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Here comes the Lexus LC 500
20 November 2019
LOS ANGELES: The much-anticipated convertible version of the Lexus LC 500 flagship coupe made its global debut here today. The LC 500 Convertible will be on display at the 2019 ...
US groups urge automakers to adopt common names for driver a...
20 November 2019
WASHINGTON: A group of stakeholders in the US auto industry urged automakers to adopt standardised names for Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS) technology from a list they re...
5th-gen Honda City set for world premiere in Thailand
20 November 2019
BANGKOK: Thailand is in a fortunate position to be the place for debuts of cars before they reach Malaysia. The various auto shows in Thailand such as the annual Bangkok Motor S...
Govt to use soft approach first in child seat enforcement
20 November 2019
KUALA LUMPUR: No summonses will be issued to parents who fail to use the Child Restraint System (CRS) or child safety seats within the first six months of its mandatory implementat...
'Flying car' test flight on Thursday closed to press, says m...
19 November 2019
Super Dron is based on the Ehang 216 (shown here).  KUALA LUMPUR: Entrepreneur Development Minister Datuk Seri Redzuan Md Yusof said he cannot disclose the location for the test f...
Audi e-tron Sportback and RS Q8 to debut at LA show
19 November 2019
SINGAPORE: The brand with the four rings will be showcasing the series-production version of its electric Audi e-tron Sportback at the Los Angeles Auto Show. The four-door model co...
China EV startup Byton receives California distributor licen...
19 November 2019
NANJING: Chinese electric vehicle startup Byton said on Monday it has received a distributor licence from California, paving the way for the company to launch its first electric SU...
Michelin names new MD for Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei
19 November 2019
KUALA LUMPUR: Michelin today announced the appointment of Tushar Gupta as the new managing director for Malaysia, Singapore and Brunei. He has been working in this role since Se...
Mitsubishi facelifts Mirage and Attrage for 2020
19 November 2019
TOKYO: After briefly teasing the models, Mitsubishi this weekend revealed the facelifted Mirage hatchback and Attrage sedan ahead of their debuts in Thailand next week. As these...
BMW offers up details on i4 electric car with 600km range
19 November 2019
MUNICH: The 4-door i4 that is coming in 2021 will have a 600km range, enabling BMW to pit it against the Tesla Model 3. The BMW i brand's first Gran Coupé accelerates from zero ...
Bugatti plots electric four-seater for less than US$1mil
19 November 2019
FRANKFURT: Bugatti is looking to broaden its appeal by flanking the €2.5 million (RM11.5mil) Chiron supercar with a slightly more accessible alternative. The potential second mo...
California to stop buying GM, Toyota and Fiat Chrysler vehic...
19 November 2019
WASHINGTON: California said on Monday it will halt all purchases of new vehicles for state government fleets from GM, Toyota, Fiat Chrysler and other automakers backing US Presiden...
Images of Kia K5 for Korea emerge
19 November 2019
PETALING JAYA: Kia Motors has published exterior images of the all-new Kia K5 sedan, released in Korean market specification. The new Kia K5 brings with it a sporty, modern and ...
Time to ensure Malaysian drivers are certified fit to drive
19 November 2019
By DR MILTON LUM PETALING JAYA: Driving is a complex task which involves skill and simultaneous interaction with the vehicle and the external environment. Information about t...
Indonesia hopes for environmental nod soon for battery-grade...
19 November 2019
File pic of a worker watching as trucks load up raw nickel near Sorowako, Indonesia's Sulawesi island. — Reuters JAKARTA: Indonesia’s coordinating minister who oversees mining sai...
Immendingen is Mercedes-Benz global vehicle testing centre
19 November 2019
STUTTGART: The Test and Technology Center Immendingen is where Mercedes-Benz Cars is consolidating its worldwide vehicle testing, including the further development of alternative d...
Grab begins testing new delivery service GrabMart in Klang V...
18 November 2019
PETALING JAYA: Grab announced that a new service called GrabMart has entered pilot testing phase in the Klang Valley starting today. The company described GrabMart as an "on-dem...
EV onset leaves lubricant industry facing Kodak’s fate
18 November 2019
LONDON: The US$146 billion (RM606bil) lubricants industry is at risk of suffering the same fate as Kodak, thanks to the rise of electric vehicles. From Volkswagen AG to Nissan M...
Castrol wants your help to pick the best mechanics in Malays...
18 November 2019
KUALA LUMPUR: Castrol Malaysia today announced a campaign to honour mechanics. The campaign called "Hari Mekanik Malaysia" ("Malaysian Mechanics Day") starts this month and runs...
US group says 803 unbelted rear-seat passengers died in 2018
18 November 2019
DETROIT: More than 800 rear-seat passengers who weren’t wearing seat belts were killed last year in US traffic crashes, and a highway safety group says states aren’t making enough ...