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No new Nissan GT-R before 2020, Z-Car will live on
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No new Nissan GT-R before 2020, Z-Car will live on

There will be no new GT-R before 2020 and the rumoured death of the Z-car won’t take place under the watch of Chief Product Specialist and Nismo boss Hiroshi Tamura. That’s the message from the 2015 Nismo Festival, where the head of Nismo won’t actually tell us much about what is being worked on behind the scenes, but he is willing to spruik the motorsport link to Nissan - and Nismo’s - DNA...


Formula E Roborace: driverless electric racing series announced
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Formula E Roborace: driverless electric racing series announced

The minds behind the unique Formula E racing series have announced a new category that will launch in the 2016/17 season: Roborace. Perhaps inspired by Audi’s track-attacking RS 7 autonomous car, the new series will focus on driverless electric race cars, allowing companies to further test and develop technologies in the field...


2016 Kia Cerato facelift revealed in Korean ‘K3’ form
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2016 Kia Cerato facelift revealed in Korean ‘K3’ form

The newly refreshed 2016 Kia Cerato has been given an official unveiling in its home market today, less than a week since it was spied in a Korean carpark. Known there as the K3, the refreshed Cerato will make its Australian debut in the first of 2016. Today’s unveiling focuses on the sedan body, although we can expect the five-door hatch model to pick up the same styling tweaks...


Weekend deals on wheels - November 27
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Weekend deals on wheels - November 27

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...


Volvo launches in-car delivery service in Sweden
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Volvo launches in-car delivery service in Sweden

Volvo has brought an earlier trial program to market, announcing the innovative Volvo In-car Delivery service in Gothenburg, Sweden, this week. Declaring it the first commercially available in-car delivery service, Volvo says its program is designed to release shoppers from the burden of arranging delivery or collecting goods during the hectic Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Christmas shopping periods...


Bugatti gives prospective buyers a first glimpse of new model - report
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Bugatti gives prospective buyers a first glimpse of new model - report

Bugatti has reportedly invited customers to a series of special events in recent weeks, offering a first look at a preview of the company’s next new model. This drawing, obtained by IndianAutosBlog, is understood to have been shown to guests during a dinner in Dubai, hinting at what’s to come...


Maserati GranTurismo, GranCabrio recalled over faulty door latches - UPDATE
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Maserati GranTurismo, GranCabrio recalled over faulty door latches - UPDATE

Maserati Australia has announced a recall on its GranTurismo and GranCabrio sports cars, to replace faulty door latches. The company’s local distributor, Ateco Automotive, reports that the door latch mechanisms may have had insufficient heat treatment during manufacturing...


Roewe Vision-R electric concept hints at Chinese brand’s new look
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Roewe Vision-R electric concept hints at Chinese brand’s new look

China’s SAIC Motor has released a new concept for its Roewe brand, the Vision-R, at this week’s Guangzhou motor show. The concept marks a huge leap forward in styling for the brand, which has previously been known first for its Rover 75-based 750 sedan and later for a series of conventional - and often derivative - passenger cars...


BMW M2 gets in a quick drift session - video
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BMW M2 gets in a quick drift session - video

The all-new 2016 BMW M2 coupe has been previewed on track this week, drifting its way through a short clip released today. Filmed at the BMW Performance Centre in the US, the six-second video (bottom of article) sees the M2 smoking its way along a section of track - just as it’s doing in the new hero car’s recent promo pics...


Jaguar Land Rover to double the size of its Ingenium engine plant
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Jaguar Land Rover to double the size of its Ingenium engine plant

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) plans to double the size of the British engine plant where it produces its new modular in-house ‘Ingenium' engines. The plan involves an investment of £450 million ($A940 million), bringing the total spend on the plant — opened last year — to about £1 billion...


2015 Honda CR-V Series II 4WD Limited Edition on sale in Australia
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2015 Honda CR-V Series II 4WD Limited Edition on sale in Australia

Another feature-focused special has joined the 2015 Honda CR-V Series II range, with the launch this week of the 4WD VTi Limited Edition model. Following the September debut of the diesel-powered DTi-L Limited Edition, this new petrol special is priced from $35,690 drive-away, compared to $33,990 for the VTi model that it’s based on...


UK doctors to report unfit drivers to licensing agency
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UK doctors to report unfit drivers to licensing agency

Doctors in the UK may soon be required to tell the nation’s Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) about any patients that may pose a safety risk behind the wheel. The UK’s General Medical Council (GMC) announced its plans overnight, releasing a draft of the new regulations to the public for consultation...


Volkswagen details fixes for 1.6- and 2.0-litre EA189 diesel engines in the EU
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Volkswagen details fixes for 1.6- and 2.0-litre EA189 diesel engines in the EU

In a submission to Germany's Federal Motor Transport Authority, Volkswagen has outlined how it plans to fix two of the EA189 turbo-diesel engines equipped with emissions testing defeat devices. For the 1.6-litre version of the EA189 TDI engine, Volkswagen is planning to fit a flow transformer upstream from the air mass sensor...


2016 Kia Cerato facelift spied without camouflage
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2016 Kia Cerato facelift spied without camouflage

The updated 2016 Kia Cerato sedan has been spied without camouflage this week, revealing the extent of its exterior makeover. News of a styling update for the compact Korean came in August, when Kia Australia communications manager Kevin Hepworth told CarAdvice that buyers can expect “quite significant” changes...


Genesis G90 spied completely without camouflage
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Genesis G90 spied completely without camouflage

The new Genesis G90 has been photographed completely undisguised during a photoshoot in Europe. These photos of the sedan's front and rear were originally posted on Korean website BobaeDream, and show a Korean market version - to be known as the Genesis EQ900 - waiting around for its publicity photos to be taken...