Category: Car News

Renault and Alain Prost congratulate students on world record

Renault and Alain Prost congratulate students on world record

Renault Australia and St Bede’s College in Mentone, Victoria, today welcomed four-time Formula 1 World Champion, Alain Prost, to the school ahead of the 2017 Formula 1 Rolex Australian Grand Prix. Mr Prost, accompanied by Patrice Ratti, head of Renault Sport Cars Global, met Team Infinitude at St Bede’s College, which last year set a … Continue reading Renault and Alain Prost congratulate students on world record

Solid Top 10 start for BMW Team SRM at Albert Park

Solid Top 10 start for BMW Team SRM at Albert Park

BMW Team SRM kicked off the second round of the Australian GT Championship with a solid eighth place for Steve Richards and the BMW M6 GT3 at Albert Park. Richards put in a blinder of a qualifying lap earlier today to secure fifth spot on the grid for today’s opening race, although some confusion at … Continue reading Solid Top 10 start for BMW Team SRM at Albert Park

FCA Australia Response To Alleged Emission Investigation

FCA Australia Response To Alleged Emission Investigation

Melbourne, Australia: Today, News Corporation published an article which claims that the Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development is investigating FCA Australia’s Jeep, Alfa Romeo, Fiat and Chrysler brands in relation to diesel emissions. The article is categorically incorrect. FCA Australia denies the existence of any such investigation. So does the Department of Infrastructure and … Continue reading FCA Australia Response To Alleged Emission Investigation

F1 Driver Stoffel Vandoorne and Honda Civic Type R in Australia

F1 Driver Stoffel Vandoorne and Honda Civic Type R in Australia

F1 Driver Stoffel Vandoorne First to Get Behind the Wheel of New Honda Civic Type R for Australian Unveiling Local debut for eagerly anticipated Honda Civic Type R following its global reveal at the recent Geneva International Motor Show Honda Civic Type R features 2.0-litre VTEC Turbo engine with 235 kW and 400 Nm All-new … Continue reading F1 Driver Stoffel Vandoorne and Honda Civic Type R in Australia

HARRY BATES IS YOUNGEST ARC ROUND WINNER

HARRY BATES IS YOUNGEST ARC ROUND WINNER

Toyota's Harry Bates has become the youngest winning driver in Australian Rally Championship history by taking out Victoria's Eureka Rally, the opening round of the 2017 season. Bates, 22, from Canberra and co-driver John McCarthy in the Toyota Genuine Parts Corolla were part of a three-way duel over two days and 18 competitive stages totalling … Continue reading HARRY BATES IS YOUNGEST ARC ROUND WINNER

Audi: Diesel “issues” and other matters

Audi: Diesel “issues” and other matters

March 20 2017 Audi sets strategic path during a challenging 2016 Robust core business – growth in car deliveries and revenue, operating return on sales before special items within target corridor at 8.2 percent Diesel issue and Takata airbags – after special items of €1.8 billon (AU$2.52 bio), operating profit of €3.1 billion (AU$4.33 bio) … Continue reading Audi: Diesel “issues” and other matters

Lambo ready for Seabring 12 hour with 6 HURACÁN GT3S

Lambo ready for Seabring 12 hour with 6 HURACÁN GT3S

LAMBORGHINI READY FOR THE 12 HOURS OF SEBRING WITH SIX HURACÁN GT3S AT THE START It is the manufacturer with the highest number of cars in the GTD class The second round of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship is scheduled on March 18 Seven drivers are coming from the Lamborghini Squadra Corse’s drivers programs Sant’Agata … Continue reading Lambo ready for Seabring 12 hour with 6 HURACÁN GT3S

Tesla dumps model S 60 and 60D

Tesla dumps model S 60 and 60D

One year ago, we introduced the Model S 60 kWh battery as a more affordable option to accelerate the adoption of electric vehicles. However, most customers ended up buying an equivalent to the Model S 75 kWh. To simplify the ordering process for our customers, we will be removing the 60 kWh option from our … Continue reading Tesla dumps model S 60 and 60D