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July 20-26: RON97 petrol price up 10 sen to RM2.67
19 July 2019
Jaguar Land Rover trials new recycling process
19 July 2019
LONDON: Jaguar Land Rover is trialling an innovative recycling process which converts plastic waste into a new premium grade material that could feature on future vehicles. Not ...
Kia develops fuel-saving Active Shift Control for hybrids
19 July 2019
SEOUL: Hyundai Motor Group, Kia Motors parent company, has developed the world’s first Active Shift Control (ASC) transmission technology. Active Shift Control reduces gear-shif...
Protean starts development of 360-degree steering system
19 July 2019
LONDON: Protean Electric, an automotive technology innovator, is in the midst of developing a ‘corner module’ concept that will allow urban transport vehicles to improve their over...
Toyota develops APM for 2020 Tokyo Olympics
19 July 2019
TOKYO: Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC), the partner of the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020, is developing the Accessible People Mover (APM) - a fully-electric mobility vehic...
Open-top Ferrari 812 Superfast could be coming
19 July 2019
MARANELLO: As spotted by CNET's Roadshow, Ferrari owners using the FerrariChat forum have said that they've received invitations from the company to an 812 Superfast Spider model r...
Ford has designed a special pick-up truck emoji
19 July 2019
DETROIT: Ford has petitioned the Unicode Consortium in order to have its special pick-up truck emoji included in the next wave of emojis, set for early 2020. We've had police cr...
Toyota and BMW in tie-ups with respective China partners
19 July 2019
TOKYO: Toyota Motor Corp said today it would jointly develop battery electric vehicles (EVs) and batteries with China’s BYD Co Ltd, expanding its Chinese partnerships to build affo...
The Corvette gets radical makeover as stick shift makes way ...
19 July 2019
DETROIT: Why would General Motors Co. get rid of the manual stick shift in the much-anticipated overhaul of the iconic Corvette? Drivers need a free hand for the touchscreen...
Automotive sector expected to be stronger in 2H19
19 July 2019
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s automotive sector is expected to be stronger in the second half of this year (2H19). Maybank IB Research in its note today said the environment remained...
BMW picks Oliver Zipse as new CEO in bid to regain momentum ...
19 July 2019
FRANKFURT: It comes as no surprise that BMW has finally chosen Oliver Zipse to become its chief executive after months of speculation that he would be the hot favourite to take ove...
Indonesia aims to start electric vehicle production in 2022
19 July 2019
JAKARTA: Indonesia is aiming to start producing electric vehicles (EVs) in 2022, a senior official at the Industry Ministry said on Thursday, after a number of companies disclosed ...
Quill Automobiles opens its doors to a new BMW experience in...
18 July 2019
PETALING JAYA: BMW dealer, Quill Automobiles, opened its doors to a new experience and expression for zee German brand and is set to give away a BMW Z4 sDrive30i M Sport in its X M...
Honda CR-V Mugen limited edition: RM153K
18 July 2019
PETALING JAYA: Honda Malaysia has launched a limited edition CR-V with Mugen body kit, available only in the 1.5-litre turbocharged 2WD variant. Limited to only 300 units, the C...
Volkswagen announces Pre-loved weekend deals
18 July 2019
KUALA LUMPUR: Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia (VPCM) will be hosting a one-weekend only “Volkswagen Pre-loved Weekend Deals”. The event will be held at participating dealersh...
Ducati Panigale V4 25˚Anniversario 916 set to arrive in Mala...
18 July 2019
KUALA LUMPUR: Next Bike, the official distributor for Ducati, teased the upcoming limited-edition Ducati Panigale V4 25˚Anniversario 916. Due to arrive in the first half of 2020...
Maserati unveils fastest production model with Levante cross...
18 July 2019
MODENA: Maserati has unveiled what will be its most powerful production model with its Levante crossover. The V8-powered off-roader will come in two performance levels — the GTS...
Electric SUV prototypes from China's Aiways attempt epic Xia...
18 July 2019
XIAN: Aiways, the Shanghai-based personal mobility provider, has started what is believed to be the longest point-to-point drive of a prototype electric vehicle ever attempted. ...
Audi's A4 family is going electric
18 July 2019
INGOLSTADT: It's been four years since Audi's mid-range was given a facelift. Now the maker has announced a major upgrade that will take its A4 range into the electric age later th...
Mazda CX-30 launching in Europe ahead of Malaysia
18 July 2019
COLOGNE: Mazda's range of SUVs is growing even wider: the Japanese company is set to roll out the new compact CX-30 in late September that's based off the Mazda3 and will start at ...