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Make Petrol Cheaper – Says the campaign Big Cost of Living Switch

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Drivers in Australia are eagerly waiting to grab the opportunity of obtaining lowered rates for petrol. Around 100,000 citizens of Australia have participated in the movement to demand for drop in fuel prices, which has been lessening since the month of October 2014 with the reduction of fuel prices in the international market and decreasing demand. With the oil prices falling below $50 a barrel, it should be a merry time for Australian drivers – unfortunately, it may not be as good as it sounds. It’s time to get cheaper fuel The campaign Big Cost of Living Switch has proved to be a successful step towards getting hold of one more opportunity for availing discounted price for fuels by the drivers, which began just recently. This offer is going to offer the customers a 5% discount on fuel cards, which have the validity of one year. Joel Gibson, the director …
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Jeep Renegade baby SUV poses ‘no risk’ to brand’s ‘tough’ reputation

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The small SUV Renegade, about to be launched by Jeep, is not going to affect the reputation and brand image of the company, which Jeep has succeeded to earn over the years by manufacturing a diverse range of massive and sturdy automobiles. The statement has been made by Mike Manly, the global head of the American automobile brand Jeep, regarding the launch of Jeep Renegade in Australia in the second half of 2015. At the 2015 Detroit Motor Show, he spoke to the Australian media persons as the Global President and CEO of Jeep, a prestigious automobile brand of the United States. Jeep Renegade, which Jeep is going to present shortly to the Australian customers, will be the smallest car ever manufactured by Jeep. It will be included in the existing line of small SUVs, which presently comprise of the Peugeot 2008, Ford EcoSport, Holden Trax and the Honda HR-V, …
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Improving Customer Satisfaction – Priority on Jeep’s Mind

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The American automobile brand Jeep is taking care of its operations and looking at improving customer satisfaction in the Australian market. Recent reports point to an increasing rate of dissatisfaction from Australian customers, and Jeep is striving hard to counter it. Concerns for Jeep to address Jeep’s customer dissatisfaction in Australia perhaps started with the 2014 model of the SUV Grand Cherokee. The Grand Cherokee, launched by Jeep in 2014, came in a number of attractive colour options and featured a number of exclusive elements like broad aluminum wheels with satin shine, leather-covered temperature-controlled seats, noise control system, high quality cargo mat and other unique features. The only problem was that Jeep had to recall around 11 of them last year, something that raised customer dissatisfaction. There were a total of 14 voluntary recalls by the company in 2014 and while Fiat Chrysler Australia issued 16 recalls last year, it …
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Do you Drug and Drive? The New Menace That Needs to Be Taken Care Of

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Are you worried about reckless drivers who do not worry about Road Safety and love to drink and drive? Well, there’s a new threat that you want to be aware of – the threat of drivers getting drugged and driving. Driving on roads after consuming drugs has turned out to be a grave issue in Newcastle after police found out that 15% of the people driving on the roads of the state had taken drugs. As a part of the Operational Safe Arrival that was carried out in Newcastle during the Christmas vacation, which extended up to the New Year celebration, 46 drivers out of a total of 311 showed signs of drug consumption, the drugs consumed being mostly methamphetamine and marijuana. The police operation succeeded the one, which was carried out last year in and around the Hunter Valley of New South Wales in the month of August. During …
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Do You Use a Car App? You Could Use One Soon!

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In just a few years from now, we will get the opportunity to drive cars in a new way. No more would you worry about accessing your smart phone apps while driving or enquiring about how road traffic is along a route – you would get to know everything with the help of internet. It’s time to use the internet to drive Within a few years, all activities related to the movement of cars will take place through the internet, which include navigation, information on road traffic, music and various other operations. Internet connection available through cell phones as well as SIM cards installed in the cars will allow all to avail all required information when they will be driving their cars. Your car might have an app designed by Connexion Media soon. George Parthimos, the Chief Executive of Connexion Media, is preparing to make all activities related to car …
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The Volkswagen Crossblue Coupe GTE – The Latest Volkswagen Offering

