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Cheaper sensors could speed more self-driving cars to market...
13 June 2019
SAN FRAMCISCO: The first heavily automated mass-market vehicles for consumers could go on sale as soon as 2022, if one or more vehicle manufacturers adopt a new sub-US$500 lidar se...
French finance minister to emphasise Nissan alliance priorit...
13 June 2019
Le Maire denied he was responsible for derailing the proposed Renault-FCA merger. — Reuters PARIS: French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Thursday a Fiat Chrysler-Renault...
Alpine reveals new details of its upcoming model
13 June 2019
PARIS: Alpine is expected to take advantage of the 87th annual 24 Hours of Le Mans event in France on June 15 and 16 to unveil the sport version of the A110. The brand has posted s...
South Korea's LG Chem to team up with China's Geely on EV ba...
13 June 2019
SEOUL: South Korean battery maker LG Chem Ltd said on Thursday it had signed an agreement to set up a joint venture with China’s Geely Automobile Holdings Ltd to produce batteries ...
Motorcycle airbags: Don't worry, you won't inflate them by a...
13 June 2019
A motorcycle airbag vest. — Image from Amazon.com BERLIN: Airbags for motorcyclists can reduce the risk of injury from falls at high speeds. It takes just milliseconds for them to...
Isuzu Malaysia launches new Elf trucks with Smoother AMT gea...
13 June 2019
SETIA ALAM: Isuzu Malaysia has launched new variants of its popular Elf and Forward commercial trucks, with 6-speed Automated Manual Transmissions (AMTs) and a 19-tonne Forward var...
Aston Martin kicks off DBX prototype production from Welsh p...
13 June 2019
LONDON: Aston Martin Lagonda’s second British plant has started to produce cars, as the latest pre-production models of its first SUV, the Aston Martin DBX, are built. The 36ha,...
Uber shows off upgraded Volvo self-driving car
13 June 2019
WASHINGTON: Uber Technologies Inc unveiled its newest Volvo self-driving car in Washington on Wednesday as it works to eventually deploy vehicles without drivers under some limited...
Tesla offers product snippets, also toying with submarine ca...
13 June 2019
SAN FRANCISCO: Elon Musk announced on Tuesday that the company has some new products in the works including a car with a 644km range, the first Tesla-branded electric pickup truck ...
Uber names Melbourne as first non-US city for flying car pro...
13 June 2019
SAN FRANCISCO: Uber on Tuesday selected Melbourne, Australia, as the first non-US city for its aerial ridesharing service that is expected to launch in 2023, as it unveiled new par...
Hyundai and Kia to invest in self-driving startup Aurora
13 June 2019
SEOUL: Hyundai Motor Co said today it would invest in self-driving car software startup Aurora along with Kia Motors Corp to speed up development of autonomous vehicle technologies...
Meet BMW's (G21) 3 Series Touring. It's bigger, lighter and ...
12 June 2019
MUNICH: BMW announced that its 3 Series Touring (G21) - a station wagon version of the 3 Series sedan will get its public introduction from June 25 to 27. Following which, its m...
McLaren cars reunited for the first time
12 June 2019
WOKING: For the first time McLaren has ‘reunited’ a unique collection of its modern sportscars and supercars at the luxury maker’s global headquarters here in Surrey. The specia...
Full-size 1:1 scale McLaren Senna Lego gets a showing at E3 ...
12 June 2019
LOS ANGELES: A full-size 1:1 scale Lego McLaren Senna will make its debut at the upcoming Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) 2019. Requiring almost half a million bricks and mon...
BMW Group Malaysia launches Reserve + Shell Recharge Bays
12 June 2019
KUALA LUMPUR: BMW Group Malaysia unveiled the new Reserve + Shell Recharge Bays at Sunway Pyramid in partnership with ParkEasy, Shell Malaysia and Sunway Group. The launch of th...
All-electric Aston Martin DBX production facility starts its...
12 June 2019
CARDIFF (Wales): Pre-production of the fully-electric Aston Martin DBX sport utility vehicle (SUV) has begun at a 90-acre former Ministry of Defence site at St Athan, Wales. The...
Ford launches testing of new self-driving fleet in Detroit
12 June 2019
DETROIT: Ford Motor Co's majority owned autonomous vehicle subsidiary, Argo AI, launched its new fleet of self-driving test vehicles – Ford Fusion Hybrid – in Detroit on June 12, e...
Proton gears up for X70 local assembly as trial runs start i...
12 June 2019
TANJUNG MALIM: Proton has started test runs at its plant here in preparation for the local assembly of its X70 SUV. Final trim, paint and assembly lines are still being worked o...
France to uphold ban on sale of fossil fuel cars by 2040
12 June 2019
France would help its car makers switch to electricity, hydrogen and possibly biogas. It has a large car manufacturing industry led by PSA and Renault. — AFP PARIS: The French g...
New Mercedes cars comply with Euro 6d-TEMP standard
12 June 2019
STUTTGART:  Significantly reduced NOx emissions is a characteristic feature of Mercedes-Benz vehicles which are certified according to the Euro 6d-TEMP standard. All Mercedes-Be...