Motoring News

Wed 8 Jan 2020

Loss of 8 kids to suicide inspires Toyota record fundraiser

premium_icon Loss of 8 kids to suicide inspires Toyota record fundraiser

Toyotas of all shapes and sizes will gather in this town to break records and save lives. Here is how you can take part.

Mon 6 Jan 2020

Simple fix that could stop speedo tampering

premium_icon Simple fix that could stop speedo tampering

Plan could prevent dodgy operators tampering with car odometers, after a licensed motor dealer shaved more than 500,000km off a vehicle’s clock.

Worst year for new car sales since 2011

Worst year for new car sales since 2011

The sale of new cars slumped by 7.8 per cent during 2019 to the worst numbers in eight years.

Fri 3 Jan 2020

The 10 hottest new cars of 2020

premium_icon The 10 hottest new cars of 2020

Buyers stayed away from new-car showrooms but a healthy crop of newcomers could lure them back. We look at the best new models.

Tue 31 Dec 2019

New tech to change the way you drive

New tech to change the way you drive

Motorists offered 2020 vision with a simple feature tipped to reduce fuel consumption, improve road safety and raise maximum speeds.

Sun 29 Dec 2019

Our most dangerous level crossings revealed

premium_icon Our most dangerous level crossings revealed

Drivers and pedestrians are dicing with death across southeast Queensland, narrowly missing trains travelling up to 140km/h on level crossings.

Sat 28 Dec 2019

Big threat to success of Tesla revealed

Big threat to success of Tesla revealed

General Motors and Ford are racing to produce an electric pick-up truck to rival Tesla’s Cybertruck, but a little known start-up may steal their thunder.

Tue 24 Dec 2019

The huge change coming to petrol stations around Australia

premium_icon The huge change coming to petrol stations around Australia

There is a massive change coming to petrol stations across our region, but will it mean cheaper fuel prices for us?

Revealed: NSW’s five most deadly holiday routes

premium_icon Revealed: NSW’s five most deadly holiday routes

NSW most dangerous roads have been revealed as police launch a Christmas crackdown and double demerit point penalties.

Mon 23 Dec 2019

Ford joins Audi and BMW in airbag recall

Ford joins Audi and BMW in airbag recall

Drivers who own a Ford Courier made between 1998 and 2000 should check if their vehicle is included in a new airbag safety recall.

Why Aussies love this family SUV

Why Aussies love this family SUV

Australians buy more mid-size SUVs than any other vehicle in the country and this one is on the top of lots of shopping lists, but there is a simple reason you...

Sat 21 Dec 2019

Venue that can handle all crowds

Venue that can handle all crowds

Despite being compact, this Venue is able to handle groups of all sizes ... as long as they aren’t in a hurry.

Fri 20 Dec 2019

Toyota reveals shock new sporty car

Toyota reveals shock new sporty car

Toyota sells more than twice as many cars as any other brand in Australia and its newest car is set to draw in even more buyers.

VW cops record $125m Dieselgate fine

premium_icon VW cops record $125m Dieselgate fine

A Federal Court judge has hit Volkswagen with a record fine for installing a “defeat device” in its vehicles to cheat on laboratory emissions test.

Best new car deals this Christmas

premium_icon Best new car deals this Christmas

The Aussie new car market is down almost 10 per cent this year and dealers are struggling to move stock, which is great news for buyers.

Thu 19 Dec 2019

Unlikely hero in Australia’s dying car industry

premium_icon Unlikely hero in Australia’s dying car industry

American Special Vehicles, which employs ex-Ford, Holden and Toyota workers, is thriving by converting US RAM trucks.

Wed 18 Dec 2019

Double demerits in place for 13 days across NSW

Double demerits in place for 13 days across NSW

Double demerits kick in tomorrow night for NSW drivers and will be in place for more than two weeks over the Christmas and New Year period.

Mon 16 Dec 2019

Why our regional roads are so deadly

premium_icon Why our regional roads are so deadly

'Complacent' drivers are turning regional and rural stretches of roads into death traps as parts of the state stare down their worst annual road tolls in years.

Funky new French SUV makes an impact

Funky new French SUV makes an impact

Renault is starting a product offensive in Australia, led by the new Kadjar SUV.

Mum’s angry parking note to ‘idiot’ driver

Mum’s angry parking note to ‘idiot’ driver

An Aussie mum has let rip at an “idiot” driver in a furious note after discovering her car was “blocked” in at a shopping centre.

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