With the improved reliability of today's vehicles, some of us tend to become a touch blase about preparing our cars for a road trip. Hey, it's never broken down before and I just got it serviced a few months ago, what could possibly go wrong? To make this easier we've provided a list of tips covering everything you need to consider before hitting the road.Read the full story
It's a great feeling when you've decided on a brand new car. Pretty soon, you'll be breathing in that amazing new-car smell, marveling at the absence of those rattles and clunks, and reveling in the envious looks as you cruise the streets.
However, new car buying can actually be so exciting that it's easy to give in to emotion or impulse and grab yourself a raw deal that you'll regret for years. So how do you become a smart new car buyer? Here's some advice:Read the full story
For those old enough to remember, servicing your car in the 20th century was a hit and miss challenge. Vehicle owners had this idea that it was better to befriend your local service station mechanic or the owner of a small mechanical service business that “specialised” in your vehicle make.
Things have definitely changed since the bad old days of car servicing.Read the full story
There's a common assumption that servicing your vehicle with one of many 3rd party service outlets or independent mechanics is better value than the dealer franchise networks. Many drivers are dismissing the option of using their dealership without even checking their prices. Dealer servicing has evolved and become much more competitive especially with capped pricing; here are some of the facts which may convince you that servicing with your dealer is better for you and your vehicle in the long run.Read the full story