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Learning to stop at a police Random Breath Test site
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16th Oct 2020
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Learning to stop at a police Random Breath Test site

Learners drivers got a jump start in Sydney this week, getting a practice run at being stopped at a roadside random breath test site with the help of the NSW Police Highway Patrol. The learner driver exercise was part of a monthly event run by the Australian Racing Drivers Club (the operators of Sydney Motorsport Park at Eastern Creek) and Driving Solutions (an advanced driver training company).
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Joshua Dowling
New car warranty comparison: What do you get from every manufacturer?
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2nd Oct 2020
6 min read

New car warranty comparison: What do you get from every manufacturer?

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) defines manufacturer warranties as "voluntary promises offered by the manufacturer about what they will do if something goes wrong with a new car". "Manufacturer warranties apply for a specified time and may add to consumers’ automatic rights under the Australian Consumer Law guarantees," the ACCC explains. "Manufacturer warranties come with conditions that limit the coverage and what consumers can claim for."
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Susannah Guthrie
Public electric car charging in Australia: Your questions, answered
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10th Sep 2020
5 min read

Public electric car charging in Australia: Your questions, answered

We’ve covered our fair share of electric cars at CarAdvice and yet, even as seasoned professionals, we still get tripped up by the complicated terminology and technology behind them. With different providers, plug types, manufacturers and standards in use, the language around electric car charging can often feel complicated and exclusionary for the average consumer. RELATED: Australia's Tritium launches 'world-first' EV charging technologyRELATED: How to charge an electric car at home
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Susannah Guthrie
How to buy a car during Victoria's lockdown
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14th Aug 2020
4 min read

How to buy a car during Victoria's lockdown

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Susannah Guthrie
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14th Aug 2020
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How to buy a car during Victoria's lockdown

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Susannah Guthrie
Add to cart: New cars you can buy online
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8th Aug 2020
5 min read

Add to cart: New cars you can buy online

There’s never been a better time to buy a new car – online. In this new era of social distancing, automotive buyers are increasingly moving online, and several brands are accommodating this shift with the implementation of so-called ‘virtual showrooms’.
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Susannah Guthrie
Your instant asset write-off car questions for 2020, answered
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1st Aug 2020
7 min read

Your instant asset write-off car questions for 2020, answered

The instant asset write-off scheme was introduced in 2015 as a way of allowing small business to claim the depreciation amount (i.e. the amount of value something is likely to lose over time) of a work-related purchase like a car or a computer in one hit, rather than gradually over a multi-year period.
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Susannah Guthrie