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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...
Israel's Cognata to partner with Hyundai Mobis for simulatio...
06 August 2020
TEL AVIV: Israel’s Cognata, a provider of simulation software and training data for driver-assistance systems and autonomous vehicles, said on Wednesday South Korean software provi...
Nissan not renewing Tan Chong distribution deal in Vietnam
06 August 2020
PETALING JAYA: Tan Chong Motor Holdings Bhd’s distribution agreement for the Nissan Sunny and X-Trail models in Vietnam will not be renewed. In its stock filing, the automotive ...
African supply bottlenecks fuel cobalt price surge
06 August 2020
LONDON: Transport delays from South Africa against a backdrop of increasingly robust Chinese demand have fuelled a price rally for cobalt hydroxide, used to make chemicals for elec...
Turbocharged Mazda3 to enter US market towards the end of 20...
05 August 2020
LOS ANGELES: The Mazda3 2.5 Turbo has received much interest thanks to its compact hatchback dimensions coupled with a powerful engine. The 2.5-litre turbocharged Skyactiv-G 2.5...
Bentley to debut the Continental GT Mulliner Convertible in ...
05 August 2020
CREWE: The Bentley Continental GT Mulliner Convertible will make its global debut at Cheval Blanc in St Tropez, as part of a European Summer Tour hosted by Bentley. The Continen...
MINI Electric surpases 11,000 units produced in the UK
05 August 2020
LONDON: MINI in the UK has managed to achieve a production milestone as its plant in Oxford, England rolled out more than 11,000 examples of the Electric model since production beg...
Honda applies to patent and trademark CR-Z moniker in US alo...
05 August 2020
WASHINGTON: It seems that Honda has applied to trademark its CR-Z moniker, but only in the US thus far. Although the application is in the works, the Japanese carmaker's paperwo...
Perodua Myvi, Axia, Bezza are Malaysia’s top three best-sell...
05 August 2020
RAWANG: Perodua registered 23,203 vehicles in July, beating June as its best sales month so far this year by 9.2%, and boosting its year-to-date (YTD) sales total to 97,373 units. ...
Mini Tesla Cybertruck for Europe?
05 August 2020
LOS ANGELES: Tesla CEO Elon Musk keeps people guessing and the latest is all about the size of the upcoming Cybertruck. This is related to the production size for the European m...
BMW Malaysia introduces Door-to-Door service
05 August 2020
KUALA LUMPUR: BMW Group Malaysia introduced its latest solution for contactless customer service with the new Door-to-Door service – in collaboration with Allianz Worldwide Partner...
Trevo entices sign-ups with Grill-Lah event
05 August 2020
KUALA LUMPUR: Trevo, the people-to-people car-sharing application that's a subsidiary of Socar Mobility Malaysia, recently treated visitors within the Bangsar area to freshly cooke...
Nissan Kota Baru 3S centre opens
05 August 2020
KUALA LUMPUR: Edaran Tan Chong Motor (ETCM) Sdn Bhd has opened its new Nissan 3S (Sales, Service and Spare parts) centre in Kota Baru, Kelantan. Operated by Edaran Nuri Sdn Bhd,...
BMW losses over €660mil as sales slide during lockdowns
05 August 2020
FRANKFURT: BMW expects to make an operating profit this year despite losing €666 million (RM3.3bil) in the second quarter after sales of its luxury cars slumped during coronavirus ...