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Donald Trump: What does the new American president mean for the auto industry?
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Donald Trump: What does the new American president mean for the auto industry?

Update (24 January, 2017): Trump has withdrawn the US from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, we've updated the "And China too?" section to reflect this. On November 8, 2016, Donald Trump won a surprise victory against Hillary Clinton in the race to become the 45th president of the United States...


Honda Australia expands Takata recall - UPDATE
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Honda Australia expands Takata recall - UPDATE

Honda has issued a recall for 25,284 of its previous-generation Accord, Accord Euro, Civic, City, Jazz, Insight and Legend models as part of the ongoing Takata airbag campaign. As with all recalls brought on by the global Takata recall, affected vehicles could see the airbag inflator rupture upon deployment in the event of an accident...


2017 Subaru XV teased ahead of Geneva unveiling - UPDATE
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2017 Subaru XV teased ahead of Geneva unveiling - UPDATE

The all-new 2017 Subaru XV will make its debut at March's Geneva motor show, the Japanese car maker has confirmed today. Previewed in concept form at last year's Geneva show, the new 2017 XV will follow its predecessor by building on the design of the regular Impreza hatch...


A diary by Renault-Nissan's celebrity CEO, Carlos Ghosn
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A diary by Renault-Nissan's celebrity CEO, Carlos Ghosn

This type of story isn’t in our traditional wheelhouse, but we found this nifty piece supplied by Nissan, originally published in Japan by business paper Nikkei. It’s a cool insight into the head of one of the world’s most high-profile auto executives, Carlos Ghosn, the man who runs Nissan and Renault, and is additionally the new chairman of Mitsubishi Motors...


LDV G10 recruited by Campsie police
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LDV G10 recruited by Campsie police

Forget high-powered Audis, BMWs, AMGs and the rest -  the LDV G10 people mover is the latest recruit in the Sydney police force, helping the Campsie Local Area Command carry out its crime prevention community projects. Announced this week, the seven-seat LDV G10 people mover will be used by Sergeant Ghouse Mohammad and his fellow Campsie LAC officers to spread their crime prevention message to the schools, businesses and community groups of the Campsie area...


2017 Peugeot 2008 in Australia from February with new engine, 3008 and 5008 to follow
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2017 Peugeot 2008 in Australia from February with new engine, 3008 and 5008 to follow

The facelifted 2017 Peugeot 2008 will arrive next month with a new look, more equipment and a revised model range. Launching in late-February, the new 2008 has been updated with the French company's new corporate look, picking up a new grille, revised 'feline look' head- and tail-lights, along with a new top-spec GT-Line variant - replacing the outgoing Outdoor trim...


Tesla cleared of fault in fatal Autopilot crash, but autonomous car makers on watch
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Tesla cleared of fault in fatal Autopilot crash, but autonomous car makers on watch

The US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHSTA) has ruled in favour of electric carmaker Tesla, in an investigation into a fatal crash last year involving a Model S in semi-autonomous Autopilot mode. In May 2016, a man in the US was killed when his Tesla Model S collided with a tractor trailer at an intersection on a non-controlled access highway...


2018 Ford Mustang Convertible revealed
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2018 Ford Mustang Convertible revealed

Just days after unveiling the newly facelifted Mustang coupe to the public at Detroit's motor show, Ford has peeled back its lid. The new-look 2018 Ford Mustang Convertible takes its cue from the hardtop, introducing a new front-end design, resculpted tail lamps and a host of drivetrain changes...


2011-15 Citroen C4, DS4 recalled for bonnet fix
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2011-15 Citroen C4, DS4 recalled for bonnet fix

Citroen has issued a recall for its 2011 to 2015 C4 and DS4 hatchbacks over concerns a faulty bonnet support wire could cause it to fly open while driving. The French manufacturer reports the striker wire on the bonnet report may not work as intended due to corrosion...


Queensland Police trailer cameras snap 600 speeding motorists
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Queensland Police trailer cameras snap 600 speeding motorists

The Queensland Police Service (QPS) has nabbed over 600 speeding motorists since late December thanks to its new trailer speed cameras. Five of the mobile speed cameras were deployed across Queensland's busiest roads on December 23 as part of the Christmas road safety campaign...


2018 Ford Mustang could get Boss 302 variant, teased in press photos
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2018 Ford Mustang could get Boss 302 variant, teased in press photos

The facelifted 2018 Ford Mustang was revealed earlier this week, but the Blue Oval may have been hiding an extra member of the family in the new pony car's press shots. In an image of the Mustang's dash, another Mustang can be seen in the background, and it clearly has a 'Boss 302' decal on the front quarter panel, with the stripe extending across the lower section of the door...


Nissan to begin on-road autonomous vehicle testing in Europe next month
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Nissan to begin on-road autonomous vehicle testing in Europe next month

Nissan has announced it will commence on-road demonstrations of autonomous vehicles on London's public roads from February. A modified Nissan Leaf will allow government officials, along with technical and safety experts, to experience and test the technology in a real-world environment...


2018 BMW X7 spied again
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2018 BMW X7 spied again

The upcoming BMW X7 has been spied again during development testing, this time on the snowy roads of Sweden. Like the vehicle spotted last year, BMW is giving little away when it comes to the new SUV's styling, with plenty of swirly black-and-white camouflage and pre-production lighting packages concealing the X7's lines...


CarAdvice podcast 36: Commodore limited editions, new Mustang, Ignis review, Jamie Whincup and HiLux v Colorado!
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CarAdvice podcast 36: Commodore limited editions, new Mustang, Ignis review, Jamie Whincup and HiLux v Colorado!

Broadcasting from the Melbourne CarAdvice office this week, join Paul, Mandy and Mike Stevens where they keep you up to date with the biggest car news of the week, including 2017 MG GS pricing and specs, Lexus Sport Yacht concept unveiled, Holden Commodore limited-edition models, 2018 Ford Mustang revealed with new face and more power, 2017 Suzuki Ignis pricing and specs and  New Suzuki Jimny Sierra to remain a hardcore ladder-frame 4×4...


Lexus LC500h features next-generation hybrid power system
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Lexus LC500h features next-generation hybrid power system

Alongside the naturally aspirated 5.0-litre V8 in the all-new Lexus LC500 coupe which arrives on Australian shores in May, buyers will also be able to opt for the LC500h (above, right), which features a Lexus next-generation hybrid power system...