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.
The future of Holden hangs in the balance. According to some pundits, the recent job and production cuts mark the beginning of the end for the iconic Australian manufacturer. On the other hand, it isn’t the first time forecasters have predicted oblivion for the company.
When I let someone in – usually some muppet who comes up fast in the left lane which merges into my lane – it would be nice if he or she could just give me a wave of thanks.