Motoring News

Wed 12 Feb 2020

Transport union attacks Aldi driver safety

Transport union attacks Aldi driver safety

Aldi and the Transport Workers' Union remain at odds over safety standards for truck drivers who are protesting across the country.

Tue 11 Feb 2020

New Toyota’s startling price tag

New Toyota’s startling price tag

Toyota marks the 60th anniversary of this legend, loved by people from the bush and the city, but its price may scare off buyers.

Mitsubishi fires fresh shots in ute war

Mitsubishi fires fresh shots in ute war

Mitsubishi is set to offer new versions of its Triton ute to tempt customers away from best-selling rivals such as the Ford Ranger and best selling HiLux.

Thu 23 Jan 2020

Incredibly polite bad parking note

Incredibly polite bad parking note

A woman has shared the sassy note a neighbour left on her car over her parking fail — but her frank response might surprise you.

Tue 21 Jan 2020

CRACK DOWN: Fines for cars parked in truck spots now reality

CRACK DOWN: Fines for cars parked in truck spots now reality

IT’S OFFICIAL – no longer will motorists not in heavy vehicles get away with parking in heavy vehicle parking spots with one state bringing down the hammer.

Sat 18 Jan 2020

TAKING YOUR SPACE: There's only one way to solve it

TAKING YOUR SPACE: There's only one way to solve it

IT’S UNACCEPTABLE for non-truck vehicles to use truck rest areas in any circumstance.

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.

Thu 12 Dec 2019

Free driver training program starts in Queensland next year

Free driver training program starts in Queensland next year

A ground-breaking new skills program gets underway early next year that could end up being mandatory for all new truck drivers.

Government removes controversial truck sign after backlash

Government removes controversial truck sign after backlash

There was widespread outrage after our story about a sign asking truckies to turn off their engines so nearby residents could sleep - authorities have listened.

Tue 10 Dec 2019

Tesla boss takes off in new ute

Tesla boss takes off in new ute

Tesla founder Elon Musk has been filmed fleeing the scene after recklessly knocking over a sign in his company’s weird new Cybertruck.

Wed 27 Nov 2019

Insane $17m truck’s crazy feature

Insane $17m truck’s crazy feature

This one of a kind big rig that took seven years to build was recently sold in Saudi Arabia for a cool $17 million, and there are some crazy features.

Sun 24 Nov 2019

Watch Musk’s ‘bulletproof’ truck crack

Watch Musk’s ‘bulletproof’ truck crack

Elon Musk was left embarrassed while demonstrating Tesla’s first “bulletproof” truck after a metal ball smashed the glass. SEE THE VIDEO HERE

Mon 18 Nov 2019

How waving your hand can make life better for truckies

How waving your hand can make life better for truckies

Tipper driver Doug Kirby is cranking up his one-man crusade to get more respect for truckies. This is how how you can join the campaign.

Tue 29 Oct 2019

Simple rule catching out drivers - do you know what to do?

Simple rule catching out drivers - do you know what to do?

What should be an easy question about giving way at an intersection has left many drivers confused, with some saying they were “scared” by the answers.

Fri 4 Oct 2019

Payload pays off for PBS triple rig across Nullarbor

Payload pays off for PBS triple rig across Nullarbor

The big rig handles the east-west run weekly and the specs are tailor-made for both the load and the road.

Tue 24 Sep 2019

Badge snob: How to save $5000 on a ute

Badge snob: How to save $5000 on a ute

A Toyota HiLux and Ford Ranger cost about $5000 more than rivals, and these are the three best Aussies buyers should look at if they want to save big cash.

Is this the future of personal transport?

Is this the future of personal transport?

An American manufacturer has released a new vehicle that blurs the line between car and motorbike, providing a cheaper entry point into to electric vehicles.

Bugatti’s ridiculously expensive toy car

Bugatti’s ridiculously expensive toy car

The supercar maker is celebrating its 110th anniversary in style with a drivable replica model that costs a fortune. And it’s already sold out.

Fri 20 Sep 2019

Mercedes to stop developing petrol engines

Mercedes to stop developing petrol engines

The world’s oldest car maker has signalled a seismic shift in direction and the shockwaves are likely to be felt far and wide in the car industry.

Hyundai gambles on future with investment

Hyundai gambles on future with investment

Hyundai is steeling itself for a very different future after putting money into a new business model that could end up making a sizeable dent in global car sales.

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