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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)...

2019 Citroen C3 Aircross pricing and specs

Citroen Australia has priced and specified the 2019 C3 Aircross of our market, set to take on the likes of the Hyundai Kona and Mazda CX-3. Priced from $32,990 plus on-road costs, the C3 Aircross is available in just one trim level, with a fairly comprehensive level of standard equipment...

Euro NCAP: Evoque scores five stars, C5 Aircross gets four

The latest scores from Euro NCAP crash testing have been revealed, with the new-generation Range Rover Evoque wearing a five-star rating, while the Citroen C5 Aircross only managed four stars in its standard form. Starting with the Rangie, the British SUV scored an impressive 94% for adult occupant protection, while the child occupant, vulnerable road user and safety assist scores were 87%, 72% and 73% respectively...

PSA open to a Jaguar Land Rover takeover - report

Peugeot Citroen has confirmed it's considering a merger with (or acquisition of) struggling Jaguar Land Rover, provided the British marques wouldn't prove too much of a distraction. Speaking with Autocar India, PSA Group boss Carlos Tavares said the company is "considering all opportunities" when it comes to takeovers and mergers...

Five fun, niche cars under $30k

For most people a car is a tool, an appliance intended for a logical purpose. Sure, they want cool tech, luxury features and a nice mix of ride comfort and zip, but it’s usually the more sensible elements like running costs, resale value, warranty, fuel economy, infotainment, space and safety that get them over the line...

Fiat Chrysler turned down Peugeot's merger offer - report

The PSA Group reportedly approached Fiat Chrysler (FCA) about a merger as early as this year's Detroit motor show in January, only to be rebuffed by the American-Italian company. Sources have told The Wall Street Journal the offer was rejected by FCA, and talks about a possible combination have not recommenced...

Peugeot family ready to back further acquisitions

The PSA Group, which currently owns the Peugeot, Citroen, DS, Opel and Vauxhall brands, is open to acquiring a few more marques for its portfolio, and it has the backing of one of its biggest shareholders. At the recent Geneva motor show, Carlos Tavares, CEO of the PSA Group, said he would "love to [have discussions] with people who are looking for deals"...

Fiat Chrysler 'very open' to mergers, partnerships, joint ventures

Fiat Chrysler CEO Mike Manley has confirmed the carmaker is "very open" to working with other manufacturers in essentially any form, as he looks for "any deal that would make Fiat stronger". Speaking with Automotive News at the Geneva motor show, he confirmed he's "very open" to working with other car makers in any way, shape or form, and is amenable to "any deal that would make Fiat stronger"...

Citroen teases concept for Geneva

Citroen is prepping two concept cars to celebrate its centenary in 2019, one of which looks likely to debut at the Geneva motor show next month. Speaking in a video posted on YouTube, Citroen CEO Linda Jackson said: "2019 is a perfect time to announce new mobility solutions", confirming both concepts will be on show at the VivaTechnology Exhibition in Paris this May...

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...