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Small Turbo Engines Could Be Replaced By Larger Units In Pursuit Of Lower Emissions

WED, 19 OCT, 2016

Large four-cylinder engines, small V8s and turbocharged three-cylinder donks - all have been trialled over the years as carmakers seek the ultimate...

Toyota And Suzuki Join Forces With New R&D Partnership

MON, 17 OCT, 2016

Toyota and Suzuki have announced an R&D partnership focusing on environmental, safety and IT technology.

Ford Innovations Bring ‘Fresh Water’ Thinking

FRI, 23 SEP, 2016

The world’s major automakers rely on innovative thinking to lead to new inventions and to drive development, and Ford is no exception.

Volkswagen Turns To Tata For ‘Economy Car’ Project

WED, 3 AUG, 2016

Reports out of India hint at a collaborative agreement between Volkswagen and Indian industrial giant Tata, working together on a new low-cost vehi...

Hyundai Reveals 194kW And 375Nm Figures For i30 N Hot Hatch In New Teaser Video

WED, 25 MAY, 2016

Hyundai’s high-performance N division moves another step closer to production reality with the news that the sub-brand is preparing three car...

Ford’s Lara Proving Ground Turns 50; Now Key To Ford Australia’s $2billion R&D Investment

WED, 9 DEC, 2015

Ford Australia’s 930 hectare You Yangs Proving Ground, is having a birthday, it turns 50 this week.  To celebrate the occasion, Ford ...

Patent Rendering Mystery-Coupe Is A BMW - But Not For Showroom Duty

MON, 16 NOV, 2015

After being leaked from China’s patent office just a few weeks ago, this mysteriously styled two-door caused an instant swell of speculation.

Mercedes-Benz Ute "Very Capable, Very Dynamic" but no AMG Version Coming

FRI, 25 SEP, 2015

A Mercedes-developed four wheel drive system, a mix of Benz and Nissan engines, and everything from a workhorse through to a top-spec model are on ...

Apple Adds Ex-Tesla Engineer To Its Automated Car Team

MON, 24 AUG, 2015

A LinkedIn posting reveals that Apple has poached one of Tesla’s vehicle engineers, likely to become a member of the tech giant’s Proje...

Jaguar F-Pace SUV Pushed To The Limit In Extreme Weather Testing

THU, 30 JUL, 2015

Jaguar has released images and details of its new F-Pace SUV undergoing testing in some of the most gruelling climates on earth.



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