Can diesel's reputation recover from VW saga?

Diesel is declining in popularity in Australia. To the end of June, diesel SUV sales to private buyers fell by 3700, or almost 10 per cent.

Holden jumps aboard the SUV bandwagon

The Holden Acadia Equinox testing at Holden Proving Ground.

Holden's North American-built newcomers, the Equinox and Acadia.

BMW unleashes new bike on Proserpine track

The new BMW G310R in action at the Gunyarra race track near Proserpine on Tuesday.

BMW shows off its new 310cc learner-approved motorcycle.

Fatal crane crash investigation hit standstill, court told

Christine (Sam) Leonardi and Samuel John Leonardi.

Cut red tape for public safety, Coroner says.

Glamping in a campervan: Mercedes-Benz Marco Polo review

Mercedes-Benz Marco Polo campervan starts from $63,627 before on-roads. It cleverly converts from an eight-seat family van into a motorhome with two large double beds, one on the roof and one in the main cabin.

The Mercdes-Benz Marco Polo start from $63,627 plus on-roads.

Audi RS 3 LMS review: Snarling hound of Baskerville

The $200,000 Audi RS 3 LMS race car uses a 2.0-litre four-cylinder turbo engine and sequential six-speed transmission but lacks driver aids such as ABS brakes or traction control.

How do you make an Audi RS 3 better? Get the LMS version.

Luxury ute? Mercedes makes play for posh tradies

Mercedes-Benz will launch the new X-Class ute early in 2018.

Bare bones Mercedes-Benz ute to even have a vinyl floor.

Get in quick to grab a brilliant BMW M2

The BMW M2.

Love to drive and have $100k? Get yourself a BMW M2.

Strap yourself in for sub $41k Hyundai i30N fun

PERFORMANCE PLAY: Excitement is building around the arrival of the new Hyundai i30N.

The Hyundai i30N five-door hatch goes from 0-100km/h in 6.4 seconds.


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The tick: Ford Escape survives family treatment

FAMILY CAR: Motoring writer Paul Gover with his wife Ali and their son Eli ready to test the Ford Escape.

One car two critics, the Ford Escape...but does it get the approval?

Road test: 2017 Skoda Kodiaq review

Skoda Kodiaq with owner Brendan Pawsey and his family.

Skoda's new Kodiaq SUV is put to the test.

Get the lowdown on best-selling SUVs

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You can now have your SUV, or 4WD, in hundreds of different flavours

Honda Civic Type R priced from $50,990, arrives in October

WINGED WONDER: Single high specification model for Honda's Nurburgring lap record holder Civic Type R when it arrives here in October priced at $50,990 before on roads.

Civic Type R matches Ford Focus RS price, undercuts VW Golf R

Most powerful Jaguar ever revealed: the XE SV Project 8

SIDEWAYS ACTION: Only 300 441kW 5.0-litre supercharged V8 Jaguar XE SV Project 8 track specials will be produced, and cost around $250,000

Jaguar XE SV Project 8 boast a 441kW supercharged V8

Hot new VW Polo GTI boosts engine size and power

POWER UP: A new 2.0-litre turbo engine good for 147kW will find its way into the next generation Polo GTI hot hatch

147kW turbo Polo GTI due in early 2018

Sub-$50,000 Jaguar SUV confirmed for later this year

COMPACT JOY: Set to boost Jaguar’s SUV line-up, the compact E-Pace will rival the likes of BMW’s X1, Audi’s Q3 and the Range Rover Evoque with a sub-$50k price tag.

The most affordable Jaguar ever confirmed for Australia

Hyundai to build pint-size and big daddy SUVs

The new Hyundai Kona is launched in South Korea.

Get set for even more SUVs from Hyundai.

New rule cops criticism and controversy

From halts on police enforcement to multiple crashes the new Victorian road rule has hit a number of roadblocks.

Port monopoly pains for drivers

COST INCREASE: Port carriers are facing another charge for each container on top of infrastructure fees.

Drivers suffer as fees grow

Truckin' Memories: Trouble out on the Murranji

WAKE UP CALL: Lindsay takes to the driver with a cattle prod! A busted trailer was soon put back together to get home.

Blown tyres, busted suspension and hangovers

Code makes perfect practice

Discussions start at the Master Registered Code of Practice Workshop.

Code of Practice as a defence to CoR prosecutions

ISPY: Just strangers in the night

WHEN NIGHT FALLS: Trucks and cars travel along the Bruce Hwy in far north Queensland in the afternoon. A far cry from late at night when a truckie picked up a man in distress.

Stories from on the road

Ryan's nice surprise

WINNER ANNOUNCED: Milwaukee winner Ryan Dolan with tools for all occasions.

Surprise winner of a brand new Isuzu