Here is where you'll find content on some of our most searched-for and most extensively covered topics, from EVs to upcoming cars, Australian motoring infrastructure, and much more. This page will continue to grow with more new topics in the months ahead.
2024 Skoda Kodiaq, Superb interiors revealed
More screens, including 'smart dials', for the closely-related all-new Skoda Kodiaq and Superb due in 2024
2023 Nissan Qashqai review: Full range detailed
The third-generation Qashqai comes with a turbocharged petrol engine, spacious interior and class-leading cabin technology.
2024 Toyota BZ4x electric SUV delayed to next year
Toyota’s first all-electric vehicle in Australia has been pushed back to early 2024, but stronger supply at launch is promised
2025 Nissan Leaf replacement to be ‘mini-Ariya’ small SUV
It probably won't look like the hatch we've presented in this story, but at least we know a new Leaf is coming
“Range Rover-like” 2025 Nissan Patrol to scrap V8
The redesigned ‘Y63’ Nissan Patrol off-roader will reportedly feature a 316kW twin-turbo petrol V6
2024 Porsche Cayenne pricing and features: Turbo E-Hybrid becomes most powerful Cayenne yet
Following several teasers and leaks, Porsche has detailed the new Cayenne for Australia
2024 Kia EV5 revealed as Sportage-sized electric SUV
The Kia EV5 mid-size electric SUV has debuted in China ahead of its launch in “select global markets” in 2024
2024 Mercedes-Benz EQA and EQB facelifted: More range, more logos
Mercedes’s entry-level electric SUV siblings have been given a freshen-up with minor improvements
2024 Mercedes-Benz EQS SUV pricing and features
Mercedes-Benz’s flagship electric SUV arrives in September from below $200,000
Why did Mercedes-Benz Australia introduce the agency model?
German car maker's controversial decision to switch was not met well, to say the least, but what was the rationale behind it?
These Are Australia's Top 10 Best-Selling Cars in 2023
It's no surprise that Australians love the Toyota HiLux and Ford Ranger, but rising EV demand and supply constraints write an interesting tale for the nation's top 10 best-selling cars
Australia's most popular electric cars in 2023
Australians have purchased more electric vehicles than ever before in 2023. Here's how every EV is tracking in Australia...
VFACTS July 2023: New monthly record sees Ford Ranger stomp to victory
New cars were delivered in record numbers for July – all led by the Ford Ranger
VFACTS June 2023: HiLux holds strong, Model Y EV outsells Ranger
Electric vehicles are climbing to new heights in Australia and beating hybrids, while the Tesla Model Y surpasses the Ford Ranger in a shock defeat
VFACTs June 2023: Ranger edges ahead of HiLux on 4x4 sales charts
Ranger remains on top despite steady HiLux sales
VFACTs May 2023: Hilux leads the way
Surging supply bolsters strong numbers across the board, but Toyota's Hilux jumps out in front
VFACTS May 2023: Utes take top 3 spots, SUVs fuel record registrations
Small, medium and large SUVs account for almost half of a record month in new car registrations
EOFY Car Sales in Australia 2023: Deals from Mazda, Mitsubishi & more
Your complete guide to End of Financial Year car deals available in Australia in 2023, from drive-away deals to deposit contributions
Polestar wants lower emissions, not beat Tesla in sales figures
The Sino-Swedish EV maker isn’t set on beating Tesla at its own game
2024 BYD Seal review: first international drive
The next car in the Build Your Dreams empire is the sporty Seal sedan with the Tesla Model 3 firmly in its sights
2024 Tesla Model 3 refresh: Everything we know so far
Here’s the definitive guide on what to expect for the rumoured 2024 Tesla Model 3 update
2024 Hyundai Ioniq 5 N pricing confirmed!
Customers will have 12 hours to snaffle up the first batch of Hyundai’s high-performance EV, with orders opening on September 15
2024 Jeep Compass hybrids confirmed for Australia
Jeep has confirmed that a hybrid version of its medium SUV will hit Oz next year
Can I drive an electric car on my P-plates?
