Chairman and CEO of General Motors, Mary Barra has confirmed the company has completed the production of 130 Chevy Bolt EVs equipped with self-driving technology. Although the number may be small, this is the first production run of autonomous vehicles. The 130 new vehicles join more than 50 test and development...
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    Mercedes-Benz trucks (Actros models) will now use a system known as ‘Active Brake Assist 4’ in Australia. The truck safety system than can automatically initiate braking to avoid pedestrians. Often pedestrians don’t accommodate for the extra stopping distances resulting from the truck’s heavy weight, so adding technology to help...
  • Ford Mondeo picks up SYNC3 and new ‘Metalicious’ styling

    Ford’s Mondeo has always been pitched as a utilitarian vehicle, a four-door to get the job, but didn’t excite. That’s all set to change with Ford designers doing a great job of transforming the 2017 Mondeo into something that draws your attention. As with many new Ford Vehicles, the...
  • How to research your next car purchase and save yourself money

    Although buying a new car is one of the biggest expenses one can have, it’s far too often people are leaping into this big decision without adequate time spent researching options. In 2017, your search for a new vehicle needs to be far more educated than simply test driving a...
  • 40 EV charging bays open at Westfield Shopping Centres across Australia

    Owning an electric car has many benefits, but BMW Australia have just added another. You can now access 40 dedicated parking spots for your electric vehicle (EV) and plug-in hybrid vehicle (PHEV). These public charging bays are now available at 10 major Westfield centres across Victoria, New South Wales...
  • Stoffel checks out the new Honda Civic Type R in Melbourne

    Earlier this month we brought you news of the new 2017 Honda Civic Type R with its crazy triple exhaust and aggressive styling. Honda are ready to show it off to Aussies this weekend, coinciding with the Formula 1 Australia Grand Prix. There’s a lot of changes in this year’s...
  • Mercedes-Benz testing future ADAS on Australian roads

    Mercedes-Benz Australia have announced they will begin testing various vehicle technologies on Australian roads. These technologies include current and upcoming Active Safety and Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) in conjunction with the Mercedes-Benz Research and Development team based in Sindelfingen, Germany. These systems are the groundwork required for autonomous driving,...
  • Jaguar’s first electric car, the I-PACE is coming 2018

    Jaguar has unleashed its first electric vehicle, the Jaguar I-PACE, onto the streets for the first time. The car was driven around the streets of London’s famous Olympic Park. Although the performance SUV is just a concept at this stage, Jaguar have confirmed they’re actually building it and will ship...
  • Honda Civic Type R has a triple exhaust

    At the 2017 Geneva Motor Show, Honda revealed their new Honda Civic Type R. The new Type R has been engineered from the ground up, with a focus on delivering one hell of a hot-hatch that’s at home on-road or the track. There’s a new 2.0L VTEC Turbo engine that produces a...
  • Holden thinks technology will drive you to the 2018 Holden Commodore

    In early 2018, you’ll be able to buy the next and first Holden Commodore, made overseas.  That single fact doesn’t make it better or worse automatically, its about the decisions made in engineering that will determine the success of failure of Commodore. The next-generation Opel Insignia Grand Sport and...
  • INFINITI Project Black S concept delivers F1 technology to the road.

    INFINITI’s Project Black S is seriously one of the best looking cars that’s ever been created. Revealed at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show, the car is different than any other car on the road. The car takes the bones of the INFINITI Q60 coupe and adds F1-technology and aerodynamic design to create a...

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