Industry

2019 World Car of the Year finalists announced

Feb 07, 2019

The 2019 World Car of the Year finalists have been announced, as judges narrow down on the best cars of the year before the final crowns are handed out during the New York auto show...

Australian vehicle sales for January 2019 (VFACTS)

Feb 05, 2019

It’s the start of a brand new year and everyone is settling back into the rhythm and routine. Are people buying cars? The Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries has just released the national VFACTS figures...

Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi best-selling carmaker in 2018

Jan 31, 2019

The three-brand alliance managed to sell 10.76 million vehicles in 2018, which is more than any other car manufacturer or auto group in the passenger vehicle sector. This is the second year running the group...

Porsche sets another annual sales record, 2018 figures up 4%

Jan 11, 2019

Porsche set a new record for annual sales in 2018, exceeding 250,000 units for the first time in the company’s history. The record came thanks to strong growth of Panamera and 911. The iconic German...

Volvo sets record global sales in 2018, up 12.4%

Jan 07, 2019

Following a stellar year of sales around the world, Volvo Cars set a new global sales record in 2018. It broke the 600,000-unit milestone for the first time in the company’s history. Volvo Cars sold...

Australian vehicle sales for December 2018 (VFACTS) – best of the year

Jan 07, 2019

The New Year is well and truly under way, which means it’s time to look back at 2018 to see what vehicles and what brands were the most popular for the year. National VFACTS figures...

Volkswagen sells thousands of illegal vehicles, issues recall – report

Dec 13, 2018

Volkswagen is in strife again for taking part in illegal activity. This time it seems the company may have sold up to around 17,000 pre-production vehicles to customers which were not approved by authorities for...

Renault-Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn indicted, misstating pay

Dec 11, 2018

Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn has been indicted for financial misconduct in Japan, following an arrest last month. Ghosn was accused of under-reporting his salary and using the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance to plan unlawful financial gain. Ghosn,...

Volvo sets global annual sales record already, before December

Dec 05, 2018

Volvo Cars has reported a new record for global sales, selling 582,096 vehicles during the January through November period. This is up 13.5 per cent on the efforts achieved in the same period last year....

Australian vehicle sales for November 2018 (VFACTS)

Dec 05, 2018

The November 2018 VFACTS report is out, revealing the best-selling new vehicles in Australia. It’s coming down to crunch time, with firm predictions now possible on what vehicles will be the best-sellers of the year....

Porsche tops US 2018 J.D. Power Sales Satisfaction Index

Nov 15, 2018

Porsche has topped the US 2018 J.D. Power Sales Satisfaction Index study for luxury car brands, jumping three spots from last year. MINI came out on top for the mass market car brands. This is...

Australian vehicle sales for October 2018 (VFACTS)

Nov 06, 2018

The October 2018 VFACTS report covering new vehicle registrations in Australia is out, and we can start to piece together what cars are likely to be the best-sellers in their respective segments for the year....