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HOW TO UPGRADE A CAR

How to Upgrade a Car

How do you actually upgrade a car? Sell your old one and buy a new one! But is it that simple? And, how does it all work? Here’s how

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Toyota President to World: “No More Boring Cars”

Toyota President to World: “No More Boring Cars”

When the president of Toyota made an announcement in 2017, things began to change. Here’s the story behind “no more boring cars” from the brand.

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TESLAWORTHH1

Why is Tesla Worth So Much?

Why is Tesla worth so much when it sells fewer cars than Toyota, Mazda, VW and many of the major car brands? We take a look at Tesla’s US$1 trillion valuation.

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LIFESTYLES COMPARED WEEKLY EXPENSES

Lifestyles Compared: Weekly Expenses

We compare two different lifestyles and add up their weekly expenses to help you find out where and how you might be able to save money.

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CAR QUESTIONS

Eight Car Questions Answered

Why do new cars have that smell? What happens if you put sugar in petrol? How does Tesla make money? 8 car questions answered.

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WHAT MAKES A GOOD CAR LOAN APPLICANT H1

What Makes a Good Car Loan Applicant?

All kinds of people apply for loans and all kinds of people take out loans. But what’s the best case scenario? And, what do lenders look for? We find out.

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Car Costs Calculated h1

Car Costs Calculated

Cars cost money, that’s a no-brainer - but how much per year? We take a look at two average cars and tally up the dollars.

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QUESTIONS TO ASK WHEN BUYING A USED CAR H1

Questions to Ask When Buying a Used Car

Buying a used car can be stressful - but it doesn't have to be. Does the car have a clean title? Why is it for sale? Here are 10 questions to ask and answer.

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CHIP SHORTAGES

Chip (semiconductor) Shortages and Cars

Chip demand is heating up, and that’s not due to fast food chains. The chip shortage is affecting consumers worldwide. We investigate and explain.

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PLS LOAN INTEREST MATHS LESSON HERE’S HOW IT WORKS

Loan Interest Maths Lesson

Loan interest expained. The maths involved in loans can be intimidating, and confusing. Here’s a simple breakdown of loan repayments with interest.

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Interesting (other) Products from Car Brands

SUVS, utes and sedans… and sausages, planes, pianos and even weapons. Car brands are not only known for their cars as we take a look.

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HOT TOPIC CAT CONVERTERS

Hot Topic: Catalytic Converters

Cat burglars: catalytic converters are a hot topic (in more ways than one!). But what are they and what do they do? And, why are thieves targeting them? We find out.

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Applying for Loans Online

Why (and how) Loans are Online

It’s hard to count the products and services that are available online these days. Loans are no exception. We take a look at how and why loans are accessed via your device.

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Car Loan Words Explained

Car Loan Words Explained

Finance can seem like it has its own language sometimes. Keep up with the lingo and terms with this glossary of loan words from AKF to zero interest.

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Is it Worth Getting a Car Loan? h1

Is it Worth Getting a Car Loan?

Is it Worth Getting a Car Loan? It can be a tough decision and one suited to personal circumstances but there is a lot of food for thought.

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90% of new cars are bought through finance in Australia. But not all countries share the same enthusiasm for car loans. Here’s why so many people in Australia buy cars with loans.

Why do so many people in Australia buy cars with car loans?

90% of new cars are bought through finance in Australia. But not all countries share the same enthusiasm for car loans. Here’s why so many people in Australia buy cars with loans.

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Popular Cars With Huge Followings

Popular Cars With Huge Followings

WRX, Ranger, 911 - some cars command huge followings of fans. We take a look at some popular cars on Australian roads with massive ‘cult-like’ followings.

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Big Pickup Trucks Making Big Tracks in Australia

Big Pickup Trucks Making Big Tracks in Australia

Utes are nothing new in Australia, but big American-style pickup trucks are. We take a look at the growing popularity and availability of these huge machines.

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Questions to Ask Yourself When Buying a Car

Questions to Ask Yourself When Buying a Car

Buying a new car requires a lot of thought and consideration. We take a look at some important questions that can help motorists make the right decision.

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What to Do If You Can’t Make a Loan Repayment

What to Do If You Can’t Make a Loan Repayment

If you can’t make a loan repayment, you’re not alone. We go over some possible options for borrowers whose circumstances might have changed.

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