Mitsubishi Motors to launch all-new 4th generation Outlander next month (w/VIDEO)

The next generation of the Mitsubishi Outlander is under final tuning and testing with its global debut to take place on February 17, 2021. Engineers at Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) are putting the SUV through its paces in severe weather and road conditions. This will be the fourth generation of the Outlander, which MMC traces […]

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Cruise, with GM and Honda, team up with Microsoft for commercialization of self-driving vehicles

Cruise, a company specialising in autonomous vehicle technology, and General Motors have entered a long-term strategic relationship with Microsoft to accelerate the commercialization of self-driving vehicles. The companies will bring together their software and hardware engineering skills, cloud computing capabilities, manufacturing know-how and partner ecosystem to transform transportation to create a safer, cleaner and more […]

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1-2 finish for Toyota in Monte Carlo Rally, record 8th win for Sebastian Ogier

The TOYOTA GAZOO Racing team got off to a great start for the 2021 motorsport season with victory in the Rallye Monte-Carlo. Besides a 1-2 finish, Sebastien Ogier and his co-driver Julien Ingrassia also won the legendary event for a record eighth time. The victory was also the 50th for Ogier and Ingrassia in the […]

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Vietnam’s Vinfast to add 3 EV SUVs to range within 13 months

Vinfast, the Vietnamese carmaker which has been in operation for 3 years, has completed development of its first three smart cars. While the company aims to become a major global player in the EV (electric vehicle) segment, these new models are also available with 2-litre petrol engines. The new range consists of the VF31, VF32, […]

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Data for Road Safety initiative in Europe provides advance warning of dangers ahead

Normally, if a vehicle breaks down and poses a danger to other vehicles because it is in the middle of the road, a responsible owner may run further back to warn approaching drivers, especially if there is a blind corner. Unfortunately, not many do that, so there is a high risk of an accident. What […]

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TOYOTA GAZOO Racing Festival Vios Challenge

Opening round of TOYOTA GAZOO Racing Festival Season 4 postponed

Last year, the sudden and extended period of the Movement Control Order (MCO) affected all evens in Malaysia, forcing cancellations or postponements. Motorsports were no exception and UMW Toyota Motor (UMWT) had to cancel the final round of its Vios Challenge one-make series that was to be held at the Sepang International Circuit. This year, […]

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2021 Porsche Taycan

Entry-level Porsche Taycan available from March, priced from RM605,000

Porsche is steadily expanding its all-electric Taycan range with a fourth variant that has rear-wheel drive. It is called just Taycan, no suffix, which reflects it entry-level position in the range which has the Taycan Turbo S, Taycan Turbo and Taycan 4S. Sime Darby Auto Performance will have the model in Malaysian showrooms from March […]

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Isuzu maintains lead in truck segment in Malaysia

Isuzu Malaysia continued to be the dominant player in the commercial vehicle market in 2020. From the official data issued by the Malaysian Automotive Association (MAA), the total volumes for Isuzu place it as No. 1 truck for the 7th consecutive year and light-duty truck for the 11th consecutive year. In 2020, Isuzu Malaysia delivered […]

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