Subscribe: | HERguide
Added By: Feedage Forager Feedage Grade B rated
Language: English
advice unbiased  buying  car finance  car  cars  carsguide  finance advice  finance  girl  guide financing  new car  new  women  world 
Rate this Feed
Rate this feedRate this feedRate this feedRate this feedRate this feed
Rate this feed 1 starRate this feed 2 starRate this feed 3 starRate this feed 4 starRate this feed 5 star

Comments (0)

Feed Details and Statistics Feed Statistics
Preview: | HERguide | HERguide

Advice, information and feedback for women behind the wheel

Published: Tue, 08 Apr 2008 11:58:48 +1000

Last Build Date: Tue, 08 Apr 2008 11:58:48 +1000

Copyright: Copyright 2007 News Limited. All rights reserved.

Fashion meets the motor industry

Thu, 12 Jul 2007 14:00:00 GMT

Many fashion designers draw their inspiration from muses and the motoring world happens to be one of them.

Media Files:,10114,5569048,00.jpg

Survey: Aussie women can't change a tyre

Mon, 09 Apr 2007 14:00:00 GMT

The majority (61 per cent) of Australian women admit they are less than confident when it comes to changing their vehicle's tyres, according to a new CARSguide survey.

Media Files:,10114,5431489,00.jpg

Go-getting girls fire up

Fri, 16 Mar 2007 13:00:00 GMT

Just because 22-year-old Nicole Calleja decided to take up a male-dominated sport, didn't mean the hairdresser had to lose her "girly" traits.

Media Files:,10114,5421319,00.jpg

Maserati all geared up for the ladies

Sat, 10 Feb 2007 13:00:00 GMT

The newly self-shifting Maser becomes an automatic choice ? especially for the ladies.

Media Files:,10114,5385896,00.jpg

Aussies image-conscious behind the wheel

Tue, 13 Feb 2007 13:00:00 GMT

A high percentage of Australian women (42 per cent) agree that they are impressed by a man who drives a nice car, according to a survey conducted by

Media Files:,10114,5388096,00.jpg

Running with outlaws

Thu, 18 Jan 2007 13:00:00 GMT

It's not easy being the only girl in an all-male motorsport series tour. But Becca Anderson is proving she has what it takes to play in the big league.

Media Files:,10114,5364592,00.jpg

Women taking the wheel

Fri, 05 Jan 2007 13:00:00 GMT

Leigh Lalonde discovers her interest in cars is shared by plenty of other women.

Media Files:,10114,5356807,00.jpg

Ladies take the lead

Fri, 05 Jan 2007 13:00:00 GMT

These women are at the forefront of a new reality in vehicle sales.

Media Files:,10114,5356783,00.jpg

How to make the right choice when you start buying

Thu, 07 Dec 2006 13:00:00 GMT

Purchasing your first car doesn't have to be a scary experience.

Media Files:,10114,5326524,00.jpg

Is this the headrest of the future?

Wed, 10 Jan 2007 13:00:00 GMT

This little gem of a split headrest, which featured in the Volvo YCC concept car in 2004, provoked a huge response from women.

Media Files:,10114,5356825,00.jpg

Captive driver

Tue, 26 Dec 2006 13:00:00 GMT

When you're not a soccer mum but drive a car that seats seven, like it or not, you become something else...the designated driver.

Media Files:,10114,5356800,00.jpg

Wrestling with Wrangler

Sun, 06 Aug 2006 14:00:00 GMT

Step ladder, check. Pillow, check. Now I'm ready for the Wrangler. Let me say from the onset, the Jeep is a cool car. It's just too cool for me.

Media Files:,10114,5207909,00.jpg

Female Friendly mechanics

Mon, 03 Dec 2007 13:00:00 GMT

Ladies, have you ever wondered what your mechanic means when they say your carby's stuffed?

Media Files:,10114,5782531,00.jpg

Ford Focus Coupe-Cabriolet

Thu, 15 Nov 2007 13:00:00 GMT

This stylish little mover looks as good with the top up as it does down - no small achievement.

Media Files:,10114,5754230,00.jpg

New: car finance advice!

Thu, 04 Oct 2007 14:00:00 GMT

Your unbiased, accurate guide to financing your next car.

