Concepts from Pebble Beach, Holden is here to stay.. supposedly, and tax news.
The automotive news wheel is always turning. If you’re not constantly checking CarAdvice – which you should be doing, by the way – it can be easy for some headlines to slip through the cracks.
To make sure you haven’t missed anything important, we’ve gathered what we reckon are the hottest news stories from this week, right here. Check them out, and let us know what caught your eye.
2019 BMW Z4 M40i officially revealed
The 2019 BMW Z4 has been officially unveiled ahead of the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, after countless teasers, spy photos and leaks.
This, or a Supra?
Lamborghini Aventador SVJ officially revealed, here in 2019
Lamborghini has finally revealed the Aventador SVJ at Monterey Car Week in California, ahead of global deliveries to commencing early next year.
That’s a mean-looking bull
Australian Tax Office puts car sharing operators on notice
The growing popularity of car-sharing apps like Car Next Door and Carhood has piqued the interest of the Australian Tax Office (ATO), which is calling on owners to learn the tax implications of the services.
Are you using those apps?
2019 Skoda Kodiaq RS teased ahead of Paris reveal
Skoda has previewed its upcoming Kodiaq RS once again, ahead of its full reveal at the Paris motor show in October.
The Czech brand released a pair of shadowy teasers this week, with the ‘RS’ badging and large alloy wheels partially visible.
Mmm who wants a performance Czech SUV?
2019 Hyundai Elantra facelift revealed, here by year’s end
Check out those headlamps! And what about those tail-lights! Hyundai has gone all out on the angles here.
Are you a fan of the new look?
2019 Toyota Corolla scores five-star ANCAP rating
The new-generation Toyota Corolla has been awarded a five-star safety rating by independent crash-testing authority ANCAP.
Australia’s most popular passenger car scored 96 per cent for adult occupant protection, 83 per cent for child occupant protection, 86 per cent for vulnerable road user protection and 76 per cent for safety assist.
Not surprising, but good news nonetheless
General Motors has ‘no exit plan’ for Holden
General Motors (GM) has reinforced its commitment to Holden and Australia, with Mark Reuss, ex-Holden managing director and current vice president at GM, describing Australia as a “worthwhile place to do business”.
“We’re here to make sure that Holden is strong”
Holden announces $28 million for autonomy and EVs, 150 new jobs
General Motors (GM) has announced plans to make Holden a hub for engineering autonomous technology and electric vehicles, pouring an additional $28 million into local research and development, and promising 150 new engineering and design jobs.
That’s a lot of money
Infiniti Prototype 10 Concept revealed
Infiniti has unveiled the Prototype 10 concept for the Concours d’Elegance at Pebble Beach, California, which the company says “recaptures the spirit of early speedsters for an era of electrified performance”.
Looks angry doesn’t it?
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