Used Car

Revealed: The deserving winners of the 2015 Used Car Awards

WELL, what a night that was! The great and the good of the UK’s used car industry gathered tonight at The Brewery in central London for Car Dealer Magazine’s Used Car Awards – and now we can reveal who the winners were. Massive and warm congratulations to all concerned from everyone at Car Dealer – and best wishes from all ... Read More »

Two teens arrested after crashing stolen vehicle into used car lot

Two teenagers are now in custody and investigators are looking for a third suspect after the trio “ran” a stolen car into a used car dealership, according to the Lafayette Police Department. Corporal Paul Mouton said the suspects stole a 2009 Honda CRV from the 200 block of Pershing Street around 10:15 a.m. The victim chased the suspects in another vehicle ... Read More »

NADA counters Blumenthal’s used car recall bill

The National Association of Automobile Dealers is out with a report that claims consumers would be significantly hurt if a law banning used cars with recalls from being sold is enacted. U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal’s proposal, the trade group claimed, could cost consumers anywhere from $1,210 to $5,713 per car. Current federal law prohibits the sale of new cars under ... Read More »

Very Helpful: A Pre-Delivery Inspection Checklist For Used and New Car

Jaipur: So, you’ve done the test drive. You’ve bargained over the price. You’ve found the best car finance deal also. And now it’s the time to drive out your new car from the dealer’s yard. But before you leave the showroom, you must do some important checks to ensure that your new car is unblemished. Pre-Registration Inspection Before you begin, ... Read More »

The Law That Might’ve Required Dealers To Fix Recalled Used Cars Is Probably Dead

A couple of weeks ago, we told you abouta massive, multi-year transportation billthat could dramatically improve auto safety in the U.S. Sadly, that bill is now being carved up in Congress, and as we’ve seen many times before, elected officials are making a hatchet job of it. While some of the legislation’s provisions seem poised to remain in place, many ... Read More »

Zoning precedent to be set in used car lot query

Concerns about the planned expansion of Navarre Auto Depot on Highway 87 South are leading to a decision over the standard for parking-lot surfaces in the Heart of Navarre business district. The three-year-old, family owned business originally requested and obtained permission to display a maximum of six vehicles on a paved lot it leases in front of the commercial garage ... Read More »

Just days to go to the Used Car Awards – and they’re epic, says Mike Brewer

THERE are just a few days to go to Car Dealer Magazine’s Used Car Awards 2015 – and once again, Mike Brewer will be your host for the evening. Here he explains what guests can look forward to at The Brewery in Chiswell Street, London on Monday, November 30: ‘I know I’ve said it before but there really is only one ... Read More »

Average used car prices up 0.9% in October

The average sale price of a used car increased slightly by 0.9% to £5,441 from £5,263 in October, according to the National Association of Motor Auctions (NAMA). NAMA’s monthly report shows sales volumes for October rose by 2.4% in comparison to September 2015. In terms of a year on year comparison vehicle auction sales rose by 12.0% from 102,707 in ... Read More »

Skoda dealers launch 14-day used car sales event

Skoda’s network of 134 dealers are holding a 14-day event to boost sales between November 21 and December 4. The Czech brand is offering up to £1,000 towards customers’ finance deposits and an 8.3% APR representative. Used cars bought through the initiative also include a 24-month extended warranty, free roadside assistance and two services for £99. Contributions towards finance deposits include ... Read More »

BBB of the Mid-South gives “F’ to Memphis used car dealer

The Better Business Bureau of the Mid-South is warning consumers about a Memphis used-car dealer accused of selling salvage vehicles without properly noting on the automobile title that they had been salvaged. The BBB received seven complaints in the last seven months about Nationwide Collision Service and Sales, 710 N. Parkway. The company failed to respond and the BBB has ... Read More »