More and more cars are coming out with Active Cruise Control, but what is it and how does it work?
Last time we looked at how to change gears the right way, we covered the art of skip shifting. This time we’re on the way down, which is more difficult.
Very few drivers really know how use their manual gearboxes, because they were incorrectly taught to start with. Here’s how to change gears the right way.
With more and more people getting onto bicycles, and more and more cars on the road trouble can occur. Here’s how cars and bikes can share the road.
Our technical editor, Robert Pepper, is here to answer your questions about, well, anything mechanical and this week he talks about whether you should tune your car engine.
We continue our top tips on how to drive on the wrong side of the road, in part two we cover adapting to local driving culture.
Finally on-sale in Australia, ISOFIX child car seats are easier to install correctly than child seats relying on seatbelts alone. Here’s how to install an ISOFIX child car seat.
Going on an overseas holiday? Planning on driving? Here’s our two-part guide on how to drive on the wrong side of the road…
Plenty of people are confused by the different types of fuel available, but for most cars pumping premium unleaded into the tank is a waste of money.
CVTs are praised for being able to deliver a smooth driving experience and improve fuel efficiency, but how do they work? Welcome to Continuously Variable Transmissions Explained.
When he’s not lapping a new car around a race track, or driving over boulders, our Robert Pepper can be found delving into the technical specifications of the latest releases. Here’s what he’s gleaned about the Jaguar F-Type.
Practical Motoring investigate how to buy a car on finance, do you buy outright; take out a bank loan, novated lease, or a balloon payment lease?
The Australian standard for child restraints was amended a year ago to allow the sale of ISOFIX compatible child seats, yet they’re still not for sale. Why?
Daytime running lights are becoming increasingly present on cars in Australia. And they seem to have caused some confusion on Australian roads.
Robert Pepper takes a detailed look at what makes the new Subaru WRX STi the track-ready car and family-friendly car it is … meet Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde.