Motoring News

Mon 10 Dec 2018

VIDEO: Horses pull semi-trailer up ice-covered hill

VIDEO: Horses pull semi-trailer up ice-covered hill

A PAIR of hardy Belgian draft horses pulled a semi-truck and trailer up Lizzie and Jacob Hershberger’s steep and icy driveway

How extended warranties can spoil the joy of a new vehicle

How extended warranties can spoil the joy of a new vehicle

It’s frustrating when a deal comes out immediately after you buy, especially on extended warranties.

What it's like to drive Australia's cheapest electric car

What it's like to drive Australia's cheapest electric car

Electric cars? Too expensive. Range anxiety. No charging infrastructure. They look daft. With the launch of Hyundai’s purely electric Ioniq, such arguments are...

Toyota HiLux Rogue: Tough truck’s family test

Toyota HiLux Rogue: Tough truck’s family test

Toyota’s cashing in on HiLux being our best-seller, revealing the street-tough Rogue edition.

Without deterrents motorbikes are gone in 60 seconds

Without deterrents motorbikes are gone in 60 seconds

Research shows motorcycles are commonly stolen in non-metro areas.

Fri 7 Dec 2018

Cut-price Mercedes performer nudges into hot-hatch territory

Cut-price Mercedes performer nudges into hot-hatch territory

MERCEDES A250 4Matic at $50K has ample performance and is a brilliant all-rounder.

Christmas comes early - prices slashed on new cars

Christmas comes early - prices slashed on new cars

OVERSTOCKED dealers are struggling for sales so December shapes up as a great time to buy a new car.

Thu 6 Dec 2018

Ways to avoid steaming up the car windows

Ways to avoid steaming up the car windows

In some weather conditions, like storms and rain, the windscreen can fog up and that makes it difficult.

Electric Aston Martin cars that are fit for a future king

Electric Aston Martin cars that are fit for a future king

YOU can now get closer to having your own Prince Harry and Meghan Markle wedding moment thanks to this car maker.

New Jaguar I-Pace electric SUV mounts big challenge to Tesla

New Jaguar I-Pace electric SUV mounts big challenge to Tesla

NEW all-electric SUV is the first in a long line of challengers to Tesla’s crown due to arrive in the few years.

ROAD TESTS: SsangYong's Musso ute, Tivoli and Rexton SUVs

ROAD TESTS: SsangYong's Musso ute, Tivoli and Rexton SUVs

SsangYong has made a return to the Australian market and has launched un Musso dual-cab ute, as well as the Tivoli and Rexton SUVs.

Shock crash test result for Jeep

Shock crash test result for Jeep

A NEW model Jeep has been given a devastating safety rating in the latest assessments from independent body Euro NCAP.

The road rules quiz driving Aussies crazy

The road rules quiz driving Aussies crazy

A seemingly simple road rules question has gotten the better of many Aussie drivers, with motorists unable to decide on the correct answer.

Wed 5 Dec 2018

Most common type of car accident in Australia revealed

Most common type of car accident in Australia revealed

JUST one item of active safety technology could cut car accidents by up to half, but does your car have it?

Utes dominate as Australia’s most popular cars revealed

Utes dominate as Australia’s most popular cars revealed

BRANDS struggle to move metal during tough economic times but there is a silver lining for buyers.

ROAD TEST: Honda CR-V VTi-LX is a great all-round SUV

ROAD TEST: Honda CR-V VTi-LX is a great all-round SUV

THIS often overlooked family SUV does not do much wrong, but if you value this one ingredient then look elsewhere.

Tue 4 Dec 2018

The car names that you can’t say in some countries

The car names that you can’t say in some countries

MARKETING a global product can be a tricky business, as the meaning of a brand can often be lost in translation, with hilarious results.

Porsche develops an app that can plan your next holiday

Porsche develops an app that can plan your next holiday

IF you are struggling for vacation ideas, Porsche has developed an app with guided road tours.

SsangYong return with strong pricing and improved design

SsangYong return with strong pricing and improved design

SsangYong line-up includes the small Tivoli SUV that starts from $23,490, a seven-seater Rexton at $39,990 and a dual-cab ute range priced from $30,490.

Battling luxury car brand gives small cars big price cut

Battling luxury car brand gives small cars big price cut

LUXURY Japanese brand has streamlined its small car ranges with big savings on some models.

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