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Jaguar I-PACE fully electric SUV hits the streets for first time

Mar 16, 2017

Jaguar is gearing up to launch its all-new and first-ever production electric vehicle, called the I-PACE, and is even at the stage of getting working concepts up and running on the streets of London. The...

Volkswagen T-Roc previewed as upcoming compact SUV?

Mar 15, 2017

Plenty of tidbits about upcoming models were provided at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show, where carmakers slip in clues about future models in either videos or cryptic PR statements from executives. Similar to Volvo potentially...

Hyundai i30 N hot hatch development hits the snow (video)

Mar 15, 2017

Hyundai’s highly-anticipated i30 N hot hatch is getting closer to production, with development now onto extreme winter testing in Sweden. The new i30 N will launch in Europe in the second half of this year....

Infiniti hires former BMW Design chief Karim Habib

Mar 15, 2017

Infiniti has poached former BMW design boss Karim Habib to lead Infiniti Design at the company’s technical centre in Atsugi, Japan. Habib is credited for coming up with the latest BMW X1 and the X2...

First 2017 Mazda CX-5 models touch down in Australia

Mar 15, 2017

The 2017 Mazda CX-5 has officially landed in Australia, literally, with the first examples reaching local shores before its market launch very soon. Mazda shipped over 50 examples of the new model for launch activities,...

BMW X2 prototypes spotted testing along side X1 (video)

Mar 15, 2017

BMW has been spotted testing what is believed to be the makings of the production version of the X2 concept SUV, out in extreme winter conditions in northern Europe. The prototypes might look very similar...

Tesla opens first store in Adelaide, plans to expand Supercharger network in SA

Mar 15, 2017

Tesla has set up its first shop in Adelaide, which is a pop-up-style store located in Rundle Mall. It has been set up following the South Australian Government’s initiatives in renewable energy. Earlier this week...

BMW & Intel to fast-track autonomous car with Mobileye acquisition

Mar 15, 2017

BMW’s forthcoming autonomous model, tentatively called the iNext, just received a booster shot in the arm thanks to development partner Intel’s acquisition of Israeli driverless car company Mobileye. BMW had formerly promised the new vehicle...

Porsche Mission E to be offered in a range of power levels – report

Mar 15, 2017

The Porsche range is about to get a lot more populated thanks to the Mission E and its many available variants that will reportedly join the showroom. According to Autocar, the brand’s first EV will...

Mercedes-AMG Project One to feature F1 engine that lasts 50,000km

Mar 15, 2017

According to a report, Mercedes-AMG’s ‘Project One’ hypercar will feature a Formula One-derived powertrain with around 750kW, an 11,000rpm redline and it will be good for just 50,000km before needing a rebuild. That’s a fraction...

Nio EVE concept envisioned as autonomous vehicle for 2020

Mar 14, 2017

Say Nǐ hǎo to EVE, a new autonomous electric vehicle proposal with hopes of making production. EVE is powered by an AI system called NOMI, which can monitor occupants and provide entertainment projected onto windows...

Mazda expands production capacity for 2017 CX-5

Mar 14, 2017

Mazda’s success in the small and medium SUV field is well documented, with its CX-3 and CX-5 both regularly enjoying strong standings in our monthly VFACTS coverage. The CX-5 is Australia’s most popular SUV in...

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