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Mitsubishi Outlander ACTiV Special Edition Unveiled
Mitsubishi Outlander ACTiV Special Edition Unveiled

10 Aug 2009, 14:44 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / The Australian division of Mitsubishi today introduced a new version of the popular Outlander model. Codenamed ACTiV, the new Outlander comes with several exterior and interior upgrades and is power...

 
Ford Mondeo to Double Sales
Ford Mondeo to Double Sales

7 Aug 2009, 10:44 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / At least this is what the American manufacturer hopes it is going to happen in Australia where it recently introduced the new Mondeo. Furthermore, the station wagon version that's going to be l...

 
2010 Nissan Dualis Gets 2WD
2010 Nissan Dualis Gets 2WD

5 Aug 2009, 12:21 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Nissan Australia announced today the release of a new 2WD version of the Dualis. The new Dualis 2WD Hatch is aimed at "buyers of small hatches with strong visual appeal, safety, spaciousness, f...

 
2010 Holden Commodore: Same Look, Better Engines
2010 Holden Commodore: Same Look, Better Engines

4 Aug 2009, 12:25 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / It would be quite difficult to find some notable visual differences between a 2009 and a 2010 Holden Commodore because the two cars are basically the same. But what's more important is that the...

 
Suzuki Swift RE4 Limited Edition Launched in Australia
Suzuki Swift RE4 Limited Edition Launched in Australia

30 Jul 2009, 14:53 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Japanese manufacturer Suzuki announced the release of two new special editions of its Swift model, namely the Swift RE4 and the Swift Safety Pack. The RE4 is, according to the manufacturer, insp...

 
No Focus For Ford's Australian Plant
No Focus For Ford's Australian Plant

27 Jul 2009, 10:01 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Ford continues global restructuring with yet another production modification, this time in Australia where it will build the first-ever four-cylinder Falcon. In addition, Ford Australia confirmed th...

 
BMW Driver Training Program in Australian Schools
BMW Driver Training Program in Australian Schools

24 Jul 2009, 11:02 UTC · By: Alexandru Radu Chis / With over 15,000 Australias successfully taking part in BMW's Driver Training course since its inception in 1998, the program has became, in time, one of the most fruitful driving aid programs ...

 
Holden Appoints New Chairman and Managing Director
Holden Appoints New Chairman and Managing Director

24 Jul 2009, 07:11 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Australian manufacturer Holden, who's still living under General Motors' umbrella, yesterday announced that it appoints a new chairman and managing director after Mark Reuss, who held this...

 
Mahindra Pik-Up Facelift Launched in Australia
Mahindra Pik-Up Facelift Launched in Australia

23 Jul 2009, 10:14 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Indian manufacturer Mahindra announced today the release of the new generation Pik-Up truck, bringing along new safety features such as ABS, dual airbags, as well as interior and exterior enhancemen...

 
BMW 5 Series New Product Offering
BMW 5 Series New Product Offering

22 Jul 2009, 12:14 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / German manufacturer BMW announced a series of enhancements to be brought to the Australian 5 Series line-up, to both showcase BMW's latest technologies and provide better price-quality ratio. T...

 
Dongfeng Hits on Holden
Dongfeng Hits on Holden

22 Jul 2009, 09:55 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Chinese companies are everywhere. No matter what we are talking about, there's a little Chinese in everything. How exactly they managed to do this, it's still a mystery but Chinese automak...

 
Audi TT Coupe 2.0 TDI quattro Goes to Australia
Audi TT Coupe 2.0 TDI quattro Goes to Australia

17 Jul 2009, 12:50 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / German manufacturer Audi announced the entry on the Australian market of the TT 2.0 TDI quattro, making Audi the first premium brand in Australia to introduce a TDI engine into every major model lin...

 
Lexus IS 250C Australian Pricing Released
Lexus IS 250C Australian Pricing Released

15 Jul 2009, 10:50 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / The next generation Lexus convertible will make its entrance on the Australian market this summer, with a pack of three model grades and prices starting from $79,900 (Prestige), $84,900 (Sports) and...

 
Proton's Cheapest Sedan in Australia Launched by October
Proton's Cheapest Sedan in Australia Launched by October

9 Jul 2009, 10:07 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / Proton is planning a full-throttle push when it comes to the sedan it will launch in Australia, partially following the surprising evolution of Chinese makers who announced new and cheap models all ...

 
Woman Breaks into Her Own Car, Bites Police Officer
Woman Breaks into Her Own Car, Bites Police Officer

6 Jul 2009, 12:32 UTC · By: Alina Dumitrache / Being a police officer is often a risky job, dealing with all sorts of criminals and not knowing the next thing you’ll face.One of the most weird things that happened to a Brisbane police off...

 
MINI Cooper D Off to a Good Aussie Start
MINI Cooper D Off to a Good Aussie Start

1 Jul 2009, 12:58 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / The first ever diesel MINI to hit Australian shores is, according to MINI Australia, off to a "hot start". Unfortunately, we cannot vouch for that, given that the manufacturer omitted to s...

 
Electronic Stability Control, Standard in Australia
Electronic Stability Control, Standard in Australia

23 Jun 2009, 07:16 UTC · By: Bogdan Popa / All cars produced and sold in Australia in 2011 and afterwards will have to offer Electronic Stability Control (ESC) as standard according to a new Australian Design Rule announced yesterday. The Fe...

 
BMW X6 Sells Well in Australia
BMW X6 Sells Well in Australia

18 Jun 2009, 10:34 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / German manufacturer's BMW X6 crossover has proven to be a hit in Australia, despite the fact that the 545 units sold in the ten months the X6 has been present Down Under may look at first decei...

 
Four Boys Manage to Evade Police in BMW Crazy Chase
Four Boys Manage to Evade Police in BMW Crazy Chase

15 Jun 2009, 13:56 UTC · By: Tudor Raiciu / It might sound like the synopsis of a James Dean movie, but the following story is as real as it gets. Four boys in Perth, Australia, were arrested yesterday after one incredible police chase. A...

 
First Gen Honda Insight Enters Museum
First Gen Honda Insight Enters Museum

11 Jun 2009, 10:39 UTC · By: Daniel Patrascu / Japanese manufacturer Honda has become particularly fond of museums around the world. After in early May the new Honda Insight has become part of the daily activities of the British Science Museum, ...