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Road rage: Driver snatches phone away from man who recorded ...
18 October 2019
JOHOR BARU: A lorry driver allegedly snatched away the phone belonging to a 39-year-old man who recorded an alleged road rage incident near the Second Link checkpoint here. Iska...
Award-winning actress Mira Filzah takes home Nissan X-Trail ...
18 October 2019
KUALA LUMPUR: Actress Mira Filzah was rewarded with a new Nissan X-Trail 2.0L Hybrid for being the grand prize winner at a local people’s choice awards event. The 26-year-old, w...
Russia’s Yandex joins self-driving car million-mile club
18 October 2019
Getting to 1 million indicates the company is on its way to verifying its technology — showing that it’s reliable and safe. — Bloomberg MOSCOW: Yandex NV, Russia’s largest Interne...
Škoda presents design sketches of new Octavia
18 October 2019
PRAGUE: Škoda has released two exclusive design sketches providing the first glimpse of the new Octavia. The new Škoda design language reveals that the fourth generation of the ...
Trading tyres: How the West fuels a waste crisis in Asia
18 October 2019
File pic of used tyres. SINGAPORE: When night falls in the Indian village of Nabipur, the backyard furnaces come to life, burning waste tyres from the West, making the air thick w...
Ford partners with Volkswagen, Amazon to build charging netw...
18 October 2019
DETROIT: Ford Motor Co said on Thursday it was teaming up with Volkswagen AG and Amazon.com to give its future electric car customers a range of charging options from highways to h...
Nissan on recovery path, incoming CEO Uchida tells employees
18 October 2019
Uchida whips up employee morale, telling them today that Nissan is on the road to recovery. — Reuters BEIJING: Nissan Motor Co’s incoming chief executive Makoto Uchida told employ...
Polestar to open first North American retail location in 202...
18 October 2019
GOTHENBURG: Polestar will be opening a retail location for the first time in North America, where clients will have the opportunity to see the brand's high-performing electric vehi...
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...