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Alpine upgrades A110 range for 2024
08 December 2023
PARIS: Alpine is revamping its A110 range by adding more standard equipment to the A110, A110 GT and A110 S versions to offer more features and value to each model. It is also a...
How electric vehicles are accelerating the end of the oil ag...
08 December 2023
WASHINGTON: There is plenty of hand-wringing on display at the COP28 climate conference in Dubai about the slow pace of reducing the consumption of fossil fuels to fight climate ch...
RM25mil to improve traffic flow in Shah Alam
08 December 2023
PETALING JAYA: The Shah Alam City Council (MBSA) has unveiled a comprehensive traffic masterplan in a move to ease traffic woes by 30%. The plan outlines a three-phase approach ...
Driver in high-speed chase from PJ to Cyberjaya jailed a mon...
08 December 2023
PETALING JAYA: The driver who went viral for being chased by 28 police cars from Petaling Jaya to Cyberjaya was jailed for one month and fined RM10,000 by the magistrate's court he...
Penang Bridge to close for marathon on Dec 17
08 December 2023
GEORGE TOWN: The Penang Bridge will be closed for the Penang Bridge International Marathon from midnight to 10am on Dec 17. A PLUS statement on Dec 7 said all vehicles can use a...
Morgan’s XP-1 hints at future electric sports car
08 December 2023
LONDON: British sports car firm Morgan has revealed a new prototype that shows its "ongoing development" of electric cars. Produced over 12 months, the XP-1, standing for "exper...
New boss at BMW Group Malaysia from Jan 2024
07 December 2023
CYBERJAYA: BMW Group AG has appointed Benjamin Nagel as the new managing director and chief executive officer of BMW Group Malaysia effective Jan 1. In a statement, the company ...
smart #1 bookings hit more than 1,000 units
07 December 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: smart Malaysia's #1 electric vehicle (EV) made an impressive start by securing more than 1,000 bookings within weeks of its launch on Nov 21. The model is offered ...
Tesla executives looked at industrial estates in Thailand, s...
07 December 2023
BANGKOK: Thailand's Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin today said he showed Tesla executives around industrial estates in the country last week for potential investment. "I went ou...
Renault to slash production costs for cars, expand in Turkey
07 December 2023
PARIS: Renault said today it aims to cut the production costs of its cars by as much as 50% in the next four years including by increasing the use of digital and artificial intelli...
Chery's Jaecoo J7 AWD arrives in Malaysia for trials and eng...
07 December 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: The Jaecoo sub-brand from China's Chery Automotive Group is making its first foray into Malaysia with the arrival of the first two units of the right-hand drive Jaeco...
Road rage: Ex-IT employee sentenced to 16 years' jail for ca...
07 December 2023
SHAH ALAM: A former information technology employee was sentenced to 16 years in prison by the High Court here today, for causing the death of bank manager Syed Muhammad Danial Sye...
Govt to launch electric motorcycle use scheme tomorrow
07 December 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: The Electric Motorcycle Use Scheme, which offers a RM2,400 rebate to qualified buyers for the purchase of electric motorcycles, will be launched tomorrow, said Invest...
Stellantis seeks to void California emissions deal with riva...
07 December 2023
DETROIT: Chrysler-parent Stellantis said on Wednesday it is seeking to void a 2019 California emissions deal with rival automakers and it may face new compliance penalties from sta...
Next-generation Suzuki Swift gets changes inside and out
07 December 2023
TOKYO: The wraps have already come off the fourth generation of the Suzuki Swift in Japan and it is due to touch down in Europe next year. The revamped runabout comes with a hos...
Mercedes EQE SUV with 552km range arrives in Malaysia, price...
06 December 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: Mercedes-Benz Malaysia rounds off 2023 with the launch of its final product of the year -  the  EQE 500 4Matic SUV. The electric SUV is launched here today and pri...
Gentari to team up with Mercedes-Benz Malaysia to drive EV e...
06 December 2023
(From left) Lee, Mercedes-Benz Malaysia CEO/president Amanda Zhang and Shah Yang at the MoU announcement following the launch of the EQE SUV today. KUALA LUMPUR: Gentari Sdn Bhd...
Dec 7-13: Fuel prices unchanged
06 December 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: The retail prices of RON97 and RON95 petrol and diesel will remain unchanged for the period from Dec 7-13. The Finance Ministry, in a statement today, said that RO...
BMW sets up Munich training campus to create ready pool of w...
06 December 2023
MUNICH: BMW is gearing up to build a state-of-the-art Talent Campus here. Set to open its doors in the summer of 2025, the futuristic campus would be built on the site of an old...
Nio to take over plant assets from manufacturing partner JAC
06 December 2023
SHANGHAI/BEIJING: Nio said it would take over some plant assets from partner Anhui Jianghuai Automobile Group (JAC) as the Chinese electric vehicle maker moves closer to producing ...