News & ReviewsLast 7 days
CarAdvice
Automotive Industry Insights podcast: Hyundai Venue Australian drive
News
20th Sep 2019
1 min read

Automotive Industry Insights podcast: Hyundai Venue Australian drive

On this week's podcast you're joined by Mandy Turner, Trent Nikolic, and James Wong. James attended the local launch of the 2020 Hyundai Venue, and discusses what it's like to drive. Paul Maric speaks with Lamborghini's chief marketing officer, Katia Bassi. Trent was in Canberra last week for the local launch of the 2020 Peugeot 508, and James compares the Kia Picanto and Suzuki Swift.
Profile picture of Mandy Turner
Mandy Turner
Mitsubishi teases Tokyo-bound concept
News
19th Sep 2019
2 min read

Mitsubishi teases Tokyo-bound concept

Mitsubishi has teased a plug-in hybrid crossover concept ahead of its debut at next month’s Tokyo motor show. The company has said the concept will showcase “a downsized, lower-weight PHEV drivetrain and an electric 4WD system” and that it’ll be a small SUV. That means it’ll be smaller than this year’s Engelberg concept (below), a PHEV SUV that previewed the next Outlander.
Profile picture of William Stopford
William Stopford
BMW i3 won't be replaced - report
News
19th Sep 2019
2 min read

BMW i3 won't be replaced - report

The i3 introduced BMW buyers to the idea of a BMW-branded electric car. Now, it’s done its job and it’s time to move on. The Financial Times reports BMW won’t develop a second-generation of its first electric car, the i3. Pieter Nota, BMW’s sales and marketing chief, told the Financial Times there’s "no specific plan for an i3 successor". "We are now bringing electrification more to the mainstream," he said.
Profile picture of William Stopford
William Stopford
2020 Honda CR-V facelift revealed, no hybrid for Australia
News
18th Sep 2019
2 min read

2020 Honda CR-V facelift revealed, no hybrid for Australia

An updated version of the fifth-generation Honda CR-V was unveiled overnight in the States. Up front the revised CR-V is distinguished by significantly less chrome for the grille. The surfacing of the front bumper has been smoothed out, while the lower half now has "bolder" look with more dark grey plastic, and a W-shaped band of chrome and satin-finish faux metal.
Profile picture of Derek Fung
Derek Fung
2020 Hyundai Ioniq facelift here before year's end
News
18th Sep 2019
2 min read

2020 Hyundai Ioniq facelift here before year's end

Hyundai Australia has confirmed the refreshed 2020 Ioniq eco car family will arrive in local showrooms before the end of the year, having previously set a "second half of 2019" launch date. Speaking at the local launch of the all-new Venue crossover, Hyundai's local boss, J.W. Lee, said the company is confident the updated range will go on sale by the end of 2019, though didn't go into further detail regarding potential pricing and specification changes,
Profile picture of James Wong
James Wong
Car News Daily: Your daily download
News
18th Sep 2019
1 min read

Car News Daily: Your daily download

Profile picture of Mandy Turner
Mandy Turner
News
18th Sep 2019
1 min read

Car News Daily: Your daily download

Kia Stinger 2019, Jaguar XE 2019, Mitsubishi ASX 2019, Jeep Grand Cherokee 2019, Hyundai i30 2019
Profile picture of Mandy Turner
Mandy Turner