Motoring News

Tue 19 Mar 2019

James Bond’s latest ride revealed

James Bond’s latest ride revealed

The only thing more masculine than James Bond himself are his burly sports cars, but that is all about to change with the next instalment.

Aston Martin slams ‘reckless’ self-driving tech

Aston Martin slams ‘reckless’ self-driving tech

SPORTS car leader takes aim at Tesla, Audi and others over ‘level three’ technology.

Surprising rebirth of Land Rover Defender

Surprising rebirth of Land Rover Defender

THE British brand’s old workhorse off-roader is set for a major shake-up but one start-up wants to preserve its heritage.

Minister says security increase will tackle transport woes

premium_icon Minister says security increase will tackle transport woes

Queensland Transport Minister Mark Bailey has hit back at a Sunshine Coast MP's questions about "dodgy” fare evasion tactics.

Mon 18 Mar 2019

SURVEY: Seven out of 10 drivers afraid of driverless cars

SURVEY: Seven out of 10 drivers afraid of driverless cars

Car companies say believe this technology is all important and essential to the future of civilisation but the general public doesn’t want it for this big reason.

The perfect car for dog owners

The perfect car for dog owners

A reader wants a new version of her hugely spacious Holden Commodore wagon to cart two dogs long distances. With large wagons practically extinct today, we evaluate...

How Mars inspired driverless cars

How Mars inspired driverless cars

Future autonomous vehicles promise a lot, says Nissan’s ex-NASA man Maarten Serhuis, but still will need a driver.

Lewis Hamilton among first in electric-powered family SUV

Lewis Hamilton among first in electric-powered family SUV

Busted for hooning in high-performance Mercedes-AMGs, F1 champ steers clear of trouble in Tesla-fighting electric SUV.

This is Australia’s benchmark dual-cab ute

This is Australia’s benchmark dual-cab ute

Dual-cab utes are going more upmarket and so are the prices, but Mitsubishi’s updated workhorse lets you have all the bells and whistles at an affordable price.

Who can actually park here?

Who can actually park here?

We’ve all thought about parking in one of these spots without a pram — and some of us have. But can you actually get in trouble for it?

Sat 16 Mar 2019

ROAD TEST: Peugeot 5008 Allure an eccentric fashionista

ROAD TEST: Peugeot 5008 Allure an eccentric fashionista

Opting for French design no longer means compromise in this classy Peugeot 5008 seven-seater SUV.

Fri 15 Mar 2019

New Tesla Model Y SUV revealed

New Tesla Model Y SUV revealed

Tesla claims Model Y will sprint from standstill to 100km/h in 3.5 seconds.

Musk previews new Model Y Tesla

Musk previews new Model Y Tesla

Tesla makes some of the most exciting cars on the planet. The latest example is no different and promises to be the brand’s bestseller.

Buyers lining up for Mercedes-Benz's new EQC electric SUV

Buyers lining up for Mercedes-Benz's new EQC electric SUV

Australian customers are the first in the world to get a taste of Mercedes-Benz’s new EQC electric car at the Melbourne Grand Prix.

Buying a used car: avoid these traps

Buying a used car: avoid these traps

Buying a second hand car can be fraught with dangers but if you follow these steps you could save big dollars.

New BMW 3 Series reviewed: Luxury and tech-laden sedan

New BMW 3 Series reviewed: Luxury and tech-laden sedan

BMW’s new luxury sedan isn’t trying to do everything but instead focuses on one key area that is sure to bring in customers.

Thu 14 Mar 2019

Hidden danger of modern cars

Hidden danger of modern cars

Extreme automation in the aviation industry has been spotlighted recently, but the same thing may be happening in cars right now.

Honda e Prototype on the wish-list for Honda Australia

Honda e Prototype on the wish-list for Honda Australia

The chic city runabout has won hearts the world over. Could it be the catalyst to drive electric vehicles into the mainstream?

Let's talk about something important

premium_icon Let's talk about something important

It's about time we started talking about it.

Cop that: Unlikely police recruit

Cop that: Unlikely police recruit

A hot hatch adored by younger car enthusiasts has been enlisted to help engage better with the community.

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