Kia confirms seven new electric vehicles by 2027, outlines long-term brand strategy | CarAdvice

The brand teased a backlit image that appears to show a range of SUVs, sedans, people movers and buses, alongside a Renault Twizy-sized autonomous pod. Kia has confirmed it will launch seven new dedicated electric vehicles (EVs) by 2027, as part of a new long-term brand strategy angled towards sustainability. Continue Reading

CES 2021: GM teases Cadillac Celestiq electric sedan, BrightDrop electric van brand announced | CarAdvice

US automotive giant details electric vehicle onslaught during the virtual CES event. General Motors has teased a number of its upcoming electric vehicles (EVs) during the virtual 2021 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), including the flagship Cadillac Celestiq sedan and what appears to be an SUV inspired by the mid-engined Chevrolet Continue Reading

Chrysler brand could be axed as Stellantis merger officially approved – report | CarAdvice

American brand in line to be culled, as newly-formed Stellantis conglomerate looks to cut struggling brands and balance its books. Chrysler showrooms could soon close their doors for the final time, as the merger between Fiat Chrysler Group (FCA) and Peugeot Group, dubbed Stellantis, looks to cut costs and streamline Continue Reading

Start-up brand Elation previews Freedom hypercar | CarAdvice

It claims it will be the first brand to hand-make a ‘luxury, electric hypercar’ in America. American-based start-up Elation has previewed its Freedom hypercar. According to its website, Elation was founded by South American pair Carlos Satulovsky, and Mauro Saravia. The duo met in their native country of Argentina in Continue Reading

Kia boss to electrify brand with relaunch – report | CarAdvice

In his first interview with Western media, Kia’s boss has revealed the company will be relaunching with a focus on EVs. Kia CEO Ho-Sung Song is preparing to relaunch the company as it begins rolling out a range of electrified cars. In an interview with Automotive News, Mr Song revealed Continue Reading

2021 BMW M4 Competition x Kith: Special edition with lifestyle brand | CarAdvice

Just weeks after launching the M4, BMW has already collaborated with New York clothing brand Kith. The 2021 BMW M4 was only recently revealed, but a special edition has already been announced. The German car company has collaborated with New York lifestyle brand Kith to create the BMW M4 Competition Continue Reading

Nine announces brand relaunch for DRIVE | CarAdvice

New platform, new features and a whole new look for Drive.com.au in 2021 Nine has announced it will relaunch the Drive brand as part of a major strategic product rollout over the coming months, positioning Drive as the dominant consumer brand for its significant digital automotive offering. The new brand Continue Reading

2021 Maserati MC20 officially unveiled: Mid-engined supercar to revive brand | CarAdvice

Maserati’s new MC20 has butterfly doors and a mid-mounted twin-turbo V6, while fully-electric version is also on the way. The 2021 Maserati MC20 supercar has been launched overnight, marking the beginning of a new chapter for the Italian sports luxury car maker. The two-seated Maserati features a mid-mounted 463kW/730Nm 3.0-litre Continue Reading

2021 Qoros 7 SUV ‘starts a new journey’ for the Chinese brand | CarAdvice

It’s been a while between releases for the company, but the Qoros 7 points to a revitalised range. The new Qoros 7 has been unveiled in China, signalling the start of a new line-up for the car manufacturer. Qoros started life as a Chinese-Israeli brand, conceived with the notion of Continue Reading

Chinese brand Nio has a clever plan to make its electric cars cheaper | CarAdvice

Through leasing and swapping batteries as needed, consumers could save the equivalent of over $14,000 on their car’s purchase price. Chinese electric car maker Nio has a plan to make electric cars more affordable by allowing consumers to purchase its vehicles without a battery, adding the ability to swap in Continue Reading