Motoring News

Thu 13 Aug 2020

How a car helped family heal after heartbreaking loss

Premium Content How a car helped family heal after heartbreaking loss

When Chris Keirnan was killed in a tragic collision with a truck, his family carried out one of his dreams.

Safety pioneer’s embarrassing fail ends in car recall

Safety pioneer’s embarrassing fail ends in car recall

This car maker has a long held reputation for cutting edge safety, but it has been left red-faced after a fault with the very technology it invented.

‘I couldn’t get him out’: Truckie’s crash scene horror

Premium Content ‘I couldn’t get him out’: Truckie’s crash scene horror

A witness to a horrific crash that took the life of a man this morning said he saw the car fly off the Bruce Highway at 100km/h and crash into a creek bed.

Wed 12 Aug 2020

How to change a flat tyre in five steps

How to change a flat tyre in five steps

As Aussies prepare to swap planes for cars and holiday in our own backyard this year, it’s time to brush up on some road trip basics.

Is this the coolest car on the road?

Is this the coolest car on the road?

This is one of the most recognisable cars on the road and it isn’t what you’d expect. But there are a few things you need to know before jumping in.

‘Senseless’ act: Man on meth torches mum’s car

Premium Content ‘Senseless’ act: Man on meth torches mum’s car

A Rocky mother is out of pocket more than $18,000 after her sedan was stolen, used in a fuel drive off and set on fire.

Tue 11 Aug 2020

Want to avoid getting a speeding ticket? Here’s how!

Premium Content Want to avoid getting a speeding ticket? Here’s how!

Bundaberg police have shared insight into how speed detection devices work and catch drivers.

Renault’s answer to the VW Golf GTI

Renault’s answer to the VW Golf GTI

Hot hatches bring the best of both worlds – heart-racing performance and everyday liveability. But does this French car get it right?

Wraps come of a new fire-breathing muscle car

Wraps come of a new fire-breathing muscle car

Italy has unveiled its answer to the German powerhouse Mercedes-AMG C63 and BMW M3. And there is a secret weapon under the bonnet.

Toowoomba Holden lovers mourn loss of Australian icon

Premium Content Toowoomba Holden lovers mourn loss of Australian icon

JIM Beh learnt to drive in a 1966 HR Holden that was sold locally in Toowoomba, and since then he’s never bought another type of car.

Mon 10 Aug 2020

Don’t forget the finer details after an accident

Premium Content Don’t forget the finer details after an accident

After an accident the driver in the right is often left with the bill.

Sun 9 Aug 2020

Taking talking vehicles for a test drive

Premium Content Taking talking vehicles for a test drive

Ipswich will be home to a new pilot program designed to help cars communicate with each other. We take a look at the advanced technology and how it works.

KFC cravings cost L plater $650 and loss of licence

Premium Content KFC cravings cost L plater $650 and loss of licence

A LEARNER licence holder was busted drink driving without a legal supervising driver in the car, all for a feed of KFC.

Sat 8 Aug 2020

Why this could be the best hot hatch

Why this could be the best hot hatch

Hot hatches tick a lot of boxes, they are fun, fast and affordable. But this new little performance car has something else on its side.

Fri 7 Aug 2020

The SUV built for real family adventures

Premium Content The SUV built for real family adventures

Neither big families nor tough terrain are holding back the Mitsubishi Pajero Sport.

Thu 6 Aug 2020

Shock trend emerges in latest car sales

Shock trend emerges in latest car sales

Australians have been buying four-wheel-drive utes in record numbers for the past few years but now there’s a new top dog in the carpark.

‘Just wrong’: Audi pulls ‘provocative’ ad

‘Just wrong’: Audi pulls ‘provocative’ ad

The luxury car company has apologised for an 'insensitive' campaign which sparked a flurry of complaints.

Tue 4 Aug 2020

Phone users avoid fine with loophole

Phone users avoid fine with loophole

One in ten people who have been caught using their phones while driving are going without being punished by using a legal loophole.

‘Way over:’ Police drag high range drink-driver out of car

Premium Content ‘Way over:’ Police drag high range drink-driver out of car

A truck driver who had to be dragged out of his car by police after he refused to be breathalysed has been trying to turn his life around.

Don’t invite fatigue on your road trip

Don’t invite fatigue on your road trip

This year our road toll is higher than the same time last year.

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