Cars are stoic, loyal and uncomplaining. Every day people walk out their front door, climb into their car, start the engine and drive off to their destination without a second thought. There are, however, those rare times when we turn the key and…nothing happens. Maybe there’s a ticking noise. Maybe it does start but there’s […]

Top 6 Tips for Off-Road Trips

There aren’t many silver linings to the pandemic, but one may be that we get to know our own country a little better. Europe can have Cinque Terra, the Dalmatian Coast and the Acropolis. America can keep its Yosemite, Aspen and swampy bayous.…

It’s Time to Get Your Shift Together and Stop Riding the Clutch

A clutch is one of those things that we know of and use regularly, but know little about. Life is littered with such devices. I’m writing this blog on a laptop, the inner workings of which leave me befuddled. I simply press a button which…

New Rules Now Allow For Car Routine Servicing and Repairs For Everyone

BM Tech Canterbury & Essendon NOW OPEN You can now drive more than 5kms to have your car repaired at a brand specific specialist. Great News! The Victorian Government has changed the rules so now Routine Car Servicing is permitted…

What Fuel Should I Use In My Car (And What Is E10 Fuel, Anyway?)

Not much escapes the inevitable march of marketing. Supermarket shelves are chock-full of products that can only be differentiated by the eye-catching packaging they come in. Don’t be fooled; everyone is selling the same thing they’ve always…

The Roadworthy Certificate Process Has Changed – What You Need To Know

We won’t quickly shrug off the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Even once it finally gets consigned to history, there’ll still be plenty of us hesitating when someone extends a hand in greeting. And sanitiser won’t be missing from many…

Squeezing the last drop: how to get fuel efficient

When it comes to life’s expenses, cars usually feature at the pointy end. To buy one involves parting with a hefty chunk of change, and then there’s the cost of maintenance to go with it. A lot of these expenses we can’t do much about…