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BMW M chief says more powerful M cars on the way
04 May 2020
MUNICH: "Don’t expect a power limit.” With those words, BMW M boss Markus Flasch is pledging to deliver more powerful M cars in future. "It’s all just a question of how you i...
Naza auto brands resume operations today
04 May 2020
KUALA LUMPUR: Several automotive brands under the Naza Group are resuming operations starting today. These include Naza Italia Sdn Bhd, NZ Wheels Sdn Bhd, Naza Kia Malaysia Sdn ...
Ducati launches Cares sanitisation programme
04 May 2020
BOLOGNA: Ducati has launched the Ducati Cares programme, which consists of sanitisation and social distancing measures at dealerships. Several measures such as indications on sa...
Pledge safety this Ramadan with Volvo Car Malaysia
04 May 2020
PETALING JAYA: The holy month of Ramadan sees Volvo Car Malaysia pledging its support for social distancing via an online pledge campaign, to further reinforce the government’s man...
Nissan to retrench further in new plan to focus on US, Japan...
04 May 2020
3YOKOHAMA: Nissan Motor Co Ltd will pull back from Europe and elsewhere to focus on the United States, China and Japan under a plan that represents a new strategic direction for th...
Majority of Toyota and Lexus sales and service outlets are n...
04 May 2020
PETALING JAYA: UMW Toyota Motor Sdn Bhd (UMWT) announced that authorised Toyota and Lexus sales and service outlets in its network that are located in areas observing the condition...
Mercedes-Benz 190 with an electric drive in 1990
04 May 2020
STUTTGART: Did you know that an electric variant of the Mercedes 190 once existed? Yesirree Bob. The electric never went into production but was a testbed for zero emission vehi...
Proton to gradually restart operations from May 5
04 May 2020
SUBANG JAYA: Proton expects to reopen its sales and service outlets (located in green and yellow zones) on May 5. All premises and personnel will be subject to strict safety pro...
GM Korea to cut output of key SUV as virus hits US exports
04 May 2020
SEOUL: General Motors' South Korean unit plans to sharply cut output this month at a factory producing its new Chevrolet Trailblazer sport-utility vehicle (SUV), as the coronav...
Porsche4Kids looking to help keep children occupied
04 May 2020
STUTTGART: Porsche is looking to help families with children stay occupied with its "Porsche4Kids" activities especially since the Movement Control Order - Phase 4 (MCO-4) has been...
KL traffic volume surges to 30% today after lull
04 May 2020
KUALA LUMPUR: The volume of traffic here shot up by nearly 30% on the first day of the implementation of the conditional movement control order (MCO) compared to the day before, sa...
Entry-level RWD Porsche Taycan coming
04 May 2020
STUTTGART: Apparently, a smaller two-wheel-driven Porsche Taycan is headed for the market with a smaller battery pack, less range and performance. The German sports car make...
Harsher penalties for offenders in fatal accidents
04 May 2020
SERDANG: Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Abdul Hamid Bador says motorists who ignore safety and cause the death of other road users will face harsher penalties. He said the ...
SsangYong Australia gives 3 years free servicing to frontlin...
04 May 2020
SYDNEY: SsangYong Australia is giving medical frontliners a three-year free servicing package on new cars bought in May 2020. The special package is on top of financial support ...
Influencers and free mask offer help GM and SAIC's China sal...
04 May 2020
BEIJING: General Motors’ sales in China saw double-digit year-on-year growth in April, its two local ventures said on Sunday, as the world’s biggest auto market recovers from the c...
Breakage, bad brakes common for most electric scooters on ma...
04 May 2020
BERLIN: There's been a boom in rentable electric scooters in cities across the world, thanks to companies like Lime or Bird. However, the current market for buying e-scooters looks...
Malaysian Cub Prix promoter to go by the book
04 May 2020
PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Cub Prix fraternity will work within the government’s conditional movement control order (MCO) regulations to get the sports back on track. Safe Aim...
Automakers in US avoid disaster using 0% financing like neve...
04 May 2020
New cars for sale populate a parking lot on May 2 in Hicksville, New York. Car dealerships have been greatly affected with the loss of sales due to the pandemic. — AFP DETROIT: Ze...
Tesla applies to become British electricity provider, daily ...
04 May 2020
A view of Tesla Inc's US plant. — Reuters LONDON: US electric carmaker Tesla Inc has applied for a licence to supply electricity in Britain, The Telegraph reported on Saturday. ...
Four to a car, all from same household under eased-up MCO
03 May 2020
UPDATE: Kelantan and Perak have joined seven other states in not following the conditional MCO.   PETALING JAYA: A maximum of four people are allowed to travel together ...