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A toy in front seat may save child’s life
23 November 2023
PETALING JAYA: The simple act of having a teddy bear in the front seat of your car may save your child’s life, say child experts. National Early Childhood Intervention Council a...
Range Rover thefts plummet as JLR fights UK crime wave
23 November 2023
LONDON: The number of Range Rovers that have been stolen in the UK has fallen by more than 40% for recent models, after Jaguar Land Rover bolstered security features in response to...
Purosangue and Roma Spider enter as new local Ferrari distri...
22 November 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: Ferrari's new official importer and distributor, Ital Auto Malaysia Sdn Bhd, has opened the doors to its first showroom in the country. At the opening, the company...
Malaysia eyes 'good slice' of projected US$2.7bil Asean EV m...
22 November 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: The government is determined to capture a "good slice” of the Asean electric vehicle (EV) market, which is estimated to reach US$2.7 billion (RM12.6bil) by 2027 from ...
Stellantis to take over Peugeot distribution/sales in Malays...
22 November 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: Stellantis is changing gears in its Asean strategy. Instead of farming out the distribution and sales of Peugeot, it wants to have a direct hand in handling the brand...
TRX tunnel to open Nov 29, expected to reduce traffic by 30%...
22 November 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: The opening of the five-kilometre Tun Razak Exchange (TRX) underground tunnel on Nov 29 is expected to reduce traffic into the city by 30%, said Works Minister Datuk ...
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...