Overnight Tesla founder Elon Musk tweeted about their Autopilot development, explaining that traffic lights, stop signs and roundabouts are all items being tested right now. As Tesla vehicles go about understanding the world around them in an effort to navigate on behalf of the occupants, understanding and being able to cope...
  • Review: 2018 Honda Civic Type R

    The 2018 Honda Civic Type R is a race-bred, road-going compact hatch. The Civic lineup now has a new flagship and it's big, it's bold and it's very, very red. Honda's standard technology offering is available in the Type R, which means performance enthusiasts don't have to give up...
  • As Bathurst 1000 goes 4K, it’s time for Foxtel parity between Sat and IP.

    This afternoon we see another announcement that another 4K channel will arrive on Foxtel, this time dedicated to the Supercars Bathurst 1000.  Channel 444 will deliver the first 4K broadcast of the great race during October 4th – 7th of October.  We’ve long complained that broadcast content was lagging...
  • Ford launch Drive & Seek Adventures so you can tick off your bucket-list, across our great country

    Ford Australia is encouraging Aussies to go Drive & Seek to find exciting, new experiences, with the launch of Drive & Seek Adventures, a month-long event with free tickets to bucket-list outdoor activities up for grabs. The event offers Aussies the opportunity to sign up for amazing experiences in...
  • Can sports cars be family cars?

    If you’re single, then you get to buy a car completely based on your own priorities. If you’ve got a family, then you’ll need to consider how your dream car meets the needs of your family, as well as you.  The biggest growth area in the Australian car market...
  • First impressions of the Honda Civic Type R

    Honda’s Civic Type R is big, bold and here to be counted in performance enthusiast market. After spending a couple of days behind the wheel, it’s time to reflect on some initial impressions of the car ahead of a full review. To being we have to talk about the...
  • 2019 Honda NSX available in Thermal Orange

    I think we can all agree the Honda NSX is a beautiful car and if you want to own a 2019 model, you’ll be able to snap a few more heads with a stunning new ‘Thermal Orange’ colour. The 2019 Honda NSX will be on display for the first...
  • Kinect may be dead, but Ford are using it to make building cars more ergonomic

    Something I know about myself is that I love the diversity that a creative job provides, that means I'd be rubbish at working on a production line, so I give credit to those who can. Appreciating the physical demands on employees, Ford is leveraging technology typically used by the...
  • Rio Tinto now has a 2.4 km autonomous train

    When most of us think Autonomous vehicles, we think about the cars of the future that’ll drive us everywhere while we check Facebook. In reality, industries like mining are leading the way with vehicle autonomy and Rio Tinto have just successfully trialed a massive train without the need for...
  • Watch the driverless Roborace take on Goodwood in 360

    The week the internet is full of videos from the famous Goodwood Festival of Speed. In 2018, something special happened, Roborace the soon to be racing category for engineers, not drivers, completed the hillclimb without a driver. The first-ever autonomous race car to complete the hillclimb marks an important...
  • Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi open solar-powered National Distribution Centre in Melbourne

    3 major car companies – Renault, Nissan and Mitsubishi announced the opening of a state-of-the-art National Distribution Centre in Melbourne. Given the 3 companies are all in the challenging automotive industry and therefore have similar needs, by teaming up, they can reduce the costs, so partnering makes loads of...
  • Is Drift Mode the latest trick from Tesla ?

    In Tesla’s latest Instagram post, they show a Tesla Model 3 performing ‘testing’ on a skidpad. Could a new ‘drift mode’ be the next in a long line of Tesla feature upgrades ? The standard Model 3 is a rear wheel drive which could easily support this mode, essentially...
  • Ford’s Ranger Raptor is rolling off the production line

    Ford’s big supped up Ranger Raptor is rolling off the production line at the Ford Thailand Manufacturing (FTM) facility in Rayong. The Ranger Raptor – Ford’s first high-speed off-road performance truck built in Asia Pacific – was revealed to the public during the 2018 Bangkok Motor Show in March...
  • 5,000 Model 3’s a week. What happens when everyone’s driving a Tesla?

    This week Tesla are celebrating a major milestone, one they set for themselves, that is to ramp up production to make 5,000 Model 3’s per week. This acceleration of the number of vehicles shipped each week is important for a few key reasons. Firstly goal number 1 is to...
  • Video: Porsche’s 919 Hybrid smashing out the fastest ever lap of Nürburgring

    Known as “The Green Hell”, Nürburgring, “Nordschleife” is a 20.8 km circuit that wraps around the village and medieval castle of Nürburg in the Eifel mountains of Germany. Given it’s length and astonishing 154 turns, the track is widely regarded as one of the most difficult to master, require...
  • Australia secures the first 700 Mustang BULLITTs, coming Oct for A$73,688.

    Ford’s Mustang is a smash hit and if you travel anywhere on Australian roads, you’ll likely see them. Now comes a special limited edition, the Mustang BULLITT and come October this year, you can get to a showroom and see one. The car celebrates the 50th anniversary of the...
  • Electric Go-Karts are deliciously quiet

    Electric GT Kart is a new category, endorsed by the FIA, that big brother Tesla Model S category as they travel around the world. Adding to the Formula E series that’s growing pace quickly, these all-electric categories are clearly the future of Motorsport. When it comes to the karts,...
  • Ford’s new Escape ST, more aggressive, more capable.

    In Europe, Ford’s branding for cars is different than it is here in Australia, so what we see is the Kuga nameplate, which is actually the updated 2018 model of what we call the Escape here. The new ST variant provides a sportier, faster, smarter edition that should appeal...
  • The public will get to see the Polestar 1 at the Goodwood Festival of Speed

    In 30 days, the famous Goodwood festival of Speed will take place for 2018. This year the insane Polestar 1 is set to make its first public showcase. If you happen to be England for the event, then you’ll see prototype #004 of the two-door Electric Performance Hybrid. It...
  • ABB just gifted Zurich 30 of its Terra 54 fast-charging stations

    Naming rights sponsor of the FIA Formula E championship, ABB just gave the people of Zurich 30 fast-charging stations. This announcement comes on the weekend the Formula E championship visits the city of Zurich in northern Switzerland. ABB’s headquarters is lcoated in Zurich, employing 135,000 people globally across more...
  • iRacing shows off new grass and dirt effects

    iRacing is the full-on, pay-to-play racing simulator and that payment model is continuing to feed new development in the product. The developers have published a video that shows off a new grass effects that accurately depicts the real-life grass reaction when you drive, slide or spin out of control,...

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