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Volkswagen steps up development of Industrial Cloud
30 April 2020
WOLFSBURG: The Volkswagen Group is pressing forward with the integration of its plants into the Volkswagen Industrial Cloud (VIC) with the main goal of further improving efficiency...
Banks to explain six-month loan moratorium to hire purchase ...
30 April 2020
PETALING JAYA: The Association of Banks in Malaysia (AMB) and its member banks will be notifying their respective hire purchase customers on the procedures for the six-month loan m...
Upcoming Lexus LQ will be new flagship SUV
30 April 2020
TOKYO: Inspired by the Lexus LF-1 Limitless concept that debuted at the 2018 Detroit Auto Show, the upcoming LQ sports utility vehicle (SUV) will become the new flagship and will j...
Cycle & Carriage Mercedes-Benz Star Mobile rolls out
30 April 2020
PETALING JAYA: Cycle & Carriage Bintang Berhad (C&C) has mobilised its Mercedes-Benz Star Mobile to bring service convenience to the doorstep of its customers in the Klang ...
Indian mechanic invents ‘social distancing’ motorcycle
30 April 2020
AGARTALA (India): An Indian school drop-out has built a motorcycle with a one-metre gap between the rider and the passenger to drive home the importance of social distancing in the...
Mitsubishi Triton exceeds 16% target market share
30 April 2020
KUALA LUMPUR: The Mitsubishi Triton was the only pick-up model to grow year-on-year sales, with 5,762 units sold (+ 0.9%) for Financial Year 2019 (April 2019 to March 2020). Thi...
Covid-19: Proton delivers PPE ahead of schedule
30 April 2020
SUBANG JAYA: When Proton began delivering 60,000 face shields on April 16 to medical frontliners, the entire exercise of producing and delivering the personal protection equipment ...
2020 TIV expected to drop to 420,000, says Kenanga Investmen...
30 April 2020
KUALA LUMPUR: Kenanga Investment Bank Bhd forecasts the automotive sector’s total industry volume (TIV) to lower to 420,000 units from its initial expectation of 560,000 units, due...
Formula One has a 50-50 chance of going racing, says Agag
30 April 2020
Agag says Formula E will follow Formula One's idea of organising some races behind closed doors. — Reuters LONDON: Formula E founder Alejandro Agag reckons both his electric serie...
Face masks and a factory redesign: How Bentley plans return ...
30 April 2020
LONDON: Bentley will make wearing face masks compulsory at its British car factory and has redesigned the site to introduce a two-metre distance between workers which will see outp...
Ford and Lincoln cancel Rivian tech-powered SUV
30 April 2020
DETROIT: Ford and its luxury vehicle division Lincoln told Automotive News that the all-electric SUV that was in development based on a Rivian platform has been cancelled due to Co...
VW and Toyota delay US production restart, citing supplier c...
30 April 2020
WASHINGTON: Volkswagen AG and Toyota Motor Corp said on Wednesday they will delay restarting US production amid the coronavirus pandemic and concerns about the automotive supply ne...
Geely's Volvo Cars gives notice to 1,300 white-collar staff ...
30 April 2020
STOCKHOLM: Volvo Car Group, owned by China’s Geely Holding, said on Wednesday it was giving notice of redundancy to 1,300 white-collar workers in Sweden as the impact from the pand...
BMW 4 Series (G22) enters final test phase
29 April 2020
MUNICH: BMW's 4 Series (G22) coupe - the latest iteration of the two-door model is now embarking on the final phase of dynamic testing. Against its 3 Series four-door sedan, the...
Infiniti presents Carigami
29 April 2020
LOS ANGELES: Infiniti, drawing from its Japanese heritage and dramatic designs, is releasing a collection of "Carigami" models. As people around the world are encouraged to stay...
Toy Tesla Model S is 'fastest' gaming PC on wheels
29 April 2020
LOS ANGELES: Modified by Origin PC, this rideable Tesla Model S toy car for children from Radio Flyer now has a fully functional high-powered control processing unit (CPU) under th...
2021 Mercedes-Benz GLA: More space, more safety
29 April 2020
STUTTGART: The new Mercedes-Benz GLA compact SUV is taller (10cm higher), has more front headroom and rear legroom, and offers more safety features. Models with the permanent al...
MCO: You can now travel just a bit more past 10km for food, ...
29 April 2020
PUTRAJAYA: Those going out to buy food, daily essentials and seeking medical attention can now travel beyond the 10km radius limit throughout Phase Four of the movement control ord...
MCO: Mitsubishi reopens selected service centres
29 April 2020
KUALA LUMPUR: Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia (MMM), the official distributor of Mitsubishi Motors vehicles in Malaysia, announced that it will resume operations at selected service cen...
McLaren’s US$1mil Senna supercar recalled over fire risk
29 April 2020
WASHINGTON: McLaren Automotive Ltd will recall more than 2,700 supercars including its US$1 million (RM4.3mil), 789-horsepower Senna model named after the legendary Formula 1 drive...