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NEWS INDEX:   January 2015

Jaguar Land Rover's ‘Follow-Me Ghost Car Navigation’
1st January, 2015
To aid navigation on busy urban roads, a ghost car could be projected in front of the car for the driver to follow ..... more

Crosswind Assist for Mercedes-Benz custom made motor homes
1st January, 2015
First standard-fit Crosswind Assist for motor home with custom-built body; Close cooperation with German camper manufacturer Hymer; Extensive range of innovative driver assistance systems; Huge choice of base models, wheelbase lengths and drives ..... more

GM confirm 2014 North American recalls
4th January, 2015
Next Car is not expecting other manufacturers to be as frank as General Motors in relation to product recalls ..... more

Three WA drivers take up walking!
4th January, 2015
Western Australian Traffic Police have described a speeding motorist as a "loser". On 2nd January the man was 'clocked' at 211 km/h by radar in a 110 km/h zone ..... more

Motorised ice box impounded
6th January, 2015
An officer saw the man driving the 'cooler' on Northcote Drive, Para Hills. It will be alleged that further checks showed that the driver did not have a driver's licence (nor was the cooler registered or insured) ..... more

Over 1.1 million vehicles sold in 2014
7th January, 2015
Toyota Corolla is once again the nation's best selling car. A total of 43,735 Toyota Corollas were sold during 2014 ..... more

Volvo S60 Cross Country revealed
8th January, 2015
Like the recently announced V60 Cross Country wagon, the S60 Cross Country sedan shares an increased ride height of 65mm (2.5 inches) and comes with the same capable All-Wheel Drive underpinnings of the V60 counterpart, making it the only truly capable and stylish all-road saloon cross-over on the market ..... more

Land Rover draws a line in the sand
13th January, 2015
Land Rover has gone back to the place where it all began to commence a year-long celebration of the iconic Defender. A unique 1km sand drawing at Red Wharf Bay in Anglesey, Wales, leads the brand towards the closing of a chapter in the Defender story ..... more

Honda HR-V prices announced
14th January, 2015
The front-wheel drive HR-V is powered by a 1.8 litre i-VTEC engine coupled with Honda’s Earth Dreams Technology CVT, delivering exceptional driving performance and improved fuel economy. Its low centre of gravity and sedan-like steering feel make it the perfect companion in bumper-to-bumper city traffic or the open road ..... more

Hyundai Santa Cruz Concept
14th January, 2015
Hyundai Santa Cruz ute concept remains, at this stage, a show car only - no plans have been announced for its design and production. However, the market opportunities for a Hyundai utility vehicle globally are very real, not least in Australia ..... more

Audi TT: 3rd generation arrives February
16th January, 2015
The Audi TT will be available in two distinct model lines – Sport and S line. Both will feature the Audi virtual cockpit as standard, as well as MMI Navigation plus with MMI touch, electric front seats with Alcantara and leather upholstery ..... more

Jaguar F-Pace for 2016
16th January, 2015
F-PACE is a highly-efficient five-seat performance cross-over underpinned by Jaguar’s innovative aluminium-intensive architecture and advanced suspension system with all-weather, all-surface confidence and safety to be delivered by instinctive all-wheel drive and Jaguar’s revolutionary All-Surface Progress Control technology. F-PACE is said to deliver an unrivalled blend of performance, style and practicality ..... more

Bentley Bentayga for 2016
20th January, 2015
Bentley’s all-new SUV is set to be revealed to the world later this year and its name has been chosen: Bentayga ..... more

Land Rover Discovery Sport prices announced
20th January, 2015
Replacing the Freelander, new Discovery Sport is a versatile premium compact SUV featuring dynamic design with a compact footprint providing seven-passenger seating in a “2+3+2” configuration. Discovery Sport will deliver a highly refined combination of performance, safety and efficiency thanks to a body shell of high-strength steel and lightweight aluminum. Prices commence at $53,300* ..... more

Mazda CX-5 updated
21st January, 2015
On sale from 1st February, the new Mazda CX-5 has evolved with some internal and external styling changes; the introduction of new technologies takes safety to a new level on the top model, whilst improved dynamics make driving more enjoyable ..... more

Ford GT for 2016
21st January, 2015
Beginning production late next year, the twin-turbocharged V6-powered GT hits the road in select global markets (not Australia) to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Ford GT race cars placing 1-2-3 at the 1966 24 Hours of Le Mans ..... more

Holden to retain Commodore nameplate
26th January, 2015
Holden has announced that the Commodore nameplate will worn by the next generation large car in Australia and New Zealand. Holden Executive Director of Sales, Peter Keley, confirmed that the new car will be imported from 2018 ..... more

Volvo on trial with ACT Police
29th January, 2015
The six-cylinder S60 T6 R-Design is a turbocharged sedan that can reach 100 km/h in just 5.7 seconds ..... more

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