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Electronic driving test system to proceed with five driving ...
07 November 2023
PETALING JAYA: The electronic driving test system is in the pilot phase involving five driving institutes, says the Road Transport Department (JPJ). The JPJ said its implementat...
Large pickup trucks fare poorly in protecting rear seat pass...
07 November 2023
WASHINGTON: Four large pickup trucks fared poorly in tests measuring how rear seat passengers fare in some crashes, the US Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) said today....
Perodua raises production target to 338,000 units by year-en...
07 November 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: Perodua has revised its production target upwards to 338,000 units by the end of this year, supported by improved parts supply from its vendors and healthy demand for...
Anwar flags off Rainforest Challenge grand final
07 November 2023
PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim flagged off 26 four-wheel-drive (4x4) vehicles today to mark the start of the Rainforest Challenge (RFC) grand final. Anwar ar...
GM to halt production of Cruise driverless van
07 November 2023
DETROIT: General Motors said Monday it plans to temporarily halt production of its fully autonomous Cruise Origin van just days after the unit said it was pausing all driverless op...
Learn car design from Frank Stephenson
07 November 2023
LONDON: Frank Stephenson - known for his landmark work for BMW, Fiat, MINI, Ferrari and McLaren - has introduced "Learn to Sketch with Frank", an online design course for aspiring ...
BMW XM Label sets new Pikes Peak record
07 November 2023
NEW YORK: BMW has set a new record for hybrid electric SUVs with its first-ever BMW XM Label, which boasts 738hp and 1,000Nm of torque. The vehicle achieved this feat during a c...
Volvo sheds light on all-electric EM90 interior ahead of Nov...
07 November 2023
GOTHENBURG: Volvo Cars is providing more details about its upcoming EM90 electric MPV, which is set to have its world premiere on Nov 12. Described by Volvo as a "Scandinavian l...
Revised Mercedes-AMG GT 4-door coupé can now be ordered
07 November 2023
AFFALTERBACH (Germany): Mercedes-AMG has announced that the revised GT 4-door coupé are now available to order in Germany. The GT 63 4Matic+ is priced from €168,152.95 (RM855,00...
NTT says to test driverless vehicle tech with Toyota, invest...
07 November 2023
TOKYO: Japan's Nippon Telegraph and Telephone (NTT) plans to test driverless vehicle technology with Toyota Motor and invest in a US startup developing self-driving systems, a spok...
New EV road tax rate only after exemption period ends, says ...
06 November 2023
PUTRAJAYA: A new road tax structure for electric vehicles (EV) will only be introduced after the exemption period ends to ensure users are not unnecessarily burdened, says Transpor...
Targeted subsidies for petrol, diesel likely in 2024 using t...
06 November 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: Targeted subsidies for petrol and diesel are likely to be carried out in 2024 using three mechanisms, says Rafizi Ramli. The Economy Minister told the Dewan Rakyat...
Stellantis to go big in Asean region
06 November 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: Stellantis, one of the world’s largest automakers with 14 iconic brands such as Peugeot, Citroën, Ram, Maserati, Alfa Romeo, Jeep and more, has set its plans for new ...
World’s most toxic air forces Indian capital to restrict car...
06 November 2023
NEW DELHI: India’s capital city will implement licence-plate based driving bans to restrict the number of cars on its roads as it battles to clean up the world’s most polluted air....
Heavy traffic expected at S’pore-Malaysia land borders over ...
06 November 2023
SINGAPORE: Those planning to visit Malaysia over the Deepavali holiday should expect “very heavy traffic” at both Woodlands and Tuas checkpoints, the Immigration and Checkpoints Au...
Korea's SK On to supply Polestar 5 batteries
06 November 2023
GOTHENBURG: Polestar and South Korean battery manufacturer SK On have signed an agreement on the supply of battery cell modules for the forthcoming Polestar 5 electric 4-door GT. ...
Tesla to build 25,000-euro car at German plant, says source
06 November 2023
A Tesla showroom in Kuala Lumpur. BERLIN: Tesla will build a 25,000-euro (RM125,000) car at its factory near here, a source with knowledge of the matter said today, in a long-aw...
KG Mobility (ex-SsangYong) partners BYD to develop electric ...
06 November 2023
SHENZHEN: South Korea's KG Mobility has signed an agreement with Chinese electric vehicle maker BYD to develop electric and hybrid vehicles. The agreement, which took place at B...
India developers seek to cash in on soaring EV sales with re...
06 November 2023
MUMBAI: More developers in India are putting electric vehicle chargers in parking slots of new developments, hoping to boost the value of the property and attract more buyers in a ...
No decision yet on waiving tolls for Deepavali, Dewan Rakyat...
06 November 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: There has been no decision reached yet on waiving toll fees in conjunction with the coming Deepavali celebrations on Nov 12. Deputy Works Minister Datuk Seri Abdul...