A beginner's guide to the Nurburgring
07 Apr 2015

A beginner’s guide to the Nurburgring Nordschleife

There are already several million words written about the Nurburgring, and there’ll be millions more. Here’s our beginner’s guide to the Nurburgring.

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2015 BMW 225i Active Tourer review
03 Apr 2015

Should you buy a rear-drive, front-drive or all-wheel drive car?

Road cars have four wheels, of which at least two must be turned by the engine. So, should you buy a rear-drive, front drive or all-wheel drive car?

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How to brake properly
25 Mar 2015

How to brake properly – 14 tips

Sadly, most people don’t know how to brake properly. And that’s why we’ve come up with 14 tips to help you brake like a pro.

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What is active cruise control?
20 Mar 2015

Active Cruise Control explained

More and more cars are coming out with Active Cruise Control, but what is it and how does it work?

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How to change gears the right way - downshifting
17 Mar 2015

How to change gears the right way (part 2)

Last time we looked at how to change gears the right way, we covered the art of skip shifting. This time we’re on the way down, which is more difficult.

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How to change gears the right way
09 Mar 2015

How to change gears the right way (part 1)

Very few drivers really know how use their manual gearboxes, because they were incorrectly taught to start with. Here’s how to change gears the right way.

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How cars and bikes can share the road
06 Mar 2015

How cars and bikes can share the road

With more and more people getting onto bicycles, and more and more cars on the road trouble can occur. Here’s how cars and bikes can share the road.

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Should you modify your car engine?
19 Feb 2015

To tune your car engine, or not?

Our technical editor, Robert Pepper, is here to answer your questions about, well, anything mechanical and this week he talks about whether you should tune your car engine.

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How to attach a snatch strap
13 Feb 2015

How to use a snatch strap

If you drive off-road, sooner or later you’ll either need recovering or need to recover someone. Here’s how to use a snatch strap correctly and safely.

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How to drive on the wrong side of the road
31 Jan 2015

How to drive on the wrong side of the road – Part 2

We continue our top tips on how to drive on the wrong side of the road, in part two we cover adapting to local driving culture.

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How to install an isofix car seat
22 Jan 2015

How to install an ISOFIX car seat

Finally on-sale in Australia, ISOFIX child car seats are easier to install correctly than child seats relying on seatbelts alone. Here’s how to install an ISOFIX child car seat.

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How to drive on the wrong side of the road
05 Dec 2014

How to drive on the wrong side of the road : Part 1

Going on an overseas holiday? Planning on driving? Here’s our two-part guide on how to drive on the wrong side of the road…

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Learning how to drive a manual car
28 Nov 2014

Learning how to drive a manual car

Learning to drive a manual car needn’t be scary, just follow our step-by-step guide to learning how to drive a manual car.

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Why premium fuel is a waste of money for most cars
14 Nov 2014

Why premium fuel is a waste of money for most cars

Plenty of people are confused by the different types of fuel available, but for most cars pumping premium unleaded into the tank is a waste of money.

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DIY diagnostics
10 Oct 2014

Apps allow DIY vehicle diagnostic testing

With smartphones getting smarter and app makers tapping into ever more exclusive areas, performing DIY vehicle diagnostic tests just got a whole lot easier.

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