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MG and LDV safety ‘to be best in segment’

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MG and LDV safety ‘to be best in segment’

Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation (SAIC) brands MG and LDV are aiming to become the safest brands in each of their segments, having committed to tailoring new-generation safety systems to meet strict local global regulations...

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MG is 'here to stay’ in Australia
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MG is 'here to stay’ in Australia

Chinese-owned MG says it's fully committed to Australia, as its parent company uses our market as a test bed for its western expansion. MG Australia’s director of marketing, Danny Lenartic, this week told CarAdvice Australia is an extremely important market to MG, given parent company SAIC’s plans for overseas expansion...


MG: Similarities to Japanese, Euro designs ‘don’t matter’
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MG: Similarities to Japanese, Euro designs ‘don’t matter’

Any design similarities between MG cars and those of European or Japanese manufacturers are irrelevant, according to the brand, given its near-100 year history and the general direction of the modern automotive design. Speaking with CarAdvice at the brand’s R&D centre in Shanghai today, MG chief designer, Shao Jinfeng, said the brand is more British than ever and criticism of its identity or similarity to other brands is not a concern...


MG confirms all-wheel drive electric sports car
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MG confirms all-wheel drive electric sports car

MG has confirmed it's working on an all-electric two-door sports car, similar in size to a Mazda MX-5, to offer a new look at what a compact enthusiast toy can be. Speaking with Australian media at the MG research and development centre in Shanghai, the brand’s head of design (and a veteran of more than 10 years with Volkswagen), Shao Jinfeng, confirmed plans for an electric sports car, acknowledging the MG brand's history as a sports car maker...


Cars We Own: 2018 Lotus Elise Sport 220 introduction
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Cars We Own: 2018 Lotus Elise Sport 220 introduction

Oh no, I bought another car. Thankfully, it's stupidly good.


2018 Hyundai Kona Highlander review
Rating: 8.110 /10
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2018 Hyundai Kona Highlander review

A compact SUV or a sports SUV? It's hard to tell with the impressive Kona, but its finest features could also be the thorn in its side.

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$36,595

Jaguar F-Pace review: 20,000km of ownership

Jaguar F-Pace review: 20,000km of ownership

You know what my wife and I love about our Italian Racing Red Jaguar F-Pace? The fact that we’ve never seen another one like ours on the road. No doubt, Jaguar is less enthusiastic of that particular fact than we are, but after more than 18 months of ownership and more than 20,000km on the clock, our F-Pace is still very much loved...

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$81,695

Driving experience ‘is the core of BMW’
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Driving experience ‘is the core of BMW’

Despite its push to advance autonomous and semi-autonomous driver aids, not to mention alternative powertrains, BMW says the new X5 is primarily focused on the driving experience. Speaking to CarAdvice at the secret unveiling of the X5 in South Carolina last month, the car's project leader, Johann Kistler, said one of its primary focus areas was how it makes the driver feel...


2019 BMW X5: Fourth generation is two years early
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2019 BMW X5: Fourth generation is two years early

The fourth-generation BMW X5 has broken with the seven-year model cycle established by previous BMWs, replacing a car released in 2014. This was always part of the plan for the G05 X5, according to BMW, as it transitions to new architectures across all models. Speaking to CarAdvice at the preview event for the new X5 in South Carolina last month, Johann Kistler, project manager for the car, explained why it's here early...


2019 Volvo V60 review
Rating: 7.910 /10
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2019 Volvo V60 review

The Volvo V60 is the car you probably want, but the XC60 is the car you actually need.

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$72,990

Audi: Solid-state batteries to offer ‘real progress’ on electric supercars
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Audi: Solid-state batteries to offer ‘real progress’ on electric supercars

Audi says that whilst sports cars can be made with the current-generation of lithium-ion batteries, the need for lighter, smaller and higher capacity units in the form of solid-state battery technology will likely be the answer to proper lightweight electric sports cars...


2018 Audi Q5 3.0 TDI review
Rating: 8.710 /10
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2018 Audi Q5 3.0 TDI review

Competitively priced with more power than its competitors, the new top-spec diesel Q5 should definitely make your shopping list.

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$83,900

Audi embraces electric future, internal combustion to remain for decades
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Audi embraces electric future, internal combustion to remain for decades

Audi is embracing electrified mobility, but is under no illusions about the how long the transition from internal-combustion power will take, with the brand still investing heavily in traditional petrol and diesel engines. As part of the Volkswagen Group, Audi is taking advantage of a wider push towards electrification, promising one in three cars it sells globally by 2025 will be fully electric of plug-in hybrid...


Audi Australia focusing on sustainability over volume
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Audi Australia focusing on sustainability over volume

Coming off the back of a challenging 2017, Audi Australia says it's focusing primarily on creating a sustainable, profitable business for dealers, with an expectation volume will naturally grow as core brand values are applied to the customer experience. Audi sold 22,011 cars in Australia during 2017, down from 24,258 in 2016. So far this year, the company is up 1...


2019 Audi A6 review
Rating: 8.910 /10
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2019 Audi A6 review

It’s a game of one-upmanship when it comes to the new Audi A6, and the folks from Ingolstadt have now raised the bar that little bit further.