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S. Africa's auto industry could lose 10% of workforce, says ...
10 April 2020
A worker walking near a row of cars at Nissan's plant in Rosslyn, outside Pretoria in this 2009 file pic. — Reuters JOHANNESBURG: South Africa’s auto industry might have to lay of...
Mercedes-Benz sold 477,400 cars in first quarter
09 April 2020
STUTTGART: Daimler AG announced that it recorded a good start to the year in January with its Mercedes-Benz brand ending the first quarter with worldwide retail unit sales of 477,3...
Proton to make 60,000 face shields for frontliners
09 April 2020
SUBANG JAYA: Proton is stepping up to the plate again to do its part to support the country’s frontliners by making face shields for them. Production is set to begin on April 13...
Volkswagen to launch flexible quick charging stations in Chi...
09 April 2020
SHANGHAI: Volkswagen Group Components and the start-up Shanghai DU-POWER New Energy Technical Co Ltd plan to work together to produce flexible quick charging stations in China. ...
Fancy cookies in the shape of cars?
09 April 2020
This sample lets you make cookies in the shape of the Mazda RX-7. PETALING JAYA: Since we’re going to be spending more time at home in this pandemic, it’s best to pick up a hobby ...
Covid-19: Audi to hold concert to support efforts against pa...
09 April 2020
INGOLSTADT: As a sign of solidarity, Audi is taking the opportunity to organise a live streaming concert for all on April 14 at 7.00pm (British Summer Time). Featuring star viol...
VW Group donates a million euros to refugees
09 April 2020
WOLFSBURG: The Volkswagen Group is donating one million euros for immediate aid and emergency relief for refugees in Syria, Turkey and Greece menaced by the corona pandemic. The...
GoCar and Shell pitch in for healthcare frontliners
09 April 2020
KUALA LUMPUR: GoCar Malaysia and Shell Malaysia have teamed up to help ease the commute of frontliners in the battle against the Covid-19 pandemic. From now until April 28 (upda...
China's car market seen rebounding from virus as lockdowns e...
09 April 2020
A carrier trailer transporting newly made cars at a port in Dalian, Liaoning province, last May. — Reuters BEIJING/FRANKFURT: China’s auto market, the world’s biggest, will gradua...
Japan prefecture home to Toyota seeks emergency declaration
09 April 2020
The Aichi prefecture will declare its own emergency from Friday. However, the move will not have a legal basis. — Bloomberg TOYOTA CITY: The governor of the central Japanese prefe...
Automakers push to reopen plants with testing and lots of ma...
09 April 2020
Employees working on the production line of a new medical device called OxyGEN, a respirator to be sent to hospitals, during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, at the SEA...
F1 may hold closed races once season starts
09 April 2020
The Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. Eight races are the minimum necessary for a viable championship. — Reuters LONDON: Formula One is considering holding closed races without spectators, mo...
Honda back to work in China's Wuhan with temperature checks ...
08 April 2020
Honda factory workers resuming work in Wuhan after lockdown measures were eased. — Reuters WUHAN: Temperature checkpoints and posters telling workers to keep more than a metre apa...
Kia Telluride is 2020 World Car of the Year
08 April 2020
TORONTO: The Road to the 2020 World Car Awards ended today with the Kia Telluride SUV winning the 2020 World Car of the Year award. Kia also bagged the World Urban Car with the ...
Winner of 'Join Ducati' gets Hypermotard 950 with custom liv...
08 April 2020
ROME: The winner of the recent "Join Ducati" competition has been named and the lucky guy will be taking delivery of a brand new Hypermotard 950 that bears a special custom livery ...
Proton powers ahead with Iriz seeing stellar growth
08 April 2020
SUBANG JAYA: The Iriz zoomed past other Proton models with a sales growth of 602% that translated to 2009 units sold in the first quarter. Overall, a total of 21,757 units were ...
Maverick online workshop Fixter rolls out sanitisation servi...
08 April 2020
LONDON: The pandemic has resulted in new business opportunities for some. While car sanitisation service have been around for years, it has come into its own with the present cr...
Starting today, MCO offenders must pay RM1,000 fine if caugh...
08 April 2020
KUALA LUMPUR: The police will start issuing compound notices to movement control order (MCO) violators from today, says Comm Datuk Seri Acryl Sani Abdullah Sani. "We will start ...
BMW to start producing face masks
08 April 2020
MUNICH: BMW will start producing face masks to help protect its own staff and the public against the spread of the new coronavirus, chief executive Oliver Zipse said today. Zips...
Karma announces first retailer in San Francisco Bay area
08 April 2020
LOS ANGELES: Karma Automotive, the Southern California-based high-tech incubator and creator of luxury electric vehicles, announced today its newest North American retail partner i...