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Porsche and BMW among first to offer Apple Watch apps

The much anticipated Apple Watch doesn't hit buyers' wrists until June, but that hasn't stopped German luxury manufacturers Porsche and BMW rolling out updates to their smartphone apps to support the new tech gadget...

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Peugeot Citroen and Dongfeng to work together on small car platform
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Peugeot Citroen and Dongfeng to work together on small car platform

PSA Peugeot Citroen and Dongfeng, its Chinese partner and stakeholder, have confirmed that they will collaborate on a new global small car platform. This new small car platform, dubbed a "common modular platform (CMP)", will underpin the next-generation of "B and C segment vehicles under the Peugeot, Citroen, DS and Dongfeng brands"...


Audi SQ7 spied inside and outside
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Audi SQ7 spied inside and outside

The interior and exterior of the new Audi SQ7 has been captured by our team of spy photographers. As we reported last year, the SQ7 will be the first production vehicle from the four ring brand to feature an electric turbocharger. It will also be the second S vehicle from the luxury brand, after the SQ5, to be powered by a diesel engine...


World-record Hotwheels loop built by Ford engineer and his six-year old son
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World-record Hotwheels loop built by Ford engineer and his six-year old son

At Ford's annual 'bring your children to work' day in Detroit, a team of workers, lead by a dynomometer engineer and his six-year old son, constructed the world's largest Hotwheels loop. Standing an impressive 3.8-meters high, the new loop of signature orange track towers over the previous record of 2.9-meters. For your fun Ford fact, 3...


The Holden Volt is dead
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The Holden Volt is dead

The Holden Volt range-extender hybrid electric car appears dead, with the company confirming it will not have access to the new-generation version revealed at the start of this year. General Motors has confirmed it will not build the new Volt model in right-hand-drive configuration — rather, it will be a left-hand-drive Chevrolet model only, for markets led by the US...


Volkswagen chairman fails in attempt to oust CEO, sparks unrest at board level - reports
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Volkswagen chairman fails in attempt to oust CEO, sparks unrest at board level - reports

Volkswagen scion and chairman, Ferdinand Piech, is reportedly trying to oust the company's CEO despite having failed once already, reports claim. The machinations taking place at board level at Volkswagen have filled the pages of both German newspapers and automotive trade publications over the last few weeks...


Next-generation BMW 5 Series spied on the Nurburgring
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Next-generation BMW 5 Series spied on the Nurburgring

The next-generation BMW 5 Series has been snapped on the Nurburgring by our spy photographers. Car Advice's spy snappers first caught the new 5 Series out and about in late 2013. Since then they've spotted several more prototypes, including a plug-in hybrid version, but the rate of camouflage shedding has been slow...


Victoria Police to consider implementing $86 million live video ANPR system for patrol cars
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Victoria Police to consider implementing $86 million live video ANPR system for patrol cars

Victoria Police could implement an $86 million rollout of live video and Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) to its fleet of 220 highway patrol vehicles if it accepts the recommendations laid out in a report by Deloitte. An 88 page report by Deloitte, which cost taxpayers $115,000, recommends the rollout of live video streaming and ANPR technology to the Victoria Police highway patrol fleet...


Audi TT 1.8 TFSI base model revealed, under consideration for Australia
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Audi TT 1.8 TFSI base model revealed, under consideration for Australia

The 2015 Audi TT range could expand at the end of this year with a new base model, the 1.8 TFSI, which was unveiled overnight. The new entry-level 1.8 TFSI version of the fourth-generation Audi TT is no underpowered runabout, with the German brand claiming the new model - with 132kW of power and 250Nm of torque, which spans 1250-5000rpm - can sprint from 0-100km/h in a hot-hatch-like 6...


2016 Subaru WRX and STI updates revealed
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2016 Subaru WRX and STI updates revealed

The 2016 Subaru WRX and 2016 Subaru WRX STI have been revealed with a range of changes for the Japanese brand's iconic performance models. The updates come less than a year after the new, fourth-generation Subaru WRX and WRX STI models launched in Australia, and the changes aren't minimal in their scope...


Nissan Australia boss frustrated with uninformed politicians
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Nissan Australia boss frustrated with uninformed politicians

Allowing the private importation of new or near-new cars will hardly decimate established factory-backed car distributors — but that doesn’t mean last week’s proposal to do just that is a good idea. This is the stance of Nissan Australia managing director Richard Emery, who this week joined a long line of industry figures slamming the announcement made last week by assistant industry minister Jamie Briggs...


