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Sime Darby Motors woos corporate clients
11 June 2020
PETALING JAYA: In conjunction with Sime Darby Motors’ “Unbelievable Deals” campaign, its retail and distribution arm in Malaysia has launched a corporate programme, providing speci...
Renault's Senard says ties with Nissan much improved
11 June 2020
PARIS: Renault’s partnership with Japan’s Nissan has entered an “incredibly positive” phase after episodes of strained relations in recent years, the French carmaker’s chairman Jea...
Nikola in talks with automakers for Badger pickup truck prod...
11 June 2020
PHOENIX: Nikola Corp, a maker of hydrogen-fuelled vehicles, is in the process of picking a partner to produce its Badger pickup truck, while also aiming to start deliveries of its ...
Tesla wins China approval to build Model 3 vehicles with LFP...
11 June 2020
Model 3s at Tesla's Shanghai factory. — Reuters BEIJING: Tesla Inc has received government approval to build Model 3 vehicles in China equipped with lithium iron phosphate (LFP) b...
Deliveries of VW ID.3 electric car to start in September
11 June 2020
FRANKFURT: Volkswagen said its “first edition” ID.3 electric car will go on sale for under €40,000 (RM194,000) next week, with deliveries due from September, as the German carmaker...
Tesla approaches milestone of world’s most valuable carmaker
11 June 2020
TOKYO: The surge in Tesla Inc.’s shares so far this month moved Elon Musk’s company even closer to displacing Toyota Motor Corp. as the world’s most valuable carmaker. With a ma...
Ford and VW target 8 million vehicles in van alliance
11 June 2020
DETROIT: Ford Motor Co and Volkswagen AG said on Wednesday they would make up to 8 million units of medium pickup trucks and commercial vans over the lifecycle of the vehicles as p...
BMW grabs stake in US startup that turns CO2 in air to petro...
11 June 2020
SAN FRANCISCO: BMW has the hots for a company that claims it can remove carbon dioxide from the air and turn it into zero-net carbon petrol. So much so it is investing US$12.5mi...
Govt clarifies: Fuel price policy to remain unchanged despit...
10 June 2020
PUTRAJAYA: There is no change in policy on how retail fuel prices are determined, despite the government revoking a clause for the ceiling price of RON95 and diesel. Domestic Tr...
Continental CEO warns staff of job, costs cuts, says weekly
10 June 2020
Degenhart says Continental 'cannot give any job guarantees.' BERLIN: German automotive supplier Continental must save hundreds of millions of euros in costs and will probably have...
BMW iX3 readies for series production
10 June 2020
MUNICH: BMW is bent on bringing its first all-electric iX3 model to market by the end of 2020. The German carmaker announced that its production will get underway at its China-b...
Toyota RAV4 order-taking starts, tentative pricing from RM1...
10 June 2020
SHAH ALAM: UMW Toyota Motor has announced that order taking for the Toyota RAV4 has begun. From June 10 onwards, the winner of the 2019 Japan Car of the Year award will be avail...
BMW Motorrad Malaysia introduces warranty extensions
10 June 2020
KUALA LUMPUR: BMW Motorrad Malaysia wants to "Make Life a Ride" by introducing their extended warranty coverage programmes for its motorcycles as well as a five-year warranty exten...
Bollinger electric truck sports brilliant Passthrough and Fr...
10 June 2020
DETROIT: Did you know electric trucks have the unique ability to haul extra long objects? Yes they can, thanks to the absence of the traditional powertrain. Bollinger Motors ...
All Goodyear Autocare Centres adopt zero contact SOP
10 June 2020
PETALING JAYA: Goodyear Malaysia announces its Zero Contact Initiative (Zero Contact), whereby customers can get new tyres fitted at any participating Goodyear Autocare centre with...
Volkswagen CEO apologises after row with supervisory board
10 June 2020
FRANKFURT: Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess (pic) has apologised to the carmaker’s supervisory board after accusing some of its members of leaking confidential information to the press...
Two new 150cc Vespa Primavera and Sprint launched
10 June 2020
PETALING JAYA: Didi Resources Sdn Bhd, the official distributor of the Vespa brand in Malaysia, has introduced two sporty and stylish scooters - Vespa Primavera S Special Edition 1...
Carmakers must overhaul production plans to hit climate goal...
10 June 2020
LONDON: The world’s 14 biggest carmakers are on course to miss globally agreed climate targets, a leading sustainable finance think tank said today, urging investors to do more to ...
KIA reveals new UVO Connect ‘Phase II’ features
10 June 2020
SEOUL: KIA Motors is in the midst of expanding its range of UVO Connect services offered to European drivers. A series of new ‘Phase II’ features are due to be rolled out to man...
News round-up from Ford, MINI, Hyundai, Kia
10 June 2020
Savings with Ford's 'Service Relief Promotion' Ford distributor Sime Darby Auto ConneXion (SDAC) has announced a "Service Relief Promotion" with savings of up to 20% for vehicle...