The European manfacturers of luxury and sports cars were out in force with shiny new models.
Richard Blackburn is editor of Drive.com.au overseeing the website, iPad, Facebook and Twitter. Richard got his driver’s licence the day he became eligible to sit the test and can still remember his first solo drive in his parents’ Mazda 1300, a car he would later write off as part of his automotive learning experience. His first car was a Mazda 1500, his favourite was a Ford Escort panel van.
Richard Blackburn Meet the car that is slowly killing the Australian automotive industry. The Mazda3.
Heath Aston, Toby Hagon, Richard Blackburn The $2 billion given to Holden during the past decade may not be enough to keep its Australian factories open, the car maker has warned.
Gareth Hutchens and Richard Blackburn Manufacturers say the Australian government should not turn its back on the nation's car industry, but have stopped short of calling for the Reserve Bank to intervene to deflate the currency.
Richard Blackburn Last year, Australians bought more new cars than at any time in our history.
Richard Blackburn Holden will cut 500 jobs in its South Australian and Victorian operations, just two months away from the launch of an all-new VF Commodore.
Richard Blackburn The champagne has barely popped before some are predicting the fizz to go out of the car market.
Richard Blackburn Australians bought more new cars last year than ever before, but they shunned locally built makes, pushing the nation's car industry closer to the brink.
Richard Blackburn FORD has given the strongest hint yet it's considering a life in Australia without manufacturing. In a frank admission, the president of Ford Australia, Bob Graziano, said manufacturing was no longer...
Richard Blackburn THE federal election and uncertainty about the shape of the next government has failed to dent the surge in new car sales. The market is still on track to break 1 million sales in the year.