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Volkswagen and rivals plug away at solid-state battery puzzl...
16 January 2024
LONDON/DETROIT: Volkswagen, whose drive to develop a "solid-state" electric car battery with US startup QuantumScape has been dogged by delays, is casting its net wider in pursuit ...
Ora Good Cat promotion: Up to RM20K rebate, free wall charge...
16 January 2024
KUALA LUMPUR: Great Wall Motor (GWM) Malaysia has a Chinese New Year campaign offering rebates of up to RM20,000 and a free wall-mounted charger worth RM5,500 for each purchase of ...
Car camping getting more popular in Malaysia
16 January 2024
This SUV has a large enough interior space to provide comfortable bedding for two adults. PETALING JAYA: Car camping is becoming popular in the Klang Valley, especially among vehi...
Philippine jeepney drivers protest phase-out plan
16 January 2024
Jeepney drivers and operators marching during a protest against the jeepney modernisation programme in Manila today. — AFP MANILA: Philippine jeepney drivers staged a noisy protes...
Sales growth is mostly electric as combustion engine 'tippin...
16 January 2024
BERLIN: BMW has passed the tipping point for combustion engine vehicle sales and now generates most sales growth from electric cars, its chief financial officer said in a media rou...
Toyota aims to produce about 10.3 million vehicles globally ...
16 January 2024
TOKYO: Toyota Motor plans to produce about 10.3 million vehicles globally in 2024, renewing its record annual production for the second consecutive year, the Nikkei reported on Mon...
Underground car parks could be used to heat water and save e...
16 January 2024
BERLIN: Underground car parks act like heaters for the ground and according to a new research from Germany and Switzerland, the energy this generates could be used to heat building...
Extra benefits from buying Goodyear tyres during CNY promo
16 January 2024
KUALA LUMPUR: Goodyear Malaysia is holding its Chinese New Year promotion that starts now until Feb 29. Customers who buy 2 pieces of 16” and above consumer tyres will receive R...
More thrills from SKILLDRVN Swift one-make race series this ...
15 January 2024
KUALA LUMPUR: SKILLDRVN Swift one-make race series is getting more exciting this season with four more racers and two more rounds added, bringing the total number of standard-produ...
Ford Ranger lifestyle podcasts: 6 weekly episodes, starts Ja...
15 January 2024
KUALA LUMPUR: Those who are keen on discovering unique insights into the Ford Ranger lifestyle can soon tune in to a new Ford podcast series called “Ford Malaysia: Built for Life”,...
BMW’s Brilliance China partner considers selling JV stake, s...
15 January 2024
BEIJING: Brilliance China Automotive Holdings Ltd’s biggest shareholder is considering options to raise funds including selling the company’s 25% stake in its joint venture with BM...
It’s only right to penalise foreign-registered vehicle drive...
15 January 2024
A Johor Domestic Trade and Cost of Living Ministry enforcement officer conducting checks at a popular petrol station in Johor Baru. PETALING JAYA: The plan to impose higher fines ...
The best and most frivolous car tech is going straight to EV...
15 January 2024
NEW YORK: From regenerative braking to the quiet hum of battery-powered cruising, electric vehicles are upending many a fundamental when it comes to the traditional driving experie...
Some foreign-registered vehicle owners still flouting law by...
15 January 2024
JOHOR BARU: Despite constant warnings from the authorities, Johoreans still see foreign-registered vehicle drivers pumping subsidised RON95 fuel at petrol stations. However, suc...
Errant petrol station operators to pay over RM1mil for illeg...
15 January 2024
PUTRAJAYA: Petrol station operators who allow the illegal sale of RON95 fuel to foreign-registered vehicles could face fines exceeding the existing RM1mil imposed, it was announced...
Volvo Malaysia awaits details on luxury tax, hopes EV adopti...
15 January 2024
Frump with the XC60. KUALA LUMPUR: Volvo Malaysia hopes that the soon-to-be-implemented High-Value Goods Tax (HVGT) will be given careful consideration to ensure that the luxury t...
Isuzu D-Max pick-up marks second year of record sales in Mal...
15 January 2024
PETALING JAYA: Isuzu’s award-winning D-Max pick-up truck continues its impressive growth pace as sales in 2023 surpassed the company’s previous all-time record of 9,211 units sold ...
Parts of your future car could be made from olives
15 January 2024
COLOGNE: Every year, pruning olive trees creates 7 million tons of waste. Ford engineers here launched an innovative research project to explore how that food waste could be re-...
German auto industry expert warns of wave 'against electric ...
15 January 2024
FRANKFURT: The recent decision by US-based car rental giant Hertz to scale back its electric car fleet might be indicative of a broader trend, according to an automotive industry e...
Fresh approach needed in road safety campaigns, says Lam Thy...
14 January 2024
KUALA LUMPUR: The discontinuation of road safety campaign launches suggests that efforts to promote road safety over the years may not have been successful, says Tan Sri Lee Lam Th...