The Q3 always impresses, although it now has significant competition in the Mercedes-Benz GLA. Pricing can creep up quickly with options too, so the Q3 needs to continue to deliver to stay competitive.
The 2015 Frankfurt motor show was the biggest ever, with more than 200 reveals at the packed German IAA fair - and plenty of them were SUVs, either in show car form or as new models debuting in production guise.
It’s an oft-repeated line — Aussie cars just don’t sell any more, hence the need for the local brands to shut their local factories and become full importers, something each will have done by the end of 2017.
The Holden Astra will arrive in Australia next year without OnStar, one of the car’s leading technology features available overseas, but the local division is determined to introduce it as soon as possible.