Shonky Awards 2015
We've just presented our 10th annual awards. Check the Shonkys microsite to see who's been named and shamed!
Cars need to be looked after. Here's how to avoid being taken for a ride with repair costs.
It's all fun and games until your clutch cables break or some idiot rear ends you! Cars cost a lot of money just to buy and run, but have you thought about how much yours will cost you when it needs maintenance or repair? (And that's when, not if.) Cars need TLC from time to time and some mechanics can take advantage of this, so knowing some Tech Stuff 101 can save you being taken for a ride.
Our car experts not only know how to fix and maintain a car, they know how much the bill should be if you're paying somebody else to do it. They do their research on the costs involved and can help you choose a mechanic you can trust, and show you how to avoid being ripped-off. Our experts also team up with the NRMA to find out which small cars cost the most to repair after a prang.
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If you haven't ridden a bike since you were a kid, don't worry! It's just like...um, riding a bike.
Expert advice on cars, car accessories, maintenance, fuels, tyres, safety, GPS and more.
Reduce your carbon emissions and your fuel bill by switching to a 'green' car. And we're not talking about the paint job!