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Security hole in petrol subsidy website patched, calls for a...
18 October 2019
PETALING JAYA: The Government says it has fixed the loophole in the petrol subsidy website that allowed banking details of individuals to be revealed to the public. The Ministry...
Uniti One EV can now be ordered online
18 October 2019
STOCKHOLM: Three days after revealing pricing for its all-electric city car, Uniti says it is accepting deposits for the Uniti One from customers in Sweden and Britain. Addition...
Get ready for the Hyundai Grappler concept
18 October 2019
LAS VEGAS: Hyundai will unveil the Veloster Grappler concept at the 2019 SEMA show here in early November. The Grappler concept boasts increased ground clearance, combining supe...
Hino Malaysia opens new 3S center in Klang
18 October 2019
KLANG: Hino Motors Sales (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd (Hino Malaysia) upgraded one of its authorized dealers - Eng Kee Commercial Vehicles Sdn Bhd - from a 1S (Sales) centre to 3S (Sales, Se...
Vincent Cobee to become new head of PSA's Citroen, says mag
17 October 2019
BERLIN: Vincent Cobee (inset), a former Mitsubishi production chief, is set to become the new head at PSA’s Citroen unit, German trade magazine Automobilwoche reported today, citin...
Latest generation Mercedes-AMG GT R and GT C launched
17 October 2019
SEPANG: Mercedes-Benz Malaysia today introduced the new generation of the Mercedes-AMG GT R and GT C. The GT R and GT C are priced at RM1,712,888 and RM1,558,888 (prices are on-...
LG Chem sees electric vehicles accounting for 15% of all car...
17 October 2019
SEOUL: South Korea’s LG Chem, one of the leading electric vehicle (EV) battery makers, expects global sales of EVs to grow more than five-fold from 2018 levels to account for about...
Tesla gets nod to start manufacturing in China
17 October 2019
SHANGHAI: Tesla Inc was added to a government list of approved automotive manufacturers, China’s industry ministry said today, as it granted the electric-vehicle maker a certificat...
Ministry suspends Petrol Subsidy Programme microsite which e...
17 October 2019
PETALING JAYA: The Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Ministry has suspended the newly-launched Petrol Subsidy Programme microsite after a tech portal reported that it exposed use...
Singapore’s Ryde to launch carpooling service here on Nov 1
17 October 2019
Zou says Ryde will not take any commission on payments. PETALING JAYA: A new not-for-profit carpooling company, Ryde, is planning to roll out its service on Malaysian roads starti...
Fully electric Volvo XC40 Recharge unveiled, offers 400km ra...
17 October 2019
GOTHENBURG: Volvo Cars on Wednesday introduced the XC40 Recharge, the company’s first ever fully electric car and the first model to appear in its brand new Recharge car line conce...
Buy a brown Tesla Model S if you want to save money, say exp...
17 October 2019
Over 25% of brown Teslas were discounted at least 10% compared to the average Model S vehicle in the United States. — Image source: onlyusedtesla.com BOSTON: Buying a shiny Tesla...
Rolls-Royce gets bionic artist Viktoria Modesta to represent...
17 October 2019
LONDON: Rolls-Royce joins the Black Badge line's hyper luxurious aesthetic with bionic performing artist Viktoria Modesta's bold and futuristic aesthetic to create a campaign defin...
US safety agency to jumpstart revamp of new car rating progr...
17 October 2019
WASHINGTON: The US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said Wednesday it is reviving a long-stalled effort to overhaul the five-star crash rating programme for a...
Urban SUVs driving huge growth in CO2 emissions, says IEA
17 October 2019
PARIS: The undying popularity of sport-utility vehicles has made them the second-biggest contributor to the growth of global CO2 emissions in recent years, just behind the power se...
F1 teams approve Toro Rosso name change to Alpha Tauri
17 October 2019
Toro Rosso in action during qualifying at the Japanese Grand Prix on Sunday. — Reuters LONDON: Formula One teams have agreed to let Red Bull-owned Toro Rosso compete under the new...
Union and GM leaders have a deal to end strike, now workers ...
17 October 2019
UAW workers have been on strike since Sept 16, but have reached a tentative deal with GM on Wednesday.— AP DETROIT: General Motors Co and the United Auto Workers union reached a t...
Volvo Cars aims to be climate neutral by 2040
17 October 2019
STOCKHOLM: Volvo Cars, owned by China’s Geely Holding, is targeting a 40% reduction in the carbon footprint of each car it manufactures by 2025 as it bids to become fully climate n...
New Toyota Yaris unveiled
16 October 2019
TOYOTA CITY: Toyota has unveiled the new Yaris, which is set to go on sale in Japan starting in mid-February 2020. It will go on display at the Venus Fort mall here during the 2...
Jaguar Land Rover's new 3D printed glove
16 October 2019
WHITLEY(UK): Engineers from Jaguar Land Rover are working on the next generation of protective workplace clothing – a lightweight 3D-printed glove which could help better prote...