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Are You Towing Illegally?

Car towing camper trailer

With borders opening and closing at a moment’s notice, and the threat of snap lockdowns looming overhead, Australia’s new ‘normal’ has encouraged many families to forgo the cramped-legroom-don’t-forget-your-passport-delayed-flight holiday for the increasingly popular road trip style getaway. If hitching up a caravan and jetting off with the family sounds like...

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Surge Pricing in the Used Car Market 

Brisbane City congestion

With a strained global supply chain for new vehicles amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Australia’s used car market has seen a huge surge in prices.  The current situation As it stands, the market is facing significant supply and demand issues across both new and used car sales. With factory closures and...

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ANCAP’s zero star report for the Mitsubishi Express

Mitsubishi Express zero star car crash

At the start of the month, it was announced that the Mitsubishi Express scored a zero-star safety rating from ANCAP. ANCAP is the Australasian New Car Assessment Program that specialises in the crash testing of vehicles sold in Australia. The Mitsubishi Express is the first vehicle to receive a zero-star...

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Electric Vehicles Coming to Australia in 2021

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With global car manufactures announcing extensive plans to electrify more of their fleet, featuring more reliable technology and more competitive pricing, the momentum for shifting to electric vehicles in Australia is growing. Recently we reached a significant milestone, with over 20,000 full-electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles on the road today....

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Why Have SUVs Become So Popular In Australia?

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Sports Utility Vehicles (SUVs), are better known as the modern people mover. With ample storage, these vehicles are made for adventurers who want to travel off-road or for sleek city folk looking for a smooth ride. Given the model’s versatility, it is no surprise that SUVs are becoming more and...

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5 New Car Models Coming to Australia in 2021

New Kia Sportage model coming soon to Australia

2020 has been an unusual and challenging year for most, with many of us wanting to rush into 2021. With the chances of international travel still looking dim, you may be considering traveling more within Australia or diverting some of your overseas travel funds to upgrading your car. If buying...

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Mobile Phone Detection Cameras

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As motor accidents caused by distracted drivers continue to grow, and with mobile phones as the leading culprit, state law enforcement are introducing advanced technology to catch drivers in the act. What are mobile phone detection cameras? This mobile phone detection technology combines a high-resolution camera and Artificial Intelligence (AI)...

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Instant Asset Write-Off, Now Even Sweeter

Business man using calculator for tax time

As COVID-19 continues to wreak havoc on Australian businesses, the Federal Government has announced the extension of the Instant Asset Write-Off scheme to further support economic recovery. What’s Changed? Ultimately the terms of this tax write-off remain the same. Businesses can write-off eligible assets up to $150,000 to significantly reduce...

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How is COVID-19 affecting the automotive sector?

man standing crossed arms wearing mask in a car dealership

As Covid-19 continues to play a role in the closure of businesses across the country, the automotive industry has found itself in quite a unique situation.  Car dealerships have consistently experienced record declines in new car sales, well before the COVID-19 pandemic. In particular, May 2020 was the 27th month...

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Buying A Car and Claiming The Instant Asset Write Off

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This blog contains outdated information. Please find the latest here: https://www.carsearchbrokers.com.au/instant-asset-write-off-now-even-sweeter/ With the End of Financial Year just around the corner, now is a great time to invest in your business and make the most out of tax time. During this COVID-19 crisis, the Federal Government has announced many economic...

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