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US arrests two men wanted by Japan over ex-Nissan boss Carlo...
21 May 2020
Ghosn (shown) met with the Taylors and Zayek just before his escape from Japan. — Reuters BOSTON/WASHINGTON: US authorities on Wednesday arrested a former US Army Special Forces s...
New software solution to simulate autonomous car testing
21 May 2020
LONDON: UK-based driving simulation company, rFpro, has developed a means to slash the hardware costs associated with large-scale simulation of autonomous car testing. The new ...
VW says sorry after admitting car ad racist
21 May 2020
BERLIN: Volkswagen withdrew on Wednesday an advert posted on its official Instagram page for its Golf cars that it admitted was racist and insulting, saying it would investigate ho...
Track your Porsche from production to delivery
20 May 2020
LOS ANGELES: Porsche Digital in the United States now has an online platform where customers to track their dream car from production to delivery. A new digital service, “Porsc...
Alpina reveals Bavaria's new king of SUVs — the XB7
20 May 2020
MUNICH: German tuner, Alpina has finally unveiled its uber-fast XB7 that's the company's rendition of the BMW X7 Sports Activity Vehicle (SAV). Due for a proper unveiling in Sep...
New renderings for upcoming Mazda BT-50 pick-up
20 May 2020
MELBOURNE: Independent automotive graphic designer Kleber Silva, from Sao Paulo, Brazil, had a go at rendering what he thinks the new Mazda BT-50 pick-up will look like, and it cer...
BMW Malaysia gets new partners for Child Safety Seat subsidy...
20 May 2020
KUALA LUMPUR: BMW Malaysia, Safe ‘n Sound and Childline Foundation today announced the second phase of the child safety seat subsidy programme for parents in the B40 income group. ...
Pay RM99 for a car at Flux
20 May 2020
PETALING JAYA: Flux is offering an attractive rate of RM99 for the first month of subscription for new members who subscribe to a Flux car during this festive period. It doesn't...
More roadblocks to go up on highways during festive period
20 May 2020
SHAH ALAM: Additional roadblocks on highways will be put up to prevent illegal interstate travel during the festive period. Selangor police Covid-19 special spokesman Asst Comm ...
Embraer's Pulse Concept is both car and plane
20 May 2020
PETALING JAYA: What would mobility be like in the future? Brazilian aerospace conglomerate Embraer attempts to answer that question with a car-aircraft hybrid it calls the Puls...
Tan Chong's Vietnam unit appointed distributor of MG cars
20 May 2020
KUALA LUMPUR: Tan Chong Motor Holdings Bhd's Vietnam unit, TC Services Vietnam Co Ltd, has been appointed as the sole and exclusive importer and distributor of completely-built-up ...
Past its peak? Battered oil demand faces threat from electri...
20 May 2020
LONDON: Oil companies may be facing uncertainty as the coronavirus pandemic triggers a collapse in demand for their products, but auto makers are betting the crisis will help accel...
Sales manager fined RM3,100 for obstructing cops, calling po...
20 May 2020
Tong admitted to the offences today, and was fined RM3,100. PETALING JAYA: A magistrate’s court here has fined a 44-year-old sales manager RM3,100 over an incident where she shout...
Mobileye CEO sees 'great consolidation' ahead in autonomous ...
20 May 2020
Shashua says few players can go from silicon chips to self-driving systems. — Reuters JERUSALEM: The autonomous car industry will have to consolidate because it is too difficult f...
GM says it is 'almost there' on million-mile electric vehicl...
20 May 2020
The Ultium battery pack. Current electric vehicle batteries typically last 100,000 to 200,000 miles (up to 320,000km). DETROIT: General Motors Co is “almost there” on developing a...
Ford backs off mask-wearing requirement for Trump’s factory ...
20 May 2020
DETROIT: Ford Motor Co. is backpedaling from a policy that every visitor to its factories wear masks ahead of President Donald Trump’s tour of a components plant that it’s converte...
Manhunt on for suspects after car ploughs through jam-packed...
20 May 2020
The policeman trying to stop the car (left). KUALA LUMPUR: Shots rang through Kampung Padang Balang here as a policeman tried his best to stop a car from speeding away on a jam-pa...
Fast and furious debt pile-up threatens Britain's luxury car...
20 May 2020
LONDON: British luxury carmakers’ bonds have tumbled amid sluggish sales and the prospect of a brutal global recession, just as the heavily-indebted companies mull raising more cas...
Remaking Henry Ford’s production line for the modern era
20 May 2020
Arculus’ system works by moving components on flat self-driving robots. — Arculus/TC MUNICH: A German startup run by a former Porsche engineer received backing for his planned mak...
BMW to reveal facelifted 5 Series (G30) in South Korea
19 May 2020
MUNICH: BMW's seventh-generation G30 5 Series executive sedan is being refreshed and it's set for an official debut in South Korea. The unveiling of "das neu 5er" is said to be ...