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Toyota deepens Japan partnerships with Subaru stake boost
27 September 2019
TOKYO: Toyota Motor Corp will raise its stake in Subaru Corp to 20% from around 17%, the two Japanese automakers said today, as they leverage their scale to better compete in devel...
Maserati announces plans for new electric and autonomous car...
27 September 2019
MODENA: Maserati has announced plans to introduce a number of new high-powered electric cars onto roads as part of a major investment into hybrid and battery propulsion, as well as...
Skoda joins in-car voice assistant movement with launch of ‘...
27 September 2019
PRAGUE: Long after Alexa, Google Assistant, and Siri found their way into vehicles and automobile manufacturers like Mercedes-Benz started creating their own in-house renditions, C...
E-hailing drivers ask JPJ: Why set medical fee at RM80 when ...
27 September 2019
PETALING JAYA: The Road Transport Department's (JPJ) decision to set the mandatory medical examination fee for e-hailing drivers at RM80 is not warranted as many clinics charge onl...
BMW not interested in settling EU cartel probes, says mag
27 September 2019
BERLIN: Germany’s BMW has no interest in settling an investigations by the European Union antitrust authorities against the company and other German carmakers, German magazine Wirt...
Bentley comes out with Bentayga Hybrid
27 September 2019
LONDON: On Thursday, over a year after it was first unveiled, Bentley announced that its first true plug-in hybrid SUV — the Bentayga Hybrid — is now on sale in Europe. Just a f...
Hino dealership in Kuala Terengganu upgraded
27 September 2019
KUALA TERENGGANU: A Hino Motors Sales (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd authorised dealer here has upgraded its operation centre to offer customers sales, service, and spare parts. The new Hin...
2019 CarSifu awards: Why cars won
27 September 2019
BACK > PAGE 1 of 3Best Compact CrossoverCitroen C3 Aircross This versatile urban B-segment SUV powered by a fuel-efficient 1.2-litre turbo petrol engine stands out with its u...
2019 CarSifu awards: Why cars won
27 September 2019
BACK < PAGE 2 of 3Best Pick-Up Truck (Manual)Mitsubishi Triton M/T Premium The new Mitsubishi Triton line-up features a futuristic and unconventional front that easily turns ...
2019 CarSifu awards: Why cars won
27 September 2019
The top three winners for 2019 are (front to back) Camry, XC40 and X70. PETALING JAYA: The fourth edition of the CarSifu Editors’ Choice Awards once again honoured the best cars...
Audi RS Q3 and RS Q3 Sportback by end of 2019
26 September 2019
Audi RS Q3. SINGAPORE: Audi Sport presents the new edition of the RS Q3 and with the RS Q3 Sportback extends the product range to include an all-new model. The two sport com...
Proton 1 Tank Adventure hits tip of Borneo
26 September 2019
KOTA KINABALU: The Proton 1 Tank Adventure arrived in Sabah for its second leg recently, taking participants on a scenic 525km journey from Kota Kinabalu to the Northern most tip o...
GM calls on Alexa to give vehicles more skills
26 September 2019
DETROIT: General Motors Co will enable US owners of 2018 and newer model vehicles to download Amazon.com’s Alexa digital assistant software to control navigation, streaming media a...
2019 CarSifu Editors’ Choice Awards: Big wins for Proton, To...
26 September 2019
Joy is winning the top 3 CarSifu awards. The trio are (from left) Proton senior director of corporate strategy Yusri Yusof (X70), UMW Toyota Motor general manager of marketing Rich...
Full charge ahead as car tuners discover electric drive
26 September 2019
Lamborghini Sian FKP 37. FRANKFURT: Car tuning outfits understand the need for a more environmentally friendly speed and now many have started hybridising their go-faster products...
Malaysian watchdog steps up probe into Singapore’s Grab
26 September 2019
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is advancing an anti-monopoly investigation into Singapore-based Grab Holdings Inc., ramping up a broader government push to bring greater competition to its...
Performance testing of Aston Martin's first SUV nearly compl...
26 September 2019
LONDON: Aston Martin revealed on Wednesday that the DBX's performance testing will soon be coming to a close. The model, which is the company's first SUV, reportedly has specs a...
PPD1 number plate auctioned for RM120,000
26 September 2019
The JPJeBid system as seen on a mobile phone.  — Bernama BUKIT MERTAJAM: The vehicle registration number PPD1 fetched the highest bid at RM120,000 in the online auction conducted ...
S. Korea's Myongshin to build EVs for Chinese brand at ex-GM...
26 September 2019
SEOUL: South Korea’s Myongshin has agreed to build more than 50,000 electric vehicles a year for Chinese venture Future Mobility Corp (FMC) at a closed plant it bought from General...
BMW introduces X1 xDrive25e PHEV
25 September 2019
MUNICH: BMW has announced the arrival of the X1 xDrive25e plug-in hybrid. BMW claims the electric drive and latest-generation lithium-ion battery enable an electrically powered ...