We love fast SUVs, but never did we ever expect there to be a title for the world's fastest SUV.
TORONTO (Canada): Here are two guys who may seem to have lost their minds by reviewing Lego Technic's lifesize Bugatti Chiron that took 13,438 hours to develop and build.
MANILA: Toyota Motor Corp has unveiled in the Philippines its first new Hiace model designed for overseas markets.
In a statement released by Consumers’ Association of Penang (CAP), purchasers of vehicles which seem to have unsolvable technical issues should be given better consumer protection from the sellers.
You've got to give it to the Thai government.
When times are tough, luxury car brands get to building SUVs. It never fails, because the market snaps them up faster than they can be made - literally, in the case of Rolls-Royce. With the launch of ...
It may just be February but it’s not too soon to decide.
A total of 32,725 summons was issued by the Road Transport Department (JPJ) during Ops TBC held from 29 January to 12 February.
SHAH ALAM: Bermaz Auto recently displayed two units of the Mazda CX-8 sport utility vehicle (SUV) during a media function at its headquarters in Glenmarie.
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File pic of imitation car parts seized in Malacca.
BERLIN: After a night out drinking, you obviously shouldn't drive yourself home, but instead leave your car somewhere and pick it up at a later time.
Lexus has been topping the J.D. Power studies in the U.S. for many years.
Honda Malaysia officially debuted the facelifted Honda HR-V range before the Lunar New Year and today we can already see a number of them running about.
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Valentine’s Day may have passed but real love is perpetual – just like the one between man and machine, and his son.
MUNICH: BMW has announced that the B7 is getting the Alpina treatment for 2019 with a higher top speed and advanced driving assistant safety systems.
SAN JOSE: Lightning Motorcycles followed up last month's electric motorcycle teaser image with a new pic of its high-performing, fully liquid-cooled electric motor.
Malaysia Automotive, Robotics, and IoT Institute (MARii) has opened its first Satellite centre in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah.
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BMW i has been supplying Formula E’s Safety Car since day 1 of the sport and the BMW i8 Coupe will hit the race tracks with a new livery.
DETROIT/SAN FRANCISCO: Amazon.com Inc said on Friday it would lead a US$700 million investment in US electric pickup truck startup Rivian Automotive LLC, in the e-commerce giant’s biggest bet on tec...
The issue of Nissan’s chairmanship is crucial after the Japanese firm identified the concentration of power in one executive as one of the reasons Ghosn was able to carry out his alleged fiscal misc...
Mazda CX-8 arrives in Malaysia for first official preview – 4 variants listed, six- and seven-seat versions, CKD
The Mazda CX-8 has arrived in Malaysia as part of an official preview, and we’re being treated to preliminary details of the SUV that offers seating for up to seven people.
Transport minister Anthony Loke has said that he will have failed as a minister if road fatalities continue to increase at the end of his five-year mandate.
A consumer group is urging the government to implement a “lemon law” to hold automakers responsible for defective projects and compel them to repair vehicles in accordance with the law.
BMW Group Financial Services Malaysia has launched a new financing solution called Easy Drive to provide customers with easier accessibility and flexibility when it comes to owning a BMW or MINI model...
Bermaz Motor, distributor of Mazda vehicles in Malaysia has just given us a preview of a Japanese-spec Mazda CX-8, Japan’s version of our local CX-9. The CX-8, which will be available as locally-ass...
KUALA LUMPUR: Sime Darby Auto Performance (SDAP), the authorised importer of the Porsche in Malaysia, has expanded its 718 Cayman (launch) model to include a new limited edition SportDesign Series.
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Back in March 2018, we reported that Bermaz Motor was planning to locally assemble the Mazda CX-8 at its Kulim plant by mid-2019.
Volkswagen Passenger Cars Malaysia (VPCM) and Kota Bumi Sdn Bhd today officiated the Volkswagen Kota Bumi 3S Centre located in Inaman, Sabah.
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As we head out of this decade, we are seeing great steps forward when it comes to finance and e-commerce solutions of consumers across all industries.
The Ministry of Finance Malaysia has announced the price of petrol and diesel fuel starting tomorrow (February 16th) and will be valid for the next seven days.
Bentley Motors has just revealed the Bentagya Speed; the most powerful and performance-oriented Bentayga to date.
The third-generation Toyota Vios recently received a major makeover for the Malaysian market, and we had the opportunity to sample the car first hand before its official debut taking it from Kuala Lum...
Motorcycle riders trying to evade police and JPJ road blocks has become a common place thing.
LONDON: In a ceaseless fight for top dog status, Bentley Motors announced on Thursday the world’s fastest production SUV.
SAN FRANCISCO: No dog will ever die in a hot Tesla, thanks to a new function that monitors the temperature and lets worried passers-by know that the owner is returning soon.
BANGKOK" To educate customers about how far modern electric vehicles (EVs) can travel, Nissan launched the second installment of Nissan’s digital EV education series.
