Motoring News

Thu 24 Sep 2020

Shock claims as millions of Aussies in Takata class action

Premium Content Shock claims as millions of Aussies in Takata class action

Seven leading car makers are bracing for a huge legal battle over the Takata airbag scandal, as lawyers representing owners make explosive new claims.

Wed 23 Sep 2020

Couple stunned by ‘joke’ $112 fine

Couple stunned by ‘joke’ $112 fine

A couple have been issued a hefty fine for a “ridiculous” rule they didn’t even know they were breaking. Now they’re warning others.

Fast and Furious car up for auction

Fast and Furious car up for auction

Aussies have a chance to own a piece of Hollywood history when the original car from a Fast and Furious movie heads to auction this week.

Tue 22 Sep 2020

VW dealer forced to refund $30k three years after purchase

Premium Content VW dealer forced to refund $30k three years after purchase

The owner of a Volkswagen Passat that had only 18km on the clock when it was bought kept finding recurring problems. A dealer has to give him a full refund.

Mon 21 Sep 2020

Another $50m contributed to get Rocky’s Ring Road rolling

Premium Content Another $50m contributed to get Rocky’s Ring Road rolling

Recognising CQ was hungry for big projects and the jobs they created, our governments have unlocked more funding for the $1 billion Rockhampton Ring Road.

Sun 20 Sep 2020

What is the most popular car in your Queensland suburb?

Premium Content What is the most popular car in your Queensland suburb?

New data reveals the cars Queenslanders are driving more of as their taste for luxury grows. SEE THE LIST

Fri 18 Sep 2020

Surprising car is Porsche’s most powerful

Surprising car is Porsche’s most powerful

When you think of powerful Porsches, a sleek sports car will spring to mind, but the brand’s most powerful isn’t what you think it is.

Bargain-priced hatch that has same feature as luxury cars

Premium Content Bargain-priced hatch that has same feature as luxury cars

High-end technology adds to the appeal of this compact sporty performer.

Australia’s best ute crowned

Premium Content Australia’s best ute crowned

The Toyota HiLux is Australia’s best selling ute, the Ford Ranger is the most critically acclaimed, but a new arrival is set to challenge both.

Thu 17 Sep 2020

Ferrari’s new fire-breathing beast

Ferrari’s new fire-breathing beast

Ferrari makes some of the world’s most stunning cars, and the Italian brand’s newest model has amazing looks and dominant performance.

Victorians paying most for car insurance despite lockdown

Premium Content Victorians paying most for car insurance despite lockdown

Victorian motorists are paying the highest car insurance premiums in the country despite many being unable to drive more than 5km from their homes.

Wed 16 Sep 2020

Crazy discount for Toyota’s new hot hatch

Crazy discount for Toyota’s new hot hatch

Toyota should expect lines out the door after it revealed the startling price of its new performance car hero.

Roundabout road rule stumps drivers

Roundabout road rule stumps drivers

A straightforward illustration has sparked a heated debate among drivers over how to use a roundabout to perform a U-turn.

Teens charged with arson after fire destroys car

Premium Content Teens charged with arson after fire destroys car

Three drug-affected Sunshine Coast teenagers have been charged with arson after they destroyed a car by setting fire to it, police allege.

Tue 15 Sep 2020

Bold new look for family favourite

Bold new look for family favourite

Best-selling family car breaks into new territory with a risky design that’s a departure from the conservative shapes of its main rivals.

In-demand models: Why car market is being turned upside down

Premium Content In-demand models: Why car market is being turned upside down

Car dealers are able to “name their price” for in-demand models as a stock shortage hits the industry during COVID-19. READ THE LIST OF MODELS HERE

Mon 14 Sep 2020

Driver allegedly held at knifepoint in roadside hoax

Premium Content Driver allegedly held at knifepoint in roadside hoax

Police are searching for two men after a private transport driver was allegedly held at knifepoint and attacked in the Sunshine Coast hinterland this morning.

Sun 13 Sep 2020

Harsh reality of getting caught with homemade number plates

Premium Content Harsh reality of getting caught with homemade number plates

Rockhampton man faces court after replacing lost number plates with homemade ones after some misinformation.

Fri 11 Sep 2020

The hot hatch which is just as fast as the new replacement model

Premium Content The hot hatch which is just as fast as the new replacement...

The fleet-footed Audi S3 still offers impressive thrills despite a new model coming soon

Thu 10 Sep 2020

LETTERS: Qld women urged to prioritise their own health

Premium Content LETTERS: Qld women urged to prioritise their own health

One in six Queensland women will be diagnosed with a women’s cancer by the age of 85.

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