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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 ...
World’s biggest battery recycler is helping fuel future of c...
26 November 2019
Disposal and recycling information sits on a lithium-ion battery pack on the Volkswagen ID.3 electric car. — Bloomberg SHANGHAI: The former university professor leading one of the...
Latest bridge collapse shows Italy can’t get a grip on roads
26 November 2019
A stretch of the Turin to Savona A6 highway that collapsed last Sunday following heavy rains. The collapse of the raised highway came just 15 months after a deadly bridge collapse ...
Uber's carpool pricing strategy revealed by Chicago fare dat...
26 November 2019
An Uber pick-up location is pictured in San Diego. — Reuters CHICAGO: How much ride-hailing companies Uber and Lyft charge customers throughout a day is one of the most closely h...
Porsche Asia Pacific debuts the new Taycan
25 November 2019
SINGAPORE: Two legendary icons, Porsche and Star Wars, joined forces at the Porsche Asia Pacific premiere of the new all-electric Taycan in Singapore recently. The design teams...
New 5th-gen Honda City makes world premiere in Bangkok
25 November 2019
BANGKOK: The latest Honda City is launched today here. It is available in four variants with pricing from RM80,000 to RM103,000. The 5th-gen City will be coming to Malaysia in e...
Meet the world's fastest tractor
25 November 2019
LONDON: No joke, this tractor can race at over 240kph, putting many cars to shame. This is a true story about humanity's attempt at building the world's fastest tractor — because t...
BMW Shorties 2019 announces grand prize winner
25 November 2019
Syahnur (middle) posing with judges and BMW executives. PETALING JAYA: The BMW Shorties has named the short film, PACE by Syahnur Asyikin Kee Charles its grand prize winner for th...
Sinkhole swallows car along KL road
25 November 2019
KUALA LUMPUR: A 3m wide sinkhole swallowed a car along Jalan Maharajalela here last night. City Traffic Investigation and Enforcement Department chief Asst Comm Zulkefly Yahya s...
First Saudi woman driver to race car in kingdom
25 November 2019
DIRIYAH (Saudi Arabia): Sliding behind the wheel of a sleek electric SUV, Reema Juffali has blaze a trail in male-dominated motor sports as the first Saudi woman to race in the kin...
Kia showing two concept cars based on Seltos SUV
25 November 2019
LOS ANGELES: Unveiled in June 2019, the Kia Seltos made its US debut at the LA Auto Show, which is set to run from November 22 to December 1. For the occasion, it is accompanied by...
China can be rich, climate-neutral by 2050, says group
25 November 2019
Rushhour traffic in Beijing last week. The move by the second-biggest economy towards zero emissions is critical for the world to counter climate change. — AFP BEIJING: China can ...
Waze now features 'Toll Prices' in Malaysia
25 November 2019
KUALA LUMPUR: Waze has been updated and now include a "Toll Prices" feature in Malaysia, which will enable users to view and compare toll prices when they are driving along tolled ...
Electric cars racing at 270kph are test labs for SUVs
25 November 2019
MELBOURNE: Not every advance in electric-vehicle technology takes place inside the sterile calm of a research laboratory. BMW AG, Volkswagen AG’s Audi and a Silicon Valley-based...
China's Great Wall Motor wins approval for BMW car plant
25 November 2019
BEIJING: China’s Great Wall Motor has gained domestic regulatory approval to build a factory in China together with BMW, it said on Friday, paving the way for the German carmaker t...