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Lexus debuts ES 300h with cameras instead of side-view mirro...
14 February 2020
TOKYO: Launched in Japan in 2018, the side-view camera system developed by Lexus is now coming to Europe. It will shortly be unveiled on the Lexus ES 300h at the Geneva Motor Show,...
158 drunk drivers arrested in KL in January
14 February 2020
KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 158 individuals were arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol in the capital city throughout January this year, says Kuala Lumpur Traffic and In...
New Honda Accord with 1.5L turbo engine open for booking
14 February 2020
PETALING JAYA: Honda Malaysia chose Valentine's Day to announce that booking for its new Accord is now open at all its dealerships nationwide. This 10th-generation Accord is set...
Hyundai teases new i30 ahead of Geneva rollout
14 February 2020
FRANKFURT: Hyundai has given us a sneak peek of what will debut at the March 5-15 Geneva Motor Show next month: a handsomely facelifted i30 hatch. In just a few weeks, the annua...
Renault's 2020 vision clouded as 'tough' year leads to first...
14 February 2020
PARIS: Renault reported its first loss in a decade and cut its 2020 margin target today, as it attempts to draw a line under the Carlos Ghosn affair and reboot its Nissan alliance....
Nissan shares tumble to ten-and-a-half year low after earnin...
14 February 2020
TOKYO: Shares of Nissan Motor Co fell to their lowest in 10-1/2 years today, tumbling nearly 10% after the struggling Japanese automaker cut its annual profit forecast and said it ...
Daimler to recall almost 300,000 cars because of fire hazard...
14 February 2020
LONDON: Daimler AG is recalling almost 300,000 cars from Mercedes-Benz worldwide because of fire hazards. The news, first reported by German blogsite kfz-rueckrufe.de, was confi...
Hyundai bet big on China. Now coronavirus is twisting its su...
13 February 2020
SEOUL: South Korean car giant Hyundai Motor has increasingly relied on China to supply auto parts to its manufacturing hub at home in recent years. As the coronavirus spreads, its ...
Mitsubishi extends CNY promotion to end of February
13 February 2020
KUALA LUMPUR: Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia (MMM), the official distributor of Mitsubishi Motors vehicles in Malaysia, is extending its Chinese New Year (CNY) promotions until end Feb...
Reckless, drunk drivers may get 20 years behind bars
13 February 2020
UPDATE: On top of the longer jail term, a proposed fine of up to RM100,000 was announced by the Government on Feb 15.   PUTRAJAYA: Reckless and intoxicated drivers could...
German petrol stations offering drivers 5G at the fuel pump
13 February 2020
BERLIN: Drivers may soon be surfing the web at ridiculously high speeds and paying for fuel over 5G if the latest upgrades to petrol stations in Germany are any indication of the n...
Bentley Mulliner Bacalar to get Geneva debut
13 February 2020
LONDON: Bentley will reveal the future of coachbuilding at next month’s Geneva International Motor Show with the unveiling of the Bentley Mulliner Bacalar. Hand-built by Bentley...
VW announces flexible ultra-fast chargers
13 February 2020
ESSEN: Volkswagen and energy partner E.ON say the establishment of a dense public network of ultra-fast e-vehicle charging stations can be realised much faster than previously assu...
Nikola announces Badger electric pickup set to compete with ...
13 February 2020
PHOENIX: Nikola has announced the launch of its Badger electric pickup truck, a model said to generate over 900hp and have a range of almost 1,000km on a single charge. Joining ...
British plan to ban petrol and diesel cars creeps forward to...
13 February 2020
LONDON: Britain's deadline for killing off vehicles powered by fossil fuels keeps moving earlier — and could now be just 12 years away. Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said Wed...
Shell out RM50, get free TnG RFID tag installed
13 February 2020
KUALA LUMPUR: If you are fuelling up or buying other products at Shell stations, you can get the Touch ‘n Go (TnG) RFID tag installed at no charge. Yes, like free! The condition...
Virus-hit auto parts firm tells staff: welcome back and wash...
13 February 2020
A picture taken on Jan 29 in Stockdorf, southern Germany, showing a view of the headquarters of Webasto. — AFP MUNICH: After two weeks stuck at home as their company endured Germa...
Toddler's close call a warning to parents to get child seats...
13 February 2020
PETALING JAYA: Install a child safety seat in your car, your child's life depends on it. That was a reminder to parents from Transport Minister Anthony Loke who is urging them t...
Alfa Romeo to celebrate 110th anniversary
13 February 2020
TURIN: Alfa Romeo will celebrate its 110th birthday on June 24 with a series of events planned for the occasion. Alfa Romeo will be showcasing the history of the brand with the ...
China auto sales likely tumbled 18% in January, coronavirus ...
13 February 2020
Medical personnel arriving today with medical supplies in transport aircraft of the Chinese air force at the Wuhan Tianhe International Airport following the outbreak of the novel ...