Motoring News

Tue 18 Feb 2020

Holden’s open letter to Australians

Holden’s open letter to Australians

The last chairman of the iconic car brand has penned an open letter thanking Australia — but letting go of Holden isn’t going to be easy.

Ford makes call on Aussie future

Ford makes call on Aussie future

Following General Motor’s announcement it will ‘retire’ the Holden brand, Ford has announced its future plans for Australia.

Australia’s huge Holden myth

Australia’s huge Holden myth

It might be the most iconic car brand in the country – but sad figures reveal Holden’s legendary status is little more than a fairytale.

‘Won’t take long’: Holden’s big clear out

‘Won’t take long’: Holden’s big clear out

If you’re keen on saving a motza on a new motor, Holden could be about to take drastic measures to clear the last of its stock of new cars.

Holden’s Australia closure explained: What it means

premium_icon Holden’s Australia closure explained: What it means

From why it happened, to job losses and what it means for car owners, here’s everything you need to know about Holden’s Australian exit.

Holden’s greatest TV ads of all time

premium_icon Holden’s greatest TV ads of all time

Holden has announced it is leaving Australia for good by the end of the year, but the Lion brand has given us some terrific memories during the past 72 years.

Holden: The rise and fall of an Australian icon

premium_icon Holden: The rise and fall of an Australian icon

It was a brand synonymous with Australia, but more than 70 years after the first Holden rolled off the production line it will cease to exist by the end of this year.

Mon 17 Feb 2020

‘You’re not taking the Kingswood!’

premium_icon ‘You’re not taking the Kingswood!’

Ted Bullpitt must be spinning in his grave – but it is too late for him to tell the boss of General Motors: “You’re not taking the Kingswood!”

Huge clues behind Holden bombshell

Huge clues behind Holden bombshell

It’s as Aussie as Vegemite and backyard cricket, but the iconic brand’s 160-year history will soon come to an end. Here’s what really killed it off.

What Holden disappearance means for owners

What Holden disappearance means for owners

Following General Motors’ bombshell announcement, Holden’s chairman has revealed what the brand’s disappearance will mean for car owners.

Holden to quit Australia

premium_icon Holden to quit Australia

Holden will cease to exist in Australia by the end of this year. The company told dealers and head office staff the news this morning.

Huge change for new Porsche twins

Huge change for new Porsche twins

Porsche has revealed its version of back to the future, as its new performance car twins go old-school to deliver new and improved thrills.

Sat 15 Feb 2020

Huge fine increase for selfish parking act

Huge fine increase for selfish parking act

One Aussie state is cracking down on drivers who break one particularly irritating parking rule, with the fine set to double this year.

Thu 13 Feb 2020

VW ‘Kombi camper’ returns

VW ‘Kombi camper’ returns

The iconic campervan made famous in the ’60s and ’70s is set to return to Australia this year. But it there will be huge changes compared to the original.

Wed 12 Feb 2020

Rising young entrepreneur slugged nearly $50k in court

premium_icon Rising young entrepreneur slugged nearly $50k in court

He was #21 on a list of Australia’s Top 100 Young Entrepreneurs last year. But Hooman Fartash just copped a big smackdown in court.

Transport union attacks Aldi driver safety

Transport union attacks Aldi driver safety

Aldi and the Transport Workers' Union remain at odds over safety standards for truck drivers who are protesting across the country.

Tue 11 Feb 2020

New Toyota’s startling price tag

New Toyota’s startling price tag

Toyota marks the 60th anniversary of this legend, loved by people from the bush and the city, but its price may scare off buyers.

BMW preparing for a huge change

BMW preparing for a huge change

BMW has seen the writing on the wall and is preparing for a generational change, but in a surprise move the brand is also hedging its bets.

Mitsubishi fires fresh shots in ute war

Mitsubishi fires fresh shots in ute war

Mitsubishi is set to offer new versions of its Triton ute to tempt customers away from best-selling rivals such as the Ford Ranger and best selling HiLux.

Mon 10 Feb 2020

Stylish and sustainable: Kombi gets electric transformation

premium_icon Stylish and sustainable: Kombi gets electric transformation

The brains behind the conversion says he can transform most classic cars into electric vehicles

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