Vietnamese carmaker Vinfast has stumped up to buy the Lang Lang proving ground. Vinfast, a Vietnamese start-up owned by one of the Asian country’s richest men, has purchased the iconic Lang Lang proving ground east of Melbourne, once owned by General Motors Holden and the location for local testing and
Before you hop into a car next, you might want to hop onto your phone and do this first. Amazingly, there are over 155,000 vehicles in Australia fitted with faulty Takata airbags, and of those, over 5000 contain the most deadly type of inflator that has killed people around the
New boss for Ford Australia will see in the new decade. Ford has appointed the man in charge of the new Ranger program to head Ford Australia and New Zealand as CEO. Following more than 26 years at the blue oval in a career that started within the brand’s customer
Aussie car maker H2X Australia comes out of nowhere to announce it will soon be building hydrogen-electric vehicles south of Sydney. New local car manufacturer H2X Australia has launched, outlining plans to build a hydrogen-electric SUV in NSW, Australia, plus two new heavy vehicles. The news, broken by auManufacturing, is
Vale Gale Halderman, designer of the Mustang. DESIGNER OF the original Ford Mustang, Gale Halderman, died today at the Upper Valley Medical Center, a family spokesman has said. The last surviving designer of the iconic Pony car was 87. Halderman is known as the man behind the scenes of the
Honda has announced reforms to its business model in Australia which will downsize operations, and the AADA says the timing couldn’t be worse. HONDA AUSTRALIA has confirmed that it will streamline its showroom lineup and consolidate operations in Australia in a bid to find improved operating efficiencies as an expected
Mercedes-Benz beats its closest rivals to the punch, delivering Australian luxury car buyers a full five-year unlimited-kilometre warranty. MERCEDES-BENZ IS the first German luxury carmaker to go to a full five-year, unlimited-kilometre warranty on all of its cars except those used for commercial purposes, which will receive five-years coverage at
The cat’s finally out of the bag with FCA and PSA making an official announcement on its planned merger.
David Buttner has resigned as chairman and managing director of Holden due to personal reasons, Kristian Aquilina replaces him.
August returned another poor month of sales for the Australian automotive sector.