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Uber Autonomous Cars Need Frequent Driver Help

Autonomous Cars Used By Uber Need Frequent Human Help

Documents obtained by Recode show Uber’s fleet of autonomous cars in various North American locations (mostly in P...

Mar 22, 2017 (4 days ago)
Coupes And Convertibles On The Chopping Block As ‘Benz And BMW Slash Models

Coupes And Convertibles On The Chopping Block As ‘Benz And BMW Slash Models

America’s Car And Driver is reporting the penchant for premium automotive brands to add niche models may be on the...

Mar 21, 2017 (5 days ago)
Tesla Kicks Model S 60 Into Touch

Tesla Model S 60 Heading For The Back Door

For the second time, Tesla is giving the boot to the Model S 60 - its $114,100 (plus on-road costs) entry-level mod...

Mar 21, 2017 (5 days ago)
Bitter-Sweet For Hyundai In ANCAP Tests – Only 4 Stars For i20 Sold In New Zealand But 5 Stars For Ioniq – 5 Stars Too For Audi A5 And Volvo S90

ANCAP - 4 Stars For New Zealand i20 But 5 Stars For Ioniq | 5 Stars For Audi A5 And Volvo S90

Good news and bad news for Hyundai in New Zealand after the latest round of ANCAP barrier testing with the all-new Ioniq...

Mar 21, 2017 (5 days ago)
Jaguar Working On First In-House GT Race Car In 50 Years

Jaguar Working On First In-House GT Race Car In 50 Years

Jaguar has begun work on turning its F-Type coupe into a racer. According to a report in British racing publication&n...

Mar 20, 2017 (6 days ago)
2017 Volkswagen Passat 206TSI R-Line Review - Performance Sedan Is A Quality All-Rounder

2017 Volkswagen Passat 206TSI R-Line Review - Performance Sedan Is A Quality All-Rounder

In more ways than one the Volkswagen Passat 206 TSI R-Line represents the future of large performance sedans once Austra...

Mar 20, 2017 (6 days ago)
Lotus Reveal Lightest Elise Since Original

Lotus Reveal Lightest Elise Since Original

Lotus has returned to its roots and "added lightness" to its latest Elise roadster. The boutique Briti...

Mar 20, 2017 (6 days ago)
LDV Bringing New Ute To Australia

LDV Bringing New Ute To Australia

Chinese brand LDV has provided initial details of its T60 range ahead of its local arrival later this year. While it ...

Mar 20, 2017 (6 days ago)
2017 Kia Sorento GT Line | A New Range-Topping Model For Kia’s Competent Large Seven-Seat SUV

2017 Kia Sorento GT Line | A New Range-Topping Model For Kia’s Competent Large Seven-Seat SUV

Kia has boosted the lineup of its Sorento seven-seat SUV with the addition of a new range-topping GT-Line model. Pr...

Mar 18, 2017 (8 days ago)
Hyundai i30 N Undergoes Final Testing On The Edge Of The Arctic - Video

Hyundai N | i30 Hot Hatch Undergoes Final Testing On The Edge Of The Arctic - Video

Hyundai’s performance ‘N’ program is in full swing, with the first model undergoing testing in the win...

Mar 17, 2017 (8 days ago)
Recalls - Volvo S90 | V90 Cross Country | XC90 | Mercedes-Benz E-Class And Range Rover Evoque

Recalls - Volvo S90 | V90 Cross Country | XC90 | Mercedes-Benz E-Class And Range Rover Evoque

Volvo has issued a recall in Australia this week for a trio of 2017 models, due to a potential problem with the curtain ...

Mar 17, 2017 (9 days ago)
Change Of Ownership Won’t Stop Opel’s Future EV and Flagship SUV Plans

Change Of Ownership Won’t Stop Opel’s Future EV and Flagship SUV Plans

Notwithstanding its sale to the French PSA Group, German brand Opel is pressing-on with plans for more electric cars and...

Mar 17, 2017 (9 days ago)
Renault Under Fire On Exhaust Emissions Cheating

Renault Under Fire On Exhaust Emissions Cheating

Renault has denied reports it has been involved in a exhaust emission cheating scandal similar to the one that cost Volk...

Mar 17, 2017 (9 days ago)
2018 Volkswagen Polo Set For Frankfurt Motor Show Reveal

2018 Volkswagen Polo Set For Frankfurt Motor Show Reveal

Reports have emerged suggesting that the all-new 2018 Volkswagen Polo will make its public debut at the Frankfurt M...

Mar 17, 2017 (9 days ago)
Updated 2017 Jeep Grand Grand Cherokee | Price And Features For Australia

Updated 2017 Jeep Grand Grand Cherokee | Price And Features For Australia

Jeep has given its large Grand Cherokee SUV a tweak for the 2017 model year, adjusting the line-up slightly, revising st...

Mar 17, 2017 (9 days ago)
Audi Forecast: Three New SUVs By 2019, Three Electric Cars By 2020

Audi Forecast: Three New SUVs By 2019, Three Electric Cars By 2020

Audi has three new SUVs - the Q4, Q6 and Q8 - plus three new electric cars in the pipeline as its new model onslaught un...

Mar 16, 2017 (10 days ago)
A Small Car War - Holden Astra R v Subaru Impreza 2.0-L Comparison Test

A Small Car War - Holden Astra R v Subaru Impreza 2.0-L Comparison Test

This is a comparison test between the Holden Astra R and Subaru Impreza 2.0i-L. While that much might be obvious, more i...

Mar 16, 2017 (10 days ago)
2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Overseas Preview Drive | Style-Led Sophistication in Typical Mercedes-Benz Coupe Fashion

2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Overseas Preview Drive | Style-Led Sophistication in Typical Mercedes-Benz Coupe Fashion

As the second-last model of the Mercedes-Benz E-Class range, the E-Class coupe fits in alongside the coming convertible ...

Mar 16, 2017 (10 days ago)
2017 Holden Barina LT Review - Hatch Falls Further Behind Its Rivals

2017 Holden Barina LT Review - Hatch Falls Further Behind Its Rivals

It was time to face up to the fact that the Holden Barina has not been a light hatch hit, but now for 2017 the five-door...

Mar 16, 2017 (10 days ago)
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2017 Abarth 124 Spider Review | Badge Engineered, Or Brilliantly Inspired? You May Be Surprised

For those unfamiliar with the Abarth 124 Spider, here’s a quick overview: Based on the chassis of the Mazda MX-5, ...

Mar 16, 2017 (10 days ago)