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Australian crash safety chief to head up global watchdog

Lachlan McIntosh, the road safety advocate who once gave Australia the world’s toughest crash test framework, will now head up Global NCAP

Trading places: Workhorses, SUVs dominate August sales charts

Preliminary sales data for August shows traditional passenger cars are in even steeper decline

Great Wall eyes FCA buyout: Report

How would the automotive landscape change if Fiat Chrysler Automobiles was acquired by Chinese giant Great Wall?

Porsche adds Cayenne to the Aussie Dieselgate fix list

Volkswagen Group Australia’s recall count jumps past 100K as Porsche’s diesel V6 is added to the list

It's official: 2018 Holden Commodore is now in French hands

Groupe PSA's takeover of GM's European manufacturing and finance divisions is now complete, officially handing the next-gen Holden Commodore a F...

Ford nods to Australia as region’s fortunes turn around

Asia Pacific sales help build Ford's strength as financial report hints at departing chief Mark Fields' separation package

Watchdog weighs into Australian airbag recall after driver’s death

Australia’s first recorded death related to the worldwide Takata recall prompts a stern government warning to owners and car brands

Tesla appoints Rupert Murdoch’s son to executive board

James Murdoch named as a new independent director to help steer electric carmaker’s future

Revealed: Tesla’s secret sales numbers

Recalls to fix electrical issues in Tesla’s battery-fuelled cars hint at its sales strength in Australia

Fast money: McLaren posts its best result on record

Take a bow, Australia. You've helped kick-start McLaren’s ambitions of eventually selling 4500 cars globally

Toyota Australia slumps to 99m profit

The Aussie dollar and looming manufacturing shutdown limits Australia's biggest brand to just $370 profit on every car it sold last financial year

Takata about to fall as airbag recall costs mount, reports say

The weight of fixing faulty airbags in more than 100 million cars worldwide - about two million of them in Australia - appears to be taking its...

Brit sportscar brand Lotus sold to Chinese car maker Geely

Geely takes hold of Lotus, and throws Malaysian car maker Proton a lifeline in the process

US sues Fiat Chrysler over Dieselgate-like emissions cheat claims

The US government now wants its court system to back up claims that software built into Jeep and Dodge-badged cars was there to deliberately fud...

There's still life in conventional engines, says Volkswagen

Despite wanting to sell a million battery-powered cars by 2025, VW says the engines we use now will still have a place in future showrooms