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Top US auto safety official will leave agency
18 December 2023
Shulman (left) will serve as acting administrator after Carlson leaves. WASHINGTON: The acting head of the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said on Frid...
The Xmas songs you shouldn't listen to while driving
18 December 2023
LONDON: Many music lovers get into the holiday mood by listening to festive songs, whether in their homes, on public transport or in the car. But it seems that some of these Chr...
Transport Ministry to introduce on-demand transit van servic...
17 December 2023
Kumpool is an example of what Loke is talking about. The service is already active in selected areas of Malaysia. KUALA LUMPUR: The Transport Ministry will introduce the on-demand...
Bentley’s ‘Flying Bees’ honoured with special Black Edition ...
17 December 2023
LONDON: The Excellence Centre for Honey Production is based at Bentley headquarters in Crewe, Britain, and expanded earlier this year to 17 hives, housing more than one million bee...
Kia EV9 named to Popular Science awards
17 December 2023
IRVINE, California: The all-electric 2024 Kia EV9 has been named to Popular Science’s “2023 Best of What’s New” Awards. The publication’s editorial team recognized the three-ro...
Hyundai builds new research centre in Germany
16 December 2023
MUNICH: Hyundai Motor Europe Technical Center GmbH (HMETC), the hub of Hyundai Motor Group’s (the Group) European research and development (R&D) operation, has broken ground on its...
American Mitsubishi owners tout value and reliability
16 December 2023
LOS ANGELES: Two grandmothers in the United States have proudly proclaim the confidence-inspiring value and reliability of their high-mileage Mitsubishi vehicles. In the past tw...
Proton mulls developing hydrogen-powered cars
15 December 2023
KOTA KINABALU: Proton is looking at developing hydrogen-powered vehicles, says its deputy chief executive officer Roslan Abdullah. First, however, he said it would need to consi...
Range Rovers become thief-magnets, causing prices to tumble
15 December 2023
LONDON: Tim Coen, a property investor, loved his Range Rover Sport but decided it was time to go green. He wanted to trade in the gas-guzzling sport utility vehicle for an electric...
Win a free trip to South Korea in Petron contest
15 December 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: Through 'Jom Jalan-Jalan Seoul', Petron Miles (P-Miles) cardholders can win a free holiday trip to South Korea from 1 December 2023 to 29 February 2024. Petron Mal...
Alfa Romeo's upcoming small SUV to be called Milano
15 December 2023
LONDON: Alfa Romeo has announced that it will be releasing a new compact SUV called "Milano". Alfa has stated that the new car, which will be fully unveiled in April 2024, will ...
Mercedes-Benz to present AI-powered MBUX Virtual Assistant a...
15 December 2023
STUTTGART/LAS VEGAS: Mercedes-Benz will preview the next major step towards its vision of hyper-personalised user experience at CES 2024. The world’s biggest consumer electronic...
Kawasaki reveals world's first road-going hydrogen motorcycl...
15 December 2023
TOKYO: Meet the world's first street-legal hydrogen-powered motorcycle - a Kawasaki with bulbous, pannier-style fuel tanks and an H-shaped front headlamp which stands for hydrogen....
Nio to launch cheaper Firefly brand in Europe in 2025
15 December 2023
BERLIN: Chinese electric vehicle (EV) maker Nio will launch its cheaper Firefly brand in Europe in 2025, its president said today. Both the Firefly and Alps brands will produce ...
US opens probe into over 450,000 Nissan vehicles on engine f...
15 December 2023
WASHINGTON: A US auto safety regulator said today it will open an investigation into about 454,840 Nissan vehicles over reports alleging engine failure that can lead to a loss of m...
Electric Range Rover teased as waiting list opens
15 December 2023
LONDON: Land Rover is currently one of the largest car firms that has yet to sell an EV, but that will change in 2024 with the introduction of the Range Rover Electric. Official...
Towards a universal format for digital car keys on smartphon...
15 December 2023
SEATTLE: The Car Connectivity Consortium (CCC) recently presented its new CCC Digital Key certification, designed to standardise and secure access to cars via smartphones equipped ...
Lamborghini Urus Performante enters service with Italian pol...
15 December 2023
BOLOGNA/ROME: Lamborghini has delivered a Urus Performante to the Italian Highway Police, which will enter into service in 2024. The Dec 12 ceremony took place in Rome outside t...
China EV maker Zeekr unveils fast-charging LFP battery
15 December 2023
SHANGHAI: Zeekr, the premium electric vehicle brand of Chinese automaker Geely, unveiled on Thursday lithium iron phosphate batteries it developed that support fast charging. Ze...
All-new Honda CR-V introduced from RM160,000
14 December 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: Honda Malaysia has launched the much-anticipated sixth-generation Comfortable Runabout Vehicle (CR-V) and it touts more kit, value and comfort for all. The mid-siz...