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China sets 2019 deadline for automakers to meet green-car sales targets

Car makers will need so called new-energy vehicles to hit a threshold equivalent to 10 percent of annual sales by 2019.

Woman injured as tree crushes car in Saigon following heavy rain

Flooding and heavy traffic are not all you should watch out for when the skies open in Saigon.

Indonesia overtakes Thailand to become Vietnam’s top car supplier in August

Tariff cuts under a regional trade deal are making cars from Southeast Asia more affordable in Vietnam.
September 18, 2017 | 02:40 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese real estate conglomerate to make dream of domestically-made cars a reality

Vingroup is expected to start introducing 'Made in Vietnam' cars to the market within the next two years.
September 03, 2017 | 10:55 am GMT+7

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 first biodegradable car.
August 11, 2017 | 01:50 pm GMT+7

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.
August 04, 2017 | 02:23 pm GMT+7

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