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Airbag explosions victim’s family issues chilling warning
OverSteer Podcast, Ep 15 - Embrace the Future - Dauer: 31 Minuten
Jeep Compass 2018 review - Dauer: 12 Minuten
Imported Toyota Camry hybrid a step up in class from Aussie-made model
Nissan’s Patrol is a pain in the city, but awesome in the bush
2018 Hyundai Veloster revealed! - Dauer: 3 Minuten, 58 Sekunden
Australia’s best-selling vehicle grows to counter new rivals
2018 UTE MEGA TEST REVIEW: HiLux v Ranger v D-MAX v Amarok v Triton v Navara v Colorado v BT-50 - Dauer: 19 Minuten
2018-04-12 15:21:58 Dual-cab utes are expected to be more versatile today than ever before. Rough and tough is not enough. The flagship versions must be comfortable inside, safe   Read More ...
2018 Aston Martin Vantage review: Hunting the 911 - Dauer: 20 Minuten
2018-04-12 15:21:52 Can the new Aston Martin Vantage take on Porsche's heroic, iconic 911? That's the question Alborz and Tony explore here. On the track.   Read More ...
2018 Hyundai Kona electric preview - 2018 New York motor show - Dauer: 92 Sekunden
2018-04-09 05:19:49 The Hyundai Kona will arrive in Australia later this year with an all electric option. With almost 500km of range, the Kona will appeal to buyers after an af   Read More ...
Jack of all tracks? | 2018 Volkswagen Passat Alltrack review - Dauer: 5 Minuten, 39 Sekunden
2018-04-09 05:19:45 The Volkswagen Passat Alltrack presents an attractive alternative to the flood of SUVs on our roads today. But does its road presence match the chops of its   Read More ...
2018 Hyundai i30 N: Your questions answered! - Dauer: 12 Minuten
2018-04-09 05:19:43 NOTE: Due to an audio glitch that appears to have affected only some users (mostly iPhone users, and then not even all iPhones), we unpublished an earlier ve   Read More ...
2018 Toyota LandCruiser Prado Kakadu towing review - Dauer: 6 Minuten, 30 Sekunden
2018-04-09 05:19:41 In 2017, the Toyota Prado was the biggest-selling large SUV in Australia, with nearly 16,000 finding new homes. Its off-roading abilities are legendary. The   Read More ...
2018 Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross LS review - Dauer: 4 Minuten, 47 Sekunden
2018-04-09 05:19:38 From a global perspective, the Eclipse Cross plays the role of a brand ambassador, designed to convey the most avant-garde aspects of Mitsubishi’s ‘Dynamic S   Read More ...
2018 Hyundai Tucson facelift first look - 2018 New York motor show - Dauer: 72 Sekunden
2018-04-09 05:19:35 The Hyundai Tucson has received an interior and exterior facelift at the 2018 New York motor show. This latest iteration of the Tucson goes on sale in Austra   Read More ...
2018 Genesis Essentia Concept Sasha Selipanov interview - 2018 New York motor show - Dauer: 7 Minuten, 25 Sekunden
2018-04-09 05:19:32 The incredible looking Genesis Essentia concept was unveiled at the 2018 New York motor show to a huge crowd of onlookers. Paul Maric sat down with Genesis d   Read More ...
2018 Holden Equinox review: Full range! - Dauer: 7 Minuten, 6 Sekunden
2018-03-20 05:19:33 Holden has had to battle without a compelling mid-size SUV to rival the Mazda CX-5, Hyundai Tucson and Toyota RAV4 for far too long. But finally the brand ha   Read More ...
2018 Hyundai Ioniq review: A Prius rival appears - Dauer: 4 Minuten, 31 Sekunden
2018-03-20 05:19:30 The Hyundai Ioniq has now entered the Australian market. Here initially as a hybrid, it will be joined by PHEV and EV versions in the future. How does the hy   Read More ...
'We'll be left behind': Greens want 2030 ban on fossil-fuel car sales
2018-03-13 06:09:21 As cars typically stay on the road 18 to 20 years, Australia would need to shift to 100 per cent electric or hybrid vehicles by 2030 if the country's transport fleet were to approach zer0-emissions by mid-century. According to the Paris climate accord, developed nations including Australia will need to be carbon neutral by about 2050 to avoid dangerous climate change   Read More ...
'We'll be left behind': Greens want 2030 ban on fossil-fuel car sales
2018-03-13 02:09:50 As cars typically stay on the road 18 to 20 years, Australia would need to shift to 100 per cent electric or hybrid vehicles by 2030 if the country's transport fleet were to approach zer0-emissions by mid-century. According to the Paris climate accord, developed nations including Australia will need to be carbon neutral by about 2050 to avoid dangerous climate change   Read More ...
