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First look at 2020-spec Nissan GT-R Nismo GT500
13 September 2019
YOKOHAMA: Nissan and its motorsports arm Nismo have offered a first look at the 2020-spec Nissan GT-R Nismo GT500 race car. Nismo is developing the car, based on the GT-R Nismo,...
Tesla testing powertrain with record-breaking power for Mode...
13 September 2019
SAN FRANCISCO: Tesla's CEO has announced that a modified Model S "just set record for fastest 4 door ever at Laguna Seca" thanks to its "Plaid" powertrain and new chassis, both of ...
Ford and GM rev up electric pickup trucks to head off Tesla
13 September 2019
Chevrolet Bolt EV chief engineer Josh Tavel at the GM Orion Assembly in Orion Township, Michigan, on March 15, 2016. — Reuters DETROIT: Large pickup trucks that tow most of the pr...
Caltex fuels the future campaign
13 September 2019
PETALING JAYA: Visitors to the Caltex service station in Bukit Jalil today experienced a pleasant surprise when pulling up to refuel their vehicles. Attending to lucky motorists...
Proton 1 Tank Adventure returns
13 September 2019
PETALING JAYA: The second running of Proton’s 1 Tank Adventure, the event that invites Proton owners to experience the sights, sounds and cuisine of Malaysia while driving economic...
Toyota using Tesla-style Panasonic batteries for China hybri...
13 September 2019
TOKYO: Toyota Motor Corp has started using the same type of battery that Panasonic Corp designed for Tesla Inc in some of its plug-in hybrids sold in China, sources familiar with t...
White House rumoured to be moving forward to strip Californi...
13 September 2019
WASHINGTON: The Trump administration is moving forward with a plan to revoke California’s authority to set its own vehicle greenhouse gas standards and declare that states are pre-...
Hammocks and drones: Audi offers an alternative future for t...
12 September 2019
FRANKFURT: You sit back and relax in your hammock as the car drives itself off into the night, guided by drones hovering above you. As far as futuristic car concepts go, Audi's lat...
Delphi develops new tech to halve EV charging time
12 September 2019
FRANKFURT: Delphi Technologies is the first in the industry with volume production of a 800 V silicon carbide (SiC) inverter, one of the key components of highly efficient next-gen...
World premiere of BMW vehicles in Frankfurt
12 September 2019
FRANKFURT: The BMW stand at the IAA Cars 2019 international motor show in Frankfurt am Main had a slew of world premieres, starting with the BMW Concept 4. The BMW Concept 4, a ...
Dynamo Lubricants launches in Malaysia
12 September 2019
KUALA LUMPUR: Dynamo Lubricants Group, a lubricants producer and supplier of products for automotive and industrial use, has landed in Malaysia. “We believe that Malaysia repres...
BMW teams up with Dräxlmaier to make batteries in Thailand
12 September 2019
BANGKOK: BMW Group Thailand has started a local high-voltage battery production plant in partnership with the Dräxlmaier Group, one of the world’s leading automotive suppliers and ...
Porsche 911 is the most profitable car of 2019
12 September 2019
NEW YORK: The most profitable car launched in the past year was not a Tesla. Nor was it some crazy hypercar. It was the new Porsche 911. The eighth generation of Porsche’s ic...
Pininfarina and partners to develop high-performance EV plat...
12 September 2019
FRANKFURT: Automobili Pininfarina has announced a strategic collaboration with two partners to jointly develop a high-performance electric vehicle (EV) platform. The two other c...
Volvo's entire product range electrified
12 September 2019
GOTHENBURG: Volvo debuted the hybrid version of the XC40 SUV, the final model in the brand's entire product range to become available with an electrified powertrain. Volvo annou...
Booking opens for new Toyota Corolla Altis
12 September 2019
SHAH ALAM: UMW Toyota Motor has started taking orders for the all-new Toyota Corolla Altis which will be launched locally soon. Orders for the new sedan can be placed at any aut...
China out in force at Frankfurt car show, led by battery bui...
12 September 2019
FRANKFURT: Chinese suppliers and makers have stepped up their presence at the Frankfurt auto show, capitalising on a strong position in electric technologies forced on European car...
New Volvo 3S dealership opens in Mutiara Damansara, PJ
12 September 2019
KUALA LUMPUR: Volvo Car Malaysia has opened a new dealership to serve the affluent Mutiara Damansara township of Petaling Jaya. The 3S outlet is operated by Ingress Swede Automo...
Byton's massive screen lives on in production version of ele...
12 September 2019
FRANKFURT: The Chinese electric car company Byton has brought its first car to the series production finishing line, unveiling its electric SUV with a unique, giant display in the ...
European automakers tell governments they must help sell ele...
12 September 2019
FRANKFURT: Europe’s carmakers are telling governments they must help build electric car charging points and provide consumer subsidies to boost sales of battery-powered vehicles an...