Star sales performance for MG Motors Australia

MG Motors was by far the star performing brand for its Australian franchise dealers which sold 15,253 vehicles in 2020, an increase of 83.2% over 2019’s tally of 8,326 vehicles.

https://autotalk.co.nz/news/star-sales-performance-for-mg-motors-australia


Bhp trialling Toyota Australia’s converted electric ute

Toyota Australia is announcing a local electric-vehicle pilot trial with resources giant BHP. The small-scale trial involves a Landcruiser 70 Series single-cab ute that has been converted to a battery-electric vehicle by Toyota Australia’s product planning and development division in Port Melbourne.

https://evsandbeyond.co.nz/bhp-trialling-toyota-australias-converted-electric-ute/


Strong interest in crossover

Kia delivers large pre-Christmas shipment of Stonics to customers who reserved them at launch. Kia believes its new Stonic will bring “fresh excitement and a free spirit” to New Zealand’s crossover market.

https://autofile.co.nz/strong-interest-in-crossover-


Subaru NZ reveals all-new Outback pricing

Subaru New Zealand has given us our first glimpse of the all-new Outback in right-hand drive form as well as revealing local pricing of the SUV before its launch here next month.

https://www.stuff.co.nz/motoring/123891833/subaru-nz-reveals-allnew-outback-pricing


New engine but no turbo for all-new Subaru Outback, NZ prices announced ahead of on-sale February

There are no really big surprises with the all-new Subaru Outback, revealed here in New Zealand specification for the first time. That’s partly because Subaru has stuck to a winning formula.

https://www.driven.co.nz/news/new-engine-but-no-turbo-for-all-new-subaru-outback-nz-prices-announced-ahead-of-on-sale-february/


Jeep’s new Grand Cherokee L could be the ultimate family hauler

The new Jeep Grand Cherokee L is pitched as the ultimate family car. It has 12 USB outlets, three rows of seats, wireless smartphone connectivity and more cup holders than a gold class cinema.

https://www.driven.co.nz/news/jeep-s-new-grand-cherokee-l-could-be-the-ultimate-family-hauler/