We are all aware of the threat of hacking into our laptops or desktop computers, and to a lesser extent of awareness, our mobile devices – but our cars? Sadly, with the increase in technology being applied in our vehicles, such as internet WiFi[...]
17 August, 2017
As the old saying goes -your brand spanking new vehicle depreciates in value from the second that you drive it out of the showroom. Many of us opt for a lease for a new vehicle – this is a tax-efficient way to finance a vehicle without tying up[...]
15 August, 2017
Roadside assistance packages can vary from the basic services upwards as optional extras are added. Having decided that you will benefit from a roadside assistance package, the next thing to do is to select the package that offers you the services th[...]
14 August, 2017
Most of us only look at speed and fuel – and when anything else lights up on the dashboard of our cars, we either ignore it, hoping it will go away, or panic.
These days, the dashboard indicators can be complex – more expensive models wi[...]
12 August, 2017
Roadside insurance can provide you with a safety net, and peace of mind that no matter where you are, if your vehicle breaks down you can call on assistance. There are many plan variations available that can cater for your specific needs – norm[...]
10 August, 2017
2017 will be the year that, for the first time ever, sales of SUVs will overtake those of more traditional passenger cars. Mazda is the most popular of the SUVs in Australia. Where the CX-3 and CX-5 models are the best-selling in the small and medium[...]
08 August, 2017
There are a few options open to you, each coming with some advantages and disadvantages. Have a look and choose the option that will give you the best value in your situation.
Selling your car privately allows you the opportunity to ne[...]
06 August, 2017
It is difficult to predict when a tyre will need replacing – tyre lifespan and mileage depends on its design, driver habits, climate, road conditions and the level of tyre maintenance applied.
However, keep in mind that after 5 years in use, y[...]
Window tinting is popular in Australia and elsewhere, to help with safety and maintaining the resale value of their vehicles, and may be an original feature of a vehicle or may be offered as an optional extra at the time of purchase. In applying tint[...]
We all know that selecting and maintaining the tyres on your vehicle is important, right? However, there are a number of misconceptions that vehicle owners may have, that may impact on the potential safety of you and your passengers. Here is an overv[...]
Tinting the windows of your vehicle may seem like an optional extra and an unnecessary additional expense – but before you decline this option, consider the following benefits – you may decide to change your mind.
Tinted windows will hel[...]
The best way to ensure that you will eventually get the best possible resale value for your car, is to keep it well maintained. Ensure that you service your vehicle on time, and that the service books are kept up to date. Also avoid excessive kilomet[...]
03 August, 2017
Before you list your car for sale, or approach a car broker or dealer or put your vehicle up for auction, make sure that it is presented in the best light possible in order to attract the best price possible.
Here are some things that you can do in [...]
01 August, 2017
You need a new car, and you know that you need to do some leg work to find the best deal – but like most of us, you have a stressful job and little free time. Have you heard about car brokers? Maybe you have heard about them but are not too sur[...]
25 July, 2017
You need to sell your car quickly and you need to get the best price for it. How do you get this right? Selling your car doesn’t have to be a stressful and difficult process – there are a few options open to you, each coming with some adv[...]
18 July, 2017
In the market for a new car? Or has that spanky new electric car gotten your car itch started? Perhaps you have a new baby on the way or just need an upgrade to manage hauling all the kids (and friends) around town!).
What ever your reason may be fo[...]
11 July, 2017
Car brokers have operated in Australia as long as there have been car dealers. Car brokers are experts in car buying. Nowadays, with the increase in internet usage, online car brokers have been in evidence since about 2003 – online brokers prov[...]
21 June, 2017
Electric vehicles in Australia have a lithium-ion battery. The plugs and connectors can differ between makes of vehicle so not all types of charge points can be used with all vehicles. There are generally three ways to charge a plug-in electric car a[...]
The Alfa Romeo new Giulia sedan is now available in Australia. Featuring high-strength composite materials and advanced engine technology, this powerful sports sedan is designed to perform.
Entry level is the 2.0-litre Giulia petrol with 147kW and 3[...]
The Peugeot 3008 small SUV was originally planned to launch in Australia around mid 2017 but will now arrive well into the third quarter, due to the popularity of this model in Europe with orders in excess of 60000 in the first three months after its[...]
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