Meet the utes of tomorrow: From LDV to Ford, Volkswagen to the Toyota GR HiLux, here's what's around the dual-cab corner
Yet another wave of new utes is set to wash over Australia, with this year's new metal from Mazda (BT-50), Isuzu (D-Max), Great Wall (Cannon), Toyota (HiLux) and Nissan (Navara) set to be joined by ...Read more
New LDV Deliver 9 2021 detailed: Chinese large van to take on Volkswagen Crafter and Renault Master
Will LDV replicate the G10's success with its all-new Deliver 9 large commercial van due in Australia by the end of 2020? Read more
The most advanced Chinese utes ever are coming: How Great Wall and LDV have the new Toyota HiLux in their sights
The battle to win your hard-earned ute dollar will only intensify this year, with as many as six new dual-cabs all set to arrive in Australia before the end of the year. Read more
2020 new car sales: MG, Great Wall and others bucking the downward trend
Earlier today we brought you the bad news, but there are some positives to be gleamed from the gloomy market outlook.As we discussed in our earlier analysis, 2020 has been a difficult year for the ...Read more
LDV's mysterious Chinese ute revealed! New twin-turbo dual-cab has the Toyota HiLux and Ford Ranger in its sights
China's attack on Australia's dual-cab market is set to kick up another gear, with yet another new ute being readied to take on the Toyota HiLux and Ford Ranger. The new model - revealed by SAIC ...Read more
LDV T60 Trailrider 2020 detailed! New turbo-diesel engine and local tuning for Great Wall Cannon and Isuzu D-Max rival
The LDV T60 Trailrider 2 has been detailed for Australia, with a new turbodiesel engine and more refinement headlining the changes for the Chinese brand's workhorse. The biggest change occurs ...Read more
New LDV D90 2020 pricing and specs detailed: Toyota Fortuner rival gets powerful diesel engine
LDV Australia has added a powerful new diesel engine option to the D90 large SUV, which is based on the T60 ute Read more
Should brands like Jeep be worried about the rise of Chinese carmakers Haval and LDV?
That headline isn't meant to be a jibe at the American off-road brand. Read more
How new ANCAP safety standards could influence the way new dual-cab utes look
Despite all the latest technology, the dual-cab utes that scored five safety stars late last year, might only be a three- or four-star performer if it was tested today.While new driver-assistance ...Read more
New dual-cab utes 2020 compared: How safe are 4x2 and 4x4 mid-size pick-ups?
Nissan gave its Navara ute an update last week, but crucially it was missing the overdue addition of autonomous emergency braking (AEB) and other crucial advanced-driver assist systems, which got us ...Read more
Will coronavirus stop the 2020 Beijing motor show? Here are the new Chinese cars you might miss out on seeing
As manufacturers brace for the impacts of coronavirus, there are doubts cast over the certainty of the long-awaited Beijing motor show – which is set to run from the April 23 to 30. ...Read more
The year of the Chinese ute! These three cut-price dual-cabs are coming for your Ford Ranger and Toyota HiLux
Carving out success in our ute market isn't easy, but the rewards can be massive, with more than 200,000 dual-cabs sold here in 2019 alone. Read more
Where new cars sold in Australia in 2019 came from
Of the 1,062,867 new vehicles sold in Australia last year, just 45 were locally manufactured – a crazy thought a decade ago, right? ...Read more
LDV T60 2020 to get V6 power!
The LDV T60 2020 model range is set to expand to include a new V6 turbo-diesel engine as well as the adoption of a smaller four-cylinder with better power outputs than the current one.The new LDV T60 ...Read more
New LDV T60 Mega Tub 2020 confirmed for Australia: Long-wheelbase, big tub ute here to take Toyota HiLux sales!
The LDV T60 Mega Tub has been confirmed for Australia, with the new mid-spec dual-cab ute adding a longer wheelbase and a class-leading tub to appeal to customers who need extra space in the back. Read more
LDV T60 2020 ute sees major changes in its bid to fight against the Ford Ranger and Toyota HiLux
A range-wide update has seen the Walkinshaw-tuned suspension of the LDV T60 Trailrider applied to all models in the line-up. Read more
LDV D90 2020 pricing and specs detailed
The LDV D90 is better value now than ever before. Read more
Could an LDV T60 extra cab ute be on the way?
Though MG’s Extender ute was revealed over the weekend in extra cab form, sister-brand LDV has no plans to incorporate the body style in its related T60 pick-up line-up. ...Read more
Are Chinese car brands hitting the mainstream?
Australia’s new-car market might be struggling in 2019, dropping 7.7 per cent of volume after seven months of trading compared to the same period last year, but Chinese automotive brands ...Read more
Ford Ranger vs Toyota HiLux: Blue Oval 4x4 ute sales outpacing Aussie favourite
Ford’s Ranger ute has stolen the lead in the 4x4 pick-up segment from the evergreen Toyota HiLux, edging ahead in year-to-date sales by just 75 units. ...Read more