Can an Electric Car Tow?

Electric car.

As electric vehicles (EVs) become more commonplace in Australia, the question of whether or not they have the ability to tow a caravan or a boat arises frequently.

Because new technology, upgrades, and updates happen at lightning speed, it is hard to respond to the question with a definitive yes or no. The answer requires an examination of a specific car or truck rather than a generalisation.

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The Safest Rated Cars in Australia

Genesis GV80 was tested in October 2020 and has retained a five-star rating onwards.

Road safety is paramount, and one way to stay safe whilst on the road is to be aware of your surroundings. Just one wrong move can result in severe consequences. It’s a good thing that car manufacturers have increased the safety features of vehicles to appease the minds of discerning buyers. If you’re in the market for a new car and road safety is one of your priorities (which it should be), we’re here to tell you the safest cars in Australia.

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Six Important Things to Do After an Accident

Drivers arguing after accident.

Car accidents can happen to anyone, even those who are cautious drivers. According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, almost 20 million motor vehicles have been registered in Australia as of 31 January 2020. Victoria increased by 1.8% in the number of car owners from 2019 to 2020. The state is second only to Tasmania where vehicle volume rose by 2.6%.

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8 Signs of Vehicle Trouble That Tell You to Pull Off the Road Immediately

Road warning device and broken down car.

Encountering an issue while driving is not anything unusual. It happens even to the best of us. Most of the time, you feel anxious and frustrated, especially when you have to be somewhere important. You could be late for a meeting with a new client or a conference with your colleagues. You need to be there on time, but then something occurs on the road. It gets complicated because you cannot typically afford to stop and check the cause of the issue.

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Are You Paying the Right Price for a Tow Truck?

After deciding that you need towing service. Get a quote from a reliable company.

When you need a towing service, it is reasonable for you to ask how much it would cost you. If you have tried the service before, it would depend mainly on two things: the location and the towing company itself. Often, the charge will also be based on the type of vehicle you have. If you have a truck, it will surely cost more than an SUV.

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Towing Capacity and Weights Explained

A man starts anding on the side of the road next to a tow truck taking notes.

There are a lot of misconceptions when it comes to towing. One of the most common has something to do with the car’s towing capacity.

The capacity of the vehicle is not always equal to the amount or heaviness of the load it can tow.

Whether you have a new or old car with a substantial towing capacity, there are a few things you may not know about it. People who typically need to tow caravans will look at the vehicle’s towing limitations.

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