Motoring News

Sat 16 Feb 2019

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.

Little-known road rule angers NSW motorists

Little-known road rule angers NSW motorists

A campaign to educate motorcyclists about a misunderstood road rule is under fire with drivers saying it can never be done safely.

‘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.

Tue 12 Feb 2019

Extreme look for new Toyota Supra TRD

Extreme look for new Toyota Supra TRD

Toyota’s fastest car set to become even more extreme with carbon fibre bodywork likely to push its price beyond $100,000.

Mon 11 Feb 2019

McLaughlin reveals Mustang livery as title defence nears

McLaughlin reveals Mustang livery as title defence nears

Defending champion Scott McLaughlin has unveiled the new Ford Mustang the DJR Team Penske star hopes he can steer to back-to-back Supercars crowns.

Maserati unleashes V6 petrol version of the Levante SUV

Maserati unleashes V6 petrol version of the Levante SUV

Big is all the rage at Maserati as the Italian luxury maker wants to keep true to its values and offer a V6 engine or bigger.

Go against the flow with a wagon instead of an expensive SUV

Go against the flow with a wagon instead of an expensive SUV

Buy a prestige SUV that never goes off-road — or get a luxe wagon that looks equally classy at the golf club

Best car options for a tiny garage

Best car options for a tiny garage

Wanted: A hatch to fit in a very small garage — the turning circle has to be tight and rear vision good

Tested: Australia’s new $115k monster truck

Tested: Australia’s new $115k monster truck

New 3.5-tonne machine converted to right-hand drive in Australia is almost twice the weight of a regular dual-cab ute.

Many airbag airheads are knowingly driving a death traps

Many airbag airheads are knowingly driving a death traps

Some owners are still dragging their feet by refusing to co-operate with the airbag recall.

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