Jam packed: The Mazda3 SP25 Astina is full of safety tech. Posted On
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Top-spec Mazda is worth the high price

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Mazda3 SP25 Astina.Source:Supplied Value The SP25 Astina, the headline act in the Mazda3 range, starts at $33,790 drive-away for the six-speed manual paired to a responsive and refined 2.5-litre four-cylinder. Six-speed auto adds $2000. The feature list includes thumping Bose audio, adaptive cruise control, head-up display, seven-inch screen with digital audio and satnav, leather upholstery […]

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Peugeot 3008 Active shines for ride and value

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Peugeot 3008 (overseas model shown)Source:Supplied PEUGEOT’S 3008 in base Active grade is $37,990 drive-away — it doesn’t look cheap but it’s competing with mid-spec rivals. VALUE Competitive pricing: Peugeot 3008 (overseas model shown)Source:Supplied At first glance the Peugeot 3008 at $37,990 drive-away isn’t cheap compared to rivals but the Active is effectively competing with mid-spec […]

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Government ‘on the wrong side of history’ says Atlassian founder

Posted By Tyler Bergstrom

  Is Australian politics driving you mad? You’re certainly not alone. The Government’s eagerness to rebuke Labor’s policy for a 50 per cent target of electric vehicles on new car sales by 2030 highlights partisanship is king when it comes to politics. While the Coalition makes noises about saving the tradie’s ute and preserving the […]

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A BMW executive believes autonomous cars will never be fully let loose on the road. Posted On
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Driverless cars’ surprising problem

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There is a lack of public trust in autonomous cars.Source:Supplied An accident involving a driverless car and a motorcyclist has provided an insight into a major factor holding back the burgeoning technology. The car, one of the Waymo fleet — which is owned by Google’s parent company Alphabet — was undergoing testing in the US […]

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Big issue with controversial 40km/h road rule for NSW drivers

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A NEW road rule forcing NSW drivers to slow down to 40km/h around stopped emergency vehicles has been met with safety concerns, but the state’s Roads Minister has told drivers to just use “common sense”. The new law came into effect on September 1 and requires motorists to slow down to 40km/h when passing a […]

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