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Intel challenges Nvidia, Qualcomm with 'AI PC' chips for car...
10 January 2024
DETROIT: Intel said on Tuesday it will launch automotive versions of its newest AI-enabled chips, taking on Qualcomm and Nvidia in the market for semiconductors that can power the ...
Microsoft, US lab use AI to speed search for new battery mat...
10 January 2024
SAN FRANCISCO: Microsoft has worked with a US national laboratory to use artificial intelligence to rapidly identify a material that could mean producing batteries that require 70%...
Thailand on its way to becoming EV hub
10 January 2024
BANGKOK: Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin is confident of Thailand’s potential to become a regional hub for electric-vehicle (EV) manufacturing and other industries related to the E...
Tan Chong Industrial Equipment delivers 8 units of UD Trucks...
10 January 2024
KUALA LUMPUR: Tan Chong Industrial Equipment Sdn Bhd (TCIE) the sole distributor of UD Trucks Malaysia, recently handed over eight new units of UD Trucks to New KC Trading Sdn Bhd ...
Tesla launches restyled Model 3 in North America
10 January 2024
AUSTIN: Tesla launched the restyled version of its Model 3 sedan in North America today and kept the prices unchanged, according to the company's website and a post on X. The el...
Honda unveils plans for new EV lineup
10 January 2024
TOKYO: Honda Motor announced on Tuesday plans to launch a new electric vehicle series from 2026, as it plays catch-up with global rivals in the shift to battery-powered cars. Ja...
Volkswagen Group sales near pre-pandemic levels as bottlenec...
10 January 2024
BERLIN: Volkswagen Group deliveries rose 12% to 9.24 million vehicles in 2023, it said on Tuesday, indicating a post-pandemic sales recovery as supply chain bottlenecks eased. T...
Jan 11-17: Fuel prices unchanged
10 January 2024
KUALA LUMPUR: The retail prices of RON97 and RON95 petrol and diesel will remain unchanged for the period from Jan 11-17. The Finance Ministry, in a statement today, said that R...
VW and Bosch trialling autonomously recharging electric cars
10 January 2024
LAS VEGAS: German manufacturers Bosch and Volkswagen are trialling a new technology that allows electric cars to drive themselves to a charging station and recharge their batteries...
China likely dethroned Japan as world's top auto exporter in...
10 January 2024
BEIJING/SHANGHAI: China is estimated to have overtaken Japan as the world's largest auto exporter in 2023, the China Passenger Car Association (CPCA) said on Tuesday, as BYD, Chery...
Custom open-air version of Mercedes G-Class priced at US$1.3...
10 January 2024
BERLIN: The cabriolet version of the chunky Mercedes G-Class off-roader was officially buried 10 years ago, but now a luxury custom car maker has revived the model for a cool US$1....
Volvo Car Malaysia wraps up 2023 with 37% higher BEV sales
09 January 2024
KUALA LUMPUR: Volvo Car Malaysia ended the 2023 calendar year with a higher sales mix of its fully electric (BEV) segment, making up 18% of total retail sales and representing an i...
VW vehicles to converse with drivers via ChatGPT by mid-year
09 January 2024
LAS VEGAS: Volkswagen's voice assistant integrating ChatGPT into its cars will be able to converse with users in a back-and-forth dialogue by the middle of the year, the carmaker s...
Stellantis uses Amazon cloud to cut in-car software developm...
09 January 2024
LONDON: Stellantis said today using Amazon's computing power and BlackBerry technology it has developed a "virtual cockpit" to create and test new versions of car controls and syst...
BYD to launch cars in Indonesia next week
09 January 2024
JAKARTA: China's BYD, the world's biggest seller of battery electric vehicles (BEVs), will launch its cars in Indonesia next week, the company said today. The launch comes amid ...
Rolls-Royce delivers record number of cars in 2023
09 January 2024
LONDON: Rolls-Royce Motor Cars delivered a record number of luxury vehicles last year when clients also began taking possession of its first all-electric Spectre model, the German-...
Pilot project to test MySubsidi Diesel, fleet card systems f...
09 January 2024
KLANG: A pilot project to test the MySubsidi Diesel system of the Ministry of Domestic Trade and Cost of Living (KPDN) and the Fleet card system of petrol companies through six sel...
Tesla and BYD will stay ahead of VW for years in global EV r...
09 January 2024
LONDON: The fight for electric-vehicle sales leadership will be a two-company race for at least the next few years, with Tesla Inc. and BYD Co. remaining well ahead of Volkswagen A...
Nvidia expands its reach in China's EV sector
09 January 2024
DETROIT: Nvidia said four Chinese electric vehicle brands will use its technology as the brains for automated driving systems, underscoring the US chip maker's determination to exp...
Workshop owner claims trial to submitting false claims
09 January 2024
KUANTAN: A workshop owner pleaded not guilty at the Sessions Court here today to two counts of submitting false claims totalling RM31,068 to the Pahang State Secretary’s office two...