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E-Bike Brands in Australia

Posted by January 2nd 2024

Thinking about investing in an electric bike but don't know where to start? You've come to the right place! In this guide, we list some of the electric bike brands available in the Australian market. …

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How much do Australians spend on new cars?

Posted by September 21st 2023

Looking to drive a hard bargain on a new set of wheels? Of course you are! But first, it’s important to know how much a new car really costs – and how much others before …

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Victoria to kill off $3,000 electric vehicle subsidy

Posted by June 9th 2023

A major incentive for Victorians to purchase electric vehicles is about to be scrapped, with the state’s $3,000 subsidy now ending a year earlier than originally promised. The Victorian Government is scrapping its Zero Emissions Vehicle …

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QLD Government accelerates electric vehicle rebate to $6,000

Posted by April 27th 2023

Queenslanders now have an even bigger incentive to go electric, with the Palaszczuk Government announcing it will double the current EV rebate on offer to eligible households. Originally launched in July last year, the Zero Emission …

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The Best-Selling Utes in Australia

Posted by February 28th 2024

Nothing beats that new car feeling. But with plenty of brands, models, engine types and even colours to choose from, it can all prove a bit overwhelming. But if you find yourself drawn to the …

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Electric Bikes in Australia

Posted by November 2nd 2023

Enter e-bikes, the modern solution to dauntingly long and hilly rides, getting you from point A to B in a reasonable time, while staying fit to boot. With that to set the scene, welcome to …

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What happens when you put the wrong fuel in your car?

Posted by January 9th 2023

You turn into the petrol station on your way home from work, thinking about what’s for dinner or the next episode of reality TV, and halfway through filling up you realise you’ve accidentally put the …

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What country does my car come from?

Posted by January 9th 2023

There’s plenty to consider when you’re looking at buying a new set of wheels. There’s the size, safety features, towing capacity, electronics, petrol mileage and enough extras to make your wheels spin. But one area …

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Motor Oil Guide: What’s best for your engine?

Posted by January 9th 2023

For some, under the car hood is unknown territory, a place where you only go if you really need to. But regardless of how much you know about your car, what oil your car takes …

Which petrol should you use?

Posted by January 9th 2023

Petrol comes in E10, E85, 91, 95 and 98 Octane blends. Most cars can get by with E10 or 91, but some cars need higher. Find out which fuel your car needs at Canstar Blue.

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EV Vs. Petrol Car: Costs and Savings

Posted by August 29th 2023

Considering the cost, it’s no surprise that people are looking to future-proof their investment, whether it’s through upgrading or downsizing to match life stages, opting for a longer manufacturer’s warranty or even turning to electric …

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Electric cars pros and cons: Should you buy one?

Posted by November 2nd 2023

If you’re thinking about getting behind the wheel of an electric vehicle, find out what to expect – the good and the bad – with this Canstar Blue guide. What are the pros and cons of …

The Cheapest Car Tyres in Australia

Posted by January 9th 2023

What are the cheapest car tyres you can buy? Is buying cheap tyres a good idea? Find out everything you need to know at Canstar Blue.


New BYD Atto electric vehicle set to launch in Australia

Posted by February 18th 2022

Chinese manufacturer BYD has announced that it will be launching a new electric SUV model in Australia in the coming days. Known as the Yuan Plus in Chinese markets, the model is expected to be called …

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Where to buy, trade-in and sell your car online in Australia

Posted by January 9th 2023

Navigating the car market is tricky business, particularly if you aren’t sure what you’re after, or you just don’t like negotiating. But when it comes to securing a new set of wheels, or getting rid …

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What’s the best mid-size SUV in Australia?

Posted by January 9th 2023

Considering how popular SUVs have become in recent years, it’s no surprise that there’s plenty of varieties on offer for motorists looking to get behind the wheel of a new vehicle. But when it comes …

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What’s the best small SUV in Australia?

Posted by January 9th 2023

SUVs are a popular option for Aussie motorists, with almost 50% of new car sales over the past year falling within the SUV category, according to the Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries (FCAI). While a …

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Full speed ahead with end of financial year car sales

Posted by April 14th 2022

A new car is a hefty purchase to make, but when the end of financial year sales roll around, vehicle manufacturers are looking to offload old models to make way for new stock, meaning motorists can drive …