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Refreshed Toyota Prado arrives for 2016

August 31, 2015

Toyota Prado gets 2016 update including new diesel engine. The Toyota Prado has received a significant mid-life makeover with Toyota introducing a new-generation turbo-diesel engine, improved petrol V6 and new…

More details on new Citroën C4 Cactus released

August 28, 2015

Citroën C4 Cactus will launch here with two engines on offer. Citroën Australia has today confirmed the keenly-anticipated new Citroën C4 Cactus will be offered locally with a choice of two different three-cylinder…

Best Cars for Dog Owners

August 28, 2015

Most dog-friendly cars of 2015 named. About 40% of Australian households have a dog and it seems more people are taking their dogs with them on car trips and outings….

Car buyers not enthused by some car tech

August 28, 2015

Study finds buyers not interested in new car technology. Carmakers have been falling over themselves to offer new high-tech in-car technologies in recent years, but now a new study has…

Volkswagen T-Series popularity on the up

August 28, 2015

Volkswagen T-Series leads sales growth for VW Commercial Vehicles. The Volkswagen T-Series van range has helped lift global sales of Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles across the first seven months of the…

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2014 Toyota Corolla ZR sedan Review

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Joel Helmes road tests and reviews the Toyota Corolla ZR sedan. Given the long track record of small car domination, it’s no surprise the current generation Toyota Corolla also hits…

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Garry Fabian road tests and reviews the 2014 Holden Barina RS. The latest model of the Holden Barina RS is the satisfying and fun-loving runabout the affordable city car that it always…

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Joel Helmes road tests and reviews the 2013 Holden Cruze SRi-V. The Holden Cruze has achieved only mixed success in Australia and as covered in last week’s review of the…

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Joel Helmes road tests and reviews the Mitsubishi Lancer XLS. The Mitsubishi Lancer remains a well-priced option for Australian small car buyers, despite being a little overdue for a decent…

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