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Take a tour of Audi's design laboratory
08 May 2020
INGOLSTADT: Use your smartphone, tablet or PC to explore design processes at Audi with the new “Insight Audi Design” live stream as the interactive discovery tour has now been adde...
Video game developers roped in for autonomous tech
08 May 2020
LONDON: Oxbotica, a global leader in autonomous vehicle software, is employing world-leading video game developers who have worked on some of the highest-rated titles of the last d...
BMW i high-voltage batteries: Modular design, modular swap
08 May 2020
KUALA LUMPUR: A key concern for electrified vehicle ownership is the repair and replacement of the battery cells. The BMW high-voltage battery presents solutions to concerns aro...
Tesla's Musk delays release of Roadster, global plant shutdo...
08 May 2020
SAN FRANCISCO: Tesla Inc CEO Elon Musk said in a podcast interview released on Thursday that the company’s planned Roadster sports car would take a backseat to the development of o...
Banks could face modification loss of RM4.4b on HP instalmen...
08 May 2020
KUALA LUMPUR: Maybank Investment Bank Research estimates the one-off “Day One” provision, or modification loss under MFRS 9, following the banks’ decision not to charge additional ...
All new Nissan e-NV200 XL Voltia
08 May 2020
PARIS: Nissan futureproofs last-mile delivery operations with the all-new, enlarged and all-electric Nissan e-NV200 XL Voltia van. The electric van for urban deliveries, the e-N...
Volvo says virus won’t slow its rollout of self-driving car ...
08 May 2020
ETROIT: Volvo Car AB is grappling with plant shutdowns and layoffs, but one thing it’s not doing amid the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic is pumping the brakes on autonomous ...
Harley makes acting CEO permanent after well-received debut
08 May 2020
Zeitz says he would focus on expanding US ridership, profitable bikes and electric motorcycles. — AFP MILWAUKEE: Harley-Davidson Inc.’s acting chief executive officer will take ov...
Interstate travel: Seven police control posts on major highw...
07 May 2020
SUBANG JAYA: Police have set up seven control posts along several major highways to conduct random inspections on vehicles during the four-day interstate travel period which began ...
General Motors taps Flir Systems for fever check cameras at ...
07 May 2020
DETROIT: General Motors Co has tapped thermal camera maker Flir Systems Inc for scanners to detect fevers among workers when they return to GM’s factories, the companies told Reute...
The magic word for Detroit automakers is trucks
07 May 2020
DETROIT: The coronavirus pandemic brought the US auto industry to its knees, but Americans’ love affair with beefy pickup trucks is helping the Detroit automakers get on the road t...
Latest Proton X70 comes with N95 cabin filter
07 May 2020
PETALING JAYA: The Proton X70 has a new selling point. The 2020 model is now able to generate cleaner cabin air with the introduction of a N95 cabin filter. The new filter is mo...
BMW joins car peers with warning of coronavirus profit slump
06 May 2020
MUNICH: BMW AG lowered its profit outlook for the year as the German carmaker said the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic, which continues to disrupt production and sales in mar...
Hyundai i20 N prototype shows up for winter-testing
06 May 2020
STOCKHOLM: Northern Sweden played host to the i20 N prototype recently with Hyundai Motorsport’s World Rally Championship (WRC) driver Thierry Neuville at its helm. The i20 N, i...
Select Mitsubishi showrooms and service centres are now oper...
06 May 2020
PETALING JAYA: Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia (MMM), the official distributor of the brand in Malaysia, has announced that the majority of its showrooms and service centres have begun ...
BMW to end European Delivery programme for North America
06 May 2020
LOS ANGELES: BMW's European Delivery programme for North American buyers will end soon, due to declining interest. This special programme provides North American buyers for BMW ...
Subaru Malaysia re-opens some showrooms/service centres
06 May 2020
KUALA LUMPUR:  Subaru distributor TC Subaru Sdn Bhd has resumed showroom operations at selected locations. For the list of re-opened showrooms and service centres, visit here. ...
Fiat Chrysler and PSA retain merger target date
06 May 2020
The merger stays on tracks for completion by early 2021. — Reuters MILAN: Automakers Fiat Chrysler (FCA) and Peugeot Citroen (PSA) remain committed to a merger by early 2021 despi...
Boy, 5, drives parents’ car in quest to buy a Lamborghini, c...
06 May 2020
UTAH: A five-year-old boy was caught by the authorities after he managed to drive his parents’ car on the highway in Utah, United States. The unidentified boy was apparently on ...
Elon Musk clears last hurdle to collect US$706mil award from...
06 May 2020
Musk could collect more than US$50 billion if all goals are met. — AFP SAN FRANCISCO: A measure of Tesla Inc.’s market value on Tuesday reached the threshold needed for Chief Exec...