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Aston Martin teases new V6 engine
24 March 2020
LONDON: Aston Martin has revealed further details of its in-house designed V6 engine, confirmed as a 3.0-litre turbocharged V6, the full powertrain will be electrified – an aspect ...
Ford to suspend production in Thailand, Vietnam, India, Sout...
24 March 2020
DETROIT: Ford has decided to temporarily halt vehicle and engine production at its factories in Thailand, Vietnam, India and South Africa in response to the growing impact of the c...
Fashion collection to celebrate 50th anniversary of Citroën ...
24 March 2020
PARIS: Citroën has created a limited edition collection of textiles for the beach, pool and spa to mark the 50th anniversary of the iconic Citroën GS. The collection has been de...
Suzuki halts factories in critical Indian market
24 March 2020
NEW DELHI: Suzuki effectively shut down operations in India, one of its most important markets. The company’s Gujarat car plant will be halted through March 25, and any reopenin...
Covid-19 drags car dealers into digital commerce
24 March 2020
NEW YORK/DETROIT: Auto retailers have been slow to embrace e-commerce, but the coronavirus pandemic is changing that. Online traffic has risen even as in-person showroom traffic...
S. Korea to help auto industry ride out coronavirus
24 March 2020
SEOUL: South Korea said it would provide logistical and financial support to help the auto industry through the coronavirus crisis, warning of disruptions to supply chains from Eur...
50% off on traffic summonses … but online only
24 March 2020
PETALING JAYA: Motorists with traffic summonses can look forward to a 50% discount on their penalties in conjunction with the 213rd Police Day celebration. Bukit Aman Traffic In...
Thousands try their luck to cross Penang Bridge
24 March 2020
A traffic jam behind a manned road block along the Tun Dr Lim Chong Eu Expressway, Penang. GEORGE TOWN: Thousands of commuters still want to leave the island via the Penang Bridge...
Beijing weighs plans to stimulate auto demand
24 March 2020
BEIJING/SHANGHAI: China’s capital city Beijing is considering plans to stimulate demand for automobiles after the coronavirus epidemic hit sales badly, the state-backed Beijing New...
Insurance coverage still active if car driven with expired r...
23 March 2020
UPDATE: A day after this report was posted, Transport Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong said motorists need not renew their expired road tax or driving licence during the MCO per...
PLUS Highway to continue operating despite MCO
23 March 2020
Plus said PLUSRonda and the toll free PLUSLine are still available 24-hours a day. — Bernama PETALING JAYA: The North-South expressway will continue to operate throughout the move...
Low demand quashes hopes for a VW Polo R
23 March 2020
PETALING JAYA: It looks like the pocket rocket that is the Volkswagen Polo R will not be going into production after all. VW R chief Jost Capito said in a recent interview that ...
Toyota plans to develop fuel cell truck with Hino unit
23 March 2020
TOKYO: Toyota today said it would develop a heavy-duty fuel-cell truck with its subsidiary, Hino Motor Co, as it sees hydrogen technology as a zero-emissions alternative to battery...
Thousands of motorists caught in gridlock following roadbloc...
23 March 2020
GEORGE TOWN: Thousands of motorists were caught in a gridlock here today, following roadblocks mounted by police enforcing the movement control order (MCO). Island commuters who...
Auto sector shifting gears
23 March 2020
PETALING JAYA: As the world grapples with the Covid-19 crisis, many automotive firms across the globe have shut down their operations in tandem with the nationwide lockdown of thei...
Which VW suits you? It's all in the stars
23 March 2020
WOLFSBURG: According to Volkswagen, a car is not just a means of transportation – it also offers clues to your personality, lifestyle and character traits. With so many vehicles...
Land Rover celebrates 50 years of its Range Rover
23 March 2020
STOCKHOLM: Land Rover has celebrated the Range Rover golden jubilee by creating a giant piece of sub-zero art at its cold weather test facility in Arjeplog, close to the Arctic cir...
BMW all for diversity
23 March 2020
MUNICH: The BMW Group says employee diversity is critical for it to advance its mission to create sustainable future mobility. This is why it has thousands of employees from more t...
Fresh convertibles breeze into town in what may spark new tr...
23 March 2020
FRANKFURT: The coronavirus has already ruined the early season for car manufacturers and since they are so busy putting lots of money and resources into electrification, niche mode...
Driving with children: The risk of turning round to look at ...
23 March 2020
BERLIN: Anyone who's even driven a car with children in the back seat will know: Keeping your eyes ahead at all times is not easy. What are the kids doing back there? Do you need t...