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Porsche launches new Macan for Malaysian market

by RAHIMI YUNUS/pic by RAZAK GHAZALI
Sime Darby Auto Performance (SDAP), the authorised Porsche importer in Malaysia, launched the new Macan for local ...

MBM debuts region’s 1st all-electric vehicle SUV EQC

by RAHIMI YUNUS / pic by ARIF KARTONO
Mercedes-Benz Malaysia Sdn Bhd (MBM) premiered South-East Asia’s first all-electric vehicle, the SUV EQC, to ...

DRB-Hicom returns to profitability on automotive, services income

By MARK RAO / Pic By TMR File
DRB-Hicom Bhd returned to the black for its fourth quarter ended March 31, 2019 (4Q19), as key business segments, except ...

Proton launches 2019 Exora with lower price tag

LOCAL carmaker Proton Holdings Bhd has launched the facelifted model of its MPV, Exora, with a lower price tag.
CEO Dr Li Chunrong said the price ...

Fiat-Renault mega merger is born of desperation

by CHRIS BRYANT
When the US auto industry was looking down a barrel in 2008, General Motors Co (GM) did the unthinkable and quietly proposed a merger ...

The roar, the riches, the race — the Monaco Grand Prix preview

Ninety years after it was first run, the race still reigns supreme on the F1 calendar
By HANNAH ELLIOTT / Pic By BLOOMBERG The first place I ever ...

The new Zero S reaffirms brand’s electric motorcycle lead

As Harley-Davidson spends RM3.4b on its own electric bikes, the bar is set
By HANNAH ELLIOTT Electric motorcycles are an odd business proposition. For ...

Soybeans and eucalyptus are next high-end car seat

For high-end automakers like Land Rover and Audi, sustainable and animal-free textiles, not leather, are the brave new world of interior car design
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The Fiat 500L is far from perfect. In fact, it’s not even good

Despite aggressive marketing to bolster a reputation by association with luxury, the bloated 4-door fails to please
By HANNAH ELLIOTT Small cars should ...

The BMW M850i coupe is the unicorn you’ve been waiting for

Faster and better-looking than the M cars, and RM415,000 cheaper than a Bentley Continental GT, BMW’s newest coupe checks all the boxes
By HANNAH ...

X70 sales propel Proton to No 2 carmaker

By RAHIMI YUNUS / Pic By ISMAIL CHE RUS
Proton Holdings Bhd became the country’s second top-selling carmaker in April for the first time since February ...

American luxury finding new life in Lincoln’s brash behemoths

A much-needed redesign of the Lincoln Navigator sent sales of the model soaring 70% last year, and the brash behemoth commands prices that can top ...