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Heavier penalties soon for reckless driving and DUI offences...
29 January 2020
PUTRAJAYA: The Cabinet has agreed to introduce stiffer punishment for offences related to reckless driving and driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Transport Ministe...
Bentley Continental GT goes ice racing
29 January 2020
CREWE (England): Bentley Motorsport will contest a specially prepared Continental GT at the 2020 GP Ice Race in Zell am See. Following on from Bentley’s recent history of settin...
Tesla owners in China get free supercharging amid coronaviru...
29 January 2020
SHANGHAI: To reduce the spread of the coronavirus by means of refueling the Tesla, the company is offering free supercharging to owners until the outbreak has subdued. As first ...
Aston Martin seeking glory at Bathurst 12 Hours
29 January 2020
LONDON: Aston Martin has confirmed its manufacturer entry for the 2020 Intercontinental GT Challenge Powered by Pirelli (IGTC), meaning that for the first time in the series’ histo...
Maserati to unveil first model with electric powertrain in A...
29 January 2020
MODENA: It has been reported that Maserati will use the Beijing Motor Show in April to debut the brand's first hybrid model, a Ghibli hybrid sedan. Though it has been known sinc...
World may have hit peak car output, says auto-parts supplier...
29 January 2020
STUTTGART: Global automotive production may have peaked, auto supplier Robert Bosch said today, announcing job cuts and a review of its business to cope with a 44% drop in full-yea...
Toyota to keep China plants closed through Feb 9 as virus sp...
29 January 2020
TOKYO: Toyota Motor Corp’s production plants in China will stay closed through Feb 9, the Japanese automaker said today, in response to the spread of a new coronavirus following a ...
Like Kobe Bryant, LA elite prefer flying in private helicopt...
29 January 2020
LOS ÁNGELES: Police, firefighters, news channels and tourists: helicopters are a constant buzz in the Los Angeles skies, but only a few wealthy people like Kobe Bryant could afford...
Lamborghini and Lego announce partnership
29 January 2020
SANT'AGATA BOLOGNESE: Automobili Lamborghini and The LEGO Group have announced a new partnership that will see the duo introduce the first-ever Lamborghini super sports car by LEGO...
Toyota to bring a series of off-roading trucks to Chicago
29 January 2020
DALLAS: Like at last year's Chicago Auto Show, Toyota is bringing some off-roading models to the Windy City to show off to its midwestern audience. On Tuesday, the company publi...
Aiways ready for Europe
28 January 2020
SHANGHAI: One of the eagerly awaited exhibits at the Geneva Motor Show, which will open its doors to the public on March 5 will be the European version of the all-electric U5 SUV, ...
Auto parts maker BorgWarner to buy Delphi Technologies in US...
28 January 2020
DETROIT: BorgWarner Inc today agreed to buy UK-based Delphi Technologies Plc in a US$3.3 billion deal, as the US auto parts maker looks to expand in a growing market for hybrid and...
Refreshed Mercedes E-Class to let you swipe on the steering ...
28 January 2020
BERLIN: Mercedes has given us a taste of the new E-Class it's preparing to debut at the Geneva Motor Show in March, followed by two-door versions four weeks later in New York. A...
Auto makers seeking to design the motion-sickness-proof car
28 January 2020
COLOGNE: It hits some people the moment the car pulls out of the driveway. Others feel it only when they start to read in the car. Travel sickness can affect one to two thirds o...
Renault, Nissan chief engineers to meet, revive R&D projects...
28 January 2020
PARIS: Renault’s engineering boss will meet his counterpart at Nissan in Japan this week, two sources close to Renault said, as the carmakers seek to revive projects crucial to an ...
Volvo banks on hybrid cars to avoid paying hefty fines
28 January 2020
STOCKHOLM: Volvo Car AB is counting on tripling sales of plug-in hybrid models this year as a way to avoid paying what could amount to hundreds of millions of euros in European pen...
Renault board meeting to seal De Meo's CEO nomination, says ...
28 January 2020
A source claims that De Meo, who stepped down from SEAT earlier this month, will not take up his post at Renault until closer to July. — Reuters PARIS: Renault’s board is set to m...
Bugatti touts green ambitions while storming full speed ahea...
28 January 2020
PARIS: Bugatti, fresh off one of its best years, wants the world to know it has taken environmental concerns to heart even as it prepares a next generation of heart-pounding - and ...
Would you put an emoji on your licence plate?
28 January 2020
MONTPELIER: Vermont could be the first US state to allow emoji characters on licence plates. In late 2019, a personalised licence plate vendor located in Queensland, Australia, ...
Naza-Berjaya wins govt fleet management job
27 January 2020
PETALING JAYA: The government is said to have picked the Naza-Berjaya consortium for the long-term contract to supply, maintain and manage its huge fleet of official cars and polic...