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
Eventually your Mercedes-Benz or BMW car will need to have some parts replaced and you will have to scout for the best deals in European car spare parts. The first instinct is to buy brand new to ensure that quality of the parts that you will be getting. But there are good reasons for considering used spare parts, especially if… Read more
Even the most basic of car owners can’t deny the irresistible advances in technology found in automobiles today. Cool features for fuel efficiency and safety can be considered necessary but some are just made for the convenience of driver and passengers. While you can drive your Subaru or Hyundai car safe and sound minus these “unnecessary features”, they are still… Read more
Spending for a car doesn’t stop at shelling out the hefty downpayment and monthly amortizations that come with it (depending on the type of payment plan that you have, of course). If you’re thinking of buying your own set of wheels, you should also factor in the maintenance costs involved.
Now costs vary depending on the type of car you will… Read more
Just like other car brands, BMW has its own issues that its owners may face sooner or later. To be clear, problems are not in any way exclusive to BMW vehicles; even if you’re driving a Mercedes or a Lexus, your car has its own set of common problems that you may encounter. There are some who say that BMW… Read more
If you spend a lot of time on the road with your family, you know that the typical sedan just wouldn’t do. A family car is a sensible purchase especially if there are kids or if you plan to use just one vehicle for the entire household. Choosing the right car means making sure that your family will travel safely… Read more
A Mercedes-Benz car, just like any other luxury vehicle, has higher depreciation compared to economy cars and this makes them very attractive in the used car market. The initial purchase price of a Mercedes-Benz car is actually not your initial problem. Mercedes-Benz vehicles have the reputation for reliability, with its engines and transmissions having the ability to “run forever,” so… Read more
If you break down while we are closed between 24 December and 2 January (inclusive), ring us on 02 62418777 or 0438285006. You can get All States Towing (02 6280 6996) to drop your car in front of the roller doors, and put your key through the key drop hole – see pictures. We will then organise to get your… Read more
Now you can buy the Rover of your dreams without having to go to the showroom. Jaguar Land Rover has partnered with digital retail company Rockar to launch an online car store which will allow customers to purchase vehicles remotely, without having to go to a dealership. The company will still open a store at London’s Westfield Statford shopping centre… Read more