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  • Detroit auto show cancelled due to Covid-19

    3 months ago

    Detroit auto show cancelled due to Covid-19

    WASHINGTON, March 29 — Organisers cancelled the Detroit auto show yesterday citing the coronavirus pandemic, with the Federal Emergency Management Agency set to tap the...

  • Renault Malaysia offers online purchase and ‘sanitised’ car delivery amid Covid-19 shutdown

    3 months ago

    Renault Malaysia offers online purchase and ‘sanitised’ car delivery amid Covid-19 shutdown

    KUALA LUMPUR, March 18 — As Malaysia has enters a 14-day nationwide shutdown under the government Movement Control Order starting from today, the distributor of Renault cars...

  • Legendary Mercedes 190 E Evo celebrates 30th anniversary (VIDEO)

    3 months ago

    Legendary Mercedes 190 E Evo celebrates 30th anniversary (VIDEO)

    STUTTGART, March 18 — On the occasion of the Geneva Motor Show in March 1990, Mercedes-Benz unveiled its spectacular 190 E Evo II, which was directly derived from the model that...

  • All TNG RFID Fitment centres to be closed until April

    3 months ago

    All TNG RFID Fitment centres to be closed until April

    PETALING JAYA, March 17 — Due to the Movement Control order that was announced by the government, Touch ‘n Go will be closing all of its fitment centres, TNG hubs and CEC from...

  • Volvo recalls 736,000 cars for autobrake issues

    3 months ago

    Volvo recalls 736,000 cars for autobrake issues

    STOCKHOLM, March 14 — Swedish automaker Volvo recalled 736,000 cars yesterday to fix a problem with their emergency braking systems. Volvo Cars said “the AEB—Automatic...

  • BMW’s first plug-in hybrid car, the i8, officially goes into retirement

    3 months ago

    BMW’s first plug-in hybrid car, the i8, officially goes into retirement

    MUNICH, March 12 — A few months after BMW first indicated that production of the i8 will be coming to an end sooner rather than later, the company announced this week that the...

  • Hyundai teases next-gen Elantra, debuting new 'Parametric Dynamics' design philosophy (VIDEO)

    3 months ago

    Hyundai teases next-gen Elantra, debuting new 'Parametric Dynamics' design philosophy (VIDEO)

    SEOUL, March 12 — Ahead of its world premiere next week, Hyundai has previewed the seventh-generation Elantra compact sedan with a pair of design sketches and a shadowy,...

  • New York Auto Show delayed five months due to Covid-19

    3 months ago

    New York Auto Show delayed five months due to Covid-19

    NEW YORK, March 11 — In response to the coronavirus outbreak, the New York International Auto Show has been postponed from April 10 through April 19 to August 28 through...

  • Will you soon be receiving a package from a driverless delivery van?

    3 months ago

    Will you soon be receiving a package from a driverless delivery van?

    BEIJING, March 10 — While a slew of companies across the world and across industries are being severely hurt by the coronavirus outbreak, one business in particular is seeing a...

  • Porsche Taycan customers can now explore the vehicle in VR before they buy

    3 months ago

    Porsche Taycan customers can now explore the vehicle in VR before they buy

    STUTTGART, March 10 — Porsche has created something that it calls the Taycan VR Experience, an opportunity for customers to digitally explore the EV even if it’s not yet...

  • Genesis publishes first official images of chic and sophisticated new G80 sedan

    4 months ago

    Genesis publishes first official images of chic and sophisticated new G80 sedan

    SEOUL, March 6 — Genesis has published the first official pictures of its upcoming G80 sedan, revealing its luxe interior and slick, streamlined exterior. Earlier this year,...

  • Cadillac publishes teaser of their first official EV: The Lyriq SUV

    4 months ago

    Cadillac publishes teaser of their first official EV: The Lyriq SUV

    DETROIT, March 5 — Accompanying an announcement recently made by GM outlining the direction of the group’s global electrification strategy and that of their brands, Cadillac...

  • FCA debuts the new Fiat 500, the brand’s first retail model with fully electric powertrain (VIDEO)

    4 months ago

    FCA debuts the new Fiat 500, the brand’s first retail model with fully electric powertrain (VIDEO)

    TURIN, March 5 — The third generation of the Fiat 500 compact city car made its world premiere yesterday in Milan despite the impending Covid-19 concerns. The model is the first...

  • GM unveils long-range battery in fresh electric car push

    4 months ago

    GM unveils long-range battery in fresh electric car push

    DETROIT, March 5 — General Motors yesterday unveiled a new long-range battery to power an expanded lineup of electric cars as part of an effort to catch sector leader Tesla. GM...

  • Hispano Suiza beefs up Carmen with very limited Boulogne edition

    4 months ago

    Hispano Suiza beefs up Carmen with very limited Boulogne edition

    BARCELONA, March 5 — Following on from last year's unveiling of the Carmen, the recently revived Hispano-Suiza brand has presented the Carmen Boulogne, an even more powerful of...

  • Bugatti's Chiron Pur Sport is flattest, most agile Chiron yet (VIDEO)

    4 months ago

    Bugatti's Chiron Pur Sport is flattest, most agile Chiron yet (VIDEO)

    MOLSHEIM, March 5 — Bugatti's newly revealed Chiron Pure Sport is an iteration of the mid-engine supercar reduced to its foundational components; without the weight of...

  • Malaysia is the first SEA country to get Waze underground tunnel mapping

    4 months ago

    Malaysia is the first SEA country to get Waze underground tunnel mapping

    MARCH 4 — Crowd-sourcing map app, Waze, has announced a new initiative in Malaysia as part of a partnership with Kuala Lumpur’s Tun Razak Exchange (TRX) to help drivers in...

