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Toddler in miraculous escape after being flung out of vehicl...
12 February 2020
SEREMBAN: A two-year-old boy miraculously survived after he was flung out of a vehicle he was travelling in with his family in a crash involving another vehicle on the southbound N...
Petron-Enrich contest winners loved New Zealand holiday
11 February 2020
KUALA LUMPUR: It was a dream come true for the three grand prize winners of the Petron-Enrich Fuel and Fly to New Zealand Contest. Multi-talented singer, actor, and television ...
New Renault CEO de Meo will be much better paid than predece...
11 February 2020
PARIS: French carmaker Renault will grant its new chief executive, Luca de Meo (pic), a pay package of around €5.8 million (RM26mil), which is an increase of nearly 57% of what his...
Diesel-powered BMW X5 and X6 get mild hybrid tech
11 February 2020
MUNICH: From May 2020, the new BMW X5 xDrive40d and X6 xDrive40d will boast a newly developed straight six-cylinder diesel engine with a 48-volt starter generator. The new 3-li...
Free RFID tag install offer: It all ends today
11 February 2020
PETALING JAYA: Right, folk. There's only a few hours left today to go out there to install RFID tags on your car for free. It's a case of "first come, first served" while tag stock...
Ghosn hires legendary agent Michael Ovitz for TV, film deals
11 February 2020
Ovitz (right) with a friend. He is holding his first book, a memoir published in 2018.— Image from facebook.com/MikeOvitz LOS ANGELES: Hollywood producers eager to dramatise the ...
New Audi A3 to be tested on São Miguel Island ahead of Genev...
11 February 2020
INGOLSTADT: Audi has revealed that the world premiere of the fourth-generation A3 Sportback will happen at the 2020 Geneva Motor Show in March. First, however, journalists will ...
Ghosn used Nissan-Mitsubishi venture to inflate pay, say law...
11 February 2020
Ghosn has repeatedly denied any wrongdoing, including concerning the way he was compensated..— Reuters AMSTERDAM: Carlos Ghosn, the fugitive former auto executive, used a joint ve...
Geely talks merger with Volvo in move to strengthen ops
11 February 2020
HANGZHOU: China’s Geely Automobile and Volvo are in talks about combining their businesses to create a stronger global carmaker with listings in Hong Kong and possibly Stockholm. ...
AIA General offers family-themed car insurance
11 February 2020
Chang (standing) at the launch of AIA Family Drive, the company’s first flagship product. KUALA LUMPUR: AIA General Berhad has announced today launched its first flagship product ...
Carmakers look to resume China output after virus forced clo...
11 February 2020
SINGAPORE: Automakers including Daimler, Ford and Tesla are looking to resume production in China after being forced to shut factories following the outbreak of a new coronavirus. ...
Nissan X-Trail and Serena S-Hybrid now come with RM100K fami...
10 February 2020
  KUALA LUMPUR: If you are planning to buy the new X-Trail and Serena S-Hybrid, the deal is now sweetened with a complimentary 1-year insurance protection plan of RM100,000...
Michelin X Multi Z 2 truck tyre introduced
10 February 2020
KUALA LUMPUR: Renowned tyre company Michelin, has introduced the Michelin X Multi Z 2 truck tyre packed with the latest technologies, is an all-position tyre fitment for Regional a...
Daimler to slash 15,000 jobs as cost cuts intensify, says pa...
10 February 2020
FRANKFURT: German luxury carmaker Daimler is intensifying existing cost-cutting measures and plans to cut up to 15,000 jobs, Handelsblatt newspaper reported, citing company sources...
Swipe right on Volkswagen this Valentine’s
10 February 2020
PETALING JAYA: This Valentine’s Day, Volkswagen Malaysia is playing Cupid with an exciting new social media campaign, 'Score a Fling'. The campaign will run from Feb 9 to 29, 20...
Carmakers can’t turn out EVs cheap enough to convert Indians
10 February 2020
The Mahindra & Mahindra Atom concept electric vehicle was unveiled at Auto Expo 2020 near Delhi last Wednesday. — Bloomberg MUMBAI: More so than anywhere else, automakers are ...
Ducati breaks new ground in history of mean machines with th...
10 February 2020
BOLOGNA: Ducati has presented the Superleggera V4, the most powerful and technologically advanced production motorcycle ever to be made by the Italian manufacturer. Only 500 units ...
Jeep's new 2020 Gladiator Mojave gets the desert-travel stam...
10 February 2020
CHICAGO: Jeep's 2020 Gladiator Mojave is the first vehicle by the company to earn the brand's Desert Rated badge of honour. Jeep announced at the Chicago Auto Show last week...
Humble urban garbage truck gets high-tech battery makeover
10 February 2020
The 16-ton Volvo FL Electric truck that can be turned into a garbage truck or for delivering goods. BERLIN: Automakers from Tesla Inc. to Ford Motor Co. are developing ever-sleeke...
Lower toll charges at Woodlands, Tuas checkpoints from March...
09 February 2020
SINGAPORE: Singapore’s toll charges for cars, buses and taxis at the Woodlands and Tuas checkpoints will be reduced from March 2, 2020, according to the republic's Land Transport A...