Big problem with our big car obsession

THE old days of a two-door low-level ute are over. These days you’re more likely to see tradies and even families driving around in an American pick-up.

2018 Kia Sorento launches with true technical colours

2018 Kia Sorento GT Diesel.

The 2018 Kia Sorento has been launched.

Volvo's new Polestar offshoot blazing electric trail

Polestar, a new stand-alone premium electric-vehicle company owned by Volvo

Volvo's new premium brand Polestar is gunning for Tesla.

Return of Honda Type R shows poise and punch

The Honda Civic Type R has returned.

The prized Honda Type R has made a triumphant return.

Last Australian car to be built today

The 2017 Holden Commodore on the production line in Elizabeth. Photo: Joshua Dowling.

Ford, Toyota and Holden shut their factories today

The secret plan that could have saved Holden revealed

This concept car wasn't just for show. Holden explored the possibility of building a smaller Torana and large SUV off the same "platform” as the Commodore.

All options considered ahead of closure.

Recall on leading electric car maker's new vehicle

The 2017 Tesla Model X.

Tesla has recalled some of its Model X variants.

Latest Lexus NX marks time

The updated Lexus NX has just been released.

Minor tweaks for 2018 model Lexus NX SUV.

ROAD TEST: Renault Megane GT Wagon has some wallop

The Renault Megane GT Wagon is available for $42,490 drive-away.

The Renault Megane GT Wagon put to the family test.

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ROAD TEST: 2018 Volvo XC60 has fine family lineage

The new Volvo XC60.

New Volvo XC60 borrows from fine technology from the XC90.

Citroen C3 Aircross signals exciting new era for French brand

The Citroen C3 Aircross is coming to Australia early next year (overseas model pictured).

New Citroen C3 Aircross only with a proper automatic

Holden fans rev up: V8-powered Chevrolet Camaro confirmed

The 650-horsepower 2017 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 coupe rockets from97kmh in 3.5 seconds and through the quarter mile in 11.4 seconds.

V8s extinct? Nope, Chevy beast coming to Australia.

LDV to offer fully loaded large seven-seat D90 SUV

The seven-seat LDV D90 SUV will be launched in Australia from November 15

Chinese ready to do battle in large SUV sector.

ROAD TEST: New look for golden oldie Lexus LS500

The Lexus LS500 F Sport.

The 2018 Lexus LS500 is due in Australia next year.

ROAD TEST: 2018 VW Polo has growth spurt

The 2018 Volkswagen Polo 6 due on sale in Australia from March 2018.

Joshua Dowling tests the 2018 Volkswagen Polo.

Electric atmosphere at Frankfurt motor show a window to the future

A couple sits inside the Renault prototype Symbioz.

Looking for a green car? No. Well, soon you might not have a choice.

Heavy vehicle licencing out of step

Trucking trainees have less time behind the wheel than other licence hopefuls.

Road Wrap: Roll overs, load fails and some hilly issues

The truck was caught on Old Bathurst Road.

From spills to load fails Highway Patrol have caught it all.

Bumper event coming to Hunter

READY FOR A GREAT DAY OUT: The Newcastle Hunter Transport Awareness Group are excited to shine a light on the industry.

Newcastle Hunter Transport Awareness Group's day out

TOP TRUCKIN' THINGS TO DO

SHOW DAY: Brisbane Convoy for Kids is sure to attract a crowd.

What's on this weekend?

Aus innovation on show

WASTE SUMMIT: Volvo's display showcased local talent at the Melbourne Waste Expo.

Volvo shows off local engineers

Sydney Convoy for Kids a hit

PACKED LANES: The Sydney Convoy for Kids had a huge turnout on the day.

Sydney Convoy for Kids a hit