MY18 Range Rover Sport Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV)
23 May 2018

BP invests in StoreDot to produce ultrafast-charging car batteries – 5min recharge

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.

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motorbike on the road riding. having fun driving the empty road on a motorycle tour journey. copyspace for your individual text.
23 May 2018

Bosch announces active safety tech for motorcycles…KTM and Ducati sign up to use it

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.

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22 May 2018

Updated Golf GTI gets ‘performance’ kit…available from October

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.

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exhaust emissions
22 May 2018

Car makers struggling to meet WLTP fuel consumption and emission testing protocol deadline…

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.

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Alfa Romeo Giulia scores five-star ANCAP rating
21 May 2018

Alfa Romeo Giulia and Stelvio get 5 stars ANCAP –  C3 gets four

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.

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2018 Kia Stinger Review
20 May 2018

Kia Stinger to offer permanent manual override of automatic transmission…

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…

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Chrysler SRT Core will replace its Commodore and Falcon highway patrol fleet
20 May 2018

NSW Police confirm BMW 530d and Chrysler SRT Core will replace Commodore and Falcon

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.

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HSV Chevrolet Camaro 2SS
18 May 2018

HSV Chevrolet Camaro will be automatic only…

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.

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refreshed 2019 Ford Everest
17 May 2018

Refreshed 2019 Ford Everest detailed…mirrors Ranger update

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.

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refreshed 2019 Ford Ranger
16 May 2018

Refreshed 2019 Ford Ranger detailed…here later this year

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.

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Half of all motorists drive vehicles with faults
16 May 2018

FCAI hits back at Federal Government’s plan for mandatory data sharing

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.

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Peugeot 208
16 May 2018

Peugeot offering free upgrade on 208 and 308 variants…

Peugeot is offering free upgrade on 208 and 308 Active variants to Allure spec until the end of June.

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Nissan pulls out of Supercars
15 May 2018

Nissan pulls the plug on Supercars…Ford Vs Holden again

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.

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2018 Škoda Karoq SUV.
15 May 2018

2018 Skoda Karoq SUV arriving in July from $29,990+ORC

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.

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2017 Ford Everest Trend Review
14 May 2018

Ford announces five-year, unlimited kilometre warranty

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.

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