2021 Ford Focus ST price and specs: Hot hatch gains tech, loses equipment | CarAdvice

Ford’s front-drive hot hatch gains 12.3-inch digital gauges and expanded adaptive cruise control, but loses heated seats, B&O sound system and blind-spot monitoring. 2021 Ford Focus ST updated Heated seats, premium sound system, blind-spot monitoring and more dropped New digital instrument cluster added, plus adaptive cruise control for manual models Continue Reading

2021 Ford Ranger caught on camera in new spy photos – report | CarAdvice

The next-generation of Ford’s popular ute has been spied testing in the US. One of North America’s biggest motoring websites has published what are believed to be the first spy photos of a 2021 Ford Ranger test mule. Images published on the website Motor1.com show the Ranger dual-cab ute with Continue Reading

2021 Volkswagen T-Cross long-term review: Urban living | CarAdvice

Urban running is where the Volkswagen T-Cross is most at home. In this long-term update, James does the shopping. Pros and Cons Pros Compact size and high-riding format offer excellent liveability Good-sized boot is ample for regular use Comfortable and easy to live with Cons DSG hesitation can be frustrating Continue Reading

2022 Nio ET7 revealed for China with 1000km electric range | CarAdvice

Chinese EV brand unveils electric sedan with Tesla-beating 1000km claimed range, 480kW dual-motor powertrain and sleek looks. The 2022 Nio ET7 electric sedan has been unveiled in China. Revealed during the Chinese electric vehicle start-up’s Nio Day event, the ET7 will go on sale in China in the first quarter Continue Reading

2021 Jaguar F-Type R-Dynamic P380 review | CarAdvice

After much delay, the facelifted F-Type has arrived to play. What’s new? Pros and Cons Pros Welcomed interior improvements New chassis components Styling is now better, if you can believe it Cons Some cost options are laughable Adaptive dampers lack breadth Sits oddly between a Porsche Cayman, and a Lexus Continue Reading

Google exec replaces Cyril Abiteboul as Alpine boss | CarAdvice

Big moves at Alpine, as Cyril Abiteboul walks away from the Renault sports car sub-brand. Months after taking over as temporary CEO at Alpine, Cyril Abiteboul has been replaced by former Google executive Laurent Rossi. Abiteboul also announced his sudden departure from the Alpine Formula One Team – formerly the Continue Reading

Toyota to pay back $18 million in JobKeeper subsidies – report | CarAdvice

With an unexpectedly strong sales result for 2020, Toyota has announced it will hand back millions of dollars in JobKeeper payments. Toyota has announced it will return more than $18 million in JobKeeper payments it received throughout 2020. The Herald Sun reports the decision was made following a strong sales Continue Reading

How the SUV came to reign supreme Down Under | CarAdvice

In 2010 passenger cars outsold SUVs two-to-one, however the succeeding decade saw this ratio completely inverted. So why have Australia consumers made the switch? SUVs outsold passenger cars by approximately 204 per cent throughout 2020, according to the most recent figures from the Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries (FCAI). Over Continue Reading

The slow and steady decline of the Toyota Prius in Australia | CarAdvice

Once the patron saint of the hybrids, Toyota’s trailblazer has since fallen out of favour. In a year where hybrid cars surged to all-time highs, the original hybrid – the Toyota Prius – sold only 95 units. That’s despite hybrids becoming increasingly hot property for Australian buyers in recent months. Continue Reading