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  • 2019 Nissan Maxima teased before Los Angeles debut

    2 weeks ago

    2019 Nissan Maxima teased before Los Angeles debut

    LOS ANGELES, Oct 24 — Nissan revealed an image of nearly the entire body of the 2019 Maxima that’s scheduled to debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show next month. On Monday,...

  • Ford offers glimpse of what appears to be Mustang hybrid (VIDEO)

    2 weeks ago

    Ford offers glimpse of what appears to be Mustang hybrid (VIDEO)

    DETROIT, Oct 23 — In Ford's new ad campaign, between shots of Bryan Cranston, we get a two-second glimpse of a redesigned Mustang that could just be the hybrid the company has...

  • Six Porsche 911 GT3 RS handed over to new owners at SIC

    3 weeks ago

    Six Porsche 911 GT3 RS handed over to new owners at SIC

    SEPANG INTERNATIONAL CIRCUIT, Oct 21 – Following the recent introduction of the Porsche 911 GT3 RS at the Pavilion Kuala Lumpur, Sime Darby Auto Performance (SDAP) did something...

  • Mercedes Benz Malaysia launches new A-Class

    3 weeks ago

    Mercedes Benz Malaysia launches new A-Class

    KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 19 ― Mercedes Benz Malaysia unveiled the latest A-Class hatch last night at a grand party last night for the media ― this party will continue through...

  • VW's future cars could feature headlights that project info on the road

    3 weeks ago

    VW's future cars could feature headlights that project info on the road

    BERLIN, Oct 19 ― Volkswagen engineers and designers are currently testing a set of interactive HD-LCD headlights and tail-light clusters that project information on the road to...

  • Toyota launches all-new Rush

    3 weeks ago

    Toyota launches all-new Rush

    KUALA LUMPUR, 18 Oct — Cashing in on the market shift to Sports Utility Vehicles (SUV), UMW Toyota Motor Sdn Bhd has launched the all-new Toyota Rush. The first generation Rush...

  • BMW presents X7 premium family SUV

    3 weeks ago

    BMW presents X7 premium family SUV

    BERLIN, Oct 17 — German car manufacturer BMW has unveiled its new X7 seven-seater luxury SUV, due out in March 2019. Based on the X7 concept presented in 2017, the latest model...

  • The fastest McLaren hypercar yet arrives next week

    3 weeks ago

    The fastest McLaren hypercar yet arrives next week

    LONDON, Oct 16 — McLaren has teased the upcoming Speedtail’s tail in an announcement reporting the date and time of the Hyper-GT’s reveal: October 26 at 1pm in London....

  • Vintage styling and electric power: A new name in motorcycles makes its debut

    4 weeks ago

    Vintage styling and electric power: A new name in motorcycles makes its debut

    NEW YORK, Oct 13 ― On Tuesday night American motorcycle startup Tarform unveiled its new electric motorcycle in the Brooklyn Naval yard after weeks of dark and ambiguous...

  • Times are changing for the all-American pickup truck, it’s gone electric

    1 month ago

    Times are changing for the all-American pickup truck, it’s gone electric

    NEW YORK, Oct 12 — Before the first model has even gone into production, Bollinger Motors is teasing renderings of its second all-electric pickup truck, the B2. Within the...

  • Ageing Japan: Built for young families, minicars attract a huge following among elderly drivers

    1 month ago

    Ageing Japan: Built for young families, minicars attract a huge following among elderly drivers

    TOKYO, Oct 10 — When Honda Motor Co launched the latest version of its N-Box a year ago, it promoted features on the pint-sized minicar such as error-detecting pedals, automatic...

  • Six spectacular concept cars at the 2018 Paris Motor Show

    1 month ago

    Six spectacular concept cars at the 2018 Paris Motor Show

    PARIS, Oct 10 — Like any auto show worth its salt, the 2018 Paris Motor Show has plenty of concept cars on display, some of which are forerunners to upcoming models, and some of...

  • Court orders diesel ban on major Berlin roads

    1 month ago

    Court orders diesel ban on major Berlin roads

    BERLIN, Oct 10 — Berlin could shut out diesel drivers from major arterial roads next year, after a court yesterday ordered the German capital to follow in the footsteps of...

  • 'Not right away': Electric cars still have long road ahead

    1 month ago

    'Not right away': Electric cars still have long road ahead

    PARIS, Oct 7 — Under dazzling autumn sunshine in the heart of Paris, Marc Fiot steps out of a new Zoe, Renault's flagship all-electric hatchback, and readily declares it “the...

  • Love me fender: Elvis’ last Cadillac up for sale in Austria

    1 month ago

    Love me fender: Elvis’ last Cadillac up for sale in Austria

    VIENNA, Sept 6 — Elvis Presley loved Cadillacs, compulsively collecting hundreds of them during his lifetime, and what is believed to be the last Cadillac he drove before his...

