Are Electric Vehicles the way of the future?

Fully electric vehicles are completely propelled by electric motors, with a lot less moving parts than a conventional vehicle they are seen to be cheaper to run and maintain. It goes without saying that electric vehicles (EV) have experienced rapid development over the last few years, with the momentum only building in this space. Figures […]

Hybrid and PHEV…what’s the difference?

Petrol, diesel, hybrid, PHEV or electric? Part 2 of our series looking at current technology for vehicle energy systems. Hybrid and PHEV – what’s the difference?  We’re glad you asked!  Hybrid vehicles are currently offered by Toyota, Honda, Nissan, Subaru and Lexus and do not require you to do anything but drive them like an […]

To pump…or not

Petrol, diesel, hybrid, PHEV or electric? Is it time to embrace electric technology in some form in your next car? The automotive landscape is shifting in a big way.  Technology in cars is set to change more dramatically in the next decade than it has in the last century.  Some manufacturers are embracing electrified technology […]

Long weekend Car-cation

  If Stay-cation was ‘so 2019’ then Car-cation is ‘so 2020’. Where stay-cations have us looking to our own city (or backyard) to holiday a car-cation has us leaning on our car as the main focus of the holiday and all the ways you can incorporate the safety of your own personal space and room […]

Zoom-Zoom to the snow these School Holidays

This week we’ve headed south in our brand-new Mazda CX-9 loaded with the whole family, plus luggage, bound for the Snowy Mountains. What better way of testing out the new wheels in differing terrain then the winding road to Perisher! Suitcases securely stored in the incredible 1042 litres of boot space, three children strapped in […]

Road Trip

3 Road Trip Destinations from Brisbane

You’ve just picked up your brand-new Mazda 3 Touring Sedan, it’s got that fresh smell of new car and it’s just begging for a weekend tour. There are many day trip options available straight out of Brisbane CBD which take you on picturesque drives through the beautiful state of Queensland. Here are some of our […]

Street beat: Why do people love cars?

Happy new year! It’s the beginning of the 2019 working year, not a whole lot of people are in town however we took to the streets of sunny Brisbane to discuss the age-old question, why do people love cars? “I can’t answer this question because I don’t love them” said Panoa, mother of three (cats) […]

Thrifty Business – Five ways to save money!

We’re in the business of saving money for you, our customers, however we’re also about helping you use money and other resources and utilities carefully and not wastefully! You don’t have to be tighter than a hair in a biscuit to save money, after all, generosity makes the world go around. Here are five key […]

Defect notices: Takata

This month it’s important we put safety at the forefront of everyone’s mind leading into Christmas, particularly in light of the deadly Takata Airbag crisis. Whilst it has been a known issue for over a decade, Channel 9’s 60 Minutes recently hammered it home further with a riveting investigative journalism piece. Takata was an automotive […]

Five feeds on the road

As a nation we love getting out and about, most of the time it involves being on the road and visiting either the beach, bush or city! Generally, when you’re planning a trip you’ll pack a number of edible items for the family. We’ve asked some of our most active road-tripping customers what sort of […]