We're racking up the kays in our long-term Hyundai i30 SR
07 Jan 2014

Week 4 – Hyundai i30 SR Long-Term Test

This week we look at the practicality of our Hyundai i30 SR, and also wonder why its headlights don’t see far enough ahead… Tony Bosworth reports.

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Mercedes-Benz in America is facing a massive potential recall over tail-light faults in the new C-Class
31 Dec 2013

Mercedes-Benz C-Class Tail-Light Issues

Reports are coming through from the US that safety regulators have widened their investigation into tail-light failures on Mercedes-Benz C-Class vehicles.

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New campaign launched to warn against driving the morning after drinking
22 Dec 2013

Drink Driving: The Morning After

A new advertising campaign has launched online to warn about the dangers of driving the morning after drinking using a drunken presenter.

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Holden Print commercial from the 1970s
22 Dec 2013

Football, Meat Pies and Holden…

Football, meat pies, kangaroos and Holden cars… about as dinky di as the Holden Malibu. Can we please put this myth to bed, asks Paul Murrell.

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The Nissan Altima is one of nine cars to have received a five-star ANCAP crash safety rating.
20 Dec 2013

Nine new five-star cars: ANCAP

ANCAP has awarded five-star crash safety ratings to Nissan Altima and Pulsar hatch, Ford EcoSport, Isuzu D-Max, MU-X, Fiat Panda, Toyota HiLux, Suzuki S-Cross, and M-B CLA.

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Suzuki announces drive-away pricing for the launch of the S-Cross
19 Dec 2013

Suzuki S-Cross Pricing

Suzuki has announced drive-away pricing as an introductory offer for the new S-Cross for the month of January 2014.

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The Hyundai i30 is no Ferrari but it rides and handles beautifully.
19 Dec 2013

The Hyundai i30’s no Ferrari, but…

Tony Bosworth: Last Sunday I went for a quick drive in a bright red Hyundai i30, along the winding, climbing, swooping, Putty Road over the NSW Blue Mountains and back.

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Holden has finally announced it will close in 2017.
17 Dec 2013

Gone. Holden back the tears

Ending months, and perhaps years of speculation about its future, Holden, has announced it would cease production operations in Australia from late-2017.

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The Hyundai i30 SR doesn't get the sophisticated rear-end of the i30 SE
16 Dec 2013

Week 3: Hyundai i30 SR Long-Term Test

Last weekend our long-term Hyundai i30SR went in for its free 1500km service – the next is due at 15,000km – though the dealer would like to see us again by 7500km, reports Tony Bosworth.

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The new Mustang looks stunning
10 Dec 2013

Ford Mustang launched in Australia

Ford is hoping to take our minds off the impending demise of local Falcon production by introducing the new Ford Mustang, the first factory right-hand drive model ever.

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