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  • 5 Tips for Winter Camping

    April 8, 2019

    5 Tips for Winter Camping The weather has turned, its officially Winter, but that doesn’t mean camping season is over. In fact, the cooler weather allows you to explore the outdoors without the usual summer crowds. But camping in winter does require careful planning, as an under-prepared winter camping trip can turn unpleasant very quickly. Even in Australia! And while it is beautiful, it’s also very, very cold. So, what do we need to equip ourselves with...

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    LDV T60 Owners Review

    April 8, 2019

    The LDV T60 has been causing a whole lot of talk since it hit the Australia market, we came across the review below and just had to share! “My name is Sam and I own an LDV T60 Pro manual. I purchased the car to replace my old work vehicle. I’m in the electrical industry and I travel about 1200km per week of mixed driving from job to job, so fuel consumption and reliability are...

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    Vehicle Warranties Impact Fleet Utilisation

    April 8, 2019

    Vehicle Warranties Impact Fleet Utilisation It makes sense, doesn’t it? When a vehicle is off the road it’s not being used for the intended purpose. So utilisation is impacted. To reduce this risk, do you ask your vehicle supplier for warranty rates when assessing which vehicles will work best in your fleet? Warranty rates are the last thing a vehicle or equipment manufacturer wants to hand over so you need to find other sources of...

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    Paintless Dent Removal

    April 8, 2019

    Paintless Dent Removal Paintless dent removal was first develeped over 30 years ago in the 1980’s, when prestige car makers were looking for ways to repair small dents that happened during manufacture and delivery of their upmarket cars. That system is now available to anyone in Australia, whatever kind of car you drive. How is it done? There are a few different techniques, but they all involve levering or easing the dent back into its original shape. This...

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    ‘Best Value Pick-up’ Ssangyong Musso

    April 8, 2019

    Ssangyong Musso wins ‘Best Value Pick-up’ in 4×4 magazine’s Pick-up of the Year awards The SsangYong Musso pick-up has been named as the ‘Best Value Pick-up’ in 4×4 magazine’s Pick-up of the Year awards. The SsangYong Musso pick-up has been named as the ‘Best Value Pick-up’ in 4×4 magazine’s Pick-up of the Year awards, and follows on from the SsangYong Rexton winning the ‘Best Value Off-roader’ and ‘4×4 of the Year 2018’ awards in 4×4...

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    SsangYong 777 Care Cover

    April 8, 2019

    At SsangYong, you will be given peace of mind with a full 7-year, unlimited km, bumper to bumper warranty. Whatever your commute, trade or vocation, SsangYong Australia will back you. *Warranty Conditions apply. 7 year / unlimited km New Vehicle Warranty applies to new and demonstrator vehicles delivered from September 1st 2018. Our vehicles come with consumer guarantees that cannot be excluded under the Australian Consumer Law. Our warranty does not limit and may not...

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    7 Steps To A Safer Fleet

    April 8, 2019

    Risk and safety are top concerns for many fleet managers. Safe fleets not only avoid injury and collision, they contribute to business success by operating more efficiently and controlling cost. Preventing accidents is the key to a safer fleet, but what are the steps to reducing your collision rate? Here is your seven-step checklist for creating a culture of safety within your fleet: Create a comprehensive safety policy And make sure your drivers sign and...

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    Who is LDV?

    April 8, 2019

    SAIC LDV is a division of SAIC (Shanghai Automobile and Industrial Corporation), the largest automotive manufacturer in China. A Fortune Global 500 company, SAIC sold almost 6 million vehicles in 2015 and has formed joint ventures with Volkswagen and General Motors. In 2009 SAIC acquired the commercial vehicles division of British Motor Corporation which included the LDV platform. In addition to production of the LDV, SAIC sells vehicles under a variety of badges. Brand names...

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    Safe Driving Tips

    April 5, 2019

    The latest cutting-edge research which uses in car cameras on real-world drivers has found the key to significantly improve safety is for drivers to keep their eyes on the road and avoid visually taxing tasks that take their concentration off the forward roadway. The single most effective action drivers can take to reduce risks is to put their mobile phone in a cradle. They can also use Bluetooth or hands-free technology, single-button dialling or voice-activated...

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    A Tradies’ Guide To Managing Vehicle Expenses

    December 17, 2018

    Republished with approval from Fleetdynamics. The unavoidable truth of running a trades business is dealing with vehicle expenses. Between on-site quotes, picking up supplies and actually running your jobs, tradies spend a lot of time on the road. Calculating fuel costs, keeping track of log books or trying to find tradies when the customer says they didn’t arrive on site takes time and effort away from you being able to run your business. With that in...

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