Allowing infrastructure to take over the job of keeping our vehicles running sends us further down a troublesome road.
Automated vehicles are set to shake up the business model of the automotive industry, resulting in less people owning cars and many more sharing instead.
Trials of autonomous vehicles are set to kick off in Australia this year. So how far down the road to driverless cars are we today?
Few would remember this fantasy car as a model of motoring excellence. It owes its success instead to a fantasy film that has turned 30.
Volkswagen's example offers up a useful lesson in managing a troublesome hierarchy.
The way we get around has been revolutionised over the past half a century. But old habits die hard.
The focus is on reducing the “fatal five” behaviours that cause road trauma: speeding, drink and drug driving, not wearing seatbelts, fatigue and driving while distracted.
Volkswagen and others may have been hamstrung by a low opinion of indifferent car buyers.
The scandal around the German car maker is all the more galling for a company that created arguably the best advertising in history.
The market reaction to the VW emissions scandal is just like that of a jilted lover.
One of the engineers behind Bloodhound, the UK's anticipated world land speed record attempt, explains how they created a car to reach 1000mph.
World Car-Free day has at its heart a noble aim - but the evidence suggests that a one off event can't really make a world of difference.
The evidence is in: cars are a risk to public health, and we need to find alternatives.
Teenagers are more interested in gadgets and flashy desig in their first car than they are about safety features. So how do we make them think safety is important?
How electric cars are becoming popular – not just among environmentalists but old-school petrol heads too.
Vehicle efficiency isn't just about reducing emissions. It can also save us money, and reduce our heavy reliance on imported oil.
There are a number of reasons why Australia’s public transport systems seem shoddy compared to other countries. But these reasons bring into question the validity of such comparisons.
The resurgence of cities is set to help us make our dependence on gas-guzzling personal transport a thing of the past.
Changing habits and pollution concerns are calling time on our love affair with cars. But this doesn't have to be the end.
Across the western world, the distance people travel is starting to fall. That's a good thing, for us and the environment.