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  • Naza offers great deals and savings in time for Hari Raya

    1 week ago

    Naza offers great deals and savings in time for Hari Raya

    KUALA LUMPUR, May 8 — Naza Group of Companies is offering savings and promotions for Hari Raya Aidilfitri at its biggest Naza Gaya Raya Autofair 2018, exclusively for Naza...

  • Putin takes inaugural ride in Russian-made limousine

    2 weeks ago

    Putin takes inaugural ride in Russian-made limousine

    MOSCOW, May 8 — President Vladimir Putin travelled to his inauguration yesterday for a new six-year term in a Russian-made limousine, ditching his old stretch Mercedes to send a...

  • MapLite takes self-driving cars out of major cities and into the country

    2 weeks ago

    MapLite takes self-driving cars out of major cities and into the country

    SAN FRANCISCO, May 8 — Self-driving cars are a huge focus within the automobile industry, with more manufacturers testing their latest offerings but those tests are largely in...

  • Lewis Hamilton’s Mercedes goes up for sale

    2 weeks ago

    Lewis Hamilton’s Mercedes goes up for sale

    LONDON, May 7 — The opening rounds of the 2018 Formula One season may not have gone as well for reigning World Champion Lewis Hamilton as he and his team would have liked, but...

  • Details of BMW M5 competition package leaked ahead of reveal

    2 weeks ago

    Details of BMW M5 competition package leaked ahead of reveal

    MUNICH, May 6 — BMW is looking to embark on a little one-upmanship on the Mercedes-AMG E 63 S when it launches its new performance package for the latest M5 uber-sedan, but...

  • Land Rover already updating the Velar

    2 weeks ago

    Land Rover already updating the Velar

    NEW YORK, May 5 — After only just missing out in the final of the 2018 World Car of the Year Awards, the Velar that was only launched last year is already being updated by Land...

  • Lotus launches a new 410 bhp Exige Sport 410

    2 weeks ago

    Lotus launches a new 410 bhp Exige Sport 410

    NEW YORK, May 5 — Lotus has launched what it calls the “ultimate” series production version of the Exige sports car, the new 410 bhp Exige Sport 410, which has been...

  • Kia gives low-key debut to all-new Niro EV in production form

    2 weeks ago

    Kia gives low-key debut to all-new Niro EV in production form

    SEOUL, May 5 — Kia has revealed its all-new Niro EV in its production-ready form at a somewhat low-key launch at the 5th International Electric Vehicle Expo in the company’s...

  • Brabham returns with 700HP supercar

    2 weeks ago

    Brabham returns with 700HP supercar

    LONDON, May 4 ― Australian racing driver David Brabham has relaunched the brand founded by his father Jack in 1948 with a first show-stopping supercar called the BT62, set to...

  • New Bentley Flying Spur due next year with more distinctive design

    2 weeks ago

    New Bentley Flying Spur due next year with more distinctive design

    LONDON, May 3 — Bentley is a manufacturer on the verge of completely reinventing its portfolio of models to usher in a new era of electrification. In the meantime though, the...

  • Hyundai makes U-turn on Genesis retail network

    2 weeks ago

    Hyundai makes U-turn on Genesis retail network

    SEOUL, May 3 — Hyundai has just changed its mind about who will be retailing its Genesis luxury offshoot brand – again. Depending on your point of view, a business making a...

  • New Volkswagen Golf R-Line unveiled at Malaysia Autoshow 2018

    3 weeks ago

    New Volkswagen Golf R-Line unveiled at Malaysia Autoshow 2018

    KUALA LUMPUR, April 30 — Now that Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia (VPCM) has unveiled its Golf R-Line at the Malaysia Autoshow 2018, the Golf family line-up in Malaysia is...

  • Volkswagen to launch electrified Golf

    3 weeks ago

    Volkswagen to launch electrified Golf

    FRANFURT, APRIL 28 — Volkswagen has announced plans for an electrified version of its global best-seller, the Golf, but it won’t be an all-electric rival to the likes of the...

  • Toyota unveils all-electric C-HR

    3 weeks ago

    Toyota unveils all-electric C-HR

    BEIJING, April 28 — Toyota has unveiled an all-electric version of its C-HR crossover at the Beijing Motor Show. The C-HR EV is part of the Japanese automaker’s pledge to...

  • Can fish school cars in how to drive together?

    3 weeks ago

    Can fish school cars in how to drive together?

    PARIS, April 28 — In the not so distant future autonomous vehicles may rule the road. Could the ability of fish to swim together provide insights for engineers to make automated...

  • Jaguar announces 2019 XJ50 birthday present

    3 weeks ago

    Jaguar announces 2019 XJ50 birthday present

    BEIJING, April 27 — To mark 50 years of its flagship XJ luxury saloon, Jaguar is launching a new special edition of the car that’s been the choice of business leaders,...

