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USING A MOBILE PHONE WHILE DRIVING

March 31, 2020

A mobile phone is an essential part of many peoples lives. They help us stayed connected to family and friends through phone calls and social media, access emails for business use, take and store photos and videos, provide access to the internet and possibly help saves lives in an emergency. But what if it was the mobile phone that caused the emergency? Cars are safer than ever but the number of people killed on Australian roads rose...

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Instant Asset Write-Off

March 16, 2020

The instant asset write-off was introduced in 2015 to help small businesses through a tough period of economic change, and has increased from $20,000 in 2015 to $30,000 in 2019. The Government has now increased the instant asset write-off threshold from $30,000 to $150,000. How will the higher instant asset write-off benefit your business? The higher IAWO threshold will provide cash flow benefits for businesses as you will be able to immediately deduct purchases of...

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WHEN TO CHANGE YOUR TYRES

March 3, 2020

The lifespan of your tyres has many varying factors: the design, the driver’s habits, road conditions, the age and how well they are cared for. So how do you know when to change your tyres? TREAD DEPTH Tread wear indicators (TWIs) are small bars of rubber that run across the grooves in between the tread at regular intervals. When they tyres are worn to the legal limit, the bars will be flush with the surface...

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VEHICLE FINANCE

November 6, 2019

Vehicle Finance Are you looking to upgrade your current vehicle? Maybe you are about to buy your first car? Are you paying cash or do you require a loan? Buying a new vehicle is an exciting time but it can be daunting, especially if you need vehicle finance. Westside Auto Wholesale is here to make the whole process as smooth and painless as possible so below are a few tips and tricks to help you...

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AUSTRALIA’S BEST SMALL CARS

November 1, 2019

Australia’s Best Small Cars While Utility’s and SUV’s popularity is on the rise, small cars remain a favourite for affordability, practicality and good value. How are they good value? Well, they are generally cheaper to buy, cheaper to run and with fuel costs on the up an economical car is a sensible investment. There are plenty of small used cars in Australia to pick from, but how do they compare? Let’s review Australia’s best small cars....

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TOP 5 SELLING SUVS IN AUSTRALIA

July 19, 2019

The sale of new SUV vehicles has continued to rapidly rise in Australia with SUV vehicles outselling the total number of passenger vehicles in 2017. The Japanese manufacturers have a stronghold in the Australian market, as they represent four out of the five top-selling vehicles brand new. SUVs come in all shapes and sizes and there are various classifications for the different products manufacturers are producing. Based on the results from 2017, medium-sized SUVs are...

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TOP 5 SELLING UTILITIES IN AUSTRALIA

July 19, 2019

Utilities are a dominant force in the new car sales market with the Ford Ranger and Toyota Hilux positioned as the top two selling new vehicles in the country. The Hilux is rarely toppled as the leader of overall vehicles sold, but the Ford Ranger did take top spot in September 2017. Let’s review the top 5 selling utilities Australians are buying brand new. Toyota Hilux Toyota coins its Hilux product as the ‘unbreakable’ vehicle. Toyota’s...

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FIVE OFF-ROADING TRACKS WITHIN 150KM OF PERTH

July 19, 2019

Western Australia is often coined as the four-wheel-driving capital of the nation. As Australia’s biggest state in terms of land mass, there is a number of off-roading tracks that you can take your pride and joy to. If you own a four-wheel drive (4WD), or are looking to purchase one, below is a list of some of the most desirable off-roading tracks within a day’s drive from Perth. Lancelin Lancelin’s biggest attraction for 4WD goers...

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TINTING YOUR VEHICLE FOR SUMMER

July 19, 2019

With the Western Australian summer rapidly approaching, is it necessary to have window tint on my vehicle? Before deciding whether you think it’s worth tinting the windows on your vehicle, it is important to get a brief overview of ultraviolet light. Western Australia has high levels of ultraviolet light (UV) during the warmer months, particularly summer.  Two forms of UV, known as UVB and UVA, are harmful to humans. UVB is the chief cause of...

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CHOOSING A 200 SERIES LANDCRUISER

July 19, 2019

The 200 Series Toyota Landcruiser is one of Australia’s most sought-after vehicles due to its strong holding value, versatility and reliability. Since the introduction of the 200 Series in 2007, Toyota has continually updated its technology to improve fuel efficiency and performance. Toyota offers the 200 Series in a twin-turbo diesel V8 as well as a naturally aspirated V8 petrol. The engine specifications are kept the same across the 200 Series range, however, there are...

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