Long-time General Motors employee, Mary Barra, has been named as the group's chief executive officer, and will also join the GM Board.
The announcement was made as outgoing CEO Dan Akerson confirmed that the succession plan will be brought forward by several months, in light of news that his wife has been recently diagnosed with an advanced stage of cancer.
The uncle and nephew team of Tan Eng Joo and Tan Choon Hong kept the Malaysian flag flying high when they emerged as overall champions of the International Rainforest Challenge (RFC) which was held in the jungles of Terengganu from 30 Nov to 9 December.
In a close second was last year’s RFC champion Kulbak Roman and co-driver Kovalenko Evgeni of…
Proton today launched the ‘Proton We-Care Prihatin Banjir’ flood relief programme to assist flood victims whose Proton cars have been damaged by the recent flood. According to the company, the programme kicks off with immediate effect and will run until 15 February 2014.
It is said that the programme offers affected Proton car owners’ free inspection and assessment of the damages and…
Cheras man wins one million BonusLink points in Shell contest
The much awaited Euro 4 grade diesel would be commercially available to consumers in 2015.
Sources told Cars, Bikes & Trucks that the plan to introduce the new fuel quality standard would be included as part of the National Automotive Policy (NAP) to be announced by International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed on January 15.
“The Euro 4 roll…
Cash toll payment to be scrapped at Kempas and Perling Toll Plazas from Jan 11 – only electronic lanes
Beginning January 11, Kempas and Perling toll plazas in Johor Bahru will only be accepting cashless payment.
In a statement by the highway concessionaire of North-South Highway and Second Link, Plus Malaysia Berhad would scrap the cash toll payment and to replace with electronic payment at all lanes at both toll plazas.
PLUS managing director Datuk Noorizah Abd Hamid said the implementation…
NAZA Italia is expected to launch Maserati's mid-sized sedan, the Ghibli, in the first quarter of 2014.
This was revealed by Datuk Maruan Mohd Said, the senior vice-president of Naza World's corporate strategic investment division, at the launch of the sixth generation Maserati Quattroporte at the Naza Italia showroom in Petaling Jaya last week.
In conjunction with the screening of 'Ah Beng Mission Impossible' in cinemas nationwide from January 23 next year, Hyundai-Sime Darby Motors (HSDM) is organising the 'Hyundai Mission Impossible Facebook Contest' which will run from December 5 to January 26, 2014.
"To drum up the excitement for this movie, we are organising the Hyundai Mission Impossible Facebook Contest to give everyone an…
A survey by Accenture has indicated that high interest in next-generation in-car technologies among drivers in emerging economies could help shape future demand for sales and provide the automotive industry with a sustained revenue stream.
A total of 14,000 drivers in Brazil, China, France, Germany, Indonesia, Italy, Malaysia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, the UK and the United States were surveyed…