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Fiat to test automatic switch to electric mode for its hybri...
04 June 2020
MILAN: Fiat Chrysler is piloting a project in its historic Italian home of Turin to allow its hybrid plug-in cars to automatically switch to electric-only mode when entering conges...
Perodua supports moves to strengthen auto industry
04 June 2020
RAWANG: Perodua says it supports government initiatives to sustain Malaysia’s automotive industry amidst the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. The Malaysia Automotive, Robotics and IoT...
Social-distancing Greek style: shimmy and sing from your car
04 June 2020
People taking a selfie during the drive-in concert of Natassa Theodoridou on June 2. — Reuters ATHENS: Hundreds of Greeks danced and sang from their cars at a drive-in music conce...
Aston Martin to shed up to 500 jobs in cost-cutting drive
04 June 2020
LONDON: Aston Martin plans to shed up to 500 jobs as it seeks to bring its cost base into line with reduced sports car production levels, it said on Thursday. The job cuts come ...
Heads of US automakers, other Michigan companies condemn rac...
04 June 2020
DETROIT: Top executives of the Detroit Three automakers and other major Michigan employers on Wednesday condemned racism and injustice in the United States following the death last...
Karma completes E-Flex platforms for electric vehicle conver...
04 June 2020
LOS ANGELES: Southern California-based Karma Automotive has completed its E-Flex Platform project, a series of highly versatile EREV (extended range electric vehicle) and BEV (batt...
S. Korea's self-driving upstart takes on tech giants
04 June 2020
A Rideflux 'self-driving' car in Jeju.  — AFP SEOUL: In a workshop that blends a corporate office with a tool-packed garage, around 20 South Koreans are looking to take on the mul...
Maserati Levante Trofeo Launch Edition arrives from RM840K
04 June 2020
PETALING JAYA: Naza Italia has announced the arrival of the Maserati Levante Trofeo Launch Edition with only three units out of the 100 built for the world reserved for Malaysia. ...
Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles honours its unusual concepts
04 June 2020
LONDON: Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles recently honoured the brand’s heritage of iconic vans and unusual concepts, and rounded out some of the best design studies since the turn of...
BMW unveils new 4 Series coupe (G22)
03 June 2020
MUNICH: BMW has officially launched its latest 4 Series (G22) coupe with five variants to replace the outgoing F32 4 Series. Dimensionally, the sleeker-looking G22 now has a 2,8...
Russia’s Yandex aims to double self-driving fleet with Hyund...
03 June 2020
A Yandex self-driving car. — Bloomberg MOSCOW: Yandex NV will test a driverless car it developed with Hyundai Motor Co. in Detroit as the Russian technology giant makes plans to d...
2021 Hyundai Santa Fe revealed for Europe
03 June 2020
MUNICH: Hyundai Motor Europe has revealed the first images of the new Santa Fe, to be released in Europe starting in September 2020. The enhanced version of Hyundai’s flagship ...
Rolls-Royce Cullinan accompanies Nat Geo photographer on exp...
03 June 2020
LONDON: Rolls-Royce talks with award-winning National Geographic photographer and explorer Cory Richards, in the latest of a series of ‘Inspiring Greatness’ films created by the ma...
VW Tiguan now offered with six-month free instalment
03 June 2020
KUALA LUMPUR: Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia (VPCM) is celebrating the Tiguan mid-sized sports utility vehicle's (SUV's) achievement for surpassing the six-million mark in glob...
Proton rumbles on with May sales of 5,676 vehicles
03 June 2020
KUALA LUMPUR: Proton retained its position as the second most popular car brand by market share with recorded sales of 5,676 vehicles in May amid the challenges of the conditional ...
New Ford Ranger FX4 debuts at RM127K, freebies for early bir...
03 June 2020
KUALA LUMPUR: The new Ford Ranger FX4 was https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC3kyOfD5tMOvAIJDweXwAQw in Malaysia today, priced at RM126,888 (on-the-road, without insurance). F...
Rental fleet collapse drags down US vehicle sales
03 June 2020
Unused rental cars fill the Dodger Stadium parking lot as the spread of the coronavirus disease  continues in Los Angeles. — Reuters DETROIT: The collapse in demand for new vehicl...
Alfa Romeo plots sub-compact electric SUV for 2022
02 June 2020
The Tonale is a mid-sized plugin hybrid SUV that's due out in 2021. ROME: It looks like Alfa Romeo.could be coming out with a sub-compact electric sport utility vehicle (eSUV). ...
BMW and MINI cars in Malaysia get extended hybrid battery wa...
02 June 2020
KUALA LUMPUR: BMW Group Malaysia now extends its current Plug-in Hybrid vehicle (PHEV) battery warranty programme for its BMW and MINI vehicles by an additional 2 Years and 60,000k...
Infiniti on course for revamp, may abandon RWD platform
02 June 2020
TOKYO: For many automotive brands, vehicle sales have taken a beating of late. Infiniti is in the same predicament. But it is looking to reinvent itself in hopes of bouncing bac...