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2014 VACC Automotive Design Awards Night Showcases Young Aussie Talent

2014 VACC Automotive Design Award Winners: Aman Bhatti, Merric French

The Victorian Automobile Chamber of Commerce (VACC) has announced the winners of its annual Automotive Design Awards in ...

Jun 30, 2014 (3 years ago)
Vic: TAC Launches Auto Emergency Braking Awareness Campaign

Autonomous Emergency Braking Awareness Campaign Launched By TAC In Victoria: Video

Victoria’s Transport Accident Commission (TAC) has turned its attention to Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB) in i...

Jun 28, 2014 (3 years ago)
NSW To Follow Victoria, New Rules Allow Some Turbos And V8s For P-Platers

NSW Shifting To Power-To-Weight Ratio Vehicle Scheme For Young Drivers

The New South Wales government has announced it will follow in the footsteps of Victoria, introducing changes to th...

Jun 25, 2014 (3 years ago)
Melbourne’s Motorclassica Show Confirmed For October

2014 Motorclassica Confirmed For October 24-26 In Melbourne

Motorclassica, the Australian International Concour D’Elegance & Classic Motor Show, will run over the final w...

Jun 23, 2014 (3 years ago)
Vic: More Cars Approved For P-Platers, Turbos And V8s Off Banned List

Young Driver Vehicle Restrictions In Victoria Now Power-To-Weight Scheme

Victoria will shift its restricted vehicle program for young drivers from a ‘banned’ list to a power-to-weig...

Jun 17, 2014 (3 years ago)
Road Toll In Australia Down 25 Percent Over Ten Years: BITRE

Young Drivers In Australia Show Strongest Decline In Road Toll Over Ten Years

The Federal Government’s report into the 2013 road toll has been released, with a focus on the last decade finding...

Jun 11, 2014 (3 years ago)
Australian Motorists Paying $63 Billion Per Year In Running Costs: Bingle

Bingle Cost Of Motoring Index: NSW Drivers Paying The Least, Queensland The Most

Australian motorists are collectively paying $63 billion per year in running costs to keep their cars on the road, accor...

Jun 9, 2014 (3 years ago)
Victoria Targets ‘High-Risk’ Roads With $17.7 Million Improvement Program

Vic: 26 New Road Safety Projects Announced, More Funding To Come

The Victorian Government will target ‘high-risk’ locations in a new road safety campaign, with funding for 2...

Jun 7, 2014 (3 years ago)
The Week That Was: Porsche Macan, Lexus NX And RC, Tesla Model S

The Week That Was: Peugeot RCZ R, Renault Kangoo, Nissan X-Trail Review

Porsche’s mid-sized Macan SUV is now on sale in Australia, priced from $84,900 plus on-roads for the entry-level S...

Jun 1, 2014 (3 years ago)
Vic: Ignition Interlocks For All Drink-Drivers By 2016

Victoria: Alcohol Interlock Devices Mandatory For All Drink-Drivers By 2016

Victorian drink-drivers will be forced to pay for ignition-locking ‘interlock’ systems to be installed in th...

May 27, 2014 (3 years ago)
Victorian Govt To Support Study Into LPG Conversion Facility Proposal

LPG Conversion Program Wins Support Of Victoria Government

A proposal to develop a “world-class” LPG conversion facility for new cars, creating up to 500 jobs, has won...

May 26, 2014 (3 years ago)
NSW Drivers Get Ten-Year Licence Option, Changes To Pink Slip Rules

Ten-Year Drivers Licence And Six-Month Pink Slip Expiry Available Soon In NSW

Drivers in New South Wales will soon have the option of renewing their licences for ten years, bringing the state into l...

May 23, 2014 (3 years ago)
Federal Gov: Tough Budget Delivers ‘Eight Snowy Schemes’ In Infrastructure

2014/15 Federal Budget: Fuel Excise Rises, New Roads, Support For Apprentices

Federal Treasurer Joe Hockey has announced infrastructure projects equivalent to “eight Snowy Mountains Schemes&rd...

May 14, 2014 (3 years ago)
2014/15 Federal Budget: What To Watch For

VACC: Federal Budget Fuel Excise Increase Will 'Milk Motorists Dry'

Federal Treasurer Joe Hockey will hand down his first federal budget this evening, with expected changes to the fuel exc...

May 13, 2014 (3 years ago)
Queensland Road Toll On Track For Five-Year Low, Other States Up

Road Toll: Down In Queensland And SA, Up In All Other States To Date In 2014

Queensland’s road toll is on track to be the lowest in more than five years according to current figures, whi...

May 12, 2014 (3 years ago)
The Week That Was: Skoda Yeti And Rapid, FCA’s Future Plan, VFACTS

The Week That Was: Audi A8 And S8, BMW M3 And M4, FPV GT F

This week was a busy one for Skoda, with the Czech carmaker launching three new models for the Australian market. The...

May 11, 2014 (3 years ago)
Victoria Budget: $24 Billion Investment For Transport, Registration Rises

Victoria State Budget: Details On East West Link, Princes Hwy Funding And More

A focus on road and rail infrastructure is one of the key measures for the 2014/15 Victoria state budget, which schedule...

May 7, 2014 (3 years ago)
Victoria: New Motorcycle Licence Laws Aim For A ‘Safer Start’ To Riding

Motorcycles: New Graduated Licence System On The Way For Victoria

Victoria is set to introduce a new Graduated Licensing System (GLS) for motorcycle riders in the early stages of gaining...

May 6, 2014 (3 years ago)
Road Deaths In Europe Halved; New Drink Driving Laws For Victoria

Drink Driving Laws A Focus In Both Victoria And The European Union

The road toll in Europe has improved by 57 percent over a period of eleven years, according to an independent report fro...

May 2, 2014 (3 years ago)
Victoria: State Budget To Deliver An Extra $130m For Roads

Roads, Public Transport To Receive Funding Boost In Victoria State Budget

Victoria’s State Government has outlined plans for a $130 million boost to road funding in the upcoming state budg...

Apr 28, 2014 (3 years ago)
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