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Volvo Vows End of Combustion Cars With New Electric Push

(Bloomberg) — Volvo is phasing out cars that rely on combustion engines, with every new model launched from 2019 to have an electric motor, as the shift away from the technology that’s dominated the auto industry for more than a century gathers pace. Promising the “historic end” of cars that only have combustion engines, Volvo Car Group will introduce five electric ... Read More »

Reckless car loan salesmen exposed: How dealers are luring young drivers into massive debt by offering them new top-brand cars with NO cash up front

Young drivers are being tempted into dangerously high levels of debt by car dealers offering them new vehicles for no money up front. Ruthless salesmen are offering customers Audis, Vauxhalls, Suzukis and Fords worth up to £20,000 for no deposit – even if they admit they are unemployed, on low wages or have a poor credit rating. But the deals ... Read More »

Car show with a cause rolls out July 8

Shine and show off your car, SUV, or motorcycle — whether classic, vintage or new — for a great cause on July 8. The Congo Truck Club’s 15th annual Truck, Car & Bike Show will run from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. “I’m expecting a big crowd this year,” said club President Garland Wilson. “We hope the community will come ... Read More »

That shiny new car is out of reach for many Americans

As wages stagnate and the cost of living continues to rise, paying for a new car is a challenge for consumers, according to a new study. The report by Bankrate.com shows that in all but one of the 25 largest U.S. metro areas, households with median incomes cannot afford the average price of a new car. In six of the surveyed ... Read More »

2017 Hyundai Verna Teased Ahead Of Launch

HIGHLIGHTS 2017 Hyundai Verna will be launched in August The new Hyundai Verna will borrow styling cues from the Elantra Rivals: VW Vento, Maruti Suzuki Ciaz, Honda City, Skoda Rapid We’d already told you that the new generation of the Hyundai Verna is on its way to India soon.  Come August, Hyundai will launch the car in India, but the ... Read More »

Best 4th Of July Deals On ‘All-American’ Cars, Trucks And SUVs

The Chevrolet Corvette Stingray is among the “most American” models having the highest percentage of domestic content, and is being offered for the 4th of July weekend with 10% off the MSRP, along with other discounts. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya) The 4th of July is the most patriotic of our national holidays, and most of us celebrate the adoption of the ... Read More »

Maruti Suzuki Dzire Waiting Period Goes Up To 3 Months

  It was just last month that Maruti Suzuki launched the new, third generation of the Dzire in India. In fact we’ve told you everything about the car, right from the design of the exterior, interior and even the extensive feature list that the car gets. While we thought it ticked all the right boxes when we drove it, we ... Read More »

These Are the 10 New Cars and Trucks Owners Keep the Longest

As Americans seem to be hanging on to their new vehicles longer, three-row SUVs and sports cars are among the autos that spend the most time with their original owners, according to the automotive research firm ISeeCars.com. The company says it combed through records of 15.7 million used vehicles sold by original owners. It then used the ages those cars ... Read More »

Need a new car? Here are 31 hatchbacks for less than R200 000

Image: Wheels24 / Charlen Raymond Cape Town – South Africa’s economy is still reeling from its downgrade to junk status. With an increase in vehicle prices and inflation, many motorists are bearing the brunt of the ailing auto industry. The new car market is especially affected by the poor economy as consumers are finding that much harder to purchase a new ... Read More »

Is buying a new car before GST rolls out a good option?

 Post GST, budget and mass market cars may see an upward revision in prices ranging anywhere between 3-5 per cent. The Good and Services Tax (GST) will be implemented from July 2017, and as the day approaches, the car market in India is getting hotter and hotter. Almost all major automakers are offering attractive discounts. However, the buyers are confused ... Read More »