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  • Bugatti teases new track-focused Chiron Divo limited edition

    1 week ago

    Bugatti teases new track-focused Chiron Divo limited edition

    SAN FRANCISCO, July 11 — Even as teaser images go, a new one from Bugatti about an upcoming limited edition version of the Chiron doesn’t give much away. What we know though,...

  • Nissan makes a U-turn on GT-R50 availability

    1 week ago

    Nissan makes a U-turn on GT-R50 availability

    LONDON, July 11 — After unveiling the GT-R50 last week as a combined one-off anniversary celebration model between Nissan and Italdesign, the two companies have now announced...

  • Porsche launches third generation Cayenne in Malaysia

    1 week ago

    Porsche launches third generation Cayenne in Malaysia

    KUALA LUMPUR, July 10 — Sime Darby Auto Performance launched the third generation Porsche Cayenne today. This is good news for Porsche lovers as it is currently the so-called...

  • BMW, Daimler, telcos in push to get EU adopt connected car standard

    1 week ago

    BMW, Daimler, telcos in push to get EU adopt connected car standard

    BRUSSELS, July 9 — BMW, Daimler, Deutsche Telekom and Ericsson have urged the European Commission to back a technology for connected cars they believe would help to speed up the...

  • Flying car to make debut at Farnborough International Airshow

    1 week ago

    Flying car to make debut at Farnborough International Airshow

    LONDON, July 9 — Later this month, the “world's first flying car production model,” the PAL-V Liberty, will take flight at Farnborough International Airshow, taking place...

  • Mercedes-Benz E300 is new flagship of E class in Malaysia

    1 week ago

    Mercedes-Benz E300 is new flagship of E class in Malaysia

    KUALA LUMPUR, July 8 — Mercedes-Benz Malaysia (MBM) has announced that the E 300 AMG variant will be the new flagship for the Mercedes-Benz E-Class range. This replaces the E...

  • Now you can ‘own’ a classic car for less

    1 week ago

    Now you can ‘own’ a classic car for less

    NEW YORK, July 8 — After a considerable slump a few years ago in the wake of the global financial crash, classic cars are once again a very hot property indeed. New record...

  • Suzuki reveals new Jimny specification details and images

    2 weeks ago

    Suzuki reveals new Jimny specification details and images

    TOKO, July 7 — Before the Kia Soul and Jeep Renegade proved so popular with buyers, if Suzuki had revealed a new Jimny as square and boxy as its new 2019 model is, it’s...

  • VW will now sell you a car online in Malaysia

    2 weeks ago

    VW will now sell you a car online in Malaysia

    KUALA LUMPUR, July 6 — Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia (VPCM) has just set a first in Malaysian history with its launch of its new e-platform, the “Volkswagen...

  • A single parking space in Hong Kong just sold for US$765,000

    2 weeks ago

    A single parking space in Hong Kong just sold for US$765,000

    HONG KONG, July 6 — Spare a thought for Hong Kong’s beleaguered car owners. The market for parking spaces is hotter than ever as a single spot in a luxury development in...

  • Fiat celebrates 60th anniversary of the 500 Jolly Spiaggina

    2 weeks ago

    Fiat celebrates 60th anniversary of the 500 Jolly Spiaggina

    ROME, July 6 — For the 60th anniversary of the Fiat 500 Jolly Spiaggina — the first special series model of the legendary little car — the Italian car manufacturer is...

  • Harley-Davidson is celebrating its 115th anniversary in Prague

    2 weeks ago

    Harley-Davidson is celebrating its 115th anniversary in Prague

    PRAGUE, July 6 — Harley-Davidson fans will be heading to the Czech capital, July 5-8, to celebrate the 115th anniversary of their favourite cycle-maker. An eclectic programme of...

  • Toyota announces new brand direction, Gazoo Racing Vios Challenge 2018

    2 weeks ago

    Toyota announces new brand direction, Gazoo Racing Vios Challenge 2018

    KUALA LUMPUR, July 5 — Toyota fans will be happy to know that UMW Toyota Motor Sdn Bhd (UMWT) will be continuing the Toyota Gazoo Racing Vios Challenge for the second season...

  • Next-generation Renault Clio seen testing

    2 weeks ago

    Next-generation Renault Clio seen testing

    LONDON, July 5 — Despite a lot of focus on new SUVs that will be coming to market in 2019, there’s still a great deal of interest in new models that aren’t actually...

  • More than 1,000 drivers heading to Le Mans Classic

    2 weeks ago

    More than 1,000 drivers heading to Le Mans Classic

    PARIS, July 5 — Le Mans Classic sees several hundred cars that have previously competed in the legendary endurance race head to the grounds of 24 Hours of Le Mans racetrack in...

