Used Car

Used Car Heroes: We reveal the winner of our used car

After an extensive search, our mission to find your favourite Used Car Hero of 2015 is finally over. We gathered together some of the best, most interesting, and iconic used cars we could find on www.autotrader.co.uk – and then asked you to vote for them. With 15 videos to watch, there were obviously plenty to choose from, but we gave ... Read More »

Best in class: Maxwell auto shop team wins national prize

A team of Maxwell High School of Technology students in the automotive and collision class won the 2015 Quaker State Best in Class Challenge national competition by restoring, tuning, and customizing a pre-owned car into a showroom-ready, creative representation of their school. As Grand Prize winners, who competed against four other auto shop teams, the Maxwell Navigators won a $2,000 ... Read More »

Headline used car values at BCA remain strong

The headline average value for a used car reached a record level in November, with BCA reporting another strong month for price performance in the used car market. The average value of a used car sold at BCA in November increased to £8,126, a £134 (1.6%) rise compared to October despite performance against CAP Clean falling by half a percentage ... Read More »

Vauxhall Insignia tops Auto Trader’s fastest selling used car poll

The Corsa and Volkswagen Touran also proved popular, as the fastest selling used vehicles in London, East Midlands, Wales and Yorkshire. November 2015 also sees the second ever appearance of an alternative fuel vehicle in the overall fastest selling top 10, with the 2014 Mitsubishi Outlander MPV electric hybrid coming in third place, averaging 24 days to sell – just ... Read More »

Man arrested at Bonds Used Cars in Norwich charged with two offences

Freya Frezgi, 24, of Rectory Field Crescent, in London, was arrested at Bonds Used Cars in Ber Street on November 26. He appeared at Norwich Magistrates’ Court via video link this morning, charged with possession, with intent to supply, of a Class A drug, and with obstructing arrest. He was remanded in custody, and is due to appear at Norwich ... Read More »

4 used-car segments with ‘interesting’ price strength

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. – Midsize pickup trucks may have had the best used-vehicle price strength last month, but the more intriguing development may be among some slightly larger segments. According to a Black Book analysis, midsize pickup prices on Dec. 1 were down just 1.1 percent from where they were on Nov. 1. This movement represented the lowest month-over-month depreciation of any segment. ... Read More »

Demand for used vehicles rises post floods in Chennai

CHENNAI: K Mahalingam, an IIM-Calcutta graduate managing the family business of selling used cars, TS Mahalingam & Sons, is experiencing a moment of truth about the demand a calamity creates for his kind of service. The ravaging floods that swept Chennai early December left in its wake a pile of submerged cars, now rotting in the garages for long repair ... Read More »

Delhi used car dealers see diesel car shortage as demand surges

At a Delhi-based franchise of Mahindra FirstChoice—the multi-brand used car business of Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd—Saurabh Batra is worried. The franchise owner, who would have been otherwise elated at the flood of inquiries and demand for second-hand diesel vehicles, frets that he won’t be able to replenish his stock. With the Supreme Court barring registration of private diesel vehicles with ... Read More »

Murphy’s Autobody and Frame “New” Used Car Giveaway

CROSSETT, Ark.–South Arkansas residents filled out applications and submitted essays for Murphy’s Autobody and Frame’s National Benevolence Program, “new” used car giveaway. “In the essay they tell us how winning a car would better their lives, and give them a boost on making their lives better. The applicants have to be a single parent, male or female, have a valid ... Read More »

Lawrenceville turns down request for used car sales, auto repair

The Lawrenceville City Council voted Dec. 7 to deny a special use request from John B. Williams for a used car sales lot and automotive repair shop at Hosea Road and U.S. Highway 29. The request was denied in part due to a conflict with the city’s Master Plan that designates the area as one of nine “Gateway Nodes.” These ... Read More »