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Jaguar Classic to mark 60 years of E-type with tribute editi...
14 August 2020
LONDON: Jaguar Classic will create six matched pairs of E-type cars to celebrate the iconic sports car’s 60th anniversary in 2021: the E-type 60 Collection. Each pair of E-type ...
California startup aims to tackle battery degradation in ele...
14 August 2020
(From left) Coreshell Technologies' Roger Basu, Jose Rodriguez and Jonathan Tan at one of the company's labs in Richmond, California. — Reuters SAN FRANCISCO: Lithium-ion batterie...
Gradual recovery seen for automotive sector
14 August 2020
PETALING JAYA: The auto sector is seeing positive signs of recovery in the second half although key challenges remain, said a CGS-CIMB research report. The research house has ma...
Hyperion says it’s developed a hydrogen-powered supercar, no...
14 August 2020
LOS ANGELES: With little more than sketches and not fully baked prototypes, a crowd of electric vehicle startups have rounded up billions from investors. Can that fund-raising engi...
Ford seizes on euro rally with exports of Explorers and Must...
14 August 2020
COLOGNE: The euro’s rally is delivering a much-needed boost to Ford Motor Co., which has been expanding exports of U.S.-built muscle cars and sport-utility vehicles. After years...
VW to make electric car cells, battery packs in US
14 August 2020
WASHINGTON: Volkswagen AG said it was expanding its Chattanooga factory in Tennessee to make electric vehicle cells and battery packs in the United States, alongside assembling ele...
Daimler agrees to US diesel settlements worth nearly US$3b
14 August 2020
WASHINGTON/BERLIN: Daimler said today it has reached agreements costing nearly US$3 billion to settle civil investigations by US regulators and lawsuits from vehicle owners stemmin...
Toyota, Mazda joint venture Alabama plant will now cost US$2...
14 August 2020
WASHINGTON: Toyota Motor Corp and Mazda Motor Corp said today they will invest US$2.3 billion (RM9.7bil) in a new joint venture factory in Alabama, US$830 million (RM3.5bil) more t...
BMW aims for 7 million electrified vehicles by 2030
14 August 2020
MUNICH: BMW aims to put more than seven million vehicles with electrified drive systems on the road worldwide by 2030, two thirds of them all-electric variants. As a result of t...
Aug 15-21: Fuel prices all up
14 August 2020
PETALING JAYA: Fuel prices will rise across the board from Aug 15 to Aug 21. The Finance Ministry said that RON97 petrol would be priced at RM1.98 per litre, up five sen from RM...
A peek into interior of new Mercedes S-Class ahead of Septem...
13 August 2020
STUTTGART: The Mercedes-Benz S-Class has always been a place for comfortable travel and relaxed working. With the new generation, the interior has fully evolved into a "third place...
Electric car charging tips for keeping your range high over ...
13 August 2020
BERLIN: The heart of an electric car is its battery. But high temperatures can quickly ruin its performance. That's why battery care is essential. Blazing heat isn't just danger...
NAP 2020 getting a tune-up to ward off pandemic effects
13 August 2020
CYBERJAYA: The Malaysia automotive, Robotics and IoT Institute (MARii) is waiting for the government to approve the newly enhanced National Automotive Policy 2020 (NAP 2020) to ens...
Half glasshouse, half convertible: Porsche launches Targa 91...
13 August 2020
BERLIN: A little over 3 seconds to get to 100 kph, 19 seconds to fold down the roof: Porsche's priorities have never been clearer. Almost two years after the 911 generation upda...
European battery makers power up for a green recovery
13 August 2020
BRUSSELS: European battery makers are gearing up to take advantage of massive “green” stimulus packages unveiled since the coronavirus pandemic though many acknowledge it will be t...
Allianz General to revamp auto repairers panel
13 August 2020
KUALA LUMPUR: Allianz General Insurance Company is seeking PIAM Approved Repairers Scheme (PARS) workshops nationwide to join its panel of authorised repairers this year. Invita...
1966 Ferrari 275 GTB sets record for most expensive car ever...
13 August 2020
LOS ANGELES: In an auction that ended Aug 7, Gooding & Co. sold a 1966 Ferrari 275 GTB the colour of a white sand beach for US$3.08 million (RM12.9mil). Even more unbelievable:...
How to tell if an unwanted critter has been in your car's en...
13 August 2020
BERLIN: Coolant hoses, ignition cables, insulation materials and rubber seals – these are just a few of the preferred targets for snakes, lizards and other rodents who find their w...
The birth of the adventure motorcycle: 40 years of the BMW R...
13 August 2020
BERLIN: The BMW R 80 G/S was created by accident 40 years ago. By the end of the 1970s, the German company's motorcycle division was in trouble, with competition from Japan and its...
Malaysia starts returning vehicles to Thai owners
13 August 2020
A pick-up truck is disinfected following its return to Thailand on Wednesday. — Image from Bangkok Post PETALING JAYA: Thai vehicle owners who left their cars in Malaysia followin...