Guide to buy a classic car - Dean's autoglass

The Ultimate Guide To Buying A Classic Car

May 7, 2019

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

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Is Australia Amped and Ready For An Electrifying Future?

March 29, 2019

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

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The Race For A Greener Future | The Pros & Cons of Electric and Hybrid Cars

March 8, 2019

By the year of 2017 Australia’s intake of electric vehicles had increased by 44 per cent from the previous year, with overall sales up by 67 per cent from 2016 to 2017. But our emissions were still 45 per cent higher than Europe. Despite our efforts to go greener, Australia is still far behind the 8 ball when it comes to electric vehicles, with a total of 7340 EVs to this date in comparison to 1.2 million in China. It’s not that we aren’t interested in making the swap, in fact a Roy Morgan survey showed that more than 50 per cent... Read More

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Driving Tips To Beat The Heat

January 17, 2019

As we enter the peak of summer and temperatures begin to soar, driving can become a bit of an annoyance, or in the worst cases hazardous as our vehicles turn into portable ovens. Driving in extreme heat can pose significant challenges and risks, all the more when you manage a fleet of vehicles, but by taking a few simple precautions we can ensure your safety and comfort is optimal this summer. Here are some simple tips to stay cool and safe on the roads this season. Stay Hydrated It is extremely important to keep hydrated, especially on longer drives. Always... Read More

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Ready, Check and Go

September 11, 2018

Is your car up to scratch? Finally, the cold season is coming to an end and spring is about to bloom, bringing along a colourful array of wildflowers and the dreaded hay fever. With school holidays just around the corner and perfect weather conditions, it’s time to hit the road…Jack! If you are planning on going on a family road trip these holidays then it is a good idea to check your car to ensure it is in best condition and running smoothly before embarking to avoid any breakdowns or mechanical issues. Here is a quick checklist of things to... Read More

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How Rain-Sensing Wipers Work

September 3, 2018

 Every year that passes technology seems to be getting better. We now have smart phones with facial recognition, smart TVs with motion sensors, smart homes you can communicate with, and even smart cars with rain sensing wipers. Now you are probably wondering how my windscreen knows when it’s raining, and you have probably been told that it’s just the sensors. But let’s get down to the science of it and find out how it works and how it will benefit you.   The science behind the magic As you have probably already guessed it, yes the answer is sensors!... Read More