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Toyota hydrogen car programme hits major milestone
Sunday, August 31, 2014 12:06 AM

Toyota hydrogen car programme hits major milestone

TOKYO: Toyota has reached an important production staging post in its programme to launch its first fuel cell vehicle, gaining government-approved status to build and inspect high-pressure hydrogen tanks.
 

US auto sales seen ending summer without a sizzle
Saturday, August 30, 2014 11:27 AM

US auto sales seen ending summer without a sizzle

DETROIT: US auto industry sales in August will be about even with a year ago, not quite ending the summer in a sizzling fashion but still warm enough to continue the recovery from a recession now five years in the rear-view mirror.

Fiat signals Chrysler merger on track
Saturday, August 30, 2014 11:19 AM

Fiat signals Chrysler merger on track

DETROIT: Fiat signalled its merger with US affiliate Chrysler was on track on Friday as a tally of shareholders suggested most had chosen not to exercise an option that could derail the plan, a vital step in the Italian carmaker's turnaround efforts.
 

Govt has more to gain by keeping AP system, says Pekema
Saturday, August 30, 2014 10:42 AM

Govt has more to gain by keeping AP system, says Pekema

KUALA LUMPUR: Approved Permit (AP) holders are now pressing for its continuation by saying the Government stood to gain financially if such a privilege were to be kept alive.

PLUS to go cashless to help ease congestion on highway
Saturday, August 30, 2014 10:40 AM

PLUS to go cashless to help ease congestion on highway

PETALING JAYA: Traffic congestion along the Federal Highway Route 2 (FHR2) will reduce when the cash lanes are removed from two toll collection points along the route beginning Sept 1.

10% toll discount in conjunction with Merdeka
Saturday, August 30, 2014 10:13 AM

10% toll discount in conjunction with Merdeka

KUALA LUMPUR: Motorists using the Sungai Besi Highway (Besraya), New Pantai Expressway (NPE) and the Kajang-Seremban Highway (Lekas) will enjoy a 10% toll discount on Sunday in conjunction with Merdeka Day.

BMW Motorrad Malaysia offers free weekend ride of F 800R
Friday, August 29, 2014 3:37 PM

BMW Motorrad Malaysia offers free weekend ride of F 800R

PETALING JAYA: Here's your chance to ride a BMW F 800R bike for the weekend by participating in the BMW Motorrad Malaysia Facebook photo contest.

Lexus Ipoh opens
Friday, August 29, 2014 3:24 PM

Lexus Ipoh opens

PETALING JAYA: Just four months following the launch of Lexus Malaysia’s outlet in Sarawak, the Toyota’s luxury arm now makes its presence felt in Ipoh, Perak. 

Malaysia to get new Volvo XC90 in 2015
Friday, August 29, 2014 1:34 PM

Malaysia to get new Volvo XC90 in 2015

BANGSAR: The new Volvo XC90 seven-seater SUV (sport utility vehicle) is expected to arrive in Malaysia in the third quarter of 2015. 

Ford, IBM win dismissal of 12-year lawsuit over apartheid abuses
Friday, August 29, 2014 11:10 AM

Ford, IBM win dismissal of 12-year lawsuit over apartheid abuses

NEW YORK:  A Manhattan federal judge has dismissed a 12-year-old lawsuit accusing Ford Motor Co  and IBM Corp of encouraging human rights abuses in apartheid-era South Africa, reluctantly concluding that the case does not belong in US courts.

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