2021 Flying Spur Hybrid Odyssean Edition

Flying Spur Hybrid Odyssean Edition previews future Bentley products

As part of its Beyond100 strategy, Bentley will pursue sustainability in every area of its business as well as the products it makes and sells. The journey has already begun and a limited edition of the Flying Spur Hybrid provides a preview of what will come. The Flying Spur Hybrid Odyssean Edition uses an advanced […]

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New 2nd generation Toyota Prius Aqua/Prius c is first vehicle to use bipolar nickel-hydrogen battery

Right from the start, the battery pack has been a crucial element for the development of electric vehicles (EVs). The earliest EVs in the 1930s used very heavy batteries which made them unappealing, apart from the fact that performance was poor. Not much development of batteries took place in the decades that followed as the […]

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2022 Opel Astra

All-new Opel Astra joins electrification direction of Stellantis Group

The last time Opels were officially sold in Malaysia was in the 1990s by a small company called Europel. There were ambitious plans to assemble a model called the Vectra but it never went ahead. Opel was actually a fairly strong brand in the country with its German background and it had robust, reliable models. […]

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Aston Martin Valhalla

Aston Martin to turn the Valhalla concept into a production PHEV supercar

The Valhalla was just a concept car which Aston Martin presented 2 years ago, a possible new model after the Valkyrie which would also be mid-engined. While it may have remained a concept for a while more, the change in ownership and management last year has seen the hybrid supercar being given the green light […]

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2022 Ford Puma Rally1 Hybrid

Ford M-Sport Team to switch to Puma Rally1 hybrid rallycar from 2022 World Rally Championship

Ford, in partnership with the M-Sport Ford World Rally Team, is one of the three major manufacturers participating in the World Rally Championship (WRC). The team, based in Britain, has so far been using the Fiesta WRC  rallycar but from the 2022 season, it will switch to a Puma Hybrid. The first event it will […]

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2021 Bentley Flying Spur Hybrid

Bentley Flying Spur Hybrid joins Bentayga Hybrid

Continuing its journey towards electrification and carbon neutrality, Bentley Motors has introduced a hybrid powertrain for its third generation Flying Spur. Declaring the new variant as ‘the most environmentally friendly Bentley to date’, the introduction of the Flying Spur Hybrid establishes a family of Bentley hybrids for the first time. In developing the hybrid powertrain, […]

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UMW Toyota Motor to invest RM270 million for assembly of Toyota hybrid models

UMW Toyota Motor (UMWT) has announced plans to assemble Toyota hybrid models in Malaysia, joining the still-small group of companies that are doing so. The move is driven by Toyota Motor Corporation’s (TMC) global commitment to deliver ‘mobility for all’ and produce ‘happiness for all’ through its commitment towards a ‘Clean, Safe and Secure Society’. […]

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2021 Ferrari 296 GTB

2021 Ferrari 296 GTB with V6 plug-in hybrid powertrain

With the pace of electrification accelerating, especially in Europe, it’s time for Ferrari to get more serious. Thus far, the company has already put a few hybrid models into the market – like the LaFerrari and SF90 Stradale – and with the new 296 GTB, the latest evolution of their mid-rear-engined two-seater Berlinetta gets a […]

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Nissan Juke Rally Tribute Concept 2021

Nissan Juke Rally Tribute Concept pays homage to 1971 Safari Rally-winning Datsun 240Z

During the 1970s, Japanese cars began to enter international motorsports events and their presence became increasingly noted as they won major events. One such event was the legendary East African Safari Rally, a tough dusty event that went around the Kenya countryside. As it was part of the World Rally Championship, major manufacturers took part […]

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