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  • Apple seeks LFP batteries, but talks with leading suppliers BYD and CATL have reportedly stalled

    Apple seeks LFP batteries, but talks with leading suppliers BYD and CATL have reportedly stalled

    Apple is seeking lithium iron phosphate (LFP) batteries for its much-discussed EV project, but talks with major suppliers BYD and CATL have stalled, Reuters reported Friday. Talks with the two Chinese firms, which were first confirmed by White House economic advisor Jared Bernstein earlier this year, were halted over Apple’s request for dedicated battery factories, […] More

  • Verstappen edges out Hamilton for 2021 F1 United States Grand Prix win

    Verstappen edges out Hamilton for 2021 F1 United States Grand Prix win

    The Formula One United States Grand Prix made a return this past weekend after skipping 2020, and the race turned out to be one of the most thrilling in years. Red Bull Racing’s Max Verstappen claimed victory, edging out Mercedes-Benz AMG’s Lewis Hamilton by just 1.3 seconds at the checkered flag and doubling his points […] More

  • SEA Electric launches new Australian-assembled EV truck

    SEA Electric launches new Australian-assembled EV truck

    SEA Electric, doer of EV driveline swaps on diesel trucks since 2017 using its patented SEA-Drive Power System, has streamlined the process with local assembly. The company just put out a release celebrating the first such EV truck to roll off the line at its Melbourne facility, destined for WA-based mining company Mineral Resources. It’s now […] More

  • Owner Review of the week wins $100

    Owner Review of the week wins $100

    A big thanks to everyone who has submitted an Owner Review last week. We’re happy to announce last week’s winner is Liam P for his 2004 Land Rover Discovery Series 2 Td5 review. Liam’s review is a great look at what it’s like to run a 17 year-old British off-roader, and comes with some stunning […] More

  • SUVs with the lowest and highest ground clearance

    SUVs with the lowest and highest ground clearance

    It’s a question we often get asked: which SUVs offer the most ground clearance? It’s not just a matter of off-road ability, for which clearance is admittedly just one metric. SUVs sales have surged as people have come to realise how much more comfortable or accessible they can be. Buyers have been seduced by ground […] More

  • Mitsubishi entices different buyers with 'premium' new Outlander

    Mitsubishi entices different buyers with ‘premium’ new Outlander

    Mitsubishi’s current SUVs are known for certain attributes – value, reliability, off-road cred – but the company says its new “flagship” Outlander brings something else: a bit of premium feel.  By extension the company’s Australian arm hopes its newest product will attract people who have never shortlisted a Mitsubishi before, while bringing existing owners along […] More

  • SEMA 2021: Six modified Ford Bronco and Bronco Sport concepts detailed

    SEMA 2021: Six modified Ford Bronco and Bronco Sport concepts detailed

    Ford has shown off digital renderings of six one-off concepts that are set to be displayed at the 2021 SEMA show: four Broncos and two Bronco Sports. The show will run from November 2 to 5 at the Las Vegas Convention Centre. Every concept will feature genuine parts, including Ford Performance parts, and licensed accessories. […] More

  • The hybrid SUVs coming to combat high fuel prices

    The hybrid SUVs coming to combat high fuel prices

    Electric cars and plug-in hybrids get more attention, but at this moment in time Australian SUV buyers still prefer cheaper conventional hybrids. And with fuel prices at record highs, it’s safe to say demand won’t go backwards.  The latest sales data shows Australians have bought more than 55,000 hybrids this year, equal to nearly 10 […] More

  • 2022 BMW i4: Electric liftback enters production

    2022 BMW i4: Electric liftback enters production

    The first production 2022 BMW i4 electric liftback has just rolled off the line in Munich, Germany. Due to arrive Down Under in the first quarter of 2022, the i4 is being built alongside the internal-combustion and plug-in hybrid BMW 3 Series range, as well as the M3 and 4 Series Gran Coupe. In order […] More

  • 2022 Mercedes-AMG S63e spied | CarExpert

    2022 Mercedes-AMG S63e spied | CarExpert

    Mercedes-AMG has been spied testing its new plug-in hybrid flagship sedan. The 2022 Mercedes-AMG S63e will feature pumped-up looks and be powered by what’s likely to be a combination of twin-turbo V8 and electric power. It’s likely to make around 520kW of power when it’s revealed later this year, slotting in below the AMG 4-Door […] More

  • Podcast: Hyundai Ioniq 5 driven, Ram 1500 off-road review

    Podcast: Hyundai Ioniq 5 driven, Ram 1500 off-road review

    In this episode, Mandy is joined by Scott Collie and Jack Quick, with Paul Maric, Mike Costello, and Simon Christie chiming in to run through the latest in automotive news and what’s happening at CarExpert’s offices around Australia. In car news, Toyota is targeting record production in November, the 2022 Honda Civic Si has been revealed, the […] More

  • 2022 Volkswagen Tiguan 132TSI Life review

    2022 Volkswagen Tiguan 132TSI Life review

    With its square-edged, Germanic design and turbocharged engine line-up, the Volkswagen Tiguan has always been pitched as the mainstream market’s most premium mid-sized SUV. A lot has changed since the current-generation model debuted Down Under in 2016, though. Rivals have grown up and the mid-sized SUV market has exploded further in popularity; and Volkswagen has […] More

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