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Porsche ranks highest overall in J.D. Power Apeal study
28 July 2020
ATLANTA: US customers have rated Porsche highest among all automotive brands in the J.D. Power 2020 US Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) Study. It was the sec...
Tesla hiring in Shanghai as production ramps up
28 July 2020
Model 3 vehicles are seen during a delivery event at Tesla's factory in Shanghai in January. — Reuters SHANGHAI: Tesla Inc has launched a hiring spree here with plans to bring on ...
Peugeot gets new design chief
28 July 2020
PARIS: Matthias Hossann has been appointed Peugeot brand design director, and will take up his post on July 28. He succeeds Gilles Vidal, who left to join Renault. Coming from t...
Ducati has an assisted pedal-power bike, meet the e-Scramble...
28 July 2020
ROME: Ducati, together with Thok Ebikes, have created the e-Scrambler. The e-Scrambler from Thok is an "urban ready" e-bike that uses an aluminium frame and high-end components ...
Jaguar Land Rover develops contactless touchscreen to help f...
28 July 2020
LONDON: New contactless touchscreen technology developed by Jaguar Land Rover and the University of Cambridge will help keep drivers’ eyes on the road and reduce the spread of bact...
Renault confirms details for Megane models
28 July 2020
PARIS: Renault has unsheathed the full details of its updated Mégane Hatch and Sport Tourer models and this includes the performance-oriented RS and a new Plug-in Hybrid model. ...
Polestar 2 launches with new ways to enjoy streaming media o...
28 July 2020
GOTHENBURG: Polestar 2 is the first car in the world to feature an infotainment system powered by Android Automotive OS, with Google apps and services built-in. This, combined w...
Hydrogen champion Hyundai races to electric as Tesla takes o...
28 July 2020
SEOUL: Hyundai Motor Co, an early backer of hydrogen cars, has watched the electric rise of Tesla, including on its home turf. Now’s it’s going on the offensive in the battery-powe...
7-seat Mitsubishi Xpander set to debut in Malaysia soon
28 July 2020
KUALA LUMPUR: The new Mitsubishi Xpander, a seven-seater vehicle, will be launched in Malaysia this year. Following the success of the new Xpander launch in Indonesia, Mitsubish...
Aggressive promotion to boost auto sales in H2
28 July 2020
PETALING JAYA: Vehicle sales in the second half of 2020 is expected to be spurred by aggressive promotional campaigns rather than tax exemptions, according to analysts, as consumer...
'What if it rains?': KL drive-in cinema operator answers you...
28 July 2020
Following the pandemic, drive-in cinemas have popped up all around the world including in Luton, Britain. — Reuters KUALA LUMPUR: After the launch of Malaysia's first drive-in cin...
Luxury cars are embracing the 'drop' model favoured by Supre...
28 July 2020
NEW YORK: Rolls-Royce knows that for some clients, the US$330,000 Wraith—in all its 12-cylinder, 3,800-pound art deco glory—is not enough. The model is six years old, after all, an...
Ford trials four-legged robots, to scout factories, saving t...
28 July 2020
DETROIT: These four-legged dog-like robots can sit, shake hands and roll over. They also can perform 360-degree camera scans, handle 30-degree grades and climb stairs for hours at ...
UK watchdog to ban interest rate-linked car finance commissi...
28 July 2020
LONDON: A ban from next January on car retailers receiving commission linked to the level of interest rates on loans will save customers £165 million (RM902mil) a year, Britain’s F...
Perodua distributes 10,000 self-made face shields
28 July 2020
RAWANG: Amidst the on-going COVID-19 pandemic, Perodua is expanding upon its public protection initiative with the recent distribution of a further 10,000 face shields within the H...
VW has paid US$9.5bil to US drivers over 'dieselgate'
28 July 2020
WASHINGTON: Volkswagen has paid some US$9.5 billion (RM40.4bil) since 2016 to US motorists misled by devices installed by the German automaker to cheat emission standards, the US f...
Auto parts makers shine spotlight on aluminium's role in ele...
28 July 2020
LONDON: A faster paced energy transition through a speedier shift to electric vehicles has created a new, substantial demand stream for aluminium and major opportunities for auto s...
Aston Martin Callum Vanquish 25 spec revealed
27 July 2020
WARWICK (UK): Just nine months after announcing the project, the production iteration Aston Martin Callum Vanquish 25 by R-Reforged has been revealed alongside confirmation that cu...
Bugatti Baby II limited edition in production
27 July 2020
MOLSHEIM, France: The reimagining of the original Bugatti Baby has gone into series production and was developed in partnership with The Little Car Company. Due to the Covid-19...
BMW X7 Dark Shadow Edition: Limited to 500 units
27 July 2020
MUNICH: The BMW X7 is now offered in a limited edition of about 500 units - called the Dark Shadow Edition. It features the BMW Individual special paint finish in Frozen Arctic...