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    Video: 'Qashqai' name so hard to pronounce even Nissan is poking fun at it
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    Here in Canada, there aren't a lot of vehicle names that are very difficult to pronounce. Maybe the Volkswagen Touareg might trip up a few people, but by and large, we've got it pretty easy. Our friends in Europe, though, have a bigger challenge, thanks to vehicles like the Nissan Qashqai. Yes, ...

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    Report: Texting driver slams into cyclist and tells police, 'I just don't care'
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    Texting while driving is a horrible and dangerous idea, but what's worse is saying "I just don't care" like 21-year-old Kimberley Davis did after slamming her car into a cyclist (injuring his spine) while texting behind the wheel. Although she called emergency responders upon hitting the ...

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    Report: Colorado company making North American Ute dreams come true
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    Randy Reese is the Colorado dreamcatcher for those who still light votive candles at the altar of Our Lady of El Camino. He fulfills his role by importing the bodies of Australian utes, like the one pictured above, and installing them on the chassis' of fully NA-compliant cars like the Pontiac ...

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    Video: Watch Ford's talking car prank from down under
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    Siri from Apple has proven that being able to talk to your technology doesn't always work perfectly. But what if it could eventually go far enough to give a personality to inanimate objects like our cars? Ford took just this path to comedic effect by playing a prank on many unsuspecting ...

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    Video: Red Bull races F1 car against RAAF Hornet fighter jet
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    Red Bull Racing dominated the 2013 season in Formula One, but it had an awful time in Australia last weekend with Sebastian Vettel retiring from the race and Daniel Ricciardo being disqualified. Before the grand prix ended with such a whimper for the team, though, there was apparently some time ...

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    Motorsport: Race Recap: 2014 Australian Grand Prix opens F1 season [spoilers]
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    The first chapter of the new Formula One era has been written with the conclusion of the Australian Grand Prix, and it included a rookie rush, some resurgent and some unsurprising performances, the sound of screeching tires and a couple of firsts. Outside predictions as to the pace of the ...

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    Official: This is Volvo's awesome S60 V8 Supercar entry [w/video]
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    Australian auto news has been dire for the last several months with all three automakers that build there announcing they would stop production within the next three years. But Volvo is providing a shot of excitement with the unveiling of its new S60 racecar for the upcoming season of the ...

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    Official: Toyota to end Australian production by 2017, killing the auto industry down under
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    There is more bad news for the Australian auto industry today, as Toyota has just announced that it will follow General Motors and Ford in shuttering its manufacturing operations on the continent. Production and assembly will cease by the end of 2017, but Toyota will remain in Australia as a ...

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    Official: Actor Eric Bana returning to Bathurst 12 enduro race
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    Eric Bana joins the field of the 2014 Liqui-Moly Bathurst 12-Hour race next month, driving for the Australian FXD Workwear team. Bana's done the race twice before, coming in tenth overall in 2009 in his Love the Beast Mitsubishi Lancer RS Evo X, posting a DNF in the same car in 2010. This year ...

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    Video: Australian motorist goes berzerk, headbutts passing cars
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    We understand traffic getting you down, but this is taking things to extremes. An Australian man went on an utter road rage rampage during rush hour outside of Perth, on the country's west coast, with his ten-minute conniption backing up traffic for nearly an hour on the Kwinana Freeway. The ...

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