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Inflated New Car Inventory Could Be Killing Used Car Prices

Good morning! Welcome to The Morning Shift, your roundup of the auto news you crave, all in one place every weekday morning. Here are the important stories you need to know. 1st Gear: Inflated New Car Inventory Could Be Killing Used Car Prices Analysts have long suspected that high volumes of lease turn-ins would kill used car prices, but that’s ... Read More »

Maruti Suzuki to unveil DZire on April 24 Five things to expect in the new car

Maruti Suzuki teased the facelift of its compact sedan DZire on Friday. The company has touted the new model as DZire, dropping the prefix Swift in the badge, to make its identity distinct and independent of the popular hatchback. Sales justify DZire’s hype: Since its launch in 2008 and through a makeover in 2012, over 13 lakh units have been ... Read More »

How diesel motorists could receive £2,000 towards a new car

Plans to reward diesel motorists with £2,000 towards a new car has moved a step closer. The move comes as Theresa May reportedly overruled ministers to demand the introduction of a diesel scrappage scheme. It’s intended to lessen the impact of new plans to tackle air pollution by introducing a ‘toxin tax’ on older diesel vehicles when they enter 10 ... Read More »

MG E-Motion EV sports car on course for production

The MG E-Motion concept is on course to make production as an electric sports car that could rival the Tesla Model S. Speaking at MG’s Shanghai research and development centre today, the brand’s product planning boss Zhang Liang said MG would put the car into production if reactions to its reveal at the Shanghai motor show are positive. Following the release of images in ... Read More »

How you could save thousands on a new car this Easter

VW Golf If you are looking for a new car, this Easter weekend could be the perfect time to buy one. Online car buying site, carwow, are expecting sales of £5.5m this Bank Holiday weekend via their site alone and wth a car the second most expensive purchase most people ever make, it’s important to make sure you get the ... Read More »

PICS Sushant Singh Rajput buys a new car, takes Kriti Sanon out on a romantic drive

Sushant Singh Rajput, who joined the Rs 100 crore club with his last film MS Dhoni: The Untold Story, treated himself to a swanky car recently. His new ride is nothing less than a Rs 1.5 crore Maserati Quattroporte. And the first person he took out on a ride was none other than his rumoured girlfriend Kriti Sanon. The rumoured ... Read More »

Auto show causes cases of new car fever

Photo: Mark Mulligan, Staff Photographer Jesse Randall often sprang for a new Dodge pickup in the boom years, when he drove more than 10,000 miles a month hauling drilling equipment to oil fields. His odometer didn’t move much last year as he scrambled for work in the depths of the bust, giving him little reason to trade in his truck. ... Read More »

Buying a new car? These five hacks could save you a lot of money in the long run

Buying a shiny new car? You may want to read these tips first (Photo: GETTY) With new ‘17’ registration plates now available in dealer showrooms, anyone thinking about buying a new car may be put off upgrading to a newer model because of the cost. When you factor in new DVLA car tax rules, rising car insurance and increased fuel ... Read More »

Car tax to rise for most drivers who buy new vehicles, RAC claims

The vast majority of drivers buying new cars will pay significantly more in car tax from April 1, a motoring organisation has claimed. Up to two-thirds of new vehicles that fall into three of the most popular tax bands will leave their owners worse off as a result of sweeping changes being made to Vehicle Excise Duty (VED), according to ... Read More »

Mercedes still has to unlock potential of new car in F1 testing

Mercedes still has “hard work” to do to unlock the full potential of its updates before Formula 1’s season-opening Australian Grand Prix, says Valtteri Bottas. The Brackley-based team has not had the perfect second week of running at Barcelona, with some of its developments not performing as expected, and Niki Lauda saying it needs a strong final day of pre-season ... Read More »