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The Rise of the Rideshare Economy

Ridesharing in action

Car sharing and rideshare business models have  seen an enormous rise in popularity in the last 12-24 months, particularly within the millennial generation. It is estimated that in 10 years from now approximately 1.5 million Australians will be partaking in car sharing or rideshare services, whether they are users of...

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What To Do If Your Car Is Flooded

Water Damaged Car Is Stuck In Flood Water

We’ve all seen the devastating footage of submerged cars in flood waters both on TV and social media, but we never expect one of those cars to be ours. You find your vehicle with a water line visible halfway up your car door, layers of mud lining the interior of...

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How Far Away Are We From Driverless Cars?

Driverless car technology illustration

Self-driving cars: a number of people consider it to be science fiction, while others are confident that the technology is just around the corner, if not already present in many ways. But how far away are we really from experiencing this technology in day-to-day life? In order to figure out...

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Best Upcoming New Cars in 2017

Mercedes Benz E-Class 2017

Are you looking to purchase a new car during 2017 in Australia? We've pulled our best resources together to come up with a list of the cars to keep an eye on as they are released. You can expect a number of impressive car models to hit the streets in...

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How Does A Car Broker Service Work?

Purchasing a new car

In the past we have explored how a car broker can help you, but the concept of a car broker is still very foreign for a number of people. The actual process is still quite unknown to the general public, which is what we’ll be explaining in more detail throughout...

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What is Depreciation and How Does it Impact My New Car Purchase?

Car depreciation

You’ve probably heard of the term depreciation before, but how do you consider depreciation when purchasing a new car? The dictionary definition of depreciation is ‘a reduction in the value of an asset over time, due in particular to wear and tear.’ Essentially, depreciation refers to the loss in value...

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What to Look for When Inspecting Used Cars

Inspecting a used car

Purchasing a second hand car is a very exciting time for many, particularly if you can find a great deal. Finding a great deal comes down to finding a preloved vehicle that provides a lot of value, which is why inspecting the car first is so important. Inspecting a car...

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Choosing Between a New or Used Car

It’s the dilemma most of us will face at least once in a lifetime - when choosing between a new or used car, what’s your best option? Of course, you may have a ‘wishlist’ of features and specifications you’d prefer but for the most part, there will be a few...

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Lemon Laws in Australia & Your Rights as a Car Buyer

Lemon Laws in Queensland

If you have ever had the frustration of buying a new product that’s faulty or doesn’t perform as expected you can no doubt sympathise with anyone who goes through that experience with a new car purchase. While a range of consumer protection rights are already in place, the rights of...

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How to Finance Your New Car & Still Get a Sweet Deal

couple discussing finance for a new car

The idea of driving around in a new car is exciting. From extra reliability and improved technology, through to the all important new-car smell, you have plenty to look forward to. It’s not all fun however. Are you looking forward to spending hours visiting and calling dealers to ensure you...

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