Author Archives: Loknath Das

TRIUMPH BOBBER ROADTEST – A BOBBER EACH WAY

TRIUMPH IS THE LATEST TO ROLL OUT SOMETHING A BIT LEFT FIELD IN ITS BOBBER. JUST LIKE DUCATI LAID CLAIM TO THE STREETFIGHTER TITLE, NOW TRIUMPH HAS DECIDED TO TAKE OWNERSHIP OF THE BOBBER TAG.   The concept of buying an old sports bike and turning it into a streetfighter is probably within the ken of any motorcycle enthusiast. Just ... Read More »

Middle Tennessee Antique Automobile Club hosts Summerfest Antique Car Show

Photo and Video by Connor Burnard / Senior Multimedia Reporter The Middle Tennessee region of the Antique Automobile Club of America hosted the Summerfest Antique Car Show at Central Magnet School in Murfreesboro on Sunday. The Middle Tennessee AACA has been hosting car shows for 61 years and holding car shows in Murfreesboro for the past 11 years. The event, ... Read More »

Georgian College Auto Show a unique experience

For many of the students enrolled at the Automotive Business School of Canada at Georgian College in Barrie, the Georgian College Auto Show represents one of the high points in their academic year. At this annual event, more than 150 students lend their talents and expertise to serve as brand ambassadors for the two dozen automakers that showcase their vehicles. ... Read More »

Nissan stages an Attack at the Buenos Aires Auto Show

Nissan’s Frontier Attack debuts in Buenos Aires The automakers of the Renault-Nissan Alliance are never shy about experimenting with new pickup truck concepts in South America, as we’ve seen recently like the Renault Alaskan and Dacia Oroch. Now Nissan comes out with its headlights blazing, revealing the monster-truck inspired Frontier Attack at the Buenos Aires Auto Show. The ruggedized pickup ... Read More »

Used car website Auto Trader’s profits up 18 per cent

Operating profit in the 12 months to March 31, 2017 was £203.1million, up 18 per cent on the previous year. The increase was driven by a 9 per cent increase in revenue, to £311million, and a 6 percentage point rise in operating margins, to 67 per cent. The group also declared a higher final dividend, bringing the total for the ... Read More »

UK used car outlook ‘resilient’ says Sword Apak

Analysis by wholesale finance software expert Sword Apak indicates the UK used car market will remain ‘resilient’ throughout 2017 as the new car market struggles. Sword Apak based its prediction on its historic detailed knowledge of dealer stocking activities and how the market tends to respond to economic changes. James Powell, executive vice president of Sword Apak, said: “While the ... Read More »

Russ Darrow Group ranked first in Wisconsin for used car sales

Russ Darrow Group was again ranked as the number one used car dealer in Wisconsin based on results compiled by Automotive News and published in the publication’s March 2017 issue. Darrow was ranked number 43 in the country, selling 13,691 used vehicles in 2016, an increase of more than three percent when compared to the group’s 2015 used car sales. ... Read More »

10 Best New-Car Deals For June 2017 By KBB.com

IRVINE, Calif., June 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — To kick off the summer selldown season, the expert editors at Kelley Blue Book www.kbb.com have compiled a list of their top 10 lease, financing and cash back deals for new models available this month from a variety of automakers. “With many of these offers available through the Fourth of July holiday weekend, ... Read More »

New car launches see a decline in sales in May

Maruti Suzuki launches new sedan “Dzire” in New Delhi, on May 16, 2017. Photo: Amlan Paliwal/IANS Key highlights: Passenger vehicle sales rise by 8.6% in May 2017 Dzire sees a 44% decline in sales in May Tata Hexa launched in January too a decline of 40.1% in sales The month of May saw passenger vehicle sales rise by 8.6% in ... Read More »

Debt fears over new car deals that only need a £300 deposit: Concerns controversial plans have helped fuel borrowing binge

Fears of a dangerous debt bubble are growing as motorists drive off in new cars after paying a deposit of just £319. Britons spent £3.6billion on car loan deals in March alone, up 13 per cent on a year earlier. But most new car ‘buyers’ actually use loan deals to rent the vehicles. A £12,000 Smart ForTwo car can be ... Read More »