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Hyundai unveils its first high-performance electric car in U...
16 November 2023
LOS ANGELES: Hyundai Motor unveiled its first high-performance electric vehicle(EV) in the United States, an N sport variant of its Ioniq 5 crossover SUV. The South Korean autom...
Nikola founder Trevor Milton seeks probation after fraud con...
16 November 2023
Probation officers said Milton deserves up to nearly 22 years in prison. His lawyers said the range should be 12 to 18 months. — Reuters NEW YORK: Trevor Milton, the convicted fou...
A €20,000 EV could come in second half of decade, says VW
16 November 2023
BERLIN: Volkswagen has not made a decision on producing a 20,000-euro (RM102,000) electric car yet, but chief executive Oliver Blume is convinced that the company can get there by ...
Stellantis: Going big in long haul
16 November 2023
Mention Stellantis and chances are that the name may not strike a chord with many Malaysians. Locals here are likely to be better acquainted with names like Peugeot, Citroen or ...
Chery OMODA 5 H earns award for stylish and futuristic-style...
16 November 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: Chery Malaysia’s OMODA 5 H has recently won the StarCarSifu Editors’ Choice Awards 2023 in the Best Mid-size Crossover/SUV category. Chery Malaysia executive vice-...
Over 2,000 summonses issued to foreign drivers, says Kedah J...
16 November 2023
GURUN: The Road Transport Department (JPJ) has issued 2,227 summonses to foreign drivers, particularly those on motorcycles, in operations conducted statewide since Nov 1. Kedah...
Cruise pulls all self-driving cars from public roads after a...
16 November 2023
SAN FRANCISCO: In a dent to automotive industry aspirations for a revolution in mobility, Cruise has suspended all its self-driving car journeys on public roads in response to an a...
Nissan heads towards electric future
16 November 2023
TOKYO: Following Nissan’s unveiling of its Hyper Force concept vehicle at the Japan Mobility Show 2023, the company says it intends to offer a wide range of vehicles that will cate...
Bookings open for 2024 Honda CR-V: Hybrid model in line-up
15 November 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: Honda Malaysia has opened bookings for the 2024 Honda CR-V sport utility vehicle (SUV) at all 101 dealerships nationwide. The sixth-generation SUV is to be launche...
Renault sets out targets for Ampere, unveils sub-€20,000 ele...
15 November 2023
PARIS: Renault said its electric vehicles unit Ampere would see revenue more than treble to 10 billion euros (RM51bil) in 2025 as it sought to fire up doubtful investors ahead of a...
Toyota Camry goes all-hybrid in US
15 November 2023
DETROIT: The next generation of the Toyota Camry, the best-selling sedan in the US market, will come with only a petrol-electric hybrid powertrain, the boldest move yet by the Japa...
Delays during pandemic reason for increased cost for road up...
15 November 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: Project delays due to Covid-19 were among reasons for the increased cost of road upgrades, says Datuk Seri Abdul Rahman Mohamad. The Deputy Works Minister said sev...
Toyota Crown Signia hybrid SUV unveiled
15 November 2023
LOS ANGELES: Toyota has announced the North American debut of the first-ever Crown Signia, marking the nameplate's entry into the SUV category. The Crown Signia will be the seco...
Polestar 5 makes public debut with rapid charging and 874hp
15 November 2023
LONDON: Polestar’s upcoming 5 electric saloon has made its public debut at an event in Los Angeles. The 5, which is one of a series of new models from the Swedish brand, has pre...
Mercedes celebrates milestone: 10 million cars equipped with...
15 November 2023
STUTTGART: Mercedes-Benz has reached a significant safety milestone with over 10 million of its passenger cars sold worldwide since 2012 being equipped with the pedestrian emergenc...
Nov 16-22: Fuel prices unchanged
15 November 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: The retail prices of RON97 and RON95 petrol and diesel will remain unchanged for the period from Nov 16-22. The Finance Ministry, in a statement today, said that R...
Porsche introduces Turbo-exclusive crest and trim
15 November 2023
STUTTGART: For almost 50 years, the Turbo models have enjoyed an exalted position at Porsche. They stand for a distinctively high performance and represent the epitome of every ...
VW launches ID.7, an electric Passat with 621km of range
15 November 2023
BERLIN: Volkswagen is expanding its family of electrics with the newly unveiled ID.7, set to slot in at the upper end of the mid-range segment when it launches at the end of 2023. ...
Tall trucks, SUVs are 45% deadlier to US pedestrians, study ...
15 November 2023
WASHINGTON: Trucks and sport utility vehicles with hood heights greater than 40 inches are about 45% more likely to cause fatalities in pedestrian crashes than shorter vehicles wit...
Electric heavy trucks poised to overtake hydrogen ones
15 November 2023
OSLO: On the outskirts of Trondheim in western Norway, food wholesaler Asko has since 2020 been testing four hydrogen fuel cell trucks supplied by Swedish truckmaker Scania. The...