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Ford staff urge end to police car production, CEO says no
10 July 2020
DETROIT: Some Ford Motor employees have called for the automaker to stop making police cars, in support of the Black Lives Matter movement, according to a report by Jalopnik. CE...
Honda Civic Type R Limited Edition sets new lap record at Su...
10 July 2020
NAGOYA: Honda’s most extreme Type R yet, the Civic Type R Limited Edition has set a new 2 mins 23.993 secs lap record for a front-wheel drive car at the Suzuka Circuit in Japan. ...
Four Awas cameras for ‘killer stretch’ near Menora Tunnel
10 July 2020
IPOH: The “killer stretch” near the Menora Tunnel on the North-South Expressway, near here, will be installed with four new Automated Awareness Safety System (Awas) cameras, says D...
Japan Display aims to bring some panel production back from ...
10 July 2020
TOKYO: Japan Display Inc aims to bring some automotive panel production back to Japan after the novel coronavirus outbreak disrupted its supply chain in China, a company executive ...
Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani to perform at drive-in concer...
10 July 2020
NASHVILLE: As the music industry is scrambling to find ways to hold live concerts amidst the coronavirus pandemic, production company Encore Live has announced a series of drive-in...
Harley-Davidson to cut hundreds of jobs as part of turnaroun...
10 July 2020
CHICAGO: Harley-Davidson Inc on Thursday said it will lay off 500 employees this year as part of new CEO Jochen Zeitz’s efforts to revive the struggling motorcycle maker. As par...
Electric car maker Fisker eyes deal to go public
10 July 2020
LOS ANGELES: Electric vehicle maker Fisker Inc is in talks to go public through a sale to a so-called blank-check acquisition company, modeled after a successful deal earlier this ...
China's autonomous vehicle company WeRide starts driverless ...
10 July 2020
BEIJING: WeRide, a Chinese autonomous vehicle startup, said on Friday it has become the first autonomous company to start fully driverless vehicle testing in China, as the world’s ...
Aston Martin Vantage AMR Malaysia Edition ready to rumble
10 July 2020
KUALA LUMPUR: Aston Martin Kuala Lumpur has introduced the Vantage AMR Malaysia edition. Based on the standard Vantage that is priced from RM678,000 before taxes and duties, expec...
Honda invests in China's CATL to jointly develop EV batterie...
10 July 2020
BEIJING/TOKYO: Japan’s Honda Motor Co Ltd will buy a 1% stake in Chinese electric vehicle (EV) battery maker Contemporary Amperex Technology (CATL) and the two will jointly develop...
Electric car charging probed as Germans seek to go greener
10 July 2020
BRUSSELS: Germany’s electric car charging stations will be probed by the country’s antitrust watchdog following a flood of complaints about the cost and terms of powering up greene...
Raikkonen says 'crazy' to question refusal to take knee
10 July 2020
Raikkonen.— AP SPIELBERG (Austria): Kimi Raikkonen said Thursday it was "crazy" to question why six drivers refused to take a knee alongside Lewis Hamilton, insisting "each indivi...
Avis bets antiseptic aroma will revitalise rental-car demand
10 July 2020
NEW YORK: Avis Budget Group Inc. once sprayed a faux new-car leather scent into its rental cars for a fresh aroma, but now it’s spritzing them with an antiseptic to ease customer f...
A little steering primer
10 July 2020
A Absorption: Steering absorption ensures that the steering wheel never turns too quickly. Assistance: Is delivered by the power steering. Mechanical steering is when only ...
VW can be sued anywhere in the EU, says top court
10 July 2020
LUXEMBOURG: Volkswagen can be sued for damages linked to the "Dieselgate" scandal anywhere in the EU, a top court ruled on Thursday, handing a setback to the auto giant that faces ...
Drive-in cinemas get go-ahead to operate
10 July 2020
PUTRAJAYA: Malaysians can watch movies under the stars soon with the green light given for drive-in cinemas. But with the Covid-19 pandemic, strict standard operating procedure ...
Renault treats four lucky winners to a meal delivered by the...
09 July 2020
KUALA LUMPUR: TC Euro Cars (TCEC), the sole franchise holder of Renault vehicles in Malaysia, recently treated four lucky winners from its #MYFineDineDelivery contest to an exquisi...
Aston Martin's first SUV rolls off production line
09 July 2020
LONDON: Aston Martin’s first sport utility vehicle rolled off the production line today, key to hopes of a turnaround at the luxury carmaker which has seen changes in management an...
All-wheel drive for the BMW M3
09 July 2020
LOS ANGELES: BMW will fit all-wheel drive technology into the M3 for the first time, according to BMWBlog. The online magazine focused on BMW says the BMW M xDrive will be avai...
Kia Sorento Hybrid starts production in S. Korea
09 July 2020
SEOUL: Kia has started production of the new Sorento Hybrid, at the automaker's Hwasung production facility with Hybrid, petrol and diesel variants of the SUV assembled on the same...