THE FLYING CAR … A REALITY AT LONG LAST
It has drifted somewhere between theory, hope and fantasy for a long time. But finally the flying car is tantalising close. And we’re not talking about the ‘trick’ of a small plane that can remove its wings and drive on the road. We’re talking about a car that can fly. In fact, a whole fleet of them – of different types – seem set to roll off the production line shortly.
ANNUAL SURVEY: AUSTRALIA'S MOST TRUSTED BRANDS - INCLUDING OUR MOST TRUSTED CHARITY
In 2018, trust is a more precious commodity than ever. This year we’ve witnessed the stark realities of our national cricket team losing our collective trust, doing untold damaged to a long established brand and resulting in the loss of tens-of-millions of dollars in revenue. As that fallout continues to play out, the annual list of the names, products and services we trust the most has just been revealed.
AUSTRALIA’S SPEED LIMIT FARCE - WHY SPEED SHOULD ACTUALLY BE INCREASED ON MANY ROADS
A leading motoring journalist claims our speed limits should be increased on many roads, without any added risk to personal or public safety. Dylan Campbell, the editor of leading publication MOTOR magazine, claims the political push to make speed evil, and the enemy of reducing the road toll, is seriously simplistic and misplaced.
WHO TURNED DOWN THE FAN? – WHY THE WIND IS BLOWING SLOWER
To most of us it is not something we notice in our day to day lives, but scientists are worried. On many parts of the planet, the wind is slowing. It’s not blowing as hard as it should, or moving around like it should. And that means big things for the planet, and everyone on it.
EXPERT COMMENT - THE AUSTRALIAN SPACE AGENCY - WE HAVE LIFT-OFF!
The federal government has confirmed our bold new step into a booming international industry, with funding to be allocated to the Australian Space Agency in the federal budget. Our space agency is set to transform Australia, but not in the way many people might imagine. We’re certainly not going to land an Aussie on the Moon!
WHEELS: HOPE REBORN - AUSTRALIAN CAR MANUFACTURING RE-BOOTS WITH A BRABHAM SUPERCAR
Australian car manufacturing has risen from the ashes in a most spectacular and unexpected way, with a famous name raising hopes of a new future for our world-beating local expertise. A $1.8m Brabham Supercar, to be built out of Adelaide, has just been revealed to a stunned global audience. Australia’s leading motoring publication WHEELS carries a special report and talks to the architects behind this bold new venture.