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Jeep Wrangler shorty returns as a limited edition

Jeep is bringing the Wrangler three-door back for a limited time. Just 40 shorties are bound for Australia, all in special Rubicon Recon guise.

Ford Escape PHEV on track despite European battery fires - update

The 2021 Ford Escape plug-in hybrid is still due in Australia late this year, despite battery fires putting European deliveries on hold.

2021 Bentley Bentayga Speed: Still fast, now stylish

Meet the 2021 Bentley Bentayga Speed, with 100 per cent of the performance its predecessor offered but significantly more style.

2021 Volkswagen Golf R spied undisguised

The next Volkswagen Golf R is taking shape, and it looks angry. It's expected to pack up to 250kW of power, although Australian plans are unclear at this point.

Maserati Ghibli, Quattroporte Trofeo here early in 2021

Maserati has turned up the wick on its sedans, slotting a twin-turbo V8 engine under the bonnet to create a pair of Trofeo flagships.

Podcast: Defender 90, GMA T.50, and VFACTS

This week's podcast looks at Gordon Murray's stunning T.50, dives into the latest VFACTS numbers, and features our very own racing driver, Chris Atkinson.

Ioniq: Hyundai electric car brand arriving in Australia next year

Hyundai has taken the Ioniq badge from its entry-level hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and electric fastback, and will apply it to a new range of electric vehicles.

Federal Government backs smart electric car charger trial

Electric vehicle adoption is low in Australia, but there are a number of trials underway looking at how to change that. The latest comes from Origin Energy, backed by ARENA.

Jeep continues advertising push as fortunes start turning

Jeep's recovery plan is gradually playing out in Australia, with sales increasing in June and July. Expect to see more marketing in the coming months, as it attempts to claw back market share.

Mercedes-Benz pairs with CATL for 700km batteries

The 700km battery pack in the upcoming Mercedes-Benz EQS will come from Chinese battery specialist CATL, it has been confirmed.

SEMA backflips, cancels 2020 show

Three weeks ago, SEMA was going ahead. Now, it's been cancelled. COVID-19 has claimed another motor show victim.

2020 Ford Ranger Raptor review

Want the toughest truck in town? You'll need a Ford Ranger Raptor, then. It has the substance to match that trophy truck style.