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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...
Production starts for three new BMW (G15) 8 Series models
02 July 2019
DINGOLFING: Three new models from the BMW 8 Series (G15) family are going into production at BMW Group's plant in Dingolfing - namely the Gran Coupé, as well as the M8 Competition ...
China's 'father of EV' urges more hydrogen infra to develop ...
02 July 2019
Wan asserts that fuel-cell vehicles are suitable for logistics and long-term transportation purposes. — Reuters BEIJING: China needs to strengthen its infrastructure for the distr...
Perodua seeks ministry's help to eradicate fake car parts
02 July 2019
From left: Zahari with Suhaimi. RAWANG: Perodua is working with the Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs to stamp out the rise of imitation car parts. It met with 12...
China to loosen up control of manufacturing, including auto ...
02 July 2019
DALIAN: China will further open its manufacturing sector, including the auto industry, while reducing its negative investment list that restricts foreign investment in some areas, ...
Airspeeder — a radical flying motorsport for the 21st centur...
02 July 2019
LONDON: Airspeeder – a radical new airborne motorsport for the 21st century – will make its global public debut at this week’s Goodwood Festival of Speed, the world’s largest autom...
This new facility tests for electromagnetic compatibility in...
02 July 2019
STUTTGART: Daimler opened on Monday a new test facility for electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) and radio-frequency (RF) antenna systems in Sindelfingen, 24km south-west of here. ...
Govt plans to unveil ‘flying car’ prototype as early as Octo...
02 July 2019
The two-seat Vector that was showcased in Langkawi in March. — Bernama KUALA LUMPUR: The government plans to unveil the prototype of the so-called “flying vehicle” project as earl...
Paris bans old diesels to tackle pollution
02 July 2019
A Greenpeace report listed Paris as the worst western European capital for small particle air pollution in 2018. — AFP PARIS: Paris on Monday banned all diesel vehicles aged 13 ye...
Extended-use Shell Rimula Ultra promises to help optimise fl...
02 July 2019
KUALA LUMPUR: Shell Malaysia will soon introduce Rimula Ultra, which it claimed is one of the most advanced fully synthetic heavy-duty diesel engine oils in the world. The flags...
Chaotic execution of new emission rules blamed for plunge in...
02 July 2019
A woman covering her face and hands to protect from sun exposure and pollution day on a street in Beijing. — AFP SHANGHAI/BEIJING: Shanghai-based Buick dealer Ron Li in late April...
10,151 of 16,338 e-hailing drivers qualify for PSV licence s...
02 July 2019
KUALA LUMPUR: Some 62% out of 16,338 drivers have passed the Public Service Vehicle (PSV) e-hailing theory licensing test ahead of the July 12 deadline, says Anthony Loke. The T...
Lucid Motors hires former Tesla production executive
02 July 2019
Hochholdinger left Tesla last week and is now Lucid Motors manufacturing.vice president. SAN FRANCISCO: Lucid Motors said on Monday it hired Tesla Inc’s former vice president of p...
Lexus ES250 ready for order-taking from around RM300K
01 July 2019
PETALING JAYA: Lexus Malaysia has announced that the seventh-generation ES250 will soon arrive in Malaysia and the order books are currently open. The fully-imported luxury seda...
DS 7 Crossback SUV rolls in at RM200K
01 July 2019
PETALING JAYA: Naza Euro Motors, the sole distributor for DS in Malaysia, has officially launched the new DS 7 Crossback sport utility vehicle (SUV) which now takes aim at premium ...