Nissan Patrol price cuts due within months
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Nissan Patrol price cuts due within months

The Nissan Patrol will get a much-needed, sizeable, price cut around the middle of the year at the same time as its luxury arm Infiniti launches its sister model, the QX80. Infiniti’s Patrol-based range flagship will compete in the upper echelons of the large SUV market against the Toyota LandCruiser-based Lexus LX570, which retails for $134,700 plus on-road costs...


Volkswagen considering working with Great Wall on budget car - report
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Volkswagen considering working with Great Wall on budget car - report

A report today indicates that Volkswagen is considering a tie-up with Chinese car maker Great Wall in order to produce a budget car. Manager Magazin believes that Volkswagen is looking for ways to produce a budget car primarily aimed at the Chinese market. One scenario involves Volkswagen co-operating with Great Wall on just such a project, with the German conglomerate possibly taking a financial stake in Great Wall...


Nissan Australia boss “flattered” that Mercedes-Benz will use Navara platform
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Nissan Australia boss “flattered” that Mercedes-Benz will use Navara platform

Nissan Australia managing director, and former Mercedes-Benz executive, Richard Emery says it is “flattering” that the forthcoming Mercedes ute will be based on the new NP300 Navara. Late last month, Mercedes-Benz made the rather stunning announcement that it would develop and launch a pick-up rival to the Toyota HiLux by around 2018...


Aston Martin DB9 successor spied at Nurburgring and on the road
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Aston Martin DB9 successor spied at Nurburgring and on the road

The successor to the Aston Martin DB9 has been caught again by our spy photographers, this time on the Nurburgring and on public roads in the town of Nurburg, Germany. When our photographers first spotted a prototype of the DB9 successor a few weeks back, that vehicle was painted in plain black, but was kitted out in all manner of false body panels and other types of disguise...


Mazda 2, Fiat 500X score four stars in EuroNCAP crash tests, Suzuki Vitara scores five - UPDATED
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Mazda 2, Fiat 500X score four stars in EuroNCAP crash tests, Suzuki Vitara scores five - UPDATED

The four-star crash ratings keep on coming, with the 2015 Mazda 2 hatchback and 2015 Fiat 500X baby SUV the latest big name models to achieve less-than-stellar crash ratings from safety authority EuroNCAP. The Mazda 2 scored well for adult occupant (86 per cent), child occupant (78 per cent) and pedestrian protection (84 per cent), but its overall score was pulled down by its safety assist score of 64 per cent...


Amazon, DHL, Audi trial online deliveries straight to your car boot
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Amazon, DHL, Audi trial online deliveries straight to your car boot

Amazon, DHL and Audi will run a limited trial in Germany, where customers can have packages delivered directly to their car boot. The limited pilot programme is open to German members of Amazon Prime, an annual 49 euro ($57) subscription plan that offers free two-day shipping for most products on Amazon's site...


Haval to establish Australian suspension tuning program
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Haval to establish Australian suspension tuning program

Incoming Chinese SUV brand Haval plans to establish an Australian tuning program to ensure its vehicles are as comfortable and capable as possible for our country’s unique driving conditions. Haval Motors Australia chief marketing officer Tim Smith speaks highly of the benefits of local suspension tuning after previously working with Kia Australia, which develops unique local suspension set-ups for every new model it brings to our market...


Nissan calls passenger cars its “achilles heel”, no Euro Pulsar for now
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Nissan calls passenger cars its “achilles heel”, no Euro Pulsar for now

Nissan Australia says it might have become excessively focused on SUVs and light commercials, to the detriment of its passenger car range. In recent times, Nissan has been propped up by its strong SUV range — the Juke, Qashqai, X-Trail and Pathfinder in particular — and the Navara ute. Its passenger range, comprising the Micra, Pulsar, Altima and 370Z, has by contrast struggled mightily...


Nismo Australia decision fast-tracked
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Nismo Australia decision fast-tracked

The process of bringing a number of Nismo models to local shores is being fast-tracked by Nissan Australia managing director Richard Emery. While still some time away from local launch, Emery this week confirmed it was creeping every closer to securing the complete range of Nismo-tuned sports variants of its existing range here...


