I recently helped a lady buy a new car when her old car (21 years of age) was taken off the road. She was driving a Toyota Echo and only checked with a dealer when she received a MUST CHECK letter about the Takata airbag in her car She’d been
Hi, Bob Aldons, The Car Guy, with an important message about the car you’re about to jump in to. Is it safe or is it the subject of a safety recall? How many Uber, Ola, and Didi Drivers are in recalled cars? As someone who is vitally interested in the
Mandatory speed limiters and alcohol and drug detectors are going to kill off one of the great joys of motoring Wheels Mag published this article recently so I thought I’d send it to my customers and friends. So the guts of this are those future cars, probably around 2022 in
Hello and welcome to my new website thecarguy.com.au!
I know that there’s a lot of websites that offer car reviews, car road tests, opinions on various cars and the like. What makes this site different is that I’m not going to bore you with technical information about the various cars that I review.
I’ve been in the car business for over 39 years. I’ve read the motoring magazines cover to cover. I’ve read the online reviews until my eyes were square. Everywhere that I go, I find motoring journalists talking about car speeds – 0 – 100 km per hour, standing ¼ times, the inclination of this and that at 150klm per hour on a 12.5% gradient curve, in rainy weather – and other stuff that bores me no end.
thecarguy.com.au is taking a different path on the journey to helping you purchase a new car. I’ll do my best to advise you on what I consider to be the most important information when it comes to that major decision to purchase a car. Interior room, features of the car, fuel economy, safety, service prices, resale and lots more. I’ll tell you what I like about a particular car and as importantly, what I don’t like, to find at least to be less than I think a car should have. .
And I’ll ask for your opinion. Take some pics of what you’re driving and tell me and our audience what you particularly like or dislike about your car. Because besides prospective new car buyers, there’s a lot of people who’ll read your comments as used car buyers.
So, jump on board, strap yourself in and let’s start out on the journey with The Car Guy.