Greens push for electric only cars on Australian roads by 2030
2018-03-12 22:14:01 The sale of new petrol and diesel cars would be banned from 2030, under a proposal by the Greens to get more electric cars on the roads. Key points: Greens unveil policy to make electric cars more affordable and accessible Car dealers enthusiastic about ideas that will help sell more vehicles but have reservations Greens expect proposal will be dismissed by Coalition and Opposition Several European countries have put in place similar timeframes to phase out petrol and diesel cars   Read More ...
Ford Focus RS v Honda Civic Type R v Volkswagen Golf GTI | motoring.com.au - Dauer: 9 Minuten, 16 Sekunden
2018-03-12 00:19:13 The wildest Honda Civic Type R ever takes on reigning hot hatch champion Ford Focus RS, and the evergreen VW Golf GTI on the racetrack. Sparks will fly! STAY UP TO DATE & CONNECT WITH US AT: http://facebook.com/motoring.com.au http://instagram.com/motoringcomau http://twitter.com/motoringcomau http://www.youtube.com/user/motoringc... *************** WHO ARE WE EXACTLY? Motoring.com.au is Australia’s most comprehensive coverage of what’s new in the automotive space. Leveraging the resources and editorial expertise of Australia’s #1 Automotive web business, carsales.comLtd, motoring.com.au provides news, authoritative new vehicle launch coverage, reviews and practical advice guides plus an added dose of lively, entertaining automotive content. Informative, direct, qualified and correct, balanced and entertaining – Motoring   Read More ...
Peugeot 508 revealed at the Geneva motor show - Dauer: 2 Minuten, 1 Sekunde
2018-03-10 12:52:13 Matt Campbell takes a tour of the Peugeot 508 at the 2018 Geneva motor show. See more from the 2018 Geneva motor show here: CarsGuide - Go beyond the test drive Check us out: www.carsguide.com.au Subscribe to our channel: Follow us on Twitter: Like us on Facebook: See our Instagram: We're on Google+:   Read More ...
Toyota Corolla 2019 revealed at the Geneva motor show - Dauer: 81 Sekunden
2018-03-10 12:52:01 Malcolm Flynn gets up close with the newly-revealed Toyota Corolla at the 2018 Geneva motor show. See more from the 2018 Geneva motor show here: CarsGuide - Go beyond the test drive Check us out: www.carsguide.com.au Subscribe to our channel: Follow us on Twitter: Like us on Facebook: See our Instagram: We're on Google+:   Read More ...
Toyota Supra GR Racing Concept revealed at the Geneva motor show - Dauer: 77 Sekunden
2018-03-10 12:51:58 Malcolm Flynn gets up close with the Toyota Supra GR Racing Concept at the 2018 Geneva motor show. See more from the 2018 Geneva motor show here: CarsGuide - Go beyond the test drive Check us out: www.carsguide.com.au Subscribe to our channel: Follow us on Twitter: Like us on Facebook: See our Instagram: We're on Google+:   Read More ...
Oversteer Podcast, Ep 19 - The Range Rover Coupe, the Geneva Motor Show, and our dream Kombi van - Dauer: 33 Minuten
2018-03-10 12:51:46 In this episode: - What's that sound? Mazda RX-7 (first gen), Mazda RX-3, Mazda RX-2, or Mazda R100. () - The Manly Kombi Rally () - What would your ideal Kombi van look like? () - The Geneva Motor Show is happening, the lads discuss their favourite reveals. () - Tom gives us his thoughts on the Range Rover Coupe () - Which trend would you rather get rid of: ugly daytime running lights, fake spoilers, fake exhausts, or fake engine noises piped through the system? () Join a rotating table of Tom, Mitch, J3 and Pritchard as arguments get thrown around in regards to the week’s latest motoring news, mods, and stunts   Read More ...
2018 Audi RS6 Avant Performance: Quick tour - Dauer: 2 Minuten, 37 Sekunden
2018-03-09 10:05:49 While old mate Curt Dupriez works his way towards delivering a full written review of this 2018 Audi RS6 Avant Performance, our managing editor Trent Nikolic   Read More ...
2018 Kia Stinger v NEW 2018 Holden Commodore VXR comparison - Dauer: 16 Minuten
2018-03-09 05:05:57 You've seen us pit the new Kia Stinger against the now-retired VF Commodore, so how does the new European-imported Commodore VXR go against the turbocharged   Read More ...
2018 Jaguar I-Pace quick drive review - Dauer: 4 Minuten, 9 Sekunden
2018-03-07 00:03:04 The all-new Jaguar I-Pace has landed and Paul Maric gives us a quick overview of the car and tests it out through Jaguar's dynamic smart cone circuit. With a   Read More ...