Aston Martin DBX crossover may be built in the USA - report
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Aston Martin DBX crossover may be built in the USA - report

As part of the company's ambitious growth plans, the upcoming Aston Martin DBX crossover may be built in the United States. The Financial Times claims that Aston Martin is being actively courted by a number of southern US states, which have been stung in recent times, as many automakers have decided to invest in facilities in Mexico rather than break new ground or expand current facilities in the US...


Haval "confident" of five-star ANCAP safety ratings for new Chinese SUVs
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Haval "confident" of five-star ANCAP safety ratings for new Chinese SUVs

Chinese newcomer Haval says it won’t be content with anything but maximum five-star ANCAP safety ratings for its fleet of SUVs that will start arriving in Australian showrooms in June...


Norway may scale back its incentives for electric cars after 50,000th EV sold
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Norway may scale back its incentives for electric cars after 50,000th EV sold

A report indicates that Norway is considering ending or reducing some of its incentives for electric cars because the scheme has been almost too popular. According to Automotive News Europe, the finance ministry is currently conducting a review of its automotive and fuel taxes, which will be complete before the federal budget is announced in May...


Nissan Titan: RAM rival not on Australian radar
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Nissan Titan: RAM rival not on Australian radar

Nissan has no plans to follow in the wheel-tracks of Fiat Chrysler and import heavy duty US-market pickups to Australia — because it thinks it may have too many cars in its range as it is. The Nissan Titan, a behemoth that tackles the Ford F-Series in the US, is definitely not on the radar here — at least, not Nissan’s radar...


Nissan Australia became an "also-ran", says boss
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Nissan Australia became an "also-ran", says boss

Nissan Australia managing director Richard Emery has made some frank assessments of the company’s status here, as he rounds out his first 12 months in the job. Gone are the outlandish sales projections espoused by recent predecessors, and the days of rampant discounting to clear excess stock are being phased out. It was good for car buyers, but terrible for the brand's health...


2016 Toyota HiLux engine details leaked, ute to debut autonomous emergency braking — UPDATED
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2016 Toyota HiLux engine details leaked, ute to debut autonomous emergency braking — UPDATED

Updated: 25/04/2015: More details have been leaked regarding the transmission options available for the 2.4-litre petrol engine listed below. The engine will be available with the option of a five- or six-speed manual or a six-speed automatic gearbox. Power output for the entry level 2.4-litre engine will also be boosted to 166kW of power, an increase of 50kW...


Subaru Levorg: still no decision on Japanese performance wagon
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Subaru Levorg: still no decision on Japanese performance wagon

A decision on whether the Subaru Levorg will make it into Australian showrooms remains up in the air, even though the company had hoped to announce its call either way before the end of last month. Speaking to CarAdvice today, Subaru Australia national corporate affairs manager David Rowley said, "[There's] still no definite decision"...


Lotus builds 40,000th model on “Small Car Platform”
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Lotus builds 40,000th model on “Small Car Platform”

Lotus has produced its 40,000th car since the introduction of the 1995 Lotus Elise on the ‘small car platform’. The small car platform was developed under the ownership of Italian entrepreneur Romano Artioli – who also owned Bugatti at the time - however Lotus was sold to Malaysian government-owned Proton brand in 1996 following the financial collapse of Bugatti (which was sold to Volkswagen Group in 1998)...


Joss Supercar dream hit hard as ties severed with primary investor
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Joss Supercar dream hit hard as ties severed with primary investor

Australia's Joss Supercar appears to have hit yet another roadblock with the brand's marquee investor, The Hatzimihail Group, pulling out of the program. Late last year Joss announced a major investment - which was said to be about $35 million - to help make the JP1 supercar a production reality, as well as see the 17-year-old company listed on the stock market...


2015 Honda Shuttle revealed
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2015 Honda Shuttle revealed

The all-new Honda Shuttle is essentially a Honda Jazz with an even more practical body. The new Honda Shuttle - which has just been revealed in Japan - builds on the current-generation Jazz model's highly flexible interior by offering considerably more load space at the back...


Audi pick-up to rival Mercedes-Benz ute would be "difficult", says designer
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Audi pick-up to rival Mercedes-Benz ute would be "difficult", says designer

Audi won’t follow the lead of Mercedes-Benz by creating a premium pick-up, according to the brand’s design boss. Speaking with CarAdvice beside his latest creation, the Audi Prologue Allroad concept, on the stage at the Shanghai motor show, Audi head of design Marc Lichte said it would be “difficult” to apply his new design language to a one-tonne ute...


