The Haval H2 is the first of the new wave of Chinese vehicles headed to Australia, and the first that will make the mainstream brands sit up and take notice of the long-threatened but as-yet-unproven rising superpower of the East. Since Great Wall landed on our shores in 2009, Chinese vehicles have offered a cheap [...]
Thursday night saw the opening of the last new show of the current Broadway season, Kander & Ebb's long-in-the-works The Visit. The show was originally supposed to reach Broadway in 2001 as a starring vehicle for Angela Lansbury. Life happened. Lansbury dropped out. Chita Rivera stepped in. And 14 years later it finally debuts in New [...]
When the Nissan Juke belatedly launched in Australia in October 2013, more than three years after it appeared in Europe, there were a lot of people that didn’t know quite what to make of it. Like a Mini, it’s a vehicle that trades almost exclusively on design, but unlike Mini it lacks decades of heritage [...]
The National Automobile Dealers Association is projecting that SUVs will account for 56 percent of U.S. vehicles sales this year. They offer an elevated driving position, extra passenger and cargo carrying ability and many other benefits consumers seek in a larger vehicle. The lower price of gasoline is also a contributing factor and fuel mileage […]
The law of unintended consequences has found another victim in Norway as the nation re-assesses its electric vehicle incentives amid soaring sales. Monday marked the 50,000th EV sold in Norway since the nation implemented incentives in 2012 meant to encourage electric-vehicle adoption among its citizens. Show More Summary
Here are some more clean transport readin’s for ya: Tesla Top Green Vehicle is a 2015 Tesla, According to Fifth Annual AAA Green Car Guide Tesla Model S Kicks off D1GP Drifting Competition (Video) Review: Tesla Model S Premium Rear Console...Show More Summary
OSLO (Reuters) - Norway is reviewing its subsidies for electric vehicles after generous government incentives made the country the biggest user of battery powered cars in the world, hurting state revenues, the finance ministry said.
Vehicle Style: Large SUV Price: $47,990 (plus on-road costs Engine/trans: 191kW/350Nm 3.6 petrol 6cyl | CVT auto Fuel Economy claimed: 9.9 l/100km | tested: 12.1 l/100km (manual) OVERVIEW After spending a model generation enduring also-ran status, the Subaru Outback has a new lease on life. Show More Summary
Under its review of the Motor Vehicle Standards Act (MVSA), the Federal Government has rolled a hand-grenade into the new car dealer and vehicle manufacturer import sectors. A release yesterday from the Assistant Minister for Infrastructure and Regional Development, the Hon. Show More Summary
Daily Driver videos are micro-reviews of vehicles in the Autoblog press fleet, featuring impressions from the staffers that drive them every day. Today's Daily Driver features the 2016 Mercedes-Maybach S600, reviewed by Adam Morath and Greg Migliore. Show More Summary
What’s Hot: Punchy engine, great gearshift and killer looks. What’s Not: Compact boot, no centre armrest, tiny tacho. X-FACTOR: If the looks don’t do it for you, the build quality and road manners will. Vehicle Style: Compact SUV Price:...Show More Summary
Reader iMatt shares his experiences with the Volkswagen Jetta 2.0 “Quebec Special” Is the old 2.0L engine really as bad as the internet believes? I knew it was only a matter of time before I’d need to buy a second vehicle to compliment the Honda Fit shared by my girlfriend and I. Show More Summary
In a stroke of conceptual programming fit for the lead paragraph of a review like this, FX has scheduled two series in which comedians play versions of themselves one after the other on Thursday nights.
No vehicle makes life easier for families than a van. which is nimbler than large sport utility vehicles and has lower floors for easy loading.
U.S. safety regulators said they would review a petition from a North Carolina consumer group that sought further investigation into a potential loss of vehicle headlights or all exterior lighting in almost 518,000 Ford Motor Co large sedans in the United States. Show More Summary
Mostly known for turning classic SUVs and trucks such as the Toyota FJ, the Ford Bronco, and the Chevrolet 3100 into modern off-roaders or hot rods, ICON also spends time building rat rod-like vehicles as part of its Derelicts line.Show More Summary
If you subscribe to the hype around the new crop of pint-sized high-riding hatchbacks, you could buy a specced-up baby SUV for about $30K. Or you could choose an entry-level mid-size model like the vehicle we’re testing here – the 2015 Ford Kuga Ambiente. The Kuga Ambiente kicks off the range from just $27,490 plus on-road [...]
Bill Nighy returns to David Hare’s plays in this new revival of his 1996 work Skylight and, as I say in my video review above, it’s a very good thing. Nighy and co-star Carey Mulligan have a brilliant vehicle worthy of their complementary...Show More Summary
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration opened and closed an investigation into lighting issues in several models of Ford vehicles back in 2008 without demanding a recall. That decision apparently isn’t sitting well with a...Show More Summary