In the world of automotive freedom, the journey from a learner to a fully-fledged driver is one paved with lessons, experiences, and yes, restrictions.
2024 Lucid Air Grand Touring review
America’s largely unheralded EV darling packs in extra-long EV range and strong, sensible performance in a stylish visage… at a price.
Tesla significantly expands Superchargers to all EVs in Australia, but...
All EVs can now access more Tesla Superchargers in Australia – if you’re willing to pay
Toyota wants an electric 4x4 HiLux with 800km driving range
Right now, Toyota recognises that hybrid is the right solution for lifestyle HiLux customers. Solid-state batteries could change things, though
Lexus RZ F coming? Sport Concept bound for Monterey
Lexus will take a hotted-up version of its new RZ electric SUV to the Monterey car show in California – could it be a hint of a new F-badged halo model?
2024 MG Cyberster revealed, $100k price likely for Australia
MG's sportscar flagship is shaping up for Oz – and it'll be wearing a six-figure price tag
2024 GWM Ute facelift revealed, local timing unclear
Facelifted GWM Ute with redesigned interior and updated safety suite unveiled at Shanghai auto show
2023 Shanghai motor show: The 5 most important reveals
Shanghai has quickly become one of the most important venues for brands to reveal their new cars, and the 2023 show has proved its biggest yet
Honda debuts three EV concepts… for China only 🤦
The Japanese carmaker has shown off a trio of stylish electric SUV concepts, but don’t expect them to land in Australia
2024 Hyundai i30 Sedan N facelift revealed, expected here later this year
Hyundai's hottest four-door, the i30 Sedan N, has received an early mid-life facelift
BMW unveils 2024 i7 M70 at Auto Shanghai
The i7 M70 is BMW’s most powerful sedan ever – and it’s coming to Oz
2024 Polestar 4 electric SUV revealed, confirmed for Australia
Polestar has unveiled its “fastest production car to date”, the Polestar 4 large coupe SUV
2024 Subaru Crosstrek Wilderness revealed, no news for Australian arrival
Subaru unveils off-road oriented Crosstrek at the New York International Motor Show
400km in 10 minutes? New fast-charging EV batteries due in 2024
The world’s largest EV battery supplier has announced a new LFP battery. Is this the closest ‘official’ hint of an imminent Model 3 update launch to date?
Dud Google Maps directions leave woman stranded in the desert
Police urge drivers to use caution when using navigation directions in remote locations
How a Tesla write-off from the US landed in Ukraine – with the previous owner still logged in
In a lesson of vehicle data privacy, an American journalists’ former Tesla started using his online accounts – from nearly 8000 kilometres overseas and almost a year later
Why aren’t people learning to drive a manual car?
Manual cars are almost dead. So, this might be your last chance to enjoy them.
LS engine family part 1: Gen III + Gen IV
The LS engine has been in production for over a quarter-century, and there are literally dozens of variants to play with. Here's the skinny on the whole bunch!
Mini is slapping a smartwatch on the dash of its new Cooper, and I'm into it
BMW's 'budget' brand, Mini, is doubling down on the iconic round display with a fully frisbee'd screen and graphics that look like they've come straight from my Samsung Galaxy Watch.
Eco-friendly Google Maps routes have dramatically cut vehicle pollution
Google claims its Maps eco-friendly route suggestions have saved more than a million tonnes of vehicle CO2 emissions in a year
Race safety: How to prepare your car before you head to the track
Arby provides some pointers for readying your race car for a tech inspection
MG: future 600kW EVs will recharge in ‘10 minutes’
Half-solid-state batteries coming next year; SAIC confirms its working on a battery even cheaper than LFP
Catch cans explained: Do you really need one?
Thanks to emissions regulations, modern turbo-diesel engines can eventually choke on their own exhaust fumes, unless you fit a quality catch can
TJM-accessorised Triton shows Mitsubishi is watching Ford and ARB
At the Triton-only motor show in Bangkok, Mitsubishi hinted at a closer relationship with TJM
VW Australia reveals range of accessories for its new Amarok
Australians like to customise their utes, and Volkswagen is readying its gear to help them out.
