Buying your first car is like the culmination of all those hours flipping burgers and arranging supermarket shelves just to earn enough to buy something that can take you from point A to point B. All of us have a dream car in mind (perhaps that gorgeous Subaru Forester!) but if you’re a p-plater, obviously there are restrictions you have… Read more
Nissan Motor took a major stumble recently as it recalls 24 models manufactured from October 2014 to September 2017. These 1.21 million cars were already shipped in Japan and it will cost the Japanese auto maker USD 200 million (JPY 25 billion) to fix the issue.
Faulty inspections are to blame for the recall. “Almost all the cars produced for the… Read more
It was a tough market for new car sales in Australia last year, but there are European cars that managed to improve or maintain their sales despite the difficulties. Australians favour these vehicles because of great styling, solid engineering, and reliable standard features.
The ŠKODA Octavia was voted Best Family Car under $30,000 last year. It was also voted Car… Read more
Asian cars are known for superb fuel efficiency. This is one of the major factors that can convince a potential car buyer to opt for an Asian brand instead of an American or European one. Not all Asian vehicles are created equal though; there are cars who stand out from the pack when it comes to maximum fuel efficiency. With… Read more
One of the top concerns in owning a foreign car is maintenance. Common notion is that foreign vehicles such as Mercedes-Benz and Porsche can be harder to keep in stellar condition, which is true in some cases. There is no need to forego your love of foreign cars though, you just need to find a reliable auto care provider that… Read more
Japanese cars are known for their reliability and affordability. The attractive price tag makes them a great option for those who find their European counterparts more expensive. They are also strong in the secondhand market. Just like European cars, Asian automobiles such as Toyota, Honda, or Mazda come with its own set of pros and cons in the used cars… Read more
It’s a given that a car, any car, will start to depreciate as soon as you drive it out of the showroom. This is why choosing a vehicle with good resale value is a must. If European cars are more to your taste than Asian ones, take a look at the following cars that retain their value and their worth,… Read more
Shopping for any kind of car is hard enough, given the numerous factors such as cost, features, and safety that you need to consider. Now if you include the taste and requirements of young adults as p-platers, narrowing down your choice can be trickier.
Here are the best options for young drivers to whom fashion and style is a big must.
Kia… Read more
It took an unfortunate crash and a death of a man at a Sydney intersection to discover what is now the biggest car recall in history. The Takata airbag has been linked to almost 20 deaths and 180 injuries worldwide, according to Choice. The consumer advocate calls these airbags “ticking time bombs”. Investigation by the U.S. authorities included tests of… Read more
Depreciation becomes the enemy once your vehicle leaves the dealership. It eats up the biggest chunk of your motoring budget and it’s costlier than fuel costs, repairs, or insurance. In order to maximise the resale value of your car, you need to choose one that will actually hold its value.
For those who can’t afford luxury brands, purchasing Asian brands is… Read more