Mazda tops after-sales service satisfaction - study
Mazda has topped the JD Power Customer Service Satisfaction survey for the third year running in Australia, edging Toyota and Nissan for the crown.
There were a few trends throughout the survey, most notably that transparency and ease of service booking were key. The 19 per cent of customers able to watch their vehicle being serviced were more satisfied than those who couldn't, while people who could book the service online were happier than their phone-toting counterparts.
Mercedes-Benz Australia has issued a recall for certain C-Class and E-Class Coupes and Cabriolets sold during 2017 over concerns the seats may not lock into place correctly.
According to the German marque, "the locking mechanism on the right side of the seat backrest in affected vehicles may not lock in place at times".
The next-generation BMW X6 has been spied during development testing this week, giving us a closer look at the company's upcoming SUV 'coupe' flagship.
Given its close family ties with the all-new X5, the X6 wears a very similar front end to its wagon-bodied sibling. Up front there's a new taller interpretation of BMW's double-kidney grille, flanked by slimmer headlights than currently offered.
Holden has announced preliminary details about the specification of its upcoming seven-seat SUV, the Acadia, ahead of a fourth-quarter arrival in showrooms.
The mechanical underpinnings of the Acadia are already confirmed: it'll get a 3.6-litre naturally-aspirated V6 petrol engine and a nine-speed automatic transmission, sending power to either the front or all four wheels, depending on trim level.
The Pininfarina PF0 supercar has been revealed in concept form to potential clients at Pebble Beach, during Monterey Car Week in California.
Although the full concept was shown to interested parties, the company has only released a single shot of the car's rear to the general public. Pininfarina says the PF0's final design and name will be revealed at the 2019 Geneva motor show, which takes place in March.