According to Fiat, the fault could lead to excessive vibration, a shaking steering wheel, uneven tyre wear, noisy suspension, and steering problems. Fiat Australia has recalled 143 examples of its Ducato van, citing a potential fault with the steering system. The affected vehicles were sold between 1 June 2019 and 30 November 2020, with all…

The project – which is a collaboration between the Toyota Research Institute and Stanford University’s Dynamic Design Lab – aims to improve the evasive capabilities of autonomous driving systems. A 2021 Toyota GR Supra has reportedly been taught to autonomously drift, as part of a collaborative project between Stanford University’s Dynamic Design Lab (DDL) and…

The Outlander doesn’t get the attention it probably deserves, especially given its popularity in the market. Compelling value and quality inclusions headline the GSR PHEV variant. Pros and Cons Pros Ride comfort and handling balance now much better than other Outlanders Interior ambience and comfort are excellent Real-world combination of electric and internal combustion is…

Japanese brand debuts stripped-out EV designed for straight-line competition. Honda has treated its compact E electric vehicle to a drag racing makeover, with the unveiling of the e-Drag concept at the 2021 Tokyo Auto Salon. Headlining the upgrades designed to cut the Honda e-Drag’s quarter-mile (402m) time is a strict weight reduction program, led by…

This All-American SUV will land with a hint of Australian flavour. Jeep has revealed that the soon-to-land new Grand Cherokee will undergo pre-production testing in Australia, before hitting showroom floors late 2021. It’s a move that has paid dividends for the likes of Kia, Hyundai and Toyota, who have followed up off-shore vehicle development with…

American-based race team Era Motorsport celebrates its fans with race livery. Indiana-based race team, Era Motorsport, has turned to the public to design a race livery for its upcoming return to American endurance racing. The livery design competition was originally run in 2020, and the team had planned to feature the winning livery during that…

Volkswagen has brought back the quirky five-door in the Netherlands, to celebrate 25 years since the the original Harlequin first came onto the market. The Volkswagen Polo Harlequin has been revived in the Netherlands as a one-off, in celebration of the eccentric and quirky car’s 25th birthday. The limited-edition Volkswagen model was launched in 1995…