Apple CarPlay, Android Auto updates for 2019: What you need to know
From Lamborghini to Suzuki, almost every car manufacturer is producing vehicles with an infotainment system that supports Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.
Aftermarket head units also now support both, bringing the latest technology to a car of any age.
This means that regardless of how much time software engineers spend crafting the perfect interface for the latest vehicle, you’re simply going to ditch it once your smartphone is connected.
Aston Martin Vantage Heritage Racing Editions revealed - UPDATE
Aston Martin has revealed six Vantage Heritage Racing Editions for the Goodwood Festival of Speed this weekend, each finished in a livery honouring a race car from the company’s motorsport history.
UPDATE, 8/9/19: Aston Martin’s local division has confirmed the Vantage Heritage Racing Edition will be available to customers in Australia and New Zealand. See bottom of article for details.
Fiat Chrysler Australia has recalled the 2010 Jeep Cherokee over concerns about the brake pedal linkage clip.
According to the company, the car might be fitted with an incorrectly-manufactured brake pedal clip, which could make the brake booster input rod detach from the brake pedal.
If the brake booster detaches from the pedal, the car could lose its brakes, increasing the risk of injury or accident to the driver and other road users.
Fiat Chrysler Australia has recalled the 2007 Dodge Caliber and Jeep Compass, over concern about the headlight levelling system.
According to the company, the Totally Integrated Power Module (TIPM) could be incorrectly configured, preventing the headlamp levelling system from properly fulfilling its duties.
If the headlights don't work correctly, there's a risk of accident to owners and other road users.
A total of 767 vehicles are included in the campaign – a VIN list is attached here.
Lee Iacocca, father of the Mustang, saviour of Chrysler, dies age 94
Lee Iacocca, father of the legendary Ford Mustang, has passed away due to complications related to Parkinson's disease.
Born on October 15, 1924, in Allentown, Pennsylvania, Lido Anthony Iacocca was the son of Italian immigrants. His father Nicola started his working life as a hot-dog seller.