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Volkswagen Amarok could be manufactured in Asia
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Volkswagen Amarok could be manufactured in Asia

A growing number of local utes are now being manufactured in Thailand, and now Volkswagen Australia has intimated that lower production costs could soon see the Volkswagen Amarok built in the Asia Pacific region. CarAdvice recently sat down with Volkswagen Australia director of commercial vehicles, Carlos Santos to find out whether manufacturing in Thailand or other parts of Asia could influence the cost and specification of future Amarok models...


Audi ‘Q6’ e-tron quattro concept sketched out for Frankfurt - video
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Audi ‘Q6’ e-tron quattro concept sketched out for Frankfurt - video

Audi has released another new teaser for its coming e-tron quattro concept - expected to wear a ‘Q6’ badge - ahead of an unveiling scheduled for this month’s Frankfurt motor show. The company has released a number of illustrations for the concept in recent weeks, following earlier reports and later confirmation of plans for a new all-electric SUV that will do battle with the coming Tesla Model X...


Borgward SUV previewed in new sketch ahead of Frankfurt debut
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Borgward SUV previewed in new sketch ahead of Frankfurt debut

Germany’s reborn Borgward brand has issued another preview for its first new model in 54 years, a luxury SUV that will be unveiled in Frankfurt on September 15. In July, the ‘new’ carmaker handed down a teaser photo that revealed a glimpse of the new SUV’s rump, flanked by proud Borgward executives...


2016 Renault Megane revealed - UPDATE
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2016 Renault Megane revealed - UPDATE

The new Renault Megane, the fourth of its name, has been unveiled ahead of its full debut at the Frankfurt motor show later this week. Based on the Renault-Nissan CMF (common module family) component matrix, the latest iteration of the Megane is said to share a lot with the much larger Talisman...


Next-generation Volkswagen Amarok will feature "a lot" of Australian influence
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Next-generation Volkswagen Amarok will feature "a lot" of Australian influence

With growing sales of the Volkswagen Amarok propelling the company's local arm to second in the global Amarok sales stakes, it has been revealed that Australia will play a big role in development of the next-generation model. We sat down with Volkswagen Australia director of commercial vehicles, Carlos Santos during the recent Cape York trek to find out more about the next generation of Volkswagen Amarok...


2016 Peugeot 3008 spy photos
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2016 Peugeot 3008 spy photos

The next-generation Peugeot 3008 has been captured by our spy photographers undergoing some on-the-road testing in sunny southern Europe. Concrete details about the new Peugeot 3008 are scarce, but these photos reveal that the next-gen car will ditch its people mover styling for a more crossover-style aesthetic...


Nissan crossover concept teased ahead of Frankfurt debut
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Nissan crossover concept teased ahead of Frankfurt debut

Nissan has teased a mystery crossover concept ahead of its unveiling at the 2015 Frankfurt motor show, which starts later this week. Aside from issuing the shady teaser sketch (above) and announcing its appearance at the Frankfurt show, Nissan hasn't given away any other details about the new concept. The Frankfurt-bound concept car could be a preview of the next-generation Nissan Juke...


2016 Dacia Duster spy photos
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2016 Dacia Duster spy photos

The second-generation Dacia Duster has been photographed by our spies in Europe. Although it's covered all over in camouflage, the new Duster looks as though it will stick closely to the style established with the first-generation model, which made its debut back in 2010. As is the current trend, the new SUV will feature an oversized badge up front — Dacia in some markets, Renault in others...


2016 Ford Falcon spy photos : 310kW XR6 Turbo almost here
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2016 Ford Falcon spy photos : 310kW XR6 Turbo almost here

After exclusively revealing that Ford Australia registered trademarks for the XR6 Sprint, XR6 Turbo Sprint and XR8 Sprint nameplates earlier in the year, CarAdvice can now bring you exclusive spy photos of the final Ford FG X Falcon and Falcon XR6 Turbo...


New Car Sales Figures August 2015
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New Car Sales Figures August 2015

The following data are new car sales figures for the month of August 2015. For a detailed analysis, click here...


Range Rover Sentinel is a bullet-proof, bomb-proof mobile fortress
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Range Rover Sentinel is a bullet-proof, bomb-proof mobile fortress

Land Rover’s Special Vehicle Operations (SVO) division has unveiled the stealthy Range Rover Sentinel, its first-ever internally developed armoured vehicle. The Range Rover Sentinel was hand-built at SVO’s Oxford Road facility in the UK and is said to provide its occupants with “the highest levels of protection an SUV can offer against a wide variety of attacks”...


Honda Jazz, Civic, CR-V, HR-V limited edition models released
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Honda Jazz, Civic, CR-V, HR-V limited edition models released

Honda has released limited edition versions of its Jazz, Civic sedan, CR-V and HR-V models with exterior enhancements and extra equipment. The Honda Jazz Limited Edition auto kicks off the range of new specials at $18,290 plus on-road costs. Based on the $16,990 VTi variant, the Jazz Limited Edition gains 15-inch alloy wheels, door sill garnishes, a tailgate spoiler, alloy sports pedals Limited Edition badging...


Passenger car buyers have expensive taste, figures suggest
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Passenger car buyers have expensive taste, figures suggest

It’s no secret that sales of passenger cars — that is to say, vehicles that are neither SUVs, utes or vans — are contracting in market share. But this is not unanimously the case. People are still buying a lot of hatchbacks, sedans, wagons, coupes and convertibles — only an increasing ratio have premium (mostly German) badges affixed to the nose...


2016 Kia Rondo range drops diesel, gets standard sat nav
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2016 Kia Rondo range drops diesel, gets standard sat nav

The Kia Rondo range is now a petrol-only affair following the brand’s decision to drop the diesel engine from the local line-up. The deletion of the two diesel-powered variants coincides with the introduction of the model year 2016 Kia Rondo range. The mid-tier SLi petrol has also been removed, cutting the number of variants available from five to just two...


Toyota Mirai hydrogen fuel cell vehicle headed to Australia next month
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Toyota Mirai hydrogen fuel cell vehicle headed to Australia next month

The Toyota Mirai will be showcased at the World Hydrogen Technologies Convention in Sydney next month. Unveiled for the first time last year, the Mirai is already on sale in Japan and will soon launch in North America and Europe. Australia will be one of the first countries outside these regions to experience the Mirai – the company’s first commercially available hydrogen fuel cell vehicle...