Land Wind X7 given go-ahead for sale, Evoque copying claims dismissed - report
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Land Wind X7 given go-ahead for sale, Evoque copying claims dismissed - report

Chinese authorities have reportedly cleared the Land Wind X7 for sale in the middle kingdom after dismissing a complaint from Land Rover. According to Autocar, Chinese officials have dismissed Land Rover's complaints that the Land Wind X7 is a copy of its five-door Range Rover Evoque. As a consequence, the Land Wind X7 is now cleared for sale in China...


2015 Holden Barina X special edition model launches in Australia
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2015 Holden Barina X special edition model launches in Australia

The 2015 Holden Barina X is said to bring an extra $2500 of equipment to the Lion brand's city hatchback at a cost of $1250 to buyers. The new Holden Barina X is based on the CD hatch model, but intriguingly the CDX model remains...


Audi S4 sedan and Avant spy photos
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Audi S4 sedan and Avant spy photos

Our spy photographers have managed to snag not only the next-generation Audi S4 sedan fanging around the Nurburgring, but also the companion Audi S4 Avant. These latest prototypes are still draped from head to toe in swirly camouflage, which does an excellent job of hiding many of the car's styling details...


Nissan expands its Australian components plant, future assured
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Nissan expands its Australian components plant, future assured

Australian automotive component manufacturing is facing a tough future, but someone forgot to send Nissan the memo. Nissan Australia announced today that its elite casting and accessories plant in Melbourne’s outer east has job vacancies — a result of significant growth in demand for its locally made, high-end products from factories and suppliers across the world...


Next-generation Honda Civic sedan, coupe revealed in patent images
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Next-generation Honda Civic sedan, coupe revealed in patent images

Images that are claimed to be patent renderings of the tenth-generation Honda Civic sedan and coupe have been published on the internet. A forum user, calling him- or her-self Administrator, on CivicX.com found the images after reportedly doing a search of the American patent database. The unwatermarked renderings that you see are from Gizmag...


2016 Toyota HiLux design leaked in product brochure
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2016 Toyota HiLux design leaked in product brochure

The first image of the yet to be released 2016 Toyota HiLux has been seen online via a leaked product brochure. Published on the Ferd fan Facebook page, the front-end image (pictured above) shows a muscular design for the new HiLux. Featuring halogen or bi-xenon headlights and what appears to be LED daytime running lights...


Ford Australia designers and engineers contributed "significantly" to 2016 Taurus
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Ford Australia designers and engineers contributed "significantly" to 2016 Taurus

Australian designers and engineers contributed “significantly in all areas” to the global development effort to create the 2016 Ford Taurus. Unveiled at this week’s Shanghai motor show, the Taurus is a large sedan designed to meet the specific requirements and preferences of buyers in the world’s biggest automotive market, China...


Qoros 2 Concept revealed
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Qoros 2 Concept revealed

The Qoros 2 Concept baby SUV has been revealed at the 2015 Shanghai motor show, powered by the Chinese brand's first ever plug-in hybrid drivetrain. Described as a concept model that offers pointers to "possible future design, technology and product expansion strategies for the brand", the Qoros 2 debuts a new design direction for the upstart maker on its "possible future entrant into the world’s fastest growing passenger car segment, the B-segment"...


2015 Subaru Impreza prices drop, new equipment added
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2015 Subaru Impreza prices drop, new equipment added

The 2015 Subaru Impreza sedan and hatchback ranges see the adoption of lower prices and additional new equipment. The new Impreza model has seen further price drops over the changes announced earlier this year following the Free Trade Agreement, effectively meaning the price of entry into the Subaru small car range has dropped $1000 since December...


2016 Holden Barina Spark : Holden's localised tuning for the South Korean car
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2016 Holden Barina Spark : Holden's localised tuning for the South Korean car

Revealed at the 2015 Seoul motor show, the new Chevrolet Spark paves the way to local release of the new Holden Barina Spark locally in 2016. Australian engineers were involved in the development process of the Barina Spark, so it's likely the handling, ride and mechanics will see reasonable improvement over its predecessor...


Tesla almost became part of Google in 2013 claims new book
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Tesla almost became part of Google in 2013 claims new book

A soon-to-be-published book claims that during the first quarter of 2013 Tesla was "on the verge bankruptcy". As the company struggled to convert interest and pre-orders for its new Model S sedan into solid sales, its CEO, Elon Musk, negotiated a deal that would see the car maker become part of Google...


