September 8, 2021

Q. WHAT IS AN ELECTRIC CAR? A. An electric vehicle (or EV) has no combustion engine like petrol and diesel models. It uses electrical energy stored in a rechargeable battery to drive the vehicle electrical motor(s). The MG ZS EV is an electric vehicle with a large-capacity 44.5kW/h underfloor battery and a front-mounted motor driving the front wheels. Q. WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF ELECTRIC CARS? A. The most notable benefit of electric cars is...

Read more

2021 MG ZST Specs

August 31, 2021

The MG ZST arrived in the busy small SUV segment in 2021. Initially offered in two trims – Excite and Essence – it complemented the existing MG ZS range by offering sharper styling and a suite of advanced driver assist systems that were previously not seen on a small SUV from MG. Shortly after, MG launched two more entry grades of ZST to the market – Core and Vibe. The 2021 MG ZST is powered by a naturally aspirated 84kW/150Nm...

Read more


August 27, 2021

It’s no surprise that home charging is the most common way to charge an electric vehicle, with around 80% of all car charging happening on driveways and in garages across the country. This is likely due to the fact that charging your electric vehicle from home is noticeably cheaper and more convenient than other methods of charging. But just how easy is it to charge your electric car from the comfort of your home, and...

Read more


August 19, 2021

If you are thinking about buying an electric car, one question you will most certainly have thought about is how long does it take to charge an electric car. With traditional petrol and diesel vehicles taking a matter of minutes to fill up from empty, charging time is a concern amongst those interested in switching to electric. Electric vehicle charging is slower than conventional fuel-filling because the power is transferred in a different way and...

Read more

Living with the MG ZS EV

August 13, 2021

Can an MG ZS EV work for your family? What we love Comfortable, practical interior with enough room for a young family Plenty of safety features to protect your precious cargo Interior materials hold up well under family use I’ve reached the three-month mark into my 2021 MG ZS EV long-term loan, and I’ve come to appreciate the MG as the quietest member of my household. For this review, I’ve chosen to delve into the ZS EV’s family-friendly credentials, given...

Read more

MG ZS scores historic top 10 spot for Chinese vehicles

August 5, 2021

The brand is achieving big things in Australia, even though it only has three models: the ZS/ZST/ZS EV, HS and MG3 The MG ZS compact SUV has become the first Chinese car to achieve a top 10 monthly sales result in Australia. MG registered 1786 sales of the ZS in July, placing it 10th in the list of best-selling models. The figure represents a 446 per cent increase on the vehicle’s July 2020 result, and the ZS’s year-to-date sales...

Read more

Biggest single shipment of MG arrives in Australia

July 26, 2021

MG MOTOR Australia is literally selling vehicles by the shipload, having filled the entire manifest of the Primrose Ace car carrier with 4800 of its Chinese-made hatchbacks and SUVs. It is the first time the brand has occupied a whole ship with vehicles bound for Australia; these vessels usually contain vehicles from a mixture of manufacturers. Nevertheless, the Primrose Ace vessel docked at Port Kembla near Sydney on July 13 having departed Shanghai Harbour in...

Read more

Australia’s fastest-selling cars revealed: MG

July 19, 2021

MG leading a big charge from the Chinese auto brands. MG ZS/ZST – up 434 per cent MG’s compact SUV has stormed into the lead of an intensely competitive segment thanks to sales surging from 1704 in the first half of 2020 to 9093 for the same period this year. ZS sales have grown exponentially with the introduction of the newer ZST variant, which has also recently added cheaper Core and Vibe grades. The ZS/ZST is...

Read more

VFACTS June 2021: MG tops light passenger cars & Small SUV

July 13, 2021

MG continued to lead the charge among Chinese brands (which now routinely outsell cars from the USA and Germany) finishing in the Top 10 for the fourth time this year. MG topped the top 3 Light passenger cars <$25K in June 2021. MG also topped the top 3 Small SUV <$40K in June 2021. This article originally featured on and can be viewed here.  

Read more

MG ZS EV Electric car sales take off in Australia

July 7, 2021

Electric car sales are finally showing signs of taking off in Australia, with more than 6,000 sold in the first half of 2021 – a doubling of 2020’s entire sales. New Vfacts figures released today by the Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries (FCAI) show that 2,217 all-electric cars were sold in the first half of 2021. Of the remainder, MG has described its June monthly sales figures – which saw it sell 175 MG ZS...

Read more