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2017 Honda CR-V seven-seater teased in Thailand
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2017 Honda CR-V seven-seater teased in Thailand

The next-generation 2017 Honda CR-V has been teased in Thailand, with seven seats and a turbo-diesel engine. As reported by Paul Tan's Automotive News in Malaysia, the new CR-V teased during the Thai launch of the Civic hatch differs slightly from the recently-revealed US-market model, which is five seats only and doesn't offer the option of a diesel mill...


Pininfarina-styled HKG H600 concept headed for production
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Pininfarina-styled HKG H600 concept headed for production

The Hybrid Kinetic Group is planning to launch its H600 sedan in the US by the end of the decade, according to a new report. In a new article published by industry journal Automotive News, board member Carter Yeung says the concept car unveiled at the Geneva motor show earlier this month is a strong indication of what the production version will look like...


Mazda rotary patents discovered online
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Mazda rotary patents discovered online

Mazda has filed two patents for new drivetrains incorporating a rotary engine, but fans of the RX-7 and RX-8 sports cars may be a little disappointed with the engine's application. The patents were discovered on the US Patent and Trademark Office's website and published by Autoblog...


2019 Bentley Flying Spur mule spied
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2019 Bentley Flying Spur mule spied

A mule of the next-generation Bentley Flying Spur luxury sedan has been spotted undergoing extreme cold weather testing. The new Flying Spur sedan, as well as the next-generation Continental coupe and convertible, will shift from their current front- and all-wheel drive platform, shared with the departed Volkswagen Phaeton, to the MSB component matrix for rear- and all-wheel drive cars...


2017 Volkswagen Golf 7.5: Australian details
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2017 Volkswagen Golf 7.5: Australian details

Initial Australian specifications for the 2017 Volkswagen Golf '7.5' range have been detailed ahead of its July launch. Pricing, the car maker's local arm says, is still to be finalised. For the new model year, the Golf hatch and wagon range receive a number of added features, along with the availability of new technologies normally reserved for high-end luxury cars...


Stephan Winkelmann on Audi Sport goals and huge opportunities: interview
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Stephan Winkelmann on Audi Sport goals and huge opportunities: interview

"If we could create the excitement that we did with the first Audi R8, that would be perfect," says Audi Sport boss, Stephan Winkelmann. Stephan Winkelmann might have been born in Berlin, but he grew up in Rome. And, as the former President and CEO of the now thriving Italian super sports car manufacturer Automobili Lamborghini for more than a decade, take it from me, he’s three parts Italian and one part German...


Bosch Australia video showcases 'Highly Automated Driving' system: interview
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Bosch Australia video showcases 'Highly Automated Driving' system: interview

The Australian arm of technology specialist and automotive supplier Bosch has this week released a new video highlighting the features of its latest Highly Automated Driving (HAD) vehicle...


LDV T60 ute on sale in Australia from October
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LDV T60 ute on sale in Australia from October

The all-new LDV T60 ute has been confirmed for an October launch in Australia, and is expected by the Chinese company to become its top-selling model locally. From launch, the T60 will offer a range of variants, including 4x4 dual cabs, along with 2WD and 4x4 cab chassis bodies. Manual and automatic transmissions will be available, in a mix of two trim and equipment levels...


Maserati GranTurismo and GranCabrio special editions celebrate 60 years of production
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Maserati GranTurismo and GranCabrio special editions celebrate 60 years of production

The Maserati GranTurismo and GranCabrio special editions have been revealed, celebrating the 60th anniversary of production for the Italian marque. Starting at $309,990 before on-road costs for the GranTurismo coupe and $349,990 plus ORCs for the GranCabrio drop-top, the Maserati special editions mark 60 years since the launch of the company's first series-production road car - the 3500GT...


Audi A5, Hyundai Ioniq, Volvo S90 awarded five-star ANCAP safety ratings
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Audi A5, Hyundai Ioniq, Volvo S90 awarded five-star ANCAP safety ratings

The new Audi A5, Hyundai Ioniq and Volvo S90 have all been given five-star safety ratings by independent crash testing authority ANCAP this week. With the S90 already on sale here, the A5 and Ioniq have been awarded the top safety scores ahead of their launches Down Under, while the smaller Hyundai i20 - which is sold in New Zealand but not Australia - fell short of the full five stars, achieving only four...


Audi’s first electric SUV won’t be its most expensive high-rider
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Audi’s first electric SUV won’t be its most expensive high-rider

Audi is set to introduce three all-new electric vehicles by 2020, and the company’s chairman, Rupert Stadler, reckons the market is ready for it. Audi’s first pure EV will be a “pure electric SUV with a luxury character”, Stadler said when speaking to Australian media at the 2017 Geneva motor show – but he confirmed that it won’t be the most expensive SUV in the company’s line-up...


Lamborghini PHEV coming, V12 staying atmo and turbo V10 likely
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Lamborghini PHEV coming, V12 staying atmo and turbo V10 likely

Lamborghini has outlined plans for its powertrain line-up, confirming its first plug-in hybrid will arrive in 2020, while the brand seeks to maintain its naturally aspirated V12 engine for as long as possible. The CEO of Lamborghini, Stefano Domenicali, confirmed to CarAdvice at the Geneva motor show this week that the first plug-in hybrid from Lamborghini will be the second powertrain of the upcoming 2018 Urus SUV, set to be released in 2020...


BMW, Mercedes-Benz may cut some coupes, cabrios to trim model ranges
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BMW, Mercedes-Benz may cut some coupes, cabrios to trim model ranges

Executives from both BMW and Mercedes-Benz have admitted that their model ranges suffer from too many models, and they may need to do some pruning in future years. Ian Robertson, head of sales and marketing at BMW, told Car and Driver at the recent Geneva motor show, "The checkerboard of body styles and segments is rather full"...


Mini Clubman signs up with NSW police
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Mini Clubman signs up with NSW police

The next police car you see in your rear-view mirror in Sydney might be the new-generation Mini Clubman. You won't need to worry, though. Like most unorthodox Police-liveried cars, this one is purely for promotional duty. Based at the Newtown Police Station, the car has been fully wrapped in police graphics and was officially handed over at MINI Garage Sydney in Alexandria, last week...


Audi Sport working on new flagship hypercar?
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Audi Sport working on new flagship hypercar?

Audi Sport may well be working on a new technological flagship hypercar model to sit above the R8 as the new pinnacle of the brand. One of Audi Sport's chief competitors, Mercedes-AMG, is working on its Project One hypercar with formula one technology, and BMW has its i8 - a different kind of sports car with plug-in hybrid drivetrain...