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Automotive Industry Insights podcast: Take a ride in the Supra!

Join Mandy Turner, Josh Dowling, and Mike Costello live from Wakefield Raceway. Josh chats about the Tesla Model S and Porsche Taycan battling it out at the Nurburgring, the Toyota LandCruiser celebrating its 10-millionth worldwide sale, and the update coming for the Nissan Patrol. Mike reviews the 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300e PHEV, and Paul Maric takes the 2020 Toyota Supra around Wakefield Park Raceway...

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...

NHTSA called for Tesla to drop 'misleading' safety claims

The US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has warned Tesla about making 'misleading' safety claims about its cars. UPDATE, 09/08/2019: Tesla has issued a statement regarding the NHTSA's cease-and-desist. It's been added to our story...

CarAdvice podcast 164: 2019 Tesla Model 3 review!

Join Mandy Turner, Paul Maric, and Mike Costello this week. In car news, a petrol-powered 2020 Audi Q7 could be coming to Australia, the 2020 Porsche 911 Carrera has been revealed, Britain’s car industry has given its Prime Minister a warning about leaving the European Union, and Tesla has added Netflix and YouTube to its infotainment...

Tesla Model 3, Audi A6 score five-star ANCAP ratings

UPDATE, August 2019: It's finally here! Click here to read and watch our first full Australian drive of the new Tesla Model 3. Audi and Tesla have scored top marks in the latest round of ANCAP crash testing, with the A6 and Model 3 achieving five-star ratings...

Tesla Model 3 AWD Long Range joins Australian line-up

UPDATE, August 2019: It's finally here! Click here to read and watch our first full Australian drive of the new Tesla Model 3. Alex Misoyannis • The Tesla Model 3 AWD Long Range model currently offered overseas will form part of the Tesla Australia Model 3 spread, the company has confirmed...

Euro NCAP: Model 3, Scala, B-Class get 5-star ratings

Euro NCAP has released its latest round of crash results including a range of new models, including the Tesla Model 3, Skoda Scala, Mercedes-Benz B-Class, Kia Ceed, and DS 3 Crossback. The Model 3 impressed with a perfect score in the frontal offset test, and its Safety Assist performance – where it scored 94 per cent, the best yet under Euro NCAP’s most recent protocol...

Tesla Model 3: Long Range rear-drive culled overseas

Tesla has continued to shuffle its Model 3 range around the world, with American reports suggesting production of the rear-wheel drive Long Range variant has been abruptly halted. According to Inside EVs, customers with a Long Range rear-driver on order were emailed this week and informed production has been "immediately halted"...

Why I bought an EV (Hint: not to save the world)

UPDATE, August 2019: It's finally here! Click here to read and watch our first full Australian drive of the new Tesla Model 3. Soy lattes, a vegan lifestyle, reusable shopping bags and car companies forced to kill the beautiful whine of a supercharged V8 in the hunt for lowering emissions. These are things I honestly couldn't care less for...

Tesla Model 3 orders open in Australia, here in August

UPDATE, August 2019: It's finally here! Click here to read and watch our first full Australian drive of the new Tesla Model 3. Tesla fans, the wait is over. As of right now you're able to configure and order a Model 3 for delivery in Australia, more than three years after reservations opened...

Tesla adds factory Model 3 tow hitch option in Europe

Tesla has launched a tow hitch add-on for its Model 3 in Europe, allowing owners to haul 910kg with their all-electric sedans. The feature can't be retrofitted to the car, meaning only new Model 3 owners will be able to get their electric vehicles set to tow by the factory. There are, of course, aftermarket options in the USA already...