Ford adds automatic for 2017 Transit, more efficient engine

Apr 20, 2017

The Ford Transit is one of the world’s most popular vans and now a raft of changes for 2017 ensure it keeps that mantle. Headlining those is the availability of automatic transmission and a new...

Elon Musk confirms Tesla truck debut in September

Apr 14, 2017

Tesla has announced its first-ever electric truck will be unveiled in just a few months’ time. Elon Musk, Tesla’s CEO, announced the move via his Twitter account, tweeting: “Tesla Semi truck unveil set for September....

Toyota reveals first new Coaster bus since 1993

Dec 30, 2016

This isn’t exactly performance car news, but we know some of you out there love seeing fresh metal, especially when it replaces something over 24 years old. The ubiquitous Toyota Coaster bus is the darling...

2018 Toyota HiAce to adopt bonnet design for first time

Dec 29, 2016

Some of the more astute (read; obsessive) car nerds may have noticed the current fifth-gen Toyota HiAce van has been on sale since 2004, and it is the only cab-forward van offered by a mainstream...

Real Nikola One hydrogen truck revealed with 746kW

Dec 05, 2016

The hydrogen and electric Nikola One freight truck has been formally revealed in production trim with an advanced fuel cell and battery system. The manufacturer claims a range of 1287-1931km, using a combination of lithium-ion...

Toyota finalises its first hydrogen fuel cell bus, sales start early-2017

Oct 24, 2016

Toyota has announced its plans to release a hydrogen-powered bus which can double as an emergency power resource from early next year. As Japan prepares for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic games, Toyota said it plans...

Electric Mercedes-Benz Sprinter option coming in 2018 – report

Aug 04, 2016

In what seems like another knee-jerk reaction by Mercedes-Benz, the company is set to follow Tesla’s lead with the introduction of an all-electric cargo van with the next-gen model. Mercedes-Benz has previously announced it will...

Mercedes-Benz reveals fully electric Urban eTruck

Jul 28, 2016

Just days after Elon Musk announced plans to revolutionise the trucking world with ‘Master Plan Part Deux’, Mercedes-Benz has rolled out a tangible rival to the electric truck game: the Urban eTruck. Capable of hauling...

2017 Volkswagen Crafter previewed, gets latest design language

Jul 06, 2016

Volkswagen has released CGI teasers for the forthcoming all-new Crafter. The Crafter is the largest commercial vehicle in the company’s lineup, and the last model to be brought into line with the Wolfsburg icon’s current...

2016 Hyundai iMax & iLoad Series II now on sale in Australia

Feb 15, 2016

Hyundai has unveiled its Series II update for the iMax and iLoad, complete with a new look and generous amount of equipment. The Series II iMax and iLoad now come standard with a 7.0-inch touch-screen...

Top 10 best-selling utes in Australia during 2015

Jan 06, 2016

An absolute bumper year for the pickup/utility segment, where almost every participant received an overhaul or facelift. This translated to a market share which held steady rather than the massive growth, like one might have...

Mercedes-Benz ute to be proper premium vehicle, most expensive in class

Jul 28, 2015

Following confirmation earlier this year that Mercedes-Benz will be competing in the lucrative and expanding dual-cab ute segment, the company has shed more light on the upcoming vehicle. The company has indicated it will be...

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