Motoring News

Thu 13 Sep 2018

Carmaker reveals the extreme testing regime for new cars

Carmaker reveals the extreme testing regime for new cars

From searing heat to snow and ice, car makers around the globe punish their development mules, sometimes with a police escort.

Youi warns on car insurance

premium_icon Youi warns on car insurance

YOUI has warned about the car-insurance market, saying competition is putting pressure on prices and the industry has lost money on covering vehicles.

Solar energy to power electric car revolution

premium_icon Solar energy to power electric car revolution

WITH the electric car revolution on an unstoppable path, rooftop solar will play an important part in its power generation system.

Wed 12 Sep 2018

New compact Lexus UX SUV delivers tech first

New compact Lexus UX SUV delivers tech first

The Lexus UX luxury small SUV stands out from German rivals in more ways than one.

Fix your airbag or lose your car

Fix your airbag or lose your car

THOUSANDS of cars on our roads are a ticking time bomb. Now there are new measures to get drivers to fix their faulty airbags.

The Mercedes family muscle car on stilts

The Mercedes family muscle car on stilts

BENEATH the exterior of this luxury family SUV lurks a performance demon.

Journalist charged after joy ride crash

premium_icon Journalist charged after joy ride crash

A LIFESTYLE journalist has been charged after allegedly hitting a cyclist during a media joy ride event in Sydney’s north. Reporters were test driving a supercar...

App that peer pressures drivers

App that peer pressures drivers

NEW app uses an unusual method to stop young drivers getting distracted on the road.

Tue 11 Sep 2018

AUCTION: How you can buy dismissed Ipswich councillors' cars

premium_icon AUCTION: How you can buy dismissed Ipswich councillors' cars

The 11 councillors were forced to hand back their cars when they were dismissed by the State Government. Now they're going under the hammer.

USED CAR: Kia Sportage SUV from 2010-2016 a good buy

USED CAR: Kia Sportage SUV from 2010-2016 a good buy

The mid-size family SUV was reliable and cheap to own, two key features for any decent second-hand vehicle.

Mon 10 Sep 2018

HSV reveals price of Chevy Camaro ahead of Mustang showdown

HSV reveals price of Chevy Camaro ahead of Mustang showdown

Will Holden fans pay the premium to get a Chevy Camaro?

Which is the better small hatch? VW Polo v Skoda Fabia

Which is the better small hatch? VW Polo v Skoda Fabia

VW and Skoda share much of their tech but which city car is the better buy? Polo or the Fabia?

ONE CAR, TWO OPINIONS: Porsche’s two-seater Cayman GTS

ONE CAR, TWO OPINIONS: Porsche’s two-seater Cayman GTS

Range-topping German sports car is best enjoyed on closed roads.

Audi RS4 wagon is a supercar wrapped in domestic bliss

Audi RS4 wagon is a supercar wrapped in domestic bliss

The Audi RS4 Avant can haul from standstill to 100km/h in less than five seconds. Set a new PB on your grocery trip.

Sun 9 Sep 2018

‘I picked up men in a $350K car’

‘I picked up men in a $350K car’

RESEARCH has found women rate men higher if he is behind the wheel of a fancy car. Is the same thing said for women?

Sat 8 Sep 2018

Mini is more style than substance

Mini is more style than substance

SMALL car oozes style but it comes with a designer price tag.

Great start for Old Fart's Parts in the Pioneer Valley

premium_icon Great start for Old Fart's Parts in the Pioneer Valley

AFTER suffering a heart attack and undergoing a triple bypass, a well-known man ditched retirement and launched a booming venture from his backyard shed.

Motorsport fans are warming to Targa in Queensland

Motorsport fans are warming to Targa in Queensland

The Smart State is home to the nation's hottest new motorsport event, Targa Great Barrier Reef.

Fri 7 Sep 2018

Mazda takes aim at luxury brands with upmarket CX-9

Mazda takes aim at luxury brands with upmarket CX-9

Mazda has revised seven-seat family SUV chasing luxury car buyers with a new high-end CX-9.

Problems with your VW? Get a new one after 60 days if faulty

Problems with your VW? Get a new one after 60 days if faulty

VOLKSWAGEN has gone “beyond” warranty law requirements in a deal with Australia’s consumer watchdog.

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