Motoring News

Tue 14 Aug 2018

Is this the most confusing parking sign in Australia?

Is this the most confusing parking sign in Australia?

A Sydney resident has possibly found the most confusing parking sign in the whole of Australia. Can you make sense of it?

Mon 13 Aug 2018

Noise cancelling technology for cars going mainstream

Noise cancelling technology for cars going mainstream

Noise-cancelling tech will change the way you listen to music while driving.

‘Scary’ future reality for motorists

‘Scary’ future reality for motorists

Would you give up control of your car and wait in a car park if it meant fewer traffic jams? That’s the trade-off being suggested by transport planners.

READER Q&A: Is the Commodore  really an Opel?

READER Q&A: Is the Commodore really an Opel?

A reader asks on behalf of many Holden fans — who, at the end of the day, actually owns and builds our Commodores?

Fri 10 Aug 2018

LAUNCHED: Mercedes-Benz A-Class sets new technology standard

LAUNCHED: Mercedes-Benz A-Class sets new technology standard

New Mercedes ‘learns’ its owner’s habits and adapts accordingly — all for less than $50,000.

Thu 9 Aug 2018

Fully kitted-out Holden Colorado Xtreme hits market

Fully kitted-out Holden Colorado Xtreme hits market

Finally a ute that buyers won’t mind getting dirty. Holden has given its Colorado the tough treatment, but does it go far enough?

Elon Musk could be in big trouble over Tesla tweet

Elon Musk could be in big trouble over Tesla tweet

Elon Musk’s tweet about the future of Tesla caused its stock price to jump — but it’s also caught the attention of authorities.

Toyota gambles with new Corolla: bold look and price rises

Toyota gambles with new Corolla: bold look and price rises

Australia's favourite brand has taken a bold risk with its most popular car, changing a winning formula.

Wed 8 Aug 2018

Surprising cost of owning a car

Surprising cost of owning a car

Recently released figures could make you question the wisdom of buying a new car.

Electric car’s game-changing technology for Australia

Electric car’s game-changing technology for Australia

New German EV that can charge itself is ideally suited to Australian conditions.

Fined for parking in own driveway

Fined for parking in own driveway

Everyone hates a parking ticket. But this Perth woman was outright shocked to get a $60 fine for parking in her driveway.

Tue 7 Aug 2018

Honda’s Civic RS hatch isn’t what it seems

Honda’s Civic RS hatch isn’t what it seems

REINVIGORATED small car values style over substance when it wears the RS badge.

Fuel quality standards are blocking super-efficient cars

Fuel quality standards are blocking super-efficient cars

The car industry needs better fuel to meet stricter emissions standards but petrol companies say the price at the pump will increase.

Row over $2 million Brock Holden

Row over $2 million Brock Holden

Bidding will be fierce when this rare Peter Brock Holden Commodore race car goes to auction. But is it the right car?

Tragic surge in cyclist deaths

Tragic surge in cyclist deaths

National road safety strategy is failing, with one group particularly in danger.

Mon 6 Aug 2018

Messy fallout from Dan’s brazen F1 blindside

Messy fallout from Dan’s brazen F1 blindside

Daniel Ricciardo’s shock Red Bull exit will set off a chain reaction sure to have dramatic consequences for the rest of the grid.

WHICH CAR: I want a car not too high or low

WHICH CAR: I want a car not too high or low

Baby Boomers with dodgy hips and knees are the most populous and wealthiest generation but, a reader reckons, vehicles more suit families and youngsters.

Your favourite movie car might be a fraud

Your favourite movie car might be a fraud

SPORTS car from iconic movie is up for grabs at an astonishing price — but everything is not all it seems.

Sun 5 Aug 2018

USED CAR: Toyota Aurion 2012-17 had limo ambitions

USED CAR: Toyota Aurion 2012-17 had limo ambitions

The Aurion was a posh V6 Camry rather than a four-cylinder. Toyota preferred to call it an attainable luxury sedan.

Sat 4 Aug 2018

Ford Mustang GT goes from fat Yank to fit and toned

Ford Mustang GT goes from fat Yank to fit and toned

Ford has given the Mustang, a huge hit since its launch in 2015, a comprehensive overhaul.

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