Motoring News

Wed 20 Mar 2019

Vital riders develop situational awareness

Vital riders develop situational awareness

I'm a vulnerable road user, and in a crash, I know I'm likely to come off second best.

Tech to save 'zombie' pedestrians from walking into traffic

Tech to save 'zombie' pedestrians from walking into traffic

Smartphones have become a huge part of life for the majority of people but the addiction can have life threatening consequences.

Fresh tech for luxury Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe

Fresh tech for luxury Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe

Mercedes-Benz’s mid-size luxury SUV is the Australia’s favourite prestige vehicle, and this head-turning version is about to get even more attention.

Rare $2m Koenigsegg supercar trashed by owner

Rare $2m Koenigsegg supercar trashed by owner

The unfortunate owner of this extremely rare supercar valued at about $2 million has had a seriously bad weekend.

Stolen Mercedes to set auction record

Stolen Mercedes to set auction record

A stylish Mercedes-Benz SL500 disappeared back in 1991 but it has been recovered in mint condition and is ready to fetch a big price.

Fisker takes wraps off new Tesla fighting SUV

Fisker takes wraps off new Tesla fighting SUV

Tesla just revealed its new Model Y SUV but its already has potential rival as an American upstart looks to pick a fight.

Tue 19 Mar 2019

James Bond’s latest ride revealed

James Bond’s latest ride revealed

The only thing more masculine than James Bond himself are his burly sports cars, but that is all about to change with the next instalment.

Aston Martin slams ‘reckless’ self-driving tech

Aston Martin slams ‘reckless’ self-driving tech

SPORTS car leader takes aim at Tesla, Audi and others over ‘level three’ technology.

Surprising rebirth of Land Rover Defender

Surprising rebirth of Land Rover Defender

THE British brand’s old workhorse off-roader is set for a major shake-up but one start-up wants to preserve its heritage.

Minister says security increase will tackle transport woes

premium_icon Minister says security increase will tackle transport woes

Queensland Transport Minister Mark Bailey has hit back at a Sunshine Coast MP's questions about "dodgy” fare evasion tactics.

Unexpected crackdown on road rule in NSW

Unexpected crackdown on road rule in NSW

NSW Police is targeting drivers who flout a very specific road rule — and it’s probably one you wouldn’t even think twice about.

Mon 18 Mar 2019

SURVEY: Seven out of 10 drivers afraid of driverless cars

SURVEY: Seven out of 10 drivers afraid of driverless cars

Car companies say believe this technology is all important and essential to the future of civilisation but the general public doesn’t want it for this big reason.

The perfect car for dog owners

The perfect car for dog owners

A reader wants a new version of her hugely spacious Holden Commodore wagon to cart two dogs long distances. With large wagons practically extinct today, we evaluate...

How Mars inspired driverless cars

How Mars inspired driverless cars

Future autonomous vehicles promise a lot, says Nissan’s ex-NASA man Maarten Serhuis, but still will need a driver.

Lewis Hamilton among first in electric-powered family SUV

Lewis Hamilton among first in electric-powered family SUV

Busted for hooning in high-performance Mercedes-AMGs, F1 champ steers clear of trouble in Tesla-fighting electric SUV.

This is Australia’s benchmark dual-cab ute

This is Australia’s benchmark dual-cab ute

Dual-cab utes are going more upmarket and so are the prices, but Mitsubishi’s updated workhorse lets you have all the bells and whistles at an affordable price.

Who can actually park here?

Who can actually park here?

We’ve all thought about parking in one of these spots without a pram — and some of us have. But can you actually get in trouble for it?

Sat 16 Mar 2019

ROAD TEST: Peugeot 5008 Allure an eccentric fashionista

ROAD TEST: Peugeot 5008 Allure an eccentric fashionista

Opting for French design no longer means compromise in this classy Peugeot 5008 seven-seater SUV.

Fri 15 Mar 2019

New Tesla Model Y SUV revealed

New Tesla Model Y SUV revealed

Tesla claims Model Y will sprint from standstill to 100km/h in 3.5 seconds.

Musk previews new Model Y Tesla

Musk previews new Model Y Tesla

Tesla makes some of the most exciting cars on the planet. The latest example is no different and promises to be the brand’s bestseller.

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