Toyota has revised its diesel-powered HiAce range to improve fuel economy in the city while achieving stricter emissions standards.
Supplying 24-hour access to diesel in remote parts of Western Australia's Pilbara region has become much more feasible with the construction of what is believed to be the world’s first fully transportable, solar-powered retail fuel outlets.
Navman Wireless has rebranded as Teletrac Navman, following the company's merger with GPS fleet tracking software company Teletrac.
Toyota says it is excited to secure three fuel cell vehicles for use exclusively in Australia over the next three years. The vehicles — known as the Mirai — will help Toyota engineers to learn more about the technology and will be joined by a portable refuelling station over the coming months.
Researchers at Queensland University of Technology are predicting that petrol-powered vehicles will continue to dominate Australian roads in the year 2030, despite advances in new technologies and public concerns about the environment.
There's a new crop of airbag issues for Toyota, this time for its Prius and Lexus models. In Australia, the company has issued a recall on vehicles from the Prius ZVW30 and Lexus CT200h ranges.
Thin-film solar expert Hanergy Holding Group has launched four full solar-powered vehicles in Beijing at a ceremony dubbed 'Disruptive innovations drive the future'.
In case you were in doubt as to how much smartphones rule our lives, a new study reveals that car buyers will not purchase a vehicle that doesn't provide adequate mobile phone connection. The National Road Safety Partnership Program (NRSPP) has published details of the research which shows that other factors including styling, price and fuel economy can't be trumped by an inability to connect.
The death of a Tesla Model S driver in Florida earlier this year has sparked a widespread investigation into the vehicle's autopilot system involving the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the US Government and the automaker.
Details of the proposed make-good by car manufacturer Volkswagen AG have been released. Information relates only to the United States at this stage.
New information from Juniper Research suggests that by 2021, the average driver will save an entire working day per year through less driving time. The advent of smart city initiatives, including including advanced traffic management and smart parking, will contribute to 4.2 billion fewer man hours on the road.
From 'first response' at fatal road accidents to saving sheep in a storm, Warrnambool State Emergency Service needs tough and trusted capital equipment that can be relied on every hour of every day of the year.
Nissan Motor Corporation has announced efforts in research and development of a solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC)-powered system running on bio-ethanol electric power, a world first for automotive use.
Tesla is taking the unusual step of selling its vehicles at the Nordstrom department store in Los Angeles. Already renowned for its left-of-field sales distribution model, the maker generally offers its cars via directly owned stores, commonly to be found located in shopping malls.
A new steering committee has been established to explore issues around the increased prevalence of the grey fleet. The term refers to situations where vehicles used for work purposes are not owned or leased by the organisation employing the driver, including novated lease, volunteer paid mileage and private vehicle use.