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Toyota adds another 5.8 million vehicles to Takata airbag recall

Oct 27, 2016

Toyota has announced a global recall of an additional 5.8 million vehicles fitted with Takata airbags, bringing the total number impacted up to 23.1 million since the scandal broke. Toyota made the announcement yesterday that even...


Tesla posts quarterly profit, second in history as public company

Oct 27, 2016

Californian EV-manufacturer Tesla Motors has posted its first quarterly profit in over three years, with Elon Musk saying his company will post another profit in the next quarter. Tesla reported a record number of deliveries and...


Video: Vaughn Gittin Jr does massive drift at Catalunya circuit

Oct 27, 2016

Vaughn Gittin Jr drifting around Catalunya is the only video you need to see today, or even this week. Ford Performance has released the video, showingf Vaughn Gittin Jr piloting his high-performance Mustang RTR Spec 5-D...


2018 BMW X3 spotted again at Nurburgring, pushed hard (video)

Oct 26, 2016

BMW has been spotted once again testing the upcoming X3, codenamed G01, around the Nurburgring. And this session it looks like it is being pushed very hard indeed. The current X3 has been around now since...


Mazda tweaks MX-5 Speedster & RF for upcoming SEMA

Oct 26, 2016

Two special Mazda MX-5s will be shown at November’s SEMA show in Las Vegas; a sleek, lightweight Speedster Evolution and a sleek matte-black ‘Kuro’ variation of the clever hardtop MX-5 RF. With contrasting white and grey...

2017 Mercedes-AMG E 63 S

2017 Mercedes-AMG E 63 revealed, S packs 450kW

Oct 26, 2016

The hardest hitting version of the W213 E-Class has been revealed in the form of the Mercedes-AMG E 63 and E 63 S. Gunning for large executive sedan supremacy, the E 63 and E 63 S...


Volkswagen backbuy plan settled, record US$14.7 billion

Oct 26, 2016

After a marathon five-month trial in the US District Court, Volkswagen’s $14 billion proposed buyback for half a million of its vehicles has been officially approved. The verdict was handed down by Judge Charles R. Breyer...


Tesla rates poorly in Consumer Reports reliability survey

Oct 26, 2016

Tesla has scored extremely poorly in terms of reliability in the latest survey published by Consumer Reports. The 2016 Annual Auto Reliability Survey was taken out by Lexus, with Toyota, Buick, Audi and Kia in the...

Mercedes-Benz X-Class concept

Mercedes-Benz pickup concept revealed, will become X-Class

Oct 26, 2016

As promised, Mercedes-Benz has previewed two concept variants of its upcoming X-Class ute, to showcase both the aesthetic and off-road potential of the new luxury pickup. The X-Class “stylish explorer” and X-Class “powerful adventurer” are two...


2018 Holden Commodore: 230kW V6 AWD confirmed, 9spd auto

Oct 26, 2016

Holden has released some details of the next-gen, 2018 Commodore, including some specs and images of prototypes. The 2018 Commodore will, as suspected, be based on the Opel Insignia and the GM ‘E2’ global platform. Holden...


Ford planning hotted-up Focus & Fiesta hatches for SEMA

Oct 25, 2016

The Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show in Las Vegas is one of the most celebrated events on the petrolhead calendar, with manufacturers and aftermarket specialists alike flocking to the event to show their extreme wares....


2017 Hyundai Grandeur / Azera previews new flagship sedan

Oct 25, 2016

Hyundai’s next-generation Grandeur (also called Azera in some markets) has been previewed with detailed renderings by the company, showing bold and confident proportions as well as Genesis-inspired details. The 2017 Grandeur/Azera will be the company’s largest...