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Every car leaving the Australian market in 2020

Although we're only a few months into the year, 2020 has already seen the exit of Holden, the cancellation of the Geneva Motor Show and Australian Grand Prix due to coronavirus, and the steady decline of new car sales. In a challenging climate, it's perhaps unsurprising that carmakers are reducing their ranges, discontinuing under-performers and replacing older models with hybrids, electric cars or new creations altogether...

2020 Alfa Romeo Giulia GTA and GTAm revealed

Decades after the 1965 Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint GTA hit the world stage, the monstrous 2020 Alfa Romeo Giulia GTA and 2020 Giulia GTAm have debuted online to celebrate the marque's 110th birthday. For the uninitiated, the letters GTA represent Gran Turismo Alleggerita (lightened grand tourer), while the 'm' of the extra-special two-seat GTAm stands for Modificata...

Alfa Romeo Giulietta ending production this year – report

Star-crossed lover Juliet met her tragic demise at the end of Shakespeare’s play (spoiler alert), and the Alfa Romeo Giulietta, too, will soon expire. Club Alfa reports Alfa Romeo’s smallest, cheapest model will end production this year. Production at the Cassino factory is expected to first wind down from 70 units each day to 40 before ending entirely later in the year...

Fiat Chrysler's Google-based Uconnect 5 infotainment: Over-the-air updates, wireless Android/Apple connection

Fiat Chrysler (FCA) has revealed the design and features of its new Uconnect 5 infotainment system. As revealed last year, Uconnect 5 is based on the Android mobile operating system. The underlying hardware now includes 6GB of memory, up to 64GB of flash storage, and a faster processor said to make the whole system five times faster than today's iteration...

New Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio model planned with more power, less weight - report

With a 375kW/600Nm Ferrari-developed V6, the Alfa Romeo Giulia Quadrifoglio isn't exactly underpowered, but the Italian luxury marque is reportedly planning to add a whole stable of ponies to its performance halo car. Sources have told Mopar Insiders the company is planning to launch a limited edition model in late June to help celebrate the automaker's 110th birthday...

Automotive Industry Insights podcast: Our hits and misses of 2019!

Join Mandy Turner, Mike Costello, and Kez Casey on the final podcast for 2019. Mike chats about his time behind the wheel of the 2020 Alfa Romeo Giulia Veloce. Scott Collie joins in to discuss the top five most clicked news stories of 2019, and we talk about our favourite and most disappointing cars for the year. Lastly, Kez reviews the 2020 Toyota Supra GTS...

Fiat Chrysler and PSA Group sign binding merger agreement to form $67 billion company

Fiat Chrysler (FCA) and the PSA Group have signed a definitive merger agreement. The two companies say they will, in time, generate two-thirds of its sales from just two platforms: one for compact cars, and one for compact and mid-size models. Each platform is expected to generate around three million sales per year globally...

Car News Daily: Your daily download

Plenty has happened in the world of car news over the last 24 hours. If you haven't had time to read all the news on CarAdvice.com, catch up on your way home with Car News Daily, as Mandy Turner reads each news story word-for-word...

2020 Alfa Romeo Giulia and Stelvio updates revealed

The refreshed Alfa Romeo Giulia and Alfa Romeo Stelvio have been unveiled at the 2019 Los Angeles motor show. The biggest changes to Alfa's flagship models have taken place in the cabin. As an earlier leak indicated, both the Stelvio and Giulia now have a heavily revised infotainment system, which not only features a larger 8...

Fiat Chrysler developing straight-six engine, patent indicates

A new patent seems to confirm rumours Fiat Chrysler (FCA) is developing a new turbocharged inline six-cylinder petrol engine. Mopar Insiders has discovered a patent on the US Patent and Trademark Office website for exhaust gas recirculation system for a turbocharged petrol engine. The patent, which was approved April this year, features an explanatory diagram with a straight-six engine...

Alfa Romeo 4C axed - report

Lovers of pure, Italian driving excitement will be distressed to hear the Alfa Romeo 4C has ended production. Che tristezza! Motor1 reports Alfa Romeo has officially cancelled the shapely mid-engine coupe and drop-top. Both models have already been removed from the brand's Italian website. Alfa had already withdrawn the 4C Coupe from the important US market, leaving only the Spider...