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2021 Mercedes-AMG GLB 35 4Matic here in August

Mercedes-Benz Australia has confirmed its GLB 35 4Matic – the AMG-tuned version of the new seven-seat GLB SUV – will arrive in Australian showrooms this August. Mercedes-Benz Australia's communications manager Ryan Lewis confirmed the timing of the model during the local premiere of the brand’s new GLB...

2021 Mercedes-Benz GLB price and specs - UPDATE

UPDATE: The 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLB is now on sale in Australia. Read our review here. May 20, 2020: Mercedes-Benz has announced price and equipment lists for the new GLB seven-seat small SUV ahead of its Australian showroom arrival next month. The Mercedes-Benz GLB will be available in three model grades, beginning at $59,900 plus on-road costs for the GLB 200 and $73,900 plus on-road costs for the GLB 250 4Matic...

Automotive Industry Insights podcast: Mazda Australia boss, Vinesh Bhindi

This week on the podcast are Mandy Turner, Mike Costello, and Scott Collie. We catch up with Josh Dowling to discuss some of the biggest news of the week, including everything Tesla Cybertruck, and Mazda's planned guaranteed buyback deals. Also, in BMW news, the company is buying back Takata-affected cars, has a new waterproof key card, and its owners be getting Android Auto and Apple CarPlay for free...

Car News Daily podcast: Your daily download

Plenty has happened in the world of car news over the last 24 hours. If you haven't had time to read all the news on CarAdvice.com, catch up on your way home with Car News Daily, as Mandy Turner reads each news story word-for-word. Today's download: 2019 Holden Trailblazer and Colorado Storm revealed 2020 Volkswagen ID...

Euro NCAP: CX-30, Explorer, GLB get five-star ratings

Independent crash-testing firm, Euro NCAP, has released its latest round of safety ratings, with the new Mazda CX-30, Ford Explorer, and Mercedes-Benz GLB all achieving five-star results. The star of the show was the Mazda CX-30, which recorded a near-perfect 99 per cent score for Adult Occupant Protection, giving it the highest score for this category against Euro NCAP's 2018-19 protocol...

2020 Mercedes-AMG GLB35 4Matic revealed

Mercedes-AMG's latest compact performance car has broken cover, complete with seven seats. The new GLB35 will be arriving in Australia in the second quarter of 2019, ready to take on... well, we're not exactly sure. By now, the AMG 35 formula is pretty clear. It's been applied to the A-Class hatchback and sedan, and the CLA, and it'll eventually be applied to the as-yet unreleased GLA, too...

2020 Mercedes-AMG GLB35 hits the 'Ring

The upcoming Mercedes-AMG GLB35 has been spied during performance testing at the famed Nurburgring circuit in Germany, just days after the standard version was revealed to the public. Despite the heavy camouflage and some false body cladding, we have a pretty good idea of what the GLB35 will look like – take the boxy dimensions of the standard GLB and put an AMG bodykit and wheels on, basically...

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLB revealed

UPDATE: The 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLB is now on sale in Australia. Read our review here. Mercedes-Benz has finally revealed its long-teased GLB, an upright seven-seat compact SUV that’ll slot in between the GLA and GLC in the range — albeit not until the third quarter of 2020, once right-hand drive production warms up...

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLB teased

The Mercedes-Benz GLB has been previewed with a shadowy teaser image on the company's Twitter account, ahead of a full reveal likely slated for later this year. In a tweet (bottom), the German marque posted the above photo accompanied by the caption: "The new Mercedes-Benz GLB: intelligent like a smartphone and as practical as a multitool!"...

Mercedes-Benz to launch EQB, EQE next decade

Mercedes-Benz is pushing forward with its electrification onslaught, with EQB and EQE models due to arrive in 2021 and 2022 respectively – according to a new report. The UK's Autocar cites company insiders claiming the pair will follow the EQC, EQA, EQS and EQV to market, bolstering the company's all-electric EQ-branded line-up...

2020 Mercedes-AMG GLB45 spied

It hasn't even been revealed in production form as yet, but the Mercedes-Benz GLB looks like it's going to get a hi-po AMG 45 version, if this recently spied prototype is anything to go by. First previewed in near-production concept form at the Shanghai motor show last month, the GLB will slot between the next GLA and the larger GLC in Benz's crossover line-up, and like its stablemates it will get an AMG-fettled variant boasting quite a lot of power...