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CarAdvice podcast: Celebrating our 150th episode at Zagame Autobody!

To celebrate our 150th episode, Mandy Turner, Paul Maric, and James Wong broadcast from Zagame Autobody (check out the photos below) in Tullamarine, Victoria. In car news, the 2020 Lexus LM and the Nissan Slyphy have been unveiled, Tesla has revealed the full self-driving computer described by Elon Musk as 'the best chip in the world', and Great Wall is preparing a 500Nm diesel engine for its new ute...

Japanese Government intervened in Nissan-Renault merger plans - report

Carlos Ghosn's push to make the relationship between Nissan and Renault stronger was undermined by Nissan executives and the Japanese Government, according to emails leaked to Bloomberg.  The emails reveal the Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry was concerned merger plans would disproportionately benefit Renault and its largest shareholder, the French state...

Nissan Sylphy: Pulsar-class sedan unveiled, won't be coming to Australia

The new Nissan Sylphy was unveiled at the 2019 Shanghai motor show. While it will likely be sold in many markets throughout the world, Australia isn't on the list. As with the latest Versa, the new Sylphy has a more modern and appealing design than the outgoing model...

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...

2020 Nissan GT-R Nismo and GT-R 50th Anniversary revealed

Alex Misoyannis • At this week's New York motor show, Nissan has given its monstrously powerful GT-R a small update for the 2020 model year, including a revised Nismo range-topper and a new 50th Anniversary special edition. 2020 GT-R Nismo The flagship GT-R has received a number of aerodynamic and handling tweaks to further improve its performance...

2020 Nissan 370Z unveiled with 50th Anniversary Edition, Australia confirmed

Alex Misoyannis • At the New York motor show, Nissan has unveiled a limited-edition 370Z to mark the 50th anniversary of the brand’s iconic Z sports car. There's no additional power on offer, though: the extent of the changes to the 370Z 50th Anniversary Edition over the standard model are a number of visual changes, both inside and out...

2020 Nissan Versa unveiled, not for Australia

The Nissan Versa has been revealed at the Tortuga Music Festival ahead the 2019 New York motor show. At the very least, the new Versa is a huge aesthetic improvement over the previous model, which was sold as the Almera in Australia. The new model's design successfully avoids making the car's boot look like an afterthought...

Nissan expands Navara production to South Africa

Nissan has announced it will commence production of the Navara at its South African factory from 2020. Joining the current NP200 and NP300 (an old-gen Navara sold in developing markets) at the Rosslyn site,  the new Navara will add an annual output of 30,000 units to the facility's existing 35,000 volume...

CarAdvice podcast 148: Osher Gunsberg and his love for EVs

This week you are joined by Mandy Turner, Mike Costello, and James Wong. In car news, the Ford Fiesta ST and Focus Active have been delayed, Carlos Ghosn says his arrest was part of a 'conspiracy', the Kia Stinger has joined the NT Police fleet, and the 2020 Mercedes-AMG CLA35 has been revealed...

Carlos Ghosn says his arrest was part of a 'conspiracy'

Overnight, Carlos Ghosn, the former CEO and chairman of Renault and Nissan, published a seven-and-a-half-minute video stating his innocence, and claiming he was arrested as part of a "conspiracy". The video was recorded prior to Ghosn's re-arrest last week, when he was out on bail...

Carlos Ghosn removed as Nissan director

Both Carlos Ghosn, former Nissan chairman and CEO, and Greg Kelly have been removed from the company's board of directors after a shareholder vote. Ghosn and Kelly were arrested in mid-November 2018 not long after they touched down in Japan for business meetings. Ghosn has been charged for under-reporting his pay, and misusing company funds and expense accounts...