This week’s car news: July 25-29
We publish a lot of car news during the work week (normally 70 news) and it can be difficult to keep up with everything – that’s the underlying reason behind this weekend’s list.
In short, this is some Important articles from our newsstand as of this Monday have been summarized, in case you miss them at the time.
Pony up, baby!
Rumors are true: a new generation of Ford Mustang Just around the corner.
Ford CEO Jim Farley confirmed on Twitter this week that the Blue Oval will launch its seventh generation Mustang on September 14 at the Detroit motor show 2022, confirm previous reports.
Mr Farley called the new Mustang a “beautiful car” and confirmed that it will retain the three-pedal option, including the hashtag “#SaveThe Manuals”. Accompanying the tweet was a short six-second video looping with the sound of the V8 roaring in the background.
FULL STORY: New Ford Mustang confirmed to debut at Detroit auto show 2022
Quickly swoop in
If you liked the looks of the previous three generations of Suzuki Swift, you should be a fan of the next generation.
The next-generation Swift features improved styling with the same basic shape.
It has been tracked hot weather testing ahead of its expected launch in 2023 and a 2024 launch. The next-generation Swift Sport could be 6-12 months after the main range.
FULL STORY: 2024 Suzuki Swift spying
The Ford Ranger is just starting to show up in customers’ driveways but one problem has come to light.
Some owners have posted on social media about experiencing tail-shaft shake in V6 models at speeds between 40-80km/h.
Ford Australia claims this issue affects only a small number of vehicles and is contacting owners it believes are affected. If you own a Ranger and are experiencing this problem, Ford says you can contact one of its dealers to have the vehicle checked and repaired.
FULL STORY: 2023 Ford Ranger, some new models have vibration problems
Disaster on the Workhorse waiting list
Toyota Australia stopped taking orders for limited supply LandCruiser 70 Series horse, because the customer’s waiting time is out of control.
The company said a combination of ongoing production issues and historically high demand was the reason for its decision, with multi-year waiting times currently unresolvable.
“Available supply is being impacted by ongoing production disruptions in the global auto industry,” the company said in a news release today. “At the same time, the popularity of this model among Australian customers remains at an all-time high.”
FULL STORY: Toyota LandCruiser 70 Series orders halted due to increased wait times
Federal EV-enabled builds
The Federal Government this week introduced its already detailed electric vehicle (EVs) incentive bill to the Australian Parliament, as it moves towards implementation in some form.
Instead of focusing on direct discounts like many Australian states, the Albanese Government’s plan focuses on tax breaks to lower prices and boost consumption.
The act (known as the Treasury Act Amendment) exempts low-emissions cars from the marginal benefit tax (FBT), potentially saving thousands of employers and operators. private vehicle drivers.
FULL STORY: The Australian Government’s electric vehicle price reduction bill is introduced into parliament
Mini reveals its future
Mini revealed The concept of Aceman electric crossover, it shows a preview of a new car designed to sit in the middle Hatch and Countryman in its next generation product line.
Concept Aceman also design language preview for the automaker’s upcoming model range.
Dubbed ‘Charming Simplicity’, this new design approach includes the use of different textures and knits in place of leather, which is being phased out from the range, along with chrome.
FULL STORY: Concept model Aceman EV Mini Concept revealed
Kia Electric is almost here
Kia is expected by many people EV6 GT Leading in electrical performance to launch in Australia in Fourth quarter of this year, with the suspension calibrated both here and at the Nurburgring.
The company’s new “dynamic halo”, which has undergone its final phase of local tuning, has been taken by Kia Australia’s Europe team on the road and, together with Hyundai Motor Europe, at the Nurburgring. known for its availability of tracking.
Full details all around EV6 GTIts local specs and pricing will be announced closer to launch, not far away now, though we’re conditioned to expect a price tag about 100,000 dollars. Some of the $2,000 worth of deposits have already been booked, Kia adds.
FULL STORY: 2023 Kia EV6 GT launched in Q4, details of extended testing program
Another week, another festival
GWM Haval’s second hybrid SUV is set to launch this year.
The company says the GWM Haval Jolion Hybrid is still under review, but CarExpert understand that the small hybrid crossover will arrive in the fourth quarter of this year.
It was recently approved by the Australian Government for sale here, with approval documents listing a single variant. That echoes GWM Haval’s approach to local specs H6 Hybridavailable in a single trim level corresponding to the leading Ultra specifications.
FULL STORY: GWM Haval Jolion Hybrid is set to launch in late 2022
Rolls’ goals for future EVs
It seems to fit perfectly Rolls royce car will check all its upcoming electricity The spectre major tourist house on the French Riviera.
After end of winter testing in Sweden earlier this year, Rolls-Royce is continuing its Specter EV development program in the south of France ahead of its launch in the fourth quarter of 2023.
The Rolls-Royce Specter is the automaker’s first production electric vehicle (EV) and represents the beginning of Rolls-Royce’s transition to a electricity-only scope by 2030.
FULL STORY: Testing Rolls-Royce Specter EV 2024 enters a new phase
Hyundai’s largest SUV is upgraded
Hyundai has increased the cost of entry into the Palisade range, tweaked the base model and raised the price, but there are more sets across the board.
The 2023 Hyundai Palisade The range launches in August, featuring new driver assistance and safety features, updated styling and the local launch of Hyundai’s Bluelink service.
Hyundai has equipped a central airbag for Palisadeand said it has submitted an updated model to ANCAP for testing according to the safety agency’s recent report on the current model. saw it receive a four-star rating.
FULL STORY: Price and specifications of Hyundai Palisade 2023