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June 13-19: Fuel prices keep rising
12 June 2020
Auto industry on path to recovery bookings
12 June 2020
PETALING JAYA: Selected automotive players are already seeing strong pick-up in bookings, an indication that the industry is on the path to recovery. MIDF Research said Bermaz A...
Volkswagen Malaysia announces new zero sales tax prices: sav...
12 June 2020
KUALA LUMPUR: Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia (VPCM) is reducing the prices of its models of up to RM9,484, following the announcement on the sales tax exemption. This adjust...
Jakarta's motorcycle taxis get backpack shields
12 June 2020
Motorcycle taxi drivers with the backpack-style plastic partitions..— Reuters JAKARTA: Jakarta's motorcycle taxi drivers have a new weapon in the battle against the coronavirus – ...
Mercedes Redsun concept by Wayne Jung
12 June 2020
LOS ANGELES: California-based automotive designer Wayne Jung has released his rendering of a future Mercedes solar-powered sports car concept, titled Mercedes Redsun. Jung says...
Exclusive new Mercedes-Maybach S 650 Night Edition for US
12 June 2020
LOS ANGELES: Mercedes-Benz USA has unveiled the limited new S 650 Maybach Night Edition featuring unique and distinctive black and carbon fiber elements. Limited to just 15 unit...
Singapore to extend VEP validity period until Sept 30
12 June 2020
SINGAPORE: The Singapore Land Transport Authority (LTA) will automatically extend the Vehicle Entry Permit (VEP) validity period for all Malaysia-registered cars and motorcycles fo...
Parts maker Visteon expects global auto output to plunge up ...
12 June 2020
DETROIT: Major auto parts supplier Visteon Corp on Thursday forecast global production volumes for the auto industry to fall between 20% and 25% this year and warned it would be a ...
US auto suppliers cheer as carmakers relaunch, but long-term...
12 June 2020
Roth says RoMan Manufacturing has to get through the next six-to-18 months. — Reuters DETROIT: Auto parts suppliers across North America said they are encouraged as major automake...
Octavia estate to return as Scout off-roader in late 2020
12 June 2020
FRANKFURT: Skoda has launched the fourth generation of the spacious Octavia as a saloon and estate, and is now planning to follow up with a Scout-badged off-road estate later in 20...
Bermaz expects challenging 2020
12 June 2020
PETALING JAYA: Bermaz Auto Bhd, Malaysia’s sole distributor of Mazda vehicles, expects its performance for the financial year ending April 30,2021, to remain very challenging. I...
Police rescue injured dog wandering across Federal Highway
12 June 2020
.A traffic policeman directing traffic away from the injured dog. — Royal Malaysia Police Facebook PETALING JAYA: Shah Alam traffic police rescued an injured dog on the Federal Hi...
Fresh route, new safety measures unveiled for 2021 Dakar Ral...
12 June 2020
PARIS: The second edition of the Dakar Rally in Saudi Arabia, scheduled to run from Jan 3-15 next year, will start and finish in Jeddah after venturing through the desert and along...
Porsche Cayenne GTS makes comeback with V8 engine
12 June 2020
STUTTGART: Porsche is bringing back a souped-up Cayenne GTS that really underlines the S in Sports Utility Vehicle. Powering the measly V6 up to a V8 engine that manages 460hp, ...
'Fake Ferrari' owner fined in Germany for disguising his Toy...
12 June 2020
ESSEN: If you can't afford a Ferrari, then why not at least make your car look like one? That was the thinking of one Toyota owner in Germany whose convincing Prancing Horse forger...
USB stick, CD or Spotify: The best ways to get a playlist on...
12 June 2020
BERLIN: Cars have been playing music as long as they've had windows, and the idea of driving to songs has been around for a century. But although we've come a long way from the ...
Try these tricks to drive safely against a glaring sun
12 June 2020
BERLIN: Driving off into the sunset may sound like the rosy end of a Hollywood film, but it's actually a pain. It can be near impossible to see properly when driving towards a low ...
VW to revamp marketing controls after uproar over racist vid...
11 June 2020
BERLIN: Volkswagen AG vowed to tighten internal marketing controls but stopped short of removing executives and severing ties with agencies after causing an uproar with a video sho...
BMW Alpina B5 unleashed
11 June 2020
MUNICH: German tuning house Alpina, which makes high-performance versions of BMWs, has released its take on the BMW 5 Series with the BMW Alpina B5. It is available as a four-do...
Public transport services can now operate at full capacity, ...
11 June 2020
PUTRAJAYA: Public transport services can now operate at full capacity, says Senior Minister (Security) Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob. He said buses, ferries and trains, as well...