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Jaguar to make multi-million pound electric car investment i...
05 July 2019
LONDON: Britain’s biggest carmaker Jaguar Land Rover is making a multi-million pound investment to build electric vehicles in its home market, in a major boost to a sector hit by a...
German bike accessories maker Touratech set to expand in Mal...
05 July 2019
Lim (right) and Khoo with Route 77 sales team. PETALING JAYA: Touratech, a global German brand, is going big in Malaysia. Touratech offers adventure and touring motorcycle parts a...
EU opens road to 5G connected cars in boost to BMW and Qualc...
05 July 2019
BRUSSELS: European Union states opened the way to competing technologies for Internet-connected cars on Thursday, rejecting a European Commission push for a wifi-based standard bac...
BMW and Daimler to jointly work on automated driving
04 July 2019
BERLIN: Some 1,200 developers at BMW and Daimler will team up to develop automated driving technology, the companies said today, the latest carmakers forced to pool their developme...
Toyota and partners testing potential of solar batteries
04 July 2019
TOKYO: NEDO, Sharp Corporation (Sharp), and Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) announced a plan to commence public road trials to assess the effectiveness of improvements in cruisin...
Renault unveils new Captur
04 July 2019
PARIS: From the outside, the new Renault Captur displays a sportier physique, with its wider grille and two large wind deflectors over the wheel arches. The SUV's body is also ...
Honda Malaysia sold over 10,000 cars in May, best month in 1...
04 July 2019
PETALING JAYA: Honda Malaysia today said May was its best month in the first half of 2019, where it had its highest sales of over 10,500 units. It said it had sold over 44,200 i...
Toyota GR Supra GT4 race car gets the nod, sales to start in...
04 July 2019
COLOGNE: Toyota Gazoo Racing confirmed today that it will launch the GR Supra GT4, a race car for customer teams in 2020. The announcement comes in response to growing customer ...
Elon Musk’s driveway deliveries could be key to maintaining ...
04 July 2019
A Model 3 on a trailer. — Bloomberg SAN FRANCISCO: Before Tesla Inc. blew past expectations for vehicle deliveries this week, Elon Musk was on Twitter promoting a months-old servi...
Litrak, Sprint, Kesas accept govt offer
04 July 2019
PETALING JAYA: Lingkaran Trans Kota Holdings Bhd (Litrak), Sistem Penyuraian Trafik KL Barat Sdn Bhd (Sprint) and Kesas Sdn Bhd are in favour of the government’s proposed takeover ...
Petaling Jaya's Jalan Semangat to be renamed Jalan Prof Khoo...
04 July 2019
PETALING JAYA: Jalan Semangat in Petaling Jaya will be renamed Jalan Professor Khoo Kay Kim in tribute to national historian Emeritus Professor Tan Sri Dr Khoo Kay Kim who died in ...
Grab introduces new postpaid payment method in Singapore
04 July 2019
PETALING JAYA: Grab has introduced a new payment method where consumers can use the multi-service platform first and pay later. The postpaid feature dubbed PayLater works for Gr...
Will 2019 Goodwood Festival of Speed set a new record?
04 July 2019
LONDON: This 2019 edition of the Festival of Speed, which brings together some of racing history's most illustrious machines for a yearly celebration of speed, will be taking place...
BMW brings X6 up to speed
03 July 2019
MUNICH: BMW has unveiled the third-generation X6, which is set for market launch in November. The new BMW X6, built in Spartanburg, USA, has grown by 26mm in exterior length ove...
Europe thinks like China in building own battery industry
03 July 2019
BRUSSELS: The European Union is starting to act like China when it comes to building the batteries that will drive the next generation of cars and trucks. In the past few months...
Chrysler saviour Lee Iacocca dies at 94
03 July 2019
LOS ANGELES: Lee Iacocca, the US auto executive and television pitchman whose feel for consumers’ changing tastes helped produce the Ford Mustang and the Chrysler minivan and made ...
Dirty but fun — the two-stroke engine refuses to go away
03 July 2019
COLOGNE: In a world of concern about carbon footprints and campaigns to promote sustainable energy, the dirty old two-stroke engine still has a loyal following. Clean air regula...
Watch: Making of Mercedes' Amber Cube
03 July 2019
STUTTGART: Mercedes-Benz has returned to the story of its Amber Cube, which you may recalled was an original G-Class entombed in resin last year. It was showcased at the 2018 De...
Can you tell a chopper from a bobber? Motorcycle classes exp...
03 July 2019
BERLIN: Motorcycles have long been lifestyle products, with manufacturers marketing their vehicles not just as a means of getting get from A to B, but as a way of life. But with...
Proton bullish as market share tops 18.1%
02 July 2019
SUBANG JAYA: Proton announced today it has achieved an 18.1% market share in June, its best since July 2015 This was despite estimated total industry volume shrinking by 30.8% t...