Motoring News

Wed 24 Apr 2019

Grapefruit and girls: Euro brands fight for mojo

Grapefruit and girls: Euro brands fight for mojo

Underperforming manufacturers to take a new approach in an attempt to woo buyers away from established favourites.

Volvo reveals why women aren’t as safe behind the wheel

Volvo reveals why women aren’t as safe behind the wheel

Female drivers have been put at risk by car makers placing too much focus on male occupants, according to one manufacturer.

Tue 23 Apr 2019

New Citroen C3 Aircross: Small SUV with flair

New Citroen C3 Aircross: Small SUV with flair

Citroen’s new compact city SUV stands out from the crowd because of its looks but it is also one of the easiest vehicles to buy.

$520,000 supercar goes up in smoke

$520,000 supercar goes up in smoke

A leisurely drive has ended in a potentially very costly ride for one luxury supercar owner

Is Musk’s latest Tesla boast too good to be true?

Is Musk’s latest Tesla boast too good to be true?

Tesla boss claims he is on the verge of developing a car that will turn a profit for its owners, but the timeframe is suspiciously short.

When young drivers and phones do mix

premium_icon When young drivers and phones do mix

Young drivers and smartphones aren’t always a recipe for disaster. In fact, there’s one way the combination is making Queensland roads safer.

Mon 22 Apr 2019

Simple roundabout road question causes fiery debate

Simple roundabout road question causes fiery debate

An Aussie motoring organisation posted a pretty simple road rule question online, but people just couldn’t agree on an answer.

Melbourne motorists slowed to 30km/h

Melbourne motorists slowed to 30km/h

Motorists in central Melbourne are set be slowed to 30km/h in a bid to improve pedestrian safety in an increasingly busy city centre.

2019 Toyota Corolla Hybrid is a sporty fuel miser

2019 Toyota Corolla Hybrid is a sporty fuel miser

So many pluses, but leg room and boot space have been sacrificed in the new Toyota Corolla.

Aussies build real life Hot Wheels car

Aussies build real life Hot Wheels car

Brisbane father and son bring a childhood fantasy to life with a full-size custom made Hot Wheels inspired four-wheel drive.

Sun 21 Apr 2019

Electric car range put to the test

Electric car range put to the test

Jaguar’s first electric car makes a strong impression but when it comes to vehicle’s claimed 470km range the leaping cat is off the pace.

Thu 18 Apr 2019

Mercedes-Benz unveils GLS flagship SUV

Mercedes-Benz unveils GLS flagship SUV

You’ll be just as happy to ride in the back or the front of Benz’s new top-shelf SUV. But there is one feature you’ll never want to turn off.

Kia unveils funky electric SUV

Kia unveils funky electric SUV

Booming South Korean brand has big plans for its future electric SUV with the spicy high-rider capable of filling multiple roles.

Genesis Australia boss’ shock departure

Genesis Australia boss’ shock departure

Hyundai’s luxury offshoot, Genesis, is about to launch in Australia as a standalone brand but it will be without its long-time local boss.

New Toyota Kluger family SUV revealed

New Toyota Kluger family SUV revealed

Popular seven-seater bucks the trend of smaller engines and keeps its thirsty but strong petrol V6 instead.

New Mercedes-Benz CLA coupe will stand out from the crowd

New Mercedes-Benz CLA coupe will stand out from the crowd

German brand shapely new coupe will turn heads with its charismatic looks but one feature may frustrate drivers.

Subaru unveils next generation Outback SUV

Subaru unveils next generation Outback SUV

A new tablet-style screen dominates the revised interior, but the really good news is hidden under the bonnet.

Honey I shrunk the SUV: New baby Hyundai

Honey I shrunk the SUV: New baby Hyundai

There’s a new kid in town, as Hyundai unveils a baby SUV that’s smaller than most, with a price tag to match.

Nissan unveils ultimate GT-R

Nissan unveils ultimate GT-R

High-performance GT-R Nismo has had its steering and suspension tweaked so it is now more accomplished at speeds up to 300km/h.

Wed 17 Apr 2019

MG goes upmarket with SUV and Great Wall gets adventurous

MG goes upmarket with SUV and Great Wall gets adventurous

Chinese car brands have slowly established a foothold in Australia. The big players are aiming next-gen utes and SUVs here.

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