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How much will a hybrid car set you back?

Of the shrinking number of Australians planning to buy a new car over the next few years, an increasing percentage reckon their next car will be a hybrid. But how much do hybrid vehicles cost compared to petrol-fuelled models?


Mark Bristow

Mark Bristow

May 31, 2019( 3 min read )

Where does it cost the most to fill up your car?

Owning a car can be a major expense, with running costs including rego, insurance, servicing, and car loan repayments. But when it comes to fuel, which Australian city is the most expensive on average at the fuel pump?


Mark Bristow

Mark Bristow

May 13, 2019( 2 min read )

Almost 70 per cent of airbag recalls complete, does it include you?

Almost three million cars have been recalled with defective Takata airbags, and while many have been replaced, many have not.


Leigh Stark

Leigh Stark

May 9, 2019( 3 min read )

When is the best time to buy a car?

Many Australians are putting off their plans to buy a new car until later. But how can you tell when the time is right to splurge on those new wheels?


Mark Bristow

Mark Bristow

May 7, 2019( 3 min read )

How much will Australia’s most popular utes set you back?

It’s official – from tradies to adventure travellers, Aussies love their utes. With the nation’s three top-selling cars all being light commercial vehicles, how much will a car loan for one of these utes cost you?


Mark Bristow

Mark Bristow

Apr 14, 2019( 2 min read )

Going car-free is saving me more than $2,000 per year

It’s now been one year since I ditched my car, and it turns out that I’m happier, healthier and wealthier.


Nick Bendel

Nick Bendel

Mar 26, 2019( 4 min read )

Car sales may be falling, but EVs are on the rise

Australians are likely to buy fewer cars in 2019, but are expected to buy more new-generation models, according to new data.


Nick Bendel

Nick Bendel

Mar 18, 2019( 2 min read )

Car sales down for February, though commercial vehicles are up


Nick Bendel

Nick Bendel

Mar 7, 2019( 2 min read )

Petrol prices fell 25.5% between October and December

Petrol prices experienced dramatic falls in late 2018, according to a new quarterly report from the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission.


Nick Bendel

Nick Bendel

Feb 24, 2019( 2 min read )

Australians cautious about buying new cars

The number of Aussies who bought a new car in January 2019 is down 7.4% on sales figures from the same time last year. The Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries (FCAI) attributes this caution to lower levels of consumer confidence.


Mark Bristow

Mark Bristow

Feb 6, 2019( 2 min read )

Australian SUV interest up, car sales overall down


Mark Bristow

Mark Bristow

Jan 9, 2019( 2 min read )

Your next car loan may be for a hybrid

With petrol prices affecting the cost of living, more than half of Australians are considering hybrid or electric cars as alternatives to traditional petrol-fuelled vehicles, according to a new report from Roy Morgan.


Mark Bristow

Mark Bristow

Dec 23, 2018( 2 min read )

ACCC urges car owners to hunt for cheap petrol

Drivers could save up to $520 per year by purchasing petrol at the bottom of the price cycle, according to a new report from Australia’s competition regulator.


Nick Bendel

Nick Bendel

Dec 6, 2018( 2 min read )

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