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  • First-Ever BMW 6 Series GT introduced in Malaysia

    2 weeks ago

    First-Ever BMW 6 Series GT introduced in Malaysia

    KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 6 — BMW Malaysia today unveiled the First-Ever BMW 6 Series Gran Turismo. Badged as a BMW 6301 GT, and assembled locally, this model expands BMW’s portfolio...

  • New Mini comes with unusual pricing strategy

    2 weeks ago

    New Mini comes with unusual pricing strategy

    LONDON, Sept 6 — Mini has just announced a brand new entry level trim for its 2019 Hardtop model that’s unashamedly aimed at a youthful audience. The new Oxford Edition will...

  • Two world premieres for Lexus at 2018 Paris Motor Show

    2 weeks ago

    Two world premieres for Lexus at 2018 Paris Motor Show

    PARIS, Sept 6 — Lexus, the Japanese premium carmaker, has announced its line-up for this year’s Paris Motor Show, October 4-14, 2018. Lexus plans to unveil two new cars at the...

  • Uber announces ramped up passenger security

    2 weeks ago

    Uber announces ramped up passenger security

    SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 6 — Uber chief Dara Khosrowshahi said yesterday the smartphone-summoned ride service is reinforcing safeguards for passengers and their personal information....

  • Audi to completely reinvent the R8

    2 weeks ago

    Audi to completely reinvent the R8

    LOS ANGELES, Sept 6 — Although it appeared Audi had ditched plans for a new generation of the R8 after sales of the current model proved relatively disappointing, it seems the...

  • Lancia Delta Integrale reborn

    2 weeks ago

    Lancia Delta Integrale reborn

    ROME, Sept 5 — The Lancia Delta Integrale is one of the most evocative names in European motorsport history and was a Group A rally car built for the Martini Lancia team by...

  • Volvo unveils fully autonomous 360c concept

    2 weeks ago

    Volvo unveils fully autonomous 360c concept

    STOCKHOLM, Sept 5 — Volvo says it’s now imagining a world where driverless vehicles could be used replace short-haul air travel, and to illustrate its vision the Swedish...

  • BMW teases Vision iNext crossover concept

    2 weeks ago

    BMW teases Vision iNext crossover concept

    MUNICH, Sept 5 — A lot of the news in the motoring media recently has been focusing on the first all-electric models from the likes of Jaguar, Mercedes-Benz and Audi and one may...

  • Mercedes finally unveils EQC

    2 weeks ago

    Mercedes finally unveils EQC

    MUNICH, Sept 5 — After a lot of trailers and teasers, including “official spy photos” in full camouflage, Mercedes-Benz has finally unveiled the EQC electric SUV ahead of...

  • Toyota Corolla Touring Sports to debut in Paris

    2 weeks ago

    Toyota Corolla Touring Sports to debut in Paris

    TOKYO, Sept 5 — Following the March unveiling of a sedan in Geneva, the French capital will provide the venue for the first showing of the new Toyota Corolla Touring Sports...

  • Volkswagen announces lower prices after SST implementation

    2 weeks ago

    Volkswagen announces lower prices after SST implementation

    KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 4 — The prices for all Volkswagen models, except for completely built-up (CBU) models, will be lower following the implementation of the Sales and Service Tax...

  • Mass production starts on the all-electric Audi e-tron SUV

    2 weeks ago

    Mass production starts on the all-electric Audi e-tron SUV

    MUNICH, Sept 4 — Audi has announced that the mass production of its first all-electric SUV is now in full swing at Audi Brussels. The camouflaged prototype of Audi e-tron has...

  • Mercedes continues to tease all-electric EQ C SUV

    3 weeks ago

    Mercedes continues to tease all-electric EQ C SUV

    STUTTGART, Aug 31 — Mercedes-Benz is once again teasing us with a new image of its all-electric EQ C SUV ahead of a full reveal of the first model from its new electric...

  • Russia's Lada back with 4x4 Vision concept

    3 weeks ago

    Russia's Lada back with 4x4 Vision concept

    MOSCOW, Aug 31 — Though many in the West may have assumed that Russian carmaker Lada disappeared from the automotive market a number of years ago, Lada never actually went away...

  • Volkswagen Malaysia extends the tax holidays for all vehicles

    3 weeks ago

    Volkswagen Malaysia extends the tax holidays for all vehicles

    KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 30 — If you’re on the market for a new car, you’ll be glad to know that Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia (VPCM) today announced an extension of the tax...

