Why Payday Loans Are Usually a Bad Idea (and the alternatives!)

Unexpected circumstances combined with a bad credit rating and little to no savings can make payday loans look very attractive to anyone. You may feel like a quick “no-questions-asked” loan is the only solution to get you out of financial trouble. And it will… in the beginning at least. However, it’s quite easy to get … Continue reading Why Payday Loans Are Usually a Bad Idea (and the alternatives!)

A Ford Falcon GT-HO Phase III Breaks The Auction Record — Again

The Ford Falcon GT-HO Phase III does it again! After breaking the Australian auction record in 2018, this 50-year-old classic car is making headlines once more after selling for a whopping $1.15 million via an online auction organised by Slattery Auctions. It also became the highest-selling Australian-made car to date. From an original manufacturing price … Continue reading A Ford Falcon GT-HO Phase III Breaks The Auction Record — Again

What does your Car Insurance Cover?

Deciding on the most suitable car insurance can be just as confusing as buying a vehicle for the first time. There is a wide variety of options for buying a car insurance policy, and each one has its own advantages and drawbacks to be wary of. But don’t let this overwhelm you. The process for … Continue reading What does your Car Insurance Cover?

Australia adopts Voluntary CO2 Emissions Standards to 2030: What it means

The Australian automotive emission standards have, up until now, been at least ten years behind that of Europe. In response, the automotive industry has now introduced new initiatives to minimise CO2 emissions in its new vehicle system and has launched noble voluntary CO2 emissions standards up to 2030. The car industry claims the scheme will … Continue reading Australia adopts Voluntary CO2 Emissions Standards to 2030: What it means

Why Regular Vehicle Maintenance is Important

The cardinal rule of good car ownership is keeping your car in tip-top condition. No, this isn’t just some witty ads to sell an automotive product or service. Regular vehicle maintenance is an important responsibility that extends the benefits, and life, of your car. Maintenance prolongs the vehicle’s life Regular wear and tear alone can … Continue reading Why Regular Vehicle Maintenance is Important

The Difference Between Fixed-Rate & Variable-Rate Car Loans

Buying a car is a big-ticket purchase that often requires a loan. When a buyer picks the right car loan, it can alleviate the financial weight of the vehicle purchase. Get the wrong one, and it becomes a burden to carry for years. To make a car loan work, you need to understand its components … Continue reading The Difference Between Fixed-Rate & Variable-Rate Car Loans

Should You Buy an Electric Car?

There was a time when electric cars were just highlights of motor shows. Now, we’re starting to be accustomed to their presence on Australian roads. The question for many Aussies today is whether it’s finally time to invest in an electric car or should they wait it out until it becomes inevitable. What is an … Continue reading Should You Buy an Electric Car?

2019 Camaro Australia: Price, Specs, Interior & More

Buckle up, everyone. The 2019 Chevrolet Camaro 2SS is here and it’s ready to take Aussies to even greater distances. Powered by a 6.2-litre V8 petrol engine, this 6th generation US muscle car is now available in a right-hand drive from HSV dealers nation-wide. Specifications The specs alone of the new Camaro show that it’s … Continue reading 2019 Camaro Australia: Price, Specs, Interior & More

The Kia Stinger 2018

Kia surprised Aussies late last year when it released a performance car, the all-new Kia Stinger 2018. This fresh offering from the Korean manufacturer includes six models: three with four-cylinder turbo engines and another three with two-cylinder V6 engines. The reviews are great for Kia Stinger, with CarAdvice.com grading it nine out of ten and … Continue reading The Kia Stinger 2018

Cars That Can Appreciate In Value And Make You Money

The classic car market is going at full speed right now. If you are on the lookout for a profitable investment, then hop in. Classic cars are currently finding a strong market among vintage collectors, car enthusiasts, and even other long-term investors. Specific models and makes are skyrocketing in prices and if you’re set on … Continue reading Cars That Can Appreciate In Value And Make You Money

How the 2018 Budget Will Affect Motorists

The federal government released the 2018 budget last week and it includes a collection of higher taxes from Australian motorists and a huge decline in road infrastructure spending. According to Federal Treasury, about $54.4 billion is expected from the government’s collection of fuel excise tax, and another $5.1 billion from luxury car tax. Despite the … Continue reading How the 2018 Budget Will Affect Motorists

Takata Airbag Recall: Everything You Need To Know

Just this week, the Federal Government announced a compulsory recall on all vehicles affected by the Takada airbag defect. The decision was made with the help of ACCC, whose safety investigations found that further use of cars with Takata airbags can cause injury to drivers and passengers. The airbag recall has actually been in place … Continue reading Takata Airbag Recall: Everything You Need To Know

The Hassle Free Way to get a New Car

Don’t waste your time with dealers and private sellers. If you’re looking for an affordable new car, simply tell Aussie Auto Search what you want and they’ll do all the hard work on your behalf. We’ll check the car history, do safety checks, even process all the paperwork, so you can save time and get … Continue reading The Hassle Free Way to get a New Car

Car Dealer Insurance Crackdown

At Aussie Car Loans we’ve often stressed the importance of seeking competitive vehicle insurance when you purchase a new or second-hand car. Recently the Australian Securities & Investments Commission (ASIC), the country’s financial services regulator, have started reviewing providers taking advantage of ill-informed car buyers. Recent ASIC reports into the sale of insurance through car … Continue reading Car Dealer Insurance Crackdown

What The Small Business Tax Breaks Mean For You

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