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Buying a new car? Find out if you should go electric
27 November 2019
BERLIN: Planning to buy a new car and want to try an electric option? With costs still high — regardless of whether or not your local government subsidizes the purchase - the fi...
Flying high with the Rolls-Royce Falcon Wraith
27 November 2019
GOODWOOD: The most detailed ever single embroidery to feature in a Rolls-Royce motor car has been designed and created at the home of Rolls-Royce here in West Sussex. A Peregrin...
Musk suggests Tesla has 250,000 orders for Cybertruck
27 November 2019
SAN FRANCISCO: Tesla Inc has received 250,000 orders for its electric pickup truck unveiled five days ago, chief executive officer Elon Musk suggested in a tweet on Tuesday. Mus...
Yas Marina Circuit prepares for F1 finale
27 November 2019
ABU DHABI: With the five-day Abu Dhabi Grand Prix race festival just around the corner, the Yas Marina Circuit is buzzing with activity as the F1 circuit prepares to welcome some 6...
Musashi Seimitsu to co-develop new engine with Israel's Aqua...
27 November 2019
The 10-kg linear engine can be used as a power generator in a vehicle or as a standalone electricity generator. — Screen grab from YouTube/New China TV TEL AVIV: Israel’s Aquarius...
The Weeknd previews new song in Merc commercial
27 November 2019
STUTTGART: Canadian musician The Weeknd notably appeared in a commercial for Mercedes-Benz's new EQC electric SUV. The advertisement, which first aired in Germany, also features...
VW's Audi to cut one in 10 jobs to fund shift to electric ve...
27 November 2019
HAMBURG/MUNICH: Volkswagen’s luxury car unit Audi on Tuesday said it would cut one in 10 jobs, freeing up billions of euros to fund its shift towards electric vehicle production. ...
Feuding Korean firms risk disrupting electric car battery su...
27 November 2019
SEOUL: In 2018, South Korea’s SK Innovation beat its larger, local rival LG Chem to a multibillion dollar deal to supply German carmaker Volkswagen with electric vehicle batteries ...
Over half of Malaysians not keen on owning cars, claims repo...
26 November 2019
KUALA LUMPUR: More than half of residents in Malaysia (51%) would consider giving up car ownership and rely on long-term car rental if it was convenient and easy for them, says a r...
Hankook launches Ventus Prime 3 high-performance tyre
26 November 2019
KUALA LUMPUR: Hankook Tire has launched the Ventus Prime 3 (K125) ultra high-performance tyre for passenger cars in Malaysia. Billed as delivering a much sought-after balance be...
Fewer complaints on car flaws, Honda models dominate 2019 J....
26 November 2019
SINGAPORE: Vehicle owners in Malaysia are experiencing fewer problems with their new vehicles than in 2018, which is largely attributed to a decline in manufacturing-related issues...
Hyundai gets nod to build South Korea's tallest skyscraper f...
26 November 2019
The 569-metre Hyundai headquarters will break ground in the first half of 2020 in the affluent district of Gangnam (shown here). — Reuters SEOUL: The Seoul city government said to...
One, two finish for Team Proton at Sepang
26 November 2019
PETALING JAYA: Team Proton R3 (R3) capped a successful 2019 season by winning the Sepang 1000km (S1K) race for a third consecutive time. The 2019 Proton Iriz driven by Mitchell ...
Hyundai Vision T plug-in hybrid SUV concept showcased in LA
26 November 2019
LOS ANGELES: Hyundai unveiled its innovative Vision T Plug-in Hybrid SUV Concept at 2019 AutoMobility LA last week. The Vision T is the seventh in a series of Hyundai Design Cen...
Eight electric pickup truck manufacturers to load up US mark...
26 November 2019
The Rivian R1T is well-funded. DETROIT: Tesla CEO Elon Musk and his spacy Cybertruck have ignited a frenzy over electric pickups, and at least seven other U.S. automakers expect ...
Hyundai to invest US$1.55bil in first Indonesia car plant
26 November 2019
SEOUL: Hyundai said today it has signed a preliminary deal to build a new factory in Indonesia, which would be its first car plant in South-East Asia and a crack at Japanese rivals...
Final seven 2020 Car of the Year candidates announced
26 November 2019
The Taycan is among seven finalists vying for the prestigious award. TORONTO: The shortlist of 2020 Car of the Year finalists has been revealed. Among the candidates are Tesla's M...
Bring it on: Musk accepts Ford challenge in truck tug of war
26 November 2019
DETROIT: Tesla’s Elon Musk plainly says his pickup is a "better truck than an F-150.” Ford Motor Co. is taking issue with that claim. While releasing a series of specs last week...
Grab starts recruiting riders as it prepares for motorcycle ...
26 November 2019
PETALING JAYA: Grab appears to be gearing up to launch its GrabBike motorcycle e-hailing service, and is now recruiting riders. In a post on its website, Grab says the programme...
Aviation authority confirms application to test passenger dr...
26 November 2019
PETALING JAYA: The Civil Aviation Authority of Malaysia confirmed that an application to test a passenger drone prototype in the vicinity of the Subang airport was submitted a few ...