Media Files:,10114,5687146,00.jpg

New: car finance section!

Thu, 04 Oct 2007 14:00:00 GMT

Seen your dream car? Find out how to finance it with carsguide?s finance tools and research?

Media Files:,10114,5687148,00.jpg

New: car finance advice!

Thu, 04 Oct 2007 14:00:00 GMT

Your unbiased, accurate guide to financing your next car.

Media Files:,10114,5687147,00.jpg

New: car finance section!

Thu, 04 Oct 2007 14:00:00 GMT

Seen your dream car? Find out how to finance it with carsguide?s finance tools and research?

Media Files:,10114,5687146,00.jpg

New: car finance advice!

Thu, 04 Oct 2007 14:00:00 GMT

Your unbiased, accurate guide to financing your next car.

Media Files:,10114,5687148,00.jpg

Don't just cruise on

Wed, 03 Oct 2007 14:00:00 GMT

Cruise control systems are becoming common, but turning it on doesn't mean you can switch your brain off.

Media Files:,10114,5685484,00.jpg

Carrera Cup: a life-time memory

Tue, 02 Oct 2007 14:00:00 GMT

Ashlee Pleffer gets first-hand experience at the Carrera Cup race track.

Media Files:,10114,5683603,00.jpg

Are your sunnies unsafe?

Tue, 11 Sep 2007 14:00:00 GMT

Wear the right sunglasses to cut glare, not the pair you think looks most fashionable.

Media Files:,10114,5652714,00.jpg

VW Eos: drive like a goddess

Tue, 11 Sep 2007 14:00:00 GMT

This chic and funky little convertible is obviously designed for girls who want to have fun.

Media Files:,10114,5652084,00.jpg

Children at risk in cars

Tue, 15 May 2007 14:00:00 GMT

Children may be dying in car crashes because of confusion over which type of child restraint to use.

Media Files:,10114,5486271,00.jpg

Pass the Passat, please

Fri, 14 Jul 2006 14:00:00 GMT

It's all about having good manners these days. A simple please and thank you goes a long way.

Media Files:,10114,5186494,00.jpg

Accent almost ideal

Fri, 07 Jul 2006 14:00:00 GMT

I have been obsessed with the World Cup. I, like thousands of other soccer tragics, have woken up in the early hours of the morning to cheer for the Socceroos and later to watch the other stars of the world take centre stage.

Media Files:,10114,5183584,00.jpg

Take one for the team

Fri, 30 Jun 2006 14:00:00 GMT

I have done my bit for Australian soccer by spending a week in a car whose maker is the sponsor of the A-League.

Media Files:,10114,5179400,00.jpg

In your space

Fri, 23 Jun 2006 14:00:00 GMT

Would anyone notice if the Girl Torque car wasn't handed back? Perhaps I could tell the Motoring Editor that I had just mislaid it ? and Toyota sells so many vehicles that surely one Tarago wouldn't be missed?

Media Files:,10114,5175719,00.jpg

Polo makes a point

Fri, 16 Jun 2006 14:00:00 GMT

Volkswagen's new Polo TDI is a boy car in a girl-car body. The sweet purr of a diesel engine is the first hint at its ability to turn nasty.

Media Files:,10114,5171307,00.jpg

Yes, the Yaris is the pick

Fri, 09 Jun 2006 14:00:00 GMT

I was desperate. After some young vandal (or maybe a jealous middle-aged driver of a gold-coloured car) keyed my precious pride and joy, I was left without wheels for a week while she was being repaired.

Media Files:,10114,5167997,00.jpg

What women really want

Thu, 11 May 2006 14:00:00 GMT

Mel Gibson may have been able to read women's minds in the movie What Women Want, but car companies are taking the more practical approach and asking.

Media Files:,10114,5152074,00.jpg

Count the cost

Fri, 05 May 2006 14:00:00 GMT

I now understand the true meaning of the phrase "nothing in life is free". Perhaps I should have realised having this stylish Honda Civic for a week at no cost was too good to be true.

Media Files:,10114,5149287,00.jpg

Growing up with grace

Fri, 21 Apr 2006 14:00:00 GMT

OK, it's nice to see a girl wanting to put on weight, who's not afraid to beef up and actually looks better for it.

