2021 Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace: 140TDI diesel rejoins Australian range | CarAdvice

Volkswagen will reintroduce a diesel powered version of its seven-seat Tiguan Allspace SUV from October. The Tiguan Allspace 140TDI variant was last available in Australia in 2018. Volkswagen says this particular model was temporarily discontinued due to “WLTP-related (Worldwide Harmonised Light Vehicle Test Procedure, or “real-world” fuel economy testing) production Continue Reading

Isuzu D-Max on sale today, but deliveries delayed until next month  | CarAdvice

The new-generation Isuzu D-Max officially goes on sale from today but an unexpected production delay will push back most deliveries until next month. The new Isuzu D-Max has begun arriving in Australian showrooms but a stock shortage caused by an interruption to production will delay the complete rollout of most Continue Reading

US extends deadline on regulations that will force electric cars to make noise | CarAdvice

The rules mandate electric vehicles produce a sound when driving to help warn vision-impaired pedestrians. Road safety authorities in the US have extended a deadline for car makers to add a sound emitting device for quiet vehicles, according to a report from news outlet Reuters. The so-called ‘quiet car’ rules Continue Reading

More than 50,000 NSW driver’s licences exposed in mystery data leak | CarAdvice

It remains unclear where the image files came from, but experts say a fleet or toll operator could be to blame. The personal information of tens of thousands of New South Wales motorists may have been exposed in a mysterious online data leak and experts believe the source could be Continue Reading

Holden Special Vehicles, Walkinshaw Automotive Group appoint new boss as GMSV ramps up | CarAdvice

One of HSV’s longest serving managing directors, Tim Jackson, has stepped down as the company pivots to remanufacturing Chevrolet vehicles for GMSV and broadens its engineering business.  Holden Special Vehicles and the Walkinshaw Automotive Group have appointed a new boss, Joel Stoddart, as the company prepares to broaden its engineering Continue Reading

2021 Kia Stinger facelift detailed, Australian launch later this year | CarAdvice

Updated performance hero retains carryover engines, but scores new sports exhaust, revised interior and tech upgrades for the 2021 model year 2021 Kia Stinger facelift detailed in full Engine options unchanged for Australia, bar new variable sports exhaust Interior upgraded with larger touchscreen, new trim choices Safety suite gains new Continue Reading

2020 Hyundai Veloster Turbo long-term review: Farewell

The 2020 Hyundai Veloster Turbo Premium’s time in the CarAdvice garage is up. We had initially planned to do a few extra things with this car, such as go to the racetrack for a cheeky lap or two, as well as partake in a bit of touring through country New Continue Reading

2021 Mazda BT-50: Accessories program launches, full range to exceed 100 options | CarAdvice

Mazda has launched its accessories catalogue for the new-generation BT-50 ute, designed specifically “for Australia’s unique environment” Mazda has released details of their forthcoming 2021 BT-50 ute accessory program, which will include over one hundred options for the new ute. “The commercial vehicle segment is of vital importance to Mazda Continue Reading

Volvo quietly reduces local 2021 diesel range | CarAdvice

The Swedish car manufacturer is moving towards electrified powertrains, and away from diesel models. Volvo Australia is dropping a number of diesel models from its 2021 model range. The most expensive diesel model in the XC60 line-up, the D5 R-Design, is no longer available to local buyers. The D5 R-Design Continue Reading

2020 Kia Seltos GT-Line review | CarAdvice

The Kia Seltos only landed in showrooms at the start of this year, but it’s already climbing the ranks in a competitive segment – it’s not hard to see why. Pros and Cons Pros A ton of standard equipment wrapped into a surprisingly premium package Cabin space falls on the Continue Reading