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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 Jeep Grand Cherokee Summit Review

April 7, 2014

Joel Helmes road tests and reviews the 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee. 1157 kilometres on a single tank of fuel. That’s a good effort for any vehicle let alone a full-size…

2014 Isuzu MU-X Review

May 4, 2014

Joel Helmes road tests and reviews the 2014 Isuzu MU-X. There may be a wide selection of seven-seat vehicles on the market these days but it still seems families need…

2014 Skoda Octavia Ambition Plus Review

November 16, 2014

Dave Conole road tests and reviews the Skoda Octavia. We’ve all the heard the old Skoda jokes but now that the Czech manufacturer is under the ownership of Volkswagen it…

2015 Honda HR-V Review

June 5, 2015

Garry Fabian road tests and reviews the Honda HR-V. It’s been 16 years since the Honda HR-V nameplate was last introduced to Australia. Now, Honda’s welterweight champ returns combining Jazz-based…

2012 Chrysler 300 SRT-8 Review

December 6, 2012

Chris Miller road tests and reviews the 2012 Chrysler 300 SRT-8. Chrysler’s high performance 300, the SRT-8 offers an exhilarating drive…particularly in a straight line. Powered by a mighty 6.4…

2011 Holden Captiva 5 Review

October 14, 2011

Joel Helmes reviews the Holden Captiva 5. A couple of months ago I drove the Captiva’s bigger brother the Captiva 7, if you remember there were a few issues with…