Category: automobile

Toyota trademarks Celica name, hinting at new sports car

Celica name trademarked in the US – could a new Toyota sports car be on the way? Toyota has trademarked the Celica name in the US, suggesting the brand’s iconic affordable sports car could make

Suzuki Jimny production ramps up in India, five-door due in 2022 – report

As Suzuki ramps-up production of its three-door off-roader, a report claims a five-door will join the range in 2022. The rumoured Suzuki Jimny five-door is expected to be unveiled this year ahead of its showroom

Trump pardons Ex-Waymo and Uber engineer Anthony Levandowski – Update

Anthony Levandowski, who stole data from Google relating to autonomous vehicle development before joining Uber, will no longer be subject to his 18 months prison sentence. UPDATE, 21 January 2021: Anthony Levandowski was issued an

Microsoft invests heavily in autonomous tech firm Cruise

Cruise – which was acquired by General Motors in 2016 – will collaborate with Microsoft on software, hardware, and manufacturing development. Microsoft has invested heavily in autonomous driving firm Cruise, initiating a alliance that will

2021 Porsche Taycan: Entry-level RWD variant unveiled for Europe, Australian launch expected

Rear-drive Taycan reaches Europe and the US with 350kW of power and 484km range, though Australian plans remain unconfirmed. An entry-level, rear-wheel-drive variant of the 2021 Porsche Taycan has been unveiled for Europe. Following its

Hyundai Motor Group ends all-new diesel engine development – report

Parent company of Hyundai, Kia and Genesis to shift its focus to hybrid and EV solutions. Hyundai Motor Group (HMG) – parent company of Hyundai, Kia and Genesis brands – is believed to have stopped


2021 Mercedes-Benz EQA unveiled, Australian launch mid-2021

All-electric small SUV revealed with 486km NEDC range, 140kW e-motor, GLA-based styling and underpinnings. The 2021 Mercedes-Benz EQA has been officially unveiled tonight, the first of six new EQ-branded Mercedes-Benz electric vehicles to lob before

2021 Nissan Navara: Drive-away pricing for private buyers revealed

Private drive-away pricing for the revamped Nissan Navara has emerged, with the cheapest model now starting from $33,890 drive-away. The popular mid-range ST dual-cab is the cheapest four wheel-drive option, starting at $50,990 drive-away for

Beast: The history of the US presidential state car

With a new US president taking office today, we look at the history of the presidential limo. The history of the US presidential state car goes back more than a century, and includes an electric

Gold Coast rolls out public electric vehicle charging stations

Ten stations will be rolled out across the region, and each will be capable of delivering 75km of range within 10 minutes. The first of 10 new public charging stations has been installed in the