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So, which car brands are growing in Australia?

As you can read in much more detail here, overall new vehicle sales fell nearly 8 per cent in Australia year to their lowest level since 2011. Just one of the top 10 car makers managed to grow its sales - that would be Kia - and some fell away by double digits. Moreover, almost every segment (passenger, SUV and commercial) went backwards...

Underrated cars that deserve greater success

There are hundreds of cars out there to choose from, so it’s hardly a shock that many laudable ones don’t sell nearly as well as they deserve to. Based on 2019’s industry sales figures, here are some of the standouts. They may not necessarily be the very best in class, but they do deserve more sales...

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...

2020 Ssangyong Korando pricing and specs

There was a time when a then-fledgling Hyundai and Kia had some of the lowest prices, longest feature lists and most generous warranties in the business. Now, they’ve got some cutthroat competition from a crosstown competitor – Ssangyong. The Korean-built Ssangyong Korando range is now available with petrol power and an entry price $6,000 lower than the initial diesel-powered Launch Edition models...

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...

Ssangyong Korando EV to offer 420km range - report

Ssangyong has revealed details about its first pure-electric vehicle, the Korando E100 mid-sized SUV, ahead of its reveal in the first half of 2021. Power in the EV crossover will come from a motor making 140kW to deliver "best in class" acceleration, according to a new report in Auto Express. It's mated with a 61...

Car News Daily: 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...

Ssangyong Korando: Petrol engine coming in November

Ssangyong will add a petrol option to its critical Korando SUV line-up in November, following a diesel-only initial launch in Australia. Pricing for the crossover, which is slightly smaller than the Kia Sportage, kicks off at $32,990 drive-away and runs to $39,990 drive-away. But the 'Launch Edition' is only available with a 1...

Korando, 3 Series, S60/V60 get 5-star ANCAP ratings

ANCAP has released its latest round of safety ratings, including five-star scores for the new BMW 3 Series, SsangYong Korando, and Volvo S60/V60. The independent crash-testing firm was quick to highlight the all-new Korando's results, given it's the first time SsangYong has achieved a five-star safety rating...

2019 Ssangyong Korando Launch Edition pricing and specs

Ssangyong has announced pricing and specifications for its all-important Korando SUV, which is now available in two 'Launch Edition' trims. The arrival of the new Korando will play a large role in determining whether Ssangyong will succeed in the long term. July was the company's initial goal for launch, but that's (obviously) been pushed back...

Car News Daily: 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...