Industry

2017 Ford Mustang sales; best-selling sports car in the world, again

Apr 21, 2018

The Ford Mustang has been crowned the best-selling sports car in the world for a third year in a row, with 125,809 examples sold in 2017. According to data compiled by IHS Markit, more Mustangs...

Holden sales drop to 10th spot in March, Commodore to blame

Apr 06, 2018

Holden sales have been slowly dipping in recent months since the closure of Australian manufacturing. In the month of March the iconic brand dropped to 10th spot overall, which is an all-new low for the...

Australian vehicle sales for March 2018 (VFACTS)

Apr 06, 2018

The 2018 March VFACTS figures for new vehicle registrations in Australia have been released, with local buyers snapping up 4.4 per cent more vehicles in the first three months of this year compared with the...

2018 World Car of the Year award winners announced

Apr 05, 2018

The 2018 World Car of the Year award winners have been announced, with some surprise winners in various categories this year shaking up the market. Taking home the overall World Car of the Year award,...

BMW reports record global sales during 2017, profits up 10.2%

Mar 12, 2018

BMW has reported its yearly efforts for 2017, taking home a pre-tax profit of over 10 billion euros for the first time. And this is despite an additional one billion euros being fed into research...

2018 World Car of the Year top 3 finalists announced

Mar 08, 2018

The top three finalists for the 2018 World Car of the Year have been announced at the Geneva motor show, confirming a number of interesting contenders in the running for the top prize. Judges, consisting...

2018 Geneva Motor Show highlights – mega gallery

Mar 07, 2018

The 2018 Geneva Motor Show is now underway in Switzerland, drawing in all of the biggest and smallest car manufacturers to show off their latest and greatest concepts and new models. This year, like previous...

Nissan X-Trail was best-selling SUV in the world in 2017

Mar 06, 2018

According to the latest sales stats from JATO, the Nissan X-Trail was the best-selling new SUV in the world during 2017. It topped almost one million sales. The stats say Nissan sold some 814,496 examples...

Australian vehicle sales for February 2018 (VFACTS)

Mar 05, 2018

The 2018 February VFACTS figures for new vehicle registrations in Australia have been handed out, with the market experiencing a 6.1 per cent increase in sales for the first two months of the year compared...

Lexus tops another customer study, Land Rover most improved

Feb 22, 2018

Land Rover has come out a big improver in the annual Roy Morgan Customer Satisfaction Awards for 2017, moving up into fourth place. It was the most improved out of the top 10 automotive brands....

BMW 3 Series production ends at South Africa plant

Feb 22, 2018

Production of the BMW 3 Series has ended at BMW’s Rosslyn plant in Pretoria, South Africa, after 35 years of 3 Series production at the facility. The plant will soon concentrate on producing the latest...

Volvo reports 7.0% increase in sales for 2017, profits up 27.7%

Feb 08, 2018

Volvo Cars has reported its 2017 sales figures and revenue, with global sales up 7.0 per cent compared with 2016 figures. The drive has been largely thanks to demand in China. Volvo sold 571,577 vehicles...

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