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Tag: Automotive

The Citroën C3 Aircross is no Mini Countryman

Although the C3 Aircross is marketed as a compact SUV, it's more like a family wagon with its unique body styling, freshness and protective appearance.

Volkswagen is said to consider a Lamborghini IPO or sale

Investors have long urged Volkswagen to free up assets.

Daimler asked to recall hundreds of thousands of diesel vehicles

Daimler will cooperate with the authorities.

‘Either he resigns or gets fired’, Renault to replace Ghosn protege...

The French carmaker to definitively turn page on former CEO’s era.

McLaren 570S Coupé up for grabs in Malaysia Airports contest

Just spend a minimum of RM250 at any international airport in the country and be rewarded in return.

Honda ‘Sensing’ now available as a Civic 1.5L Turbocharged

This is the fourth model in Honda Malaysia’s product line after the CR-V, Odyssey and Accord.

DRB Hicom to gain from Proton’s positive growth

National carmaker expected to be back in the black for the financial year of 2019.

US, Japan sign limited trade deal, leaving autos for future talks

Japan and the US will tackle automotive tariffs in a later round of negotiations.

Chinese manufacturer Hongqi shows off 1,400-hp supercar concept

The Hongqi S9 goes from 0 to 100 km/h in only 1.9 seconds.

Millennials, not taxes, get blame for India’s falling auto sales

Millennials’ preference for ride-hailing services the reason for drop in auto sales.  

Nissan looking for third CEO in 3 years

October deadline set for Nissan to replace Hiroto Saikawa.

Crisis-hit Nissan CEO resigns

The Nissan board is hoping to find a successor to Hiroto Saikawa by the end of October.

India’s economy suffers car crash, pain spreads to villages

The automotive industry in India has laid-off about 350,000 workers since the start of the year, in response to plunging car sales.

Maruti Suzuki’s car sales decline 33% in August

Car sales continue to drop in India as Maruti Suzuki reports a 33% decline in sales.

Ghosn’s lawyer says Tokyo prosecutor lacks impartiality

Carlos Ghosn's lawyer calls treatment of his client 'discriminatory' and said such 'extreme harassment' compromised the possibility of a fair trial.

The science of road rage: Why rage behind the wheel?

With so many incidents of road rage in the news, Malaysians must learn to keep their cool when dealing with problematic drivers.

Trump slams GM for shrinking its US presence

GM trails Ford by about 9,000 union-represented employees and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV by roughly 1,200.

5 things to look out for in a dog-friendly vehicle

A pet-friendly vehicle should meet some basic criteria so moving your dog from one point to the next will be a breeze.

Lamborghini pulls into sight of Ferrari at US$11 bil value

Soaring sales of the Urus SUV, introduced in mid-2018, is helping Lamborghini draw level with Ferrari.

Ineos has spent RM236 mil. How much will DreamEdge?

Does DreamEdge have millions too and are they ready to start production of Malaysia's third national car? Or will taxpayer funds be needed?

Bumi-owned R&D firm to spearhead 3rd national car

The electric car project will be unveiled today in Cyberjaya.

China Dongfeng Motor said to weigh options for Peugeot stake

Dongfeng Motor held talks in recent weeks with potential advisers about ways to monetize part or all of its 12.2% stake in the French carmaker.

The new Proton Iriz is desirable on many levels

From its looks to its price to its first-in-class features and spirited drive, the new Iriz will give its competition a run for its money.

Tesla scrutinised by US agency over Model 3 safety claims

The NHTSA says Tesla claims on the Model 3’s safety rating is inconsistent with its advertising guidelines.