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  • BMW enables Electric Charging at Westfield Shopping Centres

    BMW Australia have opened 40 electric vehicle (EV) charging bays in ten major Westfield shopping centres. The spaces are available to all electric vehicle owners, not just BMW’s and offer free charging when available. In addition to the new charging locations, BMW will also begin a showcase of the...
  • Volvo demonstrating driverless vehicles to Canberra politicians

    Volvo is conducting a first-of-its-kind demonstration in Canberra today, showing a group of Federal MPs what their driverless vehicles can do, and giving them the chance to experience it first-hand. The MPs involved in the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Industry, Innovation, Science and Resources is currently holding...
  • Driving the all new 2017 Audi A5 and S5 Coupé

    The original Audi A5 was launched 10 years ago at both the Geneva and Melbourne Motor shows. Over time we have seen coupé, cabriolet and sportback style versions. It has always been quite a head-turner, even head designer Walter de Silva agreeing he had created his most beautiful car....
  • Stoffel Vandoorne takes the first Honda Civic Type R in Australia for a spin

    Featuring a 2 litre turbo engine pumping out 235kW and 400Nm the Type R Civic is a beast by any measure and this week in Melbourne new McLaren drive Stoffel Vandoorne became the first person to take the wheel of the Type R on Aussie soil. Vandoorne is in...
  • Boost mobile branding on HSV V8 Supercars at the Formula 1 Grand Prix

    With the V8 Supercars starring in the support paddock for this weekend’s Australian Formula One Grand Prix in Melbourne, Aussie mobile brand Boost Mobile have taken out an event sponsorship with the Mobile 1 HSV Racing Team. The sponsorship expansion means the Boost Prepaid brand will be plastered all...
  • My Week with a BMW i3

    This article is going to be very much a personal account of experiencing an electric vehicle (EV), we’ve covered Tesla and other electric vehicles but this is my first time living with an EV, driving one and understanding one. My day to day driver is a BMW 220d, the...
  • Tips for buying cars at auction: Your how to guide to looking like an expert

    I’ll admit it, I’ve never purchased a second hand car.  The last time I came close I was kicking the tyres and test driving so many private sellers cars that I just chickened out and bought the smallest possible brand new car I could.  So, there’s no chance I’d fancy...
  • Ferrari turns 70; celebrates in style: What are your top 5 Ferraris of all time?

    70 years ago this week Enzo Ferrari first fired up the 125 S, which was the first car to carry his name.  Driving through Maranello as all new Ferrari’s do today, it’s an iconic thought, and something very Italian, and truely at the heart of automotive history. To mark...
  • Lamborghini goes fastest at Nürburgring: Take that Porsche

    In motoring, there’s a benchmark many companies strive for – the lap time around the Nürburgring Nordschleife in Germany. This 20km road circuit has a mix of everything and the title of fastest production car lap is much coveted. Of course, it’s irrelevant in the real world, and probably...
  • Melbourne Grand Prix would be a dream win for Daniel Ricciardo

    The 2017 Formula One season is just weeks away from kicking off at Albert Park in Melbourne for the Australian Grand Prix and Aussie Daniel Ricciardo is pumped and ready to begin his attack on the World Championship. Speaking to Trevor Long in Barcelona during the first pre-season test...
  • TESTED: The Mini SUV – Kia Soul

    Dropping by Kia to pick up the keys to the new Kia Soul was an interesting experience. Having seen one from the outside I expected a rather quirky car, seeing them drive by you had to assume things about the car. It was time to find out what it...
  • TESTED: Kia Optima GT

    Times have certainly changed in Australia. Growing up it was all about the latest Holden Commodore or Ford Falcon. Families had one or the other in their garages and most other brands were seen as inferior or not welcome. Nowadays, the Falcon is ultimately dead, as is the Commodore....
  • Ferrari reveals the 812 Superfast: V12 successor to the F12 Berlinetta

    Tell me that isn’t sex on wheels folks.  Look at it.  Wow.  I like the look of the F12 Berlinetta but what Ferrari have revealed and will showcase at the Geneva Motor Show is a new era for their V12 flagship and we like, we like it a lot....
  • Kia Carnival review: The people mover I could see myself owning

    Ok, it’s a van. I’ve tried all week to tell myself it was a cool people mover, but it’s a van.  The sliding doors are a dead giveaway right?  But stick with me here, this thing has a lot to offer families. If your wife is anything like mine...
  • Greg Rust drives the NISMO GT-R around Mt Panorama

    When the opportunity came to put the helmet on and cut some laps around the world’s best race-track we knew there was only one man to turn to....
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