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Suzuki Swift recalled for parking brake fix
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Suzuki Swift recalled for parking brake fix

Suzuki Australia is recalling 1454 vehicles from its current-generation ‘AZH414’ Swift and ‘416’ Swift Sport hatchback lines, introduced globally in 2010. The recall has been announced over concerns that a brake fluid leak could lead to brake failure. The Japanese manufacturer reports that the inner diameter of the cylinder that wraps around the parking brake may be too wide and as a result not sealing inside the caliper...


Great Wall 'quietly confident' Australian return will be a successful one
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Great Wall 'quietly confident' Australian return will be a successful one

Great Wall Motor’s new Australian distributor is “quietly confident” that it will hit the ground running when it relaunches here around October, saying there is a lot of good will out there from its sizeable existing customer base...


2016 Toyota Camry pricing and specifications
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2016 Toyota Camry pricing and specifications

Australian pricing and details for the 2016 Toyota Camry range have been announced today, with the majority of enhancements reserved for the Atara SX variant. On sale locally from June 6, the 2016 Toyota Camry line-up now boasts Euro 5 certification to the entire engine range, along with standard ISOFIX mounts as standard on all models...


Peugeot Citroen outlines electrified future strategy
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Peugeot Citroen outlines electrified future strategy

PSA Groupe, formerly known as PSA Peugeot Citroen, has presented details of its new electric and plug-in hybrid strategy that will focus on a new modular platform developed with Chinese partner Dongfeng Motors. In its presentation, PSA Groupe outlined its plans to introduce four fully-electric models (EVs) by 2021 and a further seven plug-in hybrid (PHEV) variants by the same year...


Queen Elizabeth II announces UK plans to pioneer driverless vehicle tech
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Queen Elizabeth II announces UK plans to pioneer driverless vehicle tech

The United Kingdom is determined to become the world leader in the development of autonomous driving technologies, following the announcement of new legislation for driverless vehicles on British roads. Announced by Queen Elizabeth II herself, the new laws will allow the UK’s automotive industry to accelerate research and development into autonomous vehicles...


Takata recall expands by a further 12 million in US
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Takata recall expands by a further 12 million in US

The never-ending Takata airbag recall has spiralled ever further with an additional 12 million vehicles added to the US database. Among the latest round of recalls, Honda has issued notice on 4.5 million cars, and Fiat Chrysler has recalled 4.3m. The new recall is focused on passenger-side airbag inflators, according to Reuters...


Peugeot L500 R Hybrid concept unveiled
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Peugeot L500 R Hybrid concept unveiled

The just unveiled Peugeot L500 R Hybrid concept marks 100 years since Peugeot's 1916 Indianapolis 500 triumph. Under the skin, the L500 R Hybrid is said to use a plug-in hybrid drivetrain with an electric motor for each axle, and a 201kW petrol engine. Working together all three motors can generate a maximum total output of 373kW of power and 730Nm of torque...


CarAdvice Podcast episode 5: M2 v RS3 v A45 results, Uber interview, Mazda3 facelift and more
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CarAdvice Podcast episode 5: M2 v RS3 v A45 results, Uber interview, Mazda3 facelift and more

Welcome to episode 5 of the CarAdvice.com podcast! If you missed last week's episode, or you'd like to know more about the show, catch our earlier articles here. This week, Paul Maric and Mandy Turner are joined again by Mike Costello to explore the news and reviews of the past week. As usual, there's also a fair bit of horsin' around...


BMW M3 30 Jahre celebrates three decades since the legendary E30 M3
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BMW M3 30 Jahre celebrates three decades since the legendary E30 M3

This year, the BMW M3 ticks over three decades old. To celebrate, BMW has announced the limited-edition M3 30 Jahre ('30 years') model. The M3 30 Jahre is based on the $144,900 M3 Competition pack sedan, which, with 331kW and 550Nm is already up 14kW on the standard M3 - the 30th Anniversary M3 features some exclusive highlights...


Pininfarina could soon produce an electric sports car
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Pininfarina could soon produce an electric sports car

Italian design house Pininfarina is said to be moving towards producing an electric sports car, according to a new report. UK website Autocar claims that Mahindra, the Indian giant that acquired Pininfarina late last year, is looking to the iconic studio and coachbuilder to aid its electric vehicle (EV) plans...


Citroen C4 Cactus Rip Curl revealed, Australian debut unlikely
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Citroen C4 Cactus Rip Curl revealed, Australian debut unlikely

French car maker Citroen has unveiled a special edition of its C4 Cactus, created alongside legendary Australian surf brand Rip Curl. If the pairing seems an odd one, consider that years past have given us collaborative oddities like the Reebok-branded Nissan Pulsar and the Volkswagen Beetle Fender edition...


Honda showcases Clarity Fuel Cell vehicle and Autonomous prototype at G7 Summit
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Honda showcases Clarity Fuel Cell vehicle and Autonomous prototype at G7 Summit

Japanese car maker Honda has shown two of its future-focussed vehicles at this week’s Group of Seven (G7) Summit in Japan. Both the hydrogen-powered Honda Clarity Fuel Cell vehicle (FCV) as well as the company’s Accord Hybrid-based autonomous drive vehicle were on show at the event...


Tomcar unveils LV1, an all-terrain EV for Australia's mines
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Tomcar unveils LV1, an all-terrain EV for Australia's mines

Melbourne-based Tomcar has unveiled its entry into the largely untapped market of locally-developed electric vehicles. Dubbed LV1, the zero-emission vehicle was designed locally and is being built with Australia’s tough mining environment in mind...


2017 Nissan GT-R Nismo unveiled
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2017 Nissan GT-R Nismo unveiled

The revised Nissan GT-R Nismo has been unveiled sporting an updated front-end, new interior, and tweaks to the suspension. On outside, the 2017 GT-R Nismo adopts many of the changes made to its less powerful siblings. Up front, the Nismo now has a version of the V-motion grille that's present on the rest of the Nissan range...


2016 BMW M4 GTS pricing and specifications
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2016 BMW M4 GTS pricing and specifications

Australian pricing and details for the limited-edition 2017 BMW M4 GTS have been confirmed today, ahead of a local arrival set for September. The BMW M4 GTS will be priced from $295,000 plus on-road costs - but don’t expect to be able to get your hands on one, with the company also confirming that all 25 units heading to Australia (out of 700 worldwide) have already been snapped up...