Hyundai Elantra gets 5 star ANCAP rating
04 May 2016

Hyundai Elantra and Kia Picanto score 5 star ANCAP rating

Both the Hyundai Elantra and Kia Picanto have received 5 star ANCAP ratings, although the Picanto was criticised for its ‘marginal’ pedestrian protection, it still outperformed the Holden Spark.

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Holden releases Commodore Black edition
22 Apr 2016

Commodore SV6 and SS based Commodore Black revealed

To maintain interest in the Commodore, Holden has released the Commodore Black which is available on SV6 and SS models from now, attracting a $1000 premium.

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2015 Hyundai i30 Series II revealed
05 Apr 2016

New vehicle sales steady in March… SUVs driving growth

New vehicle sales were down slightly in March 2016 against the same time last year, with passenger cars dropping while SUV sales continue to boom.

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Chevy Caprice PPV recalled
30 Mar 2016

GM recalls 6280 Australian-built Chevrolet Caprice police cars

GM is recalling more than 6000 Australian-built Chevrolet Caprice police cars due to a power steering defect.

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19 Feb 2016

Should you care about the changes to the personal car import laws?

Changes to car import laws will come into play in 2018 , but despite the automotive industry’s hue and cry most car buyers won’t care.

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2015 Toyota Corolla ZR review long-term
03 Dec 2015

Australian new car sales hit 1 million in November… Toyota Corolla tops the month

Australian new car sales hit 98,639 vehicles in November, pushing new vehicle sales to 1,055,792 with one month still left in the year.

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14 Nov 2015

Do hybrid cars really save you money?

Hybrid cars have two motors, one electric and one petrol. While they’re generally more fuel efficient, do hybrid cars really save you money?

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2015 Toyota HiLux 4x4 SR5 double cab
05 Nov 2015

Australian new car sales rise 3.4% in October – Toyota HiLux best seller

Australian new car sales rose 3.4% in October with 94,321 new passenger cars, SUVs and commercial vehicles finding driveways to call home.

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22 Oct 2015

M, F, F, AMG, RS, RS, TRD, SRT…and now N? Thoughts on Hyundai N performance

Car companies have been rolling out performance brands for years, now we have the hyundai N performance arm…

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21 Oct 2015

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11 Oct 2015

4X4 utes in 2015 and beyond (October 2015)…

The last few years have been big for 4×4 utes, and the rate of development shows no signs of slowing. What’s here now, and what’s on the way?

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Hyundai i30 is top seller in September
07 Oct 2015

2015 Hyundai i30 is Australia’s best-seller in September

The 2015 Hyundai i30 Series II was Australia’s best-selling car in September with 4490 vehicles sold.

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2016 HSV Gen-F2 revealed
22 Sep 2015

400kW and 671Nm 2016 HSV VFII Gen-F2 range revealed [video]

The 2016 HSV VFII Gen-F2 range has been revealed showing off styling tweaks, suspension modifications and 400kW and 671Nm of torque.

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13 Sep 2015

Car History: Suzuki’s 4X4 heritage

How and why did Suzuki come to be a respected, but niche, manufacturer of 4x4s? With a new Vitara now to, we thought we’d take a look at Suzuki’s 4×4 heritage.

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13 Aug 2015

4X4 manufacturers need to get their advertising right

4X4 TV ads often show environmentally unsound behaviour and recovery techniques when off-roading that are potentially deadly – all in the pursuit of grabbing your attention.

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