2020
Quek says the team immediately maximised sales opportunities once businesses reopened. PETALING JAYA: Hard work and sacrifice. Those are the two things that come to mind for Setia...
Proton exports Saga in CKD kits to Kenya
22 August 2020
SUBANG JAYA: Proton announced that it has begun exporting cars to Kenya, its latest foreign market. The first consignment comprised 30 units of the Saga in CKD (Completely Knock...
Aug 22-28: Petrol prices up, diesel down
21 August 2020
Refreshed Lexus LX 570 opens for booking, price from RM1.23m...
21 August 2020
PETALING JAYA: The new 2020 Lexus LX 570 is now open for booking ahead of its launch in Malaysia. It is offered in two variants with the LX 570 priced at RM1.23mil and the LX 57...
BMW M4 Coupe and M4 GT3 prototypes break cover
21 August 2020
MUNICH: BMW on Thursday presented the prototypes of the new M4 Coupe and M4 GT3 in the run-up to the MotoGP “BMW M Grand Prix of Styria” in Austria. The two cars were wrapped in...
Tesla seeks approval for sensor that could detect child left...
21 August 2020
WASHINGTON: Tesla Inc. asked the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for approval to market a short-range interactive motion-sensing device that could help prevent children fro...
Volvo adds second plug-in hybrid powertrain option to XC40
21 August 2020
GOTHENBURG: Volvo’s electrification programme has delivered a second plug-in petrol-electric hybrid powertrain for the award-winning XC40 compact SUV. The introduction of the new X...
Some Grab drivers using external tools to exploit job alloca...
21 August 2020
PETALING JAYA: Some Grab drivers are using external tools – including location spoofing services – to grab the jobs of others, said the e-hailing service. “We are aware that the...
Your phone can already help find your car
21 August 2020
BERLIN: With a smartphone in their pocket, drivers can safely forget where they've parked their car. That's because apps and digital assistants will remember for you. You can ea...
Hot on the heels of Ford Mustang, another legendary American...
21 August 2020
DETROIT: Chevrolet is reportedly preparing to launch an electrified version of its most recent Corvette, the rear mid-engine C8. Moreover, the name Corvette E-Ray has been register...
British company Lunaz is electrifying old Rolls-Royces
21 August 2020
LONDON: A British outfit has started production of the world’s only electric Rolls-Royce cars. The Rolls-Royce marque joins existing electrified classic cars from Jaguar and Ben...
Facing Trump criticism, Goodyear says employees can wear clo...
21 August 2020
Goodyear tyres are seen on the presidential limo known as 'The Beast'. — Reuters WASHINGTON: Goodyear Tire chief executive Rich Kramer said on Thursday the company had clarified i...
Honda to start selling new CBR600RR Super Sports bike in Jap...
21 August 2020
TOKYO: Honda today announced that the all-new CBR600RR Super Sports bike will go on sale on Sept 25 through Honda Dream locations across Japan. Equipped with a high-performance,...
China electric scooter duo gets rich with Vin Diesel’s help
21 August 2020
Vin Diesel made a fortune playing the American muscle-car driving anti-hero in the Fast & Furious films. — AFP HONG KONG: Vin Diesel made a fortune playing the American muscle...
America’s streets are getting rougher
21 August 2020
NEW YORK: When it comes to road conditions, drivers in some areas of the US have it far rougher than others. Pandemic-punched budget holes may mean they won’t get smoothed out anyt...