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China's CATL aims for 800km range with battery built into EV...
12 August 2020
WUHAN: China’s CATL, a Tesla supplier, said today it is working on a new technology that will allow battery cells to be integrated with an electric car’s chassis, shedding traditio...
Kia reveals new design for fastback Stinger
12 August 2020
SEOUL: Kia has released the first images of the upgraded Kia Stinger today, revealing a refreshed design for the high-performance fastback sports saloon. Changes to the appearance ...
Chairman Mao's favoured carmaker considers higher sales targ...
12 August 2020
BEIJING/SHANGHAI: China’s FAW Group is considering setting a higher sales target for Chairman Mao Zedong’s carmaker of choice, Hongqi, or Red Flag, in coming years as its sales sur...
Enforcement of child safety seat ruling to focus on educatio...
12 August 2020
KUALA LUMPUR: The enforcement of the child restraint system (CRS) policy will focus on education and advocacy until the end of the year, says Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong. The Tra...
Climate change: should SUV advertising be banned?
12 August 2020
LONDON: The New Weather Institute has called for a ban on advertising for SUVs (Sports Utility Vehicles), similar to bans on tobacco ads in many countries. According to the late...
Wear a custom Porsche on your wrist
12 August 2020
STUTTGART: While the automobile industry is trying to recover from the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, sports car aficionados will soon be able to custom-build their own Porsch...
Hyundai, Aptiv name self-driving joint venture Motional
12 August 2020
SEOUL: Hyundai Motor Co and auto supplier Aptiv PLC have named their self-driving joint venture Motional, the companies said Tuesday. Formed a year ago, the US$4-billion venture...
Lucid says new electric sedan is first EV with 800km range
12 August 2020
SAN FRANCISCO: Electric vehicle startup Lucid Motors, which aims to begin selling its first luxury model, the Lucid Air, in early 2021, said Tuesday that the new sedan is the first...
One of 50 Rolls-Royce Wraith Eagle VIII lands in Malaysia
11 August 2020
PETALING JAYA: Rolls-Royce Motor Cars’ Bespoke Collective has created a unique collection of just 50 Wraith Eagle VIII motor cars in the world and Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Kuala Lump...
Toyota and Lexus finance packages available with up to 100% ...
11 August 2020
SHAH ALAM: UMW Toyota Motor Sdn Bhd and Bank Rakyat have announced their collaboration to offer financing packages of up to 100%, Meant for all Malaysia citizens aged 18 to 65 y...
Nissan and E.ON power up the grid
11 August 2020
LONDON: Nissan and E.ON have successfully deployed 20 vehicle-to-grid (V2G) chargers as part of a trial to demonstrate how electric vans and cars could play a role in supporting th...
Maserati's Trofeo 'club' expands with Quattroporte and Ghibl...
11 August 2020
ROME: Maserati has expanded its high-performance Trofeo collection with the addition of the Quattroporte and Ghibli which now joins the Levante sports utility vehicle (SUV). To ...
Govt yet to decide on highway takeover
11 August 2020
KUALA LUMPUR: The government has yet to decide on the proposed takeover of four highway concessionaires in the Klang Valley, says Works Minister Datuk Seri Fadillah Yusof. "Ther...
Upcoming Rolls Royce Ghost gets Planar suspension for even m...
11 August 2020
LONDON: Rolls-Royce has done away with pre-existing platforms and has instead taken three years to develop its new Planar system. The system comprised three elements that includ...
Nikola bags order to make 2,500 electric garbage trucks
11 August 2020
PHOENIX: A US Republic Services Inc will partner with Nikola Corp, a maker of hydrogen-fueled vehicles, to develop 2,500 electric waste and recycling collection trucks, the compani...
Volvo sold over 600,000 CMA-based cars
11 August 2020
GOTHENBURG: It's an achievement worthy of publicity. Volvo Car Group has announced that it has sold over 600,000 cars based on the Compact Modular Architecture (CMA) platform by th...
Japan's Cocoa Motors flags off worldwide sales of WALKCAR
11 August 2020
KUALA LUMPUR: A Japanese company today started worldwide sales of a vehicle users can carry with them in a bag, dubbed "WALKCAR". The US$2,280 (RM9,576) vehicle looks more like ...
Turbo Esprit, Colin Chapman's last company car, gets Lotus p...
11 August 2020
LONDON: Lotus is launching a Certificate of Provenance programme, revealing the first recipient as a Turbo Esprit that was the final "company car" of Lotus founder Colin Chapman. ...
So you want to take your child along on a motorcycle ride?
11 August 2020
BERLIN: Parents thinking about taking their children on a motorcycle ride should definitely ask themselves if it's worth the additional risk, according to ADAC, Germany's largest a...
New Infiniti QX55 to debut on Nov 11
11 August 2020
NASHVILLE: Infiniti will reveal the all-new QX55 luxury crossover coupe via social media on Nov 11. With a roofline and visual elements inspired by the iconic FX, the QX55's pro...