Motoring News

Thu 21 Feb 2019

The move Supercars champ never thought he’d make

premium_icon The move Supercars champ never thought he’d make

It is the ironic twist Russell Ingall never saw coming.

How parents can spy on young drivers

How parents can spy on young drivers

New app allows parents to track their children’s every move but it can also be used in other shocking ways.

Prosecution drops case against truckie

premium_icon Prosecution drops case against truckie

A case has been dropped against a Queensland truck driver charged with the manslaughter of an 80-year-old motorist after allegedly losing control of his load.

End of the road for classic car museum amid ATO dispute

premium_icon End of the road for classic car museum amid ATO dispute

What’s left of a $70 million privately-owned car collection featuring some of the world’s most exotic vehicles will go under the hammer.

Classic Peter Brock designed Commodore sells for $165,000

Classic Peter Brock designed Commodore sells for $165,000

Two icons of Australian motoring earned big paydays for owners at Melbourne auction.

Toyota hit by cyber attack

Toyota hit by cyber attack

Australia’s top-selling car brand is the latest victim of a spate of cyber attacks that have included the major political parties.

New car technology ensures you always gain green lights

New car technology ensures you always gain green lights

New technology promises to take the anxiety out of this common road gripe but it could come at the expense of other road users.

Wed 20 Feb 2019

Reason people still text and drive

Reason people still text and drive

Thousands of motorists are being caught using their phones while driving every day and there is a disturbing reason why people think they can get away with it

The car you can drive without a licence

The car you can drive without a licence

French brand has designed the ultimate city car that reduces pollution and lowers demand for carparking spaces, but there’s a catch.

Traffic jams: why you’re the problem

Traffic jams: why you’re the problem

If congestion busting technology is to become a reality, an expert says, we need to remove all human involvement in the transport network.

Tow truck driver claimed 'no drug issue'

premium_icon Tow truck driver claimed 'no drug issue'

He also claimed he had been pulled over by the same police officer 10 times and "most of the time, he was obeying the law”.

Tue 19 Feb 2019

Cruel Red Bull claim as Ricciardo goes slow

Cruel Red Bull claim as Ricciardo goes slow

Daniel Ricciardo had an inauspicious start to his Renault career at the same time Red Bull delivered a telling message.

Reborn classic Mini’s shocking changes

Reborn classic Mini’s shocking changes

The original Mini is one of the most well known cars in the world and now it is back but what lies underneath will surprise you.

Emoji number plates are coming

Emoji number plates are coming

APPARENTLY there’s no stopping the spread of emoji — and road users are about to start seeing more of the little characters.

Ford reveals VW Golf GTI fighter with new Focus ST

Ford reveals VW Golf GTI fighter with new Focus ST

Sweet and sour news for enthusiasts as turbo hot hatch takes on class leaders with manual and auto options.

Is your caravan a little overweight?

Is your caravan a little overweight?

Do you really know the true weight of the object we are towing? Filling the water tanks is enough to tip many vehicles almost over the limit.

Mon 18 Feb 2019

Tested: Value-packed tough SUV

Tested: Value-packed tough SUV

Isuzu’s big seven-seat SUV is dependable workhorse with a near indestructible engine but it is lacking one ingredient buyers are screaming out for.

Why Tesla should worry about this ute

Why Tesla should worry about this ute

TESLA has new competition popping up everywhere and now the company founded by the world’s richest man is joining the fight.

The traffic problem you can't ignore - have your say

The traffic problem you can't ignore - have your say

Take part in the RACQ's Red Spot Congestion Survey.

Sun 17 Feb 2019

Potentially deadly airbags still on the road

Potentially deadly airbags still on the road

Potentially deadly Takata airbags are installed in a huge number of cars in Australia but not everyone can get them fixed straight away.

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