Car News

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…

Bad driving makes you less attractive

August 28, 2015

Study finds bad driving behaviour a turn-off for potential partners. A new study has found bad driving significantly reduces levels of attractiveness in potential partners, with women finding it particularly…

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2012 Hyundai Accent Review

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Joel Helmes road tests and reviews the 2012 Jeep Wrangler Sport. Thank heavens for vehicles like the 2012 Jeep Wrangler Sport. Cars like the Wrangler dare to be different and that…

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