Category: automotive

Hyundai and Kia raided in Europe over suspected diesel emissions cheat devices

Hyundai and Kia raided in Europe over suspected diesel emissions cheat devices

Authorities raided have eight European properties run by Hyundai and Kia over suspicions the automaker fitted over 210,000 diesel vehicles with emissions testing defeat devices. Led by the Frankfurt state prosecutor’s office, in co-ordination with Eurojust, authorities searched eight properties...

/ June 28, 2022
Australia’s cheapest electric cars in 2022 – updated

Australia’s cheapest electric cars in 2022 – updated

With petrol prices at record highs, more new-car buyers are adding electric vehicles to their consideration lists. Here are the most affordable electric cars now on sale in Australia – and the ones coming soon. 07:0013 March 2022 0 View 27...

/ June 28, 2022
Polestar’s lukewarm stock debut sends a troubling signal to EV makers

Polestar’s lukewarm stock debut sends a troubling signal to EV makers

The lukewarm reception for Polestar, the latest electric-vehicle company to go public in the U.S., is sending an ominous message to other startups: The purge isn’t over.  Yes, the auto industry is due for a transformation as oil prices soar...

/ June 28, 2022
The Watahiki Tyrrell 6-Wheeler Shakedown

The Watahiki Tyrrell 6-Wheeler Shakedown

<!– The Watahiki Tyrrell 6-Wheeler Shakedown – Speedhunters SHARE The Watahiki Tyrrell 6-Wheeler Shakedown Having followed Watahiki-san’s unique build since I first saw it under construction a year and a half ago, the talented automotive engineer finally messaged me to say that he was taking...

/ June 28, 2022
Mercedes-Benz A-Class and B-Class to be axed in 2025, report claims

Mercedes-Benz A-Class and B-Class to be axed in 2025, report claims

New Models Mercedes-Benz may be preparing to kill its two longest-running compact cars – but breathe life into a niche wagon – a new report out of Europe claims. 06:0028 June 2022 0 <button class="navigation_glide__arrow__je__h navigation_glide__arrow–left__y3DP1 navigation_glide__arrow–inactive__H6d8_" data-glide-dir="|Previous“>Next The strong-selling...

/ June 27, 2022
2022 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 392 review

2022 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 392 review

It might be another no-go for Australia but when our American colleagues generously offered up the madcap Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 392 as the company car in Los Angeles for a week, we would have rowed across the Pacific to get...

/ June 27, 2022
2024 Cadillac Lyriq reservations are now open

2024 Cadillac Lyriq reservations are now open

We don’t know how many units of the battery-electric Cadillac Lyriq will run down production lines every year because the brand won’t say. What we do know is that Cadillac has now declared two production runs sold out — that...

/ June 27, 2022
Welcome To The Isle Of Man TT

Welcome To The Isle Of Man TT

<!– Welcome To The Isle Of Man TT – Speedhunters SHARE Welcome To The Isle Of Man TT Louder and closer the noise seems, no clear let up as the throttle remains pinned over bumps, through crossroads or passing the endless...

/ June 27, 2022
BMW 3.0 CSL to return as hand-built 418kW birthday special – report

BMW 3.0 CSL to return as hand-built 418kW birthday special – report

New Models BMW M is preparing to complete its 50th anniversary celebrations with the rebirth of one of its most iconic models, the 3.0 CSL ‘Batmobile’ of the 1970s. 05:5927 June 2022 0 View 12 images BMW M looks set to...

/ June 26, 2022
2022 Subaru WRX GT Sportswagon review

2022 Subaru WRX GT Sportswagon review

Meet the new Subaru Levorg – er, sorry, WRX Sportswagon. Perhaps because after six years the average person still didn’t know what a Levorg was, Subaru Australia has wisely decided to call the second-generation model a WRX. The Levorg name...

/ June 26, 2022