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Tue 16 Jul 2019

How 11,000 death traps got back onto Qld roads

premium_icon How 11,000 death traps got back onto Qld roads

A shortcoming in Queensland laws lets unscrupulous operators sell previously written-off vehicles to unsuspecting buyers.

Mon 15 Jul 2019

Tested: Mazda’s all-new SUV to battle Hyundai Kona

Tested: Mazda’s all-new SUV to battle Hyundai Kona

MAZDA'S SUVs are some of the most popular in the country and Aussie buyers are about to be treated to an all-new example.

Mini preparing for a huge change

Mini preparing for a huge change

The famed British brand is readying its arsenal for a future assault on the likes of Tesla as it prepares to make a shock move.

Muscle car’s surprising feature

Muscle car’s surprising feature

The Japanese brand’s performance coupe is an unlikely hero as it goes in the opposite direction from the big German players.

Why you should consider this ute

Why you should consider this ute

This workhorse might not look the best or be the most well known but for anyone considering a dual-cab ute it is a must to test drive.

Which small sedan should I buy?

Which small sedan should I buy?

A reader replacing a 16-year-old Corolla is looking for manual sedans. They’re almost unicorns — but they’re great value.

Fri 12 Jul 2019

Tested: World’s favourite electric car

Tested: World’s favourite electric car

The new version of Nissan’s best selling zero-emissions car shows just how to make electric cars mainstream, and the reason will seem very familiar.

Thu 11 Jul 2019

Five times over the limit on fifth drink driving offence

premium_icon Five times over the limit on fifth drink driving offence

"The doctors won't let her quit cold turkey because of the level of her addiction.”

Wed 10 Jul 2019

How this electric car travelled 2150km through the outback

premium_icon How this electric car travelled 2150km through the outback

A DRIVER'S out-of-the-ordinary journey was a potential first for Outback Queensland, where residents of some towns had never seen an electric vehicle before.

What drove you to buy a new car

What drove you to buy a new car

WHEN it comes to buying a new car, there is one thing Aussies love even more than a bargain — and it might shock you.

Tue 9 Jul 2019

NZ Govt to pay for discounts on cleaner cars

NZ Govt to pay for discounts on cleaner cars

THE New Zealand government has announced a discount of up to $NZ8,000 for zero-emission new vehicles and a fee of up to $NZ3,000 on fuel-guzzling new vehicles.

VW Kombi gets a modern makeover

VW Kombi gets a modern makeover

The Volkswagen Kombi van is one of the most recognisable cars in the world, and now the German brand has updated it for the 21st century

Sun 7 Jul 2019

Tested: Nissan’s tough dual-cab ute

Tested: Nissan’s tough dual-cab ute

The Japanese brand’s workhorse is often overlooked by the nation’s tradies, but the ute is a worthy contender to the bestsellers except for one big flaw.

Thu 4 Jul 2019

New SUV crowned safest car for kids

New SUV crowned safest car for kids

INDEPENDENT testing of the new SUV show that it's the safest car for your loved ones, but there is a big catch for Aussie buyers.

Revealed: Why rego price hikes are unfair

premium_icon Revealed: Why rego price hikes are unfair

Rego fees have just been increased but the LNP opposition says motorists could save a bucket load of money if the Government changed one thing.

Wed 3 Jul 2019

Bentley’s over the top new SUV

Bentley’s over the top new SUV

THE British brand is chasing cashed up buyers with its classically styled SUV, but Bentley may have gone too far with its latest creation.

Bold plan for Australian highways

Bold plan for Australian highways

An American company has announced an ambitious plan to transform our highways to help solve one of the biggest issues with electric cars.

Tue 2 Jul 2019

FED UP: Tradie takes on automotive giant

premium_icon FED UP: Tradie takes on automotive giant

Carpenter's engine exploded just 4,000kms out of warranty and manufacturer says he is to blame

Tesla promises fastest car on the planet

Tesla promises fastest car on the planet

Electric car maker’s chief has taken to twitter to announce some outrageous news, but there is a big catch that could come back to bite Tesla.

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