Car News

Car buyers not enthused by some car tech

August 28, 2015

Study finds buyers not interested in new car technology. Carmakers have been falling over themselves to offer new high-tech in-car technologies in recent years, but now a new study has…

Volkswagen T-Series popularity on the up

August 28, 2015

Volkswagen T-Series leads sales growth for VW Commercial Vehicles. The Volkswagen T-Series van range has helped lift global sales of Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles across the first seven months of the…

Bad driving makes you less attractive

August 28, 2015

Study finds bad driving behaviour a turn-off for potential partners. A new study has found bad driving significantly reduces levels of attractiveness in potential partners, with women finding it particularly…

Toyota again our most trusted car brand

August 27, 2015

Survey finds Australian’s trust Toyota more than rivals. It’s probably no great surprise given they are the dominant car brand in Australia but Toyota has again topped a survey on…

All-new Kia Sportage debuts

August 27, 2015

Kia lifts the covers on new fourth-generation Kia Sportage. After releasing a rendering of the new model last week, Kia has just officially unveiled the all-new fourth-generation Kia Sportage. The…

Hyundai i30 and Elantra power steering recall

August 27, 2015

Recall of 2009-10 models of Hyundai i30 and Elantra initiated. A recall of Hyundai i30 and Elantra cars sold in Australia has been launched after a potentially dangerous power steering…

Toyota most Googled car brand

August 26, 2015

Website data shows Toyota number one on Google. The team at the American auto publication, TopSpeed, have crunched the data and report that Toyota has come out as the worlds…

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