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Opinion: Active safety will let you down one day

In-car systems that automatically slam on the brakes or lunge to fill a gap still have some way to come

Beware: Lexus’ ‘Ultimate’ LC 500 review

Why you shouldn’t get just anyone to review a car – even if they do happen to be one of the world’s highest-paid writers.

Why the Porsche Boxster should have been four-pot from birth

Love it or hate it, the four-cylinder Porsche Boxster is real. Here’s why it should always have been that way from the very start

Are current sports cars too quick for manual gearboxes?

Why fast cars need a fast transmission

Entrepreneurosis: Tesla model why?

Tesla's business model draws stark similarities to the failed Bricklin and DeLorean, what's different?

The Jaguar XK140 and John Carey's sojourn of historical disappointment

Ask a journo what the best car they've ever driven is, and it's hard to answer. Ask John Carey what the worst car he's ever driven is, there is...

The Insider: Is the rise of social media the downfall of new cars?

Car makers used to generate anticipation by building a genuinely great car, however these days they can just buy hype through social media.

Opinion: Teaching the next generation the joy of driving

Stahly reminisces on the generational tradition of teaching our future drivers

Opinion: Road safety experts blinded by speed

FOLLOWING UP on our Road Safety investigation, columnist Corby discovers some experts unable to talk about anything other than speed

Custom rego: ultimate accessory or waste of money?

What do personalised registration plates tell other road users about you and your car?

Australia’s road death farce

Why our fixation with speed needs to change

Wheels Investigation: The war on speed - Towards Zero Sense

We the public may soon more getting more cameras, more fines and lower speed limits, but are they really the answers to our road safety debate?

Opinion: Why the C8 Corvette will not be a Holden

Hagon mulls over why the next-gen mid-engined Corvette will not be a Holden. In name, and in nature.

Is Honda making itself great again?

Honda has lost much of the panache it had in its 1980s and 1990s heyday, but there’s a glimmer of hope on the horizon…

Opinion: The luxury car tax is a pain, but it is here to stay

This financial year, the luxury car tax will add more than $600 million to the public purse. And it isn’t about to go away