Mazda introduces new BT-50 accessory packs
BT-50 SP and Thunder now upgradeable with new accessory packs, and retrospective fitment is available
2023 Ford Ranger roof racks
Installing a roof rack is an easy way to increase the Ranger's cargo capacity
2023 Ford Ranger dual-battery systems
Optimise power supply and improve off-road capability with a state-of-the-art dual-battery system
2023 Ford Ranger suspension lift kits
A popular upgrade for enthusiasts looking to lift ground clearance and improve performance
2023 Ford Ranger rock sliders and side steps
A practical accessory to improve functionality, safety and appearance
Recall roundup: Mercedes-Benz, BMW & Ram
New recalls issued for the Mercedes-Benz X-Class and E-Class, BMW X1 and Ram 1500
Recall roundup: Kia, Mercedes-Benz, Ram, Nissan, BMW, Jaguar, Polestar, Citroen
Multiple recalls issued for the latest Mercedes-Benz C-Class, Ram 2500/3500 and BMW iX1, amongst faults for Kia, other Mercedes, Nissan, Jaguar, Polestar and Citroen vehicles
MG Australia boss claims five-star ANCAP requirements are "so high it’s ridiculous"
MG Australia has defended the lack of a full safety suite in most-affordable vehicles
2024 MG 4 electric hatch receives five-star ANCAP safety rating
The budget-friendly Chinese electric hatch has been awarded the full 2022 ANCAP safety rating, despite some weaknesses
Recall roundup: Mazda 3 & CX-3, Nissan, Range Rover, Jeep, Mercedes-Benz & McLaren
More than 175,000 Mazda 3 and CX-3 vehicles recalled due to a potential rear-view camera fault, and new notices have been issued for certain Nissan, Range Rover, Jeep, Mercedes-Benz and McLaren models
‘Is a 3-star ANCAP rating OK?’ Mitsubishi boss considers Kei cars for Oz
Where do consumers draw the line – will Aussies accept a three-star Kei car?
2023 Chery Omoda 5 small SUV scores 5-star ANCAP safety rating
China’s Chery Omoda 5 small SUV has top safety marks from ANCAP after the brand’s previous vehicles from a decade ago received poor scores under less-stringent testing
Reverse cameras, sensors to be mandated in Australia from 2025
Rear-view cameras and reverse sensors will become compulsory for all newly-introduced cars – including some commercial vehicles – from November 2025 ahead of wider mandate
Recall roundup: Ford, Lexus, Mercedes-Benz, Volvo & Porsche
Almost 19,000 Ford Mustangs recalled due to a potential rear-view camera fault, and new notices have been issued for certain Ford Escape, Lexus, Mercedes-Benz, Volvo and Porsche vehicles
Toyota tells customers "there is no need to pay over the odds"
Toyota customers should not accept dealer mark-ups when buying a brand-new vehicle, says exec
Skoda's semiconductor shortage stops: Blind-spot and rear cross-traffic alerts return
Every new Skoda sold in Australia from later this year will again be fitted with blind-spot and rear cross-traffic alerts as standard, joining other tech updates
Sunroof-less 2023 Hyundai Tucson opened to new buyers with reduced wait time
Hyundai is offering a non-sunroof Tucson Highlander special as supply issues continue to bite – but it is only available for a limited time
2023 Toyota C-HR sold out, order holders pointed to all-new model
Toyota has halted orders of its current C-HR small SUV, with the next-gen version more than six months away from local showrooms
Nissan Ariya electric SUV still no closer to Australia, could arrive next year
The all-electric Nissan Ariya will arrive in Australia no earlier than 2024, with global demand and no local regulation still to blame
2023 GWM Tank 300 petrol on sale in Australia, hybrid delayed
A more-affordable petrol-only GWM Tank 300 has been announced, with deliveries to commence before the hybrid variants
2023 Honda Civic Type R wait times cut by ‘up to nine months’
Honda’s Aussie arm has managed to secure an extra 500 examples of the Civic Type R
2023 Kia Sportage GT-Line orders temporarily paused due to chip shortage
Kia Australia has temporarily paused orders for the flagship Sportage due to several component shortages
Toyota Wait Times In 2023: How long are Toyota’s delivery delays?
