You want a ute for heavy towing - and the budget does not extend to a LandCruiser. Should you buy a V6 Amarok or X-Class?
Coming up, the contract killer’s guide to backing out of buying a car, once you’ve stupidly, shamefully signed a contract and paid a deposit. A lot of people do that…
What you need to know when the dealer tells you to run premium petrol to prevent your engine from ‘clogging up’: Classic misinformation…
Australia has 51 automotive brands selling passenger vehicles. Let’s shred that list, so you don’t buy the wrong new car
Why don’t we go 100 per cent ‘bush mechanic’ and run our diesel cars on kerosene? That’s a question from you - well, one of you at least.
Battery-powered CEO Elon Musk just smoked the most expensive joint in history - live. Unfortunately, a new high for the $20 billion space boy also means a new low for Tesla shareholders
The ACCC channels Faust, while VW’s lawyers train for the 100m ‘bend at the waist’ at the Tokyo Olympiad - metaphorically. Move over Cirque du Soleil...
Will our fine regulators here in Shitsville follow in the knee-jerking footsteps of the Eurostanis and ban diesels in our so-called cities? Let's find out if that might work
ANCAP (the crash testing dudes) have lost the plot, and it's time we said 'enough' to their mentally retarded safety ratings nonsense. Because they used to make sense
Dealing with a new car dealer: So much fun. Like taking a toothpick to a knife fight in a phone box. Let’s deconstruct a classic rip-off that happened just last week
The styling is a 'love/hate' proposition - but the 1.6 turbo Kona is a Mazda CX-3 killer. No compact SUV competitors go as hard as the force-fed Kona
Volkswagen has whipped up a shitstorm in Mexico, attempting to control the weather, using massive gas-fired, sonic shockwave cannons blasting at the sky every few seconds
Wouldn’t it be excellent if you could jump start your car using the energy trapped in a notionally ‘flat’ battery, or even a USB power bank? Let’s do that.
A small municipality in inner Melbourne is going for gold in the upcoming imbecile Olympics, in Tokyo. Introducing 30-kay limits - yessss!
Just when you think all ze Cherman carmakers are good for is gassing a few monkeys, BMW has been found guilty of committing actual hi-tech R&D...
Major upgrade for Tucson this week. Full specs and pricing in this report. Also: Should you buy the new one now, or grab a bargain on the run-out?
Australian new car sales stalled on the grid in July - so let’s look at the soft targets with a view to you violating a car dealer in August
It’s time for a chill pill - literally - the new twelve-34 refrigerant is not going to burn you to death in hellfire … or is it?
We crack the code of crashes, use that mad science to explain why stamping sheetmetal is black magic, and teach you how to become a Jedi master of nuts and bolts
This episode: The mad metallurgical voodoo of advanced high-strength steel. That’s right, brainiacs - strap on that propeller cap, and rack that slide rule: We’re goin’ in.
Can a re-badged Toyota Australia President stop Holden from sinking without a trace in the Great Southern Ocean, or is it already too late?
The 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe makes it even harder to justify that German SUV you’ve always wanted. Here's a 7-seat SUV that's better equipped - and half the price
This question about filming the cops - it’s all over the web. So let’s drill down into it. Can you do it legally? And: Is it a good idea?
If you have copious amounts of people and gear to move, maybe an SUV is not the right call. So, here's the good news: You don’t have to live in a kind of automotive Guantanamo Bay
Federal Court hands down a $10 million wrist slap to Ford - but the penalty doesn't go far enough or help nearly enough embattled consumers
Want a grand touring BMW that goes as hard as a Kia Stinger, and is the same size? You have to spend double the money, plus $20 grand...
The PM seems will start on pole position ahead of Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un at the Scientifically Illiterate Leader Grand Slam in Victoria...
A Holden dealer in Queensland has rolled the dice by threatening to sue an elderly couple over an online video, which seems a bad idea
Remember how badly cars from the '60s and '70s got eaten away by rust? This problem went away, quietly. Have you ever wondered why?
Ford continues to put your safety last on the Ranger fire risk recall, predictably enough. They're nothing if not consistent...