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Useful in-car gear to get
15 April 2020
PETALING JAYA: Vehicles these days have been built with certain conveniences, but there are still some bases that have yet to be covered. Here are a few suggestions from CarSifu th...
Afghan girls try building ventilator from used car parts
15 April 2020
The young Afghan team who created the prototype ventilator from used car parts. — Image source: twitter.com/RoyaMahboob KABUL: A team of robot-designing girls in Afghanistan is tr...
Volkswagen Tayron X launched in China
15 April 2020
SHANGHAI: The Volkswagen Tayron X sport utility vehicle (SUV) has been launched in China, with a 2.0-litre turbocharged petrol engine mated to a 7-speed DSG automatic gearbox. T...
Big auto insurer AmGeneral up for sale again, say sources
15 April 2020
KUALA LUMPUR: The owners of AmGeneral Insurance Bhd., Malaysia’s second-biggest auto insurer, have restarted a sale process and are seeking as much as US$1 billion (RM4.3bil) for t...
Biggest India carmaker sees personal vehicles making a comeb...
15 April 2020
Traffic in Mumbai last month. Covid-19 has made Indians more aware of the need to minimise sharing space and the advantage of buying a car, which will prove to be a boon for automa...
Partitions and bubbles: How the coronavirus is changing taxi...
15 April 2020
BERLIN: From Beijing to New York, footage has emerged of taxi drivers cordoned off in bubbles by a layer of soft plastic taped around the driver's seat, from the roof to the consol...
Carmakers from Audi to Renault begin rebooting Europe plants
15 April 2020
NEW YORK: Volkswagen AG’s Audi unit is among automakers gradually reopening factories in Europe, even as the Covid-19 lockdowns drag on across much of the region. Some 100 worke...
America’s empty roads: fewer deaths but a blow to state budg...
15 April 2020
Light traffic is seen on California 110 with the city skyline in the background on April 2 in Los Angeles. California is in its second week of a statewide lockdown. — AP WASHINGTO...
Damon Hill hails Moss as F1 'great' despite lack of world ti...
15 April 2020
LONDON: Damon Hill said that Stirling Moss ranks among Formula One's greatest-ever drivers even though he never won the world championship title. Moss died on Sunday aged 90 fol...
GM and Ford start making medical gear in battle against Covi...
15 April 2020
DETROIT: The top two US carmakers, General Motors Co and Ford, have announced their latest efforts to help the country beat down the coronavirus pandemic. General Motors Co. beg...
Take 5: Proton tips on simple car maintenance
14 April 2020
SHAH ALAM: Many car owners have probably been neglecting their vehicles during the movement control order (MCO). National automaker Proton has provided some simple car maintenan...
Renault shifts to all-electric cars for China
14 April 2020
PARIS: French automaker Renault said today that it would start building only electric vehicles for China's huge passenger car market, dropping conventional internal combustion engi...
No more fines, MCO violators will be arrested and charged in...
14 April 2020
PETALING JAYA: Movement control order (MCO) violators will now be arrested instead of being issued a compound notice, says Senior Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob. Ismail...
Hyundai Mobis working on world’s first roof airbag
14 April 2020
SEOUL: The idea of a roof airbag is not new and has been bandied around for years. Hyundai Mobis said last month that it is working to improve the reliability of its new roof ai...
Hyundai Mobis to set up second tech centre in India
14 April 2020
SEOUL: Hyundai Mobis Co., South Korea's biggest auto parts maker, said Monday it will expand its technical centre in India in the latest move to strengthen software development for...
Lexus drops Milan design event
14 April 2020
TOKYO: Following the cancellation of this year's Milan Design Week, Lexus has also axed its 2020 Lexus Design Event. Lexus said it would continue to explore opportunities to wor...
Land Rover Defender gets V8 muscle from US tuner
13 April 2020
LOS ANGELES: This Land Rover Defender 110 - an icon of British off-roading capability and ruggedness, has done away with its diesel-burning ways instead now has a high-powered Amer...
Naza Kia Malaysia: Vehicle warranty extended
13 April 2020
KUALA LUMPUR: Kia Motors Corp has announced the launch of the ‘Kia Promise’, a global warranty extension program for its vehicles. More than 500,000 customers worldwide includi...
PICKnGO delivery services now available
13 April 2020
SHAH ALAM: The taxi-oriented ride-hailing app, PICKnGO Sdn Bhd, has announced that its users are now able to book a ride as a delivery service. The service looks to help busines...
DTM Audi drivers calling out Gran Turismo racers on PS4
13 April 2020
INGOLSTADT (Germany): Driver in the Deutsche Tourenwagen Masters race series Mike Rockenfeller for the Audi factory team has initiated a virtual racing series under the motto #Race...