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Honda Australia extends Takata airbag recall: CR-V, Jazz, Jazz Hybrid, City, Insight
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Honda Australia extends Takata airbag recall: CR-V, Jazz, Jazz Hybrid, City, Insight

Honda Australia has issued a new recall notice this week, expanding its ongoing recall of vehicles affected by the global Takata airbag scandal. The recall, which centres on the potential for metal fragments to pass through the airbag at the moment of deployment, has affected more than 53 million vehicles worldwide...


Tesla Model 3 will undercut Chevrolet Bolt in US - report
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Tesla Model 3 will undercut Chevrolet Bolt in US - report

The upcoming Tesla Model 3 will undercut the new Chevrolet Bolt in its home market, with the electric car maker this week reaffirming its commitment to a starting price of US$35,000 ($49,300). After the higher than expected pricing for the Model X, which was unveiled last year, some analysts and commentators had speculated that the company would walk back from its earlier statements on the Model 3's opening point...


2017 Honda Civic hatch preview to debut in Geneva
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2017 Honda Civic hatch preview to debut in Geneva

The all-new 2016 Honda Civic sedan and coupe models will soon be joined by a third and final body style: the five-door hatch. Following the sedan model that debuted in September last year and the coupe that followed in November, the new 2017 Honda Civic hatch will be previewed at next month’s Geneva motor show...


Peugeot and Citroen pursuing new mid-sized vans for Australia
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Peugeot and Citroen pursuing new mid-sized vans for Australia

The Australian importer for both Peugeot and Citroen has confirmed it is exploring the local business case for the company’s brand new mid-sized vans, co-developed in Europe with Toyota. Sime Darby, distributor for PSA in Australia, said today that the Peugeot Traveller and Citroen SpaceTourer were "under consideration" for Australia...


2016 Mahindra Genio now on sale in Australia
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2016 Mahindra Genio now on sale in Australia

The 2016 Mahindra Genio has arrived on sale in Australia with revised styling inside and out. The updated version the Indian maker's most affordable ute brings with it a new grille that gives the Mahindra Genio a more modern appearance, while updated 15-inch alloy wheels also make a difference...


2016 Mini Convertible pricing and specifications
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2016 Mini Convertible pricing and specifications

The new Mini Convertible will cost a highly competitive $37,900 plus on-road costs at entry level when it launches in Australia in the second quarter of 2016. Mini Australia announced pricing on its new front-wheel drive convertible today. The $37,900 price applies to the Cooper with a standard six-speed automatic. The Cooper S version will cost $45,400...


Do grey imports pose dangers?: The risks you might face privately importing a new car - UPDATE
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Do grey imports pose dangers? The risks you might face privately importing a new car - UPDATE

Car industry "blind-sided" Parallel imports undermine consumer protection, says industry Car executives and FCAI speak out in anger, their arguments below Heavy hitters within the Australian new vehicle industry have unanimously slammed the government’s proposal to change the Motor Vehicle Standards Act 1989 and allow parallel ‘grey’ importation of near-new cars from 2018...


Tesla Model S drops 85kWh battery from range
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Tesla Model S drops 85kWh battery from range

The Tesla Model S range has been simplified somewhat, with the electric car company removing a few of the car's drivetrain options. From today the 85kWh battery option has been dropped from the Tesla Model S lineup. Additionally, the 90kWh battery pack can now only be specified in dual-motor all-wheel drive format...


2017 Volvo V90 to appear next week, Australian launch set for next year
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2017 Volvo V90 to appear next week, Australian launch set for next year

The new Volvo S90 sedan’s wagon twin, the 2017 Volvo V90, will make its global premiere on February 18, ahead of an Australian debut set for early next year. The unveiling will bring few surprises, however, with the premium new V90 already revealed through a series of scale-model leaks and workshop photos through the latter half of 2015...


MotorWorld Sydney: Australia's new car festival launches
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MotorWorld Sydney: Australia's new car festival launches

MotorWorld Sydney, a new Australian festival designed to connect car buyers, enthusiasts and industry members with everything car-related has been officially launched today, before opening its doors to the public later this year. The event promises to be "Australia's biggest drive experience" and the new concept is set to come to life at Sydney Motorsport Park from November 30 to December 4, 2016...


2017 Alfa Romeo Giulietta facelift teased, Australian launch later this year
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2017 Alfa Romeo Giulietta facelift teased, Australian launch later this year

The updated and facelifted 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulietta hatch will make its debut on February 24, ahead of an Australian launch set for the third quarter of this year. Very little about the refreshed Italian hatch has been made official, although an event invitation issued overnight suggests that a new-look grille and bumper design will be among the styling tweaks...


2016 BMW M2 M Performance parts detailed ahead of Geneva debut
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2016 BMW M2 M Performance parts detailed ahead of Geneva debut

The all-new 2016 BMW M2 now has its requisite M Performance styling and handling pack, detailed this week ahead of a Geneva motor show debut in March. Full to overflowing with carbonfibre goodness, the M2’s M Performance pack adds a number of aerodynamic and styling parts, along with interior goodies and a number of mechanical tricks under the skin...


2016 Audi TT RS spied during cold weather testing
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2016 Audi TT RS spied during cold weather testing

The next-generation Audi TT RS has been spotted by our spy photographers in Sweden doing some cold weather testing. Unlike the vehicle that was spotted in October 2015, this prototype is trying to evade the world's prying eyes by going almost completely incognito — not normally an accusation we'd bandy about for a bright yellow car...


Government plans to allow parallel ‘grey’ imports from 2018
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Government plans to allow parallel ‘grey’ imports from 2018

Despite a recommendation to approve parallel imports being knocked back by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull only several months ago, the government now plans to allow the parallel/grey import of vehicles into Australia from 2018...


Alfa Romeo denies crash test problems as source of Giulia delay - reports
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Alfa Romeo denies crash test problems as source of Giulia delay - reports

The Italian marque has denied reports that the delays related to the Alfa Romeo Giulia sedan have been caused by serious safety problems. Late last week, supplier sources told Automotive News Europe that the reason for the Giulia's six-or-so month delay was caused by the sedan failing to pass internal front, side and rear crash tests...