one in eight drivers doesn't have a licence
10 Apr 2014

One in eight cars are being driven by unlicensed drivers

When we drive, we all have to assume that other drivers are as responsible as we are. But a recent report shows 107 unlicensed drivers a day are being caught in Queensland. The problem isn’t any better in other states, says Paul Murrell.

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Toyota Australia is recalling the Toyota Yaris
10 Apr 2014

Toyota recalls 279,000 cars in Australia

Toyota yesterday issued a huge recall of 6.39 million vehicles worldwide for a range of issues, ranging from airbag glitches and weak seat rail springs to defective windscreen wipers.

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Victoria is calling for more speed cameras in a revenue grab, writes Paul Murrell
07 Apr 2014

Expert calls for fine revenue to be used to fix roads

None of us likes being hit with a speeding fine, says Paul Murrell, but what rubs salt into the wound is that the money extorted from us disappears into general revenue.

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Holden Cruze being recalled
06 Apr 2014

Holden Cruze recalled (Again)

General Motors has this year (2014) recalled 7 million vehicles around the world, locally 2712 Holden Cruze 1.8L petrol manual sedans are being recalled.

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Tata Xenon 4x2 scores 2 star ANCAP rating
21 Mar 2014

ANCAP awards Tata Xenon 2 stars

The Tata Xenon 4×2, a recent arrival on the Australian market, has been awarded a two-star ANCAP crash safety rating due, ANCAP says, to the lack of electronic stability control.

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The new Kia pro_cee'd GT
19 Mar 2014

Kia pro_cee’d GT Preview

New Car Preview: Impressive performance figures, specification and pricing means the Kia pro_cee’d GT ticks all of the right boxes.

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NRMA Insurance has launched the Crashed Car Showroom
19 Mar 2014

NRMA Insurance launches Crashed Car Showroom

NRMA Insurance launches interactive ‘Crashed Car Showroom’ – a safety initiative to educate Australians about car safety technology.

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The new Skoda Octavia RS
19 Mar 2014

Skoda Octavia RS Preview

THE NEW SKODA OCTAVIA RS is the third-generation model to be sold in Australia, and the fastest production Octavia of all time.

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The vast majority of top-tether child seats are incorrectly fitted
15 Mar 2014

Four out of five child seats are fitted incorrectly

To be safe, children must be properly restrained in cars, but recent research shows almost four out of five child seats are being incorrectly fitted.

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The Mitsubishi Outlander has been refreshed
12 Mar 2014

Mitsubishi Outlander refreshed

More aggressive styling, fresh interior trims, retuned suspension and a new emergency stop signal feature are the headline changes for the refreshed Mitsubishi Outlander SUV.

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