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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...
VW teases ID. 4 in Frankfurt wrapped in vapourwave camouflag...
12 September 2019
Volkswagen is teasing the next ID, suspected to be the newest iteration of the ID Crozz (pictured 2018 Crozz concept). FRANKFURT: Just a day after Volkswagen officially took the p...
Sime Darby buys Sydney luxury car dealerships
12 September 2019
PETALING JAYA: Sime Darby Bhd has acquired the business assets and properties of three luxury car dealerships in Sydney, Australia for A$112mil (RM321mil) in a bid to expand in the...
King receives Honda Civic Type R as birthday gift
11 September 2019
PETALING JAYA: Honda Malaysia presented the Civic Type R to the King as a gift in celebration of his birthday at a handover ceremony held at Istana Negara in Kuala Lumpur. The m...
Updated Lexus ES and RX arrive
11 September 2019
PETALING JAYA: The refreshed Lexus ES250 sedan and Lexus RX300 SUV have been launched, featuring design tweaks and improved comfort and safety. The Lexus ES250 is available in t...
New Land Rover Defender in Frankfurt spotlight
11 September 2019
FRANKFURT: Land Rover has revealed the new Defender with a dramatic live-action demonstration of its capability at the Frankfurt Motor Show. The new 4x4 made its first appearanc...
'Ford v Ferrari' actors say race car drivers a special breed
11 September 2019
Bale (left) and Damon posing at the Toronto film festival on Sept 9. — Reuters TORONTO: Actors Christian Bale and Matt Damon say they have a newfound respect for racecar drivers a...
Ford makes big electric push in Europe with new launches
11 September 2019
FRANKFURT: Ford Motor Co said on Tuesday it would launch eight electric vehicles in Europe this year, a key step in its target of achieving a majority of its overall sales from ele...
VW kicks off new chapter with updated logo
10 September 2019
FRANKFURT: In a preview before the first Frankfurt Motor Show press day, Volkswagen unveiled their redesigned brand logo representing the company's fully electric and connected fut...
Mercedes-Benz VISION EQS gets global debut
10 September 2019
FRANKFURT: The Mercedes-Benz VISION EQS show car celebrates its world premiere. "For the first time, we have developed our new e-platform exclusively for the requirements of mid...
Order taking starts for refreshed Civic, now with Honda Sens...
10 September 2019
PETALING JAYA: Honda Malaysia has officially opened its order books for its facelifted Civic ahead of its official launch towards the end of this year. Budding customers are abl...
Mercedes-Benz premiers new GLE 350 de 4MATIC and GLC 300 e 4...
10 September 2019
FRANKFURT: The world premiere of the plug-in hybrid Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 de 4MATIC impressed with an all-electric range of up to 106km thanks to its 31.2kWh lithium-ion battery an...
Daimler enlists computer game designers to encourage efficie...
10 September 2019
FRANKFURT: Daimler is hiring computer programmers to create games that encourage electric and hybrid vehicle owners to drive more efficiently, the company’s research chief Markus S...