Motoring News

Sun 11 Oct 2020

LNP pledges $41.9m in CQ rego rebates

Premium Content LNP pledges $41.9m in CQ rego rebates

That would mean $300 cash refunds per car for eligible Central Queensland motorists.

Fri 9 Oct 2020

The seven-seater SUV that sounds like a V8 and goes hard

Premium Content The seven-seater SUV that sounds like a V8 and goes hard

Just because you need to haul seven doesn’t mean driving performance has to be sacrificed, just ask the Skoda Kodiaq RS.

150 jobs: $50m pledge to overhaul region’s neglected road

Premium Content 150 jobs: $50m pledge to overhaul region’s neglected road

This highway is one of the most important in Qld – but it has been left to languish for years.

Europe’s new clever SUV lands in Oz

Europe’s new clever SUV lands in Oz

Every car maker is scrambling to build one these vehicles, but the latest addition has some clever touches that set it about from the rest.

Thu 8 Oct 2020

P-plater at double the limit crashes doing skids

Premium Content P-plater at double the limit crashes doing skids

A P-plater caught more than double the limit crashed his car doing skids on the way home after a drinking session, a court heard.

Wed 7 Oct 2020

WATCH: Maserati's owner's bizarre towing fail on beach

WATCH: Maserati's owner's bizarre towing fail on beach

Viral video has shown a high end sports car bogged on a Newcastle 4WD beach having its front bar ripped off in a towing fail.

Mercedes’ huge gamble on electric vehicles

Mercedes’ huge gamble on electric vehicles

Benz is taking the fight to Tesla with an ambitious new-car model onslaught. Past experience suggests they won’t find many buyers, though.

Ford joins hunt for Victorian big cats

Premium Content Ford joins hunt for Victorian big cats

A major car maker is supporting the hunt for Victoria’s legendary big cats by supplying a Geelong-based research group with new equipment.

Man who can’t stay off the road edges closer to jail

Premium Content Man who can’t stay off the road edges closer to jail

A father-of-three with an extensive history of driving while disqualified knows he risks being deported back to New Zealand if he keeps appearing in court.

Our Hometown: Chris jumped at chance to run his own business

Premium Content Our Hometown: Chris jumped at chance to run his own business

The former mines worker is now the driving force behind Gladstone Roadworthys.

Sat 3 Oct 2020

Man supervising learner gets done for drink-driving

Premium Content Man supervising learner gets done for drink-driving

Justin Mark Sheehan thought he wouldn’t get caught so close to his home.

Huge upgrade for game-changing Hyundai

Huge upgrade for game-changing Hyundai

The South Korean brand’s first hot hatch was a cracking car, but it was missing one all important feature … not anymore.

Fri 2 Oct 2020

WATCH: First look at finished Eton Range realignment

Premium Content WATCH: First look at finished Eton Range realignment

The major road upgrade is now open to traffic.

Check out the $65k seven-seater SUV you’d think was worth double

Premium Content Check out the $65k seven-seater SUV you’d think was worth...

Latest addition to the seven-seater realm rises to the top with technology and on-road comfort

Which way do you want the new Port access road to go?

Premium Content Which way do you want the new Port access road to go?

Have your say on which option is used for the new road to access Gladstone’s port.

Audi’s futuristic new electric SUV

Audi’s futuristic new electric SUV

The electric car revolution has begun, and Audi is the latest brand to bring its new hi-tech machine to Australia. But there is one big issue holding it back.

Thu 1 Oct 2020

Sneak peek: Inside stunning new Gold Coast attraction

Premium Content Sneak peek: Inside stunning new Gold Coast attraction

A hotly anticipated new Gold Coast attraction is about to open featuring dozens of classic cars and an on-site restaurant and bar. TAKE YOUR FIRST LOOK INSIDE

Wed 30 Sep 2020

Toyota HiLux’s shock price rise revealed

Toyota HiLux’s shock price rise revealed

It has been the most popular vehicle in the country for the past several years, but will a big price hike to two popular versions cause sales to drop?

Single act could cost you your licence

Single act could cost you your licence

Drivers caught breaking a specific law this long weekend face being hit with 12 demerit points and losing their licence.

Tue 29 Sep 2020

VW’s new fire-breathing small car

VW’s new fire-breathing small car

This little hot hatch is often considered the benchmark affordable performance car, and it has just got a massive upgrade.

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