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Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi best-selling carmaker in 2018

Jan 31, 2019

The three-brand alliance managed to sell 10.76 million vehicles in 2018, which is more than any other car manufacturer or auto group in the passenger...

Volkswagen sells thousands of illegal vehicles, issues recall – report

Dec 13, 2018

Volkswagen is in strife again for taking part in illegal activity. This time it seems the company may have sold up to around 17,000 pre-production...

Audi fined $1.3 billion for V6, V8 diesel emissions violations

Oct 16, 2018

In another big blow to Volkswagen Group and its finances, Audi has just been slapped with a whopping 800-million-euro fine (about AU$1.3 billion). It was...

VW may recall 124,000 cars due to harmful materials

Aug 14, 2018

Volkswagen may be looking at another raft of recalls of its electric vehicles after cadmium – a carcinogenic metal – has been found in over...

Audi e-tron fully electric SUV debut confirmed for September 17

Jul 27, 2018

Consumers in the US will be able to place orders for the upcoming Audi e-tron from September 17, the company has confirmed, the same day...

Mercedes ordered to recall cars for unapproved emissions software

Jun 13, 2018

Mercedes-Benz parent company Daimler has been ordered to recall up to 774,000 vehicles in Europe following the discovery of emissions irregularities with some of its...

2018 VW Polo recalled in Australia, potentially dodgy seat belt

May 17, 2018

Volkswagen Australia has announced a safety-related recall for the 2018 Polo, involving the rear seat belt for the centre seat which could unintentionally release without...

2019 Volkswagen Touareg previewed, prototype driving from Slovakia to Beijing (video)

Mar 12, 2018

Volkswagen has sent out another teaser of the all-new 2019 Touareg. This time revealing more of the design via a lightly camouflaged prototype which is...

Volkswagen I.D. Vizzion concept unveiled at Geneva show

Mar 06, 2018

The wraps are off the Volkswagen I.D. Vizzion concept, which is the latest in the line of I.D.-branded electric concepts presaging future vehicles on the...

2018 Volkswagen Touareg confirmed for second quarter

Jan 02, 2018

Volkswagen has officially confirmed the all-new, 2018 Volkswagen Touareg will debut in the first half of the New Year. It’s set to be inspired by...

Former Volkswagen exec Oliver Schmidt sentenced to 7 years prison

Dec 07, 2017

Former Volkswagen executive Oliver Schmidt has been sentenced to seven years in prison in the US after he pleaded guilty to two felony charges of...

Top 5 quickest 2017 diesel utes across 0-100km/h tested by PerformanceDrive

Oct 19, 2017

If you’re in the market for a ute, chances are you couldn’t give two hoots about 0-100km/h performance. However, we thought we’d put together a...