HelloCars wins 2019 Good Design Award back-to-back

It’s not often that a car dealer is awarded for innovation in web design and development – let alone two years running! HelloCars has been recognised in the 2019 Good Design Awards for Digital Web Design & Development with its refreshed online checkout cart for purchasing a vehicle online. HelloCars is Australia’s first online only…

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Car subscription services: Do the numbers stack up?

If you’re considering car subscription as an alternative to traditional car ownership options like buying, financing or leasing, then it’s important to understand the cost factors involved to ensure you’re making the right choice. As a completely new approach to car ownership, it’s difficult to make direct comparisons between car subscription and buying without fully…

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5 things you should know if you haven’t sold a car in a while

With the average car on Australian roads being more than a decade old, chances are it’s been a while since you last had to sell a car. A lot can change in a few short years – let alone a decade – so if you’re taking the same old approach to selling your car, chances…

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You’re probably buying the wrong car

If you’ve bought a car in a private sale recently, then there’s a 1 in 3 chance that you may not be driving the car that you paid for.  According to HelloCars research, around 30% of motorists mistakenly provide incorrect information about their vehicle when offering it up for sale. “It’s not that some car…

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How much should you sell your car for?

When putting your car up for sale, often the first thing people want to know is “How much is my car worth?“ or “What price could I get for my car?“ and the answer is not as straightforward as it may seem. The more pertinent question would be “How quickly do I want to sell…

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Infographic: What type of car should you buy?

With so many cars available on the market, both new and used, it can be very difficult to narrow down your choice to just once specific car. To make that decision just a little easier – and maybe brighten up your day just a little – we’ve put together this handy infographic to help you…

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The 5 Stages of Selling Your Car

The average car in Australia is around 10 years old, which means that as a country we like to hold onto our cars for longer. It also means that selling a used car is not something that many of us do all too often, so if your car selling experience looks anything like the stages…

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The startups making it cheaper than ever to own and run a car

The cost of owning and running a car is usually the second biggest expense in any household behind the mortgage, but in the new digital age of share economies, smart gadgets and online shopping, you could potentially make money over the lifetime of owning your car. We’ve compiled a list of clever startups making it…

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Five things no used car salesman will tell you

1. Test drives are a sales tactic You wouldn’t propose to someone after a first date, so why are so many of us happy to buy a car after the first drive? Well, there’s a reason car dealers try so hard to book you in for a test drive. A quick spin around the block…

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Your questions answered about HelloCars

The response to our News.com.au story has been overwhelmingly positive and it’s been quite busy behind the scenes at HelloCars ever since! It’s abundantly clear that people aren’t happy with the current used car sales experience so we’re glad to challenge the status quo with a business that puts customers first instead of profits.

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