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Renault banks on new models, Megane price cut to fight off T...
11 January 2024
PARIS: Renault is banking on new models and a price cut for its Megane model to help in its battle against US rival Tesla Inc on its home turf, a senior official for the French car...
VW, Toyota saw China market share shrink in 2023, says car g...
11 January 2024
BEIJING: Volkswagen Group and Toyota Motor saw their share of the world's largest auto market shrink last year, industry data showed on Wednesday, as legacy international automaker...
StoreDot lays out 2024 goals, Polestar first to get XFC batt...
11 January 2024
HERZLIYA (Israel): Extreme fast charging (XFC) pioneer StoreDot has announced its major milestones for 2024. The company will continue its path to commercialisation by pursuing ...
Charging ahead with Volvo’s electrified XC40 series
11 January 2024
The newly launched Volvo XC40 Recharge Pure Electric and Volvo XC40 B5 mild hybrid variants serve as a testament to Volvo’s commitment to transitioning into a full-electric car com...
BMW retools Munich headquarters for all-electric production ...
11 January 2024
BERLIN: BMW is investing €650 million (RM3.3bil) to convert its main plant in Munich to exclusively produce EVs from the end of 2027, the carmaker said on Wednesday, a major steppi...
Global electric car sales rose 31% in 2023, says UK market r...
11 January 2024
LONDON: Global sales of fully electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles (PHEVs) rose 31% in 2023, down from 60% growth in 2022, according to market research firm Rho Motion. "The pac...
At CES 2024, legacy automakers scramble to keep up in AI arm...
11 January 2024
AeroHT eVTOL (electric vertical take-off and landing) car made its international debut at CES 2024. AeroHT is the flying car subsidiary of Xpeng. LAS VEGAS: As artificial intellig...
Chery Tiggo 7 Pro to launch in Malaysia in 2nd quarter 2024
10 January 2024
KUALA LUMPUR: Chery Auto Malaysia aims to launch four new vehicle models in 2024, including the all-electric Omoda E5 SUV (sport utility vehicle) in the first quarter, followed by ...
Rimac testing new nanotube power technology
10 January 2024
BELGRADE: Croatian electric hypercar maker Rimac is experimenting with so-called nanotube material technology which could work as a viable source of electricity to propel a vehicle...
Lamborghini shows off Telemetry X at CES 2024
10 January 2024
LAS VEGAS: Lamborghini presented its concept of connected services called Telemetry X at CES 2024 here. The application of racing-derived digital technologies coincided with the...
Tesla lowers range estimates as US regulators tighten vehicl...
10 January 2024
DETROIT: Tesla has lowered driving-range estimates across its lineup of electric vehicles as a new US government vehicle-testing regulation takes effect with the goal of ensuring t...
VinFast launches pickup truck concept, plans to sell mini-EV...
10 January 2024
HANOI: Vietnamese electric vehicle maker VinFast on Tuesday launched a prototype of its VF Wild pickup truck, and said it plans to launch its mini-sized VF 3 model globally. Vin...
Intel challenges Nvidia, Qualcomm with 'AI PC' chips for car...
10 January 2024
DETROIT: Intel said on Tuesday it will launch automotive versions of its newest AI-enabled chips, taking on Qualcomm and Nvidia in the market for semiconductors that can power the ...
Microsoft, US lab use AI to speed search for new battery mat...
10 January 2024
SAN FRANCISCO: Microsoft has worked with a US national laboratory to use artificial intelligence to rapidly identify a material that could mean producing batteries that require 70%...
Thailand on its way to becoming EV hub
10 January 2024
BANGKOK: Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin is confident of Thailand’s potential to become a regional hub for electric-vehicle (EV) manufacturing and other industries related to the E...
Tan Chong Industrial Equipment delivers 8 units of UD Trucks...
10 January 2024
KUALA LUMPUR: Tan Chong Industrial Equipment Sdn Bhd (TCIE) the sole distributor of UD Trucks Malaysia, recently handed over eight new units of UD Trucks to New KC Trading Sdn Bhd ...
Tesla launches restyled Model 3 in North America
10 January 2024
AUSTIN: Tesla launched the restyled version of its Model 3 sedan in North America today and kept the prices unchanged, according to the company's website and a post on X. The el...
Honda unveils plans for new EV lineup
10 January 2024
TOKYO: Honda Motor announced on Tuesday plans to launch a new electric vehicle series from 2026, as it plays catch-up with global rivals in the shift to battery-powered cars. Ja...
Volkswagen Group sales near pre-pandemic levels as bottlenec...
10 January 2024
BERLIN: Volkswagen Group deliveries rose 12% to 9.24 million vehicles in 2023, it said on Tuesday, indicating a post-pandemic sales recovery as supply chain bottlenecks eased. T...
Jan 11-17: Fuel prices unchanged
10 January 2024
KUALA LUMPUR: The retail prices of RON97 and RON95 petrol and diesel will remain unchanged for the period from Jan 11-17. The Finance Ministry, in a statement today, said that R...