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Vietnam EV maker VinFast names founder as CEO, replaces CFO
07 January 2024
Thuy speaking to Vuong at a VinFast event in Nha Trang, Vietnam on April 9, 2022. — Reuters HANOI: Vietnamese electric vehicle (EV) maker VinFast on Saturday named its founder and...
Pushing for public transport upgrades and congestion charges
07 January 2024
PETALING JAYA: Despite more people using the public transport system these days, Malaysians' love for cars remain strong with commuters in the capital city being caught continuousl...
The fastest electric car from Zuffenhausen
07 January 2024
STUTTGART: Porsche development driver Lars Kern has outdone himself at the Nürburgring: driving a pre-series Taycan, he posted a lap time of 7:07.55 minutes on the Nordschleife. ...
Stellantis will not advertise in 2024 Super Bowl
07 January 2024
WASHINGTON: Chrysler-parent Stellantis said on Friday it will not advertise in next month's NFL Super Bowl, citing the challenging US automotive market. In November, General Mot...
Clerk's new car problem over after Perodua says it will buy ...
06 January 2024
The new Bezza being towed back to the Perodua dealership in October last year. — Photo from facebook.com/nagakanni.subramaniam PETALING JAYA: Clerk S. Nagakanni can heave a sigh ...
Police to probe MRR2 'brake check' dashcam video
06 January 2024
GOMBAK: Dashcam footage of a driver performing a "brake check" along a busy road is now being investigated by the police, says Gombak OCPD Asst Comm Noor Ariffin Mohamad Nasir. ...
Hyundai, Kia and Samsung Electronics to partner on connectin...
06 January 2024
SEOUL: Hyundai Motor and its affiliate Kia have teamed up with Samsung Electronics for a Car-to-Home and Home-to-Car service partnership, aiming to enhance the connectivity between...
Driverless truck companies plan to ditch human copilots in 2...
06 January 2024
DALLAS: After years of testing, Aurora Innovation Inc, Kodiak Robotics Inc and Gatik AI Inc expect to remove safety drivers from trucks that are being guided by software and an arr...
Nissan Almera KURO (Black) Edition: from RM83,888
05 January 2024
KUALA LUMPUR: The new Nissan Almera KURO (Black) Edition has enhanced sporty aesthetics and for 2024, a trendy new exterior body colour, Glacier Grey, has been added. The new Ni...
Jaecoo in Malaysia to introduce two luxury SUVs in 2024
05 January 2024
PETALING JAYA: Jaecoo, the luxury sub-brand of Chery, has announced its intention to enter Malaysia as a stand-alone brand. Combining Jaeger (German for hunter) and Cool to brin...
Tesla trumps BYD in China sales efficiency with real-time st...
05 January 2024
SHANGHAI: Tesla's strategy in China of real-time, aggressive management of its sales staff is giving its stores an edge over dealerships offering BYD and other brands in the world'...
New car disappointment: Clerk hopeful for speedy resolution
05 January 2024
The Bezza 1.3 X is powered by a 1.3-litre petrol engine. Shown here is not Nagakanni's car. UPDATE: Perodua settles problem    PETALING JAYA: Imagine buying a new car an...
31 roads in Johor to use glow-in-the-dark markings, says MB
05 January 2024
Photoluminescent road paint from LuminoKrom. — Photo by Paul Pascal/Département de Loire-Atlantique at www.luminokrom.com/ KLUANG: A total of 31 roads in Johor have been identifie...
Beijing targets vehicle-grid integration to manage power dem...
05 January 2024
BEIJING: China's state planner has issued new rules on strengthening the integration of new energy vehicles with the electric grid, as the world's biggest electric vehicle market a...
Volvo Cars posts record annual sales but shares still dip
05 January 2024
HELSINKI: Volvo Cars sold a record number of vehicles in 2023, it said on Friday, boosted by electric car demand and stabilising supply chains, but its growth rate eased towards th...
UMW Toyota Motor posts 7% rise in sales in 2023
05 January 2024
SHAH ALAM: UMW Toyota Motor Sdn Bhd (UMWT) recorded a 7% year-on-year rise in vehicle sales to 108,107 units in 2023, compared to 101,035 units in 2022. The company saw sales in...
UK records best year for new car sales since the pandemic, s...
05 January 2024
LONDON: Britain's new car market witnessed its best year since the Covid-19 pandemic as easing supply chain issues helped fulfil pent-up demand for fleet vehicles, an industry body...
Tesla to fix 1.62 million vehicles in China, says regulator
05 January 2024
BEIJING: Tesla is doing an effective recall on 1.62 million vehicles, including its models S, X, 3 and Y in China, the market regulator said today. The recalls in Tesla's second...
New KK mayor aims to modernise parking, public transport
05 January 2024
KOTA KINABALU: Datuk Seri Dr Sabin Samitah has set his sights on modernising the city's parking system as his first order of business as mayor. The former Inland Revenue Board (...
Sime Darby Motors unveils automotive pop-up store in 1Utama ...
05 January 2024
PETALING JAYA: Sime Darby Motors has opened its first-ever pop-up store, featuring an impressive line-up of world-class automotive brands under its portfolio, including BMW, MINI, ...