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Introducing the new BMW X1 xDrive25e and X2 xDrive25e
10 January 2020
MUNICH: The introduction of the new BMW X1 xDrive25e and the new BMW X2 xDrive25e, which both take full advantage of the latest-generation lithium- ion battery technology, BMW cust...
Hyundai, Hexagon and Valeo show-off high positioning system ...
10 January 2020
LAS VEGAS: At CES 2020, Hyundai, Hexagon’s Positioning Intelligence vision- the leader in high-precision GPS technology, Valeo, the world number one in driving assistance systems, ...
Nissan shows off lightweight, noise reducing tech
10 January 2020
LAS VEGAS: Nissan is showing a new material at this year’s CES trade show that can help make car cabins quieter while also boosting energy efficiency. Nissan will demonstrat...
Connected cars moving targets for hackers
10 January 2020
LAS VEGAS: As cars evolve into rolling mobile computers, the potential for disastrous cyberattacks has become a new road hazard. Israeli cybersecurity firm GuardKnox demonstrate...
Child safety seat campaign to be intensified during CNY ops
10 January 2020
KUALA LUMPUR: The child safety seat campaign will be intensified as part of an integrated road safety operation to be held in conjunction with the upcoming Chinese New Year celebra...
Life on the run is proving expensive for Carlos Ghosn
10 January 2020
Pedestrians walking across a footbridge in front of the Nissan headquarters in Yokoham on Thursday. — Bloomberg LONDON: Life on the run is proving expensive for Carlos Ghosn. The ...
Toyota GR Yaris premieres at 2020 Tokyo Auto Salon: RM147K a...
10 January 2020
TOKYO: The new Toyota GR Yaris - a homologation model born to win the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) - has premiered at the 2020 Tokyo Auto Salon. To acquire WRC homologatio...
Jan 11-17: RON97 petrol down by 3 sen
10 January 2020
PETALING JAYA: The price of RON97 petrol will go down three sen per litre beginning Saturday (Jan 11) until Jan 17. The Finance Ministry said RON97 petrol would be priced at RM2...
Lamborghini the first car maker to fit full in-car control b...
10 January 2020
LAS VEGAS: Automobili Lamborghini has incorporated Alexa in its Huracán EVO range in 2020, enhancing its super sports car driving experience with the cloud-based voice service from...
Design sketches show off exterior of Skoda concept study for...
10 January 2020
NEW DELHI: Two design sketches gave a first impression of the exterior of the new Škoda Vision IN. The 4.26-metre-long concept study is a forerunner of a compact SUV designed espec...
Mercedes-Benz poised to clinch premium sales crown for 2019
10 January 2020
FRANKFURT: Daimler sold 2.34 million Mercedes-Benz passenger cars in 2019 for a ninth consecutive year of record sales, it said on Thursday, putting the German carmaker in pole pos...
How Big Tech is helping transform cars into smartphones
10 January 2020
LAS VEGAS: Technology companies transformed smartphones and televisions into continuous fountains of revenue. Now, big tech wants to work with automakers to do the same thing for y...
Ministers to continue using Proton Perdana cars
10 January 2020
PUTRAJAYA: Ministers and deputy ministers will continue to use Proton Perdana as their official vehicles after all. Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said the decision was made afte...
New electric cars debut at Singapore motorshow
10 January 2020
The Singapore Motorshow presenting the first Indian-made passenger car in Singapore, the Kia Seltos crossover. — ST/ANN SINGAPORE: Despite an increasingly uncertain economic outlo...
Langkawi transport operators start using B20 biodiesel
10 January 2020
KUALA LUMPUR: Langkawi has begun using the B20 biodiesel in the transport sector since Jan 1. Primary Industries Minister Teresa Kok said Petronas' Tok Senik petrol station in t...
Stats show global road accidents up but deaths down
10 January 2020
SEATTLE: Road accidents have become more frequent but less deadly over the last 30 years as developing nations transition to more stable economies, according to a global injury and...
Britain's INEOS to build 600,000-tonne petrochemical plant i...
10 January 2020
An INEOS petrochemical plant in Marseille, France. — AP BEIJING: A subsidiary of British chemical giant INEOS Group will build a plant with an annual capacity of 600,000 tonnes of...
Even older cars can become smart with adapters and apps
09 January 2020
By connecting your older car to your smartphone, you can see data that previously wasn't included on the dash display. — PACE Telematics GmbH/dpa BERLIN: Wondering about your pet...
Volkswagen Arteon R-Line Edition: Limited to 250 units
09 January 2020
WOLFSBURG: The new Volkswagen Arteon R-Line Edition is limited to 250 units and comes with exclusive features and a selection of four powerful turbocharged engines with 140 kW/190 ...
New CKD BMW 320i Sport available now at RM244K
09 January 2020
KUALA LUMPUR: BMW Malaysia has launched the new locally-assembled 320i Sport sports sedan priced at RM243,800 (on the road, without insurance). The 320i Sport is equipped with f...