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Environmentalists cast doubts over Sarawak’s innovative fuel station plan

While the concept appears good, they question if building three-in-one fuel stations for vehicles powered by fossil fuel, electricity and hydrogen fuel cells will work.

27 luxury vehicles, 29 bank accounts not mine, says Najib

Report by The EdgeMarkets made it seem like this and a property in the Klang Valley belonged to me and my family, says former prime minister.

Best cars honoured at the Vehicle of the Year Awards 2019

First local automotive awards pays homage to both groundbreaking products as well as the hardworking Malaysians who bring them to our shores.

China will continue to suspend additional tariffs on US vehicles, auto...

In a trade war with the United States, China says it will continue to suspend additional tariffs on US vehicles and auto parts.

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.

GM reports strong profits on good sales of pricier vehicles

The American car company saw its revenue rise 1.8% to US$38.4 billion, partially due to the strong sales of higher-priced trucks in the US.

Tesla doubled service staff in Norway last year

Tesla’s operations in Norway are closely watched, as the country has the world’s highest number of electric cars per inhabitant thanks to generous government incentives for low-emission vehicles.

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.

Penang rep defends congestion levy proposal for outsiders

Kebun Bunga assemblyman says outstation drivers are already paying more than Penangites at the two bridges and hence a levy should not be a problem.

Saifuddin: Fuel subsidy will take into account age of vehicle

Domestic trade and consumer affairs ministry will work out a mechanism to implement the scheme at a meeting with the finance ministry on Nov 8.

Germany orders recall of 73,000 Opel diesels

Other prominent carmakers like Mercedes-Benz maker Daimler and BMW have already digested recalls of their own, while official probes into the emissions cheating are under way.

Petron gets green light to supply fuel to government vehicles

FMT has sighted a letter to this effect and it has been confirmed by a source.

Customs denies sales tax not imposed on passenger vehicles

It says the exemption list uploaded on its website has been misinterpreted.

Aston Martin unveils ‘sports car for the skies’ at airshow

Aston Martin unveiled the Volante Vision Concept this week at the Farnborough Airshow.

UPS to spend US$130 million on new natural gas vehicles, fuelling...

The money will be spent of 730 CNG vehicles and five fuelling stations.

Third of China’s vehicle makers risk extinction, BAIC’s Xu says

At least a third of China’s vehicle makers are set to get squeezed out of the business as the country opens up its auto market to global competition.

China to take aim at diesel vehicles in new smog push

The Chinese government will throw its support behind the use of rail for freight deliveries.

Smiling lorry driver who ignored police roadblock jailed 5 years

Police shoot out lorry's tyres to force driver to stop after he hit several vehicles during a chase.

Vehicles leave Najib’s house with police outriders

It is not immediately clear who were in the vehicles.

Geely emerges as China’s leader in new energy vehicles

Geely Auto Group CEO An Conghui confident China will ultimately become global centre of a new energy revolution that would reinvent the car.

BMW e-vehicle charging stations debut in Perak

Malaysia has emerged as the fifth largest market for BMW Hybrid vehicles.

BMW sued in US over diesel emissions

The case, filed in federal court in New Jersey, will become a class-action suit once it is certified by a judge.

Malaysia auto sales among worst in Asean in 2017

While sales of vehicles in other countries in the region went up, sales in Malaysia and Brunei showed a downtrend, says Asean auto body.

Arson at RTD weigh station: Clone syndicate suspected

Two of five cars damaged by fire were being investigated for cloning activities.