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AIR FILTERS (When Should It Be Replaced)


Some of us only remember to have the air filter replaced when there is visible soot or dirt on it. Keep in mind that pollen or dusts are not always seen by the naked eye. So even when there are no seen debris on the air filter, one must be vigilant in having it cleaned every now and then. When we…

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CARS SHOULD BE A UNIVERSAL LANGUAGE


In this day and age, acquiring a car is ALMOST as normal as having a smartphone. So why is it that most people are having a hard time understanding cars? It’s as if there is an IQ prerequisite for ‘car-speak’ and seems like most people are not qualified hence, they have a hard time adapting to this kind of language. When…

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HOW TO BE THE KING OF THE ROAD


Cars straight from auto shops with high-quality workmanship have a different air of confidence in them. That is because these cars are not like the rest of the transportation out there. They have been handled masterfully by specialists who don’t just tinker the cars to get the job done. These skilled mechanics treat your automobile as if it is theirs.…

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Easter weekend towing and repair


The long Easter weekend is coming and it’s a chance for families to go on road trips out of town. Scenic spots, beach coasts and camping areas are just a few days away. Quite shocking to note that most car owners or drivers know next to nothing when it comes to car maintenance. This is especially true before going on long…

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New Toyota Camry Made in Japan Will Be $10,000 More Expensive Than the Local Version


Australians will now start to feel the effects of the closure of local car plants with the pricing of the latest Toyota vehicle. The Toyota Camry made in Japan now has a recommended retail starting price of $31,000 drive-away. For more than two years, the price of the Camry as indicated on the Toyota website was at $26,990 drive-away. The…

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Ford Endura Confirmed as Successor to Territory for 2018


The Ford Endura will be the successor to the Territory, as confirmed by Ford Australia. The Endura, which is a large SUV, is expected to arrive in the fourth quarter of 2018. The Endura is known as the Edge in other markets. Its name is short for “Endurance” and takes after other Ford SUV models with names that start with…

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New Subaru Forester Set for Launch on Second-Half of 2018


The Forester, Subaru Australia’s best-selling model, will have a new model coming up and expected to boost the sales of medium SUVs. It joins its rivals in their respective recent overhauls. Details on this fifth-generation Forester are still secret, but what we know is that it will break cover in the first half of 2018. The local launch is set…

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Australia New Vehicle Sales in October Up From Last Year


95,763 new vehicles were sold in October in Australia, according to The Australian Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries’ VFACTS report. It’s a 2.6 percent increase compared to the same month last year. The demand in the commercial sector was the reason for the increase. The demand for commercial vehicles still continue to hike with the light sector showing a considerable 18.5…

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HVIA Urges the Employment of Retrenched Automotive Workers


With the recent closure of car manufacturing units in Victoria, Heavy Vehicle Industry Australia (HVIA) is encouraging its members to hire the automotive workers who lost their jobs. There are opportunities within the heavy vehicle and freight sector which will benefit skilled workers with experience in manufacturing. Incentives up to $7000 will be given to Victoria-based employers who will hire these…

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Toyota’s Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Car to Be Sold in Australia


Toyota is set to bring its hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle in the Australia. Kiyotake Ise, Toyota’s president of advanced research and development, announced this in an international media conference in Tokyo. Australia is among the several markets where the Mirai fuel-cell vehicle will be sold. Currently, the Mirai has been sold in very limited volumes in Japan, U.S., and Europe. Each Mirai…

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