Escape to the country: how we’re moving after COVID-19

May 31, 2023

HOW AUSTRALIA’S POPULATION IS MOVING: * Flows from capital cities to the regions increased by 7.9 per cent in the March quarter, the third highest level since the Regional Movers Index began in 2018 * Relocations from regional areas to capital...[Read More]

Aussies encouraged to sound off on electric car safety

May 24, 2023

Australian road users are being encouraged to sound off on whether electric vehicles should play noises at low speeds. Pedestrians and motorists have just four days to have their say on whether acoustic vehicle alerting systems should be mandatory...[Read More]

Electrics power ahead in sluggish vehicle market

May 4, 2023

Demand for electric vehicles continues to climb in Australia but overall the auto industry is only marginally ahead of last year’s market performance. The Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries has released the latest sales data with demand for...[Read More]

Aussie motorists might miss out on cheap electric cars

April 26, 2023

Australians might miss out on thousands of near-new electric vehicles at significantly cheaper prices than existing offerings if laws banning imports are not quickly addressed. The vehicles, from countries including Japan and the United Kingdom, can...[Read More]

Australia’s top-selling and still-missing electric cars

April 19, 2023

10 popular electric vehicles not yet available in Australia Ford F-150 Lightning: The highly anticipated electric ute will go on sale in New Zealand early next year, and is already on US roads, but has no launch date for Australia. VW ID.4:...[Read More]

Aussie ute drivers could save money and cut emissions

April 12, 2023

Australian ute drivers could save $42 million on fuel each year and cut more than 87,000 tonnes of carbon emissions by choosing more efficient models already on the market, a new study reveals. The Climate Council’s research on utes in Australia,...[Read More]

Study to probe how electric vehicle drivers recharge

April 5, 2023

Hundreds of electric car owners are being sought for a study looking into whether Australia’s electricity grid will be able to charge millions of the next-generation vehicles by 2030. The research, by the University of Queensland, will also test...[Read More]

Please enjoy a safe and happy Easter

April 5, 2023

Easter offers the opportunity to share goodwill and gratitude with friends, family and colleagues. May your basket be filled with Easter eggs and your life filled with joy during this Easter weekend. If you are travelling, please be safe. Happy...[Read More]

Car subscription service geared to shake up transport

March 29, 2023

Drivers will be encouraged to “subscribe” to their next car rather than purchasing it in a new push from one of a growing number of vehicle-sharing platforms in Australia. Kinto, an offshoot of Toyota, will launch long-term car rental options on...[Read More]

Aussies asked whether electric cars should make noise

March 29, 2023

Australians are being asked whether electric vehicles should be forced to make noise to prevent road accidents in the latest consultation on the next-generation transport technology. Federal Transport Minister Catherine King launched the public...[Read More]

Electric car-charging fees rise as energy prices bite

March 22, 2023

The price of refuelling electric vehicles in Australia is rising, with a third provider lifting the cost of some public chargers in response to soaring electricity prices. Chargefox, which operates the largest electric vehicle-charging network in...[Read More]