BP invests US$20 million in ‘Flash Battery’ startup, StoreDot, to build car batteries that’ll fast-charge in 5 min offering up to 480km driving range. Game. Changer.
One in seven motorcycle accidents could be prevented by using radar-based assistance systems, according to Bosch, which is launching an active safety package for motorcycles.
The updated Golf GTI available from October this year will adopt the Performance Edition bits and bobs to become standard kit on the MY19 Golf GTI.
Some car makers in Europe are struggling to meet a September 2018 deadline whereby all their vehicles will need to comply with the WLTP fuel consumption and emissions testing protocol to be eligible for sale in Europe.
Both the Alfa Romeo Giulia and Stelvio achieved near perfect scores to realise five-star ratings from ANCAP, while the Citroen C3 scored just four stars.
The MY19 Kia Stinger will arrive in Europe from August with a tweaked transmission offering full manual over-ride, but we won’t get it here…
After assessing 17 different vehicles, NSW Police today confirmed the BMW 530d and Chrysler SRT Core will replace its Commodore and Falcon highway patrol fleet and be on the road from July.
The HSV Chevrolet Camaro 2SS has been detailed on the brand’s website ahead of its arrival in mid-2018 and the most interesting item is that it will be automatic only.
The refreshed 2019 Ford Everest has been detailed ahead of its launch here later this year, it adds a 10-speed automatic, AEB, a 3100kg towing capacity and more.
The refreshed 2019 Ford Ranger sees a new 10-speed transmission, AEB, and three engines, including a bi-turbo 2.0L with 157kW and 500Nm.
The Assistant Minister to the Treasurer, the Hon. Michael Sukkar MP recently announced the Government’s plan to introduce mandatory data sharing of repair and service information…The FCAI claims it’s unnecessary.
Peugeot is offering free upgrade on 208 and 308 Active variants to Allure spec until the end of June.
Nissan Australia has announced today that it will exit Supercars at the end of this season, five years after it first entered the series with Kelly Racing in 2013.
The 2018 Skoda Karoq arrives Down Under in July and will be priced from $29,990+ORC for the manual and $32,290+ORC for the DSG variant.
Ford Australia has announced a five-year unlimited kilometre warranty applying on new vehicle purchases from 1 May 2018…what it means for those who purchased a new Ford at the end of April we don’t yet know.