We bought a record 1.14 million new vehicles in 2013, Now the manufacturers are hoping we’ll buy even more in 2014. Paul Murrell lists what new cars are on the way.
Australian car buyers are among the most conservative when it comes to choosing a colour. Sampling more than 9000 new car purchases in 2013, an online car buying service found that 21% of new cars sold were white.
Mazda has finally succumbed to the push for capped priced servicing and reconsiders its mandatory six-month service demands. The company hasn’t made it clear how this impacts existing owners.
Hybrids and alternative fuel vehicles posted dismal sales results in 2013, proving once again that they won’t succeed without some form of support.
Reports are coming through from the US that safety regulators have widened their investigation into tail-light failures on Mercedes-Benz C-Class vehicles.
A new advertising campaign has launched online to warn about the dangers of driving the morning after drinking using a drunken presenter.
ANCAP has awarded five-star crash safety ratings to Nissan Altima and Pulsar hatch, Ford EcoSport, Isuzu D-Max, MU-X, Fiat Panda, Toyota HiLux, Suzuki S-Cross, and M-B CLA.
Suzuki has announced drive-away pricing as an introductory offer for the new S-Cross for the month of January 2014.
Toyota’s Corolla and Camry are on track for major sales triumphs in 2013 with just weeks to run until year’s end, with the Corolla likely to become Australia’s best-selling car.
Porsche is expanding its range with what the company boldly calls, “a whole new class of vehicle” in the shape of the high-performance all-wheel-drive Macan, set for launch in Australia mid-2014.
Car air conditioning got what you might call a bit of a frosty reception when it first came out, but only because it cost so much – around $6800 in today’s money for a simple cooling system you couldn’t even turn off.
After a week or two of pictures and information being leaked on the internet, the new generation WRX has broken cover today at the Los Angeles Auto Show, featuring a new engine, technology and styling.
The Subaru Levorg concept tourer has been unveiled at the Tokyo motor Show, showcasing new engines and the latest safety technology from Subaru.
Being unveiled at the Los Angeles Motor Show, the 2014 Jeep Wrangler Willys Wheeler Edition pays homage to the original Jeep (Willys) that was produced to support American troops in WWII.
The 2014 Nissan GT-R Nismo (with track options) has retained its crown as the fastest volume production car around the famous Nürburgring Nordschleife circuit (known as the Green Hell) in Germany, lapping the ‘Ring in just 7 minutes 8.679 seconds.