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At the Detroit motor show 2015, the leading automobile manufacturer in Germany, Volkswagen, has inducted an awe-inspiring version of its concept car – the CrossBlue Coupe. This brand new version of Volkswagen CrossBlue Coupe has uncovered an entirely improvised line of modern automobiles. With the introduction of a revolutionary hybrid version of stylish automobile, which runs on electricity and petrol as well, Volkswagen has brought in the 265 kW plug-in system for this five-seat version. Production of the German CrossBlue Coupe is expected to be commencing on or before 2017. The latest version of Volkswagen’s concept car CrossBlue Coupe is going to be manufactured with the more spacious CrossBlue, which is the predecessor of this 2015 version. The former model has been unveiled at the Detroit motor show 2014 and is a seven-seat coupe. Conceptualized as a less expensive version than the BMW X6, this original Volkswagen CrossBlue model is …
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The 2015 Volkswagen Scirocco R gets $2000 price cut – Time for a Buy?

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In Australia, Volkswagen has launched the 2015 Volkswagen Scirocco R, which has a more interesting price tag than that of the earlier version – the cost being cut down by $ 2000 for this latest version. Its brand new six-speed manual version is worth $ 45,990 and its six-speed version with dual-clutch and automatic DSG has the price tag of $ 48,490. These current alterations in the price have made Volkswagen Scirocco R worth $ 4000 more than Golf GTI and $6000 less than the Golf R. Although some exclusive features have been incorporated in this newest version of Volkswagen Scirocco R, the prices have been kept lower than the earlier one. This information has already been circulated in October 2014. Design The latest version of Volkswagen Scirocco R has been introduced with a new look, accentuated by the unique features of exclusive front and rear LED lights, stylish door …
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Volkswagen Jetta Review | Nepean Motor Group

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Sometimes it can be hard to come up with the right car for your needs. A car that’s big enough to take your golf bag or stroller, but small enough to park easily. A car that’s handy around town, yet comfortable for the longhaul as well. Today’s feature vehicle is a car that ticks a lot of boxes, flexible enough to fulfil many needs that the car buyer of today has. And it comes at a great price as well. The Volkswagen Jetta Comfortline 118TSI is the car you need, you just don’t know it yet. With a solid thud, the door shuts and I am alone in the cabin. The 35 degree heat, the sound of the busy road next to the dealership, it all disappears as I envelope myself in the ‘comfort’ seats specific to this Comfortline model. Studying the well appointed cabin, I can see that a …
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The Best Things Come In Small Packages

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Small is always easy, and small is always good! Australians today are veering away from the traditional big cars and preferring to settle for smaller cars. The change is apparent – with smaller cars using up less resources and lesser fuel, you aren’t just doing good to the world but to your pockets too. Most of us use our cars to go to our work, and you really do not need a SUV to drive into work. Yes, you might not want to drive in those single seater electric cars out there that run at 30 miles an hour, but then you’ve some other good options too. So here are your top 5 small cars that can help you reach your work place on time, everyday. Volkswagen Golf- Das Auto takes first place with their new launch of Gold wagons. Very simply, they have hit the nail on its head …
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SUV Comparisons: Nissan Qashqai vs Holden Trax

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What’s the best SUV out there? If you are thinking to go down the comparison route, here are two cars and SUV’s that deserve to be compared. Unlike many other SUV’s out there, these two are few of those SUV’s that can really seem to be good value for money. So, which one’s better? Every now and then when comparisons are made of cars, newer features fitted into these cars bring out greater differences. Cars go through a series of tests in order to tests to be compared with. Nissan Qashqai Pricing : You can get it from $34, 990 without taxes and on-road costs Value : the high end model boasts of 19-inch thick alloy wheels with heated front seats, tinted rears, climate control and a classy six-speaker USB/Bluetooth audio system. A touchscreen adds a lot more ease into the situation as well. Technology : this 2.0 litre four …
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