Your model-by-model guide to estimated wait times on a new Toyota in 2023
Which electric cars are exempt from the Luxury Car Tax?
The contentious LCT continues to shadow Australian new car buyers, but which EV models can avoid it?
Tesla V4 Superchargers expand to the UK, open to all EV types
Tesla’s new V4 Superchargers are rolling out to better suit non-Tesla EV models
Anti-pothole recycled roads to roll out in Victoria
Recycled materials will be paved in Victorian asphalt roads to help address waste, improve durability and save taxpayer’s money
Public EV charging satisfaction declining in the US
Unsurprisingly, a new study has found EV owners are dissatisfied with public charging stations – supporting the need to (ideally) plug in at home
Carmakers partner for new North American EV charging network, Australia still left out
Seven major automakers have teamed up to establish a North American EV charging network similar to Europe’s Ionity, but Australia is still left behind
How much does it cost to charge an electric car?
A key selling point for making the EV switch is that they’re simply cheaper to run. We break down charging costs in this guide
How long does it take to charge an electric car?
It’s a common question that can be complex to answer. Find out in this handy guide
EV charging etiquette tips: Dos and don’ts
What’s right and wrong when it comes to public EV charging and queueing? Here’s your definitive charging etiquette guide
NSW begins co-funding kerbside EV chargers
The NSW Government has started a co-funding initiative to encourage more streetside EV charging stations
One of a kind: Unique Aussie muscle car ready for auction
A rare breed hatch with a ripping backstory!
Vale Reeves Callaway, King of Corvettes
Callaway's 410km/h Sledgehammer Corvette smashed records in 1988
Rare Holden Torana GTR XU-1 racer auction
One awesome survivor XU-1 with heaps of documentation!
Shannons 2023 Autumn Online Auction highlights
There’s plenty of hot stuff up for grabs at the Shannons 2023 Autumn Online Classic Car Auction, with bidding nearly done
Plymouth 'Cuda Rapid Transit System show car sold for US$2.2M
Famed Plymouth show car sells for an eye-watering US$2,200,000 at auction
Grays auction watch: HK GTS Monaro, big-block Mach 1 Mustang, race-ready Ferrari and more
There’s a nice spread of cool metal going under the hammer this week
Auction action: R34 GT-R, Aventador, Daimler SP250 & Chev Corvair
The auction world is full of surprises, with big numbers and the odd bargain. Here are some of the highlights
2024 Mercedes-AMG E63: 520kW plug-in hybrid spied!
We’ve spied the plug-in hybrid AMG E63 S head of its 2024 release
2024 Mitsubishi Triton imagined and spied testing; set for July debut
The sixth-generation Mitsubishi Triton will share its platform with the Nissan Navara
2024 BMW i5 previewed – and now leaked!
As the all-electric BMW i5 nears production, the brand has been rolling out teasers – but, too late, it's surfaced on social media.
Tesla Model 2 imagined with Roadster, New Model 3 styling
With the facelifted 2024 Model 3 now out in the open, this could be the closest look yet the anticipated Model 2
2024 Tesla Model 3 facelift leaked
The mysterious project ‘Highland’ Model 3 update will gain a host of minor tweaks to keep it fresh and cost-competitive – and now a new photo might offer our first look at its styling
Polestar 4 previewed, Shanghai motor show debut confirmed
The Polestar 4 electric coupe-styled SUV will make its global debut at the Shanghai motor show on April 18
2024 Kia EV9 electric SUV: Australia confirmed, EV9 GT due in 2025
Kia's huge EV9 electric SUV has been officially unveiled in Korea ahead of its Australian launch, set for later this year
2023 Kia EV9 confirmed for Australia, expected H2 arrival
Kia Australia quietly confirms EV9 for Australia; pricing, features (and what it looks like) still to come
2023 Kia EV9 electric SUV spy photos
The upper-large electric SUV has been snapped in Germany with less camouflage than before.