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2018 Lexus NX revealed: Australian debut next year, 200t badge dropped
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2018 Lexus NX revealed: Australian debut next year, 200t badge dropped

The refreshed 2018 Lexus NX makes it global premiere in Shanghai today, revealing tweaked looks, revised dynamics and upgraded equipment. Lexus Australia communications manager Nick Raman told CarAdvice today the 2018 NX SUV line-up will debut locally in the first half of next year, although exact timing is still to be confirmed...


MG E-Motion concept previews brand's next chapter
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MG E-Motion concept previews brand's next chapter

The MG E-Motion concept is the sports car everyone has been waiting for, from the Chinese-owned British brand, and it’s also a very important step towards the company’s future, according to the man who designed it. Speaking with media at the company’s research and design centre in Shanghai, Shao JingFeng, head designer at MG's parent company, SAIC Motor, said the electric sports car concept previews what to expect from future models...


Opel Grandland X SUV revealed
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Opel Grandland X SUV revealed

German brand Opel, newly under French ownership, has revealed its upcoming new Grandland X mid-sized SUV today. Entering above the compact Mokka X and Meriva-replacing Crossland X, the third X model in Opel's new-generation SUV trifecta will make its first public appearance at September's Frankfurt motor show...


Skoda Vision E revealed in Shanghai
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Skoda Vision E revealed in Shanghai

The Skoda Vision E concept, previewed through sketches over the past month, has made its Shanghai motor show debut today. The latest in Skoda's long-running 'Vision' series of concepts, the high-riding Vision E previews a coupe-styled companion to the new Kodiaq SUV...


2018 MG ZS: October launch for Australia, new details confirmed
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2018 MG ZS: October launch for Australia, new details confirmed

Initial Australian details for the upcoming 2018 MG ZS small SUV have been revealed this week ahead of its local launch in October. A spokesperson from parent company SAIC Motor confirmed with Australian media this week that the ZS will arrive around October, complete with two engines and three trim levels - though final pricing and specifications are yet to be announced...


2018 LDV T60: Australian launch brought forward to September
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2018 LDV T60: Australian launch brought forward to September

The LDV T60 is the Chinese company’s first entrant into the booming commercial ute segment, and initial details of what’s to come for Australian versions have been revealed this week. The company has also confirmed it is now targeting a September launch for Australia, around a month earlier than previously expected...


Audi e-tron Sportback concept launched, previews production EV due 2019
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Audi e-tron Sportback concept launched, previews production EV due 2019

The Audi e-tron Sportback concept has been given its full debut ahead of the 2017 Shanghai motor show. According to Audi, the e-tron Sportback will go into production in 2019. When it goes on sale, the e-tron Sportback, or whatever it will be christened, will be the brand's second dedicated mass market EV after the production version of the e-tron quattro concept, which is due to be available in major markets from 2018...


Volkswagen ID Crozz concept: Electric 'coupe SUV' unveiled
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Volkswagen ID Crozz concept: Electric 'coupe SUV' unveiled

The Volkswagen ID Crozz concept has been revealed and detailed ahead of its debut at the 2017 Shanghai motor show. The ID Crozz is the third vehicle from the ID line of concept cars. Each of these are based on the Volkswagen Group's new MEB flexible electric car architecture, which underpin a new range of production EVs from 2020...


2018 Hyundai Santa Fe spotted in Germany
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2018 Hyundai Santa Fe spotted in Germany

Our European-based spy photographers have snapped the 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe large SUV while testing near the company's German development centre. Hyundai's replacement for the current Santa Fe, which premiered in April 2012, is confirmed to appear next year, and will move upmarket to better match the Kia Sorento, as well as the likes of the Mazda CX-9 and Toyota Kluger...


2018 Mercedes-Benz A-Class sedan concept revealed
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2018 Mercedes-Benz A-Class sedan concept revealed

We’ve already seen a preview of what to expect from the upcoming Mercedes-Benz A-Class sedan thanks to the Aesthetics A sculpture revealed in January, and now we can show you exactly what the new A-Class sedan will look like. According to Mercedes-Benz, by unveiling the Concept A Sedan at the Shanghai motor show this week, it is ‘providing an outlook into the next generation of compact vehicles and a potential new body type’...


2017 Ford Mondeo updates announced for Australia
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2017 Ford Mondeo updates announced for Australia

Ford Australia has re-asserted that the Mondeo mid-sized hatch and wagon range remains “crucial” to its line-up, as minor updates for the 2017 model year arrive. With the Australian-made Falcon now gone from its range, the Mondeo carries the can alone for Ford in the market, against the Holden Commodore as well as the Mazda 6, Volkswagen Passat and Toyota Camry, among others...


Mercedes-AMG: Say goodbye to atmo engines, and you can forget about diesel
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Mercedes-AMG: Say goodbye to atmo engines, and you can forget about diesel

At this year's New York motor show, Australian media spent time with Tobias Moers, the head of Mercedes-AMG - and chief among the topics discussed was performance, specifically how best to achieve it. In recent times, petrol engines have become so efficient, so technologically adept and so clean-running, that there is hope we may one day return to the glory days of naturally-aspirated petrol engines, even if they do run an electric motor of some sort to help things along...


2018 Citroen C5 Aircross leaked ahead of Shanghai debut
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2018 Citroen C5 Aircross leaked ahead of Shanghai debut

Official press photos of the Citroen C5 Aircross have been leaked ahead of the car's debut at the 2017 Shanghai motor show. These images were initially published on a variety of sites, including Carscoops and Autocar, and show a new crossover that's, stylistically at least, a toned down version of the Aircross concept, which debuted at the 2015 Shanghai show...


MG E-motion concept: Electric coupe surfaces online
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MG E-motion concept: Electric coupe surfaces online

The MG E-motion concept has been leaked ahead of its debut at the 2017 Shanghai motor show later this week. This grainy image, and the accompanying sketches, were published by Autocar, and show a concept car that brings MG back to its two-door sports car heritage...


2017 Shanghai motor show: What to expect
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2017 Shanghai motor show: What to expect

Just like the Chinese automotive market itself, the middle kingdom's motor shows are quickly becoming a dominant force on the international calendar. And, as more Western brands look to establish market share in China, these shows are becoming more important on the global scene. This year's big show for China is again in Shanghai, after Beijing hosted last year's main event...