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US Volkswagen factory uses augmented reality
13 March 2020
CHATTANOOGA: Volkswagen has put augmented reality to work in its US factory in Chattanooga as the factory ramps up production of the new Atlas Cross Sport, and lays groundwork for ...
Ye olde electric revolution: A ride in the 'Tesla' of the 19...
13 March 2020
Electric range might seem like a problem of the 2020s, but it was also an issue for battery-powered cars in the 1920s. — dpa HANOVER: Push the lever in one direction, hit the acce...
Toyota Gazoo Racing Fest goes behind closed doors
13 March 2020
PETALING JAYA: UMW Toyota Motor announced that the upcoming Season 3 Round 4 of the Toyota Gazoo Racing Festival will be hosted as a “closed-door” race at the Sepang International ...
Performance automaker Czinger no flash in the pan
13 March 2020
LONDON: Czinger unveiled its groundbreaking 21C and confirmed it is the first in a series of exclusive vehicles that will use its proprietary technologies and unique design ele...
Formula 1 in turmoil after Australia GP scrapped due to Covi...
13 March 2020
(From left) FIA's Michael Masi, Australian Grand Prix Corp chairman Paul Little, Australian Grand Prix Corporation CEO Andrew Westacott and Carey, announcing to the media about the...
BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy 2020: An experience to ...
13 March 2020
PETALING JAYA: Malaysian trio, Norizuan Abdullah, Chan Kiang Wei and Mohd Zulfakar Mohd Alghaus recently completed the BMW Motorrad International GS Trophy 2020 at 18th place – pus...
Apex AP-0 hypercar gets YouTube world premiere
13 March 2020
LONDON: The launch of the electric Apex AP-0 hypercar here today would be accompanied by a YouTube world premiere as the world wrestles with the Covid-19 pandemic. The YouTube p...
How the car interior is becoming more sustainable
13 March 2020
The table and bag rack in the BMW i3 Urban Suite are made of sustainable oiled oak. HAMBURG: From disused PET bottles and used clothing to flax and even the waste from our own bo...
BMW retires i8, its first plug-in hybrid car
13 March 2020
MUNICH: A few months after BMW first indicated that production of the i8 will be coming to an end sooner rather than later, the company announced this week that the plug-in hybrid ...
Buffett-backed Chinese EV maker BYD says making 5 million ma...
13 March 2020
Protective masks moving through a machine on the protective mask production line at a Hong Kong factory. —Bloomberg BEIJING/SHANGHAI: Chinese electric vehicle maker BYD said tod...
Find a way to ease Causeway congestion, commuters urge govts
13 March 2020
JOHOR BARU: Malaysians working in Singapore are urging the Federal Government to address the congestion problem at the Johor Causeway. Factory supervisor Alvin Lim, 32, said the...
Formula 1's Australian Grand Prix called off due to coronavi...
13 March 2020
Workers packing up in pit lane after the cancellation of the Australian Formula One Grand Prix in Melbourne today. — AP MELBOURNE: The Australian Formula One Grand Prix was cancel...
New colour option for the Benelli TNT135SE
12 March 2020
PENANG: Mforce Bike Holdings Sdn Bhd,  the sole distributor of premium motorcycle brands in Malaysia including Benelli, has announced the latest colour - striking green- for the Be...
Interest rate cut unlikely to boost car sales
12 March 2020
PETALING JAYA: The recent interest rate cuts by banks in the country are unlikely to have a significant impact on car sales this year, say automotive industry players. However, ...
You're probably forgetting to keep this part of your car cle...
12 March 2020
NEW YORK: Keeping a clear windscreen is a no-brainer to all drivers, but there's one other part of your car that's just as important to clean if you want to stay safe behind the wh...
New Toyota paint atomiser has world's highest coating effici...
12 March 2020
TOYOTA CITY: Toyota today announced that it has developed a new type of paint atomiser that uses static electricity instead of air, to replace the conventional air paint atomisers ...
Tesla's Musk suggests turning Berlin car plant into 'mega ra...
12 March 2020
The land outside Berlin is being cleared to build the Tesla battery plant. — dpa BERLIN: In what would likely be a world first for a car factory, Tesla's newest plant may end up...
Indonesia puts off Formula E race over coronavirus fears
12 March 2020
JAKARTA: Indonesia has postponed its debut Formula E race here over concerns about the spread of coronavirus, organisers said. Citing orders from Jakarta governor Anies Baswedan...
Tesla tops Boeing, becomes most valuable US industrial compa...
12 March 2020
NEW YORK: Tesla passed Boeing as the most valuable industrial company in the United States, closing a gap that was almost US$200 billion a year ago. Boeing’s biggest one-day plu...
Electric vehicle push struggles to accelerate in Pakistan
12 March 2020
ISLAMABAD: As Pakistan’s first-ever electric three-wheeled rickshaws start to roll off the assembly line, the country is struggling to build momentum for its shift to electric vehi...