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2016 Hyundai iLoad, iMax Series II pricing and specifications: New features, greater supply for Korean haulers
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2016 Hyundai iLoad, iMax Series II pricing and specifications: New features, greater supply for Korean haulers

The Hyundai iLoad, Australia’s second-most-popular cargo van, has received a range of updates that bring it closer to its classy new European rivals such as the Volkswagen Transporter, Renault Trafic, Ford Transit Custom and Mercedes-Benz Vito...


BMW eDrive plug-in hybrids: X5, 3 Series models in Australia from May
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BMW eDrive plug-in hybrids: X5, 3 Series models in Australia from May

The new 2016 BMW X5 xDrive40e has made its first local appearance in Melbourne this week, with the new plug-in hybrid set to launch in Australia in April or May alongside the 330e sedan. The two variants feature BMW's eDrive platform, and the X5 xDrive40e will only be offered in one specification, combining a 2...


2016 Audi R8 V10, R8 V10 Plus pricing and specifications
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2016 Audi R8 V10, R8 V10 Plus pricing and specifications

Australian pricing and details for the all-new 2016 Audi R8 V10 have been announced this week, after first being revealed just under one year ago. The debut of this new-generation R8 range follows the 2014 launch of the R8 LMX, a swansong special-edition model limited to just 99 units - of which only three came to Australia...


Google’s autonomous car project is on a recruitment rampage
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Google’s autonomous car project is on a recruitment rampage

Google may not have plans to build its anticipated autonomous car on its own, but a long list of new job openings confirm it is planning to take a direct hand in most of the pre-production work. A full 36 positions were listed by the Google X research and development arm of Google’s newly launched parent company Alphabet, which is responsible for all of the tech giant’s experimental projects...


2011-2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee recalled for electrical fire risk
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2011-2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee recalled for electrical fire risk

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Australia has issued a recall notice for vehicles in the 2011-13 Jeep Grand Cherokee ranges to address the potential for an electrical fire. The fault centres on the vanity lamp integrated into the sun visor, which could experience a high resistance short after a service repair or while accessing the space behind the headliner...


Ford promises four new SUVs by 2020, could the Bronco be one of them?
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Ford promises four new SUVs by 2020, could the Bronco be one of them?

Ford has pledged to launch four new nameplates into its global SUV line-up, in segments it doesn’t presently cover, by 2020. Some suggest this might mean an imminent return for the Ford Bronco.  The company’s announcement, made at the recent Chicago motor show, reflects an increasingly accepted industry consensus that SUV sales will continue to boom, and be the main choice of buyers at diverse ends of the age spectrum...


Fiat Chrysler boss believes Alfa Romeo should return to Formula One
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Fiat Chrysler boss believes Alfa Romeo should return to Formula One

Sergio Marchionne, the outspoken boss of both Fiat Chrysler and Ferrari, has restated his desire for Alfa Romeo to re-enter the Formula One fray. In an interview of Gazzetta dello Sport, Marchionne said that "in order to restore [Alfa Romeo's] name they must consider returning to Formula One". As many are well aware, participation in the Formula One world championship doesn't come cheaply...


Audi Q2 teased ahead of Geneva debut
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Audi Q2 teased ahead of Geneva debut

The upcoming Audi Q2, the smallest crossover yet from the luxury marque, has been teased online. Hidden under a silk shroud, these teasers were posted on the company's Facebook page and are linked to a lengthly blog post (in German) about the model's development...


Tata Nexon revealed for Indian market
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Tata Nexon revealed for Indian market

Indian manufacturer Tata Motors will launch a new compact crossover, dubbed the Nexon, in the coming months. The model went on show at the 2016 Auto Expo in Delhi, ahead of a market debut in the coming months. On the styling front, the Nexon features a curvy wraparound grille and headlight design,  joined by LED daytime lights at the front, while the rear gets LED taillights and a black faux diffuser...


2017 BMW Alpina B7 revealed
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2017 BMW Alpina B7 revealed

New details on the powerful 2017 BMW Alpina B7 super saloon have been revealed this week, ahead of next month's Geneva motor show. The B7, based on the new 2016 BMW 7 Series, is driven by a 4.4-litre twin-turbocharged V8 petrol engine. Some markets will also gain BMW's xDrive all-wheel drive system, while others will go rear-wheel drive only...


Peugeot Traveller i-Lab concept revealed for Geneva motor show
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Peugeot Traveller i-Lab concept revealed for Geneva motor show

Peugeot is taking in-car connectivity to the next level with its Traveller i-Lab Concept, set to debut at the Geneva Motor Show next month. The French brand’s technological tour-de-force transporter features a 32-inch tablet slash TV, developed in collaboration with Samsung, along with limousine-like rear seats that face each other in a conference layout...


Ford Falcon XR6 and XR8 Sprint spied ahead of May release
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Ford Falcon XR6 and XR8 Sprint spied ahead of May release

A CarAdvice reader has spied Ford's yet to be released, limited-edition Ford Falcon XR6 Sprint and Falcon XR8 Sprint models, which are due to go on sale in May 2016. We exclusively revealed last year that Ford Australia would revive the Sprint nameplate for a boosted set of XR6 Turbo and XR8 models...


Toyota C-HR SUV to make production leap at Geneva motor show
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Toyota C-HR SUV to make production leap at Geneva motor show

C-HR compact SUV to be built in Europe UK-built hybrid drive system to provide power Australian launch in 2016 a strong chance The final production version of the Toyota C-HR concept series will debut at next month’s Geneva motor show, the Japanese carmaker has confirmed...


2016 Delhi Auto Expo highlights and gallery
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2016 Delhi Auto Expo highlights and gallery

The Delhi motor show, or Delhi Auto Expo as it's better known is a yearly motor show held just outside India's capital of New Delhi. Sitting on over 70,000 square metres of hall space, the motor show features displays from over 1500 exhibitors that feature everything from components to supercars...


Top Gear announces its ‘magnificent seven’ ahead of May 2016 return: Evans, LeBlanc, Schmitz, Harris, Jordan and Reid
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Top Gear announces its ‘magnificent seven’ ahead of May 2016 return: Evans, LeBlanc, Schmitz, Harris, Jordan and Reid

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) has at last announced the full cast of presenters for its revitalised Top Gear television series, just one week since announcing that actor Matt LeBlanc would join lead host Chris Evans. This week, the BBC has revealed that Evans and LeBlanc will be joined by well-regarded driving star and series regular Sabine Schmitz, along with racing legend Eddie Jordan, and journalist and YouTube star Chris Harris...