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Nikola CEO takes aim at Tesla, Mercedes-Benz: Electric truck claims zero-emissions 1000-mile range
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Nikola CEO takes aim at Tesla, Mercedes-Benz: Electric truck claims zero-emissions 1000-mile range

The new Nikola Motor Company has taken aim at some recently-announced electric truck plans with its Nikola One prototype, first revealed through renderings in May and scheduled for release this December. In a press release this week, Nikola founder and CEO, Trevor Milton, took a swipe at competitors - like Tesla and Mercedes-Benz - that are planning electric-powered heavy vehicles, saying the One isn’t restricted by battery-only range and long charging times...


2018 Aston Martin Vantage will "blow the DB10 away", design chief says
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2018 Aston Martin Vantage will "blow the DB10 away", design chief says

Aston Martin is at the beginning of something of a renaissance, which CEO Andy Palmer is calling the ‘Second Century Plan’, and it starts with the new DB11. The Vantage is next in line to be replaced, and like DB11, it will be a completely new design based on Aston’s brand new bonded aluminium architecture, which replaces the old ‘VH’ underpinnings...


2017 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 spied
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2017 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 spied

A prototype believed to be the upcoming 2017 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 has been spied during testing. The vehicle in question is a heavily-camouflaged C7 Corvette, a black mask on the front, swirly camouflage on the rear, and mismatched colours on its body panels...


2016 Holden Captiva Active on sale
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2016 Holden Captiva Active on sale

Holden has added the Captiva Active limited edition to its range, featuring lightly tweaked looks and enhanced equipment over the entry-level LS. Starting at $29,990 drive-away, the seven-seat Captiva Active brings even more value to the LS variant on which it’s based, for a price increase of around $1500...


CarAdvice Podcast episode 15: Honda NSX flies in, Ford on Edge, DB11 reviewed, Model X priced, and much more
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CarAdvice Podcast episode 15: Honda NSX flies in, Ford on Edge, DB11 reviewed, Model X priced, and much more

Welcome to episode 15 of the CarAdvice.com podcast! If you missed last week's episode, or you'd like to know more about the show, catch our earlier articles here. This week, it's Mandy Turner at the helm, joined by specialist sidekick Mike Stevens to discuss the latest CarAdvice news and reviews from across the automotive landscape and Australia's new-car market...


Thailand edges Japan as Australia's top source of vehicles
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Thailand edges Japan as Australia's top source of vehicles

Thailand was the number-one source of new vehicles sold in Australia in July, reflecting the continuation of the ute boom. According to VFACTS data released this week, 23,803 of the vehicles sold last month (out of the overall monthly total of 91,331) were made in the southern Asian nation with which we have a free-trade agreement...


AAA to test real-world vehicle emissions in Australia
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AAA to test real-world vehicle emissions in Australia

The Australian Automobile Association (AAA) has announced it will test some of the country’s top-selling vehicles for real-world emissions, as first reported in December. Following Volkswagen’s ‘Dieselgate’ scandal and allegations that other manufacturers have cheated in emissions tests, the AAA is investing $500,000 to conduct an on-road emissions testing pilot of around 30 vehicles currently on sale in Australia...


BMW restores the King’s 507 roadster for Concours d’Elegance
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BMW restores the King’s 507 roadster for Concours d’Elegance

A 1950s BMW 507 once driven by Elvis Presley has been completely restored for the Concours d’Elegance show in Pebble Beach, California. Only 254 examples of the BMW 507 were produced between 1955 and 1958, making it one of the most sought-after BMW models ever built...


Win the supercar track experience of a lifetime
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Win the supercar track experience of a lifetime

Our friends at Unique Car Rentals and Driver Dynamics have joined forces to offer the supercar experience we all dream of – punting some of the world's most exotic metal around a racetrack, without fear of losing one's licence...


CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for August 5
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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for August 5

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...


Mitsubishi XM concept revealed: Grandis and Delica merge to form new crossover people-mover
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Mitsubishi XM concept revealed: Grandis and Delica merge to form new crossover people-mover

The Mitsubishi XM concept has been revealed for the Gaikindo Indonesian international auto show, previewing an upcoming model that will blur the lines between MPV and SUV. Previewed in a single teaser image a fortnight ago, the XM wears a similar design to the eX concept from last year’s Tokyo motor show, but with a higher tailgate and longer roofline...


Aston Martin set for another golden age
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Aston Martin set for another golden age

This year, British luxury sports car manufacturer Aston Martin celebrates 103 years in business, during which time it has produced a combined total of about 80,000 cars. That's about the same number that Toyota produces in three days. In a global industry that boasts around 85 million cars per annum, Aston Martin makes up a fractional slice of the total cars built each year...


2016 Mercedes-AMG C43: Australian pricing revealed for new entry-level performer
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2016 Mercedes-AMG C43: Australian pricing revealed for new entry-level performer

Australian pricing for the new 2016 Mercedes-AMG C43 sedan and wagon has surfaced online, with the entry-level AMG model kicking off at $101,900 plus on-road costs. Starting at a significant $54,000 below the full-fat V8-powered C63 S, the C43 sedan (formerly known as the C450 AMG Sport) is priced from $101,900, while the more practical wagon starts at $104,400 - lower than the previous prediction of $110,000 plus on-roads...


Hyundai Genesis Coupe axed, C-Class competitor confirmed for Australia
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Hyundai Genesis Coupe axed, C-Class competitor confirmed for Australia

The Hyundai Genesis Coupe is on its last legs, with the Korean brand planning to retire the left-hook rear-wheel-drive coupe at the end of the 2016 model year. The current Genesis Coupe (read our 2013 review here) was originally introduced as something of a successor to the Tiburon sports coupe of the late 90s and 2000s - though it was never produced in right-hand drive, and thus never made it here...


Aston Martin DB11 key to the brand’s new product plan
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Aston Martin DB11 key to the brand’s new product plan

If you listen to Aston Martin’s Chief Creative Officer and Design Director, Marek Reichman, the famous British luxury sports car manufacturer is about to enter what could be its most successful period ever - and it all starts with the all-new DB11. “What we call our ‘Second Century Plan’ starts with DB11...