Category: Cars

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Cabin Air Filters Explained

Every time you drive millions upon millions of microscopic particles can enter the interior of the car through the cars ventilation/air conditioning system. In order to prevent this many new Toyota models feature a cabin air filter. This filter is placed over the ventilation system in the vehicle typically located...

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Parking Sensors Explained

Most cars these days either came with or as an option parking sensors. These sensors can alert the driver if there is an obstruction in front or behind the vehicle and the sensors will use an audible warning alarm to indicate that there is an obstruction. Toyota’s for example that are...

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Touch Tracer Technology Explained

In Toyota’s latest generation of their Prius models they include a form of technology known as Touch Tracer. This kind of tech is built into the controls on the steering wheel. These controls are premium soft buttons. That allow you to hover over each of the buttons without having to...

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Wirelessly stream music to your Car with XCarLink

If you’re out on the roads, particularly when without company, it’s great to have some background music playing, and with the advent of iTunes and Spotify, most of us have a huge virtual music library. Sadly, however, it took car radio manufacturers about a decade to realise that CDs were...

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What is T.E.C.H.

T.E.C.H or Toyota communications hub is a system that is included on a few of the new Generation Yaris and Corolla models. This system is a hub that allows you to stay connected with friends and family, music and even SMS. You can even stay up to date with the...

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What is The Toyota Advantage

Toyota’s in Australia come with what is known as the Toyota Advantage, this means your new Toyota will have capped price servicing up to the first 4 or 6 depending on the Toyota. These services are usually over 3-4 years or 60,000 to 75,000 whichever comes first. Every Toyota is...

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Automatic High Beam Explained

There are a few cars these days that come with a system known as Automatic High Beam, which is included on The 7th Generation Camry Atara SL, 2nd Generation Camry Hybrid HL, Aurion Presara and Sportivo ZR6. This system is designed to automatically the headlights from high beam to low...

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BSM explained

BSM or Blind Spot Monitor is on many cars this days including the Toyota Camry Atara SL and Hybrid Luxury and the Aurion Presara and Sportivo ZR6. Seeing as you cannot always see what is coming, The BSM acts as a 2nd pair of eyes. The system uses sub-millimetre radars around...

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Intelligent Parking assist Explained

There are many cars these days including the Toyota Prius i-Tech which have a system known as Intelligent Parking Assist (IPA). This system helps make parallel and perpendicular parking easier. To simply use this system simply pull along a space, press the button and a sensor in the car will...

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Hybrid Vehicles Explained

There happens to be many cars out on the market today that are Hybrid, of course there are many types of Hybrid vehicles, including the Hybrids from Toyota, such as the Prius and the Camry Hybrid.  A hybrid vehicle has two engines instead of just one, which a petrol and...