Auto Archive

All-new RAV4 raises the bar

THE all-new Toyota RAV4 has raised the bar for SUV performance, safety, technology, style and refinement and it has arrived in the showroom at Wonthaggi Toyota ready to test drive. Just as the first-generation RAV4 was a breakthrough when it was launched in 1994,

Bargains at Maffra’s automotive swap meet

THE Gippsland Vehicle Collection (GVC) is hosting its fourth annual Automotive Swap Meet. If you have been searching for a rare part, want to add to your vehicle memorabilia collection or deck out your man-cave, have a keen eye for a bargain or items

Driven to teach

TWELVE Bass Coast L2P Learner Driver mentors recently attended training on the new VicRoads’ myLearners app. The training was presented by Julie Allen, Leongatha VicRoads office manager, at the Wonthaggi Neighbourhood Centre. The myLearners app replaces the paper logbook system in which learners recorded

Drivers hit with $37.3b road bill

THE Nationals Member for Gippsland South, Danny O’Brien, says it’s a slap in the face that Gippslanders are stuck with poor roads such as the South Gippsland, Strzelecki and Hyland Highways while Daniel Andrews forces them to pay for his West Gate Tunnel deal.

Huge stockfeed truck comes to grief

A FULLY-laden, B Double grain truck, delivering for a Leongatha stockfeed firm, tipped over on Bena-Kongwak Road on Monday this week, at approximately 11.30am. The incident happened 200 metres south of the Fitzgeralds Road intersection, on the crest of hill outside Haw’s front gate.