At this week’s launch of the new Aston Martin DB11 V8, the British luxury sports manufacturer told CarAdvice some of the changes made between it and the V12 version, were a direct result of customer feedback. Take the suspension and engine modes. Owners told the company that there could be more separation between the three […]
The Citroen C4 Aircross and Peugeot 4008 have been recalled this week over concerns the windscreen wiper motors could fill with water and seize. According to the French manufacturers, affected vehicles are fitted with a motor venting device that may not be to the correct specification – potentially allowing water to enter the wiper motor. If the condition […]
Ford has issued a recall for 1206 vehicles across its 2016 and 2017 Everest and Ranger model lines over concerns the side airbags may not deploy correctly. The manufacturer reports that certain vehicles may be fitted with airbag initiators that contain an incorrect chemical mixture. If the condition occurs, the incorrect chemical mixture may cause the airbag to […]
I feel old telling you this...but I don't quite understand how this is going to make your navigation system easier to use. Perhaps my inner old man is coming out, but I'm not typically one to rail against fresh technology and new ways of doing things. I'm talking about the announcement last week that Mercedes-Benz is partnering with a company...
That’s coming from the head of the world’s largest mobile chip maker.
The opening press days of the 2017 Frankfurt motor show have now wrapped up, with the year’s biggest motor show now open to the public. This year’s event brought us a host of new production models and concepts, and more than a few hints at what we can expect to see on the road in […]
Tesla may have pushed back the reveal of its electric semi-trailer truck to October, but German auto giant Daimler is moving full-speed ahead with its own electric truck plans. This week Daimler, which owns the Mercedes-Benz and Smart car brands as well as the Freightliner and Western Star truck brands, revealed the production-ready Fuso eCanter...
For the first time in nearly fifty years, there’s a V8 engine under the bonnet of an Aston Martin DB-badged car. Only, this one isn’t an in-house build – it’s sourced from AMG, the hot-rod division of Mercedes-Benz. It’s essentially the same 4.0-litre twin-turbo V8 out of the Mercedes-AMG C63 S and others, though in the […]
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fiat has unveiled the 2018 abarth 595, promising to turn up the heat on the fiesty pocket-rocket. based on the pint-sized fiat 500, the italian carmaker's abarth performance arm has added some sizzle to the little city cars. available...Show More Summary
bmw's asia pacific chief, hendrik von kuenheim, has labelled the new x-class pickup by rival mercedes-benz as "appalling", saying bmw would take a different approach should it ever decide to build a ute. but the issues for a new bmw pickup - and there are several - begin immediately after that statement. Show More Summary
fiat chrysler automobiles australia has issued recalled for four of its models in australia, with two pairs of models each affected by two separate issues. jeep grand cherokees from the 2012-2014 model-years and chrysler 300 variants from the 2011-2014 model-years may be subject to an alternator recall. Show More Summary
groupe psa has issued a recall for two of its models in australia due to a potential problem with the front windscreen wiper system. the carmaker has identified a weakness with the electric wiper motor, which may be subject to water ingress. Show More Summary
he claws of the takata airbag recall sink ever-deeper into the global automotive industry, and now, bmw in australia has added further examples to its recall list. the carmaker’s x5 and x6 large suvs, sold locally been january 2007 and december 2012, have joined an expanded recall schedule. Show More Summary
For me it has turned into an immutable fact that you should always, always head to a car show, especially if you are in a strange setting or you didn’t know about the car show in advance. About a month back, I found myself in just such a time and place, when an unexpected car […]
Ever wonder what it’s like to go hood-deep in muddy water in a 4x4, but don’t want to risk your own? Ever wanted to get axle-deep in mud, but don’t have an SUV? The Land Rover Experience in England offers that and more.
BMW’s M Division says it will not produce a small-capacity high-performance turbocharged four-cylinder engine until it can find the right way to counter the deficits of such a power unit with electrification. Speaking to Australian media in Munich today, the boss of BMW’s M Division, Frank Van Meel, said the performance sub-brand is keen to […]
AMG boss Tobias Moers told Australian media at the 2017 frankfurt motor show that there is a Black Series version of the already heavy-hitting Mercedes-AMG GT model on the horizon. With Black Series becoming an even more performance-oriented and collectible version of any Mercedes-Benz platform it is added to over the past decade or so, the […]
That’s right. Always keen to build affordable transportation for the masses to enjoy, BMW has revealed its latest special-edition BMW lifestyle bike, and it takes inspiration from the German marque’s brand-new super sedan. Catchily dubbed the BMW M Bike Limited Carbon Edition, the special new pushy is inspired by the all-new 441kW/750Nm 4.4-litre twin-turbo V8-powered […]
BMW has issued a recall for 21,650 examples of its previous-generation ‘E70’ X5 and ‘E71’ X6 SUVs as part of the ongoing Takata airbag campaign. In this latest notice, the Bavarian manufacturer reports that affected vehicles are fitted with potentially faulty front passenger airbag inflators, that may malfunction if subjected to high levels of humidity. Should the […]