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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...
Hygiene vs heat: How a disinfectant bottle in a hot car can ...
21 August 2020
BERLIN: It doesn't matter if it's a deodorant, a mosquito spray or some disinfectant: Bottles of chemicals and hot cars are generally not a good mix. Particularly during the pan...
Subaru taps Xilinx for key chip in driver-assistance system
20 August 2020
SAN FRANCISCO: Xilinx Inc and Subaru Corp on Wednesday said the Japanese automaker will use one of the Silicon Valley company’s chips to power a new driver-assistance system that w...
July vehicle sales 13% up
20 August 2020
PETALING JAYA: Total vehicle sales rose 13% year-on-year to 57,552 units last month, compared with 50,854 units in the previous corresponding period as the government’s tax exempti...
Will your phone be the most important part of your car in fu...
20 August 2020
BERLIN: The smartphone is becoming an integral part of owning a networked car, allowing users to remotely perform tasks such as monitoring their vehicle's petrol level or checking ...
How to keep your dog safe and happy during road trips
20 August 2020
BERLIN: Some dogs love car trips but for others, it's terribly stressful, leading to barking, whining and sickness, even. Owners can influence this. "You can slowly and carefull...
Chinese EV maker Nio launches battery leasing service, eyes ...
20 August 2020
BEIJING/SHANGHAI: Chinese electric vehicle (EV) maker Nio Inc has launched a battery leasing service that will allow drivers to buy an EV without owning the battery pack - one of t...
GM says over 40% of new China launches in next five years wi...
20 August 2020
SHANGHAI: General Motors Co is planning an electric car offensive in China with more than 40% of its new launches in the country over the next five years set to be electric vehicle...
Mercedes-Benz C 200 Coupé now more powerful and connected
19 August 2020
The key change is the engine, which is now a 2.0-litre instead of the 1.5-litre previously. PETALING JAYA: Mercedes-Benz Malaysia today introduced the enhanced C 200 Coupé AMG ...
New Honda City grows bigger and gets more tech
19 August 2020
The outgoing fourth-generation City. PETALING JAYA: Could the all-new Honda City that is due to be launched by the year end be even bigger than the current generation? We think...
Mercedes-AMG Project One takes another step closer to series...
19 August 2020
AFFALTERBACH: The development of the Mercedes-AMG Project ONE hypercar has taken a step closer to production with several pre-production models taking to the company's own proving ...
GM bets on electric Cadillacs and micro-vans to reverse Chin...
19 August 2020
SHANGHAI: General Motors is overhauling its Chinese line-up with a greater emphasis on electric cars and smart-driving technology to stem a slide in sales after more than two decad...
Make BMW S 1000 RR even more agile with carbon fibre wheels
19 August 2020
MUNICH: BMW Motorrad is now offering M Performance carbon fibre wheels for the S 1000 RR superbike. The M Performance carbon fibre wheels for the S 1000 RR are 1.7kg lighter in ...