Long Range EVs don’t make sense, says Mazda US CEO

There is no need to carry around a massive battery pack when chances are an urban user may only drive the EV a few dozen miles per day. According to a media report, Mazda US CEO Jeffrey Guyton is sceptical about long-range EVs, stating that they may not be viable

Next-gen Hyundai Verna production to begin in March 2023

The next-gen Verna is expected to be launched in the second quarter of 2023. Hyundai is gearing up to launch the next-gen Verna (codenamed: BN7i) in India later this year. Latest reports suggest that it could go into production as early as March 2023. Hyundai is said to be ramping

MRT2 Sungai Buloh-Putrajaya line launch date to be revealed after completion of trial runs – Anthony Loke – paultan.org

A launch date for the MRT2 line from Sungai Buloh to Putrajaya will be set once trial runs and fine-tuning of systems for the rail line have been completed, transport minister Anthony Loke has said, according to The Star. “The completion of the second phase of the project will see

Maruti Baleno, Ertiga & XL6 get new connectivity features

The Ertiga and XL6 now get the ‘Surround Sense’ Arkamys audio system. Maruti Suzuki has upgraded the infotainment system in the Baleno, Ertiga and XL6 with new connectivity features. The Smart Play Pro and Pro+ infotainment systems in these cars now offer Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity. The Baleno’s

Mahindra Thar 2WD waiting period extends to 18 months

The Thar 4×2 is the most affordable version of the lifestyle off-roader. The introductory pricing is only applicable on the first 10,000 bookings. In early January, Mahindra launched the Thar 2WD in the Indian market. With prices starting at Rs 9.99 lakh (ex-showroom), it’s the most affordable version of the

PLUS Meru Tunnel left lane closure from Kuala Kangsar to Ipoh southbound – nightly till Feb 16 – paultan.org

Click to enlarge PLUS users, take note. The North South Highway’s Meru Tunnel from Kuala Kangsar to Ipoh, southbound, will see a temporary closure of the left lane between KM260.30 and KM262.05 for pavement rehabilitation work. The closure will be activated in stages from today (February 7) till February 16,

Volvo mulls setting up EV manufacturing plant in India

India and South East Asian countries are being considered for Volvo’s new EV manufacturing plant. Volvo is evaluating the possibility of setting up a new electric vehicle manufacturing plant in Asia, with India being among the main contenders. According to Jim Rowan, CEO, Volvo Cars Global, has stated that a