  • Riding the classics

    1 month ago

    Riding the classics

    GEORGE TOWN, Oct 6 —The hobby of collecting various items is far from unusual. But what one collects can be varied from the stamps and coins to more unusual items. In hotelier...

  • The mysterious Aston Martin Valkyrie engine is music to our ears

    1 month ago

    The mysterious Aston Martin Valkyrie engine is music to our ears

    LONDON, Oct 5 — The Aston Martin Valkyrie launch is on the horizon. We now know what a 1100+ bhp engine sounds like, and it’s intense. Twitter seems to be gaining ground as...

  • Toyota, Softbank unveil tie-up, eye autonomous vehicle services

    1 month ago

    Toyota, Softbank unveil tie-up, eye autonomous vehicle services

    TOKYO, Oct 5 — Japanese car giant Toyota and conglomerate Softbank yesterday announced they would create a joint venture to provide “new mobility services” including...

  • Silver screen to stocks: Five things about Aston Martin

    1 month ago

    Silver screen to stocks: Five things about Aston Martin

    LONDON, Oct 4 ― British sports car manufacturer Aston Martin became a popular legend thanks to James Bond films, and it went public yesterday with a market valuation of £4.3...

  • New Bugatti Divo makes European debut in Paris

    1 month ago

    New Bugatti Divo makes European debut in Paris

    PARIS, Oct 4 ― Anyone looking to get their hands on one of the production run of the Bugatti Divo that made its European debut at the Paris Motor Show is out of luck because...

  • BMW is adding to its EV portfolio

    1 month ago

    BMW is adding to its EV portfolio

    PARIS, Oct 4 ― The Paris Motor Show has been jam-packed with exciting announcements from car manufacturers visiting from across the globe, and BMW was no exception. CEO Harald...

  • Kia brings the e-Niro to Paris

    1 month ago

    Kia brings the e-Niro to Paris

    PARIS, Oct 4 ― Staying in line with this year's theme to go fully-electric, Kia has brought the e-Niro to the 2018 Paris Motor Show. After the production version of the Niro EV,...

  • Wave of worries takes shine off Paris Motor Show

    1 month ago

    Wave of worries takes shine off Paris Motor Show

    PARIS, Oct 3 — Cutting-edge concept cars and promises of self-driving “lounges” painted the picture of a bright future as the Paris Motor Show got under way yesterday, but...

  • The 2019 Porsche Macan gets way more than some fancy new colours

    1 month ago

    The 2019 Porsche Macan gets way more than some fancy new colours

    PARIS, Oct 3 — When you think of Porsche, SUVs probably aren’t the type of cars that come to your mind first. This Macan, however, which comes in four new colours, is...

  • Renault presents infotainment system for the vehicles of the future at 2018 Paris Motor Show

    1 month ago

    Renault presents infotainment system for the vehicles of the future at 2018 Paris Motor Show

    PARIS, Oct 3 — Renault has a new immersive experience in store for this year’s Paris Motor Show, October 4-14, taking visitors into the multimedia world of the vehicles of the...

  • Audi SQ2 makes world debut in Paris

    1 month ago

    Audi SQ2 makes world debut in Paris

    PARIS, Oct 3 — The German car manufacturer has revealed its new sporty small crossover at the 2018 Paris Motor Show. It’s expected to go on sale early in 2019. Audi has...

  • Carmakers brace for shocks as electrified future looms

    1 month ago

    Carmakers brace for shocks as electrified future looms

    PARIS, Oct 2 — Auto industry executives gathering this week for the Paris Motor Show will be rubbing shoulders with unusual company: Dozens of tech experts eager to tackle what...

  • The next generation of autonomous car tech can basically predict the future

    1 month ago

    The next generation of autonomous car tech can basically predict the future

    NEW YORK, Oct 2 — A California-based start-up claims to have created a 3D mapping technology that fuses a LIDAR instrument, a camera, and a motion sensor in one to not only...

  • Long road ahead for Asian drivers revving up to go electric

    1 month ago

    Long road ahead for Asian drivers revving up to go electric

    KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 1 — When Benjamin Jacob stops his new scooter at traffic lights in Malaysia’s capital, fellow drivers sometimes flash their lights or honk their horns at...

  • Rust in peace: Soviet-era cars fill Russian mechanic’s field

    1 month ago

    Rust in peace: Soviet-era cars fill Russian mechanic’s field

    CHERNOUSOVO (Russia), Sept 28 — In the remote village of Chernousovo, retired mechanic Mikhail Krasinets tends to more than 300 ramshackle, Soviet-era cars, remnants of a once...