Motoring News

Mon 19 Nov 2018

Korea's Kia Optima v Japan's Toyota Camry: who wins?

Korea's Kia Optima v Japan's Toyota Camry: who wins?

Top-spec medium sedans, a lacklustre segment, pack safety gear, comfort items and brisk performance

Perils of school 'pick-up panic'

Perils of school 'pick-up panic'

A select few take 'pick-up panic' to a level that leaves many in disbelief.

Sun 18 Nov 2018

MAJOR RECALL: Car doors may unlatch and open while driving

MAJOR RECALL: Car doors may unlatch and open while driving

A product safety recall has been issued affecting a major car brand, after it was discovered a faulty latch could mean doors can swing open while driving.

Sat 17 Nov 2018

Big changes to parking fines

Big changes to parking fines

IF you’ve ever copped a parking fine for staying a few minutes longer than you’d paid for, this new rule will come as good news.

Driverless cars will be used for sex and nobody is surprised

Driverless cars will be used for sex and nobody is surprised

NO doubt, autonomous vehicles will change a lot of things. But also our sex lives? Researchers say all that extra free time will lead to … the back seat.

ROAD TEST: Nissan Qashqai is a small SUV big on value

ROAD TEST: Nissan Qashqai is a small SUV big on value

Packed with the latest safety kit and as well as high-end Nappa leather-covered seats, the Nissan Qashqai Ti grade starts from $37,990 plus on-roads.

Fri 16 Nov 2018

New Renault Koleos delivers sharp value for families

New Renault Koleos delivers sharp value for families

IT has a European badge and a premium design but comes with a bargain basement price. Here’s why the Renault Koleos is one of the most under-rated SUVs.

The dual-cab ute ad deemed too racy for television

The dual-cab ute ad deemed too racy for television

FORD has been forced back to the drawing board after censors decided its new ad for the Ranger Raptor was unsuitable for television.

Thu 15 Nov 2018

RACING ROAD TEST: France’s answer to Porsche Cayman

RACING ROAD TEST: France’s answer to Porsche Cayman

THE resurrected niche sports car brand is taking the fight to Porsche and surpasses it in this one important area.

Guess who’s building a luxury SUV now

Guess who’s building a luxury SUV now

A FAMED British sports car maker has joined the growing number of brands branching out into off-road vehicles.

Can you answer this road rule puzzle?

Can you answer this road rule puzzle?

A quiz asking drivers to choose which car has right of way is leaving Aussies stumped, with the majority unable to figure out the right answer.

Wed 14 Nov 2018

Mercedes-Benz reveals game-changing hybrid technology

Mercedes-Benz reveals game-changing hybrid technology

A WORLD-FIRST zero-emissions vehicle combines two green technologies but there is one big reason keeping it off Australian roads.

Apple founder slams Tesla, Musk ‘lies’ on self-driving cars

Apple founder slams Tesla, Musk ‘lies’ on self-driving cars

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak bought a Tesla because he was excited about the potential of self-driving cars. But now he doesn’t believe anything Elon Musk says.

Racy way we’ll use driverless cars

Racy way we’ll use driverless cars

A NEW study has revealed what we’ll really use driverless car for, and it’ll surprise you.

FIRST DRIVE: Mitsubishi’s new tough Triton ute

FIRST DRIVE: Mitsubishi’s new tough Triton ute

THIS one feature of the tough new Japanese ute could help it beat the Toyota HiLux.

Tue 13 Nov 2018

Petrol prices are plummeting

Petrol prices are plummeting

After months of price pain at the petrol bowser, fuel prices across Australia have started to tumble. How long will the reprieve last?

Do you know the indication rules on roundabouts?

Do you know the indication rules on roundabouts?

The road rules will surprise many drivers.

ROAD TEST: Subaru Forester delivers core SUV values

ROAD TEST: Subaru Forester delivers core SUV values

One of the segment pioneers, the Subaru Forester, raises the bar with outstanding safety and practical cabin design.

Mon 12 Nov 2018

Share scooters set to flood our cities

Share scooters set to flood our cities

A new dockless bike and scooter sharing scheme is getting rolled out in major Australian cities — but this one might actually work.

Has Volvo overtaken BMW at the top of the compact SUV table?

Has Volvo overtaken BMW at the top of the compact SUV table?

In the mid-$50K bracket, premium compact SUVs add sporty handling to sharp looks. Ride comfort sets one apart

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