STUTTGART: With the fully electric eActros truck, Mercedes-Benz Trucks demonstrates that it is already possible to complete heavy distribution tasks locally emission-free and quietly in the Murg valle...
DETROIT: BorgWarner Inc has projected growth of up to 6% in the next three years, largely due to a growing demand for hybrid vehicles in China.
WOLFSBURG: VW plans to unveil an R-branded T-Roc at the Geneva Motor Show next month and the brand even provided a vibrant cartoony sketch of the model on Thursday to hold us over.
An Apple store in New York. — AFP SAN FRANCISCO: Apple Inc has sharply increased its efforts to test self-driving cars on public roads but lags far behind market leader Waymo on a key safety metric,...
Senard speaking to journalists upon his arrival at Haneda International airport in Tokyo on Thursday.
The all-electric Polestar 2 is set to be unveiled sooner than expected.
Said to be the car that will show Tesla how electric vehicles (EVs) are supposed to be, the all-electric Porsche Taycan (pronounced as tie-khan) is set to go on sale in Malaysia sometime in 2020.
In a time when Toyota Supras and Nissan Skyline GT-Rs and Mazda RX-7s - cars which were made in fairly large numbers - go for ridiculous money, we find someone who is selling an ultra rare car for pri...
Ah, active safety systems. In the last decade we've seen the proliferation of these systems in a number of cars, and nowadays you can even get them in entry level models like the Perodua Myvi.
Since its market debut in November 2017, the Volkswagen T-Roc have found its way to more than 200,000 homes, a roaring success for Volkswagen’s maiden entry to the compact crossover segment.
The Q4 e-tron concept. INGOLSTADT: Audi plans to debut another e-tron concept, coined the Q4, at the Geneva Motor Show next month.
The Thailand Ministry of Energy has set 2023 as the nationwide implementation deadline to adopt the cleaner Euro 5 specification diesel fuel. In a report by The Bangkok Post, the decision to carr...
After releasing a teaser image on the brand’s official Twitter account, Polestar is ready to unveil the Polestar 2 in all its glory on 27 February 2019.
Despite reports about Audi and Porsche going back to the drawing board after tearing down a Tesla Model 3 and discovering that their American rival has a leg up in battery production costs (should tha...
BERLIN: German police are trying out futuristic, armour-plated super speed traps in a bid to outwit drivers who travel too fast.
LONDON: The Range Rover Sport has done away with its V6 power plant and has instead opted to go with a new 3.0-litre turbocharged Ingenium inline-six with a 48-volt mild hybrid system and an electric ...
NEW YORK: Prospective buyers planning to splurge on a luxury car may want to reconsider.
BERLIN: While 30th birthdays for most of us can be just another date in the calendar, for cars, it is a much more notable occasion.
A 2017 F-150. DETROIT: Ford announced Wednesday it is recalling 1.5 million of its best-selling F-150 pickup trucks due to a glitch in its transmission system that can lead to accidents.
Audi has prepared a very special showcase for the new e-tron model prior to its local introduction in Germany.
There’s been a lot of talk since prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad expressed his desire to bring Formula 1 back to Malaysia, with mixed responses all around (yes, we’ve read your comments).
The Malaysian Institute of Road Safety Research (MIROS) has lauded the growing adoption of dashboard camera in vehicles, saying that the installation of the device is a positive development, Bernama r...
KUALA LUMPUR: Naza Premira Sdn Bhd, official distributor of the Vespa brand in Malaysia, is back in black with the trendy and stylish Vespa Notte Edition in two variants; Vespa Notte GTS Super 300 AB...
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NEW YORK: To celebrate the launch of the first-ever 2019 UX, a luxury compact crossover, Lexus partnered with streetwear designer John Elliott to create the “Sole of the UX” — custom tyres inspi...
Sime Darby Auto Connexion (SDAC), the sole distributor of Ford in Malaysia, has announced the ‘Ford Ranger Explore & Experience Roadshow’ which will run from now until March.
MINI today announced that next year, it will be unleashing its most powerful road legal model yet - the John Cooper Works GP.
At the recent Petronas SIC MAM Motorsports Awards 2018, Team Dream Chaser, who fields several Toyota Vios machines in the Vios Challenge, bagged multiple awards including the coveted Best SIC National...
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The Honda Urban EV concept grabbed the headlines at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show with its retro cute looks and diminutive size, harking back to the first generation Civic.
In celebrating the launch of the first ever, all-new Lexus UX, the company has fitted the car with custom tyres inspired by designer John Elliot and the Nike Air Force 1 shoe.
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New or old, it’s hard to not find appeal in the Suzuki Jimny.
Honda has just released a teaser image of their upcoming compact electric vehicle (EV) which is bound for unveiling at the upcoming Geneva Motor Show 2019.
We’re all familiar with the British Racing Green, aren’t we?
MILAN: Designed in part by Master of Transportation Design students from Italy's Istituto Europeo di Design here, the Honda Tomo EV that's expected to go on display at the March 7-17 Geneva Motor Show...
