Motoring News

Tue 21 Jul 2020

Hoon cops $1300 COVID fine on mission to do skids

Premium Content Hoon cops $1300 COVID fine on mission to do skids

A hoon who breached COVID-19 travel restrictions for the sole purpose of doing burnouts has vowed to change his ways.

Mon 20 Jul 2020

Stop horsing around near horse floats

Stop horsing around near horse floats

t may be frustrating to be stuck behind a slow moving vehicle but when you see a horse float or truck, please be patient.

Sat 18 Jul 2020

Revved up to solve motor mystery

Premium Content Revved up to solve motor mystery

A rare car that had spent 31 years collecting dust in a shed is geared for the future after a restoration journey and a run in with its original owner.

Fri 17 Jul 2020

Final fling for ute king ahead of new model’s arrival

Premium Content Final fling for ute king ahead of new model’s arrival

After dominating for the past five years a new Toyota dual-cab is heir to the throne.

Tested: First step in Mini’s grand plan

Tested: First step in Mini’s grand plan

British brand Mini has some big plans and it has launched its first car in the pursuit of a world changing idea. But will it succeed?

Thu 16 Jul 2020

New monster $100,000 ute revealed

New monster $100,000 ute revealed

They are big, burly, tough pick-up trucks and Australians can’t get enough of them. The newest arrival takes it up another notch.

REVEALED: Three SPER debts Gladstone won’t pay

Premium Content REVEALED: Three SPER debts Gladstone won’t pay

After SPER published how much Gladstone residents owe them, the nature of fines we are not paying has also been revealed.

Wed 15 Jul 2020

Mystery of COVID-19 number plate solved

Mystery of COVID-19 number plate solved

A BMW with a coronavirus-inspired number plate has been causing confusion after it was left at the airport months ago.

New Nissan SUV takes on Tesla

New Nissan SUV takes on Tesla

Battery-powered family SUV turns over a new leaf for Japanese electric vehicle pioneers, bringing green motoring on a budget.

Tue 14 Jul 2020

Jeep reveals new monster 4WD

Jeep reveals new monster 4WD

Fans of the American brand have been dreaming of this car for the past 40 years, but a new rival means it could now become a reality.

Building to begin on Biloela bypass this year

Premium Content Building to begin on Biloela bypass this year

The project should provide 10 construction jobs and be finished in 2022.

Mon 13 Jul 2020

Man caught with rifle, knife heading to servo

Premium Content Man caught with rifle, knife heading to servo

The man was caught with a rifle and a knife while riding a pushbike to a Coast service station.

Sun 12 Jul 2020

Man taken to hospital after crashing into barbed wire fence

Premium Content Man taken to hospital after crashing into barbed wire fence

THE patient was transported to hospital in a stable condition.

Sat 11 Jul 2020

Is this Ford’s answer to the Golf GTI

Is this Ford’s answer to the Golf GTI

The Blue Oval’s has launched its new red-hot hatchback with neck-braking performance, and a new variant will make it more popular than ever.

Secure your pooch for the pawfect ride

Secure your pooch for the pawfect ride

Having a dog or any other animal on your lap while driving is against the law

Fri 10 Jul 2020

Man forgets handbrake, caught four times over the limit

Premium Content Man forgets handbrake, caught four times over the limit

The Central Queensland man in his late 20s spent time in the watch house after a drink driving incident.

Free CQ camp sites are new COVID-19 hot spots

Premium Content Free CQ camp sites are new COVID-19 hot spots

“If council aren’t applying the state government rules...it should be shut down,” Monty Olsen.

Puzzling new luxury car revealed

Puzzling new luxury car revealed

It’s one of the most expensive vehicles you can buy, but there’s something even more confusing about this new luxury car.

Can’t go on holiday ... time for a new luxury car

Premium Content Can’t go on holiday ... time for a new luxury car

Pandemic shopping blues have sent many into prestige dealerships rather than travel agents.

TRAPPED: Crash victim files $3.5m lawsuit against insurer

Premium Content TRAPPED: Crash victim files $3.5m lawsuit against insurer

The CQ man sustained many extensive injuries, including being in a wheelchair for four months

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