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JUL
17

Flying cars – pigs might fly

Posted in Automotive
Monday, 17 July 2017

Keen fans of The Man with the Golden Gun or even Chitty Chitty Bang Bang will remember the crazy appeal of a flying car. But the author Ian Fleming was not the only one with a wild dream. Uber, Google and the Airbus Group are already working hard to make that dream come true.

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JUL
10

Quad bikes are not toys

Posted in Motor Vehicle
Monday, 10 July 2017

This year, already five people have tragically died in quad bike accidents. Quad bikes, or ATVs (all terrain vehicles) are often used on farms and not usually registered for sealed roads. Unfortunately, people use them in unintended ways or are too young or unfit to ride them safely. The NSW government has set out to stop this worrying trend.

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JUL
03

Our love affair with SUVs and Utes

Posted in Motor Vehicle
Monday, 03 July 2017

Australians have a love affair with SUVs and Utes, if sales of new vehicles in March are anything to go by. Of the 105,410 vehicles sold in March 2017, 60% of them were light commercial and sports utility vehicles. What’s more, three of the top 5 sellers were Utes:

   
JUN
26

High tolls for trucks

Posted in Motor Vehicle
Monday, 26 June 2017

Tolls for trucks are on the way up. Whether you drive a truck or a passenger vehicle, these tolls will hit your pocket eventually. As truck tolls cost three times more than light vehicle tolls, goods that trucks carry must become more expensive.

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JUN
19

Why insurers want your data

Posted in Insurance
Monday, 19 June 2017

Many people have better things to do than fill in forms when they deal with the government, bank or their insurer. But what if you didn’t have to respond to questions because your insurer already knew the answer? Green slip insurers are proposing to get ready access to your up to date information.

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