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Modern driver-assistance technology 'far from reliable', say...
07 August 2020
ORLANDO (USA): Advanced driver assistance technology automating steering and braking in a growing number of vehicles is not providing reliable safety benefits, a new study by the A...
E-hailing customers urged to download new MyCar app
07 August 2020
Mohd Noah showing the new MyCar app on a mobile phone. — Bernama KUALA LUMPUR: The livelihood of some 12,000 MyCar drivers are at stake following the recent migration of the e-hai...
Hygiene the cardinal rule for drivers
07 August 2020
Taxi driver Cheang Yoke Yoon providing hand sanitiser to a passenger before beginning the trip from KL Sentral. — AZMAN GHANI / The Star PETALING JAYA: As hygiene and cleanlines...
Cadillac unveils 480km electric SUV years before sales start
07 August 2020
DETROIT: General Motors Co. unveiled a long-awaited Cadillac electric vehicle that will offer Tesla Inc.-like range, though prospective buyers will need to be patient. The Cadil...
S. Korea's drive-through Covid-19 testing on way to achievin...
07 August 2020
SEOUL: South Korea's innovative drive-through testing of the coronavirus, which allows samples to be collected from drivers in just 10 minutes, is on its way to becoming a global s...
Higher car quality promised with new Mercedes-Benz MO360 dig...
06 August 2020
PETALING JAYA: Mercedes-Benz has a new weapon for higher car quality, and it's a digital ecosystem for its car factories called MO360 (Mercedes-Benz Cars Operations 360). The ne...
Audi employs drones to locate vehicles at its Neckarsulm pla...
06 August 2020
INGOLSTADT: Audi is using a specially developed drone system to locate vehicles that are ready for dispatch at the Neckarsulm site. The flying device flies over the vehicle disp...
Bentley's Flying Spur First Edition arrives from RM1.1mil
06 August 2020
KUALA LUMPUR: Bentley Kuala Lumpur has officially introduced a new variant of its grand touring sedan - meet the Flying Spur First Edition. The First Edition arrives hot off the...
MINI Malaysia celebrates Merdeka with ‘Add Independence’ cam...
06 August 2020
KUALA LUMPUR: MINI Malaysia, in celebration of the country's 63rd Independence Day, has launched its "Add Independence" campaign for selected models. The campaign, from now unti...
Some Nissan Serena S-Hybrid units to be recalled for gearbox...
06 August 2020
KUALA LUMPUR: Some 4,000 units of the Nissan Serena S-Hybrid are being recalled over a faulty transmission control unit. Nissan distributor Edaran Tan Chong Motor Sdn Bhd said t...
The virtues of the BMW 545e xDrive PHEV
06 August 2020
PETALING JAYA: With BMW Group Malaysia going ga-ga over plug-in hybrids, can we expect them to bring in the 545e xDrive PHEV, in 2021? Let's wait and see. Meanwhile here are som...
Isuzu D-Max Stealth launched from RM126K
06 August 2020
PETALING JAYA: Isuzu Malaysia has recently launched its new limited-edition D-Max Stealth pickup truck that's been decked out with accoutrements exclusive to this build. With on...
Need breakdown service? Tap for Roger
06 August 2020
KUALA LUMPUR: You have come across Carput, Pomen, Carpit, CarBengkel and Serv, apps that support car owners on servicing and roadside assist. Now, there's a new player in town. ...
Cars are uninvited guests when Americans dine in parking lot...
06 August 2020
The outdoor movie screen at Kowloon. — Bloomberg NEW YORK: Outdoor spaces hastily fancified for low-risk dining are keeping thousands of US restaurants from closing permanently. B...
Porsche Panamera facelift coming in autumn
06 August 2020
STUTTGART: Porsche is preparing a facelift for its Panamera. Coming this autumn, the Gran Turismo will have a retouched design, improvements to the steering and chassis, and new en...
Daimler deepens battery alliance with CATL to include R&D
06 August 2020
Daimler AG board member Markus Schäfer and CATL CEO/chairman/founder Dr Robin Zeng are working together on advancing battery technology. FRANKFURT: Daimler on Wednesday said it wa...
Toyota and Honda brace for more pain
06 August 2020
TOKYO: Toyota Motor Corp posted a 98% plunge in its first-quarter operating profit today as the coronavirus pandemic halved it global sales. Japan’s top automaker reported a pro...
Auto unit to drive UMW performance in 2H
06 August 2020
KUALA LUMPUR: UMW Holdings Bhd is confident of an improved financial performance in the second half (H2) of 2020, spearheaded by its automotive segment following encouraging sales ...
2021 Audi e-tron SUV slashes price and increases range for U...
06 August 2020
WASHINGTON: Audi is giving the 2021 e-tron SUV family a host of updates and a new, compelling price point for the 2021 model year. The e-tron SUV is now offered at US$65,900 (RM...
BMW introduces the R 18 Dragster
06 August 2020
LOS ANGELES: The renowned custom bike designer Roland Sands stripped down the BMW R 18 to create a straight line dragster and the result is the R 18 Dragster. Sands and his team...