Fuel economy is usually at the top of everyones list for
reducing car running costs, especially with the rising
cost of petrol, but there are many ways you can shrink
the amount of money being guzzled by your car.
Buying or finding the most economical car is an obvious
first step, but you can add to this by following these
fuel saving and cost cutting tips to help reduce the
impact on your wallet ... and on the environment too.
Your car is essentially a computer on
wheels, with complex systems that need
monitoring to ensure that critical
aspects are working correctly. Sensors
form an important part of this process.
Did you know that a build up of carbon
can reduce the efficiency of your diesel
Are you looking for your next new car?
With more and more European models
available in Australia this means more
diesel passengers cars than ever before.
How do you know if a diesel is right for
your family? Here are a few things to
Many people don’t realise that you can’t
use a “common” spark plug in a today's
cars and expect them to run properly, in
fact doing this can cause a lot of
Looking to tighten up your spending?
Here's 10 handy tips to reducing your
car running costs.
By waiting till your fuel is all gone
you could be shortening the life of your
For every half tonne that a car weighs,
it uses 700 litres of petrol a year.
Why over filling your petrol tank is not
a good idea.
Why pumping the accelerator when
starting the engine is not a money
Did you know that around 13% of cars
produce approximately half the car
pollution? Find out how you can reduce
your vehicle's carbon footprint.