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Maxis in tie-up with Blueshark, Jomcharge to hasten EV uptak...
22 November 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: Maxis Bhd has inked a memorandum of understanding with smart scooter provider Blueshark and JomCharge charging station operator EV Connection Sdn Bhd (EVC) to acceler...
Proton and Perodua EVs coming in 2025, says ministry
22 November 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: The government is optimistic that local car manufacturers Proton and Perodua will be able to produce the first national electric vehicles (EVs) by 2025, the Ministry ...
Nov 23-29: Fuel prices unchanged
22 November 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: The retail prices of RON97 and RON95 petrol and diesel will remain unchanged for the period from Nov 23-29. The Finance Ministry, in a statement today, said that R...
Hybrid vehicle sales surge in China, posing fresh threat to ...
22 November 2023
SHANGHAI: As EV makers in China wage an intense price war to prop up slowing demand, Chinese brands with strong hybrid lineups are emerging as winners, attracting consumers with ve...
Win a trip to Shenzhen in BYD's Nov-Dec 2023 promo
22 November 2023
A view of Shenzhen. — Photo by Robert Bye on Unsplash PETALING JAYA: BYD and Sime Darby Motors have kicked off the "Explore Shenzhen with BYD" campaign for the last two months...
Tesla does a U-turn on Cybertruck resale ban, reports show
22 November 2023
WASHINGTON: Tesla has backtracked on a decision to prevent buyers of its stainless-steel Cybertruck from reselling the electric vehicle within the first year of ownership, accordin...
BBC scraps UK 'Top Gear' show for 'foreseeable future' follo...
22 November 2023
Top Gear hosts (from left) Flintoff, Paddy McGuinness and Chris Harris. — PA Media LONDON: The British version of the globally popular BBC car show "Top Gear" will not return for ...
smart #1 launched: RM189K (Pro), RM219K (Premium), RM249K (B...
21 November 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: The all-electric smart #1 comes in three variants, namely Pro (priced at RM189,000), Premium (RM219,000) and BRABUS (RM249,000). Prices are with sales and service ...
Sisma Auto opens largest Volvo 3S facility in Sungai Besi
21 November 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: Sisma Auto, the multi-brand automotive group, has opened the largest Volvo 3S (sales, service and spare parts) centre in the nation. Dubbed Volvo Sisma Auto Su...
Stellantis, CATL plan factory in Europe to make cheaper EV b...
21 November 2023
MILAN: Stellantis plans to build an electric vehicle (EV) battery plant with China's CATL in Europe, its fourth one in the region, as the European carmaker seeks to make cheaper ba...
Northvolt hails breakthrough in lower-cost sodium-ion batter...
21 November 2023
STOCKHOLM: Swedish battery-maker Northvolt AB has developed its first sodium-ion product, a technology that could cut reliance on scarce raw materials and lay the foundation for th...
Hyundai showcases robot-powered EV plant in Singapore
21 November 2023
SINGAPORE: Hyundai Motor Group has opened the Hyundai Motor Group Innovation Center Singapore (HMGICS) to accelerate the delivery of its human-centric future mobility vision. ...
China's Nio, Changan Auto to jointly develop battery-swappin...
21 November 2023
SHANGHAI: Nio said today it would partner with Changan Automobile to develop battery-swapping electric vehicles, in an attempt by the loss-making Chinese EV maker to ease costs. ...
How the Tesla Cybertruck’s price and range will determine it...
21 November 2023
NEW YORK: When Tesla Inc. starts delivering Cybertrucks to customers next week, it will answer a question with major implications for the broader automotive industry: How much does...
Hyundai Ioniq 5 toured 5 Asean nations
21 November 2023
SINGAPORE: Hyundai Motor Company recently held the "Go Far with Zero Worries" Ioniq 5 Asean Tour, covering an exceptional 2,751km route across Southeast Asia. The flag off cerem...
US transport chief aims to ensure Cruise, other self-driving...
21 November 2023
WASHINGTON: US Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg said on Monday the federal government will do everything it can using existing regulatory powers to ensure that General Motor...
China auto industry focusing on luxury EVs
21 November 2023
Visitors looking at an Xpeng X9 electric multi purpose vehicle (MPV) on display at the Guangzhou Auto Show on Nov 17. — Bloomberg GUANGZHOU: Development of domestically produced...
Aaron Kwok escapes unhurt in Macau race car crash
21 November 2023
PETALING JAYA: Hong Kong superstar Aaron Kwok met with an accident during the Macau Touring Car Cup-China Touring Car Championship, Oriental Daily reported. Fortunately, he escaped...
Bid your ride: Grab Malaysia testing fare bidding feature in...
21 November 2023
PETALING JAYA: Grab Malaysia is testing a fare bidding feature where passengers can propose the ride price for drivers to accept or make a counter-offer. “We’re currently conduc...
Stellantis to start in-depth talks with Italian govt to boos...
21 November 2023
MILAN: Fiat-parent company Stellantis will start in-depth talks with the Italian government next month to finalise a broad agreement for the country's automotive industry, includin...