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2014 Ford Transit Review

An all-new Transit arrives that moves loads as well as drivers...

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Ford Transit Review : Moving house weekender
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Ford Transit Review : Moving house weekender

Soon to be replaced by the all-new sixth-generation Ford Transit, we jumped in the outgoing van for one last move…...


LDV V80 Review
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LDV V80 Review

China's LDV V80 has plenty of standard features and sharp pricing, but doesn't do enough to beat its proven workhorse rivals.


2012 Ford Transit Review
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2012 Ford Transit Review

If a commercial van just needs to do simple well, then the Ford Transit succeeds. But this entry-level van is also simply a good drive.


Volkswagen Cross Caddy: compact MPV goes off-road
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Volkswagen Cross Caddy: compact MPV goes off-road

Volkswagen has released the first details and images of the new Volkswagen Cross Caddy ahead of its launch in Europe early in 2013. The Cross Caddy will join other off-road-themed Volkswagen 'Cross' models in Europe including the Polo, Golf and Touran nameplates. The beefed-up Caddy is based on the Volkswagen Caddy Edition 30 that launches at the Australian international motor show in Sydney next month...


Citroen Berlingo Review
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Citroen Berlingo Review

The Berlingo is worth a look if you're in the market for a cheap, efficient and compact van.


Maxus V80 Review
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Maxus V80 Review

The Chinese made Maxus V80 Commercial MPV is headed to Australia in the third quarter of this year with big ambitions.


New Cars of 2012: Introduction
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New Cars of 2012: Introduction

If you thought you were spoiled for choice in 2011 with all the new cars you could buy, it's not going to get any easier in 2012. General Motors' European brand Opel and Nissan's luxury offshoot Infiniti are two of the brands that will be new to Australia in 2012, with more Chinese brands – such as Foton – expected to take the number of automotive brands offering passenger cars, SUVs and light-commercial vehicles in Australia past the 50 mark...


Renault Kangoo Review
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Renault Kangoo Review

Renault Kangoo 1.5 dCi diesel five-speed manual transmission, 63 kW/200 Nm: $24,490 (Manufacturer’s List Price) When it comes to hot hatches, there are few cars in the world that can keep up with the Renault Megane Renault Sport 250 Cup Trophee on a twisty road. It is both feared and revered by its competitors...


Volkswagen Caddy Review
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Volkswagen Caddy Review

The all-new Volkswagen Caddy has arrived down under with more performance, technology, improved practicality and dynamics.


2010 Volkswagen Transporter, Multivan & Caravelle Review
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2010 Volkswagen Transporter, Multivan & Caravelle Review

2010 Volkswagen Transporter, Multivan & Caravelle Review Volkswagen's Transporter and People Mover range celebrates 60 years of production this month, and what better way to enjoy your diamond anniversary than with the release of an all-new model... Or is that mostly-new? Simply speaking the new Volkswagen Transporter is a very thorough half-body revision, with almost all the changes made forward of the 'B' pillar...


Hyundai iLoad Crew Van Review & Road Test
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Hyundai iLoad Crew Van Review & Road Test

Trade tough, practical and comfortable, iLoad Crew Van covers all bases Model Tested: 2009 Hyundai iLoad H1 Crew Van; 2.5-litre, four-cylinder, turbo-diesel; five-speed manual; van - $36,490* Options Available: Metallic Paint $375; Rear Barn Doors $550; ESC with Traction Control $700 CarAdvice Rating: Words by Matt Brogan Pics by Paul Maric Hyundai's i-Series vans have forced a serious re-think on the way we view the humble white van...


2008 Volkswagen Caddy Maxi Van review
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2008 Volkswagen Caddy Maxi Van review

2008 Volkswagen Caddy Maxi Van Road Test Model Tested: 2008 Volkswagen Caddy Maxi Van LCV - $28,740 (RRP) Options: None fitted. Practicality, Fuel Economy, Car Like Handling, Price Parking Sensors Not Standard CarAdvice Rating: - by Paul Maric It took me by surprise, vans have changed, they are no longer boring modes of transport with only cargo haulage in mind...


2008 Peugeot Partner HDi Review
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2008 Peugeot Partner HDi Review

2008 Peugeot Partner HDi Review & Road Test Practical Pug needs a little more pep. Model Tested: 2008 Peugeot Partner L1 1...


2008 Peugeot Expert FAP Professional Review
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2008 Peugeot Expert FAP Professional Review

2008 Peugeot Expert FAP Professional Review & Road Test Look the goods, and deliver them too! Model Tested: 2008 Peugeot Expert L2 2.0 HDi FAP Professional Six Speed Manual - $41,590 (RRP) Options: Metallic Paint $790; Steel Cargo Bulkhead $340 (Fitted); ESP $450; Passenger Airbag $360; Alloy Wheels $695 Comfortable & Easy to Drive, Usable Power, Great Fuel Economy Rear Visibility, Front Drive Dynamics Evident, Barn Door Hinges CarAdvice Rating: - Matt Brogan White vans...


2008 Peugeot Partner and Expert LCVs – First Steer
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2008 Peugeot Partner and Expert LCVs – First Steer

2008 Peugeot Partner and Expert LCVs  First Steer French carmaker Peugeot’s entry into the booming Australian Light Commercial Vehicle market could be seen as opportunistic, but it is certainly a case of better late than never. -David Twomey Peugeot has hit the LCV market, which has been one of the sales standouts of the Australian automotive market in recent years, with a couple of well placed, if oddly named, debutantes in the Expert and the Partner...


2008 Hyundai iLoad Review
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2008 Hyundai iLoad Review

2008 Hyundai H1 iLoad Review & Road Test Sure to prove popular with those who have nothing to prove. Models Tested: 2008 Hyundai H1 iLoad Cargo Van 2.4l petrol five speed manual - $29,990 (RRP) 2008 Hyundai H1 iLoad Crew Van 2...


2008 Volkswagen Caddy Maxi Van Review
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2008 Volkswagen Caddy Maxi Van Review

2008 Volkswagen Caddy Maxi Van First Steer & Review - By David J Twomey With the Australian car market more crowded than almost anywhere in the world, the latest game for car makers seems to be re-inventing market segments, the latest to do so is Volkswagen with the Caddy Maxi, which apparently re-invents the small van segment...