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  • Farewell Toyota: Australian Manufacturing ended today – Here’s some interesting facts and figures

    It’s a milestone day for Toyota in Australia, and a sad one for the staff – Toyota has officially ceased production of cars in Australia after more than half a century. 3,000 people attended a ceremony today at the Altona plant where Toyota Australia President Dave Buttner spoke glowingly...
  • Clarkson, Hammond & May’s The Grand Tour coming to Channel 7 free to air!

    Amazon Prime might be the big challenger in the United States, but here in Australia they’d be lucky to have 100,000 subscribers, so is it any wonder they’re looking to cash in on their biggest title by selling “The Grand Tour” to Channel 7 for Free-to-air broadcast? The first...
  • Holden throws a 7 year warranty on entire range – Limited to December 31

    If you’re looking to buy a new car, the warranty on offer is often enough to sway a purchase decision. And that’s what Holden is hoping with their announcement of a mega warranty on sales until December 31 this year. In an effort to clear stock Holden is offering...
  • Honda to showcase concept Electric Sports car at Tokyo Motor Show

    Ahead of the Tokyo Motor Show later this month in Japan, Honda has announced a series of concepts it will have on the show floor, including the world premier of an Electric Sports Car. The Urban EV and NueV will make their Japanese debut, while the Sports EV will...
  • Fox Sports nabs Formula 1 rights in full from Channel Ten

    In a sign that Network Ten is cutting through it’s big dollar deals in the wake of the collapse and imminent sale of the business it appears they’ve negotiated a better deal for Fox Sports viewers on their F1 rights deal. Fox Sports has just announced that every F1...
  • THE PHANTOM RETURNS

    The Rolls Royce Phantom hardly even falls into the “car” category. But today, probably the most lauded maker of motor cars showcased the new 8th generation Phantom. The vehicle itself has been around since 1925, you can just imagine the calibre of people this kind of motoring excellence has...
  • Dyson working on an electric vehicle – due for launch in 2020

    You thought the Dyson hair dryer came from no-where, get ready for this. Dyson has announced they are working on an Electric vehicle, due to be launched in 2020. You read that correctly – here are the words of James Dyson himself: “Dyson has begun work on a battery...
  • 2018 Holden Commodore Supercar revealed after 10 months in development

    Holden and Red Bull Racing have taken the wraps of the next generation Commodore race-car which will make its track debut in 2018. With an all new Holden Commodore hitting Aussie roads in early 2018 it had to follow that a new Supercar needed to be designed and built...
  • THE M SERIES BMW CARS THAT NEVER MADE IT

    The Frankfurt Motor Show is arguably the biggest motor show of them all. But when in Germany it pays to head South to Munich, why? Because BMW has some amazing exhibits and museums you simply must check out if ever given the chance. Chris Bowen was taken inside the...
  • The Suzuki Vitara Experience

    There is no doubt that the SUV market in Australia is hotter than tarmac on a summer day. There aren’t too many families who haven’t got one or at least considering one. An SUV offers a higher ride for easy entry/loading and better visibility, the wagon styling also adds...
  • Strange fake autonomous car in Virginia: Revealed as Ford experiment

    A month or so ago there was widespread reports of a self-driving van in Virginia which turned out to be a normal car with a driver dressed as a car-seat – yep, you read that right. Turns out, it was an experiment Ford were conducting into how people would...
  • LG bringing OLED technology to cars

    Never underestimate the power of OLED, LG have today announced a range of automotive components featuring OLED technology at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show. LG’s first ever advanced OLED rear lights will feature on vehicles from a major Euro car company and while they don’t look that different from...
  • MERCEDES-AMG PROJECT ONE

    If there was ever going to be a headline act here at the Frankfurt Motor Show it’s the Mercedes-AMG Project ONE. A hypercar with an F1 engine that can be driven on the road, simple as that. The mystery has finally been revealed and it’s one heck of a...
  • BMW TEAMS UP WITH TED

    Prior to the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show, BMW teamed up with the non-profit organisation TED for the first “Next Visionaries” ideas competition. But what is TED? Since 1984 the corporation has become a worldwide hit, renowned for seeking out and spreading innovative new ideas. In 2006, TED went online,...
  • EXCLUSIVE: BMW Executive describes Tesla’s rise as Amazing

    Hildegard Wortmann is no stranger to BMWs – she loved them as a child, and purchased her first 3 Series privately instead of taking a company car when working for global giant Unilever, so as Senior Vice President of Brand at BMW – I sat down with her to discuss...
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