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2016 Ford Transit 12-seat bus pricing and specifications

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2016 Ford Transit 12-seat bus pricing and specifications

The 2016 Ford Transit range has expanded in Australia this week with the addition of a 12-seater bus variant targeted at businesses, schools, sport clubs and government departments...

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Luxury people-mover comparison: Kia Carnival v Mercedes-Benz V-Class v Volkswagen Multivan
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Luxury people-mover comparison: Kia Carnival v Mercedes-Benz V-Class v Volkswagen Multivan

Whether you own a business or are a member of a big family, sometimes you just need a bus to get bodies from A to B. And other times you need to get those bodies there in comfort, luxury and style. Luxury people movers don’t make up a massive chunk of the market in Australia, but that doesn’t mean they aren’t an important part of the automotive landscape...


2016 Hyundai iLoad, iMax Series II pricing and specifications: New features, greater supply for Korean haulers
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2016 Hyundai iLoad, iMax Series II pricing and specifications: New features, greater supply for Korean haulers

The Hyundai iLoad, Australia’s second-most-popular cargo van, has received a range of updates that bring it closer to its classy new European rivals such as the Volkswagen Transporter, Renault Trafic, Ford Transit Custom and Mercedes-Benz Vito...


2016 Volkswagen Multivan Highline TDI450 Review
Rating: 7.510 /10
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2016 Volkswagen Multivan Highline TDI450 Review

The 2016 Volkswagen Multivan does luxury well, but its urban manners let it down.

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$76,490

Peugeot Traveller i-Lab concept revealed for Geneva motor show
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Peugeot Traveller i-Lab concept revealed for Geneva motor show

Peugeot is taking in-car connectivity to the next level with its Traveller i-Lab Concept, set to debut at the Geneva Motor Show next month. The French brand’s technological tour-de-force transporter features a 32-inch tablet slash TV, developed in collaboration with Samsung, along with limousine-like rear seats that face each other in a conference layout...


2016 Toyota Tarago Ultima V6 Review
Rating: 7.510 /10
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2016 Toyota Tarago Ultima V6 Review

It's been quite some time between drinks for CarAdvice and the Toyota Tarago. Time then, to take a closer look at Toyota's people mover.

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$67,600

2016 Chrysler Pacifica: Grand Voyager replacement appears in Detroit
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2016 Chrysler Pacifica: Grand Voyager replacement appears in Detroit

The 2016 Chrysler Pacifica has debuted at this week’s Detroit auto show, replacing the people-mover we knew as the Grand Voyager. In the US, where Chrysler’s people-mover was known instead as the Town & Country, the Pacifica will replace the now eight year-old fifth-generation model. The Grand Voyager is no longer available in Australia, making its way out of the local range in 2015...


People-movers coming in 2016
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People-movers coming in 2016

People-movers coming in 2016 Renault Master 12-seat bus – January LDV G10 diesel – Q4  ...


2016 Volkswagen Multivan and Caravelle people-movers launched, prices cut
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2016 Volkswagen Multivan and Caravelle people-movers launched, prices cut

The 2016 Volkswagen Multivan and Volkswagen Caravelle people-movers have arrived in Australia this week, alongside their ‘T6’ Transporter van cousins. The range is available with between seven (Multivan) and nine (Caravelle) seats, and in a multitude of spec levels from humble shuttle bus through to super-luxury Executive valet options...


LDV G10 Review
Rating: 610 /10
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LDV G10 Review

The LDV G10 is the latest in a growing fleet of cut-price people-movers pitched at big families on a budget that until recently had been forced to scour used car lots for a van big enough for their clan. Unknown to most Australians, LDV is a division of China’s largest automotive manufacturer, SAIC...

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$29,990 - $32,990

2015 Mercedes-Benz V-Class Review
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2015 Mercedes-Benz V-Class Review

A van with a Mercedes-Benz badge that isn't a parcel carrier? It must be the new V-Class.


Toyota Tarago set to continue unchanged
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Toyota Tarago set to continue unchanged

There’s officially nothing to talk about when it comes to the Toyota Tarago people-mover, which has been sold in its current guise since 2006. The Tarago continues to track along reasonably well in the sales stakes, averaging 75 sales per month so far this year. But with new competitors in the form of the Kia Carnival (averaging 285 units per month) and Honda Odyssey (241 per month), the Tarago is lagging behind...


2016 Kia Rondo range drops diesel, gets standard sat nav
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2016 Kia Rondo range drops diesel, gets standard sat nav

The Kia Rondo range is now a petrol-only affair following the brand’s decision to drop the diesel engine from the local line-up. The deletion of the two diesel-powered variants coincides with the introduction of the model year 2016 Kia Rondo range. The mid-tier SLi petrol has also been removed, cutting the number of variants available from five to just two...


2015 BMW 218d Active Tourer: Week with Review
Rating: 7.510 /10
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2015 BMW 218d Active Tourer: Week with Review

The team in Melbourne drive the BMW 2-Series Active Tourer...


2015 Mercedes-Benz Valente pricing and specifications
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2015 Mercedes-Benz Valente pricing and specifications

The 2015 Mercedes-Benz Valente people mover has arrived as part of the new-generation Mercedes-Benz Vito range. The new-generation Mercedes-Benz Valente is priced at $56,380 plus on-road costs, which is a $1790 hike over the existing model ($54,590 plus on-road costs), but that version had less standard gear...


Volkswagen T6 model range is hybrid-ready but customers aren’t, according to the company
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Volkswagen T6 model range is hybrid-ready but customers aren’t, according to the company

The new-generation Volkswagen T6 model range could be sold with a hybrid drivetrain at a moments’ notice if there was demand for it, according to insiders. At the launch of the new-generation Volkswagen T6 models – which includes the Transporter commercial van and the Caravelle and Multivan people mover models – it was confirmed to CarAdvice that a hybrid powertrain is developed and ready to be implemented...


2016 Volkswagen T6 Transporter, Caravelle and Multivan models: first details
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2016 Volkswagen T6 Transporter, Caravelle and Multivan models: first details

The first details of the new-generation 2016 Volkswagen T6 model range – which incorporates the Transporter van along with the Caravelle and Multivan people mover models – have been revealed. CarAdvice attended the launch of the new-generation T6 Transporter, Caravelle and Multivan model lines in Sweden last week, where it was made clear that there will be some change to the ranges, but buyers aren’t likely to be shocked by the options on offer...


Volkswagen Multivan Generation Six Review
Rating: 810 /10
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Volkswagen Multivan Generation Six Review

The heritage-inspired Volkswagen Generation Six van harks back to the original Microbus, but brings plenty of modern day technology.


Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles models set to adopt new features
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Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles models set to adopt new features

Volkswagen Australia recently announced a number of updates to its 2016 passenger model range, and it appears likely that some of those tweaks will flow through to the Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles range, too. The updates announced for the Polo, Golf, Beetle, Scirocco, Jetta and Tiguan include new media systems with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration, as well as the addition of a standard reverse-view camera across the model ranges...


A lifestyle look at the 2015 Kia Carnival
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A lifestyle look at the 2015 Kia Carnival

The new Kia Carnival combines the best of an SUV with the practicality of a van. Eight seats, its roomy and has lots of storage. It has a distinct SUV vibe going on which i like – when you think van you think mini-bus but this is different looking. The Carnival looks big – and it is – interesting to note that it was designed by Peter Schreyer, the brains behind the award winning Audi TT...