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Polestar and StoreDot to showcase extreme fast charging tech...
10 November 2023
GOTHENBURG: Polestar is working with StoreDot to bring their extreme fast charging (XFC) technology to production. Dubbed "100-in-5", it sees 100 miles (160 km) of range charged...
Highest October monthly sales in five years, says UMW Toyota
10 November 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: UMW Toyota Motor Malaysia ended October 2023 with sustained growth, achieving monthly total sales of 10,931 units, the highest in the last five years. In a stateme...
Aston Martin reveals the world’s most bespoke road bicycle
10 November 2023
LONDON: Aston Martin and British titanium bicycle leader J.Laverack have united to create a road bicycle without equal; the J.Laverack Aston Martin .1R. Developed with input fro...
Maserati MC20 Notte debuts, only 50 to be built
10 November 2023
MODENA: Maserati has unveiled the MC20 Notte, a limited edition version of its super sports car MC20. The Notte Edition celebrates Maserati's racing heritage and is designed to ...
UK sees fully self-driving cars hitting its roads around 202...
09 November 2023
LONDON: Self-driving cars may be on Britain’s roads as soon as 2026, the UK’s Transport Secretary Mark Harper said, as the government starts crafting a legal framework for technolo...
Proton targets to sell 2,000 units of the S70 a month
09 November 2023
TANJUNG MALIM: Proton Holdings Bhd is targeting sales of about 2,000 units a month for its latest sedan model, the Proton S70. Proton deputy chief executive officer Roslan Abdul...
VW and Stellantis show the script has flipped with China’s c...
09 November 2023
SHANGHAI: Two recent deals between legacy auto giants and Chinese electric vehicle upstarts have upended the traditional flow of technology and know-how from west to east. In Ju...
Why green coding matters in cars and other applications
09 November 2023
STUTTGART: Computer scientists are focusing on green coding as a way to reduce the CO2 emissions of information technology (IT) and combat climate change. The ICT industry is re...
Audi starts production of electric motors for PPE in Hungary
09 November 2023
INGOLSTADT: Audi has started production of electric motors for the Premium Platform Electric (PPE) at its plant in Gyor, Hungary. The newly developed electric motors will be use...
Long delayed road upgrading project from Rawang to Batang Be...
09 November 2023
PETALING JAYA: The Jalan B27 road upgrading project from Rawang to Batang Berjuntai, which has taken 10 years to be completed, will benefit more than 100,000 motorists. The proj...
Rimac electric is world's fastest car — in reverse gear
09 November 2023
BERLIN: The 22-year-old record for the fastest speed achieved by a production car in reverse has been smashed by a Rimac electric supercar after the Croatian company decided to lau...
Toyota innovations at play
09 November 2023
The Lexus RZ 450e (left) and electrified Toyota AE86. The legendary Nurburgring in Germany is arguably the most challenging racetrack in the world. Featuring terrifying twists,...
Carmakers urged to enhance customer experience throughout ve...
09 November 2023
DETROIT: Automakers should develop and deploy vehicles with embedded software systems that make them more easily reconfigured and upgraded to "capture a larger percentage of the cu...
Mercedes-Benz Actros: Of horsepower and horses
09 November 2023
LONDON: Did you know the Mercedes-Benz Actros can be used to transport horses? A British transport company, NRT Horse Transport Ltd, has acquired two new Actros transporters as ...
Polestar trims 2023 delivery forecast, halves margin target
09 November 2023
GOTHENBURG: Swedish electric vehicle (EV) maker Polestar trimmed its 2023 delivery forecast on Wednesday to the lower end of its earlier guidance and halved its gross margin target...
Bentley bears are driving home for a cuddly Xmas
09 November 2023
LONDON: You may already know the Bentley boys and girls, belles and bees, but may we present the Bentley bears; furry and adorable characters who are looking for loving homes on sh...
New Porsche Panamera showcases driver-centred concept
08 November 2023
STUTTGART: Porsche is introducing an innovative control concept in the new Panamera, focusing on putting the driver at the centre of the experience. The Porsche Driver Experienc...
Hyundai Motor Group air taxi unit plans US plant
08 November 2023
SEOUL: Hyundai Motor Group's air taxi unit Supernal plans to build a plant in the United States to make flying electric taxis for commuters, the South Korean auto group said today....
TNB teams up with Chargeplus to facilitate cross-border EV c...
08 November 2023
KUALA LUMPUR: Tenaga Nasional Bhd (TNB) is working with Chargeplus Sdn Bhd (Charge+) to explore a cross-border roaming platform to connect their customers to electric vehicle (EV) ...
Renault cuts Nissan stake to 15%
08 November 2023
TOKYO: France's Renault has cut its stake in Nissan to 15% from about 43% by placing 28.4% of the Japanese automaker in a French trust, the alliance partners said in a statement, p...