Month: February 2022

2022 Audi Q5 Review | Middle of the pack with many versions

The 2022 Audi Q5 soldiers on in its second model year after a mid-cycle refresh, which included the addition of the Sportback versions of the Q5 and SQ5. As we predicted last year, the Q5 has remained the brand’s top-selling...

/ February 28, 2022

Clive Palmer buys Adolf Hitler’s Mercedes-Benz from Russian billionaire – report

The billionaire – and Senate candidate – has reportedly bought a bulletproof Mercedes-Benz once owned by the most infamous dictator of the 20th century. 17:26, 28 February 2022 View 9 images Controversial Australian mining magnate and Senate candidate Clive Palmer has...

/ February 28, 2022

Next Lexus RC to be developed alongside GT3 race car – report

The next-generation Lexus RC will be developed with GT3 racing in mind from the start, and could draw inspiration from the Toyota GR GT3 concept. Toyota Racing Development president David Wilson hinted to Car & Driver, “It’s fairly safe to...

/ February 28, 2022

Drivers warned: Don’t drive through floodwaters

As Australian states are lashed by torrential rain and rivers break their banks, road users are being reminded that attempting to drive through floodwaters is something that should be avoided at all costs. 10:16, 27 February 2022 View 2 imagesDrivers warned:...

/ February 26, 2022

Rivian ramping up production, sets 10% market share goal

DETROIT — Rivian is “making progress” in the increase of production for electric vehicles at its Normal, Illinois, assembly plant and is aiming to take 10% share in the EV market by 2030, Chief Executive Officer R.J. Scaringe said on...

/ February 26, 2022

2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 vs Lexus UX300e EV comparison

Do Hyundai and Lexus buyers cross-shop the two brands? Traditionally it would seem unlikely, but in this case, they should. Lexus’ first electric vehicle, the UX300e, is priced right up against the Hyundai Ioniq 5. They’re different in a lot...

/ February 26, 2022

Sebastian Vettel boycotts 2022 Russian GP amid Ukraine invasion – UPDATE: GP put on hold

Motorsport Various Formula One drivers condemn Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, while Aston Martin F1’s Sebastian Vettel announces he will pull out of the 2022 Russian Grand Prix. 19:00, 26 February 2022 View 6 images UPDATE, 26 February 2022: The 2022 Formula...

/ February 26, 2022

Volkswagen details Porsche IPO, will retain control

Porsche could be on a stock exchange by the end of the year, if plans laid out by parent Volkswagen are approved by both companies’ boards. After confirming earlier this week that it was considering a floatation of the sports...

/ February 26, 2022

Automakers idle production after Ukraine invasion; other firms also scramble

Cars stream out of Kyiv, Ukraine, as Russian forces close on the capital. (Reuters) Several companies, including automakers Volkswagen and Renault, tire maker Nokian Tyres, and farm equipment giant John Deere, on Friday outlined plans to shut or shift manufacturing...

/ February 25, 2022

Opinion: Your new petrol car could be the same as your old one

00:01, 26 February 2022 View 4 images There’s no doubt that the future of the petrol car is wobbly. I could go on and on quoting more brands with the same rhetoric, so you don’t need the tea leaves to read...

/ February 25, 2022