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2017/2018 Volkswagen Polo, Polo GTI spied at the Nurburgring
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2017/2018 Volkswagen Polo, Polo GTI spied at the Nurburgring

The next-generation Volkswagen Polo has been spotted again, this time in both regular and GTI-guise in Germany. After a heavily-camouflaged GTI prototype surfaced a fortnight ago in California, these two Polo development vehicles were spotted this week at the Nurburgring...


Hyundai Tucson range pricing adjustments, new model added
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Hyundai Tucson range pricing adjustments, new model added

The highly popular Hyundai Tucson range has seen some pricing changes and a new trim level introduced, the company has confirmed. Potential diesel Tucson buyers will undoubtedly be happy to learn that Hyundai Australia has added a new entry-level all-wheel-drive Active model to the range, priced from $35,090 plus on-road costs...


Volvo and Uber team up to work on autonomous vehicles
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Volvo and Uber team up to work on autonomous vehicles

Overnight Volvo and Uber announced that they will join forces to develop the next generation of autonomous vehicles. According to Volvo, the two companies will "establish a joint project that will develop new base vehicles that will be able to incorporate the latest developments in [autonomous driving] technologies, up to and including fully autonomous driverless cars"...


2016 Performance Tyre Test
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2016 Performance Tyre Test

Owning a performance car is a pricey proposition. More so, when you consider the on-costs of actually using your car's performance in a manner that is both enjoyable and rewarding. Apart from the mechanical maintenance requirements, which include brake and engine fluid changes, the most expensive consumables are indeed brake pads and tyres...


Volkswagen Amarok V6 demand running hot
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Volkswagen Amarok V6 demand running hot

Australians are lining up to have a crack at the new supply-constrained Volkswagen Amarok diesel V6 ahead of its November launch, according to the company’s local commercial vehicles division. Despite precious little marketing, the lure of a six-pot diesel has prompted more than 2000 people to request test drives here, spurred on by little more than generally fairly positive media reviews on sites such as this one...


2016 Foton Tunland gets kitted out for Fishing and Boating Expo
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2016 Foton Tunland gets kitted out for Fishing and Boating Expo

A fully-accessorised version of the Foton Tunland ute has been this week, which will make its Australian show debut at the National 4x4 Outdoors Show this weekend. With raised front and rear RidePro suspension, Dynamic Python alloy wheels wrapped in Toyo AT2 tyres, snorkel, canopy, Warn Winch and tow kit, the kitted-out Foton Tunland 4x4 Dual Cab looks the business...


2014-15 Ford F-250 and F-350 recalled by Performax for steering fix
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2014-15 Ford F-250 and F-350 recalled by Performax for steering fix

Conversion and import specialist Performax International has issued a recall for 122 of its 2014 and 2015 model-year Ford F-250 and F-350 trucks over concerns of steering loss. According to the company, the steering knuckle and steering stop could come into contact in some vehicles as a result of "normal" wear and tear...


2017 Holden Colorado pricing and specifications
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2017 Holden Colorado pricing and specifications

The 2017 Holden Colorado has launched in Australia this week, with the range kicking off from $29,490 (plus on-road costs). Built in Thailand, the latest iteration of the Colorado features a great deal of Australian engineering input, along with several features designed to set it aside from the rest of the pack...


2017 Holden Colorado image gallery
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2017 Holden Colorado image gallery

The 2017 Holden Colorado has gone on sale today, with a starting price of $29,490 plus on-road costs. The new Colorado represents a huge step forward for Holden in Australia and launches with three 4x2 configurations and five 4x4 configurations. For a full breakdown of pricing and specifications, click here...


2017 BMW 2 Series pricing and specifications: new engines, more equipment across the range
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2017 BMW 2 Series pricing and specifications: new engines, more equipment across the range

The 2017 BMW 2 Series coupe and convertible range has landed in Australia, bringing new 230i and M240i variants, along with the addition of more standard equipment across the range. For the new model year the 2 Series benefits from similar power and specification upgrades seen in the recently-updated 1 Series range...


Hyundai and Google in collaboration talks - report
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Hyundai and Google in collaboration talks - report

Hyundai Motor's president, Jeong Jin Haeng, has confirmed that the Korean automaker and Google are currently in collaboration discussions, but refused to elaborate further. In an interview with Bloomberg, which took place after a meeting between the ministry of trade and local car makers, Jeong said that Hyundai and the tech giant had common areas that could result in cooperation...


Volkswagen Amarok SUV expected by 2020
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Volkswagen Amarok SUV expected by 2020

Contrary to recent speculation, Volkswagen has not yet officially signed off on a rugged SUV based on the Amarok ute to compete with the Ford Everest and others, but there’s definitely some significant development underway...


Lada teases new SUV concept for Moscow motor show
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Lada teases new SUV concept for Moscow motor show

Russian manufacturer Lada has teased a new SUV concept ahead of its debut at the Moscow International Auto Salon (MIAS) later this month. Little details have been revealed about the mystery concept, however the company has confirmed that it will show "19 new offerings" at the Moscow motor show, including six concepts...


2017 Hyundai i30 N spied with less camouflage at the front
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2017 Hyundai i30 N spied with less camouflage at the front

The Hyundai i30 N has been spied again near the Nurburgring, but this time around the car is wearing less camouflage, giving us a better look at the front-end design. Although we can't see the details of the grille, the lower section of the front bumper is visible...


Volkswagen and Australia’s motoring clubs go to war
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Volkswagen and Australia’s motoring clubs go to war

Volkswagen Australia and the Australian Automobile Association (AAA) have embarked on a series of heated public exchanges, catalysed by the latter’s recently announced real-world emissions testing program...