Motoring News

Tue 19 Feb 2019

Ford reveals VW Golf GTI fighter with new Focus ST

Ford reveals VW Golf GTI fighter with new Focus ST

Sweet and sour news for enthusiasts as turbo hot hatch takes on class leaders with manual and auto options.

Is your caravan a little overweight?

Is your caravan a little overweight?

Do you really know the true weight of the object we are towing? Filling the water tanks is enough to tip many vehicles almost over the limit.

Mon 18 Feb 2019

Tested: Value-packed tough SUV

Tested: Value-packed tough SUV

Isuzu’s big seven-seat SUV is dependable workhorse with a near indestructible engine but it is lacking one ingredient buyers are screaming out for.

Why Tesla should worry about this ute

Why Tesla should worry about this ute

TESLA has new competition popping up everywhere and now the company founded by the world’s richest man is joining the fight.

Sun 17 Feb 2019

Potentially deadly airbags still on the road

Potentially deadly airbags still on the road

Potentially deadly Takata airbags are installed in a huge number of cars in Australia but not everyone can get them fixed straight away.

ROAD TEST: The cavernous and curvy BMW X4

ROAD TEST: The cavernous and curvy BMW X4

When you are going to drop the hammer on a flashy SUV, it might as well rival Thor. Road test review of the 2019 BMW X4.

Sat 16 Feb 2019

Life-saving tech to be compulsory in new cars

Life-saving tech to be compulsory in new cars

AUSTRALIA has agreed to make autonomous emergency braking standard in all new cars under draft regulations agreed by 40 countries at the UN. —

Why this car is a cult classic

Why this car is a cult classic

THE Volkswagen Golf GTI has seen lots of new rivals that are faster, meaner and better value but there is one area where it can’t be beat.

Electric vehicles will meet lifestyles and limit servo trips

Electric vehicles will meet lifestyles and limit servo trips

Once costs are finalised, it's expected electricity prices will be slightly cheaper or on par with petrol-powered alternatives.

Fri 15 Feb 2019

‘What do you do here?’ Ricciardo’s awkward first day at Renault

‘What do you do here?’ Ricciardo’s awkward first day at...

Renault posted a parody of Daniel Ricciardo’s first day as the Australian admits he is unsure if F1’s rule changes will aid him at all this season.

Major consequences of huge Ricciardo war

Major consequences of huge Ricciardo war

Daniel Ricciardo was all smiles at Renault’s season launch but that hid the true nature of the critical fallout from his upcoming fight.

Confusing road rule sparks wild debate

Confusing road rule sparks wild debate

What was meant to be a fun road rules quiz has proved so divisive the motoring organisation that posted it has told users to “keep it civil”.

Car dealers overstocked and slash 2018-plate vehicles

Car dealers overstocked and slash 2018-plate vehicles

Car dealers are overstocked with 2018-plated vehicles giving potential buyers the chance to save thousands on a new ride.

Thu 14 Feb 2019

Car crash scam targets vulnerable Aussies

Car crash scam targets vulnerable Aussies

As if being involved in a car accident wasn’t stressful enough, now drivers are being warned to watch for scammers taking advantage of crash victims.

Get to the supermarket, fast! BMW's fire-breathing SUV pair

Get to the supermarket, fast! BMW's fire-breathing SUV pair

German brand reveals details of new high-performance SUVs and Australia is in line to receive the most powerful of the lot.

Woman’s disgusting act on motorbike

Woman’s disgusting act on motorbike

Motorists travelling along a busy road were shocked when they noticed a woman performing a very unusual act on the back of a motorbike.

Tested: Audi's RS5 Sportback practical semi-supercar

Tested: Audi's RS5 Sportback practical semi-supercar

Audi’s new four-door coupe is one of the quickest cars on the road but it falls behind some of its rivals in some key areas.

Wed 13 Feb 2019

Honda unveils electric baby ute

Honda unveils electric baby ute

Battery-powered pick-up developed with an Italian design school promises to save the environment and will be your friend.

Upgraded best-selling small SUV revealed ahead of Geneva

Upgraded best-selling small SUV revealed ahead of Geneva

Japanese brand’s ageing SUV is in line for some major updates but one possible advancement could make it even more popular than ever.

‘Stupid’ P-plater’s crazy act

‘Stupid’ P-plater’s crazy act

A P-plate driver has learned the hard way not to mess with trucks after dashcam footage caught the youngster doing something very dangerous.

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