  • Mercedes C43 and GLC 43 AMG high performance vehicles now available as CKD models

    3 weeks ago

    Mercedes C43 and GLC 43 AMG high performance vehicles now available as CKD models

    KUALA LUMPUR, April 26 — It appears that Malaysia’s luxury brand leader has yet again stolen the limelight from its main competitor, as Mercedes-Benz Malaysia announced the...

  • Get a chance to grab a ride on Toyota Hilux at MAI Autoshow 2018 (VIDEO)

    3 weeks ago

    Get a chance to grab a ride on Toyota Hilux at MAI Autoshow 2018 (VIDEO)

    KUALA LUMPUR, April 26 — UMW Toyota Motor Sdn Bhd are putting up a special taxi ride for visitors to the MAI Autoshow 2018, which is on this weekend, from April 26 to 29, 2018....

  • China-only 2019 Mercedes-Benz A-Class L saloon revealed

    3 weeks ago

    China-only 2019 Mercedes-Benz A-Class L saloon revealed

    GENEVA, April 26 — The current Mercedes-Benz A-Class has been a huge success for the German luxury automaker, and the new-generation of the luxury hatchback met with almost...

  • BMW finally reveals firm details about new 8 Series

    3 weeks ago

    BMW finally reveals firm details about new 8 Series

    FRANKFURT, April 26 — In what now seems to be becoming one of the longest lead-ups to a launch in automotive history, BMW has finally released some firm details about what we...

  • China’s electric carmakers bloom at Beijing auto show

    3 weeks ago

    China’s electric carmakers bloom at Beijing auto show

    BEIJING, April 26 — Auto executives from across the globe are plugging their plans for an electric car future in China at the Beijing auto show, but they will find their...

  • Perodua unveils new Bezza GXtra at Malaysia Autoshow

    3 weeks ago

    Perodua unveils new Bezza GXtra at Malaysia Autoshow

    SERDANG, April 26 — Perusahaan Otomobil Kedua Sdn Bhd (Perodua) today unveiled the Bezza GXtra, which replaces the 1.0 Standard G in the Bezza sedan range, at the Malaysia...

  • Geely Concept Icon unveiled at Beijing Motor Show

    3 weeks ago

    Geely Concept Icon unveiled at Beijing Motor Show

    BEIJING, April 26 — If you haven't heard of Geely already, you probably soon will do if it keeps unveiling new vehicles as stunning and stylish as the Concept Icon SUV it's just...

  • Kia finally reveals new K900 flagship saloon

    3 weeks ago

    Kia finally reveals new K900 flagship saloon

    SEOUL, April 26 — It's hard to say if it's a case of optimism, confidence or stubbornness, but Kia has finally unveiled the all-new second-generation of its full-size luxury...

  • All-new Peugeot 5008 SUV launched

    3 weeks ago

    All-new Peugeot 5008 SUV launched

    KUALA LUMPUR, April 26 — Nasim Sdn Bhd, the official distributor and custodian for the Peugeot brand in Malaysia, today launched the all-new Peugeot 5008 SUV, a modern...

  • Audi unveils first teaser of new Q8 flagship SUV

    3 weeks ago

    Audi unveils first teaser of new Q8 flagship SUV

    INGOLSTADT, April 26 — It's been known for a while now that Audi has been working on a new Q8 flagship SUV to sit in its range above the highly successful Q7, but the German...

  • Android Auto users can now browse through their full contact lists when stationary

    3 weeks ago

    Android Auto users can now browse through their full contact lists when stationary

    LONDON, April 25 — Google has now added your full list of contacts to Android Auto — but there’s a catch. Android Auto, the app that turns a recently purchased car dashboard...

  • Ride with Proton star drivers at the Malaysia Autoshow

    3 weeks ago

    Ride with Proton star drivers at the Malaysia Autoshow

    SUBANG JAYA, April 24 — Malaysian car fans who attend the Malaysia Autoshow will have a chance to find out what it’s like to be driven by star drivers Karamjit Singh and...

  • Car of the future: Electrified and autonomous, but what will it look like?

    3 weeks ago

    Car of the future: Electrified and autonomous, but what will it look like?

    BEIJING, April 24 — An autonomous driving electric vehicle may not take to the sky any time soon but could one day start to look a bit like The Jetsons’ flying car — a glass...

  • 4 weeks ago

    Flying taxi start-up hires designer behind modern Mini, Fiat 500

    LONDON, April 24 — Lilium, a German start-up with Silicon Valley-scale ambitions to put electric “flying taxis” in the air next decade, has hired Frank Stephenson, the...