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2017 Kia Rio GT rendering transforms new hatch into pocket rocket
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2017 Kia Rio GT rendering transforms new hatch into pocket rocket

A speculative rendering of a hotted-up 2017 Kia Rio GT has surfaced online, offering one vision of how a hotted-up - but still to be confirmed - version of the all-new Rio could look. Created by independent artist X-Tomi Design, the Kia Rio GT borrows several styling cues from its larger Optima GT and Sportage GT-Line (Platinum) siblings, giving the hatch a very athletic look...


Audi Virtual Reality experience to expand to dealerships
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Audi Virtual Reality experience to expand to dealerships

Virtual reality is the new buzzword term in technology, and with headsets like the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift readily accessible, Audi has spent the last three years working on a dealership-ready customer experience that dives into the virtual...


Nissan dealers not mad at curtain-call for Patrol, Micra and Pulsar
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Nissan dealers not mad at curtain-call for Patrol, Micra and Pulsar

It’s a fair question to ask the boss of Nissan in Australia, whether the dealer and service network around the country is a little upset at the prospect of letting go of so many important volume vehicles over the past few years. Those vehicles include the ancient diesel Patrol, the light Micra, and the returned but relatively short-lived Pulsar hatch...


Audi's secret 70-strong 'car-to-x' fleet collects over six billion data points in one year
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Audi's secret 70-strong 'car-to-x' fleet collects over six billion data points in one year

In a bid to build a self-learning database of road and vehicle data, Audi has been using employees to collect over 400Gb of data across 70 vehicles in a bid to push autonomous driving even further. Audi's car-to-x test car fleet logs data from real-world conditions by strapping data-logging transceivers to a fleet of 70 vehicles driven by employees across Europe (a mix of Q7, A4 and A5)...


2018 Audi A8 the most technologically advanced car ever, tech chief claims
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2018 Audi A8 the most technologically advanced car ever, tech chief claims

The automotive game is moving forward at a rapid pace, with interior technology now equally as important as driving dynamics. No surprise, then, that the team behind the 2018 Audi A8 is already claiming it will change the scene with the most advanced automotive technology ever seen...


Nikola electric truck drops natural gas plans, switches to hydrogen power
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Nikola electric truck drops natural gas plans, switches to hydrogen power

Startup company Nikola has made a significant change to its upcoming One electric semi truck, switching to a hydrogen fuel cell just months before its expected December launch. Originally the Nikola One was meant to use a 400kW turbine fuelled by compressed natural gas to power the truck’s electric motors, however the company is now advertising that the new semi will use a hydrogen fuel cell...


2017 Ram 1500 Night unveiled in America: Big bad truck on local wish list
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2017 Ram 1500 Night unveiled in America: Big bad truck on local wish list

The 2017 Ram 1500 Night has been unveiled in the US, and it's about as American as it gets. Combining a fair number of things we love about America - size, excess, the wildly unnecessary - the special edition Night package adds a touch of ‘gangsta’ to the already-cool 2017 Ram 1500 Sport...


Ford Australia to recruit 23 graduates in 2017: Engineering, design, marketing roles and more for young Aussies
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Ford Australia to recruit 23 graduates in 2017: Engineering, design, marketing roles and more for young Aussies

Ford Australia has confirmed its graduate program for 2017, which will see new recruits hired across several of the company’s Victoria-based facilities. For the first time, the Ford will hire graduate designers at its Broadmeadows design centre...


Missing link in Holden SUV lineup to be all-new global model
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Missing link in Holden SUV lineup to be all-new global model

Too often, in the world of automotive marketing, the term 'all-new' is thrown around without much emphasis on fact. 'All' is usually very far from the mark, and 'new' isn't much further behind. So Holden's unequivocal promise this week that the missing SUV in the brand's four-model line up will be all-new - a model yet to be revealed anywhere in the world - is treated with a high level of interest (and maybe a smidge of skepticism)...


CarAdvice podcast episode 19: NT to axe open speeds, Hyundai hits VW, Holden Acadia revealed, and much more
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CarAdvice podcast episode 19: NT to axe open speeds, Hyundai hits VW, Holden Acadia revealed, and much more

Welcome to episode 19 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, Mandy Turner is joined by Mike Stevens and Mike Costello to form The Triple Ms (can we be sued for that?), talking all about the latest news and reviews in the Australian new-car market and around the world...


2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE spied again
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2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE spied again

The next-generation Mercedes-Benz GLE crossover has been spied again in Germany. Although the prototype in today's photos is wearing the same amount of camouflage and the same set of false body panels as the vehicle spotted at the beginning of July, these latest photos were taken at much closer range and are, therefore, much sharper and higher in resolution...


2007-16 Mitsubishi Pajero added to Takata airbag recall: 57,000 vehicles affected
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2007-16 Mitsubishi Pajero added to Takata airbag recall: 57,000 vehicles affected

Mitsubishi has issued a recall for 57,128 of  its 2007 to 2016 model-year Pajero SUVs as part of the ongoing Takata airbag recall. The company reports the driver-side airbag inflator may release metallic fragments from the inflator container when the airbag deploys...


2017 Mercedes-Benz SL pricing and specs: New features, sharper prices for big roadster
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2017 Mercedes-Benz SL pricing and specs: New features, sharper prices for big roadster

Local pricing and specifications for the updated 2017 Mercedes-Benz SL range have been revealed, with the flagship sports car getting a new face and sharp price cuts over the outgoing model. Kicking off at $218,715 before on-road costs, the entry-level SL400 comes in a smidgen over $10,000 below the asking price of the previous car...


2017 Genesis G70 spied testing: Hyundai's luxury mid-sizer sneaks out
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2017 Genesis G70 spied testing: Hyundai's luxury mid-sizer sneaks out

Hyundai's anticipated 2017 Genesis G70 sedan, confirmed late last year, has made its first public appearance - albeit in heavy camouflage. Announced in November, the G70 will be the second new model in Hyundai's offshoot Genesis brand, joining the existing large Genesis car - now called G80 - and the new limo-sized G90 unveiled in December...


2017 Land Rover Discovery Sport priced for October launch: Ingenium diesel, new infotainment
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2017 Land Rover Discovery Sport priced for October launch: Ingenium diesel, new infotainment

The 2017 Land Rover Discovery Sport has been announced for Australia, with initial details revealed ahead of the updated range’s launch in October. Headlining the updates is the introduction of Jaguar Land Rover’s new ‘Ingenium’ 2.0-litre turbo-diesel engine, which replaces the 2.2-litre unit...