Mahindra aims budget seven-seater at Aussie families
2018-03-06 10:35:05 Priced from $25,990 drive-away, the turbo petrol model sets a price benchmark for the segment that can carry a netball team. Mahindra is using the XUV500 as the platform to launch into the hearts of budget-conscious Aussies but it must first gain brand recognition. There are plans to double its dealership spread from 40 to 80 by 2020 with a compact SUV to launch within 18 months — which the Indian brand forecasts will help deliver between 3000-5000 annual combined SUV sales   Read More ...
2018 Subaru Outback 2.5i Premium review: The surfing trip - Dauer: 6 Minuten, 42 Sekunden
2018-03-06 10:05:57 If ever there were an alternative to the average SUV, it's the 2018 Subaru Outback. More kit, better road manners and smart storage solutions complete what i   Read More ...
BMW Australia continues to hard-sell Munich HQ on a pickup
2018-03-05 16:06:43 Could someone please start the clock on how long it takes BMW to build a pickup, please? The Munich carmaker's Australian outpost has been banging its drums and blowing its didgeridoos for at least three years, trying to convince HQ to develop a ute with a roundel. The pronouncements get increasingly insistent every year, with local head Marc Werner telling austral outlet Car Advice, "We cannot close our eyes and neglect it, we cannot neglect market trends   Read More ...
Lindsay Fox interview: Car-loving magnate's first big talk in years! - Dauer: 29 Minuten
2018-03-05 05:05:24 CarAdvice's Mandy Turner takes a trip down memory lane with Lindsay Fox, legendary footballer, Linfox trucking magnate and - most importantly - obsessive car   Read More ...
2018 Holden Commodore: CarAdvice reader drive day - Dauer: 4 Minuten, 33 Sekunden
2018-03-05 05:05:21 The new imported 2018 Holden ZB Commodore is now officially on sale Down Under, and it has left many wondering if it lives up to the iconic nameplate of its   Read More ...
Watch This Audi R8 LMS GT3 Driver Recover From A Huge Spin
2018-03-04 00:27:54 Saving the car from spinning out is one of the trickier parts of being a race car driver. Besides highly customized drift cars, things with big wings and sticky tires don’t usually like going around a corner sideways. Australian driver Yasser Shahin, though, made recovering from a 720-degree spin look easy. During the first qualifying round of the Audi LMS Cup in Adelaide, South Australia, Shahin, who’s behind the wheel of the #74 R8 misjudges a corner and sends the car into a serious spin   Read More ...
Bentley Bentayga gets a V8: The... affordable Bentayga? - Dauer: 14 Minuten
2018-03-02 15:08:28 It's not quite as rapid as the reactor-powered W12, but the Bentley Bentayga V8 is the more engaging drive with an intoxicating burble to boot. http://caradv   Read More ...
Oversteer Podcast, Episode 18 - 2018 Trans Am, i30 N pricing, and worst car collaborations. - Dauer: 33 Minuten
2018-03-02 12:48:18 In this episode: - What's that sound: 2015 C7 Corvette Z06, 2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk, 2017 Dodge Demon, or 2018 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 LE. () - There is a new Trans Am with 1000 horse power! Is there such a thing as too much power for a muscle car? () - The price of the i30 N has been announced. What other hot hatches could you buy for the same amount of money? () - The guys look back at some of the worst joint engineering projects ever. () - J3 rants about Jurassic Park for some reason. () Join a rotating table of Tom, Mitch, J3 and Pritchard as arguments get thrown around in regards to the week’s latest motoring news, mods, and stunts   Read More ...
Nissan Navara 2018 review - Dauer: 3 Minuten, 42 Sekunden
2018-03-02 12:48:14 Andrew Chesterton road tests and reviews the Nissan Navara with specs and verdict at its launch in Australia. Read Andrew's full review here: See more at the CarsGuide Navara hub: Check out other utes here: CarsGuide - Go beyond the test drive Check us out: www.carsguide.com.au Subscribe to our channel: Follow us on Twitter: Like us on Facebook: See our Instagram: We're on Google+:   Read More ...
FAQs: Takata airbag recall
2018-03-01 16:04:12 Updated: February 28, 2018. The tragic death in Western Sydney of a Honda CRV driver due to a faulty airbag recently has prompted a surge in reader/consumer questions. The death is believed to be the first in Australia to be directly attributed to faulty airbags. Earlier this year, however, a Darwin woman suffered serious head injuries (attributed to airbag issues) when her Toyota RAV4 was involved in a crash   Read More ...
2018 Hyundai Santa Fe REVIEW: A new class leader? - Dauer: 3 Minuten, 59 Sekunden
2018-03-01 15:13:52 The new Hyundai Santa Fe seven-seat SUV is about to arrive in showrooms, bringing improved cabin packaging and more tech. Can it make even greater inroads th   Read More ...
