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VW approves further projects in Ford alliance
29 May 2020
FRANKFURT: Volkswagen said its supervisory board had approved several projects in a multibillion-dollar alliance with Ford Motor that was first announced last July. The German c...
Nissan plans big cuts to go small after first loss in 11 yea...
28 May 2020
TOKYO: Nissan Motor Co outlined a new plan today to become a smaller, more efficient carmaker after the coronavirus pandemic exacerbated a slide in profitability that culminated in...
2021 facelifted Mercedes-Benz E-Class coupe and cabriolet: B...
28 May 2020
LOS ANGELES: The facelifted 2021 Mercedes-Benz E-Class coupe and cabriolet will arrive in the United States by late 2020. A 4MATIC all-wheel drive system variant will be offered...
Audi balances dealers and digital solutions during disruptio...
28 May 2020
PETALING JAYA: The disruption caused by the Covid-19 pandemic is forcing automakers to turn to the online platform more than ever before. German luxury carmaker Audi has initiat...
Venezuelans revamp cars to run on cooking gas amid fuel shor...
28 May 2020
Alfredo Gonzalez checking a cooking gas canister beneath his car, which is used to run his vehicle instead of fuel, as Venezuelans are struggling to cope with chronic fuel shortage...
Mercedes-AMG E 53 gets 'tech-ed up'
28 May 2020
AFFALTERBACH (Germany): From the home of Mercedes-AMG comes the mighty E 53 in a coupe and a drop-top cabriolet body styles. To mark its membership into the "AMG family", the AM...
MINI refreshes Countryman
28 May 2020
MUNICH: The MINI Countryman has been facelifted and, as expected, is stuffed with improved tech and equipment. The British brand said that the F60 Countryman still retains that ...
Swindon Powertrain offers crate electric motor for EVs
28 May 2020
LONDON: Swindon Powertrain’s compact HPD 80kW ‘crate’ motor for electric vehicle conversions is now available to order from its website. It is suitable for OEMs, niche vehicle ...
First carbon-fiber bodied 1967 Shelby GT500CR Mustang
28 May 2020
LOS ANGELES: Classic Recreations, the Oklahoma-based builder of officially-licensed Ford and Shelby American continuation cars and restorations has enlisted SpeedKore Performance G...
'Fast & Furious' game adjusts trajectory for August 2020
28 May 2020
LONDON: The studio behind intensely realistic racing simulator series "Project CARS" is lining up "Fast & Furious Crossroads" for an August 2020 release — though don't expect g...
Packing heat: How Ford’s latest tech helps police vehicles n...
28 May 2020
DETROIT: Ford has designed a new heated software enhancement to pilot with its Police Interceptor Utility – one that law enforcement agencies across the country can use to help red...
All three Detroit automakers had workers test positive for C...
28 May 2020
DETROIT: In the week since US auto factories reopened after coronavirus lockdowns, workers at all three Detroit automakers have tested positive for Covid-19 but only Ford Motor Co ...
Karma tests E-Flex supercar EV platform
28 May 2020
LOS ANGELES: Following Karma Automotive’s announcement of its electric vehicle (EV) E-Flex platform with supercar-capable architecture last month, its engineers have now begun test...
FIA agree to F1 spending cap of US$145mil for 2021
28 May 2020
PARIS: Spending by Formula One teams will be capped at US$145 million (RM632mil) in 2021 with a subsequent limit of US$135 million (RM588mil) by 2023, it was announced Wednesday as...
US states sue Trump administration over fuel efficiency roll...
28 May 2020
WASHINGTON: A group of 23 US states and the District of Columbia filed a lawsuit on Wednesday challenging a Trump administration decision to weaken Obama-era fuel efficiency standa...
Beat the 'clockers' or how to spot a car with falsified mile...
28 May 2020
BERLIN: A second-hand car with low mileage is automatically worth more and there is the rub. As many as a third of second-hand cars on sale have had the mileage manipulated or "...
BMW unveils refreshed 5 Series
27 May 2020
MUNICH: BMW has revealed its latest 5 Series executive ride with new styling cues and added features. The line-up of "das neu 5er" with the internal code G30 includes a sedan an...
Honda Jazz hybrid in Europe billed as most comfortable in cl...
27 May 2020
LONDON: The new Honda Jazz e:HEV hybrid in Europe was developed to deliver class-leading levels of comfort and spaciousness. Central to achieving this is Honda’s newly developed...
PSA in UK offers 8-year/100,000 mile warranty on PHEVs and ...
27 May 2020
LONDON: Groupe PSA in the UK has introduced a new roadside assistance plan in an effort to bolster consumer confidence in its plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEV) and fully-elec...
Volvo Cars rolls out Valet maintenance pick-up services in E...
27 May 2020
LONDON: Volvo Cars has launched its new Volvo Valet maintenance pick-up and delivery service across selected European markets, including the UK, following its successful introducti...