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James McCay

James is a devoted husband, father, animal lover and history buff. He studied Creative and Professional Writing at QUT, and is often buried in a book. While he writes on a variety of topics, a personal favourite is cars and all things motoring. James hopes to make a positive difference for readers through his writing.

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Stories by James McCay

a car driving down Great Ocean Road at sunset

5 Jul 2021 13:24

Which car models do Australians drive the furthest?

Written by James McCay

Using data insights from our customers, we take a look at which car models are clocking up the miles by driving more than 100,000kms per year.

A visual evolution of world maps

29 Jun 2021 15:50

A visual evolution of world maps

Written by James McCay

Join us as we explore the world through historical maps, and trace how humanity drew its way across the Earth.

29 Jun 2021 14:37

6 Smart road technologies of the future

Written by James McCay

Technological advances are revolutionizing our world. We take a look at six smart road technologies that could be be a game changer for commuters everywhere.

8 Jun 2021 11:02

Global kitchen renovations: Who’s got the biggest appetite?

Written by James McCay

Renovating a kitchen can really make a huge difference to a home. We explore the average costs of kitchen renovations around the world.

6 May 2021 12:38

Responsible lending laws: Too much red tape or not enough?

Written by James McCay

As the Australian Government debates repealing some responsible lending laws, we investigate what this means for borrowers wanting to get their first home loan.

20 Apr 2021 12:46

The global console wars

Written by James McCay

For decades gaming consoles have been competing for domination. We explore the popularity of Xbox, PlayStation and Nintendo, focusing on online activity.

14 Apr 2021 16:37

Going green – untapped energy

Written by James McCay

As the world transitions to clean energy, we explore the untapped energy potential of four types of renewable energy in multiple countries across the globe.

12 Apr 2021 14:26

The evolution of sports cars over a century

Written by James McCay

How have sports cars transformed over the last 100 years? Watch our video showing the evolution of sports cars over a century.

a woman holding her newborn baby

18 Dec 2020 14:33

Assisted births for first-time mothers on the rise

Written by James McCay

The number of caesareans, induction and instrumental birth among first-time mothers is increasing. What does this mean for women, and does it impact the cost the cost of care?

an apartment building on an embedded network

14 Dec 2020 11:30

Embedded networks: What are they and how do they affect you?

Written by James McCay

Residents in apartment blocks, units, retirement villages may be on an embedded network. Learn more about an embedded network and how it could impact you.

30 Oct 2020 12:13

10 of the craziest legal car modifications around the world

Written by James McCay

We’ve explored examples of crazy yet legal car modifications in 10 countries around the world. Choosing interesting scenarios to modify a car’s design as much as we can.

a family home paper cut out damaged by cigarette and residue

29 Sep 2020 10:41

How to clean cigarette residue in your new home

Written by James McCay

Say you’re looking to buy a new home. Maybe it’s your first home, or perhaps you’re ready to downsize. After much house hunting, you find one that seems to tick all the boxes. There’s just one problem:The previous resident smoked,...

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