About Kate Richards
Kate has always had an interest in writing and cars and now as a key member of the Behind the Wheel website team she gets to spend her days consumed by both. Aside from being a contributor and an editor at Behind the Wheel, Kate enjoys driving her Lancer EVO and walking her beloved dog, Max!

Behind the Wheel Podcast 459

July 27, 2017 Kate Richards

It’s a whopper Behind the Wheel Car Podcast The Takata Airbag Scandal continues to drag on and it’s really hit home here in Australia in the last week. Tens of thousands of cars are being […]

2017 Design Awards for Nexen Tire

July 26, 2017 Kate Richards

U.S. design awards for Nexen Two quite revolutionary tyre designs from Nexen Tire have been recognized with well-respected design awards in the U.S. The two tyres – the ‘N’FERA AU7’ and ‘BREATHRE’ (both seen above) […]

Iveco to build Stralis AT in Melbourne

July 24, 2017 Kate Richards

Iveco confirms extra Aussie production Great news for Australian vehicle manufacturing today with Iveco Australia announcing it would start building a new version of one of their most popular trucks at their Melbourne production facility. […]

2018 Subaru WRX unveiled

July 24, 2017 Kate Richards

New looks, better brakes for WRX The 2018 Subaru WRX has just been shown off by Subaru Australia and changes coming into the refreshed model should keep fans coming back for more. The changes are mostly […]

2018 Alpina D5 S teased

July 21, 2017 Kate Richards

New BMW 5 Series gets Alpina tweaks We can’t wait to drive the new all-wheel drive BMW M5, now though comes news that there will be a version that takes things even further, and in […]

Behind the Wheel Podcast 458

July 21, 2017 Kate Richards

This week on the Behind the Wheel Car Podcast we try and name Australia’s best ute. It’s a huge market, it’s massively profitable for the car companies and consumers are lapping them up, even Mercedes-Benz […]

Buy a Mitsubishi at the shops!

July 20, 2017 Kate Richards

New car sales experience in Geelong There’s certainly been a push towards alternate car sales strategies in recent times, especially finding ways of getting the cars more conventionally to the people. What better way than […]

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