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Operators working on reopening SMART Tunnel after Monday dow...
24 December 2019
PETALING JAYA: The operators of the Stormwater Management and Road Tunnel (SMART) in Kuala Lumpur are working to reopen the tunnel as soon as possible. Following heavy rain in t...
RFID payment at 62 toll plazas from Jan 1
24 December 2019
KUALA LUMPUR: Beginning Jan 1, motorists of class one vehicles can pay toll at 62 toll plazas on 24 highways using radio-frequency identification (RFID) technology. The highways...
Electric-truck maker Rivian raises US$1.3bil in new funding
24 December 2019
DETROIT: Electric vehicle startup Rivian said on Monday it closed a US$1.3 billion (RM5.4bil) investment round, led by fund manager T. Rowe Price but also including existing invest...
13 highways to offer lower toll rates on Xmas
23 December 2019
PETALING JAYA: Road users will enjoy discounts of up to 33% on tolls at certain highways during the Christmas season. Malaysian Highway Authority (MHA) said 13 highways will off...
No Touch 'n Go reload facilities at PLUS toll plazas from De...
23 December 2019
PETALING JAYA: PLUS Malaysia Berhad (PLUS) will be closing all of its Touch 'n Go reload facilities at toll plaza entry lanes beginning Tuesday (Dec 24) to Jan 2 next year. This...
US talks with GM over deploying self-driving cars without st...
23 December 2019
WASHINGTON: The US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is holding talks with General Motors Co on the automaker’s petition to deploy a limited number of self-driving veh...
Mock skyscrapers, simulated rain at Singapore self-driving t...
23 December 2019
An autonomous buggy stopping as it reacts to a pedestrian walking during a trial test at Cetran, run by the Nanyang Technological University in Singapore. — All pix by AFP SINGAPO...
Vietnam-linked hacking group targets Toyota, other companies
23 December 2019
WASHINGTON: A Vietnam-based hacking group is learning from China’s playbook, using increasingly sophisticated cyber-attacks to spy on competitors and help Vietnam catch up to globa...
Mahjong, cartoons coming to Tesla car screens in China next ...
23 December 2019
BEIJING/SHANGHAI: Tesla Inc says it will offer its Chinese customers more video and gaming content next year, marking the first time the automaker will offer Internet-connected gam...
Citroën announces it will make EVs available from 2020
23 December 2019
PARIS: Citroën promises electric autos for all in its new advertising campaign. This is the latest installment in the brand's "hitchhiker" campaign, launched in 2018, which, thi...
Heavy vehicle drivers prefer using Causeway
23 December 2019
JOHOR BARU: Efforts to get heavy vehicles, especially lorries, to use the Second Link instead of the Causeway to enter and exit Singapore seem to be in vain. Instead, more heavy...
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...