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Why parking is getting harder

Do you think it’s getting harder to park? If you live in the city, it’s getting harder because many cars have outgrown the standard size parking space. This means there’s more chance of damage while parked. Find out whether your green slip covers you for car park accidents or prangs and scrapes. Read More

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Make sure nobody steals your car

Did you know car thefts have gone up, especially in regional areas? Your car is most likely to be stolen if it’s a Holden, Jeep, Land Rover or Audi and was manufactured before 2011. Meanwhile, a separate small survey of motorists claims Queensland is the car theft capital of Australia. Read More

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Our complete guide to electric vehicles – Part 2

There’s a big worldwide push today for motorists to switch to driving electric vehicles. In Australia, only 3.4% of new vehicle sales are pure electric and about 83,000 EVs are currently on our roads. It’s early days and there is still a lot to learn. This is Part 2 of our complete 2-Part guide to electric vehicles to help you make your decisions. Read Part 1 here. Read More

How to compare green slips for your ute

Do you need a green slip for your ute? For the first time, every new vehicle in Australia’s Top 3 sales in March 2023 was a ute: Toyota HiLux, Ford Ranger and Isuzu D-Max. This year, light commercials have 22.1%, SUVs have 55.1% and passenger cars only 18.7% of the new car market. Find out how to compare green slips for your ute. 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

4 ways to keep your car safe in a heatwave

Summer is here and it’s the time when you load up the car and take a long trip. In extreme heat, your car needs as much care as you do. Did you know call-outs for overheating engines almost double between November and February? Here are some simple ways to keep your car (and you) safe in a heatwave. Read More