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NOV
28

ANCAP to introduce new crash test regime

Posted in Motor Vehicle
Friday, 28 November 2014

Article PhotoNew and emerging car technology is both exciting and scary at the same time. As we depend more on vehicles to protect us in the event of an accident, we also release further control and become more removed from the driving experience.

Although driverless vehicles are some way off, safety technology is a growing presence in nearly all new vehicles and something that most of us take for granted.

However, there is one organisation that doesn't take safety technology lightly - the Australasian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP). Over 20 years, the crash test authority has investigated the quality of safety technology in more than 400 vehicles - awarding the five-star safety ratings to the top performers.

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NOV
27

Surprising facts about cars

Posted in Motor Vehicle
Thursday, 27 November 2014

Little known facts about carsFor most people, a car is nothing more than a medium used to get from point A to point B. However, just as there are interesting facts about humans, animals, landscapes and so forth, there are also some pretty amazing facts about cars. The following 10 facts will surprise you.

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NOV
21

NSW authorities to focus on level crossing safety

Posted in Motor Vehicle
Friday, 21 November 2014

Article PhotoThere are 1,400 level crossings dotted around NSW, with very few not seeing a collision or near-miss in recent years.

This has lead Transport for NSW and the NSW police to launch another crackdown on level crossing safety. Over the coming weeks, they will target risky, illegal and dangerous level crossing behaviour around the state's Central West.

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NOV
20

Is now the perfect time to buy a new vehicle?

Posted in Motor Vehicle
Thursday, 20 November 2014

Motorists have a number of important considerations to make when purchasing a new vehicle, including comprehensive and CTP insurance. One of the most important considerations however, is price

The results of a recent study by the Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries (FCAI) has found Australians are in a much better position than some of our global counterparts.

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NOV
19

Steady car sales continue in October

Posted in Motor Vehicle
Wednesday, 19 November 2014

Article PhotoAfter a sluggish beginning to 2014, new car sales have been steady for the majority of the year. This has lead some experts to suggest that Australia is going to hit the 1.1 million figure for the third year in a row.

This would be quite an achievement for the automotive industry, given the difficult market conditions and waning consumer confidence.

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