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Mini previews augmented reality glasses ahead of Shanghai show
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Mini previews augmented reality glasses ahead of Shanghai show

The British brand will debut its Mini Augmented Vision glasses concept at the upcoming Shanghai auto show, which starts later this month. Developed by Mini's parent, BMW, and automotive and electronics supplier Qualcomm, the thick-rimmed Augmented Vision glasses were styled by BMW's creative consultancy, Designworks...


BMW X5 M and X6 M launched: Pricing, specifications and sales
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BMW X5 M and X6 M launched: Pricing, specifications and sales

The equal most powerful and single most torque-rich regular production BMWs that money can buy launched in Australia this week. The second-generation X5 M and X6 M have touched down, priced from (a few grand higher than before) $185,900 and $194,700 plus on-road costs starting prices respectively...


Porsche 918 Spyder hits 350km/h on Northern Territory Highway
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Porsche 918 Spyder hits 350km/h on Northern Territory Highway

Not content with setting a production car lap record at Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit, the $1.5 million Porsche 918 Spyder hybrid supercar has recorded another first - this time on a public road. Using just its pair of electric motors, the 918 Spyder cruised from Alice Springs at a leisurely 60km/h, before unleashing the 4...


Where are our new cars coming from?
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Where are our new cars coming from?

It’s hardly a secret at this point that the overwhelming majority of the cars, SUVs and commercials we buy or lease every month are imported. But every so often it’s interesting to take a look at precisely where these vehicles are actually coming from. Industry figures list 25 foreign nations as sources for our vehicles, as well as Australia...


Will a hybrid car save me money in the long run?
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Will a hybrid car save me money in the long run?

When you think hybrid, you think fuel lefficiency and green motoring. But, hybrid vehicles often cost more from the outset to purchase. Is the extra cost going to save you money in the long run? That's the question CarAdvice reader Esther wanted an answer to. Q: Which car would save me more money in the long run? A Toyota Yaris ZR or a Toyota Prius C i-Tech...


Uber Safe Breathalyser aims to prevent drink-driving
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Uber Safe Breathalyser aims to prevent drink-driving

"You drink, we drive." That's the slogan Uber is using to promote a campaign around its car sharing business, with an aim to curb the number of drink-driving accidents...


2015 Nissan Micra pricing and specifications
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2015 Nissan Micra pricing and specifications

New prices and revised equipment headline the changes for the 2015 Nissan Micra, which also sees a sharp new look. The revised 2015 Nissan Micra adds the brand's 'V-Motion' front grille, as well as a new front bumper, headlights, bonnet, front guards and revised wheel options. Inside, the Micra gains a new centre cluster, revamped instrumentation for the driver, and new seat upholstery...


Tesla Motors confirms Supercharger in Goulburn, allowing electric travel between Sydney and Canberra
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Tesla Motors confirms Supercharger in Goulburn, allowing electric travel between Sydney and Canberra

Tesla Motors Australia has announced it will build a Supercharger Station in Goulburn, between Sydney and Canberra, which it says will allow "free long-distance travel" between Australia's most populated city and the country's capital...


Volkswagen Golf Cabriolet Exclusive: New model adds extra equipment
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Volkswagen Golf Cabriolet Exclusive: New model adds extra equipment

The Volkswagen Golf Cabriolet has been upgraded with a new Exclusive model now the sole variant for buyers to choose. The upgraded model sees the addition of plenty of standard equipment, including new 18-inch alloy wheels, and an updated media system with a 6.5-inch screen that includes satellite navigation and acts as a display for the standard reverse-view camera...


Qoros 2 SUV teased ahead of 2015 Shanghai motor show debut
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Qoros 2 SUV teased ahead of 2015 Shanghai motor show debut

The Qoros 2 SUV has been teased ahead of its debut at the 2015 Shanghai motor show later this month. The all-new Qoros 2 is likely to be larger than the Qoros 3 City SUV, with the teaser image showing the new model boasting enormous, arch-filling wheels. What's also clear from the teaser is that it will boast a small glasshouse with a Kia Sportage-like window line, as well as boomerang-style tail-lights...


Autonomous vehicles set to increase instances of motion sickness - study
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Autonomous vehicles set to increase instances of motion sickness - study

Autonomous cars will undoubtedly change the way people live, but they could also make for a queasy future, a study by the University of Michigan has found. The U-M Transportation Research Institute ran a survey of more than 3200 people - across the US, India, China, Japan, Great Britain and Australia - which aimed to see what people would do while they were in an autonomous car...


Top ten growth vehicles of 2015 so far
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Top ten growth vehicles of 2015 so far

Australia’s total new vehicle market is in a good place. Its growth of 4.2 per cent over the first quarter of this year is a welcome return to positive territory after a flat 2014. Here is a quick wrap of the five biggest drivers of this growth, with five additional 'honourable mentions'...


Hyundai i10 and i20 decision due within months
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Hyundai i10 and i20 decision due within months

Whether Australian buyers will be offered the opportunity to buy the latest versions of Hyundai's entry-level models remains unclear, with the brand still unable to confirm if it will sell the new-generation Hyundai i10 and Hyundai i20...


2016 Hyundai Santa Fe spied in Australia
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2016 Hyundai Santa Fe spied in Australia

What could be the most revealing spy photos yet of the 2016 Hyundai Santa Fe have been snapped on the Gold Coast in Queensland. The images - sent in by a CarAdvice reader - give away quite a bit about what to expect from the facelifted Santa Fe seven-seat SUV, including its revised front-end...


Mercedes-Benz ends production of 6x6 G-Wagen
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Mercedes-Benz ends production of 6x6 G-Wagen

Mercedes-Benz has called it quits on one of the wildest road-going machines ever made - the G63 AMG 6x6 - with production ending this week. Roughly 100 of the monstrous 5.7m long, 4-tonne, Frankenstein utes were built - but sadly none made it to Australia. With a 405kW/760Nm twin-turbo 5...