Before SUVs conquered the automotive world in different shapes and sizes, there was a time when MPVs were the most popular choice for those who prioritised interior space and practicality. Starting with the Espace in 1984 and following up with the more compact Scenic in 1996, Renault was a pioneer in the MPV segment, designing…

SsangYong is back in Australia, and its most important model is the Musso. We see how the Korean 4WD ute stacks up Pros and Cons Pros Good ride, comfort and refinement Segment-leading warranty Good safety and inclusions for the price Cons Engine feels a little underpowered at times Low ground clearance for off-roading Tub and…

2019 Volvo V60 Cars.com photo by Christian Lantry Volvo has released pricing for the redesigned 2019 V60 mid-size luxury wagon, the long-roof car for fans of wagons with style and a tidy size (which includes me). Due on sale early in 2019, the wagon will start at $39,895 (all prices include a $995 destination fee)…

Ever since the Kia Soul first broke into the auto scene in 2009, it has carved its own path unique path in the auto industry. Almost ten years later, the Soul is entering its third-generation, and it includes an improved EV model as well. The 2020 Kia Soul EV has arrived, and it’s a far…

Not only has Jaguar beaten its Euro rivals to the punch in launching the all-electric I-Pace, it’s almost certainly bloodied Tesla’s nose in the process. Pros and Cons Pros Superb dynamics Cracking performance Gorgeous styling Sublime interior Excellent range Cons Gimmicky fake engine sound (can be switched off, but why?) Tiny ‘frunk’ Dear Tesla, be…

2017 Honda Civic Type R Manufacturer image Vehicles Affected: Approximately 7,000 model-year 2017-18 Honda Civic hatchbacks and Civic Type R hatchbacks The Problem: The owner’s manual in these vehicles may have incorrect information for properly using the child-restraint anchorage system, increasing the risk of injury in the event of a crash. The Fix: Dealers will…

Commercial operations have begun in the metro Phoenix area The Waymo One self-driving taxi service has been given a soft launch in and around Phoenix, Arizona. The service is currently limited to people on the company’s Early Rider program. Waymo says it will “gradually roll out [the service] so even more people can ride with…

The Ferrari 599 GTZ Nibbio Zagato was unveiled back in 2007 and was just limited to nine units worldwide. Compare this model to modern-day Ferraris, and you will notice how radically different this is from what the Italian manufacturer makes now. Upfront, it looks nothing but a Ferrari, but the rear is where it looks…

CEO gives details about on-going Ford partnership discussions Volkswagen could build some of its vehicles at Ford factories in the USA, Herbert Diess, the German automaker’s CEO, has revealed. Diess spoke to reporters including those from Automotive News after a discussion with US President Donald Trump, members of his administration, and senior officers from Daimler…