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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...
Turbo engine for Mazda3 in North America
09 July 2020
LOS ANGELES: The 2021 Mazda3 is now offered with a turbocharged Skyactiv-G 2.5T engine, producing 250hp and 434Nm of torque with premium (93 octane) fuel, or 227hp and 420Nm of tor...
Toyota RAV4 versus rivals: More tech and circa RM200K prices
09 July 2020
KUALA LUMPUR: The new fifth-generation Toyota RAV4 enters a crowded arena of mid-sized Japanese SUVs (sport utility vehicles) that are fitted with advanced driver's assistance tech...
Power pioneer Invents polymer battery that’s 90% cheaper tha...
09 July 2020
TOKYO: Lithium-ion batteries play a central role in the world of technology, powering everything from smartphones to smart cars, and one of the people who helped commercialise them...
China considers in-car air quality regulations, say sources
09 July 2020
BEIJING: China is considering mandatory in-car air quality regulations to protect the health of drivers, in a move that could jack up costs for automakers importing vehicles from m...
Proton Saga Anniversary Edition launched at RM39,300
09 July 2020
SHAH ALAM: Proton today launched a 35th anniversary Saga that's limited to just 1,100 examples. Based on the 1.3-litre Premium AT variant, the Saga Anniversary Edition is priced...
Honda most searched car brand in S-E Asia, findings show
09 July 2020
PETALING JAYA: Honda was the most searched car brand in Indonesia, Thailand, and Vietnam, while Toyota took the runner-up spot in most countries in the region during and after the ...
Perodua to ensure Myvi S-Edition sold in Brunei meets standa...
09 July 2020
PETALING JAYA: The release of a Myvi S-Edition in Brunei caught Perodua by surprise and it says it is working with its Brunei distributor to find out details of the Myvi variant. ...
Toyota Corolla Cross compact SUV launched in Thailand
09 July 2020
BANGKOK: The new Toyota Corolla Cross compact SUV had its global premiere in Thailand today, where sales has started. The Corolla Cross was developed with the "Corolla Meets SUV...
Tesla 'very close' to Level 5 autonomous driving technology,...
09 July 2020
Musk is seen on a screen during the opening ceremony of the World Artificial Intelligence Conference in Shanghai earlier today. — Reuters SHANGHAI/BEIJING: Tesla Inc is “very clos...
SEAT urges Spain to 'wake up' and promote electric cars
09 July 2020
The Cupra el-Born is SEAT's first all-electric car. BARCELONA: Spain needs to “wake up” and follow other European countries in giving more incentives for electric cars, the head o...
Brunei records highest car sales growth in Asean from Januar...
09 July 2020
BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN: Brunei recorded 8 per cent car sales growth in the first five months of this year, the highest in Asean countries, the latest statistics from Asean Automotive ...
819hp Lamborghini Sián Roadster struts out
09 July 2020
BOLOGNA: Lamborghini debuted the Sián Roadster on Wednesday. It's a limited edition, open-top hybrid super sports car engineered around Lamborghini’s iconic V12 engine. All 19 u...
Illegal? Not insured? Unsafe? The deal with driving in flip ...
08 July 2020
BERLIN: When it's hot outside, it's tempting to wear flip-flops or even take off your shoes for the drive home. However, while it's certainly more convenient after a trip to the po...
PICKnGo collaborates with MUDAcare to keep taxis sanitised
08 July 2020
SHAH ALAM: Ride-hailing company PICKnGO has announced its collaboration with MUDAcare to help keep up the vigilance against the current coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. PICKnGo ...
Volkswagen Emden plant converted to produce electric cars
08 July 2020
WOLFSBURG: The conversion of the Vokswagen Emden plant has already started and the first electric cars are to roll off the production line there from 2022. Ralf Brandstätter, CE...
Bentley extends options list for Flying Spur
08 July 2020
LONDON: Bentley is now offering an added suite of luxury options and features when customers specify their Flying Spur. Now, the Flying Spur can be configured with four seats an...
Classic Porsches to be auctioned in UK
08 July 2020
LONDON: There's a whole load of Porsches ready to go under the hammer at the Silverstone Classic Live Online Auction from the July 31 – Aug 2. The Stuttgart Collection is an ama...