What is driveaway pricing?
16 May 2022

What is driveaway pricing?

When buying a new car you’ll often see the price ‘Driveaway’, or maybe it will be plus on-road costs. But what does that mean?

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16 May 2022

What is DAB or Digital Radio?

Digital Radio… it’s appearing in just about every new car. But what is digital radio?

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29 Apr 2022

What is Apple CarPlay?

Apple CarPlay… it’s talked about in just about every new car review… but what is Apple CarPlay?

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woman wearing sunglasses while driving
12 Apr 2022

Should you wear sunglasses when driving in the rain?

While it might sound like the opposite of what’s best, but wearing sunglasses in the rain and fog is likely to improve visibility…

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19 Nov 2021

What is a car recall and should I be worried?

Manufacturer safety car recalls can affect hundreds of thousands of cars around the world, so, should you be concerned if your car is recalled?

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18 Nov 2021

How to fix a bad smell in your car

Smoking in cars, water leaks onto carpet, carrying fast food, or letting the kids eat and drink in your car can all cause it to stink. Here’s how to get rid of bad smells in cars.

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What is a DPF and how does it work - all explained
17 Nov 2021

What is a diesel particulate filter (DPF)?

If you own a diesel-powered vehicle there’s a good chance it’s equipped with a diesel particulate filter (DPF), read our guide to learn more about what it is and what it does.

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Hyundai Elantra SR
16 Nov 2021

What is forced induction and how does it work?

The concept of forced induction dates back to 1889, but just how do a turbocharger and supercharger work?

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15 Oct 2021

How to Actually Get the Best Deal on Your Car Loan in 2021

Unsure why you’re seeing car loan rates advertised at 3.85% but you can’t seem to get an offer better than 9.0%? It’s all because of something called ‘risk-based’ quoting. Sponsored article Ever since the Financial Services Royal Commission was established in 2017, the lending industry has changed the way they

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2017 Jeep grand Cherokee Trailhawk Review by Practical Motoring
28 Jul 2021

Just what does Jeep’s Trail Rated mean?

Jeep created its Trail Rated badge in 2003 to “communicate legendary 4×4 capability” or so a release at the time said. But what does Trail Rated mean?

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26 Jul 2021

Best trick dual-cab utes for fifty-odd grand

2021 sees new dual-cab ute special editions and facelifts vie for attention. Here are five top picks for utes to buy around $50,000. There are plenty of different utes on the market but here we’re looking at the top deals for tricked-up dual-cab utes on the market for between $50-60K.

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AdBlue
26 Jul 2021

What is AdBlue and why do you need to know?

As emissions controls became stricter in Europe, car makers with diesel vehicles needed a way of cleaning up nitrogen oxide emissions. Diesel Exhaust Fluid (AdBlue) was born.

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23 Jul 2021

Are you a bad driver?

Think you’re a good driver? Of course you do, you’re human. But think again if you’re doing any of these, our 10 signs you’re a bad driver…

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How to clean pet hair out of your car
20 Jul 2021

How to clean pet hair out of your car

Plenty of us let our fur babies travel in our vehicles and even if you use a seat protector or have a mat in the boot (station wagon) nothing sticks to carpet like pet hair. Here’s how to clean pet hair out of your car.

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How to drive in the snow
18 Jun 2021

How to drive safely on snow and ice

With winter about to hit Australia and many of the parts copping an early icy blast, we thought it timely to provide tips on how to drive in snow and ice.

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