Why a new car could save you money and April's top car loans

It’s no secret that used cars are a hot commodity in the car loan market right now, which is good news for sellers but less-than ideal for buyers. Before you hop in the drivers’ seat, it may be worth exploring the pros and cons of the affordability of both used and new cars.

Rising household wealth to drive more car purchases

More Australians have been buying motor vehicles and applying for car loans than at this time last year, with more money expected to be spent on cars in the year to come.

Some of the best car loans in March 2021

Planning a road trip over Easter? Want to finally go and visit those relatives you haven’t seen in what feels like more than a year? If you’re wanting a fresh set of wheels to hit the road, you may be in the market for a car loan.

Top rated car loans for December 2020

Those who have found themselves in the market for a new car are certainly not alone, as long-anticipated positive figures are revealed by the peak automotive industry body.

Australia’s top rated car loans for November 2020

New car sales experienced a decline for the 31st month in a row, but green shoots are beginning to appear in the Australian new vehicle market.

State Governments plan electric vehicle road tax

Two major states are working on introducing a tax on electric and other zero emission vehicles to subsidise road infrastructure, but industry groups warn it might affect the uptake of the nascent ‘green’ category.

Australia's best new and used car loans in October 2020

Shoppers in the market for a new car arguably have more bargaining power today than they’ve had in years, as dealers are working hard to turn a 30 month trend of falling car sales.

Used car prices swell by almost 30 per cent during COVID-19

Used car prices have swelled by a record 30 per cent following a stock shortage, but economists are suggesting now might be the time to sell as the rollercoaster ride could turn.

After 30 months of declining sales, car industry banks on relaxed lending criteria

New car sales have passed a grim milestone, but the industry is hopeful the government’s relaxing of lending criteria could help turn their fortunes.

Used car prices balloon by 25 per cent in a year: analysts

Used cars values jumped by 25 per cent since the beginning of the year, a new report reveals, spurred by a drop in supply, a lift in demand and the lockdowns instituted to contain COVID-19.