People often say “don’t forget where you came from”. Although we’re focused on every new car, every last detail here at CarAdvice, we have an extensive back-catalogue of news stories, lifestyle yarns and reviews.
Here’s a look at what happened on the week of April 17 in years past.
Two years ago saw the reveal of the Vantage GT8, the lightest and meanest V8 Vantage the company had ever produced.
Australian pricing and specifications for the new 2018 Kia Picanto GT-Line have been announced this week, with the sporty-looking micro hatch kicking off from $17,490 drive-away.
Basically a permanent version of the AO Edition launched earlier this year, the GT-Line brings a raft of visual upgrades inside and out for a more athletic feel.
While the new Ford Fiesta ST has been confirmed for our market, the core models of the next-generation light hatch are unlikely to come Down Under.
Speaking with media at the local launch of the Ford Performance sub-brand, Graeme Whickman, CEO of Ford Australia, cited stagnant private sales in that segment as the clear hurdle.
"When you take out fleet and hire, there's very little movement in that segment," he said.
EV onslaught: 10 electric cars coming by 2021 - UPDATE
UPDATE (17/4): We've updated this article with new details of some of the models listed.
Electric cars are coming, there's no stopping it. Here's a quick look at 10 noteworthy electric vehicles (EVs) heading for market in the next three years.
The Ioniq is Hyundai's answer to the Toyota Prius, available in three flavours – hybrid, plug-in hybrid and electric.
General Motors has issued a recall for the 2006-2011 model-year Saab 9-3 and 9-5 as part of the ongoing Takata airbag campaign.
Affected vehicles are fitted with potentially faulty driver-side front airbags that are susceptible to degradation as a result of moisture intrusion.
If the condition occurs and the vehicle is involved in a collision that triggers the airbag, the metal inflator housing could rupture under excessive internal pressure, sending metal fragments into the cabin.