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Idris Elba to team up with Ken Block on Quibi car-stunt...

Actor Idris Elba and renowned rally driver Ken Block will star in Quibi's car-stunt series called "Elba vs. Block," which will pit cars against each other in a series of stunts.

Aston Martin built for James Bond heading to auction

The car was never seen in Bond films but matches the one 007 drove in 'Goldfinger' and 'Thunderball'.

Painter transforms BMW i8 into artistic experiment

The artist refers to his work as an automobile sculpture and artistic experiment in form and colour.

Global car makers face bumpy road as China hosts auto show

Fuelled by rising incomes and government sales incentives, China has been the golden goose upon which the global automotive industry has staked its future.

Proton says X70 is most popular SUV in Malaysia

With 2,979 registered in March, and more than 25,000 bookings, Proton hopes to reduce waiting times for customers

Automakers seek to electrify Geneva car show, fight off gloom

The automakers heading for Europe's biggest annual car show are already suffering from the ongoing trade war between Washington and Beijing.

Peugeot plans US return 30 years after exit

Peugeot exited the US market in 1991, having been surpassed by Japanese rivals. as it sold 3,500 vehicles that year.

Merkel says US calling European cars a threat is ‘frightening’

Merkel points out that the biggest car plant of German luxury brand BMW is not in Bavaria but in South Carolina, from where it exports vehicles to China.

Enact ‘lemon laws’ to protect car buyers, says CAP

With mounting complaints of car defects coming in, the consumer group says there is no legal redress currently for complainants.

Automatic braking agreed at low speeds from 2020

EU countries and Japan explained that the Advanced Emergency Braking Systems will be made compulsory for new cars.

Range Rover Velar range finally gets V8 engine with SVAutobiography Dynamic...

Land Rover's Velar lineup is getting a new model with more "performance, luxury, and exclusivity:" the Range Rover Velar SVAutobiography Dynamic Edition.

Volvo recalls 167,000 cars worldwide

Volvo just recalled its vehicles two weeks ago on potential fuel leaks in the engine department.

All about the new Renault Clio V

It is billed as being sleeker, more dynamic and more connected than ever.

Volvo recalls over 200,000 cars to fix fuel leak issue

About 219,000 cars of 11 different models produced in 2015 and 2016 had been affected.

EU sets out plans for ‘limited’ US trade deal

The effort is also part of a strategy to stop Trump from slapping damaging duties on car imports from Europe, a danger that has especially unnerved Berlin.

At Detroit auto show, the future of cars is… in the...

Visitors are treated to mere new versions of age-old themes.

Bumpy ride ahead for automakers in China

Automobile sales in China fell about 14% in November, the steepest in nearly 7 years.

VW could face recall of more cars over emissions

The KBA has opened an investigation into whether a software update for 1.2-litre engine cars, including the popular Polo, enabled them to cheat emissions tests.

Ford and Toyota jockey for relevance at Slim Detroit auto show

The lack of competition on the show floor leaves plenty of room for the debuts that are there to shine.

Hyundai and Kia unveil driverless car-charging and parking concept

Hyundai and Kia are planning to commercialise their own autonomous vehicles in 2021 and launch fully autonomous vehicles by 2030.

German state of Baden-Wuerttemberg sues VW for damages

The value of diesel cars plummeted after a court verdict that forced cities to consider bans of older diesel vehicles.

20 cars stall after refuelling, Petronas says sorry

Petronas Dagangan Berhad says it will compensate affected customers and temporarily closes Solaris Besraya Petronas station.

China seeks to defuse trade war with reversals on cars, corn

The 25% tariff imposed on vehicles as a tit-for-tat measure will be scrapped starting Jan 1.

Renault-Nissan leaders to meet amid tensions over Ghosn ouster

All three carmakers have stressed that operations and alliance business are proceeding as normal. Nissan, however, called off the launch of a high-performance Leaf electric car this month.