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Mercedes-Benz goes open source to fuel its digital ecosystem
13 November 2023
STUTTGART: Mercedes-Benz is embracing digital transformation by prioritising the use of Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) in its operations. The company aims to establish its...
Continental seeking to be more competitive
13 November 2023
FRANKFURT: Continental on Sunday said it is considering how to improve competitiveness of its automotive division but stopped short of commenting on a report that it could axe abou...
BMW opens Designworks studio in Shanghai
13 November 2023
SHANGHAI: BMW Group's Designworks innovation studio has opened a new location in Shanghai's West Bund district, underscoring the importance of the Chinese market to the group's bot...
Exxon aims to begin lithium production by 2026 in Arkansas
13 November 2023
HOUSTON: Exxon Mobil is set to unveil its long-awaited lithium strategy today with an announcement that it aims to start production of the electric vehicle (EV) battery metal in Ar...
New MINI Countryman starts production in Leipzig, on same li...
12 November 2023
LEIPZIG: BMW's plant here has begun production of the MINI Countryman, marking the first time a MINI model is being made in Germany on the same production line as BMW models. Th...
Driving behaviours to save money and maximise efficiency
12 November 2023
MUNICH: The way you drive can save a lot of fuel and energy - and if you have an electric car, you can expand its range, as well as save money. Think ahead as much as possible, ...
Elon Musk biopic rights clinched by A24, Darren Aronofsky to...
11 November 2023
Musk says he's glad Aronofsky is directing the story of his life. — Reuters LOS ANGELES: A biopic on Elon Musk is in the works at New York-based studio A24 with "Black Swan"-filmm...
BMW to offer Level 3 self-driving as 7 Series option in Germ...
11 November 2023
MUNICH: The BMW 7 Series will soon introduce Level 3 highly automated driving, allowing drivers to temporarily divert their attention away from the road. The BMW Personal Pilot ...
Picasso, Monet and... Ferrari? New York auction houses eye m...
11 November 2023
UPDATE: The Ferrari GTO was sold for a record US$51.7 million (RM244mil). Its auction price was surpassed only by that of a Mercedes 300 SLR Uhlenhaut Coupe that went for 135 milli...
Didi Group unveils all-new Aprilia SR GT Replica and Aprilia...
10 November 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: Didi Group, the sole distributor of Aprilia bikes in Malaysia, unveiled the cutting-edge Aprilia SR GT Replica and the high-performance Aprilia RS 660 Extrema. Thi...
Royal Enfield Malaysia opens two new outlets
10 November 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: Royal Enfield Malaysia has opened two brand new flagship stores, one each in Batu Caves, Selangor and Kota Kinabalu, Sabah. The Batu Caves outlet is showroom is a ...
Bentley creates bespoke interior for Contest Yachts
10 November 2023
LONDON: Bentley Motors and Contest Yachts have created a bespoke Bentley yacht interior for a mutual private client in the newly modelled 20-metre Contest 67CS – a celebration of c...
2024 Hyundai Tucson arrives: Two powertrains, three variants...
10 November 2023
PETALING JAYA: The fourth-generation Hyundai Tucson is priced, on-the-road before insurance, at RM158,888 (2.0 Lite), RM178,888 (1.6T Plus) and RM195,888 (1.6T Max). The first 1...
2024 MINI John Cooper Works Countryman: High-performance, AL...
10 November 2023
MUNICH: The largest MINI comes with a high-performance engine and ALL4 all-wheel drive, making it a pure joy to drive. The MINI John Cooper Works models have always been known f...
Weststar Maxus MIFA 9: RM270K (Luxury) and RM290K (Premium),...
10 November 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: The Weststar Maxus MIFA 9 all-electric luxury seven-seater MPV (multi-purpose vehicle) comes priced at RM269,888 (Luxury variant) and RM289,888 (Premium variant). ...
VW aims to bring under-US$35,000 EV to US in 3-4 years, says...
10 November 2023
DETROIT: Volkswagen aims to bring an under US$35,000 (RM165,000) electric vehicle to the US market in 3-4 years, while Chinese automaker Nio said it is still "debating" a 2025 entr...
Fisker in talks with five carmakers for production capacity ...
10 November 2023
BERLIN: US electric vehicle startup Fisker is negotiating with five carmakers over a partnership to secure additional production capacity for its vehicles, its chief executive Henr...
Petrol shortage in Thailand, govt threatens fuel hoarders wi...
10 November 2023
BANGKOK: Service station operators who refuse to sell available fuel to customers face fines, jail time or both, the Energy Ministry of Thailand has warned. The threat came a da...
Hyundai to open first smart urban mobility hub in Singapore
10 November 2023
SINGAPORE: Hyundai Motor today reveals initial details of the group’s first smart urban mobility hub. Located here, Hyundai Motor Group Innovation Center Singapore (HMGICS) will...
Toll-free travel for Deepavali on Nov 11-12
10 November 2023
PETALING JAYA: Highways throughout the country will be toll-free for all vehicle classes in all plazas on Nov 11-12 in conjunction with the Deepavali celebrations. The Public Wo...