Under a proposal by Infrastructure Australia, fast-charging sites would be established along the national highway network for use by truck companies and private drivers as part of efforts to boost the amount of fuel-efficient cars on the road.
The former boss of one of the world's largest car manufacturing alliances says he has been "wrongly accused and unfairly detained" in his first public appearance since being accused of financial misconduct.
Plans to bring low-flying air taxi services to Australian cities by companies such as Uber are credible and could be in place within five years, the Civil Aviation Safety Authority says.
Carlos Ghosn, another executive and the automaker itself are charged in Japan for allegedly underreporting income in a scandal that has rocked the automotive industry.
Car salesmen are misrepresenting the number of cars sold in Australia by 340,000 every year — when they are really just sitting idly at the dealership in many cases.
Electric cars could costs more across the US if Donald Trump's plan to end subsidies on them succeeds, a move seen as retaliation for GM announcing factory closures and job losses.
The US President warns the White House is "now looking at cutting all GM subsidies" in the wake of the company announcing it is closing five car factories and laying off 14,000 workers.
The American car manufacturer will restructure itself in a pre-emptive strike to get smaller before the next economic downturn, closing plants, abandoning many car models and focusing more on self-driving and electric vehicles.
Independent mechanics say they will find it increasingly difficult to keep trading if the Federal Government does not force car makers to share computer codes and technical information.