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Nissan e-NV200 WORKSPACe revealed: The world’s first all-electric mobile office
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Nissan e-NV200 WORKSPACe revealed: The world’s first all-electric mobile office

Nissan has revealed the product of its partnership with UK-based design workshop Studio Hardie - the e-NV200 WORKSPACe - which the company says is the world’s first all-electric mobile office...


2017 Jaguar F-Pace recalled for wiring fix: 36 vehicles affected
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2017 Jaguar F-Pace recalled for wiring fix: 36 vehicles affected

Jaguar has issued a recall for 36 of its 2017 F-Pace SUVs equipped with the 3.0-litre turbo-diesel engine, over concerns a wiring fault could lead to a fire risk. The British manufacturer reports that the routing of the starter motor cable could come into contact with the engine mounting...


Mercedes-Benz Sprinter EV coming in 2018
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Mercedes-Benz Sprinter EV coming in 2018

An electric version of the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter is due to be produced in 2018, and Mercedes-Benz Vans Australia is going to bring it Down Under. The electric model will make up part of the all-new, third-generation Mercedes-Benz Sprinter range that will be revealed in 2017, and styling of the new model has been presaged by the Mercedes-Benz Vision Van concept (pictured throughout this story)...


2016 Toyota Camry Atara S gains standard navigation, optional on Altise
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2016 Toyota Camry Atara S gains standard navigation, optional on Altise

The 2016 Toyota Camry has seen the addition of satellite navigation as standard equipment on the Atara S grade, albeit for a minor price increase, while the system is also now optionally available on the entry-level Altise variant. For a $700 bump the Atara S petrol (now $30,190) and hybrid (now $33,190) are fitted with a 7...


Ford says Australians care more about fuel economy than power
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Ford says Australians care more about fuel economy than power

The company that sells V8 Mustang muscle cars by the boatload says that a significant number of new car buyers regret not opting for a more efficient vehicle, even if many of them have little idea how to make their cars use less juice. Ford Asia Pacific commissioned a buyer survey* of 9500 people across 11 markets — including Australia — and found that buyers here rank fuel efficiency as their top priority when purchasing a new vehicle...


Volkswagen Atlas seven-seat SUV revealed
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Volkswagen Atlas seven-seat SUV revealed

The Volkswagen Atlas seven-seat SUV made its world premiere today at California’s Santa Monica Pier, but don’t expect to see it arrive in Australian showrooms any time soon. The company’s most obviously North American-focused vehicle marks a “new chapter” in its history there, as it seeks to make a clean break from the diesel emissions saga...


CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for October 28, 2016
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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for October 28, 2016

Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk, a regular video wrap of the latest happenings in the automotive world and Australia's new-car market. Keeping you in the loop, Tegan Lawson presents a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews...


Be thankful that Toyota's dinosaur still lives
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Be thankful that Toyota's dinosaur still lives

I attended the launch of the updated Toyota LandCruiser 70 Series range this week, and promptly filed my review to a chorus of derision from people who I presume have never had red dust in their boots. Toyota's Outback icon is now 31 years old, and this week marked the launch of the biggest update over its near-unprecedented life cycle...


MG GS SUV on the horizon for Australia
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MG GS SUV on the horizon for Australia

MG Motor Australia has relaunched the iconic British-born brand in Australia with the introduction of the 2017 MG 3 hatch and the 2017 MG 6 Plus fastback. There was something missing, however: the much newer MG GS SUV that went on sale in Europe earlier this year...


2015-16 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe recalled for headlight fix: 50 vehicles affected
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2015-16 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe recalled for headlight fix: 50 vehicles affected

Mercedes-Benz has issued a recall for 50 of its 2015 to 2016 'C217' S-Class Coupes over concerns the headlights could be faulty. According to the German marque, a manufacturing fault may have caused the headlights to not have been correctly adjusted. If the fault occurs, the headlights may not perform as required and could be a hazard to the vehicle’s occupants and other road users...


Mercedes-Benz X-Class to be built in Spain, but Thailand not out of the question
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Mercedes-Benz X-Class to be built in Spain, but Thailand not out of the question

The all-new Mercedes-Benz X-Class ute destined for Australia will be built in a Nissan plant in Barcelona, Spain – but if the demand is big enough, it could also come from Thailand. The new Mercedes-Benz X-Class shares plenty with the Nissan Navara ute, including manufacturing facilities in Spain (where the vehicles for markets like Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Europe and Russia will be built) and in Argentina for the South American markets...


2017 Toyota C-HR spied testing in Australia
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2017 Toyota C-HR spied testing in Australia

The 2017 Toyota C-HR has been spied testing in Australia ahead of its local release in early 2017. Spotted testing in Melbourne, the heavily disguised Toyota C-HR appears to be undergoing final validation and tuning in Australia before it's signed off locally. Toyota has previously been spotted testing the Prius locally and did extensive testing with Fortuner in Australia prior to its launch...


2017 Volkswagen Golf update will have fewer variants, CEO confirms
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2017 Volkswagen Golf update will have fewer variants, CEO confirms

The updated Volkswagen Golf range, which will be unveiled next month, will be have the number of options and variants rationalised as part of the company's push to improve its profitability. Herbert Diess, CEO of the core Volkswagen brand, has confirmed to Autocar that the revised Golf lineup will be trimmed as a part of a push to boost its slim profit margins...


2017 Kia Picanto reveals Rio-inspired face in leaked photo
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2017 Kia Picanto reveals Rio-inspired face in leaked photo

An image revealing the face of the next-generation 2017 Kia Picanto has leaked online before the new model’s debut in the coming months. Kia’s tiniest hatch hasn’t even been on sale in Australia for a year, but the current car was first launched in Europe back in 2011...


2017 Mazda CX-5 teased ahead of LA reveal
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2017 Mazda CX-5 teased ahead of LA reveal

The next-generation 2017 Mazda CX-5 has been previewed today ahead of its world premiere at next month's Los Angeles motor show. Scheduled to be unveiled on November 16, the new CX-5 medium SUV is claimed by Mazda to take the company’s ‘Kodo - Soul of Motion’ design language to “a new level”...