Motoring News

Mon 20 May 2019

Introducing the child car seat of the future

Introducing the child car seat of the future

Mercedes-Benz has unveiled a prototype car seat that tackles some of the common safety flaws of current models. But there's a catch.

Electric ute shows off surprising ability

Electric ute shows off surprising ability

There have been claims that electric vehicles will destroy the weekends but zero emissions ute start-up Rivian has shown just how versatile its vehicle will be.

Which car is safe for my P-plater?

Which car is safe for my P-plater?

Melissa wants her son’s hard-earned $14K to go on a safe, reliable car. That doesn’t rule out a funky ride for a 17-year-old.

Sun 19 May 2019

Aussie drivers still can't grasp electric vehicles

Aussie drivers still can't grasp electric vehicles

While most are attracted to the idea of emissions-free motoring and cleaner air in cities, some argue are still getting their heads around the big picture.

Tested: Australia’s favourite small car

Tested: Australia’s favourite small car

The fourth-generation Mazda3 joins the ranks of outstanding hatchbacks, jostling with Corolla, Focus and Golf.

Sat 18 May 2019

Vitara, the cheap and cheerful SUV

Vitara, the cheap and cheerful SUV

SUZUKI has burnished its Vitara, one of the best value small SUVs around. Our family tests the front-drive version.

ROAD TEST: Audi Q8 is a ritzy hauler

ROAD TEST: Audi Q8 is a ritzy hauler

Coupe style blends with convenience in fashion-savvy flagship of the four rings.

Fri 17 May 2019

Show proves a winner, but the money will tell

premium_icon Show proves a winner, but the money will tell

Entries up and gate takings looking good, despite online slump

The forgotten Mercedes-Benz

The forgotten Mercedes-Benz

Among the expansive Mercedes-Benz range Australia, buyers have overlooked the B-Class, despite its compact practicality.

The Rolls-Royce kit more expensive than two Toyota Corollas

The Rolls-Royce kit more expensive than two Toyota Corollas

"Small things make perfection, but perfection is no small thing”

Turbo racers threaten Australia’s Supercars

Turbo racers threaten Australia’s Supercars

Star drivers, well-known cars sign on for opening round of TCR Australia this weekend.

Ford Australian factories given lifeline

Ford Australian factories given lifeline

Last Falcon rolled off Ford’s Australian production line nearly three years ago but there is new hope for two giant factories.

Mini adds even more grunt to its performance SUV and hatch

Mini adds even more grunt to its performance SUV and hatch

Latest creations from famed British brand will compete with some of the best hot hatches on the road.

Hybrid leads charge of the new Toyota RAV4

Hybrid leads charge of the new Toyota RAV4

The Japanese brand’s new SUV is one of the most popular SUVs in Australia, but one vital addition is sure to make the family car even more successful.

Thu 16 May 2019

Uber allows you to mute driver

Uber allows you to mute driver

No mood for chat? Changes to the Uber Black premium car service take aim at limousine operators with a personal touch.

Massive change coming to your car

Massive change coming to your car

Tap-and-go motoring arrives as car makers unlock new technology that will make life more convenient for all users.

Massive headache looming for Tesla

Massive headache looming for Tesla

Tesla may have to apply the brakes to its planned Model Y SUV and other future models due to a major production issue that has already affected the Model 3.

Wed 15 May 2019

Hyundai electric supercar that can do 0-100kmh in 1.9sec

Hyundai electric supercar that can do 0-100kmh in 1.9sec

South Korean brand has joined forces with a surprising car maker that could result in a blistering all-electric Porsche rival.

First drive of the electric Mercedes-Benz SUV coming soon

First drive of the electric Mercedes-Benz SUV coming soon

The world’s oldest carmaker unveils its 21st century solution to EV motoring. And there’s a surprise local link.

Major problem with $5m Bond replica car

Major problem with $5m Bond replica car

British maker is building replica versions of the Aston Martin DB5 — one of the most recognisable movie cars in the world.

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