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VW slows output at Wolfsburg plant amid tepid European deman...
13 May 2020
FRANKFURT: Volkswagen AG will reduce output at its largest factory in Wolfsburg, Germany, on four days this month as consumer appetite for new cars remains weak in Europe. Volks...
187-year-old Jardine struggling in Indonesia
13 May 2020
HONG KONG: After political protests and the coronavirus crisis walloped its businesses in Greater China, Jardine Matheson Holdings Ltd., one of Hong Kong’s last remaining British t...
Three more JPJ services reopen to public
13 May 2020
Three more services related to driving licences are now made available. — Bernama PETALING JAYA: The Road Transport Department (JPJ) will reopen three more services related to dri...
Japan central bank, govt step up to ease funding strains
13 May 2020
TOKYO: The Bank of Japan will do “whatever it can” to mitigate the growing fallout from the coronavirus pandemic, Governor Haruhiko Kuroda said on Tuesday, warning that a collapse ...
Honda has enough cash...for now
12 May 2020
TOKYO: Honda Motor Co posted its lowest operating profit in four years as the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic continues to batter global car demand. The Japanese carmaker's oper...
BMW to retire V12 M760Li flagship
12 May 2020
MUNICH: BMW will end production of its V12 M760Li flagship sedan by late 2020, according to German automotive site BimmerToday,  The most powerful 7 Series variant is due to wra...
Hyundai to supply free hydrogen for fuel-cell buses at Inche...
12 May 2020
A Hyundai hydrogen-powered bus. SEOUL: Hyundai Motor Company, in its drive to push hydrogen as the next source of fuel for vehicles, has partnered with Incheon International Airpo...
Audi to receive new MIB 3 infotainment system
12 May 2020
INGOLSTADT: Audi says the latest Modular Infotainment Toolkit (MIB 3) system will be found in its vehicles headed for the US in the second half of this year. The new system is t...
Proton X70 owners can get new N95 Cabin Filter at RM79
12 May 2020
SHAH ALAM: Current owners of the Proton X70 can upgrade their dust and pollen filter to the new N95 Cabin Filter for RM79, excluding labour charges. The N95 filter will be fitte...
Ford's Mach-E wants to go playing in the snow
12 May 2020
DETROIT: With the Northeast of the United States expecting record sub-zero temperatures and record snow-fall, according to forecasts, Ford's electric Mustang Mach-E wants in on the...
Toyota Malaysia resumes car assembly
12 May 2020
SHAH ALAM: UMW Toyota Motor Sdn Bhd has resumed manufacturing operations through its subsidiary, Assembly Services Sdn Bhd (ASSB). following a hiatus after the movement control ord...
Toyota sees 80% profit wipeout, slow recovery expected
12 May 2020
TOKYO: Toyota Motor Corp. warned profit will tumble 80% to a nine-year low and predicted it could take another year before global car sales return to pre-virus levels, the latest s...
Europeans hit the road as traffic jams rise on lockdown easi...
12 May 2020
Traffic jams may overstate the recovery in mobility, says Oliver Rakau, chief German economist at Oxford Economics Ltd. — Bloomberg FRANKFURT: Europe’s drivers have started to clo...
New racing security measures to follow F2 death
12 May 2020
PARIS: Fresh security measures are being considered after a study into 28 serious and fatal accidents on circuits during 2019, motorsport's governing body said on Monday. In one...
Sales of used cars soar during CMCO
12 May 2020
PETALING JAYA: The used car market is expected to recover faster than the new vehicle segment this year, as more buyers are anticipated to remain cautious in light of the economic ...
Jaguar Land Rover owner’s India business has no value, says ...
12 May 2020
MUMBAI: With the coronavirus pandemic crippling demand for automobiles worldwide, Tata Motors Ltd. is worth nothing without its luxury unit Jaguar Land Rover, according to capital ...
Formula 1 champion Vettel to leave Ferrari team at end-seaso...
12 May 2020
Vettel at the Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi last December. — AFP MARANELLO: Formula One driver Sebastian Vettel will leave Scuderia Ferrari at the end of the season after failin...
Lotus and Centrica aim to reshape EV ownership
12 May 2020
LONDON: Centrica plc, the parent company of British Gas, and Lotus are working together to develop a new model for electric vehicle ownership that integrates future mobility and en...
Musk reopens Tesla’s plant, dares authorities to arrest him
12 May 2020
Newsom (left) and Musk are seen in a combination photo. — Reuters SAN FRANCISCO: Elon Musk said Tesla Inc is flouting the California county that blocked the company from reopening...
W Series has the resources to race on next year, says CEO
12 May 2020
W Series driver Chadwick at home in London on her W Series Esports League set-up. LONDON: The all-female W Series has the resources to get through this year even if no races can b...