Automotive

BMW’s first plug-in hybrid car, the i8, officially retires

The car goes down in company's history as helping the brand join the plug-in hybrid market and its commitment to the electrification revolution.

Hyundai releases teaser of its next-gen Elantra

Seventh generation Elantra will premiere in Hollywood next week.

Ford and gamers to co-create ‘ultimate virtual racing car’

Ford is working with the gaming community to create a brand-new virtual car that will eventually be used by the Fordzilla esports team.

Driverless delivery vans in demand amidst Covid-19 scare

Startup Neolix manufactures autonomous delivery vehicles and, over the past two months, has booked orders for over 200 vehicles.

Porsche Taycan can now be digitally viewed before ordering

Porsche launches virtual reality experience designed to bring potential Taycan customers up close and personal with the brand's first EV.

AI-tech to detect if a driver falls asleep being developed

Technology can analyse a person's eyes and determine if they are distracted or are falling asleep.

Why has the compact MPV disappeared?

The MPV will make a comeback and Malaysians will once again embrace its family friendly benefits.

The Lyriq SUV: Cadillac’s first ever luxury EV out this April

GM says the Lyriq will be built upon the third generation of its EV platform and use its Ultium batteries.

First images of Genesis chic new G80 sedan are out

Called the GV80, this model retains some characteristics of the line, but looks more like a sedan version of the SUV.

FCA debuts new Fiat 500 with fully electric powertrain

This is Fiat Chrysler Automobiles's first retail model with a fully electric powertrain.

GM unveils long-range battery to power its electric cars

GM's Ultium batteries has a range of up to 645 km between charges, designed for fast charging and adaptable for a variety of vehicles.

Ford’s best-selling cargo van goes electric

Zero-emissions cargo van to be outfitted with smart technologies to help businesses be better connected with their drivers and track their journeys.

Bentley reveals spectacular Mulliner Bacalar 2-seater

Only 12 Bentley Mulliner Bacalars, which takes its name from a Mexican resort town, will be built.

Goodyear’s airless car tyre can repair itself

The Goodyear reCharge has a lightweight frame and a regenerative, 'reloadable and biodegradable' tread compound that builds itself when needed.

BMW previews ‘i4’ electric concept car to challenge Tesla

A sporty BMW sedan of this kind does not exist with electric power in the market today, company says.

New Porsche 911 Turbo S has unmatched power, comfort

A more dynamic and precise suspension system offers better stability and road-holding, especially when cornering.

Hyundai’s Prophecy EV comes minus a steering wheel

Model has a strikingly smooth, inky black exterior and comes with a joystick-steering system.

Pininfarina launches hyper-luxurious version of electric Battista GT

Only five units of the Battista Anniversario will be made, each featuring a 'unique heritage-inspired design theme'.

Volkswagen to focus on e-cars to woo the climate-conscious

VW group sold just 110,000 cars powered by compressed natural gas worldwide last year, not enough to justify further investment.

New Peugeot 208 voted 2020 European Car of the Year

The new Peugeot 208 takes over from 2019 winner, the Jaguar I-Pace.

VW ditches natural gas to focus on e-cars

The group has set itself the goal of selling 32 mil electric and hybrid vehicles by 2029.

Morphoz: Renault’s new partially self-driving electric car

The Morphoz is an all-electric vehicle with level-three self-driving and is fully modular.

Geneva Motor Show: When to watch the premieres online

Since the cancellation of the motor show last week, several car manufacturers will be showing off their new cars and technology digitally instead.

Finalists of 2020 Car of the Year are revealed

Seven vehicles have been nominated by dozens of car experts hailing from more than 20 different countries.

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