Media Files:,10114,5143896,00.jpg

And so cute in black

Fri, 07 Apr 2006 14:00:00 GMT

My week-long relationship with the new Holden Barina sedan did not get off to the best of starts.

Diesel makes scents

Sun, 19 Mar 2006 13:00:00 GMT

I don't know about you, but first impressions have a lot to answer for. My first impression of a diesel car: Will it have an oily smell? Will it be sluggish, and my god, have you seen the price of diesel lately?

Media Files:,10114,5125981,00.jpg

Spicing up a sporty ride

Fri, 03 Mar 2006 13:00:00 GMT

If I'd been cast in world-conquering girl group the Spice Girls, I'd have wanted to be Sporty Spice.

One for the grown-ups

Sun, 26 Feb 2006 13:00:00 GMT

Grown-up girls love grown-up cars. Their engines purr with power, they ooze style and, for the image-conscious, they give the perfect impression.

Media Files:,10114,5114114,00.jpg

Women driving change in Australian automotive industry

Tue, 31 Jan 2006 13:00:00 GMT

Move over guys, women are deciding what models and brands are being bought!

Meet my perfect match

Fri, 27 Jan 2006 13:00:00 GMT

It was the moment I knew this was the car for me ? I fell in love. One of my Desperate Housewives episodes had started and I thought I was going to miss it.

Media Files:,10114,5103115,00.jpg

French push for female mechanics

Mon, 23 Jan 2006 13:00:00 GMT

A beautician and two former flight attendants are among 15 women selected to work in France's first garage run by women.

Easy to fall for Audi A4

Fri, 20 Jan 2006 13:00:00 GMT

The Audi A4, which is priced from $49,950, has everything a thirtysomething woman would want.

Media Files:,10114,5100104,00.jpg

Women take the wheel

Sat, 03 Dec 2005 13:00:00 GMT

Buying cars was once a men only activity, women rarely ever saw the inside of a showroom, but that's not the case today when women are often taking a lead role in the purchase process.

Holden Tigra: for a girl who wants to let her hair down

Fri, 11 Nov 2005 13:00:00 GMT

This is a car that begs to be noticed. More people commented on Holden's pint-sized Tigra than on any car that has been in the garage of late.

Hints and tips for buying a car

Thu, 03 Nov 2005 13:00:00 GMT

What features matter to you? What's your price range? Where will you be parking? These are just some of the things you will have to consider when buying a car.

Buying can be women's business

Thu, 03 Nov 2005 13:00:00 GMT

Selling a car to a female requires a rare skill. A gallant PAUL POTTINGER reports.

Driving school a life saver

Thu, 03 Nov 2005 13:00:00 GMT

We are all guilty of having our handbag or briefcase in the car with us when we are driving, but have you ever thought this habit could actually take your life?

Volvo knows what women want

Thu, 03 Nov 2005 13:00:00 GMT

Volvo's Your Concept Car (YCC) is the first in the world designed and developed entirely by a team of women.

Citroen makes scents

Thu, 27 Oct 2005 14:00:00 GMT

Personally, I'm more of a Coco Chanel girl. But when a car comes scented in its own fragrance, who am I to be fussy?

Driven by a passion for purple Mazda

Fri, 07 Oct 2005 14:00:00 GMT

Small is beautiful ? especially when it comes to paying the petrol bills. And even more when small happens to be packaged in, as my young daughters squealed with delight, a purple car.

Alfa sets the pulse racing

Fri, 02 Sep 2005 14:00:00 GMT

A well-dressed Italian is enough to set my pulse racing. When said Italian comes with a purring six-cylinder Alfa Romeo engine and impeccable styling, it is love at first sight.

It's all about the it factor for Golf

Sun, 21 Aug 2005 14:00:00 GMT

Red cars go faster. Everybody knows it, no matter how much it is disputed. After all, how many white Ferraris or Porsches do you see on the road?

Sonata a thrifty family sedan

Fri, 29 Jul 2005 14:00:00 GMT

Jazzy little cars just don't cut it when a serious load needs hauling, so the quest is on ... a decent-size car, with comfort, but with a price tag to impress.