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Video: 2021 Nissan Leaf e+ review

With an extended range courtesy of a more formidable, more energy-dense battery pack, the 2021 Nissan Leaf e+ is going to make a lot more sense for a lot more Australian buyers – especially one-car families. Forty per cent more sense, in fact, in terms of range.

Volkswagen Touareg R firming for Australia: First hybrid R model in discussion for local launch

The Volkswagen Touareg R plug-in hybrid performance SUV is coming ever closer to Australian showrooms, with the brand confirming plans are advancing for a local launch for Volkswagen R's flagship model. Volkswagen Australia has confirmed it is "in discussion" with its German counterpart to bring the 340kW/700Nm, plug-in hybrid (PHEV) Touareg...

Tesla Model 3 “under evaluation” as police car in the UK

A modified Tesla Model 3 Performance is being trialled in the UK as a police highway patrol vehicle. It’s unclear exactly what features the law enforcement-spec sedan picks up for official duties (beyond the external livery, sirens and lights), however the car was reportedly custom-built by Tesla's UK division to gauge interest for electric vehicle...

2019-2021 Toyota C-HR recalled with fuel pump fault

Toyota Australia has recalled 7671 examples of its C-HR SUV, citing a potential fault with the fuel pump. The affected vehicles were sold between 2 December 2019 and 26 May 2021 (Model Years 2019 to 2021). The recall notice, lodged with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), says: “The internal components of the fuel...

The Drive Five: Lexus' hybrid Toyota GR 86 and the other stories you might have missed – 23 June 2021

As we continue toward a single publishing platform, some great news stories are being published on both CarAdvice and Drive. If you're a keen reader of CarAdvice, you might be missing out on some of the unique, first-to-run content we're publishing over on Drive. Here are the best stories published on the Drive website so far this week:...

2022 Ford Everest to get V6 turbo diesel power

Ford is expected to answer the call for more power in the booming four-wheel-drive wagon segment, with a V6 turbo diesel that previously powered the Ford F-Series pick-up likely to be available as an option on the new generation Ford Everest from next year.

Audi to phase out combustion engines outside of China by 2033, last all-new combustion model to debut in 2025

Audi has outlined its plans to end production of internal combustion engines in most markets by 2033, as part of its plan to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050. Authenticating reports from earlier this week, Audi has confirmed its last all-new, combustion-engined vehicle will enter production in 2025 – likely to be a next-generation version of...

2022 Dacia Duster facelift revealed

The facelifted 2022 Dacia Duster SUV has been unveiled in Europe – a model that's likely to be high on the wish list for Dacia's slated Australian launch in 2022. Dacia – a Romanian budget brand owned by Renault – has treated the Duster to a revised exterior design in line with its latest Sandero and Logan models, plus new interior technology...

2022 Porsche 911 GTS price and specs

The 2022 Porsche 911 GTS has been unveiled, ahead of its Australian launch in the first quarter of 2022 (January to March inclusive). Debuting in fixed-roof Coupe, soft-top Cabriolet and iconic Targa body styles, the 911 GTS serves as the latest application of Porsche’s “sweet spot” GTS moniker, which build on regular (Carrera S) variants of the...

Hyundai acquires high-profile robotics firm Boston Dynamics

Hyundai has acquired a controlling stake in the high-profile robotics firm Boston Dynamics. It has previously been reported the South Korean car giant was preparing to buy into the tech company, however regulators have now officially sanctioned the deal. Financial details are thin on the ground for now, however Hyundai and former-owner SoftBank...

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