We couldn’t imagine anything worse than packing up the car, getting on the road early and then breaking down because you haven’t run through these quick tips before hitting the road on your Summer Holiday. These are just a few simple checks that you should be able to complete yourself at home: Car checks: Check … Continue reading Preparing Your Car For A Summer Road Trip
There are plenty of simple car repairs that every car owner could and should be able to do themselves. Doing these simple jobs will not only save you bit of cash but also give you that feeling of pride like when you put a flat pack together or mow your lawn. 1. Replace windshield wiper … Continue reading Three DIY Car Repairs Everyone Should Know
You give your house a Spring Clean so why not treat your car to the same sort of treatment? It’s simple to do at home if you have the right equipment or at your local self service car wash. Interior: Vacuum the carpet and mats and remove any stains with a carpet cleaner. Wipe out … Continue reading Spring Cleaning Your Car
Of the Recent 2015-16 Federal Budget delivered by Treasurer Joe Hockey, certainly the main winners are small to medium businesses with a registered ABN and an annual turnover of less than $ 2,000,000. With the announcement of the accelerated depreciation of assets costing less than $20,000 (allowing businesses to immediately deduct the cost of each … Continue reading What The Small Business Tax Breaks Mean For You
Whether you’ve spotted cars out and about with little cameras in the windscreen or you’ve seen the multitude of YouTube footage of terrible drivers, you’re probably aware of Dash Cams by now. If you haven’t they are just what they are called; dashboard cameras that can be used to record your driving and even what … Continue reading Dash Cams in Australia
We’ve all had that moment of frustration as you try to find a parking space that doesn’t cost an arm and a leg, complaining that parking fees cost more than your rent. Well now it seems parking in Sydney can cost more than your home! A Sydney City parking space recently went on the market … Continue reading The Cost Of Parking In Sydney
After a survey of the price and running costs of all cars released in Australia for 2014 we have a clear least expensive car of the year! The Suzuki Alto 1.0 litre hatchback came out as the least expensive car to own and run, well ahead of diesels, hybrids, electric vehicles and LPGs. This is … Continue reading Economical Cars & Paris Bans Old Cars
By now everyone with a car would have noticed the welcome drop in fuel prices at the pump. As much as we don’t like to look a gift horse in the mouth, it still begs the questions of why the prices have gone down in the first place. It’s politics – geopolitics in fact. At … Continue reading Why Have Fuel Prices Been So Cheap?
The thrill of burning rubber at high speed and endurance is at the heart of every V8 Supercar race. V8 Supercar is Australia’s fastest growing top touring motorsport event and is developing as a global sport with a round held in New Zealand and previous events having been held in China, the Middle East and … Continue reading Ready To Drive A V8 Supercar?
The ute is an iconic part of the Australian landscape as much as a Hills Hoist. Who hasn’t seen, particularly in rural areas, a cattle dog, kelpie or border collie tethered on the rear tray? A shortened version of ‘utility’, or more correctly a ‘coupé utility’, the ute is essentially a two door vehicle with … Continue reading Beaut Utes: A History Of The Australian Ute