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One Car Stolen Every Ten Minutes

One car stolen every ten minutes. When it comes to car theft, Australia is no stranger with 52,858 vehicles stolen in 2017 alone. That’s equal to one car stolen every ten minutes. A recent analysis conducted by Budget Direct showed that motor vehicle thefts across the country was costing Australians up to $880 million a year but has seen a steady decline over the past decade. Of the 52,858 vehicles that were stolen in 2017, 70% were short term thefts (stolen and recovered) whilst the remaining 30% were classified as profit motivated thefts (stolen and not recovered). This means that... Read More

The Ultimate Classic Car Restoration Guide

You’ve just survived the lengthy process of buying a classic car, hopefully, our Ultimate Classic Car Buyers Guide was helpful, now comes the fun part. Restoring a car can be as complicated as solving a 1000 piece puzzle blind folded or as easy as putting a few pieces of Lego together. It all depends on your experience and the work you’re planning to do. What we can say for certain is that it’s going to take time, a lot of time… and patience. To restore a car successfully it requires careful planning, plenty of research, setting a timeline and deciding... Read More

Guide to buy a classic car - Dean's autoglass

The Ultimate Guide To Buying A Classic Car

Buying a classic or vintage car is really no different than purchasing a standard day to day vehicle. Why are you buying a classic car? It all comes down to why are you buying the car? Understanding what your purpose is for the vehicle is the difference in being able to enjoy the experience or a decision you end up regretting. If you choose to purchase a car that requires restoring, remember that it may take several months, possibly years, before it becomes roadworthy. If restoration isn’t your forte, there are turn-key and ready-to-drive solutions available. Whatever your decision is,... Read More

Towards Zero - Safety Message

WA One Step Closer to Safer Roads, Towards Zero

Since 2008, there has been a 27% decrease in road fatalities and seriously injured on Western Australian roads. As Easter Long weekend approaches and the level of traffic increases on our roads, communities across Western Australia band together for Blessing of the Roads 2019. What is Blessing of the Roads? The ceremony is a symbolic gesture for motorists, passengers, and everyone on the roads over the Easter long weekend, to have a shared responsibility to drive safe. The campaign focuses on raising awareness for all road users about the need to exercise care, courtesy and common sense when travelling on... Read More

Is australia ready for electric cars?

Is Australia Amped and Ready For An Electrifying Future?

We may not have flying cars or hoverboards just yet, but are we ready for electric cars? Apparently not, as Australia is currently listed as one the slowest countries in the world to adopt the electric car revolution. According to data provided by EV Volumes, China led electric car sales in 2017 with 606,000, followed by USA with 200,000, and Norway with 82,000. It is predicted that by the end of 2018 there will be a total of 2.1 million electric vehicle plug-in sales worldwide with 350-360k in the US, 420-430k in Europe, 1150k in China, and 160k from others.... Read More

A Keyless Generation, A Hackers Paradise - Deans Autoglass

A Keyless Generation, A Hackers Paradise.

You’ve spent the whole day shopping, you knew bubblegum ice cream was a bad idea for the kids, you're so close to that bath you’ve been promising yourself all week, and all that's left to do is to load up the groceries but your car won’t unlock. Are keyless cars safe and how to prevent getting hacked? In recent news a number of motorists had been locked out of their vehicles after parking on the north side of Lakeside Joondalup shopping centre here in Perth. What seemed to be a common factor amongst the 100 or so stuck motorists was... Read More

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