Wheels

Sime Darby Auto introduces Porcshe 718 Cayman

By SHAZNI ONG
Sime Darby Auto Performance Sdn Bhd, the authorised Porsche importer for Malaysia, has introduced a new sporty line-up to its 718 model ...

Trump faces tough sell to car dealers girding for auto tariffs

By BLOOMBERG
WASHINGTON • Car dealer Jim Smail in Greensburg, Pennsylvania, voted for Donald Trump (picture) in 2016 because he wanted a ...

Staying connected with Proton X70

Abd Aziz of Maybank is among thousands who put their trust in the brand, despite not having experienced a test drive
“HI PROTON, ...

Nissan resists having same chairman as Renault

TOKYO • Nissan Motor Co is unwilling to support an arrangement with its alliance partner Renault SA that would place the same person in the chairman’s role ...

Fiat Chrysler shares tumble as CEO disappoints on outlook

NEW YORK • Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV plunged as much as 12% on a weaker than expected outlook and disappointing results in its North American ...

Jaguar owner posts RM16b quarterly loss as China demand weakens

MUMBAI • Tata Motors Ltd reported a third straight quarterly loss as luxury unit Jaguar Land Rover Automotive plc took an impairment of 278.4 billion ...

Daimler strikes cautious tone for ‘extremely challenging’ 2019

Company said it will clamp down further on spending as it prepares to plow even more money into investing in new technologies
by BLOOMBERG FRANKFURT • ...

Mitsubishi sees 28% hike in new Triton sales

By SHAZNI ONG / Pic By MUHD AMIN NAHARUL
Mitsubishi Motors Malaysia Sdn Bhd (MMM), the official distributor of Mitsubishi vehicles in Malaysia, ...

Volkswagen keeps sales crown as Toyota fails to catch up

FRANKFURT • Volkswagen AG (VW) retained the car industry’s top spot in sales as Japanese arch-rival Toyota Motor Corp’s global deliveries failed to match ...

Perodua, Mazda sell more cars as Honda, Proton and Toyota sales decline

Overall TIV for the passenger vehicle closed at 533,202 units in 2018, a 3.6% rise as a result of the tax-free period along with new launches
By RAHIMI ...

Porsche’s electric pitch: This car will recharge super fast

Porsche’s electric pitch: This car will recharge super fast
By BLOOMBERG NEW YORK • Zero-to-60 times are shorthand for what anybody buying a ...

Believe it or not, the headlight of the future is a laser

It’s 10 times brighter than an LED, but won’t blind oncoming traffic
by Brett Berk / BLOOMBERG Most people don’t turn on their car’s headlights and ...