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Haval diesel and higher-output petrol engines in the works
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Haval diesel and higher-output petrol engines in the works

Chinese SUV brand Haval says its commitment to the export market will see it fund and develop a range of new higher-output petrol and new diesel engines to better compete in markets such as Australia. The Chinese brand launched its fifth dealer in Australia last week with the opening of the Performax-Haval centre in North Lakes, north of Brisbane...


Haval interested in local R&D centre in Australia
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Haval interested in local R&D centre in Australia

Chinese SUV brand Haval is interested in potentially setting up a local research and development centre in Australia as part of its ambitious long-term global export strategy...


Haval Australia targeting 20 national dealers and 3000 sales in 2016
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Haval Australia targeting 20 national dealers and 3000 sales in 2016

Chinese SUV brand Haval launched its fifth dealer in Australia last week with the opening of its flagship store in North Lakes, 45 minutes north of the Brisbane CBD. The first Queensland dealer joins the existing networks in Perth, Sydney, Melbourne and Geelong, with Haval planning to have somewhere between 20 to 25 dealers set up before the end of the year...


2017 Hyundai Ioniq Electric photo and details leaked
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2017 Hyundai Ioniq Electric photo and details leaked

Details and a front-on image of the Hyundai Ioniq Electric have been published online ahead of a possible unveiling at the Geneva motor show. Overnight, Motor1 published a front-on photo of the all-electric hatchback (above), as well as some details reportedly obtained from Hyundai. According to the website, the Ioniq Electric will be powered by an 88kW electric motor that's hooked up to a 28kWh battery...


Suzuki Vitara, S-Cross recalled for rear axle fix - UPDATE
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Suzuki Vitara, S-Cross recalled for rear axle fix - UPDATE

UPDATE: build dates and vehicle numbers confirmed. See bottom of article. Suzuki Australia has announced a recall on its small S-Cross and Vitara SUVs, over fears surrounding the rear axle installation. The Japanese car maker confirmed today that the bolts of the rear axle could loosen, break or come away from the body, potentially leading to the vehicle becoming “inoperable”...


2017 Renault Scenic leaked in advance of Geneva unveiling
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2017 Renault Scenic leaked in advance of Geneva unveiling

The fourth-generation 2017 Renault Scenic has been revealed online ahead today of its official debut at this month's Geneva motor show. The image seen here was published by Carscoops after a tip-off lead them to an "unexpected surprise" from the organisers of the Geneva motor show...


Volkswagen SUV concept teased ahead of Geneva
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Volkswagen SUV concept teased ahead of Geneva

A new Volkswagen SUV concept has been teased ahead of its debut at the 2016 Geneva motor show, which starts at the end of the February. Volkswagen has revealed few details to go along with today's teaser images, noting that the as-yet-unnamed concept "can be seen as the beginning of a broad SUV offensive"...


2017 Renault Megane wagon revealed ahead of Australian launch
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2017 Renault Megane wagon revealed ahead of Australian launch

The new 2017 Renault Megane wagon has been revealed this week, in the lead-up to its Geneva motor show debut on March 1. Previewed by a shadowy teaser just days ago, the new small wagon’s online unveiling today also follows the Frankfurt motor show debut of the new Megane hatch in September last year...


Volkswagen Golf Clubsport coming to Australia: 'Golf GTI 40 Years' to be most powerful GTI ever, from mid-year
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Volkswagen Golf Clubsport coming to Australia: 'Golf GTI 40 Years' to be most powerful GTI ever, from mid-year

Volkswagen today confirmed to CarAdvice that it will bring the five-door Golf Clubsport, the most powerful Golf GTI ever, to Australia around mid year. But as the Clubsport nameplate is currently used by Holden Special Vehicles (HSV), the Golf Clubsport will be called the 'Golf GTI 40 Years' locally when it goes on sale here around mid-year...


2016 Lexus GSF pricing and specifications
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2016 Lexus GSF pricing and specifications

Reports of its coming stretch right back into the previous generation, but at long last it exists, and now it is upon us: the 2016 Lexus GS F performance sedan is finally on sale in Australia. For nearly a decade, there has been talk of a larger companion to the IS F sedan...


2017 Suzuki S-Cross facelift in Australia later this year, bad seat stitch halts local sales
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2017 Suzuki S-Cross facelift in Australia later this year, bad seat stitch halts local sales

S-Cross facelift due in Australia around fourth quarter 2016 S-Cross Turbo could be on the cards for Australia Stop-sale on current range confirmed to be an issue with seat stitching A pair of grainy images of the facelifted 2016 or 2017 Suzuki S-Cross have surfaced in the European press, less than one month since the Japanese car maker’s local arm issued a ‘stop sale’ notice for the current S-Cross range...


2017 Borgward BX5 spied testing
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2017 Borgward BX5 spied testing

Reborn premium marque Borgward has been spied testing a new SUV that is expected to be known as the BX5 when it hits the market in the months ahead. Borgward first reappeared in 2015 after more than 54 years in the wilderness, revealing its premium new BX7 SUV at the Frankfurt motor show...


Volvo Polestar models could debut 336kW 'triple boost' engine - report
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Volvo Polestar models could debut 336kW 'triple boost' engine - report

A new report out of the UK this week suggests that the next generation of Volvo’s Polestar performance models could be packing the company’s new 336kW 'triple boost' four-cylinder petrol engine. Revealed as a concept in late 2014, the high-powered engine was pegged as the ultimate interpretation of Volvo’s plans to base its future powertrain offerings on variations of a four-cylinder design...


2016 Holden Captiva pricing and specifications
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2016 Holden Captiva pricing and specifications

Pricing and details for the 2016 Holden Captiva range have been released, following the updated SUV line’s unveiling in December. As revealed last year, the newly refreshed 2016 Captiva range has been streamlined to focus on the model previously known as the Captiva 7, with Holden working some of the now retired Captiva 5’s value into the mix...


2017 Ford Kuga facelift revealed for Geneva motor show
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2017 Ford Kuga facelift revealed for Geneva motor show

The newly updated 2017 Ford Kuga has been unveiled this week ahead of a European market launch set for the coming months. The refreshed 2017 Kuga first appeared in January as the US-market Escape, and although Australian timing is still to be confirmed, we can likely expect a debut to occur later this year or early next...