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Nissan accepting electricity as payment for parking
03 August 2020
YOKOHAMA: Nissan is giving customers yet another reason to love their electric cars: the ability to pay for parking with electricity. In a global first, electric vehicle drivers...
Elephants cause panic among highway users in Gerik
03 August 2020
IPOH: The presence of three elephants at the East-West Highway near the Puncak Banjaran Titiwangsa rest and service area in Gerik caused panic among road users who were passing by ...
Volkswagen South Africa boss Schaefer takes over at Skoda in...
03 August 2020
PRAGUE: Volkswagen’s Czech carmaker Skoda Auto named VW’s South Africa boss Thomas Schaefer as its new chairman today as part of a wider shake-up at the German autos group. Scha...
Dealer to operate Lexus Mutiara Damansara
03 August 2020
PETALING JAYA: UMW Toyota Motor has announced that its luxury brand outlet in Mutiara Damansara has been transferred to a dealer, effective Aug 1. Hiewa Auto Gallery (Lexus) Sdn...
Merging onto a highway is less nerve-wracking if performed p...
03 August 2020
BERLIN: Merging onto the highway isn't an easy task for those with weak nerves: You're trying to judge the speed of the other cars and match it before the approach lane runs out an...
Pre-pay for a Toyota maintenance package and save
03 August 2020
PETALING JAYA: UMW Toyota Motor (UMWT) is introducing Toyota Service Savers (TSS), a maintenance package which can be bought during a new vehicle purchase. For further convenien...
EV maker Lordstown Motors to go public by merging with blank...
03 August 2020
DETROIT: Lordstown Motors has agreed to go public through a merger with blank-check company DiamondPeak Holdings in a deal that values the electric pickup truck start-up at $1.6 bi...
Racing fears for future after Goodwood crowd trial axed
03 August 2020
LONDON: Glorious Goodwood felt more like Gloomy Goodwood this weekend despite the sunshine after a pilot scheme to welcome 4,000 spectators was cancelled at short notice due to an ...
Upgrade your car's satnav and sound systems for better enter...
03 August 2020
BERLIN: Hardly any other part of a vehicle ages as fast as its entertainment system. A glance at the radio can usually tell you just how old a car really is — unless, of course, it...
Suzuki first quarter profit nearly wiped out as coronavirus ...
03 August 2020
TOKYO: Suzuki Motor Corp today saw its operating profit nearly wiped out during the first quarter because of plunging car demand in India, its biggest market, where coronavirus inf...
Turnover tops RM4bil at Chengdu Motor Show
03 August 2020
CHENGDU: A total of 38,907 orders worth 6.8 billion yuan (RM4.1bil) were placed during the 23rd Chengdu Motor Show that ended Sunday in Chengdu, capital of southwest China's Sichua...
Indonesia B40 biodiesel plan still on track
03 August 2020
JAKARTA: Indonesia's plans to raise the bio-content of its palm oil-based biodiesel to 40% — known as B40 — is back on schedule with a target for implementation by July 2021, Coord...
Continental accelerates development of car systems with supe...
01 August 2020
BERLIN: German car parts manufacturer Continental is now operating its own supercomputer with the goal of accelerating the development of driver assistance systems as well as robot...
Testers give airbag jackets high marks in protecting motorcy...
01 August 2020
BERLIN: For motorcyclists, any chance to minimise damage from an accident is worth it, and according to a test by a European motoring association, airbag jackets fit the bill, offe...
Computing is the new horsepower, says Audi
31 July 2020
INGOLSTADT: Carmakers that once competed mainly over the power of their engines are now vying over a much less tangible sort of power as they race to develop automated vehicles - c...
VW says CEO Diess enjoys full backing from supervisory board
31 July 2020
FRANKFURT: Volkswagen moved to quash rumours that chief executive Herbert Diess had been sidelined by issuing an unsolicited declaration of support, following clashes with the comp...
Panasonic to boost energy density in Tesla batteries by 20%,...
31 July 2020
Panasonic recently lost its status as Tesla’s exclusive battery supplier. — Reuters TOKYO: Panasonic Corp plans to boost the energy density of “2170” battery cells it supplies to ...
Volvo Trucks' tandem axle lift raises the bar
30 July 2020
The tandem axle lift is a highly innovative function that gives optimum driving mode with fuel saving capability. Technological advancements have made headway in the trucking indu...
Groupe PSA unveils new eVMP platform for future electric veh...
30 July 2020
PARIS: Groupe PSA has announced that from 2023 onwards, it will launch vehicles in the C and D-segments ranging from sedans to sports utility vehicles in different regions of the w...
First all-electric Polestar 2 delivered
30 July 2020
GOTHENBURG: Sino-Swedish carmaker Polestar has delivered its first European Polestar 2 customer car at its headquarters in Gothenburg, Sweden. The Thunder-coloured fastback was ...