Motoring News

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.

Fri 13 Sep 2019

New Land Rover Defender revealed

New Land Rover Defender revealed

The second generation four-wheel drive is the first all-new version since just after the end of WWII and the upgrades need to be seen to be believed.

In Audi’s future, off-roading takes its cues from drones

In Audi’s future, off-roading takes its cues from drones

It looks a little like a lunar rover but this buggy, with its helicopter-like cabin, is a realistic vision of what an electric SUV of the future might look like.

Fri 6 Sep 2019

Brand turns its back on passenger cars

Brand turns its back on passenger cars

In a sign of the times, one of the world’s biggest carmakers has declared it’s no longer interested in selling hatchbacks and sedans in Australia.

Tested: Toyota banishes boredom with sports car hero

Tested: Toyota banishes boredom with sports car hero

The Japanese giant is better known for its range of dependable and family and work vehicles, but its newest arrival dominated at the Phillip Island racetrack.

Wed 4 Sep 2019

Nissan’s reveals game-breaking SUV

Nissan’s reveals game-breaking SUV

The Japanese brand‘s sales have fallen dramatically this year, but Nissan is betting that its new compact SUV will turn around it local fortunes.

Mon 2 Sep 2019

Don’t get in the driver’s seat of a deadly ride

Don’t get in the driver’s seat of a deadly ride

What many drivers forget is that our own vehicles can be dangerous if they’re not properly maintained.

Wed 21 Aug 2019

Meet the next generation of line-haul drivers

Meet the next generation of line-haul drivers

'With this training program, we're able to grow our own team of competent drivers'

Sat 17 Aug 2019

4 drivers on how to fix fatigue laws

4 drivers on how to fix fatigue laws

WITH only days remaining until the NTC's deadline for ideas on how to improve fatigue management in the HVNL, there were just 16 submissions on file.

Mon 12 Aug 2019

Tested: The unlikely muscle car

Tested: The unlikely muscle car

Underneath this hulking exterior of the British brand’s latest family SUV lies the heart of an animal that will leap into action at the touch of a pedal.

This Chinese ute could be destined for the Aussie bush

This Chinese ute could be destined for the Aussie bush

Chinese cars are on the improve with sales increasing in Australia. And now one of the most successful is building a dual-cab ute to battle our favourite cars.

Surprise new car sales success

Surprise new car sales success

It has been a tough year for new car sales. These are the highlights and lowlights of the past month.

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