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Karma claims its silicon carbide inverters will revolutionis...
03 April 2020
LOS ANGELES: Californian luxury EV builder Karma Automotive announced that it has entered the final stage of development for its two new silicon carbide (SiC) Inverters to enhance ...
Toyota wins award for innovative production technology
03 April 2020
TOYOTA CITY:  Toyota says its aluminum casting technology that results in lowering carbon dioxide emissions and high thermal efficiency in cylinder head production has won the 2019...
1,000hp out of a Toyota Supra?
02 April 2020
LOS ANGELES: If there's anyone who can squeeze 1,000hp out of the BMW B58 turbocharged I6 engine, then Stephan Papadakis of the Papadakis Racing outfit certainly comes close. Wh...
Mazda uses cork in upcoming limited-edition MX-30 electric S...
02 April 2020
TOKYO: Mazda is celebrating its centenary by bringing to market a limited-edition electric MX-30 First Edition sport utility vehicle (SUV) that will be arriving in the UK early nex...
Aiways begins order-taking in Europe for its U5 electric SUV
02 April 2020
SHANGHAI: Aiways, a China-based personal mobility provider, announced that it will begin order-taking for its all-electric U5 mid-sized sport utility vehicle (SUV) for the European...
Take a virtual factory tour with AudiStream
02 April 2020
INGOLSTADT: Audi is offering its enthusiasts a guided tour of its production plant at Ingolstadt, Germany, all from the safety of home. AudiStream is a online interactive tour o...
Ford sees permanent shift towards more online vehicle sales ...
02 April 2020
LaNeve says around 93% of Ford’s 3,100 US dealers are doing some or all aspects of sales online and that remote delivery has become the norm during the current health crisis. DETR...
BMW uses blockchain to track movement of parts and raw mater...
02 April 2020
MUNICH: The BMW Group is using innovative digital technologies to optimise its processes such as blockchain, a technology that enables tamper-proof data sharing, with potential app...
Ford Ranger Raptor upgraded
02 April 2020
KUALA LUMPUR: Sime Darby Auto Connexion (SDAC) today launched the new Ford Ranger Raptor featuring an added safety pack and additional features. The vehicle is priced from RM208,88...
German carmakers had crisis call with Merkel, says daily
02 April 2020
Handelsblatt said Merkel met German carmakers on Wednesday to discuss the way forward after the Covid-19 crisis. A Volkswagen source said there was agreement that an EU-wide approa...
Born-again Land Rover Defender goes on sale soon
02 April 2020
LONDON: The Land Rover Defender is returning as a mainstream model for the global market and deliveries are set to begin in the European summer, the British manufacturer has announ...
MINI compiles its April Fools jokes to make you smile
02 April 2020
NEW YORK: At a serious time when people around the world are trying to stay safe and healthy, and practice social distancing at home, MINI USA ties to bring the therapeutic power o...
Veoneer and Volvo Cars to split Zenuity software joint ventu...
02 April 2020
STOCKHOLM: Geely-owned Volvo Cars and auto tech supplier Veoneer will split their jointly owned software venture Zenuity as the Swedish carmaker focuses on developing autonomous dr...
Covid-19: Tips on safely using carsharing or taxis
02 April 2020
BERLIN: Travelling in the age of coronavirus has gotten tricky. Taking public transportation seems risky, but if you’ve got an errand you can’t complete by bike or on foot, a ca...
Tesla’s Model Y gets high marks from a critic Musk respects
02 April 2020
DETROIT: Tesla Inc.’s new Model Y has what people have come to expect from Elon Musk’s cars: It’s lightning quick, handles nicely and has better electronic gadgetry than its compet...
Here are 15 movies featuring Audi vehicles to watch during t...
02 April 2020
KUALA LUMPUR: With the movement control order (MCO) lasting until April 14, it gets boring pretty fast staying home for days on end. But it's a necessary restriction on mobility as...
Don't just clean your car, sanitise it!
01 April 2020
PETALING JAYA:  The Covid-19 pandemic has resulted in much higher public awareness about the need to sanitise our  living and working spaces. As Malaysians spend a great deal of...
Automakers are about to give an inkling of the sales collaps...
01 April 2020
NEW YORK:  A year that started off well for the US auto market, with only a subtle down shift expected following years of strong demand, is suddenly shaping up to be a disaster. ...
Cross a Supra and Chiron, and this is what you get ...
01 April 2020
LOS ANGELES: Look hard at the Toyota Supra and you might start to imagine the front end of a different car. For artist Michael Grigorev, it seemed that the intricate nose of...
Karma Automotive develops new E-flex platform
01 April 2020
LOS ANGELES: Southern California-based Karma Automotive has announced the introduction of its E-Flex Platform. Touted as a highly versatile chassis that will offer new electric ...