Great Wall's Australian future still up in the air as dispute continues
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Great Wall's Australian future still up in the air as dispute continues

The future of Australia’s first and best-selling Chinese vehicle brand, Great Wall, remains up in the air as the long-running dispute between the car maker and its local distributor continues. Sales of Great Wall’s V-Series utes and X-series SUVs have ground to a halt in recent months...


Mercedes-AMG C63 Coupe spied undergoing testing
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Mercedes-AMG C63 Coupe spied undergoing testing

These are the first images of the all-new Mercedes-AMG C63 Coupe - a model that will aim to smash the Audi RS5, BMW M4 and Lexus RC F when it hits the market in 2016. Our spy photographers spotted the prototype Mercedes-AMG C63 Coupe in Germany, with plenty of smaller details giving away the fact this is the most hardcore C-Class Coupe we've seen yet...


Haval 'confident' of becoming Australia's number one SUV brand
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Haval 'confident' of becoming Australia's number one SUV brand

The boss of China's top-selling SUV manufacturer, Haval, believes the brand can also overtake the likes of Toyota, Nissan and Jeep to become the biggest SUV seller in Australia. Speaking with Australian journalists at the 2015 Shanghai motor show, general manager of Haval’s parent company, Great Wall Motors, Wang Fengying, said claiming the title of Australia’s most popular SUV brand was the ambition of the brand, which will enter our market in June with its first two models...


Honda Concept D revealed in Shanghai
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Honda Concept D revealed in Shanghai

At the 2015 Shanghai auto show, the Tokyo-based company revealed the Honda Concept D, which apparently previews a future model that's currently under development. The model that Honda is currently cooking up will apparently be a top-of-the-range SUV that will be exclusive to the Chinese market. Honda claims that the, as yet-unnamed-SUV, will offer "high-quality driving and a spacious cabin"...


MG GS SUV revealed at Shanghai motor show
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MG GS SUV revealed at Shanghai motor show

The first-ever MG crossover model has been revealed, with the Chinese-cum-Brit brand unveiling the MG GS SUV at the 2015 Shanghai motor show. The production GS crossover model doesn't stray too far from the CS concept that came before it two years ago, with the typical baby SUV proportions and the modern Morris Garages look that we've seen on the MG 3 and the MG 6...


Geely Emgrand Concept unveiled in Shanghai
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Geely Emgrand Concept unveiled in Shanghai

The Geely Emgrand Concept has been unveiled at the 2015 Shanghai auto show. Taking pride of place alongside the new concept car is the showroom-ready GC9 sedan, which was unveiled late last year. Both cars were styled by a team of designers lead by Geely's design director, Peter Horbury...


Haval to launch "premium" Chinese SUVs in Australia in June
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Haval to launch "premium" Chinese SUVs in Australia in June

Chinese SUV specialist Haval will officially open for business in Australia in June. The top-selling SUV manufacturer in China is a division of Great Wall Motors though will operate in Australia as a subsidiary of its Chinese parent company separate from Great Wall, which is currently distributed here by independent importer Ateco Automotive...


2016 BMW 7 Series: First details
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2016 BMW 7 Series: First details

The all-new 2016 BMW 7 Series flagship will make its world premiere at the Frankfurt motor show in September, but the Bavarian brand has taken the unusual step of revealing a large chunk of information well ahead of time...


Chevrolet-FNR concept revealed, sports eye-recognition
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Chevrolet-FNR concept revealed, sports eye-recognition

The Chevrolet-FNR revealed at the Shanghai motor show this week is a prototypical wild concept car with styling that thumbs its nose at convention, pauses, and thumbs it again for good measure.  An autonomous electric car with more than a hint of science fiction about it, the FNR is designed to show what GM sees as mobility in the future...


McLaren 540C 'entry' model premieres
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McLaren 540C 'entry' model premieres

The new ‘entry’ McLaren 540C coupe has made its world debut at the Shanghai motor show, expanding the British marque’s Sports Series family to two models. The 540C arrives hot on the heels of the 570S, which premiered at the start of April in New York. The baby McLaren is a slightly detuned version of that model, and as such will also be McLaren’s most affordable car to date...


