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Australian New Car Sales 2014: Corolla Holds Top Spot For Second Year Running
Australian New Car Sales 2014: Corolla Holds Top Spot For Second Year Running

The Toyota Corolla was Australian’s best-selling new car in 2014, pipping the Mazda3 which showed a resurgent fina...

Jan 6, 2015 (2 years ago)
Nightmare On Car Street: The Uber-Effect
Nightmare On Car Street: The Uber-Effect

So, as of its latest capital raising, Uber is now valued at USD$41billion. According to The Wall Street Journal, that va...

Dec 28, 2014 (2 years ago)
Capped Price Servicing: What’s In A Name?
Capped Price Servicing: What’s In A Name?

Just as it is with features like smartphone connectivity and sat-nav, it’s becoming harder for carmakers to sell a...

Oct 20, 2014 (2 years ago)
Racing: Whincup And Other Famous ‘Last Lap’ Fuel Disasters
Racing: Whincup And Other Famous ‘Last Lap’ Fuel Disasters

Jamie Whincup’s “oh no” look said it all. The chequered flag at this year’s action-packed Bathur...

Oct 13, 2014 (2 years ago)
Kia Australia Jumps To Seven Years For Warranty, Servicing, Roadside Assist
Kia Australia Jumps To Seven Years For Warranty, Servicing, Roadside Assist

Kia Australia has raised the bar for new-car warranties to its greatest height yet, introducing a new seven-year, unlimi...

Oct 1, 2014 (2 years ago)

NEWS

Ford Australia Posts $191 Million Loss

MON, 25 MAY, 2015

Ford Australia has posted a $191 million loss for 2014, with the brand's sales falling to their lowest point in 48 years.

Vic: TAC Blames Distraction For Spike In Pedestrian Fatalities

THU, 29 JAN, 2015

If you thought pedestrians choosing to walk around staring at mobile phone screens or wearing giant fashionable headphones were contributing to the...

Road Bikes See Small Sales Growth In 2014, Overall Motorcycle Market Down

FRI, 23 JAN, 2015

Australians bought fewer new motorcycles in 2014 than they did in 2013, with new data revealing that overall sales fell 2.2 percent for the year.&n...

Skoda Fabia Declared A Euro NCAP ‘Best Performer’ In Safety Tests

MON, 19 JAN, 2015

Skoda’s new Fabia has been declared the safest in its class by the Euro New Car Assessment Program (Euro NCAP), from all models tested during...

Australian New Car Sales 2014: Corolla Holds Top Spot For Second Year Running

TUE, 6 JAN, 2015

The Toyota Corolla was Australian’s best-selling new car in 2014, pipping the Mazda3 which showed a resurgent final quarter.

Nightmare On Car Street: The Uber-Effect

SUN, 28 DEC, 2014

So, as of its latest capital raising, Uber is now valued at USD$41billion.

QUT Researchers Developing ‘Body-Powered’ Electric Cars

SAT, 27 DEC, 2014

Researchers at the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) are close to developing ‘body-powered’ car panels, thanks to a technical b...

Red Light Cameras Cause Rear-End Collisions, Few Safety Benefits: Study

WED, 24 DEC, 2014

A study in the US has found red light cameras increase the frequency of rear-end collisions and generate revenue - and not much else… The...

AAMI Finds Majority Of Young Drivers Distracted, Launches App

TUE, 23 DEC, 2014

Insurer AAMI has found the vast majority of young drivers report being distracted at some point while behind the wheel.

Recalls: Jeep Grand Cherokee & Wrangler, Tata, Holden Cruze & More

MON, 22 DEC, 2014

Fourteen carmakers feature in the latest round of recalls, including Jeep, Tata, Holden and Aston Martin.

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