automotive

How To Get That New Car Smell Again?

There’s something oddly therapeutic about a new car smell that makes it as satisfying as the smell of freshly baked bread, or the aroma of freshly ground coffee beans on a cold winter's morning. A new car smell could be also tied to a special moment in your life, whether it was your first day at your new job or it was a graduation present, maybe it was your first date, it’s safe to say that getting a new car is an unforgettable experience. The smell of a new car is so intoxicatingl..

New Car Technology to Look Forward for your Automobile

Automobile technology moves at an astonishingly fast rate. In recent years we’ve begun to see the kind of futuristic developments which would seem more at home in one of 007’s cars than your average hatchback runaround. Guided missiles to clear your path on the school run? Maybe not (yet), but a host of other technological marvels have revolutionized the way we drive, transforming how we see our cars and what we expect from them. Autonomous Vehicles Has to be top of the list really. Wh..

How to Budget for Your Vehicle Running Costs

Buying a car can seem like a onetime fee, but the cost of running and maintaining your vehicle can end up being an expensive long-term cost. RACQ estimates that the average weekly cost of running a car ranges between $116 to $332 depending on its size and fuel consumption. Managing your vehicle running costs is an important way to reduce your expenses and ensure that your car stays in a good condition for resale. Here are some of the ways that you can keep costs down and improve your c..

How to Sell Your Junk Car and Get Money

If your car has been stationary for a long time, does not have the necessary papers, has several parts missing or it’s too old, then it is likely to be junk. Instead of allowing it to rot in your yard, why not get some cash out of it? Unfortunately, you can't expect to get as much or even close to the buying price but it might fetch some good cash in the market. Here is how to earn extra money from the old car. 1. Evaluate its Value By taking an inventory of the car or determining its va..