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  • Is zero-emission truck maker Nikola the new Tesla, or just hot air?

    4 months ago

    Is zero-emission truck maker Nikola the new Tesla, or just hot air?

    PHOENIX, Sept 16 — With its electric and hydrogen-fuelled trucks, the firm Nikola aims to revolutionise the future of the transportation sector. But with one investor claiming...

  • The Proton X50 SUV can be booked from 16 September with a RM500 deposit

    4 months ago

    The Proton X50 SUV can be booked from 16 September with a RM500 deposit

    KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 15 — After months of rumours and teasing, Proton has finally revealed more details on its second SUV, the X50. During an exclusive media preview, the national...

  • Proton X50 Preview: 5 things you need to know

    4 months ago

    Proton X50 Preview: 5 things you need to know

    KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 15 — The Proton X50 is finally revealed during a media preview at Proton’s plant in Tanjung Malim. The full spec sheet, pricing and availability details...

  • Leaked Proton X50 key fob reveals a feature that’s useful in Malaysia’s weather

    4 months ago

    Leaked Proton X50 key fob reveals a feature that’s useful in Malaysia’s weather

    KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 13 — There has been a lot of anticipation for the upcoming Proton X50, one of the most talked-about compact SUVs this year. According to leaks, the...

  • This is the Proton X50 and it’s better than you expect

    4 months ago

    This is the Proton X50 and it’s better than you expect

    KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 12 — After several round of leaks and teaser, the Proton X50 is officially revealed on Proton’s social channels. They have shared three high resolution...

  • Tesla launches fast electric car charging in Berlin, says more cities to come

    4 months ago

    Tesla launches fast electric car charging in Berlin, says more cities to come

    BERLIN, Sept 11 — Managers at electric carmaker Tesla Inc yesterday demonstrated new supercharger equipment on a Berlin research campus, saying they were looking at more target...

  • Car wheels are set to get bigger, smarter and more sustainable

    4 months ago

    Car wheels are set to get bigger, smarter and more sustainable

    NEW YORK, Sept 9 — An essential contributor to automobile performance, the humble wheel is increasingly a focus for innovation with parts manufacturers competing to create...

  • Rolls-Royce new Ghost makes first Asian debut in S. Korea

    4 months ago

    Rolls-Royce new Ghost makes first Asian debut in S. Korea

    SEOUL, Sept 7 — Rolls-Royce Motor Cars, the luxury car brand under BMW Group, on Monday launched the all-new Ghost sedan in South Korea to capture growing demand for high-end...

  • Japan firm says day when cars lift off is nearing

    4 months ago

    Japan firm says day when cars lift off is nearing

    TOKYO, Sept 3 — It might seem like a flight of fancy, but a Japanese firm says it is one step closer to making flying cars a reality after testing a drone-like prototype. Video...

  • Bikers rejoice, a maintenance-free chain has been developed

    4 months ago

    Bikers rejoice, a maintenance-free chain has been developed

    BERLIN, Sept 2 — German manufacturer BMW Motorrad has shown off an innovative chain that could considerably change the life of many bikers. Its new M Endurance chain requires...

  • Rolls-Royce launches new Ghost amid virus worries

    4 months ago

    Rolls-Royce launches new Ghost amid virus worries

    LONDON, Sept 2 — Rolls-Royce launched its eagerly-awaited new “Ghost” model yesterday, even as the luxury carmaker's chief warned that coronavirus would impact the...

  • Teslas move one step closer to full self-driving

    4 months ago

    Teslas move one step closer to full self-driving

    PALO ALTO, Sept 1 — Through a new software update, Tesla vehicles will be able to recognise speed signs and automatically adjust their speed. It's a further step in the brand's...

  • When a DJ draws inspiration from the sound of an electric sports car (VIDEO)

    4 months ago

    When a DJ draws inspiration from the sound of an electric sports car (VIDEO)

    LOS ANGELES, Sept 1 — The sound of a Ford Mustang Mach-E, the latest 100 per cent electric version of the legendary sports car, can be heard on the latest track, New Breed, by...

  • The top 10 longest-range electric automobiles on the market

    4 months ago

    The top 10 longest-range electric automobiles on the market

    NEW YORK, Aug 26 — Until now the uncontested leader in terms of range, Tesla will soon be in competition with market newcomer Lucid Motors. The manufacturer, which like Tesla is...

  • Specialist restorer creating two electric Rolls-Royce models (VIDEO)

    5 months ago

    Specialist restorer creating two electric Rolls-Royce models (VIDEO)

    LONDON, Aug 26 — British firm Lunaz Design, which specialises in vehicle electrification, is adding two exceptional models to its catalogue — entirely restored and electrified...

  • Hot on the heels of the Ford Mustang, another legendary American automobile may soon be electric

    5 months ago

    Hot on the heels of the Ford Mustang, another legendary American automobile may soon be electric

    DETROIT, Aug 21 — With a few months left to run before first deliveries of the Ford Mustang Mach-E at the end of this year, another legendary American automobile, the Chevrolet...

  • New Ford GT pays homage to the automaker's historic 1966 victory in Daytona 24 hours

    5 months ago

    New Ford GT pays homage to the automaker's historic 1966 victory in Daytona 24 hours

    CHICAGO, Aug 20 — American car manufacturer Ford has presented its very first GT Heritage Edition in tribute to the GT40 MK II and its victory at the 1966 Daytona 24 hours....