  • Volkswagen previews its first all-electric SUV, the ID.4

    4 months ago

    Volkswagen previews its first all-electric SUV, the ID.4

    MUNICH, March 4 — Volkswagen has published teaser images of its very first all-electric SUV, now confirmed to be named the ID.4, glimpsed in its most revealing camouflage yet....

  • The new Porsche 911 Turbo S is more powerful than ever (VIDEO)

    4 months ago

    The new Porsche 911 Turbo S is more powerful than ever (VIDEO)

    GENEVA, March 4 — Porsche has finally unveiled — through a video presentation — the new 911 Turbo S and its convertible version. The German manufacturer had planned to...

  • Hyundai’s slick and glossy Prophecy concept EV foregoes a steering wheel (VIDEO)

    4 months ago

    Hyundai’s slick and glossy Prophecy concept EV foregoes a steering wheel (VIDEO)

    GENEVA, March 4 — Hyundai has given the Prophecy EV a digital premiere after its Geneva Motor Show debut was cancelled due to coronavirus concerns. Supposedly, Hyundai has...

  • Pininfarina premieres hyper-luxurious, hyper-exclusive rendition of their all-electric hypercar (VIDEO)

    4 months ago

    Pininfarina premieres hyper-luxurious, hyper-exclusive rendition of their all-electric hypercar (VIDEO)

    TURIN, March 4 — Automobili Pininfarina’s Battista Anniversario has made its world premiere; only five units of the model will be built, each of which will start from €2.6...

  • Goodyear announces its latest take on the airless car tyre (VIDEO)

    4 months ago

    Goodyear announces its latest take on the airless car tyre (VIDEO)

    GENEVA, March 4 — Instead of future drivers having to swap out tyres when they get a flat, Goodyear imagines a future where tyres can repair themselves from the inside out. In...

  • Bentley unveils the Mulliner Bacalar two-seater (VIDEO)

    4 months ago

    Bentley unveils the Mulliner Bacalar two-seater (VIDEO)

    GENEVA, March 4 — In the wake of the cancellation of the Geneva Motor Show in response to concerns over the spread of the coronavirus, Bentley has presented a spectacular...

  • Organiser: Munich to host next IAA German car show

    4 months ago

    Organiser: Munich to host next IAA German car show

    FRANKFURT AM MAIN, March 4 — Munich will host the next edition of Germany’s biggest car show IAA, its organiser VDA said Tuesday, as the industry scrambles to rebrand the fair...

  • BMW previews ‘i4’ Tesla challenger

    4 months ago

    BMW previews ‘i4’ Tesla challenger

    FRANKFURT AM MAIN, March 4 — BMW on Tuesday presented its “i4” electric concept car set for release in 2021, as Germany’s high-end manufacturers scramble to offer drivers...

  • VW ditches natural gas to focus on e-cars

    4 months ago

    VW ditches natural gas to focus on e-cars

    FRANKFURT, March 3 — Volkswagen yesterday said it will stop developing natural gas-fuelled cars as the German auto giant bets on electric engines in the battle to woo...

  • New Peugeot 208 voted 2020 European Car of the Year

    4 months ago

    New Peugeot 208 voted 2020 European Car of the Year

    GENEVA, March 3 — Three years after the success of the 3008, Peugeot has once again won the prestigious “European Car of the Year” with its new 208. The award was conferred...

  • Renault unveils Morphoz, its latest autonomous, modular concept car (VIDEO)

    4 months ago

    Renault unveils Morphoz, its latest autonomous, modular concept car (VIDEO)

    PARIS, March 3 — Groupe Renault has unveiled Morphoz, its new partially self-driving electric concept. The vehicle was destined to make its world premiere on Thursday at the...

  • 2020 Car of the Year: A review of the finalists

    4 months ago

    2020 Car of the Year: A review of the finalists

    PARIS, March 1 — The 2020 Car of the Year is scheduled to be announced tomorrow, timing that was intended to be in the lead up to the Geneva Motor Show, which has been...

  • Axing of Geneva car show forces manufacturers to rethink car launches

    4 months ago

    Axing of Geneva car show forces manufacturers to rethink car launches

    FRANKFURT, Feb 28 — Carmakers were scrambling to reorganise press conferences and vehicle presentations after Swiss authorities forced the cancellation of the Geneva car show...

  • 100 years of Mazda at the Geneva Motor Show

    4 months ago

    100 years of Mazda at the Geneva Motor Show

    GENEVA, Feb 28 — The year 2020 coincides with the 100th anniversary of Mazda. The Japanese manufacturer is planning on celebrating this centenary at the Geneva Motor Show,...

  • Volkswagen gives eighth-gen Golf GTI a push of power, a touch more tech

    4 months ago

    Volkswagen gives eighth-gen Golf GTI a push of power, a touch more tech

    WOLFSBURG (Germany), Feb 27 — Volkswagen is set to debut the latest generation of the Golf GTI along with its GTE and GTD siblings at the Geneva Motor Show next week....

  • S treatment gives 2020 Audi Q7 SUV an extra 165hp of power

    4 months ago

    S treatment gives 2020 Audi Q7 SUV an extra 165hp of power

    INGOLSTADT (Germany), Feb 27 — Audi has divulged the lofty price tag that accompanies the 2020 SQ SUV’s 500hp-producing powertrain. Yesterday, Audi announced that yet another...