Airbag explosions victim’s family issues chilling warning
2018-03-01 03:07:32 HORRIFIC images have revealed the devastating impact exploding airbags can have on the human body. They show how victims have been left blinded and some have almost been decapitated after their cars launched metal shards into their faces. The injuries are often so severe that surgeons need to dig the fragments from their bodies and they are left reeling from the injuries and trauma for years   Read More ...
Australia launches compulsory recall of over 2 million cars with Takata air bags
2018-02-28 19:15:01 SYDNEY – The Australian government issued a compulsory recall Wednesday of more than 2 million vehicles fitted with defective air bags made by Japanese auto parts maker Takata Corp., following an investigation by the country’s consumer watchdog. At least 23 deaths and over 230 serious injuries have been linked to defective Takata air bags worldwide, according to the Australian government. Speaking at a news conference in Canberra, Assistant Minister to the Treasurer Michael Sukkar said the recall of 2   Read More ...
Oversteer Podcast, Episode 17 - Halfway Hangs, Suzuki X-90 and interesting car ads - Dauer: 30 Minuten
2018-02-27 12:40:13 In this episode: - What's that sound: Ford Fiesta St Mountune, Abarth 595 50th Anniversary Edition, Peugeot 208 GTi, or VW Polo GTi. () - Mitch and J3 talk about their time at Halfway Hangs over the weekend. () - What are the worst V8 engines ever? () - The Suzuki X-90 forces us to think about more odd bodystyle choices. () - What are some of the most interesting car ads of all time? () - Would you rather: an entry-level Mustang EcoBoost Fastback OR 3, 584 pizzas to be consumed at your leisure? () Join a rotating table of Tom, Mitch, J3 and Pritchard as arguments get thrown around in regards to the week’s latest motoring news, mods, and stunts   Read More ...
CarsGuide Podcast, Episode 22 - Ranger Raptor rage, hydrogen Hyundais, fancy Ferraris and more - Dauer: 29 Minuten
2018-02-26 12:28:32 This week James, Richard and Crafty discuss the current location of Elon's space Roadster (), the Model 3's build quality () and a cryptocurrency scam (). Then Crafty reports on the response to Ford's Ranger Raptor (), the possibility of an Everest Raptor () before attention turns to Hyundai's electric Kona and hydrogen Nexo (), meanwhile a German newspaper is accusing Daimler of fiddling with their diesel emissions (). Frosty Chops, for reasons passing understanding, is still in Korea (), but in more relevant news the Mustang has received some performance enhancements and price adjustments (). James runs a short quiz on what is and isn't legal to do while driving, ( - submit your answers on a postcard) before we look at a new Ferrari and a new Porsche and pose the question "what's the point?" ()   Read More ...
Lexus RX L 2018 review - Dauer: 4 Minuten, 47 Sekunden
2018-02-26 12:28:23 Andrew Chesterton road tests and reviews the Lexus RX L with specs, fuel consumption and verdict at its launch in Australia. Read Andrew's full review here: See more at the CarsGuide RX hub: Check out other 7-seat SUVs here: CarsGuide - Go beyond the test drive Check us out: www.carsguide.com.au Subscribe to our channel: Follow us on Twitter: Like us on Facebook: See our Instagram: We're on Google+:   Read More ...
Ford Mondeo: Family Sedan Comparison 2018 | motoring.com.au - Dauer: 2 Minuten, 42 Sekunden
2018-02-26 00:14:46 It's handsome, it's clever, and although it's not the fastest or most engaging of this quintet, it scores for convenience and industrial strength storage STAY UP TO DATE & CONNECT WITH US AT: http://facebook.com/motoring.com.au http://instagram.com/motoringcomau http://twitter.com/motoringcomau http://www.youtube.com/user/motoringc... *************** WHO ARE WE EXACTLY? Motoring.com.au is Australia’s most comprehensive coverage of what’s new in the automotive space. Leveraging the resources and editorial expertise of Australia’s #1 Automotive web business, carsales.comLtd, motoring.com.au provides news, authoritative new vehicle launch coverage, reviews and practical advice guides plus an added dose of lively, entertaining automotive content. Informative, direct, qualified and correct, balanced and entertaining – Motoring.com.au’s voice will be fresh and friendly… Just don’t expect laddish or loutish – we’ll leave that to the others… motoring   Read More ...
2018 Renault Megane RS: 7 Cool Things! - Dauer: 4 Minuten, 5 Sekunden
2018-02-24 00:04:03 There's a hell of a lot to like about the new Renault Megane RS. We told Curt to focus on five things, and he came back with seven... Catch his full review h   Read More ...