Motoring News

Tue 2 Jun 2020

Industry claims 350,000 killer airbags unfixable

premium_icon Industry claims 350,000 killer airbags unfixable

More than 2.64 million faulty Takata airbags have been replaced in Australian vehicles, but recall orders for more than 350,000 cars are expected to be waived.

Tax deadline looms for new car buyers

premium_icon Tax deadline looms for new car buyers

Tradies have five weeks to cash in or miss out on a tax program credited with saving car dealerships during the coronavirus crisis.

Mon 1 Jun 2020

WATCH: Moment police catch up with speeding motorbike rider

premium_icon WATCH: Moment police catch up with speeding motorbike rider

Police video shows the moment they caught up with a motorbike rider allegedly seen speeding through Gold Coast streets at 140km/h.

Anxiety eases when living with electric powered car

Anxiety eases when living with electric powered car

The most affordable pure electric vehicle in Hyundai’s range breaks down the new technology’s barriers.

Sun 31 May 2020

Busy weekend for crews from rescue chopper

premium_icon Busy weekend for crews from rescue chopper

A MALE patient has been flown to hospital after he was involved in a traffic collision with an animal.

‘Living history’: Iconic ute restored after seven years

premium_icon ‘Living history’: Iconic ute restored after seven years

Why Mark Pitt believes his fully restored ute is ‘more than just a car.’

Blocking out the world can have deadly results

Blocking out the world can have deadly results

When wearing headphones, a pedestrian’s ability to hear traffic and surroundings is masked.

Sat 30 May 2020

Here's how to drive down your car costs during COVID-19

Here's how to drive down your car costs during COVID-19

Cars can cost us more than $30 a day to run, so it’s a good idea to seek savings when you can – especially if you’ve been driving less during the pandemic.

Extra fuel on the Suzuki Swift Sport fire

Extra fuel on the Suzuki Swift Sport fire

Tweaks to the cute and composed little Swift Sport add fuel to a fiery little customer.

Fri 29 May 2020

Intersection upgrades ahead of Rocky’s Ring Road project

premium_icon Intersection upgrades ahead of Rocky’s Ring Road project

A number of intersections will be revamped in preparation for Rockhampton’s $1 billion road project.

Thu 28 May 2020

Nissan to shut car plants

Nissan to shut car plants

Nissan has slumped into the red for the first time in 11 years and has announced it will close auto plants in Spain and Indonesia.

Car enters production after 55 year break

Car enters production after 55 year break

Fans of James Bond start your engines, because the classic Aston Martin from Goldfinger is about to start rolling off the production line again.

RACQ’s tip on how low petrol will go this time

premium_icon RACQ’s tip on how low petrol will go this time

Only weeks after record lows, the cost of petrol is once again falling. But the RACQ says there will be a new price floor this time around.

No Blue Water Review in sight for Coast Guard

premium_icon No Blue Water Review in sight for Coast Guard

LNP Keppel Candidate demands to know the future of the Coast Guard service which saved his life.

Jeep’s weird new beast lands in Oz

Jeep’s weird new beast lands in Oz

The American brand’s first ute in decades is unlike any other vehicle on sale and even its designer wasn’t sure what to think of it.

Family stress leads CQ woman to take drugs and drive

premium_icon Family stress leads CQ woman to take drugs and drive

Her licence was disqualified for 24 hours and a test showed she had meth in her system.

Wed 27 May 2020

Mercedes reveals sleek new models

Mercedes reveals sleek new models

The German brand has turned up the charm with a pair of new models that will draw in buyers with their head-turning style.

Why Aussies are obsessed with this car

Why Aussies are obsessed with this car

Australians can’t get enough of this famous sports car, and it is easy to understand why. But it isn’t perfect and there are some things you need to know.

Sat 23 May 2020

Watts not to like about electric car with 450km range?

premium_icon Watts not to like about electric car with 450km range?

While you pay a price for peace of mind, this is one of the best mainstream electric cars available.

A cut-price sporty small car is put through its paces

A cut-price sporty small car is put through its paces

This unassuming small car packs in massive value with top-shelf safety and bundles of tech and costs thousands less than its rivals.

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