13th February 2017
Hobart is one of the most spectacular and underrated launch points for scenic drives in all of Australia. The state of Tasmania, the smallest of the Australian states, has 20 national parks that make up a majority of the land. The Cradle Mountain and Lake St. Claire Park is of the most popular, and rightly … Continue reading Hobart Scenic Drive From Cradle Mountain To Mount Wellington
27th April 2015
AUSTRALIA’S love affair with the humble ute is a match made in heaven: Tough, reliable and flexible, they appeal to families, tradies and adventurers alike. So it’s no surprise that the great Aussie all-rounder has become a popular car of choice for people looking for a set of wheels that serves more than one purpose. … Continue reading Why Aussies Love Utes
24th April 2015
In the classic Friday night pub challenge, workmates pit their driving prowess against each other with tall tales of glory behind the wheel of their cars. The conversation quickly turns to who are better drivers, men or women? Before long, you’ll hear tired old jokes like: “My wife says she’s a careful driver – she … Continue reading Safer And Better Drivers: Girls Beat Blokes On Both Counts
22nd April 2015
Sudden drive offs, unlicensed joy riders, scammers and bullies are the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the perils of selling a car privately. Avoiding rip offs, uncomfortable negotiations and dangerous encounters is a worry for everyone – particularly women, who can be seen as easy targets. Everyone wants to get the best … Continue reading Horror Private Car Selling Stories
21st April 2015
It’s ironic that one of Australia’s major car makers helped setup the Korean motor industry in the 1960s. Half a century later, Hyundai overtook Ford to become the world’s fourth largest car maker. In fact, the Korean car industry is now the fifth biggest on the planet, behind only China, the US, Japan and Germany … Continue reading How Korea Won the Car-Making War
20th April 2015
Consensus sucks, but when it comes to expert opinion about fuel saving devices and additives the jury is in. From hydrogen generators to magnets, ignition enhancers to ionizers and even water injectors – who would have thought! – tests prove most devices not only do nothing, they could damage your vehicle. Money-saving gadgets will always … Continue reading 9 Fuel Saving Hoaxes Exposed
14th April 2015
In the UK, where pump prices have historically been up to twice what we pay in Australia, more than half the number of new cars sold run on diesel. British motorists are a canny lot when it comes to saving pennies behind the wheel. The high cost of motoring doesn’t stop at the fuel pump. … Continue reading Will a Diesel Car Save Me Money?
13th April 2015
In Part 2 of Are You Selling’s series on car safety, we look at the safest used cars in the medium size category, as ranked in the 2014-15 Used Car Safety Rating report from Monash University Accident Research Centre. All are recommended ‘Safe Picks’ on the How Safe Is Your Car website, designed to help … Continue reading Used Car Safety Ratings – which medium sized cars top the rankings?
9th April 2015
If you buy a used car, you avoid the hefty premium we all have to pay for a new one. But how do you ensure you’re not skimping on safety? The good folk at How Safe is Your Car have tested the lot, and come up with some great safety rankings to help you in … Continue reading Used Car Safety Ratings: Which small car gives 5- Star protection?