In this day and age, acquiring a car is ALMOST as normal as having a smartphone. So why is it that most people are having a hard time understanding cars? It’s as if there is an IQ prerequisite for ‘car-speak’ and seems like most people are not qualified hence, they have a hard time adapting to this kind of language.
When… Read more
Cars straight from auto shops with high-quality workmanship have a different air of confidence in them. That is because these cars are not like the rest of the transportation out there. They have been handled masterfully by specialists who don’t just tinker the cars to get the job done. These skilled mechanics treat your automobile as if it is theirs.… Read more
The long Easter weekend is coming and it’s a chance for families to go on road trips out of town. Scenic spots, beach coasts and camping areas are just a few days away.
Quite shocking to note that most car owners or drivers know next to nothing when it comes to car maintenance. This is especially true before going on long… Read more
The Forester, Subaru Australia’s best-selling model, will have a new model coming up and expected to boost the sales of medium SUVs. It joins its rivals in their respective recent overhauls. Details on this fifth-generation Forester are still secret, but what we know is that it will break cover in the first half of 2018. The local launch is set… Read more
95,763 new vehicles were sold in October in Australia, according to The Australian Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries’ VFACTS report. It’s a 2.6 percent increase compared to the same month last year. The demand in the commercial sector was the reason for the increase.
The demand for commercial vehicles still continue to hike with the light sector showing a considerable 18.5… Read more
With the recent closure of car manufacturing units in Victoria, Heavy Vehicle Industry Australia (HVIA) is encouraging its members to hire the automotive workers who lost their jobs. There are opportunities within the heavy vehicle and freight sector which will benefit skilled workers with experience in manufacturing.
Incentives up to $7000 will be given to Victoria-based employers who will hire these… Read more
Those who are waiting for new small cars from Nissan may have to wait until 2018 as there is no announcements yet of the brand’s re-entry into the small car market at this week’s Tokyo Motor Show. Recently, Nissan’s previous boss Richard Emery decided to drop Micra and Pulsar from the company’s local line-up.
So far only the the GT-R and… Read more
Australia reluctantly said goodbye to its auto manufacturing industry as the last mass-
produced car designed and built in the country rolled off General Motors Co.’s production
line in Adelaide last week.
The last car to be built by GM Holden Ltd. came 70 years after it has built its first. It
was 1948 and the car was the FX Holden. GM Holden Ltd.is… Read more
JW Lee, Hyundai Motor Company Australia (HMCA) chief executive officer, announced that Mr Eui-sun is very serious about putting the ute concept to production and is eyeing a 2020 launch. Mr Eui-sun is the son and “heir apparent” to Hyundai Motor Group global chairman Chung Mong-koo.
“Our vice chairman has said recently, (and has) mentioned several times, about this type of… Read more
Electric cars accounted for just 0.1% of the new car sales in Australia in 2015. It’s a paltry figure compared to Europe, in which electric cars got 1.2% of new European Union car sales in the same year. It’s clear that Australians are still not convinced to go for electric cars. Australia Institute says that tax breaks and free access… Read more