All-electric Volkswagen Kombi will be brand’s first autonomous vehicle | CarAdvice

The bus – also known as the ID. Buzz – is slated for launch in 2022. The upcoming all-electric Volkswagen Kombi rebirth – also known as the ID. Buzz – will reportedly feature fully-autonomous driving functions, in a first for the German manufacturing giant. An official statement, released over the Continue Reading

Tesla, Jaguar, Alfa Romeo, Land Rover among the least reliable brands – J.D. Power report | CarAdvice

The data analysis firm’s annual vehicle dependability survey found owners of Lexus, Porsche, and Kia cars reported fewer faults than other brands. Lexus has regained the top-spot in the annual J.D. Power vehicle dependability survey, while Land Rover has found itself at the bottom of the list for the second Continue Reading

These were the most trusted car brands in Australia in 2020 | CarAdvice

Trust in the automotive sector fell across the board during the COVID pandemic, but two brands improved their standing. Only two car brands were able to raise their trust ratings amongst Australian consumers during the COVID pandemic, according to data from a recent Roy Morgan investigation into brand trust in Continue Reading

VFACTS 2020: Chinese brands MG, LDV, Great Wall, Haval post big gains  | CarAdvice

Last year Australians bought more cars made in China than any other time in our motoring history. Amid an overall market slump Australians bought a record number of Chinese cars for the second year in a row in 2020, according to official figures released today by the Federal Chamber of Continue Reading

Chinese brands MG, LDV, Haval and Great Wall post record sales | CarAdvice

MG leads Australia’s four key Chinese marques with 75 per cent sales increases, VFACTS data confirms. Australians are buying more cars made in China in 2020 than any other time in our automotive history. Official sales figures compiled by the Federal Chamber of Automotive Industry (FCAI) show Chinese brands LDV, Continue Reading

US study names the car brands with the best reliability in 2020 | CarAdvice

While some manufacturers dropped their rankings from last year, others surged up the list and into the top five. An annual survey ranking the most reliable car brands in the United States has crowned Mazda as the manufacturer with the best record in 2020. Every year, Consumer Reports – an Continue Reading

Holden closure: ‘Weak’ franchise laws could see other brands leave Australia, dealer group warns | CarAdvice

The shutdown of Holden in Australia has prompted warnings other brands could easily do the same, potentially leaving customers high and dry. With Holden only five weeks away from closing its doors in Australia – and after 31 months in a row of new-car sales decline – a Senate Inquiry Continue Reading

These are the world’s 15 most valuable car brands | CarAdvice

However, only one car brand actually managed to record an improvement in its valuation for 2020. The world’s most valuable car brands have been revealed for 2020, with a small number of brands managing to improve their rankings despite a difficult year for the industry. With its annual Best Global Continue Reading

Sacre bleu! French brands Citroen, Peugeot, Renault in dramatic sales slide | CarAdvice

French cars have historically struggled to gain a foothold in Australia despite countless attempts via numerous distributors. So where to from here? French car brands Citroen, Peugeot, and Renault are having a year they would rather forget. The sales of all three brands are in reverse in Australia, despite overhauls Continue Reading

McLaren Sabre hybrid spied, could be brand’s most powerful car yet | CarAdvice

The upcoming hypercar will reportedly be powered by a hybrid 4.0-litre V8 powertrain, and could produce more power than a Formula One cars. A prototype believed to be the forthcoming McLaren Sabre has been photographed in dazzle camouflage at a dealership in California. Released by spy.shots on Instagram, the car’s Continue Reading