The brakes in your car are important – they are one of the most vital systems in your car. But do you ever give them much thought?
Conventional braking systems convert the kinetic energy of your moving car into heat energy through friction &nd[...]
09 December, 2018
Maybe you have a mate that’s a die-hard car enthusiast or just someone who you know would love a gift fit for their car, then check out these nifty gift ideas for any car enthusiast
Dash cams are becoming an essential security and sa[...]
04 December, 2018
Does your car have a turbocharger? Should you be concerned with turbo lag? Perhaps you aren’t even sure if your car is even in the turbo category – more and more mainstream cars and performance cars are generally fitted with turbo or turb[...]
02 December, 2018
Keeping your car feeling shiny and new also includes proper paint maintenance – we’re not talking about obsessive or compulsive spot management but rather putting some effort into looking after your car’s paint job. Besides keeping [...]
27 November, 2018
Hot temperatures and heat can put strain on your engine, it’s important to properly maintain your car to prevent unexpected part replacements and breakdowns. If you are taking long summer drives to your favourite beaches or a road trip over the[...]
25 November, 2018
GVM, tare mass and GCM are just a few of the terms and acronyms that you will find in your owners manual – do you know what they all mean?
There are many terms that refer to the weight or load that your car is designed to carry or tow. It&rsqu[...]
20 November, 2018
If you’ve bought a car recently then it’s likely you have hill-start assist, but have you taken a moment to learn more about it?
Rolling backwards on a hill can be dangerous and potentially quite embarrassing – hill-start a[...]
18 November, 2018
Buying a new car can be overwhelming! All the features that are available, and all of the options between models. There has been an incredible advancement in technology over the past decade, leading to tough choices, pricey options and multiple acron[...]
13 November, 2018
Have you ever wondered what a crossover is? Is it an SUV or a high-riding wagon – or a four-wheel drive? It is two – or possibly more – all in one.
Sports utility vehicles or SUVs originally brought the crossover category into the[...]
11 November, 2018
Selling a car can be stressful but did you know that there are certain responsibilities for the buyer.
As the seller of a car, you are required to provide the buyer with a proof of your entitlement to register the vehicle.
Here are some of the doc[...]
06 November, 2018
While there is a lot of car maintenance that you should leave to the professionals, there are a few things that you can easily do at home – without too much trouble.
Before doing any of these things, be sure to check your owner’s manual.[...]
04 November, 2018
While general car maintenance is normally taken care of in your annual car’s service, tyres are often neglected or overlooked. From the tyre tread to the inflation pressure, there are many things to consider when maintaining your tyres.
30 October, 2018
When buying a car there are many things that you need to consider – but did you know that the advertised car prices don’t always display the full cost you will need to pay? Dealers will include GST and luxury car tax if these are applicab[...]
28 October, 2018
A major stumbling block in the electric vehicle purchase decision is range – will you be able to travel to more than just your office and back home?
Chargefox has just announced its plans to build a nationwide charging network – each ra[...]
23 October, 2018
Fuel economy is always important when purchasing a new car. Manufacturers are required to test fuel economy in line with a mandated procedure (detailed under the Australian Design Rule (ADR)).
The full testing procedure for light vehicles is conduct[...]
21 October, 2018
With Mercedes-Benz confirming the pricing and specs for the new A250 4Matic, we are excited for its availability in November.
The A250 offers 165kW power and 350Nm torque. Power which is put to all four wheels through its seven-speed dual-clutch tra[...]
16 October, 2018
Even a little bit of rain can change the experience of driving, here are a few tips to stay safe while driving in the rain
Slow down and keep your distance
Your speed should ideally be half of that during dry-weather speeds. Wet roads also need a l[...]
14 October, 2018
The 2019 Nissan Leaf will be available in May or June next year. The much improved and revised version of this electric hatchback may just wow you.
While the pricing hasn’t been released, many are whispering that it might be very popular &ndas[...]
09 October, 2018
Let’s be honest – a flat battery can happen at the most inconvenient time – but it shouldn’t ruin your day! Even with our newer cars, knowing how to jump-start your car is good to have in your back pocket.
Do you know what a [...]
07 October, 2018
Electric vehicles or EVs are becoming more and more popular in Australia, and for good reason. Along with the electric highway, Australia has made advancements in EVs – making them a reality for many. Here are some things to consider when choos[...]
03 October, 2018
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