2016 Lexus ES unveiled at Shanghai auto show
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2016 Lexus ES unveiled at Shanghai auto show

The new-look 2016 Lexus ES luxury sedan has been unveiled at the Shanghai auto show, bringing the brand's aggressive styling language to what is arguably the Japanese brand's most conservative model. The revamped Lexus ES is said to feature "an elegant and progressive styling package" that is "daring", as well as "enhanced luxury interior construction" in a cabin that "exudes luxury"...


Audi says infrastructure the main hurdle for hydrogen power
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Audi says infrastructure the main hurdle for hydrogen power

Audi has reinforced that investment and infrastructure remain the two main big sticking points in the way of a broad-scale rollout of hydrogen-fuelled electric cars. Emmanuel Kutsehera, the man responsible for fuel cell development at Audi says transport and storage will be the main impediments to hydrogen fuel cell technology fully taking off around the world - even more so in places like Australia where there is a relatively small population spread over a vast area...


2016 Lexus RX200t revealed at Shanghai auto show
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2016 Lexus RX200t revealed at Shanghai auto show

The second-ever turbocharged Lexus model - the all-new Lexus RX200t - has been uncovered at the 2015 Shanghai auto show. The Lexus RX - which was revealed in production guise at the recent New York auto show - was given its turbocharged debut at the Chinese mega show alongside the updated Lexus ES luxury sedan. It's powered by the same 2...


Mazda 2 sedan confirmed for Australia in Q3
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Mazda 2 sedan confirmed for Australia in Q3

The Mazda 2 sedan will make a return to Australia around August this year, giving Australia’s top importer a rival for the likes of the Honda City. Confirmation that Mazda Australia will sell the sedan version here — on account of its rather nifty styling, says Mazda — comes five months after the new-generation ‘boot-ed’ 2 made its premiere last November...


Ford Everest development wrap - with video interview
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Ford Everest development wrap - with video interview

The Ford Everest due to arrive in Australia later this year is one of the most hotly anticipated new car releases of 2015. And although production may be happening abroad, the large SUV is for all intents and purposes still ostensibly an Australian car. That's because over the course of five years, Ford Australia designed, prototyped, tested and planned the Everest from the Ford Design Centre and proving grounds near Melbourne...


Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution Final Edition coming to Australia in 2015
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Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution Final Edition coming to Australia in 2015

Here’s a silver lining to a dark cloud. The Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution Final Edition we reported on in Japanese-spec last week will make it to Australia in the final quarter of 2015. The Final Edition is a sign-off sure to appeal to buyers distressed that Mitsubishi will cease production of the iconic Evo ‘rally car for the road’ by March next year...


Volkswagen C Coupe Concept luxury limo revealed
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Volkswagen C Coupe Concept luxury limo revealed

The Volkswagen C Coupe GTE concept makes its debut this week at the Shanghai motor show, giving us a good look at what to expect from the company’s forthcoming Chinese-market luxury limousine. At more than five-metres long — close to a Mercedes-Benz S-Class — the concept is clearly previewing Volkswagen’s new-range topping passenger family...


Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe concept premieres in Shanghai
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Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe concept premieres in Shanghai

The Mercedes-Benz Concept GLC Coupe revealed over the weekend ahead of its premiere at the Shanghai motor show this week is a sure sign of the company’s intention to release a BMW X4 rival in the near future. This, the latest step in Mercedes-Benz’s expanded push into the booming SUV space worldwide, is billed as a “near-production-standard study” that downsized the formula the company uses on the 170mm longer GLE Coupe, which it revealed in January this year...


Audi won't rule out RS Q5 and RS Q7
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Audi won't rule out RS Q5 and RS Q7

Audi doesn't have ultra high-performance SUVs other than the RS Q3 - but that could be set to change with new RS Q5 and RS Q7 models. Michael Berchtold, project manager for the Audi RS3 Sportback quattro, thought he was simply going to be discussing the potential of an RS3 sedan at the launch of the German brand's new high-performance hatchback when CarAdvice also hit him with the question of whether the RS portfolio would extend further into Audi's SUV model lines...


2015 Audi RS3 Sportback quattro to be priced ‘around $80,000’
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2015 Audi RS3 Sportback quattro to be priced ‘around $80,000’

The final price for the new 2015 Audi RS3 Sportback quattro hasn't been nailed down yet, but the brand has stated the final figure will be around the $80,000 mark. “Yes, that’s going to be about right,” said Audi Australia senior product and communications executive Shaun Cleary at the car's international launch in Rome...