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Toyota partially halts output at Tianjin plant in China, say...
01 December 2023
TOKYO: Toyota Motor is partially suspending production at its plant in Tianjin, China, the Jiji news service reported today, as global automakers face strong sales competition in t...
JPJ takes soft approach first with young motorists
01 December 2023
JASIN: The Road Transport Department (JPJ) will continue to strengthen its advocacy programme on the importance of motorists and motorcyclists, especially school students, having v...
US opens probe into 73,000 Chevrolet Volt cars over loss of ...
01 December 2023
WASHINGTON: A US auto safety regulator said today it is opening an investigation into 73,000 Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid cars over reports of abrupt loss of power, failures to re...
Ford targets 'meaningful changes' in cost and quality, says ...
01 December 2023
DETROIT: Ford Motor Co is focused on reducing costs across the business, from commodities, labour and warranties to the design of its third-generation electric vehicles, a top exec...
Tesla’s cheapest Cybertruck will cost US$60,990 and be avail...
01 December 2023
AUSTIN: After two years of delays and production snags, Tesla Inc. has finally handed the first Blade Runner-esque Cybertrucks over to customers. Chief executive officer Elon Mu...
Hyundai and Kia introduce Uni Wheel drive system that improv...
01 December 2023
SEOUL: Kia Corporation and Hyundai Motor Company have unveiled the Universal Wheel Drive System or "Uni Wheel", which they claim would revolutionise the design of future mobility d...
Toyota launches versatile Hilux Champ in Thailand from RM61K
01 December 2023
BANGKOK: Toyota has launched the IMV 0 (Zero) pickup truck in Thailand. Toyota Motor Thailand said orders for the new IMV series model called Hilux Champ are now open, promising...
German carmakers expanding electric car charging network in ...
30 November 2023
MUNICH: German carmakers Mercedes-Benz and BMW are working together to set up and operate a joint fast-charging network for electric cars in China. The first stations are to be ...
Jaguar I-PACE gets optional Stealth pack
30 November 2023
PETALING JAYA: Jaguar Land Rover has unveiled a "Stealth" Pack for the I-PACE to enhance the looks of the electric sports utility vehicle. The pack, starting from RM12,000, is o...
EVs struggle with reliability due to charging, battery issue...
30 November 2023
BANGALORE: Electric vehicles continue to grapple with poor reliability due to charging and battery issues, a survey by an influential US non-profit organisation showed on Wednesday...
Renault reveals details of upcoming 5 E-Tech
30 November 2023
LONDON: Renault’s retro-inspired 5 E-Tech will bring a range of up to 400km and use an ultra-compact bodystyle when a production-ready version is unveiled early next year. Measu...
Honda to invest US$3.4bil on electric two-wheelers this deca...
30 November 2023
TOKYO: Japanese auto giant Honda said it plans to invest 500 billion yen (RM15.8bil/US$3.4bil) in production of electric motorcycles and mopeds this decade. The firm, the world'...
Tesla to deliver Cybertrucks after Musk tempers expectations
30 November 2023
The Cybertruck on public display. — All photos from Reuters AUSTIN: Tesla is set to start deliveries of its long-delayed Cybertruck electric pickup here today, after CEO Elon Mu...
Estonian firm promotes over-the-air AI system to personalise...
30 November 2023
TALLINN: Estonia's electric motorcycle maker Verge Motorcycles has announced the launch of an artificial intelligence-powered software platform called Starmatter. Similar to wha...
Huawei's new smart car firm valued up to US$35bil amid advan...
30 November 2023
HONG KONG/SHANGHAI: Huawei Technologies' new smart car software and components firm is set for a valuation of up to 250 billion yuan (RM163bil/US$35bil) after it sells stakes to in...
All-electric Chery Omoda E5 previewed: 430km WLTP range, Q1 ...
29 November 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: The all-electric Chery Omoda E5 SUV (sport utility vehicle) is due to be launched in Malaysia in the first quarter of 2024. Chery Malaysia did not provide a ...
Tesla Model 3 buyers take delivery of cars
29 November 2023
CYBERJAYA: Tesla begins the deliveries of its best-selling electric sedan Model 3 in Malaysia today. Customers collected their Model 3 Rear-Wheel Drive and Long Range at Tesla’s...
Setel unveils 'Semua Boleh Setel' year-end promotion
29 November 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: Fuel payment application Setel is set to make a splash with its "Semua Boleh Setel" year-end campaign. The campaign positions Setel as a platform to get more value...
All-electric CAM EA4 van launched: RM216K, NEDC range up to ...
29 November 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: The Sendok Group has launched the all-electric CAM EA4 van with a range of up to 400km (based on NEDC), said to be the longest in its class in Malaysia. It is pric...
Nio teams up with Geely on auto battery swapping
29 November 2023
BEIJING: Chinese automakers Nio and Zhejiang Geely Holding Group said today they had signed a strategic partnership agreement on battery swapping that would see them work together ...