  • 1,026 km is the new electric range record set by the Hyundai Kona

    5 months ago

    1,026 km is the new electric range record set by the Hyundai Kona

    SEOUL, Aug 19 — Car manufacturer Hyundai has announced a new endurance record for a production model of electric car. One of its Kona cars has been able to drive a total of...

  • One of Eric Clapton's Ferraris being sold on internet

    5 months ago

    One of Eric Clapton's Ferraris being sold on internet

    LONDON, Aug 18 — Eric Clapton's Ferrari 599 GTB Fiorano F1 which belongs to Eric Clapton is currently being sold by UK car dealer GVE London on British website Auto Trader for...

  • Road test: Chinese 'robotaxis' take riders for a spin

    5 months ago

    Road test: Chinese 'robotaxis' take riders for a spin

    SHANGHAI, Aug 9 — Chinese entrants in the race to put autonomous vehicles on the road are bringing “robotaxis” online in hopes that a hired-car format can be the key to...

  • Mini’s all-electric Cooper SE will be launching in Malaysia on 26 August

    5 months ago

    Mini’s all-electric Cooper SE will be launching in Malaysia on 26 August

    KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 8 — Mini Malaysia will be launching the all-electric Mini Cooper SE (or Mini Electric) in Malaysia on 26 August. Mini fans can visit the...

  • Cadillac unveils its first all-electric vehicle

    5 months ago

    Cadillac unveils its first all-electric vehicle

    NEW YORK, Aug 7 — Luxury automaker Cadillac yesterday unveiled its first all-electric vehicle, hoping to gain an edge in the segment currently dominated by Tesla. The Lyriq...

  • Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia records 4,008 units sales between Jan-July 2020

    5 months ago

    Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia records 4,008 units sales between Jan-July 2020

    KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 4 — Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia (MMM), the official distributor of Mitsubishi Motors vehicles in Malaysia, has recorded a total sales of...

  • Amid pandemic, mopeds have a moment in car-loving US

    5 months ago

    Amid pandemic, mopeds have a moment in car-loving US

    NEW YORK, Aug 2 — Long associated with narrow, cobbled streets in Europe and congested Asian megacities, scooters are now becoming a common sight in car-loving America as...

  • Bugatti's electric Type 35 race car for kids launches for €30,000

    5 months ago

    Bugatti's electric Type 35 race car for kids launches for €30,000

    PARIS, July 28 — For the first time in about 90 years, Bugatti has released an electric car, the Baby II...a model for kids. Early last year, Bugatti announced that it would be...

  • What is the bidirectional V2G technology being tested by auto manufacturers?

    5 months ago

    What is the bidirectional V2G technology being tested by auto manufacturers?

    PARIS, July 27 — Audi is just the latest in a string of manufacturers to announce work on a bidirectional recharge system. Auto manufacturers are hoping to do their bit for the...

  • The BMW M135i xDrive and BMW X1 sDrive18i have arrived in Malaysia

    6 months ago

    The BMW M135i xDrive and BMW X1 sDrive18i have arrived in Malaysia

    KUALA LUMPUR, July 25 ― BMW Malaysia yesterday announced two new models for the Malaysian market: the BMW M135i xDrive and the BMW X1 sDrive18i. The models were announced during...

  • Struggling Nissan launches electric car for ‘new era’

    6 months ago

    Struggling Nissan launches electric car for ‘new era’

    TOKYO, July 16 — Nissan yesterday unveiled the Ariya, a new 100-per cent electric crossover model that the boss of the struggling Japanese car manufacturer said would open a...

  • How to check the safety of your automobile before going on vacation

    6 months ago

    How to check the safety of your automobile before going on vacation

    WASHINGTON, July 15 — Given that close to 97 per cent of trips away made by Americans this year will be by car according to AAA and Inrix, automobile safety has never been more...

  • Long road ahead for fully self-driving cars, despite Tesla claim

    6 months ago

    Long road ahead for fully self-driving cars, despite Tesla claim

    WASHINGTON, July 11 — The road to fully self-driving vehicles remains riddled with obstacles, with years of refinements likely needed, despite Tesla founder Elon Musk’s claim...

  • Proton now offers N95 cabin filter for Saga, Persona, Iriz and Exora

    6 months ago

    Proton now offers N95 cabin filter for Saga, Persona, Iriz and Exora

    KUALA LUMPUR, July 9 — During the launch of the Proton Saga 35th Anniversary Edition, Proton has announced that it is offering N95 cabin filter for four of its existing model...

  • Tesla 'very close' to level 5 autonomous driving technology, Musk says

    6 months ago

    Tesla 'very close' to level 5 autonomous driving technology, Musk says

    SHANGHAI, July 9 — US electric vehicle maker Tesla Inc is “very close” to achieving level 5 autonomous driving technology, Chief Executive Elon Musk said today, referring to...

  • Proton Saga 35th Anniversary Edition: Everything you need to know

    6 months ago

    Proton Saga 35th Anniversary Edition: Everything you need to know

    PETALING JAYA, July 9 — On this day, 35 years ago, the very first Proton Saga had rolled off the production line at Proton’s plant in Shah Alam. Proton has sold 4,150,035 cars...