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Mercedes-Benz electric SUV concept teased ahead of Paris debut
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Mercedes-Benz electric SUV concept teased ahead of Paris debut

Overnight Mercedes-Benz released a video teasing its upcoming electric crossover concept car, which will debut at the Paris motor show this week. The German luxury car maker isn't offering any details at the current time, simply saying: "The time has come to flip the switch and shape the mobility of tomorrow...


2018 Jeep Compass revealed: Australian launch late next year - UPDATE
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2018 Jeep Compass revealed: Australian launch late next year - UPDATE

UPDATE: a slew of new photos have been released for the new 2018 Jeep Compass. See new shots below, and in the gallery by clicking the Photos tab above. The all-new 2018 Jeep Compass is now out in the open, revealed in Brazil today ahead of an Australian debut set for late next year...


Don't mess with Autopilot: Tesla's updated safety alerts demonstrated in new video
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Don't mess with Autopilot: Tesla's updated safety alerts demonstrated in new video

Tesla's Autopilot semi-autonomous driving system recently received a pretty significant software update, and one of its new features makes sure you don’t get complacent behind the wheel - like an angry parent. Demonstrated in the above video, Autopilot Version 8...


Renault Nissan Alliance to partner with Microsoft on connected-car tech
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Renault Nissan Alliance to partner with Microsoft on connected-car tech

There's an old joke that has Bill Gates boasting that if General Motors were as advanced as the computer industry, "we'd all be driving cars with V32 engines that got 1000 miles to the gallon". The 1990s-era joke then has former GM boss Jack Smith retort with the idea that a Microsoft-inspired car would crash twice a day and the airbag would ask 'are you sure?' before activating...


Kia Picanto hangs onto five-star ANCAP rating after local audit test
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Kia Picanto hangs onto five-star ANCAP rating after local audit test

In a close call, analysis of an audit crash test carried out in June this year has seen the 2016 Kia Picanto hold onto the five-star ANCAP safety rating it was awarded in May. CarAdvice attended the audit crash test, which was conducted at Crashlab in Huntingwood, New South Wales...


Mercedes-Benz Urban eTruck unveiled
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Mercedes-Benz Urban eTruck unveiled

The all-electric Mercedes-Benz Urban eTruck has been revealed in production form, capable of zero-emissions driving for up to 200 kilometres. With a permissible gross weight of 26 tonnes, the Urban eTruck promises no emissions and silent operation. Powering the electric truck are an electrically-powered rear axle and electric motors adjacent to the wheel hubs...


2017 Mitsubishi Outlander pricing and specs: New infotainment and added safety features
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2017 Mitsubishi Outlander pricing and specs: New infotainment and added safety features

UPDATE: This article originally referenced details from a leaked dealership bulletin. Mitsubishi Australia has now officially announced details and pricing of the new Outlander range. See bottom of article for details. The updated 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander range has been detailed in dealership documents, bringing a new infotainment system and active safety features to the company’s medium SUV...


Proton, Lotus up for sale; Peugeot-Citroen, Renault, Suzuki interested - report
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Proton, Lotus up for sale; Peugeot-Citroen, Renault, Suzuki interested - report

Proton and Lotus, both owned by Malaysian conglomerate DRB-Hicom, are reportedly being shopped around to rival automakers. Insider sources have told Reuters that DRB-Hicom has recently sent out partnership proposals to 20 automakers. So far, three car companies have shown interest: Renault, Suzuki, and the PSA Group, which consists of Peugeot, Citroen and DS...


Matt LeBlanc to host next two Top Gear seasons
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Matt LeBlanc to host next two Top Gear seasons

Matt LeBlanc will host the next two seasons of Top Gear, the BBC has confirmed. In a statement announcing details about season 24, which starts next year, the BBC confirmed that "LeBlanc will be joined by Chris Harris and Rory Reid, with regular appearances from Eddie Jordan, Sabine Schmitz and The Stig". Both Harris and Reid will continue hosting the spin-off show Extra Gear as well...


2016 Paris motor show: what to expect - UPDATE
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2016 Paris motor show: what to expect - UPDATE

It's the oldest motor show in the world, having first launched as a combined event for cycling, sports, and the exciting new world of automobiles. No surprise, then, that the biennial Paris motor show - "Mondial de l'Automobile" in the French - is also one of the biggest on the international calendar and a focus point for the most extravagant concepts and new-model unveilings...


Name Your Car Day: Sunday October 2, 2016
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Name Your Car Day: Sunday October 2, 2016

Cars are a part of our life, every day and in every way. We name our children, our pets, our body parts – and yes, sometimes our cars. (Alright, quite often our cars!) In the CarAdvice.com office, Name Your Car Day is one of our favourite days of the year – alongside Donut Day, of course. On Sunday, October 2 we'll be celebrating this special occasion, and we want everyone to get involved...


BMW Z4 successor spied at the Nurburgring, cabin glimpsed
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BMW Z4 successor spied at the Nurburgring, cabin glimpsed

BMW’s Z4 roadster replacement has been caught by our spy photographers making its Nurburgring debut as the development nears its completion. We’ve previously seen it undergoing cold weather snow testing. This time, we’ve also scored a glimpse inside the new BMW soft-top’s cabin, which appears to show a more conservative approach than that used on the now-dead Z4...


Ferrari GTC4 Lusso V8 targeting Porsche and Bentley buyers
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Ferrari GTC4 Lusso V8 targeting Porsche and Bentley buyers

Ferrari is looking to attract a different buyer to the brand with the announcement of the V8-powered GTC4 Lusso T shooting brake. Speaking with CarAdvice at the Australia launch of the Ferrari 488 Spider, Ferrari Australasia CEO Herbert Appleroth said “the V8 customer is a completely different buyer to the V12”. “A V8 turbo buyer is a lot younger”, said Appleroth...


2017 Alfa Romeo Giulietta detailed ahead of October debut: Super, Veloce badges return
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2017 Alfa Romeo Giulietta detailed ahead of October debut: Super, Veloce badges return

Initial pricing and specifications for the updated 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulietta range has been revealed ahead of the new hatch’s Australian launch in October. Starting at $29,900 plus on-road costs (+$900) for the entry-level Giulietta Super variant, the updated range receives revised styling treatments, upgraded equipment levels along with higher-quality interior trims and finishes...


2017 Holden Astra preliminary specs and pricing revealed, on sale in December - UPDATE
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2017 Holden Astra preliminary specs and pricing revealed, on sale in December - UPDATE

UPDATE: Holden has released official pricing and further details for the 2017 Astra range. See bottom of article for details The first details on what to expect from the 2017 Holden Astra range have been revealed on the company's website...