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Jeep Renegade Hell's Revenge concept unveiled
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Jeep Renegade Hell's Revenge concept unveiled

The Jeep Renegade Hell's Revenge concept has been unveiled for the 25th European Harley Owners Group (HOG) Rally in Slovenia. Jeep is again the title sponsor of the event, so, in addition to the usual splash of corporate branding and hospitality, Fiat Chrysler's SUV brand has teamed with Garage Italia Customs to create a one-off vehicle...


Volkswagen to launch 30 electrified models by 2025
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Volkswagen to launch 30 electrified models by 2025

Volkswagen has outlined its goals to become a world leader in sustainable mobility, detailing a new ‘Together - Strategy 2025’ plan this week. The German automotive giant - which owns various other brands like Audi, Bentley, Lamborghini, Porsche and Skoda - has shifted its focus to battery-powered electric vehicles (BEVs), with the company announcing it aims to release more than 30 new electric and electric-assisted vehicles by 2025...


Lego Volkswagen Beetle revealed for Creator series
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Lego Volkswagen Beetle revealed for Creator series

Toy company Lego has released a Volkswagen Beetle Type 1 set for its ‘Creator’ line. Made up of 1167 pieces, the 1960s Azure Blue Beetle model measures 29cm long, 12cm wide and 15cm long...


Haval details plug-in hybrid future
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Haval details plug-in hybrid future

SUV maker Haval has presented its new plug-in hybrid (PHEV) system, which the Chinese company claims will sip less than three litres per 100 kilometers. After only recently declaring that diesel engine technology has “reached its zenith”, the company has handed down fresh details of the plug-in hybrid powertrain that drives its new HB-02 SUV concept...


Deals On Wheels for June 18: Five sharp deals for weekend shoppers
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Deals On Wheels for June 18: Five sharp deals for weekend shoppers

It’s time for the latest instalment of Deals on Wheels, which this week looks at five factory-backed special offers for all you weekend shoppers. This isn’t a promotional campaign, just us trying to offer you some interesting suggestions if you’re in the market for some new wheels...


2017 Jeep Compass and Patriot replacement spied inside and out
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2017 Jeep Compass and Patriot replacement spied inside and out

The crossover that will replace both the Jeep Compass and Jeep Patriot has been spied again. This time around the photographers managed to snag some photos of the new car's interior. This latest prototype has a smidgen less camouflage than earlier versions. Despite the profusion of swirls, we can see that the new SUV will have crisp character lines along the flanks, with bulges emphasising its wheel arches...


CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for June 17
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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for June 17

  Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk, a regular video wrap of the latest happenings in the automotive world and Australia's new-car market. Keeping you in the loop, Tegan Lawson presents a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews...


Maserati Ghibli and Quattroporte recalled for wheel alignment fix
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Maserati Ghibli and Quattroporte recalled for wheel alignment fix

Maserati has issued a recall for 776 vehicles from its Ghibli and Quattroporte sedan lines over concerns loose screws could throw out the car’s wheel alignment. The Italian car maker reports that the screws of the rear toe-in adjustment rods may loosen, which could lose the correct wheel alignment...


Ford Australia offering free map updates
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Ford Australia offering free map updates

Ford Australia will offer free annual Sync 2 satellite-navigation updates at scheduled services (from participating dealers) from July 1. The new initiative, a global Ford first, saves owners about $79 per year over a total period of seven years. Australia has a rapidly changing road infrastructure with more than 120,000 kilometres of roads added annually, almost 23,000 road name changes and around 2000 roundabout changes...


2018 Land Rover Defender SVX, SVAutobiography models under consideration
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2018 Land Rover Defender SVX, SVAutobiography models under consideration

With Land Rover Defender production recently ending, the brand is now looking ahead to its replacement, which is due to be revealed in 2018. The Defender has a cult following amongst its fans - fans that were disappointed with a recent report that suggested the new model will be delayed by a year while the brand gets things right to ensure it will appease buyers...


Rolls-Royce Vision Next 100 concept unveiled
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Rolls-Royce Vision Next 100 concept unveiled

Unveiled overnight, the Rolls-Royce Vision Next 100 is said to be the first "purely visionary" concept car from the brand, namely one that doesn't preview an upcoming vehicle. As with the Mini Vision Next 100 that was revealed alongside it, and the BMW Vision Next 100 that debuted in March, this concept car is designed to celebrate BMW's centenary...


Mini Vision Next 100 concept unveiled
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Mini Vision Next 100 concept unveiled

The Mini Vision Next 100 concept has been unveiled as part of the on-going centenary celebrations of its parent company, BMW. According to the car's designers, the concept is meant to be a blank canvas that adapts to the driver's moods and the current situation. Mini says that the Vision Next 100 can adapt instantly to each driver, even if the car itself is employed as part of a car sharing service...


Kia Australia leaving door open to Niro and Optima hybrids
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Kia Australia leaving door open to Niro and Optima hybrids

There’s a chance that Kia Australia may offer two hybrid models within the next 24 months, with the brand considering the potential of both the Kia Niro small SUV and Kia Optima Hybrid. The company’s chief operating officer, Damien Meredith, said such a strategy would make more sense than just offering one hybrid on its own...


Citroen C4 Picasso and Peugeot 308 recalled for door lock fix
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Citroen C4 Picasso and Peugeot 308 recalled for door lock fix

Related French manufacturers Citroen and Peugeot are recalling vehicles from their current-generation C4 Picasso MPV and ‘T9’ 308 hatchback lines over concerns the doors may not close properly or unexpectedly open. The 21 affected Citroen C4 Picassos and 90 Peugeot 308s are reported to possibly have faulty door locks as a result of a manufacturing issue...


2016 Hyundai Veloster Street Turbo: new special on sale in Australia
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2016 Hyundai Veloster Street Turbo: new special on sale in Australia

The limited-edition 2016 Hyundai Veloster Street Turbo is now on sale in Australia, packing $3000 worth of additional equipment over the Veloster Turbo+ on which it's based. The new special edition revives the ‘Street’ name that was worn by a special-edition model in 2013, however that version was based on the standard Veloster - not the Veloster Turbo...