  • When cars fly? Japan wants airborne vehicles to take off

    3 weeks ago

    When cars fly? Japan wants airborne vehicles to take off

    TOKYO, Aug 30 — It might sound like pie in the sky, but Japan’s government is banking on a future with flying cars, launching an initiative Wednesday with the private sector...

  • Fiat refreshes 500X crossover

    3 weeks ago

    Fiat refreshes 500X crossover

    ROME, Aug 29 — Fiat has unveiled a new-generation version of its 500X crossover with a refreshed exterior plus new engines and onboard technology. On the outside, the main...

  • New Honda HR-V comes with lane watch feature

    3 weeks ago

    New Honda HR-V comes with lane watch feature

    PUTRAJAYA, Aug 29 — As the nation moves from GST to SST, we are in a situation of flux — thanks to the new government, there has been a short ‘tax holiday’ — the...

  • From Russia with love, Renault plots revival with sporty SUV

    3 weeks ago

    From Russia with love, Renault plots revival with sporty SUV

    PARIS, Aug 29 — Renault SA is betting on a sustained recovery in Russia’s car demand, unveiling a sleek coupe-style sport utility vehicle in Moscow that’ll be manufactured...

  • New second-generation Nissan Juke due next year

    3 weeks ago

    New second-generation Nissan Juke due next year

    TOKYO, Aug 29 — There's an all-new second-generation incarnation of the Nissan Juke on the way, and although it's not expected to look anything like the current model, Nissan is...

  • JLR tests pedestrian trust of autonomous vehicle

    3 weeks ago

    JLR tests pedestrian trust of autonomous vehicle

    LONDON, Aug 29 — Plenty of time, money and brainpower is currently being poured into the research and development of driverless vehicles, but British manufacturer Jaguar Land...

  • First Mercedes EQ to launch next week

    3 weeks ago

    First Mercedes EQ to launch next week

    MUNICH, Aug 28 — A lot has been said and written over the past few months about the new Mercedes EQ electric sub-brand, but up to know we’ve yet to see a full-blown production...

  • Rare Ferrari 250 GTO sells for record US$48.4m at auction

    3 weeks ago

    Rare Ferrari 250 GTO sells for record US$48.4m at auction

    HONG KONG, Aug 28 — A red 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO sold for US$48.4 million (RM198.2 million) on Saturday in California, the most ever paid for a classic car at auction. The vehicle...

  • Ferrari’s new 488 Pista Spider is its most powerful convertible

    3 weeks ago

    Ferrari’s new 488 Pista Spider is its most powerful convertible

    NEW YORK, Aug 28 — On Sunday on the Pebble Beach Golf Course in California, Ferrari unveiled the 50th convertible model it has ever made, the Ferrari 488 Pista Spider. This...

  • A host of world premieres at the 2018 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance

    3 weeks ago

    A host of world premieres at the 2018 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance

    NEW YORK, Aug 28 — The Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance in California has once again provided the venue for a host of extraordinary supercar and concept car world premieres....

  • Mercedes-Benz Malaysia expands East Coast network

    3 weeks ago

    Mercedes-Benz Malaysia expands East Coast network

    KUANTAN, Aug 27 — Mercedes-Benz Malaysia (MBM) and dealer partner Asbenz Stern Sdn Bhd have invested RM5 million to set up the German marque’s first Autohaus in the Pahang...

  • A 1937 Alfa Romeo wins Best of Show at Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance

    3 weeks ago

    A 1937 Alfa Romeo wins Best of Show at Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance

    LOS ANGELES, Aug 27 — A deep blue 1937 Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B Touring Berlinetta was crowned “Best of Show” at the 68th Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance yesterday, August 26,...

  • Pebble Beach reveal for Audi PB18 e-tron

    3 weeks ago

    Pebble Beach reveal for Audi PB18 e-tron

    MONTEREY, Aug 25 —There’s an increasing number of brand new cars that get unveiled and rub shoulders with the many classics at Monterey Car Week these days, but it’s hard to...

  • Covers come off all-new BMW Z4

    3 weeks ago

    Covers come off all-new BMW Z4

    MUNICH, Aug 25 — A lot of focus at Monterey Car Week is still on very rare, sought-after and expensive classic cars, but Pebble Beach is increasingly becoming an event where...

  • Lamborghini officially unveils Aventador SVJ

    3 weeks ago

    Lamborghini officially unveils Aventador SVJ

    NEW YORK, Aug 25 — For a car that’s essentially a track-focused version of an existing model, there’s been a lot of noise and anticipation lately surrounding the launch of...