Motoring News

Sat 24 Nov 2018

Should parents really be teaching kids how to drive?

premium_icon Should parents really be teaching kids how to drive?

Parenting is a little like driving, writes Ann Wason Moore. You’re always doing five things at once, need eyes on the back of your head and can’t do it drunk.

Range Rover's hipster of SUVs revealed

Range Rover's hipster of SUVs revealed

Range Rover’s new compact SUV has an amazing feature that gives drivers a never before available view of the road.

'Ridiculous' loss of car over $150 dispute with ex

premium_icon 'Ridiculous' loss of car over $150 dispute with ex

"You used your car as a weapon to scare them, went over the gutter and into a car that went into a house”

Fri 23 Nov 2018

'Give them hell in heaven': Cam's life, legacy remembered

premium_icon 'Give them hell in heaven': Cam's life, legacy remembered

In a sea of colour and lycra, Cameron Frewer has been lovingly farewelled by his family, friends, and cyclists from all over the country.

#JERSEYSOUT: Social media flooded with tributes to Cam

#JERSEYSOUT: Social media flooded with tributes to Cam

The Sunshine Coast community has united to remember cycling safety advocate, husband and father, Cameron Frewer, on the day of his funeral.

Sixth-grader praised for detailed note following hit and run

Sixth-grader praised for detailed note following hit and run

A sixth grade student who left a meticulous note for a driver after witnessing a hit and run has become an internet sensation.

Car of the Year finalists revealed

Car of the Year finalists revealed

THIS year’s list of 10 finalists is dominated by SUVs but there are a few surprising entries to keep an eye on.

BMW’s game-changing new tech

BMW’s game-changing new tech

THE German brand’s big, luxury SUV has a surprising new feature that will help drivers with just a push of a button.

Warrior widow's plea for harsher laws

premium_icon Warrior widow's plea for harsher laws

Yolanda Brady's former partner Stephen Small was deliberately hit by a ute being driven by a man under the influence of drugs and alcohol.

Thu 22 Nov 2018

Can you pass new learner drivers’ test?

Can you pass new learner drivers’ test?

QUEENSLAND is phasing out its old learner driver exam with teens now facing a new online test, which even experienced drivers might find a bit tricky.

New Audi A1 Sportback review: City car bulks up

New Audi A1 Sportback review: City car bulks up

THE new pint-sized hatch is bigger and more grown up than the car it replaces, but is it necessarily better?

Family wants new will for car baron’s $221 fortune

premium_icon Family wants new will for car baron’s $221 fortune

The family of an ailing Queensland richlister has asked a court to approve a statutory will for his $221m fortune because of his dementia.

Electric cars drive fresh power fears

premium_icon Electric cars drive fresh power fears

The surge of electric vehicles on Queensland roads may be helping reduce pollution, but new research shows there are genuine fears for their growing popularity.

Worrying time most of you text while driving

Worrying time most of you text while driving

Motorists might be well aware of the dangers of texting and driving but they are more likely to use their phone at this time of day.

Wed 21 Nov 2018

Ford’s answer to the SUV craze with high-riding hatch

Ford’s answer to the SUV craze with high-riding hatch

The Blue Oval prepares to launch its latest small car with the new line-up to feature a few surprises.

Farewells to flow in colourful celebration of Cameron's life

premium_icon Farewells to flow in colourful celebration of Cameron's life

A much-loved Coast cyclist, husband and father-of-three will be farewelled on Friday in a colourful celebration of his life and dedication to cycling safety.

Just quietly...the new Mercedes-Benz GLE sounds amazing

Just quietly...the new Mercedes-Benz GLE sounds amazing

THE new luxury SUV from Mercedes-Benz has a ground-breaking feature to help protect a surprising body part during an accident.

TESTED: Check out the radical 2019 model Toyota RAV4

TESTED: Check out the radical 2019 model Toyota RAV4

USUALLY vanilla family SUV spices up its image with sporty design and driving dynamics, but there’s a bigger addition under the bonnet.

Tue 20 Nov 2018

USED CAR: Why the Mazda CX-5 is Australia’s favourite SUV

USED CAR: Why the Mazda CX-5 is Australia’s favourite SUV

THE Mazda CX-5 is AUstralia’s most popular SUV, but if you are buying a used one make sure you look out for these potential issues.

What Aussies really think of driverless cars

What Aussies really think of driverless cars

CAR companies are telling us that we need autonomous vehicles but do we really want them on our roads? The results are telling.

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