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When to watch the premieres that were supposed to take place...
03 March 2020
PARIS: Since the 2020 Geneva Motor Show was cancelled last week, a slew of vehicle manufacturers have announced over the past few days that, in response, they will be showing off t...
Refreshed Honda BR-V open for booking
03 March 2020
PETALING JAYA: The 7-seat Honda BR-V has been refreshed and is now open for booking. It is set for launch in the first quarter of 2020. Honda Malaysia said the BR-V gets revi...
Toyota announces new CFO in executive shake-up
03 March 2020
TOKYO: Toyota Motor Corp said today Kenta Kon (pic) will become its chief financial officer and the roles of some executives will be consolidated, as the Japanese automaker attempt...
VW ditches natural gas to focus on electric cars
03 March 2020
FRANKFURT: Volkswagen on Monday said it will stop developing natural gas-fuelled cars as the German auto giant bets on electric cars in the battle to woo climate-conscious drivers....
Car sales expected to moderate amid soft economic climate
03 March 2020
KUALA LUMPUR: Car sales momentum is expected to moderate in the coming months owing to the soft economic climate amid the Covid-19 outbreak and political uncertainty, says Affin Hw...
US vehicle fleet sets new record for fuel efficiency in 2018...
03 March 2020
WASHINGTON: The US vehicle fleet hit a record for fuel efficiency in 2018 averaging 25.1 mpg (9.37 l/100km) in real-world driving as it rose 0.2 mpg, the Environmental Protection A...
Giulia GTA: Return of an Alfa Romeo legend
03 March 2020
URIN: Alfa Romeo is bringing back a legend its history: Giulia GTA. The new Giulia GTA is inspired by its 1965 namesake, the ‘Gran Turismo Alleggerita’, developed by Autodelta a...
Peugeot 208 named 2020 European Car of the Year
02 March 2020
GENEVA: The results are out, folk. The new Peugeot 208 was named the 2020 European Car of the Year here this evening. The panel of 60 European journalists acclaimed its engine r...
Mercedes-Benz A-Class plug-in hybrid powertrain production b...
02 March 2020
RASTATT (Germany): Mercedes-Benz has reached its new milestone in its global production network as it begin production of its plugin hybrid drive for its compact vehicles —  the A ...
No price jump for Toyota CKD cars
02 March 2020
SHAH ALAM: UMW Toyota Motor (UMWT) says there are no planned increase in prices of Toyota CKD (locally-assembled) models. In a statement, UMWT stated that earlier in the year, t...
Audi Short Film Award for 'Genius Loci'
02 March 2020
BERLIN: With a value of 20,000 euros, the Audi Short Film Award at the 70th Berlin International Film Festival goes to “Genius Loci” by Adrien Mérigeau. This year’s internationa...
Proton sales grew over 80% in February
02 March 2020
SUBANG JAYA: Proton posted a second consecutive month of strong results in 2020 when sales in February grew by over 80% compared to the same month in 2019. A total of 9,974 uni...
Shell creates fully synthetic oil for compact cars
02 March 2020
KUALA LUMPUR: The new Shell Helix ECO 0W 20 engine oil caters to compact cars with engine capacities below 1200cc in Malaysia. The new low-viscosity, fully-synthetic engine oil ...
Hyundai reports lowest monthly sales in decade as virus dent...
02 March 2020
Employees wearing masks to prevent the coronavirus walk at a Hyundai Motors factory in Ulsan last Friday. — Yonhap/Reuters SEOUL: Hyundai Motorreported its lowest monthly global s...
Axing of Geneva car show forces manufacturers to rethink car...
02 March 2020
FRANKFURT: Carmakers were scrambling to reorganise press conferences and vehicle presentations after Swiss authorities forced the cancellation of the Geneva car show on Friday in a...
Anthony Loke says he misses driver the most at transport min...
02 March 2020
Loke posing with Hazril. SEREMBAN: Former Transport Minister Anthony Loke says the individual he misses most at his former ministry was his driver, whom he referred to as Hazril. ...
Seven cars we won't get to see at cancelled 2020 Geneva Moto...
02 March 2020
HAMBURG: Some 600,000 visitors, dozens of manufacturers and countless new models had been preparing to descend on Geneva for one of the world's biggest car shows. Now, after Swi...
Chinese cities offer incentives to revive car sales after co...
02 March 2020
New vehicles are seen at a dealership in Tianjin last December. — Reuters BEIJING: Two more Chinese cities that rely heavily on car manufacturing plan to offer incentives to bolst...
China’s megacity drivers leading new push to cheap EV batter...
02 March 2020
SHANGHAI: Electric-vehicle manufacturers in China are seen turning to cheaper batteries to slash costs and meet the needs of drivers in its megacities who don’t need to travel huge...
2020 European Car of the Year: The show must go on
29 February 2020
GENEVA: The 2020 European Car of the Year is scheduled to be announced on March 2 despite the Geneva Motor Show having being cancelled. A look at the finalists for this highly a...