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Joe Hockey And The Great Fuel Excise Con
Joe Hockey And The Great Fuel Excise Con

Whatever you might think of Treasurer Joe Hockey’s elitist comments about “poor people” and their cars...

Aug 15, 2014 (2 years ago)
Federal Government LPG Incentive Scheme Ends
LPG Government Incentive Scheme Ends, Future Of Industry In Limbo

The Federal Government’s LPG incentive scheme has officially come to an end, with vehicles purchased or converted ...

Jul 1, 2014 (2 years ago)
BP To Close Brisbane Refinery, Up to 655 Jobs To Go
Australia Left With Just Four Refineries As BP Announces Closure Of Bulwer Island Facility In 2015

Oil giant BP has announced it will close its Bulwer Island refinery in Brisbane by mid-2015, cutting 355 jobs in the pro...

Apr 3, 2014 (3 years ago)
NRMA ‘Running On Empty’: Australia’s Worrying Dependence On Foreign Fuel
NRMA ‘Running On Empty’ Report: Australia’s 91 Percent Dependence On Imported Transport Fuel

A new report from the NRMA titled ‘Running On Empty’ has highlighted the vulnerability of Australia&rsq...

Feb 28, 2014 (3 years ago)
Iran Tensions: Risk Of Petrol Prices Hitting $2.00 A Litre
Petrol Prices Could Hit $2.00 In Australia As Iran Tensions Rise

If you’re hurting at the pump at the moment, prepare yourself for some real pain. Real pain? Try $2.00 a litre ...

Jan 20, 2012 (5 years ago)


Small Turbo Engines Could Be Replaced By Larger Units In Pursuit Of Lower Emissions

WED, 19 OCT, 2016

Large four-cylinder engines, small V8s and turbocharged three-cylinder donks - all have been trialled over the years as carmakers seek the ultimate...

Bentley Begins Fuel Delivery Trial In The US

FRI, 7 OCT, 2016

Bentley, and American technology start-up Filld have announced a new collaboration which will bring fuel to Bentley owners wherever they happen to ...

Woolworths Looks To Sell Over 500 Service Stations

SAT, 1 OCT, 2016

Much like its failed Masters hardware chain, Woolworths looks set to retreat from its foray into the world of fuel retailing.

Mitsubishi Fuel Economy Scandal - Eight Models Temporarily Withdrawn From Sale In Japan

THU, 1 SEP, 2016

Mitsubishi has withdrawn no less than eight models from its line-up in Japan following the carmaker’s fuel economy scandal from earlier this ...

Mercedes-Benz Vito Van Recalled For Potential Fuel Leak

THU, 1 SEP, 2016

Mercedes-Benz has extended a recall from earlier this week to cover its Vito van.

Mazda2 Hatch Recalled Over Potential Fuel Tank Leak

THU, 21 JUL, 2016

Mazda has issued a recall for its Mazda2 hatch, due to a potential fault with the vehicle’s fuel tank.

Suzuki Fuel Economy Foibles Claims Boardroom Scalps - Including 38-Year CEO

TUE, 14 JUN, 2016

Suzuki’s declaration last month that it had manipulated fuel economy readings for some models has seen two board members resign and the remai...

Mis-Fueling Costing Australian Businesses Millions Each Year - Survey

THU, 2 JUN, 2016

Refuelling a vehicle with the incorrect fuel-type could arguably be considered a ‘simple mistake’, but according to Australian business...

Fuel Consumption, Emissions Performance And Other Fairy Tales

MON, 23 MAY, 2016

First the Volkswagen Group, then Mitsubishi, and now most recently Suzuki (er… kind of), have admitted to fudging fuel consumption and/or em...

Suzuki Admits To Incorrect Fuel Economy Testing Methods In Japan

THU, 19 MAY, 2016

Suzuki is the latest carmaker to come clean and admit its chosen methods for calculating official fuel economy readings have, in some instances, be...


Film Review: Death Race (Jason Statham)

MON, 3 NOV, 2008

Well chaps, yet another hour and a half of Jason Statham’s grimaces and steely-eyed stares have been visited upon us, this time in the form of P...


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