SAN FRANCISCO: To fulfill the promise he made last October, Elon Musk announced that the Tesla ‘Dog Mode' feature will be arriving this week.
BRUSSELS: Subaru is bringing an electrified Boxer engine to the Geneva Motor Show next month.
PARIS: (France will invest 700 million euros (RM3.2bil) over the next five years into projects to boost the European electric car battery industry and reduce its carmakers’ reliance on dominant Asia...
Do you ever hear people saying that if they had a time machine, they would go back to the days before Microsoft, McDonalds, Coca-Cola, Google, and so on were just starting out - and invest in these co...
PARIS: The board of Renault was poised to cancel as much as 30 million euros (RM138mil) in deferred pay and severance to its ousted boss Carlos Ghosn (pic), as directors met on Wednesday to approve it...
MUNICH: BMW M GmbH is expanding its high-performance model line-up by introducing the X3 M and BMW X4 M with both sporting a Competition variant.
KUALA LUMPUR: Sime Darby Auto Connexion (SDAC), the sole distributor of Ford in Malaysia, announced the Ford Ranger Explore & Experience Roadshow which begins from February until March.
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PETALING JAYA: Drivers can now pay toll using the Touch 'N Go eWallet at two more highways, the Kemuning–Shah Alam Highway (LKSA) and Smart Tunnel.
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For a short period of time, Toyota is celebrating victorious British racing machines that are traditionally painted in Racing Green with a short production run of Toyota 86 coupe painted in that signa...
Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman (TAR) will be closed off to all vehicles except buses, starting March 15th, 2019 to accommodate local traders and shoppers alike.
Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman in KL to be partly closed off to all vehicles except buses starting from March 15
From March 15, 2019 onwards, a one-km stretch of Jalan Tuanku Abdual Rahman (Jalan TAR) from the Jalan Esfahan intersection to the Jalan Melayu intersection will be closed to all vehicles except buses...
TOKYO: Toyota has revealed via its Japanese TRD site the Supra TRD Performance Line Concept, which makes the model look more like a racecar than a street-legal sportscar.
TOKYO: Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) will unveil the 2020 model year ASX compact SUV at the March 5-17 Geneva International Motor Show.
DETROIT: Let's face it, no one likes a rude awakening by a bedside partner in the middle of the night, but thanks to Ford, it may be a thing of the past by installing a bed with a few pulleys, gears, ...
MUNICH: MINI has announced that next year, the new John Cooper Works GP (JCW GP) will be taking to the roads with only 3,000 units earmarked for serialised production - yes it's getting its own number...
SHAH ALAM: UMW Toyota Motor Sdn Bhd (UMWT), the distributor of Toyota vehicles in Malaysia has announced that its newly launched Toyota Camry has been awarded a five-star rating from the Association o...
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LOS ANGELES: Rental cars are a US$30-billion-a-year business in the US, according to statistics from Auto Rental News.
SEATTLE: Moscow has emerged the world's worst city for gridlock and congestion in a new traffic report which found that in general, the worst places to be a driver are European and Latin American citi...
The K13 Nissan March was heavily engineered, designed, and manufactured in Thailand to maximize the incentives given by the Thai government back in 2010.
Last week, Mazda dropped a lone teaser of an upcoming compact SUV, without revealing much information, leaving the public to speculate what the new model could be.
The Special Edition HST model will pack 400 hp and 550 Nm of torque from an all-new 3.0-litre in-line 6-cylinder turbocharged Ingenium engine, replacing the previous V6 engine. 0 to 100 km/h will take...
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It is not uncommon to for a vehicle model to undergo multiple updates to keep it fresh and ‘competitive’, as the industry would like to term it.
The new car is set to come with 300 hp from a new 4-cylinder TwinPower Turbo Technology – making it the fastest and most powerful MINI ever to be allowed for use on the road.
Will Formula 1 make a return to the Sepang International Circuit?
GENEVA: Dozens of countries have come out in favour of fresh international regulation requiring all new cars and lighter motor vehicles to be equipped with automatic emergency braking systems, the UN ...
KUALA LUMPUR: Formula One may make a comeback to Malaysia.
File pic of a Model 3 on display last April at Auto China 2018 in Beijing.— Reuters SAN FRANCISCO:At least three ships roughly the length of two football fields are slated to arrive at ports in Chin...
PUTRAJAYA: A 1km stretch of Jalan Tuanku Abdul Rahman (Jalan TAR) in Kuala Lumpur will be closed to all vehicles except buses beginning March 15, said Federal Territories Minister Khalid Abd Samad.
If you want to get a sneak peek of what manufacturers are planning to launch in the coming years, you need only look at patent or trademark applications.
Shell has announced that Malaysia will once again be hosting the Shell Eco-marathon Asia in 2019 as part of its global “Make the Future Live” programme.
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First introduced in late 2010, and having a number of improvements and facelifts over the years, the new Mitsubishi ASX SUV continues to be powered by the 2.0-litre naturally aspirated engine with MIV...