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Volkswagen I.D. electric revealed early in Euro press
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Volkswagen I.D. electric revealed early in Euro press

The Volkswagen I.D. concept car has been revealed early on the cover of a French magazine ahead of the car's debut at the Paris motor show this week. Automarket, a Romanian website, has obtained and published the front cover of the latest edition of L'Automobile magazine. The cover shows both the Renault Trezor concept and Volkswagen I.D...


Renault Trezor concept to preview new design direction in Paris
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Renault Trezor concept to preview new design direction in Paris

The styling themes of French car maker Renault will soon move into the second era of head designer Laurens van den Acker's influence, and this week's Paris motor show will deliver a first glimpse at the new look. The Dutch designer joined Renault in 2009, just weeks after resigning from the top styling role at Mazda, where he crafted the 'Nagare' look that preceded Mazda's current 'Kodo' image...


2017 Land Rover Discovery leaked
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2017 Land Rover Discovery leaked

Images of the all-new 2017 Land Rover Discovery has appeared on the company's Australian website hours before its international debut. A single still image of the new fifth-generation Land Rover Discovery appears on the landrover.com.au site, showing the car without camouflage and giving the best indication yet as to what to expect of the new model's design...


2017 Mercedes-Benz S-Class, AMG S63 spied testing - UPDATE
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2017 Mercedes-Benz S-Class, AMG S63 spied testing - UPDATE

The updated 2017 Mercedes-Benz S-Class sedan, along with its powered-up 2017 Mercedes-AMG S63 companion, have been spotted testing in Europe this week. These shots, which follow a set published in January, confirm again that Mercedes-Benz is running a fleet of facelifted S-Class prototypes, each fitted with a number of small exterior updates...


Fuso eCanter bound for Australia: Electric truck to join customer trial fleet
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Fuso eCanter bound for Australia: Electric truck to join customer trial fleet

The all-electric Fuso eCanter truck will be coming to Australia as part of a trial with customer fleets next year. Last week the company revealed the third generation of the world’s first all-electric light-duty truck at the IAA commerical vehicles show in Hanover...


McLaren P1 hybrid hypercar loses lid and goes all electric… for the kids
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McLaren P1 hybrid hypercar loses lid and goes all electric… for the kids

The multi-million-dollar McLaren P1 hybrid hypercar has morphed into an all-electric, single-seat convertible in a bid to appeal to a wider market… those aged three to six. An exclusive offering for those who may not have the fullest of piggy banks, the ride-on McLaren P1 is officially limited to a specific group of potential customers, with the British brand saying “customers ideally should be between three and six years old to drive it – although young drivers beyond this age group might also fit”...


Nissan ProPilot self-driving chair makes queuing easier
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Nissan ProPilot self-driving chair makes queuing easier

The Nissan ProPilot seat was unveiled overnight and, apart from promoting the company's self-driving technologies, has been designed to make queuing for restaurants a little more comfortable. The ProPilot seat is designed specifically to make queuing a less arduous task, allowing people in the line to sit down and relax...


2017 BMW M4 facelift spied again
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2017 BMW M4 facelift spied again

The facelifted BMW M4 coupe has been spotted again, and this time around the spy photographers also managed to snag photos of what might be a slightly more aggressive new variant in the range. The white car seen in this set features a more prominent front splitter and a fairly tall lip spoiler on the boot...


Video: Tesla chief's plan for SpaceX rocket's journey to Mars
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Video: Tesla chief's plan for SpaceX rocket's journey to Mars

We've covered many forms of transport here on CarAdvice, many not related to our core focus and certainly not inherent in our name. We won't hold you up too long with this one, but the release today of a new video animation that previews - or, more accurately, speculates at - the interplanetary travel plans of Tesla chief Elon Musk and his SpaceX business… felt worthy of a share...


Ford Australia's Geelong engine plant clocks out
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Ford Australia's Geelong engine plant clocks out

As Ford moves closer to the end of its Australian manufacturing operations, this week marked one more sad milestone along the way: the last engines to be produced at its Geelong plant have been boxed up and shipped out. The final bell will toll on October 7, but, just as production of the Falcon Ute ended in July, the company's engine building operation is the latest to finish up...


Mercedes-Benz electric SUV concept teased ahead of Paris debut
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Mercedes-Benz electric SUV concept teased ahead of Paris debut

Overnight Mercedes-Benz released a video teasing its upcoming electric crossover concept car, which will debut at the Paris motor show this week. The German luxury car maker isn't offering any details at the current time, simply saying: "The time has come to flip the switch and shape the mobility of tomorrow...


2018 Jeep Compass revealed: Australian launch late next year - UPDATE
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2018 Jeep Compass revealed: Australian launch late next year - UPDATE

UPDATE: a slew of new photos have been released for the new 2018 Jeep Compass. See new shots below, and in the gallery by clicking the Photos tab above. The all-new 2018 Jeep Compass is now out in the open, revealed in Brazil today ahead of an Australian debut set for late next year...


Don't mess with Autopilot: Tesla's updated safety alerts demonstrated in new video
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Don't mess with Autopilot: Tesla's updated safety alerts demonstrated in new video

Tesla's Autopilot semi-autonomous driving system recently received a pretty significant software update, and one of its new features makes sure you don’t get complacent behind the wheel - like an angry parent. Demonstrated in the above video, Autopilot Version 8...


Renault Nissan Alliance to partner with Microsoft on connected-car tech
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Renault Nissan Alliance to partner with Microsoft on connected-car tech

There's an old joke that has Bill Gates boasting that if General Motors were as advanced as the computer industry, "we'd all be driving cars with V32 engines that got 1000 miles to the gallon". The 1990s-era joke then has former GM boss Jack Smith retort with the idea that a Microsoft-inspired car would crash twice a day and the airbag would ask 'are you sure?' before activating...


Kia Picanto hangs onto five-star ANCAP rating after local audit test
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Kia Picanto hangs onto five-star ANCAP rating after local audit test

In a close call, analysis of an audit crash test carried out in June this year has seen the 2016 Kia Picanto hold onto the five-star ANCAP safety rating it was awarded in May. CarAdvice attended the audit crash test, which was conducted at Crashlab in Huntingwood, New South Wales...