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What’s going to happen to your local servo?

Did you know most people visit their local servo about once a fortnight? What’s going to happen if 50% of new car sales by 2030 are electric vehicles? Some say many service stations will be forced to close. Others say it’s an opportunity to create a different kind of servo. Read More

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Save money on running a car in NSW

The cost of living is rising and owning a car may be a big drain on the household budget. However, NSW residents can save money on the costs of running a car. You can save money on tolls, registration, and your drivers licence. Save money also by using our fuel Calculator, for the cheapest prices near you, and our greenslips.com.au Calculator, for the cheapest green slips. Read More

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How much does it cost to run a car in Sydney?

Sydney is Australia’s most expensive city to run a car. The top 3 highest costs for an owner are car loans, fuel and tolls. If you have a loan, it could cost you 56% more every week to run a car than someone without a car loan. How much does it cost to run a car in Sydney? Read More

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Today greenslips.com.au brings you another crossword. Doing a crossword is one way to spend the time on holidays – or after your first day back at work! Read More

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Is your car as sustainable as you think?

Choosing a sustainable car is not as easy as it sounds. It all depends on how you define sustainability. A new European program, Green NCAP, compares common brands of cars for their lifetime environmental impact. It looks at the best and worst cases, with some surprising results. Read More

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The high cost of travel: In Sydney (part 1)

The average household in Sydney pays more to get around by car and public transport than others in Australia. It spends a sizeable $474 per week ($24, 670 per year), which swallows 15% of average income. Meanwhile, other city households pay $20,855, compared to $17,195 per year in the regions. Most alarming for everyone is the high cost of fuel. Read More

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The future of your local servo

Did you know most people visit their local servo about once a fortnight? What’s going to happen if 30% of new car sales by 2030 are electric vehicles? Some say many service stations will have to close. Others say it’s an opportunity to create new community hubs. It depends how convinced Australians are about driving EVs. Read More

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How much fuel is really in your tank?

Most of us have inconveniently run out of fuel at least once. This is not so bad if you have roadside assistance close at hand. But why do we run out? One study says we may just be over reliant on the fuel gauge. However, a lot more depends on how and where we drive and there are simple ways to make fuel last longer. Read More

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Do emissions targets work?

Results from the new voluntary CO2 emissions standard just came in: carmakers missed the targets. It’s easy to blame the types of vehicles we prefer, or the poor standard of fuel in Australia. However, setting targets for emissions is only one option. Another is to create incentives for people to choose low emissions cars. Read More