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Volkswagen pumps €2 billion into China electric vehicle bet
29 May 2020
BEIJING/HONG KONG: Volkswagen AG (VW) said today it has agreed to invest €2.1 billion (RM10.2bil) in two separate Chinese electric vehicle players, upping its bet on the world’s bi...
Covid-19: Infiniti USA launches digital sales platform
29 May 2020
LOS ANGELES: Infiniti USA has launched a new "Infiniti Now" initiative, with dealers scheduling services to meet customers where they may feel the most comfortable, such as vehicle...
Audi teams up with Capgemini in digital transformation
29 May 2020
(From left) Capgemini head of market unit automotive Henrik Ljungström and Audi chief information officer Frank Loydl.  INGOLSTADT: German carmaker Audi announced that it and Capg...
Mercedes V-Class MPV goes electric as EQV with over 400km ra...
29 May 2020
FRANKFURT: Some drivers just need a little more space than an estate or crossover can offer, and that's where minivans (or multi-purpose vehicles aka MPVs) like the Mercedes V-Clas...
Fit for the future: How long will new cars last?
29 May 2020
FRANKFURT: Drive-by-wire, connectivity, user experience — up until a few years ago you didn't need to worry about terms like these when buying a new car. But thanks to such technol...
Volkswagen in Brazil debuts Nivus crossover, Euro version in...
29 May 2020
SÃO PAULO: Volkswagen in Brazil presented its most recent model: the Nivus on Thursday in a virtual premiere from here. This is the first time the Brazilian operations of Volksw...
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...