New Ford lab enables virtual walk-arounds

Posted on August 22nd, 2014

Ford has unveiled its new Ford immersive Vehicle Environment (FiVE) lab in Melbourne, which will enable designers to build a full-size virtual car and enable them to perform virtual walk-arounds such as customers will do Read More

Volvo Polestar cars support dealer cancer charity

Posted on August 21st, 2014

Sydney Motorsport Park will this weekend see the return of the Volvo S60 V8 Supercar for the Sydney 400 at Eastern Creek. The Volvo Polestar Racing cars driven by Robert Dahlgren and Scott McLaughlin will Read More

New Legacy and Outback are top US safety picks

Posted on August 21st, 2014

Subaru’s new generation Legacy and Outback have received the highest safety ranking in testing conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) in North America. Both cars have been awarded “Top safety pick+” status Read More

Driver distraction growing in Queensland

Posted on August 20th, 2014

Driver distraction is continuing to be a big issue in Queensland after a Royal Automobile Club of Queensland (RACQ) survey revealed that driver distraction is a growing concern with mobile phone use the key worry Read More

Classics go under the hammer in Sydney

Posted on August 20th, 2014

The Shannons Sydney winter auction will see a 1930’s and a 1950’s classic car – go up for auction next Monday, August 25. From the United States comes a 1934 Chrysler Airflow CU ‘Eight’ four-door Read More

Jaguar XE offers Wi-Fi connectivity

Posted on August 20th, 2014

The new Jaguar XE due out next month comes equipped with a wide range of state-of-the art technologies, which includes Jaguar InControl to essentially make the car act as a WiFi hotspot in any location. Read More

Maserati celebrates centenary at Monterey car week

Posted on August 19th, 2014

Maserati celebrated its 100th anniversary at Monterey car week, at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance where – in 1968 – a Maserati Mistral Coupé took top honours as Best of Show. As the honoured marque Read More

Top safety ratings for VW and Lexus

Posted on August 19th, 2014

The latest round of ANCAP safety ratings have been released with 5 stars awarded to the Volkswagen Polo and two Lexus models – the CT200h and IS. Each of these models has achieved the top Read More