When you wish upon a star, be careful!…$3 Million car collection destroyed by fire…New online bidding platform to cut costs…Hydbrids putting pressure on OEM suppliers

You’ve got to hand to Elon Musk. When it comes to conjuring up new tricks, he’s a wizard. And, yes, he’s managed to pull yet another rabbit out of the hat with the ‘surprise’ launch of  a new sport car, the Roadster, alongside the much-expected Tesla Semi all-electric truck. According to the master magician: “The…

‘Efijy’ rises from the grave in time for Halloween…It’s not easy being green and in love…All that glitters could be gold for BMW X2…I’ve got you under my skin…

When it first made an appearance at the 2005 Sydney International Motor Show, it was described by Hotrod magazine as probably the most beautiful concept car ever to come out of an OE manufacturer. The magazine went to say that there was virtually no chance the car would ever go into production as the idea…

Motorclassica celebrates the Australian automobile industry one last time…Liqui Moly calendar a step back in time…Musk and Motown Masters of the ‘Air Salesmanship’ Universe….

If you’re a regular reader of this blog, then you’ll know that we tend to get pretty hot under the collar when it comes to the politically motivated demise of the local car manufacturing industry. So we were never going to be able to present a balanced and unbiased report of this Motorclassica Show in…

Is Musky blinding admirers with duds?…Dyson join rush to build EVs…Land Rover cook up a storm for Jamie…SA company looks in rear mirror as car production end…and lots more….

Elon Musk is something of a global hero. Wherever he goes, the public love him and consequently is fated by politicians of every slant. But ausauto contributor and superblogger Thomas the Think Engine, is not amongst such distinguished company. In fact, he’s quite the opposite. Elon Musk really gets on his nerves…here’s why… I agree…

Toyota says sayonara…Schumacker Ferrari’s fifteen minutes of fame…Aston Martin take a dive…garage a piece of auto history…lots more..

Yet another piece of Australian manufacturing has been assigned to the dustbin of history with the official closing of the Toyota plant in Melbourne after more than fifty years of production. Australia was the first country outside Japan to produce Toyota cars, starting with the Tiara in 1963 at a factory in Port Melbourne. Famous…

Big yellow (Holden) taxi ends up in National Motor Museum…A watch that’s a tick bit dearer than a Lambo…The Pagani Huayra: Supercar or superfluous?

  They took all the trees, And put 'em in a tree museum. And they charged the people, A dollar and a half to seem 'em. Thanks to the shortsighted idiots that pass for politicians in Australia, Jodi Mitchell’s big Yellow Taxi has certainly arrived only this time it’s the local car industry that they’ve…