Hyundai IONIQ Now Open for Booking

Hyundai-Sime Darby Motors (HSDM) has begun accepting orders for its new IONIQ Hybrid, which will be launched in Malaysia by the end of the year, at any authorised Hyundai sales dealer. It is powered by a 1.6 GDI four-cylinder Kappa engine coupled with a 43hp¬†electric motor, which is fed by a Lithium-ion polymer battery to… Read More

Toyota to Start Producing EVs by 2020

According to a report by Japanese newspaper¬†Nikkei Asian Review, Toyota has plans to get into mass production of electric vehicles (EVs) by 2020, making this a shift from the company’s current focus on fuel-cell electric vehicles and hybrids. Toyota has said in a statement it will consider the development of EVs, but did not provide… Read More

Kia Focusing on Fuel Cell Tech

In the midst of several automakers going for green vehicles in the form of EVs, Kia is instead focusing on fuel cell technology, putting diesel and full-EV technology in the back seat for the moment as part of its push for more sustainable powertrains. Carscoops reported Kia’s engineering head Albert Biermann confirmed the company is… Read More