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  • Ford growing into the city, transforming Broadmeadows to an ‘Engineering Campus’

    Ford Australia are continuing to invest in the development of future vehicles in Australia, in 2015 they plan on spending more than $300 million. This adds to almost $2 Billion in the local market over the last six years. As part of their this investment in Australia, they have...
  • Uber plans to create 20,000 jobs in Australia this year

    It’s no secret that any company that disrupts the long established and powerful taxi industry will feel some heat. Since launching in Australia, Uber has been signing up drivers in Melbourne and Sydney and expanding rapidly. The Victorian and New South Wales governments have both issued fines to Uber...
  • Tesla releases Software 6.1 for the Model S

    Tesla have just released an update to the Model S, yep another over-the-air software update (version 6.1) to make the vehicle even smarter. There’s a lot packed into this update, including auto high beam, enhanced park assist view and more. Improvements like the ability to open the charge port...
  • Review: Kulcar vehicle cooling system

    Australia is in the heat of summer and we’re all too familiar with the experience of climbing into a hot car. Whether its baking in the sun at work, or during a marathon shopping session, a hot car is not fun for anyone.  It’s uncomfortable and it’s usually 15...
  • Ferrari 488 GTB is a mental V8 turbo, 330km/h rocketship

    Luxury auto manufacturer Ferrari has a brand new car, the 488 GTB. It’s not everyday new supercars are released, so when it happens, it’s time to pay attention. The Ferrari 488 GTB provides track-level performance but is comfortable enough to use as your daily driver. The new car leverages...
  • The 2016 Focus RS is a 315HP+ AWD hot hatch

    Overnight Ford announced the 2016 Focus RS, that features aggressive styling and a new 2.3L EcoBoost engine. Ford say that it’ll produce in excess of 315 horses, or 234kw in our language. The great news is that when this rocketship goes on sale, it will be available in major...
  • Pause the Road Toll, a TAC Hackathon to improve road safety [Sponsored]

    Pausefest is Australia’s biggest digital innovation festival which aims to support and showcase the best in creativity and technology from Australia and all over the world. This year, TAC is partnering with Pausefest to run a one-day Hackathon, inviting entrepreneurs, creative and technologists come together to dissect a road safety issue and find...
  • Simon Hackett bought the first Tesla Model S in Australia, read his thoughts

    The founder of Internode, Simon Hackett bought a very important part of Australian motorsport. The first Tesla Model S in the country, now belongs to him.  A few weeks in, Hackett has detailed his experience with the car. The order first went in way back in 2012, on the...
  • 2016 Ford Shelby GT350R Mustang sells for $1 Million

    The 2016 Ford Mustang Shelby GT350R was unveiled at the Detroit Auto Show just last week and isn’t due to hit the road till next year. That hasn’t stopped the first car off the production line (Chassis #001) from selling for a stunning US$1 Million. It’s obviously too early...
  • Formula E cars are still amazingly complex

    One of the biggest benefits of moving to electric vehicles is the dramatic simplification of the drive train. By moving to a battery and a electric motor, you get to eliminate a lot of moving parts like a pistons, gears, clutches etc, and in a fully EV road car...
  • The decision to move SYNC3 to QNX was the right one

    In December last year, Ford announced the big shift from Microsoft’s Automotive platform to Blackberry’s QNX. Many reported this as a breakup between the two giants, but Ford insisted the relationship was still strong, despite the move. QNX currently holds around 60% market share of all in-car infotainment systems...
  • Hankook’s wild vision for the future, wheels that morph

    Hankook has a wild vision for the future of wheels and when we consider we’ve been using wheels and tyres the same way for decades, it’s probably overdue. There’s certainly been evolutions in tread patterns to increase the dispersion of water and avoid traction loss or aquaplaning, but nothing...
  • Forza 6 announced at NAIAS, featuring the new Ford GT

    Well file this one under the unexpected category. Ford just got to announce Forza Motorsport 6 at the North American International Auto Show. The driving game will feature their brand new performance beast, the new Ford GT. What is a classic performance vehicle, the new design is just as...
  • The new Chevy Bolt EV concept was built in Australia

    While Holden have announced production of vehicles in Australia will come to an end in 2017, there is good signs for engineering talent. The parent company, General Motors today unveiled the Chevrolet Bolt EV concept, an affordable, long-range all-electric vehicle constructed in GM Australia’s advanced design studio in Port...
  • TRW brought a 1:1 scale, transparent car to CES

    TRW is a parts company that manufacturers for both auto makers and the aftermarket. This year they brought a full sized transparent car. The full plastic vehicle is complete with working doors, so you can sit inside it. Let me tell you, it’s a bizarre experience to see through...
  • Tesla ModelX on display at Panasonic’s CES booth

    Not sure you can include Tesla as one of the 10 auto manufacturers at CES, but their car is here. The unreleased Model X is a SUV with crazy gull wing doors that isn’t expected on the road until 2016. The all-wheel drive Model X will come with dual...
  • Life360 for Ford SYNC lets you connect your car and your family

    Ahead of their CES 2015 press conference tomorrow morning, Ford have announced the Life 360 app will come to their vehicles via SYNC AppLink. Life360 understands that modern families (and friends) want to stat connected with each other as they go about their lives out in the world. With...
  • Parrot RNB6 is a double-din Android 5.0 head unit

    The company that is known for creating drones, Parrot, is diversifying in a big way. They’re now building a double-din sized head unit with a 7” multi-touch display. Known as RNB6, sexy name right.. which runs an infotainment system based on Android 5.0 Lollipop. The system supports Google Android...
  • The full story on the Tesla Model S in Australia, now at Chadstone

    Tesla Motors recently launched in Australia and now has a very prominent display in the middle of Melbourne’s Chadstone Shopping Centre. This display features the Models S in it’s showcase red, examples of a supercharger and regular wall charger, as well as the innovative chassis. There’s also a 4-bay...
  • Ford are working on a driverless car, aims for 2025

    Ford have been aggressively adding assistive driving technology to their vehicles over the last few years, but have never talked about a driverless car. Today Ford have revealed they are working on a driverless cars. They call it the Automated Fusion Hybrid Research Vehicle and are working in conjunction...

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