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BMW board to decide on CEO's future at July meeting, says Ge...
28 June 2019
FRANKFURT: The supervisory board of BMW will meet on July 18-19 to decide on the future of group CEO Harald Krueger, German newspaper Handelsblatt reported on Thursday. Krueger’...
One-off widebody Hellcat looks to Pike's Peak
28 June 2019
LANSING (Michigan): Dodge is looking to send its venerable Charger SRT Hellcat up into the clouds of Pike's Peak and it'll be dressed up in a custom widebody kit and plenty of perf...
Tesla blames Shanghai car fire on flawed battery module
28 June 2019
BEIJING: Electric vehicle (EV) maker Tesla Inc said today that it has found no systematic flaws in its vehicles following the investigation of a vehicle that caught fire in Shangha...
McLaren creates mini electric 720S supercar for children
28 June 2019
LONDON: McLaren Automotive has unveiled the 720S Ride-On, a small, electrified version of the iconic supercar designed for enthusiasts aged three to six. After a tiny driver ent...
Weststar Maxus T60 pick-up truck: RM99k and 6 airbags, surro...
28 June 2019
KUALA LUMPUR: The Weststar Maxus T60 pick-up truck is priced at RM99,000 on-the-road and has a powerful engine as well as many premium features. The T60 is due to be officially ...
US Supreme Court approves blood draws from unconscious drive...
28 June 2019
Alito. — Reuters WASHINGTON: Police do not generally need a court-issued warrant to draw an unconscious criminal suspect’s blood, the US Supreme Court ruled on Thursday in a Wisco...
Driving in hot weather: Air-conditioner not always the answe...
28 June 2019
BERLIN: With extreme heat comes tiredness and a lack of focus - sure-fire dangers when driving a car. So what can you do when temperatures start soaring to make yourself more comfo...
Ghosn arranges, then abruptly cancels, late-night press brie...
28 June 2019
Ghosn being escorted as he walks out of the Tokyo Detention House following his release on bail on April 25. — AFP TOKYO: Former Nissan Motor Co. chairman Carlos Ghosn abruptly ca...
Paris bans up to 60% of its cars as heatwave worsens polluti...
28 June 2019
In this file photo taken in August last year, a road billboard displays the message 'pollution warning, speed limited to 70kph' on the ring road of Bordeaux, due to an heatwave in ...
Tesla building own EV battery cells, says report
28 June 2019
SAN FRANCISCO: Five Tesla employees told CNBC that the company is privately working to reduce its dependency on Panasonic for EV battery cells by creating its own cell manufacturin...
Geely plans to retain stake in Swedish truckmaker Volvo, say...
28 June 2019
STOCKHOLM: Li Shufu’s Zhejiang Geely Holding Group intends to remain a long-term investor in Swedish truckmaker AB Volvo, a source close to the Chinese firm said, denying media rep...
Gamuda accepts govt offer to take over its toll concession c...
27 June 2019
KUALA LUMPUR: Gamuda Bhd said its board of directors has voted today to accept the government's offer to acquire four highway concession companies linked to the group. "The boar...
Launch & drive: Lexus NX 300 just got safer from RM314K
27 June 2019
PETALING JAYA: Lexus Malaysia, a division of UMW Toyota Motor, has launched the latest NX mid-sized sport utility vehicle (SUV) in Malaysia with more safety equipment and a sportie...
Production of Mercedes-Benz CLA Shooting Brake begins
27 June 2019
BUDAPEST (Hungary): Mercedes-Benz has announced that its latest CLA Shooting Brake has begun to leave its Hungarian production line in Kecskemét. The Kecskemét plant, which excl...
Honda Jazz hits its 100,000 buyer milestone in Malaysia
27 June 2019
SEREMBAN: Honda Malaysia has celebrated another milestone by delivering the 100,000th unit of the Jazz at an official handover ceremony held at Ban Lee Heng Motor Sdn Bhd. The 1...
Isuzu seeks to reward long-distance owners
27 June 2019
PETALING JAYA: Isuzu Malaysia is giving away cash to D-Max pickup truck owners who have taken the liberty to prove just how dependable their vehicles are. The company is eager t...
BMW's Lucy prototype an electric 5 Series that produces 720h...
27 June 2019
MUNICH: More details have been revealed this week about BMW's electric M550i xDrive prototype including the vehicle's high performance, low emission levels, and potential to become...
Rounding up the Porsche Taycan teasers
27 June 2019
STUTTGART: For over a year, Porsche has been teasing the production version of the Mission E concept via spec reveals, shadowed videos, and obscure photographs of the Taycan in cam...
Govt may finance highway deal through RM6.2bil bond issuance
27 June 2019
PETALING JAYA: It is more rational to buy over four highways using RM6.2bil worth of bonds funded from the collection of congestion fees though the concessions for the highways end...
PAC starts probe to get a handle on flying car project
27 June 2019
PETALING JAYA: The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has started a probe into the “flying car” project announced by the Entrepreneur Develop­ment Ministry. Since that announcement...