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Mitsubishi ASX, Pajero Sport, Challenger recalled for tailgate corrosion fix: 74,900 vehicles affected
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Mitsubishi ASX, Pajero Sport, Challenger recalled for tailgate corrosion fix: 74,900 vehicles affected

Mitsubishi has issued a recall notice for 74,935 of its ASX, Pajero Sport and Challenger SUVs from various model years over corrosion concerns. According to the Japanese manufacturer, the affected vehicles may have insufficient corrosion coating on the end cap on the outer tub of the tailgate gas springs...


2018 Holden Commodore liftback and wagon revealed in photoshoot slip-up
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2018 Holden Commodore liftback and wagon revealed in photoshoot slip-up

The next-generation 2018 Holden Commodore hatch and wagon have been spied completely undisguised, in their overseas Opel Insignia form, during a photo and video shoot. Despite the German plates on these vehicles, this promotional shoot actually took place in California...


Honda NeuV concept previewed ahead of CES 2017 debut
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Honda NeuV concept previewed ahead of CES 2017 debut

The Honda NeuV concept car has been previewed ahead of its full debut at CES in January 2017. With its boxy shape and compact dimensions, the NeuV looks like a concept car that would normally make its debut at the Tokyo motor show. The NeuV is equipped with an artificial intelligence system, dubbed Emotion Engine, by Cocoro SB Corp...


Mini celebrates three million cars at Oxford plant
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Mini celebrates three million cars at Oxford plant

Mini's manufacturing facility in Oxford, UK, has celebrated its three millionth car this week - a Mini Clubman John Cooper Works. The milestone comes in the Oxford facility's 15th year of production and parent company BMW's centenary year. In 2001 the plant was producing around 300 cars a day, and now builds at a rate of around 1000 vehicles per day - meaning the 4500-strong team in Oxford produces one new Mini almost every minute...


Toyota HiLux and Ford Ranger top November sales charts, ahead of Corolla
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Toyota HiLux and Ford Ranger top November sales charts, ahead of Corolla

In a strong reflection of buyer trends, a pair of light commercial vehicles topped the sales charts in November. The Toyota HiLux (3839 units) was the nation’s favourite new vehicle, ahead of its Ford Ranger arch-nemesis (3410). Third was the Toyota Corolla small car on 3245...


Kia GT teased ahead of January debut and Australian launch
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Kia GT teased ahead of January debut and Australian launch

The upcoming 2017 Kia GT sports sedan has been teased again in a new video, ahead of its scheduled unveiling on January 8, 2017. In this latest teaser, the new model is shown tackling the famed Nurburgring race track, hitting speeds up to 244km/h...


Nikola One: Hydrogen freight hauler officially revealed, advanced new battery pack detailed
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Nikola One: Hydrogen freight hauler officially revealed, advanced new battery pack detailed

The Nikola One hydrogen-fuelled semi truck has been officially revealed at the company's Salt Lake City headquarters, along with new details about the zero-emissions hauler. Powered by a fully-electric drivetrain that draws energy from lithium-ion batteries and a hydrogen fuel-cell, the Nikola One claims a zero-emissions range of 800 to 1200 miles (1287-1931km)...


Helicopter versus Rally car: The McDonnell Douglas 520N takes on Hyundai's i20 WRC
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Helicopter versus Rally car: The McDonnell Douglas 520N takes on Hyundai's i20 WRC

Life is funny. And sometimes certain opportunities simply appear, almost of their own doing. Well, the following was one of those unique opportunities… It’s the day after the conclusion of Rally Australia 2016, and, while most of the teams have packed up and are headed home, the team from Hyundai Motorsport remain...


November 2016 VFACTS: New vehicle sales numbers, winners and losers detailed
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November 2016 VFACTS: New vehicle sales numbers, winners and losers detailed

The Australian new vehicle market was steady in November, up a modest 0.3 per cent to 98,937 units. The total market remains on record pace at 1,079,370 year-to-date (YTD). Interestingly, a pair of utes were the top-selling models. As has become familiar, it was SUVs (38 per cent market share) and light commercials (19 per cent market share) that showed sales growth, offsetting a 4...


Apple finally reveals autonomous vehicle intentions
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Apple finally reveals autonomous vehicle intentions

American technology giant Apple has at last confirmed its plans to become a player in the coming autonomous vehicle market, in a letter to the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration - although the extent of its plans remains unclear. Dated November 22, 2016, the document mentions areas where Apple is developing technologies and systems that could contribute to autonomous vehicles...


2009-2012 Nissan Navara, Patrol recalled for Takata airbags: 20,900 vehicles affected - UPDATE
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2009-2012 Nissan Navara, Patrol recalled for Takata airbags: 20,900 vehicles affected - UPDATE

Nissan has issued a recall for 20,906 of its previous-generation 'D22' Navara ute and 'Y61' Patrol off-roaders sold between 2009 and 2012 as part of the ongoing Takata airbag campaign. According to the Japanese manufacturer, affected vehicles could be fitted with passenger airbag inflators that may allow moisture to enter the unit...


Volkswagen Group Australia announces voluntary recall of 61,000 vehicles for diesel software fix
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Volkswagen Group Australia announces voluntary recall of 61,000 vehicles for diesel software fix

Volkswagen Group Australia (VGA) has announced it will initiate a voluntary recall of a further 61,000 Volkswagen and Skoda models affected in the emissions test-cheating scandal that came into public view around one year ago. Confirming Federal Government approval for the recall today, VGA said that a software fix is now available for "more than 35,000" cars, with other model-specific software solutions to become available "shortly"...


BMW to expand M Performance range before introducing more M cars
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BMW to expand M Performance range before introducing more M cars

We will likely see more BMW M Performance models before we do ‘true’ BMW M models, the company says. CarAdvice spoke with a number of M Division executives, including Peter Quintus, Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing, in Australia for the Festival of M promotion and to meet with the local BMW team...


2018 Porsche Cayenne spied in winter testing - UPDATE
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2018 Porsche Cayenne spied in winter testing - UPDATE

UPDATE: the new Cayenne has now been spied undergoing winter testing, as it closes in on its production debut. See the gallery for more shots. The third-generation Porsche Cayenne has been spied once again, and this time it's sporting a little less camouflage than before...


Faraday Future could crumble 'if CES goes badly', Lucid ramps up
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Faraday Future could crumble 'if CES goes badly', Lucid ramps up

If new reports are to be believed, next month's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas could be the make-or-break moment for electric vehicle startup Faraday Future. Having revealed nothing more to-date than a sleek futuristic concept, the company has already been declared by some on social media to be a questionable prospect...