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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Don’t trade-in your car at a dealer until you read this

If you’ve ever traded-in your used car with a dealer, then chances are you could be at least $4,000 out of pocket.  It should hardly come as a surprise that trading-in your car with a dealership doesn’t makes the best financial sense – so why are so many car owners still falling into this dealership…

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10 Commonly Misunderstood Road Rules in Australia

  Keep left unless overtaking By now you’ve likely seen the video that went viral of the lady that was outraged for being pulled over for the offence of not keeping left unless overtaking. With so much emphasis placed on speeding, many motorists seem to think it’s perfectly acceptable to drive in the right lane…

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The safest child seat on the market is finally legal in Australia, but hardly any parents know about it

If you haven’t heard of ISOFIX – you’re not alone. It’s widely accepted around the world as the safest child seat system on the market, but many Australians still don’t realise it even exists.

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HelloCars goes Guerrilla: Taking it to the streets

Transparency and giving customers a better deal was always a driving force for us in launching HelloCars. And one of the best things about what we do is getting all your great feedback about how we’ve saved you time and money. Especially that you haven’t had to spend all your weekends traipsing around dealerships when…

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November Westfield Gift Card Promotion Winners Announced!

During the month of November everyone who had their car inspected with HelloCars automatically went into the draw to win one of three Westfield $500 gift cards. Paul Higgins, HelloCars Director, has just drawn the winners! Congratulations to our 3 lucky winners who’ll receive their Westfield $500 gift cards just in time for the festive…

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Keep your family safe and comfortable on the roads with these simple tricks

Whether you’re expecting your first child or adding to your family, your car will play in important role in maintaining your independence as a parent. With so many other things to consider, navigating your way through the complexity of car stuff can be quite daunting. We asked a group of parents who have all shared…

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How to get the most money when you sell your car

I bought my first car when I was 17 and have owned a car continuously for the past 30 (mmm something) years. I think I’m old school because I can’t imagine not owning a car. There are plenty of advantages like freedom, convenience, safety and status (for those who drive the fancy cars). Getting an Uber with the grocery shopping and two kids in tow would…

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