  • Aston Martin unveils two very special takes on the DB11

    2 weeks ago

    Aston Martin unveils two very special takes on the DB11

    LONDON, July 4 — If an Aston Martin isn’t already exclusive enough for you, there are always ‘Q by Aston Martin’ models if you have enough money and are quick enough to...

  • New Tesla Model 3 to make European debut

    2 weeks ago

    New Tesla Model 3 to make European debut

    LONDON, July 4 — The organisers of this year's Goodwood Festival of Speed in the UK later this month already have a lot going on at the event to shout about, but the list of...

  • VW teases new T-Cross SUV

    2 weeks ago

    VW teases new T-Cross SUV

    BERLIN, July 4 — Many people buy small SUVs because they assume they’re safer for the driver and occupants than hatchbacks and sedans of a similar compact size. That’s not...

  • China’s Baidu rolls out self-driving buses

    2 weeks ago

    China’s Baidu rolls out self-driving buses

    BEIJING, July 4 — China’s internet giant Baidu announced today it had begun mass producing the country’s first autonomous mini-bus, as the firm prepares to roll them out in...

  • New Grantt Stellar 8000 fully synthetic oil launched

    2 weeks ago

    New Grantt Stellar 8000 fully synthetic oil launched

    SUBANG JAYA, July 4 — UMW Grantt International Sdn Bhd yesterday launched the latest addition to its product line-up, the all-new Grantt Stellar 8000 SAE 0W — 20 API SN Plus...

  • Rare Paris-Dakar Porsche 959 up for auction

    2 weeks ago

    Rare Paris-Dakar Porsche 959 up for auction

    NEW YORK, July 3 — There are a lot of very cool Porsches that fans and enthusiasts would love to get their hands on, but few, if any, are anywhere near as cool or sought-after...

  • Special edition Mustang to make world debut at Goodwood

    2 weeks ago

    Special edition Mustang to make world debut at Goodwood

    LONDON, July 3 — The annual Goodwood Festival of Speed is a very British event, but this year there will be an exciting car making an appearance that’s definitely...

  • UK survey reveals public's misconception of EVs

    2 weeks ago

    UK survey reveals public's misconception of EVs

    LONDON, July 3 — After two annual surveys in the United States both showed a high level of public mistrust of driverless vehicle technology, a new survey has just been published...

  • VW considers revolutionary new take on its iconic Beetle, says report

    2 weeks ago

    VW considers revolutionary new take on its iconic Beetle, says report

    WOLFSBURG, July 3 — It probably came as something of a shock to a lot of people when Volkswagen announced there will be no direct replacement for the current second-generation...

  • As Singapore’s VES scheme kicks in, some buyers adopt a wait-and-see approach

    2 weeks ago

    As Singapore’s VES scheme kicks in, some buyers adopt a wait-and-see approach

    SINGAPORE, July 2 — Yesterday marked the first day that newly registered cars previously exempted from the particulate matter criteria will come under the Vehicular Emissions...

  • Tesla hits Model 3 manufacturing milestone, hours after deadline

    2 weeks ago

    Tesla hits Model 3 manufacturing milestone, hours after deadline

    SAN FRANCISCO, July 2 — Tesla Inc nearly produced 5,000 Model 3 electric sedans in the last week of its second quarter, with the final car rolling off the assembly line...

  • New Porsche 911 GT2 RS now in Malaysia

    2 weeks ago

    New Porsche 911 GT2 RS now in Malaysia

    KUALA LUMPUR, July 1 —  In conjunction with the 70 th Anniversary of the Porsche brand, which started with the registration of the very first Porsche 356, (same as the car...

  • Intermot 2018 will showcase the latest connected technology for two-wheelers

    2 weeks ago

    Intermot 2018 will showcase the latest connected technology for two-wheelers

    PARIS, July 1 — Intermot – the international motorcycle, scooter and e-bike fair, held in Cologne, Germany — will showcase all kinds of new digital and connected...

  • McLaren donates bespoke 570S to Elton John Aids Foundation

    3 weeks ago

    McLaren donates bespoke 570S to Elton John Aids Foundation

    LONDON, June 29 — Sir Elton John is in the automotive news at the moment with two cars associated to him being auctioned. The first is a stunning bespoke McLaren 570S Spider...

  • Renault previews new C-segment crossover

    3 weeks ago

    Renault previews new C-segment crossover

    MOSCOW, June 29 — Renault has revealed a teaser image of a new C-segment crossover designed with the intention of dramatically increasing the French brand’s sales in Russia,...