Ryan 'Fitzy' Fitzgerald is a Mitsubishi man

Fitzy reckons he was a Mitsubishi man well before he became a brand ambassador.

Drive from Gold Coast to Cairns for free on electric power

The 2017 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV plug in hybrid.

Electric drivers can fill up for free in early phases of $3m project

App can detect pedestrians and cyclist on collision course

Verita Stewart, semi-professional cyclist demonstrates V2P (Vehicle to pedestrian/cyclist) technology. Picture: Kelly Barnes/The Australian.

Driver app can detect pedestrians and cyclist on collision course

ACCC sues Ford over automatic gearbox customer failures

The 2015 Ford Focus Hatch Sport.

The ACCC has launched court action against Ford.

Mazda reveals seven-seat CX-8 SUV

The new Mazda CX-8 has been revealed.

The wraps have come off the Mazda CX-8.

2018 Audi A8 is step closer to self-driving capability

The 2017 Audi A8.

The new Audi A8 arrives in Australia in 12 months.

Holden vehicles recalled due to fire risk

The MY12 VE Holden LPG Sportwagon Berlina.

Vehicles are being recalled due to potential fuel hose leaks or fire

Best 4WD under $60K: Change of pace from Ford Falcon

Alan Boyd tests the Mitsubishi Pajero Sport GLX.

New car buyer looking for a 4WD with towing capacity.

Faulty airbags 'can fire shrapnel at you and your family'

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Takata airbags linked to deaths are being replaced by faulty ones

Surfer Sally Fitzgibbons loves to Disco in her Land Rover

Pro-surfer Sally Fitzgibbon and her Land Rover.

Check out surfer Sally Fitzgibbons' sleek ride.

Ducati Sports ST3 2005

DUCATI Sports ST3 2005, 74,000kms, excellent buy, panniers & bags, good condition. $7,500. Phone 0418440054

Comparision test: Hyundai i30, VW Golf and Holden Astra

We undertake a three-way vehicle comparison between 2017 Volkswagen Golf 110 TSI, Holden Astra R plus and Hyundai i30 Active.

Comparison test between Hyundai i30, VW Golf and Holden Astra.

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.

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.

All Volvos will have an electric motor by 2019

New Volvo range will be a mix of mild-hybrid, plug-in hybrid and fully electric cars by 2019

Volvo commits to an electric future

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

ACCC must step in on tolls and ports says ATA

AUSTRALIA'S competition watchdog should take over regulating toll road and landside port charges says ATA head Ben Maguire.

Truckin' Memories: Hard men in a hard country

THE OLDEN DAYS: Top End roads are very different today compared with the 1960s.

In the 1960s, the Territory was a remote refuge for lost souls

Organic fast food for health

GOOD FOOD FAST: "On average the organic produce we use offers three times the anti-oxidants of conventional produce,” Jason Gunn said. RIGHT: A driver is served at the Aratula outlet.

New food chain kicks off to offer a healthy option

Racing along the Silk Road

LONG TREK: The Petronas De Rooy Iveco Team is taking part in the gruelling Silk Way Rally for the first time.

Crossing China and Russia

Serious push to help casual staff

SHIFTING GEARS: The Fair Work Commission ruling will allow some drivers to ask for more secure permanent positions.

Tentative win for workers