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BMW Remains Australia’s Top Selling Luxury Brand
BMW Remains Australia’s Top Selling Luxury Brand

6 Jan 2010, 10:21 UTC · By: Alex Vasile / It seems that Aussies who had some money to spend on a luxury vehicle this year preferred the BMW brand. According to 2009 official industry figures, the Bavarian brand has been crowned king of luxu...

 
Suzuki Cuts Prices for Aussie Alto and Swift
Suzuki Cuts Prices for Aussie Alto and Swift

4 Jan 2010, 11:58 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / With manufacturers across the world trying to leave behind a very troubled 2009 and look ahead to a better 2010, the first month of the new year will bring with it a wave of price cuts in the automo...

 
Subaru Forester X Columbia Launched in Australia
Subaru Forester X Columbia Launched in Australia

4 Jan 2010, 08:30 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Subaru and sportswear company Columbia joined forces for developing a new special edition Forester for the Australian market that will go on sale across the country this week. Codenamed Forester X C...

 
Aussie Peugeot 207 Touring More Details Released
Aussie Peugeot 207 Touring More Details Released

22 Dec 2009, 13:21 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / As we previously reported, Peugeot has recently launched four versions of the 207 facelifted version on the Australian market. Today, more details on the Touring version of the car, dubbed Outdoor, ...

 
Audi Centre Brighton Opens in Australia
Audi Centre Brighton Opens in Australia

22 Dec 2009, 12:43 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / German carmaker Audi yesterday inaugurated a new terminal-style dealership in Brighton, Melbourne. The dealership, known as Audi Centre Brighton, has been built according to Audi’s global &lsq...

 
Lexus LF-A Goes to Australia
Lexus LF-A Goes to Australia

21 Dec 2009, 14:09 UTC · By: Alex Vasile / Lexus LF-A, the limited edition Japanese supercar, comes to Australia. Unfortunately, only 5 of the 500 cars will hit Australian land, though Lexus has applied for 10 cars. “The fact that A...

 
Nissan X-Trail Gets More for Free
Nissan X-Trail Gets More for Free

17 Dec 2009, 10:26 UTC · By: Alex Vasile / Instead of trying to lower the prices like most of the automakers did, Nissan decided to take a new approach with the X-Trail. The car got some optional features for free, but the price did not chan...

 
Great Wall Recall in Australia Due to Seatbelt Failure
Great Wall Recall in Australia Due to Seatbelt Failure

16 Dec 2009, 11:00 UTC · By: Alex Vasile / Some Great Wall ute cars sold in Australia will be recalled due to a seatbelt failure. The defect was spotted during the Australian NCAP tests, where the car barely managed to score two stars. Judgi...

 
Audi S5 Cabriolet Goes to Australia
Audi S5 Cabriolet Goes to Australia

15 Dec 2009, 14:23 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / Finally, German carmaker Audi launched its S5 cabriolet model in Australia, priced from AU$138,100. The car is powered by a supercharged, 3.0l V6 engine that outputs a peak power of 245 kW (329 hp),...

 
Hyundai Has the Lowest Carbon Emissions
Hyundai Has the Lowest Carbon Emissions

15 Dec 2009, 13:19 UTC · By: Alex Vasile / According to the National Transport Commission, Hyundai is Australia’s cleanest brand. After taking into consideration fifteen manufacturers which annually sell 95 percent of their new vehicle...

 
BMW Aims to Double MINI Sales
BMW Aims to Double MINI Sales

14 Dec 2009, 10:45 UTC · By: Alex Vasile / BMW is set to double its Australian sales, from 2,000 cars each year to 4,000 cars. This decision comes as part of the global plan to reach 500,000 cars a year. At this moment, MINI sells 250,000 ve...

 
Toyota Camry Hybrid Breaks Cover in Australia
Toyota Camry Hybrid Breaks Cover in Australia

11 Dec 2009, 10:57 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / The Australian arm of Japanese carmaker Toyota pulled the wraps off the hybrid version of its Camry sedan, prior to its market entrance in February 2010. The car was unveiled at the Altona plant, wh...

 
10 New BMW Models for Australia
10 New BMW Models for Australia

11 Dec 2009, 10:33 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / The German December offensive debuted this month in Australia with the announcement that 10 new models will be added across the 1 and 3 Series range, bringing with them the latest advancements in th...

 
VW Scored Double Win in the Carsales Network People's Choice Awards
VW Scored Double Win in the Carsales Network People's Choice Awards

9 Dec 2009, 15:26 UTC · By: Alex Vasile / Volkswagen won two important awards during the Carsales Network People's Choice Awards in Australia. First, the Eos won the Sports Car category for the third year in a row and second, the Trans...

 
Mazda Gets Three People’s Choice Awards
Mazda Gets Three People’s Choice Awards

9 Dec 2009, 13:55 UTC · By: Alex Vasile / The Carsales Network People’s Choice Awards in Australia gave Mazda an early Christman gift: the Light car award was won by Mazda2, the Small car award was given to Mazda3, while the Medium ca...

 
Peugeot 207 Facelift Lands in Australia
Peugeot 207 Facelift Lands in Australia

9 Dec 2009, 10:33 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / A little over five months after the revealing of the facelifted version of the Peugeot 207, the car is ready to take on the Australian outback, in all four versions - hatch, GTi, CC and Touring. The...

 
Holden Special Vehicles to Launch ClubSport GXP
Holden Special Vehicles to Launch ClubSport GXP

8 Dec 2009, 13:34 UTC · By: Alex Vasile / Holden Special Vehicles, which is Holden’s performance division, decided to apply the styling of the Pontiac G8 to its most successful cars, ClubSport sedan and Maloo ute, in order to update t...

 
Sumitomo Gets Supplier of the Year Award in Australia
Sumitomo Gets Supplier of the Year Award in Australia

8 Dec 2009, 11:29 UTC · By: Alex Vasile / Sumitomo Australia Group was awarded “Supplier of the Year 2009” by the Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries. Sumitomo provides electronic and electrical automotive components to aut...

 
BMW 135i Gets Another Sports Car of the Year Award
BMW 135i Gets Another Sports Car of the Year Award

2 Dec 2009, 10:14 UTC · By: Alex Vasile / Things are looking good for BMW, as their 135i Sport Coupe continues its winning streak, by taking the Best Sports Car of 2009 award, handed by Australia’s Best Cars for the second year in a r...

 
Improved BMW 330d and 335i for Australia
Improved BMW 330d and 335i for Australia

30 Nov 2009, 10:40 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / German carmaker BMW is expanding the range of more and more fuel efficient vehicles it has in Australia with the introduction in December of new versions of the three 3s it already has there. Ac...