Motoring News

Wed 21 Feb 2018

Lexus again tops ownership satisfaction survey

Lexus again tops ownership satisfaction survey

Growing numbers of new vehicle owners are happy with their post sales service.

Rare number plate gets $268,000...more than a Jag E-Type

Rare number plate gets $268,000...more than a Jag E-Type

Once again it was black and white numerical number plates commanding massive dollars at the Shannons Melbourne Late Summer Auction on February 19.

Tue 20 Feb 2018

Snowboarder's new world record of 150km/h behind a Maserati!

Snowboarder's new world record of 150km/h behind a Maserati!

Reckon the snowboarders at the Olympics are fast? How about one towed by a Maserati!

Skoda Superb wagon is spacious and nimble — the anti-SUV

Skoda Superb wagon is spacious and nimble — the anti-SUV

Tick every option and the Superb wagon is just under $50,000 on the road. No comparably sized SUV comes close.

Mon 19 Feb 2018

Cricket's Merv Hughes can’t stomach drink and drug-drivers

Cricket's Merv Hughes can’t stomach drink and drug-drivers

He had pace to burn on the pitch, but former Test and one-day cricket star Merv Hughes takes things more slowly on his road trips.

Poll shows 90% have considered a blockade

Poll shows 90% have considered a blockade

A MASSIVE 90 percent of poll responders said they have considered participating in a blockade at one time or another.

Blitzes to continue despite industry concerns

Blitzes to continue despite industry concerns

The association was so incensed by what they describe as "overly generalised PR,” they are calling drivers to assist him in getting the "balance right”.

Alice Springs is the new motoring mecca for testing

Alice Springs is the new motoring mecca for testing

South Korea, America and China have all been drawn to The Alice to punish their upcoming showroom stars ahead of customer deliveries.

Road test review: BMW i3s is assault from battery

Road test review: BMW i3s is assault from battery

Dump the tie-dye shirt and dreadlocks, embrace the future with pint-sizer packing serious electric powered punch.

Used VW Tiguan gives plenty of engine and drive choices

Used VW Tiguan gives plenty of engine and drive choices

Tiguans up to five years old may look a bit dated and have limited boot space but they make up for it where it matters most.

WATCH: 'Tired driver' has scary near-miss in Warwick

WATCH: 'Tired driver' has scary near-miss in Warwick

POLICE release footage of the moment a driver nearly hit another vehicle head on after allegedly falling asleep at the wheel.

Roadcraft CEO: Driver education reform needs to happen

Roadcraft CEO: Driver education reform needs to happen

"It is profoundly obvious to me that education is what's lacking,”

Sat 17 Feb 2018

Renault expands the Megane menu with five-door auto RS

Renault expands the Megane menu with five-door auto RS

Having a hot hatch as your only car is a worry but not with Renault’s Megane RS — the new five-door comes with an automatic transmission.

Fri 16 Feb 2018

Hard to swallow? The German Commodore is better than ours

Hard to swallow? The German Commodore is better than ours

The European-based Commodore has arrived and it's good...but it took Aussies to make it great.

Battle of the luxe SUVs: BMW X3 v Volvo XC60 road tests

Battle of the luxe SUVs: BMW X3 v Volvo XC60 road tests

It’s a close call between these medium-size premium SUVs which both pack plenty of features into their elegant frames.

BMW ups the voltage on government electric vehicle policy

BMW ups the voltage on government electric vehicle policy

BMW’s attack on the Federal Government’s lack of electric vehicle policy has ramped up. Local boss Marc Werner wants stamp duty abolished and GST cut.

Nissan touts health benefits of electric vehicles

Nissan touts health benefits of electric vehicles

Global automotive consultant predicts internal combustion engines will be as well-regarded as smokers in the near future

Thu 15 Feb 2018

Fully autonomous cars are still a long drive in Australia

Fully autonomous cars are still a long drive in Australia

Autonomous cars are coming but fully self-driving vehicles won’t be on public roads in the foreseeable future

Road test: Limited edition 2018 MX-5 maximises fun factor

Road test: Limited edition 2018 MX-5 maximises fun factor

Better bits transform Mazda’s MX-5 from a fun convertible into a race-ready machine. rner-carver that can embarrass more powerful cars.

Busted: potentially deadly dodgy brake parts seized

Busted: potentially deadly dodgy brake parts seized

Two big shipments of fake car parts destined for Australia have been seized.

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