Motoring News

Sat 5 Oct 2019

MUSTER: A place for all ute lovers

premium_icon MUSTER: A place for all ute lovers

The Sarina Ute Muster is off to a flying start — literally.

Australia’s favourite set of wheels

Australia’s favourite set of wheels

The ‘unbreakable’ Toyota HiLux has been the number one seller for the past three years. But does it stack up as a used car buy?

Driver’s $1000 fine for going speed limit

Driver’s $1000 fine for going speed limit

A ute driver has lashed out after being hit with a massive fine and licence disqualification under a new law, despite following the speed limit.

Fri 4 Oct 2019

‘Stop driving now’: 20,000 cars affected

‘Stop driving now’: 20,000 cars affected

The consumer watchdog has urged owners of these 20,000 vehicles to stop driving them “immediately” due to a potentially deadly defect.

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.

Reason petrol prices are so high

Reason petrol prices are so high

Petrol prices will hit an 11-year high this long weekend. Here's why filling up your car keeps getting more expensive.

Thu 3 Oct 2019

WATCH THE VIDEO: Footage captures dramatic truck crash

WATCH THE VIDEO: Footage captures dramatic truck crash

Dashcam footage has captured the dramatic moment a truck crashed into a rail bridge

Shock results in ‘most reliable car’ study

Shock results in ‘most reliable car’ study

Examination of ownership experiences makes for embarrassing reading for some big brands while a surprise star emerges ahead of the pack.

Sat 28 Sep 2019

Basement is where the price is right for Nissan Qashqai

Basement is where the price is right for Nissan Qashqai

Base variant of Nissan's compact SUV range shapes as the most savvy buy.

Fri 27 Sep 2019

SAND DRIVING TIPS: Don't get beached this holiday

SAND DRIVING TIPS: Don't get beached this holiday

It's important you do your research, plan ahead and get the right permits before you set off.

Owner not happy as Jeep backflips on $50k SUV repair bill

Owner not happy as Jeep backflips on $50k SUV repair bill

Jeep manufacturer has promised to fix a faulty Grand Cherokee but its owners are nervous the car will leave them stranded again.

Wed 25 Sep 2019

PRICE HIKE: Why you need to fill up on petrol now

PRICE HIKE: Why you need to fill up on petrol now

If you’re planning a big drive this weekend, experts are warning you to fill up quick as fuel prices rise yet again across the country.

New look for unique V8 monster

New look for unique V8 monster

This much-loved heavy-duty four-wheel-drive has received a long overdue update but there’s still a gaping hole in the model line-up.

‘Fill up fast’: Petrol prices soar for school holidays

premium_icon ‘Fill up fast’: Petrol prices soar for school holidays

PETROL prices are already at a four-month high and they are rising further for the school holidays. SEE HOW MUCH YOU’LL PAY IN YOUR STATE

Tue 24 Sep 2019

Dash cam captures hair-raising freeway near miss

Dash cam captures hair-raising freeway near miss

A truck driver has pulled off a miraculous save on the South Eastern Freeway, stopping a B-double vehicle from flipping over after it destroyed a light pole

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.

‘Rarest’ Aussie car to go under the hammer

‘Rarest’ Aussie car to go under the hammer

This 1970s Falcon was a one-off build by Ford’s Broadmeadows factory, making it one of the most collectable Australian-built cars in history.

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.

Mon 23 Sep 2019

Volkswagen to cop fines in new ‘dieselgate’ deal

premium_icon Volkswagen to cop fines in new ‘dieselgate’ deal

Volkswagen is set to pay “substantial” fines after agreeing to settle a lawsuit with the ACCC over the carmaker’s diesel emissions scandal.

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