Can new lithium extraction technology be a game-changer?

The push for electric cars amid environmental concerns has made lithium a hot product. It is one of the base minerals for battery technology. There has been a growing demand for rechargeable lithium-ion batteries used in portable electronic devices (such as smartphones, tablets, and laptops.), electric cars and electric tools. Currently, the price of lithium […]

The Wild West of EV infrastructure

AC or DC?, Level 1, 2 or 3?, Charging Speed? Slow, Fast, Superfast, 22Khw, 120kHw, 150kHw or even faster? 800volt charging systems, J1772, CHAdeMO, CCS or DC Combo, 16amps maybe? Confused? That isn’t surprising. There are hundreds of different Charge Point Operators (CPOs), and new ones pop up almost weekly. There are different connector types, […]

Need a new ute? The new Next-Gen Ford Ranger is out next month

If you’re a Ford fan and thinking about whether now’s a good time to upgrade? Have a read of our last test drive of the Ford Wildtrak and go from there. Ford released some good news for all Ranger drivers alike recently, in that Australian specifications of the Next-Gen Ford Ranger have been confirmed. It’ll […]

The ultimate road trip in Australia – as voted by everyone

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The Great Ocean Road has been named the Nextbase Ultimate Aussie Road Trip 2022. So, if ever there was a time to hire a car, buy a car, borrow a car – it’s now. With over 1,600 votes, the Great Ocean Road finished ahead of Broome to Kununurra via the Kimberleys, WA and the Tasmanian […]

Trends that will change the future of the car industry by 2030

As technology advances, numerous industries are experiencing dramatic changes, and the automobile industry is one of them. Today, new brands, new propulsion methods, new safety measures, etc. are springing up in different places around the world. Given this, we are can only imagine what the future of the car industry will look like. So, let’s […]

Coming this July, MG’s latest electric vehicle will take to the roads

MG is rejoining the pack when it comes to making our world cleaner, lowering the amount we drop on fuel (thanks, Russia) and generally doing better for the planet, one car at a time. Recently, MG Australia announced that the latest ZS EV is set to consolidate MG Motor Australia and New Zealand’s position as […]

Thinking of a road trip? Try Mitsubishi’s top road trip tips

A Mitsubishi outlander drives away from the camera along a coastal road

Christmas holidays means lots of a few things: sun, beach and getting the heck outta town! So pack the life up into a car – rent one if you have to! – and hit the road, exploring some of your State’s, or further afield, hidden wonders and coastal gems. We spoke to Mitsubishi who gave […]

Tips on the second-hand car inspection process and buying the right car for you


Aussies’ love affair with second-hand cars has had a huge resurgence following the pandemic, but many still find the inspection process nerve-wracking and confusing. New research from mycar Tyre & Auto reveals nearly two-thirds (64%) of Australians are planning on buying a car in the next two years and, due to the financial constraints of […]