The great 5yr warranty tsunami of 2019 has washed up on Australia shores earlier than expected. What does it mean for you?
Coming up, the contract killer’s guide to backing out of buying a car, once you’ve stupidly, shamefully signed a contract and paid a deposit. A lot of people do that…
What you need to know when the dealer tells you to run premium petrol to prevent your engine from ‘clogging up’: Classic misinformation…
Australia has 51 automotive brands selling passenger vehicles. Let’s shred that list, so you don’t buy the wrong new car
Will our fine regulators here in Shitsville follow in the knee-jerking footsteps of the Eurostanis and ban diesels in our so-called cities? Let's find out if that might work
Dealing with a new car dealer: So much fun. Like taking a toothpick to a knife fight in a phone box. Let’s deconstruct a classic rip-off that happened just last week
Official Bureau of Statistics research into the mix of vehicles on Australian roads has found Ford to be the biggest loser from 2013-2018. But, of course, Holden will fight back...
Federal Court hands down a $10 million wrist slap to Ford - but the penalty doesn't go far enough or help nearly enough embattled consumers
A Holden dealer in Queensland has rolled the dice by threatening to sue an elderly couple over an online video, which seems a bad idea
Ford continues to put your safety last on the Ranger fire risk recall, predictably enough. They're nothing if not consistent...
Would you go lunch with this man? Well, for the same reason, it's probably best if you don't ask a car dealer for advice
You’ve just crashed your car. You look around, and the airbags have not deployed. Should you sue the manufacturer? Let’s talk about that.
If you’re thinking about buying a Holden, don’t. The brand’s set to fail in 2018. Here’s why.
In a shocking development, Ford has been charged with honesty, in the first degree. The F-bomb has finally landed... (Language warning.)
Let’s talk about sexism in car advertising and in the car industry broadly. Here's why the social justice warriors miss the target, every time
If your car has just gone poopy in its trousers, prematurely, well before automotive dementia is supposed to set in … here’s what you do
The 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk is the blistering performance bargain of the decade. Here's why you should not buy it (no matter how badly you want one)
Has fuel diluted your engine oil? Is this a real thing in engines? Is it wreaking havoc? How would you even know, and what can you do?
If there's an easier way to void your factory warranty, I haven't found it - and yet an increasing number of people seem to think servicing is optional
Does premium fuel make your car go better? Is it worth running the 'good' stuff? Or are you really just pumping cash out the exhaust pipe?
Your warranty does not depend on genuine parts and authorised dealers. Aftermarket alternatives will save you cash without voiding your warranty
The all-important new-car test drive is part of every purchase decision: Don’t make these classic mistakes, if you know what's good for you.
Re-chipping, re-flashing and re-mapping your engine control ECU: Many people queue up to do it - and often it ends in tears
In these increasingly speed-obsessed times, how accurate is your car's speedo, really? What are the rules? And how can you possibly check it?
Melanoma kills roughly 50% more Australians than car crashes. Can tinting help? How much UV does automotive glass block? Find out here.
If this doesn’t convince you of our urgent need for an independent car industry ombudsman to protect ordinary consumers - nothing will
If this customer's account of GLE ownership doesn’t convince you we need better lemon laws, or at least an ACCC with balls, nothing will
The Federal Minister for Urban Infrastructure, Paul Fletcher, has broken his 2016 promise to allow Australians the right to...
Corporate watchdog releases draft report detailing depths of consumer mistreatment, to which the car industry has stooped, in Australia.
Does your car have a drinking problem with engine oil? Is the manufacturer brushing you off? Plenty of people complain about this. Here are the facts.