27 Oct 2020

Road rage? Time to take a chill pill

A new road campaign says that practicing mindfulness will help reduce needless road rage. The National Road Safety Partnership Program (NRSPP) along with Monash University Accident Research Centre (MUARC) and Budget Direct have launched a campaign to set driver’s minds at ease and reduce road rage incidents when they get

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27 Oct 2020

New 2021 Nissan Navara teased

A new image of the upcoming Navara for Australia has been officially teased ahead of its unveiling soon. Nissan Australia has teased the first good image of the upcoming Nissan Navara – though it remains fairly disguised. Due to be unveiled here on November 5, the teaser looks to confirm

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22 Oct 2020

Mazda’s electric SUV one step closer to Australia

Mazda’s MX-30 EV looks to be shoring up as the brand’s debutant in the Australian electric vehicle market. Mazda has gone through the effort of certifying its MX-30 electric SUV for use on Australian roads, suggesting it is seriously close to confirming it will launch here. The model has been

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22 Oct 2020

Ford Mustang Mach 1 priced at $83k

Pricing and specs of the Mustang Mach 1 for Australia have been revealed. The Ford Mustang Mach 1 will be available for the first time even in Australia and is the ‘best-handling factory-produced’ Mustang to come to Australia. Pricing is $83,365  plus on-roads for either manual or automatic versions, with

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22 Oct 2020

Mazda BT-50 receives top marks for safety

Mazda’s new ute receives top marks from Australia’s crash-testing program. Unsurprisingly, Mazda’s new BT-50, which is based on Isuzu D-Max, has received a full five-star safety rating.  Following the same top result as the D-Max, Mazda’s ute scores just slightly lower for impacts regarding pedestrians and cyclists in the vulnerable

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22 Oct 2020

Ford Escape to launch with $500 incentive and virtual drives

Ford incentives new Escape customers with driveaway deals, virtual test drives and $500 just for checking it out. Ford’s new-generation Escape SUV launches this November with driveaway pricing and virtual test drives. Available in three trims – Escape, Escape ST-Line and Escape Vignale – the new model sits between the

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21 Oct 2020

GMC Hummer EV revealed

All-new electric pick-up revives Hummer name. Finally shown since it was first teased in an ad during the Super Bowl, General Motors has pulled the sheet completely off the new GMC Hummer. It has been shown in its debut Edition 1 trim. The brand’s first electric model, the Hummer EV

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21 Oct 2020

Hot pockety: Hyundai i20 N revealed

All-new hot hatch from Hyundai brings 150kW punch to Ford Fiesta ST and VW Polo GTI rivals. Described as the South Korean manufacturer’s hot hatch based on its successful World Rally Championship car, the i20 N will land in Australia next year under keen interest from enthusiasts. Getting straight to

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20 Oct 2020

Hyundai i30 sedan and N-Line pricing announced

Traditional rivals will be on alert for the incoming new i30 sedan from Hyundai, packing new tech, sporty styling and a raft of equipment. The new Hyundai i30 sedan will launch soon, joining the updated i30 hatchback. The i30 sedan replaces the Elantra, which it is still called overseas, and

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19 Oct 2020

Mandatory AEB discussion to close ahead of taking “Recommended option”

Brand-new Australian vehicles may soon be required to have autonomous emergency braking as a standard feature. Australian Federal Government will soon close applications for public comment on the proposal that it takes the recommended action to implement mandatory fitment of AEB (autonomous emergency braking) in upcoming ADR requirements for new

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15 Oct 2020

New Navara design set to look more like Titan

Images of what appears to be the new update for the Nissan Frontier sold in the Middle East and America have surfaced, and strongly suggest what we can expect on the updated Navara due later this year. They were published by Cars Secrets on Instagram. While the Australian Navara and

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14 Oct 2020

Should ANCAP properly test the Jeep Gladiator?

ANCAP has announced the Jeep Gladiator will carry the Wrangler’s same three-star rating without testing and despite being a different model. Jeep’s Gladiator has been stamped with a sub-par three-star ANCAP result from the Australasian testing authority which claims the Gladiator is similar enough to the Wrangler to not warrant

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13 Oct 2020

Mazda BT-50 fleet deal bolsters sales prospects

Mazda wins sales-pumping fleet deal over key rivals on the launch of its new generation BT-50. Not only has Mazda launched a far more technologically advanced ute than it has ever sold before but the Japanese brand has also landed a sizeable fleet deal shortly after launching the model to

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13 Oct 2020

All-new GWM Ute set to arrive this year

All-new dual-cab ute model to enter Australian market Q4 this year. Great Wall Motors will rebrand as GWM when it introduces an all-new dual-cab model later this year. Keeping nomenclature short, the new ute will simply be called, ‘Ute’. The new GWM Ute will be offered in three trim variants

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09 Oct 2020

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV joined by GSR model for 2021

Mitsubishi adds GSR model to the updated Outlander PHEV lineup. Available from dealers next week, Mitsubishi has updated its Outlander PHEV (plug-in electric hybrid) range, including the introduction of a limited-edition GSR model to the medium-size family SUV. The line-up now consists of the entry-level ES, which has been upgraded

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