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Maxi-Cosi child seats recalled: More than 10,000 customers affected
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Maxi-Cosi child seats recalled: More than 10,000 customers affected

It may not be a run-of-the-mill car recall, but it could easily impact more consumers than many recalls that have come before it: Dorel Australia Pty Ltd is recalling more than 10,000 child seats, the majority of which are the Maxi-Cosi A2 Euro Convertible Car Seats. That massive figure is being reported by the ABC, but the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission's recalls website states no exact number...


Tesla Motors electric cars clock up one billion miles
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Tesla Motors electric cars clock up one billion miles

US electric car brand Tesla Motors has said "thanks a billion" to its Model S owners, having just clocked up one billion miles - or 1,609,344,000 kilometres - purely using electricity. According to the Californian brand, the total worldwide fleet of Tesla Model S cars ticked over the milestone this month...


Peugeot and Citroen to push three-cylinder engines in Australia
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Peugeot and Citroen to push three-cylinder engines in Australia

Hot on the heels of the PSA PureTech three-cylinder turbo petrol engine winning and International Engine of the Year award, the company's two mainstream French brands - Peugeot and Citroen - are set to expand the availability of the high-tech powertrains in Australia. The International Engine of the Year award was for the PureTech engine family, and it came in the highly competitive (for Europe, at least!) 1...


Infiniti Q30 teased ahead of 2015 Goodwood Festival of Speed digital debut
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Infiniti Q30 teased ahead of 2015 Goodwood Festival of Speed digital debut

The first ever Infiniti Q30 small luxury hatchback has been teased ahead of its 2015 Goodwood Festival of Speed debut. However, it won't be fully revealed at the British spectacular - instead, Infiniti will have an installation known as the Q30 Inspiration box, that will highlight specific details on the car without giving the whole picture away...


Young drivers fear other road users more than death or spiders
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Young drivers fear other road users more than death or spiders

Millennials and Generation Z people are more afraid of other motorists driving dangerously than they are of public speaking, spiders, snakes and — bizarrely — even death, according to new research out of the US by independent research company Penn Schoen Berland...


Tesla Model 3 will enter "full production" in 2018
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Tesla Model 3 will enter "full production" in 2018

It has been confirmed that the mainstream Tesla Model 3 will now enter "full production" in 2018. Earlier this month, at the US Energy Information Administration's 2015 Energy Conference in Washington, DC, Jeffrey Brian Straubel, chief technical officer at Tesla, revealed that the Model 3 will feature both sedan and crossover body styles...


Lexus RC F GT Concept will tackle 2015 Pikes Peak Hill Climb
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Lexus RC F GT Concept will tackle 2015 Pikes Peak Hill Climb

The Lexus RC F GT Concept will be the luxury marque's entrant in this year's Pikes Peak Hill Climb. According to Lexus, the RC F GT Concept weighs around 1420 kilograms or at least 360kg less than the road going RC F coupe, thanks in part to a stripped out interior and the use of expensive lightweight materials throughout...


Alfa Romeo Giulia sedan leaked online
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Alfa Romeo Giulia sedan leaked online

Completely undisguised photos of the new rear-wheel drive Alfa Romeo Giulia sedan have been published online a day ahead of its official unveiling. These images were provided to and published by Carscoops. The website claims that the car pictured here is a Quadrifoglio Verde or QV model...


Range Rover turns 45: a look at an icon
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Range Rover turns 45: a look at an icon

Range Rover, the forefather of all luxury SUVs out there in market today — and still the most competent off the beaten path — turned 45 this week. The iconic British-based marque has now been in production since 1970, a year in which the almost equally segment-defining Land Rover Defender (nee Ninety) was already 22...


James Courtney announced as Holden Insignia VXR ambassador
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James Courtney announced as Holden Insignia VXR ambassador

Holden today announced that V8 Supercars driver James Courtney has been announced as the 2015 Holden Insignia VXR ambassador. Holden executive director of sales, Peter Keley announced Mr Courtney's appointment as ambassador at the local launch of the Insignia VXR in New Zealand today. “It’s great to have James Courtney on board as an ambassador for the car...


2015 Volkswagen Polo recalled for seat fault
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2015 Volkswagen Polo recalled for seat fault

Just shy of 100 2015 Volkswagen Polo models have been recalled locally due to a fault with the light cars' front seats. Affecting 96 examples of the freshly updated Volkswagen Polo, the recall relates to the backrest frames used in the front seats...


Citroen C5 Finale announced, $59,990 drive-away
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Citroen C5 Finale announced, $59,990 drive-away

Citroen Australia importer Sime Darby has announced another limited-edition version of the Citroen C5 sedan, called the C5 Finale. Just 30 units will be made available, though consider that this year Citroen is averaging about 10 C5 sales a month. The range-topping model marks the brief, and singular, return of the familiar (to Citroen fans) 150kW/450Nm 2...


2017 Mercedes-AMG E63 spied
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2017 Mercedes-AMG E63 spied

The next-generation Mercedes-AMG E63 sports sedan has been spotted by our photographers on the streets of Germany. While our spies have managed to snap photos of the new E-Class' exterior and interior before, this is the first time they've spotted the AMG fettled model during its development...


Samsung Safety Truck makes semi-trailer partially transparent to improve overtaking safety
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Samsung Safety Truck makes semi-trailer partially transparent to improve overtaking safety

With a forward facing camera and rear-mounted television screens, the Samsung Safety Truck prototype allows drivers behind to see the road ahead and decide whether it's safe to overtake. Overtaking a semi-trailer on a single lane highway can be a tricky affair. First, you have to determine if there's traffic in the on-coming lane...


2016 Mercedes-Benz C-Class coupe spied with minimal camouflage
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2016 Mercedes-Benz C-Class coupe spied with minimal camouflage

The next-generation Mercedes-Benz C-Class coupe has been spied wearing very little in the way of disguise on the streets of Nurburg, Germany. When our spy photographers nabbed photos of new C coupe earlier this year, both on the streets of Germany and sliding around in the northern snow, the prototypes were wearing copious quantities of swirly disguise...