Malaysian govt may withdraw bike convoy permission under RMCO, other freedoms may be restricted –

With the implementation of the Restricted Movement Control Order (RMCO), many Malaysians seem to have forgotten the Covid-19 pandemic is still raging in many parts of the world and has not been eliminated or eradicated here. This caution seems to have fallen on deaf ears as many are taking a

China: In May 2020 Plug-In Electric Cars Sales Went Down 32%

Tesla sold about 33% of all new passenger plug-in cars in China during the first five months of 2020. Passenger car sales in China increased in May by 7% year-over-year, which is great news, but unfortunately, the plug-in car segment is still lagging behind. According to EV Sales Blog, almost 73,000

Tesla New Registrations In May Soar In China: Up 150% Over April

Five-digit number of new monthly registrations is becoming a new norm for Tesla in China. The latest data, released by LMC Automotive (via Reuters), reveals that Tesla new car registrations in China in May 2020 amounted 11,565, which is 150% more than in April* (4,633). It’s not yet as good

China May 2020: Tesla Model 3 Production And Sales Above 11,000

MIC Model 3 sales improved in May and account for almost 10% of total passenger all-electric car sales. Made-in-China (MIC) Tesla Model 3 sales in China did not disappoint in May. The China Passenger Car Association (CPCA) reports sales (wholesale shipments, not registrations/deliveries) of 11,095, which is the highest monthly

Tesla Battery Day? SVolt May Ruin The Party With Cobalt-Free Li-Ion Battery

For sale in 2021, it will be affordable, have a high energy density and a 1.2-million km warranty. When Reuters said Tesla would announce a low-cost, “million-mile” cobalt-free battery with the help of CATL, we were sure it meant the LFP – lithium iron phosphate – batteries Tesla will buy

Nissan GT-R And 370Z May Be Scrapped In Europe As Part Of €2.8 Billion Cost-Cutting Programme

Even before the fallout of Covid-19 wreaked havoc in the automotive industry, Nissan wasn’t exactly in the rudest of health. The Japanese company’s woes can be largely attributed to the arrest of chairman Carlos Ghosn for fraud in 2018, and with the added pressure of worldwide car sales tanking, it

Carbon Nanospheres May Give Us High-Performance Lithium-Sulfur Batteries

Chinese scientists managed to improve polysulfide catalytic activity and cyclic stability. Our usual readers already know how promising lithium-sulfur batteries are. In theory, they have a high energy density of 2,600 Wh/kg and a capacity of 1,675 mAh/g. Regular lithium-ion batteries offer 265 Wh/kg and a capacity of 185 mAh/g in

May 15 deadline for Townsville Supercars race

Supercars has set May 15 as a hard deadline to decide whether or not this year’s Townsville street race will go ahead. As it stands only the Tasmania, New Zealand and Perth rounds have formally been postponed, with the season technically set to resume with the Winton and Townsville events

'Costs may drop, but buyers’ expectations don’t'

Just because premium brands can offer cheap finance deals, it doesn't mean that they can fob buyers off with poor customer service, says Deputy editor John McIlroy It might not seem it, but this week’s Top Story verdict on the latest Mercedes GLA is quite significant. Frankly, we didn’t rate the first

How a fist shake may have cost F1’s youngest poleman a win

On April 4th 1982 Andrea de Cesaris started the US GP West in Long Beach from the only pole position he would ever earn. Had he converted it into victory, the Italian’s career might have taken a different direction – but not only did he lose the lead to a