Jacky Ickx is one of the all time great racing drivers with 25 podium finishes in F1, six wins at Le Mans, a win in the Dakar Rally in 1983 and, unforgettably, winner in 1977 of Bathurst with Allan Moffat. Paul Murrell caught up with him on his flying visit to Australia for the launch of the new VW Golf GTI.
Volkswagen’s handling of the DSG gearbox and other problems has almost become a case history on how not to handle customer dissatisfaction. It seems they may have learnt a valuable, albeit expensive, lesson. By Paul Murrell John White is the managing director of Volkswagen Group Australia. It’s probably fair to
Are Australian speed limits too low? The knee-jerk reaction from most motorists is “of course they are” and the equally predictable response from police and road safety groups is “they should be lower”. Paul Murrell looks into the story behind our much-debated speed limit policy?
Subaru’s Levorg concept car is set to make its world premiere at the 43rd Tokyo Motor Show on November 20, showcasing the shape of things to come for the popular brand.
The BMW Innovations Package has just been released for the 3-Series Sedan and Tourer range, comprising of a host of safety features.
The bizarrely named, and refreshed, Nissan Qashqai – better known as the Dualis in Australia – has just been launched overseas, and it’s headed Down-Under next year.
The all-new Lexus RC will make its world debut at the Tokyo motor show on November 20, with two versions unveiled – the RC 350, with a 3.5-litre V6 engine, and the RC 300h hybrid, with a 2.5-litre unit.
Kia has just announced its Rondo seven-seater SUV has achieved an ANCAP five star rating, in a move the Korean company says highlights its aim to have all Kia models top-rated, including the Carnival people mover which is currently a four-star.
It’s reckoned to be the world’s biggest and glitziest car show, and Frankfurt certainly didn’t disappoint this time round as the wraps were taken off a host of new and exciting cars, many of which are headed this way, reports Tony Bosworth.
Ever sat behind someone in the overtaking lane when they’re travelling at well under the speed limit? Well, Tony Bosworth reckons enough is enough. Australian drivers, he says, are rude and potential accident waiting to happen, so, move to the left and let the rest of us do the speed limit.