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Risky Car Loans

With rising interest rates and tightening credit standards set to impact the US, will the car finance industry face similar pressures here in Australia?

Flex Commissions

The corporate watchdog is moving to ban "unfair" flex commissions which allow dealers to charge higher interest rates on car finance. Learn how this may impact you.

Add-On Insurance:
Buyer Beware!

ASIC warns consumers about add-on car insurance sold by car dealers that is "expensive", "poor value" and provides "very little to no benefit"

MoneySmart Cars App

Understand the real costs of buying and running a car so that you make informed choices prior to purchase. Check out the MoneySmart Cars App.

Lemon Laws

Queensland Government conducts inquiry into "lemon laws" and looks to improve consumer protection.

Win for Salary Packaging

A clear direction on policy for salary packaging by Opposition Leader, Bill Shorten, provides confidence to car buyers.

Luxury Car Tax

The threshold for Luxury Car Tax has been increased but Australians appetite for luxury brands strengthens. Read more on Luxury Car Tax.