The Proton Suprima S Super Premium is slated for release in Australia later this year
11 Feb 2014

Proton unveils new Suprima S Variant

Only weeks after it announced the release of the Suprima S, Proton has announced the release of a Suprima S variant. Called the Suprima S Super Premium, it’s intended to appeal to buyers “who give priority to specifications”.

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New Toyota Kluger will be here in March
09 Feb 2014

New cars for 2014

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.

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Fashions change so be careful when choosing the colour of your new car
26 Jan 2014

Australians choose dull car colours

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.

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Mazda introduces capped price servicing to coincide with release of new Mazda3
24 Jan 2014

Mazda rolls out capped price servicing

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.

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Hybrid sales flopped in 2013
21 Jan 2014

Hybrid sales flopped in 2013

Hybrids and alternative fuel vehicles posted dismal sales results in 2013, proving once again that they won’t succeed without some form of support.

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Mercedes-Benz in America is facing a massive potential recall over tail-light faults in the new C-Class
31 Dec 2013

Mercedes-Benz C-Class Tail-Light Issues

Reports are coming through from the US that safety regulators have widened their investigation into tail-light failures on Mercedes-Benz C-Class vehicles.

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New campaign launched to warn against driving the morning after drinking
22 Dec 2013

Drink Driving: The Morning After

A new advertising campaign has launched online to warn about the dangers of driving the morning after drinking using a drunken presenter.

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The Nissan Altima is one of nine cars to have received a five-star ANCAP crash safety rating.
20 Dec 2013

Nine new five-star cars: ANCAP

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.

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Suzuki announces drive-away pricing for the launch of the S-Cross
19 Dec 2013

Suzuki S-Cross Pricing

Suzuki has announced drive-away pricing as an introductory offer for the new S-Cross for the month of January 2014.

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Toyota Corolla is Australia's best selling car in 2013
04 Dec 2013

Australia’s best-selling car for 2013: Toyota Corolla

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.

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Porsche Macan brings performance to compact SUV segment
21 Nov 2013

Porsche Macan Gets a Grip on Compact SUV Market

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.

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Car air conditioning turns 80 this week
21 Nov 2013

Air Conditioning turns 80!

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.

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The new WRX has been revealed at the LA Motor Show
21 Nov 2013

New WRX breaks cover at LA Motor Show

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.

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Subaru Levorg unveiled at Tokyo Motor Show
20 Nov 2013

Subaru Levorg Unveiled at Tokyo Motor Show

The Subaru Levorg concept tourer has been unveiled at the Tokyo motor Show, showcasing new engines and the latest safety technology from Subaru.

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2014 Jeep Wrangler Willys Wheeler Edition
20 Nov 2013

2014 Jeep Wrangler Willys Wheeler Edition

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.

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