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JPJ takes action against 96 public service vehicles
23 December 2019
JOHOR BARU: The Road Transport Department (JPJ) took stern action against 96 public service vehicles (PSV) through special operations in the state from Dec 15 until last Saturday. ...
Mazda to shift some output from Thailand to Japan, says Nikk...
23 December 2019
TOKYO: Mazda is shifting some production of cars destined for the Australian market from Thailand to Japan, citing the adverse impact of a stronger Thai baht, according to the Nikk...
Modenas bestseller now equipped with ABS, yours for RM9,655
20 December 2019
SHAH ALAM: Modenas has introduced a new variant of its best-selling Pulsar model, the NS200 ABS, which is now fitted with an antilock braking system (ABS). The Pulsar NS200 ABS ...
Toyota to launch new Yaris in Japan on Feb 10
20 December 2019
TOYOTA CITY: Toyota said today it will launch its new Yaris in Japan on Feb 10. The new Yaris was developed to combine the nimble handling characteristic of compact cars with a ...
Vehicle sales up 9% in October
20 December 2019
PETALING JAYA: Total vehicle sales rose 9% to 52,584 units last month from 48,282 units in the previous corresponding period last year, buoyed by year-end promotional campaigns. ...
Govt stays cautious on proposal to limit 'kapcai' speed to 7...
20 December 2019
KUALA LUMPUR: The proposal to limit the speed of low-capacity motorcycles, better known as ‘kapcai’, to 70kph needs to be studied first because its implementation would involve abo...
Dec 21-27: RON97 petrol down 6 sen to RM2.58
20 December 2019
Amazon’s van-buying spree delivers a gift to auto industry
20 December 2019
Amazon has built up a fleet of 30,000 last-mile delivery trucks and vans. — Image from Amazon NEW YORK: The Amazon.com Inc. vans parked outside apartment buildings and along subur...
Tesla bucks China car slump as registrations soar in Novembe...
20 December 2019
A China-made Tesla Model 3 electric vehicle is displayed at the Guangzhou auto show last month. — Reuters SHANGHAI: Tesla bucked a downturn in the world’s biggest electric-vehic...
Sign up for Touch ‘n Go eWallet and get RM30 free
20 December 2019
KUALA LUMPUR: The Touch ‘n Go eWallet is one of three service providers that have been selected to participate in the RM450mil Government’s e-Tunai Rakyat programme, an initiative ...
Hyundai and Grab Indonesia team up to introduce Ioniq Electr...
20 December 2019
JAKARTA: The Indonesian subsidiary of the Korean automaker Hyundai Motor and app-based ride-hailing firm Grab Indonesia plan to debut the Hyundai Ioniq Electric in Jakarta earl...
Indonesia's 'singing road' warns motorists if they go too fa...
20 December 2019
JAKARTA: As part of its effort to curb traffic accidents ahead of the Christmas and New Year holidays, state-owned toll road operator PT Jasa Marga Ngawi Kertosono Kediri (JNK) has...
Teen Tesla driver’s 180kph speed cited in deadly crash
20 December 2019
The accident and fire killed the driver and a passenger and destroyed the Model S. — Image from NTSB website WASHINGTON: A speeding teenage driver caused the fatal crash of a Tesl...
US House passes new North American trade deal, Senate timing...
20 December 2019
WASHINGTON: The US House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved a new North American trade deal on Thursday that includes tougher labour and automotive content rules but leaves...
Honda HR-V stays in pole position, nearly 15,000 units sold
19 December 2019
The HR-V RS in Passion Red Pearl.  PETALING JAYA: Honda Malaysia today announced that its facelifted HR-V has sold more than 14,800 units between January and November 2019 and con...
Fewer vehicles sold in November
19 December 2019
KUALA LUMPUR: Vehicle sales volume fell 2.4% to 52,584 units in November from 53,870 units in October and the Malaysian Automotive Association (MAA) expects sales to be flat in Dec...
Rear-wheel drive BMW iX3 to roll out in 2020, with 440km ran...
19 December 2019
MUNICH: BMW has announced that the all-electric iX3 will go into series production in 2020, promising a range of 440km. It will be the company's first purely electric Sports Act...
Petrol subsidy for M40 group will fuel economic growth, say ...
19 December 2019
KUALA LUMPUR: Experts have lauded the Government's decision to extend the Targeted Fuel Subsidy Programme (PSP) to Malaysians in the middle-income bracket (M40), saying that the mo...
Elderly driver mistook go pedal for brake, crashes into rest...
19 December 2019
SUBANG JAYA: A video of a car crashing into a restaurant while patrons were having a meal went viral. Thankfully, no one was injured. The video on SJ Echo’s Facebook page has...
Deadline for takeover of Gamuda highways extended again
19 December 2019
KUALA LUMPUR: Gamuda Bhd and four related concession holding companies have agreed to another two-month extension to finalise a deal for government to take over their highway toll ...