Motoring News

Fri 16 Aug 2019

WATCH: How to get your road fixed in less than 24 hours

premium_icon WATCH: How to get your road fixed in less than 24 hours

Damien Martoo grew tired of driving over the ever-deepening potholes on his local roads, so he took matters into his own hands.

Tue 13 Aug 2019

Why Millennials are ditching manual licences

premium_icon Why Millennials are ditching manual licences

With the latest stats showing only 45 per cent of licences issued last year in Queensland were manual, experts say the reasons behind the shift are clear.

The pros and cons of an automatic-only licence

The pros and cons of an automatic-only licence

Many parents used to insist their learner driver son or daughter get a manual licence.

Mon 12 Aug 2019

Tested: The unlikely muscle car

Tested: The unlikely muscle car

Underneath this hulking exterior of the British brand’s latest family SUV lies the heart of an animal that will leap into action at the touch of a pedal.

This Chinese ute could be destined for the Aussie bush

This Chinese ute could be destined for the Aussie bush

Chinese cars are on the improve with sales increasing in Australia. And now one of the most successful is building a dual-cab ute to battle our favourite cars.

Surprise new car sales success

Surprise new car sales success

It has been a tough year for new car sales. These are the highlights and lowlights of the past month.

Shock moment Tesla explodes after system failure

Shock moment Tesla explodes after system failure

A man and his two children have been left horrified after an ‘autopilot failure’ in their Tesla led to a shocking crash.

The best SUV you'll drive ... but it's not perfect

The best SUV you'll drive ... but it's not perfect

Porsche has developed an SUV that possesses the traits of a sports car and the functionality of a wagon.

Shiny and ‘ugly’ cars on show

premium_icon Shiny and ‘ugly’ cars on show

Some visitors to the Gold Coast Car Show this weekend thought ahead - others may have been missing their earplugs.

Wed 7 Aug 2019

Winning secret in the clouds

premium_icon Winning secret in the clouds

GYMPIE'S Bruce Dechastel said his team has a secret weapon for the 2019 FAI F3D/F5D World Championships

Mon 5 Aug 2019

No need for 4WD — sea no match for mighty Camry

premium_icon No need for 4WD — sea no match for mighty Camry

It was low tide, with the water a good 50m out, so the Camry driver did what any good Aussie would do, reversed flat stick to launch his boat. WATCH the video

The forgotten vehicles deserving of new car shopping lists

The forgotten vehicles deserving of new car shopping lists

When you need to haul gear, it's worth not discounting the old station wagon.

Why ACCC says electric cars are ‘unfair’

premium_icon Why ACCC says electric cars are ‘unfair’

Australia’s consumer watchdog says electric car owners have an unfair advantage over poorer people driving gas-guzzlers.

Chinese car’s wacky feature

Chinese car’s wacky feature

New Chinese car brand’s have a reputation for pushing the limits and this latest example goes further than any other and looks striking similar to another electric...

'He was the love of my life': Tragedy sparks call for change

premium_icon 'He was the love of my life': Tragedy sparks call for change

Partner of Yeppoon man killed in freak towing accident calls for upgrade to beach access

Sun 4 Aug 2019

How to be James Bond for a day

How to be James Bond for a day

WHILE you won’t get handed a licence to kill, there is a sure-fire way to step into the shoes of the world’s most famous super spy.

Why this SUV is like no other

Why this SUV is like no other

THIS often overlooked high-rider stands out from the crowd as an SUV that does away with one of the genre’s biggest complaints.

Sat 3 Aug 2019

In trouble after driving to help family member

premium_icon In trouble after driving to help family member

He had received a call from a female family member crying and needing help, so he borrowed his cousin's car

Fri 2 Aug 2019

New BMW coupe combines power, luxury and excitement

New BMW coupe combines power, luxury and excitement

Brute of a V8 engine combines with the latest technology and opulent features for a refined tour de force

Dealer’s embarrassing dashcam mistake

Dealer’s embarrassing dashcam mistake

Small-time drug dealer Scott Curtis thought he’d got himself out of a sticky situation. That was until police took a look at his dashcam.

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