Buying a lemon is a gut-wrenching financial disaster. These are the cars - and brands - to avoid.
Australia has 51 automotive brands selling passenger vehicles. Let’s shred that list, so you don’t buy the wrong new car
Volkswagen has whipped up a shitstorm in Mexico, attempting to control the weather, using massive gas-fired, sonic shockwave cannons blasting at the sky every few seconds
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...
Can a re-badged Toyota Australia President stop Holden from sinking without a trace in the Great Southern Ocean, or is it already too late?
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
Mercedes-Benz says its squeaky brakes are a 'characteristic' of the vehicle. They call it a 'feature', and it's all your fault. I call BS...
In a shocking development, Ford has been charged with honesty, in the first degree. The F-bomb has finally landed... (Language warning.)
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)
There’s a tremendous amount of uninformed speculation about why Holden closed its factory. If you want to know the truth, keep reading
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
Astra’s not a bad effort (for Holden). What a pity the best advice I can give you on Holden’s over-hyped Cruze replacement is ‘don’t buy it’...
If spontaneous combustion were an Olympic sport, Ford will go for gold in Tokyo. But why do they catch fire so damn often?
Corporate watchdog releases draft report detailing depths of consumer mistreatment, to which the car industry has stooped, in Australia.
Good news for you, if you own a defective Holden: There's never been a better time to advocate for some proper customer support, for a change.
ACCC will sue Ford over dodgy Powershift transmission in Focus, Fiesta and Ecosport, alleging unconscionable conduct by Ford
In this report: High-level four-ring emissions-cheating board-level retards at Audi jump in the pool and swim for Dieselgate gold
Documents tendered in Federal Court point to illegal, coercive and extortionate behaviour by VW and its dealers in the dieselgate clean-up attempt
In this report: one owner speaks out on what it’s really like to own the Mercedes CLA 250. Such a gap between the marketing and the reality of ownership.
When you fly first class, they make you feel special for the duration, not just on boarding. How would you expect to be treated, as a Mercedes-Benz luxury flagship S-Class owner?
You should should absolutely, unequivocally not buy these vehicles - not under any circumstances. You'll be sorry if you do.
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.
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