Can you really use an electric vehicle like a ‘normal’ car? We spent 10 days with the 2019 Hyundai Kona Electric and drove around town and then from Melbourne to Adelaide to find out.
ESC, or Electronic Stability Control goes by many names… but what is it and why is it such an important automotive safety feature?
As drivers are becoming more distracted behind the wheel, our vehicles are becoming more active. So, what is lane-departure warning and how does lane-keep assist work?
Something that most car buyers and owners will never think about is the sway or anti-roll bar. Here’s what it does and why it’s important to the way your vehicle handles.
More and more vehicles are being fitted with dusk-sensing headlights and you can even buy kits to retro-fit them to older vehicles. But what are dusk sensing headlights and how do they work?
Does a rain-sensing windscreen wiper physically detect raindrops? Or is it magic? Here’s everything you need to know about how a rain-sensing windscreen wiper works.
ANCAP awards a crash rating but do we really think a smaller car is as safe as a large car if the two collide? So, does size matter in a collision?
Handheld UHF radio is a handy tool when four-wheel driving and the Aussie-made Oricom UHF5500 is one of the best on the market.
Bird poo can damage your car’s paintwork if you don’t remove it quickly and it’s left to bake on in the sun, here’s how to remove bird poo from your car.
Research suggests that more than 70% of all child car seats are incorrectly fitted, or the wrong size. Here’s everything you need to know about making sure your child car seat is fitted correctly.
The Suzuki Jimny is big news right now thanks to the launch of an all-new model, but for those who want a slightly more affordable pint-size 4×4 there are plenty of used examples on the market. Here’s what you need to know when looking for a used Jimny…
This is one for those buying a used car that may have a missing or incomplete logbook, so, here’s how to find a car’s service history.
More and more car makers are adopting 48-volt mild hybrid technology as a way of downsizing engine capacity and improving fuel efficiency.
Most cars offer native sat-nav and many offer smartphone connectivity, so do you really need a native sat-nav set-up anymore, or are you better off using your smartphone?
All cars have dashboard warning lights, but do you know what those lights are trying to tell you? We explain them here.