An all-electric version of the Kia Soul – badged the EV and with a potential range of 200km on one overnight charge – is slated to go on sale during the second half of next year, and will be the first electrically-driven, zero-emissions family car Kia has sold outside its homeland.
An all-new Audi A3 Cabriolet will become available in Europe from this coming April (and Australia in the third-quarter 2014), based on the A3 sedan and featuring a full electrically retractable roof with a frame made of high strength magnesium-steel clothed in tough fabric, eschewing the trend towards folding hardtops.
The Jaguar F-type coupé is claimed by its makers to be, “the most dynamically capable, performance-focused, production Jaguar ever”, and one look at its swooping lines makes us think they’re probably right. It makes its debut at the Los Angeles Motor Show later this month.
We’ve all heard of buying a TV or fridge and not having to pay a cent until next year, but Hyundai has taken it a step further this month with a no-deposit-no-payment-until-2015 deal on any new Hyundai. The question is, do the figures stack up, and is there a catch? Tony Bosworth investigates.
The new Subaru WRX will make its world premiere at the Los Angeles Auto Show. But a fan site has leaked an image of the new car ahead of the reveal.
Honda FCEV Concept sketch hints at futuristic and aerodynamic design of next-generation fuel-cell electric vehicle launching in 2015.
Late next year sees the Ford Falcon go out in a blaze of glory as the company launches a new V8 model, while in the background the clock ticks down to the end of Falcon production in Australia.
Jacky Ickx is one of the all time great racing drivers with 25 podium finishes in F1, six wins at Le Mans, a win in the Dakar Rally in 1983 and, unforgettably, winner in 1977 of Bathurst with Allan Moffat. Paul Murrell caught up with him on his flying visit to Australia for the launch of the new VW Golf GTI.
Volkswagen’s handling of the DSG gearbox and other problems has almost become a case history on how not to handle customer dissatisfaction. It seems they may have learnt a valuable, albeit expensive, lesson. By Paul Murrell John White is the managing director of Volkswagen Group Australia. It’s probably fair to
Are Australian speed limits too low? The knee-jerk reaction from most motorists is “of course they are” and the equally predictable response from police and road safety groups is “they should be lower”. Paul Murrell looks into the story behind our much-debated speed limit policy?