You asked for it and they delivered: the Volkswagen Polo GTI manual is back!
Five years after switching from offering its pocket rocket exclusively with a manual gearbox to selling it solely with a dual-clutch automatic (DSG), Volkswagen has released the facelifted Polo GTI with the choice of transmissions as it attempts to satisfy every potential buyer...
My colleagues at CarAdvice HQ in Sydney were suspiciously happy to see me upon my return from a week out of the office for my honeymoon.
Smiles. Laughter. Something must be up…
The grins and giggles that greeted me reached their climax when I got to my desk to find the key of a new – sorry, my new, they insisted – Mitsubishi Mirage long-termer and bright green key ring that correlates with unfortunate accuracy to the car’s paint colour...
With the press days for the 2015 New York auto show behind us, not to mention our recommended yearly intake of Easter eggs, it's time to look back at which cars hit the mark and which ones had us shaking our heads.
As was revealed recently, the Ford Motor Company has filed a patent in the United States that documents the development of an eleven-speed automatic gearbox in several configurations — a cool reference to Spinal Tap?
But to understand it better we decided to take a look at the actual gear ratios to determine just what makes this 'box different to existing Ford units.
An Audi SQ5 fitted out with autonomous driving technology by automotive supplier Delphi is the first self-driving car to complete a US west coast to east coast trek from San Francisco to New York City.
Google and Apple’s much-publicised interest in entering the automotive space is both validating and a “wake up call” for the existing industry, says Ford’s vice-president of research and advanced engineering Ken Washington.