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CarAdvice podcast 149: LIVE from the MG stand at the Sydney Royal Easter Show!

Mandy Turner and Tony Crawford are live from the MG stand at the Sydney Royal Easter Show! In car news, Australia's 'cheap' fuel will remain unchanged until 2027, the 2020 Nissan 370Z, GT-R and GT-R Nismo 50th Anniversary editions will be coming to Australia, the Goodyear Eagle Supersport is headed Down Under, and the 2020 BMW M135i xDrive has been leaked...

2019 Citroen C3 pricing and specs: AEB now standard

Citroen Australia has confirmed MY19 upgrades for its C3 hatchback, bringing a much-needed equipment enhancement to make it more competitive against key rivals. For the 2019 model year, the C3 hatchback picks up active safety technologies previously unavailable to local models, including low-speed autonomous emergency braking (up to 30km/h)...

Citroen Origins: Limited-edition models unveiled

Citroen has revealed a set of limited-run Origins edition cars, designed to celebrate 100 years since its foundation. Based on the C1, C3, C3 Aircross, C-Elysee, C4 SpaceTourer and C4 Cactus, the cars have been treated to a raft of cosmetic upgrades. To start with, there are three exterior colours on offer: White, Grey, and Black...

Citroen: 'We lost our way'

The boss of French manufacturer, Citroen, admits the company had lost its way in the past trying to produce mainstream cars that did little in differentiating themselves in the heavily competitive market but is now in a process of rebuilding...

Citroen C3 JCC+ revealed

Citroen has revealed the limited-edition C3 JCC+ ahead of its public debut at the Paris motor show next month. Just 99 examples of this eye-catching special edition will be built, boasting a unique exterior specification designed in collaboration with French designer Jean-Charles de Castelbajac...

Citroen C3 takes 'Speed Dating' to a new level - video

Citroen is well known for thinking outside the box, but that's normally for its weird and wacky designs – think the C3 light hatch and C4 Cactus crossover. However, the French brand is trying its hands at speed dating, sponsoring British TV show First Dates and having Citroen rally driver, Craig Breen, take couples on an experience they won't forget in the back of a C3...

Citroen joins Takata recall

Citroen Australia has recalled vehicles across several model lines as part of the Takata airbag campaign, including the old-generation C3, C4, DS3, DS4 and DS5. As with all Takata-related notices, the affected airbag inflators can feature propellant that degrades over time due to humidity and high temperatures...

Citroen C3 Aircross Rip Curl revealed, not for Oz - UPDATE

  UPDATE, 9/7/2018: Citroen's local division has ruled out the C3 Rip Curl for our market. See bottom of article for details. Citroen has revealed the C3 Aircross Rip Curl, the latest product of the French manufacturer's ongoing collaboration with the Australian surfing and sportswear brand...

Citroen C3: $23,990 drive-away deal announced

Citroen's local division has announced a new drive-away deal for the recently-launched C3 hatchback, which is now available from $23,990 drive-away. Normally listed at $23,490 before on-road costs, the new deal undercuts the previous $26,990 drive-away deal by $3000 – though unlike the outgoing promotion, it doesn't include metallic paint...

Alfa Romeo Stelvio gets five-star ANCAP rating

ANCAP has released its latest set of safety ratings this week, with the Alfa Romeo Stelvio scoring top marks, while the Citroen C3 scored a disappointing four stars. Based on tests conducted by sister agency, Euro NCAP, the Stelvio scored an impressive 97 per cent for adult occupant protection – just shy of the related Giulia sedan's record 98 per cent score...

CarAdvice podcast 94: On location at our ute megatest!

We're on location this week from the Melbourne 4x4 Training and Proving Ground for our ute mega test with Mandy Turner, CEO Andrew Beecher, Mike Costello, Curt Dupriez and Kez Casey. In car news, the Volkswagen Golf GTE has been ruled out for Australia, the Subaru Forester has been teased, and Lexus says autonomous cars are dangerous in cities...