Motoring News

Thu 15 Apr 2021

Used car prices 37pc above pre-COVID highs

Premium Content Used car prices 37pc above pre-COVID highs

A global microchip shortage has cut the supply of new vehicles, fuelling demand for used cars as Australia’s economy recovers.

Wed 14 Apr 2021

M’boro named among top charging hubs as EV uptake grows

Premium Content M’boro named among top charging hubs as EV uptake grows

Electric vehicle uptake in Queensland has jumped by more than 140 per cent in just one year as usage of the state’s electric charging stations surge.

Tue 13 Apr 2021

Incorrect overtaking signs removed from CQ Hwy

Premium Content Incorrect overtaking signs removed from CQ Hwy

“The signs do not reflect the current road rules,” Transport and Main Roads.

Mon 12 Apr 2021

Small powerhouse inspired by Britain but driven by China

Premium Content Small powerhouse inspired by Britain but driven by China

Those willing to dig deeper into their pocket are rewarded with a tech-savvy and safer offering in the MG ZST.

Sat 10 Apr 2021

Fatal crash driver’s sentence ‘manifestly inadequate’

Premium Content Fatal crash driver’s sentence ‘manifestly inadequate’

The sentence of a Rockhampton woman whose actions on the road killed a child has been slammed as “manifestly inadequate”.

Fri 9 Apr 2021

Ute wars: Three of the best go head to head

Premium Content Ute wars: Three of the best go head to head

Aussie tradies are spoiled for choice with a wide range of high-quality dual cab utes on sale, but can two of the newest arrivals take down the mighty Toyota HiLux?

Thu 8 Apr 2021

Taylen’s family to wait weeks to find out appeal status

Premium Content Taylen’s family to wait weeks to find out appeal status

The family of a little boy killed in a crash at Bouldercombe in 2016 will have to wait weeks to find out if Queensland’s Attorney-General will appeal the wholly...

Driver’s desperate car note backfires

Driver’s desperate car note backfires

Jay Bentham was on his way to work when he realised he didn’t have any change on him – prompting him to write a note that later blew up.

Huge call to ban sale of petrol cars

Huge call to ban sale of petrol cars

A radical proposal has been made to scrap the sale of new petrol vehicles in one Australian state to cut emissions.

Wed 7 Apr 2021

Australia’s most popular cars revealed

Australia’s most popular cars revealed

Australians have jumped back into the new-car market with a vengeance after COVID and some surprising models are on the top of shopping lists.

Benz debuts stylish new luxury car

Benz debuts stylish new luxury car

Mercedes has upped the style stakes for its upgraded coupe, with head-turning looks sure to attract a lot of attention.

Tue 6 Apr 2021

Big change to the way Aussies buy cars

Big change to the way Aussies buy cars

New-car buyers are potentially leaving thousands of dollars in savings on the table because they don’t try this old-school trick.

More grunt for new Toyota 86

More grunt for new Toyota 86

Slinky coupe gets new looks, more power and improved tech in line with Toyota’s ‘Gazoo Racing’ performance car ambitions.

Dad wins $2.5m lawsuit for horrific head-on collision

Premium Content Dad wins $2.5m lawsuit for horrific head-on collision

‘As I am losing consciousness, I can just see them screaming, ‘Daddy, daddy, daddy’.’

Mon 5 Apr 2021

Wild new monster SUV revealed

Wild new monster SUV revealed

The next-generation of vehicles are set to be the most interesting yet with hi-tech features, outrageous performance and go-anywhere ability.

New red-hot SUV has landed in Australia

New red-hot SUV has landed in Australia

Sales of the British brand halved in the past two years, but a range of new, powerful engines in its most popular SUV should halt the slide.

Racy looks but within hides an honest and steady performer

Premium Content Racy looks but within hides an honest and steady performer

Despite sporting looks that inspire far-flug escapades, the Subaru EV exterior hides a subdued and safe package

Sat 3 Apr 2021

Merc’s ground-breaking new SUV revealed

Merc’s ground-breaking new SUV revealed

The German brand has revealed its most important model yet, which is packed with eye-popping hi-tech features.

Thu 1 Apr 2021

New standout luxury car has arrived

New standout luxury car has arrived

This new premium mid-sizer brings the best of both worlds blending a sporty drive with ultra fuel efficiency.

Tested: Mercedes’ new muscle car

Tested: Mercedes’ new muscle car

Benz is known for making big, in your face performance cars but its latest effort is a more mature offering and could be one of its best yet.

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