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Insurers see drop in car thefts in Malaysia
28 August 2019
A cannibalised Wira. KUALA LUMPUR: The number of car thefts reported in the country has dropped by almost half over the past five years, according to the General Insurance Associ...
Toyota pulls Suzuki firmly into its orbit through stake deal
28 August 2019
TOKYO: Toyota Motor Corp and Suzuki Motor Corp will take small equity stakes in each other, the Japanese car makers said today, as they seek to develop newer technologies and meet ...
Peugeot 3008 and 5008 SUV Plus launched from RM151K
27 August 2019
PETALING JAYA: Peugeot distributor Nasim San Bhd has launched the new 3008 SUV Plus and 5008 SUV Plus. The refreshed sport utility vehicles (SUVs), assembled at the company's Na...
Volkswagen's former chairman Ferdinand Piech dies
27 August 2019
FRANKFURT: Ferdinand Piech, Volkswagen AG’s former chairman and chief executive, who transformed the German company from a struggling midsized carmaker into a global automotive pow...
BMW M8 Gran Coupe to make world premiere at 2019 LA Auto Sho...
27 August 2019
MUNICH: Concluding a press release outlining their recent series of successful launches, BMW confirmed that the M8 Gran Coupe will make its world premiere at the 2019 Los Angeles A...
Audi to unveil all-electric off-road concept car at Frankfur...
27 August 2019
INGOLSTADT: Audi will be taking to the International Motor Show in Frankfurt this September to introduce its 100-percent electric off-road concept car to the world. The vehicle,...
Can power napping solve electric car charging challenge?
27 August 2019
STUTTGART: Automakers around the world are pushing hard for new networks that can charge electric cars fast. In Europe, some power companies and grid operators are testing whether ...
China’s car wreckage cries out for consolidation
27 August 2019
HONG KONG: Chinese carmakers are involved in a slow-motion wreck. Falling sales hit Geely Automobile Holdings and Great Wall Motor harder in the first half than rivals partnered...
The 'Oxford' rides again
27 August 2019
KUALA LUMPUR: In 1955, a team of six Oxford and Cambridge university students armed with two Land Rovers embarked on a 10,000 mile journey on-land from London to Singapore and now,...
Modenas Power Store opens in Kota Damansara, PJ
26 August 2019
PETALING JAYA: Motosikal Dan Enjin Nasional (Modenas) has opened its flagship Modenas Power Store 3S (sales, service and spare parts) centre in the Kota Damansara area here and fea...
Proton opens first flagship 4S centre in Sabah
26 August 2019
KOTA KINABALU: Fook Loi Corporation (Sabah) Sdn Bhd (Fook Loi) has opened the first Proton flagship 4S Centre in Malaysia. Fook Loi group executive director Thomas Chiu Kui Yin ...
Nissan's Infiniti names new design head as another non-Japan...
26 August 2019
BEIJING: Nissan Motor Co’s premium brand Infiniti said it has named Taisuke Nakamura (pic) as its new design chief, replacing Karim Habib who resigned from the post. Canadian de...
The annual Volkswagen Fest returns this Friday
26 August 2019
PETALING JAYA: The annual Volkswagen Fest returns for the third year running and promises to be power-packed with the best deals and thrills from Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia...
New Volvo S60 and V60 set to arrive in Malaysia
26 August 2019
KUALA LUMPUR: MBM Resources Bhd's motor trading division is likely to continue seeing sales volume growth on the back of new model launches such as the latest Volvo S60 and V60. ...
New Subaru Forester lands in Malaysia from RM140K
23 August 2019
PETALING JAYA: Following the launch on the fifth-generation Subaru Forester in Taiwan and  Singapore last year, it's finally Malaysia's turn to receive it and yes it has the advanc...
No congestion charges on private vehicles, says Loke
23 August 2019
GEORGE TOWN: Congestion charges will not be imposed anywhere in the country on private vehicles to improve the ridership of public transport. Transport Minister Anthony Loke con...
Aug 24-30: RON97 petrol up two sen, RON95 and diesel unchang...
23 August 2019
PETALING JAYA: The fuel prices of RON97 will increase by two sen, while RON95 and diesel will remain the same from Saturday. The Finance Ministry said the price of RON97 would ...
Russia starts sales of 'Putin limousine', eyes Chinese marke...
23 August 2019
MOSCOW: Russia opened a showroom today selling its first post-Soviet luxury limousine under the Aurus brand, a type of car used by President Vladimir Putin at his inauguration last...
Claims data points to high-end electric car risks, says AXA
23 August 2019
DUEBENDORF (Switzerland): Electric luxury cars and sport utility vehicles (SUVs) may be 40% more likely to cause accidents than their standard engine counterparts, possibly because...
Proton drives DRB-Hicom growth in June quarter
23 August 2019
KUALA LUMPUR: DRB-HICOM BHD made a net profit of RM46.2mil in the three- month ended June 30, driven by strong sales at subsidiary Proton Holdings Bhd. "The group’s automotive b...