Don't get scammed by carmaker low-interest 'deals'. Unrealistic interest rates are a con. Here's how it works, and how to avoid it
Do you know what power and torque really is? If you can't pass the test with a gun at your head, right now, here's the solution
The NP300 Nissan Navara. It’s just been updated for 2017. Find out why it's the ultimate vehicle for any aspiring 'suit-in-a-ute'
The facelifted Outlander is the best 7-seater SUV if you're on a budget, ushering in the company's (ahem) distinctive new 'dynamic shield' styling
What's in a name? Plenty: Levorg is a WRX wagon - a double-helping of awesome driving engagement with family friendliness thrown in.
The new Subaru Levorg has some aces up its sleeve: solid WRX performance fundamentals, and benchmark-thrashing value. And a silly name...
It's not quite like the movies, but you drive every day surrounded by a seething mass of zombies - thanks a lot, Steve Jobs and Mark Zuckerberg...
Do you hate hydrocarbons? The simple fact is: hydrocarbons do way more good than harm, and they are impossible to replace
You fall in love with a new car on the showroom floor, but you fall out of love in the service department. This is where the brand betrays you. Here's why.
The Volkswagen emissions cheating scandal is one year old. To commemorate, VW and Audi Oz have had a deeply narcissistic, public temper tantrum.
You think a new car can make you happy? Maybe it's time to put down that pen, and step calmly out of the dealership. You clearly need a reality reboot.
The 8 seater Kia Carnival smashes most SUVs on key practical criteria. It's hugely versatile - but are you really brave enough to consider owning one?
You're in a crash and your airbags don't go off. Is your car defective? Is it time to sue the manufacturer? What is the mad science of crash survival?
Being gagged by a carmaker is very, very common. This is the untold story about carmaker customer coercion - duress as a mechanism for shutting you up.
The CX-5 is Australia's top-selling SUV, but this review is completely impartial - so you can make an informed decision about whether to buy one.
Should you buy a Kia Sportage? This independent review reveals the Sportage's strengths and weaknesses for Australian buyers today.
Can you really trust any car review? See how car companies corrupt the review process and learn to differentiate between honest and corrupt reviews
Find out if the AWD 2016 Subaru Outback is the right five-seat SUV for you in this impartial road test and review aimed at Australian new car buyers
The battle for your right to choose independent car service is being lost in Australia because carmakers are acting like anti-competitive bastards
You should should absolutely, unequivocally not buy these vehicles - not under any circumstances. You'll be sorry if you do.
You think high-priced premium petrol is actually saving you money, or actually cleaning your engine? BP certainly wants you to buy into this utter BS...
Is e10 petrol a good idea, or is it (as some mechanics and others suggest) a dirty, cheap fuel that will destroy your engine? Here are the facts.
You’re parked on the filling station forecourt: You want cheap fuel. Which petrol is really cheapest? Which one drives your dollar further? Let’s see.
Mitsubishi Pajero Sport Review by Australian auto expert John Cadogan: independent & unbiased. The good, bad & ugly. Learn if this SUV is right for you.
The staggering scope of potentially deadly Takata airbags top the vehicle recalls list in Australia. There are now well over 1.1 million vehicles on Australian Roads affected by the Takata Airbags vehicle recall. That's roughly one in eight passenger vehicles on our roads. Is yours one of them?
GM Holden, Ford and Audi took podium positions on the local lemon cars list, according to Choice - which is like Consumer Reports in the USA, only with anorexia. About two thirds of these vehicles have problems in the first five years - Holden worst, then Ford and Audi - and about one in seven overall of those problems were major.
In this episode: The end of the line for the Holden Cruze. Woof woof. How many people will the Volkswagen dieselgate scandal kill prematurely, and why those defective engines can’t be fixed without hurting power and economy. Plus a religious nutbag who really doesn’t like these videos, and the new even more irrelevant, outrageously expensive and faster Bugatti that can still never be driven on Australian roads.
- Are you thinking about buying a Mercedes-Benz?
- Have you noticed how cheap at least some of them seem today?
- Are you seduced by the notion of 'superior German engineering'?
- Or do you just think the time is right for you to drive your first true luxury car? Indulge yourself?
- Is it time to step up from those Japanese or South Korean cars you've been driving and get something better?
If that's you, it's time to seek professional help.
The Federal Government has greenlit grey imports: In related news, corporate barrow-pushing bullshitters see red over green light for grey...
Let’s identify the long-term losers, and their counterparts the winners in 2016, so you can at least put your money on the right horse at upgrade time