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Mitsubishi Triton gets the Dynamic Shield styling treatment
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Mitsubishi Triton gets the Dynamic Shield styling treatment

This exclusive digital rendering by CarAdvice shows what could happen if the Mitsubishi Triton adopts the Japanese brand’s bold new styling language. The Mitsubishi Triton debuted earlier this year without the new Dynamic Shield design language that has taken centre stage on the Outlander SUV first and foremost...


Ford Fusion/Mondeo ST spy photos
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Ford Fusion/Mondeo ST spy photos

Our spy photographers has nabbed the first photos of the Ford Fusion ST undergoing testing on public roads. Unlike earlier prototypes that have been spotted on the streets of Detroit, the new performance version of the Fusion is equipped with a sportier alloy wheel design that hides enlarged disc brakes...


Jaguar F-Pace revealed: Image and video of company's first crossover
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Jaguar F-Pace revealed: Image and video of company's first crossover

The production Jaguar F-Pace crossover SUV has been revealed, sans disguise, 10 days before its world premiere at the Frankfurt motor show. As the first crossover from the iconic 80-year old British/Indian brand, the Jaguar F-Pace represents a seismic shift in company philosophy...


Weekend deals on wheels: Discounts from Mitsubishi, Nissan, Peugeot, Renault and Suzuki
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Weekend deals on wheels: Discounts from Mitsubishi, Nissan, Peugeot, Renault and Suzuki

It’s time for the latest instalment of Deals on Wheels, which looks at four factory-backed special offers for all you weekend shoppers. This isn’t a promotional campaign, just us trying to offer you some interesting suggestions if you’re in the market for some new wheels. This week’s version has a theme...


BMW's Carbon Core architecture underlines future models
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BMW's Carbon Core architecture underlines future models

The carbonfibre core of the new BMW 7 Series signifies the German brand's expanding expertise and confidence in bringing the high-strength but ultra-lightweight material to more of its models in the near future. Speaking to CarAdvice at the international launch of the new BMW 7 Series in New York today, Florian Schek, BMW’s head of lightweight design and vehicle weight, said he believes BMW is now leading the carbon integration process in the automotive industry...


2016 Mazda BT-50: Prices up, new features promised
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2016 Mazda BT-50: Prices up, new features promised

The 2016 Mazda BT-50 is set to launch in Australia in a few weeks time with re-jigged styling and an array of new equipment, as well as price increases of a few hundred bucks. Reflecting Mazda’s strong standing in Australia on a global scale — Mazda has a greater market share here than anywhere else — the local BT-50 launch is among the first in the world...


Ford Australia boss Graeme Whickman on his first four months in the job
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Ford Australia boss Graeme Whickman on his first four months in the job

At this week’s launch of the 2016 Ford Focus in Adelaide, we sat down with new Ford Australia president and CEO Graeme Whickman – who took the reins from former boss Bob Graziano in April this year – to ask him how the first four months in the top job have been… How’s the gig? “Good, good. It’s been four or five months, so it’s whipping past pretty quick...


Mercedes-Benz working on EV to rival Tesla
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Mercedes-Benz working on EV to rival Tesla

A Daimler board member has confirmed that Mercedes-Benz is working on an electric vehicle with a range of up to 500 kilometres. In an interview with Auto Motor und Sport, Thomas Weber, chief of research and development at Mercedes-Benz, was asked if the company is working on a Tesla rival...


Nissan Juke successor confirmed, will still be built in UK
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Nissan Juke successor confirmed, will still be built in UK

A second-generation version of the Nissan Juke has been confirmed, with the Japanese company asserting that it will continue to build the small SUV in the United Kingdom. The move is described by the brand as "a statement of Nissan’s intention to remain the undisputed crossover leader", with the Juke filling the role of the smallest model in the range below the Qashqai, X-Trail, Pathfinder, Murano and Patrol...


New Citroen C4 sedan unveiled in China
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New Citroen C4 sedan unveiled in China

A new Citroen C4 sedan has been revealed in China by the French car maker and its local partner Dongfeng. Citroen says that in China the new C4 sedan will replace the C-Quatre, which is based on the previous generation C4 hatchback. The new sedan will be available with a 97kW turbocharged 1.3-litre three-cylinder engine...


Ssangyong XLV-Air concept previews LWB Tivoli
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Ssangyong XLV-Air concept previews LWB Tivoli

The Korean car maker has teased the Ssangyong XLV-Air concept that will debut at the 2015 Frankfurt motor show. Just as a the XIV-Air and XIV-Adventure previewed the new Tivoli crossover, which was unveiled at the beginning of 2015, the XLV-Air provides a glimpse at a stretched version of the Tivoli that will be "launched early next year"...


Hyundai i20 Active small crossover revealed in European guise
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Hyundai i20 Active small crossover revealed in European guise

The European version of the Hyundai i20 Active compact crossover has been unveiled ahead of its debut at the 2015 Frankfurt motor show. The higher-riding version of the new-generation European i20 hatch will launch on the Continent from early 2016, with Hyundai claiming it offers “a distinctive design and increased versatility for customers with adventurous lifestyles”...


Renault Alaskan ute concept: Navara-based French one-tonne ute previewed
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Renault Alaskan ute concept: Navara-based French one-tonne ute previewed

The Renault Alaskan concept revealed in Paris today gives us a clear first look at the company's imminent series production, upmarket and lifestyle-focused one-tonne ute — a model with which it wants to tackle the globe. The imminent Renault ute (codenamed Z-U60 in development) will share architecture with the NP300 Nissan Navara, launch globally (likely in left-hand-drive markets first) in 2016, and hit Australian Renault showrooms in 2017...


Mazda CX-3 four-star Euro NCAP crash test shock - UPDATE
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Mazda CX-3 four-star Euro NCAP crash test shock - UPDATE

The big-selling Mazda CX-3 compact SUV has been awarded a shock four-star Euro NCAP crash test rating in the latest round of testing. The CX-3 scored a less-than-perfect four-star Euro NCAP rating because, according to a release from the testing authority, despite offering autonomous emergency braking (AEB) as an option in that market, the uptake is expected to be low...


Northern Territory to expand open speed limit zone
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Northern Territory to expand open speed limit zone

The Northern Territory Government will lift speed limits from another 60-kilometre stretch of the Stuart Highway from north of Alice Springs to the Ali Curung rail overpass. The new unlimited zone connects with the two existing unlimited lengths of the highway – 204km between Alice Springs and Barrow Creek, and 72km from Barrow Creek – to create a 336km stretch of unrestricted road (excluding past road houses and through communities)...