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Motorsports-themed hotel launched in Port Dickson
21 February 2020
PORT DICKSON: If regular hotels have become too run-off-the mill for your liking, try out Hype Motorsports Hotel in Teluk Kemang, Port Dickson that gives a motor racing theme. T...
BMW 330e gets Touring variant
21 February 2020
MUNICH: BMW's 330e Saloon plugin-hybrid will no longer be lonely in the coming months. The German automaker based in Munich will soon be welcoming a Touring (wagon) variant to t...
Hyundai and Kia create predictive, connected, automatically ...
21 February 2020
SEOUL: When a slew of car components like the infotainment system and driver assist tools can be powered by smart tech, why not the gear shift, too? On Monday, Hyundai Motor Gro...
B20 biodiesel rollout: Fleet operators lament added costs
21 February 2020
KUALA LUMPUR: The impending rollout of the national B20 biodiesel programme in the transportation sector will lead to higher costs, which is coming at a critical time for the logis...
Daimler slims down Mercedes management in efficiency drive
21 February 2020
FRANKFURT: German cars and trucks maker Daimler said it would revamp the management of its finance, production and development portfolios to remove duplicate layers between Mercede...
Honda City, Jazz and CR-V cost more now
21 February 2020
PETALING JAYA: Honda Malaysia announced that three of its models would see a price hike of about 5% to 9%, effective today. The affected models are Jazz, City and CR-V. The a...
BMW expects to cut average emissions in Europe by 20% this y...
21 February 2020
MUNICH: BMW will continue to grow sales globally while at the same time lowering its European average emissions of carbon dioxide by around 20% this year, chief financial officer N...
Mercedes cause stir by reinventing the steering wheel
21 February 2020
General view of Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton's steering wheel during testing earlier this week. — Reuters BARCELONA: Mercedes brought intrigue to Formula One testing on Thursday wit...
Ministry ran stringent tests on B20 biodiesel
21 February 2020
KUALA LUMPUR: The Primary Industries Ministry is maintaining that it had conducted reasonably extensive testing of B20 biodiesel before making it mandatory. At the launch of the...
China's Geely starts online auto sales as virus epidemic kee...
21 February 2020
BEIJING: Chinese automaker Geely has launched a service for customers to buy cars online and get them delivered directly to their homes, in a bid to drum up sales as the coronaviru...
National Automotive Policy 2020 takes off
21 February 2020
KUALA LUMPUR: The National Automotive Policy 2020 (NAP 2020) was launched here today by Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, offering general directions without going into s...
China's passenger car sales tumble 92% in first half of Febr...
21 February 2020
China’s passenger vehicle sales recorded 4,909 units in the first 16 days, down from 59,930. — AFP BEIJING: Retail sales of passenger cars in China crumbled 92% on an annual basis...
Volvo 3S centre opens in Ara Damansara
20 February 2020
PETALING JAYA: Volvo Car Malaysia has officially opened its doors to its new 3S (Sales, Service and Spare parts) centre. The new four-storey centre is operated by Sime Darby Swe...
Aston Martin puts planned WEC, Le Mans Hypercar entry on hol...
20 February 2020
LONDON: Aston Martin said on Wednesday it was putting on hold a planned entry into the World Endurance Championship (WEC) and Le Mans 24 Hours with its Valkyrie hypercar. The Br...
Lotus Evija nears production status
20 February 2020
HETHEL, UK: The new manufacturing facility where Lotus will build the Evija all-electric hypercar is being readied for final prototype production. Series production and first cu...
Peugeot Landtrek pick-up truck to launch end-2020
20 February 2020
PARIS: Peugeot is entering the one tonne pick-up segment with the Landtrek, which will be launched at end-2020 in Latin America and sub-Saharan Africa. Peugeot says the pick-up ...
Polestar deepens ties with Google
20 February 2020
GOTHENBURG: Polestar 2, the electric performance car brand's first full EV, is the first vehicle on the market powered by Android with the Google Assistant, Google Maps and the Goo...
Aiways previews U6ion concept coupe
20 February 2020
SHANGHAI: Aiways, the Shanghai-based personal mobility provider, has published the first sketches of its U6ion electric crossover coupe concept, ahead of the model’s global debut a...
All Citroën diesel cars now Euro 6D compliant
20 February 2020
LONDON: The whole of the Citroën passenger car range with BlueHDi diesel engines will comply with the latest ‘Real Driving Emissions Step 2’ standard officially referred to as Euro...
Use of B20 biodiesel leads to cleaner air, safe for engines,...
20 February 2020
KUALA LUMPUR: Implementing the B20 biodiesel programme could improve air quality especially in areas facing traffic congestion like the Klang Valley with its 7.2 million inhabitant...