Industry

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...

Australian vehicle sales for January 2018 (VFACTS)

Feb 05, 2018

The first month of the year is over already, and it seems it has been no better time to buy a new car. According to VFACTS figures, handed out today, January 2018 was a record...

Toyota partners with Hydrogen Mobility Australia as founding member

Feb 02, 2018

Toyota Australia has announced it is the founding member of a new national body called Hydrogen Mobility Australia, which aims to assist in the development and infrastructure for a clean, renewable energy future. The body...

Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi becomes top-selling carmaker in 2017

Jan 31, 2018

Toyota has lost its long-term spot as the most popular car manufacturer around the world for the second year running. It sold 10.2 million vehicles during 2017, which was actually the third best of any...

Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Audi report record global sales in 2017

Jan 16, 2018

Mercedes-Benz has reported the highest annual sales figure for 2017 out of the three top German brands, however, all three brands including BMW and Audi posted all-time high annual figures and set personal records. Mercedes...

Porsche posts another record year for sales, 2017 up 4% on 2016

Jan 12, 2018

Porsche had another record year for sales in 2017, following its record-setting years in 2016 and 2015. A big boost in sales came from the introduction of the new Panamera, which, in 2016 as the...

Australian vehicle sales for December 2017 (VFACTS) – best of the year

Jan 04, 2018

Yes, it’s that time of the year again. It comes around quick, doesn’t it? The national VFACTS figures for new vehicle registrations for December 2017 have been released, exposing the best-selling cars and car brands...

Top 10 best-selling cars in Australia during 2017

Jan 04, 2018

The national VFACTS figures for new vehicle registrations during December 2017 have been revealed, confirming the best-selling vehicles for the entire year. For our usual big report on the monthly figures see the full report...

Maserati demand slowing, causes extended production stops – report

Dec 21, 2017

Maserati is extending production halts over the holiday period amid slumping demand, union sources have said. Factories in Grugliasco and Mirafiori, in Italy, will be closed until mid-January. It’s understood Maserati sales have been on...

Lexus tops J.D. Power Australian Customer Service Index survey

Dec 18, 2017

According to the results of the 2017 J.D. Power Australian Customer Service Index survey, Lexus has come out on top against popular rival luxury brands from Germany. This is the second year in a row...

Former Volkswagen exec Oliver Schmidt sentenced to 7 years prison

Dec 07, 2017

Former Volkswagen executive Oliver Schmidt has been sentenced to seven years in prison in the US after he pleaded guilty to two felony charges of conspiracy to defraud the United States, and violating the Clean...

Australian vehicle sales for November 2017 (VFACTS)

Dec 05, 2017

It’s down to the pointy end of the year and now we can start to assume the best sellers for 2017 with the release of the Australian VFACTS figures for new vehicle registrations during November...

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