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Nissan appoints new CEO as Ghosn shifts focus to alliance growth
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Nissan appoints new CEO as Ghosn shifts focus to alliance growth

Nissan has announced this week that Hiroto Saikawa, the company's co-CEO and representative director, will assume the role of CEO from April 1. Carlos Ghosn, current CEO of the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance, has decided to step down from the lead role at Nissan to focus his attention on the expansion and stewardship of the Alliance...


Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid revealed, on sale in Australia now
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Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid revealed, on sale in Australia now

Porsche will unveil an even more potent Panamera Hybrid at the Geneva motor show next month with confirmation of the new Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid. It is the first time a plug-in hybrid will spearhead a model line for Porsche. Powering the Turbo S E-Hybrid is the same 4.0-litre V8 engine from the Panamera Turbo...


CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for February 24, 2017
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CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for February 24, 2017

Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk, a regular video wrap of the latest happenings in the automotive world and Australia's new-car market. Keeping you in the loop, Tegan Lawson presents a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews...


CarAdvice podcast 41: A lap in the Jaguar F-Type and special guest, John Deeks!
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CarAdvice podcast 41: A lap in the Jaguar F-Type and special guest, John Deeks!

Join Mandy and James Ward as they give you the latest car news, like the Range Rover Velar teased and plus the brand could stretch to passenger cars. Also the pricing and specs of the 2017 Skoda Superb Sportline have been released, CSIRO cracks the carbon-fibre code, BMW voted world’s most admired car company, PSA's plan to buy Opel is advancing, Geely and PSA to bid for Proton and Lotus takeover this week...


2017 Peugeot 2008 pricing and specs
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2017 Peugeot 2008 pricing and specs

The new-look 2017 Peugeot 2008 has arrived in Australia, with the more muscled looking mini SUV axing its diesel engine offering and adding new safety and technology equipment. The new model range is a petrol only affair, with the brand’s 1.2-litre three-cylinder turbo engine and six-speed automatic transmission aimed at appealing squarely at the majority of front-wheel-drive SUV buyers...


2018 Volkswagen Arteon teased ahead of Geneva debut
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2018 Volkswagen Arteon teased ahead of Geneva debut

Tightly cropped front and rear views of the coming Volkswagen Arteon five-door 'coupe' have been teased ahead of the car's full reveal at the upcoming Geneva motor show. The Arteon's twin-headlight setup, and grille bars that blend into the LED driving lights were leaked in a series of renderings published August last year...


Racing Basics: Episode Two
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Racing Basics: Episode Two

Episode Two of CarAdvice’s new Racing Basics series is now live. And it's all about braking. To be fast around a racetrack, obviously, you can’t be afraid of the throttle. But, it’s also critical you know how to use the brake. In this episode, Australian rally icon and Global Rallycross driver Chris Atkinson hits the track in the new 150kW/265Nm turbocharged 1...


Mercedes-AMG GT C, C63, C43 limited editions revealed for 50th anniversary
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Mercedes-AMG GT C, C63, C43 limited editions revealed for 50th anniversary

At least five Mercedes-AMG limited edition models will be on display at the 2017 Geneva motor show, as AMG kicks its 50th birthday celebrations up a gear. Mercedes-AMG GT C Edition 50 Roadster The GT C Edition 50 Roadster follows on from the GT C Edition 50 coupe that was unveiled alongside the GT C coupe at this year's Detroit motor show...


Renault Captur facelift and 'EV surprise' coming to Geneva
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Renault Captur facelift and 'EV surprise' coming to Geneva

An updated Renault Captur will be one vehicle among a multitude of reveals by the French automaker at the upcoming Geneva motor show. Renault says that the updated Captur will have "more distinctive styling and new technologies". This means that the small crossover will likely gain a new front-end design with C-shaped headlights and a larger grille, similar to one setup seen on the latest Koleos and Megane models...


Jeep Australia launches five-year warranty and lifetime roadside assist
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Jeep Australia launches five-year warranty and lifetime roadside assist

The new boss of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Australia, Steve Zanlunghi, has made his mark today with the launch of an improved 'Jeep There and Back' warranty and service deal. All new MY17 Jeep models sold in Australia will now be offered with a transferrable five-year warranty, lifetime roadside assistance and a capped-price servicing schedule as standard, the brand's parent Fiat Chrysler Automobiles confirmed today...


2018 Skoda Yeti will be 'dramatically' different to current model
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2018 Skoda Yeti will be 'dramatically' different to current model

The 2018 Skoda Yeti will be vastly different to the model on sale today, according to the director of Skoda Australia, Michael Irmer. Speaking with media this week, Irmer indicated that the all-new Yeti, which replaces the current, first-generation model in Australia in 2018, is likely to be unrecognisable compared to the current version...


2014 Maserati Ghibli, Quattroporte recalled for door lock fix
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2014 Maserati Ghibli, Quattroporte recalled for door lock fix

Maserati has issued a recall for 329 of its 2014 model-year Ghibli and Quattroporte sedans over concerns a faulty interlock system may not automatically engage 'Park' as intended. The Italian manufacturer reports the driver's door lock - which automatically engages Park when opened - may not signal the transmission to engage park if the driver opens the door...


2017 Toyota C-HR pricing and specs
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2017 Toyota C-HR pricing and specs

The brand new Toyota C-HR small crossover launched in Australia today, with the express mission of “disrupting” a segment led by the Mazda CX-3 and Honda HR-V despite severely restricted supply out of Japan. Aggressively styled, turbocharged and spun-off Toyota’s more dynamically engaging new architecture, the C-HR is a case of ‘better late than never’ for Australia’s biggest brand...


2015 Volvo XC60, XC70 recalled for fuel gauge fix
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2015 Volvo XC60, XC70 recalled for fuel gauge fix

Volvo has issued a recall in Australia for 144 of its 2015 model-year XC60 and XC70 crossovers fitted with the five-cylinder turbo-diesel engines over concerns the fuel gauge could be faulty. The Swedish manufacturer reports that the fuel gauge in affected vehicles could show there is sufficient fuel even when the car has an empty tank...


2018 Volvo XC40 spied
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2018 Volvo XC40 spied

The new Volvo XC40 has been spied undergoing extreme cold weather testing in the Arctic region of Sweden. Despite the camouflage and false body panels, we can see that the XC40 will be very closely related to 2016's 40.1 Concept, with short front and rear overhangs, hockey stick-style rear lights, and a side window line that turns dramatically upwards as it approaches the C-pillar...