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'Hyperfast' EV charging to become a reality thanks to Israeli start-up - report
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'Hyperfast' EV charging to become a reality thanks to Israeli start-up - report

A start-up company from Israel is developing a new battery for electric vehicles that can be recharged in under five minutes - and it could be available as early as 2020, according to a new report. In an article by US website The Drive, StoreDot's upcoming battery packs should help to speed up the adoption of electric vehicles (EVs)...


2017 Honda Civic Type R will cost around $50k in Australia
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2017 Honda Civic Type R will cost around $50k in Australia

The 2017 Honda Civic Type R hatch will launch in Australia from the third quarter of next year priced at about $50,000, matching its rivals, the Ford Focus RS and Volkswagen Golf R. Honda’s long-awaited hot hatch, the first Type R version sold here since 2011, is being touted as a massive return to form for a brand that admits it has been rather beige and listless of late...


Fiat Chrysler chooses CES over Detroit for techy new debut - report
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Fiat Chrysler chooses CES over Detroit for techy new debut - report

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) will stage a big unveiling at next month's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, a new report suggests, instead of the following week's Detroit motor show - the biggest motor show on America's calendar...


Gone fishin' with the Land Rover Discovery
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Gone fishin' with the Land Rover Discovery

When someone throws you the keys to a Land Rover, your initial thoughts are 'where shall I take it'? In the case of the Land Rover Discovery, the answer is anywhere you like really. The fourth-generation vehicle we're driving, which features the brand's familiar boxy shape, is a much awarded and capable 4WD and tourer...


Mercedes-AMG E50 to debut with new 2017 E-Class Coupe range - report
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Mercedes-AMG E50 to debut with new 2017 E-Class Coupe range - report

The upcoming 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class coupe is set to offer a sporty AMG E50 4Matic variant when it launches in Europe in the second half of 2017, according to a new report out of the UK. Autocar reports that the AMG E50, which will likely sit below a hero E63 variant, will be one of the German marque's first models to debut its new M256 in-line six-cylinder petrol engine...


Weekend Deals on Wheels for December 10: Workhorse edition
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Weekend Deals on Wheels for December 10: Workhorse edition

It’s time for the latest instalment of Deals on Wheels, which this week looks at six factory-backed special offers for all you weekend shoppers. This isn’t a promotional campaign, just us trying to offer you some interesting suggestions if you’re in the market for some new wheels. Here we focus on workhorses...


CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for December 9, 2016
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CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for December 9, 2016

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...


2017 Suzuki Swift front end caught undisguised
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2017 Suzuki Swift front end caught undisguised

An undisguised next-generation Suzuki Swift hatch has surfaced online ahead of its expected launch early next year. The photo above was posted on the Ferd Facebook page, although it's not clear from who or where they sourced this picture. Given the design of the headlights and grille, the next-generation small hatch seems to have drawn more than a little inspiration from the Jaguar F-Type...


2018 Mercedes-AMG GLC63 Coupe spied
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2018 Mercedes-AMG GLC63 Coupe spied

The Mercedes-AMG GLC63 Coupe has been spied undergoing cold weather testing in Europe. As if there was any doubt that Mercedes-Benz was planning to drop AMG's 4.0-litre twin-turbo V8 into the GLC Coupe, these photos should put those thoughts to bed. Today's prototype follows on from spy photos taken in May of the AMG GLC63 doing a spot of public road testing...


2012-2016 Toyota Tundra recalled by Performax for steering fix: 214 vehicles affected
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2012-2016 Toyota Tundra recalled by Performax for steering fix: 214 vehicles affected

Conversion company Performax International has issued a recall for 214 of its Toyota Tundra utes from 2012 to 2016 over concerns a faulty wheel alignment could cause steering vibration. The company reports that out-of-specification adjustments can be made to the tie rods during a wheel alignment, due to faulty tie rod extensions...


2018 Lexus LS teased ahead of Detroit unveiling
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2018 Lexus LS teased ahead of Detroit unveiling

The fifth-generation Lexus LS has been teased ahead of its official debut at next year's Detroit motor show in January. From the teaser image above we can see that Lexus' new flagship sedan will stick with the brand's signature spindle grille design, tick-shaped LED driving lights, and thin headlight arrangement...


Nissan Australia secures future for local manufacturing
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Nissan Australia secures future for local manufacturing

At a time when car manufacturing plants are being wound down and closed in Australia, the Nissan Casting Plant has grown its business and secured its operation here for the foreseeable future. A new contract to supply vital EV engine castings for Nissan worldwide has not only ensured the plant will continue to operate - it has seen it return to three shifts, seven days a week...


Nissan Y61 Patrol Legend Edition launched as swansong for hard-working 4x4
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Nissan Y61 Patrol Legend Edition launched as swansong for hard-working 4x4

Vehicle manufacturers celebrating the arrival of a new model is almost an everyday occurrence. They even quite often release a limited-edition model to mark the occasion. It is much rarer, though, to celebrate the end of a model. But that is exactly what Nissan has done with its iconic Y61 Patrol...


2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia: Australian line-up confirmed ahead of February launch
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2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia: Australian line-up confirmed ahead of February launch

UPDATE: Australian pricing for the Giulia Quadrifoglio has now been revealed. Find out more here. Initial specifications for the Australia-bound 2017 Alfa Romeo Giulia have been announced this week ahead of the all-new sedan's local launch in February...


2017 Audi SQ7 TDI pricing and specs
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2017 Audi SQ7 TDI pricing and specs

The 2017 Audi SQ7 has arrived Down Under, with Audi Australia claiming that its performance-focused flagship large SUV holds the mantle of “the most powerful diesel SUV in the country” and “fastest seven-seat diesel SUV in the world.” Available as a single configuration, the SQ7 4.0 TDI quattro, to give it its full name, has just gone on sale for $153,616 before on-road cost...