Motoring News

Wed 20 Mar 2019

Tech to save 'zombie' pedestrians from walking into traffic

Tech to save 'zombie' pedestrians from walking into traffic

Smartphones have become a huge part of life for the majority of people but the addiction can have life threatening consequences.

Fresh tech for luxury Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe

Fresh tech for luxury Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe

Mercedes-Benz’s mid-size luxury SUV is the Australia’s favourite prestige vehicle, and this head-turning version is about to get even more attention.

Rare $2m Koenigsegg supercar trashed by owner

Rare $2m Koenigsegg supercar trashed by owner

The unfortunate owner of this extremely rare supercar valued at about $2 million has had a seriously bad weekend.

Stolen Mercedes to set auction record

Stolen Mercedes to set auction record

A stylish Mercedes-Benz SL500 disappeared back in 1991 but it has been recovered in mint condition and is ready to fetch a big price.

Fisker takes wraps off new Tesla fighting SUV

Fisker takes wraps off new Tesla fighting SUV

Tesla just revealed its new Model Y SUV but its already has potential rival as an American upstart looks to pick a fight.

Mon 18 Mar 2019

SURVEY: Seven out of 10 drivers afraid of driverless cars

SURVEY: Seven out of 10 drivers afraid of driverless cars

Car companies say believe this technology is all important and essential to the future of civilisation but the general public doesn’t want it for this big reason.

The perfect car for dog owners

The perfect car for dog owners

A reader wants a new version of her hugely spacious Holden Commodore wagon to cart two dogs long distances. With large wagons practically extinct today, we evaluate...

Lewis Hamilton among first in electric-powered family SUV

Lewis Hamilton among first in electric-powered family SUV

Busted for hooning in high-performance Mercedes-AMGs, F1 champ steers clear of trouble in Tesla-fighting electric SUV.

This is Australia’s benchmark dual-cab ute

This is Australia’s benchmark dual-cab ute

Dual-cab utes are going more upmarket and so are the prices, but Mitsubishi’s updated workhorse lets you have all the bells and whistles at an affordable price.

Fri 15 Mar 2019

Buyers lining up for Mercedes-Benz's new EQC electric SUV

Buyers lining up for Mercedes-Benz's new EQC electric SUV

Australian customers are the first in the world to get a taste of Mercedes-Benz’s new EQC electric car at the Melbourne Grand Prix.

Buying a used car: avoid these traps

Buying a used car: avoid these traps

Buying a second hand car can be fraught with dangers but if you follow these steps you could save big dollars.

New BMW 3 Series reviewed: Luxury and tech-laden sedan

New BMW 3 Series reviewed: Luxury and tech-laden sedan

BMW’s new luxury sedan isn’t trying to do everything but instead focuses on one key area that is sure to bring in customers.

Thu 14 Mar 2019

Honda e Prototype on the wish-list for Honda Australia

Honda e Prototype on the wish-list for Honda Australia

The chic city runabout has won hearts the world over. Could it be the catalyst to drive electric vehicles into the mainstream?

Cop that: Unlikely police recruit

Cop that: Unlikely police recruit

A hot hatch adored by younger car enthusiasts has been enlisted to help engage better with the community.

Wed 13 Mar 2019

Mazda to go more upmarket and target German luxury brands

Mazda to go more upmarket and target German luxury brands

The Japanese brand is the second most popular make in Australia but Mazda now want to change its strategy and it has the Germans in its sights.

Disturbing issue with driverless cars

Disturbing issue with driverless cars

Concerning research has found that self-driving cars may be more likely to run over dark-skinned pedestrians as a result of the detection system used.

VW’s plan to dominate all cars

VW’s plan to dominate all cars

German giant Volkswagen is putting all other car makers on notice with plans to build the latest hi-tech vehicles on an unimaginable scale.

Tue 12 Mar 2019

ROAD TEST: HSV’s $85,000 Mustang fighter

ROAD TEST: HSV’s $85,000 Mustang fighter

The Camaro’s value is debatable but its performance is unbelievable and the hot coupe trumps the Mustang in some key areas.

Stylish prestige sports car could get the axe

Stylish prestige sports car could get the axe

This car was celebrated for its unique modern design and driving pedigree but the writing is on the wall for this once popular sports car.

Mon 11 Mar 2019

Ultimate guide to Australian F1 Grand Prix

Ultimate guide to Australian F1 Grand Prix

Daniel Ricciardo has a new team but expect more of the same at the Australian Grand Prix as Mercedes and Ferrari get set to battle each other.

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