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Dutch students develop world's first biodegradable car

A group of students from the Netherlands have built a 4-seat electric car from materials derived from sugar beets and flax, making it the world's ...

Toyota Q1 net profit up 11pct to $5.6 bn, boosts FY forecast

Toyota last year suffered its first drop in annual profit in five years.

BMW denies collusion on diesel emissions

BMW said that none of its models had been 'manipulated' or violated industry regulations.
July 24, 2017 | 08:13 am GMT+7

Honda recalls 2.1 million vehicles worldwide over fire risk

The battery sensors may not be sufficiently sealed against moisture intrusion.
July 15, 2017 | 08:01 am GMT+7

Tax proposal offers airbag for Vietnamese carmakers in face of overseas competition

Tariffs on vehicles imported from Southeast Asian countries will be scrapped next year as past of a regional free trade deal.
June 26, 2017 | 03:58 pm GMT+7

Hanoi squeezes in smart car-parking app

The app is hoped to solve Hanoi's crowded streets but some drivers have found it inconvenient.
May 02, 2017 | 08:59 pm GMT+7

Buckle up or shut up: Vietnam's road safety conundrum

Whose job is it to keep the country’s new drivers safe?
April 24, 2017 | 12:00 am GMT+7

Apple gets permit to test self-driving cars

The iPhone maker has disclosed little about its ambitions when it comes to self-driving vehicles.
April 15, 2017 | 10:19 am GMT+7

Vietnam extends fuel efficiency labels to 9-seat cars, motorbikes

Legislators say the labels will encourage more fuel-conscious consumer purchases.
March 15, 2017 | 02:00 pm GMT+7

Automakers struggle to keep Vietnam production amid ASEAN tariff cuts

Vietnam had the world's second fastest growing car market last year.
March 02, 2017 | 01:00 am GMT+7

Three-wheel car turns into a flying gyrocopter

Dutch company PAL-V has designed a car that can fly you out of traffic jam.
February 27, 2017 | 07:26 pm GMT+7

1 dead, 5 injured as train hits car with pilgrims in northern Vietnam

There was no barrier at the level crossing to stop the car - only a warning signal.
February 04, 2017 | 07:00 pm GMT+7

HCMC mulls congestion charge for cars entering city center

Car drivers in HCMC may be required to pay a small toll to enter districts 1, 3, 5 and 10 next year.
December 20, 2016 | 08:13 pm GMT+7

Imported cars will undercut Vietnam products after tariff removal: industry

The country's lack of auto parts suppliers means many components have to be imported and the added costs are passed on to consumers.
December 06, 2016 | 04:01 pm GMT+7

Vietnam to tune up support industry to drive automobile growth

Low-tech and low-added value production is putting the brakes on the industry. 
November 16, 2016 | 02:00 am GMT+7