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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...
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...