Industry

Australian vehicle sales for May 2018 (VFACTS)

Jun 05, 2018

The national new vehicle sales figures have been released, in the form of the May 2018 VFACTS report. Overall sales are up 2.1 per cent in the first five months of the year compared with...

FCA to confine Chrysler brand to US market only – report

May 31, 2018

One of Detroit’s most hallowed brands may be headed to the grave, at least everywhere in the world but the US, if intel leading up to Fiat Chrysler Automobiles’s June 1 investor meeting is to...

Suzuki Swift global sales hit 6 million milestone

May 14, 2018

Suzuki has cause to celebrate, racking up over six million cumulative worldwide sales of its beloved Swift B-segment small car. The lovable little terrier is sold across 158 countries with the new-age version taking on...

Australian vehicle sales for April 2018 (VFACTS)

May 03, 2018

National vehicle sales figures have been released thanks to the April 2018 VFACTS report, with the numbers showing a 3.3 per cent jump in overall sales for the first four months of the year compared...

Ford Australia slammed with $10 million fine over PowerShift complaints

Apr 26, 2018

Ford Australia is in strife over its PowerShift dual-clutch automatic transmission and the way it handled complaints, resulting in one of the biggest fines under the Australian Consumer Law ever handed down. Ford is being...

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...

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