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Nissan e-POWER range-extender electric drivetrain revealed
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Nissan e-POWER range-extender electric drivetrain revealed

Nissan has developed a new range-extender electric drivetrain called e-POWER, a hybrid system similar to that used in the BMW i3 and a development of what it used in last year’s slick Gripz concept. The Japanese-made e-POWER system comprises an electric motor to drive the wheels, sourcing power from battery cells via an inverter...


Kia reveals four wild autonomous concepts at SEMA 2016
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Kia reveals four wild autonomous concepts at SEMA 2016

Kia has unveiled four new hand-built and heavily-customised concepts to this year’s SEMA show, exploring active and diverse lifestyles ranging from sports entertainment to business travel. Each concept is designed to give a glimpse into the future of ‘The Autonomous Life’, where vehicles will not only drive themselves but will also be tailor-built to suit our lifestyles...


2017 Kia Sorento pricing and specs: GT-Line flagship arrives, AEB added to Platinum
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2017 Kia Sorento pricing and specs: GT-Line flagship arrives, AEB added to Platinum

A new 2017 Kia Sorento GT-Line variant has debuted as part of the large SUV's new model-year update, with the sports-styled model priced from $58,490 (plus on-road costs). Headlining the 2017 Kia Sorento updates, the GT-Line (we wonder what Renault thinks of the name) sits above the Platinum and gets extras such as autonomous emergency braking (AEB) and 19-inch chrome wheels...


Mazda MX-5 Speedster Evolution, RK Kuro concepts revealed for SEMA - UPDATE
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Mazda MX-5 Speedster Evolution, RK Kuro concepts revealed for SEMA - UPDATE

Update: This article originally showed only teaser images of both concepts. Mazda has now revealed the MX-5 Speedster Evolution and MX-5 RF Kuro at the 2016 SEMA show. See bottom of article for details. October 30: The Mazda MX-5 Speedster Evolution will make its debut at SEMA 2016. Ahead of its in-the-flesh debut Mazda has released a teaser image and some details about the concept car...


Mopar concepts star at SEMA along with new Hemi crate engine packages
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Mopar concepts star at SEMA along with new Hemi crate engine packages

CarAdvice was at a special preview of Chrysler and Mopar’s unique SEMA concept vehicles in Las Vegas this week, ahead of their public unveiling at the SEMA show. It follows a Chrysler tradition of building heavily-modified show vehicles to celebrate automotive expos and events across the USA...


Skoda Superb showing strong sales, giving brand's premium slant traction
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Skoda Superb showing strong sales, giving brand's premium slant traction

The Skoda Superb flagship hatch and wagon made up a remarkable 22 per cent of the company’s Australian sales volume in October. The Czech brand’s local arm sold 104 Superbs last month. More interestingly, most of these were loaded up with options, such as the Tech Pack and Comfort Pack, taking the average price well past $50,000, and some pushed beyond $60,000...


Hyundai Ioniq sets land speed record at Bonneville Salt Flats
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Hyundai Ioniq sets land speed record at Bonneville Salt Flats

It's not a question this writer has ever thought to ask, but if you've ever wondered how quickly the new Hyundai Ioniq can tear across the world-famous Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah, the Korean car maker now has an answer...


2014-15 Peugeot 4008 recalled for transmission fix
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2014-15 Peugeot 4008 recalled for transmission fix

Peugeot has issued a recall for its 4008 SUVs sold between May 2014 and December 2015, equipped with the continuously-variable transmission (CVT), over concerns the vehicles could experience a delay in acceleration. The manufacturer reports an unexpected reduction in the vehicle’s acceleration could potentially cause an accident...


Great Wall damaged "brand China" in Australia, former distributor says
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Great Wall damaged "brand China" in Australia, former distributor says

The boss of Australia’s primary importer of Chinese vehicles, Ateco automotive, says commercial vehicle manufacturer LDV and its parent company SAIC are worlds apart from the likes of Great Wall, which damaged the reputation of Chinese vehicles in Australia...


Jeep learning from quality control issues
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Jeep learning from quality control issues

It's no secret that the Jeep brand in Australia has had issues with quality control that have affected the ownership experience, especially for Grand Cherokee owners. It's a fact that hasn't been lost on head office, especially considering many Grand Cherokee buyers see the big SUV as a premium product. Recalls are no bad thing, when proactive...


Join the CarAdvice Double Mega Test at Motorworld Sydney: Help us test the cars and give us your opinion
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Join the CarAdvice Double Mega Test at Motorworld Sydney: Help us test the cars and give us your opinion

If you’ve always wanted to try your skills as a CarAdvice tester, or if you're in the market for a new car and would like to do some cross-shopping, this is your chance. Later this year, we'll be conducting two of our biggest mega tests, ever. And, for the first time, we're inviting you to be part of it...


Renault Kangoo Lifestyle Pack adds tech and comfort for Maxi Crew model
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Renault Kangoo Lifestyle Pack adds tech and comfort for Maxi Crew model

The Renault Kangoo is now available with an optional Lifestyle Pack, which adds a number of features to the French van. Only available on the five-seat Kangoo Maxi Crew LCV variant, the Lifestyle Pack costs an additional $1290, adding a handful of styling, tech and comfort features. Inside, the pack brings Renault’s 7...


2017 Mercedes-AMG A45 spied with fat guards: S or Black Series sendoff could be in the works
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2017 Mercedes-AMG A45 spied with fat guards: S or Black Series sendoff could be in the works

A prototype, which could be a hotter version of the Mercedes-AMG A45, has been spied outside the Nurburgring in Germany. This mysterious development vehicle features a wider track under bulging front and rear guards - an uncommon look for the already hugely powerful hot hatch. The car rides on large alloy wheels wrapped in rubber-band tyres...


Fisker EMotion: EV with 640km range teased
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Fisker EMotion: EV with 640km range teased

The Fisker EMotion, the latest vehicle from the pen of Henrik Fisker, has been teased again on social media. The latest teaser photo shows the car's front profile, and follows on from earlier teasers that revealed the vehicle's front-end design, as well as its butterfly door arrangement, which is said to make for easier ingress and egress...


2018 Toyota Camry spied
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2018 Toyota Camry spied

The eighth-generation Toyota Camry has been spied undergoing testing on public roads in the States. Although it's covered from head to toe in camouflage, this prototype features a lot of the styling cues that made their debut on the seventh generation Camry's extensive mid-life facelift...