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Volkswagen to sell Polo and Beetle via Instagram
10 December 2019
KUALA LUMPUR: Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia has joined the 12.12 shopping frenzy by offering 12 units of the Polo and 12 units of the Beetle for sale on its Instagram account ...
New Mercedes-Benz GLC SUVs launched
10 December 2019
KUALA LUMPUR: Mercedes-Benz Malaysia (MBM) today unveiled the latest generation of its locally-assembled SUVs at the Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Centre here. They are the GLC 2...
Honda's Hachigo seizes the wheel as quality crisis hits prof...
10 December 2019
Hachigo showing the new Honda Fit/Jazz during the Tokyo Motor Show on Oct 23. In a move to improve product quality, Hachigo aims to make sweeping reforms that include revamping man...
Indonesia targets starting up EV battery plants in 2023
10 December 2019
JAKARTA: Indonesia is aiming to start making lithium batteries for use in electric vehicles in 2023, alongside plants that are already slated to produce chemicals used in the batte...
New Mitsubishi Triton Knight debuts at RM138K
10 December 2019
KUALA LUMPUR: Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia introduced the new Triton Knight today. Limited to 120 units, the Triton Knight is based on the top-spec Triton Adventure X variant. ...
Tesla on Autopilot rear-ends a parked cop car in US
10 December 2019
NEW YORK: Another Tesla Inc. vehicle operating on the carmaker’s driver-assistance system branded as Autopilot has crashed into a emergency vehicle parked on the side of the road, ...
Nissan dresses up the LEAF EV as a Christmas tree for the ho...
10 December 2019
YOKOHAMA: Nissan has announced that a one-off LEAF EV is getting the Christmas treatment this holiday season. Outfitted with thousands of LED lights and various other illuminati...
Vietnam’s richest man bets US$2bil to sell cars to US
10 December 2019
Vuong wants to make VinFast an international brand by breaking into the US market. — Bloomberg HANOI: The billionaire behind six-month-old Vietnamese auto startup VinFast plans a ...
Sarawak to build six new hydrogen refuelling stations in the...
10 December 2019
The hydrogen stations are being used to refuel three fuel cell electric buses that are being tested. — Image from dayakdaily KUCHING: Sarawak plans to build six more hydrogen refu...
Founder of South Korea's Daewoo, a symbol of its rise and fa...
10 December 2019
Kim leaves behind a mixed legacy. His aggressive leveraged expansion helped push South Korea to the brink of national default during the Asian financial crisis of the late 1990s. —...
Govt to seek public understanding on fuel price float
10 December 2019
PUTRAJAYA: There will be more engagements with the public to make them better understand what happens when fuel prices are floated next month, says Domestic Trade and Consumer Affa...
Adventurer claims Hyundai Nexo hydrogen range record of 778k...
09 December 2019
PARIS: French aeronaut Bertrand Piccard has claimed a world record for the longest distance covered by a hydrogen-powered car on a single tank of fuel. The adventurer drove 778k...
Innovative MBUX system introduced for Mercedes-Benz V-Class ...
09 December 2019
STUTTGART: The Mercedes-Benz V-Class facelift along with the Marco Polo and Marco Polo HORIZON camper can be ordered together with the intuitive and self-learning MBUX multimedia s...
Coming soon: the BMW M4 GT3
09 December 2019
MUNICH: From the 2022 season, privateers and privateer teams around the world will have the opportunity to do battle in a GT3 model based on the next generation of the BMW M4. T...
Toyota RAV4 wins Japan Car of the Year
09 December 2019
TOKYO: The Japan Car of the Year organization has announced that the Toyota RAV4 is the 2019 Car of the Year. Celebrating its 40th year, the Japan Car of the Year organization g...
The Chevy Suburban SUV is a Hollywood legend
09 December 2019
LOS ANGELES: The Chevrolet Suburban became the first vehicle ever to receive the Award of Excellence star at Hollywood & Highland. Presented by the Hollywood Chamber of ...
Flying cars could lure investors away from ground-based serv...
09 December 2019
SEATTLE: Electric air taxis — known colloquially, if somewhat misleadingly, as “flying cars” — could draw millions of investor dollars away from ground-based transportation start-u...
Anthracite grey and magma red: The trendiest car colours rig...
09 December 2019
A car in anthracite grey. — Image from dipyourcar.com BERLIN: The endless succession of black cars pass unnoticed, but one stands out: a small and instantly noticeable pink one. ...
S. Korea to ban foreign tourists from getting driver's licen...
09 December 2019
Pedestrians crossing a road in Seoul. Chinese made up the bulk of foreign applicants for a South Korean driver's licence, which some officials say is easier and more comfortable to...
Bentley launches limited edition of its Continental GT to ce...
09 December 2019
LONDON: Bentley has presented a new edition of its Continental GT, which will be limited to only 15 copies, in honour of the new production car record it set this summer in the fam...