We bought a record 1.14 million new vehicles in 2013, Now the manufacturers are hoping we’ll buy even more in 2014. Paul Murrell lists what new cars are on the way.
Tony Bosworth has a dream… an electric Tesla S dream. But he wonders why, when electric cars make so much sense do Australians continue to buy gas guzzlers. THIS IS MY AVERAGE DAY… I get up, have breakfast, do all the usual stuff, and then go down to my garage.
This report should have been all about the Jeep Grand Cherokee’s ability off-road, but Facebook and a niggle with one of the Jeep’s active safety measures got in the way, writes Isaac Bober.
Week 5: Tony Bosworth wonders why our long-term Hyundai SR’s delivered him to an industrial estate when he was trying to get home.
Australian car buyers are among the most conservative when it comes to choosing a colour. Sampling more than 9000 new car purchases in 2013, an online car buying service found that 21% of new cars sold were white.
The authorities persist in road rule enforcement and penalty application that patently isn’t doing much to reduce the road toll or make our roads safer. That’s why people get so angry about being pinged for relatively minor offences while the really dangerous drivers carry on regardless.
A Jeep Grand Cherokee Overland has joined the Practical Motoring garage and it’s already notched up more than 1200km. Priced from $71,000 and loaded with creature comforts Isaac Bober wants to know how well it fits the average family. Well, his family, at least.
Mazda has finally succumbed to the push for capped priced servicing and reconsiders its mandatory six-month service demands. The company hasn’t made it clear how this impacts existing owners.
Cyclist deaths and injuries continue to increase on Australian roads, unlike the rest of the world where they are reducing. What are we doing wrong?
Deterrents simply aren’t deterring drivers from irresponsible behaviour. And the number of unpaid fines just keeps mounting up, says Paul Murrell.