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OCT
31

Petrol still ahead of the pack in 2030

Monday, 31 October 2016

If experts in Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand are right, petrol will still be our main source of fuel in 15 years’ time. The good news is the price of hybrid and battery-fuelled vehicles is likely to fall too.

Read more: Petrol still ahead of the pack in 2030

 
OCT
04

Do Australians care about car emissions?

Tuesday, 04 October 2016

Record sales of fuel-efficient, low-emission vehicles in 2015 indicate Australians do care about car emissions. It’s the biggest jump in sales ever reported by the National Transport Commission (NTC) since 2004.

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SEP
28

It’s dangerous to be a kangaroo in Queanbeyan

Wednesday, 28 September 2016

Frequent drivers on Australia’s country roads will know many native animals die unnecessarily from collisions with cars. Motorists also risk injury and serious damage to their vehicles from impact at speed.

Read more: It’s dangerous to be a kangaroo in Queanbeyan

   
AUG
05

Australians love their motorbikes

Friday, 05 August 2016

If you’re thinking of buying a motorbike to get around, you’re not the only one. The fastest growth in any kind of vehicle registration was for motorbikes, up 22% between 2010 and 2015. As of 2015, there were 800,000 motor cycles in Australia and 28% of those were registered in NSW.

Read more: Australians love their motorbikes

 
JUL
25

Do we need to own a car?

Monday, 25 July 2016

Your car spends about 95% of the time sitting in a garage – yours or somebody else’s – and only 5% of time doing the work it’s designed for. It’s surprising that we so readily accept paying so much for something that just sits around.

Read more: Do we need to own a car?

   

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