The top 10 fully electric cars in Australia
Just a decade ago, if you were after the best full electric car in Australia, you wouldn’t find yourself with a whole lot of options to choose from. ...Read more
10 best hybrid vehicles in Australia
The sale of hybrid electric vehicles continues to climb as automakers prepare to phase out vehicles powered solely by internal-combustion engines and buyers around the world embrace more efficient, ...Read more
Cheapest electric car in Australia
Ever wondered how much electric cars cost? The good news is that as Electric Vehicles (EVs) slowly but surely rise in popularity, prices are starting to drop, at least a little, thanks to some decent ...Read more
What is the most popular car in Australia?
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Hyundai electric cars in Australia: Everything you need to know
A lot of news involving the automotive industry these days is largely focused on electric vehicles (EVs), which may seem like they’ve recently arrived on the scene with the goal of turning ...Read more
Who builds batteries for electric cars? EV battery manufacturers explained
There are a number of manufacturers around the world who supply the batteries used in Electric Vehicles (EVs). In 2020, the top five manufacturers controlled a huge 77.3 per cent of the market. ...Read more
Ten fastest hatchbacks available in Australia
The hot hatch is in hot demand these days. Read more
Are Kia and Hyundai the same company?
Both South Korean-based companies are part of the broader Hyundai Motor Group family which, of course, includes a lot more than just car-making. Read more
Types of electric and hybrid vehicles explained
As the world moves away from purely internal combustion engined (ICE) vehicles thanks to strict regulations in various parts of the world and widespread awareness of the need to decarbonise the ...Read more
What's the average width of a car?
What is the average width of a car?The average width of a car is 1.94 metres.That figure comes from averaging the width of popular vehicle types spanning the Australian new car market.Read more about ...Read more
What's the average length of a car?
When you’re buying a car there are numerous factors to take into account but perhaps the most important question you have to ask yourself before buying your new or second-hand vehicle is: how ...Read more
How economical are hydrogen fuel cell cars?
Take it as read that the hydrogen fuel cell is coming to a car park near you. While battery EVs and hybrids are the current new-tech go-tos, it won’t be long before a fuel cell-powered car or ...Read more
What happens if your EV runs out of battery power?
A modern EV won’t just suddenly stop in the middle of the road if it runs out of charge. While it’s tempting to think than an electric car flat battery is the same as an empty fuel tank ...Read more
What is braked towing capacity?
Q: What is braked towing capacity, and what does braked towing capacity mean in the real world?A: Braked towing capacity is the upper limit that your vehicle can tow without breaching safety, ...Read more
400v vs 800v what's the difference? Electric car battery voltage explained
Doubling electric car voltage means that the time to charge up the EV’s battery pack will be effectively halved. An 800V system also means an EV’s cabling and electrical components can be ...Read more
Electric car regenerative braking: How does it work?
You’ve no doubt heard the term, but just what is regenerative braking?Regenerative braking is how an electric vehicle captures kinetic energy created when the car slows down, either transferring it ...Read more
Best second-hand electric cars in Australia
It’s been a decade since the Nissan Leaf arrived on Australian roads promising to revolutionise the automotive industry. It was followed shortly after by the Tesla Model S and BMW i3 and now ...Read more
What to look for in a van for towing
When it comes to tow-vehicles in Australia, the default setting has always been the humble ute. That began with the sedan-based utes from the local carmakers and evolved into the not-so-humble dual- ...Read more
Five best small cars in Australia
What is the best small car in Australia? Read more
Hyundai capped price servicing - cost, schedule & info
Hyundai offers a capped-price service program for all of its current models, which it calls a Lifetime Service Plan. Hyundai claims this is "Australia's most comprehensive, fully transferrable" plan ...Read more