Counterfeit car parts: renewed warnings after an increase in busts
There are renewed warnings about counterfeit car parts coming into Australia – as a new study reveals more than half the parts bought online could be fake.
Counterfeit car parts and their packaging are so similar in appearance to the original items, experts are finding it more difficult to distinguish fake from genuine – and most mechanics and importers are pleading ignorance when they’re busted.
Electric Toyota LandCruiser and HiLux are go: Aussie company wins major deal
An electric Toyota LandCruiser has become a reality years earlier than expected in Australia – but don't expect to pick one up in a dealership any time soon.
For now, the electric conversions of the popular LandCruiser and HiLux four-wheel-drives are mostly for the mining industry, and won’t be available for public usage.