Car Buying Tips

Amazon’s Voice Assistant ‘Alexa’ in BMW and MINI Cars in 2018

BMW Car Front View

Imagine talking with your car about what’s in the fridge at home while you do your driving. That sort of thing will soon be possible thanks to the integration of voice assistants such as Alexa with new vehicles. The automotive group BMW and Amazon announced on 27 September that they...

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Tips For Buying and Financing A Car

Front view of a new car

If you’re thinking about purchasing a car in 2017, it’s important to set aside some time to plan for the purchase. After home purchases, a car is typically the second most expensive purchase anyone makes. It’s not a quick decision either - usually taking days, if not weeks, to decide...

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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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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

New or Used Car Comparison

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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Guide to Buying a Safe Car in 2016

checklist completed with a pen

When your passengers are your family, safety will no doubt be high on your priority list when buying a new car. Ok cool, you just need to find something that is safe and good value for money right? Sure, when you say it fast it might sound like a breeze....

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