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LDV G10 pricing and specifications
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LDV G10 pricing and specifications

The all-new LDV G10 has been launched in Australia, with the Chinese-made van described as "an absolute game changer for work vans", and hitting showrooms priced at $29,990 driveaway for ABN holders...


2015 Mercedes-Benz A-Class revealed
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2015 Mercedes-Benz A-Class revealed

The updated 2015 Mercedes-Benz A-Class has been revealed with subtle exterior styling changes and revised engines and interior treatments across the range. At first glance the changes to the updated A-Class may not stand out, but there's a revised "more arrow-shaped front bumper" while LED headlamps are also available for the first time...


2015 Mercedes-AMG A45 ups the ante in four-cylinder power war - UPDATE
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2015 Mercedes-AMG A45 ups the ante in four-cylinder power war - UPDATE

Just when you thought four-cylinder engines couldn’t get much more powerful, the updated Mercedes-AMG 45 has been revealed with – you guessed it – more grunt. And a new look. And a new name. The updated Mercedes-AMG A45 hot hatch has seen some fairly significant changes as part of its mid-life update – so many that Matthias Schmidt, Mercedes-AMG product manager of compact cars, said “we made so many changes on the car, it’s almost a new A45”...


Toyota UUV marries ute underpinnings to a people mover body
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Toyota UUV marries ute underpinnings to a people mover body

The Toyota Ultimate Utility Vehicle has the body of a people mover and the off-roading ability of a ute, with a few hints of Mad Max thrown in for good measure. Overnight, Toyota's US arm unveiled the design of its new headquarters in Plano, Texas, about 40 minutes north of Dallas. To spice the affair up a little bit, the company also revealed the Ultimate Utility Vehicle (UUV)...


Lotus 3-Eleven unveiled
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Lotus 3-Eleven unveiled

The Lotus 3-Eleven, claimed to be the company's quickest ever model, was unveiled overnight at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. Like the earlier 2-Eleven that this vehicle is essentially a successor to, the 3-Eleven uses visual elements from the contemporary Exige S, such as the head- and tail-lights...


Alfa Romeo Giulia interior leaks online
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Alfa Romeo Giulia interior leaks online

The Alfa Romeo Giulia made quite a splash when it was revealed in Italy earlier this week, but its reborn maker nevertheless is keeping plenty of cards close to its proverbial chest. How much will it be? What will the base, non-performance cars look like? How many does Alfa Romeo hope to sell? One other question we no longer have to ask, however, is what the cabin looks like, because this almost-certainly official image has leaked online, as published by Dutch site Autovisie...


Mazda celebrated at the 2015 Goodwood Festival of Speed
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Mazda celebrated at the 2015 Goodwood Festival of Speed

In recognition of Mazda’s racing heritage, a spectacular 40-metre sculpture featuring two racing cars, takes the top spot at this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed. Inspired by Mazda’s Kodo design philosophy, as well as Danese Milano’s elegantly curved Ameland paper knife designed by Enzo Mari, Jerry Judah’s interpretation of Kodo combines 418 steel beams, each a different length and angle – thereby hanging the two cars over the Goodwood crowds...


2015 Ford Ranger MkII pricing announced
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2015 Ford Ranger MkII pricing announced

The 2015 Ford Ranger PX MkII line-up due to launch in a few months time will command price increases almost entirely across the board. Revised pricing for Ford’s 37-strong Ranger line-up (factoring in different engines, transmissions and body styles) sees the 11-model 4x2 line-up increasing by between $1400 and $3650...


Audi on a mission to the moon
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Audi on a mission to the moon

Lexus has a hoverboard in the works, but Audi has a lunar rover. How’s that for premium-car-brand oneupmanship? Audi is supporting a German team, calling itself the Part-Time Scientists, entered in the Google Lunar XPRIZE competition — a $30 million competition to hitch a rocket ride and land a privately funded robot on the moon by the end of 2017...


Takata president apologises for airbag deaths, injuries
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Takata president apologises for airbag deaths, injuries

Shigehisa Takada (above), president of Takata Corporation, fronted a press conference for the first time since the airbag scandal took off and officially apologised on behalf of his company and its defective airbags. According to a translation supplied by CNBC, Takada told a press conference in Tokyo, Japan, today: "I want to first offer my heartfelt condolences for those who have lost their lives because of our damaged inflators...


Jaguar F-Pace SUV teased in new video
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Jaguar F-Pace SUV teased in new video

The upcoming Jaguar F-Pace crossover has been teased in a new video from the British luxury marque. In the teaser, Ian Callum, Jaguar Land Rover's chief designer, is seen sketching the outline of a Jaguar SUV. After a look at the C-X17 concept car, which debuted back in 2013, we're finally given a look at the F-Pace's head- and tail-light graphics...


Nissan Juke R 2.0 unveiled with GT-R Nismo engine
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Nissan Juke R 2.0 unveiled with GT-R Nismo engine

The Nissan Juke R 2.0 has been unveiled just ahead of this weekend's Goodwood Festival of Speed. Under the bonnet, the Juke R 2.0 features the same 3.8-litre twin-turbocharged V6 engine as the GT-R Nismo, the most powerful model in the supercar's range. This means that the updated Juke-R has 441kW of power and 652Nm of torque at its disposal...


Australia's cheapest cars to operate
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Australia's cheapest cars to operate

The recently launched Suzuki Celerio replaced the Alto in showrooms earlier this year, and now has replaced it as Australia’s cheapest new car to own and run, according to the RACV. The motoring group’s annual running costs survey found the ($12,990 drive-away) Celerio manual costs $97...


Renault-Nissan notches 250,000 EV sales
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Renault-Nissan notches 250,000 EV sales

The Renault-Nissan Alliance has now sold in excess of 250,000 electric vehicles in four-and-a-half years, since inception. The alliance between the French and Japanese titans reached the milestone a few weeks ago. Between the two brands, it accounts for half of the EVs sold worldwide. Sales are growing, too...


Mercedes-Benz doesn’t see Tesla as a threat
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Mercedes-Benz doesn’t see Tesla as a threat

Tesla Motors may be creating waves in the automotive industry, but Mercedes-Benz is unfazed by the growth of the electric car specialist brand. At the recent reveal of the all-new Mercedes-Benz GLC compact SUV, the chairman of the board of management of Daimler AG and head of Mercedes-Benz cars, Dr Dieter Zetsche, essentially stated that he isn’t worried about the electric upstart brand...