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Recalls: Volkswagen Polo, Holden YG Cruze, LDV Vans

Recalls: Volkswagen Polo, Holden YG Cruze, LDV Vans

Volkswagen has recalled its Polo light car over a potential problem with the 1.2 litre four-cylinder petrol engine....

May 6, 2015 (9 months ago)
Electronic Stability Control Clocks Up 20 Years

Electronic Stability Control Clocks Up 20 Years

It’s not often we celebrate the anniversary of automotive inventions - cup holders or fluffy dice for example - bu...

May 5, 2015 (9 months ago)
Melbourne: Two-wheeled Power To Get First-Class CBD Treatment In New Plan

Melbourne: Powered Two-wheelers To Get First-Class CBD Treatment In New Plan

Melbourne City Council is keen to promote the use of motorcycles and scooters around the city’s CBD, according to ...

May 1, 2015 (9 months ago)
Recalls: Holden Volt & Colorado, Citroen C4 Picasso, Peugeot 308 & More

Recalls: Holden Volt & Colorado, Citroen C4 Picasso, Peugeot 308 & More

Holden has recalled its Volt range-extended electric vehicle, built between May 2012 and March 2013, due to a potential ...

Apr 30, 2015 (9 months ago)
Dash Cams: Victoria Police Warn Against ‘Vigilante’ Online Shaming

Dash Cams: Victoria Police Urge Calm Over ‘Vigilante’ Behaviour

Police have warned against the use of dashboard-mounted cameras for ‘vigilante’ behaviour, as the technical ...

Apr 29, 2015 (10 months ago)
EU: Emergency Call Tech In All New Cars By 2018

EU: Emergency Call Tech In All New Cars By 2018

The European Union has introduced new rules stating all new cars sold within its boundaries will require an emergency ca...

Apr 29, 2015 (10 months ago)
Self-Driving Cars Still A Decade Away: Ghosn

Self-Driving Cars Still A Decade Away: Ghosn

Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn has had another crack at predicting when the self-driven car will be available to the pu...

Apr 25, 2015 (10 months ago)
Euro NCAP: 5 Stars For Suzuki Vitara, 4 Stars For 500X And Mazda2

Euro NCAP: 5 Stars For Suzuki Vitara, 4 Stars For 500X And Mazda2

European safety tests see 5 stars for Suzuki's new Vitara, while the newly arrived Mazda2 and incoming 500X fall ...

Apr 23, 2015 (10 months ago)
US Safety Body NHTSA Calls For Safety Efficiency Overhaul, Better Recalls

US Safety Body NHTSA Calls For Safety Efficiency Overhaul, Better Recalls

America's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is calling on automakers to invest greater foc...

Apr 14, 2015 (10 months ago)
New Kia Carnival: 4-Star Shock - ANCAP Warns Against Pre-empting Test Results

Safety: New Carnival Gets 4 Stars, ANCAP Hits back at Speculation

Kia’s new Carnival has been awarded the less-than-ideal 4-Star ANCAP safety rating the company had been anticipati...

Mar 31, 2015 (10 months ago)
Ford Intelligent Speed Limiter Aims To End Speeding Fines: Video

Ford Intelligent Speed Limiter Aims To End Speeding Fines: Video

Ford has devised a way to rid society of the dreaded speeding fine, through a new system now available in its S-Max peop...

Mar 28, 2015 (11 months ago)
GM Previews New Malibu’s ‘Teen Driver Safety’ System: Video

GM Previews New Malibu’s ‘Teen Driver Safety’ System: Video

GM will soon launch its own take on in-car nanny, rivalling Ford’s MyKey tech with the upcoming Teen Safety system...

Mar 23, 2015 (11 months ago)
ANCAP: 5 Safety Stars For New Mondeo, Lexus NX, Prius V

ANCAP: 5 Safety Stars For New Mondeo, Lexus NX, Prius V

A new round of crash safety testing with the Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) has seen top scores handed ...

Mar 18, 2015 (11 months ago)
Minimum Safety Standards Must Be Adopted Worldwide: Global NCAP

Minimum Safety Standards Must Be Adopted Worldwide: Global NCAP

The Global New Car Assessment Programme, made up of member bodies like the local ANCAP, has called for agreement on...

Mar 11, 2015 (11 months ago)
Peugeot 508, 3008 And 2008 Get Safety Upgrades For Australian Market

Peugeot 508, 3008 And 2008 Get Safety Upgrades For Australian Market

Peugeot has boosted the appeal of three of its models on the Australian market, announcing that each will receive new st...

Mar 4, 2015 (11 months ago)
2015 Kia Carnival: About That 'Missing' ANCAP Safety Star...

2015 Kia Carnival: About That 'Missing' ANCAP Safety Star...

Kia’s all-new 2015 Carnival people-mover will achieve 'only' a 4-Star rating when it faces Austr...

Feb 24, 2015 (12 months ago)
ANCAP: 5 Safety Stars For New Sonata, 4 For Suzuki’s Delayed Celerio

ANCAP: 5 Safety Stars For New Sonata, 4 For Suzuki’s Delayed Celerio

A new round of Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) safety analysis this week has seen Hyundai’s new So...

Feb 5, 2015 (1 year ago)
ANCAP: 5 Stars For Honda Jazz Through New ASEAN NCAP Data Sharing

ANCAP: 5 Stars For Honda Jazz Through New ASEAN NCAP Data Sharing

The Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) has handed down a 5-Star safety score for the all-new Honda Jazz thi...

Jan 28, 2015 (1 year ago)
Jaguar Land Rover Developing Bike Collison Warning System

Jaguar Land Rover Developing Bike Collison Warning System

Jaguar Land Rover is developing a system aimed at warning drivers when cyclists or motorcyclists are close to the vehicl...

Jan 21, 2015 (1 year ago)
Hyundai Augmented Reality Windscreen Demonstrated At CES: Video

Hyundai Augmented Reality Windscreen Demonstrated At CES: Video

Hyundai has displayed its new ‘augmented reality’ windscreen at the Consumer Electronics Show, demonstrating...

Jan 20, 2015 (1 year ago)
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